It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
Providing your family (or even just yourself) with a hot, nutritious breakfast every morning might sound ideal, but if you're like most people, the chances of that happening on busy weekdays are slim to none. Not anymore! Start your day off right... Read more
Trust me I've lost and gained at least 150lbs in 20yrs. There is nothing more shaming or unmotivating than gaining &losing and I always lost it fast. Make changes you can live with and make your mind over. Take it one day at a time.... Read more
Summer is fast approaching, I am still so full of I wish and I want. I wish I was smaller, I wish I would have smartened up before now, I want so bad to be smaller, healthier, more able to do the things I used to do ... Well, it is what it is I guess... Read more
I DO NOT reccommend that you starve your self,but what's worked for me is when I get that first hunger pain I'll eat somthing small & healthy to trick my stomach into thinking I just feasted in a few hours more I'm hungry again & I eat a regular meal... Read more
When you think of "frozen meals," what comes to mind? Do you conjure up memories of eating off the metal TV trays that conveniently folded up and tucked away nicely between the couch and the armchair?If so, then it may come as no surprise t... Read more
Lots of kids struggle with low self-esteem, but it's especially difficult when obesity is a factor. According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, raising the ris... Read more
I wish I had my husband's problem. He can't gain weight no matter what he does. I am the opposite. If only we could just switch metabolisms. It is hard hanging out with someone who can eat whatever they want. I am committed to logging all food s... Read more
oh hey Spark friends...been awhile. I made it through the holidays and am in a better place since my last blog. Things aren't perfect but that just means there's always something to strive for right?
I kind of compartmentalize my life so I gue... Read more
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