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Best Weight Loss Motivation Resources

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

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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

First post! PCOS & Weight loss
Updated 8/19/2014 9:30:07 PM

Hi everyone!! I am a 20 year old female college student and just joined SparkPeople yesterday :) I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 15 years old, and I've always been overweight from this disease. It seems like my entire high school/hal...  Read more

water weight loss at the start of a diet
Updated 8/19/2014 11:04:16 PM

Does anyone know how much weight that comes off initially during a diet/corrected eating habits is actually weight from water? I know there is a great deal of water locked up with glycogen storage, and as glycogen goes down initially it appears like...  Read more

Disgusted - Weight Loss and Body Image
Updated 8/19/2014 12:49:28 PM

This is a little TMI (apologies in advance) but I'm really struggling with my body image as I lose weight. In particular, my ta-tas have gone from being "fun bags" to "sad sacks." I know it's really vain to focus on that, but it's really messing wi...  Read more

Looking for a weight loss buddy !
Updated 8/19/2014 8:33:24 AM

Hi, I am looking for someone who can not only help motivate me but can give me the kick in the butt I need when I am feeling discouraged. We can help each other through this journey to a happier healthier life. I don't really have a preference on gen...  Read more

Losing the weight for a better me
Updated 8/19/2014 12:05:27 AM

After 35 years of dieting I am trying SPARKPEOPLE. I have always been between the 200 and 310 poundage since becoming a woman. Now I need surgery, new knees, the operation depends on how healthy I can be. The less I weigh the better chance I have...  Read more

faith

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