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TWYNETTE67 SparkPoints: (0)
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5/7/12 11:57 A

as you can see I have not really been on there that is because I truly do not know how to use this program .. But I do really want to learn because I want and need to lose this wt

RG_DFW SparkPoints: (145,817)
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4/25/12 9:37 A

Welcome to SparkPeople!
Are you competitive by nature? One of my daily goals is to hit 100 SparkPoints. When I do that, I've not only read articles, I've interacted with other members by reading and commenting on their blogs and writing my own blog. 100 points gets me here and gets me active each and every day.

When I started, I made the commitment to workout daily and write a blog about it. On days when I don't feel like doing it, I think about the blog I need to write and I certainly do NOT want to write that I was lazy and did not work out.

Maintain your goals on your SparkPage (that's what all the goal-setting gurus write about) and make the goals public on your page. Write about it on your blog every day.

Weight loss = calorie maintenance, cardio, and strength. Calorie maintenance is every day, cardio is at least five days per week, and strength is 3 to 4 days per week. I believe you need all three for a successful weight loss and fitness program.

Above all, be consistent. Doing something toward you goal every day will pay big rewards over the next few months or a year. You can do this!

BETHARDS SparkPoints: (0)
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4/25/12 8:55 A

You have come to the right place! If you are really READY and motivated, this site will help you move along. There are so many kind souls here that just want to help! If you want to put in the work! You will get results! Good job!

TWYNETTE67 SparkPoints: (0)
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4/25/12 8:18 A

I'm ready to get this started I have put on some wt since mama passed 2yr ago today. but I'm ready to take it off . Hope to find friends to take to that can help encourage me to get to goal

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