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When Friends Learn from My Healthier Lifestyle

Saturday, November 14, 2009

I have a good friend who's watched my progress over the past year and been very supportive. He recently bought a bike and we rode together for the first time this morning on a beautiful day in San Diego. He is starting to talk about eating better and doing more exercise! How wonderful! It was great to see that my year has had a positive impact on someone else.

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RASCALSMOMMA 11/14/2009 9:48PM

    Jesse That is great! I had a similar experience not with a friend but at a health fair today. It was really cool! Spread the SPARK by EXAMPLE! Hugs to you from Laurie

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THEADMIRAL 11/14/2009 9:18PM

    Neato torpedo! emoticon on your consistency and faithfulness that is now helping your friend!

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VICIOUS421 11/14/2009 5:20PM

    That is so great! Congrats on getting your friend to join you!

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MRSCAROLB2 11/14/2009 4:08PM

    That is wonderful!!!! It always makes us feel better about what we are doing by changing the way we were to a better healthier person. If we can give just one person the inspiration to start living a better life, then it is worth all the sweat we have put in to our weight loss. Now you have a exercise buddy!

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HOKU-ALOHI 11/14/2009 3:55PM

  Ah and think of the great change this has wrought for his health for now and continuing to enjoy life.

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JLITT62 11/14/2009 3:42PM

    It really does feel wonderful to inspire other people. Nothing like getting healthy together!

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WATERMELLEN 11/14/2009 3:23PM

    It must make you feel realy good that you are inspiring your friend. For me and the people in my life it seems that this "Tom Sawyer" technique -- just matter-of-factly demonstrating how much better I feel because I'm getting healthier-- works a lot better than preaching at the other person or "encouraging" them to do what I am trying to do.

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MSLZZY 11/14/2009 3:17PM

    You've inspired your friend to join you-awesome! Very psoitive! Have a Sparktacular weekend!

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MNM_13 11/14/2009 2:15PM

    Thats awesome!!! Keep on inspiring people!!

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JOYSONG50 11/14/2009 2:14PM

    emoticon on inspiring your friend to change. Keep up the good work.

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WOLFSPIRITS 11/14/2009 2:14PM

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