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Catch SparkPeople Members on Ellen Today

Monday, June 16, 2008


If you missed the first airing of SparkPeople members Rosie, Kristin & Kristi being interviewed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show (originally aired in January), be sure to catch the rerun today. For information about when Ellen is on in your area, check out the local listings. Rosie (ThinnyMinny), Kristin (Mrs.Honeycomb) & Kristi (Fruityful) met on SparkPeople, and have been using the site for almost two years. The support, motivation and encouragement that they provided each other through the site enabled them to lose a combined 350 pounds! Be sure to tune-in and tell your friends!

  
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2BESMALLAGAIN 7/9/2008 5:59AM

  Missed the show. Watched the streaming video on the Chicago Fox News. It was great and I really admire the leader of the whole site who put this together. It's helping me a lot. I Thank all of you. I will do my best to spread the SPARK!!!

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Z-GIRL 6/29/2008 11:41AM

    This is a great site and am happy it is getting the positive press it deserves! Way to go Spark People! I am a new member and am loving your site! emoticon

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SFOSTER 6/27/2008 5:41PM

    Shoot I missed the rerun. I wish I could see this episode. Hopefully they will show it again.

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TWINBOYMOMMY 6/23/2008 10:01AM

    Awesome! I love her show, and I know she is big into fitness and nutrition. So glad to hear it. I'll try to check it out.

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MRSHONEYCOMB 6/20/2008 2:28PM

    It's weird I've been struggling since a month after my appearance on the "ellen" show but, I watched the re-run on Monday and remembered how I felt that day and I think I've found my Spark again.

Thank god for reruns and Sparkpeople =)

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CHELLICAN 6/18/2008 10:25PM

    That's how I found this site too! XD

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MELOVE15 6/18/2008 11:28AM

  I watched the show and it motivated me to check out the website. I like all of the information and tracking tools and the fact that it's Free! emoticon

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JADADEVDAN 6/17/2008 3:57PM

    Shucks! I Missed it as I work during at the time Ellen is showing. I wd've loved to have seen it. I have lost 13 lbs. since mid February and have 47 to go, but the last couple of weeks have been up and down. I will be getting back on thw wagon and SP is always where I get my motivation and encouragement.

Thanks SP family for your help and prayers.

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CLARKBEANS 6/17/2008 1:20PM

    Watched this yesterday and it was the inspiration for me joining Sparkpeople.

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TOPAZTOO 6/17/2008 10:16AM

    Thanks for letting us know! I missed at the first time around. We had a death in the family and January was pretty much a blur.

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1BEACHLOVER 6/17/2008 9:20AM

    I missed it too. Dang it I hate that.

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REDNECKFEMINIST 6/17/2008 7:11AM

    I missed it, was traveling, bummer!

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MORNINGSUN52 6/17/2008 6:37AM

    i did see the Ellen show but missed the name of the sight. but it was what inspired me to click on to the internet and try to find a support group here and this is where i landed. Guess it must be where i am meant to be....maybe tripping over her show and then onto this page is a sign that this is where i belong. emoticon

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BHAMGIRL 6/17/2008 2:03AM

  Watched Ellen today and was so encouraged and inspired .. I joined up. Can't wait to share my success story next year!

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MOM2MTBJR 6/17/2008 2:03AM

  It is great to see others having success and wanting to change.

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~LAURIE 6/17/2008 12:27AM

  I saw it on Ellen today and this is my first day. I can't wait to get these lbs off!

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LAUREN_KLO 6/16/2008 8:55PM

    I saw it today - truly inspirational! I'm so glad they were able to use SP to reach their goals and make some friendships along the way! Just goes to show ya that the motivation of friends really does work!

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IRISH_EYES_66 6/16/2008 8:48PM

    I caught it the first time and it was well worth watching!! Congratulations ladies!!

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MARYRN1956 6/16/2008 8:39PM

    BooHoo, I missed it also. Today I had a doctor's appt at Ellen time. I hope they will have it online. Maybe on Ellen's website. I'll have to look later tonight. emoticon

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MELLYKELLY5 6/16/2008 8:35PM

    I missed it. Does anyone know where I can watch it online? Youtube was a no go. =( CONGRATS again girls!!

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LIFEISGOOD22 6/16/2008 8:20PM

    That is totaly awesome!

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UPONATIME 6/16/2008 8:13PM

    Awesome! All of you have done a dynamite job!


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SKATERGIRL3 6/16/2008 8:12PM

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PRENDERGASTM 6/16/2008 7:55PM

    Congrats to everyone!!

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RUHAPPYTOSEEME 6/16/2008 7:32PM

    saw it again this morning and the first time, actually thats the first time I heard of sparkpeople was on ellen :)

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MECORKERY 6/16/2008 7:20PM

  Oh, I missed it!

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FOREVERFIT4LIFE 6/16/2008 7:20PM

    Congrats to you all! :)

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SPIRIT_ANGEL 6/16/2008 7:15PM

    aahh I missed it How was it?
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AUDENOLIVAN 6/16/2008 7:13PM

    Oh bummer, they must of put them on at the very end of the show. I turned it after about 45 minutes because I have never been a fan of Jeff Corwin. I must of just missed it. I wish somebody would of said it was only a small clip at the end, then I probably would of beared with Jeff a little bit longer.

