SparkPeople Christian Missionary Women Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=1095 For full-time Christian missionary women serving the Lord around the world and those who are interested in missions...~Luke 18:29-30 SparkPeople Christian Missionary Women Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=1095 Log in Points - June 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58057659 <em>524</em> <em>524</em> <em>524</em> <em>524</em> <em>524</em> Sat, 31 May 2014 07:21:52 EST Check in Daily - June 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58057651 The start of a new month....Let's make it a healthy one! Sat, 31 May 2014 07:20:38 EST Log in Points - May 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57705024 <em>184</em> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:00:20 EST Check in Daily - May 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57705016 Happy May Day!! Have a month of weight loss! How about updating your goals and making some goals for the month! How is everyone doing? <BR> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:59:41 EST Log in Points - April 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57328929 <em>126</em> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:28:28 EST Check in Daily - April 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57328876 Hello ladies!! April is our month!! Lets get moving!! <BR> Michelle Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:24:13 EST Log in Points - March 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56945858 <em>100</em> <em>100</em> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:21:30 EST Check in Daily - March 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56945832 <em>524</em> <em>249</em> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:19:23 EST Log in Points - February 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56600563 <em>129</em> <BR> This thread is for you to have some fun! After you spin the Sparkwheel, record your number with emoticons! <BR> Example: you spin and get 3 points, come to this thread and post 3 emoticons of your choosing <em>26</em> <em>220</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> Have fun! <BR> Happy February! &#9829; <BR> Michelle Sat, 1 Feb 2014 09:54:26 EST Check in Daily - February 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56600512 Sorry this is late getting posted ladies! I had a travel day home from Mexico and Julie traveled home to South Africa! I will check in a bit more later. <BR> <BR> Happy February &#9829; Sat, 1 Feb 2014 09:50:56 EST Glad to find this group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x56472230 Since Jan 1 I've been tracking with Spark People, and just yesterday found my friend Jodi's sparkpage and noticed that she was part of this group. It fits me. My husband and I live in Papua Indonesia where I teach high school math. Our two sons grew up here and are now in the USA. Six years ago I took off 40 pounds - a journey of grace. I did not stay at 145, but stabilized between 150-155. This last year (on furlough) I gained to 175, so now I want to work at getting those 20 pounds back ... Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:03:42 EST Weekly Weigh-In January-April 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56149212 My goal is weigh 150 pounds <BR> I will weigh in on Fridays <BR> I am starting this thread at 161.4 pounds <BR> <em>193</em> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:05:14 EST Log in Points - January 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56149043 <em>410</em> <em>408</em> <em>409</em> <em>236</em> <em>410</em> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:54:52 EST Check in Daily - January 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56148996 <em>410</em> <em>408</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Happy New Year, ladies! May 2014 be the year you meet your goals and get healthier! Be sure to sign up for team goals, if you haven't already. Spread the Spark around Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and any other social media you may use. January is the #1 time of year that people make get-into-shape and get-healthy goals. <BR> <BR> So, when you check in for the first time of 2014... tell me a few of your goals for the new year! <BR> <BR> Bl... Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:51:56 EST Log in Points - December 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55810459 <em>442</em> <em>442</em> <em>442</em> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 04:18:41 EST Check in Daily - December 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55810454 Let's make this month a healthy one! Sat, 30 Nov 2013 04:16:19 EST November Accountability 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x55474363 Greetings Sparksisters! We have not had an accountability thread since Oct. last year! by request, I am starting it up again, <BR> <BR> Our daily check in thread is a wonderful place to chat, get to know one another, offer encouragement and prayer...please keep it up! The purpose of this thread is to keep the focus on diet and exercise. For your first post, tell us your goals for the month and how you plan to meet them. Then, check in each day to tell us how you have done. Also, please commi... Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:41:36 EST Log in Points - November 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55473892 <em>213</em> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:11:16 EST Check in Daily - November 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55473833 Sorry for the delay, ladies! Happy November! <BR> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:08:11 EST Check In Daily - November 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55472784 Can't believe I'm actually first on this! <em>40</em> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 08:56:09 EST New SparkPeople START PAGE coming Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55307695 SparkPeople is totally changing the START Page as of Monday October 21st. Check out an article on the coming changes at this link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=introducing_a_brand_new_sparkpeople<BR>_experience </link> <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:48:22 EST Log-in Points October 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55089383 <em>471</em> <em>147</em> <em>471</em> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:00:16 EST Check in Daily - October 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55089364 Happy fall, y'all! <BR> <em>465</em> <em>147</em> <em>465</em> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:58:47 EST Weekly Weigh-In Sept-Dec 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54726021 Goal: 120 <BR> <BR> Aug 25 - 123 Sat, 31 Aug 2013 09:32:35 EST Log-in Points September 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54726005 <em>347</em> <em>347</em> <em>347</em> <em>347</em> <em>347</em> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 09:31:05 EST Check in Daily - September 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54725974 Have a great weekend, ladies! Sat, 31 Aug 2013 09:28:54 EST : Log-in Points August 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54340236 <em>149</em> <em>150</em> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:43:28 EST Check in Daily - August 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54340214 Have a healthy and happy month! Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:41:56 EST Changes with SparkPeople! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53968424 Perhaps you have noticed some changes with the Start page or with the Polls being gone. This link will explain some recent changes. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=simplified_sparkpoints_and_more_of_<BR>them </link> Tue, 2 Jul 2013 00:44:55 EST Log-in Points July 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53949779 <em>283</em> <em>195</em> <em>283</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:54:46 EST Check in Daily - July 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53949756 July is here!! Hope you all have a healthy, happy and successful month! Look forward to reading your check ins each day! Let us all know how you are doing! <BR> <BR> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:52:28 EST Ni hao! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x53571339 Hello team! My name is Tracy. I am originally from the Chicago area, but currently living and serving in Taiwan (home of noodles and white rice at every meal!) It's hot, but I love it here. Currently, I teach English and Bible at a school in southern Taiwan and also help with various activities at a local Lutheran Church. <BR> <BR> I have started and stopped and lost and gained so many times, I can't even count. But it wasn't until the other day when I realized how unhappy I have been over... Sun, 2 Jun 2013 10:14:51 EST Log-in Points June 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53558890 <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <BR> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> Sat, 1 Jun 2013 10:00:47 EST Check in Daily - June 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53558835 Whew...June snuck up on me! Thanks to Carolyn shooting me a reminder sparkmail!!! <BR> <BR> Hope all is well, would love to hear from all our missionary ladies this month!! <BR> <BR> Blessings, <BR> Michelle Sat, 1 Jun 2013 09:55:07 EST Weekly Weigh-in May-August 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53171904 Post your weekly weigh ins here! <BR> <BR> Keep up the good work ladies! Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:04:48 EST Log-in Points May 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53171853 <em>378</em> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:00:12 EST Check in Daily - May 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53171698 Hi ladies! Happy May!!! Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:49:30 EST Hola de Honduras http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52916856 I was really glad to find this team today. I'm Donna and I live with my husband of 33 years in Honduras, where we serve with Camino Global. Our ministry titles are Mission Mobilization and Leadership Development, but that takes in a lot of different ministry activities. We seem to travel more than we're home, but that keeps life exciting. <BR> <BR> We have 4 grown kids, who were all raised on the mission field. Our son is married to a Northern Irish girl and they live in Belfast, and t... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 21:06:47 EST Log-in Points April 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52775597 <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> Mon, 1 Apr 2013 07:33:02 EST Check in Daily - April 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52775550 Welcome to a new month! Mon, 1 Apr 2013 07:29:52 EST My SparkBlog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52451766 After 146 weeks of a blogging streak, I am again unable to post my blog entries. I write them but I get an error message when I try to post the blogs. I have tried changing computers, changing browsers, deleting cookies, the cache, writing with Word and copying and pasting, etc. I have written to SP tech but no one has been able to help me. For awhile in January I was able to post but then not since then. <BR> <BR> Today I started an Alternate SparkBlog using Blogger. I don't get points for ... Sat, 9 Mar 2013 02:02:20 EST Log-in Points March 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52338966 <em>45</em> <em>45</em> <em>45</em> Fri, 1 Mar 2013 11:01:03 EST Check in Daily - March 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52338931 Good afternoon, ladies. This has been a challenging week for me...BUT GOD is still on His throne! And this is the month that we celebrate His amazing gift of redemption.... Fri, 1 Mar 2013 10:59:19 EST New: I have the greatest respect and love for http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52211876 missionaries.Missionaries are such faithful, devoted, and unselfish people that I have ever known of. So many sacrifice their lives as a praise offering unto the LOrd. <BR> I here there are over 3,000 people groups in the world who have never heard of Jesus. Oh how, I pray for God to raise up many more missionaries. <BR> I have been fortuante enough to visit foreign soil twice on one week+ mission trips to share the gospel of Christ. <BR> I used my teaching career to share Chris... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 19:38:12 EST Hi from TX http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52195804 Hi...this sounds like a great group to join. My husband & I feel called into foreign missions (particularly eastern Europe). We don't know when that might be. We haven't joined any mission sending groups or anything yet. <BR> <BR> My best friend has been in Mongolia for about a year now, my cousin use to live in China, another friend is about to go to South America, & we have a few more friends scattered around the world. We feel more closely tied to eastern Europe because two of my DH's si... Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:02:19 EST Hi I am new :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52186392 not sure what to do next......new to the team <em>38</em> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 03:32:42 EST New to the Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52186379 Hi, My name is Darla and I live in Cameroon West Africa. My husband and I are with Wycliffe Bible Translators. We have a little girl who will be two March 5th. I just started back with Spark people after a three year hiatus. I need to lose weight before I head home on Furlough this summer! But I am having trouble keeping motivated and I am hungry all the time. