Fitness Minutes: (237,882)
53,333 1/17/13 1:08 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. 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 *~
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: (760)
99 1/16/13 11:29 P
I find the info provided when you run your daily nutrition feedback report to be helpful. Also there is information on why you need to eat a certain amount of fat and the consequences of not doing so. I've learned a lot about nutrition!
Good luck I know you will do great here!!!
Fitness Minutes: (84,096)
262 1/16/13 9:36 P
Hi LILRED1971!! Welcome to Sparkpeople! I'm not sure that it will hurt your chances for losing weight, but I know they do recommend that you stay within that range. I believe the nutrition section that falls under the healthy lifestyle tab might have an article with more information for you. Sorry I could not be more help, but I hope you are enjoying SparkPeople so far :)
Fitness Minutes: (258)
1/16/13 8:28 P
I am new to this web site just this week, and I have a question in which I hope someone can help me with!
If I don't take in the recommened amount of fat for the day, will that hurt my chances in losing weight?
I have been falling a little below, like for today, I'm 14% below the recommened value. Thanks to all who answer back!
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