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3/2/13 6:34 P

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Need motivation? Wanna give motivation?

I want YOU to be my sparkbuddy.

Check out my page and let's get this sh*t handled!



Live the life you love, love the life you live.


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3/1/13 6:26 P

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Janis, check out the other posts, choose someone that feels like a good fit and send them a sparkmail asking if they're still looking for a buddy :D

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2/28/13 2:09 P

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Is it too late to have a buddy? I would like one! :-) Here are the answers to the questions posted for me.

1 - Married, kids, pets : I am divorced with one daughter still at home. She will graduate from high school in May. I have two grown kids, also. I have one cat.
2 - Work - I am a teacher--actually, a speech implementer.
3 - Age - 47
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - Sure
6 - Christian
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - Sure
8 - Hobbies - Reading, walking, hoping to get back to the C25K program, taking pictures, scrapbooking
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) - stress, time! LOL
10 - Any special thing of interest -
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
* I would like someone who is positive.
* I would like someone who is nonjudgemental.
*I would like someone I can be accountable to as far as my eating and fitness.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - 3-5 times per week.
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - 50 pounds to lose, stay active (exercise daily)
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy -sure, but no more than 2-3.

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2/1/13 1:20 P

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To be honest, I'm not sure about the whole buddy thing. I'm a bit of an introvert. My wife calls me anti-social, I just think of myself as non-social. It's not that I dislike people, it's just that I don't put myself out there. I have tried to be active in these Sparkpages, but I often fall short. Sometimes I feel like I am infringing on others conversations, or they may take me for a stalker type if I leave a comment on their page. I know that is not how most people feel, as long as the comments don't cross that line, but I worry about it anyway.

My days of bar hopping and going out every night ended some time ago. I would rather stay home most nights. My daughters school activities have broken me out of that shell somewhat and our calendar is filled with daily activities now. We only have one, I really don't know how parents with 2-7 children keep up, at least until the oldest learns how to drive.

I would like add things to my program and do things differently than before and continue with the success I have had this year. I really need to keep the momentum going.

1 - Married 17 years (dated 5 years prior to getting married so it feels longer) with one teen daughter who I hope continues to be a great friend as well.

2 - Work-yes I do. I am in my 16th year with a logistics/transportation company.

3 - Age-Just turned 50

4 - Sex-Male

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex-Yes

6 - Religion-Catholic. Not a show stopper for me, if you don't try to convert me, I won't try to convert you.

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests-Doesn't matter either way.

8- Hobbies-Geocaching, collecting ancient Roman coins--I haven't messed with either of them for awhile.

9 - What challenges you -Keeping motivated, mindless eating, late night snacks, and limited in the exercise I can participate in due to a bad back and bad knees-I hope both of these improve as I take the extra weight off.

10 - Any special thing of interest-I am a bit of a nerd/geek. I'm not as smart or as committed as full on nerds and geeks, but I enjoy scifi/fantasy, gaming, Doctor Who, and the like.

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy-This is foreign territory for me, so I really don't have any expectations.

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy-See above. I am on daily. At the minimum I spin the wheel, check my latest postings, and any emails I may have received.

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)-I am looking to get to a healthy BMI and maintain. Already quit smoking in 2006.

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy-Sure




"I'm not out to change the world...just my waistline."

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12/3/12 11:34 P

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I would love to have a Spark Buddy. There are a few people I'm going to try (if they're still active) but for others looking for a buddy here's my info.

1 - I have been married for 1 year and 3 months. No kids yet. We have 2 cats (Swayze and O'Malley), 2 leopard geckos (lil man and luna), a bearded dragon (Puff), and a horse (Lexus)

2 - I am currently unemployed but looking for work. In the mean time, I'm going to school full time and getting my AA in animal science. I may proceed with the Vet Tech degree afterwards or Nursing (for humans). I'm not sure which yet.

3 - 28

4 - Female

5 - I would prefer another female buddy since I'm married.

6 - Religion: Christian

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests: doesn't matter to me

8 - Hobbies: Anything to do with horses (riding, grooming, training), photography, music, volunteering, being active in my church

9 - What challenges you: making time to exercise, and being addicted to food

10 - Any special thing of interest: ?

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy: hold me accountable to goals I set, be somewhat local if possible, send me mini-challenges

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy: daily if possible, if not weekly

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals: I have 90 lbs to lose and just want to start eating healthier so I don't gain it back

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy: Yes!

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11/25/12 10:01 A

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Thanks for the recap Dizzy! I'm gonna look some of the peeps up.. meanwhile:

Here's my responses to the LFB questions! Let's do this?

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
I'm married, no kids, lots of nieces and nephews and a cat!

2 - Work
I work for a non-profit. Currently, a food bank, working to get donations from farmers, food industry, retail stores to supply food pantries. (May be changing jobs soon)

3 - Age
42 - but I tell everyone that I am 47... so they can say, 'WOW! You look great for your age!"

4 - Sex
Female

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex
Sure... but my main spark squeeze has got to be a gal!

6 - Religion
Christian

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests
Sure!

8 - Hobbies
Anything crafty, playing outdoors, reading and playing games

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)
I lost a bunch of weight before and gained most of it back. To me, once I decide to get on the program and lose it, its sort of easy.... its the maintenance that challenges me!

10 - Any special thing of interest
Healthy cooking, easy meals to plan and pack for lunch..


11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
Sense of humor, similar weight loss goals (60 - 70), dedicated to their journey

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy
Few times a week..... more when needed???

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
Lose 60 - 70 pounds, get back to running (more on that later), and wear a size 12

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy
I really want to find those 2-3 peeps that are my sparky soulmates!





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11/24/12 5:29 P

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If you want a buddy then choose one of these and send them a sparkmail to suggest you buddy up - let us know when you're matched up - if you edit your original post then it will be clear who is still looking for a buddy.

Remember that it doesn't matter how much you have in common - the fact that you're both here on SP proves you share some goals!

