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BELIEVE0724 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/8/12 4:15 P

Welcome to SparkPeople!

My name is Sarah and Iíve been a member of this site off and on for a few years, and I do love it. I was here a few years back and lost 20 pounds, then went away and stopped using the site and gained all that weight back.

I have tried other diets and found that what I truly love about SparkPeople is the community, I believe it really helps keep you on track. Utilize the community here, add friends, join teams and challenges and post to the message boards.

Best wishes on your journey!


5K Walks:
Trick or Treat Trot 5K: 10/31/2012:

Starting Weight: 148.2 - 09/23/2012
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BILL60 Posts: 533,616
10/8/12 3:28 P

Welcome to SP. I wish you the very best in your quest for a healthier you.

"Excellence is but for the few."
PHDCOW Posts: 13
10/8/12 2:39 P

Thanks everyone! I know myself and I know that I'll only keep maintaining this weight if I'm accountable. Support is so very important!

Take Shape for Life changed my life! I'm 105 pounds lighter and now paying it forward as a Health Coach.
0309COOKIE Posts: 8,436
10/8/12 10:47 A

Welcome aboard!


STEFFI1965 SparkPoints: (145)
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10/8/12 10:26 A

I just joined too, very encouraged by your big weight loss. I'm friending you and will check in. I just started last week and am just figuring out the sight. I know when I did WW it was more successful when I had buddies. Welcome!

KS_BELLYDANCER SparkPoints: (0)
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10/8/12 10:08 A


"Belly dance.. It's Cheaper than Therapy"

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PROUD-GRANDMA SparkPoints: (107,768)
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Posts: 4,231
10/8/12 9:26 A

Congrats! emoticon emoticon

Live each moment to its fullest!
LOSE4LIFE47 Posts: 69,265
10/8/12 9:17 A

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Peggy (Colorado)

Please check out the teams I am on: DO IT FOR LOVE! (co-leader), FLYbabies, HAVING FUN WHILE REACHING YOUR GOALS!! (Co-Leader), Isagenix users, & The SONflowers.

BIKECHIC1 SparkPoints: (0)
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Posts: 127
10/8/12 8:24 A

Welcome to SP, you've come to the right place, there's a lot of lovely friendly people on here for support and loads of information on the site too and someone will always have an answer to any questions you might have.

Good luck emoticon emoticon

Edited by: BIKECHIC1 at: 10/8/2012 (08:25)
PHDCOW Posts: 13
10/8/12 7:14 A

Hi everyone!

I just joined to help me track my weight, food, and fitness as I transition from weight loss to maintenance. I joined the Take Shape for Life system in the end of January, starting at 274 lbs. Around September 22nd, I hit my 100 pound weight loss goal! I've been obese my entire life and I'm never going back! To pay it forward and provide as much support as my health coach and TSFL gave me, I'm now a health coach as well.

Transitioning on Take Shape for Life is a multi-week approach where I eat fewer meal replacements and slowly add back healthy foods. So this is the perfect place for me.

I started running/walking in the spring and I finished my 1st 5K on September 30th. My pace was 14:33, but I did it! I'm already training for the Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning and I want to get down to 12 minutes or less.

I look forward to being a part of this community!

Take Shape for Life changed my life! I'm 105 pounds lighter and now paying it forward as a Health Coach.
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