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
According to intelligence studies, the tendency to set goals is the #1 determiner of success. Whether you want to run a mile or cure cancer, goals give you direction and a game plan for success. You’ve already set a goal to start living healthi... Read more
If you put yourself in a positive frame of mind, you can accomplish anything. If you can clearly see your goal, see that it’s within your grasp, there’s nothing stopping you. That’s why surrounding yourself with positive images and... Read more
I don't know if this is the correct forum for this question, but hopefully this works. I would like to use some of Spark People's motivational pictures in my blogs but don't know if that is okay. Can anyone tell me for sure?... Read more
I began my journey nine weeks ago. In the course of doing research for recipes I discovered the SparkPeople.com website and I am very happy I did. Already I have located some great recipes and some excellent insight into some issues with working out... Read more
I am sure this post, most are familiar with..and I am positive it has hit the message boards before, however not by me. I keep searching for the motivation to lose the weight and become healthy, however I cannot see to find it no matter where I look.... Read more
My doctor gave me a strict diet to follow for many reasons, overweight and having some health issues. The diet is widely used at his hospital ( UCLA ). Based on the restrictions and items before does anyone else follow this diet? I'm not sure it has... Read more
Hey everyone, just wanted to commend everyone on their journeys and share mine so far. I started eating healthy the 3rd week of January and just recently started implementing workouts to my regimen, and have went from 156 pounds to 141.8, I'm 5'7 1/2... 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
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