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New Beginnings


Sunday, August 05, 2012

I just started with Spark yesterday. A very dear friend of mine referred me well over a month ago. I have been trying to loose weight and get healthy again and I felt as if I was struggling with it alone. I don't know why I remembered to visit Spark yesterday, but I am so glad that I did!! This is just the help and motivation that I needed. Okay, so I know that I sound like a infomercial, but I could not be more serious!! I am so excited about this journey I am about to embark on. I think the biggest thing that I am looking forward to is being able to stop taking some of the meds that I am on. My high blood pressure and cholesterol meds are making me crazy! Not only are they expensive, but they can do so much harm to you when taken long term. I am also looking forward to FEELING better. Feeling better as in more energy, sleeping better.........it has been a very long time coming. And, well obviously, I know that I will look just fabulous when I loose the 50 pounds, not that I don't now, just much more so. I am coming to a point in my life where soon I will have an empty nest and I want to be able to enjoy those years with my husband, healthy, happy and full of life.....not laid up on the couch because I do not have the energy to be the active and outgoing person I once was. Look out world, here I come!!!!
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KMURPHY22 8/5/2012 10:25PM

    Katie you rock! Welcome to SparkPeople--Enjoy the site, set little goals between now and your ultimate goal. Having a little something to celebrate along th way makes the journey much mor fun. Everyone here is very supportive! emoticon

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BRENJET 8/5/2012 9:32PM

    Glad you are here...the best thing of all about this site is that it actually promotes going slow and steady. All the success stories I read here really do show that all those baby steps add up--and there's nothing daunting about a baby step.
You can do this!

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CHRISKENANDKIDS 8/5/2012 8:46PM

    WELCOME and Congratulations for taking charge of your life! Spark People is the greatest site EVER and it's even more awesome that it's free. Enjoy your journey and don't be afraid to ask for help and support. That's what we're here for!

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