SparkPeople Sensa Sparkers Team Messageboard This team is for all of those who are using Sensa to help them with portion control and to control their cravings. For more personal support, please visit Community forums! SparkPeople Sensa Sparkers Team Messageboard New to Sensa Just picked it up at Costco yesterday. Tried it out, So far it seems to work great as a satiety aid. Like I was just, okay, I'm going to eat totally normal, then stopped on my own halfway through anyway, even when I wasn't paying attention (popcorn). <BR> This group seems a bit quiet. Is it because the greater SP community is very negative about diet aids of any kind? I did a little poking around and some people seemed downright mean about anyone using any kind of commercial diet or diet aid.... Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:53:05 EST Fall Challenge Anyone interested in a Fall Challenge? Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:21:10 EST Can We Do A March 2013 Challenge?! I am new to the group, but I would love to do a challenge for March!! I have two suggestions: One, make sure to have 3 meals and 2 snacks everyday that include a fat, a protein and a carbohydrate <em>289</em> <em>470</em> ; Two, no snacking after a preset “kitchen is closed” time. <em>56</em> What do you think? Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:17:42 EST Today is Sensa Day One HI!! <BR> <BR> I just received my Sensa and I sprinkled the sweet on a banana, no change in the taste, just a very good banana. I know it is silly, but I feel like I can already feel it working. I am excited for the chance to try it. I believe it will help me and I am already trying to figure out how to fit it into my budget, as I am on a disability income. <BR> <BR> I have been on Spark for awhile, but a family funeral, two bouts of flu, and strep throat have kept my attention focused el... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:07:16 EST Motivational Today's Affirmation <BR> Beginning today and for the rest of my days I vow to love myself unconditionally. I AM empowered! <BR> <em>36</em> Wed, 1 Aug 2012 23:27:53 EST Began Sensa July 22, 2012 I purchased Months 1 and 2 on Sunday afternoon, and began my affair with the fairydust on Sunday evening :) <BR> <BR> I have seen MUCH negative feedback online, but my experience has been promising thus far. I already eat a relatively healthy diet, so I am using this for portion control. It is WORKING. It could be the Tastants, or it could be a placebo effect because I want to get the most out of the $90 I shelled out at GNC............ Either way.... it makes no difference to me WHY it ... Wed, 25 Jul 2012 07:44:54 EST Latest for WLB101092 and Sensa Hi All, <BR> <BR> I was just excited to share some recent news. I am featured in Sensa advertising from time to time. Currently there is an ad in Woman's Day on page 27 with some more current photos of my progress and my darling girls! This is their first time in print and are so excited to. I just thought I would share. Below is a copy of the ad. Thanks!! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>lery_enlarge.asp?id=4342055 </link> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:07:43 EST Sensa newbie I'm hoping to get some encouragement here. Just started sensa last week and keep forgetting to sprinkle my foods but I'm noticing that I'm eating less at meals. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 09:58:04 EST Just started Sensa Hi... <BR> <BR> My name is Stephanie. <BR> I just started Sensa yesterday. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was really suprised how well it works! I know what to eat and when but sitting down to a slab of salmon and four cups of broccoli still isn't good. I'm really happy that this will help me control my portions without feeling hungry. I hate feeling deprived, and I really don't think I will feel that with this product. <BR> <BR> Anyway.. I'm glad this group is here. I love the ex... Mon, 7 May 2012 01:09:50 EST Started Apr 1, 2012 Started Apr 1, 2012 and although I've only dropped 1.6 lbs... I'm not craving the sweets like before and my portion sizes are smaller. <BR> I'm 48 and live in eastern NC. I have 3 great 'adult' kids and 4 beautiful grandchildren. <BR> I'm looking to get fit by 50 and stay around as long as possible for my family. Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:28:51 EST Getting ready to start Sensa I ordered some sensa off Amazon (the 1st month) to try it. I have been on HCG before and lost but then turned around and gained it back, I really am hoping Sensa works. <em>41</em> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:24:06 EST first week on sensa I'm doing so great I cant hardly believe I'm down 5. 