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Call in and Listen to SparkGuy and Members on Hay House Radio Nov. 16

Tuesday, November 03, 2009



Mark your calendars! Tune in to hear Chris “SparkGuy” Downie, CEO and founder of SparkPeople, plus three amazing members on Hay House Radio (www.HayHouseRadio.com) on Monday, November 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

On the show, Chris will share details about his forthcoming book The Spark! And you'll hear from three special members who are featured in the book: Flossie (FLORENCEOSI), Leah (SPRING4FAL) and Vivian (BEMORESTUBBORN).

We're also asking our members to call in to the show for an opportunity to ask SparkGuy questions about the book. TEN lucky callers will each win an autographed copy of The Spark! Dial 866-254-1579 (toll free in the U.S. or Canada). Callers outside the U.S. can dial the country code and then 760-918-4300.

Mark your calendars for this opportunity to learn more about the book that distills the breakthrough formula that has helped millions of frustrated dieters lose weight, transform their lives and reach a level of health, happiness and achievement they never thought possible!

We hope you will tune in to hear Chris and these motivational members and call in with your questions! Just go to www.HayHouseRadio.com next Monday, Nov. 16 to listen to the show!

  
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JEWITCH 11/28/2009 2:32PM

    missed this but was able to catch it later. It was great. Thanks!

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PHOENIXNICKI 11/28/2009 9:52AM

    If you missed, and you are a member of hayhouse you can listen to the archive. I actually found SP because of this show! I love hayhouse and listen to many (not all) of the people on the show. Thank you Hayhouse for letting me find Sparkpeople! emoticon

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CHIBIKARATE 11/28/2009 12:43AM

    very cool for spark will be listening

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NICOLEBA47 11/17/2009 9:44AM

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THESPARKNHISEYE 11/17/2009 8:30AM

    Here are the dates and times that the show will air again.
Hayhouseradio.com


November 20, 2009, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST: The Spark: The Secret Formula for Losing Weight and Getting Fit with Chris Downie
Chris Downie, author of The Spark: The Secret Formula for Losing Weight and Getting Fit, introduces his common sense nutrition and fitness program that has helped millions of people across the country. Chris explains his innovative approach to getting fit and transforming your life.


November 21, 2009, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST: The Spark: The Secret Formula for Losing Weight and Getting Fit with Chris Downie
Chris Downie, author of The Spark: The Secret Formula for Losing Weight and Getting Fit, introduces his common sense nutrition and fitness program that has helped millions of people across the country. Chris explains his innovative approach to getting fit and transforming your life.


November 22, 2009, 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm PST: The Spark: The Secret Formula for Losing Weight and Getting Fit with Chris Downie
Chris Downie, author of The Spark: The Secret Formula for Losing Weight and Getting Fit, introduces his common sense nutrition and fitness program that has helped millions of people across the country. Chris explains his innovative approach to getting fit and transforming your life.




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DAYHIKER 11/17/2009 6:13AM

    I got to listen and it was a very good program!! It did go by quickly!

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CARLARCO 11/16/2009 7:07PM

  I missed it to.

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WALNUT5612 11/16/2009 5:41PM

    Hopefully the show can be taped as a video blog for those of us who have to work!

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DHOLLOWAY60 11/16/2009 5:27PM

    I forgot it was on.
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KMJHANSON 11/16/2009 4:10PM

    I missed it! Will it be archived?

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SPARKGUY 11/16/2009 4:00PM

    Thanks for listening everyone, I appreciate it! And thanks to all the members who called in - sorry we weren't able to take all the calls. An hour on the radio goes by quickly.

SparkCheers!
>Chris (SparkGuy)

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SHAMROCKY2K 11/16/2009 2:28PM

    Listening now and it's great to HEAR the stories of our fellow Spark People.

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JASI27 11/16/2009 1:54PM

    Glad I found this when I did otherwize I would have missed it!

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HUNIBABIDOLL 11/16/2009 1:54PM

    Great idea!

