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
Sometimes the hardest part of weight loss is keeping it off. It can be daunting to know that within two years, most dieters regain two-thirds of what they lost! But researchers at Brown University Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island studied 29... Read more
The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
This brief article will link you directly to SparkPeople's most popular tools and explain how to find them. If you are unsure about how to use our tools or if you have general program questions, check out Help Desk, which provides step-by-step instru... Read more
There are a lot of different ways to measure your progress toward your goals. If you're trying to manage your weight, you could track your weigh-ins or judge how well your clothes fit. If you're trying to improve your fitness level, you might... Read more
Ok, I'm aware of this thought...and that's a good thing.
Did not go to the store.
Did not bake anything.
Many stressful thoughts precede this desire. But hey- the cookies are going to help will they...
just a few moments of bliss..(sigh) f... Read more
In an attempt to curb myself from my scale obsession, I decided not to weigh myself more than once per month. I was afraid what that would mean for my weightloss-- whether or not I'd be able to stay on track weighing myself so infrequently, but it tu... Read more
I have been a Sparkie off and on.
I was sick about 2 years ago, and due to the nature of the beast, I lost 50 lbs unintentionally. I went from 180 lbs to 130 lbs. I wanted to stay there once I got healthy, but once I was able to eat again, I AT... Read more
I have a conundrum.
Since I started with SparkPeople, October 21, 2013, I've slowly lost 9-pounds. Losing slowly is the best way from what I understand, however, the last few weeks I haven't lost anything. I seemed to have plateaued and I think it... Read more
Ok. I work night shift and especially on my days off I can't help but feel starved. No more than an hour after supper I am rooting around for something else to eat. Then I eat til I'm miserable, and another hour later I feel starved agian. I know... Read more
then weigh yourself in the morning, AFTER you void (a "nice" word for poop). If you weigh in two to three times a week, it is motivating to weigh in BEFORE you eat breakfast and AFTER voiding. Make sure to eat breakfast no matter what the scale says,... Read more
My son weighed 7.0 lbs at birth, which was an average size. He was (and still is) a good eater who grew very quickly. At his 4 month checkup, he weighed over 16 pounds and was in the 95th percentile for both height and weight. I never worried abou... Read more
What I’m about to share is something that many women (and men) feel ashamed, embarrassed and downright scared of exposing to others. I’m about to tell everyone exactly how much I weigh. I haven’t weighed myself in years, but I alway... Read more
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