Fitness Minutes: (222,833)
52,809 6/9/13 2:57 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)
Proud Team Leader of Determined Divas!
Fitness Minutes: (258)
14 6/9/13 12:08 A
Hey, I'm now a member of sparkpeople! I really need the help to stay motivated and ready to go on this journey. I need to lose about 35 pounds and really increase my stamina. I eat socially and often excessively when around others. Unfortunately, eating totally alone is not an option. If the food is on my plate (sometimes on my kids plates) I will eat it.
I am working towards my Master's degree in Education. I should finish this fall. It has been a total trip to do this! I'm soooo ready to be done.
Hello to all the other sparkpeople out there! Christine
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