While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y... Read more
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... Read more
I too am IN. I am learning new things to do w/my hands while watching TV. Knitting, crocheting, loom.........FB.......WATER, WATER, WATER
I AM not HUNGRY, I don't need to eat. So why do I eat? Habits! TIME TO BREAK THOSE AND make new ones. :D... Read more
Hello. My name is Amanda and I need to loose right around 100 lbs. I am just beginning this journey. This is also the first thing I've ever done on Spark People, so I have no idea what I'm doing!... Read more
From our partners at Woman's DayConfidence is easily attainable and makes a huge impact on how others view you as well as how you feel about yourself. Try these instant boosters to put a little spring in your step: Straighten up. A recent Ohio... Read more
Keeping a positive outlook on life can certainly be a challenge, especially when there seems to be so much negativity everywhere you turn. While I am slowly learning to master the art of dealing with stress, thanks to many of the suggestions from our... Read more
Rebuilding Self Esteem - Chapter 4 of Life is Hard, Food is Easy (LIHFIE)
This is a long chapter with lots to take in and work on. Spangle divides self esteem up into these three areas: How I see myself, what I say to myself and what I believ... Read more
I am finally doing it! I am finally starting the insanity workout program. When I started losing weight, almost 17 months ago, one of my fitness goals was to complete either Insanity or P90X. Well the time is finally here where I think I should tr... Read more
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