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Spark Spotlight: Lori (LORI_LIFTS)

This week, Lori created a vision board to help keep her motivated along her journey.
Posted 3/5/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 29 comments   4,786 views
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Spark Spotlight: Celia (LAWLI56)

This week, Celia was excited to donate a bag of clothes that are now too big for her!
Posted 2/26/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 21 comments   4,334 views
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Spark Class of 2008 Celebrates 10 Years!

The Spark class of 2008 is proud to celebrate 10 years of working toward living a healthier, happier life!
Posted 2/23/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 46 comments   5,077 views
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How Matthew Is Beating Depression With Healthy Living & Weight Loss

After years of depression and binge-eating, Matthew is 80 pounds lighter in weight, and immeasurably lighter in his outlook on life.
Posted 1/12/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 49 comments   14,527 views
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How Lynn Lost 101 Pounds and Gained a Spark Family

After years of battling depression and weight gain, Lynn found a light at the end of what seemed like a very dark tunnel. 100+ pounds later, she has a whole new lease on life.
Posted 11/16/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 102 comments   24,039 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 : 148 comments   47,899 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 : 73 comments   18,091 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 : 29 comments   29,311 views
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Fighting Diabetes with Fitness: 5 Members' Stories

Diabetes doesn't have to be a life sentence. With a nutritious diet, regular exercise and motivational tools here at SparkPeople, these five members have reclaimed their health.
Posted 11/10/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 12 comments   31,509 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 : 45 comments   37,118 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 : 101 comments   85,056 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 : 44 comments   66,426 views
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''I lost more than 90 pounds—and found myself.''

Get inspired by Amberlynn's story of breaking her food addiction, losing more than 90 pounds and learning to love herself.
Posted 6/14/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 82 comments   212,791 views
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This Celebrity Trainer’s Fitness Secrets Could Change Your Life

One of the world's most successful celebrity trainers shares his story of transformation and strength, along with his exercise and nutrition tips.
Posted 6/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 19 comments   43,791 views
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'I'm Winning the Battle Against Depression & Obesity, One Day at a Time.'

Find out how Tammy is overcoming obesity and depression with healthy eating, regular exercise and the support of SparkPeople.
Posted 5/12/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 65 comments   84,553 views
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