This is the story of an unassuming electrician working hard at a city zoo. He was not known as the kind to stir up trouble, but as mounting injustice swirled around him, he couldn't help himself. He wrote and published a couple of essays expr... Read more
Just about everyone has heard of the "Wall," as in "hitting the wall." And lots of us - in running and in life - have run straight into it. Head on.
A wall is the point in a race (or in life) where you're used up. Y... Read more
Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b... Read more
The house is a mess, the kids need a ride somewhere, you haven’t sat down in hours, and you have 10 minutes to eat something.
It’s 1 p.m., you’ve been working non-stop to finish a project because your boss is breathing down you... Read more
Weight loss, muscle strength, a release of happy endorphins—it's no secret that with exercise comes a lengthy list of positive benefits. And while these physical and emotional benefits are often among the top reasons people hit the gym, kee... Read more
discouraged :( implemented healthier eating and exercise, calorie intake recommendations and daily calorie deficits... Feeling good and not hungry... Same weight last 10 days. Not even a pound. #firstpost... Read more
I'm new to this. I've been working out & eating healthier, so far, I lost 6-7 pounds. I've always struggled with weight & I definitely want to do better. I have a band trip coming in March, were going to Florida. Goal is to lose 55-60 pounds 😊... Read more
My favorite quote by Elisabeth Kubler Ross is "HE WHO ANGERS YOU CONQUERS YOU". As an emotional eater in recovery - that quote is my mantra. Don't let others control you by making you angry. You are the only one who can control YOU!... Read more
"When I get stressed out, I can polish off a dozen Munchkins in no time flat," admits Jennifer, 37, a New Jersey mom of four. Pressure is at its worst when her husband travels for business. The housework piles up, the kids want more attenti... Read more
Whether you're new to fitness or you've been working out consistently for years, we share a common truth: Working out is hard. Some people give up or quit in the face of that kind of adversity, while others say, "Bring it on!" Me? I... Read more
Actually today is my 6th day on the Eden "Diet"!
And I am half way through deciding what my behavioural goals will be for my first block of 30 days, which starts very soon.
I know emotional hunger is the mai... Read more
I completed the Jamie Eason's 12 Week LiveFit Program last year. It was not a smooth ride. I hit many speed bumps along the way, but persevered and completed the challenge. Jamie's LiveFit Diet was another story. The eating plan did not sit rig... Read more
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