SparkPeople B.B.Q (Beautiful Black Queens) College Students Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=12517 This is a team for those of us who are balancing work, home and a healthy lifesyle all while going to college. It is also a place to provide support and encouragement to reach our goals. SparkPeople B.B.Q (Beautiful Black Queens) College Students Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=12517 Hello Ladies! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x48124273 Hey my name is Kiya, i am a junior in college with a major in Communications, I will be 20 this May 28th. ia m trying to lose between 20-30 pounds before September 1st when school starts back up again, nice to meet youn all! Fri, 18 May 2012 09:36:12 EST Heyyy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x42616694 Hello <BR> Im Krystal <BR> Im 21 <BR> Im a College Senior that lives in TEXAS <BR> CW:160 <BR> GW:125 <BR> personal blog: <link>heyyykrystal.tumblr.com </link> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 13:30:08 EST What Song Best describes You and Your Journey... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x42404323 Music is my first LOVE and one of the many things that helps me to stay relaxed. <BR> Often times I find myself dissecting different songs for a meaning and purpose and how it relates to me and my life. Now, I'd like you all to participate and do the same. <BR> <BR> What song best describes you and your journey? and WHY? <BR> <BR> I look forward to hearing from you... <BR> <BR> Peace, Love & Blessings <BR> B.Michaele Mon, 13 Jun 2011 15:19:52 EST Introducing myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x40982884 Hi! My name is Randi and I just joined the fabulous B.B.Q college students team. I attend UIC and I would love a workout buddy! Sun, 3 Apr 2011 16:45:38 EST Calling BBQ College Students! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x39828139 Hey all! I'm new. You can all me Elle, I'm a 20 year college student in Louisiana and I'm here trying to get healthy. I need a SparkBuddy! and I would also like to know if the BBQ College Women post challenges for everyone as well, and if so when is the next challenge? Thu, 10 Feb 2011 12:55:06 EST AFTER 14yrs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x39436669 Hi i am going back to school after 14yrs and i feel like a fish out of water.I registered yesterday and my classes starts on friday i feel a bit overwhelmed with weight issues,single parenting and school.I told myself if it is to be it is up to me to take control and get my life together so here goes with encouragement from you all i will get there. Tue, 25 Jan 2011 13:29:44 EST FUN Q&A http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x39244537 All the single ladies-All the single ladies! Uh oh oh, uh uh oh! (PLEASE EXCUSE THIS...random song stuck in my head) <BR> <BR> Every moment of everyday is an opportunity for a new beginning. YAY! <BR> <BR> The struggles of this journey seems endless so I thought I would post an interesting blog to take the edge off the seriousness of this WLJ. : ) <BR> <BR> LET'S MAKE THIS SOMEWHAT LIKE A TAG BLOG...I'LL START WITH SOME RANDOM QUESTIONS WITH MY ANSWERS; IF YOU READ THIS BLOG ANSWER THE Q... Mon, 17 Jan 2011 21:45:52 EST Confessions of January 8, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x39009499 Divas, <BR> <BR> I would like to make a small confession, Jan 8, 2011 I catered an event for a friend and went way, way, way over my caloric intake for the day <em>46</em> , however; understand that I am not disappointed in myself, not one little bit <em>41</em> . I will have these days often, as long as I am catering, maybe not to the extent like I did yesterday, but none-the-less there will be these kinds of days <em>246</em> where I will go over my calories.....I expect this to happen g... Sun, 9 Jan 2011 11:15:23 EST Quesion.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x38971257 I am really interested in everyone's idea to get this group up and running. If anyone has any ideas on what they would like this group to embody please let me know. I need your idea! Fri, 7 Jan 2011 19:06:57 EST Getting Ready http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x38556877 Hey ya'll <BR> <BR> My name is Bri and I attend Elon University as a student-athlete. The first semester of this year, my sophomore year, was a trip. I made a point of getting out there and meeting more people, especially more black people, and I ended up getting involved in the wrong ways. For one, partying became too much of a priority and the heavy drinking that I was doing caused some unnecessary drama in my life. I also got involved with several jocks, and though I never went so far as... Sun, 19 Dec 2010 13:26:17 EST Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x38555604 Hey ya'll <BR> <BR> My name is Bri and I attend Elon University as a student-athlete. The first semester of this year, my sophomore year, was a trip. I made a point of getting out there and meeting more people, especially more black people, and I ended up getting involved in the wrong ways. For one, partying became too much of a priority and the heavy drinking that I was doing caused some unnecessary drama in my life. I also got involved with several jocks, and though I never went so far... Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:04:43 EST hi my name is Emma! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x38207861 This is my first day on this website and im really looking forward to seeing the progress that is soon to come. I am trying to lose about 40lbs and have been for the past yr, but now i am really buckling down and trying to stay focused and on track! Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:58:20 EST Accountability Partner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x36649626 I love the buddy system of life. Working together to me is the very foundation that all societies are built on; it is the way of life and the very essence of this word called TEAM... <BR> B.B.Q College is a team of young women who are in the business of helping one another accomplish weight-loss while balancing school, work, family and friends. <BR> An accountability partner is someone who is going to help hold you accountable to your goals. They will act as your tracking buddy as will you.... Sun, 12 Sep 2010 21:18:11 EST Greetings Queen http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x36621716 My name is Brittanie Michaele, I am 24 and I recently graduated from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Currently, I am focused on Law School which I plan to start in the fall of 2011 and decreasing my waist size :) <BR> <BR> I'm excited to be the new team leader for the BBQ College Students. I am an encourager by nature and I enjoy doing all that I can to motivate and uplift. So ladies, get excited with me and help me out a little. I need your input. Feel free and email me at anytim... Sat, 11 Sep 2010 12:07:25 EST Hello Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x35990196 Hello Everyone! Glad to be here. I attend University of Phoenix online (working on my Masters degree in healthcare administration), and work full time as a manager at a local hospital. I also have a part time job. I need motivation! Hopefully I'll find it here and I'll be able to return the favor when needed. <em>306</em> Wed, 11 Aug 2010 18:34:22 EST hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x35776252 I think I posted to the wrong spot...oops. <BR> Hi. <BR> Just joined today. <BR> I'm excited and trying to think of ways to stay motivated. Step one was joining this website. step 2 is finding people with a common goal. <BR> <BR> I'm a 22yr old theatre major senior in college. <BR> Working out is something I have never made time for and I want to change for the better. <BR> <BR> A few weeks ago I was stressed and depressed and after walking I realized I felt a lot better and also that I m... Sun, 1 Aug 2010 21:32:29 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x35776104 Hi! <BR> I'm Anissa. 22yrs. Senior in College. Theatre Major. <BR> I just joined and wanted to introduce myself. <BR> <em>30</em> Sun, 1 Aug 2010 21:25:40 EST Black History Month Challenge!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x31527688 In honor of Black History Month, I was thinking that it would be a fantastic idea if we focused upon getting ourselves healthy, and in shape! The challenge will start Monday, Feb 1st through Feb 28th. Each week we will focus on different mini challenges. <BR> <BR> The first weeks challenge is to try to focus upon eating as many servings freggies (fruits and vegetables) as possible! Weigh ins will be on Sundays, prior to the the beginning of the new week. <BR> <BR> Who is interested in ... Fri, 29 Jan 2010 20:28:56 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x30492563 Hello everyone, I am Prestina. I am a Senior Biology major in NC. This is my effort to lose weight that I have gained in order to become more healthy. I am looking forward to being on this site! ;-) Thu, 24 Dec 2009 00:18:45 EST Hi- I'm a new member http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x30238245 Hi Everyone! I'm new to the group. I'm on a mission to lose 28lbs within the next 6 months. I've been overwight for practically all of my life and I'm ready to get moving and get healthy! Wed, 9 Dec 2009 13:35:33 EST i need HELP! