SparkPeople SparkPeople Challenges Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard_topics.asp?imboard=8 Join or create a challenge with other members - a great way to get support to reach your goals. SparkPeople SparkPeople Challenges Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard_topics.asp?imboard=8 40 Bags in 40 Days http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44543514 Lent is 40 Days. This year from March 1st to April 15th there is a challenge called "40 Bags in 40 Days". There are several versions of this online. The purpose is that since Lent is a time of renewal and reflection you can also declutter your home and help out someone else. I'm putting in just one website <BR> <link>www.whitehouseblackshutt <BR> ers.com/40-bags-in-40-days/ </link> <BR> but there are Face Book pages and all kinds of information if you just type in "40 Bags in 40 Days" on yo... Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:56:26 EST What's for dinner: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44439308 Dinner tonight: chicken fajitas on corn tortillas, a little sour cream and salsa. Tue, 6 Feb 2018 16:08:23 EST Are you interested in a fun challenge? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44428956 The Biggest Loser goes for 10 weeks. It consists of 10 teams participating in weekly Fitness and Nutrition challenges. The Spring challenge will be getting started the beginning of March. It consists of fitness and nutrition challenges that are often in a form of a game. If for some reason you cannot do a challenge then they are modified to meet your needs. Often we do the challenge in a game form, we have BINGO and TIC TAC TOE or seasonally themed. For Winter we had Help Santa Fill His Sleig... Mon, 5 Feb 2018 17:41:45 EST February 2108: Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44395456 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. Set your own goal; check in when you wish! <BR> <BR> The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is fine here. <BR> goal / # of minutes today / # of minutes remaining to reach goal <BR> <BR> Welcome along on a Journey to becoming healthier!! <BR> patti <BR> <BR> My own month will be a little fractured LOL as we will be t... Fri, 2 Feb 2018 13:36:28 EST Biking Challenge....February 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44384191 C'mon and set your own goal and ride through the month with us. <BR> <BR> Again1-0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 0 / 0 / 125 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> SafariBabe - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! Thu, 1 Feb 2018 12:16:29 EST Lose 2-5 pounds in February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44377833 Welcome along to anyone who would like to use this thread to track your efforts at losing weight this month. <BR> <BR> You set your goal; you set your 'rules' such as how often, and what day(s) you post. <BR> <BR> Please join us for some inspiration and "WooHoo's" when you see others succeed... and for sharing some understanding and support when this Journey doesn't go quite as you planned it! At least we are all on a good Journey!! All the best, <BR> patti <BR> <BR> Feb 1: 139.2 <BR... Wed, 31 Jan 2018 22:01:22 EST Are you interested in a fun challenge? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44356521 <BR> <BR> The Biggest Loser goes for 10 weeks. It consists of 10 teams participating in weekly Fitness and Nutrition challenges. The Spring challenge will be getting started the beginning of March. It consists of fitness and nutrition challenges that are often in a form of a game. If for some reason you cannot do a challenge then they are modified to meet your needs. Often we do the challenge in a game form, we have BINGO and TIC TAC TOE or seasonally themed. For Winter we had Help Santa ... Mon, 29 Jan 2018 23:37:10 EST steps in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44343524 I have a fit bit 2 and I love it. this is the first time that i have noticed that even if you can not do all the other exercises you can make sure you get the steps and it has helped me so much...... i have back issues and i did not know what i was going to do so i started walking and i fell so much better. I do have days when i go over board and tweak my back but i work through and so far I have managed to lose some weight.... Stuck right now that is why i come back to the spark page. Sun, 28 Jan 2018 19:25:29 EST WALKING http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44293170 Yesterday i done nearly 19,000 steps, i am set at doing 10,000 so, i am happy with that Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:02:28 EST Favorite Breakfast Bar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44288320 Nature Valley sweet and salty Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:47:19 EST How many minutes of exercise have you done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44273364 So far I've done 58 minutes cardio Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:44:41 EST Challenge: no alcohol Monday-Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44262558 Hey guys, <BR> <BR> I'd like to cut down on my drinking, especially during the week. Anyone interested? I need a challenge buddy who can help keep me accountable. Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:35:39 EST Trusting yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44207911 Hi guys, <BR> <BR> Just looking for some feedback. <BR> <BR> I recently came off of some medications and I still have slight anxiety for which I go to therapy. I still find it hard to trust myself sometimes although I am pretty successful and have come a long way it seems I still look to others for answers. <BR> <BR> Has anybody or does anyone go through this whether you were on or off meds? <BR> <BR> Any idea how to make things a little easier on yourself? <BR> <BR> Appreciate you feedb... Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:02:09 EST 100 mile state park challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44180010 NC has a 100 mile state park walking challenge. My fiance and I have made a pact to beat this challenge. <BR> <BR> Yesterday we walked a 4.1 Falls Mountain Trail at Morrow Mountain State Park <BR> <BR> 95.9 miles to go! <BR> Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:39:19 EST Crazy Calories or crazy me http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44149410 I am a newbie. I am old ...65. and I want to do a sprint distance triathlon at the end of Aug 2018. I am 42lbs overweight so I am basically handicapping myself before my triathlon. Cant have that.... <BR> So training is required Great for burning up calories YAHOO!! <BR> So gotten all the advice, all the info, know how many cals I need too be taking for my age weight height so all good so far...? yes...?. <BR> ...........Ah no... <BR> Take today I had brekkie 500+cals <BR> had lunch ... Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:21:24 EST 100th post? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44121789 I'm here today to ask about the 100th post sparkpoints...im at 158 and came here because of the link tgat is given on my spark page. Not sure what I am supposed to do but here I am lol. I'm late too but hey better late than never haha. Tue, 9 Jan 2018 07:58:32 EST January 2018: Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44084872 As our fearless Leader LLou would say: <BR> Here is our fitness minutes challenge for January 2018. I hope lots of people can join us -- and support each other in meeting our goals for getting regular exercise. <BR> <BR> For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in N... Fri, 5 Jan 2018 23:16:39 EST Lose 2-5 pounds January Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44034346 I know I only started with you all last month but I figured no has started a thread for this month so I would. <BR> <BR> 1/1 - 245.0 <BR> 1/8 - <BR> 1/15 - <BR> 1/22 - <BR> 1/29 - <BR> <BR> Goal: 4 lbs Mon, 1 Jan 2018 15:23:54 EST Biking Challenge....January 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44030592 C'mon and set your own goal and ride through the month with us. <BR> <BR> Again1-0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 0 / 0 / 125 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! Mon, 1 Jan 2018 09:46:19 EST 40-50 lbs or 20 kg to lose? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=44006162 Hi, I am looking for folks to work together to lose weight. I have 20 kgs I would like to lose, which is 44lbs, and I am planning to work on it during 2018. I guess, I am hoping that we can make a group and cheer each other on? I know the goal thingie says I can lose it by end of May, but I am expecting plateaus etc, so I am going to focus on losing slowly and steadily. I have goals of doing yoga everyday, but I know that is not possible some days. But I want to celebrate the days I can do ... Fri, 29 Dec 2017 09:53:19 EST Do I have to reward myself? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43994971 In 3 days I will have completed a 30 day challenge to walk for at least 5 times a week. I wonder, is it really necessary to come up with a reward for myself for completing this challenge or is just acknowledging to myself 'yay, I did it' enough? Thu, 28 Dec 2017 00:32:27 EST BLC36 - WINTER CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43937904 BLC36 - WINTER CHALLENGE <BR> <BR> We are the BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE getting ready for our 36th Round...More fondly referred to as the BLC! <BR> <BR> We will Supply you the Tools to Help Keep Your FOCUS and Working toward Your Goals of Better Health and Wellness in 2018. <BR> <BR> This is a 12 Week Challenge Comprised of about 16 TEAMS, made up of approximately 20 - 25 Challengers per TEAM. <BR> <BR> We Recognize Our Weekly TEAM BIGGEST LOSERS. Res... Wed, 20 Dec 2017 21:47:48 EST cravings http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43825803 I'm a very healthy eater and very knowledgeable about food, then when I'm not at home and treats are available I can't limit myself to one or two...I eat too many and then feel bad about it....how do I squash the cravings and stay on track? Fri, 8 Dec 2017 03:26:27 EST Biking Challenge...December 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43769256 Again1-0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 15 / 15 / 85 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! Fri, 1 Dec 2017 18:14:00 EST December (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43762695 Here is our fitness minutes challenge for December, 2017. I hope lots of people can join us -- and support each other in meeting our goals for getting regular exercise. <BR> <BR> For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in November (2017) and keep us... Thu, 30 Nov 2017 23:32:26 EST Lose 2-5 pounds December Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43731236 This is a monthly challenge posted in community thread every month. I do not usually create the post, but I am taking the initiative this month because I have people asking about it. <BR> <BR> Start Weight - Dec 1 - BB Dec 1st. <BR> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:41:12 EST Free Bible Lessons! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43691689 ABS OUTREACH MINISTRY! Have 217 free Bible lesson, "A Man Named Jesus Series" where we show Jesus in every Book in the Bible. Send us your e-mail to receive these free lessons. God bless you! <BR> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:44:40 EST ABS (Adult Bible Study) Outreach Ministry! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43690642 ABS OUTREACH MINISTRY, TODAY’S INVITATION! <BR> Dear Friend! In January 2017, I began putting together a series of Bible lessons called “A MAN NAMED JESUS”, where I show Jesus in every Book in the Bible. I completed that series in August and have a total of 217 Bible lessons which I am happy to share with those who teach and want to learn the Bible and scripture. Why would I want to do such a thing? I’m 80 years old and closing in on 81 in 2 more months. These are excellent Bible lessons and ... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:46:09 EST Goal Buddy Get Ready to Find 10! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43667387 I am looking for a goal buddy (or 2...3...4..) to help keep accountable within this challenge and possibly as a healthier lifestyle buddy in general. I have Latex Fruit Syndrome, ankylosing spondylitis, asthma, and two kids under 3, the oldest with Down Syndrome. I would love anyone to accompany me on this journey, but if you have similar life and health issues, it would be a plus! Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:28:08 EST Are you consistent with your diet? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43666865 It is easy to say okay I will start eating less in every meal and eat healthily. But are we really doing it? Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:49:31 EST Biggest Loser "Frosted Fitness Fun" Winter Challen http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43656118 Are you having a difficult time staying motivated, doing your exercises, eating right, drinking your water? Do you need some friendly challenges and competition to get out of your rut? <BR> <BR> Why not join the BIGGEST LOSER TEAM? We're a group of men and women, all ages, all fitness levels, all striving to live a healthier life. Regardless of fitness level, whether you're new to healthy eating or a seasoned pro, there's always something to learn from others. These teams are also a great so... Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:38:51 EST Handling feet issues http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43564489 Disover that your arches have fallen with prolongated ankles and still trying to do daily walks getting in at least 12,000 steps. Anyone know best way to keep fit Thu, 9 Nov 2017 06:09:29 EST Looking for an Awesome Challenge Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43549722 <em>445</em> Are you having a difficult time staying motivated, doing your exercises, eating right, drinking your water? Do you need some friendly challenges and competition to get out of your rut? <BR> <BR> Why not join a BIGGEST LOSER TEAM? We're a group of men and women, all ages, all fitness levels, all striving to live a healthier life. Regardless of fitness level, whether you're new to healthy eating or a seasoned pro, there's always something to learn from others. These teams are a... Tue, 7 Nov 2017 18:18:43 EST Impressed that Jillian Michaels & new Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43519640 Well, new to me. Was looking at Challenges tonight and just noticed Fitfusion with Jillian Michaels. <BR> <BR> Not sure I could handle it, but a good bit of it looks like something I could do. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/calendar<BR>-challenge.asp?calendar=35 </link> Sat, 4 Nov 2017 19:54:52 EST November (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43493209 Here is our fitness minutes challenge for November, 2017. I hope lots of people can join us -- and support each other in meeting our goals for getting regular exercise. <BR> <BR> For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in November (2017) and keep us... Wed, 1 Nov 2017 23:03:59 EST Biking Challenge....November 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43489781 Again1-0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 0 / 0 / 100 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! Wed, 1 Nov 2017 15:18:19 EST Lose 2-5 pounds November Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43460570 Two months left in 2017 to make positive progress on our Journeys!! Many of us find this time of year difficult (!!) just to maintain...much less actually lose pounds. We also know it CAN be done with accountability and the right decisions. <BR> <BR> This Challenge is to: set your own goal; check in when you wish...as often or not so often; be accountable to yourself(!), and let yourself be inspired by those folks who are showing us week by week that We Can Do This! <BR> Happy November!! W... Sun, 29 Oct 2017 15:32:57 EST Have you washed the dishes today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43391523 Challenge: Load the dishwasher or wash the dishes every evening (or morning or whatever time works best for you!) Welcome to anybody that wants to join me! <BR> <BR> EDIT: Oh yeah... and unload clean dishes, too. LOL! <BR> <BR> I really struggle with housework. <BR> <BR> I recently read a book that really made an impression on me. (Book is: "How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind" by Dana K. White. She also has a website and podcast. <link>https://www.aslobcomesclean.com/m... Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:22:49 EST Trying to find old account http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43295831 How can I find my previous account? <BR> It was before 2015 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:35:06 EST Gentle? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43284183 Have you ever asked a question here and been kind of blasted out because <BR> you did not know the answer? Just wondering. I thought we could <BR> help each other. