During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)... Read more
Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months.
When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl... Read more
When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my... Read more
So you've been cleared for exercise after the birth of your baby and you're anxious to get outside and get moving! But who's going to watch your little one? If running or walking is your thing, you can take baby along in a jogging strolle... Read more
Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good... Read more
Does anyone know how much weight that comes off initially during a diet/corrected eating habits is actually weight from water? I know there is a great deal of water locked up with glycogen storage, and as glycogen goes down initially it appears like... Read more
This is a little TMI (apologies in advance) but I'm really struggling with my body image as I lose weight. In particular, my ta-tas have gone from being "fun bags" to "sad sacks." I know it's really vain to focus on that, but it's really messing wi... Read more
Hi, I am looking for someone who can not only help motivate me but can give me the kick in the butt I need when I am feeling discouraged. We can help each other through this journey to a happier healthier life. I don't really have a preference on gen... Read more
After 35 years of dieting I am trying SPARKPEOPLE. I have always been between the 200 and 310 poundage since becoming a woman.
Now I need surgery, new knees, the operation depends on how healthy I can be. The less I weigh the better chance I have... Read more
i have found i dont eat enough to lose weight so my mom who also is battling weight hates when i can sit and eat everything including junk food and then the next week i lost 5 lbs4 lol cake and brownies go to her waist and make mine smaller.... over... Read more
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One of my favorite pastimes as a kid was going to the local park with my friends where we would spend countless hours playing on the swings, going down the slide, hanging from the monkey bars, not to mention pushing the merry-go-round as fast as we c... Read more
So my goal to eat better, went down the drain and I didn't exercise like I should have. I am amazed that I managed to lose a pound this week. I had noticed that my knees were a little sore lately, but Monday when I tried to do my 5 K running workout... Read more
This week I have found that sticking to healthy eating is definitely going to be my biggest challenge. I can't seem to resist yummy treat like the brownies a neighbor brought by when she came to meet our new little one or the chocolate chip cookies m... Read more
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