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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 : 137 comments   43,096 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 : 72 comments   16,331 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 : 26 comments   26,766 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 : 45 comments   93,644 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 : 39 comments   35,247 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 : 97 comments   81,846 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 : 38 comments   63,950 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 : 37 comments   63,018 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 : 72 comments   208,866 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   42,104 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 : 56 comments   81,437 views
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How Marla Lost 100 Pounds & Found the True Meaning of 'Healthy'

Find out how Marla lost 100 pounds by using SparkPeople and sticking to a plant-based diet!
Posted 4/28/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 60 comments   135,654 views
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Half the Woman: SparkPeople Member Celebrates 174-Pound Weight Loss

Find out how a single mother lost more than half her body weight and sparked her family to adopt healthier lifestyles!
Posted 4/14/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 121 comments   129,578 views
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Streaking Her Way to Success 2,000 Days in a Row

Pat used SparkStreaks as a source of motivation to become more successful with her goals. Find out how!
Posted 2/4/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 78 comments   36,293 views
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Fear of Heart Transplant Leads to Beth's 200 Pound Weight Loss*

Serious medical issues forced Beth to make tough decisions about her health. Find out how she took control and lost an amazing 200 pounds.
Posted 1/15/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 46 comments   54,730 views
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* Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.