Secrets of Success

Secrets

5

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Small goals = Big Success

From my experience, those who set small goals and achieve them one at a time are the ones who are the most successful in life. It doesn't matter so much what the goal is when it comes to weight loss (it could be to lose 1 pound every week for one year, for instance), the key is to make sure that yo...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

NO TO DIET!

I realized a long time ago that when I focus on what "I can't have," it backfires on me. So when I do Spark People, I am most successful when I think in terms of what "am I getting," instead. I'm getting the body I want. I'm getting to feel better on a daily basis from paying attention to what I...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Don't Make It a Daily Decision

Don't make "taking care of yourself" a daily decision.

Decide now that you are worth being taken care of. Decide now that a healthier you is a better you. Decide now that you will not let obstacles stand in your way; not time, not mood, not temptation, not other people. Stop making it a da...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

7

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Walk.. walk .. walk!!!

I have considered myself pretty sedentary the past several years. I recently realized that life is passing me by and I didn't have the energy to do anything about it. I weighed almost 300 pounds (296) and it took all I had in me to get up and move around. I was also closing in on the BIG 5-0

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

8

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

3 A DAY

1. LOG IT.
2. JOURNAL.
3. EXERCISE.

1. PRE-PACK BREAKFAST
2. PRE-PACK LUNCH
3. PRE-PACK SNACKS

A FAILURE TO PLAN, IS A PLAN TO FAIL.

1. GO BACK TO BASICS.
2. NO RECIPES IF LIFE GETS TO COMPLICATED...SIMPLIFY.
3. PICK SIMPLE GO-TO FOODS.

1. RE-...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

SPARK everyday and NEVER give up!!

I have to give a lot of credit to SPARK. My journey began June 2015. My husband started Sparking (not sure how he discovered it.) and he got me involved. Let me tell you...it was a REAL eye opener to see how many carbs & calories & fat were in some of my usual food choices. Let's just say, I dro...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Having a loving and supportive coach helps!

Having a coach who cares makes alot of difference, having someone who supports and loves you and wants you around for a long time will make sure you are always ready for that challenge!

I was 306 lbs and had a friend who I love like my sister come to be and break down because I had become s...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

6

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

How to sneak in more exercise in your day

In addition to my regular workouts of 20 minutes or more 5-6 days a week I walk for 30 minutes or more, walk while on the phone, park further away, make multiple trips from car or putting away laundry, and my newest thing to do to get in more steps for my fitbit competitions is to do a lateral side ...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

How I stay motivated

I have a really good friend who keeps me motivated when other friends try to sabotage my fitness goals. She is super fit and I use her mind set as a motivation to help me reach my goals. Just having that inspirational friend to talk to about your roadblocks is such a good thing. She keeps me goin...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

4

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Peace, E2, Plant Strong!

I have been eating Vegan 95% of the time for over a year now & losing weight has been pretty steady. The key for me has been to up the restrictions on my diet to remove all oils & limit ALL processed foods (this includes tofu & 'fake meats'... part of the reason some are called 'Junk Food Vegans'.)...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Submit a Secret


See Another Category: Go

Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.