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
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... 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
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... 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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I am tired this morning but I only hit the snooze once! Plan for the day is to click of another day on my thirty day challenge. Hit a yoga class and the take the girls to the zoo or children's museum depending on the weather. Have a great day spark!... Read more
Hi! I am also in nursing school with a small child as well. I would love an accountability buddy as I am trying to lose 40 pounds before graduation- I want to feel good starting off my career and in those graduation pictures :)... Read more
Ouch! Every muscle in my body hurts. I am finding it hard to get going this morning. I will prevail. I will make it to the gym. Even if I go slow I will burn more then sitting on my butt at home. I got this! Fat will not own me. Ok pep talk over.... Read more
In October 2011 I was not able to complete a 5K walk that incorporated walking up 1000 steps (the annual Bisbee 1000, AZ). The next day I set out to lose 65 pounds and increase my strength and endurance so I can go back in 2012 and complete the walk... 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 always thought when I lost all my weight somehow my life would be perfect. I would finally be able to accept myself for who I was. I would no longer find fault with myself. I would be able to go into any store and buy anything I wanted right off... Read more
The day before I thought that yesterday I would like to go on the ten kilometre hike. But in the morning it looked grey and not very promising so I decided not too. Besides and don't tell my wife - I was a little sore myself from the hike and... Read more
We have rain - heavy rain forecasted for the next week. If I am going to get out with Noni today must be the day. The plumber came - the plumber left. So it was a snap decision to head north to find some snow and to take Noni snowshoeing. I ended... Read more
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