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CHICCHANTAL, COCK-ROBIN, and INDYGIRL

~Pamela lives in Fulton, Missouri.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from The Lord, which made heaven and earth.
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HOUNDLOVER1 Because she is so smart about everything from nutrition to dog training! I have learned so much from her, she has no idea.
And ANIDUCK is another really good person to learn about nutrition from. Clean nutrition.
And FIT_ARTIST not only smart about nutrition and fitness, but has WONDERFUL recipes that she shares.
I have many sparkfriends over the years, some of the people that stay here and teach others really deserve a hand! emoticon

“it's been up to me to inspire me.”
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“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
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"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality."
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10/29/12 1:03 P

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I am re-doubling my efforts - I have been "maintaining" for over 2 months now! Time to start walking at lunch AND packing my lunch! It is the only time of the day that I can squeeze in exercise!!!

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impluse to soar - Helen Keller


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10/28/12 10:36 P

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I just started on SP a couple of days ago and really enjoying finding my way around. I am so EXCITED about being included in this whole idea. As I am reading all the information and seeing how much weight you have lost and the wonderful ideas you have, I am amazed. So you are all Very inspiring. Thank You!

~LIVE~LAUGH~LOVE~ENJOY LIFE TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY! WORK AT WHAT YOU FEEL IS BEST FOR YOU! THERE ARE MANY THINGS IN MY LIFE TO THINK ABOUT, BUT NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT. "GOD HAS DONE THAT FOR ME AND FOR YOU" Hugs,Judy

MY NICKNAME IS DAISYPETAL AS I LOVE DAISIES!
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Me too, Skee. I love to look at their sparkpage and see their motivation and if they motivate me, I let it be known and I usually friend them because I want their spark in my corner.

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10/28/12 5:00 P

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Just about everyone I've connected with since I joined earlier this month. I'm especially motivated by anyone who shows their weight loss emoticon ticker and they're moving closer to their personal weight goals.

Northern VA~ Call me Skee

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You can have excuses or results, but not both!
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You can't improve what you don't measure, and you can't measure what you don't track.
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Amazing Coach Nicole......and team members of my Spark teams.



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10/26/12 7:26 P

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My main source of support are all the group available and the information and success stories people have posted.



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10/26/12 4:55 P

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Very hard to point to just one person. There are so many members who motivate me that I never run out of it!! SP are phenomenal and inspiring.



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The members are the greatest motivation. So supportive and encouraging - real team spirit.
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10/26/12 4:47 P

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I tear up thinking about the help, support and motivation I have recieved from Spark People. Some I have interacted with in teams, some I have just read their page or blog, and some in just a single post have touched my heart.

Something about SP is magical -- somehow, when I came here, I found people like me, that just do their best every day, and they truly care about others. With the help of all of you, I have finally been able to keep the weight off for over 2.5 years, and I am making through those stressful situations that would have sent me for comfort food binges -- not always perfectly, but successfully.

Thanks to all.

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10/26/12 3:20 P

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The website motivates me. I can see how much I have eaten, I can get excellent meals, new exercises so it's NEVER boring, read interesting articles (by the way, read the articles and you can win at trivia) emoticon

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10/26/12 12:25 P

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There are too many to name them all. Other sparkers have motivated me more than anyone else in my life. I'm so glad I found this site.

~~Tina ~~


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10/26/12 12:59 A

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The super losers; folks who have lost 100 or more pounds. If they can do it, so can we.

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SparkGuy= he's always there for you



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FITWITHIN motivated me! Her introduction is so open and honest. You can feel her pain, but mostly you feel how beautiful she is. How sad that the world can't see the beauty that is inside rather than the superficial beauty of flesh!

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every blog I read.


How can you know that you can't unless you have tried and failed.

Join the 10 minute challenge and get exercising.

See what you are made of by joining the 100 day challenge.

Links on my Spark page.

Don't forget to make your workout fun so as not to get bored with it.

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10/25/12 12:24 P

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My wonderful SparkFriends!

“Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you”
(Matthew 7:7, NLT)


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I hate the imperial system !!!!!!!!!!


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All of my Spark Friends!!

Check out my Website and Blog for a complete guide to finding the Fit Life: Diet, Exercise, Inspiration and some of my best tips and tricks.

