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Weight Loss Journals: Hands-On Inspiration

A Creative Way to Stay Motivated

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  • ANITABONITA2
    Hi I m new here .. first time posting a message . I like that idea of the journal ..I think it helps you keep a track of your goal to lose weight and stay healthier but also to distract yourself doing scrapbooking .. i like that .. I m really having a hard time to how to start a program for me .. my doctor wants me to do a low carb diest and lose some weight ,, boy I feel like a lost puppy .. what to cook ..where to start .. hmmm ... I ll try this site and see what happens . - 7/3/2008 10:02:28 AM
  • MSLIZINCA
    What a great idea! I have lots of scrapbooking supplies that I have not used. I will inventory the box this weekend, replace used items, and begin my Weight Loss Journey journal as well.

    Thanks for sharing. - 6/23/2008 12:03:11 PM
  • JUST_SUZETTE
    What a great idea! I am extremely camera shy so this would be an obstacle to overcome to get photos of myself but I can create things from within . Thank you for sharing! - 5/24/2008 12:14:48 PM
  • I am new also and i think that doing the scrap book is a great idea, i know that journaling is hellp. thanks again - 4/27/2008 1:21:54 AM
  • Great idea! Congratulations on your success.

    I too am a happy SparkPeople member and a member of TOPS!

    Way to go!

    Regards,
    George - 4/3/2008 3:50:03 PM
  • KIMMYLOU2012
    I just love this idea!!! Thanks so much for highlighting it!!! I am very glad I "happened" upon it.

    I am going to start one myself, with one major goal being a half marthon In Dec. which will be for my birthday to myself.

    I know I will be buying myself a new album just for my weightloss journey!!!

    Thanks again,

    Kim - 4/1/2008 4:04:33 PM
  • what a neat idea, I love it.. I'm new to SparkPeople today and have been looking for ideas to help keep me motivated.I love to write, I love to be creative, and I'd enjoy something like this immensely..Thanks so much for sharing..Keep up your hard work, I'm sure you'll make your goal :-) - 3/31/2008 10:19:03 AM
  • I just read about your journal. I have been with this program about 6 weeks. I am starting a journal today. Your journal looks really cool. Thanks for sharing. - 3/27/2008 9:25:02 AM
  • this is SUCH a great idea! i started a gratitude journal last week and i think i'll add photos and include my weight loss journey regularly as an entry.
    thanks, kate - 3/25/2008 4:35:35 PM
  • I am a brand new member and one of my fast track goals is to keep a daily journal - i love scrapbookking so i think each week will be a new mini scrapbook - making the scrapbook will also help keep my mind off food and on more creative matters - 3/24/2008 8:47:03 AM
  • Great Idea, will start one of my own. Plus might share it with my Scrapbooking class
    I teach at the senior center twice a month. - 3/17/2008 8:29:24 PM
  • ZIPPER9
    Journaling works. When I journal, I am very successful because it makes me conscious of what i put in my mouth. Thanks for reminding to keep up with this effort. It really does make a difference! - 3/4/2008 2:28:13 PM
  • Thank you. This takes the frightening statistic style that frightened me from journaling. Your examples put fun into the idea. - 3/1/2008 10:06:08 PM
  • I love your scrapbook. Great idea! thanks for sharing! - 3/1/2008 12:09:59 PM
  • While journalling on-line, such as with SparkPeople, is fantastic, having something tangible like Emmy's scrapbook journal seems like even more. (Not that we would give up our SparkPeople journalling, of course!) Plus, scrapbooking itself is relaxing, and the task of planning the page, choosing the photos, etc., causes one to focus on the GOAL. What a great idea, Emmy! - 2/29/2008 12:40:28 PM

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