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 03:28:10 EST Log In Points February 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51926332 <em>247</em> Fri, 1 Feb 2013 09:43:30 EST Check Daily February 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51926187 Happy February!!! <BR> <em>129</em> Fri, 1 Feb 2013 09:36:58 EST Log In Points January 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51399291 <em>409</em> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:10:48 EST Check Daily January 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51399273 Happy New Year, Ladies!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you are ready for the new year...and ready to make those healthy changes in your life! Are you making New Years Resolutions? Tell us about them... <BR> <BR> Michelle <BR> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:08:53 EST Weekly Weigh-in Jan-April 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51399177 Happy New Year! <BR> <BR> This is the quarterly thread where we log our weekly weigh-ins <BR> <BR> My Starting weight for 2013 is 177.8 <BR> <BR> <em>11</em> <BR> Michelle Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:02:36 EST Share your Christmas Greetings with the Team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51285638 Dear SparkFriends, <BR> <BR> I have tried several times to post a blog letting people know that I'm back in Africa but each time I write... my blog is blocked. I'm not sure if it's an internet problem or a computer problem. Here is a summary of my activities this past while. <BR> <BR> My friend Nancy and I left the States and arrived back in Africa on December 12th where I teach in a Nursing School at a Christian Hospital. I now have my long term visa which lasts two years. We took the rid... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 10:45:05 EST December 2012 Log-in Points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51043712 <em>442</em> <em>442</em> <em>442</em> Sat, 1 Dec 2012 16:30:00 EST Check in Daily - December 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51043691 December time is here again! <BR> <em>442</em> <em>443</em> <em>445</em> <em>460</em> Sat, 1 Dec 2012 16:27:45 EST Log-in Points - November 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x50641534 Happy November! <em>429</em> Thu, 1 Nov 2012 09:45:53 EST Check in Daily - November2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x50641508 Happy November!!! <BR> Thu, 1 Nov 2012 09:44:40 EST Guess my name says where I am... :-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x50254332 Hi! I am in NE Louisiana - not truly Cajun country. My welcome has my full story, but I am the widow of a Home Missions pastor. Even before we married I was always involved in US based missions trips and ministries of various sorts. My biggest passion is children. I work with Operation Christmas Child locally and plan to go to one of the main centers to volunteer this year. I am working towards a degree in mass communication and my dream is to go to work for OCC, or Compassion, travel and do ... Fri, 5 Oct 2012 11:18:58 EST Hi There! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x50254148 My name is Kay. <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> I hesitated joining this group, simply because I have joined a few others and my time is limited. However, missions is something near and dear to my heart. I am 56 and a widow. My husband was the first home missionary to the disabled in the Assemblies of God, and was himself quadriplegic. The accident that caused that condition was also what brought him to the Lord - and then into the ministry about a year later. I became a Christian at age 38. He a... Fri, 5 Oct 2012 11:06:16 EST October Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x50181606 Hi ladies...she says with a red-shame-filled face. <BR> <BR> I have been terrible this month!! When I am done putting up the new threads, I am going straight to my calendar and writing SP on my daily list for each day. I WILL check in daily...if I fail please come find me...email, SP message, text, facebook....I really need your help to be faithful. <BR> <BR> I will spend some time tomorrow praying, setting some goals for the month and updating my SP page. <BR> <BR> What are your goals fo... Sun, 30 Sep 2012 23:14:47 EST Log-in Points - October 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x50181539 <em>465</em> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 23:09:21 EST Check in Daily - October 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x50181479 Wow!! October? Really? Yep....really! <BR> <BR> Ladies, have a happy, healthy month!! <BR> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 23:05:28 EST September Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x49721023 Well, ladies...I failed in my goals last month, failed in keeping up with the thread here...failing myself and failing you. Hope you will forgive me...and I chose to forgive myself. <BR> <BR> My goals will be more simple this month...and I strted them a week ago tho. <BR> <BR> 1) Replace two meals with Protein nutrition bars <BR> <BR> 2) Weigh daily <BR> <BR> 3) Get some exercise 3x a week <BR> <BR> I started this a week ago at 183.4 and am today at 178. I have not been belly hungry...j... Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:23:29 EST Weekly Weigh-in Sept-Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49720923 Time for the new quarterly thread!! How are you doing on your weight loss? This is the thread where we choose a day to weigh, then post it here for team accountability. <BR> <BR> My weight last Friday was 184.3 <BR> <BR> My weight this Friday was 178.8 <BR> <BR> Today, Sept 1 I am at 178...goal 155 Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:16:12 EST Log-in Points - September 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49720856 For this thread...we spin the spark wheel, then choose an emoticon to represent a point... <BR> <BR> example...4 points on the wheel is: <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:10:50 EST Check in Daily - September 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49720762 Happy Spetember to all! Hope this is the month you make things happen to be healthier!! <BR> <BR> Blessings, Michelle Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:03:15 EST Log-in Points - August 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49244421 For this thread...we spin the spark wheel, then choose an emoticon to represent a point... <BR> <BR> example...4 points on the wheel is: <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:04:55 EST Check in Daily - August 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49244313 Can you believe it is August already! <BR> <BR> Hello to several new members! So glad to have you with us! This thread is where we check in to say hi, share prayer requests and how we are doing. Look forward to getting to know each of you!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:58:48 EST August Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x49244020 This thread is for those willing to set goals and record daily how you ate doing. Set your own goals...and list them here so we can help hold you to them! Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:40:06 EST A-Z Foods in Salads (either Veggie or Fruit salad) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x49138228 A- Apple Tue, 24 Jul 2012 18:34:27 EST July Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x48776820 Who is in for this month? I am...it is helping me a lot!! Thanks gals! <BR> <BR> If you were a part of the June thread...tell us how you did on your goals for the month...then let us know what your July goals are. <BR> Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:18:54 EST Log-in Points - July 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48776710 <em>232</em> Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:09:46 EST Error..please ignore http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48776628 oops..sorry...just ignore Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:03:14 EST Check in Daily - July 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48776618 Happy July ladies!! <BR> <BR> Sorry I got a late start on the threads. Have a healthy, happy month! Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:02:29 EST Log-in Points - June 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48322228 <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <BR> and <BR> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> Fri, 1 Jun 2012 08:00:32 EST Check in Daily - June 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48322176 Good afternoon, ladies! I can't believe it's June already. Only a few more days before I say "see you later" to my beloved South Africans. Still much to be done between now and the 12th! Fri, 1 Jun 2012 07:56:55 EST June Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x48322095 My goals for this month: <BR> 1. 750 (at least!) fitness minutes <BR> 2. To keep following the Curves eating plan....quite do-able even when traveling <BR> 3. To continue my journey through the Bible during my quiet time Fri, 1 Jun 2012 07:50:54 EST May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x47897457 Hi Ladies. I am starting this thread under the Team Challenges Forum...probably because this will be a huge challenge for me. <BR> <BR> I don't know about you, but I have really been struggling. My weight is at its all time high and I need help and support. Our Daily Chat is a great place to gather to share all kinds of things...but my hope and desire for this thread would be to keep the discussion about weight management and exercise. <BR> <BR> I hope we can be honest with each other wit... Thu, 3 May 2012 16:05:07 EST Weekly Weigh-in, May-August 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47838663 Goal: 125 by June 12 Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:43:32 EST Check in Daily - May 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47838613 Can you believe it's May already? Let's make it a healthy month!!!! Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:40:33 EST Log in Points - May 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47838589 Happy May Day! Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:39:23 EST Cinnamon and honey http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x47805683 Cinnamon and Honey <BR> Whoever thought? Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. What it will do is what some call 'turning to sugar'. In reality, honey is always honey. However, when left in a cool dark place for a long time it will "crystallize". When this happens loosen the lid, boil some water and sit the honey container in the hot water, but turn off the heat and let it liquefy naturally. It is then as good as it ever was. Never boil honey or put it in a microwav... Sat, 28 Apr 2012 10:49:59 EST April Pedometer Tracking 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x47398625 If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date. <BR> <BR> My April Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26. <BR> 27. <BR> 28. <BR> 29. <BR> 30. <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 2 Apr 2012 23:48:43 EST Check In Daily - April 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47354423 Can you believe that it's April already?!?!?!? <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 11:09:41 EST Log-in Points - April 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47354385 <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 11:07:36 EST Describe your day in ONE WORD! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46902800 Peace <BR> Sun, 4 Mar 2012 18:29:51 EST Check In Daily - March 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46842904 Good afternoon, ladies! Yesterday felt like fall, but today is summer again - sunny and HOT! A co-worker and I had lunch together in town. So glad the restaurant had their tables sitting in a nice shady garden. <BR> <BR> Mary, happy birthday! <BR> <BR> Carolyn, will you be able to check in with us during this next stretch of traveling and conferences? <BR> <BR> Michele, so glad things are looking good for your son. Hope the tooth issue is resolved soon! Thu, 1 Mar 2012 07:41:07 EST Log-in Points - March 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46842833 <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> Thu, 1 Mar 2012 07:36:40 EST DID YOU DRINK YOUR 8 GLASSES OF WATER TODAY. POST http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46829212 Hi two people on this team have said they have trouble drinking their 8 glasses of water a day. Two teams I belong to had expressed the same difficulty so I started a thread where they can post their water intake. <BR> Some who said they never could do it now drink 9 or 10 glasses a day. <BR> Please post even though you don't do the 8 glasses, then try to better that over time. <BR> <BR> I am on my 6th glass today. <BR> <BR> Irene Wed, 29 Feb 2012 12:01:56 EST February Pedometer Tracking 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x46357808 If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date. <BR> <BR> My February Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21.. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26. <BR> 27. <BR> 28. <BR> 29 Wed, 1 Feb 2012 09:44:06 EST Log-in Points - February 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46357629 <em>129</em> Wed, 1 Feb 2012 09:35:46 EST Check in Daily - February 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46357578 Happy Feb. 1st!, <BR> <em>247</em> Wed, 1 Feb 2012 09:33:46 EST Favorite Lean Protein Dish! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x46354172 Share your favorite way to prepare 1 type of lean protein, such as beans, chicken, or fish. <BR> <BR> Suggested challenge from a website called, "Daily Challenge". It can be found at the following link: <BR> <link>https://challenge.meyouhealth.com/20<BR>12/2/1/share-your-favorite-way-to-prep<BR>are-1-type-of-lean-protein-such-as-bea<BR>ns-chicken-or-fish </link> Wed, 1 Feb 2012 05:31:14 EST IMPORTANT: Take the Share Bar off of your Blog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46011903 Through another blog I just learned of a new feature on SparkPeople that automatically added a "Share Bar" to our blog entries. I do not like this feature. <BR> <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> If you'll notice your own blog now there is a "Share" bar at the top of the blog. That means if someone likes your blog entry they can "share" on their Facebook wall!! Who wants his/her blog about losing weight to show up on someone else s' facebook wall? <BR> <BR> To delete this "Share bar" feature from you... Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:22:30 EST January Pedometer Tracking 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x45772109 If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date. <BR> <BR> My January Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26. <BR> 27. <BR> 28. <BR> 29. <BR> 30. <BR> 31 <BR> <BR... Mon, 2 Jan 2012 13:48:53 EST Check in Daily - January 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45730616 HaPpY nEw YeAr!!!! <BR> <em>412</em> <em>409</em> <em>283</em> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 13:22:08 EST Weekly Weigh In: January-April 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45730463 Goal: 123 by April 30 <BR> <BR> January 1 - 134 pounds Sat, 31 Dec 2011 13:13:18 EST Log-in Points - January 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45730442 <em>107</em> <em>412</em> <em>411</em> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 13:12:09 EST Songs and Poems for the Season! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45410120 SHERYLDS on the Slowest Loser's Team has been posting some "Christmas" songs and poems she's written. Here are a few... she keeps posting a new one every day or so. <BR> <BR> Jogging Around The Christmas Tree <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4614378 </link> <BR> <BR> Winter Wonderland Song (Spark Style) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4612724 </link> <BR> <BR> Jiggle Bells <BR>... Wed, 7 Dec 2011 07:55:07 EST December Pedometer Tracking 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x45371919 A lot walking this month...let's track it! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date. <BR> <BR> My December Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26.... Sun, 4 Dec 2011 19:45:58 EST December Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x45314895 Let's not allow the festivities this month to get the best of us. Choose one or more of the challenges below to fight off the December Defeat...... <BR> <BR> 1. Drink 6-8 glasses (8 oz. each) of water daily <em>194</em> <BR> 2. Exercise 10 minutes daily - even if it is just marching in place while you watch those Christmas specials on TV <em>311</em> <BR> 3. Eat at least 5 fruits or vegetables daily <em>45</em> <em>69</em> <BR> 4. Send at least 1 spark goodie each week <em>220</... Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:40:43 EST Log In Points - December 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45314751 <em>446</em> <em>446</em> <em>446</em> <em>446</em> <em>446</em> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:30:07 EST Check In Daily - December 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45314724 Good morning, ladies! It's a muggy one here in southern Africa. I thought the rain would cool things down a bit, but I perhaps we have turned the corner from spring into summer. I think I'm going to have to dig out the fan. What I wouldn't give for just a little bit of that snow that fell in Ohio and Indiana yesterday. Amy....Michelle....Shel....did you get snow, too? Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:28:30 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x45279459 Hi! I was invited to join your team by Carolyn. Although I am not in full time missions I have been on several short term mission trips. I was sharing with Carolyn my experiences and she asked me to introduce myself and share a little. <BR> <BR> I am a Registered Nurse and right now I work the MN shift for a local hospital in Michigan. I work in the resource pool for the Critical Care areas, ICU, CCU, and ER. I graduated from Nursing school at Pensacola Christian College 25 years ago. Whi... Mon, 28 Nov 2011 21:00:01 EST Name FOODS that HYDRATE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x45163692 We need water and some foods are full of water. Name foods that Hydrate (that give us water), each one naming a different food. <BR> <BR> I'll start........... Watermelon! <BR> <BR> <em>491</em> Sun, 20 Nov 2011 03:17:20 EST Do you cook with a CROCK-POT? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45108311 I love to use my Crock-pot. I use it very often for whole Chickens. If I have potatoes and or carrots I add them to the pot along with the chicken. My friend even does baked potatoes in hers. <BR> <BR> Do you use a Crock-Pot to cook? What do you like to fix in it? <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 10:33:23 EST HELP- need tune for "10 were bad and 2 were good" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44886938 HELP, please! <BR> <BR> I can't remember the whole tune for "10 were bad and 2 were good" about the 12 spies who surveyed the Promised Land... <BR> <BR> Wed, 2 Nov 2011 15:17:02 EST Log In Points - November 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44864269 <em>250</em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 09:42:10 EST Check in Daily -November 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44849800 Happy November all! <BR> <em>429</em> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 12:37:18 EST November Pedometer Tracking 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x44849764 Ready to get walking?! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My November Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26. <BR> 27. <BR> 28. ... Mon, 31 Oct 2011 12:34:54 EST Make someone feel good http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44519797 Say something nice about someone on your team each day. A different one each day. <BR> <BR> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:17:43 EST Make someone feel good http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44519783 Say something nice about someone on your team each day. A different one each day. <BR> <BR> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:16:46 EST Pedometer Tracking for October 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x44358440 Fall is a great time of year to get outside and WALK! One great way to track your walking is with a pedometer. On the fitness page, you can also set your fitness to track your steps. <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My October Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. ... Fri, 30 Sep 2011 19:17:53 EST Log in Points - October 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44358349 <em>147</em> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 19:11:21 EST Check in Daily -October 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44358306 <em>147</em> <BR> <BR> Happy October! Fri, 30 Sep 2011 19:08:20 EST Did you notice the new TICKERS? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44083194 I do not know when SparkPeople tweaked the SparkPage Tickers but I just noticed them today. I saw someone's ticker about how many Sparkpoints she had and I had never before seen one like that. <BR> <BR> I went to "Edit my SparkPage" and then to the "Edit my Ticker". There is a completely new page for ticker edits with a wide variety of tickers available. <BR> <BR> Have you checked out this new feature of SparkPeople. The site just keeps getting better and better! <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:37:22 EST Pedometer Tracking for September 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x43858587 Fall is a great time of year to get outside and WALK! One great way to track your walking is with a pedometer. On the fitness page, you can also set your fitness to track your steps. <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My Septmeber Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12... Thu, 1 Sep 2011 21:13:29 EST Encouraging Blog to Check Out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43855586 Irene ( DIDMIS) has written an encouraging blog entitled, "KEEP PEDALING YOU WILL GET THERE". Check it out at the following link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4461006 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>108</em> <em>332</em> <em>309</em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 17:50:04 EST Log in Points - September 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43833642 <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:38:40 EST Check in Daily - September 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43833611 South Africans celebrate 1 September as Spring Day. I am so-o-o-o ready for winter to be over! <BR> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:36:18 EST Weekly Weigh In (Sept-Dec 2011) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43826303 What is your weight-loss goal for the rest of the year? <BR> <BR> I'd like to reach 128 lbs by Christmas. <BR> January 18 - 136 <BR> February 2 - 135 <BR> March 3 - 134 <BR> May 18 - 133 <BR> June 7 - 132 <BR> August 20 - 131 <BR> August 31 - 133 <BR> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:55:56 EST Pedometer Tracking August 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x43307132 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My August Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19.... Mon, 1 Aug 2011 12:03:30 EST Log-in Points - August 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43289789 <em>411</em> <em>411</em> Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:09:05 EST Check in Daily - August 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43289754 Happy first day of August! <BR> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:06:34 EST new to the team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x42841571 I had gained weight with the births of both our children, but I really gained weight after raising support and moving to the field... where there's a lot of sitting and visiting... and eating... (especially on deputation/home assignment). <BR> <BR> I've been on sp since May and finally found this team! I always enjoy meeting sisters in Christ! and sister missionaries! <BR> <BR> My children are grown. I have two of the most adorable grandchildren and another on the way! <BR> <BR> <B... Wed, 6 Jul 2011 20:47:56 EST Can you use a HULA HOOP? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x42795016 Can you use a HULA HOOP? Will it stay up? Do you have one? <BR> <BR> Here's a challenge for today: <BR> <BR> Swing an imaginary hula hoop 10 times to the right, then 10 times to the left. <BR> <BR> Let's go! <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> Mon, 4 Jul 2011 11:58:36 EST : Log-in Points - July 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x42731733 <em>250</em> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:55:10 EST Check in Daily - July 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x42731718 Time for a new thread already! Have a great July!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> We've got lots of July birthdays too... <BR> <BR> JULY <BR> 18.....53PINKROSES (Rena) <BR> 18.....BREN718 <BR> 20.....HISNEWCREATION (Janice) <BR> 23.....STARLIGHTS (Esther) <BR> 25.....DEBALEX (Deb) <BR> 31.....MAMASHELL (Shel) <BR> 31.....KELMOM23 (Kel) <BR> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:54:18 EST Pedometer Tracking June 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x42731699 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My July Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. ... Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:53:10 EST Pedometer Tracking June 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x42152355 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My June Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. ... Tue, 31 May 2011 18:42:07 EST Log-in Points - June 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x42152310 Spin away!! Have fun!! And record your log in points here!! Tue, 31 May 2011 18:40:27 EST Check in Daily - June 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x42152275 Happy June to all!!!! <BR> <em>411</em> Tue, 31 May 2011 18:38:45 EST NEWBY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x41993230 Hello Family, <BR> <BR> God Bless everyone!! I am new to this team, went on my first missionary trip when I was 12, with my neighbor who is Catholic. I was not raised in a Christian home, but God called me in my twenties. I always knew I would do missionary work again someday, and I did in 2008 in Haiti. (take a look at my photos). I am in the corporate world now, and wish I could do missionary work more and more. I am single no kids, no husband, or boyfriend, just me and the Lord. I want to... Mon, 23 May 2011 13:18:11 EST 5K Walking Training Progam! