Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m... Read more
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
Have you noticed that every magazine you pick up lately has advertisements for the many ways we can look younger than our chronological years? There are ads for injections and creams to remove our wrinkles, surgery to zap away our fat, and hair... Read more
Hello my name is Janet and I'm fat and I need a place to start. I'm 63 and not happy with myself. Back in '77 I had one of the 1st gastic bypass surgery's weighing in at 350lbs. I lost 100lbs the first year. I became an exercise aholic to keep the lb... Read more
Hi! I just joined this site in hopes of losing weight. I'm tired of people looking and me and my twin sister and comparing us. I'm embarrassed when people tell us that we don't look a like and I have to tell them that she weighs 90 pounds less than m... Read more
Hello, my name is Stacy and I am the fat mom at the preschool. I have been fat for a long time, but this is the fattest that I have ever been. I avoided scales ever since my youngest was born (she is 4 now). I knew that I was getting bigger, but I... Read more
I recently had to replace my old bathroom scale. My new one includes measurements of body fat percentage and hydration.
Does anybody know exactly how those numbers are derived? And are they bogus -- or legit enough to take seriously?... Read more
Every day pick one thing to declutter, be it a drawer, a counter or your desk. Get a paper shedder and shred old bills or papers you no longer need, toss out anything you have not used in a year and give away any old clothes you no longer wear (like... Read more
When I'm drying the dishes, I dry things one at a time then carry them one at a time to the other end of the kitchen and put them away in the cupboard one at a time. In the bad old fat days I'd dry them all, stack them up, then make one trip to the c... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
One big food and cooking trend that we’re keeping an eye on is the continued resurgence of old-fashioned recipes and methods. You may see this trend showing up in food magazines, which are emphasizing cooking techniques your grandmother would r... Read more
In the middle of winter, when the mercury's dropping and the snow is piling up outside, is there anything more comforting than a bowl of oatmeal? Judging from your answers last week, most of you agree with me. Plain old oatmeal becomes a tedious brea... Read more
If you want to look young and thin, hang around old fat people.
I read the above quote this morning and decided I'll get up off the computer and do some more exercises 362 before I begin my day outside my house.
How a... Read more
I would say that most, if not all of my life, I have had a hate affair with my body. When I was a child, I got teased and made fun of for being too skinny. I hated anyone noticing, much less saying something about it. With adolescence, my breasts w... Read more
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