A healthy diet requires more than simply cutting out junk food—it involves getting the most nutritional value out of every bite you take. It takes good food to build a fit body. But did you know that your food choices also have an impact on the... Read more
Allergic reactions to everyday substance in the home can make life uncomfortable, no matter how much medication you take. Avoiding known allergens and making your home as allergen-free as possible can help minimize your symptoms and increase your qua... Read more
Exercise is essential to keeping your body healthy. But you don’t want to leave a trail of empty plastic water bottles, torn polyester running shorts, and dead batteries in your wake. Help improve the health of the earth while you’re impr... Read more
While we understand that the organic and conventional foods you buy at the store are grown differently, you might not realize that these same principles can apply to your own fruit, vegetable and flower gardening at home. There are a few key differen... Read more
Organic gardening, by definition, is growing vegetables, fruits and other plants without relying on synthetic methods of pest control and fertilization. Common practices of organic gardening include, but are not limited to, fertilizing soil wit... Read more
Hi everyone! I am in need of weight loss. For the past 5 years I have maintained a weight of 160-165. I was content, of course I could have lost some weight. But I was ok. Well after having my daughter in may. I got nexplanon with no weight gain. 2 m... Read more
I set a goal to run a 1/2 marathon by Mother's Day 2014. Yesterday I ran my first 10K. Next weekend I am planning a 7.5 mile run.
What is cool about that - I am 44 and the last time I ran 7 miles I was 16. Wooo hooo!... Read more
I guess I could have posted this earlier, but I just finished my race report. It's on my blog on my Sparkpage if anyone wants to read it. I finished the Route 66 Half in 3:12:22. Not a great time, but something to improve upon and an instant PR si... Read more
Helloooo? Well here goes.... I have been trying to "diet" for the last few months with no success. Today I was asked by a dear friend if I had given up. Sadly yes, I gave up. There are pastries sitting on my dining table as I type. There's also candy... Read more
This is my lowest weight this year!! It took work and patience but with S.P. I've been able to accomplish this!! Now off to bath and body works to get perfume. By the way im two weeks early with my goals... Read more
We're saying "healthy" because there's a lot more to making nutritious choices than meets the eye. Lots of foods present themselves as healthy when they're anything but. On the other hand, eating too much of some good-for-you fo... Read more
Previously Stepfanie blogged about the new corn syrup ads released by the Corn Refiners Association, which we're seeing as the CRA attempts to make over the public image of high fructose corn syrup. So I thought it would be worthwhile to take a clos... Read more
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