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41959576 On July 2nd we are going to have a station 5K Walk/Run. I will be walking. I've never done this before so I joined a 5K Walking Training program on SparkPeople. It does not look complicated. It only requires walking 3 times a week. I did my first walk today and it was for 15 minutes. Once you join the 5K training program it put me on a team of others going through the program. Once I walk my 5K I will get a special SparkPeople Trophy! <BR> <BR> I posted the information on my facebook page an... Sat, 21 May 2011 16:29:08 EST mission education box http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x41898942 Hi ladies- I've been in the states, so SP has not been available much due to lack of internet. <BR> I'm getting boxes together to resource pastors to help them resource their churches as they become more missionaly minded. I was wondering - if you were preparing such a box what things would you want to see included? <BR> <BR> Looking forward to your input :) <BR> <BR> Blessings, Becky Wed, 18 May 2011 11:54:38 EST Mad about Moving in the Month of May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41570512 I've set a goal to "move" at least 15 minutes every day this month. Who would like to join me on this challenge? <BR> <em>311</em> <em>206</em> <em>332</em> <em>320</em> <em>318</em> <em>319</em> <em>216</em> <em>324</em> <em>315</em> Mon, 2 May 2011 09:32:36 EST Pedometer Tracking May 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41540656 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My May Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <... Sat, 30 Apr 2011 22:03:59 EST Weekly Weigh-in for May-August 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x41540578 Initial 2011 weight in: 177.2 <BR> January end 171.6 = 5.6 pound loss for the year <BR> February end 171.2 = 6 pound loss for the year <BR> March end 169.4 = 7.8 pound loss for the year <BR> April end 170.6 = up 1.2 pounds this month.... 6.6 pound loss for the year <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:58:02 EST Log-in Points - May 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x41540504 Spin the Spark Wheel then come to this link and post an emoticon for each point you spun! <BR> <BR> Have fun!! <BR> Happy May! Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:53:37 EST Check in Daily - May 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x41540447 April showers brings May flowers! <BR> <BR> Happy May 1! <BR> <BR> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:49:50 EST Weekly Challenge #17 Apr. 25- Apr. 29, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41395490 This is a tracking challenge only this week!! For 5 days track at least one meal. This is a great way to get in the habit of tracking!! <BR> <BR> A few tips: <BR> * Do not worry about calories at this point...just track what goes in your mouth <BR> <BR> * If you have favorite recipes you use often, post them in the nutrition calculator of Sparkrecipes and then you can find them easily when you enter your food. <BR> <BR> * You can "copy" meals that you eat again...just click on "copy custo... Sat, 23 Apr 2011 10:09:30 EST Weekly Challenge #16 Apr. 18- Apr. 22, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41257299 Choose a challenge! <BR> <BR> 1) Track your meals and snacks every day this week <BR> <BR> 2) Choose a food that you eat often...and give it up for these 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Exercise at least 15 minutes each of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 4) Send out 1 goodie each day <BR> <BR> 5) Creat your own challenge...post it here!! Sat, 16 Apr 2011 10:43:22 EST Weekly Challenge #15 Apr. 11- Apr. 15, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41127495 It's a new week and time for a new challenge! Once again, it is a Mon-Fri challenge...and you can choose any or all of those suggestions below! <BR> <BR> 1) Exercise 3x this week <BR> <BR> 2) Track your meals 3x this week <BR> <BR> 3) Set a personal goal, share with us what it is, and report back for accountability <BR> <BR> 4) Read your Bible every day <BR> <BR> 5) Do a random act of kindness...whether for a family member, co-worker, etc...just do something kind that is out of the ordi... Sun, 10 Apr 2011 08:55:04 EST Weekly Challenge #14 Apr. 4- Apr. 8, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40962912 HEALTHY challenge!! <BR> <BR> H. Help a friend...send a goodie! <BR> <BR> E. Eat 5 fruits and veggies each day <BR> <BR> A. Abide in Christ...read your Bible and pray each day! <BR> <BR> L. Love yourself...read, soak in the tub, get a manicure, take a break... <BR> <BR> T. Tell others about Sparkpeople...Facebook, Twitter, Women's group... <BR> <BR> H. Habitually exercise...15 minutes each day <BR> <BR> Y. Yummy recipe search! See what new healthy recipe you can try or create.. Share ... Sat, 2 Apr 2011 17:16:56 EST 2 Words...Change One (Just for Fun!) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x40956163 From the most recent post, change one of the words to create a new duo... <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> <BR> Ice Cream <BR> <BR> Ice tea <BR> <BR> Green tea <BR> <BR> Green Gables... <BR> <BR> You get the picture...so i will start: <BR> <BR> <BR> JUMP ROPE <em>318</em> Sat, 2 Apr 2011 10:15:53 EST April 2011 (FYI): Shower Yourself for True Beauty http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x40956070 Remember this saying? "April showers bring May flowers" If this is true with the way the Lord takes care of this earth...can we apply that to us? How can we have showers that bring about beauty...true beauty. <BR> <BR> This month's For Your Information thread has some interesting articles on taking care of yourself!! <BR> <BR> So, ladies...shower yourself!! <BR> <BR> <BR> Spritual Beauty: <link>christianwomenonline.net/2009/06/01/<BR>true-beauty-inside-and-out/ </link> <BR> <BR> Ski... Sat, 2 Apr 2011 10:10:37 EST Pedometer Tracking for April 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40932645 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My April Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. ... Fri, 1 Apr 2011 08:12:28 EST Check in Daily - April 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x40930863 Good morning, ladies! How can we be into April already???? Let's set some healthy goals for this month and make a plan to reach them!!! Fri, 1 Apr 2011 05:31:02 EST Log-in Points - April 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x40930822 <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 05:20:54 EST Weekly Challenge #13 Mar. 28- Apr. 1, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40819915 Last challenge of March!!! <BR> <BR> Choose from the following: <BR> <BR> 1) Drink 8-8oz glasses of water each day <BR> <BR> 2) Track your food at least 3 of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Track a specific element such as sodium, fiber, fat... <BR> <BR> 4) Exercise at least 3 of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 5) Choose a strength training exercise to do each day Sun, 27 Mar 2011 08:44:41 EST Newbie :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x40659271 Hi, I'm Sara. I'm 25 yrs old. I was so excited to find this spark team! I am not a full time missionary, but I love going when I can, and doing what I can when I can't go. I have been once to Costa Rica for 3 weeks, and once to Japan for 10 Weeks. I am also very involved with youth ministry and I love my kids! (well, my youth kids lol) Again, I am currently on my way to a healthier me so that I can go MORE. I am done having to push aside various trips because I am physically incapable of goin... Sat, 19 Mar 2011 14:59:29 EST Weekly Challenge #12 Mar. 21 - Mar. 25, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40645217 Take your pick and join in on this 5 day challenge!! <BR> <BR> 1) Drink your goal amount of water <BR> <BR> 2) Exercise 3 of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Eat within your calorie range each day <BR> <BR> 4) Track your food ___ of the 5 days (You set the goal...then stick to it!) <BR> <BR> 5) Send out goodies to encourage!!! <BR> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 18:47:58 EST Weekly Challenge #11 Mar. 14 - Mar. 18, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40508245 It's challenge time!! Choose a challenge or two from this list...or create your own! Just post here and let us know what you are shooting for...and then post later in the week to tell us how you did!! Remember, this is a Monday - Friday challenge. <BR> <BR> 1) Track your food 3x this week <BR> <BR> 2) Choose an area to track specifically: such as fiber, fat, calcium... <BR> <BR> 3) Choose a strength training exercise to do each day. <BR> <BR> 4) Read your Bible every day. <BR> <BR> 5) Tr... Sat, 12 Mar 2011 10:23:12 EST Weekly Challenge #10 Mar. 7 - Mar. 11, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40351237 Wow...we are already on the 10th challenge of the year!! Time is flying by! <BR> <BR> There are 10 choices for this 10th challenge. Choose as many of them as you would like. <BR> <BR> 1) Track your food 3 of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 2) Exercise at least 10 minutes each of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Redecorate your Sparkpage and update your goals <BR> <BR> 4) Invite friends to join Sparkpeople <BR> <BR> 5) Send out a goodie each day to encourage your teammates <BR> <BR> 6) Track your fiber i... Sat, 5 Mar 2011 10:40:45 EST A- Z at the Grocery Store http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x40226451 Name thoes items in the grocery store. The food item has to start with the letter or the brand.Here we go: <BR> <BR> A - asparagus Mon, 28 Feb 2011 11:20:33 EST March 2011: Green is Good (FYI) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x40226223 Top O' the morning to ya!!! <BR> <BR> March is here! When I think of March I think of the days getting longer, the weather being windy...blowing the winter weather away and ushering in spring! I also think of St. Patrick's Day and Irish fun. So, as I pondered these things, i thought the resources for March would be focused on GREEN!! <BR> <BR> At your lesiure, enjoy these tidbits!! <BR> <BR> Green Tea: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=107 </link> <... Mon, 28 Feb 2011 11:11:47 EST Pedometer Tracking for March 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40225431 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My March Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. ... Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:41:57 EST Log-in Points - March 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x40224574 <em>137</em> <em>137</em> <em>137</em> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:06:46 EST Check in Daily - March 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x40224544 <em>249</em> <em>440</em> <BR> Go for gold this month!!!! Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:05:03 EST Weekly Challenge #9 Feb. 28 - Mar. 4, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40182773 Last week was a "Move it, move it" challenge, so................this week's challenge is <BR> <BR> Focus on Fruit, Faith, Fun and Fiber <BR> <BR> 1) Eat at least 2 fruit servings every day <BR> <em>265</em> <em>491</em> <BR> <BR> 2) Read your Bible every day <BR> <em>296</em> <BR> <BR> 3) Coffee with a friend, scrapbook, go for a swim, do a puzzle, play your instrument...basically, take some time for you! I would love to say every day...but do it at least once! <BR> <em>271</em> <... Sat, 26 Feb 2011 10:29:53 EST New here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x40033801 Hi everyone! <BR> I'm not new to SP, but I'm new to this team. I lost almost 30 pounds with SP about 2 years ago. I gained a TON back, but for a good reason: baby #3! Shelby Eden joined our family 9 months ago, and I'm finding it really tough to try to lost weight right now. My other 2 were formula fed, so I was completely unprepared for how HUNGRY nursing makes me! I mean, beyond hungry, but ravenous. Almost the entire day. *sigh* Anyhow, at this point, I'm not really looking to lose... Sat, 19 Feb 2011 20:38:40 EST Weekly Challenge #8 Feb. 21 -Feb. 25, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40025612 This is the "Move it, Move it" challenge!!! <BR> <BR> Here is a fun link to the song from the movie Madagascar. On Valentine's Day, I watched this movie with my grandson, Owen. When this song came on he said, "Nana! Let's Dance!" So...we did!! This video is only 2 minutes 47 seconds...enjoy! <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=9osbpEHvQVE </link> <BR> <BR> So here is the challenge...choose one, choose a few...or choose them all! <BR> <BR> 1) Dance! A few minutes a day will improv... Sat, 19 Feb 2011 11:57:34 EST New to SparkPeople http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x39867250 Hi! I am Joan and a retired missionary who ministered in Brazil on the Amazon River at a school base outside of Manaus. The Lord gave me the ministry of helping print the Word of God into tribal languages that my mission works with in the Amazon Basin. Like all mission bases that was my main job but also taught high school computer, helped in the dining hall, and also taught some grade school music some years. I guess you can say I was jack of all trades. I loved my 28 years there and st... Sat, 12 Feb 2011 09:19:08 EST Weekly Challenge #7 Feb. 14 -Feb. 19, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39859906 Choose your challenge(s)...and have fun! <BR> <BR> 1) Send out several valentine goodies! Spread the love! <BR> <BR> 2) Exercise each day, Mon-Fri. You choose what exercise and for how long, or how much. <BR> <BR> 3) Drink 8 8oz glasses of water each day <BR> <BR> 4) Get in 5 fruit and veggie servings each day <BR> <BR> 5) Track at least two days on the nutrition charts <BR> <BR> Woo hoo! Let's go gals! <BR> <em>129</em> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 20:30:12 EST Alphabet Game: Words ending in "Y" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x39823778 A - Artery Thu, 10 Feb 2011 09:53:13 EST Weekly Challenge #6 Feb. 7 -Feb. 11, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39695116 Here are a few challenge options: choose at least one...try two or more! <BR> <BR> 1) Memorize Ps. 107:9 "For He has satisfied the thirsty soul, and the hungry soul He has filled with what is good." (NASB) <BR> <BR> 2) Send a goodie to someone who inspires you, and a goodie to someone in need of your encouragement. <BR> <BR> 3) Choose an activity you can do each day for the 5 days of this challenge...walking, sit-ups, marching in place...you set the activity and the duration...you can d... Fri, 4 Feb 2011 20:59:21 EST Check-in Daily for February 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x39575501 <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:41:47 EST Log-in Points for February 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x39575420 <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:38:56 EST Check-in Daily for February 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x39575385 <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> Happy February everyone!! <BR> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:37:16 EST February 2011: Valentine Survivor (FYI) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x39574757 Here are a few interesting articles to read through this month. I hope they motivate you as they have movtivated me!! <BR> <BR> **Valentine's Day Diet Tips <BR> <link>lowcaloriecooking.about.com/od/holid<BR>aysoccasions/tp/valentinesdiettips.htm </link> <BR> <BR> **Chocolate & Candy for a Skinny Valentine's Day <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KpHnec2Hhk </link> <BR> <BR> **The Do's and Don'ts of Goal Setting <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivat<BR>ion_articles.asp?i... Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:15:32 EST February Alphabet Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x39573483 As we work our way through the alphabet, think of words that have something to do with the month of February! Have fun...and start digging up some facts! <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:34:10 EST Pedometer Tracking for February 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39573379 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My February Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 1... Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:31:03 EST Weekly Challenge #5 January 31-February 4, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39521463 Here we are gals! The first challenge for February 2011! Several of you have been moving right along on the challenges! How exciting!! <BR> <BR> So...here's what I am thinking for this week: I really like having options...but want you to have the option to create your own goal as well. So here are three of my ideas...and one to create your own goal for the week. <BR> <BR> Choose: <BR> <BR> 1) Choose a strength training exercise to do each day. <BR> <BR> 2) Track everything that goes in... Fri, 28 Jan 2011 20:11:36 EST Weekly Challenge #4 January 24-28, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39338379 This is the 4th challenge of the year...and the last one for January. So...I think it is time for a "Choose a Challenge" <BR> <BR> Choose from the following: <BR> <BR> 1) Track all your meals and snacks <BR> <BR> 2) Set an exercise goal for your week, let us know what it is...then do it <BR> <BR> 3) Send a goodie to a sparkfriend each day and encourage them <BR> <BR> 4) Drink 8 - 8oz glasses of water each day <BR> <BR> 5) Try a new Sparkrecipe...try it, rate it, and share it here. <BR> ... Fri, 21 Jan 2011 12:11:00 EST Weekly Challenge #3 January 17-21, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39179415 This is a choose your own challenge week. <BR> <BR> Set a personal goal for the week, tell us what it is and what your plan is... then keep us posted on how you are doing. <BR> <BR> It can be anything: exercise, eating, tracking, reading your Bible, not doing some bad habit...etc. <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> Sat, 15 Jan 2011 11:44:50 EST EMOTICON how you FEEL today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x39002198 <em>334</em> Sun, 9 Jan 2011 00:37:11 EST Weekly Challenge #2 January 10-14, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x38961971 Last week was 10 minutes of exercise daily Mon-Fri. <BR> <BR> This week's challenge is to build that up to 15 minutes daily Mon-Friday <BR> <BR> AND <BR> <BR> Track at least one meal each day to start making that a habit. <BR> <BR> Who is with me? <BR> <em>331</em> <em>301</em> <em>7</em> Fri, 7 Jan 2011 12:08:35 EST Do you have a New Year's resolution? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38932863 My resolution this year is one word: REST. You can read about it here: <BR> <link>2cor5fifteen.wordpress.com/2011/01/0<BR>5/rest/ </link> <BR> <BR> I'd love to hear about yours... Thu, 6 Jan 2011 11:35:40 EST Congratulations to DONANDMAR77! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38897037 Mary became a SparkPeople Motivator today. WooHoo! Go to her page and congratulate her. If you do not know Mary, do get acquainted. She's working in Tanzania. <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=DO<BR>NANDMARY77 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>345</em> Mary, you ROCK! Wed, 5 Jan 2011 08:23:07 EST Weekly Challenge #1 January 3-7, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x38825001 The first challenge of 2011!! Woohoo!! Are you ready? <BR> <BR> It was hard to choose where to start. Several of you have just set goals. According to your blogs, many of them included doing some sort of exercise every day. <BR> <BR> So...this challenge is to do at least 10 minutes of exercise each day, Monday through Friday. <BR> <BR> We can do this...even if it is marching in place during commercials, walking inside or out, dancing to the radio...get creative! We can make this happen an... Sun, 2 Jan 2011 21:44:43 EST Have you SWITCHED? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x38781276 I just discovered that the SparkPeople START page has been "remodeled"! On my old START page I looked up in the very upper left corner and found that I could switch my START page to a new look so I clicked on it. I like it! <BR> <BR> Have you switched your "Classic" START page to the new look? <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 12:28:26 EST A to Z ending in "ing" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x38779149 Here's a game just for fun...going through the alphabet, choose a word that ends in "ing". <BR> <BR> Have Fun! <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 11:17:39 EST January 2011: Gut busters.. .articles of interest http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x38778609 January is typically the month that people get motivated to lose weight. Ab rollers, treadmills, walking shoes, etc are all at their peak selling! Research has shown that when asked where people want to lose weight, the most common response is in their tummys. <BR> <BR> So, here are some interesting articles and a few exercise demos that you can check out over the month that teach us about getting rid of our over-sized tummys. <BR> <BR> <BR> Back Extensions and the plank: a few ways to t... Sat, 1 Jan 2011 10:57:46 EST A-Z words ending in "ing" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x38777913 Here's a game just for fun...going through the alphabet, choose a word that ends in "ing". <BR> <BR> Have Fun! <BR> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 10:35:04 EST Pedometer Tracking for January 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x38757842 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My January Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19... Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:53:01 EST Weekly Weigh-in for January-April 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38757753 Happy New Year to Everyone!! <BR> <BR> I'd like to encourage you to weigh today and post your weight. Then choose a day of the week that you can weigh in and post here. One of my resolutions this year is to mark on my calendar every monday "SP Weigh in"...so I don't forget!!!!! <BR> <BR> So...today I am at 177.2 and my check in day will be Mondays. <BR> <em>444</em> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:48:13 EST Log-in Points for January 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38757672 <em>410</em> <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:44:20 EST Check-in Daily for January 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38757653 <em>410</em> <em>409</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Happy New Year!! <BR> <BR> Looking forward to an awesome year with all of you! You are the greatest ladies!! So encouraging, fun, loving, supportive...this will be our year to get healthy!!! <BR> <BR> Are you ready? <BR> Blessings to you all, <BR> Michelle <BR> <em>444</em> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:43:30 EST Last few days of 2010 challenge!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x38702453 Here we are ladies, the last few days of 2010!! Saturday will usher in a new year, a new month, new monthly threads... <BR> <BR> January 1st is the day that many people reflect on the past and look toward the future. New Year's Resolutions are made and goals are set. <BR> <BR> So...I thought I would challenge you (us) to use the days leading up to the 1st, to reflect and evaluate your 2010. Then, dream and start to formulate a plan for 2011. <BR> <BR> THEN...the second part of the challe... Tue, 28 Dec 2010 18:31:57 EST Evaluation of 2010 Lifestyle Changes! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x38655832 How did you do in 2010 as far as your lifestyle changes? What did not change? What changed? What were your obstacles? What helped you the most to make your changes? <BR> <BR> For me: <BR> <BR> What did not change? <BR> My weight. Most of the little loss that I have had was before 2010. <BR> My emotional eating is somewhat controlled but emotions still "attack" and I overeat. <BR> I still like to eat and I still sit too much. <BR> I still do not like to drink plain water. <BR> My determinat... Sun, 26 Dec 2010 06:55:12 EST TWAS THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38452084 <em>442</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>445</em> <em>446</em> <em>460</em> <BR> <BR> TWAS THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS <BR> by SHERYLDS (Slowest Losers' Team member) <BR> <BR> 'Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the house <BR> Not a cookie crumb lurking. That’s one big fat mouse! <BR> The stockings were ripped off the chimney with flare, <BR> In hopes that St. Nicholas left chocolates somewhere; <BR> The kids were all sleeping with toys in their beds, <BR> While visions... Mon, 13 Dec 2010 11:27:42 EST What are your HEALTHY Plans for the Weekend? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38399592 I plan to take a walk today, Saturday and Sunday. <BR> <BR> There, I've said it! <BR> <BR> What are YOUR healthy plans for the weekend? <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:15:05 EST December 2010 Step Tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x38319337 Ladies! I owe you an apology!! Here is it December 6th and I am just now starting this thread for the month!! My lack of discipline not only hurts myself...but you ladies as well. I am sorry. <BR> <BR> Now...time to pick myself up, dust off my pedometer and get right back on track! Who is with me? <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My December Steps: ... Mon, 6 Dec 2010 10:31:50 EST Log-in Points - December 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38217167 <em>442</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>445</em> <em>446</em> Wed, 1 Dec 2010 03:53:54 EST Check in Daily - December 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38217152 Good morning, ladies! A warm summer greeting from South Africa. My next post will be from the cold winter of Ohio. Can't wait to see my family! <BR> <em>298</em> <em>280</em> <em>444</em> Wed, 1 Dec 2010 03:49:53 EST November 14-20 Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x37943868 Ok, Nan, here's the challenge you asked for! <BR> <BR> Choose from the following: <BR> <BR> 1) Track food 5 days this week. <BR> 2) Give a spark goodie to a team member you haven't seen for awhile. <BR> 3) Drink at least 8 glasses of water each day. <BR> 4) Exercise at least 15 minutes for 5 days this week. <BR> 5) Read a SP article. <BR> <BR> Who's with me this week? Mon, 15 Nov 2010 14:21:00 EST Grocery List for THANKSGIVING! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x37821498 For all of you who will celebrate Thanksgiving this month, and others who want to make suggestions.... Here is a thread for a grocery list to give everyone ideas. Please only give ONE suggestion at a time. These do not have to be in alphabetic order. <BR> <BR> Let's go! <BR> <BR> <em>465</em> <em>426</em> <em>427</em> <em>428</em> <em>429</em> Tue, 9 Nov 2010 06:20:00 EST Pedometer Tracking November 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x37657661 This thread is to record your steps for the month of November. <BR> <BR> Please copy and paste the chart below. Then each day or every couple of days come to the SAME list you posted and EDIT it. Please don't start another screen...gets too confusing. <BR> <BR> Showing others our steps should help us keep accountable! <BR> <BR> My November Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> ... Mon, 1 Nov 2010 08:16:55 EST Check in Daily - November 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x37655387 <em>411</em> <BR> Don't forget to count your blessings this month! Mon, 1 Nov 2010 04:12:38 EST Log-in Points - November 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x37655386 <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <em>410</em> <em>410</em> <em>410</em> <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Mon, 1 Nov 2010 04:12:30 EST Team 5 Day Challenge November 1-5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x37634178 Happy November!! Let's start it off with a bang!! <BR> <BR> Choose your challenge: <BR> <BR> 1) Track every day and stay in range <BR> <BR> 2) Choose two new strength training exercised and do each day <BR> <BR> 3) Make a holiday eating plan: no one can grade this for you, this is just to get you to think ahead and plan how you will get through the upcoming holidays...the season of over indulgence!! <BR> <BR> 4) Drink 8 8oz of water every day <BR> <BR> 5) Send out at least one goodie e... Sat, 30 Oct 2010 22:24:11 EST Does drinking TEA count like drinking WATER? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x37411024 Tea does count like water. The following phrase in the BBC article found below states, "Tea not only rehydrates as well as water does, but it can also protect against heart disease and some cancers,..." <BR> <BR> Two websites for learning about water vs tea are found at the following links: <BR> <BR> "Tea 'healthier' drink than Water" <BR> <BR> <link>news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/5281046.stm </link> <BR> <BR> "Tea or Water? Both!" <BR> <BR> <link>www.freedrinkingwater.com/water_heal<BR>th/... Tue, 19 Oct 2010 15:42:06 EST Introduction of Mary Ann http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x37399689 Hi! My husband and I are serving 3 months at the Bongolo Hospital in Lambamba, Gabon. We are filling in for the maintence coordinator and his wife who are on home assignment. We have had an exciting month so far and are learning many new things. Tue, 19 Oct 2010 05:50:27 EST Team 5 Day Challenge October 18-22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x37345514 Girls, I have some goodie points to spend!! <BR> <BR> This weeks challenge is straight-forward: track and stay within your calories. <BR> <BR> If you opt into this week's challenge, please post saying you are in and what your daily caloric range is. <BR> <BR> Those who complete this goal will receive a special goodie from me at the end! <BR> <BR> Ready....set.....go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sat, 16 Oct 2010 10:57:29 EST HOW do you use SALSA? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x37345256 SALSA can be used in food, on food, as a side for meat or veggies, etc. How do you use SALSA? Do you have any favorite recipes that call for SALSA? Do you make your own SALSA? <BR> <BR> I use it mostly on tacos or other Mexican foods. I'm open for other suggestions. Let's discuss other ways to use SALSA. <BR> <BR> <em>258</em> <em>258</em> <em>258</em> <em>258</em> <em>258</em> <BR> Sat, 16 Oct 2010 10:40:02 EST How do you fix EGGS? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x37259152 How do you fix eggs so that they are healthy? Do you fix omelets? What do you put in them? Do you put toppings on eggs? Do you have hard boiled egg sandwiches? How about baked eggs. <BR> <BR> Give us some ideas on fixing eggs. <BR> <BR> Here's one. I scramble my eggs with a bit of skim milk and then I microwave them instead of fixing them in a frying pan Tue, 12 Oct 2010 01:43:22 EST Team 5 Day Challenge October11-15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x37221339 Choose 1 or more of the following for this week's challenge. Have fun!! <BR> <BR> 1) Track everything that goes in your mouth!! Monday through Friday, every meal, every snack... <BR> <BR> 2) Try a healthy SparkRecipe, rate it and tell us about it here. <BR> <BR> 3) Choose a strength exercise to do, do it all 5 days <BR> <BR> 4) Send a goodie to a few friends from your Sparkfriend list who you have not seen on SP for a long while. Encourage them. <BR> <BR> Sun, 10 Oct 2010 08:29:03 EST Pedometer Tracking! October 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x37146060 This thread is to record your steps for the month of October. <BR> <BR> Please copy and paste the chart below. Then each day or every couple of days come to the SAME list you posted and EDIT it. Please don't start another screen...gets too confusing. <BR> <BR> Showing others our steps should help us keep accountable! <BR> <BR> My October Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15... Wed, 6 Oct 2010 11:25:47 EST Team 5 Day Challenge for Oct 4-8, 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x37060482 This is a 5 day challenge, and you can pick 1 or more from the list below...or even create your own. If you create your own, just tell us here so that we know how to help, encourage or hold you accountable...whatever you need to stay on task!! <BR> <BR> Have fun!! <BR> <BR> 1) Track everything that goes in your mouth!! Monday through Friday, every meal, every snack... <BR> <BR> 2) Choose a strength exercise to do, do it all 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Earn as many SP Points as you can in a day: S... Sat, 2 Oct 2010 12:01:05 EST New Team Goal Tracking System in place! Oct. 2010! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x37037048 Hi ladies!! It's here...it is finally here!! <BR> <BR> EASIER TRACKING FOR OUR TEAL GOALS!! <BR> <BR> I want to explain a few things: <BR> <BR> 1) SP has a way of creating the goals that prevented me from wording them as I wanted to. So, in the goal note you will find a note from me that explains the goal. (Just click on the goal itself to read it) <BR> <BR> 2) You will have to re-join the goal (or if didn't participate before: join us now!!) <BR> <BR> 3) On your own personal goal track... Fri, 1 Oct 2010 08:48:47 EST Log-in Points - October 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x37033805 <em>249</em> <em>249</em> Fri, 1 Oct 2010 02:42:39 EST Check in Daily - October 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x37033791 Happy 1st day of October! I have office work to do this morning, then I'm hoping to get caught up on some things around the house. It has been a slower week ministry-wise, probably due to the school holiday (spring break). It seems like everyone's schedule changes during school holidays. I enjoy the break from routine, too. <BR> <BR> Hope you all have a lovely day! Fri, 1 Oct 2010 02:38:23 EST Recipe for Elephant Stew ! ENJOY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x36966467 I just posted a "Recipe for Elephant Stew" in my blog for the day. I looked for the calorie count for Elephant but could not find it! If you find one, please let me know. <BR> <BR> Here is a link to my blog: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=3675744 </link> <BR> <BR> ENJOY! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Tue, 28 Sep 2010 02:31:27 EST 5 Day Tracking Challenge!! Sept 27-Oct 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x36907553 New Challenge!! <BR> <BR> Just 5 days...tracking each meal and snack...and if you are brave, you will find someone to check on your tracker for you to hold you accountable!! <BR> <BR> Who is with me? <BR> Sat, 25 Sep 2010 07:46:51 EST DAILY DEVOTIONS FOR DIETERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x36827617 Subject: Daily Devotions for dieters <BR> <BR> <BR> Psalm 91:3 <BR> Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. <BR> <BR> Bert woke up in a cold sweat. He had dreamed that he was lying on a beach, when suddenly the sand began to shift, and he felt himself being sucked downward. Try as he might, he couldn't twist or turn out of the trap. Every way he moved, the sand gave way. He realized that the only reason he was sinking was due to his we... Tue, 21 Sep 2010 11:15:07 EST Team Challenge Sept. 19-25, 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x36767829 Ok ladies...hold onto your hats...this week is a pick 3 challenge. You will see a list of 8...just pick 3!! You can do this, I know you can!! <BR> <BR> 1) <em>334</em> Encourage someone DAILY with a SparkGoodie. <BR> <BR> 2) <em>224</em> <em>306</em> Encourage someone by commenting on their blog...a different blog, DAILY. <BR> <BR> 3) <em>195</em> Write a blog, DAILY. (yeah, I know that emoticon is the Declaration of Independence...but it was the closest thing I could find! Ha!) <BR> ... Sat, 18 Sep 2010 12:30:40 EST Give a SMILE Away! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x36725517 Everyone needs a smile once in awhile. Life isn't always easy. Let's give Christian Missionary <BR> Women members lots of smiles today. <BR> <BR> Give a smiley Goodie to at least one person today. Encourage them with their lifestyle changes. Once you've done it, let us know on this thread. <BR> <BR> Have a smiling Thursday! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <em>211</em> <em>41</em> <em>224</em> <em>30</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> G Thu, 16 Sep 2010 09:41:48 EST Upcoming Departure...Any advice? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x36670191 Hello, <BR> <BR> I am happy to announce that two weeks from today I'll be moving back to Japan to serve as a teaching missionary. Although I have served overseas before, I couldn't pass up an opportunity to draw from such a wealth of experiences. My question to all of you is this...what advice do you have to share with me or others? I look forward to hearing your thoughts and reflections. <BR> <BR> Thanks, <BR> Christine Mon, 13 Sep 2010 19:21:18 EST Weekly Challenge: Sept 12-18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x36618190 I really like the pick a challenge so, I think I will just stick with that. Here are a few options. Pick one, all or even...make up your own! Just be sure to tell us what it is. <BR> <BR> 1) Try a healthy SPARKRECIPE, rate it and then share the link with the rest of us. <BR> <BR> 2) Choose an exercise to do at least 3x this week...examples: walk, run, Wii fit, aerobics, etc. <BR> <BR> 3) Pair up with a Sparksister and check each others fitness and food trackers for the week!! Great accoun... Sat, 11 Sep 2010 08:55:09 EST Challenge: Sept. 5-11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x36478039 Hi gals!! I always loved it when Carolyn had a choose your own challenge week...so I am following her example!! I hope you will join me!! <BR> <BR> This week choose one or more of the following...then report back the end of the week and tell us how you did! <BR> <BR> 1) Be brave: try a new fruit or veggie that you've never had! <BR> <BR> 2) Send someone a goodie and encourage them <BR> <BR> 3) If you participated in the last challenge, and identified your triggers...make a plan to battle ... Sat, 4 Sep 2010 09:10:33 EST Favorite Healthy Snacks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x36446736 What are your favorite healthy snack foods? Thu, 2 Sep 2010 17:01:57 EST Challenge: Sept. 1-4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x36413144 Ladies...I am trying to get serious...anyone with me? <BR> <BR> I find my biggest block is my brain! Self control. Battling the brain is so hard...it isn't physical, it isn't seen by anyone (And teptations in secret grow!) <BR> <BR> So, just for these first 4 days of the month...I encourage us all to pray, dig deep and try to determine 3 trigger points that cause you bumps in the road of healthy living. <BR> <BR> Be open, be honest...and get ready because I would like to build on these as... Wed, 1 Sep 2010 09:41:27 EST September Step Reporting: Pedometer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x36412869 This thread is to record your steps for the month of September. <BR> <BR> Please copy and paste the chart below. Then each day or every couple of days come to the SAME list you posted and EDIT it. Please don't start another screen...gets too confusing. <BR> <BR> Showing others our steps should help us keep accountable! <BR> <BR> My September Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR... Wed, 1 Sep 2010 09:30:56 EST Log-in Points - September 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x36394537 As the season changes this month, remember God's promise... <BR> <BR> "While the earth remains, <BR> Seedtime and harvest, <BR> Cold and heat, <BR> Winter and summer, <BR> And day and night <BR> Shall not cease." <BR> (Genesis 8:22) Tue, 31 Aug 2010 13:04:38 EST Check in Daily - September 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x36394485 How can it be the beginning of another month already??? Let's make it a good one! Tue, 31 Aug 2010 13:01:29 EST Weekly Weigh-In, Sept-Dec 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x36394406 Beginning of 2010: 141 <BR> Beginning of September: 134 <BR> Goal weight: 120 Tue, 31 Aug 2010 12:57:02 EST Glad to be here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x36325320 Hello Everyone! I am a 29-year-old (for the next 5 days...yikes!) single gal currently residing in Northern Wisconsin. I am currently a youth leader for our senior and junior high youth groups. I have a lot of fun working with the youth as I refuse to believe I am an adult. :) I also occasionally sing on our worship team and am the Governing Board secretary. I am also an audiologist and work at a clinic doing hearing tests & fitting hearing aids on infants to adults as well as doing bala... Fri, 27 Aug 2010 23:28:27 EST "The Scales Really Aren't Everythi ng...."! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x36310448 SparkMember EMMABE1 has written an inspirational blog that I wanted to share with the CMW team, even though she's not on our team. Here is the link to her blog entry entitled, "The Scales Really Aren't Everything.........." <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=3578768 </link> <BR> <BR> Check it out and then share with us here how it inspired you, what it taught you. <BR> <BR> Blogging can be good, both for the person blogging and also for the r... Fri, 27 Aug 2010 09:28:28 EST Greetings from Peru http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x36276985 Hello Ladies, <BR> what a blessing to find a group of like-hearted women here on SP. I am new to SP, but not to missions. I first started serving overseas in 1995 when I went to Indonesia to teach at an international Christian school. I have lived in Argentina and now Peru. I have been in Peru for three years. I serve again at an international Christian school, but now as an administrator. I look forward to learning from you all and celebrating our victories together. <BR> Here to Serve, ... Wed, 25 Aug 2010 18:21:09 EST Hi there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x36089749 Hi my name is Debbie. I am new to the group and new to the missionary world. I am really excited at the changes my life has taken in the past few years. from stumbling in the dark trying to "find my place in this world" and the right church, to finding the church of my dreams, to watching my husbands walk with God just shoot off in ways i could never imagine. We are currently in the exciting place of saving and storing money away like squirrels for a trip to Rwanda next summer. I admit to be... Mon, 16 Aug 2010 15:16:47 EST August 9-13 Back to Basics Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x35923654 Sometimes in our busyness we get out of our healthy habits or struggle to make them habits. I am struggling with strength training daily so I thought I'd challenge those interested to pick 1 or some of the basics of this lifestyle change and how you can work on it this week. Don't forget to reward yourself, it helps motivate you to stick with it. Here are some of the basics: <BR> 1. Drinking 8 glasses of water <BR> 2. Eating at least 5 fruits/veggies <BR> 3. Cardio exercise <BR> 4. Strengt... Sun, 8 Aug 2010 18:06:23 EST Log-In Points August 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x35750094 Happy August! Sat, 31 Jul 2010 13:53:16 EST Check in Daily - August 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x35749945 Thought I would start the new thread for the month...and fill you all in on the results of last month's team goals!