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Thanks for the warm welcome and encouragement. My challenge right now is taking the time to discover all that's available on the Sparks website. I like the recipes but I'm on the computer for ten months out of the year for several hours a day. Now that it's summer in MN; I'm out walking, taking up bicycling again and enjoying the outdoors. I'll be checking out all that's available and I'll get to creating a member page by the end of the summer.
Welcome Gacy and thanks for the intro!
There are so many great resources here! I recommend starting with the nutrition/food tracker because that is the key element in weight loss for most people. I lost about 40 lbs before I started exercising, and then when I did start it was just a little walking here and there. Now, I exercise every day. I biked 60 miles just the other day. So, the whole thing about setting small goals and building from those successes totally works! I can't put into words how much of a change of lifestyle is possible when you put all your effort into it!
Once you're comfortable with tracking your food on a daily basis, start exploring more areas of this site. I still find something new here almost every day. By tracking everything since May 2011 and using the other features here to keep myself focused, I lost 90 pounds and have maintained that loss for almost a year now. It takes a little bit of time, but it is sooooo worth it! Let us know whenever you have questions or need encouragement!
"The future ain't what it used to be"
Life is full of obstacle illusions.
-- Grant Frazier
Welcome to the team. Set small goals for yourself and they will help you reach those big long term goals. You can do it.
Hi I'm Gacy,
I'm new to Sparks. I am desperate to lose weight. I've tried numerous diets in the pass and I've had very little success with weight loss. I am hoping joining sparks will help. I am not a great one for exercise and can be a bit of a couch potato . I'm trying to change that lifestyle. Hope to learn from the the Sparks family on how to do that..
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