The following story is one that’s been circulating for awhile. I believe it holds a very important message regarding appropriately setting priorities in our lives.
A professor of philosophy stood before his class with some items in f... Read more
In this short video, Coach Nicole reveals the low-cal snacks that will help keep you feeling full and satisfied long after eating!
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As a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor and fitness writer, I know a lot about exercise and quite a bit about nutrition. I know what it takes to lose weight, be healthy and fuel my body properly. But for years I didn't practice... Read more
We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life.
But if you’re lo... Read more
You're busy. Whether you work full-time, attend college, care for a loved one, run a household—or all of the above—you don’t always have time to make yourself nutritious meals. Like many people who want to eat healthy on a budge... Read more
I am trying to lose weight but eat to deal with the emotional pain that I have been going through. I live in a very toxic environment with two parents who have hurt me beyond comprehension. I have been broken down so many times and feel like my spi... Read more
My name is Lea... I've been a member here since 2010, but I've been absent for the past two years. While I'm not starting over completely... for my heaviest was 275 pounds. I am facing a huge challenge nonetheless. I was down to 159... Read more
Just one of those days feeling like I failed at everything. Broke (which really sucks since I love Christmas), fat, and my kids are being whiney/mean to each other so I feel like a failed parent too. =(
My thoughts are reflecting off my food cho... Read more
Had an Appt. with my Specialist yesterday. MY nighttime med was reduced, and she told me from the way my log looked, that my A!c was probably in the low 7s. Anyone with Diabetes knows that, that is progress in the right direction. I stayed about... Read more
I haven't taken a rest day in 2 or 3 weeks. My back is feeling sore and I'm tired but whenever I tell myself to sleep in and relax, I start feeling guilty like I'm being lazy and force myself to exercise saying "you have to push yourself to get where... Read more
As you might know, we've added a chef to our team of experts. Chef Meg Galvin, who is a faculty member at the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, is working with us to develop healthy recipes, test some of... Read more
I was minding my own business the other day, checking out some of my favorite health and fitness blogs when I stumbled upon a link to a blog post called "Where's the Fat?" by Mark Sisson. I was immediately intrigued."Iíve always been puzzled over the... Read more
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