I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,... Read more
Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
When Ann (AGILLASPIE60) was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in July, 2010, she knew she had to change her lifestyle and get her health under control. A few months later, she was struggling with motivation when she found SparkPeople.com. Since then, An... Read more
Could you change your life in 28 days? Could you lose weight, get fitter, and change your attitude about weight loss in just four weeks? We think so! That's the premise behind our best-selling book, The Spark, written by SparkPeople.com founder a... 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
Good Morning! I am new to Spark! I am 48 years young, looking for some great friends to share in this journey ! I have come aong way with losing weight and living a healthy life style! I slip backwards periodically and here I am trying to refocus!... Read more
Making it work Monday-I am going to spend some time today planning food and movement for this week. Do any of you do this on a weekly basis? Do you find it a helpful practice that keeps you on track and utilizes your time more efficiently?... Read more
When working out first thing in the AM what is the best thing to eat for breakfast? Also know that I am heading right to work after the gym and don't have access to a stove and I have less than 15 min. to make a meal.... Read more
Providing myself with the right support is what really keeps me committed to a healthy lifestyle. What I find incredibly helpful is to make sure that I have plenty of snacks at home. when I am feeling the urge of desperate hunger or I am feeling emo... Read more
I’ll admit it up front: I am a snacker. In fact, I have a snack twice a day. My body screams for food around three p.m. every day, even though I make a point to eat breakfast and lunch. If I ignore the hunger, I end up grabbing and devouri... Read more
A dozen years ago, when I was visiting my grandmother at her home in Michigan, my aunt forewarned me. An avid quilter, my grandmother lost track of time when she was at the sewing machine. "You'll be in her sewing room for hours without realizing it,... Read more
I love, love, love sweet potato chips but they are as full of fat as regular chips. I decided to make my own. They are in the oven now so I haven't tried them yet but they have to be good lol. I only made one potato so I would not be tempted to over... Read more
I love to snack and nibble....as I have stated before I'm a grazer, I'm not much for big meals....
so a few of my snacks are easy and I keep on hand
Like I said yesterday I bake eggs for the week I have 2 egg whites each day for the protein an... Read more
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