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9/10/11 8:35 P

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Name: Nancy

Location: OH

Goal Weight: 125

Date Joined: June 28th 2011

2 Random Facts: I gained back 7 of the 8 pounds I lost since being here and am very discouraged.
I am a Christian writer published only in non-fiction but I am currently working on a novel.

Nancy

For the Lamb who is in the center of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to springs of life-giving water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Revelation 7:17


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9/8/11 11:35 P

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Name: Lesley

Location: Everett, PA

Date Joined: Sept. 8, 2011

Goal Weight: 128

Overall Goal: to be healthier and slimmer and looking at my best like a DIVA! All women should be too!

2 Randon Facts: I am having a huge career change at this moment, I'm in the middle of opening a business and taking online classes to polish up my skills for business. And I want to learn to eat healthier due to my hypo thryiod issue. I know I am very determined to reach my goals, to be a business owner (successful one), Great MOM, feeling and looking HEALTHY and GLAMOROUS!!! And to find a true love one day soon! :) Love me the way I am now and even later one when I return to my slimmer figure. AT least I know that's a true love because he loves me no matter what and for WHO I am. :)

"You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one."
Henry D. Thoreau


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9/4/11 10:36 P

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Name: Lesley

Location: Everett, PA

Date Joined: August 22?, 2011

Goal Weight: 122

Overall Goal: to be healthier and thinnner when i get pregnant this time so I don't look like a small house while I am pregnant again, and have a healthier pregnancy

2 Randon Facts: I am thinking about a career change and having a second baby at the same time! Yep, I'm crazy and a glutten for punishment.

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9/4/11 9:23 A

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Name: Jackie

Location: Ogden, UT

Date Joined SP: 5/2008

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 145

Overall Goal: To be healthy and feel good about myself

2 Random, Fun Facts about You:I am a 5th grade school teacher and I was my high
school mascott for 2 years. :o)

Anything else you want to share: I have a 1 1/2 month old daughter, Angelina.

There are no quick fixes. Getting healthy and managing your weight it is not a temporary thing. It's a series of day-to-day, meal-by-meal choices that you have to stick with for the long haul.


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8/31/11 4:51 P

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Name: Michelle

Location: Lynchburg, VA

Date Joined SP: 7/2009

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 145 is my first goal weight (120 pounds total to lose, have already lost 40)

Overall Goal: To be healthy and feel good about myself

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I lead a bookclub and I love spongebob cartoons and muppets movies

Anything else you want to share: I love step classes and hate zumba.

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8/23/11 3:59 P

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Name: Jennifer (or Jenn)

Location: Portland, TX

Date Joined SP: 1/12/2006 (the first time) - Just "starting over" yesterday.

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 150 (158.2lbs to lose from yesterday)

Overall Goal: To be a happier, healthier, more active person and a good role modle to my daughter (15mo old, and I do not want her to EVER see me like this in anything more than pictures).

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I love anything DIY (I make my own laundry soap -- liquid or powder, dish soap, cloth diapers, blankets...etc)

Anything else you want to share: I am a SAHM of 15mo old Emilee and have been married to Daniel for 6 years. I was born in IN, but have lived in FL, OH, TN and now TX.

Jennifer (or Jenn), 32
Portland, TX
SAHM of Emilee
Married to Daniel

Following The 17 Day Diet

C1R1 (8/22-9/8/11): down 8.2lbs & 8"

C2R1 (9/8-9/24/11):

It's my life, it's up to me to do this. No one can or will do this for me. I will be thin. I will be healthy. I will be fit. I will succeed! No more fear, no more excuses!!!


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8/14/11 10:56 P

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Name; April

Location: Central Missouri

Date Joined SP: 07/29/2009

Goal Weight: I would love to be 130 but realistically, I would be happy at 145

Overall Goal: To be lean, fit and healthy. To find comfort in my own skin. To enjoy shopping for clothes once again. OK, I could go on and on and on.....but pretty sure this gets my point across.

Two Random Fun Facts about you: Hmmm - this one is difficult. I have a birthmark in the shape of a 5-point star on my left foot. I was always the skinny kid until I reached 18.

