Chewing Gum aids in weightloss
Chewing Sugar Free gum can help reduce cravings for sweets. I chew gum whenever I find myself getting hungry or shall I say craving sugar. I find that chewing gives me a sense of eating without actually eating. Therefore, helping me to lower my ... Read more
Any suggestions for quick meals?
I have a hard time with evening eating. I prepare my breakfast and lunch and eat it at work. In the evenings I am tired most times and don't want to spend a lot of time preparing dinner, so i tend to eat anything i can find, cookies, crackers, c... Read more
Rejected Yet Again
I hope you all are having a great Spark day! I'm maintaining. I'm feeling very discouraged and disappointed today. I'm a state worker and have been for 21years, and no matter what I do or how I present myself I can't seem to ge... Read more
Negative Comments; Almost set me back!
Hello everyone. Well I had a good weekend. I almost allowed some ones negative comments regarding my nutrition to set me back. I was a little down Saturday and Sunday, but i'm alright now. I had to remind myself that its not about what people sa... Read more
Cardio Max helped relieve my muscle pain!
Hello everyone. I had quite an experience this evening. I've been suffering from a pulled muscle in my upper back since yesterday. I took a muscle relaxer last night and still no relief , today I also wore a muscle pad on my back for 8 hrs, stil... Read more
Healthy Snack Goal
Lately I've been hungry around 3:30pm. I eat a complete breakfast and lunch, but before dinner i'm hungry. So this week i'm going to try and eat a healthy snack before lunch. I purchased raisins, oranges, bananas and 100 calorie popcorn. Let's... Read more
How do you view your food?
I told my co-worker today at lunch that I have begun to view food differently. I desire nutrition, not just taste. I'm also experimenting and trying healthier ways to prepare my favorite foods.
I'm learning to eat vegetables with sandwiches i... Read more
"Things that make you go humm"
Sunday morning I rushed off to church so I only had 8oz of juice for breakfast. Sunday afternoon, I cooked baked ribs, cushaw, baked beans, potato salad and dirty rice. Of course I ate a small portion of meat, cushaw, baked beans and potato sa... Read more
Thank God for the little accomplishments
Recently I've been enjoying my bath time. Don't misunderstand me, i'm a very clean and neat person but it's been a long time since I was able to fit comfortably in my bath tub. I became a shower person about 3years ago. Well, I haven't lost mu... Read more
I Need Support!
Feeling kind of blue today, weighed myself and i'm still at the same weight I was a month ago. I didnt loose, nor did I gain. I think the whole calorie in and exercise balancing act has got me stuck. I'm not giving up, just... Read more
TOO CONFUSED TO LOSE (the weight)
Evening everyone. Happy Thursday! Feeling a little discouraged. I can't seem to get this calorie intake and fitness thing together. I am enjoying walking a little too much I guess. Every time I log in my fitness minutes, I get this annoying mess... Read more
My Good News to the Team/Sparkfriends
Since joining Sparkpeople in December 2010 my AIC went from 6.9 (pre-diabetic) to 6.1. Praise God for that, my doctor says i don't need diabetes medicine. My blood pressure is also well under-control so much that my doctor is considering weening... Read more
Exercises for people over 300lbs
Today was a good day as usual, walked aerobically for 30mins and did 15mins of strength training. I am plumb in my stomach area and my lower back and waist. I've been exercising faithfully since the last part of December. I've lost 10lbs so fa... Read more
Struggling with sugar cravings
Oh my goodness. my sugar cravings are getting the best of me today. I've tried everything from reading, exercising, eating peanut butter and crackers. Nothing seems to help. I thought if I didn't deprive my self I could eat a little sweets and b... Read more