Hi SHAGGYD -- you've found a great place for help in achieving your goals! Spark People has loads of information and tools, as well as a very supportive community. The nutrition tracker gives you a chance to see where you're getting off track with your eating, and by entering what you're planning to eat before you actually do so you can adjust the amounts and/or items so that you stay within the recommended calorie count and balance of nutrients. Be sure to check out the articles under the "healthy lifestyle" tab above, and there are LOTS of healthy recipes to be found at sparkrecipes.com. Quite a few people find the site a little confusing to navigate at first, so don't be afraid to ask questions if you need some help -- we are here for you!
Sandy (Michigan Upper Peninsula) -- Say "Ya!" to da U.P, eh?
Pounds lost: 1.8
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 6 1/15/13 9:32 P
Hi there! I am a mother of 2 children, a girl who is almost 8 and a boy who just turned 5! I have strugled all my life with my weight! I am wanting to loose enough to make me healthy again! I don't want to be my mother who is 60 and is having trouble walking and breathing! I also want to be able to play with my kids for a long time! Any support is what I need! The more the merrier! My husband of 11 years has type 1 diabetes so me eating better allows him to eat better! I am a farmer so have a hard time cutting out meat! And if I don't hace to the better!
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