Anything else you want to share: I enjoy people and keep myself busy with lots of friends and my wonderful family. I never got the chance to play sports as a child so I chose to start as an adult. I play softball in the spring/summer; kickball in the fall, and bowl from September - April. I swim as much as possible, but honestly it's more hanging out with friends than actually exercising.

APRIL

Work as if it was your first day.
Forgive as soon as possible.
Love without boundaries.
Laugh without control
and never stop smiling.



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8/12/11 10:40 A

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Name: Michael, but you can call me Mook

Location: Inside the Beltway (Annandale, VA)

Date Joined SP: April 2009, but was inactive for quite some time.

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: Drop 20 pounds to a svelte 175.

Overall Goal: To RESET my lifestyle (see my page goals). To be fitter at 50, which, unfortunately, is less than a year away.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I'm a native Texan and an award winning journalist.

Anything else you want to share: As an incessant optimist, I expect to meet my goals through intrinsic determination. I let my body go and hid behind the pain of ankylosing spondylitis, a potentially debilitating autoimmune arthritis that attacks young men. I spent years blaming myriad doctor misdiagnoses for my physical lethargy. It's a rare disease. It doesn't go away, so I finally befriended it and then started kicking the stuffing out of it. After three reconstructive surgeries, I now have enough steel in my back and neck to set off airport metal detectors. You should have seen the ruckus I caused when visiting the U.S. Senate chamber for my work. What a hoot!

Great to be part of the Determination & Accountability team. Hope I can uphold my end.


“Do or do not – there is no try.” Yoda, 1980


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8/12/11 3:44 A

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Name: Pat

Location: Florida, USA

Date Joined SP: 07/13/2007

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 180 pounds/80 pounds

Overal Goal: To "beat" pre-diabetes 2, feel good about myself for the first time in my life and live healthier.

2 random, fun facts about you. Married, Retired (but still working due to economy), Work from home, 1 cat, learning high protein/low carb way of life.

Anything else you want to share: I am self-motivated and motivate others through encouragement. I love SP

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8/9/11 1:23 P

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Name: Kaitlyn

Location: New Brunswick, Canada

Date Joined SP: July 22, 2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 125lbs/ 20lbs
Overall Goal: To Feel good about myself

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I Have 2 dogs and 1 cat and two of them dont have tails. I love to bake and cook.
Anything else you want to share: I need people that keep me motivated.



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8/7/11 8:00 P

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Name: Christy

Location: Wake Forest, NC

Date Joined SP: 7/23/2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 150// 35pounds to lose

Overall Goal: Guys, Im just gonna bust out with the truth...I wanna look hot! Im tired of being the "chubby" friend. I wanna rock little dresses and shorts like my friends.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: Im a serial craft addict...I start learning a new craft, get the hang of it pretty well and go on to something else. I don't even wanna tell you how many unfinished blankets, scrapbooks, sewing projects I have around this house! 2. When swimming, I can plug up my nose with my upper lip so water cant get in. Im extremely talented HAHA

Anything else you want to share: All jokes aside, I need help! I need people that will literally kick my butt into shape. Dont hold back, keep me accountable!!!!


CW 185 7/23


"You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there."-unknown


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8/5/11 12:35 P

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Name: Pammysue

Location: Eden, Maryland

Date Joined SP: 6/711 again

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 130// 150 pounds to lose

Overall Goal: To be healthy and feel good again

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I have 4 granddaughters and 1 more on the way... My hubby is getting his personal training license, so I will have my own personal trainer..lol

Anything else you want to share: I get discouraged very easily, but that is going to change. I am 50 yrs old and getting better with time!


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8/4/11 7:54 A

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Name: April

Location: Durant Ok

Date Joined SP: 8-3-11

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: Goal weight is 140/ I lost from 242 to 221 but quit smoking and have gained back to 230

Overall Goal: Need both hips replaced. I want to be healthy first. I also want to be a "grammy" at some point and I want to "get down and play" with my grandkids!

