Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Message Boards
FORUM:   Introduce Yourself


Click here to read our Message Board Beginner's Guide.

Search the
Message Boards:
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Author: Message: Sort First Post on Top

Posts: 153,115
7/6/13 1:39 A

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.

Posts: 8,436
7/5/13 4:02 P

Welcome aboard!


Posts: 13,023
7/5/13 3:57 P

Hi and welcome. So glad you are here to make a change! Get familiar with everything here. I am adding some links to teams you might like, good luck on your journey.

SparkPoints: (12,136)
Fitness Minutes: (6,427)
Posts: 7
7/5/13 3:23 P

Well here, we go...ha! emoticon Not to good at this yet. Ummm, I joined Sparks for support and advice because I can't do it by myself! I have proven that repeatedly for years. emoticon I need to lose 50 pounds. I have type 2 diabetes and do a good job of maintaining my blood sugar with food and exercise. I am not on any medication or insulin.

I retired last year and have tried to fill my schedule by volunteering at SHC once a week, (they help the needy, feed the hungry and homeless). I'm a Master Gardener at America's #1 Rose Garden in America, officially recognized as such as "The San Jose Rose Garden". A Master Gardener helps maintain over 3500 roses in the garden by dead heading, cleaning, weeding, mass pruning once a year or any other chores that may be required to support the non profit organization. I have a veggie garden in my yard. I also take a Zumba class 2 days a week. OMG it is so much fun! I can hardly believe it! emoticon I play cards one afternoon a week, pinochle.

I'm very fortunate to live near and have access to the Senior Center. There's a great gym at the center that I have been using for 2 years. It has everything for cardio, strength training, stretching and more.

My reasons for wanting to get rid of 50 pounds:
Better health
Keep diabetes under control
Feel better
Have more energy
Move easier
Relieve for my joints
Look better
Be more confident
Maybe live longer

Seems I have more top say then I thought…thanks for reading about my plight and me! Smiles

Edited by: WWILDFLOWERR at: 7/5/2013 (15:24)

Page: 1 of (1)  


Diet Resources: herbal laxative | laxative constipation | fast laxative
x Lose 10 Pounds by October 31! Get a FREE Personalized Plan