Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything?
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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
While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
Hi! Good morning everyone. Today, Saturday, I slept late. I never do that. I guess my body needed the extra zzzz's. So I am eating breakfast late. I'm going to adjust it to brunch and have healthy snacks during the afternoon, then supper. Good?... Read more
Hello and good morning to you everyone. Well I'm new to this SparkPeople community. I'm starting on a low carb healthy eating and exercise program on Monday. Any suggestions or advance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, God Blessed... Read more
Multivitamins: Should You Take One?Our bodies need many different vitamins and minerals to function properly.Vitamins and minerals also offer us protection against a host of ailments, including heart disease and some cancers, such as colon and cervic... Read more
Mothers used to tell their children to "take your vitamines" in order to stay healthy, but how many people popped a vitamin, grabbed a cup of coffee, and headed out the door? Do we need to take a vitamin?Multivitamin/mineral pills are the most commo... 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
A parody, to the tune of Hey, Jude. Hey you, I know it’s bad,You’ll have to get strong to make it better,Remember to always lead with your heart,Then you can start to make it better.Hey you, don't be dismayed,Your body&rsq... Read more
It’s pretty clear that progress towards any important goal goes a lot better when you can maintain a positive state of mind. Positive goals, positive (but realistic) expectations, and positive self-talk all help us stay motivated and survive th... Read more
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