Outside my window, a new day i see, And only I can determine What kind of day it will be. It can be busy and sunny, laughing and gay, Or boring and cold, unhappy and gray. My own state of mind is the determining key, For I am the only person I let myself be. I can be thoughtful and do all I can to help. Or be selfish and think just of myself. I can enjoy what I do and make it seem fun, Or gripe and complain and make it hard for someone. I can be patient with those who may not understand, Or belittle and hurt them as much as I can. But I have faith in myself, and believe what I say, And I personally intend to make the best of each day.
Let's make EVERY day be the best it can be, my SparkFriends !
We are there for each other. Let's not forget that !
Welcome to SP! I am glad you decided to join the Washington Team!! But we have moved our posts over to a new blog called: Daily Chat 2011. . Please make sure to post there!!!
As to your question - like any weight loss challenge - you have to pick and choose what works for you. When I first started on SP 5 years ago. . The biggest thing I used was the food management and logging in my exercises so that I could see that I was eating the right amount of calories and burning the suggested amount of calories to make a difference. . It takes take a bit of time and I mainly used my breaks at work to log in this time. Now that I've been hanging on her for so long - I mainly use the boards to keep in touch with everyone and bounce ideas off of what more can I do to keep going towards my goal weight. Unfortunately weight loss is not easy but if it is worth doing - it is a challenge! I have lost almost 40lbs all together and done well at maintaining where I am. . And I have no doubt it is because of SP and some of the people I met on here through the chat boards. You will never find a more supportive group of people all aiming for the same goal - permanent life style change. . Not a quick fix!
So again - Welcome! And I hope to see you in our 2011 room!