Sleep is something that every body craves. So why does everyone struggle with it periodically? You’ve tried to do it right – you skip caffeine late in the day; you don’t eat a heavy meal right before bed; you make sure the light... Read more
So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu... Read more
Snoring—that loud, hoarse breathing during sleep—is a nuisance, whether it affects you personally or the person you share a bed with. And that's a lot of people, since 37 million people are consistent snorers, according to the Nationa... Read more
We live in a culture that's always on the go. We are constantly plugged in to the Internet and are accessible to everyone all the time. We eat in our cars, rushing from must-dos to have-tos. We get in to the office early. We stay late. We take ca... Read more
Balanced breakfast? Check
Mid-morning snack? Check
Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check
Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check
Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!!
Does this sound... Read more
Sounds like you are doing alright. Its not recommended for women to go below 1000cal/day though. Have you tried adding calories to your liquids? Or adding a protein shake as a snack....or mixing in some protein powder in a meal.... Read more
To some of you this will sound cuckoo, but I need a new personal anthem. For years it was Metallica's "The Unforgiven" for more reasons than I can name here, but it's doing me no favors now. Thoughts?... Read more
It sounds simple, but the key is SLEEP! I make it a priority to get at least 6 hours of sleep every night, and this helps me avoid illness, make better choices, and even maintain weight if I'm not eating all that well. I find that I gain weight when... Read more
Sleep plays a crucial role in your health and well-being. Often we lose sleep because our minds are preoccupied with going over the day's events or planning for future ones. If you have problems sleeping, try creating a journal. Write out your worrie... Read more
We started out on the Locate a Buddy Board under the heading of 50/F/wants to lose 90 pounds. If this sounds like you or if you just want to be part of a great group of ladies, please join us!... Read more
Discover ways to revamp your sleep routine so you can feel great in the morning.Get Sleep SavvyAs you sleep, your body builds up its supply of a hormone called cortisol, which is then released throughout the day to help give you energy. Cortisol leve... Read more
I don't know about you guys, but over the past several weeks, I haven't had too many restful slumbers. Between concerns over the current state of affairs, the economic situation, dealing with some overtraining issues, and just trying to cram all that... Read more
Today we had a sales conference for all of the sales agents in our state. After the short meeting all of the agents went to our youth camp to get things set up for this summer's camp activities. I was assigned to a "yard detail" that cleared shrubb... Read more
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