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COACHLASHAWNB 11/16/2009 1:10PM

    Hope it is broadcast again--I won't be able to tune in. :(

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JIBBIE49 11/16/2009 12:58PM

    I hope SPARKGUY gets interviewed on some talk shows and that he can actually talk about the web site. I've been so disappointed when they have interviewed Spark members on shows like "ELLEN" or the "TODAY SHOW" and they just barely mention SparkPeople.

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KITTIKATKITTY 11/16/2009 12:51PM

    I will try to listen today too!

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RED_JEEP_LADY 11/16/2009 12:44PM

    Gotta work..sorry

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RSGAVIN 11/16/2009 12:43PM

    Will this be archived so that we can listen to it later? Darn meetings.....

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MAE23321 11/16/2009 12:40PM

    i will try to listen

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PETERTAWFIK 11/16/2009 12:35PM

    i will call hopefuly i can reach him

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COOPIE1212 11/16/2009 12:29PM

  I am going to listen

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EMACFAR 11/16/2009 12:23PM

    That's a cool idea!

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GRAMMAP1 11/16/2009 12:23PM

    Can there be a rebroadcast for many that are unavailable at that time? I will be teaching a Class?

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AIRL88 11/16/2009 12:15PM

    Im going to listen! emoticon

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BRONZEMALIBU 11/16/2009 11:39AM

    I'm at work, but I hope I can listen to it

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LRIVERA51670 11/16/2009 11:23AM

    IM GOING TO LISTEN TO IT TODAY

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CONNEALS 11/16/2009 10:51AM

    I'm going to try to listen...hopefully my client lunch will be over!

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SHB0153 11/16/2009 10:39AM

    Will listen. Need a reminder

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KRZYKAT3 11/16/2009 10:36AM

    Hope you have lots of listeners. I am working so I won't be able to join you!

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ANMISU 11/16/2009 10:30AM

    I would love to listen in but will be at work so I won't be able to. Hopefully someone posts a thread to give those of us who miss it a synopsis of what was said!

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KRIOPEL 11/16/2009 10:25AM

    I wish I could listen. I'm unable to at work. :(

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LITTLEFARMMOMMA 11/16/2009 10:22AM

    I wish I could, but I have to work. emoticon

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SLAYINGDRAGONS 11/16/2009 10:15AM

    I´ll be listening! emoticon

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TANNERSMOM7 11/16/2009 10:09AM

    Am home with the pneumonia. If I'm not zonked out at that time, I'll call in.

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MISTYPAWS 11/16/2009 9:45AM

    I'll be listening in.
Looking forward to it.


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HEALTHYGURL2 11/16/2009 9:40AM

    Will try to make it.

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TINKSILVER 11/16/2009 9:32AM

    I hope I can tune in!! This should be fun! emoticon

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MAMATO2BOYZ 11/16/2009 9:24AM

  Cool

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MRSLEENY 11/16/2009 9:00AM

    Looking forward to it!! emoticon

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LIVINWELL 11/16/2009 8:59AM

    I am planning to listen in.

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ANGELCOL6 11/16/2009 8:53AM

  Will try to listen

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JALENMAC 11/16/2009 8:49AM

    emoticonLooking forward to it!

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POLYANASUNSHINE 11/16/2009 8:48AM

    I will try to listen.

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PALMPAM 11/16/2009 8:39AM

  I will listen.

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MRSMELVIN1 11/16/2009 8:34AM

    Looking forward to it!!!

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JEWITCH 11/16/2009 8:31AM

    I can't wait. emoticon

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MISSOURI_RAIN 11/16/2009 8:30AM

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EGGBASKET1 11/16/2009 8:24AM

    CAN'T WAIT !!!!

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EGGBASKET1 11/16/2009 8:24AM

    CAN'T WAIT !!!!

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You Have a Few Extra Days to Enter the SparkRecipes Un-Chained Recipe Contest

Wednesday, October 28, 2009



Last week, we unveiled the first-ever SparkRecipes contest: The SparkRecipes Un-Chained Recipe Contest.



The contest is easy: Pick a favorite unhealthy food from a chain restaurant (fast food or casual dining), and make it over, using healthy ingredients.

We've already received plenty of great entries, so you can start making and voting on your favorites now.