4 lbs on one week and I'm eating glad to be on board team <em>252</em> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 19:44:52 EST 2 Weeks In Hi everyone, <BR> I started Sensa about two weeks ago and really wasn't expecting much but I'm amazed! Especially when it comes to sweets I seem to be a bottomless pit! LOL but Sensa is really helping me to be satisfied with less. I'm a healthy eater generally, I just need to curb the snacks which has been a whole lot easier the last couple of weeks. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:27:41 EST Sensa Newbie Hi All, <BR> I just joined this team because I started Sensa today :)...Everything going well & no weird side effects lol. I'm using Sensa to help with portion control. I look forward to getting to know this team & losing weight with Sensa together...Yeah GO TEAM SENSA!!! Thu, 8 Mar 2012 21:28:07 EST Does this stuff actually work??? I'd be really interested in getting everyone's opinion on this as I saw the infomercial last night and was really curious. <BR> <BR> S Sat, 3 Mar 2012 16:00:58 EST Started December 26, 2011 Hi, <BR> I needed something to help with portion control and I deceided to try Sensa. The product works. Maybe placebo, maybe not, but it works for me. Less snacking. Hopefully I can finally get the measuring tape and/or scale to move. I have 72 pounds to lose. Hope to do it by July. <BR> <BR> Sue Fri, 30 Dec 2011 10:35:40 EST Just starting Sensa Month 3... So far I have lost 8 pounds over the past two months. I do not snack as often and I feel fuller on less food. Also, I am making better food choices, which is a challenge over the holidays. Thu, 8 Dec 2011 21:49:26 EST New member Hi there! I started using SENSA on Monday 9/19. So far I am down 2.6 lbs. The concept of working in the brain reminded me of Meridia that I took in the late 90s. I am very pleased with the product and results! I have about 40 lbs to lose. Thu, 22 Sep 2011 11:36:17 EST New I'm new to sensa. Bought it on Saturday and have been using it faithfully ever since. I feel more energetic and have been making better food choices along with drinking lots of water.I am hoping it will be a tool to help me lose weight. I like the idea of not having restrictions. I have tried many many diets over the years since I was a teen and have never had a huge success with any of it. Hoping this Will work and not be just another fad. <BR> <BR> Emeraldgreen25 Wed, 21 Sep 2011 02:36:55 EST Restarting Sensa 9-26-11 Okay, I have been absolutely horrible about remembering to sprinkle Sensa on my food. I have forgotten it at home on numerous days, etc. I have a million excuses including I left it at my friend's last weekend and won't be able to pick it up until this weekend. <BR> <BR> Anyway, I'm posting this to hold myself accountable and set a restart date of Monday, September 26. Tue, 20 Sep 2011 10:03:43 EST Starting Sensa on 9/6/11 I saw Sensa featured on ShopNBC and I ordered the six month program plan. I'm going to start Sensa on Tuesday, 9/6. I'm also going to be using prepackaged meals for lunch each day. I have found that I often make poor choices if I depend on only eating what I have time to prepare or buy on the fly. I'm hopeful that by planning yogurt or oatmeal for breakfast, a prepackaged meal for lunch and fast food/home cooked/or prepackaged for supper that this structure, along with Sensa, will help me to... Mon, 5 Sep 2011 14:47:12 EST New to Sensa Placed my order yesterday. I have to try something besides just a diet. I just about never feel full. I am really hoping this will get me there. <BR> <BR> I wanted to ask what to expect from those who are already doing this. <BR> <BR> Will I get just one box with my initial order? <BR> How much do I sprinkle on my food? <BR> Will there be instructions? <BR> Does the program have the same sprinkles throughout? <BR> When do you stop sprinkling? Mon, 5 Sep 2011 00:04:07 EST Newbie Updates I am on day 4. I would love to hear how others are doing. Please share. Sun, 21 Aug 2011 00:18:04 EST Just ordered my first two months! Good Morning Sensa Sparkers! <BR> <BR> I just got done ordering my first two months supply and I can't wait to get it! I have been hemming and hawing over buying this product for awhile and just decided.. well, why not, can't hurt none, right? <BR> <BR> I have been struggling with my weight for years and have been on Spark People for over a year now. I lost 20 lbs earlier last year, but ended up gaining it back plus 5 more pounds just before the holidays. I know what I need to do... eat mo... Tue, 7 Jun 2011 12:30:41 EST MAY GOALS AND DISCUSSIONS Keep moving and sprinkling! Sun, 1 May 2011 12:21:45 EST Was wondering how much wt lost