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Weight And Menopause Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Weight And Menopause.

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

An Active Approach to Managing Menopause

You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

How to Stop a Migraine in Its Tracks

If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr...  Read more

6 Super Foods Blooming this Spring

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an...  Read more

Trying To Stay Motivated I ve been gaing weight.
Updated 10/2/2015 9:10:04 PM

Trying To Stay Motivated I ve been gaing weight. At my heaviest I weighed 260lbs. I had pre diabetes, high bp and high choloesterol. I decided to take control and get fit. Eat Healthy and work out. I dropped down to 174 in 2 years. Im 202 now Help...  Read more

My husband can eat anything and not gain weight. H
Updated 10/2/2015 9:14:47 PM

My husband can eat anything and not gain weight. He's 6'3" 187#, he loves evening snacks and desserts. Suggestions how to avoid this pitfall???...  Read more

I love wine but can't lose weight when I drink it

I love wine but can't lose weight when I drink it 🍷🍷...  Read more

Well, I have started a weight loss journey so many
Updated 10/2/2015 12:59:19 PM

Well, I have started a weight loss journey so many times..Too many to count! But one thing I can say is .I never quit! I never say.."I am not meant to be fit and healthy".I know I deserve it..I need to be happy and stop quitting. Time for day 1...  Read more

Short-term weight fluctuations are very common. Gi

Short-term weight fluctuations are very common. Give it more time before jumping to conclusions. I echo others in saying you should try to eat within the range SP set for you, and track your nutrition...that process is incredibly helpful....  Read more

Feeling menopausal?

If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team....  Read more

People don't believe I weigh that much

My friends don't believe how much I weigh when I tell them the actual number. That in itself left me uninspired. I always believed I would never have a weight problem. I found out that as you get older, if you don't change your life style to go alon...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

18 Things Every Woman Should Know About Menopause

Just like booking an Eat-Pray-Love solo trip abroad or visiting a plastic surgeon, bringing up the (formerly) "silent passage" is no longer taboo. Experts and real women revealed all about "second springs" for our by-the-decades s...  Read more

Hot Flashes: Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle Tips

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, Today's blog post is the second in a series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. The responses from my first blog overw...  Read more

trying to lose weight post menopause

Having managed to muddle through menopause with my psyche mostly intact, i have discovered that it's far harder to lose weight now than it ever was before in my life. When i was younger, all i had to do was hop on the elliptical or treadmill for 20 o...  Read more

Losing Weight After Menopause

I recently made this reply on a SP Board and wanted to share it with you. The first thing I want to say is congratulations for not giving up on losing weight, and starting the process all over again. DONT buy into the lie that you cant lose we...  Read more