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8/3/10 9:34 P

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It took me a bit, about 3 months to get really active on Spark. So don't be discouraged and just keep at it! There is tons of support on here!

*~*~Robin~*~*

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston Curchill

It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you are not. - unknown


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8/3/10 1:39 P

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Welcome! Yes, this is a great site. Whatever particular struggles you are having you will find folks who can relate and need your input. Lots of ongoing support here. Yes, and great information. Find a team or two (besides this one) that look like they might fit. don't be afraid to quit a team if you find another that fits better. It sometimes takes a while to really find your niche.

I like this team because it has given me a chance to meet other sparkers in person and enjoy outings together.
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Hospitals are terrific for traumatic care; for acute care. They do a really, really good job in saving lives when it's a sudden bleeding emergency. But in terms of chronic care, they're terrible; (that is) in terms of the illnesses that most people have, endure, that cost the most money, that last the longest and ultimately die from. -Dr. Andrew Saul


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8/3/10 11:23 A

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Hiya Marta emoticon

Glad to have you with us. SP is a great place, full of fantastic people and tons of tools and support and knowledge!
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8/3/10 10:01 A

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Hello, I'm Marta and new to this. I want to lose 40 lb of fat, get physically more active and control my diabetes better. My college instructor said to go to this site and join, so here I am! I'm looking forward to seeing everyone meet their goals. A support group is just what I need for mine. Thank you. emoticon

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