WIN! The Spark book from @sparkpeople – DG 9th Birthday Sell Out Day 7

The Dietgirl 9th Birthday Sell Out The prize: Four readers will receive a copy of The Spark, courtesy of

Available to readers from: Worldwide.

What the heck is it?
The Spark is a book from the experts who created It distills the wealth of information, plans and tips on the website into handy book form. Best of all it draws on the wisdom of "successful losers" from the site with inspiring before and after photos. The book is out now in the US and out in the UK from tomorrow.

Why do you dig it?
I was invited to read an advance copy of the book last year and now you can find my verdict on TheSpark's website:

How novel to see my floating head next to a quote that I actually said, as opposed to all those fake ass acai berry testimonials!

There are 4 copies of The Spark to be won. Simply leave a comment below to enter! Entries close Wednesday 3 February 2010 at 12.00 GMT. Winner will be drawn at random.

Check out the other prizes on offer here.
Click here to view the terms and conditions for the prize draw.

237 thoughts on “WIN! The Spark book from @sparkpeople – DG 9th Birthday Sell Out Day 7

  1. Is it sad how awesome I find before and after photos? I love ’em! bring ’em on! And thanks, Shauna, for doing this!

  2. I love the sparkpeople site, your site, and an working on losing the 50 pounds I have gained…so pick me πŸ™‚

  3. I would LOVE a copy of this book! I would love to review the info in it and share it with my readers. Thanks for the opportunity!

  4. I used to lose weight. It was a very motivational tool and I would love to read the new book.

  5. Ohhh I just checked out Spark People a few weeks ago! I’d love to win a copy of this book to help kick my healthy lifestyle into high gear this year!

  6. Ohhh I just checked out Spark People a few weeks ago! I’d love to win a copy of this book to help kick my healthy lifestyle into high gear this year!

  7. I’m on SP also. It’d be interesting to see if there is anything you can glean out of the book that you can’t access on the website! :o)

  8. I love that you have given me so many new things to put on my wish list….that is of course, if I don’t win anything πŸ˜‰

  9. Oh my gosh, I REALLY want to win this book.

    I joined only a week ago and it has been my savior. Tracking water consumption and calorie intake has never been easier.

    I wanted to buy this book, but I am on a student’s budget right now. πŸ™

    *fingers crossed*

  10. Hey there! I’ve been away from blog reading for awhile but was in the mood for checking in on people tonight. Your story remains one of the most inspiring I’ve ever read.

  11. Oooohhhh! I want one copy of the book please:o) I love the information available on SparkPeople – even the workout tips are great.

  12. I love how the web/blog world throws open so many connections and the chance for exposure to new ideas, all very organic.

  13. I love reading all about nutrition and how to eat healthy and lose weight. I would love to win a copy to this book.

  14. I love Spark People. I’m very curious about this book to see if it is more than just a giant commercial for their site. I know I get a lot of inspiration from the community at their site.

  15. I just got out the shower (place I do some of my best thinking). And whilst in the shower I was thinking how I should go back to spark people again. For about the fourth time. So it would be great to win the book! Thanks for holding the give-aways Shauna.

  16. Yay! Another one that includes the U.S. Really, I think I need someone to light a spark under my tush. Your book inspired me once. Maybe I need another book to inspire me again!

  17. This sounds like a great book, I’ve heard loads of people talk about Spark People. I’d love to enter please.

  18. I’m so excited, count me in. I love Sparkpeople. So many people on Spark have already gotten the book and read it, I see the little I bought the book pictures on their posts and I’m so interested in reading it myself.

  19. I would love to have this book! I try to use Spark people daily — it’s been a big help!
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    bodynprogress AT gmail DOT com

  20. I have used and loved Sparkpeople, but have “fallen off the wagon” so to speak… the book would really help me get back on track you know. Pick me puuuhhhlleeeease!!

  21. Spark People (like Diet Girls!) have helped so many folks connect and support one another- a true innovation! I can not wait to read their new book!

  22. This give away is ace! Let’s see if my persistent inability to win anything, especially scrabble, continues! x

  23. happy birthday, DietGirl, your adventures are amazing to me! I’d love to win the spark book.

  24. Wow Shauna, great sell out. I really like the things you give away. It’s kind of sad that some things are for UK only but it is really exciting to look everyday.
    Greetings from Vienna, Austria (the country without the koala bears – we often get miked up with Australia).

  25. I have heard of Sparkpeople but never looked at thier site – I am off to do just that now πŸ™‚

  26. Oh man – I use sparkpeople to track my running and I would loveloveLOVE a copy of their book! Please pick me. πŸ™‚

  27. Love the giveaways – I wish I lived in the UK so I could sign up for all of them!

    Thanks Shauna!

  28. I have never commented on a website or entered any internet contests before yet this is my fourth post in your sell-out tonight. Thanks for the oppurtunity and for putting yourself out there for all of us to be inspired by.

  29. I don’t know if I’m lucky enough to win in such a contest…but here is my feable attempt to try! HA!

  30. Haiku 3:

    Can’t get any food prize:(
    I thought I would have more chance…
    Still I keep trying!

  31. is an amazing site. I think they have done an amazing job putting together a comprehensive list of everything one should be doing to change their view from “diet” to “lifestyle change.” Good stuff, I say! ^.^

  32. Hi Shauna! Did you know that “spark” in Greek is “σπιθα” (pronounced speetha). Fun fact for a Monday.

  33. Sweet! I was lusting after that the other day at a bookstore, but restrained myself… clearly this is why!

  34. So very glad to see that this is giveaway is for everyone. You probably have just as many US fans as you do anywhere else. Have not been to the sparks site until you told me about it. Thanks

  35. Hello from Greece!
    I love Sparkpeople and I love your blog and book! I’m currently back on my weight loss journey so I would definitely love to win the book πŸ™‚

  36. Just finished reading your book, such an inspiration. This give-away is a great idea. Have to check out the website.

  37. I’ve looked at this book in the bookstore and it looks great! I could use a “spark” to help change my life… πŸ™‚

  38. I am a week and a half into my efforts at getting health, so am open to all the help I can get. Thanks for the opportunity Shauna.

  39. I’m no longer strong enough to resist the temptation to win something! Sounds like a great book, so I’m in… πŸ™‚

  40. I really love to read your blog. I actually discovered it through πŸ™‚ I also like to visit the sparkpeople web site, and it would be awesome to read the book too!

  41. I’d love a copy!

    Long-time reader, first time commenter and all that jazz, but I’ve found endless inspiration in both your blog and book, and if you could, you know, give me a prize for thinking you’re awesome…*laugh*

  42. Well, since I stopped smoking two years ago I’m twice the woman I used to be…maybe Spark could help me figure out this dieting thing.

  43. I love to read up on health etc… and I’m sure that this will be good since you enjoyed it. : )

  44. I would love to win this – I love reading on different ideas on weight and health and if you endorse it then I’m sure it is awesome!

  45. Oops – I entered twice because I didn’t think my first one worked. Does anyone know how to erase one? Thanks.

  46. Would love to have the book – I’m using the website now. Thanks for running the birthday sellout!
    : )

  47. Hi, I’m another one of the shallow club who delurk for a chance to win a prize – lol. PS: loved your book.

  48. Befores and afters are the best. I’ve saved many a diet show on my Sky+ just to see what can be achieved if you put your mind to it…

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