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
I am at 300 pounds now, 29 less than I was in mid December. I wrote it in my blog entry and really don't feel like writing it again so you can read it here:
http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public _journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154045... Read more
Hello ~~ really happy there's a site out here like this..just Amazing! i had worked SO Hard to lose 100 pounds, and it took me about 5 years to do it, really Lowered my Cholesterol, felt so good and healthy..with LOTS of Personal family issues that h... Read more
So this is my first day using SparkPeople. I am just curious on everybodys opinions. Has it worked for you so far? What do you like and dislike? Would you recomend to another person? Over all, does it work?... Read more
Ugh!! I am stuck on a plateau of 177#....I feel like if I can just drop 2 pounds and get to 175 then it will start coming off again. I've lost 20+# so far with 27 more to go. HELP! I eat low carb and count calories....... 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
Not a very good week weight wise. Technically I'm failing at maintenance this year. Last year I did an awesome job holding steady around 116-120. This year I've been over 120 the whole time haha. But I'm not beating myself up over it. I don't know, I... Read more
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