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Mini Stroke Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Mini Stroke.

Perks of Donating Blood

When you give blood, you give a priceless and precious gift. According to the American Red Cross, someone needs blood in the United States every two seconds, and a single car accident victim can require up to 100 pints. Each donation can help sa...  Read more

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

Consistency Eventually Leads to Breakthroughs!

Consistency, so important to the SparkPeople System, is something our society often overlooks. People are so focused on wanting things now that they aren't willing to spend the time consistently doing small things over time. This attitude results...  Read more

Breaking Down Pros and Cons of Mini Meals

When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

Last suggestion-try setting a mini goal. When woul

Last suggestion-try setting a mini goal. When would you like to lose your first 5 lbs by? Set that as a short-term goal and work towards that. Small goals help to break larger amounts into more manageable chunks....  Read more

Hit a mini milestone today!! Down 25 lbs!! I'm so
Updated 5/19/2016 1:36:37 AM

Hit a mini milestone today!! Down 25 lbs!! I'm so proud of myself and people are starting to notice my progress :)...  Read more

I met my first mini goal Friday (down 28lbs!) so f
Updated 5/15/2016 11:23:18 AM

I met my first mini goal Friday (down 28lbs!) so for a non-food reward my husband is buying us bikes to ride this summer. I can't wait until they get here. He ordered them online and found some really nice ones. Can't wait to use mine!...  Read more

I ate a few Oreo minis. I feel so bad. I've been d
Updated 5/11/2016 5:35:11 PM

I ate a few Oreo minis. I feel so bad. I've been doing good until now. Oh well there's. Always tomorrow....  Read more

Today is an awesome day! I have reached my mini go
Updated 4/30/2016 5:25:02 PM

Today is an awesome day! I have reached my mini goal of losing 10lbs! (10.6lbs actually) Now my next mini goal is to lose a total of 20lbs! And 157.2 more to go. I'm feeling positive about my journey!...  Read more

Diabetics Lower Blood Pressure...omit salt

Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below...  Read more

Information on Shingles

Shingles VaccineThe vaccine reduces not only the risk of getting shingles---a painful, blistering rash caused by the reactivation of the virus that causes chicken pox---but the severity of the illness if you do get it. That's an important benefit, s...  Read more

Urban Rebounding!! Lets BOUNCE!

This team is for any one who wants to get fit get motivated...sweat and work hard!! URBAN REBOUNDING (or any other fitness style mini tramp)!...  Read more

Cyberchondria: Is it all in your Head?

Most of us have heard of hypochondria--you know the obsessive belief that you have some dreaded illness due to symptoms that you are experiencing or have developed related to that illness. But now that we have the world at our finger tips via the wo...  Read more

Reduce Your Stroke Risk Eat More Fish

According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke or "brain attack" is the third leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Since up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable, knowing what you can do to r...  Read more

Day 181 Mom had a mini stroke

I just received a call that my mom had a mini stroke. Actually she had it Friday. For some reason my sisters could find my phone number. Facebook to the rescue. They have my number now. Mom called the youngest daughter all upset and not ma...  Read more

Coming back from a mini-stroke

I started this lifestyle change back in June of 2011. In October, I had a mini-stroke, known in the medical community as a TIA (transient ischemic attack). Between June and October I had lost 25 lbs, was exercising at least four days a week, had...  Read more