As at 24th November it looks like these people are still looking for a buddy.
MOLLZ007
RASCALRACCOON
03KIARA99
JHUSTO01
BEACHGIRL76
BRENRW213
SWEETIE259PIE
LILREDQ
GRAMMABENJI
KELLY19770
CAROLYNL8E
DLH_2012
ARENIMTHIA
REGSHAR
SUNSHINE084
RHEDHHEAD
LDYFXSTS (prefers Bailey, CO)
BEKAH371

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11/12/12 6:59 P

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I would love t make more sparkbuddies!! emoticon

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share) - Married for a little over a year, no kids but we have an adorable doggie named Princess who is my walking buddy! emoticon
2 - Work - Full time graduate student getting a masters in special ed emoticon
3 - Age - 24
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - of course!
6 - Religion - Christian
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - sure, the more the merrier
8 - Hobbies - reading, cooking (I love to make sparkrecipes emoticon ) hanging out with my hubby, going out to eat with friends, taking my doggie to the park, shopping
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) - tracking my calories and focusing on getting all the nutrients I need- fiber, protein, etc.
10 - Any special thing of interest- making new friends! i also love animals!
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy -friendly, honest without being too harsh lol, writes blog entries, shares food tracker, logs in to SP a lot (ok so that was 5, sorry!)
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - often I hope!
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking). lose 90 lbs, run/walk a 5k, get BP in a normal range
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - of course! the more the merrier! as i said before I love making friends! emoticon

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11/5/12 6:14 A

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I am very much looking for a buddy - someone that I could be accountable with daily or every second day - set goals and help each other monitor them :)

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share) - Single, no kids, no pets at the moment but i am a BIG animal lover
2 - Work - Recruitment Consultant
3 - Age - 31
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - yes
6 - Religion - Christian
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - totally open
8 - Hobbies - bootcamp, triathlons, music, painting
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) - keeping my eating on track and my mind focused in a positive way
10 - Any special thing of interest
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy - open to making suggestions, accountable - present and reliable, honest - tell me ive screwed up if i need to hear it :)
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - every second day/ daily would be ideal. 3x a week at least
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking). lose 10kg (22 lbs), drop 6.5 % - 7% body fat, binge less (eat well more consistantly)
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - Yes

"Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something
stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use." Earl Nightingale


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03KIARA99's Photo 03KIARA99 SparkPoints: (9,998)
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10/20/12 11:57 A

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I would like a buddy!!

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share) My son is 13 and my daughter is 9

2 - Work Stay at home mom

3 - Age 41

4 - Sex F

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex Yes

6 - Religion Catholic

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests Yes

8 - Hobbies Computers, reading, walking, swimming,crafting

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) working out

10 - Any special thing of interest

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy accountable, encouraging, motivating

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy at least 2-3 times a week

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) lose weight and eat healthier

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy yes

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10/15/12 12:54 P

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I could use a buddy :)

Questions
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1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)

I am married with a three year old son, one cat, 2 rescue dogs, and 1 lizard. :)

2 - Work

Financial Analyst

3 - Age

30, almost 31

4 - Sex

Female

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex

Yes

6 - Religion

N/A

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests

Doesn't Matter

8 - Hobbies

Reading, and more recently, anything having to do with fitness :)

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)

Keeping within calorie range, exercising daily

10 - Any special thing of interest

N/A

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy

Positive
Kind
Encouraging

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy

A few times a week, at least

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)

Quit Smoking
Approx. 40 lbs to lose
Overall better fitness

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy

Yes



~~Jamie~~


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10/12/12 9:07 A

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I'm new to the team and looking for a buddy!!
1 - I am married with 2 boys ages 16 and 13. 1 dog (cutest american bulldog)
2 - Work - I am a customer service rep. Will start school next month (part time for nursing)
3 - Age - 35
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - No
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - Doesn't matter
8 - Hobbies - playing on internet, talking, walking, reading, cooking, watching tv, traveling, swimming, new exercise classes.
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) - my busy schedule, and sticking with it long term
10 - Any special thing of interest - I love traveling and learning new things. I like surrounding myself with positive people who are goal oriented and who have a higher education than myself or people that just live a different lifestyle than I do. I love getting to know new people and enjoy walking/hiking and trying new things. I watch cooking shows a lot and would like to find a good diet book and try it out with a friend.
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
* I would like someone who is positive.
* I would like someone who is accountable to me and to themselves.
* I would like someone who is motivated and keeps in touch with me as I will do the same for them. I want someone who is a doer...not just talk about it. I've talked too long. I'm ready for action!!
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - daily or every other day at the least.
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - To learn how to eat less junk/sweets and in moderation and hopefully very rarely. To learn how to make exercise part of my daily life. To lose a lot of weight. At least 50lbs.
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy -YES! The more the merrier!



Edited by: BEACHGIRL76 at: 10/12/2012 (09:11)
Jennifer from Indianapolis, IN

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10/4/12 9:19 A

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Glad you expressed your interest in having a bud/buddies. It reminds me that it's time I check in with all of you and see what the progress has been for the rest of you and your buddy requests. So, please advise as to the status of your request here while we help BRENRW213 find hers. :)


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10/3/12 8:14 P

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I am new to this group and could use a buddy!

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
I'm married, no children, cat named patches
2 - Work - I work in IT at a specialty pharmacy. It is very stressful.
3 - Age 32
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - yes.
6 - Religion None.
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests. Doesn't matter. Someone who can help me stay motivated and accountable.
8 - Hobbies. Traveling, watching sports, scrapbooking, going to the casino,
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) Time, I have such a busy schedule that I am so tired when I get home that I don't feel like do anything.
10 - Any special thing of interest - I was recently diagnosed Anemic, I don't need meds yet, but need to control it through diet.
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
1. Someone that can help motivate me.
2. Keep me accountable.
3. Someone that can suggest healthy recipes.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy. As often as they would like, I am open to e-mail, facebook, texts?
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) Total would like to lose 100 lbs, but have small goals of 25 at a time. Need to eat healthier, need to find recipes I like that are not so many carbs.
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy. Possibly. Depending on how often that want to communciate etc.

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Drink Water every day!
Journal ever day!
Getting moving every day!


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9/11/12 11:17 P

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It's great to see so many of you verbally stating your desire to have a bud or buddies in your life. Love it! This is great but we also need to know if any of you have successfully hooked up with any buds or buddies?????? Please let us know your progress! :)


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9/10/12 6:08 P

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Sweetiepie - join our team discussions and challenges. We have a very active, fun and supportive group of people here. I think you will like us. ;)

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but one of love, power and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7
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"Are you talking to God about how big your problems are,
or are you talking to your problems about how big your God is?" ~Joel Osteen
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"The moment you give up in your mind, all of h*ll breaks lose and has a party" ~ Joyce Meyer


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9/10/12 5:36 P

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I desperately need a buddy. I am 27, female, and have a two year old son. I don't work, my son is my work. I am married, husband is an OTR truck driver. I like to read magazines, knit, craft, cook, and of course play with my adorable son. I need a buddy and I don't care about sex, age, race, hobbies, etc. I just need someone who can help me get better motivated at changing my life for the better!

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9/6/12 2:57 P

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9- What challenges you:
ADD and procrastination. I am a former night owl, excuse-amaniac turned early gym-goer on the war path to lose 85 pounds and maintain a healthy vibrant lifestyle

10- Any special thing of interest:
cool people, good company, TV, day dreaming of all the things I want to do with my life… like traveling the world and writing the only guide to destination XYZ you’ll ever need cliffs-notes with a special ‘want more’ and language barriers’ section necessary for each locale, or writing a blog throughout my weight reform journey, getting tight with an editor and writing a “you won’t lose fat and get fit working out like a girl! –a simplified, no fluff guide to fitness strategical plan” with everything from the easiest/tastiest/most nutritious/quickest meals to a variety of workouts with pictures/descriptions of compound movements, circuits and varied routines to keep your progress up—if it was out there already it isn’t marketed well enough. Did I mention I really love product research, I wish I had Reese’s job in that silly movie “This Means War”!

