Imagine that you are the same age as your child…
What grade were you in?
Who was your teacher?
Your best friend?
Imagine that you are outside…
Did you have a place that you considered your own?
A treehous... Read more
You probably know that carrying around extra weight can have negative effects on your health and happiness. But have you ever wondered how all the other “extras” in your life might be affecting you?
My good friend owns a successful r... Read more
The third shift. Unavoidable for some. Dreaded by many. At a time when it’s difficult just to stay awake, you are expected to function at a reasonable level. Unfortunately, laboring through the night can wreak havoc on your body, weakening your... Read more
There is a lot of misinformation out there about dieting and exercise. People DO want sustainable results, but many can’t judge the difference between quick fixes and the legitimate, permanent strategies for losing weight. Common... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
Well, let's see...I've been very active on Spark since January 4th! I started at 175 lbs and was determined that by summer I would be at my goal weight with no problems. I was wrong.
I started out great. Got sick with a cold. Went back to... Read more
I'm expecting guests this weekend. Although I don't want to be rude, I still want to workout. When I'm alone, I feel free to do strength work while watching TV. Should I go to the gym so I don't make a spectacle of myself?... Read more
Last year I did everything right and lost 35 pounds over a period of about 6 months or so. I then got into a new relationship and fast forward to about 9 months... gained about 20 pounds back. I guess that is inevitable with new relationships somet... Read more
I have been having problems with feeling a vibration feeling in my chest about 50 times a day for a few weeks now. I saw my family doctor and had an EKG done and it was abnormal. I see a cardiologist in 2 weeks to find out what is wrong with me. But... Read more
Ugh.....I am a repeat sparker.Off the wagon again..although truthfully, Im not sure I was even on it. I can't seem to get the light bulb moment I need to get this started.
I find myself in a very dark place...I can envision the end result, but it... Read more
Good-for-You GuideYou've supported them in hundreds of bras, figured out what shirts make them look bigger (or smaller)—maybe nourished your kids with them. You want to give your breasts the respect they deserve. As they change with time, t... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options.... Read more
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