Still haven't made up your mind? You've got plenty of time left. We've extended the deadline to enter!

You have until midnight on Nov. 2 to enter.

And what will you win?

If you're one of the 10 semifinalists, you'll get $25 to spend on SparkPeople merchandise in the SparkPeoplestore.

Two lucky winners (one each in fast food and casual dining) will get a Vita-Mix 5200 blender, worth $450.

Vita-Mix blenders are amazing. We have one in the SparkPeople office. This blender crushes ice, frozen fruit and pretty much anything else you throw in it! Trust me when I say you want to win this blender.

Click here to see the official rules and terms for the contest.

Don't miss your chance to enter. Below is the timeline for the contest!
Monday, Nov. 2: deadline to enter recipes
Nov. 2-7: SparkPeople chooses the top 10 recipes.
Nov. 9-13: SparkPeople's taste panel will test the top 10 recipes.
Nov. 2-13: Members will vote on their favorite recipes.
Friday, Nov. 20: Winners will be announced on dailySpark and the SparkRecipes homepage!

So why haven't you entered? Get out there and get cooking! Are you going to enter the contest? Have questions? Ask them in the comments below. I'll be happy to answer them!

  
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KIMHALLMARK 11/5/2009 2:12PM

    this is about the talk on 11-16-09 on "HAY HOUSE RADIO" what is Hay House Radio and where can I find it? I've never ever even heard of it before now.

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BECKACOURET 11/2/2009 9:53PM

  great idea!

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KIN59VARA 11/2/2009 5:50AM

    I can't wait until the recipes are available!

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LIVINGSPRING 11/1/2009 2:07PM

    Great idea for a contest!

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MAROO358 11/1/2009 12:05PM

    Sounds like a great idea! Wish I had something to contribute, but I love reading the present entries. Can't wait to make some of these for me and my husband (kids off at college). emoticon

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CATHY6045 10/31/2009 7:52PM

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CLAYLADY001 10/31/2009 6:21PM

  I love the idea of this contest but the only recipe I can come up with in a hurry is not from a restaurant but from my own idea.Actually I love mexican food so I adapted this recipe from my own needs.Don't know how to enter this one so maybe there will be another contest that I can enter. emoticon

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FUNNYGRANNY71 10/31/2009 3:03PM

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HUNIBABIDOLL 10/31/2009 8:57AM

    What a great idea!

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STARTSPARKING 10/31/2009 3:48AM

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NICOLEBA47 10/30/2009 8:15PM

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GLORYB2014 10/30/2009 4:17PM

    I don't have a recipe makeover to enter but those who have already entered sure look yummy! emoticon

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TWOPAWS1 10/30/2009 11:40AM

    cool

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SHERI1969 10/30/2009 11:07AM

    It's a great idea but I think I've come in a bit late. I hope you have another one like this though. It would be a good challenge to see how we, regular people, can make dining out food taste just as good but with fewer calories! Great idea!

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MNGIRL1920 10/30/2009 10:54AM

    emoticon I wish I could convert pizza. Sounds like a fun contest and I already like the entries.

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BOOBOOKITTEN 10/30/2009 9:38AM

    Well. I'm not contributing because I am a vegetarian and I really don't go to a lot of chain restaurants because of that. I have a lot of great recipes I've made up myself, but most chaing restaurants I don;t even know what they serve.

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BABUHROW 10/30/2009 8:28AM

    Cool contest...

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GIVEUP30 10/30/2009 3:46AM

    I love to see the recipes everyone is posting...I never win so don't think I'll enter. I just bake a splenda brownie homemade today...haven't tasted it yet...shame on me...but it I like it and I can find my way back here I can enter it...ok emoticon

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LIVINHEALTHY9 10/29/2009 9:47PM

    This is a great contest. Not sure I will be able to contribute but I can't wait to see what others come up with.

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DIANE7786 10/29/2009 7:48PM

    I've been on vacation so thanks for extending the deadline. I love making restaurant food healthy so I'll enter the contest.

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TSUNAMI-DUDE 10/29/2009 5:41PM

    Wow - SP has some amazing prizes!

