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DELIA38961 SparkPoints: (37,314)
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5/12/13 2:51 P

Hi welcome ..believe in yourself and you will be amazed and what you can do wishes

delia* believe in yourself and you will be amazed at what you can accomplish

its only considered failure when you quit trying

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5/12/13 1:08 P

Welcome to SparkPeople! You'll find lots of support, information and inspiration here. All the best on achieving your goals!


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5/12/13 12:05 P

Hi and welcome to Spark People!! This is the best place for inspiration and support. Jump right in and make yourself at home!! Keep your chin up and take it one day at a time!

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5/12/13 10:12 A

Welcome to Spark. It is a positive place, and lots of us have come thru tough times to create better lifestyles. Congratulations for taking the first step by joining the Spark community!


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5/12/13 9:32 A

Hello and Welcome to Sparks!

Although each person has different goals, you're in great company here. The amount of support and community at Sparks is unlike any other website. (Trust me, I've tried them all!) emoticon

If there is any way that I can help you along your journey, just let me know! I'm always here for friends in need.

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"When the past calls, let it go to voicemail, believe me, it has nothing new to say."

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5/12/13 8:56 A

Today is the day... I hope! I am sick of being fat, sluggish, and stressed. Newly divorced, raising four kids along with having an executive level job. Hard for me to think of myself as fat because I had been thin and in shape most of my life. I get startled when I catch a glimpse of my reflection or can't fit into clothes in the "misses" section. I am so unbelievably tired! I want to run away to an island for a month to rest and recuperate after a tragic divorce with no family to help me with the kids and my former husband lives far away. He is moving near us in a few weeks which will be wonderful. I can't go on much longer doing it all myself. Youngest is four years old. Oldest is 12. My two middle sons are impacted by varying degrees of Autism. I need to lose weight and get healthy. I need more energy and activities that will help me cope with the weight of stress in my life. emoticon

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