To stick around and work, weight loss has to fit within the bigger picture -- and then made into a daily priority. Like a movie extra struggling to be seen on a blockbuster film, if weight loss isn’t in the big picture, it won’t get w... Read more
Visual images hold amazing power. We can all still “see” the Challenger disaster, the flag rising over Iwo Jima, even our own high school yearbook pictures. The images are still with us today. And so are the emotions that go with them... Read more
You’ve tried every reward you can think of to keep yourself motivated. You’ve coaxed yourself with new clothes, rewarded yourself with nights out or days off, even promised yourself a new CD if you would (please, please, please) just... Read more
If you give it some thought, I bet you’ll agree that losing weight is not really your goal. Sure you want to lose weight and it's important to you. But why? Is it because some number on a scale is really that important and meaningful in and... Read more
Visual images can be powerful tools in helping you reach your goals. There are lots of creative ways to use this motivation technique, such as posting an image of your goal where you’ll see it most—in your car, on a bathroom mirror, or on... Read more
I've been on a long weight loss journey, and I've learned my patterns, but not how to defeat them. I'll be really excited about the changes and being active, and then a switch flips and my motivation dies out, or if I don't see results I get really d... Read more
Nerdette is right, a liquid diet is not a long-term solution. I'd recommend using the tracking tools on SP to come up with a sustainable, positive eating pattern. Denial of foods can actually lead to cravings and cause more problems.... Read more
You should eat real, solid food. Liquid diets are never sustainable in the long term and don't help you learn how to watch your portion sizes when you eat food. All the weight will be back when you stop the liquid diet and go back to solid food.... Read more
Today I have finally started my diet to lose 75lbs. I keep making excuses I just wish I could be confident enough to stop stress eating! What do you guys do to stop binge eating or stress eating??... Read more
Document your whole journey in pictures. Put a picture of your current/formal self on the fridge so you look at it everytime you open it. Everyweek take a new side/front picture and watch the weight come off in pictures! Its great motivation!... Read more
well the most important key to sucess is motivation....Being self motivated isnt always that easy! 1 big poster in my room to remind me of my ultimate goal and 356 pictures in a box...each morning while drinking my coffee I pick a card where the moti... Read more
Year in Review….You've come a long way baby
I'm an athlete!
Mid year reflections
25 Keys to Success for 25 lbs Gone Forever!!!
80 lbs down and a great day!
My Choice Makes a Diffe... Read more
1 Year Sparkversary
My Vision Statement
3 Month SparkVersary
"Before" and "Mid" pic's
20 things I love about having lost 70 pounds
So, today is my 1 year Spark~versary! A Year in Pictures...
2 Month Sparkvers... Read more
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