Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
Here are some thoughts and testimonials from the community, our SparkPeople members.
It's been a very stressful day. I didn't sleep well last night and had a sick child this morning. BUT, I did well on my food... Read more
In the many years that I have been working with clients who want to lose weight, first as a personal trainer and now as a weight-loss coach, two questions come up over and over again. The first is, ''Will you give me a specific diet to follow... Read more
Frozen TV dinners weren’t served often when I was growing up in the 60’s. However, on rare, extra-busy nights, I remember eating my meal out of that small, compartmentalized aluminum tray. They were always heated in the oven (since microw... Read more
Am so discouraged. 1400 calories. 8000 steps and exercise and gained 1 pound. I journal. Keep track of calories exercise drink all my water and can't lose. I have actually upped my calories a bit at doctor suggestion to offset starvation mode. Not... Read more
I am so surprised my legs are not sore after yesterday's 11 mile walk. My best friend said the same thing so we are planning on doing it again next weekend! And maybe even push ourselves a few more miles!... Read more
Hi!! I am new to this site - so far I am liking this app for food/calorie tracking better that the MyFitness app! I started with a weight of 200 lbs two weeks ago. I am down to 195 and just started the Biggest Loser competition at the local gym!... Read more
Eat healthy and limit calories all week and eat what you want on the weekend, with portion control, on the weekend or holidays.Eat healthy and limit calories all week and eat what you want on the weekend, with portion control, on the weekend or holid... Read more
Carol Reinhard (CAROLJEAN64)Weight Lost: 57 poundsHometown: West Des Moines, IAOccupation: RetiredI was in the midst of therapy for depression. I broke my leg, the complications from which left me inactive for several months. I gained weight as... Read more
Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma... Read more
I just took the SparkPeople you-love-eating-don't-you personality profile quiz, and, no surprise, my issue is portion control.
No news there, but at least it means I'm already aware of my own weaknesses. That has to count for SOMETHING.... Read more
Has anybody heard of "The Military Diet"?
I tried it many years ago... and did well. It really helped me get control of my portions.
It was a basic 1500 calorie "diet". Which is what SP recommends anyway. I know I can survive anything for 3... Read more
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