Fitness Minutes: (223,668)
52,838 4/8/13 1:25 A
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. 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.
2. 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)
Welcome to Sparks. DON'T QUIT. That is all that matters.
Fitness Minutes: (7,720)
4/7/13 9:26 P
Welcome to sp! This site has defiantly helped me out a lot and I hope it does the same to you!
Fitness Minutes: (161,716)
13,372 4/7/13 8:10 P
Hi Maria, Welcome to SP! You will find everything you need here to help you reach your goals. Members are supportive and helpful. One of the best ways to stay motivated and accountable is to be active on your Spark Teams.
Best of luck to you. You can do it !
Jackie Northern Ky.
"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another." -Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
"Most people don't change until the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of changing."
Fitness Minutes: (7,311)
4/7/13 8:06 P
Welcome, Maria! I'm from Minnesota, as well. SP is a really great site for motivation, accountability, and information to help get your weight off. Good luck with your goals!
Fitness Minutes: (70)
4/7/13 7:27 P
Hello. I would like to introduce myself. My name is Maria and I live north of Brainerd, MN. I lost over 100 pounds several years ago after having gastric bypass surgery and have 80 back. I've joined SP to get that weight I worked so hard to lose back off.
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