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Thursday, December 05, 2013

I saw this blurb on a local TV station's Facebook page and had to click on the link. "It has taken one year and three months, but she has shed 110 pounds and is set to be sworn in on Dec. 12. Good for her!"

There were a couple of photos (probably before and after) but I wanted to read this story anyway. The woman featured in the short article could be a walking billboard for Sparkpeople, but she didn't use SP.

The final line of the article is what I experience, and what so many more of us experience on this site each day we're here. She didn't use SparkPeople, but she did learn what's most important in anyone's weight loss journey: being among those who understand, care and support you.

My hat's off to her, and all of us who choose the hard, but so worth it, way of losing weight with determination and a goal in mind.

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  • CHUBBY_MOM
    I read the article. How inspiring! I hope this young woman truly does take the uniform and run as far as she possibly can. It seems that with the determination she has she could do whatever she sets her mind to!
    Thank you for sharing the article with us!
    1661 days ago
  • SAPHRAEL
    Beautiful!

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    1661 days ago
  • STEPBYSTEP1955
    emoticon for sharing. A very inspiring story. Goes to show what determination and having the support of others can do ... lead to SUCCESS!
    1661 days ago
  • NHES220
    Inspiring story - thanks for sharing. She picked a goal and ran with it!
    1661 days ago
  • CATHYSFITLIFE
    emoticon emoticon for sharing with us. Support, whether you are receiving or giving is probably one of the most important things when trying to lose weight.

    1662 days ago
  • JAKENELL
    How inspiring! Thank you for sharing that.
    Support is the key for many of us.
    Sheila
    1662 days ago
  • BIGPAWSUP
    Support is so important!
    1662 days ago
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