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This Community feature collects all the "secrets" our members have used to lose weight and live healthier lives. You can share your own tips to help others, search or browse to discover new strategies that might help you in your own journey, and vote on all of your favorites!

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Daily Medication

I set a timer on my cell phone to remind me to take my medication every day. I have to take my diabetes medication at night because my blood sugar drops and the alarm reminds me

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I grab my fat

When I want to eat something I don't need, usually a Snickers, I grab my belly fat. I reminds me that I already have a Snickers in storage.

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Just one , sounds silly but it works for me!

About 7 years ago, I was at a point in my life where I was able to focus on my health and eating habits. After spending most of my life berating myself over every morsel of food that I put in my mouth and bad habits I had grown accustom too, I had a moment of clarity and a 'click' went off in my mi...

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The Not-So-Secret Secret - Boring Ol' Hard Work

I have now been on Spark for almost 2 years. I have successfully lost over 60 lbs, and over the past 2 years, I've constantly fielded these questions from friends, coworkers, and family members: "How did you do it??? What is your secret??" At the beginning, I would tell people about Spark, and t...

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Make a Healthy Lifestyle a Habit

It is not enough to want to live healthy or even try to live healthy you have to put systems (habits) in place to be able to live healthy without thinking about it. If you have to choose your lifestyle everyday you will sometimes choose wrong, but if you have already chosen how to live and made it ...

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Treat It Like A Job

When I asked a young woman who had lost 200 pounds how she did it, she said that she treated weight loss like a job. No matter how she felt, she showed up. She showed up at the grocery store to buy the right food, she showed up to track her food, she showed up to walk, etc.

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You Can Do It!


"People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success."
~ Norman Vincent Peale
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Brush Your Teeth

I'm sure like most people I had a problem with late evening snacking, even if I was full from dinner. I would start snacking and before I knew it I would blow my calorie count for the day after working so hard. I found that if I allowed myself a dessert about an hour after dinner, and by "dessert" ...

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Making The Effort

I am not sure I am qualified to submit a “Secret to Success”, I haven’t succeeded yet. Well, perhaps I have. I have succeeded in getting back into a healthy regime. I will have success when I start seeing the results of my efforts.
The secret has to be making the effort. Deciding that I am wo...

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WATCH TV PROGRAM WHILE EXCERCISING

I started watching "My 600 lb Life" while riding my stationary bike for 20 minutes 6 days a week. I tape it and stop it at the end of my 20 minutes so I don't finish the episode so I can't wait for the next day to see more. I have 100 pds to lose and it seems so difficult and then these people are...

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Garbage In, Garbage Out

One of my SP friends (thanks _Ramona!) shared this link to a program.

https://www.fmtv.com/21-day-program/free-screening

I just watched the entire thing. It's LONG. But my reaction was WOW. VERY INTERESTING and I have to say, it really resonated with me. It's all about the impact of ...

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