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Weight And Menopause Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Weight And Menopause.

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

An Active Approach to Managing Menopause

You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time...  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

How to Stop a Migraine in Its Tracks

If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr...  Read more

6 Super Foods Blooming this Spring

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an...  Read more

During weights, I tore my ACL and another knee lig
Updated 11/25/2015 5:16:23 AM

During weights, I tore my ACL and another knee ligament. I had 1 of my 2 surgeries today. Now I'm incapable of running and I fear weight gain, but the I see it has already begun. I'm in need of guidance to deter myself from emotionally eating....  Read more

How do you add the weight ticker to your sparkpage
Updated 11/24/2015 6:22:35 PM

How do you add the weight ticker to your sparkpage?...  Read more

I gained my weight from chemo due to breastcance
Updated 11/24/2015 2:52:09 PM

I gained my weight from chemo due to breastcancer. I have been on a low carb diet. Witch has been working have lost 15 of the 40 I gained .my weakness is eating after 8 pm does an have any suggestions to help thank you nancy...  Read more

Weight Gain
Updated 11/24/2015 10:31:56 PM

Hi Folks, I couldn't find the place to write this, so I hope it's okay that I leave a message here. I have stayed on my plan very well for two days and gained two lbs. yesterday. I'm eating the lower end of my allotted calories. Does any one have any...  Read more

When did you first notice weight loss?
Updated 11/24/2015 2:12:31 PM

When you started working out (again) for the 1st time, 2nd time, 3rd time or however many resets you may have had, how long did it take between committing and seeing significant results? I know we like to see immediate results for our hard work but e...  Read more

Feeling menopausal?

If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team....  Read more

People don't believe I weigh that much

My friends don't believe how much I weigh when I tell them the actual number. That in itself left me uninspired. I always believed I would never have a weight problem. I found out that as you get older, if you don't change your life style to go alon...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

18 Things Every Woman Should Know About Menopause

Just like booking an Eat-Pray-Love solo trip abroad or visiting a plastic surgeon, bringing up the (formerly) "silent passage" is no longer taboo. Experts and real women revealed all about "second springs" for our by-the-decades s...  Read more

Hot Flashes: Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle Tips

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, Today's blog post is the second in a series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. The responses from my first blog overw...  Read more

trying to lose weight post menopause

Having managed to muddle through menopause with my psyche mostly intact, i have discovered that it's far harder to lose weight now than it ever was before in my life. When i was younger, all i had to do was hop on the elliptical or treadmill for 20 o...  Read more

Losing Weight After Menopause

I recently made this reply on a SP Board and wanted to share it with you. The first thing I want to say is congratulations for not giving up on losing weight, and starting the process all over again. DONíT buy into the lie that you canít lose we...  Read more