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Nola Lost 50 Pounds with a Positive Attitude and a Smile

Nola has plenty of advice that helped her lose the weight and successfully transition into lifelong maintenance.
Posted 10/9/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 87 comments   21,990 views
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SparkSpotlight: Meg Marie (PEACELOVENYOGA)

Meg Marie dropped to under 300 pounds and credits her devotion to yoga and her family as her inspiration.
Posted 9/10/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 52 comments   8,468 views
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How Beth Lost 230+ Pounds and Reclaimed Her Life

Losing 230 pounds doesn’t just change how you look—it also changes how you think and feel. For 53-year-old Beth, the road hasn't always been easy, but it's certainly been worth it.
Posted 5/10/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 127 comments   70,623 views
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Spark Spotlight: Sandra (SILVERSPARROW04)

It's not easy waking up before sunrise to squeeze in a workout--but Sandra has discovered that the payoff is definitely worth it!
Posted 4/16/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 42 comments   9,227 views
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Spark Spotlight: Michelle (SHELLEYMCELROY6)

Michelle says the key is making exercise so much fun that you'll actually want to do it.
Posted 4/9/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 35 comments   9,900 views
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Spark Spotlight: Dawn (PENNYLANE15)

A big congrats to Dawn for reaching her 5-year anniversary of losing 100 pounds -- and keeping it off!!
Posted 4/2/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 53 comments   9,966 views
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Spark Spotlight: Monty (MIRAGE727)

Monty is proud of completing his first duathlon of the year!
Posted 3/26/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 35 comments   9,621 views
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Breaking Up With Sugar Helped Jon Lose 260 Pounds

After successfully losing 260 pounds, Jon wants to inspire others to believe that it's never too late to make a change.
Posted 9/25/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 162 comments   74,096 views
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One Member's Journey from 5Ks to the Boston Marathon

When Kevin (MOBYCARP) joined SparkPeople in 2011, he never dreamed he'd run a marathon. Six years later, he's completed several, including TWO Boston Marathons.
Posted 6/16/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 77 comments   20,888 views
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Spark Success Stories: Where Are They Now?

Success stories don't stop after the weight comes off. We checked in with four of our previous featured members to find out where they are now.
Posted 12/24/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 34 comments   37,040 views
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How Gail Lost 100 Pounds and Found Her Strength

"I had to reach the bottom to come up again, but now that I'm on top looking down, I'm grateful for this journey, for these lessons and for my strength to get here."
Posted 12/7/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 68 comments   121,441 views
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How One Runner Is Still Breaking Records at 99

Think you're too old to exercise? Orville Rogers says, "Nonsense." This 99-year-old is still running strong, and breaking records along the way.
Posted 11/3/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 50 comments   41,892 views
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How I Ditched My 'Fattitude,' Lost 200 Pounds and Found My Self-Worth

After 60+ years of riding the weight loss roller coaster, Carl was ready to get off the ride. With the help of SparkPeople, he lost 200 pounds and found his self-worth.
Posted 10/19/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 118 comments   94,742 views
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Surprising Lessons Learned at 'Fat Camp'

Joe Panarella weighed more than 400 pounds when his friends and family forced him to go to fat camp. He was in for a few surprises.
Posted 7/6/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 69 comments   81,794 views
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Lessons From a Trainer Who Put on 50 Pounds to Help Others Lose Weight

Personal trainer Seth Kaufmann packed on 50 pounds -- on purpose -- so he could lose it along with his client. Here's his inspiring story.
Posted 6/21/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 48 comments   72,296 views
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