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One Easy Way to Stay on Track in December

Stay accountable through the holidays with our #SparkTheSeason challenge. There's no better way to start off 2014 on the right foot!
Posted 11/21/2013  12:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 65 comments   47,850 views
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The 12 Most Inspiring Quotes from Diana Nyad

At 64 years old, Diana Nyad swam for 53 straight hours from Cuba to the Florida Keys--all without a shark cage. Here are some of her best words of wisdom to live by!
Posted 9/4/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 47 comments   56,598 views
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3 Labors + 3 Babies = 50 Miles

You may not have plans to ever run 5 miles, let alone 50--but we can all learn from one woman who did. Her inspiring story is full of lessons for the runner inside all of us.
Posted 6/19/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 80 comments   41,843 views
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At First, They'll Ask You...

At first, they'll ask you WHY you're doing it. Later, they'll ask you HOW you did it.
Posted 6/5/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 23 comments   50,573 views
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Motivation Boost: Make Your Life!

You are entirely up to you. Make your body. Make your life.
Posted 5/29/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 33 comments   28,080 views
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A Reminder: What Can You Do TODAY?

What can you do TODAY to bring you one step closer to your goal?
Posted 5/17/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 39 comments   22,272 views
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How Full is Your Glass?

More recently, I've taken a step back to look at my life from a different perspective. Instead of wishing things were different, I'm putting together a plan for change.
Posted 5/15/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 90 comments   44,893 views
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Tired of Starting Over?

Motivation Monday: If you're tired of starting over, stop giving up!
Posted 4/5/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 51 comments   54,848 views
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'I Lost 60 Pounds (at 60 Years Young)!'*

Learn how Joyce lost 60 pounds by her 60th year--and how she's keeping it off for life!
Posted 1/29/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 118 comments   110,589 views
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Be a Goal-Getter: 25 Ways to Reach Your Resolutions

Ready to reach your goals for good this year? Get help with these tips from real people who have been in your shoes!
Posted 1/15/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Denise Tausig : 12 comments   28,604 views
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SparkPeople Members on the 'Today' Show!

Two of our SparkPeople members were featured on the ''Today'' show to talk about their experience running a race for a weight-loss documentary. Check out their amazing journey!
Posted 1/10/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 90 comments   33,874 views
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Success Story: 'I'm in Training for the Rest of My Life!'*

Meet Jennifer, a SparkPeople member who lost 60 pounds. Find out her secrets of success here!
Posted 1/8/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 71 comments   36,017 views
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A Simple Reminder: Keep Looking Forward

Leave the past behind and look ahead to the amazing opportunities in 2013!
Posted 12/25/2012  12:00:00 PM By: Melinda Hershey : 31 comments   13,891 views
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Success Story: 'I Was Made for More!'*

Meet Carley, a SparkPeople member who lost over 60 pounds and gained a healthier outlook on life!
Posted 12/11/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 109 comments   40,501 views
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Success Story: 'It Was Worth It to Spend Time on ME'*

Find out how Diane lost 75 pounds--and how she plans on losing the baby weight from her recent pregnancy.
Posted 10/11/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 91 comments   50,806 views
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