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RASPBERRY56 SparkPoints: (106,904)
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7/6/13 5:25 P

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NEWRUNNER2 Posts: 542
7/6/13 4:28 P

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It's great to have you with us. This is a great community of people who are striving to lead a healthier lifestyle.

For me, it has really helped to consider this a lifestyle change. I've been on SparkPeople on and off since 2007 but every day is still a day when I have to choose whether to exercise or not, whether to eat healthy or not...

Many people here find it helpful to start slowly and make a couple things into good, solid habits (for example, tracking foods or exercise or drinking water). When those things are solid, then they add some more.

Explore the great tools here on SparkPeople and ask questions if you have any.

After you've gotten used to the tools, I would also encourage you to consider writing a couple of blogs. It can be a great way to share your success and your struggles, and get specific feedback and support from people who can relate.

Take care and enjoy your journey!

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7/6/13 12:29 P

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7/5/13 10:20 P

Thank you Jackie :)


LIVINHEALTHY9 SparkPoints: (222,552)
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7/5/13 9:41 P

Welcome Back!
Using the tools here on SP will help you reach your goals.
Members are really supportive and knowledgeable.
Be sure to be active on your Spark Teams because that's a great way to stay accountable and motivated.

Best of luck to you!

Jackie
Northern Ky.


"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another."
-Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

"Most people don't change until the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of changing."

FFEATHERS0 SparkPoints: (153)
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7/5/13 7:55 P

I am returning after being away a couple of years, I am 20 pounds heavier than I was when I started and I'm looking to lose weight and get healthy. I could use some friends, motivation, and encouragement. I look forward to giving others that as well.

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