Yesterday I realized was the first day of my 7th year with SparkPeople. There has been an up time and a down time. When I first joined SP, I had been on a Ďdietí for a couple of months and was having good success. Then I found SparkPeople and my... Read more
I just realized today is the beginning of my 7th year at SparkPeople. That isn't what I came here to write about, first hint I didn't realize it until I noticed it on my Spark page to write this blog. Maybe tomorrow I will write about my success... Read more
This blog isn't about my journey here with SparkPeople. It isn't about weight loss, but it is about a different kind of loss. It isn't a loss they I celebrate, it is a loss I mourn.
The past couple of months we have been dealing with some ... Read more
Stop Doing These 7 Things if You Want to Get Healthy
By Chris Freytag
Sometimes getting healthier isnít about the choices you're making, itís about the choices you should stop making. To live your best, healthiest life, try to add som... Read more
The latest AT&T Ad campaign hits my funny bone as the little kids sitting at the table show the grownups that things donít have to be so complex. And, their slogan and message bring up a good point that you can apply to healthy living (and your ... Read more
When I posted on my Facebook Page asking about your biggest domino foodĖthe one food you canít stop eating once you startĖI saw from your hundreds of responses that this was a hot topic.
Most of us know exactly what our trigger food is Ė an... Read more
I know the first month of the first year isnít even finished yet, but you may already be experiencing a fitness slump. A few weeks into a new year is often the time when all of those lofty fitness goals set before the year began start to slide, ... Read more
I'm sorry I'vc treated you this way. Feeding you the wrong foods and not taking care of you. I promise to do better and get you back to the best shape and fitness level you can be. We can do it!
Me... Read more
We are fast approaching the new year which means you know what...New Year's resolutions. Yep, it is that time of year again. Everybody makes those all so popular resolutions to lose weight, to quit smoking, to eat healthier, to give up this or t... Read more
As you look to next year, you are likely thinking about New Yearís resolutions, setting goals and your overall fitness plan for next year. While your plan begins to take shape, there are many things you can do to prepare mentally to stay committ... Read more
Top 10 Reasons to Smile~
1. Smiling Makes Us Attractive
We are drawn to people who smile. There is an attraction factor. We want to know a smiling person and figure out what is so good. Frowns, scowls and grimaces all push people away.
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In January I started a challenge for the year for the Lifestyle Change team for which I am a co-leader. There was to be challenges each month and the member with the most points would be the team member of the month. Each member of the month wou... Read more
1. Get exercise most days of the week for a full hour, but make sure you move every day.
2. Give up soda and juices with lots of sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Replace with water, nonfat milk, almond milk, various teas (especially Green te... Read more