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SparkCoach is a Great Tool!

I absolutely love using SparkCoach. It is informative and helps me stay accountable and makes sure I'm being active in the Spark community. All of it together motivates me to keep on track with my healthy living journey.

Each day, I click on my SparkCoach button and then there is a visualiza...

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Weekly meal planning

One of the things that has helped me the most on my weight loss journey so far is meal planning. Every Sunday I do an simple inventory of all the prepared food available in our fridge, freezer and cupboards, and I plan the week. During this process I also make a shopping list.

I set a goa...

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Work the plan!

Exercise more calories than you consume!
Increase personal goals in small achieveable increments. Success helps motivate sticking with the program!
When you follow all of the wonderful Spark People tips, and advice of the Coaches, results begin to occur. Then motiv...

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The Restaurant Terror

With everything that's been going on with my ongoing stomach issues, the last thing I needed was 3 low-life idiots insulting my family left and right in a restaurant full of people who had overheard what was being said.

First let me say that exercising is still at a minimal because of my stom...

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Write down what you eat!!!

The FIRST thing to learn to overcome emotional eating and binge eating: Write down what you eat.

No matter what you eat or how often; just write it down and get into the habit.

You can use a notebook or create a file in your computer or use your phone. Just make it a steady habit to wr...

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Why is it easy to stop after right-sized meals and hard to stop after oreveating?

Had an interesting insight last night.
I ate my planned dinner, my square of dark chocolate, didn't feel really full but I knew it was my portion and there's no more. Went on with my evening without thinking twice, watched a movie with DH, and 20-30 minutes later I noticed I was completely full.<...

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Intermittent Fasting Every Other Day 500 calories

I have read a few books (The 4 Hour Diet, Eat Stop Eat) on Intermittent Fasting but I think the one with the most profound effect on me has been The Every Other Day Diet by Dr. Varady. It is straight forward but still worth reading as you get a lot of studies and the answers to all the Whys? Basical...

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no food ever

do not eat for immediate return.
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do an diet slowly
(i want them to help me)




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Daily food tracking0 minutes

Tracking your food everyday and every bite no matter how small is a huge motivator and staying accountable to yourself. This for me is the most important thing i do daily! It has been a real eye opener and a great teaching tool for me. It not only shows me my calorie intake but also if i am getting ...

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Small Daily Changes!

Make small changes daily until they become lifestyle changes. Be gentle with yourself. Babysteps! It's tempting to make a New Year's Resolution or a Diet Goal but then it's so depressing when you can't sustain the changes you have tried to make. My small goals are to do a minimum of 15 minutes of ex...

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