Thank you for the encouragement found in these posts. I'm just now thinking of setting up my spark page.
But I'm already on the running a-5K team ... and looking for a maintenance team which concentrates on fitness and nutrition.
I love hearing how you have overcome bad habits, worked to be stronger mentally and physically, and conquered whatever keeps you from your goals.
And the daily struggle ... needless to say we NEED each others' help!
Indeed these are the mere edges of His ways, and how small a whisper we hear of Him! But the thunder of His power who can understand? Job 26: 14
Blessed is the woman whose heart is set on pilgrimage. Psalm 84: 5
Fitness Minutes: (211,712)
52,405 11/27/13 1:44 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. 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)
Proud Team Leader of Determined Divas!
Fitness Minutes: (243,542)
15,353 11/25/13 8:32 P
Welcome to SparkPeople! You'll find lots of support, information and inspiration here. All the best on achieving your goals!
Welcome to Sparkpeople. You will find spark people very motivating and very helpful. Lots of good information and useful tools to help you along the way. Be sure to read the Getting Started Guide and take it from there. Join a few teams and become involved. This is where you will get most of your support and make friends too. I find that reading many of the Success Stories very helpful too. Good luck to you on your weight loss journey. Amy
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11/24/13 5:07 A
Hi everyone, I was totally fit a couple years ago, then I stopped running and became lazy,. Before I knew it, I was unfit. I'm trying to tone my body, not too bothered with my weight cos it doesn't show 😜 Oh I almost forgot, I'm 21, and will be joining another uni soon, so yeah, gonna try to shed off my fats before that :P
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