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 09:10:08 EST Biking Challenge....October 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43187402 Again1-0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 0 / 0 / 100 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! Sun, 1 Oct 2017 15:36:23 EST Lose 2-5 pounds October Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43186430 Hello fellow Sparkers.... are you ready to challenge yourself to make this last quarter of 2017 a good three months on your Journey? To be sure, many of us find this time of year difficult just to maintain...much less actually lose pounds. We also know it CAN be done with accountability and the right decisions. <BR> <BR> This Challenge is to: set your own goal; check in when you wish...as often or not so often; be accountable to yourself(!), and let yourself be inspired by those folks ... Sun, 1 Oct 2017 12:52:34 EST October (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=43181071 Here is our fitness minutes challenge for October, 2017. I hope lots of people ca join us -- and support each other in meeting our goals for getting regular exercise. <BR> <BR> For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in October (2017) and keep us p... Sat, 30 Sep 2017 22:02:18 EST Biking Challenge ....September 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42997414 Again1-0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 0 / 0 / 100 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! <BR> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:32:24 EST 12 Week Challenge!!! Starting Sunday 9/10/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42966704 Howdy Sparkpeople!!! <BR> <BR> I am starting a liquid diet/VLCD on Sunday, September 10th for 12 weeks. Looking for anyone who wants to be join in and give it their all for the 12 weeks. <BR> <BR> Does not matter what kind of diet or exercise you are doing or what your goals are. All that matters is that you follow your goals and we give each other support. <BR> <BR> The reason I am starting off with a liquid diet is my sister is having to do it prior to having surgery. Since she lives in... Fri, 8 Sep 2017 16:58:46 EST Last 20 lbs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42920523 I am struggling with the last 20 pounds and cannot get past the 5 lb fluctuation - lose 5 and gain it back. <BR> <BR> I am totally stuck - please help!!! Sun, 3 Sep 2017 21:18:44 EST What time is it where you are in this world? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42913238 Hi everyone <BR> <BR> In New Zealand it is currently 4.22pm on Sunday 3 September 2017 <BR> <BR> What day and time is it for you? <em>213</em> Sun, 3 Sep 2017 00:23:27 EST Lose 2-5 pounds September Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42885294 Welcome along into September 2017! <BR> <BR> As Turbobox put it so nicely to start our June Challenge: <BR> "This challenge is open to everyone at anytime. This is to keep us accountable and maintain if we are in maintenance mode. It's also to motivate us to make small changes and continue on our journey. Please post what your goals are and follow along for the month.." <BR> <BR> All the best on your Journey this month! <BR> patti Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:27:01 EST September (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42884295 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in September (2017) and keep us posted as to how you are doing. The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is fine here. <BR> <BR> goal / # of minutes today / # of minutes ... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 22:31:54 EST You're Invited to the Biggest Loser Fall Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42831675 <em>215</em> <em>529</em> <em>105</em> Calling ALL Challengers to the 10 Week Biggest Loser Falling into Fitness Fall Challenge! Pre-Challenge Weeks and Activities Start Now! Teams are Forming Now!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>445</em> <em>195</em> We are Ringing the Final Warning Bells! Last Chance to Sign up for Fall! We have a few "Active" Spots left on the Teams! Invite a Friend! <BR> <BR> New Members, Please Sign up on the Waiting List! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeopl... Fri, 25 Aug 2017 12:25:10 EST virtual fitness challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42672257 Hi, <BR> <BR> if anyone is interested in a virtual fitness challenge you should check out the alpha bridge fitness page on fb. its a 3 week challenge against anyone across the world who wants to join. Wed, 9 Aug 2017 21:41:55 EST Did you make it a point to be happy today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42662183 Many people are going through difficult times. Make it a point to be happy so you can uplift others. Your joy maybe their greatest gift of the day. Smile, God love you. Pass it on. Tue, 8 Aug 2017 22:17:15 EST BLC35 - FALL ROUND - REGISTRATION ENDS SATURDAY ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42611366 BLC35 - FALL ROUND <BR> <BR> We are the BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE getting ready for our 35th Round...More fondly referred to as the BLC! <BR> <BR> We will Supply you the Tools to Help Keep Your FOCUS and Working toward Your Goals of Better Health and Wellness in 2017. <BR> <BR> This is a 12 Week Challenge Comprised of about 18 TEAMS, made up of approximately 20 - 25 Challengers per TEAM. Our SUMMER CAMP runs for 8 weeks. <BR> <BR> We Recognize Ou... Thu, 3 Aug 2017 21:51:20 EST Biking Challenge....August 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42584562 Set your own goal, any type of riding...join us as we encourage each other! <BR> <BR> Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 0 / 0 / 200 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! Tue, 1 Aug 2017 08:42:57 EST Lose 2-5 pounds Aug Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42581647 Welcome along into August 2017! <BR> <BR> As Turbobox put it so nicely to start our June Challenge: <BR> "This challenge is open to everyone at anytime. This is to keep us accountable and maintain if we are in maintenance mode. It's also to motivate us to make small changes and continue on our journey. Please post what your goals are and follow along for the month.." <BR> <BR> All the best on your Journey this month! <BR> patti Tue, 1 Aug 2017 00:16:03 EST August (2017) Fitness Minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42581277 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in August (2017) and keep us posted as to how you are doing. The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is fine here. <BR> <BR> goal / # of minutes today / # of minutes rem... Mon, 31 Jul 2017 23:20:29 EST 7 days- 7 goals challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42547285 Hi. <BR> <BR> I have doing a little challenge with myself and wanted to invite others to join me. Here is what i am doing. For me long term challenges like 30 days are always to hard. I need short term goals. So i figured 7 days and 7 goals seemed just about right. <BR> <BR> Guidelines <BR> 1. Write down your 7 goals every morning then check them off as you go or at the end of the day ( meet every goal its only 7 days) <BR> <BR> Here are my goals: <BR> <BR> 1. Drink 60-100 oz ... Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:41:01 EST Check Out Biggest Loser Challenge Group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42539583 Are you having a difficult time staying motivated, doing your exercises, eating right, drinking your water? Do you need some friendly challenges and competition to get out of your rut? <BR> <BR> Why not join the BIGGEST LOSER TEAM? We're a group of men and women, all ages, all fitness levels, all striving to live a healthier life. Regardless of fitness level, whether you're new to healthy eating or a seasoned pro, there's always something to learn from others. These teams are also a great s... Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:40:13 EST 10 Minute Challennge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42519766 Was getting frustrated not being able to walk or do anything that involved using my knee and was getting frustrated. My challenge today was to do 10 minutes of exercise. Decided to do arm exercises and was shocked to see how out of shape I am. Will continue doing things like this until I can do more. Don't know why I didn't think of this sooner, Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:45:59 EST The 21 Day New Member Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42491603 I am starting this challenge even though I've been following Spark People for years. I know very little about how the site works, and I'm hoping more active participation will make reaching (or attempting to reach) my goals more enjoyable. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 09:20:00 EST Lose 2-5 pounds July Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42437995 Sorry I've been really busy with trying to get caught up and not had a lot of extra time. Here is the July challenge for everyone, you can start at any time. <BR> <BR> Thanks. <BR> <BR> I'm down and hope to go down some more before Nationals on the first week of August, however I have a strain in my right arm that is causing me a lot of issues and needs to improve and go away. Trying to enjoy my weekends home and not going too far. I needed a break from all the meets. After August I'm... Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:10:29 EST Lose 2-5 pounds July Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42419447 <em>211</em> We are late getting a thread going...most of us have been doing our "summer" stuff! I'm needing some extra accountability though....so wanted to start this again. <BR> My personal goal: <BR> Jul 16: 136.5 <BR> Jul 31: 135 goal <BR> <BR> As Turbobox put it so nicely to start our June Challenge: <BR> "This challenge is open to everyone at anytime. This is to keep us accountable and maintain if we are in maintenance mode. It's also to motivate us to make small changes and con... Sun, 16 Jul 2017 13:26:20 EST Make A Good Choice Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42390583 so i decided to do my own challenge here. speaking from my own experience i decided this needed to be done. the goal is simple all you have to do is do one thing that you normally would do. i know we are all trying to get or keep healthy (weather it is more vitamins in your diet, lose weight, gain weight or activity) but sometimes it is hard to remind your self that even a small change can make a big difference in the long run. <BR> <BR> examples are things like walking instead of taking a ... Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:55:06 EST What did you accomplish today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42378796 Got my morning walk done. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:08:01 EST Fast Food Challenge? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42347594 I'm trying to cut out fast food from my life, and I've noticed I've been getting cravings for it. <BR> I think about it and I just want it. <BR> I'm absolutely addicted to Sonic's Chicken strip dinner. <BR> <BR> Can anyone recommend any good challenges for me to do to cut my cravings for good? Sun, 9 Jul 2017 21:23:18 EST How to get rid of sugar craving? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42346457 One of my challenges is craving sweets. Does anyone have any good remedies for slowing down or stopping my sugar cravings? Sun, 9 Jul 2017 18:49:42 EST Team Bonus Points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42321450 28 Fri, 7 Jul 2017 07:16:52 EST Fitness Challenges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42312658 Love the fitness challenges Thu, 6 Jul 2017 08:08:01 EST checking in for the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42297176 Happy Independence Day to everybody !! Tue, 4 Jul 2017 19:05:12 EST checking in for the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42284328 The Good Lord will help us all to lose the weight we need Mon, 3 Jul 2017 11:54:54 EST Biking Challenge........July 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42273283 Set your own goal, any type of riding...join us as we encourage each other! <BR> <BR> Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 10 / 10 / 190 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! <BR> Sun, 2 Jul 2017 09:18:06 EST July (2017) Fitness Minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42271010 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in July (2017) and keep us posted as to how you are doing. The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is fine here. <BR> <BR> <BR> goal / # of minutes today / # of minute... Sun, 2 Jul 2017 00:02:40 EST hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42260969 I am suppose to post a message board so hello to everyone Fri, 30 Jun 2017 21:00:30 EST Summer 5% Challenge - still a few spots left. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42148443 Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Summer 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challenges that focus on exercise & healthy lifestyle habits. Let’s have fun, make new friends and get in shape! Challenge starts Saturday, July 1 2017. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/642e2f15-dcd1-4d9d-9a41-ba65f15702d3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <link>www.s... Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:44:18 EST HELP-New member. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42137217 So, I literally just joined. And I also decided to do the 21 day challenge for new members. But; I'm such a newbie that I don't even know how I can see what the challenge for the first day is. Can someone tell me how I can see that? Or tell me what the 1st day's goal is for that challenge? Thank you. Sun, 18 Jun 2017 09:06:31 EST Diabeti chllenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42086647 Trying this again....If at first you don't suceed, try, try again!!:-) Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:02:04 EST Invitation to 2017 Summer 5% Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42059704 Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Summer 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challenges that focus on exercise & healthy lifestyle habits. Let’s have fun, make new friends and get in shape! Challenge starts Saturday, June 24th. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i<BR>ndividual.asp?gid=68497 </link> Sat, 10 Jun 2017 16:13:21 EST Have you tried metabolic aftershock exercises http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42059662 Just wondering if anyone has tried the metabolic aftershock exercise program. I am starting it Monday and was curious how anyone felt about it. I need a little kick and I figured I'd give it a try. Sat, 10 Jun 2017 16:02:52 EST Psych Meds http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42043052 I take several psych meds. Some of the side effects for each one is weight gain. <BR> Anyone else facing this challenge? Fri, 9 Jun 2017 01:49:47 EST Biggest loser challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=42012159 I'm not sure if this is even in the right section of the message board, but would anyone fancy being in a biggest loser challenge. <BR> There will be the different teams, <BR> Team leaders <BR> Then on the weigh day have each team weigh in amongst themselves and then the team leaders pass on their teams weights to see who's won the weekly weigh in. <BR> <BR> If anyone fancies it we can start on the 16th of June, sort out the teams that day and have our first weigh in. Then each team will be... Tue, 6 Jun 2017 05:25:50 EST Biking Challenge....June 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41969377 Bill60 - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> Kamel622 - 10 / 10 / 190 <BR> Ladystarwind - 0 / 0 / 0 <BR> <BR> Ride on! Thu, 1 Jun 2017 16:55:36 EST Lose 2-5 Pounds June Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41967926 This challenge is open to everyone at anytime. This is to keep us accountable and maintain if we are in maintenance mode. It's also to motivate us to make small changes and continue on our journey. Please post what your goals are and follow along for the month.. <BR> <BR> I would like to see a loss in June, I know with the warmer sunny days I will be a lot more active during the week and weekends. I still have Kettlebell training and competitions this summer and fall and look forward to ... Thu, 1 Jun 2017 13:52:53 EST June (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41961596 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in June (2017) and keep us posted as to how you are doing. The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is fine here. <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> goal / # of minutes today... Wed, 31 May 2017 22:28:20 EST My first week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41942015 Week one has been very good for me, my 3lb loss yesterday was so positive. I have committed myself to a 5 x 30 minute work out a week, this I've found difficult, I'm an older lady with disabilities, I've had to reduce this to 3 x 30 minutes and when I achieve that, which I will, I'll increase it again, not giving up! <em>386</em> Tue, 30 May 2017 03:30:34 EST June Steps, Miles or Minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41940328 A place to log June steps, miles or minutes. Set a doable goal and log them in to stay accountable. Make it work for you. Happy June/Summer. We got this! <BR> <BR> June Steps, Miles or Minutes <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> 1- 2 miles a day <BR> <BR> 1. 2 <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> Week 1 total: <BR> <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> Week 2 Total: <BR> <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 2... Mon, 29 May 2017 22:22:20 EST FitBit Friend Challenges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41920084 Hey y'all, I'm still discovering all the things my fitbit can do but I was wondering if any of y'all would like to start a fitbit group and then we can do challenges together? I know for myself anyways, that I'm really competitive so the idea of competition really motivates me! Sat, 27 May 2017 15:18:54 EST BLC SUMMER CAMP ...Register NOW http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41861143 BLC34 - SUMMER CAMP IS REGISTERING NOW! <BR> <BR> (Registration will close on May 27....time is running out!) <BR> <BR> <BR> The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is an 8 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 10+ years encouraging HEALTHY weight loss and fitness by helping you on your journey towards your goals. