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How to Remain Grateful to Your Body While Working to Improve It

By adopting some positive-minded strategies, you can look past what's ''wrong'' with your body and see all of the admirable—and even downright miraculous—things it does for you.
Posted 11/30/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 81 comments   11,286 views
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How to Stop Feeling Guilty for Losing Weight

Believe it or not, there are lots of reasons to feel guilty about getting healthier -- but we're here to help you overcome all of them.
Posted 11/19/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 47 comments   9,764 views
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How a Single Working Mother Finally Lost the Weight—This Time for Good

For Chris, the most important lesson learned along her journey was to love herself enough to be healthy.
Posted 11/15/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 53 comments   9,675 views
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Nola Lost 50 Pounds with a Positive Attitude and a Smile

Nola has plenty of advice that helped her lose the weight and successfully transition into lifelong maintenance.
Posted 10/9/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 87 comments   21,923 views
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19 Ways to Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously When Losing Weight

Weight loss can be an emotional roller coaster—so, next time you feel like want to cry, look for opportunities to laugh instead.
Posted 9/28/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 63 comments   33,091 views
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You Got Called Fat. Now What?

You don't have to let a three-letter word derail your progress. While you can't control people's hurtful comments about your weight, you can control how you react to them.
Posted 9/17/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 93 comments   27,652 views
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7 of the Worst Health Tips We've Seen on Pinterest

Pinterest can be a great source of nutritious recipes, effective workouts and motivational quotes -- but there's also some misinformation that could be dangerous.
Posted 8/31/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 73 comments   54,489 views
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Spark Spotlight: Amber (BABYSTEPS2015)

It's easy to lose motivation and give up after a diet or exercise setback -- but Amber pushed through, made adjustments and got back on track!
Posted 6/4/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 32 comments   10,019 views
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How Ditching Sugar and Sticking with SparkPeople Turned Karen's Life Around

After a debilitating accident, Karen found herself more determined than ever to lose weight and recover. It turned out that a sugar-free lifestyle was her key to success.
Posted 5/24/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 62 comments   22,135 views
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How Beth Lost 230+ Pounds and Reclaimed Her Life

Losing 230 pounds doesn’t just change how you look—it also changes how you think and feel. For 53-year-old Beth, the road hasn't always been easy, but it's certainly been worth it.
Posted 5/10/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 127 comments   70,578 views
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9 SparkPeople Articles Every Beginner Should Read

New to SparkPeople? Discover 10 great articles that will get you on track to achieve your wildest weight-loss dreams in this month's Go Get It Guide!
Posted 1/5/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 81 comments   25,986 views
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The True Power of Setting the Right Goals

We preach the power of goal setting for good reason--the right goal can make or break your motivation. Learn how to make goals that stick and finally find success.
Posted 12/15/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 91 comments   25,101 views
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100 Amazing Reasons to Start Losing Weight Today

We asked SparkPeople members why starting the weight-loss journey today is a better idea than putting it off until tomorrow and here are their 100 best responses.
Posted 12/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 129 comments   51,849 views
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Breaking Up With Sugar Helped Jon Lose 260 Pounds

After successfully losing 260 pounds, Jon wants to inspire others to believe that it's never too late to make a change.
Posted 9/25/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 162 comments   74,039 views
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What Do You Wish People Knew About Being Overweight?

People who have never been overweight or obese can't grasp the day-to-day struggles of living with those extra pounds. We asked some members to share their stories.
Posted 8/7/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 142 comments   50,535 views
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