Fitness Found:
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ONEKIDSMOM and WATERMELLON are 2 awesome, successful Sparkers who write well and share their viewpoints and experience very well!!

Central Florida, Eastern Standard Time Zone

Marsha's Keys to Success = Tracking! Super Foods! Step Up Cardio! And most important: Quit Quitting!!


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10/25/12 6:55 A

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CATMAGNET .. completely agree. There are certain things that make me accountable and inspire me to stay on track but my true motivator comes from my heart .... I need it to stay healthy

Attitudes are contagious. Is yours worth catching?


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10/24/12 9:21 P

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I motivate myself, which is how it SHOULD be for everyone here. However, there are certain people, like Indygirl that INSPIRE me, but that's different than where the motivation comes from.

To be honest, the motivation really has to come from within in order to be truly successful in this journey of losing the weight and keeping it off. Otherwise, the external drivers can fade, and you're left with feeling disillusioned and frustrated. When the fire comes from within and you want to live healthy for YOU, then you tend to work through the frustration and down times in the journey and come through the other side a bit wiser and hopefully with a new commitment to the process.

Just some food for thought...

Jane

Camp Good Grief 5k 2012 - 31:50
Gobble Wobble 5k 2012 - 30:00
Turkey Trot 4 Mile Race 2012 - 38:38
Ugly Sweater 5k Fun Run 2012 - 27:19
Move-It Memphis 10K 2013 - 55:36
Germantown Half Marathon - 2:08:53
FedEx St. Jude Classic Fairway 5k - 4/13/2013
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10/24/12 8:18 P

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The challanges and the message boards!

"It's always too early to quit"
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evryone that i added to my friends list.

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~Indygirl for me too.



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I find Indygirl to be a big inspiration to me but really, so many of the blogs and success stories give me encouragement. Thanks Sparkpeople!

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Reading the success stories and also a lot of the blogs. There is a lot of wisdom on this site.



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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.


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Your email messages...
I was not able to get into the site for several months...
Glad to get back and thank you for the email reminders
when inside the site the team leaders do a great job of pushing us toward our goals.



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I find that spark friends come and go, but I really like SparkPoints and the success stories.

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Mich Cleary emoticon

Faith is believing in what you can't see.


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All of the movitational replies on my blog

I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my Lord than dwell in the tents of the wicked. Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere. Psalm 84:10-11


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All my SparkBuddies & others who are probably unaware on here.

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Everyone...this is a group where we are all on the same page with mainly the same goals, to loose weight, to be healthy, and to fulfill our lives feeling so much better and more confident. that is AWESOME !!!!!! Thank you all for making this a whole lot easier, you are all WONDERFUL!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

" If you put your troubles in a circle with everyone
elses, you will be glad to pick yours up and walk home."

Live, Laugh, and Love...also giggle a lot :)

Enjoy life like it is your last day. To the fullest. :)


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The blogs - I love reading success stories. You also get some very good tips/ideas from others. emoticon

If you haven't failed, you haven't lived !

Laugh, and the world laughs with you !!


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Most people who write blogs. They help to give you ideas.



How can you know that you can't unless you have tried and failed.

Join the 10 minute challenge and get exercising.

See what you are made of by joining the 100 day challenge.

Links on my Spark page.

Don't forget to make your workout fun so as not to get bored with it.

look for Trevc




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The people who have supported me recently, including one of the coaches.

"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." ~ Harvey Fierstein

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us." ~ Marianne Williamson


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Everyone! This is the most amazingly positive site I have ever been on. Guess that's why I log in multiple times every single day!!!

This is for me...


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All of the people who give me positive feedback.

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I guess the thing that motivates me the most is my uncle. He joined 2 weeks before I did. Now it's a challenge to see if I can catch him in points and over all fitness. Or if he slacks off.

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Just having a community to interact with, to discuss things with. I am maintaining my weight loss goal so it is nice to also be able to discuss other, non-weight related topics here.

I am not really into Spark points and some of the little things that motivate others such as tracking your food and logging how much water you drink every day. I spin the wheel and that is kind of fun just to see where it will land, but I can't say it motivates me.

I think a good new goal for me would be to post on at least one person's blog or write a Sparkmail to somebody every day. I love interacting with others here, and I hope I help some people sometimes.




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