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
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... Read more
Cheers to a boy who didn’t know any better.
Cheers to a man who didn’t let a little thing like reality stand in his way.
Cheers to a self-taught musician whose creativity and skill is the stuff of legend.
Cheers t... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
I felt a little bit better this morning. I have my goals in mind and I actually stepped on the scale, suprisingly happy to find that I'd only gained four pounds through the rest of March and April. I'm back to 139 which I'm not happy about but I ca... Read more
Almost one month ago, I started going to Overeaters Anonymous (OA) meetings. Surprisingly, the meetings aren't just for overeaters, but for anyone with an eating disorder - overeating, bulimia, anorexia, body dysmorphic disorder, ect.
Simulta... Read more
I will be alone with my fur kids for mothers day. I plan to visit my neighbor who has been in the hospital for a long time and came home last night. I have some pink calla lilies for her and a small bag of milk chocolates.... Read more
I was never a plain water drinker but have found a solution that works for me. I have a 21oz glass and use it with each meal to get in the water; I also drink 8 oz before bed...Water solution....SOLVED!... Read more
The more motivational quotes I read, obviously the more motivation I have and they are always so inspirational. "If you invite negativity in, you have to feed it and hang out with it.Best not invite it in."Erykah Badu"Whether you think you can or yo... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and some o... Read more
My motto: "Doing whatever it takes."
When the dailySpark asked me to write a guest blog I was completed humbled and honoured. What better way to help inspire people then getting to share my story, where I have been, where I am an... Read more
" Many will be purged, purified and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly; and none of the wicked will understand, but those who have insight will understand." (NAS)
While visiting with my friends in Kingman last year I was... Read more
So my friend and I were walking around the neighborhood just now and we saw this really pretty hibiscus. See?!
Gorgeous, right?! And coincidentally, it looks exactly like the hibiscus I have tattooed on my ankle! I leaned in to show my... Read more
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