To stick around and work, weight loss has to fit within the bigger picture -- and then made into a daily priority. Like a movie extra struggling to be seen on a blockbuster film, if weight loss isn’t in the big picture, it won’t get w... Read more
Visual images hold amazing power. We can all still “see” the Challenger disaster, the flag rising over Iwo Jima, even our own high school yearbook pictures. The images are still with us today. And so are the emotions that go with them... Read more
You’ve tried every reward you can think of to keep yourself motivated. You’ve coaxed yourself with new clothes, rewarded yourself with nights out or days off, even promised yourself a new CD if you would (please, please, please) just... Read more
If you give it some thought, I bet you’ll agree that losing weight is not really your goal. Sure you want to lose weight and it's important to you. But why? Is it because some number on a scale is really that important and meaningful in and... Read more
Visual images can be powerful tools in helping you reach your goals. There are lots of creative ways to use this motivation technique, such as posting an image of your goal where you’ll see it most—in your car, on a bathroom mirror, or on... Read more
need low carb help! I started a low carb diet a week ago and am having some early success which is great. But I need food that doesn't require a lot of time and effort. I hate to cook and I'm already getting sick of eggs salad and hamburger patties.... Read more
I wondered if other people struggled to picture themself at goal weight. I haven't been at the weight I'm going for since I was probably 16 or 17...and now I'm 46. I don't even know exactly what that weight looks like. So how do you help visualize -... Read more
Day two of a very restrictive diet 800 cal. I know low. I sit all day work at home RN casemanager with RA. Fruit Veggies and very lean meats 3 oz at dinner. tuna lunch. I have gained 30lbs in 1 year but need to loose 70 lbs. The skinny girl wants out... Read more
Aboout 2 years ago, I lost approx 50 pounds, with the help of SparkPeople. I was really pleased and finally thought I'd cracked my weight issue. But somehow things have slipped again. I've now put at least 21 pounds back on- possibly more- but I almo... Read more
Document your whole journey in pictures. Put a picture of your current/formal self on the fridge so you look at it everytime you open it. Everyweek take a new side/front picture and watch the weight come off in pictures! Its great motivation!... Read more
well the most important key to sucess is motivation....Being self motivated isnt always that easy! 1 big poster in my room to remind me of my ultimate goal and 356 pictures in a box...each morning while drinking my coffee I pick a card where the moti... Read more
Year in Review….You've come a long way baby
I'm an athlete!
Mid year reflections
25 Keys to Success for 25 lbs Gone Forever!!!
80 lbs down and a great day!
My Choice Makes a Diffe... Read more
1 Year Sparkversary
My Vision Statement
3 Month SparkVersary
"Before" and "Mid" pic's
20 things I love about having lost 70 pounds
So, today is my 1 year Spark~versary! A Year in Pictures...
2 Month Sparkvers... Read more
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