When it came to planning my wedding, finding the dress was probably my favorite part of the process. I stepped away from work for a full day so my mom and I could hit a local bridal store where I found myself trying on dress after dress. I had never... Read more
Congratulations! You’re getting married! This is to be the most blissful event of your life. Every decision, from the flowers to the favors, is in your newly banded hand! For some, this may be just a few months of extra phone calls, no sweat!... Read more
Every bride wants to look her best on her big day. After all, you're spending a boatload of cash on a great gown, an awesome party, and the best photographer you can afford, so it's natural to want every detail to be perfect, right down to th... Read more
Marissa (MARISCT8) wanted to lose 25 pounds when she joined SparkPeople in January 2010. "At the beginning of the year, I made the decision to do everything in my power to get rid of the extra pounds," she recalls. Her hard work paid off, t... Read more
There's nothing like an engagement ring to motivate a woman to get serious about weight loss. The dress. The photos. The honeymoon! You're dropping lots of cash for a fabulous event and will be standing with your butt—er, back—to... Read more
Ok, so we went bridesmaid shopping, and I had to deal with a hand full of girls who think they are oh so huge without any sort of curves what so ever. I however, I know I need to lose weight, and where as I want to lose weight I don't think feeling h... Read more
I have set my goals here on the site and it has me down to 138 by November 11. That seems so unbelievable to me...that's down 47 pounds from where I am today.
I have started working out at least an hour and a half 4 times a week. As most women... Read more
I am going to a good friends 40th birthday party and there will be drinks galore, jello shooters, burgers, fries an more. What to do? I don't want to over eat but I am afraid I will. Any one have advice?... Read more
I just got an email from Prevention. I have always respected their little magazine, but this left me a bit skeptical. After clicking on the link, it is a come on for ordering and trying the book which details the diet. You can return it after 21 days... Read more
Well hello there. One month ago I was happy about having lost 8 pounds for my wedding. Now, not only have I gained again those 8 pounds but added 6 more. Why, you ask me? well, as for sure many of you have experienced, I am a victim of Yo-yo dieting.... Read more
I could never do a diet diary until I decided to make my weight loss journey something I could share and inspire others with. So I started typing everything every day...how I felt, what I ate, what recipes I found. It motivated me to think I might he... Read more
Although we are told that coconut oil is a harmful saturated fat, that is just a myth. It is actually one of the healthiest oils you can consume1. It doesn't turn to fat in your body.2. It increases your metabolism. 3. It contains healthy omega 3 fat... Read more
From our friends at REDBOOK magazine Still have your wedding dress tucked away in the back of your closet? What would it take for you to fit into it again? If you’re thinking a tub of Vaseline and some Spanx, you aren’t alone. That’... Read more
Hello, SparkPeople! It's SparkGuy again. Wow, was it a busy week! I was in New York and Washington, D.C., for press tour to support The Spark, and boy, has it been exciting!
In addition to my meeting with Steve Case (AOL co-founder and a SparkPeop... Read more
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