Fitness Minutes: (225,545)
24,181 3/20/14 10:45 A
34 pounds been maintaining since March 2008
Fitness Minutes: (125,260)
8,052 3/20/14 10:43 A
88 in a yr
3/20/14 9:53 A
Oh wow, blast from the past thread! I was one of the original responders, back on March 17, 2013, all happy about my 24# loss. Well... it's closer to 80# now :)
And I STILL feel GREAT! :D
Fitness Minutes: (40)
1,065 3/20/14 7:29 A
Since joining Sparkpeople? Not more than a few pounds. But I am maintaining an 80 lb weight loss from my highest non-pregnant weight. I have been at, or within a few pounds over or under my goal of 120 for over 7 years now.
Fitness Minutes: (4,032)
138 3/19/14 10:56 P
I've just started tracking again, and I recently added some exercise back in, so I had a little beginners boost in the past week. I'm about 5 pounds lighter that I was last week, but that's partly from staying hydrated and clearing out my system, along with my body being startled out of hibernation.
Fitness Minutes: (31,459)
3/19/14 10:46 P
I joined Spark People on Jan 12 and as of today I have lost 15 pounds for an overall total of 50 pounds lost with 30 more to go. I wish I had found Spark earlier as tracking my nutrition and exercise has really helped me zero in on what I need to focus on to get to my goal and keep me there. I am determined to maintain my weight loss and to improve my overall health and fitness. The tracking has been invaluable and is keeping me accountable.
Fitness Minutes: (68,077)
1,457 3/19/14 10:22 P
5 pounds since January 1, 2014.
3/19/14 10:16 P
I have lost 35.6 pounds
I lost 21.6 with Spark People. And I joined Weight Watchers in January 2014 were I have lost an additional 14 pounds
17 since end of Jan. have another 60 pounds to lose until I reach goal weight.
3/19/13 6:50 A
Fitness Minutes: (17,448)
2,116 3/18/13 10:36 A
Since I "really" started Spark, I've lost 26 pounds with another 75ish to go. At the moment, I've hit a plateau and haven't lost anything for a few weeks even though I've been working out solid every day. Hopefully that turns soon.
10 solid pounds since Early December, 10-12 more to go!
Fitness Minutes: (2,138)
3/18/13 10:18 A
Hi Alyssa... Since November 1, 2012...I've lost 93-pounds. The food tracker and the fitness tracker are the among the most valuable tools here at SparkPeople. This site is loaded with helpful articles, tips, advice on nutrition/health, fitness; and there are some really good Sparkers here that will support you and help keep you motivated.
Edited by: ZENANDNOW at: 3/18/2013 (10:19)
3/18/13 7:45 A
Fitness Minutes: (85,382)
3/18/13 6:56 A
55 lbs. The best part of this website is the small goals you set for yourself that snowball into huge lifestyle changes. Last summer, I couldn't cook to save my life... now I'm a regular gourmet chef in the kitchen and cook all mine and my families dinners from scratch (including my kid's snacks; crackers, granola bars etc. no more packaged snacks), I spent most of my free time on the computer during the day, now I can't sit still and am far more productive. I only come on the computer to do my mornin' Sparkin' and periodically to check recipes, meal plans and to use fitness videos. I workout nearly every day now. I am getting super muscular, brought my RHR down from 70-80 bpm to 45 bpm, my blood pressure into the range of kids and professional athletes. Before I would sit whenever I could, I was tired all the time, slept a lot... now I stand and pace about always looking for more things to do. I guess what I'm trying to say is Spark's has changed my entire lifestyle.
Tips: Just keep challenging yourself and setting new mini goals for your diet, fitness, health and life and in a year time, you'll look back and will be absolutely amazed by how much self-improvement you've made.
lost 60 lbs. total. love this web site. I found that getting all the junk food out of the house is important. I also love to workout....real important for me. I love the articles and have learned a lot.
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3/17/13 10:48 P
43 pounds and I hope I never eve r find it
Fitness Minutes: (805)
3/17/13 10:47 P
Thank you ladies, that was wonderful advice! I too love the trackers, for the simple fact that I'm happy to put in a good meal and exercise. In the same sense, disappointed in myself when I don't do so good, I find that if I plan my meals and exercise for the day, I really follow through rather than just tracking, you know?
3/17/13 10:08 P
Down 24# since Jan 5th - (245 to 221).
And I am feeling GREAT.
I use the Nutrition Tracker and track EVERYTHING - which has been of such immense benefit, in getting a handle on both portion control and "nutritional value" (really helps me keep an eye on my protein, which seems to be chronically low when left to my own devices).
I enjoy reading blogs and official Spark articles, and chilling out on the forums. I did join a couple of Teams but find that I prefer the general (and busier) forums.
3/17/13 10:01 P
Hi Alyssa, I have lost 28# in 5 months. I love the food tracker and all the health articles. The communities I'm involved in have taught me a lot about my personal health issues. This is a great site. It looks like you have a great start by starting your own thread. Good luck. Sincerely, Julia
Fitness Minutes: (805)
3/17/13 9:56 P
Hi, my name is Alyssa and I have just started with Sparkpeople.com on Friday, I am already feeling the benefits. So how much have you lost? What is the best part of the website, and do you have any tips for me?
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