One can really find all kinds of crazy things on the Internet, and how people tell their “secrets” for losing weight. It’s amazing the lengths people will go to when trying to get rid of those last few pounds, and I know some friends that did pretty silly things to lose weight.
I am a jack-of-all-trades, master of none, though I would prefer to be called a Renaissance Woman. (I suspect I am lacking some of the necessary ingredients to be that.) I can play the piano, but I’m no concert pianist. I write, yet, no Pulitzer Prize. I sing, but have I ever won an audition […]
We were friends for a long time. Back when I rifled through my mother’s hidden stash of marshmallows, you were there. When I sneaked cookies from the jar and restacked them so no one would notice, you were there. You even came along to my grandmother’s house that summer when I was just nine. How […]
I was thirteen years old when I began my first diet. At the time, I stood 5’7″ tall and weighed 136. I compared myself to the flat-stomached girls at school and hated, despised, and loathed my body. Never mind that my weight was perfectly normal for my height. My self-consciousness was also perfectly normal, but […]
You know when you first meet a stranger and that stranger babbles on and on, disclosing way too much information within the first ten minutes of your meeting? And you kind of think, hey, I hardly know you–please, stop! And then later, you vow to avoid that person who clearly has no personal boundaries?
The amount and type of food you eat has a major influence on your health. Your body needs a range of nutrients to work properly and stay healthy. A balanced diet containing all of these nutrients can help you stay healthy, lean and active.
You might have thought you do not have the ability to lose weight – but you absolutely do! You just need the right knowledge and information.
If you thought having just over one third of Americans considered obese today was worrisome, you won’t like the new estimate that shows we’re all getting fatter. By 2030 a whopping 42% of Americans are going to fall into this unhealthy, uncomfortable weight category.