Many people choose to eat salads because they’re healthy, filling and simple to make. But there’s more to salad selection than what meets the eye; if you think about it, you can tell a lot about a person by the type of salad they choose!... Read more
As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
The hottest restaurants, the best museums, the latest trends: City living puts the good life at your fingertips. But with those perks often come long commutes, even longer work hours, cramped living quarters, and hectic schedules, all of which can ma... 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
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
I don't know why. But this is the best I have ever done with ANY program. I have been on a ten day streak. But it is getting much harder to track my food. When I start getting like this I feel that it is only a matter of time before I lose it again.... Read more
Saturday the start of the dreaded weekend. I am going to stay busy and not have problems. Gonna use the extra time to prep better foods to eat. Clean out fridge so I can see what I have and need.... Read more
Kids say the cutest thing. My adorable 4 year old and I were at the zoo this past weekend. We went up to see the Walruses when my daughter shouted ( In front of 30 people) "Hey Mommy, The walrus looks big like you." (Jaw dropped) In ones life, you ha... Read more
I am a breastfeeding Mom. I am in the process of weaning my son's now that he is 1 yo. I am starving all the time because of BF'ing. Should my calorie intake maybe be more? It says my calorie intake is 1200 -1500 . Any advice?... Read more
Started back in July and have lost 34 lbs to date. It has been extremely hard. Coming out a very difficult divorce after 24 years and being divorced for 4 years.and 4 daughters. Oldest daughter had a stroke last year. Second oldest daughter just had... Read more
In October 2011 I was not able to complete a 5K walk that incorporated walking up 1000 steps (the annual Bisbee 1000, AZ). The next day I set out to lose 65 pounds and increase my strength and endurance so I can go back in 2012 and complete the walk... Read more
This job comes with many cool perks: not getting in trouble at work for spending time on SparkPeople, doing the Hundred Pushups Challenge during breaks (yep, we're doing it. I'll let you know how it goes), and sharing the inspirational Success Storie... Read more
We love breakfast, and we love cereal. We've always got a half-dozen healthy varieties in the SparkPeople kitchen, and plenty of us keep a box of our favorite cereal at our desk. Right now I've got a nostalgic box of Quaker Corn Bran (it was my favor... Read more
Yesterday I played around the kitchen experimenting. I made two quarts of a Goji Berry Pineapple Icy Fizz Drink. I used 1/2 a cup of goji berries, 1 cup of fresh pineapple, a little water and ice. I blended it in the vitamix. I put ab... Read more
Goji Berries are considered one of the greatest of the Super Foods. Though they are new to the market in the last few years, they’ve been used in Chinese Medicine for millennia as a general body tonic. I used to go to the pharmacy in China Town,... Read more
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