Sorry all, but congratulations on your successes anyway!!

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LALUNN-65 6/16/2008 7:05PM

  I WILL HECK IT OUT FOR SURE

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TYLAND04 6/16/2008 6:54PM

    Sp you really know how to get a woman motivated.Congrats ladies on your success and keep putting out that SP info. emoticon

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GENISE11 6/16/2008 6:48PM

  I wish that they were able to talk to them longer. They all looked awesome. emoticon

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CINDIDIT 6/16/2008 6:46PM

    I am sorry I didn't get the email until now, I looked and it was on at 4. emoticon

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TEACHERGUY 6/16/2008 6:44PM

  Thanks for the notice. Congratulations on their successes.

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SWEETLACY62 6/16/2008 6:27PM

    The show didn't leave much time for them. Congrats.

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THURIT 6/16/2008 6:10PM

    Whew! I caught this just in the nick of time! Ellen just started! Thanks for the heads-up!

Holy cow! Ellen just said they have an elephant coming on! Did they do this on purpose?

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AUDENOLIVAN 6/16/2008 6:10PM

    the description of the show on my end over here says it is about Jeff Corwin the animal guy also, but I decided to check it out, and when it was scheduled to come on, it is not even on. I am on the right channel and right time, and the tv guide even says Ellen should be on right now, but it is some soap opera. I am soo bummed I wont be able to see it. I have seem SP mentioned on the news channels a few times though.

YAY for SP!!

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ERUPERTO 6/16/2008 5:48PM

    I watched it today and it was great to hear the ladies talk about SparkPeople. They are an inspiration!

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KELSPRETTYGIRL 6/16/2008 5:39PM

    Thanks!

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LILYLAVANDER 6/16/2008 5:37PM

    I'm glad I logged in this afternoon. The show will start in 30 minutes.

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SUNNYARIZONA 6/16/2008 5:31PM

    I have checked out what is on Ellens show today, and there is nothing about Sparks people, just an animal show.

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PATRICIAAK 6/16/2008 5:24PM

    Thanks

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IPNINEWS 6/16/2008 5:13PM

    Encouraging me to sit on my butt and watch tv? tsk, tsk, tsk!

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MOTHEROFANGELS3 6/16/2008 5:08PM

    I am looking forward to seeing this.

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PARTTIMER 6/16/2008 4:54PM

    Glad to see it again. I had a few friends with me at the time.

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QUEENANNE1953 6/16/2008 4:46PM

    emoticon it comes on in 20 minutes. The TV station is simulcasted on radio. I listen to Ellen every weekday on my way home and laugh out loud because I can just visualise some of the things she is doing ..

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LAURANA1 6/16/2008 4:42PM

  I'm not sure if I caught it the first time. January is when I first started Sparkpeople and I think this show is what made me join. But I think I will watch it again anyway.

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HUGGAMIRA555 6/16/2008 4:28PM

  I love ellen.

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STRIVE4BALANCE 6/16/2008 4:10PM

    I hope that her website could offer it online. I don't subscribe to TV and maybe they would let you SP feature it on the website somewhere?? I love Ellen and I am always watching her website!!

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MTGODDESS1977 6/16/2008 4:07PM

    Yes, I want to know if you can view it online, we don't have tv.

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Over 5 million pounds lost!

Thursday, June 12, 2008


emoticonWe're thrilled to announce that SparkPeople.com members have collectively lost over 5 million pounds to date! Nope, you're not seeing things. That's 5,000,000—with 6 zeros.

You can check it out for yourself on our Activity Stats page, which also keeps running totals of calories burned, cups of water members have drunk, and more. These are real-time stats that update every time a member tracks these details on the site.

This is a huge accomplishment for every single person who has logged in, stuck with their program, and tracked their weight loss on the site, no matter how big or small. Congratulations to everyone who helped us reach this big milestone.

We hope this is just the beginning, too. Every day, members are losing weight and getting healthier, helping one another along the way, and Spreading the Spark so that more people can find out about the amazing resources, tools and supportive Community features that SparkPeople offers for free. Here's to your next big milestone!

Now it's time to toot your own horn. emoticon Comment below and share how many pounds YOU'VE lost since joining SparkPeople!

  
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MAEGAGGLES 3/10/2010 1:06PM

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SHERI1969 11/6/2009 12:29AM

    This was very helpful. I've lost 25 pounds since starting SparkPeople and coming off some of my meds, working with my family doctor and my 35 medical conditions since Jan 18, 2008. I've finally seen some real benefit. I just don't know how to add the I've Lost 25 Pounds thing to my tracker and to get the Picture that says I lost 25 pounds On SparkPeople. Thanks for the help Coaches and Jen for the post. emoticon emoticon

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MIKEMACDUDE 9/21/2008 6:50PM

    I have lost over 100lbs withSP and have kept it off almost 2 years now! :)
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STRYKERCITY 8/4/2008 11:00AM

  Since January 1st I have lost 42 lbs. emoticon

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CAROLTTG 7/24/2008 11:33PM

    I have lost 54 lbs so far!! WooHoo!!! I have enjoyed SparkPeople so much that I tell everyone about it. Anytime there is something said about weight loss I just have to tell them about SP. While I have lost 54 lbs, my husband just for tagging along has lost 35 lbs. Keep up the good work everyone!!!!

