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ABRANNEWME2014 Posts: 51,125
1/28/14 12:21 P

Hi Lori and welcome to the Sp's nice to meet you....good luck to you on meeting your fitness goals

If You're tired or starting over stop giving up

Tema - Matteson IL

"Tenacity is the quality displayed by someone who just won't quit -- who keeps trying until they reach their goal. Anything really worth doing takes persistence, perseverance, and stubborn determination! I AM a Tenacious Jungle Tiger and these are my survival skills!!"
49YEARSAWIFE Posts: 3,771
1/28/14 11:27 A

emoticon No matter our age we all have something in common, wanting to live a healthy life. emoticon emoticon

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

KELLIEBEAN Posts: 3,601
1/28/14 10:26 A

Hi Lori! Glamglowdiva has got you covered!

Check out the getting started guide to show you all things Spark:

Take it in baby steps. Make small, healthy changes every day that you can live with permanently. Be patient with yourself, expect good days and bad. Let us know when you get that Spark page going and we'll support and cheer you on all the way!


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1/26/14 1:22 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. 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 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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4EVERHIS78 Posts: 1
1/26/14 12:58 A

My name is Lori. I am 35, happily married for 14 years I am also a mom of 6 one of my babies is an angel. I have actually been on a weight loss journey since last january. I have done good so far but I haven't reached my goal yet. Im still battling the flab in my stomach area and trying to firm up and reach my weight loss goal. I am excited to be here and cant wait to meet new people I can have something in common with. (-:

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