This Week's Poll:
August 29, 2014
Beans: What's your favorite way to eat them?
Refried and on veggie-loaded nachos
59% (112 votes)
Marinated and in a salad
8% (15 votes)
Mashed and made into bean burgers
7% (14 votes)
Boiled and added to soup
19% (37 votes)
Seasoned and baked for a crunchy snack
7% (13 votes)
August 14, 2014
If you've quit or are quitting tobacco, what cessation strategies work best for you?
Taking a walk or jog around the block to fend off cravings
49% (56 votes)
Keeping a list of reasons why I've quit nearby as a reminder
7% (8 votes)
Having gum or hard candy ready when I feel like smoking/using tobacco
24% (28 votes)
Counting all the dollar bills I'm saving by not buying tobacco products
10% (11 votes)
Distracting myself from a craving by calling or texting family and friends
10% (12 votes)
August 1, 2014
Handling difficult conversations: What aspect is most important to you?
Setting aside time for the discussion to avoid interruptions.
36% (89 votes)
Making arrangements to meet in a neutral location.
10% (25 votes)
Using "I"statements when sharing personal feelings.
19% (46 votes)
Being a good listener.
18% (45 votes)
Encouraging the other person to share her/his thoughts and feelings.
16% (40 votes)
July 18, 2014
How do you fit physical activity into your schedule?
I pencil it in on my calendar ahead of time.
32% (72 votes)
I squeeze it in between appointments or classes.
9% (19 votes)
I walk or ride my bike…EVERYWHERE.
11% (24 votes)
I break it up into smaller increments throughout each day.
7% (16 votes)
I'm still trying to figure that out.
41% (91 votes)