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
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
College brings many life changes that most young adults are excited about: moving away from home, becoming more independent, pursuing a passion and making new friends. But one of the things on most freshmen's minds is the dreadful "Fresh... Read more
When we're not feeling our best, whether we're stressed out or we're coming down with a cold, we often turn to "comfort food" to soothe ourselves. There's nothing wrong with using food to feel better as long as you don... Read more
today I went for a walk after doing the rainy day workout. ( at least as much of it as I could.) then I went for a walk. not a very big deal. but when your 75 lbs over weight. and the last time you really exercised was when your car broke down and yo... Read more
Been working out for last couple of months committed to a 30 min workouts.. 5 _ 6 a week...lately I have been at a plato. Took two days off... went back at it second day of workout. Lost a pound... need more change. Going to add a 60 min cardio... Read more
So one day a week I week I work an overnight shift... do my calories count from when I wake up to when I go to sleep? Or day by day? Im unsure how to track my food for these two days where I barely sleep... 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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