in how much time? I know everyone is different, and I know weight loss is on the tickers, but is there anywhere here where people post how much weight they've lost in a certain amount of time? Like 5 lbs in a week, or month, for example? I like seeing the weight loss, but I also like seeing how long it took to lose that amount. Just wondering. Thanks! Sat, 23 Apr 2011 21:00:50 EST My experience... so far- I wanted to buy it at GNC, but I haven't been able to find any months beyond 1 & 2 available at GNC. I bought mine off the site, at $90 for months 1 & 2, so I figure thats $45 a month. I'd sure like to buy the rest of the months at my GNC if they do carry it in 3 - 6. I really like how the Sensa works so far. For me, I can tell its that it causes mild gastric distress... and that makes me not feel like eating. Thats good enough for me, because I lost the bulk of my weight o... Sat, 23 Apr 2011 20:52:51 EST APRIL GOALS AND DISCUSSION I am late in posting this as I fell and got three broken ribs and a concussion. Needless to say, not doing much. Finally walking and stretching off and on when I am out of bed. How about YOU? Sun, 3 Apr 2011 11:33:41 EST Just saying hey! Hi, I just purchased Sensa today...trying it for the first time. I was hoping there would be a group on SP and what do you know...there is! Just saying hi. <BR> <BR> Erin Tue, 15 Mar 2011 14:48:47 EST MARCH 2011 GOALS AND DISCUSSION To lose some more weight and focus on weights. Wed, 2 Mar 2011 10:56:54 EST Question of the Day Do you sprinkle on everything all the time? Not liquids or anything too hot, as the granuals will melt. I do about 3/4s of the time and commit to doing it all the time. Fri, 28 Jan 2011 09:26:09 EST Thursday, January 27th, Weigh in, measurements and Hi! Let's all recommit to sprinkle and see where it takes us. Tue, 25 Jan 2011 09:42:08 EST Sensa for sale I hope this is not inappropriate, but I am not using Sensa anymore and have all this product left over. <BR> I have months 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the Sensa diet system. <BR> Each month has two shakers. <BR> Month 1: both shakers have been opened and used but still have product left. Probably enough for 3-4 weeks. <BR> Month 2: one shaker opened but was only used on one meal. The other shaker is unopened. <BR> Months 3 and 4 are unused/unopened. <BR> <BR> Includes the "How to Guide" and "Gett... Wed, 20 Oct 2010 11:37:42 EST New Here Hi everyone - new here from Texas. I received Sensa a few weeks ago before all my company arrived and am just now getting to start - tomorrow actually. <BR> <BR> I know this sounds silly, but I'm scared to try it, not because of side effects, etc. I've just failed so many times I'm scared of failing again and another thing I've wasted money on. I literally am shaking thinking about shaking on my food. <BR> <BR> Can someone give me the anyone having any luck??? <BR> <BR> I n... Mon, 20 Sep 2010 00:41:05 EST Liking the change in appetite! Hi. I am new here and happy to already see a difference in how much I eat. I am not on a diet, just cutting back--even if it takes me longer to lose weight. I started a diet 3 weeks ago, and it started me into an opposite reaction the second week. <BR> Then, I received an email from Sensa that made me think about trying it again--I had quit, because I kept forgetting to sprinkle. The exp. date on my sensa is good until Oct. and I am committed to following through. If I lose weight, I pl... Fri, 10 Sep 2010 23:02:55 EST Can I use too much? This is my first day on Sensa. I was just wondering can you use too much? I'm having trouble knowing how much to use. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 13:37:41 EST MOTIVATION/ INSPIRATION Do you have a favorite motivation or inspiration quote or tool? Please share it with your teammates. That may be just what gets someone through a tough or difficult time and gives them the boost they need to fight this weight loss journey one more day. <BR> <BR> Wed, 26 May 2010 06:49:47 EST The end of my first day with Sensa... I've sprinkled every thing except some pomegranate seeds. I've felt full all day. I don't know that I ate less. I think I was subconsciously testing the limits. Okay...maybe it was conscious too... <BR> I'm looking forward to tomorrow. I'm very curious as to how I will react to this... <BR> Hopeful too... Thu, 20 May 2010 20:27:55 EST Sometimes feeling full doesn't stop me... In the past I have struggled with stopping when I'm full. I was wondering if anyone else has had this struggle. If so, how is Sensa helping? <BR> I have only used it for two meals so far... I am more aware of feeling full, but I'm not sure I'm eating less. Although, it seems that most people don't notice changes for a few weeks...?? Thu, 20 May 2010 10:11:23 EST extra sensa for sale Hi Gals, <BR> I bought way too much sensa and have extra. I would be happy to sell it. I have one shaker of first month new unopened and two shakers for month two. Just thought I would let you know.