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MOMMA48 Posts: 596,211
10/7/11 6:55 P

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Welcome to Sparks! Super Best Wishes to you!
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*And, feel free to check out my profile page for a few awesome teams that may be of interest to you and help keep you motivated all the way to your goal, as we’re all here to help you on your journey to that fantastic health & happiness!


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RAYLINSTEPHENS SparkPoints: (229,013)
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Posts: 35,896
10/7/11 6:12 P

Welcome to SparkPeople! emoticon

Start with your Start Page! Here is a video to help you unlock the power of Your Start Page:

Here's the video for the Nutrition Tracker - the best tool online!

I was 54 when I joined SparkPeople and 56 when I came back and started my Spark Program, starting with Stage One. This is a one day at a time program, but if you do the SparkPeople Program Steps, it really does work. I am terribly average, it's the SP program that is extraordinary.

I found logging my foods in the Nutrition Tracker helped me to lose 90 lbs in 16 months! I started at 210 and went to 120. I am 5'1.5" short, lol.

I hung clothing that was too small on my closet door and every time I would get discouraged I would try them on. Week by week they started fitting! That kept me motivated.

Welcome aboard, we really are all in the same boat! Sometimes we can sail right along but sometimes we have to be rowing like crazy!

You can make it happen! SparkPeople really does work!

I spent most of my 59 years in Obesityville - that is one town I never want to visit ever again!
Slim City is way more fun!!

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(((Sending you Skinny Vibes today!)))
10K Steps a Day
Spirited Underdogs 5% Challenge - private team

Central Time Zone
page 39 in The Spark

I went from 210-120 in 16 months with SparkPeople!
My maintenance range is 120-125 lbs.
In Maintenance since 8/11/09!!

Lifetime Spirited Underdog!

I didn't "make it happen" the first time, I "made it happen" the last time!

CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 Posts: 14,037
10/7/11 3:52 P

emoticon Welcome to SparkPeople. You have made a huge step toward reaching your goals. This site is amazing. There are so many resources to help you along the way. The keys for me have been food and exercise tracking. They really help to hold you accountable.

Active supportive teams are another huge blessing. We all struggle and having spark friends is an unbelievable help and boost during those times.

The site also has amazing articles to help educate and inform.

Remember it is just one small step at a time that really begins to add up to change. emoticon

LUNATIFF SparkPoints: (43,666)
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10/7/11 2:36 P

Welcome I'm pleased you have chosen to share your journey with us all. If you haven't already you may want to look at joining some of the teams that may be interesting to you. Joining a team helps to bring you together with others who share your interests which helps with accountability, motivation, and support.

If it is important enough to want it is important enough to fight for.

"If you run, you are a runner. It doesn't matter how fast or how far. It doesn't matter if today is your first day or if you've been running for twenty years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, no membership card to get. You just run." ~John Bingham~"

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10/7/11 2:12 P

I am excited to be in the spark group, I am excersing 3 to 4 days a wk, my goal is 5 to 6 days a wk. I am not fan of exercise but I have to say that I am in my 3rd wk of gym membership and i feel some changes in my body and like it . I am tired and achey but is so worth it. I hope to keep motivated .... first -50lbs here I go!

"Friendship starts with a smile"
"La amistad nace con una sonrisa"
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