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2/11/09 11:53 A

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1. First Name: summer

2. Exact Age: 53

3. Marital Status: single

4. What is your Gender: female

5. Kids or No Kids?: 2 kids, 3 grand kids

6. Region, State, City: MB, SC

7. What are your Goals: -100 lbs and art career

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: knit, fibers-spin, paint, crafts, crochet, collage, etc

9. How long have you been with Spark?: 2006, inactive

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: started using everyday jan 1 09

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: everyday

12.What I want in a buddy is: ?

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: more excersize, too many diseases makes it harder

14. Favourite book: all cat who, books

15: Favourite T.V.: ghost whisper, medium, house

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2/11/09 11:02 A

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1. First Name: Chimney

2. Exact Age: 53

3. Marital Status:Married

4. What is your Gender: Female

5. Alf (Australian Red heeler) and Taya (Austrailian Red heeler)

6. Colorado, Mountain Time

7. What are your Goals:100 pounds

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: bookstores, doodling cartoons

9. How long have you been with Spark?: too long to be fat

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: Extremely serious

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: I used to get on everyday, almost 3 x's a day.

12.What I want in a buddy is: I want someone who will respond to my e-mails daily, who wants to change the way they look and think about themselves. who is committed but not overbearing, who wants this to be a lifetime change.

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: See myself as beautiful right now, positive self-talk, changing the way I think about myself, watching what I eat, staying active, active, active.

14. Favourite books: will always be the Bible, Endurance, Up From Slavery, Tale of Two Cities just to name a few
15: Favourite T.V.: 24, Lost, Robinson Crusoe, Nascar, AFV, Dog Whisperer

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MONAMOM's Photo MONAMOM SparkPoints: (68,324)
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1/25/09 8:41 P

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1. First Name: Mona

2. Exact Age: 61

3. Marital Status: married

4. What is your Gender: female

5. Kids or No Kids?: 4 + 2 stepchildren
6. Region, State, City: USA South Carolina Columbia

7. What are your Goals: To lose weight and be healthy

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: knitting, quilting, cross stitch, reading

9. How long have you been with Spark?: I think three years but I never stayed with it

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: VERY

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: 2-3 times a day

12.What I want in a buddy is: friendship and encouragement

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: Follow thru with the posting, food diary, and committment

14. Favourite book: Charleston

15: Favourite T.V.: NCIS CSI:Miami all Law & Order shows

Have fun with this, hope we can all find a buddy, if not we will at least know more about each other


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DCBORN's Photo DCBORN Posts: 615
1/24/09 7:41 P

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1. First Name: Barb (formerly CANTILEB)

2. Exact Age: 59 (young at heart)

3. Marital Status: D (altho great friends)

4. What is your Gender: F

5. Kids or No Kids?: one

6. Region, State, City: Eastern, Gaithersburg, MD

7. What are your Goals: to lose this weight once and for all

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: reading, watching tv, movies, enjoying friends

9. How long have you been with Spark?: Since 12/30/08

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: VERY

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: 2-3 times a day

12.What I want in a buddy is: someone who is a friend where we can pick each other up when we are down yet make each other laugh during the good times.

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?:
taking baby steps and keeping up daily with nutrition and fitness and web goals on Spark.

14. Favourite book: books by Robert Parks, James Patterson, Nicholas Sparks, David Balducci, Robert Ludlum, Stephen King, and so many others.

15. Favourite tv shows: The Biggest Losers, Dancing with the Stars, 24, History channel, the Naked Archeologist, Biography, etc.





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1/23/09 7:02 P

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1. First Name: Dore

2. Exact Age: 51

3. Marital Status:Married

4. What is your Gender: Female

5. Kids or No Kids?: 3(bio) 1(adp) 2 girls, 27, 25, both engaged, son 22, Adopted son 26 married 2 grand kids boy - 3 1/2 girl 3

6. Region, State, City: Pacific Northwest, Idaho, Rupert

7. What are your Goals:To lose 150 lbs. at least 60 lbs this year.

8. What are a few of your Hobbies:Reading, sewing, cross stitching,

9. How long have you been with Spark?: January 2008

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: Very

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: Each day unless on vacation

12.What I want in a buddy is:is a companion that I can share with, encourage, and motivate and receive the same back.

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: Track nutrition, water and fitness is essential to me

14. Favourite book:I read many different styles of books. I like a series of books written by Jennifer Chiaverini

15: Favourite T.V.:CSIs,Bones,The Mentalist, Numbers, Monk, Burn Notice, and others.

Have fun with this, hope we can all find a buddy, if not we will at least know more about each other



Believe you can and your halfway there.
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The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well and doing well whatever you do.
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1/22/09 8:25 P

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1. First Name: Kim

2. Exact Age: 52 (53 in September)

3. Marital Status: Married

4. What is your Gender: F

5. Kids or No Kids?: 2 grown daughters, 1 married 25y.o, and 21 y.o. still living at home. Both still in college.

6. Region, State, City: Brooksville, Florida

7. What are your Goals: I want to lose 100 pounds and get more fit. To eat right and exercise more.
8. What are a few of your Hobbies: watch a lot of tv, reading, Interneting.
9. How long have you been with Spark?: couple of years.

