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GLAMNGLOWDIVA
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12/24/13 3:00 A

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emoticonemoticonemoticon WELCOME TO SPARK!!! emoticonemoticonemoticon
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 *~
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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!


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PROUD-GRANDMA
PROUD-GRANDMA's Photo SparkPoints: (87,598)
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12/23/13 10:27 P

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Welcome to SP Kate! Enjoy the journey!

Live each moment to its fullest!


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PANFRIEDTROUT
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12/23/13 7:48 P

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emoticon Kate!

What a great way to end this year and start the new year!

I see you have set up a SparkPage ~ good for you as this will help you on your travels to a healthier you. Plus, it gives other members a way to support and encourage you along the way.

I would suggest that you look up at the menu bar that runs across the top of the Start page & on the right hand side, you will see "Site Guide" .... click on that & then select Site Tour videos. There are TONs of resources at SparkPeople & they can seem overwhelming to learn to use & that's where watching the videos will help you.

As you go along, try to be patient with yourself. Make small changes & when you feel comfortable, add in something new. A lot of people try to do too much too soon & then give up. This is a lifestyle, NOT a diet.

If you haven't already, think about joining 2 or 3 teams that speak to any personal interests you have ~ probably the greatest feature of Spark are the members who make it up.

Marie

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If you want to walk on water, you have to get out of the boat. (auth unk)


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BJUMPINGFORJOY
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12/23/13 3:26 P

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Welcome to SparkPeople. We are glad to have you here with us. I think you will find lots of treats in the recipe section that your kids and you will like and that will be healthier. Just take it one day at a time and before you know it your family will be joining you on this journey.

The rabbit lost the race, but the turtle won because he was slow and kept moving.
Co-Leader of 50+members with 100+pounds to loose



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KATIEKINS0321
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12/23/13 2:02 P

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Hey everyone! My name is Kate. I have three kiddos and need to really crack down and get serious about this. I am getting ready to start my journey to lose 50 pounds in 2014. I've been working on losing the baby weight but am starting an official goal and gearing up for a great year!

I'd love to hear what your favorite foods are to stock up on to get started on your weight loss journey! I already eat fairly healthy, but the kids' treats and too many carbs tend to do me in! Happy Holidays and thanks!



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