SparkPeople Missourians! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=138 Anyone living in the "Show-Me" State or has connection with our state....Welcome Friends! SparkPeople Missourians! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=138 Question of the day May 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64402855 Have you turned on your heat or air in the past week? How about open windows? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ec68287d-506c-448f-8a1c-400af8532e13.jpeg"> Mon, 23 May 2016 09:30:50 EST Trying Sparkpeople (again) after 3 yrs of MFP http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x64398834 Hello everyone. <BR> <BR> I've been using MyFitnessPal for I want to say 3 years now. Recently, I've had constant issues with the sync between my Fitbit and MFP. Not to mention the app has become supper lagging and that makes logging a pain. So I'm going to try Sparkpeople again (tried it in the past, but can't remember why I didn't stick around). <BR> <BR> Some background information about me: <BR> <BR> I'm a stay-at-home mom of 2 boys (4 yrs and 2 yrs) and I'm 5'4.5". <BR> In 2011, I wa... Sun, 22 May 2016 18:15:28 EST Question of the day May 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64396263 Do you usually walk, run, bike ride, etc. outside? What have you been doing to compensate for all the rain we’ve had lately? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e80021e-4af9-477e-98f7-32e64ae80b41.jpeg"> Sun, 22 May 2016 10:19:58 EST Question of the day May 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64389709 May is National Meditation Month. Do you spend time in meditation? If so, how &amp; where? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b9bebe98-f70e-4b33-a631-a730b84de73d.jpeg"> Sat, 21 May 2016 10:06:47 EST Question of the day May 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64384843 Do you start your day with a healthy breakfast? What do you usually have? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/763aa135-7228-4011-93bc-8abab893ba10.jpg"> Fri, 20 May 2016 14:33:18 EST Question of the day May 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64377896 Do you often get into conversations with strangers? If so, do you start them or do they? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/16cbb3b8-0161-4821-9878-ac14adc707f2.png"> Thu, 19 May 2016 13:50:54 EST Question of the day May 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64370229 Do you think it is harder being a kid now than when you were growing up? Why do you think that? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5f397e67-958c-4957-880e-982fd5bf6793.jpeg"> Wed, 18 May 2016 13:00:37 EST Question of the day May 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64363719 What type of music to you like to listen to? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eef050fe-4021-4954-9ced-02e58399c6d9.png"> Tue, 17 May 2016 14:15:09 EST Question of the day May 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64355246 Bath or shower – which do you prefer? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/094884d7-c555-429d-b9ff-8fcf2d4482c7.jpeg"> Mon, 16 May 2016 11:28:10 EST Question of the day May 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64347947 On the average, how many hours of sleep do you get each night? Is it too much, not enough or just the right amount for you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c66ff041-f7e7-4d60-ad17-e0a43f474f72.jpeg"> Sun, 15 May 2016 11:02:59 EST Question of the day May 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64341893 What hobby or hobbies do you have? How long have you been doing it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6216ec91-4cb8-4678-927d-f1f8599db8ec.jpg"> Sat, 14 May 2016 13:27:18 EST Question of the day May 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64334839 What was the best advice your mother ever gave you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/51a09688-a629-4545-943e-5e57b37acc68.jpg"> Fri, 13 May 2016 12:02:11 EST Question of the day May 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64327977 Do you use a device such as Fitbit, Spark Activity Tracker, etc. to track your steps &amp; other activities? If so, how do you like it? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/803fbeff-e8df-4cfc-bed2-4cba93372705.jpg"> Thu, 12 May 2016 12:06:49 EST Question of the day May 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64323054 Do you consider things like mowing the grass, trimming the edges, pulling weeds, etc. exercise or work? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7f2269f5-4f42-445e-b269-1147a3b8b373.jpg"> Wed, 11 May 2016 19:50:25 EST Question of the day May 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64314637 What was your reason for joining Spark People? Where did you hear about it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fa2ef06d-2243-4cf9-a8dc-c2bb65fa4f8b.jpg"> Tue, 10 May 2016 14:10:31 EST Question of the day May 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64310137 Do you have a bucket list? If so what are a couple of items on it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4e6d7619-1961-4620-b42f-cf09f7e29583.jpeg"> Mon, 9 May 2016 21:57:10 EST Question of the day May 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64300567 Happy Mother’s Day! Do you have any special traditions to celebrate Mother’s Day? If so, what are they? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/03bc1898-93c3-4561-a6c3-909001f08db9.jpeg"> Sun, 8 May 2016 14:24:14 EST Question of the day May 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64294989 May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. Do you have arthritis &amp; if so what do you do to help ease it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/db08b44b-f292-4dc1-aa56-3bed16dced51.jpeg"> Sat, 7 May 2016 16:42:22 EST Question of the day May 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64290654 Do you go to flea markets? If so, what has been your greatest find so far? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2e513a55-dddc-4774-96b1-7e14b52df876.jpeg"> Fri, 6 May 2016 23:28:31 EST Question of the day May 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64281307 Today is Cinco de Mayo My mother insisted that Mexico celebrated Cinco de Mayo to celebrate her birthday; however, other sources don’t agree. <BR> <BR> The more general definition is - Cinco de Mayo (pronounced: siko e mao]; Spanish for "May 5th", or literally, "Five of May") is a celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguí... Thu, 5 May 2016 17:19:53 EST Question of the day May 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64272739 Today is National Star Wars Day! Are you a Star Wars fan? Have you seen all the movies? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d9ee33e4-ae73-4fd4-9025-aa1c5b8b920d.png"> Wed, 4 May 2016 13:58:20 EST Question of the day May 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64265359 What do you use as the top cover on your bed…..a sheet, a spread, a quilt or something else? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d774fa71-a3ac-4b19-b565-bed61cc84594.jpeg"> Tue, 3 May 2016 15:17:40 EST Question of the day May 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64257645 Which room in your house is your favorite? Why? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ad9ddef9-74a0-4077-9fd8-5afe6990977f.jpg"> Mon, 2 May 2016 14:18:25 EST Question of the day May 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64248591 May is National Salad Month. What is your favorite salad? Do you make this salad yourself or does someone else make it? Do you eat it often? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83da9ea8-2f1a-457d-817b-5dafbca85a01.jpg"> Sun, 1 May 2016 12:57:31 EST Question of the day April 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64239929 April 30 is Table Top Day. The Day is to encourage playing of table top games. <BR> <BR> Who did you last play a game (not electronic) with? How long ago? What are your favorite games? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/134dae17-20e8-453b-807f-59a324079ad3.jpeg"> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 09:18:35 EST Question of the day April 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64234595 If you had a lottery ticket and won a million dollars, what would you do with it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/40ed084d-9dab-498f-a8b0-20bfe7cf45ee.jpeg"> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:17:16 EST Question of the day April 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64227304 Do you set goals for yourself? Do you set short time goals, long time goals or somewhere in between? