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 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
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
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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We all have our own reasons for working out. And while all reasons have merit (and there is nothing wrong with wanting to feel good about the reflection you see in the mirror), some reasons for hitting the gym are definitely better and more motivatin... Read more
Now that I have set some good healthy habits with the help of SparkPeople.com, I'm going to be more focused on SparkSavings.com to keep making financial progress. I think it's my favourite online budget, so far! :-DI just keep Spark winning and so... Read more
Healthy habits are important at any age, but it can be easier to get away with poor habits in your 20’s than in your 50’s and 60’s. As we age, it becomes even more obvious that a balanced diet, regular exercise and taking good... Read more
A parody, to the tune of Hey, Jude. Hey you, I know it’s bad,You’ll have to get strong to make it better,Remember to always lead with your heart,Then you can start to make it better.Hey you, don't be dismayed,Your body&rsq... Read more
It has taken me quite a while to put down the sodas. No longer drinking 2 liters/day. Now 20oz. every 4-5 days. My water intake is at least 64oz./ day. Lot more when exercising outdoors. Amazing difference in how I feel physically, and mentally.... Read more
Ye, I sometimes feel alone on this journey to good healthy habits! 91 402 550 when others are binge eating and STILL LOOK GREAT! 334 ( If they eat that way long enough, they may look more like me! )
Sometimes it IS better to keep silent th... Read more
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