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Hello Friends and fellow Sparkers. The snow and ice is in its second week of January which is unusual for my neck of the woods. The schools have already exceeded their allotment of six snow days for the school year. My work even closed for a day earlier this week when we got between 8 and 10 inche...
Everyone knows that vegetables and fruits are healthy, and most people would probably agree that they could be eating more of them. Not only are they loaded with nutrients, they require minimal work to enjoy. They can be picked, washed, and eaten with little or no preparation.
Fruit is often ...
Everything you experience is a gift. How could you learn forgiveness without deception? How could you fully appreciate love without fear? - Everything you experience is a gift. How could you learn forgiveness without deception? HoEverything you experience is a gift. How could you learn forgiveness w...
When I was at my goal weight (100 pounds), I used to take a size 0 in women’s clothing. I’ve packed on 23 pounds since that time, so nothing in my closet fits me anymore and I’m on the hunt for clothing that is either a size 6 or a size 8. Clothing is really expensive these days, and I’m not too i...
I have lost the weight and continue to loose and yet I have major issues with the family on my change. so tired of everyone wanting me fat again
After having gastric bypass surgery, I am not able to drink water when eating. However, in order to get my water intake I drink thirty minutes before and after eating, and not as hungry. This has helped me lose weight and keep it off while staying hydrated.
Also going to the gym prior to work...
Are Saunas Good for Your Brain?
In the U.S., many Americans use a sauna only occasionally, perhaps while at the gym or on vacation — if at all. In Finland, in contrast, 99 percent of Finns take at least one sauna a week,1 and some far more often than that.
Known as a "poor man's pharma...
Yes, You Can Die From a ‘Broken Heart,’ and Optimism Makes You Live Longer
On December 27, 2016, actress Carrie Fisher, aged 60, died from a heart attack. The very next day, her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds died from a stroke. In the wake of the loss of these two popular Hollywood icons, m...
would love to sleep but that does not seem like it is going to happen