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Today's Highlight -- Fun one about meeting a SP member

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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

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60 for me. Today's highlight was a fun one. I had a breakfast meeting and the hostess at the restaurant recognized my SparkPeople T-shirt and said she's a member. So I signed a copy of our book The Spark and gave it to her. Always a thrill to meet SparkPeople when I'm out (on my last flight, the lead flight attendant was a SP member). What was your highlight? -- SparkGuy

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  • ESME25
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    1577 days ago
  • KIMPOSSIBLE82
    My highlight was getting up early (even though I don't have to work today) and doing 45 minutes of cardio before the kids got up. A great start to the day!
    1577 days ago
  • ERINMARIE424
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  • KNEEMAKER
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  • BLOOMING52
    Thank you.
    1577 days ago
  • DMVILLANO
    Sparkpeople is great! I told my sister about it and she too is using it and successfully changing her life!
    1577 days ago
  • RITZYOGAGAL
    My highlight was discovering that my waist is down a full inch! I'm so thankful for all the tools and support Sparkpeople provides!
    1577 days ago
  • GUDDIGO
    That is so wonderful....my highlight would be to "still using SP"
    1577 days ago
  • JSTETSER
    My highlight was reaching a major goal last night. It has taken months of planning to make it out to Denver, CO to visit mmy step son.
    We hope to also reach another goal while out here-hiking a 14,000 foot peak!
    1577 days ago
  • DAPHNE_RUNS
    Thank you for providing a tool that is easy to use. I have met some wonderful spark friends online and a few in person.

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    Daphne in Doral (Miami)
    1577 days ago
  • BUFFALOKAY
    Sounds like a good day to me!
    1577 days ago
  • HOTYOYOMAMA
    Cool!
    1577 days ago
  • PENOWOK
    Lucky hostess!!
    1577 days ago
  • GRAMPIAN
    You can't get away from us! emoticon
    1577 days ago
  • MASRITE
    I love that us sparkers are all over. And, how great of you to give her a copy of the book.
    1578 days ago
  • DUSTYGIRL25
    Just keep up the Great Job!!!
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    1578 days ago
  • JCFDALLAS70
    Thanks, SparkGuy, for doing what you do. Keep it up and I might nominate you for something...like President maybe. Ok, you're having too much fun with SparkBoy. Sign me just another SP out there...we're everywhere.
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    1578 days ago
  • GEE-KNEE
    It is funny that you were thrilled to meet a member because I bet you made her day just meeting you.
    1578 days ago
  • ILIKETOZUMBA
    How cool! I've never met any other SP members, but I always tell people about the site when they ask about my weight loss!
    1578 days ago
  • LYNDALOVES2HIKE
    That's so cool emoticon

    My highlight was going for a 45 minute walk with Princess right after the rain stopped - we are staying in Brian Head, Utah, and during our walk we went above 10,000' elevation. It's a little harder to breathe but I really enjoy how nice it is up this high!
    1578 days ago
  • BELLACUDDLES
    Got in 40 minutes in the rain this morning, brisk walking talking on my cell to a great friend in OR!! Got it done, and it sets my mind up on a positive note!!
    1578 days ago
  • AHEALTHIERME9
    emoticon Hi there, Chris! How have you been? emoticon

    What happened to you is what I like to call "God winks." These are situations or occurrences that seem like sheer coincidences, but are really affirmations from God that you are at the right place at the right time and on the right path of your journey.

    Don't you love it when that happens? Serendipity at its best...

    Today, my God wink was this week's Community Highlight. It was exactly what I've been telling myself and feeling, and there it was, in black and white, as if telling me "Get back to it, woman! Just do it."

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    I'm so glad you got a chuckle and had a heart-warming tickle by running into Sparkers. It must have felt so great to have met two random people whose lives your hard work and vision has affected in great and positive ways!

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    Take care.