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: I am serious to lose the weight this year.
11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: Every day, Sometimes more then once aday.

12.What I want in a buddy is: friendship, encouragement.

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: I have to try harder and keep on track.
14. Favourite book: Twilight, romantic gothics (vampire books)

15: Favourite T.V.: NCIS, Closer,CSI's,Criminal Minds, Eleventh Hour, Bones,


Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain.




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MOON_LITSKIES's Photo MOON_LITSKIES SparkPoints: (82,023)
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1/21/09 5:43 P

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1. First Name: Moon

2. Exact Age: 53 (54 in March)

3. Marital Status: Married

4. What is your Gender: F

5. Kids or No Kids?: 2 grown and married daughter (bio) two grown foster children, 1 girl, 1 boy

6. Region, State, City: PNW, Washington, Bremerton

7. What are your Goals: I want to loose the last 70 pounds and get more fit. Get consistant and keep up my exercising.

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: crocheting, reading, scrapbooking, sewing

9. How long have you been with Spark?: One year

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: Very. It has helped me stay on track over the past year.

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: Every day

12.What I want in a buddy is: accountiblity, friendship, encouragement

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: I just have to keep on keeping on. It's just getting harder this year to do it.

14. Favourite book: Cry Unto Heaven by Anne Rice, romantic gothics (vampire books)

15: Favourite T.V.: All CSI's, Heroes, Criminal Minds, Fringe, Bones


Moon, WA
~the perfect picture of impatience
"Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate.
"To live longer, laugh often and lie about your age."

"Sometimes we need a gracious warning we have veered off the high road."


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LCHARVON's Photo LCHARVON Posts: 278
1/21/09 2:12 P

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1. First Name: LC
2. Exact Age: 49 (50 in Oct '09)

3. Marital Status:Married

4. What is your Gender: Female

5. Kids or No Kids?: 1 dd, age 14
6. Region, State, City: Sunny So Cal

7. What are your Goals:To be strong and healthy. I need to lose about 70 lbs, and be more active.

8. What are a few of your Hobbies:Knitting, my dogs, driving my kid all over creation. (Wait..is that a hobby?)

9. How long have you been with Spark?: A long time, but I 'reset' today!

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: Very

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: Each day unless on vacation

12.What I want in a buddy is: accountability and support for making good decisions.

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: Plan, plan and plan some more! Then execute, execute, execute!

14. Favourite book: anything by Pat Conroy or Rabbi Harold Kushner

15: Favourite T.V.: NCIS, ER, Last four episodes of Idol and Survivor!

"...it matters to this one..."

What good I do today is a gift to myself, and it's never too late to do good.


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WANTS2CRUISE's Photo WANTS2CRUISE SparkPoints: (18,684)
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1/20/09 5:05 P

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1. First Name: Vicky

2. Exact Age: 51

3. Marital Status:Married

4. What is your Gender: Female

5. Kids or No Kids?: No birth children, but I have stepchildren

6. Region, State, City: South, NC, Gastonia

7. What are your Goals:Original goal was to lose 100lbs, getting close to that and starting to think about the next 50. Want to be healthier, be able to move and walk better, wear smaller sizes, gain more self-confidence.

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: Reading, movies, TV, Spider Solitaire

9. How long have you been with Spark?: April 1, 2008

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: Very serious and motivated

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: At least once most days.

12.What I want in a buddy is: Someone who will push, motivate, and encourage me and not accept excuses from me. I will do the same for you.

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: Portion control, stepping up the exercise, getting more rest.

14. Favorite book: I love crime novels, favorite authors are James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, and Faye Kellerman. My very favorite book though is Time and Again by Jack Finney

15: Favourite T.V.: Survivor, American Idol, CSIs, Criminal Minds, Monk, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, House . . .

Have fun with this, hope we can all find a buddy, if not we will at least know more about each other




Count your blessings!
Vicky



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1/20/09 2:45 P

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1. First Name: Marcie

2. Exact Age: 51

3. Marital Status: taken

4. What is your Gender: femal

5. Kids or No Kids?: 2 adult daughters

6. Region, State, City: North East, RI, Tiverton

7. What are your Goals: get healthier, get off some of my meds., like excercise, fit in a airplane seat

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: playing on the computer, reading, craft projects

9. How long have you been with Spark?: over a year

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: devoted

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: just about everyday, some days more than once

12.What I want in a buddy is: someone to listen and cheer me on when I am having a hard time

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?:
Be more active and not to get discouraged
14. Favourite book:
The Power of Positive Thinking
15: Favourite T.V.: All the Law and Orders, CSI's, How to shows and medical shows

Have fun with this, hope we can all find a buddy, if not we will at least know more about each other





Positive thinking rules!


