As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas... Read more
Christina (CFOSTER1966) lost 97 pounds and says she started this journey to become healthier and to ward off the complications that come with obesity. She has maintained her weight loss for the past 18 months. Find out how she did it!
... Read more
I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... 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
Okay, so my calorie goals are between 1,210-1,560 a day. I was doing a lighter workout that was only burning 200 cals, so that was fine. But now I started to do a higher intensity workout for longer. Which is burning 400-500 calories.
I ate a l... Read more
My cat has disappeared and now I can't sleep and I am worrying and all I keep thinking about is FOOD - I KNOW THAT WILL NOT HELP - BUT the thoughts are there and it is a good thing I don't have a lot of junk food handy. I weathered Helen's (my stepm... Read more
Just started this am with my walking and healthier eating habits. I have tried almost everything, and this was a suggestion by my diabetic counselor. I ruptured a disk last August , had surgery in January and was released by my surgeon to start exer... Read more
I just relocated from Germany to sunny Tampa! And became new Spark fan and member. It was my most reasonable decision.
This website is simply awesome. One gets much for lil money! Can't be compared with anything else.
I feel... 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
Britney Spears is looking good. Not only has her hair grown back, but she has slimmed down, too. (I don't think Britney was overweight, but you have to admit she did look pretty unhealthy during her series of personal crises over the last couple of y... Read more
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald KennedyIn a few short days many of us will gather around the table with family and friends to give thanks for... Read more
I have been pestered by gout for about the past twenty years. Usually when I feel the first twinges, a super dose of Ibuprophen will stave off the attack. Last Saturday, as I arrived at the pre-game tailgate, I felt the first twinges and went to th... Read more
It's been a while since I've been here, and one thing that's changed is that I finally started taking allopurinol for my gout. I'm extremely stubborn and avoided this for years, but I'm coming to realize that I was pretty stupid not to get on this m... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.