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JSTUDLEY_2000 7/22/2008 4:46PM

    since september07 i have lost 63 pounds!

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JETSBIZ 7/4/2008 2:50AM

    Since starting this seriously on 4/3/2008, I have lost 15.25 pounds. I started this because I was gaining weight caused by the steroids I have to take for my chemo treatments and I needed to slow it down...the most I was hoping for was to stop gaining weight...if I stayed the same I was going to be happy. Boy, did I get a surprise...in the last 12 weeks I have only had 1 gain...that was my 2nd week and that was for a pound...the last 10 weeks have all been no gainers! I was really amazed when I started losing! I love this program and everyone here. They have all been very encouraging and helpful. I love everything about this site and as I dig and play with the various pages I go through I love it even more!
This is a wonderful thing you did, Chris. (You also have a fantastic staff!) I really appreciate it a lot...the fact that is free is amazing but if I had to pay I wouldn't be able to achieve my goals and get healthy nearly as fast. You make the program so easy to do. I don't have to do any of the complicated "figuring out how much of what" I need to be able to control my intake. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! emoticon emoticon
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Nicole...I really like your videos...you make it look so easy but what I like the most is that you explain it and show it so it is easy to follow...I have some videos that it goes by so quickly you can't figure out how it was done and it isn't explained very well either but your videos are really good...makes it a lot easier for me to follow...you are a good teacher! emoticon

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HOMEBUNNY 7/1/2008 10:06AM

    I have lost 35 pounds since beginning my journey in January, 2007. This site has helped me get a good focus on what I wanted to accomplish & how to accomplish it. emoticon to all who have lost weight. Keep up the good work!!!

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MELISSADALE 6/30/2008 5:26PM

    I think I've lost about 8 pounds. I only had 10 to lose I started on SP to re-motivate myself to work out. I've been very successful at regular workouts. Mostly cardio.

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VIRGOGAL72 6/30/2008 4:36AM

    Congrats SPARK and all who work their tales off!

I have lost 29lbs since Jan. 08.

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NICKEYH 6/26/2008 12:05AM

    I've lost 15lbs! Way to go everyone!

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HONEYBEE56 6/25/2008 7:06AM

    I've only lost 14 pounds since May 9th, but most of that was done without any exercise at all, so I'm not really bummed out. As a matter of fact, I'm pretty excited. Who knew that I'd ever have FUN dieting?!? Sparkpeople make dieting so much fun that I can hardly wait to log in or weigh myself!

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MAMA_HAWK 6/24/2008 12:42PM

  I have not lost as much as I would have liked to, but I know one thing that is for sure, I have not gained as much as I would have without Spark People. I love SP. emoticon

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THENEWVERDA 6/23/2008 6:01PM

    Since April 8, 2008 I've lost 30.3 lbs. And I hope I never find those lbs again.

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CONNIECOOLCHICK 6/23/2008 4:45PM

    I have lost 18 pounds since February. I've got about 5 more to go.

I haven't been this thin or had this flat a belly since after my first child was born! (He's 26 now). I've got to buy clothes 2 sizes smaller!
Thanks Spark People!
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HAYA1971 6/23/2008 4:30PM

    I have lost 12 pounds so far...20 more to go!
Good luck to everyone
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LINBUTLER 6/23/2008 9:21AM

    I'VE ONLY LOST ABOUT 5 LBS WITH 15 TO 20 MORE TO GO

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SHELLPRO 6/23/2008 1:59AM

    I've lost +60 lbs prior to joining Sparks, maintained it for 4+yrs. Needed the support here to lose 7 I'd gained back since Surgery & health issues arose.

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CTEMPLE 6/21/2008 1:58AM

    I lost 28 pounds , I originally wanted to loose 14! I love SP!
Claudia
Gold Coast Hinterland QLD Australia

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CHELLETRINA 6/20/2008 12:46AM

    I've lost 12 kgs, not sure what that is in pounds.

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SASSY_QUEEN 6/19/2008 3:52PM

    I've let 13 lbs go to help the cause...whooo hoooo emoticon

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ARTBRE 6/19/2008 1:31PM

  Its good to be connected to a crowd that lost 5,000,000 pounds. I am glad that my loss of 12 pounds is part of it.

My next goal is to loose 6 more pounds by summer end. emoticon

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FITITGIRL 6/19/2008 12:16PM

    Lost 5 lbs and 10 more to go :-)

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DAWNA09 6/19/2008 9:37AM

    25 down and 15 to go! emoticon

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KATLESS 6/19/2008 12:29AM

  I've loss 10 lbs and 29 inches. Yeah Me!!
I still have 40lbs to go, but I'm heading in the right direction. emoticon

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ROZAROONEY58 6/18/2008 10:27PM

    I began just prior to being lucky enough to find Sparks! So far, I have lost 45 pounds, have about 55 more to go, and am never going back to " that" me. Thanks Spark People!!

