There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur... Read more
Judi (TIME4JUDI) is long-time SparkPeople member with multiple sclerosis (MS). By walking indoors with the help of walking DVDs, she lost 60 pounds in seven months! Now she shares her advice and tips with others who want to walk off the weight withou... Read more
When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
If you’re reading this, chances are pretty good that you don’t have a metabolism that lets you eat as much as you want without ever gaining an ounce. Maybe (like me) you’re even at the other extreme, where it seems like all you have... Read more
I am on week 4 of Contrave. I have noticed I sweat excessively once I get even a little warm/hot. Sweat POURS off of me! Has anyone else experienced this? If I am outside even briefly and it is hot out I am soaked. Should I worry?... Read more
I am four weeks into Contrave. The only side effect I can identify, or I think is a side effect, is excessive sweating. Has anyone else experienced this? What happens is when I get even a little bit warm/hot sweat POURS off of me. Should I worry?... Read more
I am new to the plan and have 100 lbs to lose. At 63 with thyroid problems it is very difficult to drop weight. Is there anyone in the same boat who would like to take this journey together?... Read more
Hey everyone, new to spark and am hoping to find people who are on their own weight loss journey. I have twice lost 32lbs but have always gained it back. It's wonderful that I now have the support of so many people..... Read more
Hello pals. Am kinda new.
OK I was reading an article today and it was all about "hibernation diet" the diet is all about taking a tbsp of honey an hour or so b4 going to bed. That it makes one loose weight naturally even without exe, Hw true is it... Read more
Slim-Down IdeasSplurging on a gym membership isn't the only way to weight loss. What you eat is obviously important, but how you eat can also help you reach your goal weight. Click through for nutrition tips that could help bo... Read more
Need another reason to get fit? New research shows that endurance-trained athletes have a higher resting metabolism than those who don't exercise. This suggests that they burn energy faster than sedentary people even without exercising--and the dif... Read more
I have been reading this morning about how to get my metabolism in gear. I knew about the importance of strength training, but I wasn't aware of the importance of keeping hydrated. Who knew that your body gets distracted from burning fat when it ha... Read more
Interesting article "A Beginner’s Guide to Your Metabolism" by Trinh Le, MPH, RD - a dietician for MyFitness Pal
It's fairly intensive but I want to save it here to... Read more
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