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RASPBERRY56 SparkPoints: (110,315)
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7/18/14 7:12 A

The one thing that has helped me (at least this time around - I myself am redoing this journey after a few stops and restarts) is to not feel you have to take on all your issues in one fell swoop........in fact, that approach has caused me more trouble than it was worth.......take it easy and at your one pace, and perhaps for now focus on one specific area that you want to work on........"baby steps", you know......

Welcome and best wishes!

If you can't love yourself, how are ya gonna love somebody else? - RuPaul

Take action, and inspiration will follow - Gilad

Change without losing yourself and you can accomplish anything. - Tim Gunn

Keep your feet on the ground, and keep reaching for the stars - Casey Kasem (RIP :( )
DISNEY4537 SparkPoints: (136,665)
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7/17/14 6:19 P

Hi and Welcome to Sparkpeople! You have come to the right place!

Sparkpeople is full of motivation, support, encouragement, inspiration, and information to help you achieve your goals!

Track your food and get involved in your Spark Teams. It makes a huge difference! You can do it!

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA SparkPoints: (334,255)
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7/17/14 4:58 P

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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 *~
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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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TATASTHA Posts: 2,103
7/17/14 11:41 A

Welcome to SparkPeople Have you joined the Kingston ON team?

Do, or do not. There is no 'try." -Yoda (Star Wars)


SUZIPAM1 Posts: 1,464
4/2/14 3:52 P

Hello Greg, Welcome to the spark family

GREGMB81 SparkPoints: (564)
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4/2/14 1:12 P

Hey all! Just signed up today. I live in Kingston, ON, and am looking to drop about 50-60lbs, as well as develop healthier eating habits (e.g. less meat, fewer processed carbohydrates, more green veggies, etc.) and better exercise habits. Any tips? Look forward to meeting some folks on here!

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