Mounting debt is on its way to becoming the national pastime, with 2 in 5 families spending more money than they earn. In the words of Madonna, "We are living in a material world." Shopping malls are meccas of entertainment and materialism,... Read more
Regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle and sound weight-loss program. In fact, most experts suggest that we get 60 minutes of exercise each day for optimal health. But while a little exercise is a good thing, taking exercise to the e... Read more
It cannot talk yet it speaks to you. Some days it makes you giddy with delight. Other days it puts you into a deep depression. It judges you on a superficial level. The thought of it is enough to worry even the most optimistic person. What am I talki... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... Read more
I really hate cooking. I tried to adjust, but just hate it. I moved on to simple foods that require little to no cooking, salads..., but have become bored and am now completely off my plan and eating junk. AGAIN! Help. Simple but healthy food pre... Read more
I just downed 6 keebler cookies. I mostly do ok with cravings. Not stressed, hungry,or bored, I am just craving cookies and its been over a month since I had any and feel guilty about eating them! My sweet craving is satisfied and I know I won't b... Read more
I take flaxseed oil and eat nuts as a small snack in the evening for Omega 3's. I was told by my workout partner I have take fish oil or eat fish for best results-problem is I am sensitive to seafood so fish oil and krill is not for me due to stoma... Read more
I am leaving Thursday morning for my son's college graduation on Friday morning. I am taking my daughter and meeting family who are flying in from the West coast. I am really nervous as I have been doing really well the last two months and have los... Read more
i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,... Read more
I was dealing with Anorexia for years, which turned into Bulimia. I have been trying to get my eating habits back on track. Thanks to Sparkpeople, I am slowly learning to do this, and am not struggling as much. I am not in danger anymore, and I reali... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)
Binge eating has always been one of my biggest obstacles to overcome in losing weight. For me, once a binge is triggered and I take that first bite, Iím farther from stopping a binge than before I took the firs... Read more
This journey to a healthy lifestyle is a worthwhile, but at times, difficult endeavor. If you're dealing with an eating disorder on top of a weight issue, it can feel downright impossible to reach your goals.Most of us are familiar with the eatin... Read more
If there isn't a DSM diagnosis code for Obsessive-Compulsive Eating Disorder, there SHOULD be--and my picture should be next to it.
I feel pretty stupid that it's taken me this many years to notice my OCD tendencies. For instance, I don't get ou... Read more
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