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BAMOM19 6/18/2008 9:47PM

    Hi, I just wanted to "weigh-In" here and thank Spark People for what they are providing for all of us who have struggled/struggle to eat healthy and exercise and finally lose the weight we've carried around for so long! In a world that seems to only exploit the overweight, I am so grateful that SP is here as a real solution and it's FREE! What a blessing for us all! I've lost 143 pounds and have been on this journey for 2 and 1/2 years now. My life is changed in so many ways and I am eternally indebted to SP for the part they have played in my success!
Di

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SHERRY528 6/18/2008 9:27PM

    I have lost ONE HUNDRED FORTY NINE POUNDS!
I will be ETERNALLY GRATEFUL to Chris for what he has provided here FREE to us!
My life has changed so very much.
I can't wait to see many more "first's" for me.
I've met people here who are now as FAMILY.
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.:-) emoticon emoticon emoticonSherry

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MAEMAE10 6/18/2008 7:42PM

    23 down and 21 to go!!! THANKS SP!

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GLORIAOG 6/18/2008 7:34PM

    I'VE LOST 38 LBS. MY GOAL IS TO REACH 135 SO I GOT A FEW MORE TO GO..

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JOHNSOBM 6/18/2008 6:19PM

    I have lost 12 pounds so far. Sparkpeople is an awesome motivator for me!

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DONNACO55 6/18/2008 4:30PM

    I have lost 52 with 48 more to go. Thanks, Sparkpeople.
Donna

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SWIMBIKE21 6/18/2008 4:27PM

    down 10 lbs....20 to go!!

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AMIEPALMER 6/18/2008 3:46PM

    Down 46 Woo Hoo!!!!

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NORALEIGH821 6/18/2008 2:13PM

    about 25 lbs!!!!

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ANIMOS1 6/18/2008 1:45PM

  Lost 22lbs & found 4 again on vacation am confident that will soon be gone, still have an additional 15 to go. Spark is a great help.

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MARIAH251 6/18/2008 1:39PM

    60 pounds less.... which is 27 kg overall.

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40ANDTHIN 6/18/2008 1:04PM

    Minus 45 for me!

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LALATY152 6/18/2008 11:06AM

    I'm down 37. . . emoticon . . . yes It's true "I am a Sparkaholic", and proud of it.

Linda T

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FAITH540 6/18/2008 10:53AM

    I'm down 7.4 pounds with SP and down 10 pounds prior to that!

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RENEB2 6/18/2008 10:39AM

  I have lost 5 lbs since I been staying on track with Sparks this time . enjoying the articles very much it is keeping me motivated.

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WALLYN1 6/18/2008 10:32AM

  I have only lost 5 pounds since I joined Sparkpeople, but I had lost 33 pounds prior to that. I started on January 5, 2008. I really like the articles and suggestions on the site.

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ACACIA21 6/18/2008 10:05AM

    40 pounds. Just 10 to go, but I plan to spark for a long, long time! emoticon

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ITSME51 6/18/2008 9:21AM

    I have lost 19 lbs and hope I never find them again!! emoticon

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BECKYLIVES 6/18/2008 9:17AM

    I am down 7.3 pounds! I am super excited!

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HOJISCOTT 6/18/2008 9:16AM

    60 lbs. 1/2 way! emoticon

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BCR8IV99 6/18/2008 9:06AM

  I hired a personal trainer last September 2007 and have lost 44 lbs so far. emoticon I have another 15-20 to go. I feel great and owe a lot to my trainer for motivating me throughout this journey. I couldn't have done it without him. I'm also motivated by everyone at work stopping me to comment on how great I look and how did I do it. I'm addicted to working out now and am at the gym at least 5 days a week.

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HLINTHURST 6/18/2008 8:04AM

    I began my own weight loss program in February of 2008. Since starting that I have lost 40 pounds and have at least 40 more to go!!! Since joining spark people I have lost about 5 pounds but I am at the point where it is more difficult to come off and I am building muscle which I am told will have me maintain my weight for awhile and then I will begin to see it come off again! Either way I am so happy :-)

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MU55IN 6/18/2008 7:56AM

  I have lost 60 lbs since July 2006. I have 10 more to lose. Sparks has been with me every step of the way.

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ERINSANTOS4 6/18/2008 7:50AM

    I have lost 84 since March 2007. Only 6 more to go!

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2 SparkRecipes Enhancements: Subscribe & Comment on Your Recipes

Wednesday, June 11, 2008


We're happy to announce two new SparkRecipes enhancements that launched today. Both of these will be helpful for anyone who has "shared" a recipe on SparkRecipes.com.

  1. Now you can "Subscribe" to any recipe that you've created and shared on SparkRecipes.com. Each time you share a new recipe, there will be a checkbox allowing you to choose if you want to subscribe to it. Being "subscribed" means that you'll get an email when another member leaves a comment on your recipe. Like SparkPeople's Message Boards, you'll only get one email until you click on the link in the email. You can subscribe or unsubscribe to any of the recipes you've added (old or new) from your Recipe Box, too.

