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VIOL3T3Y3S Posts: 84
2/17/12 4:40 P

Thank you Ladies for the encouragement! Day 4 of product now and still going strong! I did join the Optifast Spark Team.


Toni - California

One Step At A Time...

Starting Weight: 373
Current Weight: 293
Goal Weight: 225

RAYLINSTEPHENS SparkPoints: (228,738)
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Posts: 35,888
2/17/12 2:58 P

Hi Toni, welcome to SparkPeople!
I did find a SparkTeam for you! It's the Optifast Spark Team!

Good Luck to you!!

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Start with your Start Page! Here is a video to help you unlock the power of Your Start Page:

Here's the video for the Nutrition Tracker - the best tool online!

I was 54 when I joined SparkPeople and 56 when I came back and started my Spark Program, starting with Stage One. This is a one day at a time program, but if you do the SparkPeople Program Steps, it really does work. I am terribly average, it's the SP program that is extraordinary.

I found logging my foods in the Nutrition Tracker helped me to lose 90 lbs in 16 months! I started at 210 and went to 120. I am 5'1.5" short, lol.

I hung clothing that was too small on my closet door and every time I would get discouraged I would try them on. Week by week they started fitting! That kept me motivated.

Welcome aboard, we really are all in the same boat! Sometimes we can sail right along but sometimes we have to be rowing like crazy!

You can make it happen! SparkPeople really does work!

I spent most of my 60 years in Obesityville - that is one town I never want to visit ever again!
Slim City is way more fun!!

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I went from 210-120 in 16 months with SparkPeople!
My maintenance range is 120-125 lbs.
In Maintenance since 8/11/09!!

Lifetime Spirited Underdog!

I didn't "make it happen" the first time, I "made it happen" the last time!

ANGELWENDYMAMA SparkPoints: (54,111)
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2/17/12 11:48 A

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Welcome to SparkPeople!! This is a wonderful site with so many resources like articles, trackers, and community SparkTeams to help give you support and keep you motivated. See how many SparkPoints you can get each day and this will help you find and use many of the tools of the site. Best of luck on your journey to a healthier lifestyle!

Try looking in the search box above for Optifast and search the sparkteams for it, too. I am not sure if there are, but most likely there are some. Good luck!

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You are worth having a healthy body!

This is a lifestyle change to be healthy, not a diet and not a sprint to get there.. one day at a time, one pound at a time.. as long as it takes, starting again as often as possible.
VIOL3T3Y3S Posts: 84
2/17/12 2:13 A

Hi, My name is Toni and I am 3 days into the Kaiser Weight Management Program which used the Optifast products - shakes, bars, soup. Just wondering if there are any other "Sparkers" out there using Optifast and/or needing support. I tell ya, this business is tough.


Toni - California

One Step At A Time...

Starting Weight: 373
Current Weight: 293
Goal Weight: 225

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