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    KENDRACARROLL   50,699
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03/05/07 - Sparking Strong for 7 Years!

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Today is my 7th SparkVersary.

I came to Spark 7 years ago in search of yet another easy secret weight loss cure. I was in yo-yo mode, overweight, fed up and disgusted.

While I did not find an easy weight loss cure, I did find the secret to weight loss! (And also the secret to maintaining that loss.) Not in my wildest dreams could I have imagined what this journey would bring.

Spark and my SparkFriends helped me get the diet mentality out of my head. I discovered that losing weight and keeping it off can never work if food is your sole focus.

What I've learned is that if you take care of yourself, physically, mentally, spiritually, if you find your happy, if you eat right and exercise, weight loss happens. It seems to be a byproduct of self care.

I am at goal. Maintaining, much like losing, takes daily work and fine-tuning. I don't expect that to go away. But I'm okay with that.

A daily dose of SP is just the right medicine to keep me on track. Love my SparkFriends (have seen many come and go). SP is first up in my toolbox.

I am here every day, though I've made myself a bit sparse over the last several months.

I have good reason :) - This is happiness times two.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
TRAVELGRRL 3/10/2014 8:54AM

    Love the photo, it looks as though you've definitely "found your happy!" Thank you for sharing the wisdom you've learned during the past 7 years. I loved it so much I read your blog to my husband. You truly seem at peace! emoticon

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MARLINDA5 3/8/2014 3:22PM

    Happy Sparkanniversary

Great picture - you both look so happy :) nice

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    Double congratulations !!! emoticon emoticon

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BOVEY63 3/6/2014 5:15PM

    Happy Sparkversary and congrats on reaching your goal and maintaining it!

Beautiful picture!

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MALEXANDER4 3/6/2014 7:16AM

    Congrats my friend. I'm so proud of you and all the strides you have made to reach your goals and stay there. I know your hikes helped a lot and I'm so happy for you and your new love. Enjoy all that life has to offer from here on deserve nothing but the best. emoticon

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YOU-GLOW-GIRL 3/6/2014 3:37AM

  Happy Sparkaversary to you!! I really love your attitude. You've come a long way and you're such an inspiration :)

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CARTOONB 3/5/2014 10:08PM

    Happy Sparkaversary!!! I'm happy that you're happy!!!

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NORWOODGIRL 3/5/2014 9:30PM

    Great photo! Great relationship! Great attitude! Great gratitude!

Enough of that.... I am very happy for you emoticon

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MJREIMERS 3/5/2014 9:11PM

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