11- List three things you would like in a buddy
-accountability- check in regularly, if nothing else to share a funny story or two that have happened to you this week
-goal-oriented and strategic – I’m all about the game plan. I know what I want and I’ve mapped out a plan that should get me there in a little over a year if not less
-had success or on the war path to get some for yourself, so share some “tried it, don’t waste your time” or latest and greatest gotta try it

12 – How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy
let’s get to know each other and go from there, weekly minimum
online, messenger, email, if you live near lets go out and move our cabooses together—what are buddies for?


I like to lay it all out there and get to know people, read: so you pretty much know me now, I usually don't talk this much :)

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1 - Soon to be engaged- 4 furry kids: Standard Poodle, Mini Aussie and 2 cats that act like dogs too (they love belly rubs, baths, share the dog bowls at dinner time so I have to separate by species now and enjoy playing fetch more than the actual dogs)

2 - Work is kind of boring, looking to change career paths in about a year

3 - Age 24

4 - Female

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex, sure why not

6 - Religion, do what you like, not a talking point for me

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests, I enjoy learning about new things

8 - Hobbies: photography, travel, fashion, event planning (currently obsessed with showers and weddings), cooking, mixology, dance, fine arts, quilting, DIY, gardening, Pinterest, trying to blog but I lack the discipline.


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9/5/12 6:22 P

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Hey, hi everybody! Just heard from GRAMMABENJI who is still looking for a buddy. Anyone out there willing or able to help out??????

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8/31/12 5:32 P

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DCMUM61 has advised me that they have buddied up with LANG80312 and are going to continue on their journey together to a successful end!

Way to go you two. Have fun and enjoy it! :)



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8/29/12 10:14 A

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1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
I'm married, have a 16 year old son, 2 chihuahuas, a conure, and parakeet.
2 - Work
I fix machines that test integrated circuits, technically I'm an electrician.
3 - Age
Almost 35.
4 - Sex
Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex
Yep.
6 - Religion
None.
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests
Doesn't matter really.
8 - Hobbies
Does going to the casino count, lol? I do love travel.
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)
All of it. Motivation, any exercise above walking, getting out of my comfort zone.
10 - Any special thing of interest

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
1. Someone who has similar weight loss goals (70 lbs for me).
2. Someone who will be there without being pushy (I'll do the same, I promise!)
3. Hmmm.....I can only think of two, lol.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy
A few times a week via email? I guess I am open to anything since I'm not sure how a buddy system is supposed to work.
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
Lose 70 lbs, no more soda for me.
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy
Sure, can never have too many friends, right?



Something is better than nothing!


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8/26/12 11:57 P

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Yipppeee! Karlas-Korner and DollFace have both hooked up with buddies. How bout the rest of you?????? If you have, kindly let us know here so we can share it with the rest of us interested in buddying up. If you want help or a little push to get your buds or buddies, note it here so the rest of us can see it and take the initiative like these people did to make it happen!


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I'm looking for a buddy. One who wants to talk about exercise and food choices. I want someone to work through this weightloss journey with together and we can motivate each other.
I am married with one teenage daughter.
I am 45 years old
I love animals
I paint
I crochet
I sew (a little)
I like to make jewellery
and I like to read

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"For a glorious future you must first transform the present"
Zen saying

"give up, give in, or give it all you've got" author unkown


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Haven't forgotten you. I'm working on getting out responses to you and hooking up with your successes here with your buds. We just keep growing and growing here and I'm loving it! Way to go guys! Keep on putting in your requests and let me know when you hook up with someone here so the rest of the team can share in your success of buddying up with someone!

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8/25/12 8:14 A

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Hi All!

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
Married coming up on 30 years, 2 grown sons, 2 papillons

2 – Work – Secretarial/Accounting/anything else that needs doing - also digitizing machine embroidery designs to sell on my website

3 – Age – the big Five-O

4 – Sex – Female

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex – sure

6 – Religion – Lutheran

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests – sure

8 – Hobbies – Quilting, reading, gardening, video games (I love the Lego ones), Shopping!

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) – staying motivated

10 - Any special thing of interest – my son is getting married next year so I’m motivated to lose this weight

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy – I would like someone to motivate and help keep me accountable and have a sense of humor

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy – a couple times a week or more if you like

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)- lose weight and get in shape

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy – you bet!


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Hello!
I've been on and off this site over the past few years. I never used the spark teams or spark pages before. I really want to stay motivated and I think this is the way to do it! :)

1- Common Law (for 6 years), with 2 cats that are nuts!
2 - Work: I work in childcare (preschool & out of school care)
3 - Age: 26
4 - Sex: female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex: doesn't matter :)
6 - Religion: none
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests: Doesn't matter to me
8 - Hobbies: Anything in the sunshine... scrapbooking, crafts
9 - What challenges you : Staying within my nutrition goals... I have a huge sweet tooth and really need to watch it!
10 - Any special thing of interest: kittens!!!
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy: I would like a buddy who is easy to talk to/open up to, has a sense of humour, and will help me stay on track when i'm having a bad day
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy: as often as needed. Could be everyday or a few times a week.
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals: I recently quit smoking so now I'm focusing on fitness. I hope to do the Grouse Grind next spring.
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy: sure! I love getting to know new people

If you have any more questions, let me know!

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8/22/12 1:58 A

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Hi! I am sure that I would profit from having a Spark Buddy, but have shied away from it in the past because I am often off of SparkPeople for a month at a time. However, that is generally only once a year (which was last month), so I am willing now to do this!

1 - Single, no kids or pets or mortgage

2 - I am in a transition period, sort of. I am currently a field hockey coach and work part time doing little manual labor tasks for my dad. I will be leaving for Australia in a couple of weeks and will be doing customer service temp work there, although I will be learning more about that when I get there.

3 - Age: 23

4 - Sex: Feminina

5 - I am willing to have buddy of opposite sex

6 - Religion: I am super interested in religion but do not practice myself. So... not religious is probably the best answer.

7 - I am willing to have a buddy with different interests, so long as we can connect on the things that count: being healthy, living well.

8 – Hobbies: Hiking, backpacking, jogging, gardening, I love to learn; this leads me to watch movies and read books and talk to whomever is around me. I also really like to journal; I suppose that's a hobby.

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training): I can get less than motivated about things sometimes. I think I am pretty good at motivating others, which in turn motivates me, but sometimes I just forget that I care about being thin more than I like the way that chocolate tastes. I write little notes to myself on my hands.