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> 1) Exercise minutes : met 87% of the team goal (up from 70%) <BR> <em>319</em> Top "calorie burners" are: <BR> JODIRICHARDS......11270 minutes <BR> MUJU71......................1190 minutes <BR> SLURAAS..............870 minutes <BR> <BR> <BR> 2) Bible reading and prayer : met 169% of the team goal (up from 86%) <BR> <em>296</em> Top "Knee exercisers... Sat, 31 Jul 2010 13:43:57 EST AUGUST- Pounds or Inches Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x35734956 Some met their personal goals to lose pounds or inches in July and others of us did not meet that goal (me included). JULY is now behind us and another month is about to begin!! <BR> <BR> For this AUGUST challenge we each set our own goal. Some of us use scales. Others keep track of inches or centimeters. For this challenge you set your own goal for August and then let us know how you're doing. Check in at the end of the month or more frequently if you wish. Be realistic with the goal that y... Fri, 30 Jul 2010 16:35:36 EST August 1-7 MOTIVATION Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x35701941 This week is all about Motivation. What keeps you motivated? How can you motivate others? <BR> <BR> Pick one or more of these challenges this week and let us know which one you chose do do. Let us know when you have completed your challenge. <BR> <BR> 1. If wearing a Pedometer motivates you as it does me, and you have a pedometer, join the August Pedometer Step Reporting thread by clicking here: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095... Thu, 29 Jul 2010 02:22:36 EST AUGUST Pedometer Step Reporting! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x35701908 Several of us wear Pedometers. This thread is to record your steps for the month of August. <BR> <BR> Copy and paste the following. Then each day or every couple of days come to the same list and EDIT it, putting in your steps for that day. Do not start another Reply screen, just edit the one you started. Showing others our steps should help us keep accountable! <BR> <BR> My August Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12... Thu, 29 Jul 2010 02:15:09 EST July 27th- "Take your PANTS for a WALK Day"! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x35656921 Yes, that's right. I read on my "Christmas in July" challenge Ruby team that July 27th is "Take your Pants for a Walk Day"! Check out this website: <BR> <BR> <link>www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays<BR>/July/takepantswalk.htm </link> <BR> <BR> I'm quite sure that this does NOT mean to just carry your pants along as you walk. We need to get out and GO for a walk! <BR> <BR> I'm going to celebrate the day by walking outside. <BR> <BR> Who else will celebrate the day by taking a WALK? ... Mon, 26 Jul 2010 23:46:36 EST July 26- July 31- 6 DAY CHALLENGE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x35636322 Pick any two of the following challenges that you plan to accomplish this week. Let us know which ones you choose and then let us know when you have met the challenges! <BR> <BR> 1. Walk at least 15 minutes x 5 days. <BR> 2. Eat at least 5 fruits and/or veggies x 5 days. <BR> 3. Track all of your food at least 4 days this week. <BR> 4. Stay within your calorie range at least 3 days this week. <BR> 5. Huddle on our CMW team Huddle wall every day. <BR> 6. Give a SparkGoodie and cheer on anothe... Mon, 26 Jul 2010 05:06:49 EST Prayer Chain for Mary's eyes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x35433577 Although I don't know who Mary is and could not find her on the list of members I felt led of the lord to begin a prayer chain for her. <BR> <BR> I WOULD LIKE FOR ALL OF YOU TO ADD YOUR PRAYER TO THE CHAIN. <BR> <BR> Father God, we thank you for Mary and for her ministry as a Christian Missionary. <BR> We know she is passing through a trying time so we lift her up and ask you to heal her eyes. Lord please lead her to the doctor that can help her. Give her and her husband peace about thi... Thu, 15 Jul 2010 21:56:48 EST DONANDMARY77 Needs our URGENT Prayers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x35426387 DONANDMARY77 in Tanzania asked me to let you know she's having trouble seeing. For about a month she's had some blurry vision. This week she's had headaches, lots of blurriness so she can't drive and blind spots. She had the pressures checked in her eyes by a technician where she lives... on Monday morning, Tuesday morning and Wednesday morning. The pressures in her eyes are high so she has Acute Glaucoma. There is an Ophthalmologist who will be in her town on Friday and she'll likely get dr... Thu, 15 Jul 2010 14:28:46 EST Weight Loss Visualizer! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x35388107 A SparkFriend sent the following link to me. I do not have a good profile photo of me to try it out but others might like to see how they will look after they reach their goal weight. Check out the weight loss visualizer on the following link: <BR> <BR> <link>www4.weightmirror.com/weightmirror/i<BR>ndex.php?id= </link> <BR> <BR> <em>204</em> <em>204</em> <em>204</em> <em>204</em> <em>204</em> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 17:51:24 EST CMW Team Member needs our Prayers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x35373406 A few of you know that 8MYWAYHERE found out she had cancer since joining our Christian Missionary Women's Sparkteam. Debbie is now at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas and needs our prayers and encouragement. <BR> <BR> The link for her July 13th Blog entry is: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal.asp?id=8MYWAYHERE </link> <BR> <BR> Let's rally around Debbie with our prayers, SparkGoodies, Blog comments and SparkPage comments! <BR> <BR> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 03:22:07 EST JULY 5 - JULY 10 Three Day Revesal Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x35179244 Reverse what? Reverse any damage done over the Forth of JULY weekend! If you ate a bit too much or else did not exercise as you usually do, join in. Or even if you did not over celebrate but need to add some exercise, join in! <BR> <BR> For THREE days during this week, add extra exercise to your workouts. If you don't work out, do so for three days. If you walk, get extra steps in on three days and let us know that you do. If you do other exercises, just add more minutes to your exercise tim... Sat, 3 Jul 2010 08:35:32 EST JULY Pounds or Inches Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x35148874 For this challenge we each set our own goal. Some of us use scales. Others keep track of inches or centimeters. For this challenge you set your own goal for July and then let us know how you're doing. Check in at the end of the month or more frequently if you wish. Do not make a goal that is too BIG or unrealistic. <BR> <BR> For the month of July I would like to lose 2.4 pounds. I weighed in yesterday at a 12.6 pounds loss so by the end of July I would like to be at my FIRST goal of a 15 po... Thu, 1 Jul 2010 16:40:35 EST Log-In Points July 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x35122266 Happy July!!!! Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:25:59 EST Check in Daily - July 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x35122218 Thought I would start the new thread for the month...and fill you all in on the results of last month's team goals!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> 1) Exercise minutes : met 70% of the team goal (up from 60%) <BR> <em>319</em> Top "calorie burners" are: <BR> JODIRICHARDS......1745 minutes <BR> MUJU71......................1465 minutes <BR> CAROLYN0107..............458 minutes <BR> <BR> <BR> 2) Bible reading and prayer : met 86% of the team goal (up from 70%) <BR> <em>296</em> Top "Knee exercise... Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:23:22 EST JULY Pedometer STEP Report! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x35092410 Several of us wear Pedometers. This thread is to record your steps for the month of July. <BR> <BR> Copy and past the following. Then each day or every couple of days come to the same list and EDIT it, putting in your steps for that day. Do not start another Reply screen, just edit the one you started. Showing others our steps should help us keep accountable! <BR> <BR> My July Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR... Tue, 29 Jun 2010 01:26:09 EST What are you doing for July 4th? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x35054162 Americans, what are you doing for July 4th? Do you have other Americans to share the day with? Are you celebrating on another day because the 4th falls on a Sunday? What are you planning to eat? Having a BBQ? Baking something? Frying chicken? Can you get all the ingredients for your favorite July 4th dishes? <BR> <BR> Let us know. Give us ideas for traditional July 4th recipes, healthy ones of you have them. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>652</em> <em>652</em> <em>652</em> <em>652</em> <em>652</e... Sun, 27 Jun 2010 07:24:30 EST June 27- July 3 FOOD or ACTIVITY Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x35054005 Here's a challenge for one week only. For this week pick one food item or activity that you will give up or cut down eating or doing. <BR> <BR> For example: If you are pulled to eat ice cream (or pizza or Coke, etc) every day then decide today to either avoid it entirely this week or limit it to one or two days. <BR> <BR> Another example: If you are on the computer too many hours a day, try to limit yourself to less time during this week. <BR> <BR> Describe what you're challenging yourself... Sun, 27 Jun 2010 07:08:55 EST June 20- 26 Chose your Own Challenge Week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x34914570 I'm going to give several challenges this week and you may pick which ones you want to do, or name your own challenge. Each one of us has different needs. <BR> <BR> Here's some ideas: <BR> <BR> 1. Get at least 60 SparkPoints each day. <BR> 2. Huddle on this Teams page every day this week. <BR> 3. Exercise 30 minutes, at least four days. <BR> 4. Eat within your calorie range at least 3 days. <BR> 5. Send out a SparkGoodie to two newer members who have joined but have not been posting in our ... Sun, 20 Jun 2010 10:07:35 EST What's your Motto? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x34884163 What is your Motto? This was asked on another team I'm on and it was interesting as to what motto s, phrases, motivate people. Here are some of mine... some new since reading the other team thread. <BR> <BR> Bible verse wise it would be: <BR> "I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me" Philippians 4:13 <BR> <BR> Other motto s would be: <BR> <BR> "Not Perfection but Progress!" <BR> "I will NOT give up!" <BR> "Remember, the opposite of "give up" is "take down!" <BR> "Big Goals, S... Fri, 18 Jun 2010 13:08:29 EST Our SYMPATHY goes to CATHY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x34855615 We just got word that Cathy's brother Jeff just passed away...suddenly. Let's uphold our leader Cathy in our prayers. <BR> <BR> <em>288</em> <em>296</em> <em>125</em> Thu, 17 Jun 2010 07:47:51 EST Visual Motivators! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x34818707 How have you illustrated either your pounds lost, or the pounds you need to lose? <BR> <BR> Many years ago I stacked books up in the corner of the room, the weight of the books equaling the amount of pounds that I was trying to lose. What a stack!! I took a photo. <BR> <BR> What have you used as a motivator? Do you keep a "skinny" photo of yourself where you can see it? <BR> <BR> <em>204</em> Tue, 15 Jun 2010 14:06:10 EST June 14-19th FOOD Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x34783135 Sorry I missed posting a challenge yesterday. Here's a six day challenge. <BR> <BR> Pick and chose which Food Challenge or challenges you will do: <BR> <BR> 1. Track all your food for four out of the six days. <BR> 2. Eat a food that you would not normally eat. A new fruit? A different veggie? Let us know which one you tried and what you thought of it. <BR> 3. Give three SparkGoodie FOOD items to three different people and let us know what foods you picked and why. <BR> <BR> Not a difficul... Mon, 14 Jun 2010 00:19:18 EST June 6-12 WORTHINESS Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x34616304 I have been knocking myself down because I keep trying to lose weight and keep failing. I have one good day and two bad days. <BR> <BR> We have our worth in Christ. We do not need to put ourselves down. Christ loves us. He's there for us, on the good days and the bad days. He wants to help us because to HIM, we are worth it! He died for us. He wants to help us get healthier. <BR> <BR> <em>41</em> <BR> <BR> This week's challenge is three fold. You may do one, two or all three of these c... Sun, 6 Jun 2010 01:05:10 EST Easy Ways to Get Healthy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x34503921 I just read a Spark article that I thought was very good so I wanted to share it with you in case you missed it. It is entitled, "10 Tips for Starting a Wellness Program Today" with the subtitle "Easy Ways to Get Healthy". It is written by By Carrie Myers Smith, Health & Fitness Writer. <BR> <BR> This article can be found at: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/wellnes<BR>s_articles.asp?id=269 </link> <BR> <BR> Right now I'm working on point #8, "Cleaning House". I've been cle... Tue, 1 Jun 2010 01:12:09 EST Log-in Points June 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x34489776 <em>249</em> Mon, 31 May 2010 11:40:21 EST Check in Daily - June 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x34489651 Another new month...have a great one!!! Mon, 31 May 2010 11:34:00 EST May 30- June 5th FOOD Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x34468690 There are two options to this FOOD challenge. You may chose which food challenge you want to take. Please post here to let us know which challenge you will do and then re-post later this week when you finish your challenge. <BR> <BR> Challenge #1- Tracking ALL of your FOOD at least three days this week. <BR> <BR> Challenge #2- Make One new recipe from SparkRecipies. Let us know which one you made and if you liked it. Include the link to it so we can check it out. <BR> <BR> I'm going to do... Sun, 30 May 2010 07:07:55 EST JUNE Pedometer Step Reporting! