SparkPeople The Plateau-Busting Challenge Team Messageboard SparkPeople's Plateau-Busting Challenge will help get your weight loss going again! Get daily challenges and tips to keep your motivation high and keep the scale moving. Welcome! <br><br> <a href="/myspark/calendar-challenge.asp?calendar=4">Visit the main Challenge page</a> SparkPeople The Plateau-Busting Challenge Team Messageboard Hello Just starting 2 weeks ago. Lost 12 lbs. right away but stuck the last week already. But not giving up, it's still early. In my 60's, 5 feet short and 200 pounds. Gotta get to work and prevent some serious health issues. Onward! Mon, 8 Feb 2021 15:52:17 EST Frustrated and scared I am at the point in almost all of my weight loss endeavours where I get fed up and quit. It seems my body REALLY likes to be in the mid to upper 260's. I have been here, struggling, eating well, and moving more since the beginning of May and have been bouncing from 268 to 261. I'm feeling discouraged and emotionally hangry for things that I don't eat much of any longer. Empty things like baked goods and sugary drinks. I not only don't want to "fall off the wagon", I CANNOT or I'm likely to d... Sun, 21 Jun 2020 09:39:57 EST Jenny Here.. Hi I am Jenny. I have been on SP off and on for awhile. But I decided to try it again since I reached my last goal and now have a new one :) I am at 153 and trying to get to 125-130 for my final goal to be achieved. :) I will post my beginning pics for this new beginning soon. Mon, 28 May 2018 14:06:28 EST We got this! <em>9</em> Thu, 3 May 2018 14:26:50 EST Getting Real Hello, I am PInkGranny.....and it is time to get real about shedding this excess weight and finding a healthier body. I hope this is a lively group who like to "chat" and "encourage" each other. Sun, 8 Oct 2017 20:39:30 EST CDC links Cancer to Obesity CDC links cancers to obesity <BR> <BR> "The link between obesity and cancer just got even more real. A recent report finds that over 40 percent of cancer cases are tied to obesity. <BR> <BR> The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 39 percent of adults in the world were overweight in 2014 alone. That’s over 600 million adults. This number is not only expected to rise, but also include more children and adolescents." <BR> <BR> Full article: <BR> <BR> <link>http://www.l... Thu, 5 Oct 2017 12:52:28 EST How often do you encourage yourself Do you ever encourage yourself Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:12:28 EST Fitbit Blaze I wrote a new blog post on using the Blaze: <link><BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412861 </link> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:13:22 EST BIG decisions Well, it has been coming for some time. I had to hang up my keys to drive. my legs are numb and tingling from neuropathy of MS. I just can't feel the footpedals of a car. <BR> <BR> The good thing is, I know I can do this. I have many hobbies and interests and good friends that will help me with my transition to a nondriver. I work out in my home daily and my Husband is wonderful. <BR> <BR> THe plateau will budge soon. My weight has not gone up, staying down the 35 is a wonderful acc... Sun, 29 Jan 2017 11:55:50 EST 2017 chat room The chat room is now open and lets keep it this way. <BR> Have a great year everyone. <BR> Dar Wed, 4 Jan 2017 18:18:39 EST New member Hi! So tired of not getting the numbers to budge. I need to be more motivated. I get frustrated and I don't log my food. Tue, 3 Jan 2017 12:08:22 EST Lemon water 32 ounces down 64 ounces Togo for today been up since 2:40 am feeling good Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:07:43 EST Stuck on day five I want to do this challenge for me no matter how long it takes, I am currently stuck on day five. I walk every day over 10,000 steps, getting excercise on the weekends in my challenge and I want to change it up. I will be honest I do not like excercise, I know it is good for me but right now I do not like it and I see it as a obligation not an activity of fun! Support and advice is needed. Sat, 16 Jul 2016 11:55:19 EST Determined to beat this "Plateau" with your help Hi I am excited to be part of this team..I have been a member since:June 2010...I did get my weight down to 192 for my wedding in 2012. I started back with sparkpeople Jan 2016 with a weight of 212 lbs. As of today I am 205.4 and am stuck at a plateau...been this weight since March my goal is still to reach 200 lbs for now then will set another mini goal. <BR> <BR> I am a grandmother of 11 beautiful grandchildren...great grandmother of 2....been trying to loose weight for past 3 years..... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:16:57 EST midsection I am losing inches in my thighs and butt but midsection is not budging only looking that much bigger. I need some suggestions pointers, something. <BR> Fri, 20 May 2016 09:56:55 EST Hello . . . It's Me Hi everyone! Just signed up with SP yesterday. I'm 67 and trying to get fit and healthy so I can last for the next 20+ years, lol. Was diagnosed with Diabetes last year after several years of prediabetes status. Joined Weight Watchers on 1/9/16 after I lost 22 pounds on my own. Wanted to get more support and tools, down 11.2 more since I started WW but have plateaued for the last 5 weeks.Want to lose about 30 more pounds and have bp and cholesterol issues so I thought SP was the most comprehe... Tue, 15 Mar 2016 12:57:00 EST 2016 Chat! Here We Go! We need a 2016 Chat Room! So Let's Do IT! <BR> <BR> Cher Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:31:40 EST Sick of this Hi everyone I'm Neta, I had lost 16 last year the past few months have been brutal, back up 6. Today is the day to get back in charge. A trip to the store for supplies and a plan to get the zumba back out. Mon, 28 Dec 2015 09:15:05 EST Introduction Hello! My name is Charmaine and I am hoping to bust the "getting started" plateau. I seem to get a pound or two off and not be move anymore forward. Here is to a better start. Cheers. Mon, 28 Dec 2015 06:48:22 EST Hello!! Hi! I have lost 18 pounds since June, but then the scale stopped moving! I am 29, not married, no kids, work a part time job and then I also run a business out of my home. I work out at home to some DVDs that I have. They're pretty high intensity and I enjoy them! I want these pounds to get out of here!!! Mon, 14 Dec 2015 13:53:29 EST Giving and getting support I need support in this journey to lose weight. I have been weighing about the same for over a year. I do the best I can but I seem to not be able to keep losing Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:39:17 EST I'm a newbie Hi, I'm Karen. I have been hypothyroid for 40+ yrs. I have always had weight issues. A few yrs, ago thyroid was out of whack. I have finally found a physician who will listen and am on track. I joined Sparkpeople in June and have lost 22lbs. . <BR> I was also diagnosed as prediabetic with an A1C of 5.5 in June. <BR> I have been visiting my daughter for last 2 months and it is difficult to stay on track. So now I am back home and trying to "get in the groove" and get motivated. So I hav... Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:45:32 EST i am back I AM BACK ON SPARKPEOPLE Mon, 9 Nov 2015 18:05:21 EST Need this challenge Hello, I need this challenge as I had been the same weight for about 2 months. Sunday I increased my recumbent bike time by about a minute and that seemed to be the magic bullet for this time. Due to various health challenges, I need to be super cautious in my exercise program so that I don't trigger major nerve inflammation and end up back at square 1. I have 80+ pounds to lose to get my blood sugar down from the 130's to below 120 every day, and to just be healthier in general. For me, ... Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:58:10 EST Introduction Glad to find this team. Need to bust through several previous plateaus - 250s, 240s, 230s and downward! Mon, 21 Sep 2015 09:00:35 EST 2015 chat room is open I thought it would be fun chatting here and see what we've up too. <BR> I've been walking around and some time doing the walk away the pounds. <BR> Come on in and have a chat with us. <BR> Dar Sun, 6 Sep 2015 14:48:41 EST Hello Hi everyone <BR> My name is Lisa. I have been in sparkpeople since 2006 at which time I was 190 lbs. Over the years I have played the yoyo game. I hit this plateau and then lose motivation. Well today I weigh 167.7 lbs only the last 12.7 lbs to go which is usually when I give up since I hit the plateau!! Well not this time..I will push through it and achieve my goal weight!! Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:34:56 EST