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x30082655 Hi,i recently join this group a week ago and love it.My problem it has been two weeks since i wrote my goals and trying to achieve it.By noon am always hungry and cant move on then i start overeating again .I need someone to help me stop it and cont. being motivated.Please am actually begging,if there is someone outthere reading this pls help.Thax <em>39</em> Wed, 2 Dec 2009 03:52:27 EST hi! im new! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x29429772 Hi everyone!! I was on a weight loss frenzy back in the summer and well into the fall semester...but a couple of weeks ago I had surgery and have been set back..I hope to get back on track soon! I want to be able to loose 35 pounds by next spring break...hopefully i can do it! :) Sat, 31 Oct 2009 17:27:06 EST Re-active, But Not Re-active http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x29121684 Hi everybody, do anyone remember this posting I did back in April of this year: <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Hi my fellow spark members. I finally added some team members to my friends section. I have been a member of spark people since Nov. 2007. I spoke of my story before of stuggling to lose weight and having a reality check of setting my goals low then build them up. Well, I found out 2 weeks ago that I'm pregnant with my 2nd and last child. My weight struggle began with the pregnancy of my 1st... Fri, 16 Oct 2009 21:16:14 EST NEW! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x26653257 Hello everyone! my name is aja and i live in long beach, CA...i am 20 years old and i have a membership at 24hr fitness i am excited to have joined this website and team...i started at 195lbs and now weigh 169 my goal weight is 135lbs...I would also love to find a workout buddy/buddies! Mon, 29 Jun 2009 13:39:22 EST New and looking for support. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x24912407 My name is Chan 22, and I live in Atlanta, Ga. I just started my weight lost challenge and looking forward to losing 40 pounds. Tue, 21 Apr 2009 19:58:47 EST Active, But Not Active http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x24439945 Hi my fellow spark members. I finally added some team members to my friends section. I have been a member of spark people since Nov. 2007. I spoke of my story before of stuggling to lose weight and having a reality check of setting my goals low then build them up. Well, I found out 2 weeks ago that I'm pregnant with my 2nd and last child. My weight struggle began with the pregnancy of my 1st child. I wasn't gaining enough weight, I was pre-eclamptic, developed high blood pressure (heart disea... Sun, 5 Apr 2009 00:16:21 EST Hello Queens http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x23643400 I’m 46 years old. Athough I’m not in school, I’m on the tough journey of learning healthier living methods and how to develop them into habits for a longer and more fulfilled life. My ultimate goal is to downgrade my fat-suit to a thick-suit and wear it healthy. I look forward to sharing journey experiences with everyone. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 9 Mar 2009 18:44:08 EST 1 Week Strong Challenge - 1/25 - 1/31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x22211642 Let's do one strong week where everyone can say I had a great week. Plus we can say that we ended January RIGHT! <BR> <BR> Goals: <BR> <BR> 1. Stay within calorie range. <BR> 2. Work out at least 30 minutes a day <BR> 3. Drink 8 glasses of water a day <BR> 4. Log into SP and reply to this forum what you accomplished each day. <BR> <BR> <BR> Ex of post. <BR> <BR> 1. Accomplished - ate 1400 cals <BR> 2. Accomplished - did cardio DVD <BR> 3. Accomplish - drink 10 cups of water! <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 24 Jan 2009 14:37:42 EST Reality Check... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x20760945 Hi Everybody, <BR> I had a major reality check that I already knew, but it just finally hit me in the head. I joined SP at the end of Nov in 2007. My weight goal was to be at 125 lbs by June 29, 1979 (my 30th birthday). It has been a long, hard, slow process just to even lose 1 pound, let alone 124 more lbs. So I decided to still set a challenging goal but smaller. So I changed my goal weight for right now to get to 200 lbs by June 29, 1979. I have a family history of heart disease (grandmot... Sun, 7 Dec 2008 13:49:32 EST Time for a Change! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x20044290 Hello Everyone, <BR> <BR> I am Blkpearl, and I am ready for change! I have tried various diets and programs to loose weight. Though many of them allowed me to loose the weight, over time I would gain it all back. <BR> <BR> I heard about this site, and figured it was time for a change. No more shortcuts! I have to admit, I am a little anxious. It's going to be a lot of sweat, tears and hardwork. I don't mind though,because I know I am worth all of that and then some. <BR> <BR> If you hav... Sat, 8 Nov 2008 21:06:47 EST I'M BACK...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x18623866 HI EVERYBODY! I'M BACK. AFTER A LONG, UNSCHEDULED HIATUS, I HAVE RETURN AND HOPEFULLY BY THE END OF THIS YEAR, I WILL BE ABLE TO STAY ON SPARKPEOPLE MORE FREQUENTLY. THE LAST TIME I REALLY POSTED, MY MOM HAD AN ACCIDENT IN HER HOUSE. SHE FELL AND HIT HER HEAD ON THE FLOOR AND IT CAUSED A HUGE KNOT ON HER HEAD. SHE'S FINE NOW. SHE'S COPING WITH MY BROTHER GOING OFF TO COLLEGE. SO SHE'S IN A NEW SEASON IN HER LIFE. I'M DEALING WITH MY BABY GOING TO SCHOOL FOR THE FIRST TIME NOW. SHE'S IN HEADST... Fri, 19 Sep 2008 13:08:44 EST Daily Chit chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x17434978 Talk about what ever you like to talk about here. Wed, 6 Aug 2008 16:15:39 EST BUDDY CHALLENGE---Au gust-September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x17285006 <BR> hey!!! you look great and your progress is inspiring!! would you like to join my buddy challenge?? its from august-sept. if you'd like to join the challenge but receive this comment after the start date (8/1), thats totally fine!! just join in anyway! (as opposed to ending on sept 1 u'll end the same day the following month. i.e. u join on the 8th.. your end date will be 9/8. dont feel left out at all!!! no matter if ur end date is 9/30!! the group support and motivation will remain str... Fri, 1 Aug 2008 14:09:29 EST Recently went back to school... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x16743674 I am a newly divorced mother of three. I had been a stay-at-home mom for over 15 years, and my job skills are sadly out of date. I am going back to school part-time at our local community college. Thank goodness for "Worker Retraining" which is paying for my tuition and fees! <BR> <BR> I am taking two online classes this summer, Spreadsheet Applications (ie Excel) and Database Applications (ie Access). I love being able to take these classes online and be home with my kids! I am eventua... Wed, 16 Jul 2008 01:49:45 EST Social Research Project - Need your help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x16685948 Hello everyone! <BR> <BR> I have a favor to ask: <BR> I am taking a Social Research Class and I need to conduct a survey for my final exam project. It is on the eating habits and health history of average American's. It is not very long and will take no more than 5 minutes to complete. <BR> <BR> If you wouldn't mind filling it out, I would greatly appreciate it! Also, if you could forward this on to people who would be willing to help me, I'd really appreciate that as well. The more data... Mon, 14 Jul 2008 11:51:23 EST Please Read http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x15839945 Hey Queens, <BR> First I want to congratulate everyone for their successes and second I would like to announce that I am finally ready to work on my health. I have been so stressed and hurt these past months I was eating everything in sight to feel some type of peace or happiness, but now I know what is really going on and I am ready to change. I know you guys are use to hearing me explain or sound down on here and I would like to apologize for that. I am now ready to take control and do ... Sun, 15 Jun 2008 23:42:49 EST sparkpeople boot camp challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x14611310 I just wanted to let you all know that sparkpeople is having a swimsuit boot camp. here is the info <BR> <BR> Join the Swimsuit Bootcamp (May 4-31) to get DAILY tips and workouts! By completing the challenge you could win $1,000 or a host of other fun prizes. So what are you waiting for? <BR> <BR> So everyone can plan ahead and have a better understanding of what the Swimsuit Bootcamp is all about, here are the basics of the 7-day workout plan: <BR> <BR> Sunday: Do the "Day 1 Workout Vid... Sat, 3 May 2008 16:24:38 EST Newbie looking for a buddy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x14482140 My name is Kasandra and I am 21 yrs old college student in my third year. I love to travel and try new things but I am starting to realize how my weight can get in the way of my dreams. My goal is lose 110-112 pounds in a year. I am also want to to be able to run 5 miles a day. I am trying to work my way there by starting at mile. I am hoping to make it. I also love to travel and plan on backpacking for a year or two after I graduate across parts of Europe, Africa, and Asia. I am looking for ... Tue, 29 Apr 2008 15:57:29 EST Buddy Wanted! