I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,... Read more
Here are some thoughts and testimonials from the community, our SparkPeople members.
It's been a very stressful day. I didn't sleep well last night and had a sick child this morning. BUT, I did well on my food... Read more
I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
So, how many calories does cooking burn? LOL! My kids are home from school and it has been a perpetual cycle of cook, clean up, cook again, clean up, play with the kids, cook, clean up, bathe the kids, clean up, tuck them in, and then crash...LOL!... Read more
I am overweight and have the desire to lose, but not the motivation. I need a buddy. I was thinking about joining weight watchers again (i lost 73lbs there years ago) but thought that if i had a place to help with motivation, i might need to go.... Read more
Weigh in day, and I am down more than 10% of my starting weight! I was a pound away from this goal last week, and today I blew past it! And a NSV, my pants that were tight a couple of months ago are getting nice and loose. Happy day.... Read more
When there is a presence of too much insulin in your blood stream it prevents you from burning fat for energy, your body has an energy crisis when blood sugar is low and excess insulin is preventing the body from burning fat for energy. The result is... Read more
Last week we learned eating a less than ideal breakfast is better than skipping breakfast all together. Planning ahead helps make breakfast selections healthful and limits the need to face that choice. Working out first thing in the morning can make... Read more
Slim-Down IdeasSplurging on a gym membership isn't the only way to weight loss. What you eat is obviously important, but how you eat can also help you reach your goal weight. Click through for nutrition tips that could help bo... Read more
Here's how to separate what's true and what's false about weight loss, so you can say hello to your skinny jeans from
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MYTH: Certain Foods Can Bu... Read more
5 Foods that Burn Fat
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Peaches: Absorbic acid apparently makes it easier to burn fat. A study at the University of Colorado found that participants burned an extra 100 c... Read more
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