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COLLEGEGIRL909 10/29/2009 3:58PM

    well try i love too cook and all but sick with a little cold mix flu..... but i think i can find mny persoanl receipe book and write one of my many yummy recepies

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VPOLESKI 10/29/2009 8:58AM

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BELLABELLA120 10/29/2009 7:31AM

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ALANOFLINY 10/28/2009 10:27PM

    Not going to enter the contest - no time to cook these days (or, actually, come up with any new and exciting recipes). But I am looking forward to seeing what recipes are entered, and what/who wins.

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LOVEPAINTING 10/28/2009 9:10PM

    Wish I liked to cook - but I do like to eat! Looking forward to the recipe and the chosen winner.

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SPARKYCARLEY 10/28/2009 7:45PM

    It's gonna be so exciting to see the recipe that wins!

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PENNYROYALTY 10/28/2009 7:24PM

    i'm *SO* excited about this contest!! If someone can make me a ripoff big mac with fewer calories. . . i will love them FOREVER!@!

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ADA24605 10/28/2009 7:13PM

    can not wait

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ADA24605 10/28/2009 7:13PM

    can not wait

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COUSINCAROL 10/28/2009 7:13PM

    Sounds like a lot of fun. Thanks.

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JBDIAS 10/28/2009 6:37PM

    Thanks but I don't think this gives us enough time. But will try.

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MISS_BETH12 10/28/2009 6:31PM

    I love, love, LOVE this idea/contest, but I don't feel it's enough time. If the deadline were say, November 15th, that would give me time to A.) Pick out a food item/dish and B.) Experiment with it until I found the right ingredients/combination. But I think that less than a week isn't enough time.

Great idea Sparkpeople! You guys rock!

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TAZ675 10/28/2009 6:18PM

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SOULCOLLAGESUE 10/28/2009 5:40PM

    Missed the contest earlier. Thank you!

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COLEMANSR 10/28/2009 4:29PM

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MARTY19 10/28/2009 4:12PM

    Thanks

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WANNABTHIN53 10/28/2009 3:21PM

    Sounds great.

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KLS777 10/28/2009 3:18PM

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CALIDREAMER76 10/28/2009 2:46PM

    I have one "make-over" in my spark recipes already - could I enter that - or do I have to come up with something different?

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New Search Enhancement on Cardio Fitness Tracker

Monday, October 26, 2009



Hi everyone-

Last week we made a small enhancement to the Fitness Tracker. Next time you are doing a search when adding a cardio exercise, some suggestions will pop up above the search box based on what you type. Here's a screen shot of how that looks.



This should help you save time when searching for and tracking your cardio activities.

We hope you enjoy this enhancement!

  
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BYRDSTAR 11/28/2009 6:35PM

    Another helpful enhancement to an already fabulous site! Thanks.

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MACKANDME 11/18/2009 8:09PM

    Always making perfection more perfect! Thanks!

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HAPPYMOM8 11/15/2009 11:21PM

    Thank you so much!

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BUSYMOM206 11/6/2009 10:47AM

    looks good to me!

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SOPHIE81650 11/6/2009 7:42AM

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RUNSTOHARMONY 11/5/2009 6:05PM

    I second MINNA72


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LITTLEBILLY1 11/5/2009 4:46PM

  Great - thanks much.

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HOTTCOUTURE 11/5/2009 4:32PM

    Great!!!



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MINNA72 11/5/2009 2:17PM

    I like how you continually improve on this already awesome site!

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CRANKY4 11/5/2009 1:36PM

  I would like to see more detailed activities in gardening and housework categories. I would also like to see pole walking added. The president's challenge had a lot of detail in their activity site.

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CRANKY4 11/5/2009 1:36PM

  I would like to see more detailed activities in gardening and housework categories. I would also like to see pole walking added. The president's challenge had a lot of detail in their activity site.

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NANHBH 11/5/2009 11:47AM

    Good to know!

