One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... Read more
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
When you’re a beautiful celebrity with gobs of money to spend on clothing and a personal stylist, it’s easy to look your best even when you’re just running daily errands. But for the rest of us, looking put-together and oh-so-ch... Read more
So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness.
I was just about to congratulate myself... Read more
My closet used to be divided into three sections: clothes that fit when I was 20 pounds heavier; clothes that fit when I was thin but miserable (from my “never-eat-anything-fun” phase); and clothes I could wear at that moment.
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My name is Chantal, I'm 32 and I am on a journey to get healthy. I'm 343 right now and enrolled in a Canadian wellness program here in Ottawa. In the past 2 weeks I have lost 15 pounds and I hope to continue on this path.... Read more
you learned throughout 2013 ?
Two of Mine are -----
1. The value of keeping a promise no matter what - My Girlfriend and I agreed- at my prompting- to take a full calendar year to decide if we wished to have a life toigether.
This h... Read more
I guess I just need a pat on the head for encouragement. Today, I made a couple of good decisions in the face of temptations. Now its after dinner hour, and this is when my cravings take over my senses...
I told myself, I have whatever I want... Read more
Had an Appt. with my Specialist yesterday. MY nighttime med was reduced, and she told me from the way my log looked, that my A!c was probably in the low 7s. Anyone with Diabetes knows that, that is progress in the right direction. I stayed about... Read more
When I come home from the supermarket, I wash and prepare the meats I want to freeze. Instead of buying prepackaged breaded fish or chicken, I do so myself and place them in freezer bags. I use a green marker to label fish and a black marker to label... Read more
I'm not much of a fish lover, (other than salmon) so I was surprised to find a frozen entree that I like that includes fish. Lean Cuisine Parmesan Crusted Fish has a great flavor, isn't too fishy, and the side pasta is also delicious! It's also con... Read more
The Official SP Team for Florida. Join us and meet other Floridians who want to have fun, stay fit, and be healthy. Keep Florida one of the best state teams by joining our team challenges and goals.... Read more
A parody, to the tune of Hey, Jude. Hey you, I know it’s bad,You’ll have to get strong to make it better,Remember to always lead with your heart,Then you can start to make it better.Hey you, don't be dismayed,Your body&rsq... Read more
It’s pretty clear that progress towards any important goal goes a lot better when you can maintain a positive state of mind. Positive goals, positive (but realistic) expectations, and positive self-talk all help us stay motivated and survive th... Read more
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