  2. Related to the enhancement above, recipe creators can now reply to comments that others leave on their recipes.


Our members have requested this functionality so that they can keep tabs on how others rate their recipes, respond to questions that others ask in the Comments section, and know about errors or oversights that their recipes might contain. We hope that you'll enjoy using these new features on SparkRecipes.com!
  
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MOOGIEBEE 7/1/2008 9:42PM

    That's great-- makes me motivated to use this feature more than I did before. emoticon emoticon

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IRISH_EYES_66 6/12/2008 7:53AM

    Great idea!! Now you will be able to see possible variations from other Sparker's as well as respond to concerns other may have. Keep up the great work!!

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CBSPECIAL 6/12/2008 6:19AM

    Great idea, it gives the person who shared a chance to fix their recipes and answer questions. The recipes are what first brought me to the site. Keep up the good work!

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CHUNKSTER63 6/12/2008 2:05AM

    Dear Nicole,

I had a question from a member abuut cetain foods and Recipes once I turned her on toSpark's many thousands of recipies she was very happy so thanks to all You Sp for everything You do.

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MONAST 6/12/2008 12:28AM

    Thank you, everything always get better and better. Mona

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THEGARDENLADY 6/11/2008 11:56PM

    Cool I was just thinking about asking about this the other day.

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COLODI 6/11/2008 11:26PM

    Thanks for the commitment on improving the site. Thanks for keeping it Fun! emoticon

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KITEFLYINGAL 6/11/2008 10:40PM

    this is wonderful.. i love submitting recipes

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PASUSAN 6/11/2008 10:24PM

    Thank You...........

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SUQZESPHULMI 6/11/2008 9:40PM

  So cool! Thank you

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STARTINGOVER03 6/11/2008 9:33PM

    Awesome thanks. you keep on getting better!

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PRINCESSTTM 6/11/2008 9:23PM

    totally awesome resources... thanks

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UNSURE 6/11/2008 7:43PM

    Wow, sparkpeople keep getting better and better.

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RUHAPPYTOSEEME 6/11/2008 7:26PM

    wow, thats cool! thanks :)

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MRSHONEYC 6/11/2008 7:23PM

    WOO HOO!!! Thanks, I've been waiting for this!

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KYLIEMC8 6/11/2008 6:43PM

    Nice work SP!!

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CARLI_MAE 6/11/2008 6:04PM

    Great! 2 more enhancements to the nutrition section! Keep up the good work on focusing on these important parts of the site!

Carli

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SHELLPRO 6/11/2008 5:58PM

    Oh, goodie- this is too neat! I'm curious to see how other's react to my Low Carb Recipes! emoticon

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NEWDAYNEWWAY75 6/11/2008 5:53PM

    Great added feature! Thanks so much for all y'all do for us!!

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LIVEB4YOUDIE 6/11/2008 5:52PM

  As GREAT as SparkPeople is...somehow you keep finding ways to make it EVEN BETTER!

THANK YOU!
Carol

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BEEJAY49 6/11/2008 5:29PM

    You just keep doing it better! emoticon

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VHASKEW36 6/11/2008 5:29PM

    This is great, thank you so much. God bless, Ginny

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NEW Feature: Copy Meals on Food Tracker

Tuesday, June 10, 2008


Good afternoon!

We wanted to let you know about two new changes we've made to the Nutrition (Food) Tracker, based on feedback and suggestions from our members.

  1. Now you can copy meals from one day to another. This has been a long-standing request from our members who eat a lot of the same (or similar) foods and meals day-to-day and week-to-week. It will help you save time when tracking! Once you track at least one food for a meal, a “Copy this meal to another day” link will display next to the meal name. Click the link and a calendar will pop up, where you can choose which day to copy the meal to. It will automatically copy that meal onto the day you choose.

  2. You can also adjust your grocery list to provide for up to 8 people. To see this, click on the grocery list for the week (near the bottom right of your Nutrition/Food Tracker page) and you will see “Number of people serving” in the upper right hand portion of the page. Change the number (from 1-8) and click “Update list” and you will see it change the list.


We hope you enjoy these new Food Tracker improvements!
  
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JUSTRY2 7/12/2012 5:30PM

    I do really like the copy feature! However, I recently started trying to incorporate some SP meal plans and so far I don't see a way to copy the meal AS I ate it if I have made any additions or substitution of my own. Or a way to copy SP plans to another day if I really liked one. Is this even possible? If so, how? And if not, is this where I ask for that feature... Pretty Please? ;). emoticon

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ANGELAEASTWEST 4/3/2012 2:40PM

  I cannot find this option! :-(

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DAGGERKIND 8/13/2011 10:46PM

  I used to see this option but have not seen it since the changes.


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DAGGERKIND 8/13/2011 10:14PM

  I used to see the copy option but that was before the changes. Unfortunately right now I do not see that option anywhere.


