Hello I have been at Spark people for awhile now, and I don't know what I would do without it. It has really helped me to to gain confidence and learn about healthier eating and exercise that can be actually fun to do. The people here are very encouraging, and it really helps when you don't have that at home. I have lost and gained, but I know true weight loss takes time as well as routine and self care.
I'm also learning to accept this body for who I'm, and not listening about what society says is beautiful, because its not attainable, nor is it healthy. I love the Dove program that tells young girls, and adult women that they are beautiful just they way they are. When I have learned to appreciate my body more, I;m finding that I love to take care of it because I want to, not because I 'm trying to fit into so type of society ideal.
It has been a 6 month personal growth time period, it has been hard at times, but it is well worth the effort and the learning process.Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your journey called Spark people~
Hi and welcome!!! This is a great site with many helpful tools and encouraging people to help out whenever needed!! Browse the site and see what all it has to offer!! Start out with small changes and a positive attitude!! I wish you good luck on your journey to a healthy lifestyle and meeting your goals!!!
current weight: 267.0
Fitness Minutes: (2,051) Posts: 251 3/21/11 11:45 P
Great ! welcome ! I joined a few months ago and have found it very educational,a lot of fun,and helps keep me focused and everyone is wonderful they share good days and bad days and always are encouraging.
Pounds lost: 10.0
Fitness Minutes: (100) Posts: 26 3/21/11 10:58 P
I just wanted to intruduce myself to the spark people family. I just joined the spark family a few days ago. I am a strong bealiver in all things happen for a reason and do bealive that God led me to this community. I have already been encouraged. I have struggled with obesity since childhood along with many other demons. But I am here today because I am ready to break free!!!! My hopes are that I also can inspire and motivate others...
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