Let's face it. We are all a work-in-progress. Whether it's healthy eating, an organized home, quality family time, or simple reduced stress, we all have goals we'd like to reach. This is your spot to unite, to share your struggles and successes, and to find the support and information you need daily on your journey to a healthier lifestyle. More about this group

Year of Gratitude- 2014

amarettosour
  • By amarettosour · New reply 7:18 am
  • Journal · 679 replies
  • Happy New Years To All Inspire Members! I decided to start a journal for gratitude for the new year in 2013. 2013 is behind us and its time to move forward. This journal has transformed my life in 2013 ...

Walking Journal

Nobu
  • By Nobu · New reply 4:37 am
  • Discussion in I Can and I Will: Promises and Inspirations · 85 replies
  • After a harsh winter spring has finally come. I even saw a big wasp in my room today. The coralberry trees outside attract insects, even though so far I saw only this wasp. Actually they attract little ...

Day 26 of My 30 Day Challenge

Bill-Fatherof5
  • By Bill-Fatherof5 · Posted yesterday at 11:23 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • So tonight I ran 4 miles after dinner. I prefer to run before I eat dinner but the wife was hungry. At least I had pasta. I felt it the first and the last mile, but I can feel that I'm getting stronger ...

My Cardiac Rehab Orientation

lisapavlov
  • By lisapavlov · New reply yesterday at 11:11 pm
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Cause ppl like to share their experiences: Woke up at 7:30 for a registration time at 7:45 am (kids supposed to wake me at 6am before they went to school). Tore open gym bag for suitable gym clothes ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply yesterday at 4:16 pm
  • Journal · 72 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

Success Maintenence

IamGma
  • By IamGma · Posted yesterday at 3:47 pm
  • Discussion in The Final Frontier - The Last 10 (or 20) Pounds · 0 replies
  • Has anyone experienced success with getting in shape/losing weight or other health related goal? Has anybody managed to MAINTAIN that success? I'm so close to my goals, and yet so far away... I struggle ...

Day 25 of My 30 Day Challenge

Bill-Fatherof5
  • By Bill-Fatherof5 · New reply yesterday at 2:15 pm
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • So it's been a few days since I posted anything. I blame Easter, actually I decided to stay away from computers for Easter weekend. Saturday I ran the Hot Chocolate 5k and it was a nice race. I ran a ...

Working over nights

Mojd80
  • By Mojd80 · New reply yesterday at 10:29 am
  • Discussion in Fit at Fifty-Plus · 3 replies
  • I am turning 51 in May and am now working the 11pm-7am shift, 4 days on 2 off. I am occasionally having sleep problems but am pretty set there. My question is when is it best to work out? Jogging, walking ...

Family can be really stupid

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 63 replies
  • Lets see where do I begin....It's 5am and I feel blessed to be here. I havent felt any symptoms except fatigue from the treatment (#3) which I think is a good thing. But it does make me wonder if its ...

Looking for a workout / lose weight partner

simplyme2
  • By simplyme2 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Find a Buddy · 102 replies
  • I decided that starting Monday, March 17th, 2014 I am going to start my losing weight and working out or at least getting more active. I'm totally lacking motivation tho so im looking for someone like ...

You are ALL Heroes!!!

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • “We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed… Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly ...

Day 21 of My 30 Day Challenge

Bill-Fatherof5
  • By Bill-Fatherof5 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I made it to day 21!! This morning I jogged 6 miles before work. I love running, it's just getting out of bed and putting on those socks. I feel so much better during the day when I run in the morning ...

Arizona Hike-A-Thon!

healthygrl
  • By healthygrl · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hello Arizona Psoriasis Community! A Hike-A-Thon will be held in Arizona Saturday May 17th, 8am-11am at the Merkle Trail at Usery Park in Mesa; all proceeds benefit the National Psoriasis Foundation (see ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Starting Cardiac Rehab

lisapavlov
  • By lisapavlov · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • On Thursday, insurance all cleared. Have an intake appt with a Cardiovascular guy that morning :) Never been so glad to exercise ...

Day 19 of My 30 Day Challenge

Bill-Fatherof5
  • By Bill-Fatherof5 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I hit the gym last night to test my running on a treadmill after discovering a road rash on my upper thigh from Goldy's 5k. So I took off Sunday to heel and decided not to run Monday morning. The treadmill ...

Plantar Fasciitis

AnnMV
  • By AnnMV · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Anyone out there suffering from this? Between quitting smoking January 1 (it was an "occasional" vice, but I"m delighted to be free of it--yay me!) and this darned heel pain, I find the pounds piling ...

a new journey

Jackyrodz
  • By Jackyrodz · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Today was my first day @ work and it was great!!! It's been only seven weeks since my surgery (2/26/14) and my body is still adjusting to the changes, but my mind was ready to move on. This time my wellbeing ...

How About That

la4dreams
  • By la4dreams · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Today may have started off as a not so great day but once again it must be turned into a great day. I got up feeling okay just a little achy so I pushed myself to move and jumped in the shower. Accomplished ...

Stomach Upset??

lisapavlov
  • By lisapavlov · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 21 replies
  • With diarrhea for seven days. When would you call doc?? I saw cardiologist yesterday and mentioned it. She asked if I had a fever. I had one Sunday night only I'm on Coreg, Effient, Baby Aspirin, Lipitor ...

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