SparkPeople Eat More 2 Weigh Less! Team Messageboard Why do we think we have to starve to lose weight? We have been brought up to believe that you have to eat like a bird to be slim, but, this is not true. You can eat AND still lose weight. SparkPeople Eat More 2 Weigh Less! Team Messageboard hello hello i am new to the team.first of all i want to thank you for taking me under your wing and allowing me to join your team.i am a 40 year old woman who has been battling her weight since early 2000 and i am ready for a permanent and healthy weight yo-yo's.i want to lose the weight and maintain my highest i was 270 i bounce between 190-209 pounds.i want to get down to 125-130 pounds.i want to do this so i am healthy and also that i might have more energy. Sun, 7 Oct 2012 14:38:40 EST How to Accurately Determine Metabolic Rate I've been wondering what I'm really burning ever since I had to stop using my BodyBugg. Found this article today: <BR> <BR> <link><BR>_most_accurate_way_to_measure_your_met<BR>abolism </link> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:02:19 EST Article I found online <link><BR>t-More-to-Lose-Weight.htm </link> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 10:57:03 EST Chat! Go ahead, express yourself, let us know how you are doing, things you are trying what you want to try! Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:01:21 EST Why The Scale Lies (longer read) You want to know why your gaining weight for the first few weeks (glycogen retention) or why the scale can fluctuate wildly? <BR> <BR> "Why the Scale Lies" <BR> <BR> By Renee Cloe, ACE Certified Personal Trainer <BR> <BR> We’ve been told over an over again that daily weighing is unnecessary, yet many of us can’t resist peeking at that number every morning. If you just can’t bring yourself to toss the scale in the trash, you should definitely familiarize yourself with the factors that infl... Fri, 15 Jun 2012 00:41:06 EST How long will it take before I see results? Most people notice real results in 4-6 weeks. This is primarily due to your metabolism readjusting. I also know that some people see results in about 2 weeks. Don't give up after a week, ok? Your body has to get used to being fueled! Fri, 15 Jun 2012 00:30:39 EST