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Thanks everyone :-)
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5/4/12 10:41 A
Hi 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.
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Hi ~ Welcome to SparkPeople. I find that interacting with other Sparks is really the best way to stay motivated and on-track. Taking advantage of the educational aspects of SP is also key to weight loss goal success. Come back to the message boards and read blogs to find people that you feel like you would like to "friend" These folks will help you attain your goals.
For any questions you have if you can't find them on the site, e-mail email@example.com. They will answer your questions and help you out. Best of luck Ruthie
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5/4/12 9:43 A
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!
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10,602 5/3/12 10:34 P
Welcome to Spark. You have taken an important step on your journey by joining! I've been a member a little more than two years. I made fantastic progress and lost 100 pounds in the first year BUT I became careless about nutrition and exercise and have gained a lot of the pounds back! I became disgusted with myself and closed my Spark account, but soon realized I NEEDED to be here. I'm back using the nutrition and exercise trackers now - they are so important. The sense of community and the friendships I have made here keep me going! Explore the site, make your Sparkpage if you haven’t, join teams, and make friends. You will find this site an amazing place full of encouragement, inspiration, advice, and support. Please let me know if there is anything I can help you with. Good luck! Sheila
Fitness Minutes: (5,894)
69 5/3/12 10:10 P
Hello everyone, I am hoping to learn the tools to make some long term changes in eating and exercise habits. 5 years ago I weighed 234 pounds, now I hover right around 180 pounds. My biggest fear is to be that 234 pounds person. So much of my eating habits are linked to what is happening in my life. I want to learn to be in control of my eating and exercise habits and not the other way around. It's not so much about weighing less than it is feeling healthy in my own skin. Looking forward to my journey here. This seems like a great site with lots of cool people looking for the same life changes :-)
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