We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t... Read more
Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
Trying to eat healthy on a tight budget? An important part of starting a healthy diet is to be supermarket savvy. At times, eating the nutritious stuff can cost a little more than the unhealthy foods you might consume, so it’s important to... Read more
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After (hopefully) spending eight hours sleeping, breaking your fast with a well-balanced, healthy meal is the best way to start your day. But what if you just don't have e... Read more
Ate 247 over my range. My walk was rained out and I needed my husband, who is on staff duty, more than anything. He hadn't eaten and I picked up a treat that was high in calories :/. Soaking in lavender oil now and drinking hot, plain, chai tea.... Read more
I ate dinner at 7pm instead of my usual 9pm and lost 2 pounds. Does eating dinner earlier promote weight loss? I cant attribute anything else to this wl, I didnt even work out yesterday...... Read more
The on/off switch...
sometimes I am RIGHT ON when it comes to my healthy lifestyle journey. I meal plan, grocery shop,and thoroughly enjoy being active. But then I miss grocery shopping one week and I stop everything. I throw the switch. What gives?... Read more
Part of my blog today was about the question, "How do I do this forever?" Often when we begin any life-changing challenge it can seem overwhelming. I have come to learn that forever comes one day at a time. Today is all that matters for it is all we... Read more
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... Read more
Coach Nicole suggested this catchy title after listening to my small rant in the office recently about accepting people where they are and encouraging them toward where they want to be. Lately I have been bothered by the intolerance of people. Not in... Read more
Editor's Note: SparkPeople is thrilled to share with you this blog post from the team at meQuilibrium.com, a site whose mission very closely aligns with our own. meQuilibrium helps you dial down the negative effects of stress by coaching yo... Read more
Okay, so tofu was on sale for a dollar at Safeway which almost never happens. Soo...we picked up five extra firm and two regular firm yesterday. The problem? What on earth do we do with them? LOL! Well, I say "we" but really it's only me that ea... Read more
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