10 - Any special thing of interest: I enjoy being outside; that really makes me feel better about the world. I appreciate a good article about being healthy. I like to have a beer every once in a while too.

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy: Perhaps willing to compete in challenges with me (like who can get more exercise in during the week or something), honest about how they are actually doing (emotionally as well as routinely), someone who would be willing to communicate at least twice a week.

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy: Probably as often as they wanted; I don't know how often I will have internet in Australia, but I am assuming that I could make possible as many days of the week as they would like. We could talk about that.

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking): Keep off the weight I have lost and lose another 20 pounds or so. Really work on conscious eating rather than emotional or binge eating. I try to do 2,000 minutes of exercise a month; sometimes I make it and some months I don't.

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy: Yeah! Actually that might be a good idea, considering that at times I can be less than regular; however, I think that I could be better about that if I have a buddy to be accountable to. So yeah, that might be great.
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8/18/12 11:59 P

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1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
Married - 3 kids - all at college or out of the home. 2 dogs, 1 cat, 1 hermit crab
2 - Work
I'm a caseworker with Dept of Social Services
3 - Age
48
4 - Sex
F
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex
Sure
6 - Religion
Christian - Baptist
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests
Of course!
8 - Hobbies
Play volleyball, read, online games, gardening, watching movies
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)
I enjoy doing team challenges - those challenge me the most. Time management is my biggest challenge and finding time to focus on me.
10 - Any special thing of interest
DH & I just recently moved in with my parents to take care of them, but my father passed away last month - so I'm going through the grieving process, plus taking care of mom.
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
a. Someone to help keep me on track
b. Someone willing to keep in touch and work towards goals

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy
every other day or so
I can also do texting messages with buddy - to help keep track of each other during the day!
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
eating more healthy, exercise more
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy
probably not, would prefer one because of time constraints.

Also I'd like to buddy up with someone interested in doing the 30 day shred together. I need motivation to start this again and stick with it!

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8/17/12 3:04 P

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You guys are doing great coming on board and requesting your buddy/buddies! I am so proud of all of you.

Keep it up and we'll take care of you. Let me know if you go a while without and I'll send out another notice like this one.

FYI, KATWEST has become buds with TLOVELACE7399. Woo Hoo! Way to go guys!

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8/17/12 2:34 P

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Hiya everyone! emoticon

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
Married 9 yrs this past April, met my wonderful hubby ON LINE 11 yrs ago, he is from the UK we have 3 rescue kittens born 3/17/12 they are all sisters and I got to meet them when they were a week old, Cianna, Brianna, Fianna aka CeCe, Bree and Fee and 2 BUNNY rabbits who are also rescued named Georgie Girl and Gwenny Penny. 3 step kids in England Daniel 25, Gemma 24 and Amy 22.

2 - Work retired in 2009 because of disabilities but now I write full time.

3 - Age I just enjoyed the 30th celebration of my 21st birthday... I was 51 this past May.

4 - Sex...........as often as...............OOPS emoticon FEMALE emoticon

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex... Sure

6 - Religion........christian Assy of God

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests either or, I love learning new things and everything interest me.

8 - Hobbies writing, reading, gardening, sewing, cooking, baking, online games, Wii, macrame', Humane society events & fund raising, and a ton more.

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) all exercise due to a back injury which led to a knee injury...............but I just emoticon and my diabetes which leads to bouts of pancreatitis

10 - Any special thing of interest: I am very positive, I never meet a stranger and my glass is always 1/2 full or better. I really do love life.

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
Someone who will motivate me and let me motivate them, who is open minded, someone who has a wicked sense of humor (cause when it gets tough on this journey you have to be able to laugh).

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy as often as they need me to.
I am the proverbial CHATTER BOX.

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
Well, I still need to take off 40-45 pounds but my main goal is to get to a weight where I feel comfortable and healthy. This is not about vanity for me at all but about being a more healthier me.

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy: Honestly I would love to BUT I feel that I can only do one right now. Maybe later on another.

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Def looking for a budy - probably the only place I haven't posted looking for one 8-))

1 - Married, kids but none @ home, no pets

2 - Homemaker in charge of 'finance & procurement' as hubby likes to say 8-)

3 - 54 yrs

4 - F

5 - A buddy is a buddy - both sexes welcome to apply

6 - Christian

7 - Same interests, diffeent interests - all welcome to apply 8-)

8 - Hobbies: Domestic (cooking; sewing; crafts); Gardening; Hiking/Walking; Outdoors (Camping/Off-roading); Reading/Puzzing; Dance

9 - Challenges: Weight Loss, Nutrition, Strength Training, Interactive SUPPORT

10 - Seeking a Walking Buddy in my area (East Valley, AZ)

11 - Accountability; Cheer Squad; Sounding Board to spark my thinking / planning

12 - Regular communication-daily seems much to ask-perhaps weekly or every few days ?

13 - Goals: Body Moveable over Body Beautiful; Weight Loss; Strong Core

14 - The more the merrier, I say 8-)

Ur Spark Neighbor, Dolly 8-)

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8/17/12 12:00 P

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It dawned on me that I didn't give you ways in which to reach these people. You can either copy and paste their names into the search button at the top of the page and find their spark page to talk to them through (either through sending a goodie or commenting on their page) or you can go into the buddy post here, find their questionnaire and click on either the email link or their page link to talk to them further.

That being said, we've had even more requests come in so, for those of you that have expressed an interest in have MORE buddies, might I suggest you connect with these people as they are anxious for that comaraderie(?).

So make me proud and DO IT!

Here are the newer requests that have come in from our activity here:

KATWEST67
REGSHAR
KICKINNIKKI
SUNSHINE084
DCMUM61
RHEDHHEAD
LDYFXSTS (prefers Bailey, CO)
BEKAH371

Let's do it guys! Let's make our buddy thread 100% connected and satisfied!


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8/17/12 11:12 A

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1 - I am a divorced mother of a 13 yr old. I am currently in a serious relationship
2 - I work as an office manager
3 - I am 46
4 - Female
5 - Male or Female buddy is cool with me
6 - I attend a Methodist church
7 - Variety is the spice of life, if you have similar interests or different it's all good
8 - Volunteer with youth group, choir, Zumba!
9 - Getting started! Once I start my work out I'm a machine, but getting going is torture
10 - I'm a great encourager!
11 - Optimistic, Realistic, someone in the Houston TX area would be awesome, but not necessary
12 - Daily check-ins via email or messaging?
13 - My current goal is to lose 36 pounds my ultimate goal is to lose 90 =)
14 - More than one buddy? Sure!


Let's build some muscle and burn some fat!






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8/17/12 11:05 A

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Hey people! We've a surge of new requests for buddy/buddies needed. Who will step up to the plate???

