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BILL60 Posts: 850,464
3/15/13 7:42 A

Welcome to SP where when the going gets tough, the tough get going.

GLAMNGLOWDIVA SparkPoints: (493,673)
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3/15/13 1:09 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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CHICCHANTAL Posts: 2,135
3/14/13 4:33 P

Welcome to SparkPeople. Sorry to hear about your mum.

KSTWINMOM SparkPoints: (57)
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3/14/13 3:58 P

I work full-time 40+ hours per week, raising 3 very active boys, with a very active husband who loves me for exactly who I am. After having twins, I have let my self come last to everyone else in the family. I have made the decision that my health is just as important as everyone else's. I see a few of my friends losing weight and I have decided, if they can do it, so can I.
I am watching my Mom battle Osteosarcoma and feel helpless to help her. She is such a strong person to take this head on. I am going to be just as strong as she is and use her as my motivation to lose 40 pounds this summer.

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