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Two Best Friends Featured On Womansday.com For Losing 90 Pounds

Monday, May 02, 2011

TIAGAYEPFA (Tia) and her best friend Grace were already joined at the hip. Unfortunately, they both thought their hips were way too large! “We do everything together: work, go to church, socialize and eat out at restaurants,” says Tia. “So it made sense that we would lose weight together when we both decided we were ready for a change.” So they headed for the gym and logged onto SparkPeople. A combined 90 lost pounds later, Tia's a marathoner who competes in figure competitions and Grace is training for a half-marathon. Read their triumphant story on WomansDay.com .

  
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ANNESNEWLIFE 5/2/2011 3:13PM

    Loved it! Great inspiration!

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ANDREA0301 5/2/2011 2:21PM

    This is SO cool!

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Lisa Powell (SKINNYPOWELL) Featured In FIRST For Women magazine

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

SparkPeople.com member Lisa Powell (SKINNYPOWELL1 ) went from skipping events at her daughter's school due to exhaustion and embarrassment to feeling "like the Energizer Bunny" after losing 94 pounds with the help of SparkPeople.com. Learn what habits she changed in the current issue of FIRST for Women magazine, which will be on newsstands until February 21st! (Story is not on the Web).

  
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JESPAH 2/5/2011 10:04AM

    Thanks for letting us know!

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TEDYBEAR2838 2/3/2011 7:40PM

    Wahoo, will be looking for it!
Thanks for the heads-up

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Michelle Arellano (SMALLTOWNMOMMY) Featured in Shape Magazine

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

In this month's issue of Shape magazine, Michelle Arellano (SMALLTOWNMOMMY) tells the story of how a down-on-herself mom morphed into a kick-boxer extraordinaire, losing 82 and gaining self-esteem along the way, all with the help of SparkPeople.com. Read the story here and see the full spread in the magazine, on sale through the third week of February. In addition, Chris "SparkGuy" Downie is also quoted in the same issue about how to stay motivated!

  
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TEDYBEAR2838 2/3/2011 7:41PM

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ONMYOWNAM 2/2/2011 5:01PM

    WOW! Can't wait to pick up a copy. emoticon

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SparkGuy Makes New Year's Resolution in Washington Post

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

It's always dangerous to make New Year's resolutions, but SparkPeople Founder and CEO Chris "SparkGuy" Downie didn't shy away from being quoted about his in this Washington Post article , where he said, "One area our family always tries to keep improving is getting more vegetable servings in our diet. One way we'll do this this year is by involving our kids even more in selecting and cooking foods. Vegetable soups are one of our favorite ways to do this, where each of our boys can select the veggies they'd like to add and throw them into the pot."

  
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TEDYBEAR2838 1/13/2011 7:41PM

    Great Idea emoticon

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SparkPeople Member Christina Cores (TINYBUBBLES4) Featured on Cover of PEOPLE

Monday, January 10, 2011

SparkPeople Member Christina Cores TINYBUBBLES4 made history by becoming the first the first SparkPeople member on the cover of PEOPLE's Half Their Size issue! Christina then also appeared on ET, Extra, Inside Edition and the Today show. As she told PEOPLE, "I needed a support system, so I got on SparkPeople.com. It was so inspirational." Read the article here .

  
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TINYBUBBLES4 1/11/2011 1:32PM

    I'm so honored that Spark people helped me get my story out there! They have not only Sparked me, theyve also let me share my story with the world and spark lives! "this is the BEST ONLINE Support System there IS!".

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