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0309COOKIE Posts: 8,436
2/22/14 9:45 P

Welcome aboard!

Cookie

PINKHOPE Posts: 25,765
2/22/14 9:45 P

emoticon Welcome to SPARKPEOPLE!

You will find this website is RICH in resources and full of people that are on the same journey. Sample as much as you can, join a few teams and keep coming back to the site for motivation and accountability!

Best of Luck

Suzanne - Central Kentucky
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GLAMNGLOWDIVA SparkPoints: (329,980)
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2/22/14 9:15 P

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. 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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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)

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49YEARSAWIFE Posts: 3,541
2/22/14 3:21 P

Welcome. You will find lots of support here from staff and members. Be sure and join teams that have similar goals or likes. I recommend logging in each day, using the nutrition and fitness tracker. I also like using the SP app for my I phone to keep track when I am on the go.
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If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals.

~Robert Conklin

LAC2014NEW SparkPoints: (153)
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2/22/14 3:12 P

Hi I am new to the program and have gained over 60lbs over the past three years.
I am a full time graduate student and have been under a great deal of stress.
I am ready to make some changes but need some support.

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