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x14384874 Hey guys, I am new to this website. I am looking for a buddy to help keep me motivated and inspired and do the same for them. I find it wayy easier when you have someone else for support that is going through the same things you are. So a bit about myself: <BR> <BR> I am 20 years old, I live in northeastern PA. I need to shake off the last few that haven't been wanting to budge after losing some weight. I also need to start exercising but we all no how hard it is to fit that into our schedul... Sat, 26 Apr 2008 09:46:59 EST Exercise challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x13833725 Do at least 30 minutes of execise 3 times a week. You can do the 30 minutes together or you can break up the exercise and do it throught out the day. Whose up for the challenge. Tue, 8 Apr 2008 19:18:29 EST 10 minute challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x13833631 The Challenge is to take 10 minutes out of your busy day and relax. You can read a book, watch tv or do what ever helps you relax. Tue, 8 Apr 2008 19:15:16 EST Introducing Me http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x12609136 I'm 23 and currently a sophomore in the dental hygiene program at NAU. I have a part-time job and a husband that lives 200 miles away. I want to lose weight to feel better about myself and help me in my profession. Mon, 25 Feb 2008 23:52:16 EST how do you stay motivated? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x12582220 How do you keep yourself motivated to go to class and to do homework esp. when you don't feel like it? Mon, 25 Feb 2008 09:11:21 EST got a late night craving for a snack? trie these.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x12496935 Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popcorn Cakes, Mini Butter are soooo good!! i bought one bag tonight and i was totally surprised in how well they tasted!!! the serving size is 11 mini cakes and they only have 70 calories per serving!! they come in several different flavors. i just bought the Butter ones as i didn't know if i would like them or not. Thu, 21 Feb 2008 22:55:32 EST New! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x12467374 Hey my name is Katy. I am 22 years old and a senior in Engineering at the University of Texas at El Paso. As I consider my after-college-future I realize that to be the person I want to be I need to be healthy so here I am! Thu, 21 Feb 2008 02:42:16 EST newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x12131858 hi everyone! wus up? I'm new to the team. I work 40 hours a week, commute 2 1/2 hours a day, and go to school full time. Now I'm trying to squeeze in gym time and healthy living Sat, 9 Feb 2008 21:35:59 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x11863669 Just here to pursue a healthier lifestyle! Thu, 31 Jan 2008 21:17:43 EST How your semester going http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x11753236 How your semester going so far? This is the place to talk about how your classes are going so far and talk about anything school related. Mon, 28 Jan 2008 18:08:33 EST new member http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x11469768 I am 35 working full time, attending college part time, taking care of my home, husband, and my 4 legged furry child. Making the time to maintain a healthy lifestyle for myself is challenging while juggling all my other responsibilities; however, I will make it happen!! Sat, 19 Jan 2008 16:35:25 EST Late night online http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x11033193 I have ??? I just started my first online class, and I am wondering what I should do for snacks late night while doing my class, I work 700a to 530 pm all week as a preschool teacher, also I am new to this group but I will introduce myself in the intro blog. so if any of you have this prob please let me know what you do or what I can do to not snack on juck food or coffee all night. Jenn741 Sun, 6 Jan 2008 21:35:55 EST What do you listen to during your workout? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x10596521 I listen to hip-hop going up and r&B on the cool down. Sat, 15 Dec 2007 06:13:52 EST What is your goal date to be at your goal weight? