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Harvesting at Spark people

Thursday, June 13, 2013

When so rich a harvest is before us, why do we not gather it? All is in our hands if we will but use it." Elizabeth Ann Seton

This site is the best place on earth to try to loose weight and keep it off. There is so much information here that it is almost impossible to harvest it all. But you better try.

I have been here four happy years . I am so glad I came and stayed ,right now I am going through pre-menopause . I need every ounce of info I can get my hands on in order to maintain my current weight. Here is some of what I use in my journeys.

My friends spark people pages are loaded with great ideas and inspiration. The daily articles on weight loss and food are a much appreciated. I belong to a few teams and some I co-lead. It helps to get me here every day and I so love to cheer others on.

I love the free exercise tapes especially the 10 minute ones which are great when you are pressed for time ,or just want to try something new. I love the inspirational quotes here and some of my friends on Facebook love them also when I post then often. The quizzes are a load of fun and a great learning tool.

I love the spark recipes section . I especially love that they have hundreds of recipes just on zucchini beneficial to me and my garden. Most recipes are low fat and nutritionally dense.

I also love the trackers. It is so easy to put in your exercises or get new ideas. It is great to track your progress. The same can be said for the food tracker I love making sure I am eating healthy and getting the proper nutrients.

There is so much and more to this site .Please let me know what parts of this site you use the most and why ?. We can all learn together and isn't that the best part?

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Member Comments About This Blog Post
    Hi..internet has been down for 2 weeks so I have been missing all of you at Spark..the people I have met and the friends I have made are the most awesome part of Spark for me!!

    Great blog! Have a great weekend!!
    1621 days ago
    It's a great site! emoticon
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  • MELAMA210
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    1621 days ago
  • JACKIE542
    I pretty much use everything, sometimes I need motivation, so I love quotes, and motivational stories from other sparkers. Everything you need right here. emoticon emoticon
    1621 days ago
    I use the food tracking. It keeps track not only of calories but I have mine set up for the nutriments I need to keep healthy. Calcium, foliate, sodium, potassium and others that help me choose the right food for me.
    1621 days ago
  • HOLLYM48
    I love it all but the food tracker and the exercise tracker are the most vital to me. The articles are so full of information and I have learned running technique in addition to other nutrition resources too. There are so many things that I have learned and the fact that they offer it for free is simply amazing. I do try to buy the books and cookbooks to support them since what I have gained from them far outweighs the cost of the books!
    Great blog! We can do this together! emoticon emoticon
    1621 days ago
    Nice Jo - your right - I learn something new everyday - Should I send a fan ? Cause I am in full blown Menopause and it clearly shows !!! emoticon but I do know how to handle better with the information provided - Hugs K
    1621 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/13/2013 9:46:59 AM
    There is a lot of great stuff on this site but my favorite part of the site.... the friendships I've made. I love the blogs.... learning from others how they are working to improve their health and reach their goals.

    1621 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/13/2013 8:31:30 AM
    You are very smart to address peri-menopause before it surprises you with a sneak attack of addl. lbs. Good for you.
    1621 days ago
    My favorite? The spark teams and spark friends I have made. I love oall of the inspiration and encouragement!!! emoticon
    1621 days ago
    My favorite? Food tracker along with Fitbit tracking keeps me balanced!
    1621 days ago
    I love the sense of community through the teams we join (and lead) that speak to our particular passion/interest/goals.

    I of course love the blogs that people post and doing my own daily journal. It's truly enlightening!!
    1621 days ago
    i love the flow of information and the sharing of our lives
    1621 days ago
    I love the sheer amount of information! I can research so many things here. And the support is awesome! Thanks for reminding me what a wonderful site we have!
    1621 days ago
    I am like you. I use almost all of it and I try to do it everyday. Some days I can use more of it than others. It just depends on the amount of time that I have available for my own stuff on the site.

    1621 days ago
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