you can do it - you need to stay focused and want this for you and not anyone else then you will succeed
Fitness Minutes: (63,580)
9/1/13 12:06 P
Hi and welcome to Spark People! This is a great place for inspiration and support!! I wish you all the best on your journey.
Fitness Minutes: (17,960)
7,946 9/1/13 12:06 P
Hello and welcome to Spark!!! You seem to have a great attitude, and you seem like a very positive person with a nice support system (at home with the family). I joined Spark a long time ago and I love their trackers and the different teams. I think you will find a lot of things you can use for yourself. Check out the motivational stories. I read one every day on my phone and they really make a big difference for me if I want to give up. :)
9/1/13 1:08 A
Hello and Welcome to SparkPeople!
I started Sparking in June of 2007. By using Spark and some self discovery along the way, I'm down 50 pounds, and am holding steady at a healthy weight. Spark is a massive site, you'll be discovering new and exciting things for months to come! * Diet is a dirty word. Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate!
Fitness Minutes: (358)
5 9/1/13 12:40 A
Hello everyone :) I am new to sparkpeople. I am excited to meet some new people, find some encouragement and support, and track my progress (there will be progress lol) Just a bit about me. (I'm going to throw it all out on the table) I am 26, have always been a active fat girl. My weight has gone up and down with numerous diets and exercise programs. If I were to chart my weight through the years you would probably see a steady incline since birth. With a few drops here and there when dieting, just to jump to a higher number then before.
These are numbers that for some reason have stuck with me: I remember being in 3rd grade and being weighed in front of my P.E. class. I was 125lbs at 8 years old. At 18 I was working in a hospital 10 hours a day and working out 3 times a week and 287lbs. At 21 I was getting married at 318lbs. Divorced at 23. Got in a bad car accident and broke my ankle. 24 met my now fiancÚ at 327lbs. Now 26 years old. Joined a gym yesterday. Went in for my workout tonight and stepped on the scale... 345lbs!
It's definitely time (past time) for a change.
I've done a ton of diets in the past, workout programs, pills, shakes....
I am pretty positive right now. My fiancÚ assures he loves me no matter my size. I want to be at a healthy weight for me, him, and his 2 kids. I love them to pieces. They live with us full time and I want to be able to play in the yard longer, ride bikes with them longer, and most importantly be healthy so I'm around for a long time.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.