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x10125243 January 31 Fri, 16 Nov 2007 20:56:58 EST 11/4 - 11/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x9930642 What was the most important moment in your educational career so far? Tue, 6 Nov 2007 23:29:21 EST Black People our right to vote expires this year. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x9918168 Camille Cosby was noted in a speech stating some facts that many may not be aware of. This is longer than I usually post but please read and pass it on... <BR> <BR> Camille Cosby just made a reference about the Voting Rights Act in her most recent open letter on racism. This is extremely important. We are in the 21st Century and we were wondering, and when I say 'we', I mean others of us out there who wonder if everyone else out there knows what the significance of the year 2007 is to Black... Tue, 6 Nov 2007 12:11:58 EST 10-28/11-3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x9797035 Whats your least favorite subject. Wed, 31 Oct 2007 01:43:27 EST 10/21-10/27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x9608312 What is your favorite subject? <BR> Sat, 20 Oct 2007 19:21:05 EST overwhelmed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x9479269 i've been back in school for three weeks... i've been out of college for 3 years... i love being back and have been keeping up so far... this week though is the busiest week i have this whole term and i'm having trouble getting started on the 8 papers that are due... writing is not something i enjoy... all 8 papers are about myself, which sometimes i find even more challenging... i've already taken care of all the reading thats due, thats the easy part for me... anyone else procrastinating? <... Sat, 13 Oct 2007 21:19:53 EST 10/14-10/20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x9478644 What roadblocks did you have to over come to make it to this point in college? Sat, 13 Oct 2007 20:25:39 EST 10/7 -10/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x9361566 What do you do when it seems that you cant put that class out with a passing grade? Sun, 7 Oct 2007 15:06:58 EST 9/30-10.6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x9312543 Sorry for posting the question late. <BR> <BR> What are you looking forward to most about finshing college? Thu, 4 Oct 2007 15:37:22 EST What is your goal for the fall semester http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x9087341 I want to raise my GPA and finish one of my project papers Sun, 23 Sep 2007 23:33:10 EST Take time out for yourself Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x9083689 With everything that we have to do in a day, from taking care of family, cleaning going to work, exercising and going to college, ect. I am challening all of us to try to take atleast 10 minutes out of our busy day to do something that you enjoy. Who is up for the challenge? Sun, 23 Sep 2007 19:48:27 EST New to the team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x9083536 Hi my name is Jan and I just found your site. I am 48 years old and believe it or not I work full time and go to college full-time. Dec 2008 I hope to be graduating with a degree in Business minor in Criminology. <BR> <BR> I am on this weight loss journey. It is slow, but I am trying. <BR> <BR> Keep the faith. Sun, 23 Sep 2007 19:36:06 EST 9/23 - 9/29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x9066150 Was going to college ever a sacrifice? Sat, 22 Sep 2007 15:43:36 EST 9/16-9/22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x8984449 What do you hate most about being in college? Tue, 18 Sep 2007 16:40:57 EST What is your favorite motivational quote? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x8919923 What is the quote or saying that keeps you going? <BR> Sat, 15 Sep 2007 09:58:28 EST Trig help http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x8870906 Okay. I'm wondering if anyone knows of any good sites that offer trig help. My biggest problem is remember the identities and applying them. I understand everything when it's explained, but I have a hard time remembering it on my own. So tips are welcome. I don't have time to go to the math lab, because I leave work and then go straight to class(40 minutes away). Thanx for any help!!!! Wed, 12 Sep 2007 22:32:28 EST Topic for the week of 9/9 - 9/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x8791685 What is the most important part of your school career? Sun, 9 Sep 2007 10:34:44 EST Work Experience Can Substitute for a Diploma http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x8669610 No Degree Required <BR> Work Experience Can Substitute for a Diploma <BR> by Dennis V. Damp <BR> Monster Contributing Writer <BR> <BR> Related Articles <BR> • Federal Internship <BR> • Get Hired by Uncle Sam <BR> • Federal Resumes 101 <BR> • Send to a friend <BR> • Print <BR> • Send feedback <BR> • Discuss this article <BR> According to the Office of Personnel Management's 2004 Fact Book, the federal government employs 2.7 million civilian workers, about 2 percent of America's to... Mon, 3 Sep 2007 09:14:16 EST How do you keep up your motivation for class? