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2BDYNAMIC SparkPoints: (128,269)
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10/24/13 9:20 A

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♥ * Welcome! *`♥
So glad you are here. Joining Sparks is on of the best decisions I made in 2012 and hope you will love it as well. Try not to feel discouraged about your weight as we all 'started with weight to lose and those things are 'changeable!' ........... Jump right in and watch the healthy changes take place! Come visit me any time page and I will do anything I can possibly do to encourage you. There are so many wonderful people and teams here ....... and always encouraging and inspiring blogs! ......

~Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." .... Mother Teresa

~ What I do today shapes my tomorrow. ~I will seize the day~

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BILL60 Posts: 526,113
10/24/13 7:25 A

Welcome to SP.

"Excellence is but for the few."
GLAMNGLOWDIVA SparkPoints: (334,637)
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Posts: 52,557
10/24/13 1:30 A

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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 *~
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Paula in Denver, Colorado

"You were given life; it is your 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)

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ELIASSON1 Posts: 3
10/23/13 10:11 P

Thank you nflatte! So inspiring that you have lost 35 pounds!

Began my new, healthy life October 24, 2013
NFLATTE Posts: 8,668
10/23/13 10:03 P

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ELIASSON1 Posts: 3
10/23/13 9:57 P

Thank you so much for the warm welcome and the encouragement!

Began my new, healthy life October 24, 2013
MMS48390 Posts: 111
10/23/13 8:47 P

SP provides a lot of great motivation and helpful hints! Take the time to read some of the success stories, workouts and helpful tips, provides some great info! emoticon


"The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his/her life will be."
Horace Bushnell
ELIASSON1 Posts: 3
10/23/13 8:32 P

I am going to try this and see if I can be strong enough and committed enough to lose 40 pounds. I know it's silly but I've been in tears all day because of how big I've gotten. I'm under lots of stress and just have no self control lately when it comes to eating. I can use all the help i can get emoticon

Began my new, healthy life October 24, 2013
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