LDANIELS17 and to SparkPeople and the team...Nice to have you with us on the journey to a healthier lifestyle.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
Don't be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
current weight: 138.0
Fitness Minutes: (34,081) Posts: 11,518 7/17/13 12:51 A
Hi and to our friendly, caring group!! We are here to offer encouragement, advice if asked for and support whenever you need it. It seems to me that your question has been answered. Please post often for the best in support. We love sharing with you and having you share with us. Post as much or as little as you'd like. It is a very safe environment here. We are really glad that you have decided to join us!! Take care and God bless, Deb
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance - Samuel Johnson
Hi and welcome! This is a very caring and supportive team. Please post often and let us know how you're doing and if we can help in any way. Two of our most active threads are, "Help, I'm Having a Bad Day" and "Daily Check-in." You can post in one or both of those topics or any other thread you choose. You can even create a new thread with a question or statement of your own. Keep in touch!
We're glad to have you on the team!
"The present is what slips by us while we’re pondering the past and worrying about the future. - Ziggy
"The groundwork of all happiness is health." Leigh Hunt
"Comparison is the thief of joy." Theodore Roosevelt
current weight: 201.0
Fitness Minutes: (59,589) Posts: 34,045 7/16/13 8:14 A
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
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