Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... 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
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
In the many years that I have been working with clients who want to lose weight, first as a personal trainer and now as a weight-loss coach, two questions come up over and over again. The first is, ''Will you give me a specific diet to follow... Read more
Hey I am looking for friends to get together with in my area who understand the journey I am on. I find iAm afraid to do some things because of food and I don't want to become a hermit. I live in Sheridan/Littleton CO.... Read more
I am having a very hard time losing the last 13 pounds. Any tips from people who have reached goal weight? I do a lot of pilates and yoga, but am realizing I have to get back into 3-5 days cardio.per week to lose the last stubborn pounds.... Read more
does anyone else eat grain-free? I am somewhat new to it and find that I get bored ways eating the same things and end up cheating and then feel like crap. I am eating that way for health reasons, not necessarily choice. Tips and snacks?... Read more
I am going to a baby shower today. There will be barbeque, and cupcakes from a bakery that I know taste delicious. I have lost 10 pounds and I don't want to lose my momentum. I'm planning on eating before I go and taking a snack. Wish me luck!... Read more
Carol Reinhard (CAROLJEAN64)Weight Lost: 57 poundsHometown: West Des Moines, IAOccupation: RetiredI was in the midst of therapy for depression. I broke my leg, the complications from which left me inactive for several months. I gained weight as... Read more
Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma... Read more
I just took the SparkPeople you-love-eating-don't-you personality profile quiz, and, no surprise, my issue is portion control.
No news there, but at least it means I'm already aware of my own weaknesses. That has to count for SOMETHING.... Read more
Painless Portion Control
Reducing or limiting the amount of food that you eat is essential to creating sustained weight loss,especially if you are accustomed to overeating.
You don't need to measure your portions or count calories to m... Read more
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