Welcome to sparkpeople. Iím fairly new to this site, but I learned that getting active with your teams and find a buddy can motivate you to reach your goals. Here are some great teams, which are active on challenges and can help you lose weight/stay motivated:
VS Angels Team: http://teams.sparkpeople.com/VSAngelsTeam SP Hotties: http://teams.sparkpeople.com/Hotties Friends Fans: http://teams.sparkpeople.com/Friends Carmen Electra: http://teams.sparkpeople.com/CarmenElectra New team--Fabulously Fit: http://teams.sparkpeople.com/FabulouslyFit New team--The bachelor: http://teams.sparkpeople.com/TheBachelor
The VS team and SP Hotties are about to started a cardio challenge on Aug 31, which can jump start your weight loss. Check it out! Hope you join the teams. See you on the message boards!