Calling All Chia Seed Users!
I saw on Dr. Oz a few weeks ago about the weight loss benefits of Chia Seeds. I noticed in the nutritional log that there are several Spark People that have submitted caloric intake for the food log.
I am wondering if anyo... Read more
With the weather getting to its peak cold, I am wondering if anyone is packing on the 'hibernation mode pounds' although the eating habits are the same? This happens to me every year......... Read more
Happy New Year!
How are you spending it?... Read more
Why I love 12/12/12!
12/12 is a very special day that I celebrate each year because it is the day that my divorce was final from my first husband, the abuser. This year, being it's 12/12/12, I exercised an extra 12 minutes, slept for an extra 12 minutes and for din... Read more
How to get rid of guilt
I feel guilty when I exercise. There, I've said it. Exercise and eating well makes me feel selfish, like I don't deserve it. It's a matter of low self esteem, and even though I know exercise and eating right are good for me... Read more
Anyone else out there with a sleeping problem? This has been going on for a few years now - is it just perimenopause? I take a natural sleep aid and nothing seems to help. Tried cherries, warm milk, herbal tea. Ugh! It's so frustrating bec... Read more
Does anyone know if we can change the entire meal plan, not just one at a time? What I mean, is that the choices are kind of redundant; so, are there any updated meal plan ideas, say, every 6 months?... Read more
Is anyone using Reservatol tablets for weight loss and general well being? If so, I am curious to read of your experience with it.... Read more
Does your pet exercise with you?
Each time I am in my home gym, my cat, Mr. Pinky will scale my weight machine, sit at the top of the lat pull downs and wait for me to finish my workout while staring at me in an unrelenting way. If the door is shut, he will continuously feed h... Read more
Carbonated water: Good or Bad?
Even though carbonated water (i.e., Klarbruun (sp?), LaCroix, etc.) contain no sodium or calories, does anyone know much about if the bloating from the carbonation can cause weight gain? I am interested in feedback since I am addicted to that s... Read more
Skinny Rules book
Does anyone have experience with the new book by Bob Harper re: 20 Skinny Rules? I am particularly interested in the 'no carbs after lunch' rule and wonder if anyone has tried that and if it has worked. I am doing that, but only on day 3. Th... Read more
DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)
I have been reading about people that seemingly gain weight after they start a vigorous exercise program due to the muscle tissue breaking down and retaining water to protect themselves thus gearing up for the weight loss that ... Read more
Is there anyone else out there that simply wants to get dressed in the morning and head off to work without the 'closet chaos' that I experience since nothing fits!? Grrr! Then only to find, when something does fit, I return home at the end of... Read more