Here's a list of the additional people looking for a buddy or buddies:

KATWEST67
REGSHAR
KICKINNIKKI
SUNSHINE084
DCMUM61
RHEDHEEAD

For those of you that have responded saying that you'd be interested in having more than one bud, please connect with these people, re-read their questionnaire answers here and make it happen!

Takes two to tango. These people have stated that they are seeking a buddy or buddies. Now it's up to you to take that request and follow through with it. MAKE IT HAPPEN!


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8/17/12 10:32 A

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1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
Common Law, no kids, 2.5 cats + 1 dog + a quaker parrot

2 - Work
Veterinary Technician

3 - Age
33

4 - Sex
Female

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex
ya, ok

6 - Religion
I do not practice any form of organized religion, I believe in karma

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests
I would like to have similar interests, but not critical

8 - Hobbies
walking and hanging out with my dogs and Mr, camping, hiking, starting to get back into bike riding

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)
I start out strong with big plans and motivation but if I hit any size bump of any form I easily fall off track. I feel my biggest challenge is getting my head in the right place long term.

10 - Any special thing of interest
I like swimming and movies

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
1) someone who will push me and I wants me to do the same
2) someone who share challenges, mental, emotional, physical
3) someone who really wants to be successful, like I do

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy
Umm...a few times a week would be great, with the understanding that sometimes life gets busy so once a week would be enough sometimes.

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
I have at least 50lbs to loose, I would also like to get back to being healthy and physically fit, I use to ride my bike everywhere and I would like to be able to do that again with greater ease.

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy
sure


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8/17/12 9:39 A

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I would love to find a buddy to help me on this journey and with the challenges of life!

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)

Married, have 4 children (3 married) and 5 grandchildren

2 - Work

I work occasionally for the city I live in, I help when there is conventions that come to town and it is fun because I meet people from all over the country and sometimes foriegners.

3 - Age

51

4 - Sex

Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex

Prefer Femail

6 - Religion

Latter Day Saint (Mormon)/Christian

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests

Need someone to motivate and keep me going when it is tough

8 - Hobbies

Love puzzles, anything that challenges my brain, reading

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)

Staying healthy conscious especially when I travel to see family (as they are all over the country)

10 - Any special thing of interest

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
- one I can motivate as well as they motivate me to do better
- one who can help me take it up a notch in the healthy living
- one who has similar goals and attributes


12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy

At least once a week

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)

My main goal is to consistently have a healthy lifestyle, eating healthy, and exercising for life so that I can be around for a long time.

I would like to lose 20 lbs and maintain it (which has been the hardest for me)

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy

Possibly



You decide today whether you will have a good day or a bad day!


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1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)

~ I am Married and have one daughter who is almost 11 months. I don't have any pets.

2 - Work
~ I work in Health Care, right now I am on Mat leave and will be going back to work late September

3 - Age

~ I am 33 yrs old

4 - Sex

~ Female

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex

~ Prefer Females

6 - Religion
~ RC (Doesn't matter to me... any religion is fine.)

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests

~ Doen't really matter

8 - Hobbies
~ I love to do diy projects, like taking pictures, love baking.

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)

~ Hmm well I like challenges and change... Not too sure on this one. I do have a little bit of a hard time getting a wrk out in when my dh is home. I useually work out during the day. When I go back to work this may change.

10 - Any special thing of interest
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11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
~ 1. Someone who is driven
2. Someone who exercises
3. Someone to hold me accountable and challenge me...


12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy
~ At least 2 times a week. Or more

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
~ I would like to loose 24 lbs and then some. I aim for 5 lbs a month. It is small but little steps add to the big picture.

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy
~ Yes I am, As long as they stay committed.



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HI! I have found that I have so much more success when there is a buddy to help me keep my head up and in the game! I am very positive and would love to help someone else out in their journey as well!

1 - SINGLE, no kids, and no pets...but I sure would love to get one.

2 - I am a GIS (Geographic Information Systems...all you really have to know is I work with maps and data!) Programmer/Analyst for a contracting company. I JUST started this job in May 2012!

3 - Age: 25

4 - Sex: Let's hear it for the girls

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex: No problem!

6 - Religion: Not religious

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests: don’t matta to me.

8 – Hobbies: Hiking, camping, trying to get more into biking and kayaking, I like to watch movies/TV, read. I also enjoy experiencing new things and trying new types of food and cultures!

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training): Motivation…I guess I have been out of routine since I started unemployment in Aug. 2011, then since I have gotten my job and moved to a new city…I just haven’t gotten back in to it yet. But once I establish my routine again (which will happen after my visitor leaves next week) I think my biggest challenge is cardio…

10 - Any special thing of interest: Nothing out of the ordinary… I do like seeking out breweries/beers that I haven’t tried

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy: Consistency, Encouraging, Non-judgmental/Respectful (Maybe even someone that wants to commit to do the 30 day shred By :Jillian Michaels with me!!)

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy: Like 3-5 times a week! I don’t always like being on the computer when I get home, but I am willing to communicate through text!

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking): 40 pounds to loose, Run in 5ks and possibly 10ks, Track my calories!, Work on Balance and flexibility. Have enough confidence to start dating!

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy: Sure!


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8/16/12 7:23 P

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Looking for a Buddy: Religious Sister ( LOOK OUT!) lol
not able to do much myself but sure can spur you on. Just celebrated 50 yrs of Religious Life last week- was beautiful. Am a Catholic Sister but won't push my religion or life on anyone not interested. We're here for health and to lose weight.
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8/16/12 7:19 P

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I missed someone that should have been included in the list of those still wanting a buddy/buddies. Please make sure you look to DONNA5281 for a buddy as well. She's really anxious to find someone so make sure you connect with her to see if you can start up a buddy relationship with each other!

DONNA5281 still needs to find a buddy/buddies.



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Hi everybody! With the exception of our newest entry by KATWEST67, here is the update on our buddying on the team.

FOUND BUDDY/BUDDIES:

CYBRARYCARD
DARLING_NICKI
CGG111
SLEEPYGIRL1979
FROGHEMOTH
EPATTEN


THOSE STILL LOOKING FOR BUDDY/BUDDIES:

MAMAMANDA83
CYBRARYCARD (will accept more buddies to work with)
FAVRED23
DANCIN2ANEWME
DARLING_NICKI (will accept more buddies to work with)
FROGHEMOTH (will accept more buddies to work with)
TLOVELACE7399
CNORTH82
BGRN13
BROWNSUGAR2828 (prefers Springfield, MO but open to buddying up with others)
ALYSCIOUS (prefers their area which you can find by re-reading questionnaire here)
DNHESTEP
INDYSPARKLES
ABELFDM
CADILLACSMITH
IRISH_SOX
MOM3GIRLSMD (not sure if she's still with us ... things are bouncing back from her)

I hope that this checklist makes it easier for you to determine if you'd like to approach any of these people about buddying. I've approached a number of them and have found many of my buds here. You can be just as successful by emailing them yourself and seeing if they'd be interested in being your buds.

