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Whatever you are be a good one.
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"I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together." — Marilyn Monroe
Music: The Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Aaliyah, Tupac Shakur, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Lamb of God, Korn, Cypress Hill, DMX, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Bone Thugs and Harmony, Alicia keys
Books: For One More Day, Tuesdays with Morrie, Imajica, Go Ask Alice, Push, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Junior, Girl Interrupted, Rainbow Boys, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Pianist, Love and Hate in Jamestown, Marilyn and Me, Night
Main goal now is to take care of myself; The goal set for myself will be losing 50 pounds by July 1st, I want to feel more comfortable in this skin. As long my head is in the right place my body will follow.
Give an overview of what you are doing to meet your goals.
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| current weight: 245.0
Happy Friday - Happy Weekend! Hope you are doing well and have some fun planned. This is a great time of year for sparkers as the grocery store is getting fresh produce and the weather is beckoning us outdoors to "play". Enjoy!
2075 days ago
Congrats on taking the next step to reaching a healthier you by getting active with SparkPeople - it's a great community, wonderful resources and fantastic support.
Please check out the SparkTeams - I think you will find a lot of others 'just like you' there. You can choose SparkTeams by age group, lifestyle or interests, geographic location or several other ways - in fact, I suggest joining more than one group, post your intro there and write blogs as often as you can - you will find tons of friends and support that way, I promise!!
In my experience, SparkPeople is like a in some ways - it's lots of fun and easy to make friends because we're all in this together. I like the way a HEALTHY LIFESTYLE is emphasized instead of a 'quick fix wonder diet' - it's about waaaaaay more than 'just' losing weight so you have definitely come to the right place!
If you ever need any help using features of the site, there are tutorial videos under the HELP section that can show you how to use the features of the site. You can also find them on the START page and several other places on the site.
If you haven't discovered The Spark book and/or the SparkDiet linked at the bottom of the START page, check them out - the program is simple but extremely effective. There is a TON of information on this site - so much it might even seem overwhelming but fortunately we don't have to 'digest' everything at once! The FastBreak program is a good way to start.
Another nice thing about SparkPeople is that we have permission to be human - we don't have to change everything at once or be in a hurry to reach our goals. Take a few baby steps and then a few more and before you know it, you'll have completed a long journey - I hope you enjoy this community as much as I do - it teaches us how to make positive lifetime changes because that's the only thing that will work over time!
2186 days ago
Hi and welcome to Sparkpeople!
Change is here in 2011.
Not only are your eating habits going to change, your LIFE is going to change.
Your self esteem is going to go up. You will be more motivated and your numbers are going to go down, down, down.
Be excited and remember:
2187 days ago
Welcome to Spark People!
This is a great place to make friends!
Also a great place for motivation!
YOU CAN do it !
2187 days ago
WELCOME TO SPARK!!!
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, but don't let it overwhelm you. Just 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. 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.
2. 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 *~
2187 days ago