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
Every now and then let all the serious issues and deadlines and demands go. Do something weird, say something funny, change the routine. Don't forget to give yourself a little laughter to make your hard day a little better.... Read more
I am a 58 y/o disabled veteran with a lot of health issues that make it that I do not know what to eat anymore. That is what I need help with please. I suffer from Insulin dependent Type II Diabetic, Congestive heart failure, stage III B kidney disea... 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
Editor's note: If you or someone you know is suffering from a mental-health issue, please contact your health-care provider immediately. The information listed here is meant to inspire and offer hope but should not be interpreted as advice or rec... Read more
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