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Spark Success Stories: Where Are They Now?

Success stories don't stop after the weight comes off. We checked in with four of our previous featured members to find out where they are now.
Posted 12/24/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 9 comments   15,981 views
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Fighting Diabetes with Fitness: 5 Members' Stories

Diabetes doesn't have to be a life sentence. With a nutritious diet, regular exercise and motivational tools here at SparkPeople, these five members have reclaimed their health.
Posted 11/10/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 0 comments   17,747 views
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Outrunning His Age: How Orville Rogers Is Breaking Records at 99

Think you're too old to exercise? Orville Rogers says, "Nonsense." This 99-year-old is still running strong, and breaking records along the way.
Posted 11/3/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 21 comments   17,995 views
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How I Ditched My 'Fattitude,' Lost 200 Pounds and Found My Self-Worth

After 60+ years of riding the weight loss roller coaster, Carl was ready to get off the ride. With the help of SparkPeople, he lost 200 pounds and found his self-worth.
Posted 10/19/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 46 comments   41,099 views
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Surprising Lessons Learned at 'Fat Camp'

Joe Panarella weighed more than 400 pounds when his friends and family forced him to go to fat camp. He was in for a few surprises.
Posted 7/6/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 25 comments   52,007 views
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''I lost more than 90 pounds—and found myself.''

Get inspired by Amberlynn's story of breaking her food addiction, losing more than 90 pounds and learning to love herself.
Posted 6/14/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 50 comments   166,533 views
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This Celebrity Trainer’s Fitness Secrets Could Change Your Life

One of the world's most successful celebrity trainers shares his story of transformation and strength, along with his exercise and nutrition tips.
Posted 6/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 13 comments   34,220 views
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'I'm Winning the Battle Against Depression & Obesity, One Day at a Time.'

Find out how Tammy is overcoming obesity and depression with healthy eating, regular exercise and the support of SparkPeople.
Posted 5/12/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 34 comments   61,182 views
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How Marla Lost 100 Pounds & Found the True Meaning of 'Healthy'

Find out how Marla lost 100 pounds by using SparkPeople and sticking to a plant-based diet!
Posted 4/28/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 50 comments   84,697 views
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Half the Woman: SparkPeople Member Celebrates 174-Pound Weight Loss

Find out how a single mother lost more than half her body weight and sparked her family to adopt healthier lifestyles!
Posted 4/14/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 93 comments   112,565 views
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Home Is Where the Triathlon Is

When a physical therapist recommended that Monty try a triathlon, he thought it was a crazy idea. What he found was a passion and determination he never knew he had.
Posted 3/7/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 19 comments   19,183 views
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Done with the Excess Weight and Moving Forward!*

This blog is a featured "SparkStory", one of the classic posts from our members that provides inspiration to the SparkPeople Community.
Posted 8/28/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 19 comments   15,099 views
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People 'Half Their Size' Issue Features SparkPeople Member's 177-Pound Weight Loss *

Brandy is an awesome SparkPeople Motivator who lost 177 pounds and has kept it off for several years. Check out her debut in People magazine!
Posted 6/6/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 39 comments   42,252 views
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'After Losing 100 Pounds, I View the Entire World Differently'

Seeing her 275-pound self on TV at a football game motivated Jan-Marie to get serious about her health. Read on to learn about her journey to an amazing 100-pound loss!
Posted 5/18/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 49 comments   72,695 views
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Kim Changed Her Eating Habits and Made a Commitment to Exercise to Drop 95 Pounds!*

Kim dropped 95 pounds and reduced her blood pressure by learning to love herself and make healthy choices for her body.
Posted 4/6/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 45 comments   34,536 views
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