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Forgetful and puzzled

Monday, May 20, 2019

I had planned on coming back to Spark and making some followup blog posts, but, mostly, I haven't remembered to do so. And the few times Spark came into my memory bank, I found I had nothing to say, or I felt so overwhelmed just trying to find my way back to the places I had previously been here on Spark.

I can't believe it's been 6 weeks! I'm holding steady, and hope to make more forward progress, for sure. How I can have Spark, Spark Teams, and Spark Friends as partners in that progress is something I am still trying to figure out. Just connecting with Spark people seems to be challenging....

In any case, I will do my best to come back to Spark more regularly and try not to get lost in the abyss! LOL

I cannot subscribe to teams or sign up for emails from Spark because I already tried that, and in a matter of a couple of hours, my phone had exploded, my email box was inundated, I was overwhelmed by all of it, and that defeats the purpose of Spark for me. I hope to find an in between of some sort.... where I can stay connected, but not overwhelmed by the Spark site or Spark emails....

In fact, here I am this morning, and I sort of just don't even know where to go.... Spark is sort of cumbersome, and I am finding it very difficult to figure out a way Spark can help me connect with others and also be encouraging.

Really, I can't believe it's been 6 weeks already. Spark just isn't on my daily radar, and I haven't yet been able to make that happen in a way that works well for me.

So, here's to another go at it! I am eager to make some connections and also make some progress in regaining some health and movement and reduce pain and inflammation.....
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    I like to log on to SP and then work my way down the list of My Sparkpoints (which is the bottom item listed under the My Trackers tab)....

    Each day when you have earned 25 points, you get a Bonus spin, which doesn’t usually add up to much but CAN be 25 points or more....

    If you earn 50 points, which isn’t hard, you qualify for Team Bonus Points, which is what I believe you were asking about in response to my Feb 2019 blog... when you joined SP, you were automatically put on a few teams- THOSE are the ones whose banners you have to click to get the team bonus points... since I can’t post photos on responses to your blog (right here), I will have to try to write a blog (on MY Spark blog, that is) and include the photos I took to guide you...

    But you have to earn 50 points in a day before you qualify for the Team Bonus spins/clicks! Can you do that? Very DO-able!
    Read 6 articles- 30 points
    Track your food- 15 points
    Drink 8 glasses water- 5 points
    Post 7 messages on the Spark message boards- 21 points

    I’ll see if I can do it (post the blog) for you this week..
    138 days ago
    Yes, I have turned off ALL emails from Spark. But finding my way back to where I was previously has been very challenging and elusive.

    Turning off the emails wasn't the problem; finding an easier way to use Spark and retrace my steps is the issue.
    148 days ago
    good luck to you.
    151 days ago
    You can always turn your email settings off. If you don't want to receive those emails. That way you can still use Spark and find friends without all the emails.
    152 days ago
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