A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to... Read more
From hot summer days through those cool early fall months, farmers markets are in full swing, yielding a bounty of beautiful, fresh, local produce. Visiting a farmers market is a lovely weekend outing, but there are many other reasons... Read more
You can use the SparkPoints you earn on the site to buy virtual “goodies” for yourself and other SparkPeople members. Use them to reward yourself for working hard to achieve your healthy goals (with a vacation, a new wardrobe, or haircut)... Read more
Its lunchtime at the office and you’re hungry. Your morning has been stressful, and your co-workers are pooling their money for some fried take-out from the local burger joint. You decline their invitation (even though comfort food so... Read more
Did you know that the average woman’s bra size changes six times throughout her life? Weight loss, weight gain, exercise, pregnancy and hormones are all contributors to our ever changing bustlines. Unfortunately, many of us tend to overlook the... Read more
I had to buy some new jeans because my old pair kept falling off of me. For some reason I still kept trying to wear them despite the fact they were falling off because no matter how much weight I had lost and was continuing to lose, I didn't think I... Read more
Please help with sparkpoints. I can't find any place to spend them. I emailed support and they said to erase cache and cookies and switch from IE 11 to chrome. I had already done all that and I still get either "can't find that user" or "don't hav... Read more
For several years now, I've been on the "want to lose weight" train, but haven't actually lost weight! And, since I've been stalling in the weight loss arena, I've also been stalling in the "build a real wardrobe" arena.
How do you deal with bu... Read more
If you're buying a beach umbrella, tent, sun hat or similar item, choose something red, blue, violet, lavender or pink. A recent study of identical fabrics in different colors reveals that these hues filter the most UV rays, according to the journal... Read more
CONTEST CLOSED: Congratulations JBEDFORD0, and TTELRACS! How is 2012 going for you? Are you feeling inspired? Motivated? Strong? Healthy? Happy? Are you still committed to the goals you set for yourself for the new year? If so, congratulations! You... Read more
Rethink your shopping list with these tips for dishing up a nourishing meal.Problem #1: "Healthy foods are too pricey."Cut back on organic. Just buy it for foods on the newly extended "Dirty Dozen" list—produce with the... Read more
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