Welcome Julie to SparkPeople. Congratulations on finding the courage and commitment to start on a new journey to a healthier you. There are many things you can learn on Sparkpeople and there is a nice and gentle guide that will walk your way through a lot of what is to offer from this site. You will find it under the QUICK GUIDES, it's called "Getting Started Guide" (you will also earn spark points to find your work your way through. Take time to work your way through setting up goals that will help you make and maintain healthy lifestyle changes that will become a life style and keep you on your healthy journey. That way the "diet" you are eating will be something you can adjust to your lifestyle and get your family involved and enjoying a healthier lifestyle.
Good luck to you and your family. And welcome, again, to Spark People. 1342 days ago