Welcome to SparkPeople! You'll be glad to know that you have joined a wonderful group of people working to live healthy lifestyles! SparkPeople has so much to offer, personally I love challenges, and love earning SparkPoints every day.
Don't hesitate to ask questions, join SparkTeams and post on the message boards, there is a wealth of information on living a healthy lifestyle here. All you need to do is take advantage of that information!
Enjoy this journey you are embarking on, you are worth the effort!