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to reach your goals? <BR> Do you need lots of SUPPORT, to be CH... Sun, 21 May 2017 11:24:45 EST 12 Week Challenge or 90 Day Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41836665 12 Week Challenge <BR> Use a body wrap every 72 hours for 45 minutes for a total 12 weeks and see amazing results. <BR> <BR> 90 Day Challenge <BR> Use any product for 90 days and start a healthier lifestyle that will make you feel and look inside and out. <BR> <BR> Best of all if you do this challenge I will give you my 40% discount. <BR> <BR> Message me if you are interested. Thu, 18 May 2017 19:31:13 EST Come join The Midnight Mustangs for BLC challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41778590 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageb<BR>oard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41647707 </link> <BR> <BR> This is a great team filled with caring people! Please sign up! Fri, 12 May 2017 12:41:06 EST How About a Great Challenge Team? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41760236 Are you having a difficult time staying motivated, doing your exercises, eating right, drinking your water? Do you need some friendly challenges and competition to get out of your rut? <BR> <BR> Why not join the BIGGEST LOSER TEAM? We're a group of men and women, all ages, all fitness levels, all striving to live a healthier life. Regardless of fitness level, whether you're new to healthy eating or a seasoned pro, there's always something to learn from others. These teams are also a great s... Wed, 10 May 2017 16:08:11 EST NEW TOPS GROUP http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41717786 TOPS (take off pounds Sensibly) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i<BR>ndividual.asp?gid=68329 </link> <BR> <BR> the creator is trying to get it active. I think it is a nice group. I do need to post in there to get it more active. please come and check it out if you are a tops member or interested in becoming one. <BR> I am an area captain for TOPS and it is a great non profit organization that I believe in and got me to my goal weight. <BR> Sat, 6 May 2017 07:31:22 EST Trampoline Rebounce http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41715397 <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> First day trying to this exercise. Wow, it was amazing. Fri, 5 May 2017 22:16:05 EST Need a Great Challenge Team? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41691963 Are you having a difficult time staying motivated, doing your exercises, eating right, drinking your water? Do you need some friendly challenges and competition to get out of your rut? <BR> <BR> Why not join the BIGGEST LOSER TEAM? We're a group of men and women, all ages, all fitness levels, all striving to live a healthier life. Regardless of fitness level, whether you're new to healthy eating or a seasoned pro, there's always something to learn from others. These teams are also a great s... Wed, 3 May 2017 12:29:06 EST Lose 2-5 pounds May challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41690897 This is open to anyone at any time to be held accountable to try and lose just a pound or so per month and get it done. It's a journey for each of us and we just need to find our way, especially as we age and the game continues to change. I hope to be down at least 5 or more this month and get back to my summer weight. I am going to do my best to maintain moving forward so I don't have to repeat this process. Hope everyone has a great day. Wed, 3 May 2017 10:16:44 EST May (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41677065 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in May (2017) and keep us posted as to how you are doing. The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is fine here. <BR> <BR> goal / # of minutes today / # of minutes remain... Mon, 1 May 2017 23:18:10 EST GET READY FOR SUMMER CHALLENGE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41674574 GET SLIMMER BY SUMMER!~starting ~ SUMMER 30 DAY SHRED " I'm starting today May 1st come join me anytime! You can find me in one of the Jillian Michaels Teams. I've completed this program before and it is soooo worth it, not only do you feel great about yourself, but you have fellow Sparkers to cheer you on! Mon, 1 May 2017 18:41:16 EST Biking Challenge.....May 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41672332 This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. <BR> <BR> We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to change your own numbers. <BR> <BR> This board has grown since the beginning and I've found so much support and encouragement from everyone. What a great bunch of riders we have, but there is always room for more. Interested? Read on. <BR>... Mon, 1 May 2017 12:42:43 EST Leslie's TGWC: 100 miles in 100 days Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41660855 We have a SparkTeam for that see the link below <em>55</em> <BR> I am currently doing Leslie Sansone's (Walk at Home) The Great Walk Challenge! <BR> <BR> Wanna join the SparkTeam and get more info​ on the team click here <link>teams.sparkpeople.com/TheGreatWalkCh<BR>allenge100milesin100daysOnSP </link> <BR> <BR> Leslie's Challenge info is here <link>walkathome.com/great-walk-challenge/ </link> <BR> Hope to see ya on the team and joining Leslie's Challenge!!! Sun, 30 Apr 2017 12:25:39 EST BLC34 - ONE DAY LEFT TO REGISTER for challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41647707 The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 12 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 10+ years encouraging HEALTHY weight loss and fitness by helping you on your journey towards your goals. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to reach your goals? Do you need lots of SUPPORT, to be CHALLENGED, to focus on NUTRITION, EXERCISE, or some combination of the above? With the variety of teams we offer, you can find one that... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:22:03 EST Biggest Loser Challenge - BLC-34 REGISTERING NOW http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41647704 The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 12 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 10+ years encouraging HEALTHY weight loss and fitness by helping you on your journey towards your goals. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to reach your goals? Do you need lots of SUPPORT, to be CHALLENGED, to focus on NUTRITION, EXERCISE, or some combination of the above? With the variety of teams we offer, you can find one that... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:19:19 EST Lose 8 pounds http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41608991 I'm going to try to lose 8 pounds by 26th of November. <BR> <BR> 10/21/17: 156.0 <BR> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:35:55 EST Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41584551 . A very nice person invited me to join this group and I am very thankful for that! i am curious about what kind and how much others exercise. I live in a small apartment and not much to clean but I love the idea of loving myself. I have began walking 25 minutes on the treadmill at the gym. I use the weight loss program and it is a mixture of inclines,etc. <BR> Yesterday was my first day of hitting my goal of over 3,000 steps. <BR> I love the Walk At Home Program but sadly have no room to do... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:12:51 EST tracking challenges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41539603 I have joined the break the sweet tooth challenge(21 days). How can i track this to know that I havent had any sugar everyday? Will it show up on my spark page? Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:29:28 EST health challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41537675 I found out I have bladder cancer. Dr. wants me to go to card. to check to see if I can survive surgery. NOW, if card. says no to the surgery, then I die of bladder cancer!!! duh, what do I choose? or do drs. make the choice for me!!!!! Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:53:52 EST Chef AJ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41493039 Hi I just started this program today and would like to follow Chef AJ's weight loss program. I have not eaten meat for the past week trying to get myself ready for this. I still have cream in my coffee. Hoping to be weaned off of it by Monday. Would like to start this way of eating Monday. Looking to get ideas and tips from anyone that has tried it. Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:05:03 EST 20lbs or less weight loss challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41461950 Hi I am a mom of 3 looking for accountability buddies to reach my goal to lose 20lbs. Although most challenges start Mondays or the beginning of the month I figured no better time then the present. <BR> <BR> Would love to have partners to check in daily with workouts or eating habits. Any takers? Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:01:13 EST Team challenges? Olympic Challenge/Life's Odyssey http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41452325 Back in the day (like, 2010), there were team challenges - originally Olympic Challenge, then changed to Life's Odyssey due to concerns regarding copyrights! <BR> I'm rejoining SparkPeople - is there something similar still going on? I couldn't find it. Thank you!!! Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:12:41 EST Creating a challenge for a conference? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41410707 Is it possible to create a challenge that I can use for a conference? I am a member of the Special Libraries Association and our annual conference is in Phoenix in June. The association will be offering several fitness and health activities for attendees. I was hoping to set up a challenge that I could send out to people that are not yet members of SparkPeople? Is that possible? Would I need to create a SparkTeam? Thu, 6 Apr 2017 13:17:29 EST Weight lifting with chronic fatigue http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41401592 I'm going to set my challenge on paper - er, electrons - here for accountability and motivation. <BR> <BR> I have chronic fatigue and prediabetes, and after almost 2 years of barely moving around, I need to get stronger and thinner and healthier. Cardio is hard for me, I can only do a handful of minutes. <BR> <BR> My goal is to do all-body weight lifting and challenge myself to 1) stick with it, and 2) keep a generally upward line with the weights I can lift. Eventually I'd like to get ... Wed, 5 Apr 2017 16:01:39 EST The Great Walk Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41389767 Tomorrow is the start of Leslie Sansone's Great Walk Challenge. It runs from April 5th to July 13th. You try and walk at least a mile a day. If anyone is interested in doing this with me you can get the calendar at walkathome.com <BR> <BR> If nothing else its great exercise!!!! Tue, 4 Apr 2017 13:52:31 EST April (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41363342 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to exercise in April (2017) and keep us posted as to how you are doing. The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is fine here. <BR> <BR> goal / # of minutes today / # of minutes rema... Sat, 1 Apr 2017 22:37:45 EST Biking Challenge....April 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41361631 This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. <BR> <BR> We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to change your own numbers. <BR> <BR> This board has grown since the beginning and I've found so much support and encouragement from everyone. What a great bunch of riders we have, but there is always room for more. Interested? Read on. <BR>... Sat, 1 Apr 2017 19:05:11 EST Lose 2-5 pounds in April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41353742 Welcome Sparkers to our April Challenge... <BR> I'm starting this thread by copying what Ms Beckie wrote for us (with a few date edits...). Its great advice and a good time to get everything "in order" as we continue our Journey in 2017. Start anytime you want to--join in and be inspired by those on the same Journey around you.... <BR> patti <BR> <BR> "Join us in setting small goals each month to reach a bigger goal. <BR> Post your start weight on April 1 and a Goal to hit by Apr 30. OR you... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 22:21:09 EST low calorie chinese food? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41231164 I like chinese food and usually have it every Friday but my mom said I should have like low calorie chinese food since what I am eating is general tsaos chicken and sweet and sour chicken may be causing my weight gain. Does anybody know of any low calorie chinese food I could have instead? Sun, 19 Mar 2017 08:25:55 EST I love these challenges! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41214059 The 21 day challenge has already improved my day by motivating me to get outside and walk! Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:19:11 EST 2017 Spring Challenge -- Come and join us http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41209689 Details... <BR> <BR> Spring: <BR> March 20th - June 20th <BR> 13 weeks and one day <BR> 92 days <BR> 132,480 minutes <BR> or <BR> 7,948,800 seconds <BR> However you chose to count or enumerate it, it’s a time to get fit! <BR> <BR> The challenge <BR> This spring challenge is in three parts. <BR> Part ONE: Step count <BR> Part TWO: Participate in each of the 30 day challenges (1 day rest between each 30 period.) <BR> Part THREE: Join in the conversation on our Spark People Team page daily. <B... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:59:55 EST BRING BACK SPARKTEAM BONUS POINTS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41160833 I loved these and the feed serves less of a purpose--unless your purpose is to get people to stay on your site, scrolling...a...and scrolling...and clicking! Oh, wait...I guess that's exactly what's going on. <BR> <BR> If I wanted to get all interactive with the feed, I would. Doesn't mean we can't enjoy the Sparkteam Bonus points as well. I've been a member for years and this is the first time I've been seriously disappointed by y'all. <BR> <BR> How about you bring them back and show all... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 19:03:55 EST Lose 2-5 pounds in March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41117180 I think others are busy, so I'll create the March challenge. This is where you can do a weekly check in and try to lose between 2-5 pounds in March by moving more and eating healthy. This is open to anyone at anytime through out the month. Happy losing everyone or maintaining as it may be. <BR> <BR> I am getting back into training for my meet at the end of this month than I have a meet pretty much every month till September. It's going to be a great year. Mon, 6 Mar 2017 12:12:09 EST Biking Challenge.......March 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41083358 This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. <BR> <BR> We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to change your own numbers. <BR> <BR> This board has grown since the beginning and I've found so much support and encouragement from everyone. What a great bunch of riders we have, but there is always room for more. Interested? Read on. <BR>... Wed, 1 Mar 2017 12:52:13 EST 40 Bags in 40 Days http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41079524 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dfad49f3-ee31-4845-a924-09b45ca6e9a5.jpg"> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:33:56 EST March (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41077407 For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to work out in March (2017) and keep us posted as to how you are doing. The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is fine here. <BR> <BR> goal / # of minutes today / # of minutes rema... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 20:46:45 EST What, if anything, are you giving up for Lent? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41076942 negative self talk for one thing...will be adding some others this week Tue, 28 Feb 2017 18:42:21 EST March challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41075255 I'm looking for a good challenge for me at work. I sit on my butt all day in front of a computer. I walk 3 steps to the copier, 8 steps to the restroom and 15 to my car. Not much opportunity to get moving, but there's got to be something. <BR> <BR> I work in a "not so safe" area of town, so taking walks at lunch is not an option. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:32:14 EST I ate breakfast and took my medication http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41040990 I am more optimistic about life now. There was a time, that I lacked energy, and sometimes would not take my meds, because I just didn't have any interest in anything. One thing I noticed is that I need to have something that challenges me, a reason to get up and do things. Everyday is a new challenge and I fill my days with little goals. So life is so much better, this is only my second week, (eight days so far). Getting better just feels right now... <em>585</em> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:23:24 EST Are you interested in joining a challenge team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41037128 Are you having a difficult time staying motivated, doing your exercises, eating right, drinking your water? Do you need some friendly challenges and competition to get out of your rut? <BR> <BR> Why not join the BIGGEST LOSER TEAM? We're a group of men and women, of all ages, and fitness levels, all striving to live a healthier life. Regardless of fitness level, whether you're new to healthy eating or a seasoned pro, there's always something to learn from others. These teams are also a grea... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:44:40 EST only http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41035722 5 wheel <em>252</em> points today Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:15:50 EST closed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41030353 wrong forum Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:37:33 EST March Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41018329 Hi there. Just looking for some buddies to help keep me accountable. The challenge is to lose 3-5 lbs and do at least 30 mins of exercise 4 (min) times a week. <BR> I love doing this type with others because it pushes me. <BR> <em>252</em> <em>381</em> Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:07:15 EST Did you laugh today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=41007869 yes Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:55:24 EST Biking Challenge........February 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=40880617 This challenge is to ride your bike, whether it be outdoors, a stationary or a recumbent bike doesn't matter, just as long as you ride. <BR> <BR> We all set our own goal distance and as we ride we add the miles on by copying and pasting the LAST post to change your own numbers. <BR> <BR> This board has grown since the beginning and I've found so much support and encouragement from everyone. What a great bunch of riders we have, but there is always room for more. Interested? Read on. <BR>... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 10:00:38 EST Lose 2-5 pounds in February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=40877063 Welcome Sparkers to our February Challenge... <BR> I'm starting this thread by copying what Ms Beckie wrote for us (with a few date edits...). Its great advice and a good time to get everything "in order" as we continue our Journey in 2017. Start anytime you want to--join in and be inspired by those on the same Journey around you.... <BR> patti <BR> <BR> "Join us in setting small goals each month to reach a bigger goal. These winter months and Holidays are HARD for everyone. This challenge ... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 23:24:34 EST February (2017) Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=40876764 Here is our Fitness Minute Challenge for February, 2017. <BR> <BR> For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ... <BR> Whatever your chosen activity is ... you can track your minutes here. <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to work out in January (2017) and keep us posted as to how you are doing. The following format is recommended - but not required. Whatever works for you is... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 22:44:14 EST bread and losing weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=40762471 Hi, I just joined today, I have a considerable amount of weight to lose. If I did not overeat on a lot of carbs, mainly Bread , I would be at an ideal weight. Unfortunately I am a bread baker by hobby. I spent from early December baking bread. Some I gave away, but ate a lot. I hope I am not the only bread addict around. I could use a lot of support and meet others with the same challenges. Thanks a lot, <em>41</em> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:50:37 EST Giving up Diet soda http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=40746330 My best friend suggested giving up diet soda for a month and see if it helps with the numbers on the scale going down. May help with the frustration I feel by the numbers not going down. Anyone care to join me? Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:44:49 EST 30 day diet makeover challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=40667897 Is there a guide book that can be purchased with all the meal/snack ideas from this challenge? And maybe a refrigerator magnet with the 150 low calorie snack ideas? Thu, 5 Jan 2017 12:34:39 EST Going on a cruise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=40657093 Everyone knows going on a cruise can be challenging for a weight loss. My plan is to stay focused and avoid the highest calories and still enjoy myself. <BR> (Just recently I came back from an Alaskan cruise. There was so much to pick from. I did pretty good being careful of what to eat.) Wish me luck <BR> God Bless all of you. <em>4</em> . Wed, 4 Jan 2017 05:35:06 EST Lose 2-5 pounds in January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=40631795 Welcome to 2017 Folks...! I'm starting this thread by copying what Ms Beckie wrote for us (with a few date edits...). Its great advice and a good time to get everything "in order" as the New Year begins!! Start anytime you want to--join in and be inspired by those on the same Journey around you.... <BR> patti <BR> <BR> "Join us in setting small goals each month to reach a bigger goal. These winter months and Holidays are HARD for everyone. This challenge helps me to do my best to stay on t... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 22:47:28 EST Want to lose 30 pounds with me?!? I need a buddy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=39936118 My goal is to lose about 30 pounds by March 22, 2017 (29 to be exact). That is 1.25 pounds/week. I think I can do it - hoping to lose a little more on some weeks and be able to lose a little less during certain times (Christmas week, Thanksgiving week, etc.). I could really use the moral support because over the past 15 years, I have begun to use food as a means of comfort during times of stress <em>39</em> . Looking forward to "meeting" you!!! <em>381</em> Sun, 18 Sep 2016 20:49:47 EST Fall 5% Challenge Invitation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=39860887 <BR> Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Fall 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challenges that focus on exercise & healthy lifestyle habits. Let's have fun, make new friends and get in shape! Challenge starts in September 24th. Please click on this link to join the Challenge and pick your team. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i<BR>... Wed, 7 Sep 2016 20:25:42 EST Did you jump rope today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=38384339 jump Thu, 3 Mar 2016 08:14:53 EST JEMS (Journal, Exercise, Meals, Successes) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=38365331 So this can be an ongoing thing... My mom taught me about this and worked really well last time around!!! It's a positive way to keep track of your daily habits even if they weren't so good that day!!! This is how it goes: <BR> <BR> Journal- what did you do today? <BR> Exercise- What exercise did you do today? <BR> Meals- What did you eat? <BR> Successes- What are you proud of? <BR> <BR> Example(yesterday): <BR> J- Today my son (little john) had an awful cold so we couldn't go out :( but we... Tue, 1 Mar 2016 12:35:00 EST Did you eat 1 raw meal today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=38195828 Yes Sat, 13 Feb 2016 03:56:18 EST Sparkteam Bonus Points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=35909285 How many did you spin for your teams today? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I'll start..... <BR> <BR> <BR> 12 Thu, 19 Mar 2015 21:08:15 EST Did you say a pray for some one today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=34763033 yes Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:06:30 EST Did you ride a bike today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=34636390 Yes Mon, 6 Oct 2014 19:46:42 EST Did you make someone smile today ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=34000263 YES Sat, 5 Jul 2014 08:28:50 EST One thing I will do different tomorrow.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=33784697 .....to better my health, mood, life...whatever moves you. I plan on placing a emoticon check the next day I post if I was successful. See how many days we can get in a row you can list a few things. More than 3 would be hard for me to change so let's say no more than 3 a day. <BR> Be specific with goals <BR> <BR> 6/3-tomorrow I will: <BR> -drink at least 2 water bottles full <BR> -ride bike to Y and radio show, at least 5 miles <BR> -take my multi vit <BR> Tue, 3 Jun 2014 23:17:53 EST Dog breeds http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=32141920 A-Z Sun, 6 Oct 2013 13:30:01 EST Are you choosing to be happy today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=32083297 Happiness is a personal choice and I'm happy!!! Sat, 28 Sep 2013 09:00:55 EST My bonus Spin! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=31658183 I was getting 2's for days and I just got a 10! yay! Sat, 3 Aug 2013 13:02:32 EST Did you make your bed today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=31543843 I did. Helps me with activity too! lol Sat, 20 Jul 2013 16:27:37 EST How many spark points until next level? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=31447369 8399 Tue, 9 Jul 2013 07:19:00 EST Bonus points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=31073583 I got 7 points in my bonus spin today! Fri, 24 May 2013 22:31:14 EST Bible verse of the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=30509364 How about a Bible verse or another inspiring quote to encourage everyone with today. (If you go to Bible Gateway you can just cut and paste the verse you want to save lots of typing!) <BR> <BR> Psalm 34 <BR> I will praise the Lord at all times. <BR> I will constantly speak his praises. