CARRY MORE CASH
Keep dollars and cents on hand when you head to Starbucks, happy hour or dinner out.
WHY IT WORKS
People who pay for their food with cash make healthier purchases than people who pay with debit or credit cards. Co... Read more
EAT CHEETOS OFF CHINA
Use plates and utensils whenever you snack, and sit down to enjoy your nibble, even if it's for only 20 minutes.
WHY IT WORKS:
People were more likely to perceive food as a snack if they finished eating it in... Read more
TALK TO YOURSELF
If the opening notes of Saturday Night Live have you reaching for ice cream, announce to yourself and anyone else around, "I'm not hungry, but I am going to eat this anyway."
WHY IT WORKS:
Enjoy your favorite food... Read more
START WITH AN ORANGE.
Peel the sweet, juicy citrus fruit before sitting down to lunch on a crazed day.
WHY IT WORKS:
The orange takes time & effort to peel, which forces you to slow down and helps stimulate the senses, so you're m... Read more
This was posted on a scale:
You have no hold on my mood, my day or my life.
I am more than just a number.
I am enough.
I am beautiful - right now, as I am.
It's not about losing weight - I'm taking better care of myself ... Read more
It is simply amazing to me just how much my SparkPeople friends have come to mean to me. One of my SparkPeople buddies is leaving because of personal problems. I feel as if I am losing a best friend. I don't want her to leave and sure hope th... Read more
Jacob, age 92, and Rebecca, age 89, living in Miami , are all excited about their decision to get married. They go for a stroll to discuss the wedding, and on the way they pass a drugstore.. Jacob suggests they go in.
J... Read more
I know I am supposed to be very happy that I have a job...and believe me, I am. However, the office manager, Carol and I are the only office staff...so with Carol so ill and out of the office almost 2 weeks already - this is tough stuff.
... Read more
I just want to wish every single one of my Spark People friends the happiest 4th of July. I love this holiday with all it's patriotism and parades and family get-togethers and fireworks. It is one of my all-time favorite days.
I love to... Read more
I don't know if any of you have ever had the pleasure of petting a stingray...but what a neat experience it is! My husband & I went to Brookfield Zoo today. They have a special exhibit going on right now through Labor Day where you can actuall... Read more
Well, now that I have faced the fact that I cannot eat like a crazy person and still expect to keep my weight off - I feel really great about things.
I have learned that as I get older, I really have to start being more sensible every sin... Read more
1. The words are composed of two shorter words in a row. (Example: carnation = car + nation.)
2. New words are formed when s is added to beginning. (Example: ash = sash.)
3. Letters can be rearranged to form new words. (Bean = ... Read more
1. These words follow a rule: buttercup, carnation, foxglove, larkspur.
These words don't follow it: amaryllis, hyacinth, marigold, peony.
Can you find the rule?
2. These words follow a rule: ash, oak, pear, pin... Read more
Here is the lineup of the entertainment & cultures we saw yesterday:
Choom Sarang Korean Dance Group
Niles Korean School
Northshore Dance & Drama Center
Opening Ceremonies-Parade of Flags & the Singing of the National A... Read more