Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u... Read more
The third shift. Unavoidable for some. Dreaded by many. At a time when it’s difficult just to stay awake, you are expected to function at a reasonable level. Unfortunately, laboring through the night can wreak havoc on your body, weakening your... Read more
Despite our best efforts at prevention--hand scrubbing, disinfecting, coughing into elbows, avoiding handshakes--a virus sometimes weasels its way in. Follow the tips below to prevent the flu from spreading, and learn how to care for a loved one with... Read more
My monthly weight loss support group sat around looking rather dismal at the first meeting following an unexpected autumn snowstorm. Winter was arriving sooner than anticipated, and my group voiced worrying thoughts about how they'd st... Read more
Can you relate to this desperate dieter’s dilemma?
“I'm pretty good about my diet and exercise program during the week. But when the weekend comes, all of that hard work goes out the window! I constantly find myself... Read more
I would like to know what has hindered the weight loss of my fellow spark friends---My is--mindless eating- breads and sweets, not eating a healthy breakfast, not exercising, not keeping a positive attitude, not getting enough sleep, stress, not plan... Read more
I know how to add a link and the links on a list I made up for the team were working for days now, but some of them show the link in BLACK and inoperable!! At first, I thought I missed a piece of the link in my copy/paste but NO - the address is corr... Read more
Would like to know what works for my fellow spark friends to help you succeed at your weight loss goals----For me--It is 5 small meals less than 300 calories a day--plenty of water, exercise, and planning and sticking to meals, and always tracking, a... Read more
I am trying to make better food choices in life. Trying to cut out the processed foods and sugary foods. Add Healthy alternatives but I tend to be a picky eater (willing to try new things, but have a hard time liking new things- even with an open min... Read more
Hi I am Stephanie and I have been a member here for over a year and now I am finally staying with it. It's only been 10 day for me but that is good for me so I am trying to stay motivated and positive but dang it is hard to do!... Read more
It's been a while since I've taken a true vacation (I've been taking more staycations -- staying home while taking vacation time), but when I do go on vacation (or even when I take a staycation), I like to stay active. I do spend some tim... Read more
We're back with another round of member stories.
These tips and stories come from some of our "Spark" preorder prize winners. These SparkPeople members won our daily T-shirt giveaways, and now they're Spreading the Spark in return by sharing their... Read more
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