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x8666776 I envision myself done Mon, 3 Sep 2007 00:41:23 EST Topic of the week for 9/2-9/8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x8649494 What is your motivation for going to college? Sat, 1 Sep 2007 19:02:33 EST Topic of the week of 8/26-9/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x8599117 What will you be doing if you hadn't decided to go to school? Wed, 29 Aug 2007 23:31:20 EST Hey Y'all,..Just Joining...Just Found You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x8502439 Trying to make my mind up to go back to college @ such a late age of 55 to get a bachelor degree! I don't want to walk back into a classroom, cause students are not like they use to be, and my nerves are not what they use to be either!...I would rather go to college online as I did once before a few years ago @ AIU! I started at University Of South Florida in 1980. Help me out...Any AIU's out there? Fri, 24 Aug 2007 17:05:29 EST Topic of the week for 8/15-8/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x8395462 What are your acdemic goals for the upcoming school year? Sun, 19 Aug 2007 18:38:01 EST Scholarships http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x8329457 Know of any websites that offer scholarships post them here. Wed, 15 Aug 2007 23:45:50 EST Topic of the week of 8/12 - 8/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x8263613 What are you doing to prepare to go back to school? Mon, 13 Aug 2007 07:42:56 EST Is everyone ready for the Fall semester quarter? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x8195691 I can't believe summer is almost over and it's time to start again. Granted I took two classes over the summer so I didn't have much of a break. <BR> <BR> I still have one class to register for. <BR> <BR> Thu, 9 Aug 2007 09:19:35 EST Topic of the week 7/5-7/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x8101730 What is the hardest class you have takne so far and why was it the hardest? Sat, 4 Aug 2007 17:34:23 EST Why did you decide to lose weight? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x8013165 I decided to lose weight when I was winded going from one end of the school to another. When I started getting closer to size 20 than size 10. When I lost all my energy to do anything. <BR> <BR> I was amazed that 25 pounds had that much power over my life and I decided to take it back!! Tue, 31 Jul 2007 16:32:32 EST Topic of the week for 7/29 - 8/4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x7953961 What made you go to college? Sat, 28 Jul 2007 11:14:12 EST Hello Queens.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x7872088 I'm Angele and I'm from Michigan and new to the team. I think it's awesome that you have a group for those who are not only trying to lose weight, but who are in school as well. I'm starting nursing school to become a RN next month. I have a long way to go, but I'm in it to win it! May God bless us all as we work towards both our dietary and professional goals! Tue, 24 Jul 2007 10:38:22 EST topic of the week of 7/22-7-28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x7825275 What keeps you motivated when you don't feel like studying or doing homework? Sat, 21 Jul 2007 21:04:36 EST When do you graduate? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7806754 Queens, <BR> <BR> Please post your Grad date and degree! Fri, 20 Jul 2007 17:21:42 EST I eat 33, 000 calories a day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7793065 It's easier just to post it in every team haha. anyways...that show/episode is coming on again on TLC this sunday. I missed it the first time it aired, but I heard it was interesting. So I'm going to try and watch it this weekend after I finish harry potter!!!!!!!!! Fri, 20 Jul 2007 01:31:22 EST How do you spend your "ME" time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x7704481 What do you do when you make time for yourself? Mon, 16 Jul 2007 03:01:55 EST Topic of the week for 7/15 - 7/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x7704374 What piece of wisdom would you pass on to a new college student? Mon, 16 Jul 2007 02:33:46 EST Introduction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x7703598 Hello All. <BR> <BR> Im a 37 yr old Senior, attending Chapman University. I graduate in May 2008-thank you Jesus!