If you had told me six years ago that I’d be working for SparkPeople today as a fitness and weight loss coach, I’d have told you to see a psychiatrist and get some medication to help control those delusions of yours.
At that point, m... Read more
Regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle and sound weight-loss program. In fact, most experts suggest that we get 60 minutes of exercise each day for optimal health. But while a little exercise is a good thing, taking exercise to the e... Read more
We’ve all heard the lunch room chatter about people's latest diets and weight-loss escapades. Maybe you’ve even led the discussion by saying something like,"I am going to be ‘good’ today and only eat salads and fresh... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... 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
I do well for a couple weeks and then I have an urge to eat more than I should. I am an emotional and stress eater but things could be going well too. I have activities to distract myself and sometimes I just give in. Has this happened to any of you... Read more
Don't use exercise as a punishment for overeating; it will just make you associate exercise as being something you do when you've been bad, not something you do because it's good for you. Plan out tomorrow's meals and load up protein and veggies.... Read more
Agreed, Naomi. Overeating broccoli is just as bad as overeating bread, because it's an unbalanced diet that doesn't provide all the nutrients for proper bodily function and health. No REAL food is inherently "bad".... Read more
Overate yesterday by 700 cals. Weekends are the worst. Mid afternoon here in Taiwan and I have had most of my calories for the day. But I WILL DO IT, only cauliflower and leeks for dinner....he he.... Read more
Not eating simple carbohydrates and overly processed foods has eliminated my food cravings and compulsive overeating. I never thought I could completely cut them out of my diet but I decided to try it and it is working for me. Now I get most of my ca... Read more
Do you ever feel like you just can't stop yourself from overeating? Are there some foods that are extremely hard for you to resist even when you aren't hungry? Is it very hard to stop eating once you've started, even though your intention... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)
Binge eating has always been one of my biggest obstacles to overcome in losing weight. For me, once a binge is triggered and I take that first bite, Iím farther from stopping a binge than before I took the firs... Read more
I admitted years ago that I am obsessed with food. It was difficult for me to hear my doctor say I was "morbidly obese". First of all, I didn't feel heavy, even though I was wearing size 18. It was/is easy for me to put blinders on and not admit... Read more
March has been an eye opener for me. I'm willing to learn new things and always looking for ways to improve my lifestyle..I've come a long way and there is no turning back. Yes, I will occasionally have slip ups but I will not waddle in them. I'm... Read more
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