It cannot talk yet it speaks to you. Some days it makes you giddy with delight. Other days it puts you into a deep depression. It judges you on a superficial level. The thought of it is enough to worry even the most optimistic person. What am I talki... Read more
It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u... Read more
Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo... Read more
Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during... Read more
Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig... Read more
TI am just getting started again too. I have about 20 lbs to lose. I'm looking for a small group to set some daily food and activity goals that I can check in with daily. Share how we are doing and work together. Anyone interested?... Read more
521 I will be 54 next month, though my 22 year old daughter and her friends say I look and act much younger. I was recently laid off from my job of nearly 23 years and have recently had to accept a much lower paying position. My husband hasn't worked... Read more
Hello I am new here, just found out I'm type 2 diabetic. I am over weight and although its a good way to loose...I am struggling I loved my and mt dews.Idews.I Am having a hard time adjusting..any advice or tips are welcomed. Thanksandhaveblessed da... Read more
Hi, I am just starting this app. Down 11 pounds and ready to lose more. I have been following Wheat Belly, amazing! Anyone have ideas for the evenings, I always want to snack, snack, snack...... Read more
Hi, I was wondering if Sparkpeople might have a full body NO EQUIPMENT strength routine that I could print up to use while on vacation, away from my gym. I'd prefer not to drag along weights... I do have some resistance bands but would like to avoi... Read more
To keep track of my measurements (for me I am only watching my waist measurement) I use a piece of pretty colored ribbon which I then hang somewhere that I see it everyday (mine is draped over my computer screen). I can easily grab it and wrap it ar... Read more
I find that to really maintain a positive outlook I must have multiple measures I can look to for encouragement. I cannot simply look at progress on the scale, I have to have an entire list of indicators of my ongoing progress. My list includes the... Read more
Earlier this week I encouraged you to use a simple tip to take control of mindless eating to help you with the secrets to a strong start.
Another of the secrets is to weigh yourself weekly to help track your success. I know how frustrating it can... Read more
By now you’ve been working on your New Year’s resolutions for roughly four weeks. Have you stepped on the scale this week only to be discouraged, frustrated, angry, sad, or some other combination of negative emotions? You&rsqu... Read more
Tomorrow I get measured for the first time since I began my Insulin Restricted diet. I am a little nervous. When I look in the mirror I don't see much change. When I put on my new pants I bought 2 months ago (cuz I was tired of being uncomfortable... Read more
So I started my journey about 45 days ago by starting to watch what I eat and the portions I was eating. I started off weighing about 280 pounds. After 15 days just by portion control I was able to bring my weight down to about 268.5 pounds. At that... Read more
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