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The Gift of Spark

Friday, February 17, 2012

Yesterday, after a particular stressful meeting, I logged into my email and saw a list of messages from my fellow Sparkers congratulating me on being listed as a Motivator of the day. I am so touched that those I look to for advice and inspiration consider me motivating.

Prior to joining Spark, I had been able to lose weight, but I have never been able to keep it off. The first couple of years I was on Spark, I quit gaining but wasn't losing either. Two years ago in April, I started losing again and lost another 60 lbs, bringing my total loss to 189 lbs. For the first time -- I have kept it off. The credit goes to my Spark team members and friends. You have given me an incredible gift -- through your understanding, advice and friendship, you have taught me how to keep the weight off.

Thank you!!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
WATCHINW8 2/27/2012 6:49AM

    emoticon Thanks for sharing

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BARBIE176 2/23/2012 12:40PM

    You are emoticon ! WOW 189 pounds is incredible. So very happy for you. Thank you for sharing your story. You should be so very proud of your accomplishments!

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SHOYER 2/23/2012 10:42AM

    Every time you share here on SP, you touch someone. Today, it was me.

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JABCLUB 2/23/2012 7:16AM

    What an incredible achievement! You should be very proud of what you have accomplished! emoticon

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SUZIEMAH1 2/21/2012 9:14PM

    You are amazing, your story is so inspirational. Keep on doing what you're doing and be proud of what you have achieved. emoticon

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7356WILMA 2/17/2012 7:49PM

  Thank you for sharing your story and you should be so proud of your accomplishment!!

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    Your story is amazing and you deserve the honor. You have done great!

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