2 Random Facts: I'm a music lover. It's food for the soul. I love photography(not good at it) but feels good doing it. I love to learn! Oh and I'm very sarcastic!

Anything else you want to share: I've been married 20 years. Both of my children graduated high school this past May... It's time for ME! Both of my hips are bad which sometimes gets in my way but I try NEVER EVER to use them as an excuse. Eating is a problem for me. One which I'm hoping to learn here on SP!

Thank you and please HOLD ME ACCOUNTABLE!



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8/1/11 9:39 P

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Hi Team:

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Name: Bob

Location: Granite City, IL (across the river from St. Louis)

Date Joined SP: 4/12/08

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 180 lb/125 lb loss (I am getting close)

Overall Goal: To run a marathon in under 4 hours

2 Random Facts: I love all kinds of music (my family calls my Pandora QuickMix station "All Different - All the Time" 2} If there is a corner piece of a sheet cake available (frosting on three sides), I am all over it!

Anything else you want to share: I am a father of 4 and a grandfather of 2 - all boys! I am running in the Memphis marathon in December to raise money for St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital. My nephew, who when he was 4 had childhood leukemia, has recovered and is a new Dad. I am running in his honor.

Finally, I am really looking forward to getting to know you better.

Your fellow Sparker,
Bob


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8/1/11 6:28 P

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Name: Anda

Location: SW Ontario, Canada

Date Joined SP: May 2008

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 127 lb / ~58 kg

Overall Goal: to become absolutely jiggle-flab free :))

2 Random, Fun Facts about You:
1) I'm BOTH a night owl AND an early bird which can get quite rough on me at times :))
2) combination of bitter+sweet (as in coffee/black tea + sugar/honey/sweetener) makes me really sick (nausea & co)


Anything else you want to share:
I've started out in my adult life as an artist (fine arts) but by some weird twist of fate I'm now working in scientific research:)) and I love to dance (my fun pt job involves movement on music :)) )


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What you think is what you become. Be beautiful. Be kind. Be radiant. Be love.

Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it.

~ Anonymous


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8/1/11 2:09 P

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Name: Diane

Location: Northern CA, SF area

Date Joined SP: 28th Feb 2008

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: goal weight 160, which would be 100lbs lost. So far lost 96lbs

Overall Goal: To become a runner

2 Random, Fun Facts about You:

1. I can talk to people who can't hear with American Sign Language
2. I am married...to a woman

Anything else you want to share:

I need to find a way to eliminate "lazy" and "procrastinate" from my life

~ Diane
www.tiarasandrunningshoes.com


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8/1/11 10:25 A

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HI, One thing for sure is that me and accountability are not best friends so with that being said I hope that with this team we can at least become acquaintances. emoticon

MY BEST DAYS ARE AHEAD OF ME!!!!!!


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8/1/11 2:31 A

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Name: Luna

Location: Sydney, Australia

Date Joined SP: 27th of July 2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 62kg/50kg

Overall Goal: To get to a healthy weight and have a healthy lifestyle.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You:

1. I am a first time mother at 32, with an 11 month old son.
2. I am looking at moving to Canada and Studying psychology there.

Anything else you want to share:
I love cheesecake!!!!


SW: 112.0kg 27.07.11
CW: 111.1kg 03.08.11
GW1: 99.0kg
GW2: 90.0kg
GW3: 80.0kg
GW4: 85.0kg
GW5: 70.0kg
GW6: 62.0kg

Weight Goal Rewards:

99.00kg – Massage
90.00kg – Romantic Dinner
85.00kg half way mark – Massage/pamper day
80.00kg – Fit into my old clothes
70.00kg – Pamper day
62.00kg Goal weight – Photo shoot, Burlesque style.


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7/28/11 8:29 P

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Name: Khawla

Location: Bahrain - Middle East

Date Joined SP: I guess it was 26-Jul-2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 104/15 lbs or 47/7 kg

Overall Goal: To look good, thin & skinny. To fix my eating habits.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I'm looking for good friends for months or maybe years & still didn't find what I'm looking for hehe *ironic*. I'm waiting for lots of things: a car, a job, iphone5, finish college, & husband LOL I guess I even have more things that only need the time to pass too fast.