( 35.oo) Have a sensa day!! <BR> Dawn Sat, 8 May 2010 12:35:25 EST Active Members I am trying to get a head count of active members. Please post here if you are still actively a member of Sensa Sparkers. <BR> <BR> Thank you, <BR> Tue, 16 Mar 2010 22:29:48 EST New joiner here Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> After seeing several of you on the BB team mention Sensa, I started reading up on it. I mentioned it to my husband, and he was agreeable to my trying it. So...I just placed my order for the trial, and I'm hopeful that it will complement what I'm doing between eating right and being more active (along with monitoring my deficit with the BodyBugg). <BR> <BR> Is there anything I should expect or watch out for as I get started? <BR> <BR> Cheers, <BR> <BR> Ali Tue, 26 Jan 2010 18:23:29 EST Diminished SENSA-Smell? Kind of cross post from Introduction section of the team.... <BR> <BR> I have been noticing lately that my sense of smell is slightly diminished. My kids and husband have amazing senses of smell and will smell plenty of things that pass me right by. I think it just came naturally with older age and the beginning of menopause. <BR> <BR> Do you think that I'll have trouble with the Sensa? Tue, 26 Jan 2010 11:36:46 EST Sensa and My Eating Habits Hi Guys. While I'm waiting for my package to arrive I have questions. Maybe some of you know the answers. <BR> <BR> First of all, my diet is pretty consistent. I've found over the years that at least in the beginning stages of a weight loss program, variety kills me, so I stay with a pretty boring (but doable) diet. I usually have Weight Control oatmeal in the morning. I make it fairly thick, so I think that I should be able to use it at breakfast. Right? <BR> <BR> After that I have a mid-... Tue, 26 Jan 2010 11:33:11 EST Can't wait for it to arrive! Hi Everyone! Hi. I'm Valerie. I live in Los Angeles. I'm 52 years old and the mom to 2 amazing kids. I have a 13 year old biological son (who also struggles with self asteem issues and wishes he could lose a bit), and a 4 year old ridiculously skinny princess, whom we adopted from Russia almost 2 years ago. <BR> <BR> I'm a professional dieter. I have all of the knowledge and tools I need to be healthy and thin, I just have trouble putting them into practice! Hopefully Sensa will help me a bit! <BR> <BR... Tue, 26 Jan 2010 11:26:56 EST Is this for real? OMG! Wow. I'm blown away by this SparkTeam. I've seen Sensa advertising and dismissed it like all of the other weight loss gimicks that do nothing but make your WALLET lighter! <BR> <BR> But here I've found you guys and yes, you're all real people with real experiences. I'm beyond excited. I started (again) on Sparkpeople just this morning and I've been searching for the motivation. Just finding this group and this product might have been just the little nudge that I've been looking for. <BR> ... Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:48:27 EST HI Everyone! I have been on sensa for 3 days and I can tell it is changing my cravings for sugary foods already! YaY! I'm excited to be in this forum . Have a great night! Wed, 13 Jan 2010 19:03:12 EST Do they call to verify EVERY shipment? I've gotten 3 calls in 2 days to verify my shipping info even though my trial has already shipped and I have the tracking number. The last woman who called didn't even call it Sensa, I couldn't understand what she called it, but it wasn't close. When I asked if she'd be calling again in 2 months, she told me to call customer service. WTF? So, do I have this to look forward to with every order?! I bet they call me again before the day is over. Wed, 6 Jan 2010 14:58:33 EST Ordered my trial and am waiting... I just ordered a trial tonight and am waiting on it. I'm looking forward to trying this and hope I have as much success as you have had! Sun, 3 Jan 2010 19:11:27 EST Newbie Here My name is Tema and I'm so glad to be apart of this team...Thank you Wendy for the encouragement to get my sensa started....I'm waiting on my bodybugg and can't wait to start losing some serious weight.....Hello all Thu, 10 Dec 2009 22:53:56 EST Like to share progress report with Sensa? I just started using Sensa and I was wondering if anyone in this group would like to share with me how long they've been on Sensa, how much they've lost and anything else they are doing that is contributtng their success. Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:58:53 EST Sensa-tional! I just wanted to start a new thread for us to get to know each other again! Many of us use the Sensa Forums and don't post here much, but for any that want to start, I wanted to give you a clean slate to work with. I will be checking here regularly to see what is going on! Have a Sensa-tional Journey! Wed, 28 Oct 2009 14:19:08 EST Birthday and Zodiac Sign Please tell us when is your birthday and your zodiac sign. Thank you. Mon, 15 Jun 2009 00:37:56 EST Daily Chit Chat Talk whatever you want here if we do not have the topic for it. <BR> <BR> I hope you guys will like the idea. <BR> <em>20</em> <em>213</em> Thu, 14 May 2009 01:22:27 EST What is your exercise goal? Hi ladies, <BR> <BR> My goal is to run/walk a 5k race. Mon, 27 Apr 2009 10:51:30 EST Team Goals I'd really like suggestions for our team goals. <BR> <BR> Maybe we could strive for a local 5k, or 30 minutes of exercise (any kind) at least 3 days a week. <BR> <BR> How about: <BR> No processed foods at least 3 days a week. <BR> 8 glasses of water per day <BR> <BR> I'd really like to hear what ideas you all have. Thu, 23 Apr 2009 17:58:56 EST How to Show Sensa Sparkers on your Spark Page Because this is a private team, our team will not automatically show up on your Spark Page. <BR> <BR> If you would like to, heres how. <BR> <BR> 1.From any Spark page other than a personal Spark Page <BR> 2.Scroll down the page, on the right <BR> 3.Look for "Quick Links" <BR> 4.Click the my Spark Teams link. <BR> <BR> This will bring you to a page that lists all the teams you have joined. <BR> <BR> 5.Click "Display on Spark Page" Wed, 22 Apr 2009 18:57:16 EST Recipe Jody I will try your recipe. I like cabbage and I think brussel sprout is like cabbage. I tried it before but I was kind of disappointed. What I want to know is...does it really have a bitter taste on it? Did I do something wrong why it tasted that way? Please advise Miss Chef. <em>4</em> <em>4</em> Thank you. <em>30</em> <em>284</em> Tue, 21 Apr 2009 23:38:39 EST March Madness #8 Hey All , Figured I'd update the week. Its Mon. Weigh in coming up . <em>198</em> <BR> Sure is quite here. Jodi pics were awsome. Loved that pop belly seal. Ck u out at Sensa. T. <BR> Mon, 30 Mar 2009 19:44:25 EST Fabulous in February Wk 5 Well into wk 5 I figured I'd put it up for Franny .Not doing good this week . I'm gonna force myself to start working out today. Have no modivationAnd just blank on foods .da Well its really quiet out there. Have a great weekend T. Sat, 7 Mar 2009 10:46:21 EST Meal Bars and Snack Bars This where I get the bars: <BR> Click the button on the left of the page which is Weight Management. This will show you the snack bars and the meal bars. I highly recommend also the TEA it's perfect with the bars. Good luck and keep sprinkling our SENSA. <em>223</em> Thu, 5 Mar 2009 20:40:59 EST I found u Hi All, Finally found your page. Thanks to Jovdegs help. I live in upstate NY moved here from Kansas as a teenager. Right on the border of OK, where most of my family lives. Imiss it terriably . I have 2 children and 1 grandson. My daughter is 31 and son is 21. My husband Works in NYC during the week and home on weekends going on 2 years now .Ive put on wieght over the years but last couple years ,1 helping wasn't enough and it really caught up with me. I'm a heavy smoker on top .So high bloo... Sun, 1 Mar 2009 18:53:51 EST Nutrients Hey ladies! Did you see the live well tip of the day? <BR> <BR> Our bodies can only absorb 1/2 the daily requirement for calcium at a time. I did not know that. Lord knows we all need our calcium. Makes you wonder what else we need to ration out over the day... <BR> <BR> Fri, 20 Feb 2009 00:54:44 EST Getting to Know You Hey ladies, <BR> I know we kinds did this on the Sensa forums, but thought maybe we could do again for the record. <BR> <BR> My name is Jody. I'm 42, married to a most wonderful man, with two wonderful teenagers. We moved to Alaska fom Las Vegas almost 5 years ago. It is beautiful up here. <BR> <BR> I'm a chef, but can't work in the kitchens anymore due to my asthma. I smoked for 20+ years and finally quit last April after being hospitalized for the 5th time. Like the first 4 times wasn't... Tue, 17 Feb 2009 19:13:30 EST Fabulous in February WK#2 Hi guys. I'm glad to see a few of our group members came here to check in out. This really is a great website that offers a lot of awesome information to help you lose weight and get into shape. The best part is it's free! How can you top that! I'll see how many more we can recruit to come here. Feel free to post your picture on your Spark page. I have to come up with a Team Icon. I'm working on it. Hopefully I'll find one soon! Mon, 16 Feb 2009 22:53:41 EST