You sound like you already have a great attitude and that alone will get you far! This site has so many great tools, you will find great teams, with fantastic support, encouragement, great friends, and everything in between. Be sure to spend some time to cruise the site to get to know what is on here to get the most benefit from it.
Good luck and enjoy the journey to a new you!
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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. Put together your own Spark page. This is a great way to communicate with other members and build relationships that will support and motivate you. You can do this by going to the START page and the green section has something about your Sparkpage.
2. 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.
3. 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 Spark People. This is a wonderful site full of many useful tools to help you with your weight loss journey. By joining a few teams you will get support and motivation from other members. Good luck in reaching your goals.
Hey everyone! My name is Liz, and I'm new to this website- it seems like it's really motivating and that is exactly what I need to get back into shape! With a family who has a history of heart problems and diabetis, I'm ready to set myself apart from that and become healthy in regards to my heart and all around! Let's help each other stay motivated and on top of the game :) I'm interested in losing 20 pounds but in steady time and in a safe way
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