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THIRTYPACK 6/8/2011 1:46PM

    What happened to this feature? I don't see it any longer.

** Nevermind -- Must have been a browser glitch.

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BOBBYNELL 7/30/2009 2:35PM

    Is there a way, once a meal has been entered, to save it to the food groups folder? Often I will eat 3-4 items before I have decided that it's a meal I'd like to repeat and being able to save it would eliminate the double entry. Thanks.
BobbieNell

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WALLOWA 10/1/2008 2:02PM

    Hi... looked all over for a place to suggest this -- and hoping it's the right place. I recently posted a dish featuring elk (yum) and just saw the "moose chili" featured recipe... However... there's no section for game meat dishes. Could one be added? Lots of people have hunters in their families -- perhaps not everyone!

I posted mine under beef and port, but no one will find "sloppy wapiti" there if they are looking for elk dishes!

A nice to have if adding a category would be easy to do!

Best to you all

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BRAN74 8/13/2008 11:14AM

    I Love this feature, I pretty much eat the same thing everyday of the week so its great to not have to enter each day. Thanx for all you guys do. Keep up the great work!!

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SLIMWISHZ 7/10/2008 11:38AM

    Thank you for doing this (copy meals feature). I've been thinking for the longest time this would be a great feature and here you've done it.

This is a nice time saving feature. emoticon

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CALIDREAMER76 6/16/2008 1:52PM

    I just noticed this the other day,
I can't wait to try it - cause I am one of those people who feel like they eat the same thing every day - brown rice and chicken tenders and a veggie - it'll give me more time to read spark mails and chat on the message boards. Thanks spark people.
Frances

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PRINCESSKH 6/16/2008 1:00PM

  This is great. I just saw it today, (and used it) and had to let you know how happy I am with the way this website works.

Thanks SO much,

Kathy

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BONSTERBONNIE 6/16/2008 7:19AM

    Absolutely wild about the copying ability of the foods. This site just gets better and better.

Thanks for all the ingenuity and time spent to help us out.

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LOSINIT52 6/16/2008 1:28AM

    Just when I think this site couldn't get better, you find another way to improve it. Thank you so much. This is a wonderful site and that is a great and very useful addition. emoticon

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CALICOHAYLEY 6/14/2008 2:05PM

    I've noticed this feature and finally decided to try it...however when I click on the link nothing happens. emoticon

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WATERBABY*3 6/12/2008 9:44AM

    This is great, but what about us that have something for dinner one night and then eat the leftovers for LUNCH the next day??? Did I miss this feature? Someone please sparkmail me if I did, I would LOVE to do this!!!

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JOURNEYON 6/12/2008 7:08AM

    Hi, I'm also in agreement that this is a great feature and have been using it the last few days. I was wondering why if I copy all of a days meals from a prior day the points for the day for tracking nutrition is not given, but instead says '0' - perhaps the software written to track these is based on manually adding food in to each category. This might be a nice change to add this into the copying as well.

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DOWNTOWNGIRL 6/11/2008 7:44PM

    That is a great addition. Thanks

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MDTWEETY 6/11/2008 6:16PM

    Sorry, I don't see the copy meals feature anywhere when I track my food.
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VHASKEW36 6/11/2008 5:40PM

    I am so glad of this addition. I often eat the same things on certain days and this will be easier for me. Thanks so much. God bless, Ginny

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APPLEPIEDREAMS 6/11/2008 5:26PM

    I am ridiculously excited about being able to copy meals from one day to another. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

