One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... Read more
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... 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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According to the Giving USA Foundation, charitable giving in the United States reached an estimated $295 billion in 2006—a new record. The record-setting donations included $1.9 billion from Warren Buffett, paid as the first installment of his... Read more
A pretty good day, a couple of small victories. Just rode 8.5 miles at a solid 15 mph. A long way from a personal best, but as a 64 year old recent coach potato I'll take it and be happy. I also fit into one of my cycling shirts, finally. SP works... Read more
When you're married, it is always best if you can do the life-style change together. But, it is your body and your health. Consequently, it's your decision. You can find external support - like here. You can also go to gym with your buds.... Read more
Holiday season is too close. What is the plan to not gain??? We don't have Thanksgiving Halloween or Christmas in Turkey but because Of where I work my American friends/leadership at work brings me cookies, cakes n all (Pecan pie,pumpkin pie yum)... Read more
I try and plan ahead what I'll eat on any given day --- especially when I'll be away from home making sure I have healthy food (such as a yogurt, low sugar granola bar, nuts, assorted fruits & veggies) so I won't get that hungry feeling that sabotage... Read more
Plan out your diet a few days at a time. It helps you make sure you have healthy choices in your home if you stick to your plan when you go grocery shopping. If you have a sweet tooth, be realistic, plan for it with the best healthy option that you... Read more
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... Read more
Approximately 45 million people attempt to lose weight each year using a variety of dieting approaches. Although most diet plans use the general weight loss formula of calories in versus calories out, exactly how they use and apply that formula can v... Read more
Isn't it interesting how two people can eat the same way but get very different results? For example, my grandparents enjoyed the same breakfast every day – two eggs over easy, two slices of bacon, half a grapefruit and coffee. My gra... Read more
Here's the scoop on my 240 weigh in--these last five pounds were probably completely due to an attack of acute pancreatitis that put me in the hospital last Sunday. I was in incredible pain, flat on my back for 5 long days and 4 nights--NPO for the... Read more
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