This is a great place to get healthy! There are so many tools, resources, and encouraging people to help you on your journey to "Health & Fitness". Be sure to poke around the site and try the nutrition and fitness trackers, Spark Recipes, Daily Spark, health articles, and secrets.
Joining a team will help you meet like-minded people that share similar life situations or goals. Be sure to read member blogs as there is a wealth of information there. You can start with one of mine on "fighting the fire":
Welcome to Sparkpeople! It is great to have you join us on the road to weight loss success! Be sure to join some Teams that spark your interest or match your weight loss goals!
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Welcome to SP :)
Good luck with all your goals and try out the getting started section to learn more about the site...there are lots of good tips in there!
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Hi and welcome to SparkPeople. There are so many great tools and great people involved with this site. I'm sure that SP can help you along on your journey to a healthy lifestyle. Good luck reaching your goals!
In my humble opinion, would suggest not to worry so much about weight loss right now, Worry about getting yourself healthy, both physically and mentally. Best wishes!
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Right about now is the time I need to start taking care of myself! After giving birth to my beautiful baby boy in July last year I was diagnosed with Post Natal Depression... After bouncing around Doctors and Psychiatrists, I'm now on medication that helps me function BUT I've now gained more weight than when I was at the very end of my pregnancy. My sleeping is shady to say the least and I have no energy whatsoever... I feel incredibly sad when I reach the top of the stairs and I'm short of breath and my chest hurts... I'd love any tips on getting started on this massive journey :)
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