Quick, when you think of the word ‘diet,’ what pops into your mind? Someone hovering over an all-lettuce salad, using a stopwatch to count the time until the next permitted bite? If this sounds familiar, then it’s important to k... Read more
Most dieters lose momentum in two weeks according to a recent SparkPeople poll.
Five pounds down, then another three. Then deadlock. You’ve hit the plateau and are stalling out and about to give up. Momentum is one of the hardest iss... Read more
Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
Think of the word "diet," and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Visions of joyless eating, piles of pale lettuce, bored taste buds, more pale lettuce, meals that would starve a mouse, and mounds of food labeled "Off Limi... Read more
Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... Read more
Hello, everyone!!!! My name is Andra, or you can call me andie. I am trying to lose weight and have been doing things on my own, but its been really difficult. I have a 3 yr. old and 1 yr.old at home, so trying to do things for me is hard. My husband... Read more
I'm a writer by trade and unfortunately live most of my life behind a desk and keyboard. My life has become mostly sedentary and it's not good. I found out in March that I will be a father in November and I definitely do NOT want to be a fat dad. In... Read more
I will attempt to make this short. These last couple of weeks I've been diagnosed with colitis (not sure what kind yet, still waiting for blood labs), diverticulosis, and endometriosis. I will hear on Monday if a partial or full hysterectomy will be... Read more
FOR THE JAWBONE UP SPARK TEAM, I AM RECEIVING SEVERAL NEW MEMBERS' NAMES QUITE A FEW TIMES. ex. RCJGRAVES, I HAVE RECEIVED NOTICES OF HIM BEING A NEW MEMBER IN EXCESS OF 15 TIMES. IT IS NOT CAUSING A PROBLEM BECAUSE I SENT HIM A WELCOME NOTICE THE... Read more
Hi I am Amanda, 31 years of age from Louisiana . I am here because I am sick of trying to lose weight and nothing is happing. I have several health issues that I need to get under control and some are preventing me to really lose the weight. Need all... Read more
Firstly do this for yourself & your health and ONLY yourself not just because other people are being hurtful, snide, mean and want you to lose the weight so you look aesthetically more pleasing to them. In short scr*w them. It won't stick if you do i... Read more
My secret.....there is no pill, drink, or fad diet out there that will give you long lasting weight loss results. Eating right and exercise are the only secrets to weight loss success and overall health 104... Read more
How many times have you seen a product that promises great results for weight loss in a short amount of time? Too many, if you ask me! Not only do they make these great promises, but they have "fabulous before and after photos" to show cons... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Do food addiction diets work?Instead of moderation, some weight-loss and emotional-eating recovery plans involve banning certain foods, especially those that trigger binges... Read more
Okay folks, so I've been MIA for almost a month now, that shocked even me. I've checked in a few times but haven't been blogging or such and I've missed it. Starting this week I am coming back. A huge part of that is because I quit the PTA. Long stor... Read more
Physical therapy today was a mass discussion on nutrition and a rather lively one at that. One of the women there just started a new diet called Ideal Protein. She says it has been popular in Canada for 2 years now and she got involved through her... Read more
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