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Best Weight Loss Motivation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Best Weight Loss Motivation.

An Exercise in Self-Esteem

If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r...  Read more

Finding Exercise Motivation When You're Depressed

I know exercise is supposed to help me fight depression, but how can I find the motivation to work out when I'm depressed? Depression definitely can make it hard to find the motivation for exercise (among other things) because loss of intere...  Read more

Your Good-Better-Best Guide to the Grocery

One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a...  Read more

The Worst Reasons to Work Out

We all have our own reasons for working out. And while all reasons have merit (and there is nothing wrong with wanting to feel good about the reflection you see in the mirror), some reasons for hitting the gym are definitely better and more motivatin...  Read more

Look Great at Any Weight

My closet used to be divided into three sections: clothes that fit when I was 20 pounds heavier; clothes that fit when I was  thin but miserable (from my “never-eat-anything-fun” phase); and clothes I could wear at that moment. ...  Read more

This is gonna be rough. Over 60 wayyy over weight
Updated 1/26/2015 6:55:38 AM

This is gonna be rough. Over 60 wayyy over weight and out of shape...  Read more

Anyone fluctuate weight wise , went to doctor 3 ti
Updated 1/26/2015 2:29:55 AM

Anyone fluctuate weight wise , went to doctor 3 times in 2 weeks my weight was up 4 lbs second time the down two third time ?!...  Read more

I'm doing a weight loss thing with some other wome
Updated 1/26/2015 1:52:54 AM

I'm doing a weight loss thing with some other women we weigh on fridays well the first time span was 11 days I worked my but off on eating healthy and lost 9 pounds!!! Huge deal for me! Second weigh in was 7 days later and I gained 1/2 pnd. Any ideas...  Read more

working good
Updated 1/26/2015 12:21:46 AM

Hello EVERYBOBY!! Just dropping in to say that my first week went GREAT!! I am so happy I joined. I'm going to start my 8 hours of sleep so catcha in the morning.. Good night to all... 41...  Read more

Losing Weight Not Sure Why?
Updated 1/26/2015 2:06:23 AM

I have cut back my calories but my calories are still high between 2700-3000 right now but compared to before it probably is 500-1000 lower and I stopped taking 3 medications abilify, Cymbalta and klonopian so I'm not sure if the calorie drop is enou...  Read more


faith has a good part in weight loss30...  Read more

Keep weight tracker accurate

If you gain weight after a vacation or holiday, update tracker w/accurate weight! It's tempting to leave lower weight there. But don't b/c I've learned I lose the weight quicker when I can start using the tracker to show a weight loss, vs leaving it...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

'Fit By 40': One Woman's Journey to Health

At 38 years old, a 330-pound Michelle Jackson read in an article that losing weight becomes more difficult after age 40. That article gave her the motivation she needed to launch her own personal weight-loss challenge: "Fit By 40."...  Read more

Staying Motivated, Tip #4: Inoculate Yourself Against Weight Loss Tunnel Vision

Do you find yourself getting very upset when you donít see the number you want on your scale? Can a bad food day leave you feeling so frustrated or helpless that you wonder if this whole weight loss business is really worth all the effort it takes?If...  Read more