Good luck. I can vouch for all of these people and say that they are "mah-ve-lous" people to connect with.



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Hi There,
My name is Kathleen and I would love to have a buddy :)

1 - Divorced and in a serious relationship, 2 children: a dtr who is 18 and a son who is 11.
2 - Counsellor at a women's shelter
3 - 44
4 - female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - sure
6 - Religion - christian
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - i'm open
8 - Hobbies - i love making garden sculptures :)
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training): my all or nothing thinking - (in the past when I've made an unwise food choice - I tend to think oh well the whole day is lost....the whole week......etc. - trying to change that
10 - getting healthier
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy - someone friendly, supportive and encouraging
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - 2-3 times a week
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - lose 70 pounds
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - absolutely :)
I hope you hear from you soon :)
Thanks,
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Good day everyone!

Well I have just done a swept of our buddying requests here and have received some input as to who found buddies and who hasn't as well as those still looking.

So, to help this on its way, I have listed below the people I have heard from that are still looking for buddies. Kindly scroll through this thread and re-read their requests that they so graciously took the time to submit hoping to hook up with someone of similar interests. Please re-consider being buddies for these people as they are longing for that companionship each of us has available to give.

As of today, the following people are still looking for buddies:

BROWNSUGAR2828 - but would prefer to have someone from the Springfield, MO area
BGRN13
TLOVELACE7399
CNORTH82

That's all I've heard back from so far. If you haven't taken the time to email me with your interest of wanting to find a buddy, then I can't help you. If you'd like to be listed here as well, please give me a quick email and I'll see what I can do to help you.

We're all here to help others that need it. So let's be a good buddy thread here at this team and make this thread an active and successful thread.

To everyone that helps out, THANK YOU. We need to take care of our people, right????

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Hoping to find a buddy to help me stay motivated!

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
I am married, I have 2 boys ages 12 and 7, and 2 dogs

2 - Work
I am a Case Manager for a Homeless Shelter

3 - Age
33

4 - Sex
Female

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex
sure

6 - Religion
christian

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests
it doesn't matter

8 - Hobbies
scrap booking, anything crafty, reading

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)
my biggest challenge is eating healthy and small portions

10 - Any special thing of interest

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
support, friendship, motivation

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy
at least weekly

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
48 lbs

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy
sure


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Hi people! It's been a while since I checked in with you all here. How are we all doing???? I've been trying to stay in touch with you but I may have missed a few along the way. So let me apologize for that.

For those of you that are newer, please let me know if you've hooked up with anyone or if you are still looking.

Send me an email and give me your feedback and I'll see what I can do about it!


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Hi! I was wondering if you'd like to be my buddy? You can check out my description on this page to see if I would be a good fit for you. Let me know what you think.

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1 - Married, kids, pets- long term relationship, no kids, one cat
2 - Work- Overnight stocking at Walmart
3 - Age- 21
4 - Sex- female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex- Yes
6 - Religion- More spiritual than religious, I respect others if they respect me
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests- A mix of similarities and differences is nice
8 - Hobbies- Reading, watching movies, video games, learning
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)- Running, intense cardio
10 - Any special thing of interest- Right now im mostly looking at swimming as my main excercise
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy- Supportive, responsive, and someone i can easily tak to
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy- About daily
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)- 48 lbs to loose, stop smoking, stretch more, get a more active lifestyle, enjoy and frequently eat healthy food
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy- Yes

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1 - Status: Married for 3 years, no kids yet, 5 cats and fostering kittens for our rescue group.
2 - Work: Currently unemployed.
3 - Age: 28.
4 - Sex: Female.
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex? Yep.
6 - Religion: I identify as a Christian.
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests: Of course!
8 - Hobbies: Digital scrapbooking, writing, drawing, reading, crochet, baking, journaling/blogging, photography, and other crafty things.
9 - What challenges you?: Food and my loss of interest/drive after a while :/
10 - Any special thing of interest: I struggle with severe anxiety and depression.
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy: Open, dependable, good sense of humour.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy? Daily.
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals: Get back to my old weight of 130-140 pounds, improve my strength, move every single day.
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy?: Yes.

Mary from Thornhill, Ontario (formerly known as MARYTHESILVER)

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1 - Married, no kids, no pets
2 - Cashier at Ulta Beauty
3 - 32
4 - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex? yes
6 - Christian
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests? yes
8 - Dancing, baking, reading, bodyrock.tv, hanging out with friends
9 - What challenges you? Food. My diet is lacking and I'm trying to get back on track.
10 - Any special thing of interest? Challenging workouts. I'm always looking for something new.
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy: Open, honest, dependable
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy? On a regular basis
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals: Lose 40 pounds, improve my strength, cut out the refined sugars
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy? yes

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1 - Married with 2 kids ages 4 and 7
2 - Medical billing
3 - 26
4 - F
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - Sure
6 - Religion - LDS
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - Sure
8 - Hobbies - Dancing, singing, TV shows, movies, reading, crafts
9 - What challenges you - over and emotional eating
10 - Any special thing of interest - dance, dance and more dance
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy - Someone that will email and communicate daily, help support and tell me straight when needed. Someone that is positive and
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - every day or two
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals - I want to get down to a healthy weight, dance again and not have food control me.
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - Sure

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Wow! We're getting some awesome requests here for buddies. Has anyone had any results here????? If so, fill us in so we can check them out as well. Let us know if you're still looking for buddies too. We want to make sure that you're all happy and have as many or as few buddies as you want.


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1- Engaged, no kids, no pets. Hoping to start TTC in two or three years.
2 - Work full-time as the Artistic Director of a Performing Arts Centre and International Children's Festival. I spend 90% of my day sitting in front of my computer.
3 - 29 (turning 30 in October)
4 - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - yes, but would be more comfortable with another woman
6 - Religion - N/A - Spiritual and open-minded
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - Sure
8 - Hobbies - Reading, knitting, cooking, listening to music, watching movies, antique furniture shopping
9 - What challenges you - Staying accountable to myself and committing 100% of the time (I'm probably at 70% level of commitment)
10 - Any special thing of interest - I'm getting married in a little less than a year. I would like to train for a half marathon
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy - Someone who is willing to email back and forth and is committed to weight-loss and keeping a buddy. Someone who is willing to be a cheerleader and motivator, but willing to give constructive criticism when it's needed. I'm willing to reciprocate all of this.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - Every day or two? I'm not looking for an essay from anyone, just a "hey- how are you? what's going on? where can I help?" etc.
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - Lose 55 pounds, stop taking blood pressure medication, learn to make exercise a daily habit (instead of a chore).
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - Absolutely!