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/589bcbfe-7281-49c1-89d8-0769aa73e83e.jpeg"> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:16:59 EST Question of the day April 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64222412 Do you completely make your bed every day? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6cd47f50-d3c8-4873-89b8-55ae60c5b9ba.jpeg"> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:34:30 EST Hello MO world http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x64216677 Hi team! Figured I would throw a note here to introduce myself. My name is Will and I'm around the eastern area. Good to see a community of Missourians in here. <BR> <BR> I'm currently in sustaining mode as I'm close to my target weight trying to get my BF% down without loosing mass. Workout mostly at home with the occasional run outside when weather permits. <BR> <BR> Feel free to say hi, and keep working it! Tue, 26 Apr 2016 22:38:35 EST Question of the day April 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64213236 What is the last thing that you really knew you shouldn’t eat, but went ahead &amp; did anyway? Was it as good as you thought it would be? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d6127bdc-b891-4ce2-9ec7-9f1ee1f9b446.jpeg"> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:08:07 EST Question of the day April 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64206252 What is something you’ve never done but would really like to try? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8dd30bbe-f524-46fa-85ba-9533d5096f15.jpeg"> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:42:47 EST Question of the day April 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64198613 How many pairs of shoes do you own? How many do you actually wear? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/92943653-b607-46e5-80fa-00facb96b3c1.jpeg"> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 11:39:19 EST Question of the day April 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64193024 Finish this sentence: "I’m glad that I’ve never ___." <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0ef45b9a-fe87-4fa6-93d9-32f52fa370b2.jpg"> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:01:49 EST Question of the day April 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64193008 Today I have two questions for you. <BR> <BR> Today is Earth Day. Do you take part in any of the Earth Day celebrations or events around the area? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e0e82222-5fbb-4cb3-945d-96f9feb4e59b.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Today is also the beginning of Passover. Do you celebrate Passover? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/15639bda-6a35-4c9c-9308-31cb18346185.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 13:59:48 EST Question of the day April 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64178401 I hear lots of complaints about people trying to find some reliable &amp; honest to do necessary car repairs. Have you found that person? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fa62f2f5-1d85-46e8-b81a-d55f6a4ede26.jpeg"> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:56:22 EST Question of the day April 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64170518 Is a new swimsuit in your forecast for this year? Do you dread or look forward to buying new one? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1803a9f1-4eca-4cda-b3a8-0b941f91e1b8.jpeg"> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:57:33 EST Question of the day April 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64163352 Do you do the traditional “spring cleaning”? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4c5ba189-0b03-4072-8515-900972f4197e.jpeg"> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:09:43 EST April 30 is Table Top Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2051x138x64162334 Personally, my goal is to SEE my Table Top <BR> But actually the Day is to encourage playing of table top GAMES. <BR> <BR> Who did you last play a game (not electronic) with? How long ago? <BR> What are your favorite games? <BR> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:01:17 EST Question of the day April 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64155843 Would you rather have a big yard to take care of or one requiring little or no work? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2295fed1-e333-4d87-9d01-14b86c34dcf9.jpeg"> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:16:42 EST Question of the day April 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64147150 April 19 through April 25 is the official "TV-Turnoff Week." For seven days, people around the world will turn off their TVs and find something better to do. Will you participate in this? <BR> <BR> Some suggestions are: <BR> <BR> Get active! Think you don't have time to exercise? Here’s your opportunity! <BR> <BR> Make it a family event! Take the kids out for a walk, ride bikes, learn a new sport, go canoeing, etc. <BR> <BR> Read a book or magazine <BR> <BR> Go to bed earlier and get you... Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:31:24 EST Question of the day April 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64139134 Do you like to go to garage sales aka yard sales, estate sales, etc.? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/50173c69-7c36-4034-bed9-dab096aead22.jpeg"> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 09:36:51 EST Question of the day April 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64133056 Do you use decorative pillows on your bed? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/30987e0a-8acc-4154-a538-46453a280630.jpeg"> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:10:06 EST Question of the day April 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64127141 Tomorrow is the tax deadline. Do you file your taxes early or wait until the last minute? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7df353a6-faa7-4d23-9896-5607a2e318fc.jpeg"> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:42:58 EST Question of the day April 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64119003 When are you most likely to make poor food choices? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83bd1ced-a18c-4b51-9042-d45ec08ef70c.jpg"> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 13:18:02 EST Question of the day April 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64109744 Do you eat more home cooked meals, fast food meals, take-out meals or sit down restaurant meals? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/377357a4-aeff-40fa-af41-16cf7339567a.jpeg"> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:20:23 EST Question of the day April 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64103628 Who do you talk to most on the telephone? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b94dc514-05a2-4cb8-8820-00b2c431f9f0.jpeg"> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:05:01 EST Question of the day April 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64096012 Today is National Siblings Day! Do you have siblings? If so, are they brothers or sisters &amp; how many? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/43bc9db0-44c6-4fac-8ea9-c6599f6826c0.jpeg"> Sun, 10 Apr 2016 13:13:44 EST Question of the day April 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64088136 What is a typical Saturday for you? What would be an ideal Saturday? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/88c9e6f4-744c-494b-8dd9-fcaca2b1d7ae.jpg"> Sat, 9 Apr 2016 11:28:11 EST Question of the day April 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64081165 What article of clothing do you have that makes you feel fabulous when you wear it? Do you wear it often? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b3f8f850-db42-45d7-a78a-71a770567054.png"> Fri, 8 Apr 2016 11:17:21 EST Top ten team leaders for March 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64075935 Don’t forget to visit the team page to say ‘hi’ &amp; to check for special announcements! <BR> <BR> March is over &amp; the monthly awards for the top ten team leaders in Spark Points, Fitness Minutes &amp; Steps Logged have been sent. Please take a minute to congratulate them. <BR> <BR> Spark Points <BR> 1 – LESARICHARDS – 13,389 <BR> 2 – RHOOK20047 – 8,450 <BR> 3 –SUNSET09 – 7,431 <BR> 4 – BUSYGRANNY5 – 7,033 <BR> 5 – CHEIVOUS – 4,515 <BR> 6 – RAYNAC3 – 4,473 <BR> 7 – COOP9002 – 4,420 <B... Thu, 7 Apr 2016 17:45:13 EST Question of the day April 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64074050 Beach, mountains or woods. Where would you rather spend time? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80ef8adb-fbaf-4352-ae43-9a85dcf405a7.jpg"> Thu, 7 Apr 2016 11:44:29 EST Question of the day April 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64066418 Do you use the Spark People workout generator or make your own exercise plan? Do you use the exercise tracker? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f0c630ab-b345-4550-b627-98b0839abc9b.jpg"> Wed, 6 Apr 2016 12:26:53 EST Question of the day April 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64058004 What is the strangest thing you would like to own? What is the strangest thing you DO own. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9fc4bc72-d48a-4c09-9288-7462b2713bbf.jpg"> Tue, 5 Apr 2016 11:18:56 EST Question of the day April 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64049919 I want to develop a healthier lifestyle because….. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c14adb6c-ecdd-485e-bd1e-708801c68840.jpeg"> Mon, 4 Apr 2016 11:43:15 EST Question of the day April 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64040834 When at the grocery store, do you - <BR> <BR> buy what’s on your list. <BR> make decisions based solely on price or flavor. <BR> wind up buying the same old stuff. <BR> just wonder up and down the aisles buying what looks good. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d122b897-5711-4c4d-b178-ddbf66e6a65f.jpeg"> <BR> Sun, 3 Apr 2016 10:22:56 EST Question of the day April 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64033231 April is National Inventor’s Month. Have you or someone you know ever invented something useful? If so, what was it? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3e6d5e47-ff99-40da-b495-9a34133ced7d.jpeg"> Sat, 2 Apr 2016 10:20:38 EST Question of the day April 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64029507 Today is April Fool’s Day! Are you an April Fool’s Day prankster? If so, what is your favorite prank to play on people? What is the most memorable prank that has been played on you? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/efcd9b6e-73da-4adc-bb8a-8c4729b48026.jpeg"> Fri, 1 Apr 2016 21:23:36 EST Question of the day March 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64017392 What is one thing that you use when cooking to make food taste better? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e91d25ab-2c45-44d2-b9a3-189d821b28a1.jpeg"> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 11:18:49 EST Question of the day March 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64009622 Have you ever run a marathon? If so, how did you do? If not, do you plan to in the future? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/16f47e34-b314-4f7b-85ca-d148715779a3.jpeg"> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:12:24 EST Question of the day March 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x64001860 What helps you to be more productive on a daily basis? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/70098440-aeef-406c-aa4f-09ecfdda6fb2.jpg"> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:13:22 EST Question of the day March 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63996583 Did you eat too much candy over the Easter weekend? Which one is your favorite? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/db7ab586-a6ad-476f-8e98-5c9a72ad9c3a.jpeg"> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 18:33:27 EST Question of the day March 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63986182 Happy Easter! Do you have any special traditions for celebrating Easter and/or Easter week? If so, what are they? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a90c0f86-38b2-4520-8690-45d03c9cc461.png"> Sun, 27 Mar 2016 10:09:23 EST Question of the day March 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63973683 Do you &amp; your family have any special traditions for Good Friday? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/52406b01-9170-44e4-9521-d1af1d0c2346.jpeg"> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 14:26:35 EST Question of the day March 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63968846 Where is your favorite place to go for a night out or an afternoon on the town? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/394c9656-685c-4514-8004-816eea65087c.jpeg"> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 21:34:35 EST Question of the day March 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63957137 Have you ever attended a Murder Mystery Dinner? If so, where &amp; did you enjoy it? Would you do it again? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b3370a0-97d5-4642-8bbb-de70b15f8394.jpeg"> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:45:46 EST Question of the day March 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63949535 Do you have a reward system in place for when you reach a goal? If so, how does it work? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83064906-c62e-4361-8e9f-96bffba44ac5.jpeg"> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:26:20 EST Question of the day March 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63942071 Do you run your errands whenever they come up or do you do them in groups to cut down on the number of trips you make? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/48a5dbe8-fb94-4354-85a2-dd073a22c921.jpeg"> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:34:42 EST Question of the day March 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63933842 Do you talk in your sleep? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4d898a3e-f24f-4d30-921b-5ed296914745.jpg"> Sun, 20 Mar 2016 09:56:19 EST Question of the day March 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63926922 If you’re a gardener, it’s time to start making plans. Have you started thinking about planting things yet? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/db903740-1554-4689-9ee1-89769f741f95.jpg"> Sat, 19 Mar 2016 09:44:04 EST Question of the day March 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63920800 Do you watch infomercials? Have you ever bought something that was shown on one of them? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/94b67363-fa10-4ad7-ba0f-e5ec2831ef5a.jpg"> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 10:42:16 EST Question of the day March 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63914476 Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? If so, do you have any special traditions for this day? If so, what are they? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ffb0d423-286c-40d4-ae43-465d02ce99a4.jpg"> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:26:33 EST Question of the day March 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63906933 This year, the Lenten season begins Wednesday, Feb. 10, known as Ash Wednesday, and ends on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, on March 26. There are technically 46 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter, but Christians were forbidden to fast on Sundays, a day of worship and rest. Eastern Orthodox Christians, who follow a different calendar, begin observing Lent this year on March 14. <BR> <BR> Do you observe Lent? If so, what have you given up this year in observance? <BR> <BR> <img sr... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:53:10 EST Question of the day March 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63900991 Missouri lawmakers wants to make daylight savings time permanent - The state would switch to daylight savings time in March 2017 and never turn its clocks back. Are you in favor of this idea or opposed to it? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6572ffaa-ad94-4a84-8bcf-2937ad55124a.jpeg"> Tue, 15 Mar 2016 16:28:09 EST Question of the day March 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63892231 March is National Women’s History Month. What woman in history would you like to be able to spend a day with? