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3/8/12 7:39 P

Thank you so much :) I will get a spark page now. I really appreciate the welcome

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3/8/12 12:28 P

emoticon Welcome to Spark. You have taken the first 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 30 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, 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!

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MSDIAMOND600 Posts: 11,532
3/8/12 12:00 P

emoticon emoticon ! Remember we're all in this together. Be sure to stay active on the boards and join a challenge. YOU CAN DO IT! If you need anything I'm here. Love yourself no matter what. Good luck with your new journey to a healthier lifestyle.

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MARILYNS67 Posts: 9,715
3/8/12 11:43 A

Welcome to sparks - so glad you have joined us

Take a few minutes and make up a sparkpage - then we can go to it to post encouraging messages to you

Remember to participate as often as possible on all the groups you have joined - they tell us that those that do seem to have the most success

If I can be of help please ask


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Calling Christian Women -the official SP team

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3/8/12 11:12 A

I joined about one month ago, used it, lagged, but never joined the message boards. I was successful in the past when I had support. I plan to start using the boards to keep myself motivated. The hard part for me is when I get home from work, I am just wiped and hungry and end up choosing the wrong things or just eating to much. I also have been slacking on my exercise, but I love to workout, just have been too tired. It is a winter lack of daylight thing, so hoping to improve again.

About me, I am a working mom, my daughter will be 18 in 2 months and getting ready for college, so soon I will be an empty nester (only one daughter). She has also come out of the closet recently and is dating a lovely girl. It was a surprise, but of course I accept who she is no matter what. My husband had a little more trouble adjusting, but he has. My dad passed one year ago, he had been sick forever. So I have a lot of stress and i have been eating instead of working out and need to change that behavior.


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