Welcome to Sparkpeople. Be sure to take advantage of all the great free online sources available here, such as the nutrition and fitness trackers. Also, the online community is great. We are all here to offer support when you need it, or celebrate your successes with you.
Here are some links that will help you navigate the site and get started!
Take this first week to familiarize yourself with the tools here. Once you get used to using them, it becomes easier to use them even when you are busy. Personally, I spent my first week learning to use the tools, and just tracking everything I was already eating and doing for exercise. It gave me a baseline to work from. It also gave me a chance to really decide what my goals were, and how to get there.
This site can only provide the support and the tools to reach these goals. You need to put the hard work in. Personally, I end up kicking my own butt every day. Feel free to check out my blogs to see how I kick my butt out the door to get my fitness in. I can tell you, once I am finished with my exercise for the day, I feel great. No more I should do this and I should do that. Instead, I feel accomplished, and able to relax and enjoy the rest of my day.
Katrina Saskatchewan Time Zone
You can not change yesterday - it's done. You can only dream of tomorrow. The only day you can change is today. What are you going to do today to reach your goals of tomorrow?
It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it GREAT
Go little Turtle Go!
current weight: 212.2
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 6 6/6/11 2:46 P
hi am new it well not really i built this account then didnt come on back i guess i was a bit depressed there r times when i get up and lie to myself that beauty comes from the within n yada yada what hurts is i know better n i wanna be better i just dont know how i have been strugglin with my weight all my life and i have never sticked to exercising for more than a week i really cant do this by myself..could someone show me the ropes i dnt know what to eat really im in jamaica n im not rich so most of these food are not available to me i dont want to drone on and on im hopin some nice kind stranger responds
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