Conniving. Manipulative. Scheming. I’m not talking about your ex; I’m talking about your grocery store. On your next trip, be prepared to fight back against the tactics most supermarket chains use to get you to spend more money on "e... Read more
Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth... Read more
Have you ever experienced a feeling of sticker shock when the grocery store cashier announced your total? Do you wonder how such a large percentage of your paycheck fits into a few measly bags? Groceries are expensive, especially these days, when man... Read more
Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store.
Organizing your shopping list can smo... Read more
Ah, the holidays are officially here!
And as much as we look forward to them, and all that comes with them (the friends, the family, and of course, the food!) it’s hard to escape the stress that they also bring.
"Exercise routine... Read more
I've realized that over my 9 months with SP, that when I've quit drinking alcohol, the weight started coming off and then when I'd pick up a bottle of wine again, my weight would plateau. I really need to stay alcohol-free in order to lose weight.... Read more
After my first week using SparkPeople I am really happy! I have gone from 75kg to 73.9kg. However on my start page it says I have lost 1 pound and in my full report the graph shows no weight loss at all! I have the metric box ticked in my pre... Read more
I have been riding my exercise bike for 1 1/2 hours per day. Staying within my caloric range with a surplus of 500 calories each day which means I should losse a pound a week.. When I first started biking I lost weight, but now I have gained back 4... Read more
Hi my name is carmen. when i started my quest which will be 3 years october, i thought can not be done. let's just say i started well over three hundred pounds , 336 to be exact. well now at 203 pounds, i can not tell you the difference. i see old pi... Read more
I have blogged in detail about what is going on so I don't have to take up space here..
For those that your kids, teens are joining you in your weight loss jour... Read more
Cut out all whites from my diet. Example replaced white flour with almond or coconut flour. No white rice , bread. Organic cheese, milk, fruits and meats. No cold cereal only steel cut oats. No can soup,vegetables or fruit. I feel great and have los... Read more
You want to eat better, right? That's why I'm sharing my easy and often budget-friendly tips on how to eat healthfully. This is the first blog post in the series. Did you know that the path you follow in the grocery store could help you eat right and... Read more
Impulse buying at the grocery store is a big problem for many of us. Not only does it sabotage our efforts to eat right, it also sabotages our budget as well. The unstable economy and holiday season provide great motivation for smarter grocery shoppi... Read more
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