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x34468630 Several of us wear Pedometers. This thread is to record your steps for the month of June. <BR> <BR> Copy and past the following. Then each day or every couple of days come to the same list and EDIT it, putting in your steps for that day. Do not start another Reply screen, just edit the one you started. Showing others should help us keep accountable! <BR> <BR> My June Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR>... Sun, 30 May 2010 06:59:16 EST May 23-30 HUDDLE Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x34332243 This week's Challenge should be easy for everyone. Join in the Christian Missionary Women's Team HUDDLE every day, but write something that hasn't already been written for that day and something that is NOT on the suggested list that SparkPeople gives us. <BR> <BR> Example: Today I wrote, "Rejoice in the Lord". <BR> <BR> I'm in for this challenge. Is anyone else in with me? <BR> <BR> P.S. I'm having problems staying away from the computer. I will be putting my SparkBreak emoticon on but I'... Sun, 23 May 2010 15:48:52 EST May 16-22 Exercise Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x34180583 Ok... this week's challenge will be with Exercise. You set your own challenge here. Then post and let us know how you're doing. You might just want to keep doing what you're doing so then let us know what it is. Perhaps you want to increase the exercise, or change the exercise that you do. Let us know. Let's be accountable to each other. <BR> <BR> For me... I'm behind on my 1 million step Challenge so each day this week I need to get at least 8,500 steps in. I'll start tomorrow, since it's a... Sun, 16 May 2010 17:07:59 EST May 9-15th Encouragement Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x34003035 It seems like when the new "Check in Daily" thread is posted each month that there are quite a few people who post, checking in for the new month. Then about the middle of the month, fewer and fewer team members post. <BR> <BR> This new challenge, should you chose to participate, is that of Encouragement! During the week of May 9-15th, Encourage Five different team members, people who have not been posting recently, or who seem "down", or who express prayer needs. Either give them a SparkGoo... Sat, 8 May 2010 16:08:51 EST May 2-8--- Set Your Own Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x33847513 You set the "rules" yourself for this one week challenge. <BR> <BR> For me, My challenge will to get at least 8,000 steps each day, 7 days in a row. <BR> <BR> What will your challenge be? It can be about exercising, eating, Sparking. Choose a challenge that you need. It doesn't have to be for 7 days, it can be for 3-4 days. Anything goes. You set your own challenge. <BR> <BR> Then report back on this thread to let us know how you're doing on your own challenge. <BR> <BR> Who's in? <BR> <... Sun, 2 May 2010 07:50:05 EST MAY Pedometer Step Count http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x33839012 Several of us wear Pedometers. This thread is to record your steps for the month of May. <BR> <BR> Copy and past the following. Then each day or every couple of days come to the same list and EDIT it, putting in your steps for that day. Do not start another Reply screen, just edit the one you started. Showing others should help us keep accountable! <BR> <BR> My May Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> ... Sat, 1 May 2010 18:41:47 EST Weekly Weigh In, May - August 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x33821027 Let's go ladies!! We can do this!! Woo hoo!! Fri, 30 Apr 2010 20:50:04 EST Log-In Points May 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x33820971 <em>184</em> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 20:47:10 EST Check in Daily- May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x33820698 Here it is ladies!! The May thread...I just can hardly believe it is May!! Enjoy the month and lets see those goals burst into bloom!!! <BR> <BR> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 20:29:17 EST Christian Kids/Public Schools http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x33199919 So, you moms of USA-raised kids, what did you do to maintain/develop the spiritual in your public schooled kids? Or, if you didn't do public school, what did you do/are you doing? Sun, 4 Apr 2010 21:01:08 EST How many times have you moved? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x33154409 I spotted this topic on another SparkTeam and I thought it would be interesting asking it on this Missionary team. <BR> <BR> How many times in your life have you moved? Changes of homes, cities or countries or even back and forth to a country, It doesn't matter. It's a move. <BR> <BR> Fri, 2 Apr 2010 12:50:15 EST Log-In Points - April 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x33106146 <em>449</em> Wed, 31 Mar 2010 14:34:07 EST Check in Daily - April 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x33105862 Welcome, friends, to a new month! <BR> <em>451</em> <em>184</em> <em>453</em> <em>87</em> <em>452</em> <em>214</em> Wed, 31 Mar 2010 14:22:24 EST Points for Secrets! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x32961383 Check out this link about getting Points for sharing and for liking Secrets! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=3042689 </link> Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:03:46 EST In Africa http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x32868658 We are living and working in Mozambique, Africa. We have been here 3 yrs. now. Our ministry is working with the local church as well as helping missionaries with their culture and language learning programs. Mon, 22 Mar 2010 01:54:50 EST Just for fun..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x32573747 Just for fun...go to the page of someone on this team and give them a smiley face goodie and tell them to "have a nice day!" <BR> Post an emoticon here to show that you did it! Tue, 9 Mar 2010 23:48:14 EST a little setback http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x32386366 Hey everyone, My name's Myll (MILL). I'm a bit of a freshman at this, so I'll do my best to stay on track each day. I went over my calories goals today by about 400 calories. What do I do then? Do I just exercise more than usual? <BR> Thanks for the warm welcomes! <BR> Myll Tue, 2 Mar 2010 19:19:31 EST Log-In Points - March 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x32314216 <em>249</em> <em>249</em> Sun, 28 Feb 2010 13:32:58 EST Check-In Daily - March 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x32314025 Looking forward to seeing God's hand at work this month - in our personal lives as well as in our service for Him. <BR> Our God is an <em>345</em> God! Sun, 28 Feb 2010 13:24:43 EST Game: Emoticon Encounter! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x32129625 This taken from another team called, "Are You Game" and posted by OICU812. <BR> <BR> We are going to work our way through all the emoticons. This will be easy at first, perhaps a little more challenging towards the end. <BR> <BR> Here's what to do. Click on "add an emoticon" above, and pick on that has not been posted in this game yet. Then tell why you picked it. <BR> No fair saying "It's all that was left' or "because it was the next one in line" or something like that - let's put some th... Sun, 21 Feb 2010 16:20:52 EST Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x31901690 I'm trying to lose weight and get healthy. I would like to lose 20 pounds before June that is when I'm going on my 2 mission trip. I'm not sure how to work the spark page and talk to everyone maybe I will figure it out. <BR> <BR> Tammy Fri, 12 Feb 2010 10:32:59 EST Log-In Points - February 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x31566761 Happy <em>26</em> month! Sun, 31 Jan 2010 13:09:34 EST Check-In Daily - February 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x31566425 Yikes! I just realized that it's time to start the new threads for February. Where does the time go???? <BR> <BR> February 1st marks my 9-year anniversary of ministry in South Africa. So thankful to the Lord for the privilege of being part of His kingdom work. <BR> <em>345</em> Sun, 31 Jan 2010 12:56:07 EST Pedometers? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x31557661 How many on this team wear a Pedometer? I've been wearing one since August 2008 when I was on a Walking team. I never did get very many steps in until these past weeks. I am just curious how many people on this team wear a pedometer. <BR> <BR> A good one that was recommended to me before I bought mine is an Omron and can be ordered through Amazon.com. Here is a link. <BR> <BR> <link>www.amazon.com/Omron-HJ-112-Digital-<BR>Pocket-Pedometer/dp/B0000U1OCI/ref=sr_<BR>1_1?ie=UTF8&s=hpc&qid=126... Sun, 31 Jan 2010 05:52:26 EST February New YOU Bootcamp Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x31533322 Want to add some variety to your workouts in February? Join us for the New YOU Bootcamp Challenge. Here's a link to the article which outlines the workout: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1075 </link> <BR> <BR> I clicked the "Save" button to add it to my favorites. <BR> <BR> We are planning to do Days 2-6 videos on Monday through Saturday throughout the month of February, with the additional 30 minutes of cardio M-F. Whether or not you do the... Sat, 30 Jan 2010 03:19:34 EST 15 Exercises to Avoid! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x31128901 (from the internet) <BR> <BR> 15 Exercises We'd Be Better Off Without in 2010 <BR> <BR> * Jumping on the bandwagon <BR> * Wading through paperwork <BR> * Running around in circles <BR> * Pushing your luck <BR> * Spinning your wheels <BR> * Adding fuel to the fire <BR> * Beating your head against the wall <BR> * Climbing the walls <BR> * Beating your own drum <BR> * Dragging your heels <BR> * Jumping to conclusions <BR> * Grasping at straws <BR... Fri, 15 Jan 2010 23:44:37 EST January Bootcamp Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x30680008 I know some of us have joined the bootcamp challenge, so here's a place where we can encourage one another in this endeavor. Looking forward to seeing some progress this month! Sat, 2 Jan 2010 10:11:32 EST Weekly Weigh In, January - April 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x30631364 I'm starting out the year at 141, and have set a goal of losing all my "furlough fat" (20 pounds!) by the end of March. Thu, 31 Dec 2009 11:57:35 EST Check In Daily - January 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x30631128 <em>235</em> to <em>249</em> of 2010! Thu, 31 Dec 2009 11:49:22 EST Log-In Points - January 2010 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x30631091 Welcome to 2010!!!! Thu, 31 Dec 2009 11:47:55 EST 2010 New Year's Resolutions! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x30565340 Please share your 2010 New Year's Resolutions with us so we can pray for each other and hold each other accountable. Things to think about: <BR> -Be specific! <BR> -Set smaller goals within larger goals. <BR> -Consider rewards for reaching any goal. <BR> EX. I want to lose 50 pounds in 2010. 1 pound a week. If I lose 4-5 pounds in a month I will retreat myself to one of the following: <BR> -manicure <BR> -pedicure <BR> -message <BR> At 25 pound loss I will buy myself a new dress. <BR> Whe... Mon, 28 Dec 2009 19:11:33 EST Some Good Tips! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x30418140 Someone on my cancer team wrote a good blog entry on what she had learned and I want to share it with you. It is found at: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=2624883 </link> <BR> <BR> What have YOU been learning? <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Sat, 19 Dec 2009 13:27:10 EST Which would you rather have? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x30411904 Grape Juice or Orange Juice? Sat, 19 Dec 2009 00:44:57 EST End of November Goal Report...a little late! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x30091277 Hey there SparkSisters!! <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> Since I did not have internet service the last day of the month, I was unable to get the percentages of the goals...bummer! But, I was excited to see I can see each goal individually for last month...and thus , fill all of you in on the top three in each category!! <BR> <BR> 1) Exercise minutes : <BR> <em>108</em> Top calorie burners are: <BR> JODIRICHARDS 1590 <BR> HISINJAPAN 460 <BR> PRDGRAMMA 325 <BR> <BR> <BR> 2) Bible rea... Wed, 2 Dec 2009 12:27:55 EST