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
A friend gave me the 3 day Cardiac fad diet plan to lose 10 lbs in n3 days. I tried it for 2 days and on the 3 day I felt extremely tired and weak. I didn't have any energy to work out on my Wii or clean house. I had asked my doctor about the diet an... Read more
I'm still adjusting my diet. I make bad choices, especially when I eat out. I just started tracking recently - I was lazy. Now that I'm tracking I'm really more mindful of it though. But I go over almost every day.... Read more
I didn't "diet" to lose weight, I learned how to enjoy healthy foods and I don't choose to eat crap. I didn't work out just to lose weight so that I could quit as soon as I made goal. I enjoy being active and fit. This is just my life now. I love it.... Read more
The whole "it's a lifestyle, not a diet" idea really comes into play during maintenance. Some people feel the need to weigh/measure/track everything forever, even in maintenance. I personally just needed a mental shift that this is how I live now.... Read more
I am trying this just started. No dairy , no sugar basically meats and fish fruits and vegetables, no processed food at all. Eggs are allowed. Anyone else eating this way? Just checking for ideas for breakfastes.... 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...
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