Anything else you want to share: They're mostly available on my page, but I really want to say that I REALLY need a buddy hehe x_x

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7/19/11 11:55 P

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Name: Jenny B

Location: Southern Cal

Date Joined SP: A long time ago, and I lost about 25 pounds, but I have had 2 kids since and need to lose some weight.

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: My goal is to be 140

Overall Goal:To be toned, not really worried about the number but probably around 125-130

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I love coffee, but dont need it everyday. I only have one funny bone.

Anything else you want to share: I am a stay at home mother of 2 girls. Ages 3 and 8 months. I feel very uncomfortable in my skin and I hate that more than anything. I want to eat healthy so I can be a roll model for my family.

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7/19/11 2:19 P

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Name:

Location:

Date Joined SP: Although I officially signed up in Jan. I didn't start using SP until 07/06/11

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: My current goal is to reach 165.

Overall Goal: I want to weigh 135. I want to be a size 7 again.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I am motivated by music from the 1930's. Esp. Al Bowlly. I am surprised at how much better I feel already by exercising. I thought I would feel worse, but I actually feel so much better and energetic.

Anything else you want to share: I am an RN. At this moment, I am less than 3 weeks away from obtaining my Bachelor's Degree. I am hoping to join the Air Force as a Perinatal/Labor & Delivery nurse. I love helping mothers bring their new babies into this world. I want to look in the mirror and see "me" again.

~ Sherri

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ~Victor Frankl


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7/19/11 12:24 A

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Location:

Date Joined SP: August 2009

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 135-130 / 40 pounds

Overall Goal: Loose 40 pounds!!

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I secretly LOVE healthy food, its just reminding myself that I have issues with. && I LOVE shoes! I want to loose weight so I can feel sexy in high heels again!!

Anything else you want to share: Im here because I need HELP!! I was super involved in SP before and I had some great friends, but those people are gone and Im back on SP, So I am here in hopes to meet some new people with some common goals!


--Kayla--



You CAN do it!!


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7/18/11 3:56 A

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Hi, my name is Marcy.

I currently live in Maple Ridge, BC; however, within the next month, my husband and I will be moving back into North Vancouver, BC.

I'm not sure of the exact date as it was a couple of years ago, but I'm hoping this attempt at weight loss and healthier living is the one that sticks.

My goal weight is to be in the range of 140-160. I'm not even sure if I could get down to 140 for my body type, so I figure a nice 20 pound range is a little more realistic for me. I am currently 278 pounds, so I am hoping to lose at least 120 pounds.

My overall goal is to lose the weight that I need to so that I can live a much healthier, productive life. I want to be a good example for any children I may have in the future.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I am a beginner knitter, and I just find it fascinating. Also, I love to stretch, and sometimes, my pinky toe on my right foot crosses over the toe to the left of it. I giggle every time :)

Anything else you want to share: I suffer from occasional bouts of depression that I have been pretty good in handling without medication, and also, I have come to the conclusion that I may be a food addict. I'm trying my best to research this so that I can manage it as well.

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7/17/11 9:39 P

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Hello my name is Mechale I just joined today to SparkPeople.com I was invited by my friend Jowana(NewJD8) so far I am finding a lot of helpful tools my weight is around 265 my first goal is to lose around 50lbs and to make my next goal once I hit that one my main goal is to become healthier to have more energy and walk long periods of time without getting winded I would love all the encouragment that I can receive I have tried to do this on my own with failure and would love your help thank you for letting me be a part of your group emoticon emoticon

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Name: Karen

Location: Tampa, FL

Date Joined SP: 6/2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: Goal Weight: 140 Goal Weight Loss: 115 lbs

Overall Goal: To lose weight 1) for myself 2) for my kids 3) for my health

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I am an avid reader. I love to hike.

Anything else you want to share: Looking forward to getting to know people and to having some accountability. I think that might be the key. I really need to succeed...

