“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.’” (C.S. Lewis)
Which is why—whether you’re looking to eat healthier, increase... Read more
More elusive than Bigfoot, more mysterious than the alien residents of Area 51—they’re so anonymous, we’re tempted to ask "do these people actually exist?" I’m here to tell you that YES they do exist. You may eve... Read more
With thousands of features on the site and new ones launching every day, it's easy to miss some here and there. It's not unusual to hear a long-time member say "I never knew SparkPeople had this!" and sometimes, it refers to a featu... Read more
Each of us has a secret source of energy. You can’t hold it in your hand or see it in a book. Most mysteriously, it can boost your energy, mood and motivation without you even knowing it.
It’s a smell. Not just any smell, but a... Read more
This article is the first installment in a two-part series. Read Part Two here.
Today is the day you've decided that you want to lose some weight. Maybe this is the first time you've tried. Maybe, like me and many others,... Read more
Everyone was posting their losses, and while I don't focus on weight, I stepped on a scale. Down 7 since April! But even better, I'm stronger and have more endurance! #gains #gainsnotlosses #feelinggreat... Read more
So, if my basal rate is 1950 calories and I have scheduled a loss of 2 lbs/wk (7000 cal), why does my 1200 calorie base rise when I exercise? This is only a 750 deficit. Maybe I need to use my brain, as well as an app? :)... Read more
Welcome to all weight watcher followers who have since cancelled, either because they dumped the community boards, or are just fed up with their program and decided to go back to the sensible way of loosing weight, counting calories.
I am Karen... Read more
I heard a weight loss expert on a radio talk show putting down acai berry diets. She says people keep looking for short cuts but she never saw anybody succeed in long term weight loss without balance, moderation, discipline, consistency, and persist... Read more
Have you ever tried Zumba? If not, it is my exercise/weight-loss secret that is not so much a secret any more.... Each class gets you moving, shaking, dancing, smiling, and having a blast! I love it so much that I am now a certified instructor... a... Read more
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What are the secrets to lasting weight-loss success? As America's most popular weight-loss website, we've learned a thing or two (and it's not a magic potion or pill). When we were researching and writing our best-selling book, The Spark, we discover... Read more
Just returned from walk on this day of Thanks! Weather-wise, here in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, it was a gorgeous day! There was plenty of sunshine, and the temperature was right around 60 degrees!
Wishing everyone a Happy Than... Read more
The requests to share my “secret” or “how I’m doing it” on my journey to be healthier are flattering. I also feel empathy with the requests - I’ve made those appeals myself and still do on my bad days.
On one hand, it’s really simple – “eat l... Read more
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