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KKLOUDA 11/5/2009 11:08AM

    It would be really nice if I could copy a workout from one day to another, like we can copy a meal. For example, for 6-8 weeks I do the same strength training workout on Monday and Friday. emoticon

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GLOBALKEEWEE 11/5/2009 10:55AM

    This is very helpful. Please continue to improve how we navigate through fitness and nutrition - saving loading time and 'clicks' reduces the barriers just that little bit more to keep people like me motivated and tracking!

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MARCYSPIEKER 11/5/2009 10:53AM

  All improvements are appreciated!

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PHOXYM 11/5/2009 10:48AM

    Love it!!!! Gives me more time to get out and play and not spend too much time imputing!!!

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CMSUNNYMONEY 11/4/2009 8:30AM

  Thanks for all the improvements!!

Sunny

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COOPIE1212 11/1/2009 8:24PM

  Like it!!

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IRENEHARPS 11/1/2009 6:01PM

    This site continues to be amazing!!!!!


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GRAMMA123 11/1/2009 1:23PM

    Little late on reading this--good change.

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ADRY_SVRAKA 10/31/2009 11:57AM

    Hi,

I love how this web site is always improving, it is amazing how much information and great things we can find!

Thanks so much for everything,
Adry

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IZZYBEBOP 10/31/2009 9:33AM

    How about adding a way to SHARE personal fitness entries, cardio and strength, like you can on the Nutrition tracker? I have a Total Gym, and belong to the team, and would be more than willing to add in all the exercises, but I'd also like to able to share these with others.

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FITWITHIN 10/31/2009 9:05AM

    I noticed the new addition to the fitness tracker. Great job! emoticon

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MRSLEENY 10/31/2009 7:01AM

    Thanks for all the great improvements!!!!! emoticon

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MRSLEENY 10/31/2009 7:00AM

    Thanks for all the great improvements!!!!! emoticon

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PACIVAS 10/31/2009 3:39AM

    Thank you very much...keep on doing a terrific job.

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SMLUM22 10/30/2009 11:42AM

  Very cool!

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KNITTABLES 10/29/2009 11:31PM

    Thanks for the improvements.

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NOMORELIMITS 10/29/2009 3:56PM

    thanks!!!

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SARGKM62 10/29/2009 3:12PM

  this is great! Really improving~~ Thankss

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REILLYGIRRRL 10/29/2009 7:09AM

  Love the changes....thanks!

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VIVRE5 10/29/2009 3:13AM

    thanks so much for always trying to help us, in little ways as well as large :)

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TRABOLD8567 10/28/2009 10:39PM

  Thanks for the continual improvements!!

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LYSADELL 10/28/2009 3:44PM

    This is great! Thanks. emoticon

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AGINGDAISIES 10/28/2009 11:50AM

    Thank You!

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VALERIENEAL 10/28/2009 9:41AM

    Cool!! I do have a suggestion for the SP Team..... Is there anyway we could get a calendar for the Teams? I am on the Quick Fire Team and love it, but it would be so much easier for members, AND the leaders too, to be able to just click on the calendar and see what that day's challenge is. It would be a big time saver for leaders, just post the exercises once a month and the team could check the calender ahead of time if we are going to be away for the computer for a time and still do our challenges.....

Thanks!!!

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KKLENNERT809 10/28/2009 9:40AM

    Always looking to improve, I like that. Thanks

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KURVMOM 10/28/2009 8:28AM

  You just keep getting better.. thanks for everything and the new things too!

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RGBINK 10/28/2009 6:33AM

  Thanks for always looking to improve!

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TSUNAMI-DUDE 10/28/2009 12:22AM

    Awesome! You guys are always coming up with going from good to great!
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VICIOUS421 10/28/2009 12:02AM

    Great new feature!

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KERLYNP 10/27/2009 10:41PM

  thanks for the change and informing of the same.one day i will be able to find the same place twice. I am not going to beat myself up about it though. I am just going to continue with program and enter whatever I can find the sight to enter it at. No worries I am in a soooo much better place on computer than before my sister told me about SPARK PEOPLE thanks to her and thanks to all of you.

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LIVINHEALTHY9 10/27/2009 10:20PM

    Cool! Thanks!