~MadGab76

"She girds herself with strength And makes her arms strong." Proverbs 31:17

"Strength and dignity are her clothing, And she smiles at the future." Proverbs 31:25

"What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it." ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939, translated from French by Lewis Galantière

"If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree." ~Jim Rohn


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7/13/11 8:53 A

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Name: Pat

Location: Missouri

Date joined SP: May 2008

Ultimate fitness goal: Lose 130 more lbs.

Hello all!

I just found this Sparkteam and would like the accountability.

I am a divorced mother of 2 grown children. I have 3 grandchildren. I am determined to reach my goal. I need the accountability of this team to help me keep myself in line. As of late I have been letting myself slip up too much.

I try to keep a positive attitude and know that together we can lose this weight a get the body results we want. We know we have it in us to succeed.

Patsy
Life is good
and getting better


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7/12/11 9:22 A

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Name: JD

Location: Knoxville, TN

Date Joined SP: August 2010

Ultimate Fitness goal: Lose 150+

Hello All!!!

I joined about week or 2 ago. I am sorry I am just introducing myself!!

I am single with no kiddos. I have been on Spark for about 6 months. I am excited about this group. I desperately need the accountability. This is a tough road especially when you are pretty much walking it alone and have such a long way to go. I am trul7y leaning on the Lord to carry me through this journey.

I am focusing on my small goals right now which is to lose 10lbs every 2 months but hopefully even faster but I think that is more realistic although I really want to say 10lbs per month : ). My looooooong term girl is to lose 150lbs

A little more about me….

I try to keep a positive attitude no matter what although we all have our days : ) I love to have fun and just enjoy life. One of my favorite quotes is Live Laugh Love and Laugh Some More!!

One more thing I love ZUMBA!!!


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OK, Just joining today... hope joining in the middle of a challenge is ok!

Name: Heather

Location:Vancouver BC

Date Joined SP: 5/29/2006

Goal Weight/ : 135lbs

Overall Goal:To hit my goal weight before Christmas this year.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: Well, I love to scrapbook, read, run, talk and drink coffee!

Anything else you want to share: I have 3 kids, 17,15, and 12 and the bestest hubby ever! We have no animals and I work 10 hours a day so I have to be REALLY motivated to get in my intentional exercise!

"Fitness isn't about a crunch or a push up, it's about taking your power back!"-Jillian Micheals

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British Columbia Spark Team

No Regrets, just move forward!
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Name: Mary

Location: North Dakota

Date Joined SP: May 2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 50 (or more) pounds

Overall Goal:To feel better, to get back to feeling fit and healthy

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I can write any word backwards, in cursive letters -- a skill I learned at age 10. I am fascinated by Celtic knots. I spend my limited free time learning about Celtic symbols. I am a Vandal Princess. I love life. (Okay so that's five things. Overshare...)

Anything else you want to share: I share my home with two lovely daughters and four shedding cats.

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Name: Rae

Location: NW Missouri

Date Joined SP: Dec 2010

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: In the 150-160 range need to lose about 90ish lbs

Overall Goal: To have to fend off the men with a big stick!!! :D Really, I just want to feel healthy and able to do whatever comes along.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: 1-I lived in Scotland for 3 year, both my kids were born there, and I'd go back in a heartbeat. 2- Very shy person that I am, I was on stage for a few years. Granted, it was a community theater group in a very small town, but I loved it.

Anything else you want to share: I live alone, so there is no one around to keep me accountable on a daily basis, and I have a hard time keeping myself accountable. However, I must really be ready to make a serious change because I have plopped myself in around four different places that will hold me accountable, including a weightloss class at work. (What have I been drinking?!) I also work 12 hour nightshifts over the weekend. That can really play havoc with everything. I may not seem to be around much, but that only because my home computer is really old and slow. It can take me up to two hours to go through my email sometimes, and I do have other things to do besides waitint for a page to load. ;) But I will be on SP everyday even if I don't make it here everyday.

So that's me. Or at least part of me.



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7/7/11 9:49 P

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Name: Annie

Location: Miami, Florida

Date Joined SP: I think February 2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 135/ about 139 more lbs to go

Overall Goal: To live a long and healthy life!

