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SparkleSister Wendy Shares Why Plasma Donation Is Critical

 Last month was PI Awareness month, but PI is something SparkleSister Wendy Larsen deals with every single day—and it’s not a fun mathematical “treat.” So what is PI? Primary Immunodeficiency diseases, a group of genetic diseases that affect all or part of the immune system. Sound familiar? You may recall Bubble Boy, who was a real person, had a PI disease...

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Sparkle Spotlight: SparkleSister Endures “Silent” Chronic Illness to Continue Running

Imagine sharp pain shooting throughout your entire body, stiff joints, fibrous knotty and rope-like muscle tissue that burns, and chronic fatigue—but on the outside, you look perfectly normal. That’s SparkleSister Gerri Tokar-Hines daily struggle. “Although I was officially diagnosed about 10 years ago, doctors believe I have been living with lingering symptoms of fibromyalgia since my late teens--a long time...

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SparkleSpotlight: Janet Cross Won't Stop #UntilTheyAllSurvive

When you see SparkleSister Janet Cross on the race route, you'll notice 15 names on her Team in Training (TNT) jersey. Those are 15 people whose lives have been impacted by blood cancers. Four of them are unfortunately no longer with us. Janet draws inspiration from those people.  "If I’m having a particularly hard training run, I remember those who...

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Team In Training Honored Hero Hadley's Story

SparkleSister Janet Cross runs and raises funds for Team in Training (TNT). Hadley Lehr was the season's Honored Hero for 2016. Below is Hadley's story as told by her mom. To read Janet's complete SparkleSpotlight story and help with her fundraising efforts, click here. "July 06, 2016 Hadley was a normal toddler - into kitchen cupboards, emptying drawers as I...

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SparkleSkirts Design Styles Explained

In an effort to continually improve our American-made athletic apparel products, while controlling prices, we've implemented quite a few design changes. Below explains each of the unique characteristics along with photos to help provide a visual example. Should you have any questions about a product prior to order, please email Kate@SparkleSkirts.com or call us during business hours (M-F, 9 a.m....

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