Welcome, Maria . So good to have you on the team. We all need each other for support and information at some time or other, and I have found lots of both on this team.
Congratulations on the weight loss so far...you are on your way to a healthy new life.
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current weight: 165.2
Fitness Minutes: (715) Posts: 437 11/6/12 10:30 P
Welcome Maria! Congrats on your weight loss so far! I agree that one of the helpful things about SP is being able to track not only your calories but other nutrients as well. I think thats great that you want to get healthy and not just lose weight! I wish you the best of luck!!
Gastric sleeve procedure on 02/20/2014 90 pounds lost since starting pre op diet on 2/14/2014
current weight: 199.0
Fitness Minutes: (123,020) Posts: 6,515 11/5/12 9:42 A
Welcome aboard...you will love the Sparkpeople site. There is so much support here and the information is always there at your fingertips. I just get so engrossed in the info that I finally realize that I have been on this site for hours. You will love it.
God grant me the patience, knowledge and understanding to do the things I need to do.
I've just joined Spark People today having migrated from Weight Watchers. I've lost 2 1/2 stone so far, but still lots to go. One of the reasons I've joined Spark people is that I want to be able to track more nutritional information to make sure I'm getting all my minerals, especially calcium. Women have to be careful about bone density & I want to keep my nice and strong. Also, I've just switched to being a vegetarian so I want to keep a closer eye on things & make sure I'm balancing my proteins properly.
Generally, my emphasis is changing from just losing weight to gaining health - and Spark People seems a wonderful tool to support that.
I'm really looking forward to finding out more about what Spark People offers and hooking up with fellow Sparkies.
Maria - born & bred in London - and of Irish descent
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