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ANGELWENDYMAMA SparkPoints: (54,111)
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6/24/12 12:54 A

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Hi Janis! Welcome to SparkPeople!! This is a wonderful site with so many resources like articles, trackers, and community SparkTeams to help give you support and keep you motivated. See how many SparkPoints you can get each day and this will help you find and use many of the tools of the site. Make sure you make a SparkPage as this is how you can have people post to you to help inspire you! Please remember this is a marathon, not a sprint. It is not a diet, but a lifestyle change. I am down 71 lbs with SparkPeople and I feel so much lighter and stronger and healthier every day! You can do it! Best of luck on your journey to a healthier lifestyle!

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You are worth having a healthy body!

This is a lifestyle change to be healthy, not a diet and not a sprint to get there.. one day at a time, one pound at a time.. as long as it takes, starting again as often as possible.
LAURIE5658 SparkPoints: (224,222)
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6/23/12 1:07 P

Hi emoticon and congratulations on beginning your Spark journey!

There's so much here to help you along the way and excellent advice to setting and achieving healthy goals. With the thousands and thousands of fellow Sparkers you will always find someone you can connect with. I am always amazed how many lives have been changed for the better through the use of SparkPeople.

If you have not already done so, I suggest that you check out the videos in the "Healthy Lifestyle" section. Scroll down for the site orientation videos.

That should point you in the right direction. I find that if you just start looking around Spark, you will quickly learn about the wonderful tools available for your use. After being a Sparker since 2007, I still find something new and very useful.

Welcome and best wishes!
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JFIZZL SparkPoints: (23,845)
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6/23/12 12:49 P

Hi Janis! Benvenuta & Willkommen bei SP! emoticon

Good luck on reaching your goals! emoticon


Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. (By Jim Rohn)
RG_DFW SparkPoints: (131,630)
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6/23/12 7:45 A

Welcome to SparkPeople!

JANIS84 SparkPoints: (4,429)
Fitness Minutes: (512)
Posts: 17
6/23/12 7:16 A

Hi there!

I'm a new user and just wanted to introduce myself: this is Janis from Germany/Italy, wanting to improve her health and fitness.

I'm happy to be here and I'm having fun figuring out how all sections of the site work.

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