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Advice for New SparkPeople Members

A Little Help from Your Friends

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  • As weight loss is a journey, so too will be exploring all the useful tools on the SparkPeople site.......enjoy the journey one stop at a time!!!! - 2/7/2013 11:01:11 AM
  • Thanks for the advise! I hope I can be sucessful at this! - 5/16/2012 11:06:13 PM
  • Great article and advice! I am resisting the temptation to make a goal that is too big. I know I am going to be successful thanks to all of the help available from everyone on this site! - 4/30/2012 10:10:32 AM
  • I read the article and it makes sense to me old saying( Rome wasn't built in a day) I agree with the article - 11/19/2011 6:40:12 PM
  • today I am hoping this is a start of a healthy lifestyle for myself and child. It seems to be alot of fun, hope i can keep up, I'm not very good at finding my way around on the computer. But I am going to give it my best. - 3/17/2011 5:00:12 PM
  • It is such a pleasure to meet others in my age group who are struggling to become healthy again. I hope to improve my flexibility and exercise tolerance. Presently I could go to sleep after doing very lilttle. I am fighting it and each day it seems to get a little better. I was always active and still am to a ceratain degree. I am a nurse and need to be able to lift very heavy patients ( some weigh in excess of 350 lbs.) I am 71 years old and am in fair to good health. My biggest problem is the weight . I am 45 lbs overweight and I have bilateral hip replacements. My goal is to live to see all my grandchildren finish college and be healthy along the way. MaresL - 5/30/2009 8:39:18 AM
  • I just joined this Tuesday, 3/2/09. Still finding my way around. Think I'll do better next week, since I'll have the weeks menus in advance. Right now I'm doing a lot of substituting. I sure would like to see more lean meat in the menus. I really like chicken and fish. I am 67 years old and don't need the calories I've been eating. YIKES. My hubbie isn't much help. He weighs over 300 lbs. Double YIKES.
    chat later, bye for now - 3/5/2009 2:05:43 PM
  • It takes time to become familiar with the SP site. I joined in March but didn't get started until April on the weight loss journey, so I now belong to both teams - March and April. But it is so worth it! Such a helpful site with all of its motivational talks and the nutrition tracker is valuable beyond words. Thank you, SP - 10/23/2008 9:36:55 PM
  • FRANCESTWO1
    I enjoy being member of spark people.I kneed help learing all about computers. So please bare with me .Iam sure i will get better at learning at sending messages. - 10/23/2008 9:03:44 PM
  • I am somewhat 'lost' here, so this is valuable to me! Thanks - 9/11/2008 10:35:13 AM

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