People love routine. There’s comfort in doing the same things and knowing exactly what to expect—no surprises, no fear, no thinking required. And sometimes, routine can be a very good thing.
But when it co... Read more
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
Each of us has a favorite body part – or we should. Do you have an area you think is worth accentuating? If you do, good for you. As you get closer to your fitness/health/weight loss goals, you will likely want to show off more of your body, hi... Read more
Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... 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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Black/blue toenail? This keeps on happening to me when I walk/jog. I have good running shoes with inserts and fitted at running store. What else can I do? It's always the toenail next to big toe. After they bruise they fall off. Ugh!! I have hip...... Read more
I've been very motivated for a while now, even joking and pinching my fat saying "I love you" because it was going to disappear. I've been kind to my body for once while trying to lose weight and get fit but tonight I'm just all out of motivation.
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Laughing Cow Light Blue Cheese wedges. This cheese tastes just like real blue cheese, only it is lighter in calories (35 calories per wedge). I love blue cheese and this helps me get my fix without going over my calorie allotment.... Read more
Exercising isn’t always pretty—the sweat, the matted down hair, the locker rooms—but it’s definitely worthwhile! Whether you are just starting out or returning after a long break, there are a few things no one ever really tell... Read more
The weather at SparkPeople headquarters is finally getting warm. We're saying sayonara to winter with lunch-time pickup basketball games, open windows in the office--and ice cream taste-tests. Blue Bunny recently unveiled some new ice cream treats th... Read more
Feeling a little blue about nothing in particular today so . . . Charlie and I went to the swampy woods which reliably has gentians at this time of the year.
Not my own picture . . . because I'm not a skilled photographer at all . . . but... Read more
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