A couple decades ago, juicing was something that only overzealously health-conscious people did. You just knew someone was into healthy living if he or she owned a juicer or drank fresh juice regularly. Today, it's much more popular. People... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
They go down easily and can be found anywhere and everywhere. Water, tea, milk, juice, soda, flavored waters, coffee, energy drinks, smoothies. This list touches just a few of the many categories of beverages but doesn’t even delve into the dif... Read more
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... Read more
Day 1, AGAIN. I vowed to never lapse again, but I am back on track and that is what truly matters. Picking myself back up and dusting myself off. I am new to Spark and look forward to chatting with others for motivational, kind words and overal... Read more
Challenged myself to wake up early every day this week to get some exercise in. I love how it felt and am excited to continue but looks like next week will be a challenge again as we "spring ahead" with day light savings and lose an hour.... Read more
Knowing how important water is to weight loss, I have tried a few methods to insure I get at least my 64 oz a day. And actually those of us who live in hotter climates (it gets to 120* here in the summer) should be drinking even more. At work I eith... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
Last December New York State had considered implementing a sales tax on sodas and juices to help offset the rising rate of obesity, but that proposal appears to have fallen through the cracks. Now New York City public health officials are taking the... Read more
I know, I know, I haven't been updating lately and I'm sorry. Days and weeks go by so fast and before I even knew it, a month had passed since my last blog update. Worried that it might look like I've completely fallen off the wagon and... Read more
I made it to the one month mark... one more to go most days I am feeling great still need to drink about every 2 to 3 hours, or start feeling a little weak... but I have been to see the doctor everything is looking good..... Read more
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