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/41704e8c-da13-474f-baef-0c3a8cf69c56.jpg"> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 12:48:52 EST Question of the day March 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63878777 Daylight Savings Time begins tonight, which means that we lose an hour. Does the time change have any effect on how you feel? If so, how long does it take for your body to adjust to the change? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f5b3c3a-38e7-4d90-8372-3f1bc5b8ea89.jpeg"> Sat, 12 Mar 2016 15:01:37 EST Question of the day March 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63871703 What one modern convenience (either appliance or technological advancement) would you definitely prefer not to have to live without? Fri, 11 Mar 2016 13:23:09 EST Question of the day March 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63864451 Pie or cake? What kind? Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:32:23 EST Top ten team leaders for February 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63858588 <BR> February is over &amp; the monthly awards for the top ten team leaders in Spark Points, Fitness Minutes &amp; Steps Logged have been sent. Please take a minute to congratulate them. <BR> <BR> Spark Points <BR> <BR> 1 – LESARICHARDS – 10,867 <BR> 2 – RHOOK20047 – 6,666 <BR> 3 –BUSYGRANNY5 – 6,658 <BR> 4 – SUNSET09 – 6,347 <BR> 5 – PDMORGAN73 – 4,923 <BR> 6 – CHEIVOUS – 4,647 <BR> 7 – AGGIEPILZ – 4,414 <BR> 8 – RAYNAC3 – 4,367 <BR> 9 – COOP9002 – 4,101 <BR> 10 – ZACHERYSMAMA – 3,634 <B... Wed, 9 Mar 2016 19:35:44 EST Question of the day March 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63855628 Do you post to Pinterest? If so, what types of things do you put on it? Wed, 9 Mar 2016 10:50:38 EST International Women's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25324x138x63847094 Yesterday delivered 75 completed sanitary hygiene kits which now start their trip to Limpopo Province, South Africa. <BR> <link>www.daysforgirls.org/ </link> <BR> This will enable 75 young women to stay in school...who knows what long lasting results that will make! <BR> This coincides with International Women's Day 2016. The emphasis this year is on bringing parity to women in the world. <link>www.internationalwomensday.com/Pledg<BR>eForParityCampaign </link> Tue, 8 Mar 2016 09:22:45 EST Question of the day March 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63843055 What is your favorite thing to do to pamper yourself? Mon, 7 Mar 2016 18:24:38 EST Question of the day March 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63832537 Today is National Oreo Cookie Day! Do you eat Oreo Cookies? If so, how do you eat them – whole or twisted apart? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/900471e4-b55a-4be6-a786-86767d70f29d.jpeg"> Sun, 6 Mar 2016 12:42:05 EST Question of the day March 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63819150 What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? How often do you eat it? Fri, 4 Mar 2016 14:27:13 EST Question of the day March 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63810634 Have you ever had a makeover? If so, what kind &amp; how did you like it? Thu, 3 Mar 2016 12:22:13 EST Question of the day March 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63801796 Question – Do you ever do this just for the fun of it? <BR> <BR> NATIONAL OLD DAY STUFF <BR> <BR> Always celebrated on March 2nd, it is National Old Day Stuff. One may think it is a day to to do the same old thing that you do on a daily routine. However, this day is actually the opposite, it is a day to do something different, something new. <BR> <BR> We have all heard the saying, “same old, same old”, well, this is the day to do things differently. There are several different ways th... Wed, 2 Mar 2016 10:24:39 EST Question of the day March 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63796251 In your opinion, what is your best feature? Tue, 1 Mar 2016 17:54:49 EST Question of the day February 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63788193 Happy Leap Year! Are you a leap year baby or do you know someone who is? If so, when is the birthday celebrated – February 28 or March 1? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2f560d91-15f2-47ed-81b6-ac6667eb89a6.jpg"> Mon, 29 Feb 2016 18:57:37 EST Question of the day February 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63778300 Who is your favorite fairy tale villain? Sun, 28 Feb 2016 14:30:15 EST Question of the day February 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63771720 What is your favorite “company” recipe? How difficult is it to fix? Sat, 27 Feb 2016 16:14:19 EST Question of the day February 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63763436 What is something you think might become obsolete within ten years? Why? Fri, 26 Feb 2016 12:29:51 EST Question of the day February 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63754549 How many brothers do you have? How many sisters? Do you spend a lot of time with them? Thu, 25 Feb 2016 10:24:34 EST March Team Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63754258 Once again, we need to get out of our comfort zone when it comes to eating. It’s easier to just eat the same old things prepared the same old way, but it’s boring &amp; doesn’t engage your sense of adventure. (Not sure I have one, but that’s another story.) <BR> <BR> During the month of March try a new recipe at least once a week. On the March Team Challenge board, let us know what you tried, how you fixed it &amp; would you eat it again. Please also include the recipe for what you tried... Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:54:24 EST Question of the day February 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63746096 If you had the means to clone yourself, would you do it? Wed, 24 Feb 2016 09:01:59 EST Question of the day February 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63739676 How do you sleep best? Cool room, electric blanket, layered covers, or something else? Tue, 23 Feb 2016 12:14:19 EST Question of the day February 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63732237 What was your biggest cooking disaster? Mon, 22 Feb 2016 13:53:51 EST Question of the day February 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63727541 Other than English, do you speak any language(s) fluently? Do you speak American English or British English? Sun, 21 Feb 2016 22:21:00 EST Question of the day February 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63718756 If you could choose a single household chore that you would never have to do again, which one would you eliminate? Sat, 20 Feb 2016 17:21:15 EST Question of the day February 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63709962 Do you have friends from a different ethnic background from you? Are you familiar with their ethnic culture? Do you find it very different from yours? Fri, 19 Feb 2016 11:35:22 EST Question of the day February 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63706559 What is your favorite book that was made into a movie? Did you see the movie? Which did you like best, the book or the movie? Thu, 18 Feb 2016 23:19:01 EST Question of the day February 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63695334 Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day! Do you make a habit of doing random acts of kindness? If so, could you give us an example or two? Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:59:23 EST Question of the day February 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63678453 What cartoon character is your favorite? Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:56:24 EST Question of the day February 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63672320 Happy Valentine’s Day! Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? If so, how? Sun, 14 Feb 2016 13:40:50 EST Question of the day February 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63665461 Do you get a regular annual physical checkup each year or do you only see the doctor when you’re sick? Sat, 13 Feb 2016 12:35:11 EST Prevent weight gain by... eating..?... