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    URBANNENA   4,201
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TODAY show and Woman's World Magazine

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

So since joining SparkPeople almost 2 years ago I have lost 148 lbs. From my all time high of 330 lbs. I have lost a total of 166 lbs. I am in awe when I see those numbers. Losing weight and eating healthy has been a lifetime struggle for me. To be able to overcome it has been one of the most phenomenal experiences in my life. It's still an everyday struggle but these days I am winning more often.

Out of this awesome website has come two wonderful opportunities. A few months ago I was featured in Woman's World Magazine. I was so excited and thought life couldn't get any better. Then a week or so later, I get a call saying that the TODAY show is interested in me and my story. Wow!! I was floored! That was the most amazing experience of my life. Everyone was so wonderful and I felt like a star, especially when I got recognized at the airport, lol...

I just wanted people to know that this website is amazing. It has transformed my life and I can't say enough good things about it.
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MUNOZ2806 2/23/2010 10:33AM

    Thank you for sharing. Congrats on the awesome journey. emoticon

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POSEY440 1/8/2010 5:05PM

    What an inspiration you are ever have the fear you will gain it back??

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NANAKONATA 8/23/2009 2:27AM

    Thank you SO MUCH for the motivation and inspiration! You have shown me that it CAN be done and it will! emoticon

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IM_HIS_PRINCESS 7/6/2009 7:27PM

    emoticon

you look great

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ZARIA9999 6/22/2009 12:05PM

    Thank you so much for sharing your journey with us. Your are an amazing inspiration.

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MEGYNMC78 4/14/2009 1:03PM

    That is just wonderful!!! emoticon

I hope I can inspire others someday like you have inspired me.

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DOU_GIRL 2/13/2009 9:00PM

    Your story is such an inspiration to me. How did you do it? All I can think about is, if you can, than I can. Thank you for giving me hope!

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THINNYMINNY 8/8/2008 7:44AM

    Congratulations! You look incredible and deserve every second of applause! emoticon

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ZIRCADIA 4/21/2008 4:52PM

    You have an amazing and inspirational story!!! I know you will continue to inspire and motivate many, not only through your professional efforts, but also as an example. :D Congrats on being in the spotlight today!

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LUV_I_WUNDER 4/21/2008 1:15PM

    Your story is so inspiring. I hope I can have the success that you have had.

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ANGEL_OF_HOPES 4/21/2008 6:51AM

    Thatís is awesome!
Thank u soooooooooooo much dear for sharing.

Keep it up the good work & c u on board
Rgrds,
Menna


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HEADRICK 3/23/2008 8:29AM

    Your story is soooo inspiring. I'm motivated 10x over. Thanks for sharing.

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JACKIEANNE4 3/19/2008 7:22PM

    You are definately a motivation to us all. I was feeling so so but not anymore, you have given me the resolve to keep doing this. Like you said if you can do it I Can Do It. Thank you so much and keep up your good works.
Jackie [south of Montreal]

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1LIFE2LIVE_PAM 2/24/2008 9:18PM

    That is sooo great!! I wish I would have know you were going to be on the show so I could have watched it. That would have been so neat. I bet it has all felt like a awesome dream. I can't even imagine. What a way to start off a whole new year. Way to go!!

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KARINA_MAC 2/23/2008 4:03PM

    Oh my god Mel - you are so awesome! You totally deserve to feel like a start because you ARE A STAR!

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DEKRTIV 2/20/2008 7:07AM

    yay for you! you deserve it!!!

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RSWEEPER 2/18/2008 7:11PM

    You seemed to have figured out what will work. I hope I can say the same thing this year. Best of luck to you and keep up the good work.

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COWPUNKMOM 2/16/2008 11:54AM

    Giant WHOOP WHOOP!!!

That is some good stuff! You are doing such a good thing for yourself and your family, I am super-extra proud of you right about now. Yay!!!!!

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