Fitness Minutes: (48,474)
4,868 6/24/12 12:40 A
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!
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.
Fitness Minutes: (161,642)
13,097 6/22/12 9:35 P
Hi Chris, Welcome to SP! This is a great site with everything you need to be a healthier you. Members are supportive and helpful. The Nutrition and Fitness trackers are really helpful tools. Being active on your Spark Teams is a good way to stay motivated and be accountable. It's also a great way to make new friends with similar interests.
Best of luck to you!
Jackie Northern Ky.
"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another." -Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
"Most people don't change until the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of changing."
Fitness Minutes: (2,704)
6/22/12 6:52 P
Hi Everyone, My name is Chris and I am 49 years old. Although I am not consider extremely overweight, my weight has started to creep up the last few years and so has my cholesterol numbers. I am looking for good ideas to get my cholesterol lowered and to help trim 10 pounds, plus get in better physical shape. Am I hoping for too much? Halfpint621
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