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SBOYER1949 10/27/2009 7:22PM

    its all good

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SANDJMOM 10/27/2009 6:44PM

    It's a great idea - but I would love to see more choices for the treadmill. I don't always put the incline to 5% and that's the minimum incline that you have. It would be nice to be able to put in your own speed and incline and have it figure it it out for you! Thanks!

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STACYR31 10/27/2009 5:09PM

    Great idea. Thanks!

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MELISSA1893 10/27/2009 2:05PM

    awesome!! Thanks!

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TRAVELNISTA 10/27/2009 2:03PM

    Always love the improvements and appreciate them.

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JASONGRIZ 10/27/2009 1:47PM

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DOINFINE 10/27/2009 12:22PM

    How do I calculate calories burned for strength training in the free weight room?
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Over 50 More Exercise Demos, Including Medicine Ball and Foam Roller Ideas

Wednesday, October 21, 2009



Hi everyone!

We wanted to let you know that we've added more than 50 new demos to our expansive exercise library! Most of these feature a classic medicine ball and the newly popular foam roller. For those of you who don't know how to use these pieces of equipment, these demos will give you plenty of ideas for home or the gym!

We hope you like what you see—including more demos of our new male "model," Tim, a long-time SparkPeople employee!

To easily browse through all of the medicine ball exercises, click here for a list. To see all foam roller exercises, click here. You can also conduct a search on the site for "medicine ball exercise" for example to find all exercises for that particular piece of equipment.

We've also added a few new fitness videos to the site, three of which go into more detail about using a foam roller and two about using yoga props. Go to the fitness video section and see "what's new" at the top to view these videos.

Coming soon, our experts are going to create full workouts using these new exercise demos. We hope you enjoy these new workout resources!

  
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JIBBIE49 8/2/2014 12:38AM

    I love balance pods and using a Body Bar.

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HELOVESUS 3/23/2014 3:45PM

    yes!!thankyou
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EMACFAR 11/16/2009 12:23PM

    Wow thats awesome, thanks!

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CATHYPT 11/15/2009 7:28AM

    Thank-you so much, as a health professional I can see that the exercises are scientifically based and up to date. Maybe some one can do an article on Mckenzie extension exercises for people with back pain - if you want me to I will be glad to contribute. This website has been so helpful to me!

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CHRIS3215 11/6/2009 10:48AM

    Thanks... But what about the Bowflex treadclimber .. I have to use the treadmill & at longer use to record what I'm doing on it.Thanks..;-)

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MODUPSIE 11/6/2009 1:32AM

    I have found your website to be God sent and I know I will get there with the full wealth of resources I have at my disposal. I AM JUST SO GLAD THAT THE SITE IS FREE!!!

God bless your good works!!!

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JANTWO 11/6/2009 1:17AM

    Great videos!!!! Thank you!!!!

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MRSPFCSMITH 11/5/2009 5:59PM

  The videos are great. I love Coach Nicole. She explains everything so well. I also love how she constantly stresses to take it at your own pace. I bought a stability ball about a week ago and I am so sore from using all sorts of different workouts - thanks SP! emoticon

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MEOWSER2 11/5/2009 4:32PM

  how is it that I still cannot view the videos??

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1LMJORDAN 11/5/2009 11:29AM

    thank you for all the different exercises you have made available. There are a lot of them I can actually do. emoticon

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DHSPARK 11/5/2009 9:57AM

    A...one, A...two

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    YEAH!

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LEE907 11/3/2009 7:36PM

    Thanks for taking the time to add these exercises. I purchased the air balance board from SP, which was given to me as a gift from one of my team leaders. I love using it for so many different exercises. Right after I received it, you posted exercises /w/ it. How great was this for me & fortunate. Since then I purchased "Balance Pods" from Amazon. I am having a good time /w/ these. I found some exercises /w/pods from Self magazine videos.

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4MYBODYNSOUL 11/1/2009 6:55AM

  Thank you, this is the best site I have ever found. The demos are perfect. The corrct form is crucial to success.

