My closet used to be divided into three sections: clothes that fit when I was 20 pounds heavier; clothes that fit when I was thin but miserable (from my “never-eat-anything-fun” phase); and clothes I could wear at that moment.
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One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... Read more
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness.
I was just about to congratulate myself... Read more
We all have our own reasons for working out. And while all reasons have merit (and there is nothing wrong with wanting to feel good about the reflection you see in the mirror), some reasons for hitting the gym are definitely better and more motivatin... Read more
I've had weight issues most my life and have tracked my food and exercise most of it too. When I had to be put on medications in 2009 it got worse and am still on meds despite them being changed to ones that supposedly arent supposed to affect my wei... Read more
I wish I could just get into that exercise routine. But I hate it. I hate everything about it. I love to walk, biking, and swimming. But live a place where neither is specifically within reach. I've never minded a challenge, but...... Read more
Losing 40 pounds would put you at a dangerous weight for your height. Is there a reason you feel like you need to weigh 100 pounds? I would focus on being healthy through regular exercise and a good diet, which can make you feel better about you :)... Read more
Started on here the may the 7. Lost 13lbs since then. Hope it will go further like this! Can run again. Did a little more than 4 miles yesterday and wanted more! Still slow but done. I can't wait for my new shoes in 5 lbs...... Read more
All too often this thing 192 scares us when it doesn't move the way we think it is supposed to. Don't forget that when you are working to lose weight through food choices and exercise that the exercising, when done properly, will help you build muscl... Read more
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... Read more
Love handles, the spare tire, the middle age spread: Call it what you will, but nobody likes having excess flab around the waistline (not even when we name it cute things like "muffin" top). And while you can target the oblique muscles loca... Read more
I canít tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev... Read more
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