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1DRWOMAN SparkPoints: (65,500)
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2/1/13 5:57 A

Enjoy the journey! Be kind to yourself and he patient. It takes time to change your life, but it's totally doable and this site is awesome! Welcome to the SP family! Please don't hesitate to ask me for help if you need anything!
Have an amazing week!
Xo
patty

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BILL60 Posts: 501,049
2/1/13 5:56 A

Welcome to SP and hang tough.

"Excellence is but for the few."
GLAMNGLOWDIVA SparkPoints: (322,768)
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2/1/13 1:41 A

emoticon emoticon emoticon WELCOME TO SPARK!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
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. 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.

2. 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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"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)

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LYNNWILK2 Posts: 2,608
2/1/13 12:48 A

Welcome Sheltiesmart to SparkPeople... it's a great place to make a new start. The best way is to make simple and gradual changes that improve the choices for healthier living. Write your goals down, work from the big picture backwards to make those goals more obtainable.
There is a "Getting Started Guide" to help you find and use the basic tools Spark People provide for us to use. It's located on the right side bar of this page under the "Quick Links".
This will help you to find get started with smart choices and SMART Goals.
Utilize the articles, videos, trackers, and Teams/message boards to get the support and knowledge you need to make your journey a successful one.
Have a great time along the way and Good Luck.

be authentically you...
it's journey, not a one day hike.

SHELTIESMART SparkPoints: (904)
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1/31/13 11:06 P

Looking forward to tomorrow so I can start making changes.

Feeling like... going up a down escalator.
Sheltiesmart
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