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ACLINE9527's Photo ACLINE9527 Posts: 2,641
1/20/09 1:01 P

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1. First Name: ANNA

2. Exact Age: 58

3. Marital Status: MARRIED FOR 30 YEARS NEXT MONTH

4. What is your Gender: FEMALE

5. Kids or No Kids?: 4 DAUGHTER'S AND 5 GRANDCHILDREN

6. Region, State, City: USA, WEST VIRGINIA, MOUNDSVILLE

7. What are your Goals: TO GET TO A HEALTHIER WEIGHT

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: CROSS-STITCHING AND I LOVE TO COLOR WITH THE GRAND KIDS

9. How long have you been with Spark?: 2007 I THINK

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: VERY MUCH SO, I AM HERE DAILY. I WILL SHINE IN 2009

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: EVERYDAY, SEVERAL TIMES A DAY

12.What I want in a buddy is: SOMEONE I CAN INTERACT WITH THROUGH EMAILS.

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: HAVE TO GET RID OF THE STINKING THINKING THAT THIS IS A DIET..IT IS NOT A DIET, THIS HAS TO BE A LIFE CHANGE FOREVER CHANGES NOT JUST TO LOSE THE WEIGHT, BUT TI KEEP IT OFF

14. Favourite book:ANY BOOK THAT IS UPLIFTING.

15: Favourite T.V.: THE BIGGEST LOSER, GRAY'S ALL THE CSI'S AND THE LAW AND ORDER SHOWS, WITHOUT A TRACE, CRIMMAL MINDS. BUT IF SHOWS ARE MISSED THAT FINE.



Edited by: ACLINE9527 at: 1/20/2009 (13:04)
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BKP4166's Photo BKP4166 Posts: 16,278
1/20/09 5:04 A

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Please copy and paste the questions below on your reply, or copy the questions and answer. Once you've posted your answers, then you can look at others posts and decide who you want to contact. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me! Best wishes!


1. First Name: Kathy

2. Exact Age: 68

3. Marital Status: Married (47 yrs.)

4. What is your Gender: Kathy

5. Kids or No Kids?: 3 sons, 1 daughter (bio)...
3 girls, 1 boy (adopted)...2 girls, 3 boys (foster)

6. Region, State, City: Pacific Northwest, Oregon, Hillsboro

7. What are your Goals: to lose 150 pounds total

8. What are a few of your Hobbies: sewing, reading, crosswords, Spark, computer games

9. How long have you been with Spark?: June 6, 2007

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: Determined

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: Everyday for several hours

12.What I want in a buddy is: A friend who will encourage and challenge me and will show that they care.

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?:
I will use my walker to walk and help me to strengthen my body and burn calories. Stick to the plan and get the weight and measurements to come down.

14. Favourite book: I like historic fiction

15: Favourite T.V.: I like all the CSI's, NCIS, Criminal Minds, Numbers, Bones, House......

Have fun with this, hope we can all find a buddy, if not we will at least know more about each other


I'll finish this tomorrow.

Edited by: BKP4166 at: 1/23/2009 (02:43)
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1/20/09 4:53 A

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Here's a blank one to copy:

Please copy and paste the questions below on your reply, or copy the questions and answer. Once you've posted your answers, then you can look at others posts and decide who you want to contact. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me! Best wishes!

1. First Name:

2. Exact Age:

3. Marital Status:

4. What is your Gender:

5. Kids or No Kids?:

6. Region, State, City:

7. What are your Goals:

8. What are a few of your Hobbies:

9. How long have you been with Spark?:

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?:

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?:

12.What I want in a buddy is:

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?:

14. Favourite book:

15: Favourite T.V.:

Have fun with this, hope we can all find a buddy, if not we will at least know more about each other







Kathy from Oregon

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It's foolish to ask God to direct your steps, if you aren't willing to move your feet.


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1/20/09 3:42 A

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Idea borrowed from another team

Please copy and paste the questions below on your reply, or copy the questions and answer. Once you've posted your answers, then you can look at others posts and decide who you want to contact. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me! Best wishes!

1. First Name: Susan

2. Exact Age: 55

3. Marital Status:Married

4. What is your Gender: Female

5. Kids or No Kids?: 2, grown-up sons, both married

6. Region, State, City: UK

7. What are your Goals:To lose 100lbs, at least 40lbs this year

8. What are a few of your Hobbies:Reading, knitting, sparking, walking(in summer)

9. How long have you been with Spark?: April 2008

10. How serious are you about using spark and reaching your goals?: Very

11. How often do you get on Sparkpeople.com?: Each day unless on vacation

12.What I want in a buddy is:Someone to motivate and help me with my goal. Also to become a friend, who is there for good and bad, and I will do the same

13. Having to lose 100 pounds or less, what do you think you can do to make this successful for you?: Track nutrition, water and fitness is essential to me

14. Favourite book:Hard to pick one, but like Dickens, and crime novels, plus Kate Morton is a newish author to watch

15: Favourite T.V.:CSIs, Criminal Minds, Bones,Fringe,Army Wives, Dr Who, Torchwood(you get the idea..square eyes..lol)

Have fun with this, hope we can all find a buddy, if not we will at least know more about each other




Sue from UK



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