Is your kitchen less attractive than it used to be? Do you find yourself spending less time with it? Has your kitchen held up as a healthy haven that encourages nutritional eating and smart choices? Or has it sagged into a calorie-packed danger z... Read more
You stare at your to-do list with dread: Unload the dishwasher, return the library books, do the laundry, pick up dinner, drop the kids off at the mall, go to the gym…and that’s just the beginning. The list seems endless and unfortunatel... Read more
Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles.
Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang... Read more
Someone once said, “Show me a fish-hater, and I’ll show you a person who has never tasted properly cooked fish.” Whether you made a real catch, or just caught a deal at the grocery, follow these tips to make the most of your se... Read more
Anyone willing to meet in Skokie, Illinois to form a weight loss group once a week? Members would weigh in before each meeting and discuss weight loss issues found on SparkPeople. The meeting would last about an hour including the weigh in. Preferabl... Read more
Its a struggle hanging around friends that has not partake of the healthy lifestyle. You have to be strong not to indulge in bad eating habits. I failed this past weekend, destroying my progress by adding to 2lbs from drinking beersðŸ˜”... Read more
Having my vents cleaned today. The guy was inspecting my furnace and found a crack. Just great! He says he needs to turn the gas off while he is here because of the crack. What am I going to cook without gas?... Read more
Buy a decorative hanging basket that can be turned upside down and hang your dangling ornaments like crystals, sun catchers and small wind chimes etc on it. Christmas tree bauble hooks are ideal to hang them up with.. Arrange them around the edge and... Read more
Whether it be trying a new form of exercise or healthy food that intimidates you - remember that the quest for better health is a JOURNEY and, as such, comes with the potential for new experiences to be had along away.......I just broke away from my... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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These eco-friendly tips (and some elbow grease) will help you clean your home inexpensively. For fresh-smelling clothes, hang laundry on an outdoor clothesline and let the sunshine dry it. (To prevent fading, turn garments inside out.) Ther... Read more
"There's just not enough time." It's one of the most common excuses for not exercising regularly—and one of the most easily debunked. If you really are too busy to get to the gym, you don’t even have to leave your house... Read more
For me, Mondays are a clean slate. Sure, any day could be a clean slate, but for me it is always Monday. I'm always really ready for it after cheating on Sunday too.
Other than Monday, I did not track this week. Tuesday was my birthday, Wednesda... Read more
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