My monthly weight loss support group sat around looking rather dismal at the first meeting following an unexpected autumn snowstorm. Winter was arriving sooner than anticipated, and my group voiced worrying thoughts about how they'd st... Read more
As we head into spring cleaning season, most of us are focused on purging closets and organizing junk drawers, but this time of renewal can be about more than just conquering clutter and defeating dust bunnies. Spring is also a great time to step... Read more
Whether it's the looming threat of black ice, the relentless wind pounding your lungs or the snow pelting your face, the winter months have a way of making outdoor exercise seem less than appealing. But if you're someone who meets chilly weat... Read more
Imagine that it’s April. The weather is warming up and it’s time to pull your spring clothes out of storage, including the bathing suit you shoved in the back of your closet in September. While doing your spring cleaning, you start to try... Read more
Many of us might say that being less active in the winter is the normal cycle of life. A less peppy mood may be typical in this season, but for some people, cold weather and lack of sunshine bring on more than the usual winter blahs. It can bring on... Read more
Another issue of a low income budget is when something breaks it's hard to replace it right away. We have no stove. We have a toaster oven, a toaster, a microwave, and the stove top still works. That makes cooking kind of difficult for cooking.... Read more
The hardest part of losing weight and being healthy is having a healthy diet, especially when a budget is tight. Anyone have any suggestions on healthy but inexpensive recipes or foods that will last longer than a week? #firstpost... Read more
Help please. I am new here . Do to digestive issues I cannot eat any veggies or fruits. Not even pureed.any suggestions for foods or ways I can lose weight? I am 4pounds overweight, 30 of it since not being able to eat veggies.... Read more
How do you deal with others sabotaging your healthy eating habits?? I've explained to my mother-in-law how important healthy eating is to me, yet she still insists on cooking high cal meals with homemade dessert for our weekly meals! #food... Read more
After gaining about 49lbs from a divorce, stressed, holidays and thyroids problems, I was not feeling health and was having low self esteem issues. The Dr. that is treading for my thyroid problem got me motivated to start loosing weight because of a... Read more
Every morning, I say thank you for being allowed to wake up each day. Every step I take on my morning walk is truly a blessing. Two years ago, I could not walk five feet without getting dizzy and nearly passing out. (Not really due to a weight issu... Read more
Everyone at SparkPeople has been eager to share some big news for months now, but we had to wait until the time was right. That time has finally come!For the last several months, we've been working closely with the writers and editors at All You... Read more
Autumn is here! Unfortunately, with the darker days and colder temperatures, autumn also ushers in an unpleasant side effect for a large number of people: Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD.I have a mild form of SAD and know that it... Read more
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