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BUBBLYB 6/11/2008 2:50PM

    thanks that is going to be a great tool to use

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NAN71486 6/11/2008 2:17PM

    Thank you so much. I often put in lots of little ingredients and this will make it so easy for the leftovers the next day! LOL

~~~Nancy

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SUNSHINEKATHIE 6/11/2008 8:12AM

    FYI.....

If you copy your meals, it will not track the Spark Points under your points tracker.

Is this a glitch you can fix?

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WILDNTEXAS 6/11/2008 7:47AM

    emoticon Spark! You did it again! I discovered the new "copy" feature yesterday when I entered in my foods. I was so excited about it. I love the way Spark just keeps getting better and better.

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SUNSHINEKATHIE 6/11/2008 6:59AM

    WAHOO!! FANTASTIC! This will save us a lot of time. Thanks so much! emoticon

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POOHSME 6/11/2008 5:57AM

    Awesome, this will come in handy for those summer meals with family. :)

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SHELLPRO 6/11/2008 1:32AM

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RUHAPPYTOSEEME 6/11/2008 12:08AM

    i saw the copy meal to another day before I read this and I love it!!! did not know you could do a grocery list on here tho. i do mine on the computer, add what i think it will cost and add it then print out. thanks for all you guys do :)

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FVHORVATH 6/10/2008 10:42PM

    What great additions! Love it!!

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JACKIE4019 6/10/2008 10:28PM

    Wow, this is great. Thanks SparkPeople.

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PHEBESS 6/10/2008 10:22PM

    Wonderful features - thanks!!!!!!

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TIGERBEAT 6/10/2008 10:01PM

  These are great features, I really like the 1st one!

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PANTUFAS 6/10/2008 9:34PM

    this is fabulous-thank you so much! emoticon

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JESPAH 6/10/2008 9:21PM

    Ooohhhh that's perfect. Thank you SO much.

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AGOLDIE 6/10/2008 9:07PM

    These are totally awesome features! Thank you so much! Even better then the food groups!

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MOTHEROFANGELS3 6/10/2008 8:25PM

    That is a huge improvement thanks for making this possible. This will make people even more motivated to track diligently the foods that they eat.

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LACURA 6/10/2008 8:00PM

    This is a great idea I would like to make up a weeks menu and not have to write it in all the time.

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LUCKYDUCK2 6/10/2008 7:43PM

    This is great! Thank you so much. I was one of those people also. LOL

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KYLIEMC8 6/10/2008 7:29PM

    OH thank you! I'm one of THOSE people!!

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NETTA354 6/10/2008 7:29PM

    THIS WILL HELP ME ALOT. emoticon emoticon

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STARTINGOVER03 6/10/2008 7:00PM

    Hippee that is great to know!

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ELIZABETHS10 6/10/2008 6:46PM

    This makes me so happy! Entering the same breakfast 5 days a week gets tedious.

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TX_WILDHEART 6/10/2008 6:24PM

    Ohhhhhhhhhhh great for when you cook enuff for lunch and dont have to break down the menu and put it all back in. GREAT JOB!
Rhonda


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MYTURN401 6/10/2008 6:16PM

    Thanks Sparks this is a great addition.

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.DUSTY. 6/10/2008 6:02PM

    emoticonI love the copy feature! It's going to be a real time saver.
Thanks SparkPeople!

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MARY0101 6/10/2008 5:49PM

    Thanks for these updates and all you do. You continually make the site more user friendly which helps keep us motivated.
Blessings!

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SEWNSEWBLUE 6/10/2008 5:43PM

    This may encourage me to actually track my food again!

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SKINNYGAIL 6/10/2008 5:34PM

    A big YAHOO to copying meals!

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BELLACUDDLES 6/10/2008 5:25PM

    A big WWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWW!!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!! emoticon

Barbara

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MAXFOCUS 6/10/2008 5:23PM

    Love it! Thanks so much!

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Over 90 NEW SparkGoodies to Choose From!

Monday, June 09, 2008


When we launched SparkGoodies last February, members like you provided us with overwhelmingly positive feedback…and a lot of ideas, too! So last week, we added 92 brand new SparkGoodies for you to choose from when rewarding yourself and others for a job well done.

Many of these were suggestions from our members, such as seasonal Goodies (we added a Beach Ball, Beach Towel, Umbrella, Swimsuits, etc.), more "inexpensive" items (over 50 of the new items cost 25 points or less), and more Goodies for the guys (how do golf clubs, yard equipment, a sports car, and a grill sound?).

You can go to any SparkPage and click "Give USERNAME a Goodie" to browse through the newly updated store.

We hope you enjoy these brand new SparkGoodies, which give you a fun way to spend all those SparkPoints you earn.

If SparkGoodies are new to you, read the article below for more information:
www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_articles.asp?id=1018

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

LUVMYORKIES 6/16/2008 10:49AM

    I am having a blast giving out all of these new goodies. The way I spend points, I doubt I will ever be able to afford the luxury items, but oh well......Thank you so much for giving these to us!!!!

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FLAMINGO_LADY 6/11/2008 12:30PM

    I LOVE them! Now that there are an assorment of cheaper ones, I give them out more often

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TEDDYBEARGIRL 6/11/2008 11:51AM

    I was so excited to see many more choices to choose from....THANKS!

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HADYDADUBR 6/10/2008 5:18PM

    Thank you. They are fun to have.

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PATRICIAAK 6/10/2008 4:33PM

    Thanks.

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MOMOFSTAR 6/10/2008 2:52PM

    thanks emoticon

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NELLIEBLUE 6/10/2008 2:20PM

    Great, Hope I will soon have enough points to get some. emoticon

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TOPAZTOO 6/10/2008 2:19PM

    Thanks again for that!! They are much appreciated. I wrote you all thank you on the leader board but it got deleted.

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LISALISSSA 6/10/2008 2:16PM

    emoticon Thank You!

