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
I know exercise is supposed to help me fight depression, but how can I find the motivation to work out when I'm depressed?
Depression definitely can make it hard to find the motivation for exercise (among other things) because loss of intere... Read more
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
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
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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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
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I have played softball my entire life. I have played in college and have spent numerous hours working out and trying to eat right. Fast-forward to today: I do not exercise, I have a hard time staying away from the sweets and... Read more
What are some good exercise for a healthy person who sits at a computer all day, 8+ hours, for work? Looking more for specific strength training exercises that can be done in the evening to help alleviate the pain caused from sitting at a computer a... Read more
Hi All! I'm Michelle and I'm currently rehabbing from a stroke I had in Aug. I had a heart attack the year before. I know I need to get off my ass and excercise and my mortality should be my motivation. But where do I start?I'm depressed because I ca... Read more
If you gain weight after a vacation or holiday, update tracker w/accurate weight! It's tempting to leave lower weight there. But don't b/c I've learned I lose the weight quicker when I can start using the tracker to show a weight loss, vs leaving it... 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
Stacy London, co-host of TLC's show "What Not To Wear" is known for being critical of people's choices when it comes to fashion. She's even brutal at times when it comes to what's wrong with your wardrobe. But even though she might make negative co... Read more
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