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    I'M TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW ALL THE SPARK PAGE WOKD THERE IS SO MUCH THIS IS THE BEST IMFORMATION DIET SIGHT I HAVE EVER FOUND BUT SO MUCH AND SO CONFUSING TO LEARN HOW TO BLOG AND EVERYTHING....GIVEUP30 emoticon

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CZARINA_TV 10/27/2009 4:53PM

    Thank you so much for the foam roller exercises! I'd seen people do those before, but I had no idea why. I've been sore on the underside of my legs from doing high kicks and a lot of jumps during my dance performance on Saturday. I saw one of Coach Nicole's demos on the side of the page Monday and after work I went out and bought a foam roller. It's heaven! I'm still sore, but at least I can do something about it now and roll all of those knots out of me.

Thank you so much!

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TINY67 10/27/2009 10:47AM

    Thanks

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DONNA_W 10/27/2009 1:02AM

    I love these exercise demos!!!!

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NEVERNAKED 10/26/2009 2:21PM

    excellent! you're doing great Tim!

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PWARNP 10/26/2009 12:31PM

    Thanks so much for your generosity! I am so grateful to taking advantage of your gift!

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PAINTS5555 10/25/2009 9:51PM

    Great!

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DANIELLECOTE 10/25/2009 10:46AM

    Thanks!

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    I love SP! emoticon

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JBDIAS 10/24/2009 3:36PM

    Thank You!

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FOX2566 10/24/2009 3:16PM

  This web site amazes me! When people ask me to describe it, I just say you really have to check it out for yourself-because of the variety. So far I have seen excellent quality of info, also. Thank you! emoticon

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IRENEAZ 10/24/2009 12:15PM

    thanks, love the enormous variety selections.

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MZHELAINEOUS 10/24/2009 2:25AM

    This will be a great help! Thanks so much!!

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TRABOLD8567 10/23/2009 8:59PM

  Thanks. I really like your videos. Good info, GREAT delivery, clear and concise emoticon

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GYMRAT41 10/23/2009 6:26PM

  Great, I like all of these things you are adding. Thanks.

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KSTALLFORT 10/23/2009 6:23PM

    I've been thinking of buying a medicine ball, but had put it off. Now that all of these new exercises are posted, I think I'll get one this weekend.

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CHRISTINAH1983 10/23/2009 12:57PM

  Great I love the fitness videos! They are the perfect length for people like me who get easily bored.

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SPARKLING101 10/23/2009 10:20AM

    I need both of those to add to my small collection of goodies........

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    Thank you!

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    What a great website; I am an addict of it now!!!
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    I have found a new love for the medicine ball!! Thanks! emoticon

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    Just what I needed. Thanks!

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    Great - you just keep getting better!!!

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    Very cool!!!!!!!! Thanks a lot!!!

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    A great big emoticon for this site.

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New Fruit and Flower Gifts Available in the SparkPeople Store

Monday, October 19, 2009



First off, we want to thank everyone who has visited and supported the SparkPeople Store. We are working hard at developing and sourcing quality products for your healthy lifestyle for reasonable prices. The store has been a great success thanks to member support!

We have received a lot of positive feedback from our store patrons—and some great suggestions. Many members said they would love to purchase gifts for others, such as fruit and flower bouquets, from the store. We are happy to announce that we have partnered with ProFlowers to test several products in our store! When you visit our store, then click the link to place an order from ProFlowers, you'll automatically receive 10% off on your ProFlowers purchase AND SparkPeople will earn revenue from your order, too.

You'll find all ProFlowers products (which include flowers that start at $19.99 and an organic fruit basket, too) in the SparkPeople Store under the heading "SparkGifts."

That page will redirect you to the ProFlowers website where you will complete your transaction.

We hope that you will take advantage of this special ProFlowers offer while it lasts. Next time you need to send a gift to a friend or loved one, be sure to visit the ProFlowers section of the SparkPeople Store to receive your 10% discount AND support SparkPeople at the same time!

Thanks!

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BABSONHOLD 12/1/2009 3:55PM

  Nicole ....You are the best !!!

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ZENA_MARIA 12/1/2009 8:18AM

    I was hoping that you could offer journals on the site as well.

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ZENA_MARIA 12/1/2009 8:15AM

    That's great!!!