(missed the degree conferral to graduate this year) If it is Gods will, I will be enrolling in Law School in Sept 2008. If any of you have any advice about law school, I would love to hear from you. Im an Analyst for the County of San Diego. Ive been working for the County for 16 years and plan to complete 20 yrs and move from there to another career. Im so excited about SP. ... Mon, 16 Jul 2007 00:36:54 EST What is your dream career? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7643846 I would be a nonprofit developer writing papers and teaching in my spare time. Thu, 12 Jul 2007 14:55:48 EST Choosing a Major http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7567021 I know that I'm not technically required to have a major right now. The last time I talked to a counselor she said I could use undecided as my major. Problem is, I really don't want to do that. My scholarships only pay for 4 years, so I need to really try to work towards a major or a minor. I've always had medicine in the back of my mind but I never really thought about how hard it would be. I like kids, but I really don't want to go into teaching. I've tutored and I'll probably tutor in the ... Sun, 8 Jul 2007 23:51:53 EST Meet the Team Leaders http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x12517x7533260 Welcome to BBQ College Students!!! <BR> <BR> Thank you for joining and we look forward to knowing each and everyone of you. Please let us introduce ourselves. <BR> <BR> My name is Amber. I am 24, and I live in Los Angeles CA. I work full time and also attend college fulltime. The reason we decided to start team so we can support each other as we work towards our degrees and weight loss goals. <BR> <BR> My name is Aikyna. I'm 29 and I live in Colorado Springs, CO. I work and attend college ... Fri, 6 Jul 2007 21:43:27 EST Topic of the Week for 7/8-7/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x7532982 Have you ever pulled an all nighter to study or to get work done for school? Fri, 6 Jul 2007 21:24:40 EST What is your theme song? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x7532671 Queens, <BR> <BR> Share your theme song or songs if the case may be!! Fri, 6 Jul 2007 21:03:05 EST Motivation Buddies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x7419128 Queens, <BR> <BR> If you need motivation in your weightloss journey and want a buddy to help along the way, please post here. <BR> <BR> You are to check in with you buddy 1-2 times a week. We want everyone to get all the support and motivation necessary to complete their journey. Sat, 30 Jun 2007 23:49:08 EST What classes are you taking?..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7419073 Which one is giving you the hardest time? Sat, 30 Jun 2007 23:43:04 EST topic of the week of 7/1-7/7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x7418811 Queens, <BR> <BR> What is the best thing that you have learned in school? Sat, 30 Jun 2007 23:19:44 EST July challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7394044 I challenge all of us queens to take 30 minutes out of our busy day to do exercise 5 days a week. Who will join me in this challenge. Fri, 29 Jun 2007 14:11:41 EST What do you do when you lack motivation? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x7308991 Share your motivation boosters as your Ideas might help others. Mon, 25 Jun 2007 11:30:39 EST Ideas for this team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7297636 What else would you like to have on this team? Sun, 24 Jun 2007 19:12:15 EST Prayer Request http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=397x12517x7284357 Queens, <BR> <BR> Preparing for something important and need for all of us to agree with you? Post your requests here! Sat, 23 Jun 2007 19:01:54 EST Need to Vent? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7284133 This is a place to vent your problems, or frustrations. Sat, 23 Jun 2007 18:47:45 EST topic of the week for 6/24-6/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=380x12517x7272777 Whats the Biggest Obstacle you've had to face or overcome on your journey to getting or recieving your degree. <BR> Fri, 22 Jun 2007 22:27:12 EST Topic of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7272625 Whats the Biggest Obstacle you've had to face or overcome on your journey to getting or recieving your degree. Fri, 22 Jun 2007 22:15:44 EST Whats your major http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x12517x7267833 List your major and why you chose it. Fri, 22 Jun 2007 16:56:04 EST