Tiff McFierce got a pretty big scare when her doctor told her she had diabetes. Originally, her blood sugar numbers were in the prediabetic range, but she wasn't able to stick to healthier habits consistently, and at her next visit they had gone up. That was what it took for her to really turn healthy into a lifestyle and not just something that lasted for a little while.
If you've ever had a job working from home or have spent a lot of time home alone, you already know how hard it can be to stay away from the refrigerator. Without the added stimulus of other people to talk to, problem-solve with—or simply to keep you away from the staff fridge—it's easy to fall into bad habits, like snacking all day long.
If we know anything, it's that Oprah Winfrey has very good taste.
One of the greatest joys in owning a dog is witnessing how excited he or she gets when you return home from being away for a period of time (even when it's only 10 minutes!). There's nothing better than seeing a whiskered face at the window jumping up and down in anticipation of your arrival—which may make you wonder: Is my dog bored while I'm away from the house? Does he sleep all day, or has he been waiting for me at that window for hours?