BNELSON12 and to SparkPeople and the team...Nice to have you with us on the journey to a healthier lifestyle.
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current weight: 138.0
Fitness Minutes: (89,750) Posts: 12,111 5/15/12 1:29 A
Hi Brittany. Welcome to the team. I am so glad that you joined us on the get fit and healthy journey. By doing so your children will also get fit and healthy. Two less children that will join the epidemic of obese children in our country. . You are a terrific mother for doing that.
Check out the nutrition tracker. You can program it to include your children also to make sure they are meeting their daily requirements. I live alone, but there is a tutorial that tells you how to use the tracker. Check it out. Start with only 2 or 3 habits to change. You don't want to overwhelm yourself. When those become a habit, you can move on to others. It took me about 2 or 3 weeks before I was drinking the 8 8oz glasses of water. Although I had given up soda in October, I still was not drinking enough water. I am now though.
Stay in touch with the team. We love to cheer your successes Go Brittany Go and we will support you and encourage you when you need it.
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My name is Bonnie I live in CT, EST.
I lost 122 pounds and have maintained it since 12/28/12.
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Total SparkPoints: 283,371
SparkPoints Level 23
Fitness Minutes: (59,745) Posts: 21,393 5/8/12 12:04 P
Glad you joined us on this journey towards healthier, happier living. The site is awesome and offers all you need to get started and keep going.
I was nervous also when I first joined Sparks as I had never done anything like this online before. I can tell you I have met the most fabulous people and the tools are great. Just take it slow, one small goal at a time and keep sharing so we can get to know you and support you better.
We are here for you.
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.’” (C.S. Lewis)
Hi my name is Brittany. I thought this site was such a cool idea for those of us trying to lose weight or just maitain a healthy lifestyle. Im a single mom of two and I need to lose about 40 lbs. Im really nervous but excited to start my weightloss journey. :)
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