I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
Christina (CFOSTER1966) lost 97 pounds and says she started this journey to become healthier and to ward off the complications that come with obesity. She has maintained her weight loss for the past 18 months. Find out how she did it!
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I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... Read more
It cannot talk yet it speaks to you. Some days it makes you giddy with delight. Other days it puts you into a deep depression. It judges you on a superficial level. The thought of it is enough to worry even the most optimistic person. What am I talki... Read more
Here are more thoughts and testimonials from the community, our SparkPeople members.
I've tried eDiets, Weight Watchers, TOPPS and never seemed at home. Somehow, I feel more at ease here and I have not explored mo... Read more
#backontrack #help I am new just started my diet and stopped smoking in May 1st. I am using the Slim-Fast plan. Three 100 calorie snacks, two shakes and a healthy 500cal or less dinner. Anyone else succeeded in this? What happens when food is back?... Read more
Hi! I too am new to this program, I love the support that I see given here. We are all facing the same battle and need all the help and ideas available. I have a lot of exploring to do on site! Thanks for the help!... Read more
When I am in a funk, not wanting to do the work required for this healthy lifestyle, I make myself sit down and log on to Sparkpeople. I go to my Sparkpoints page and start working my way through it. By the time I am halfway done, I am ready to take... Read more
If I go on "automatic pilot" when it comes to food, I eat mindlessly & do not stop and think about what I am eating. Now what I am working on is to stop for a moment, think about a healthy choice (or food) a la using my mind, then I buy the healthy f... Read more
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald KennedyIn a few short days many of us will gather around the table with family and friends to give thanks for... Read more
I always thought when I lost all my weight somehow my life would be perfect. I would finally be able to accept myself for who I was. I would no longer find fault with myself. I would be able to go into any store and buy anything I wanted right off... Read more
Ok, I know its it's not fun to talk or think about work on a Monday, but.... it is better to be healthy enough to work!
I am lucky to have a job I like and the flexibility of self-employment. That does mean, though, that if I'm not workin... Read more
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