I want to congratulate you on making this journey. I began my own journey a few years ago and though my pace has been slow I have lost 100 pounds! (Pictures on my blog linked below). You can have success too!
This is a great place to get healthy! There are so many tools, resources, and encouraging people to help you on your journey to "Health & Fitness". Be sure to poke around the site and try the nutrition and fitness trackers, Spark Recipes, Daily Spark, health articles, and secrets.
Joining a team will help you meet like-minded people that share similar life situations or goals. Be sure to read member blogs as there is a wealth of information there. You can start with one of mine:
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Hi and welcome to Spark People! You'll love it here! There is so much support and inspiration to be had. Join some Spark teams to meet people with similar interests as you.
Good luck in your journey!
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Co-leader Gastric Bypass Sparklers Team Co-leader Crocheters: Hooked on Healthy Team Co-leader SP Class of November 10-16, 2013 Co-leader SP Class of March 24-30, 2013 Co-leader SP Class of June 23-29, 2013
56 is no problem at all - your body STILL will respond to you working out and eating better. Amazing, huh? You can totally do this. Think, if you really press you could be 10 pounds lighter by April! Best of luck - which comes with hard work!
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