Thanks for posting this Jolene. I made this a sticky topic because it is an important one. I doubt that you are alone in misunderstanding this.
I am looking at a spark email with the title of:
"Take the 'Strong Start' Quiz: Answers from the new survey can help you lose weigh."
Any body signed up to receive email should receive this & read it. We are not to copy & past an entire article.
The first sentence is most telling:
"In a previous SparkPeople poll, we found that 50 percent of "dieters" reported losing their momentum within two weeks of starting a diet!"