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KARIWITT 6/10/2008 1:49PM

    Great! I love them. It is like getting a present at Christmas time! emoticon

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KATHYMB 6/10/2008 1:25PM

    Thanks, they are fun. I agree, can you do the same for emoticons?

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JWOODS6 6/10/2008 1:18PM

    Awesome! Can you do the same with emoticons?

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SHELLREED 6/10/2008 12:35PM

    Love them.. thank you!!!

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LAYDEE2 6/10/2008 12:31PM

  This is something that is keeping weight loss/ maintenance. FUN!

Heaven knows adults don't have enough of it in our lives.

Please keep up the great work!

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FAVOREDLADY 6/10/2008 12:01PM

    Yeah what they said. You sparkpeople r awesome . emoticon

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QUEENANNE1953 6/10/2008 11:14AM

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ABBERKNACKIE 6/10/2008 10:50AM

    Thanks for the rewards! emoticon

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BUNKWEBAR 6/10/2008 10:24AM

  Loved them. Thank you

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SPCOGGS 6/10/2008 8:45AM

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KATPRIEBE 6/10/2008 12:17AM

    They're Excellent! Thank you.

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PASUSAN 6/9/2008 11:12PM

    Thank you for adding all those new spark goodies- they are such fun!

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MAXFOCUS 6/9/2008 10:56PM

    Thanks for adding the new goodies. I was very excited to see them and give them away to others!

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TZH4145 6/9/2008 10:00PM

    Thank you a lot for adding all those spark goodies. Now it is easier to give someone a spark goodie.

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CHUNKSTER63 6/9/2008 7:42PM

    The Goodies are an awesome way to express what your feelingand give people hope. To get a gift in some eyes may be the thing that turns them around of course I could always think of more but what you have provided seems to be working quite well so I applaud you Spark Chris for setting in motion this new addidition to an already great feature I don't know which person in your staff thought it up or was it you but anyway you would have the final say on whats is added to the sight so good job to thinking out the process of giving goodies that make someones day a little brighter and special.

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PARTTIMER 6/9/2008 7:24PM

    Yet another example of how well the staff listens to our suggestions. GREAT JOB


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TEACHING1ST 6/9/2008 7:04PM

    I;ve been even more excited about the last few Goodies I've given--thanks a bunch!

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BEACHDREAMS 6/9/2008 6:49PM

    Yep--you hit a home run with this one. Excellent.

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SSUESM 6/9/2008 6:35PM

    I have been giving out and receiving some of these wonderful new SPark goodies! Many thanks! emoticon

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BEEJAY49 6/9/2008 5:09PM

    Love it! Thank you!

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AVA1967 6/9/2008 4:00PM

    I noticed this yesterday, and it's great! Thank you for this. :-)

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CLEM1943 6/9/2008 3:40PM

  how do I get to the spark goodies to send to my friends tryed to go from the blog you sent but would not stay over there long enought for me to do any thing
think you

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LADYMOONWILLOW 6/9/2008 3:39PM

    Thank you, thank you, thank you...oh did I say thank you, THANK YOU, I love em....

MoonMama

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CINDIDIT 6/9/2008 3:09PM

    I love them!! It was great to see the beach items, and esp nice that I didn't Have to spend crazy amounts of points, that makes it so much easier to give out to a lot of people.
THANK YOU
cindy

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EUNICEMONTEIRO 6/9/2008 2:26PM

    I also notice them, I love giving goddies.
I think it is a great idea.
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SHELLPRO 6/9/2008 1:45PM

    I noticed & their ALL great!! Is there any way to get the Mail BX on our Sparks Page? so we don't have to 'leave' it everytime we need our mail?
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FISHINGLADY66 6/9/2008 1:07PM

    Thank you so much for the new Spark Goodies. I really like the new choices. More religious ones would be great too.
Smiles & Hugs
Irene

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HCKYGRL44 6/9/2008 12:42PM

    It would be nice if some things were added for people who don't follow any of the "big" religions. Just things like trees or dragons or flowers....just natury and fantastical kind of stuff. That would be a lot of fun. I personally love dragons and wizards...you know, like in the stores?! They are great!

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REDNECKFEMINIST 6/9/2008 12:38PM

    Great Thanks! emoticon

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MESACHICK 6/9/2008 12:19PM

  Love 'em! Thanks!!!!

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KANANIPOD 6/9/2008 12:17PM

    YAY SPARKGOODIES ARE MY FAVORITE!!

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PRINCESSTTM 6/9/2008 11:56AM

    totally awesome... SPARKPEOPLE is truly amazing!!!! blessings emoticon

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PHEBESS 6/9/2008 11:41AM

    Thank you!!!!! LOVE the SparkGoodies!!!!!!!

And OMG THANK YOU for adding a menorah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YAY!!!!!!!!! We can celebrate Chanukah now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Toda
h rabah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Thank you in Hebrew!)

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LOSETHEJIGGLE 6/9/2008 11:36AM

  LOVE the new goodies-a lot more practical things!

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BELLACUDDLES 6/9/2008 11:18AM

    I love the new goodies--they are sooooooooooo neat and cute and motivating!!! Thanks for all you guys do!!!!!!!! You are the bestest!!!!!! emoticon

Barbara

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RUHAPPYTOSEEME 6/9/2008 11:03AM

    how cool :) I gave my fiancee a pool table (since we cant fit one in our house it was perfect lol)

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POETSOUL 6/9/2008 10:56AM

    I would like to see some things that are Christian in the emoticons and spark goodies. Is this possible? emoticon And God Bless you! Vicki emoticon emoticon and emoticon emoticon

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BSHOWELL 6/9/2008 10:53AM

    Wow!

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RSOBIES 6/9/2008 10:52AM

    Thanks

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EMMASMART 6/9/2008 10:51AM

    Just in time for my brithday.. You guys are the BEST!

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KITT52 6/9/2008 10:23AM

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