Anyone notice how the Spark Articles often contradict themselves? I love SparkPeople and I guess you just gotta experiment and see what works for you. The articles can make you a little crazy. so you take some and leave some but just try to kee... Read more
Write about what you will do with your old, too-big clothes. Will you keep them as a reminder of how far you've come with your weight loss? Or will you get rid of them for good?
I have a fat bag. I usually don't realize how big my clothes a... Read more
Works about to get really crazy next week. Lots of new changes and challenges. But this week I feel alright. I'm excited about this weekend. I hope to make it count.
Today is good and bad but mostly optimistic; it's bad because a dear co-w... Read more
SparkCoach: Daily Community Task
Need ideas for getting more or less of a certain nutrient? Ask for help in the Message Boards! If you think you have a good handle on your nutrient intake, post a few of your own tips to help others.
I... Read more
Today's SparkCoach lesson was 5 Ways to Build Consistency
1) Start with something that's pretty easy to manage and build up from there. Set a goal of one 10-minute exercise session per week.
I started with the 10 min exercise 5 times ... Read more
Update your weight and fitness program on your Tracker. Did your SparkPeople calorie range change as a result? If so, blog about what changes were made and how you'll adapt to them. Will you be eating more? Eating less?
If your Tracker is ... Read more
No matter where you are in your journey, take a progress picture of your body and post it on your SparkPage. That way, you'll be able to refer back to it later and see how many inches you've lost!
1) To run in a 5 K
2) To fit into a size 16 jeans comfortably (Right now I'm a 22)
3) To get my A1C to 5 or below
1) be $10,000 lower in credit card debt
2) buy a house
3) Save $1000 for a rainy day... Read more
Wow my awesome hubby went grocery shopping for us and brought home healthy food. After dinner Albert brought me a bowl of sea salt pita chips and spicy texas hummus. I told him no thank you and he said, its ok I weighed them out for you. How awe... Read more
I will usually eat a banana and cheese stick or babybel round light cheese.
Another snack I grab is a Zedrics Fit Kit. It has Texas Beef Jerky, pecans, dried apricots and golden raisins. The jerky provides enough protein and the dried frui... Read more