Hi, it's great to have you join us!! I hope you enjoy your time here & that it helps you in reaching all your goals!!
Be sure to STAY CONNECTED no matter what-the support here can't be beat!!
As for newbie advice, I have some things I've learned in a blog on my Spark page if you get a chance to take a look at them. Just some things that have helped me on my journey so far. And when you get your Spark page set up, feel free to add me to your friend list-we're all in this together & it really helps knowing others are going thru the same things you are!!
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Welcome to SparkPeople! You'll find lots of support, information and inspiration here. All the best on achieving your goals!
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WELCOME TO SPARK!!! Congrats on taking the first step into changing your life to a more healthier one by joining the site. Spark is filled with amazing people that will motivate, support and encourage you on your journey. There is so much to learn and discover here, take this one day at a time.
A couple of things I would like to suggestion to make you Spark experience a great one.
1. Put together your own Spark page. This is a great way to communicate with other members and build relationships that will support and motivate you. You can do this by going to the START page and the green section has something about your Sparkpage.
2. Make goals for yourself. Each month I make a list of what I want to accomplish that month and break them down to smaller goals to work with week by week. This way the BIG picture doesn't seem so big.
3. Join Spark teams. There are tons of teams here and you will be able to find ones that fit to what you like or want in a team.
The key to success here is to be active and you've already started by joining. You will find that everyone is willing to help you out if you need it. Spark friends are here for support, motivation and encouragement. Good luck on your journey to a healthier lifestyle! Again, welcome to the SP family! *~ Paula *~
Paula in Denver, Colorado
"You were given life; it is your duty...to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight." (Elizabeth Gilbert)
"Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy." (Sarah Ban Breathnach)
"Think for a minute about what makes you fabulous and how you can celebrate it." (Laura Mercier)
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Hello :) I stumbled across Amber's facebook page so here I am. I've lost the same 40 lbs more times than I can count BUT this time I'm doing it!!!!!! I will be thin before the wrinkles begin!!!!!! Any advice for a newbie?
Psalm 46 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
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