I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
Eat less, move more is the advice touted to the overweight ad nauseam, as if it were really that simple.
I have been in the business of helping individuals take off unwanted pounds for more than 30 years. Although success usually does incl... Read more
Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclu... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
Hi, my name is Melanie. I am 35 years old. I am 5'3" tall and at the moment my scale tells me that I weigh an awful 182 pounds. Yes, that's too much for me. They came from unhealthy eating, laziness, sometimes emotional eating (boredom, lack of self-... Read more
I am an evening exerciser and have a hard time meeting my lower calorie range. I am in the range for Carbs, fat, protein. Any suggestions? I also just got a Fitbit zip to monitor during day so hope that might help but still I exercise best at night.... Read more
When I buy canned fruit or vegetables, I take a permanent marker and put the date bought on the lid. Even with an expiration date, I still use this system to let me know just how long that particular item has been in my pantry.... Read more
Our local Kroger store marks down some produce every morning. These fruits and veggies are still good, just ripe or overstocked or due date up soon. Most of it is half price or LESS. I love to shop around 10:00 am, bring home my finds and plan my men... Read more
When you go to the grocery store, you probably check several labels and tags. First, you check the shelf price tag and look for any specials. You might also compare the cost per ounce, which is also listed on the shelf tag. Many of us check the nutri... Read more
Confession: I am what some may consider to be a picky eater. I am not one to be adventurous when it comes to trying new foods, but I have made progress and include more varieties of food in my meals. When my husband and I were dating, I wouldn't ever... Read more
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