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63664754 The BMJ, Jan. 28, 2016 <link>www.bmj.com/content/352/bmj.i17 </link> <BR> What Should You Eat? <BR> <BR> What that means in plain English is that the folks who included more blueberries and strawberries, apples, bell peppers, celery, onions and tomatoes in their daily diets enjoyed more stable weights over the years. These people were also drinking more tea (and a little red wine). As the authors note, “preventing even small amounts of weight gain could have an important public health i... Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:06:09 EST Question of the day February 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63661736 What kind of fruit do you put in your hot or cold cereal? Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:02:34 EST ABCs of Winter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2051x138x63643254 A - accidents on the snow &amp; ice Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:36:37 EST Question of the day February 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63643118 How familiar are you with correct portion sizes? Do you use the correct amounts in planning your meals? Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:14:20 EST Top ten team leaders for January 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63637605 January is over &amp; the monthly awards for the top ten team leaders in Spark Points, Fitness Minutes &amp; Steps Logged have been sent. Please take a minute to congratulate them. <BR> <BR> Spark Points <BR> <BR> 1 – BUSYGRANNY5 – 7,192 <BR> 2 – RHOOK20047 – 8,919 <BR> 3 – SUNSET09 – 8,427 <BR> 4 – MEB2010 – 5,953 <BR> 5 – DONNA2BFIT – 4,873 <BR> 6 – LESARICHARDSS – 4,800 <BR> 7 – RAYNAC3 – 4,698 <BR> 8 – ZACHERYSMAMA – 4,670 <BR> 9 – CHEIVOUS – 4,689 <BR> 10 – MOWINELADY – 4,499 <BR> <B... Tue, 9 Feb 2016 19:09:41 EST Question of the day February 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63626909 Other than the stove or refrigerator, what kitchen appliance do you use the most? How often? Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:24:41 EST Question of the day February 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63623159 It's Super Bowl Sunday! Were you watching it even if it was for the commercials? Sun, 7 Feb 2016 22:08:32 EST Question of the day February 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63615434 What makes you nervous? How do you react when you get nervous? Sat, 6 Feb 2016 22:06:44 EST Question of the day February 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63608773 Would you rather rake leaves or shovel snow? Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:56 EST Question of the day February 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63597070 Do you play any musical instruments? If so, what &amp; how often. Thu, 4 Feb 2016 13:15:37 EST Question of the day February 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63589359 When you start something new, do you tend to take it step by step or just jump in with both feet? Wed, 3 Feb 2016 14:50:24 EST Question of the day February 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63582510 Happy Groundhog Day! If the groundhog had been in your yard today, what would he have done – stayed outside or gone back to bed? <BR> <BR> Get ready for an early spring. At least, that’s what Punxsutawney Phil says. <BR> Tue, 2 Feb 2016 19:23:49 EST Question of the day February 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63571426 Please list 2 or 3 things that this team can do to help its members be more successful in reaching their goals. Please feel free to list more if you want to. Mon, 1 Feb 2016 13:39:25 EST February Team Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63571364 It’s recommended that we eat 5-9 servings of fruit and/or vegetables daily. I don’t know about you, but I know I don’t get anywhere near that many. <BR> <BR> Our challenge for February is to eat more fruits and veggies, aiming for the recommended amount. <BR> <BR> Please go to the challenge thread &amp; record your daily amount eaten. <BR> Mon, 1 Feb 2016 13:30:32 EST Love the Bus....February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25324x138x63570778 There is a 'Love the Bus' campaign during February to thank your school bus driver. <BR> <BR> Stories and thoughts...did you ride a bus? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e3549d02-80cc-40e5-ae26-c1d56002d443.jpg"> Mon, 1 Feb 2016 12:11:39 EST Question of the day January 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63561711 Are you able to get outdoors &amp; take advantage of the milder weather we’ve had the past few days? Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:43:52 EST Question of the Day January 30-31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63556717 Week-ends....are they fairly routine? or do you do something different almost every week? Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:52:37 EST Week 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63554306 No gain no loss. Meeting friend, she lives in town, just havent kept in touch. Going to catch up and see if she is walking still. We just flooded, so our spot needs some clean up. Have a great weekend Sat, 30 Jan 2016 12:05:08 EST Question of the Day January 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63546282 Are there pets in my life and ... what do they do for me? Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:29:11 EST Question of the day January 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63525650 Do you still live in the city or town that you grew up in? How far do you live from the house that you grew up in? Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:19:37 EST Question of the day January 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63518030 A friend of mine recently decided to choose one word to be her motivation for this entire year rather than make resolutions. I thought this was a great idea. If you were to choose one word to guide you for this entire year, what would that word be? Why did you choose that word? Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:11:12 EST Question of the day January 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63507505 Today is National Peanut Butter Day. How do you like your peanut buyer – smooth or chunky? What’s your favorite way to eat it? Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:53:56 EST Question of the day January 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63498226 What season inspires you to work toward your healthy living goals more? What season hinders you from reaching those goals? Sat, 23 Jan 2016 12:09:56 EST Question of the day January 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63490930 Most of us get off track at some time or another. When you get derailed, how do you get back on track? Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:03:32 EST Question of the day January 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63482902 Do you make use of the SP nutrition &amp; activity trackers? Why or why not? Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:19:53 EST Question of the day January 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63478736 Much of our area had snow last night &amp; this morning. Did it keep you from getting out? Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:56:13 EST Question of the day January 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63466098 What hobbies do you enjoy? How did you get started on them? Which ones do you spend the most time on? Does the time spent on them vary with the seasons? Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:50:11 EST Question of the day January 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63461220 Do you exercise inside or outside? Mon, 18 Jan 2016 21:45:33 EST in need of a change http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x63444043 Hello Everyone, <BR> Have set my mind to making some changes in my life. Looking for positive people to give encouragement Sat, 16 Jan 2016 21:37:11 EST Question of the day January 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63440377 Missouri always has strange weather patterns, but they seem to be even stranger than usual this year. Has this winter/spring weather had any effects on you or your health? Sat, 16 Jan 2016 12:17:26 EST Question of the day January 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63432638 Today is National Hat Day. Do you wear hats? Why or why not? If you do, what kind do you wear? Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:17:06 EST New to Spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x63423112 Hi everyone. I want to loose some weight and have a little support from other people. I'm from De Soto, Mo right south of St. Louis. Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:04:59 EST Question of the day January 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63416891 OK, we’re two weeks into 2016. If you made any New Year’s resolutions, have you been able to keep up with them? Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:03:07 EST Question of the day January 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63409686 Now that it’s official, are you upset to see the Rams leave St. Louis? Did you ever go to see them play while they were here? <BR> <BR> I know that some of you live pretty far away, but it seems that some sports fans will travel a pretty long distance to see a team they like play. Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:32:33 EST Question of the day January 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63403591 Who cleans off the snow at your house? You, someone else in your house, a neighbor or someone you pay to do it? Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:34:50 EST Question of the day January 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63382272 It’s soup, chili &amp; stew weather. What is your favorite kind? Is this dish homemade or eaten out? Sat, 9 Jan 2016 11:58:53 EST Question of the day January 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63377498 It’s now 2016. If you are speaking this year, how do you pronounce it? Is it two thousand sixteen or is it twenty sixteen? Fri, 8 Jan 2016 19:42:42 EST January 15, Friday is National Hat Day.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25324x138x63374407 I have made and shared 14 green hats...we will be raising awareness of Mental Illness <BR> Specifically Green ribbon is the color for child/adolescent Mental Illness <BR> <BR> What gets kids 5-17 admitted to a psychiatric hospital unit? <BR> 1) younger ones are SO hyperactive, aggressive that they are dangerous <BR> 2) self harming such as cutting themselves <BR> 3) Suicidal actions/statements/texting <BR> 4)Drug abuse often leading to #2 #3 <BR> Fri, 8 Jan 2016 12:00:40 EST Question of the day January 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63365909 What do you do with leftover pizza? Eat it cold - Reheat it - Trash it - Give it away - <BR> What leftover pizza?! <BR> Thu, 7 Jan 2016 12:09:05 EST Question of the day January 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63356884 Have your taken all of your Christmas decorations down yet? If not, when do you plan of doing that? Wed, 6 Jan 2016 11:17:30 EST Question of the day January 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63350560 Have you done any of the Spark People challenges? If so, which ones have you done? Which one was your favorite? Tue, 5 Jan 2016 18:18:12 EST Top ten team leaders for December 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63340615 A reminder to join us in the January Team Challenge – A reminder to join us in the December Team - Challenge The challenge for January is TO really take a look at where you are &amp; where you want to be. This can be in any area of your life. Each week this month, set one obtainable goal in some area. Think about what you need to do to reach that goal &amp; make a specific plan to reach that goal. <BR> <BR> Don’t forget to visit the team page to say ‘hi’ &amp; to check for special announ... Mon, 4 Jan 2016 16:55:59 EST Question of the day January 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63339086 Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? If so, can you tell us about a couple of them? Mon, 4 Jan 2016 13:23:08 EST January Team Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63329555 Making a long list – or short list – of New Year’s resolutions can be setting yourself up for defeat. We overwhelm ourselves with making all those changes &amp; end up giving up on all of them. <BR> <BR> During the month of January, really take a look at where you are &amp; where you want to be. This can be in any area of your life. Each week this month, set one obtainable goal in some area. Think about what you need to do to reach that goal &amp; make a specific plan to reach that goal. <... Sun, 3 Jan 2016 14:49:35 EST Between now and Easter ... I want to.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63320993 OK Holidays are over <em>431</em> <em>429</em> <em>446</em> <BR> but let's not just go 'jelly kneed' ...Gotta have some plans <BR> <BR> Care to share? Sat, 2 Jan 2016 15:49:16 EST Question of the day January 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63317227 Were you affected by all the rain &amp; flooding around the area? If so, are you OK? Sat, 2 Jan 2016 08:35:15 EST Question of the day January 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63312076 Did you overindulge or maintain on New Year’s Eve? If you had snacks, how healthy were they? Fri, 1 Jan 2016 15:45:36 EST Question of the day December 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63306830 Do you have any special plans for New Year's Eve? Thu, 31 Dec 2015 23:55:22 EST Question of the day December 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63299228 I know someone who eats Black-eyed peas every New Year's day not knowing the reason why they do it other than that's what their mother has always done so that's why they do it which leads me to this question. <BR> <BR> Do you have any traditional things you do for New Year's? Wed, 30 Dec 2015 22:40:58 EST Question of the day December 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63291699 Do you believe in making a New Year's resolution? If so, have you made one yet? Please share yours. Tue, 29 Dec 2015 22:10:01 EST Question of the day December 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63285007 What are some of the things/ activities you enjoy doing during the winter months? Tue, 29 Dec 2015 00:13:21 EST Question of the day December 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63277091 Now that Christmas is officially over, when do you take down all of your Christmas decorations? Sun, 27 Dec 2015 23:17:43 EST question of the day December 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63269035 Two part question: How well did you do on yesterday with the eating, overindulge or ate whatever you wanted but did it in moderation? Did you get in any exercising on Christmas day? Sat, 26 Dec 2015 21:20:37 EST Question of the day December 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63263407 Did you eat in moderation today ( Christmas Day) or did you allow yourself a day of indulgence / overindulgence? Fri, 25 Dec 2015 22:16:38 EST Question of the day December 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63253165 Do you have a specialty dish you usually cook/ prepare for the Christmas holiday? Wed, 23 Dec 2015 22:13:11 EST Question of the day December 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63239232 Did you have or do you remember the colored Christmas trees when you were growing up? <BR> Mon, 21 Dec 2015 19:22:52 EST Question of the day December 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63232645 Are you a part of a Christmas Caroler's group? Do any Caroler's come to your home/ <BR> neighborhood during the Christmas season? Sun, 20 Dec 2015 20:10:48 EST Question of the day December 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63226814 Exercise question: Where would be a nice or alternative place to walk for those who can't handle walking outdoors in the cold? Sat, 19 Dec 2015 22:34:00 EST Question of the day December 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63220823 Do you have any Christmas traditions? If so, please share. Fri, 18 Dec 2015 23:12:37 EST Question of the day December 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63214119 Have you sent out your Christmas cards yet ? Thu, 17 Dec 2015 22:24:19 EST Question of the day December 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63207490 Do you prefer a real or artificial Christmas tree? Wed, 16 Dec 2015 22:31:51 EST Question of the day December 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63204707 Do you have any big plans for Christmas Day? Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:16:26 EST Question of the day December 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63193880 Would you say that you’re more of a city or country person? Mon, 14 Dec 2015 23:14:59 EST Question of the day December 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63186033 Christmas Lights: Do you enjoy going out during the Christmas season just to look at the many different Christmas light displays or do you find all those display lights annoying? Sun, 13 Dec 2015 22:31:34 EST Question of the day December 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63178806 Have you start Christmas shopping yet, finished Christmas shopping or somewhere in the middle? Sat, 12 Dec 2015 20:44:49 EST One thing I still want to do this Season http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63176154 Help to keep track of our Hopes.... <BR> <BR> Get Christmas Cards mailed to older relatives who don't communicate on computer by Dec 20 Sat, 12 Dec 2015 11:46:08 EST Question of the day December 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63173412 When you go out of town, do you prefer to go by airplane, car, train or something else? Fri, 11 Dec 2015 23:06:36 EST Question of the day December 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63167180 Traveling question: Is there one place that you’ve always wanted to go but have never been? Fri, 11 Dec 2015 01:02:26 EST Question of the day December 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63159710 What book are you reading right now? Wed, 9 Dec 2015 22:39:55 EST Question of the day December 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63153259 When it comes to watching television, do you like watching drama shows, reality television, comedy, crime shows or something else? Wed, 9 Dec 2015 00:28:35 EST Question of the day December 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63144577 When it comes to holidays gifts, would you say that you're more of a money, gift card, store bought or homemade type of a person? Mon, 7 Dec 2015 20:09:15 EST Top ten team leaders for November 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63142814 Spark Points <BR> <BR> 1 – RHOOK20047 – 8,103 <BR> 2 – BUSYGRANNY5 – 7,596 <BR> 3 – SUNSET09 – 5,920 <BR> 4 – LESARICHARDS – 5,041 <BR> 5 – ZACHERYSMAMA – 4,555 <BR> 6 – CHEIVOUS – 4,520 <BR> 7 – RAYNAC3 – 4,514 <BR> 8 – COOP9002 – 4,215 <BR> 9 – CARXMAN – 3,928 <BR> 10 – HGIDEON012112 – 3,386 <BR> <BR> Fitness Minutes <BR> <BR> 1 – RHOOK20047, BUSYGRANNY5, COOP9002, KATIBUG49, KERMITWC &amp; RAYNAC3 – 3,600 (6 way tie) <BR> 2 – LAST35 – 3,509 <BR> 3 – DIANEB55 – 3,498 <BR> 4 – OAKBORN – 3... Mon, 7 Dec 2015 14:53:16 EST Question of the day December 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63137939 During this time of the year, do you prefer to shop online or shop in person? Sun, 6 Dec 2015 22:05:26 EST Question of the day December 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63125086 Organic vs. Non-Organic: Do you think that organic foods are better for you and well worth the money or do you think that non-organic foods are just as healthy if it ’s prepared / cooked in a healthy way? Fri, 4 Dec 2015 23:29:16 EST Question of the day December 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63125080 Is there a special time or day that you enjoy looking through your window to see the snow covering the outside? Fri, 4 Dec 2015 23:28:19 EST December Team Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63122048 Sorry that this is a little late, but that won't really affect the challenge much. <BR> <BR> With all the holidays, this time of year can be overly hectic for some, frustrating for some &amp; depressing for others. The monthly challenge for December is to pamper yourself a little by doing at least one nice thing for YOU each week during the month. On the December Team Challenge board, let us know what you did for YOU each week, if you enjoyed it &amp; will you make it a regular part of your... Fri, 4 Dec 2015 14:44:04 EST Good Afternoon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x63121662 So happy to have found this site&amp; a team for those that live in the same state I do! <BR> <BR> I live in Blue Springs,MO which is about 15-20 minutes away from Kauffman Stadium-Home of the World Series Kansas City Royals!!! <BR> <BR> I look forward to meeting others and trying to help them reach there healthy goals Fri, 4 Dec 2015 13:50:35 EST Question of the day December 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63117396 What are some of the things you like to do when you want to relax and unwind? Thu, 3 Dec 2015 21:31:10 EST Question of the day December 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63110154 Name a food and/ or drink that would hit the spot on these cold winter days ahead. Wed, 2 Dec 2015 22:16:51 EST Question of the day December 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63102027 What suggestions would you give someone who was looking for fun things to do in your area of the state in the winter? Tue, 1 Dec 2015 21:12:31 EST Question of the day November 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63093838 Do you find that you exercise less, more or about the same in the winter months? Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:07:29 EST Question of the day November 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63086808 When do you put your Christmas decorations up? Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:36:59 EST Question of the day November 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63080016 Does the holiday season perk your mood up, add stress or doesn't affect you at all? Sat, 28 Nov 2015 21:46:39 EST Question of the day November 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63073445 Did you overeat on Thanksgiving Day or did you eat in moderation? Also, did you do any exercising? Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:45:12 EST Question of the day November 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63067277 When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, would you say that you’re more of a home cooking type person, one who like quick meals so make everything from the box or don’t like the hassle so ordering dinner from the store? Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:54:57 EST Question of the day November 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63061134 Do you think retail stores should be open on Thanksgiving day? Why? Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:58:13 EST Ultimate Spark People Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63051518 Several people have asked for more information about the Ultimate Spark People Challenge, so I'm posting Spark Guy's original post below that explains it. <BR> <BR> Are you interested in doing it? Id so, we'll have an accountability thread in this team. Please sign up if you're interested &amp; are willing to continue posting your progress or if you need support. <BR> <BR> -------------------- <BR> <BR> The Ultimate SparkPeople Life Challenge Main Page <BR> <BR> Saturday, November 14, ... Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:32:57 EST Question of the day November 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63048020 Do you like going to sporting events? If so, do you participate in tailgating parties? Mon, 23 Nov 2015 22:48:13 EST Question of the day November 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63039813 Do you have any favorite movies/shows that you enjoying watching during the holiday season? Sun, 22 Nov 2015 20:58:31 EST Question of the day November 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63033507 Are you a "'Black Friday" shopper? Sat, 21 Nov 2015 23:04:13 EST Nov 23 is Cashew Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63029764 How do you like your cashews? Sat, 21 Nov 2015 11:36:58 EST apology for being MIA http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63025775 I want to apologize for being MIA, but I've had a list of electronics problems. Ot's really been unbelieveable. The latest has been internet problems. I thought they were fixed &amp; then found out that they weren't. Yesterday, they replaced the modem &amp; so far, so good. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:21:33 EST Nov 17 Eeek! a Streak! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x63001623 How do I end these streaks? 