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Hi Im new to this group, Like idea of weekly challenges:

1 -Single and mother of a 13 year old girl

2 - work schedule 40 hours a week in front of a desk

3 - I'm in my 30's

4 - female

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex- Sure

6 - Religion- Christian

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests==yes

8 - Hobbies-I enjoy karaoke

9 - My challenges are staying motivated to workout everyday, move me my desk and walk around the block
10 - Any special thing of interest-

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
dependable, want someone to help me keep on track

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy-at least every 3 days

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) incorporate healthy eating and regular exercis 4 to 5 times a week

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy -yes



Edited by: MSFAVRED at: 8/17/2012 (10:32)
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1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share) MARRIED 6YRS AUG.7 TH,I HAVE 2 KIDS AND 3 STEPCHILDREN WHO I LOVE AS IF THEY WERE MY OWN..3CATS,2KITTENS AND A DOG

2 - Work- I DONT WORK AT THE MOMENT BUT ILL BE LOOKING FOR A JOB THE END OF AUG.

3 - Age-35
4 - Sex-FEMALE

5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex-SURE WOULD

6 - Religion-IM NOT RELIGIOUS BUT I DO BELIEVE IN GOD

7 - Want a buddy with differing interests-ALL INTERESTS IS FINE IT WOULD BE FUN TO LEARN

8 - Hobbies- I LOVE TO READ..I CROSS STITCH AND I HAVE A KNIFFTY KNITTER(ALTHO HAVENT MESSED WITH IT IN ABOUT A YR)AND I JUST STARTED DOING PROJECTS WITH PLASTIC CANVAS

9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)- I JUST NEED TO STAY MOTIVATED AND KEEP UP WITH MY DAILY WALKS..I HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH BLOOD CLOTS GOING ON 14YRS NOW SO SOME DAYS MY LEGS WONT LET ME WALK..

10 - Any special thing of interest-I LOVE TO WALK WHEN MY LEGS WILL LET ME

11 - List three things you would like in a buddy-JUST SOMEONE WHO WILL SUPPORT ME
WHO WILL TELL ME LIKE IT IS

12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy-AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK..MORE IF POSSIBLE

13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)-I STARTED TAKING CHANTIX JULY 23RD I HAVENT HAD A CIGARETTE IN 4 OR 5 DAYS..SO I WANT TO CONTINUE THAT..I WANT TO LOSE AT LEAST 40LBS BY NEXT SUMMER SO I CAN FEEL BETTER ABOUT MYSELF AND FEEL HEALTHIER

14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy-I SURE AM



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1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share) - Married for 15 years. I ahve 8 indoor cats and a new 5 month old puppy.
2 - Work - disabled RN
3 - Age - 50
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - Yes
6 - Religion - Christian
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - that would be fine
8 - Hobbies - Reading, animals, wokring on a healthy lifestyle
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) - definitely strength training
10 - Any special thing of interest - I like medical stuff
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy - committment, support, sense of humor
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - daily
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - get healthy, increase my exercise time
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - yes



Edited by: CATLADYX8 at: 7/27/2012 (19:02)
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Hi everybody! Hey, I just buddied up with someone here!

It's great getting to know our members on a more personal nature.

Who will be next to say that they have buddied up with someone???

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1 - Married, no kids, 3 cats and Yellow Lab
2 - Work in the billing department of a local telecommunications company (I sit ALL 8+ hours each day)
3 - 30
4 - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - yes
6 - Religion - I am Christian
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - Sure
8 - Hobbies - Reading, Video Games (computer, PS3, Xbox, Wii), cooking, camping, I love to laugh!
9 - What challenges you - Staying motivated is a huge challenge for me. I'm kind of lazy and can talk myself out of things really well.
10 - Any special thing of interest - I love tea (mostly herbal tea or green tea). I am finishing up my Psychology degree.
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy - Someone who is supportive and there to brighten my day, someone who can help motivate me, possibly has the same interests or goals as me.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - ideally a couple of times a week.
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - Lose 60 pounds and feel good about myself again.
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - YES!

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1 - I have a long term boyfriend (of almost 9 years) No kids, and 3 cats
2 - I work 30 hours a week as a cashier
3 - Turning 25 soon!
4 - Female
5 - I don't care which gender my buddies are.
6 - Christian
7 - I would like a buddy who is struggling like I am so that we can help each other
8 - Hiking, jogging, swimming, computer games (Sims 3...)
9 - I am addicted to food, and none of it is good for me.
10 - I enjoy pushing myself past where others would allow their weight to hold them back
11 - Support, shared goals/problems, someone around my age
12 - As often as needed for support and progress
13 - Losing 50 pounds so that I lose my shin splints and my asthma is less of an issue
14 - I am!

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1 - Married; no kids, 2 cats
2 - Nursing Instructor
3 - 29
4 - Female
5 - Of course
6 - Non denominational
7 - Would love it
8 - Reading, running, watching old stuff through netflixs
9 - Staying on track with my diet....I LOVE TO EXERCISE...but I LOVE FOOD TOO!!
10 - I am starting my PhD program at the Medical College of GA next month!!!!!!
11 - Some one funny...but dedicated to their journey...some one who won't take excuses from me or for themselves
12 - A few days a week...I have Skype now (If that is an option)
13 - I want to weight btw 200 and 210 I am currently 249ish...I want to increase my running and I have a 5k scheduled for 10/13/2012 (I want to finish this race in 40 mins) I want to schedule my workouts so that I make sure that as my schedule gets busier that I make exercise and healthy cooking and eating a priority (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
14 - No I want to give my buddy my full attention and I already one other


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1 - Not married, but have a boyfriend, no kids or pets (no pets of my own anyway)
2 - Work: Shoe sales at Kohl's
3 - Age: 21
4 - Sex: Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex: Yes, but would rather have a female workout buddy
6 - Religion: Not religious, but very spiritual and philosophical
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests: Certainly!
8 - Hobbies: Playing piano/guitar, singing, making jewelry, dancing, reading, writing
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training): Consistently working out, exercising on days that I have to work, drinking enough water, avoiding self sabotage
10 - I have a membership at Better Bodies in Lakewood, CO. I would really like to find someone that either works out there or would like to (they are only $12 a month!)
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy: Positive attitude, chemistry and the ability to motivate each other, reliability (I need a workout buddy that won't flake out on me when we make plans)
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy: Often
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking): Get into great shape/tone up, maintain a healthy lifestyle so that I may feel good and healthy throughout my life
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy: Yes :)

* Need a buddy in Denver metro area, preferably Lakewood
* My ideal buddy would be willing to work out at Better Bodies with me (Lakewood or Westminster locations are fine)
* It would also be great if you have a car since I do not

Hope to hear from someone soon!

