Secrets of Success

Secrets

2,910

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

I grab my fat

When I want to eat something I don't need, usually a Snickers, I grab my belly fat. I reminds me that I already have a Snickers in storage.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

6

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Cravings, What are They

When I get a craving, I try to drink some water first. Although dehydration will kill us before starvation, in general we are more likely to satisfy a sweet tooth than quench a thirst.

Our bodies know this, so being the super efficient tool that it is, our temples turn up the volume on those ...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

6

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Write Down Why you want to lose weight

I lost 32 pounds about 5 years ago and have kept most of it off. After many years of trying to lose weight and after spending a lot of money on special diet programs, I realized that the reason why I wouldn't keep the weight off was a lack of a long term commitment. So I decided to write myself a le...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

6

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Why Can't I stay motivated to lose weight?

Anybody trying to lose weight goes through a similar journey.

You start out on fire.

You’re motivated to exercise and it’s easy to say ‘no thanks!’ to junk foods. Making healthy choices feels effortless.

But then, you hit a rough patch. Unexpected challenges and unforeseen compl...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

6

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Track, track, track

Even if you overeat it is important to still track your food. It makes it easier to get back on track and you'll find patterns that you can then fix (for example if you notice you overeat on Saturdays you can reevaluate what your usual activities on Saturday). This has helped me several times especi...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

6

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Small Steps Every Day

Every day, let's move forward in our health. I mean every single day, I'm going to take a small step forward. How about you? Let's do this together. We can reach our health goals and live a fuller life if we just keep moving forward. I am not trying to change everything today. That kind of a c...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

2,286

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Treat It Like A Job

When I asked a young woman who had lost 200 pounds how she did it, she said that she treated weight loss like a job. No matter how she felt, she showed up. She showed up at the grocery store to buy the right food, she showed up to track her food, she showed up to walk, etc.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

4

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

My favorite lower fat substitute for mayo

I try to eat healthier but there are some recipes that I have struggled to whittle the calories down. Tuna and chicken salad would be one of those things. To me, they just needed mayo. And to make matters worse, I cannot get past the taste of lower fat, lower calorie versions on store shelves. T...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

4

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Staying Healthy at Work

1. Make hydration benchmarks

Like any other goal, your mission to stay hydrated becomes more easily attainable when you break it into small, specific tasks you can start tackling immediately.

Your mind (and your bladder) might be daunted by the challenge of chugging 64 ounces of water ...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

4

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Stay Smart and Stay Motivated

Staying motivated to lose weight is partially about being smart.... If you have a certain weakness for potato chips or anything else for that matter just get it out of the house... If not opened you can give it to the food bank or to a Church to let some that don't have much...Keep these foods out o...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Page: 1 of 19
Submit a Secret


See Another Category: Go

Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.