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Friday, November 08, 2013

When I first joined SP almost exactly a year ago, I thought I was here "just" to lose weight and get healthier. I signed up for SparkCoach - one of the BEST choices I've made - and heard Chris D. describe the story of a woman who fulfilled a dream by getting a book published. Something about the way he told the story resonated with my decades-long dream of doing the same thing, and I thought, "You know, maybe I could do that, too..."

So here we are, a year later, a few pounds lighter, and much more fit. It's been a year of friends here encouraging me and telling me I COULD. And now this...can't quite believe it myself...but I just saw it on the publisher's website! My book, my cover, my name! Yikes this is exciting!

So THANK YOU everyone. Thank you for all the positive because I think THAT'S what's made the difference. And thank you, Chris. The criss-cross effect that you talked about, how success in one area of our lives helps us make strides in other areas, is indeed true.

Wow, I think I need to go run or something. Feel like I'm vibrating in place! Have a wonderful day, everyone, and THANK YOU again!
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SLIM153 3/11/2014 12:58AM

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YOU ROCK!!
CONGRATS!!

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JACKIE542 2/11/2014 5:48PM

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PURPLEBIRD63 2/11/2014 5:42PM

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When you said you joined Spark Coach.... do you mean the app for your phone?
I've been thinking about that.... you say it truly, really helped you, huh?

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PINKYYSUEE 2/10/2014 2:24PM

    That is awesome!! Congrats!!

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PJB149 2/6/2014 7:14PM

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KOMTRIA 2/5/2014 7:14PM

  I am so excited for you.
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SPARKGUY 2/4/2014 10:55AM

    Woohoo -- congrats on reaching such an amazing goal and thanks for sharing your story.

I'll share your post with our entire team to keep us motivated to continue helping more people reach goals.

SparkCheers!

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hris (SparkGuy)
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SNOOPYMOMMA72 11/24/2013 9:16AM

    That is so awesome! I wrote a book a while and now you are making me think I should really look into getting mine published! I would be vibrating myself if I were you! What's the name of your book!!!????

Congrats again! And Happy Year Anniversary on Spark!

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SNOOPYMOMMA72 11/24/2013 8:36AM

    That is so awesome! I wrote a book a while and now you are making me think I should really look into getting mine published! I would be vibrating myself if I were you! What's the name of your book!!!????

Congrats again! And Happy Year Anniversary on Spark!

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HICKOK-HALEY 11/12/2013 9:39PM

    How did I miss this?? emoticon emoticon .. Your doing great, and look at the confidence you have. What's the name of your book?
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1BEACHWALKER 11/10/2013 9:31PM

    Wow...what a great accomplishment Gail! To get a book published! And all the other strides to a healthier lifestyle is really great too! Very proud of you! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JLKCANADA 11/9/2013 2:30PM

    emoticon So proud of you! emoticon

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SNOWFLAKE322 11/9/2013 8:45AM

    Congrats on your great accomplishment. emoticon emoticon

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AUTUMNHOPE 11/9/2013 6:17AM

    I AM SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO PROUD OF YOU emoticon

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You, NOT being twenty anymore had the courage to look inside yourself & say I HAVE more ! I'm not done yet ! HOW INSPIRING !
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Thank you for sharing this with us. You ARE a woman of words & you HAVE to share your website . I have to get a copy !!!!!

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SLIMLILA 11/8/2013 10:01PM

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I am so jealous!!!!

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MOTHEPRO 11/8/2013 9:09PM

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AWESOMECHELZ 11/8/2013 7:03PM

    Oh, how wonderful!!!! emoticon My friend, what's the title? Which website? "Enquiring minds want to know." emoticon

CONGRATULATIONS!!
LOVE, CHELSEA

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KENWANNE2013 11/8/2013 5:53PM

    emoticon Well done Gail! In addition to your own achievements, you've always taken time out to support and inspire others. emoticon

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REMEMBER2BME 11/8/2013 3:40PM

    Amazing. Too cool!

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BUTTERFIYEMERGE 11/8/2013 1:49PM

    Congratulations! I'm so excited for you!! And I hope you'll share the title with us!
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DEBPRE16 11/8/2013 1:36PM

    That is just great news! emoticon

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IMSMILEY88 11/8/2013 12:54PM

    That's WONDERFUL news! Congrats!!!

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RICHILA 11/8/2013 12:27PM

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REBELBLITZ 11/8/2013 12:17PM

    Ok you have perked my interest. What is the title of your book?

Congratulations on your book and your weight loss journey. emoticon

Cheryl

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MARTINE08 11/8/2013 11:35AM

    Fabulous Fabulous news!! Congrats!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MATTEROFHEART 11/8/2013 11:31AM

    I am just so excited for you and can't wait to get the book! You already know how wonderful I think you are...simply amazing and such a great inspiration!

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NHES220 11/8/2013 11:18AM

    Wow, congratulations! How exciting for you. That is a huge NSV!
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MSHEL7 11/8/2013 9:31AM

    This is great news. So happy for you, congrats on one huge accomplishment. I love the idea of the crisscross effect-it does work. Can't wait to read your book and the next one and the next ones!! emoticon emoticon

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KAYYVAUGHN 11/8/2013 9:18AM

    That is wonderful. I am so proud of you. You have really made some accomplishments by taking if one day at the time. emoticon

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AUNTB63 11/8/2013 9:07AM

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JOHNMARTINMILES 11/8/2013 8:45AM

    Way to go!

Make Today the Greatest Day of Your Life

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EMPRESSAMQ 11/8/2013 8:39AM

    emoticon Congratulations! Awesome victory! emoticon

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CLGALINDO 11/8/2013 8:39AM

  That revved up feeling we now have is priceless! No going back and no desire to do so.

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