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
Something to think about. I worked nights for many years, slowly gaining weight throughout. I can't say that was the whole reason, because I wasn't eating properly during that time either... but it does raise some questions and considerations for try... Read more
I was wondering if any of you talked and walked in your sleep as a child and still do so today. I used to do both as a child and even into my teens (at least the talking part).
The last time I talked in my sleep, that I know about, was back in... Read more
Back in October the deck I was standing on collapsed. I fell eight feet and broke my arm in half. I am on a 2 lb limit for lifting, can't do any resistance, etc. I did physical therapy and it hurt so bad I was often in tears. Now I am afraid to w... Read more
Am I the only person who has problems sleeping when they cut carbohydrates?
I get on and off the calorie-counting wagon. I'm currently back on, and to really keep my calories low while still getting important macro nutrients, I'm following Sparkpeo... Read more
I have been hearing and reading that getting 7-8 hours sleep a night along with eating healthy and exercising will help you lose the weight. I have read that anything short of 7-8 hours of sleep may have something to do with weight gain. I was wonde... 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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