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!
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Christina (CFOSTER1966) lost 97 pounds and says she started this journey to become healthier and to ward off the complications that come with obesity. She has maintained her weight loss for the past 18 months. Find out how she did it!
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I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... Read more
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
Here are more thoughts and testimonials from the community, our SparkPeople members.
I've tried eDiets, Weight Watchers, TOPPS and never seemed at home. Somehow, I feel more at ease here and I have not explored mo... Read more
Opinion: I am thinking of joining 24hr, I don't have any other means of exercise. My neighborhood is poorly lit, & my hubby won't walk w/ me @ nite. Any thoughts? I am 70% sure I want to join, but I guess I am just scared of being shamed.... Read more
I was diagnosed prediabetic and am looking to lose over 100 pounds total. In my first two weeks, I am down by 13.5 pounds. Is anyone else going low carb? I'm looking for some buddies to help keep me motivated and boost my will power.... Read more
Staying positive!! I am trying to lose the stubborn 9 lbs I gained last Christmas. Yes a year ago believe me I know!! I'm 42, this is my last 9 lbs and lonely night eater. I seem to be winning - plateaued at 125, 123 and now 121... 3 lbs to go!... Read more
In October 2011 I was not able to complete a 5K walk that incorporated walking up 1000 steps (the annual Bisbee 1000, AZ). The next day I set out to lose 65 pounds and increase my strength and endurance so I can go back in 2012 and complete the walk... Read more
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald KennedyIn a few short days many of us will gather around the table with family and friends to give thanks for... Read more
I always thought when I lost all my weight somehow my life would be perfect. I would finally be able to accept myself for who I was. I would no longer find fault with myself. I would be able to go into any store and buy anything I wanted right off... Read more
So I hate doctors and I hate pills..and my body has always been "NOT SO HAPPY" with pills.
Since my crazy surgeries last year I have been getting my blood tested by the doctor every 3 months. He just called today and because my num... Read more
Called my doctors office to see if there was an alternative medicine I could take instead of Lipitor, so I could eat grapefruit since you can't have any when on cholesterol meds. She had me stop taking the Lipitor and start using Niacin, so far I ha... Read more
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