Friday, May 15, 2009
After getting hitched, Magda Cardoso Gale gained the "married 15." Determined to take control of her health, she put on her sneakers, hit the road, and strengthened her body ó and her marriage. "I started a blog on sparkpeople.com. I would post my workout plan for the following week and then come back and list the workouts I'd actually done. The blog also gave me a place to write about my ups and downs ó like the time I ate three ice cream bars in one sitting. Soon, other members were commenting. They'd say, "Great job at the gym!" or, "I've had moments like that." We were all a part of a community of support." Read it at RedbookMag.com .