185 on my fourth anniversary of July 7, 2010 Joined weight watchers on 10/18/10 @ 188.0/after multiple 17 week passes took a break on 2/11/12 Weight Loss in 2011--24 lbs. 01/01/12--162.0 02/08/12--159 Plan to lose 12 lbs in 2012 4/19--157 5/18--150 7/07/12=6th anniversary 2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!! 1/04/13--149 :-) 4/11/13--147 5/28/13--145 9/29/13--138 50 lbs 1/13/14--131.5 3/26/14--diagnosed with diabetes 7/26/14--a1c 7.1
11/29/11 12:57 A
Hello & to spark, where you will find all the support you need. I for one am on that path to eat healthier & exercise daily. I wish you the best of luck on your journey..
Fitness Minutes: (117,885)
11/28/11 10:28 P
Hi and congratulations on beginning your Spark journey!
There's so much here to help you along the way and excellent advice to setting and achieving healthy goals. With the thousands and thousands of fellow Sparkers you will always find someone you can connect with. I am always amazed how many lives have been changed for the better through the use of SparkPeople.
If you have not already done so, I suggest that you check out the videos in the "Healthy Lifestyle" section. Scroll down for the site orientation videos.
That should point you in the right direction. I find that if you just start looking around Spark, you will quickly learn about the wonderful tools available for your use. After being a Sparker since 2007, I still find something new and very useful.
Fitness Minutes: (56,458)
10,602 11/28/11 9:27 A
Welcome to Spark. You have taken the first step on your journey by joining! I've been a member almost two years. I made fantastic progress and lost 100 pounds in the first year BUT I became careless about nutrition and exercise and have gained 30 back! I'm back using the nutrition and exercise trackers now - they are so important! Explore the site, make your Sparkpage, join teams, and make friends. You will find this site an amazing place full of encouragement, inspiration, advice, and support. Please let me know if there is anything I can help you with. Good luck! Sheila
Sheila Aspire & Inspire Team ~ Co-leader June BSG ~ Peaches Team May BSG ~ Calla Lilies Team April BSG ~ April Showers Team
"I'm going to make the rest of my life the best of my life!"
DREAMS + DETERMINATION = SUCCESS
Fitness Minutes: (59,958)
11/28/11 7:12 A
We're glad you're here.
Use the site daily and be consistent with your food tracking and exercise. Read the articles for information. Read member blogs for motivation and encouragement.
This is a fabulous site and if you rely on it daily and remain consistent with your program, you will achieve your goals.
Really looking forward to getting involved with this site again. I don't know why i left in the first place. Anyway i have restarted reading the spark and to be truthful i feel that i am getting a lot more from it this time around.
Anyway really hope to get to know a few off you over time and that i can contribute to this wonderful site.
Co-Leader of the 40 Somethings with 50-99 pounds to lose.
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