I see a lot of fear about reaching maintenance. While there are some members that cannot fit into the "molds" set here at SparkPeople, on average I think most of us do.
By knowing your own personal BMR - Basal Metabolic Rate - you can know... Read more
Talk Yourself into Reaching Your Goals
How Self-Talk Can Help (or Hinder) Your Progress
-- By Dean Anderson, Behavioral Psychology Expert
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In ... Read more
I am so proud of me right now! I just changed out my first hard drive!!
Ray's old Dell Optiplex's hard drive crashed so I took my old Compaq and let him have it, both running Win 98se. Well, the Compaq was just too fast fo... Read more
I decided today's blog should help others - I did this worksheet and it gave me a lot of motivation to keep on keeping on. The # 1 for me was in Personal Appearance - Keep my thighs from rubbing. I have to tell you, that is motivation and when... Read more
This is just to warn others - You not only pay the $100 for the newer upgraded receiver, but what you are not told is about the $95 service call you must pay for.
Had I known that free was going to cost me an extra $195 + taxes and surcharg... Read more
Calories In vs. Calories Out/Daily Calorie Differential
Today's SparkPeople Insider deals with your Reports page (found under the "My Tools" tab at the top of the site) a... Read more
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Are your goals setting you up for failure?
Are you framing your goals in negative or positive terms?
Do your goals deprive you of something you... Read more
My plate was ok, but a bit too high on the cholesterol - I just love fried chicken livers!
OUCH on the desserts!! There was something so delectable - all I know is there was chocolate and caramel and something white and it tasted like more... Read more
I am here.
I read whatever blogs I have time for.
I try to get all my sparkpoints.
I track my nutrition & fitness daily and faithfully.
I am not able to be here as much as when I was trying to lose the weight but I am here as... Read more
I usually like to wait for a while before buying new PC Windows software - let them get the bugs out.
This time I just couldn't wait because my dinosaur just couldn't keep up with the faster traffic online.
My printer refused to instal... Read more
I had forgotten how much must be learned with a new computer!
After 6 years with the old one, I guess I was complacent.
But I have made it through Day 1 without too much grief.
Ray may not agree - I sort of snapped at him in my fr... Read more
I have heard quite a bit about this on the boards and read a little in an article.
I think it is awesome that so many people will be able to do this and be successful.
Me? Nope. Intuitive eating is what got me ... Read more