WELCOME Sheryl to the Oregon Team. I am Rosalyn and live in Corvallis
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
Welcome to Spark and Oregon Team. The greatest medicine for depression and/or low self esteem is do something for yourself and everything else is secondary. It has been proved that exercise is the best thing for depression. There are a lot of tools here in Spark and many article written by professionals that know what they are talking about. I would suggest taking a 4 hour sitdown in from of your computer and just start reading article about what you want from Spark. Setting mini-goal are importnat. There is help for that. Good luck on your Spark journey. You have found the right place.
1/1/10 Start Wht 279 lbs 12/1/15 Goal 180
**Maintain** "OR" set new Goal! 170's maybe??
current weight: 203.0
Fitness Minutes: (10,565) Posts: 11,699 1/21/11 6:50 P
Hi Sheryl, Well great for you that you have joined SparkPeople. You have made your first step towards living a healthy life. You'll feel so much better and have more self esteem. It takes awhile to navigate around the website so don't get frustrated. It's really kind of fun. I have found other food tracking programs much more user friendly, but then everyone has their own preferences. I like to get my "SparkPoints" I never thought I'd make to as many points as I have now. I did have a lot of set backs last year. I had two major surgeries and this year I've already had one surgery. That's enough of that for awhile!!!
Where are you located?
Pounds lost: 9.0
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 5 1/21/11 4:38 P
Hi, my name is Sheryl and I need to get healthier (mentally and physically). A friend told me about this website so I decided to give it a try. My biggest problem right now is depression and low motivation. I would love to find a buddy close by that wants the same things that I do. Thank you
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