Welcome NET7176 to Spark People.
There really is a lot available on this site.
To help you get started in utilizing the most famous and successful tools there is a "Getting Started Guide" under the QUICK LINKS section on the right side of this page (the side bar)... It will walk you through setting up your goals and your sparks page.
It always walks you through the setting up of your Fitness and Food Trackers (these are invaluable) that help you track your progress.
There is a section on setting up your goals and making them obtainable. This guide will help you understand how to set goals and make small changes over time so that you are making changes that are sustainable over time and help you accomplish your goal in a safe and healthy way that will last a life time.
Good luck on your journey.