So what? No 5%?
Monday, January 15, 2018 51 comments
It was 2009 when I discovered Sparkpeople. Next September will mark my 9-year sparkversary. And ever since the beginning, I’ve been reading about this “weight loss elite”. This 5% of people who actually lost weight and kept it off more than... Read more
Beware of frail foundations.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 108 comments
Hey, sparkpals! It's been a while, I know. Believe me, I've been meaning to write a blog for quite a while now. And I started many times. Only to be stopped by my lack of writing self-confidence. Do you have that? It's this kind of inside-the-br... Read more
The overconfidence trap
Friday, November 13, 2015 19 comments
Hi friends! It's been a looooong time, hasn't it? It feels like my last blog was ages ago! Simply because I couldn't find any reason to blog. Those of you who had been following my blogs in the past may remember that I always blogged with o... Read more
Addictions. Are we ever really free?
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 14 comments
I was talking with a friend the other day. After years of being a heavy smoker, she finally quit last month. Of course, it wasn't a decision that came out of nowhere. Health alarms made it crucial, as usual. Nevertheless, she's a strong girl for... Read more
The good, the bad and the perfect (who can be really ugly)!
Thursday, June 04, 2015 132 comments
Are you tired? Do you feel disappointed that you don't see any results? Are you sick and tired of starting over every once in a while? Is weight loss or maintenance much harder than you thought? Have thoughts of quitting cros... Read more
Once a sparker, always a sparker!
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 47 comments
I'm still here. In my own little corner of sparkworld, watching quietly over my precious sparkfriends, being inspired by them and trying not to forget all the wonderful things this virtual community has taught me. This year has been di... Read more
Fear of failure and its silver lining
Monday, March 23, 2015 17 comments
Still running in my fear landscape.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 24 comments
Choosing the hardest of the hard.
Friday, August 29, 2014 57 comments
Back-to-basic knowledge: A rescuer on demand!
Monday, July 14, 2014 28 comments
You gotta want it, they say. Understatement, I say!
Monday, July 07, 2014 298 comments
Weight maintenance can be a highly-skilled life coach!
Saturday, May 24, 2014 60 comments
What does your past mean to you?
Thursday, December 05, 2013 20 comments
Being off track is terrifyingly difficult!
Friday, November 15, 2013 129 comments
I fell off the wagon. With my eating that is. I took the wrong path and messed up most of the healthy habits I had fought for years to establish. Why? Stress, hard times, overwhelming emotions. I let them take control of my meals ... Read more
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