Edited by: ALYSCIOUS at: 7/24/2012 (11:59)
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1 - Married for 7.5 years and have 2 beautiful daughters. 6 and 4. Also, 1 four legged kid, my great dane Marley. She truly thinks she is a lap dog.
2 - I work at home, pretty much the CEO of my fam ;)
3 - 28 and wanna get this fit and healthy thing under control for the rest of my life
4 - all woman ;)
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex...yes
6 - Religion..
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests..I like everyone!
8 - Hobbies..just starting photography, like today.
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) I lack discipline...always quit. Don't want to do that anymore.
10 - Any special thing of interest
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy. Honest, really wanting a buddy, and in for the long haul
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy.. a lot
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) 60-70 lbs to lose, not drink, teach my kids thru my actions to live a healthy lifestyle so this is not a journey they will ever have to take. It will come naturally to them
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy.. YES :)
Hope I get a message from ya soon...thanks for reading about me!

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For those that would like a buddy, or two or three... Here is some basic info that will help us get started in our search.

Copy this questionair into a new post and answer as much as you are comfortable. Remember the more you provide, the better success you may have in finding a buddy. Once you do this, check back often to see who else might be looking too. We are going to let each of you choose who you are buddies with. All we ask, is you use the sticky topic titled "My buddy and I..." to let us know who you have found.
Buddy questions

1 - Married, kids, pets (any miscellaneous info you care to share)
2 - Work
3 - Age
4 - Sex
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex
6 - Religion
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests
8 - Hobbies
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training)
10 - Any special thing of interest
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy


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Hi everybody and thanks for having taken the time to reach out and tell us a little about yourself here in our buddy thread. I'm sure you'll be successful in finding the right buds you're looking for.

But a little new and good news about the buddy thread. We're going to try and help you out by reminding the rest of us here that it is available for anyone and anybody wanting to have a bit more of a personal one on one relationship with someone else here that will help them along their travels to their weight loss successes.

So, if you are looking for a buddy, please take some time to fill out the questionnaire we have here so that the rest of us can find you and offer to be buds with you. Or, if you one of the buds here that have already completed the questionnaire and are still looking for that special bud or two or three, then please read through some of the other responses here to see if any of them would be a good match for you and reach out to them.

Good luck to all of you in finding your bud or buds!


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1 - Single, with 2 adult children, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and a fish
2 - Work - no
3 - Age - 50
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - yes
6 - Religion - I am religious, but don't attend services
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - ok
8 - Hobbies - gardening, canning, crocheting, knitting, sewing, reading, internet, crosswords
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) - I have a bad knee and back
10 - Any special thing of interest - finding new ways to make my old recipes, and new ones.
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy - goal oriented, motivated, and non judgmental
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy- at the very least 3 times a week
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - I have to lose a 100 lbs, so would be nice if buddy would stick it out with me.
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - sure!



Edited by: THENEWDANA12 at: 7/19/2012 (13:29)
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1 - Married for 17 years, two kids, daughter 15, son 12 no pets
2 - Work- full time executive
3 - Age-41
4 - Sex- male
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex- yes
6 - Religion- raised Catholic, but not very religious, mostly spiritual.
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests- sure, I'm always open to learning about new things.
8 - Hobbies- reading, walking, cooking, photography, rides on motorbike, watching kids sports.
9 - What challenges you getting motivated as time is limited because of work and kids responsibilities.
10 - Any special thing of interest- I can be very focused when given the motivation
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy- intelligent, positive attitude, creative.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy- daily
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking)- I want to feel good about myself again- physically, mentally and emotionally and be healthy
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy- yes.


 
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1 - Single, one son (28 yrs), no pets but love animals
2 - I operate a small cleaning company
3 - Age - 50
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - sure
6 - Religion - I'm not associated with any organized religion but I have respect for all religions.
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - Sure, opportunities to learn about new things
8 - Hobbies - Cooking, baking, gaming (especially MMOs)
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) - finding effective ways of dealing with stress, anything that requires I get on my knees
10 - Any special thing of interest - psychology, child development, theatre
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy - Honesty, positive attitude, not afraid to give me a push if I need it.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - couple times a week or more
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - to lose 100 lbs, strengthen my body, beat my addiction to sugar
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy - sure

Just as a side note, I honestly believe that to be truly successful for the long haul we need others in our lives that understand, relate and support us.


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1 - Married, kids, pets : I am married with 2 dogs, Bella and Emma.
2 - Work - I am a teacher.
3 - Age - 33
4 - Sex - Female
5 - Willing to have buddy of opposite sex - Sure
7 - Want a buddy with differing interests - Sure
8 - Hobbies - Reading, working out, cooking, baking, scrap booking
9 - What challenges you (difficulties ie: strength training) - stress
10 - Any special thing of interest - I really enjoy gym workouts. (bootcamp, Zumba, Body Pump, HIIT, TRX)
11 - List three things you would like in a buddy
* I would like someone who is positive.
* I would like someone who will help me with a solution to a problem.
* I would like someone who is nonjudgemental.
12 - How often are you hoping to communicate with your buddy - once or twice a week.
13 - Healthy lifestyle goals (ie: pounds to lose, quit smoking) - live as stress-free as possible, lose ten pounds (which I attribute to stress eating)
14 - Are you willing to take on more than one buddy -sure

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Minnie, Minnie, Minnie, you are such a stich! Love your interactions here. :)


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you're welcome, super. thanks for all you do.

keep your EYE ON THE BALL. what is the goal?will this action get you closer?

zip ya' lip (please see pic)

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right." – Henry Ford

slowly but surely.

God, grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it's me.

face your stuff. don't stuff your face.

be so busy improving yourself that you have no time to find fault with o


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you're elcome, joette. thanks for all you do.

keep your EYE ON THE BALL. what is the goal?will this action get you closer?

zip ya' lip (please see pic)

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right." – Henry Ford

slowly but surely.

God, grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it's me.

face your stuff. don't stuff your face.

be so busy improving yourself that you have no time to find fault with o


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Thanks Minnie! :)

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but one of love, power and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7
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"Are you talking to God about how big your problems are,
or are you talking to your problems about how big your God is?" ~Joel Osteen
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"The moment you give up in your mind, all of h*ll breaks lose and has a party" ~ Joyce Meyer


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was looking for tag game (curious, but not playing) and found this. here's the link to other thread. it's right below this one in the list. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes
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geboard_thread.asp?board=19077x621x4R>6765596


keep your EYE ON THE BALL. what is the goal?will this action get you closer?

zip ya' lip (please see pic)

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right." – Henry Ford

slowly but surely.

God, grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it's me.

face your stuff. don't stuff your face.

be so busy improving yourself that you have no time to find fault with o


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Me too Joette! I haven't found that other thread you're talking about. Can you help????


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