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: 1) I love politics 2) I love to make videos of me dancing to hip hop music and then laugh at myself

Anything else you want to share: I need motivation guys!

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7/5/11 8:19 P

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Name:

Location:

Date Joined SP: Today :)

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 11 Pounds

Overall Goal: 150+

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I'm a professional photographer. I love to sing, but I'm really BAD at it.

Anything else you want to share:
This is quite possibly the 50th time I've started a weight loss journey. I've had recurrent miscarriages (8 total) and 3 children. Each time I've started becoming successful losing weight, I've gotten pregnant. I'm officially done having children, soooo, I am planning for this to be my LAST time beginning a weight loss journey.



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7/2/11 4:52 P

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Name: Tanya

Location: Erie,Pa

Date Joined SP: July 2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: My overall goal weight is around 150lbs//which means I have a little over 150lbs to lose

Overall Goal: Lose weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I like to listen to music and I also like to write.

Anything else you want to share: I am a fan of wrestling Wwe and Impact....I love the Pittsburgh Steelers :)



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6/30/11 9:50 P

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Hello everyone,
Thank you for including me in this group. I am hoping that by joining a group that holds me accountable that it will help me stay on track! Looking forward to chatting with you all emoticon



Edited by: RESSIE7 at: 6/30/2011 (21:51)
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Name: Zazure

Location: Clermont, FL

Date Joined SP: hmm Nov. of 2010

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 150 goal weight

Overall Goal: to be healthy and off as many meds as possible

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I LOVE zumba, and... I have a collection of "Stitches" from the Lilo and Stitch movie.

Anything else you want to share:
I'm random, not very girly, obsessed with Nail Polish, avid cooker/baker and have not decided what I want to be when I grow up.

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6/25/11 12:50 P

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Name: Eli

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date Joined SP: January 2011

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 150/250

Overall Goal: Lose the weight to pass my NYC police officer physical exam and be on the fast track to my ultimate dream.

2 Random facts about You: My dream is to be a NYC SVU Detective but first I have to lose 250lbs to pass the physical exam and I just seem to keep putting it off and convincing myself that this is an impossible dream; however, just today I have decided once and for all that I have to do this now, right now, no matter what that scary voice in the back of my head keeps telling me. I don't have an actual live support team so it makes it a lot harder for me so I am glad that I have this and I made a promise to myself from right now on to check this everyday and make it habit to stay focused.

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6/24/11 2:17 P

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Hi, I have been a member of this team, but now I am more committed than ever to participate and keep motivated. I realize I cannot do this alone.

I am 46
Single
Looking to lose a total of 150 pounds, I am currently down 50.

Right now, I need help with my eating and keeping on track. I look forward to getting to know some of you and motivating and supporting each other. Here's to health!

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6/21/11 6:03 P

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Hello everyone. Just starting Spark and ready to kick some fat cells.
Name: Teresa 35 years young, mother of 4
Location : Michigan
Goal weight / goal weight loss: 165 pounds / 63 pounds
Random facts about me: I love to read, garden, play games with my kids, research almost anything, and have a great outdoor day with my kids. I hate bugs (terrified really) which can make gardening tricky. LOL Also, I hate doing the dishes.
Additional: I need motivation! I will lose all this weight and I refuse to give up. I will encourage others and in doing so help myself. I am a positive (at least I have a glass) type of person. It's not what you have or where you are it's how you play and how you love.

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6/21/11 5:48 P

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Hey Sarah,
I would like to challenge you. I am new to this site (6-6) and looking for extra motivation to stick it out.
If you want to roll with it check me out.

LOL
see ya when I beat ya. LOL
type at ya later,
Teresa

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6/16/11 9:00 P

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Hi eveyone. I'm new here-but not to spark people. Tomorrow it'll be one week since I joined. I really think that I'm going to likethis group and thanks for letting me join. My husbandand daughter (18 years old and lives in Pennsyslvania) love me for me. But I don't. My name is Leslie and I'm 50 years old. I live in Columbia Missouri. As of last Friday (June 10th 2011), I weighed 265 pounds. I weigh myself tomorrow. I have a tendency to either overeat or undereat. By that I mean that I can eat as much as less than or about 800 calories a day and not be hungry. Today I did pretty good as far as calories go. I ate just a bit over 1000 calories ad I did a total of 60 minues on exercising.

