Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
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
Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... 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
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!
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Hi everyone! My name is Meghan (34) and I am a single mother to an amazing little boy. Currently I am working on my Master's full time, so I am able to really start working out more. I am really looking for friends to motive me and vice versa. :)... Read more
Hey fellow Sparkers, I am looking for buddies to connect with who can help me stay accountable to my fitness goals. Anyone interested in partnering with me to do 30-minutes of exercise each day? We could encourage one another!... Read more
Hi I'm new to this and am starting a weight loss journey. I want to lose 25 pounds, right now I'm 5"5 and 165 lbs. I am lightly active my BMR says 1500 and my TDEE is 2085. How much do I have to eat to lose weight?... Read more
Can anyone tell me if metamucil works for them?I saw my doctor and he said to try it! Because no matter how healthy i am eating and drinking more than enough water I cant go and gosh i am Cranky!... Read more
Here at SparkPeople, we love seeing other companies help communities reach healthy, positive goals—and Meta is doing just that! This summer, Metamucil® underwent an evolution to become part of a full line of wellness products called M... Read more
Editor's Note: We had a chance to sit down and chat with former NFL football player and current television star, Michael Strahan, who was kind enough to share with us his tips on balancing fitness, nutrition and motivation while leading a busy li... Read more
If I add brocoli, peas and Metamucil I can meet the demands of the 25 grams of fiber you are supposed to get. I cannot add raspberries like I would want because they are too expensive. Maybe once in a while. I like rye bread too so that is an opti... Read more
I work at a prep school and we started our meetings yesterday. I don't teach. I am the Head's exec. assistant, so I have to prepare and/or review all of the stuff that we do to set up the new year. And then take minutes on 5 days of meetings. Boy, i... Read more
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