If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
Stress happens. No matter how organized you are, how good your systems are, or how friendly your work and living environments are, stress can find a way to poke its ugly head in from time to time. What can you do? Turn to a convenient Stress Bust... Read more
Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer... Read more
Living more frugally can be a challenge, especially when you're accustomed to spending money to entertain yourself or deal with unwanted feelings like boredom, loneliness or sadness. Next time you can't think of something to do in place of shopping,... Read more
I am getting ready for Bariatric surgery and have to lose 40 pounds prior to a surgery date. Ihave rheumatoid and osteoarthritis and an ankle fused. I've tried the Nu Step (love it!) and chair aerobics. Felt like I didnt get as much out of the aer... Read more
My question is, does the Nutrition tracker take into account the calories you burn by exercise? My fitness tracker gives me a warning message that eating too little can interfere with fitness goals. Right now, my goal appears as about 1150 calories... 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
What a work out!
I have been sedentary for a long time so getting up and just doing it today was a lot for me to do 30
Anyways, I am doing beginner's walk it out and started by warming up and then cool-down, so I am happy to say I got thr... Read more
I just have to give a shout out to Philosophy Brand Bath and Shower Gels. They are the BEST smelling bath products I have ever used. I like the food flavors: red velvet cake, cinnamon hot dots, creamy white frosting, and crispy marshmallow treat.... Read more
Clean the shower after you (or someone else) has just had a nice hot shower. The steam loosens the gunk. Rather than using stinky commercial cleaners, try Avon Bubble Bath and an old bath pouf. Or, even better, shower, deep condition your hair, th... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
I used to weigh 460 pounds. Because of that, I have degenerative disease, herniated disks, pinched nerve bundles, arthritis, bad knees, and the list goes on. As a result of these things, I used to be the depression queen. My daily mantra was "I... Read more
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