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6/16/11 1:16 A

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Name: Sarah-32 years young
Location: FSJ, BC
Goal weight/Goal weightloss:195lbs/99lbs
Overall goal: Be a sexy(er!) mama!! Avoid diabetes, have more energy and feel good in my own skin.
Random facts about you: I secretly wish I had the guts to sing in public, LOL! Not even my family knows that one. I am very competitive, I love music and sylvia browne. I am full of useless trivia, thanx mom! LOL
Additional: I crave accountability, I need someone to push me and NOT be afraid for me to push back. I want you to scream at me like Jillian Michaels on the biggest loser! Come on, you know you want to LOL! I would like to find a fitness partner who is crazy competitive so I can kick their butt! emoticon

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6/10/11 2:08 A

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Name: Sandhya (Sandy)
Location: India
Goal weight/Goal weight loss: 154lbs / 60 lbs
Overall Goal: I want to be fit, healthy and strong. I want to carry my pregnancy through out the 9 months. I had two first trimester miscarriages and I want to become healthy to conceive again and carry my baby. I want to be healthy which in turn will motivate my husband to be so.
Random facts about you: I love challenges and HIIT workouts. I like to dance a lot and love playing at beaches.
Additional: I lack commitment and accountability. I start exercises but stop them after trying for a week or so. This time, it is not the case. I want to be accountable for my workouts and lifestyle change.

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6/6/11 1:59 P

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Name:Andrea
Location: Northern California
Date Joined SP: June 1st , 2011
Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 129lbs / 36 lbs
Overall Goal:I want to be healthy, strong, and slim. I want to wear clothes that I love. I want to feel comfortable at the beach playing with my son. I want to feel at my best as I start dating again.
2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I love salsa dancing. I love going to the beach (even on foggy days).

Additional: I just turned 50. I am a single parent of a 10 year old. The last few years I have had a series of injuries and health issues that kept me from exercising and resulted in more stress eating...now I am injury-free and have my health issues resolved (as far as I know, anyway). I want to lose weight and get strong so that I will feel comfortable in my own skin again.

Edited by: AFITONE at: 6/6/2011 (14:03)
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6/3/11 5:20 P

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Name: Shay
Location: Bismarck, ND
Date Joined SP: June 1st , 2011
Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: 115lbs / 131lbs
Overall Goal:I wanna live life like no other! I want to jump into a cute little sundress and strut around. Mostly i need to prove to myself that i still have the determination to get what i want and need!.
2 Random, Fun Facts about You: I love to play volleyball and I love Pitbull's music!

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6/2/11 1:02 P

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Hi! I need your help. I need to as much determination as I can get. I am a little overwhelmed so far with this website, but I am catching on a little at a time. The reason I like this team is the title. I need to be held accountable for what I eat!! The nutrition tracker is a great tool so far. I need control over my eating habits. They seem to control me these days. I have been doing a lot of stress eating and eating because I deserve to feel good!! I hit my all time high after this holiday weekend of 170 lbs. I am going to stay on track with your help! I have two kids and an active lifestyle. Always eating on the run. Snacking at night is my worst habit. Can't seem to get contol.

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6/1/11 9:25 A

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Name:
Stephanie

Location:
Battle Creek, MI

Date Joined SP:
May 2011

Goal Weight:
135-140

Goal Weight Loss:
90
Overall Goal:
I want to be able to control my addiction, and learn to live a healthy life.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You:
1) I love to play softball.

2) I also enjoy swimming, and reading.

Anything else you want to share: I am 30, married with a daughter and step daughter. I also love music.



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5/27/11 2:56 P

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Name:
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Location:
Fremont, Ca

Date Joined SP:
December 2010 (I believe)

Goal Weight:
130-135lbs.

