Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u... Read more
When it comes to cooking and eating healthy foods, you might not reach your goals if you're following a plan that goes against your true nature and personality. If you're spontaneous, then meal plans might make you feel stifled, while an outg... Read more
Ask anyone who has spread mulch in their yard, and they’ll tell you that yard work is quite the workout! Whether hauling mulch, spreading soil, raking leaves, or pulling weeds, you’re guaranteed to break a sweat. That's because garden... Read more
The third shift. Unavoidable for some. Dreaded by many. At a time when it’s difficult just to stay awake, you are expected to function at a reasonable level. Unfortunately, laboring through the night can wreak havoc on your body, weakening your... Read more
You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria.
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So this year I volunteered to run the TBL contest at work; it'll run for nine weeks and we're doing it in teams. All participants pay $20 and the weight loss is measured by percentage to the teams overall starting weight. First place wins it all.
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They say that eating healthy is expensive. 551
Do you find that this is the case?
Do you pay a lot of money for your health care and food supply?
Or are you able to get it from other sources in other ways?
How much effort and cost does... Read more
I know we shouldn't count everyday activities as additional fitness, but I am doing an exceptional amount of vigorous cleaning over the next few days getting ready for x-mas at my home, my in-laws and at my church. is there a way I can track this act... Read more
I currently live at home with my parents. Our house is small- and my bedroom is the smallest on the house. This means that the only space for me to work out is in the living room after I move the coffee table. This a fine set-up Monday through Friday... Read more
So what has been your magic trick for dieting or healthy eating?
First, i thought mine was remembering to drink when i think i'm hungry, but then i realized my all time trick is to put the darn fork down between bites. i mean lay that sucker do... Read more
While at dinner tonight I noticed my friend only ate as much as I did. While at the gym I notice that my friend only works as hard as I do. I know I'm worth it enough to eat healthy and work hard, but knowing others see my healthy lifestyle changes a... Read more
Don't let a vacation keep you from eating healthy and working out. I plan my workouts even while on a cruise recently. I felt so much better knowing my food choices were a little "richer" than normal yet within my healthy guidelines. Another victory... Read more
I was so stunned by something I recently read in a magazine, that I decided I just had to write about it. I sat and pondered the opposing viewpoints for several days, because one of them left me speechless. I’m a writer and am seldom spee... Read more
Pattie Ball (PUPPYWHISPERS)Weight Lost: 54 poundsHometown: Middle Grove, NYOccupation: Executive secretaryWhat was life like before your weight loss?I was an active kid--I was a figure skater and played high school sports, so I was always in go... Read more
I am fortunate my organization supports wellness. Tomorrow starts a step challenge. I'm glad for these short-lived 6 week challenges because it helps to do something for just a little while. And then on to the next thing. I do better as a member... Read more
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