Hey JEWELYTEACH welcome to SparkPeople and the Portland team! Congrats on your success thus far - boo on the plateau, I think we've all been through at least one at some point!
Curiosity is good, if you have questions feel free to come and ask - if we don't know the answer we'll certainly be able to point you in the right direction. I understand feeling intimidated a bit as well. Once you get to know the site, and make a few friends, you'll become more comfortable and confident and will be an old hand at Sparkin' in no time.
~Robin~ Vancouver, WA - SPSW 180 BLC 24-Silver Spies *************** 2013 race schedule 4/19-4/20 Ragnar Relay So. Cal 6/16 Vancouver USA Marathon 6:16:45 8/3 Race for the Homeless 10k 1:14:02 9/8 Pints to Pasta 10k 1:09:47 9/28 Best Dam Run 10k 10/6 Portland Marathon 6:09:32 10/7-10/31 Dia de las Muertos virtual marathon 10/12 Great Bacon Run 10k 11/9 Chicks Fat Ass Relay 12/7 Christmas Story 10k (virtual)
A lady in my workout class at the gym told me about Sparkpeople. I'd never heard of it before. Lost 25 lbs on weight watchers, but hit a plateau after awhile and just couldn't seem to get back on board. I'm impressed with this site so far. Have about 40 more lbs to lose, so a long way to go but am hoping to find both strength and inspiration to do it this time.
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