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EWEINHISPASTURE 11/28/2009 11:38PM

    Thanks

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MASE72 11/28/2009 12:29PM

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DSCHONDOG 11/5/2009 9:19PM

    I always use ProFlowers when I need live gifts. Now I can support SparkPeople, too. This is GREAT! I want anyone who has never used ProFlowers to know that this is a business that delivers quality products efficiently and cost competitively.

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KIN59VARA 11/2/2009 5:51AM

    Thanks

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REILLYGIRRRL 10/29/2009 7:10AM

  Great idea...thanks.

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PORKYPIGGY1 10/27/2009 6:14AM

  as i live in uk i'm finding this very american

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LEE907 10/26/2009 11:47PM

    Great idea, thanks.

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VIAFREE 10/26/2009 7:14PM

    Wonderful addition! Thanks

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NEVERNAKED 10/26/2009 2:20PM

    awesome! thank you!

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GABAY29 10/26/2009 7:05AM

  Very cool!!! Thank you

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IT-IS-WHATITIS 10/26/2009 3:17AM

    Great addition to the Sparkpeople Store! I will definitely be using it next time I need to send flowers! Beautiful flowers and very reasonable prices! THANKS! 4-ever Sparked!

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TRABOLD8567 10/26/2009 12:22AM

  Thanks for the info emoticon

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GOPPINGEN 10/25/2009 11:54PM

  sounds like a good way to get flowers.


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CVGURL125 10/24/2009 3:01PM

    Proflowers always arrive fresh...great post.

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PORKYPIGGY1 10/24/2009 3:28AM

  can't believe i've only found this blog today, i'm still leaarning emoticon

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SRNEUBIE 10/23/2009 1:50PM

    emoticon I like it! I'm going to check it out right now! emoticon

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DORSKI 10/23/2009 10:16AM

    Thanks what a great way to send flowers to family and friends.

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MYCHILDREN4 10/22/2009 9:59PM

    Thanks for the information, the flowers are beautiful.

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FOX2566 10/22/2009 1:57PM

  Hurray! What a great idea! emoticon

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MRSJARI 10/21/2009 11:18PM

    Thank you! I love flowers! emoticon

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NO_SNOW_BODY 10/21/2009 6:31PM

    what an awesome addition

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RD03875 10/21/2009 6:00PM

    Comment in the wrong place

Comment edited on: 10/21/2009 6:01:07 PM

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KBEERY 10/21/2009 1:15PM

    Thank you so much for being so dedicated to all of us sparkpeople! emoticon

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CYNTHIATOY3 10/21/2009 10:09AM

    Thanks for the information

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CYNTHIATOY3 10/21/2009 10:09AM

    Thanks for the information

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FALCONMB 10/21/2009 1:16AM

    I especially like the part where SP benefits.

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GEOFROG 10/20/2009 10:33PM

    This is so cool. I have the lunch bag, t-shirt, stress ball, and a few other things thanks to my boyfriend, Dan7221954!!! Way to go, SparkPeople!!! emoticon

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NICOLEBA47 10/20/2009 7:57PM

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SHERREMAC 10/20/2009 6:25PM

    cool

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30LBSOVER50 10/20/2009 5:40PM

  good idea

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DHSPARK 10/20/2009 2:23PM

    emoticon and emoticon emoticon

How about SP jewelery? If you want to know what I'm thinking . . . I have some ideas. Leave a message on my Spark Page and I'll Spark Mail you!
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BLOOMING52 10/20/2009 8:58AM

    Great. Thank you.

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PAINTS5555 10/20/2009 7:08AM

    great addition!

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STEVENTS 10/20/2009 2:50AM

  Thanks for the info.

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MZHELAINEOUS 10/20/2009 2:26AM

    Wow, fruit baskets and flowers!! I am delighted to know we now have one stop shopping here on Spark!! emoticon

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TWOPAWS1 10/19/2009 11:42PM

    great


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SOULCOLLAGESUE 10/19/2009 10:47PM

    This is fantastic! Thanks. I rarely order through ProFlowers, yet will be happy to find reasons to in order to support SparkPeople.

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