When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq... Read more
Coaches, mentors, trainers, teammates, partners, fans. Even the greatest athletes in the world can’t do it alone.
People naturally perform better when others are on their side and helping out. Even in everyday nutrition and fitness, we&rsq... Read more
During the 2008 Summer Olympics, we heard countless inspirational stories about the athletes who were there to compete. Every competitor was special and had an inspiring story of the determination, setbacks, and hard work that got them there. But I c... Read more
When Ann (AGILLASPIE60) was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in July, 2010, she knew she had to change her lifestyle and get her health under control. A few months later, she was struggling with motivation when she found SparkPeople.com. Since then, An... Read more
Some animals face tough obstacles from Day One, like the dog born without front legs or one born without sight. Others demonstrate a sense of loyalty that knows no bounds, like an elephant that befriends a mutt. Still others survive and thrive in the... Read more
I took a before pic at 320 lbs and I took one now at 270lbs and I look exactly the same. There is no difference. I am two sizes smaller but I look exactly the same. I showed my mother and she asked if I had taken them both the same day. So it's not j... Read more
i like to surround myself with motivational and inspirational images like pics and artwork like the ones i chose one week as a part of my fast break goals! i also like to go back to my goals/motivation posters and remind myself of the positive direc... Read more
ONE ONE ONE!!!!! ONEderland!!!
One Year and 91 Pounds Later (w/pics)
THIS is what HAPPY looks like! PICS PICS PICS!
I did it!
I finally chose happiness over misery!
One Year of Sparks...In Pictures
Small Victories - Do Yo... Read more
Count down is over---it's hereHi Self... You are freaking amazing... Just thought I'd tell youHappy dance time.... pics included!26 lbs down, and plenty of NSVs!I am worth it because....100 pounds down... with picsVision CollageOne Year on Sp... Read more
I have decided a little while ago that this was something I wanted to start with this new challenge..I am addicted to the spark motivational and inspirational pics and just don't have enough room in the gallery to share..So I made it sort of a projec... Read more
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