Losing weight and changing your life isn't an easy thing to do. Join a Spark Team and make Spark Friends that motivate and encourage you. I've learned to be more active with this and it helps me out more than anything else I am doing.
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For weight loss using the Spark tools for recipes, the recipe calculator, and then being able to track anything and everything that went into my mouth helped me develop an entirely new lifestyle so that I did not think of dieting but I wanted what was healthier! It was also a help to know that because of my work schedule that I could make Spark work within my busy schedule! However, when I retired the whole website, team and friends were there for me to continue learning!
Including my WW loss and my Spark loss I have gone from 183 to 121-123 and maintained for 65 weeks! Now I am involved in motivation and fitness FOR ME! Funny, I wanted to do fitness for the first time in my life!
John Donne wrote "No Man Is an Island" "No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as a manor of thy friends or of thine own were; any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee." It's one of my favorites, & after re-reading it recently, I saw
how it applied to the Team aspects of Spark. To get the most of your experience on Spark, you really need support from your friends, family or fellow Sparkers. Sharing your journey & your difficulties with others helps you receive the encouragement you need to stay on your journey to success.
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