“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.’” (C.S. Lewis)
Which is why—whether you’re looking to eat healthier, increase... Read more
More elusive than Bigfoot, more mysterious than the alien residents of Area 51—they’re so anonymous, we’re tempted to ask "do these people actually exist?" I’m here to tell you that YES they do exist. You may eve... Read more
Each of us has a secret source of energy. You can’t hold it in your hand or see it in a book. Most mysteriously, it can boost your energy, mood and motivation without you even knowing it.
It’s a smell. Not just any smell, but a... Read more
The secret to weight loss may be closer than you think. In fact, it may be sleeping in bed with you.
In a recent poll of SparkPeople.com members, we found out that a number of couples are dieting together. In fact, 14% are going through th... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their health by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than our members like you? That'... Read more
I've recently gained six pounds, which took me quite a few months to get off... And I'm trying to figure out why. During these months, I've had to the a break from running since April because of back problems. I did notice that I lost weight (probabl... Read more
My doc recommended me to lose weight.
Did any of your physicians talk about your weight? How did they approach the topic? Did it offend you?
Should healthcare providers even talk to us about weight loss? Is it their business?
Next... Read more
Hello everyone! My name is Mona and this is my second time around at using Spark People but the first time wasn't my best effort. I had my baby 4 months ago and am ready to lose the baby weight and the weight I needed to lose before I even got pregna... Read more
I hate monitoring all my food. Especially when you're at the mercy of a computer for data entry. Since diabetics have a set amount of carbs each meal they should not go over, (mine was set by my doctor) I think I will try this approach to a food diar... Read more
I heard a weight loss expert on a radio talk show putting down acai berry diets. She says people keep looking for short cuts but she never saw anybody succeed in long term weight loss without balance, moderation, discipline, consistency, and persist... Read more
Have you ever tried Zumba? If not, it is my exercise/weight-loss secret that is not so much a secret any more.... Each class gets you moving, shaking, dancing, smiling, and having a blast! I love it so much that I am now a certified instructor... a... Read more
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When it comes to losing weight and living a healthy lifestyle, everyone has to do what works best for them. I can give all kinds of reasons why a balanced diet and regular exercise is the way to go. But in the end, everyone has to find a... Read more
Just returned from walk on this day of Thanks! Weather-wise, here in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, it was a gorgeous day! There was plenty of sunshine, and the temperature was right around 60 degrees!
Wishing everyone a Happy Than... Read more
The requests to share my “secret” or “how I’m doing it” on my journey to be healthier are flattering. I also feel empathy with the requests - I’ve made those appeals myself and still do on my bad days.
On one hand, it’s really simple – “eat l... Read more
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