Christina (CFOSTER1966) lost 97 pounds and says she started this journey to become healthier and to ward off the complications that come with obesity. She has maintained her weight loss for the past 18 months. Find out how she did it!
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I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... 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
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I've tried eDiets, Weight Watchers, TOPPS and never seemed at home. Somehow, I feel more at ease here and I have not explored mo... Read more
Here are some thoughts and testimonials from the community, our SparkPeople members.
It's been a very stressful day. I didn't sleep well last night and had a sick child this morning. BUT, I did well on my food... Read more
I know I have major body issues. However, lately it's all I can think about. I obsess over my eating plan and will stick to it for 3 days perfectly and then have an off night (tonight, for instance, when I went out for dinner with my mom) and get sup... Read more
I am really excited about losing a kilo in 4days, been sticking to my set healthy eating pattern and been getting myself motivated to exercise, 1 hour today! Feeling more energy cause when I started I was exhausted and needing lots of sleep, I think... Read more
I track my net carbs in my nutrition tracker, but today I noticed it was miscalculating today's net carbs. As of right now I have 28 grams total carbs and 11 grams fiber, which should be 17 grams net carbs, but the tracker is showing 21 grams net car... Read more
I started sparkpeople last year, but never did anything with it. I am now at the place I needed to be to begin my "New' healthy lifestyle. This website has already been such a motivation and I have only "actively" been using it for a week. I love to... Read more
Today is the start of an amazing journey toward achieving a healthy lifestyle. I have decided it is time to no longer make excuses for make poor choices in eating and fitness. As a wife and mom of 3 how can I expect my family to be healthy if I don'... Read more
When I am in a funk, not wanting to do the work required for this healthy lifestyle, I make myself sit down and log on to Sparkpeople. I go to my Sparkpoints page and start working my way through it. By the time I am halfway done, I am ready to take... Read more
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald KennedyIn a few short days many of us will gather around the table with family and friends to give thanks for... Read more
I always thought when I lost all my weight somehow my life would be perfect. I would finally be able to accept myself for who I was. I would no longer find fault with myself. I would be able to go into any store and buy anything I wanted right off... Read more
It seems that I can do fine, but work always ends up getting to me. I work 12 hour graveyard shifts... I have no problem bringing my food and enough snacks to last throughout the night. I would say it's 50/50 at my work.. 1/2 of my coworkers are over... Read more
Well I have been pretty much good on eating healthy at work. My usual is getting some cereal for breakfast whether it be hot of cold. My favorite right now is oatmeal with some brown sugar and milk. YUM! I drink tea in the mornings and get at lea... Read more
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