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
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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
Here are some thoughts and testimonials from the community, our SparkPeople members.
It's been a very stressful day. I didn't sleep well last night and had a sick child this morning. BUT, I did well on my food... Read more
Today is the start of an amazing journey toward achieving a healthy lifestyle. I have decided it is time to no longer make excuses for make poor choices in eating and fitness. As a wife and mom of 3 how can I expect my family to be healthy if I don'... Read more
I went away for a little mini vacation this weekend. I got hours of slower pace walking in on Saturday. But, Sunday morning, I got up early and hit the hotel's fitness center. I got in a good treadmill work out and was so proud of myself for provi... Read more
I am a coke-a-holic. 4 to 5 cokes (20oz) a day. When I started my lifechange, I quit drinking cokes. I have been 5 months now without one coke. The one thing that saved me was lemon jiuce in the bottle. I now drink 4\5 32 oz. Containers of lemon wate... Read more
The Mind over Body article was a real help to me. I highly recommend you to read it all the way through and bookmark it for the future. It has a lot of good information and I couldn't agree more with the fact that we are not on a diet plan but a li... Read more
Since last night, I have been unable to use my SP mobile app on my iphone. I have used this daily for the last three years and now it doesn't recognize my user name or password. However, it just tells me to go to the app store and repurchase the app... 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
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
I am fortunate my organization supports wellness. Tomorrow starts a step challenge. I'm glad for these short-lived 6 week challenges because it helps to do something for just a little while. And then on to the next thing. I do better as a member... Read more
A couple of months ago, I started working at Culver's, the fast food chain. It was like a dream. I could have all the mushroom and Swiss burgers and cheese curds I could imagine, and for half price since I was an employee! So just about every time... Read more
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