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This is HARD!

Friday, March 07, 2008

I still haven't been consistent with entries, etc. But....I am determined to make this work!!!!!!!

  
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DEDELICIOUS 3/9/2008 8:45PM

    Give it time!!! I totally agree with REBECCAK below...it's easy to become overwhelmed at SP...go slow and at a pace that you're comfortable with. Learn how to use the tracker to your advantage...it will be your best friend for a long time - lol! Find a few teams you really want to be involved with and post with them often, and it won't be long before you find yourself with a motivating and supportive team of your own SP friends. Best of luck to you on this journey!

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REBECCAK72 3/7/2008 7:20PM

    Yes it is hard especially getting started. I tried at first to do everything all at once and was overwhelmed by it all. Then I read we need to take it one day at a time, one thing at a time.

I had to start slow and build from there. I ended up dropping out of all but 3 of my teams because I could not keep up with all the emails and message boards. Now I have my emails and message boards under control and I can manage them. I have time to log my foods, eat, exercise, log the fitness, read articles, etc..

I enter my foods as I eat them or right before I eat them. Some people keep a pad to note the foods and then log them at the end of the day.

Always remember there are a lot of members out here willing and wanting to support you....that's one of the wonderful thing about SparkPeople...all the caring members!

Best wishes!

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ALWAYSYOUNG1 3/7/2008 9:45AM

    Keep working at it and as time goes you will come to looking forward to checking out the Spark and all it has to offer. The more you check the site the more you will discover. The support is here and knowledge to help keep you on track and reach your goals. Good luck.

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HEALTHIERLYNN 3/7/2008 12:51AM

    SP gets a lot easier as time goes on....one day it'll be so routine you'll barely give it a second thought! Just keep at it, work towards being consistent, and you'll hit that goal in no time!

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