Welcome to you and all the newbies that I may have missed. I am Rosalyn and live in Oregon. Good luck to you. Rosalyn
Rosalyn Larson I am so happy to be on Maintenance. It took 2 years but it was worth it. I am going to keep it in a 5#s range up or down. My Promise is I will never ever do that to myself again-----Rosalyn
current weight: -3.0 under
Fitness Minutes: (30,358) Posts: 27,427 8/15/10 12:29 P
Welcome. I belong to this team as well as the Portland team. I forgot to mention that purchasing the book Spark will give you your basic building blocks. I think you will find that SparkPeople will be a great source for you to learn lifeskills. The key is to log in all food everyday. There are a few building blocks to complete the base to built from. I have been with Spark since Jan 2010 and have managed to lose 51 lbs. It is the most fun diet I have done. It is not so much of a diet as it is making good food choices and staying within a calorie range. My suggestion is to read all the articles you can get your hands on.
Just joined this morning. I'm ready to learn the skills to live a healthier life, and looking forward to losing weight gained during the stress of divorce. A diagnosis of osteoarthritis has slowed down my activity level, but not my love for outdoor activities (mostly walking and cycling). My doctor worries about my cholesterol level, so the changes I learn here will hopefully help with that. Seems like enough of an intro for now.
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