Goal Weight Loss:
79-84lbs.

Overall Goal:
To lose the weight I gained back after my wedding (and the injury to my right foot) and then continue on the path I'd begun before my wedding. I know I can do this and now it's time to take control of my life again.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You:
1) I am an avid reader. I enjoy a wide variety of genres and sometimes I wonder if I could write my own series and be successful.
2) I have just discovered a renewed love for bike riding! With my foot injury and the added weight have made walking difficult if not at all happening. But riding my bike.. it's pure bliss.

Anything else you want to share:
I am a 24 year old newly wed (10/10/10) who is looking forward to the rest of my life and looking to shape it through my choices now. I hope to start a family of my own in the next year to 2 years and this is just the stepping stone to that. I love animals and once I lose the weight and heal my foot I want to take up horse back riding again.

And my screen name is derived from "sweet intoxikation"; showing my slight obsession with Phantom of the Opera from a young age. And yes, 'intoxikation' is spelled with a 'k' on purpose. emoticon

From this moment on it's up to you to shape your future.


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5/24/11 7:00 P

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Name: Heather

Location: Van, Texas

Date Joined SP: I think I saw somewhere it said I joined in 2006

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: Healthy weight for my age and height. I think that is somewhere around 125-140.

Overall Goal: To be healthy and fit is the main goal. It will hopefully lead be to getting my PCOS under control and ultimately being able to have children.

2 Random, Fun Facts about You: 1) I am an avid reader. I generally begin the next book as soon as I finish one. I actually get mopey if I have nothing to read.
2) I am the proud aunt of 11 nieces and 7 nephews ranging in age from 16 to 15 months.

Anything else you want to share: I am 32, my husband of nearly 11 years is 36. I am a college student. I recently had to withdraw from the VNE program due to financial issues. Since I know seem to have time on my hands I decided I needed to be productive and finally get this weight off.

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5/24/11 10:20 A

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Name: Candyce (But you can call me Grandma C.)

Location: New Hampshire

Date Joined SP: May 11th, I think

Goal Weight/Goal Weight Loss: I weigh 117 pounds and would like to GAIN about 8 pounds. Does anyone here have some to spare? *giggle*

Overall Goal: To be healthy

2 Random, Fun Facts about You:
Fact 1: I am the live-in chief cook and bottle-washer for my middle daughter, her husband, and their three children (I get to live here rent-free!)
Fact 2: I really am extremely and painfully shy

Anything else you want to share:
I am an active community volunteer and just love helping others and supporting others.

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Grandma C.
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Name: Heidi

Location: Clinton,Ct

Date Joined SP: May 22 2011

Goal Weight: 130

Weight Loss Goal: 85

Overall Goal: To be Healthy and Fit. Be a Good Healthy Role Model for my Son, and Live a Long Happy and Healthy Life With my Husband

2Random, Fun Facts About You: I LOVE to Hula Hoop...not those old Fashioned cheapy Plastic Hula Hoops from back in the day. these are Custom made MUCH Larger, and weighted. Taped with Many Bright Happy Colors as well. The fun and Fitness you get is wonderful, and there are so many things you can learn....the newest craze ;-)
I'm a Nature Nut, and Enjoy Spending Time with my Hubby and Son outdoors.

Anything Else You Want To Share: I Have a Wonderfully LARGE Herb Garden that I'm Constantly Tending~it is my Therapy, it makes me smile, keeps me Happy, and Keeps me Connected to Nature. Am Owned By a Pug Named Guinness Stout, am a DEDICATED Beach Comber, and would love to spend the Rest of my Days Living in a Beach House. I'm Scared of the Dark,lol I Make Cloth Washable Menstrual pads...yep....i do! and Many other Eco Friendly and Green Products as well. I sell Some of my creations on Etsy too! .....OH!!!! and Am Completely Head Over Heels for Captain Jack Sparrow~Savvy?? ;-)



"Shake Off The Dust~ARISE"

"One Day at a Time,No Guilt and Move on"

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
� Dr. Seuss

"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells."

"Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You."
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