Welcome to SP. The ride is rough, but getting there is the key.
"Excellence is but for the few."
Fitness Minutes: (229,519)
53,011 6/6/13 1:34 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. 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.
2. 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: (2,190)
6/5/13 4:51 P
Great for you on the weight loss! I, too, am wanting to lose about 50 pounds myself and would love a buddy. I have been exercising and watching my nutrition, while reading one of Chris Powel's books- almost daily : )
Fitness Minutes: (47,154)
6/5/13 4:12 P
If you have questions about any aspect of the website or the program, post a message in one of our Forums. For example, if you have a question about nutrition, post a message in the Diet and Nutrition Forum. Or a question about exercise, post in the Fitness Forum and so forth.
Feel free to drop by my Spark Page and say hi.
Jackie - Southern CA
Fit and Organized - Team Co-Leader
Fitness Minutes: (47,125)
4,977 6/5/13 2:25 P
Hi and welcome to Spark People!! Congratulations on your weight loss!! If you look to the lower right of the page, you will find a block titled Quick Links, inside this block is a great getting started guide. I wish you continued success!!!
Co-Leader of Fighting Depression with Movement http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_ individual.asp?gid=56426
Until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed.--Ivania Vanzant.
Life is short, live it; Love is rare, grab it; Anger is bad, let it go; Fear is a mind killer, face it; Memories are sweet, cherish them. www.atti-tude.com
Fitness Minutes: (157)
6/5/13 12:38 P
I started my journey at 226 pounds I am down to 211.4. I am currently doing medifast 5+1 plan and i love it!!
It has been very convenient for me. I have started excercising on a daily basis and have been doing great!
I am looking to loose 50 pounds by December and I have been very motivated to get there!
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