Before I was diagnosed with GERD, I experienced chronic bouts of heartburn off and on. But it wasn't until my heartburn started waking me up in the middle of the night that I began to suspect it was a symptom of a more serious condition. I ha... Read more
Sleep is something that every body craves. So why does everyone struggle with it periodically? You’ve tried to do it right – you skip caffeine late in the day; you don’t eat a heavy meal right before bed; you make sure the light... Read more
Sleep is something that your body craves, but also something that everybody struggles with periodically. You’ve tried to cure it the right way. You stopped drinking caffeine late in the day; you didn’t eat a heavy meal right before be... Read more
As a college student, I had my fair share of sleepless nights. But as I matured (and learned from the adverse affects I suffered because of those late nights), I began to realize that at the core of a healthy, long life is good sleep. Surprisingly, w... Read more
People take an interest in gardening for a variety of reasons—higher quality produce, exercise in the great outdoors, or saving money. Whether you hope to discover your green thumb or save a little green, growing your own fruits and vegeta... Read more
Ok, I'm aware of this thought...and that's a good thing.
Did not go to the store.
Did not bake anything.
Many stressful thoughts precede this desire. But hey- the cookies are going to help will they...
just a few moments of bliss..(sigh) f... Read more
I had an emotional draining weekend. I got dumped, I had a follow up to my breast biopsy, I have my period, and everyone around me is married with kids.
I have been eating sweets like crazy I need someone to talk to its hard during the holidays al... Read more
I have been a Sparkie off and on.
I was sick about 2 years ago, and due to the nature of the beast, I lost 50 lbs unintentionally. I went from 180 lbs to 130 lbs. I wanted to stay there once I got healthy, but once I was able to eat again, I AT... Read more
I have a conundrum.
Since I started with SparkPeople, October 21, 2013, I've slowly lost 9-pounds. Losing slowly is the best way from what I understand, however, the last few weeks I haven't lost anything. I seemed to have plateaued and I think it... Read more
I know this sounds weird, but it works for me to help me stop eating late at night. I work afternoons and don't get home until close to midnight. I'm not usually tired so I don't go to bed right away. I do make sure that I get ready for bed and ma... Read more
I was young (which I'd like to think wasn’t THAT long ago), it was common practice to buy a package of visits at the local tanning salon before prom, summer vacation or any other upcoming event. I wouldn't say I did it all the time, but looking back... Read more
Now 29, Christina was addicted to tanning beds when she was diagnosed with melanoma at age 22. She's now passionate about warning others of the dangers of tanning.By Christina Iannaccone
Just graduating college, getting engaged, buying a house... Read more
My newest challenge for myself is to stop eating late at night/right before bed. I would love it if my schedule was consistent enough to set a TIME that I was not allowed to eat after, but I am kind of in a haphazard stage of life so I am just going... Read more
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