I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
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Christina (CFOSTER1966) lost 97 pounds and says she started this journey to become healthier and to ward off the complications that come with obesity. She has maintained her weight loss for the past 18 months. Find out how she did it!
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I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... Read more
It cannot talk yet it speaks to you. Some days it makes you giddy with delight. Other days it puts you into a deep depression. It judges you on a superficial level. The thought of it is enough to worry even the most optimistic person. What am I talki... Read more
Here are more thoughts and testimonials from the community, our SparkPeople members.
I've tried eDiets, Weight Watchers, TOPPS and never seemed at home. Somehow, I feel more at ease here and I have not explored mo... Read more
hi I am looking for people who can help me stay motivated and to keep me on track. I am 28 years old and I have over 200 pounds to lose and only a short time to do so, a year and 4 months to be exact.... Read more
*MICHIGAN* I am new to Spark People. I am looking for individuals that will help with motivation. I've got 50lbs to lose and I'm ready to get this thing started. I do roller derby and am also looking for individuals that would be interested in that 2... Read more
I am in the SW Michigan area. I live in Macomb County. I am also looking for a "weight loss" buddy. Currently, I have about 50 pounds to loose. I do roller derby 3 days a week and that takes 2-4 hours each practice.... Read more
In October 2011 I was not able to complete a 5K walk that incorporated walking up 1000 steps (the annual Bisbee 1000, AZ). The next day I set out to lose 65 pounds and increase my strength and endurance so I can go back in 2012 and complete the walk... Read more
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald KennedyIn a few short days many of us will gather around the table with family and friends to give thanks for... Read more
I always thought when I lost all my weight somehow my life would be perfect. I would finally be able to accept myself for who I was. I would no longer find fault with myself. I would be able to go into any store and buy anything I wanted right off... Read more
This video is 345 !!! I could NOT have done any better at describing what I am going through and it is so creative the way she did it and to where you can actually understand it! Ms. Ignorance cracks me up!... Read more
I had my 6-month pacemaker check today at Mass General Hospital. While going through the procedure, the nurse asked me what was going on Oct. 29th. I thought for a second and then replied that I was at a Halloween party... dancing. She commented t... Read more
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