Fitness Minutes: (145,321)
47,605 2/1/13 1:41 A
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, 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 *~
Paula in Denver, Colorado
"You were given life; it is your duty...to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight." (Elizabeth Gilbert)
"Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy." (Sarah Ban Breathnach)
"Think for a minute about what makes you fabulous and how you can celebrate it." (Laura Mercier)
Proud Team Leader of Determined Divas!
Pounds lost: 3.0
1/31/13 11:36 P
Yes, welcome. I've come back after a few years because I gained back the 51 pounds I previously lost. I really love the improvements and changes made on SparkPeople! Wonderful site. I'm looking for friends I can help motivate and friends that can motivate me as well and also people to swap recipes with...if anyone's interested. I love cooking!
Success is not a race, be patient. Success leads to success. Success is always a work in progress. Success doesn't come to you--you go to it. Success is a journey, not a destination. Focus on the process. Some people dream about success... while others wake up and work hard at it.Success is achieved and maintained by those who try-and keep trying.Everyday is a good day to SUCCEED! If at first you don't succeed-try, try again!
Pounds lost: 7.2
Fitness Minutes: (47,085)
1/31/13 10:08 P
Welcome. You are right .......this is the right place. Work the program and you'll soon find your old self again. You can do it.
I just loved your introduction... sending skinny vibes to all of us? I did receive them and instantly felt slimmer :) I wish you much success and fun here at Spark. Yes, Spark has a lot to offer and the free tools are just amazing. I had the most success by just tracking my food every day and signing on with a few teams of my liking. Friendships are made easily here because we all have a common goal. Enjoy!
Ute - Upstate NY Eastern Standard Time
2013 Casual Travelers in Spring 2013 Winter into Spring 5% Challenge *Casual Traveler Team*
Psalm 91 is all I need when things get tough. :)
current weight: 200.2
Fitness Minutes: (5,924)
1/31/13 9:50 P
I started this week on 1/26/2013 and have found this site to be fantastic. I'm 64, fairly active, but somehow I seemed to find 45 extra pounds on my frame. I'm uncomfortable in my clothes and it seems a little harder to move around. But I think I have found the perfect site to fix all of this....so here I am and here I'll stay and work and get this excess baggage off. Sending skinny vibes to all of you.
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