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 08:21:11 EST What Spark Level are you on? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=29781470 I am on 18, soon to be 19 in 3 + years Sat, 5 Jan 2013 07:15:25 EST sleep...good or bad? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=29122128 i have been really good at getting my 8 hours in every night but lately iv been more tired then before when i only got 6 or so hours..is this good or bad? Fri, 19 Oct 2012 15:02:21 EST Change A Word http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=28161305 Change one word at a time and only post two words. <BR> <BR> This thread will start with: <BR> <BR> Goal Weight Fri, 6 Jul 2012 21:47:22 EST Did you sleep well last night? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=28137798 yes Wed, 4 Jul 2012 13:28:47 EST Bonus Spin http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=27238311 7 Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:01:22 EST Have you been outside yet today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=26215981 I'm heading out now. Tue, 13 Dec 2011 12:32:38 EST Did You Take A Vitamin D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=26200723 Yep Sun, 11 Dec 2011 17:03:12 EST 10 days at a time challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=25918938 Sick of allowing the slow moving scale or stress to derail you? Sick of falling back into bad habits? I am. So, I am challenging myself to complete 10days at a time with the intent to make a permanent change in my relationship with food before my 40th birthday in August. I'd like to be in the 140's by then. <BR> <BR> So, I'm on day four and feel great! I am eating consciously and exercising regularly. Six days to go before I weigh in. I hope to see a 1lb drop each cycle but that won't be my ... Wed, 9 Nov 2011 10:54:45 EST Do You Make Time To Exercise? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=25918852 Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. <BR> – Edward Stanley <BR> Wed, 9 Nov 2011 10:47:33 EST 5 pounds at a time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=25763107 I have found that smaller goals are much easier for me to achieve, so I am doing 5 pounds at a time. My goal is to lose each 5 pounds in no more than 5 weeks. Once I hit 5 pounds, I will immediately start working toward my new goal of five more pounds. I have tried so many times to lose weight, but having a goal of 50-100 pounds is intimidating and spirit-crushing for me. Five pounds at a time seems to be working better. So if you would like to join me, feel free to post here! We can ta... Sun, 23 Oct 2011 12:13:42 EST What Type of Exercise Did You Do Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=24774501 I use an InTone Jogger/Trampoline and follow the 20 minute video. Gets the heart beating! <BR> <em>331</em> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:40:24 EST Did you go outside today??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=24720280 Yes -- all day!! Sun, 10 Jul 2011 16:15:33 EST Bonus Points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=24554313 How many bonus points did you get today? Sat, 25 Jun 2011 10:03:43 EST My wheel points today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=23193405 I got 10 points today, but yesterday i got 25. Mon, 28 Feb 2011 21:05:16 EST Emoticon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=22285513 Post the Emoticon that matches your mood today! <BR> <em>334</em> Mon, 20 Dec 2010 06:23:40 EST Happy or Sad today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=22212962 Me am Happy Mon, 13 Dec 2010 07:23:38 EST change a word http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=21625267 The object of this thread is to take the word that is posted and keep one and change one. It is a simple task. Just make sure your reply is two words and one of them is the same as the last post. <BR> <BR> The new start to this thread is: <BR> <BR> SPELL CHECK Fri, 22 Oct 2010 22:47:42 EST Total Spark Points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=21289728 12,477 Fri, 24 Sep 2010 12:13:41 EST Did you track your food today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=20655050 Track your food for the day and post it here. <BR> Give yourself a Thumbs Up!!! <em>250</em> Wed, 4 Aug 2010 23:24:10 EST name one of the fifty states http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=16120306 kansas Sat, 8 Aug 2009 17:24:47 EST Are you walking with God today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=15796901 1. Did you pray? <BR> 2. Did you thank God for all the blessings you received? <BR> 3. Did you read your Bible? <BR> 4. Did you understand what you read? <BR> 5. Did you give all praise, glory and honor. Thu, 9 Jul 2009 11:08:50 EST Did you sleep well last night? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=15742286 Yes or no? Sat, 4 Jul 2009 05:44:33 EST DID YOU WALK TODAY?????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=14361253 WALK EVERYDAY FOR A HEALTHIER YOU . Sun, 22 Mar 2009 10:11:13 EST What have you done today to make you feel proud? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=13161106 Despite feeling horrible I got in a 100 minute workout Sun, 4 Jan 2009 18:26:19 EST wheel points today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=12780402 1 Mon, 1 Dec 2008 22:37:37 EST POINTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=12121872 How many Spark "WHEEL" points today Sat, 11 Oct 2008 11:07:37 EST Did you take your Fish Oil (Omega 3) today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=8712888 Studies are showing that the Omega 3 in fish is great for your health. If you eat a lot of fish, great! But if you are like me and don't care for fish you can take a fish oil supplement. <BR> <BR> Here is a Spark article to learn more about the health benefits. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=873 </link> Tue, 19 Feb 2008 11:42:15 EST No eating after 8:00pm Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=6438968 Bob Green (the Oprah Show - Best Life Diet) says it is important to stop all eating and drinking (except water) at least two hours prior to bedtime. Oprah said she sets a certain time as bedtime can fluctuate making easier to not follow the rule. <BR> <BR> I have been following and challenging myself to not eat anything after 8pm since I started on SP because snacking while watching evening TV was my biggest weakness. <BR> <BR> I have been successful and now want to challenge anyone else ... Tue, 10 Jul 2007 01:57:01 EST 1000 ACTIONS CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=4692717 I listened to an archived radio program on Hayhouseradio.com by Micheal Neill. It was called 1000 ACTIONS. <BR> <BR> The premise of the show was that you can set a goal, and breaking it down into smaller steps you can achieve it by WORKING ON it by TAKING ACTIONS. <BR> <BR> The Host said though 1000 seems like a lot, it is really 4 ACTIONS a DAY. 4 actions a day seems very doable. I am going to start today, working toward 1000 small steps to get to my goal. <BR> <BR> I am hoping other... Fri, 5 Jan 2007 12:11:03 EST Did you take your Vitamin(s) today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=4659539 This is something I need to get back on track with. <BR> <BR> How about you? <BR> <BR> Did you take your vitamin(s) today? <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Tue, 2 Jan 2007 10:35:54 EST Eat Within Your Calorie-Range Streak! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=4288616 Hi All, <BR> <BR> I'm sort-of new to the site, but I want to start a challenge. <BR> <BR> The thing that I have trouble with is staying within my calorie range. Drinking water is no problem for me, eating fruits and veggies is no problem, even exercise is doable. What I really need to do is to stay within that range (last week for example, I only managed it 3/7 days! <em>24</em> ). <BR> <BR> So, I want to start a streak! Anyone with me? I'm aiming for 30 days myself, but hope to go... Sat, 11 Nov 2006 22:10:15 EST Daily weigh-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=2642204 Weighing in daily isn't for everyone. But for me, it's a motivator. If you are like me, add your daily weight and lets support each other. <BR> <BR> Wednesday - 203 (Day 1) <BR> <BR> Wed, 7 Jun 2006 22:08:12 EST Pedometer Challenge Club! Join us! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=2469057 <em>105</em> <em>68</em> <em>105</em> <em>68</em> <em>105</em> <em>68</em> <BR> <BR> I thought I'd start a pedometer challenge because I really want to hit 10,000 per day. Who's with me? <BR> <BR> May 24: 11545 steps! <BR> dist 5.466 <BR> cal 697.0 (is this accurate?) <BR> <BR> <em>105</em> <em>68</em> <em>105</em> <em>68</em> <em>105</em> <em>68</em> Wed, 24 May 2006 22:39:07 EST I piece of fruit a day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.asp?imboard=8&imparent=340463 I always forget to add fruit to my diet. This challege is to eat one piece of fruit a day. Anyone interested? Wed, 11 May 2005 20:14:38 EST