    Debbie
    1578 days ago
  • K-GETTING-FIT
    Tried on an old pair of "skinnier" jeans and was able to zip and button 'em!!! Have kind of hit a wall lately, both physically and with the spirit. Think I was actually trying to set myself up for the disappointment (crazy huh?) and was pleasantly surprised. Hey, they may be tight and I shouldn't wear them in public, but it IS progress since I could barely get them over my hips and had mega inches to lose to button them. I needed that boost:)
    1578 days ago
  • MUSOLF6
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  • PAMBWS
    Cool.
    1578 days ago
  • GABY1948
    I love summer exercise...can do so much more!
    1578 days ago
  • CFMOSS
    highlight of day - identifying that i could finish my aikido class giwaza (? spelling) and remember everything we had covered - awsome.
    1578 days ago
  • EVER-HOPEFUL
    that is cool i bet you made her day.so when are you next in münchen so i can meet you lol.i would to meet you or infact anyone from spark weather on the staff or a member i get so envious when i read the blogs of members who meet,lol.my highlights is that i have just started doing nordic walking.when i go today will only be my third time but i am enjoying it.take care and keep on being you. emoticon
    1578 days ago
  • 1BEACHWALKER
    That is cool!!! Meeting SP members like that! I was talking to a sales lady at a store -spreading the spark and a member overheard me and came up and introduced herself and we talked quite awhile!! Small world!!
    My highlight was topping my personal best walking/hiking today-- a 4 days in a row total of 13 miles!! My hubby too!!
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    1578 days ago
  • ONLYTEMPORARY
    Having hubby's oxygen unit arrive and get it all set up. Got lots of exercise doing it.
    1578 days ago
  • NEWME0519
    90 minutes for me with the highlight being doing the workout with family & friends!
    1578 days ago
  • HAPINANA
    You're gonna laugh..... emoticon My highlight today was coloring my hair and I really like the "color".... YIPPEE!! (It makes me feel good) emoticon
    1579 days ago
  • LVMAMAW
    That is so cool! It is a small world! emoticon My highlight was seeing my grandchildren on a beach in CA via live cam on the internet! (we live in Las Vegas)So cool!
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    Comment edited on: 8/8/2012 10:45:47 PM
  • MRSHONEYCOMB
    I haven't met you in person ...but you bought me dinner once in NYC back in the summer of 2007. emoticon
    1579 days ago
  • HIKETOHEIGHTS
    My highlight was time with my mom & daughter
    1579 days ago
  • PRINCIPALPOTTER
    My highlight was getting in some activity and cooking a healthy dinner for my family.
    I thought a lot about the self talk message and I am guilty of calling myself "idiot". I like the standard that if you wouldn't say it to someone else, don't say it to yourself. I will try to do this.
    1579 days ago
  • DEBPRE16
    I did 30 mins of walking today. Highlight of my day was going to my Biblical Archeology class.

    Debbie
    1579 days ago
  • TRIANGLE-WOMAN
    Lucky for that lady! I would love to "run into you" and say thank you in person, but, let me say it here: Thank you for this amazing site. I have paid for Weight Watchers on and off for years and never gotten the results that I'm getting here since I "discovered" the Spark Community. I have used the Tracker portion on and off for years, but it is the community that is making a difference for me right now.

    Thanks so much!! emoticon
    1579 days ago
  • HOGGYWARTY4ME4U
    emoticon You're going to have to go incognito some day!! emoticon That had to be a gr8 moment for both the hostess and the flight attendant too!! My highlight for today was making other people feel good. When I *see* that it makes me grin like a' Cheshire Cat!! LOL!! emoticon
    1579 days ago
  • PEPPYPATTI
    How awesome for her & for you!!
    1579 days ago
  • 1COUNTRY_GAL
    Awesome,I imagine you are recognized everywhere you go.You are a Star!
    My highlight is finding stored treasures of cloths and various things from when our kids were little.We are getting ready for a Yard sale this weekend and are going through tons of stuff we were storing and finding so much stuff I had forgotten about and Spiders too,lol!.Cherish your Children and keep things that are special.Put away and look at them years later,it's amazing.Hard to believe our kids were that small nearly 13 years ago for our youngest son,15 for our middle daughter and 21 for our oldest daughter.I enjoyed your blog today,thank you for sharing with us.You are such a kind,generous,inspiring,motivating humorous and all around a wonderful nice man and Spark Guy emoticon
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    1579 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/8/2012 8:19:08 PM
  • NANASAMM
    My highlight was hearing from an old friend. And if I can have two highlights it was seeing a gorgeous deer yesterday grazing along a pond at sunset. So calm and beautiful.
    1579 days ago
  • CANNINGNANNY
    Great Story...
    My highlight today was...
    A friend of mine is a very busy farm marketer with a barn full of animals.
    She has customers all day, shops for the produce to sell, feeds her barn etc. etc. etc...
    She grabs sweets to eat rather than eating all that good veggies and fruit she sells.
    She's not over weight and only her mom has diabetes in her whole family.
    Yesterday, I told her that not only obese or over weight people get Diabetes.
    And Low and behold, one of the Spark news articles for today was right on that subject.
    I emailed it to her. It's nice to have the knowledge and resources of Spark People Always at my fingure tips...
    I need you so much and Thank You for being there for me.


    1579 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/8/2012 8:10:28 PM
  • JEN-LOVES-LIFE
    My highlight was getting a cupcake goodie from a really cool guy! emoticon

    Hearing today that I inspired someone to run a half marathon was really humbling too. I cannot imagine myself as an inspiration to others. That blows my mind!
    1579 days ago
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