You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No... Read more
Are you a weight loss failure?
Before you answer that question, let’s talk about what failure means.
A recent study found that, in the nonsensical weight loss world, most failure has more to do with failing to meet faulty expectations... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda... Read more
Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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Over the years I've tried weight programs. Each time I start out fine, then add a little weight, and am sore... try adding more weight after a few weeks and feel even worse... and finally give up. I've NEVER felt stronger and stronger over time.... Read more
I am not going to overeat out of a need to be comforted or accepted. I am going to accept that rejection is not a reflection of me, but the one doing the rejecting, and that's a rotten shame because I'm freakin' awesome! ;) Woohoo!... Read more
I recycle the foaming soap dispensers from bath and body works. I use dr. bronner's castille soap in the old soap dispenser (THE FOAMING TYPE OF DISPENSER) and I dilute the soap with mostly water.... say 1 part soap and six parts water. This i... Read more
Name: Erika SchnureUsername: FATGIRLRUNNAmount of weight lost: 90 lbs.Hometown: Oak Park, ILOccupation: Meeting PlannerAge: 28 What was life like before your weight loss? Just before I lost weight, I was in a very bad place personally. I had jus... Read more
Sandy Clark (ORANGECOWCAT)Weight Lost: 70 poundsHometown: Roland, IowaOccupation: Group fitness instructor and stay-at-home mom What was life like before your weight loss?I got pregnant with my son in 2006. Prior to that pregnancy, I was always... Read more
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