Step into any supermarket these days and you’re sure to find a wide variety of organic foods on the shelves. From produce, milk and meat to breakfast cereals and snack foods, consumers have their pick of certified organic products—a far c... Read more
Ever find yourself forced to politely listen to someone (like me) talk about how much they used to hate exercise, but now really love it? If you’re like I was a few years ago, you probably wished you knew what pills this clown was taking, so yo... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
This morning I looked out my kitchen window at the pouring rain, and thought, "Oh good, this rain will really help the grass grow."
My husband entered the room, and with disgust lamented, "What a miserable day!"
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It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s... Read more
Wow! After a year and a half of being away from SP, I came back this past Monday, 12/2. I've been tracking my diet and exercise and I'm already seeing results. Five pounds are gone forever!!!!!... Read more
I am an experienced eater, however, my experience hasn't been helping me recently. My food choices are too random so I decided to give Sparkpeople and Sparkcoach my full attention, to see if I can set some new patterns in place. When I wa... Read more
We are going out tonight with friends and this is always a struggle for me.
If I don't eat much then people comment and I feel badly because I'm "not eating enough."
But......if I go the other way then I will way overeat!!! Help!! I don't want... Read more
So, I have a job interview early tomorrow morning (I have to leave before 7:30, and if I get the job, I'll be leaving before 6:30. Currently, I'm able to take my time and enjoy my breakfast. I can cook something in the morning, but I'm going to strug... Read more
Just like a car, before you start your day....stretch. Something that simple can make you feel great and motivated. Not to mention, it's a nice morning greeting to your body to take on the day.... Read more
When it gets hard to get in all the water you should drink I go for either sparkling water with lemon or lime (other fruits would work as well) or Clear American (available at Wal-Mart), which is also a easy way to sneak in some vitamins as some of t... Read more
Perhaps our best and most thought-provoking roundup of links yet. So You're Feeling Too Fat to Be Photographed... Huffington Post WomenA photographer shares poignant thoughts on what really matters when you step in front of a camera. Spoiler aler... Read more
Jen Rinehart (BLONDBIKEGIRL)Weight Lost: 110 poundsHometown: Lacey, WA What was life like before your weight loss?I got married, got a life, got stressed, got bored and got lazy. Our marriage was centered on good food and TV and not being incred... Read more
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