You’ve decided to lose weight. Congratulations! Changing your lifestyle may take commitment and time, but taking off those excess pounds can really improve your health and happiness.
In this early phase, you may have checked out some... Read more
There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur... Read more
So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults take control of pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that by making healthy... Read more
Congratulations on your engagement, and welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to some of the SparkPeople features that can help you lose weight, get fit, tone up, and... Read more
I am 5'6" and currently 142 pounds. I am in good physical shape - I exercise 6 times a week. I have been overweight twice as an adult (around 170 lbs) and the second time I lost the weight, I went all the way down to 130 pounds, which was satisfying... Read more
Hello all! I am 23 years old and started out at 195lbs in June of this year. I lost 17pounds but over the last two weeks my motivation has dropped to none. Now I gained back 5 pounds and was hoping for someone willing to share motivation and keep eac... Read more
OK - I lost 34 pounds on Spark, and I know it works for me. However, things got hectic (I took on a part-time job on top of my full-time job, along with the general wife and mother and home-maker duties) and I stopped tracking and exercising (no tim... Read more
For the last couple of weeks the number on the scale has gone down but my measurements have remained the same. How is this even possible? If I am losing weight shouldn't my measurements be changing as well?... Read more
Hi! I'm new to SparkPeople and would love to have some encouragement and support for my weight loss journey. I am 35 years old, have been married almost 14 years & have 2 boys (9 & 2). I seem to always do well for a week or two on my diets and then... Read more
I have sabotaged my weight loss plans by trying to eat things I didn't like to cut calories. My life changed when I decided that I would only eat what I like and keep within my ranges. You can maintain your plan if you like doing it!!... Read more
I used to let one small screw up derail my weight loss plan for the day, or sometimes week. Now I just learn from it and move forward with my plan. I know I'm not perfect so why should I get dissappointed in myself when I'm not?... Read more
When starting a weight-loss plan, most of us hope to lose body fat, specifically—not muscle mass. But when we lose weight, a large percentage of the total weight lost can be muscle. Is there any way to reduce that muscle loss? How to Lose... Read more
Hi, dailySpark readers. We're doing some research for an upcoming project, and we need your help.
We've created a quick, one-question poll on SparkPeople that we'd love for you to answer: As part of your weight-loss plan, do you regularly eat food... Read more
Breakfast: 1/2 serving of oatmeal and fruit-2 c. black coffee. Seriously! I cannot eat a whole serving of oatmeal. Yes, I used about 1/4 c. almond milk on top and a half pack of stevia.
244 Down 2 lb. this AM! I know I should just weigh... Read more
Will give it a try! Saw Dr. McDougall talk about this in Costa Rica. I can have potatoes or the starch of my choice 3+ times a day!
"Search" on his web site and 2 newsletters will come up talking about it. It is in the Starch Solution p 216 and... Read more
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