200 days of 5 or more vegetables; 355 days to log in and spin; and I think one about exercise...... <BR> So, yes there are days I struggle to get in ONE more vegetable....is it time to just let it go and start over? <BR> <em>20</em> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:58:25 EST Eeek! A streak! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x63001608 How do I end these streaks? 200 days of 5 or more vegetables; 355 days to log in and spin; and I think one about exercise...... <BR> So, yes there are days I struggle to get in ONE more vegetable.... <BR> is it time to just let it go and start over? <BR> <em>20</em> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:56:29 EST Question of the day November 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62974660 It’s Friday, November 13th. Are you superstitious about Friday the 13th being more unlucky than other days? If so, do you have a particular reason to think so? <BR> <BR> I didn't forget about the question of the day yesterday. I was running a scan on Ancestry &amp; I would have had to stop it to use the computer &amp; then restart it later. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:08:59 EST Question of the day November 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62960501 Happy Veterans Day! Do you have any veterans in your life? Wed, 11 Nov 2015 22:56:57 EST Question of the day November 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62952752 We’re getting close to the end of the year. What would you like to accomplish before 2016 arrives? Tue, 10 Nov 2015 22:08:52 EST Question of the day November 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62946242 What is your favorite cleaning product? Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00:33:19 EST Question of the day November 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62937112 Have you ever used one of the commercial diet plans, such as Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, etc.? How did it work for you? Sun, 8 Nov 2015 22:06:16 EST Question of the day November 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62922825 Do you enjoy reading? Do other members of your family also enjoy reading? Fri, 6 Nov 2015 23:16:55 EST Question of the day November 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62914402 Have you ever had to make a decision that was life-changing? Thu, 5 Nov 2015 20:28:32 EST Question of the day November 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62907232 Do you like spinach? If so, what is your favorite way to eat it? Wed, 4 Nov 2015 22:34:40 EST Question of the day November 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62899229 On 3 November 1718 the inventor of the sandwich, Earl of Sandwich, John Montague was born at London, England. What is your favorite sandwich? Do you make it yourself or go somewhere else to get it? Tue, 3 Nov 2015 23:41:45 EST Name a food you like now that you could not stand http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62897623 vegetable soup Tue, 3 Nov 2015 19:37:33 EST Question of the day November 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62890289 How much TV do you watch each week? What are your favorite programs to watch? Mon, 2 Nov 2015 20:49:00 EST November 10 is Sesame Street Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x62889409 Sesame Street began November 10 1969. Favorite character, story, episode??? Mon, 2 Nov 2015 18:57:30 EST Question of the day November 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62880585 Do you take long drives to see the trees changing colors? If so, what’s your favorite place to go? Sun, 1 Nov 2015 19:55:00 EST Question of the day October 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62873440 Did you dress up for the trick or treaters? If you did, what did you dress as? Sat, 31 Oct 2015 22:06:47 EST November Team Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x62869761 Our November monthly challenge is to learn to be your own BEST COACH. Practice this daily &amp; keep track of your progress on the November Team Challenge thread. <BR> The following is a recent weekly email by Spark Guy. <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>--------------------------------------<BR>--------------------------------------- <BR> “I'm back home with my family after the trip to Cincinnati to be with our team for an offsite and some other fun meetings. <BR> <BR> Her... Sat, 31 Oct 2015 11:36:30 EST Question of the day October 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62866828 We’ve had some pretty chilly nights. Have you turned your heat on yet? Fri, 30 Oct 2015 23:08:18 EST Question of the day October 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62859682 Have you bought candy or other treats to pass out on Halloween? Have you eaten any of them? Thu, 29 Oct 2015 22:43:36 EST Question of the day October 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62851282 Today is National Chocolate Day. Is this a ‘holiday’ that you would celebrate? What is your favorite form of chocolate? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/22f740f6-3cd9-4618-86b3-76518cab2e0a.jpg"> Wed, 28 Oct 2015 20:32:23 EST Question of the day October 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62844703 What is your favorite perfume and men's cologne? Tue, 27 Oct 2015 23:24:14 EST Question of the day October 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62836734 Do you like wearing boots? If so, do you prefer tall ones, ankle boots, etc.? Mon, 26 Oct 2015 22:48:53 EST Question of the day October 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62828283 Do you listen to music when you work out? What is your favorite music to use? Sun, 25 Oct 2015 22:31:54 EST Question of the day October 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62820584 What is something that when you see it you scream a bit or get scared? Sat, 24 Oct 2015 22:33:34 EST Question of the day October 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62813870 Do you carve Jack O’Lanterns? Fri, 23 Oct 2015 23:09:55 EST Question of the day October 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62806724 They say that everyone dreams. Do you remember your dreams? Fri, 23 Oct 2015 00:54:24 EST Question of the day October 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62798195 What is your favorite bread? Do you make it or buy it? Wed, 21 Oct 2015 22:10:46 EST October is Apple month http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x62794039 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a6fed2c7-0853-4891-b151-59e24a103a44.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Give us a fact about apples Wed, 21 Oct 2015 11:01:46 EST Question of the day October 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62790110 What was the worst gift you have ever received? Tue, 20 Oct 2015 22:23:31 EST New but not new! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x62786893 I've used SP before, but I gained weight again due to some medical issues. Now that the medical stuff is taken care of, I'm hoping to get back on track and lose the weight I gained. I'm from Jefferson City! Feel free to add me as a friend! Tue, 20 Oct 2015 14:03:41 EST Question of the day October 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62782309 Do you grow your own herbs indoors? If so, which ones? Mon, 19 Oct 2015 23:09:59 EST Question of the day October 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62766573 Fall is in the air, so how do you dress when leaving home? If you dress for the weather when you leave, it may be entirely wrong by the time you get back home. Sat, 17 Oct 2015 23:26:15 EST Question of the day October 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62759775 They are predicting a frost/freeze for tonight. Do you cover your outdoor plants to protect them? What other measures do you take? Fri, 16 Oct 2015 23:50:38 EST Question of the day October 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62751682 What was the first job that you ever had? Thu, 15 Oct 2015 23:12:07 EST Question of the day October 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62744022 The St. Louis Cardinals &amp; the Chicago Cubs have had a longstanding rivalry that has been somewhat unfriendly at times. How do you feel about the Cubs winning the Championship? Wed, 14 Oct 2015 23:20:58 EST Question of the day October 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62736158 What scent do you really love to smell? Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:26:28 EST Question of the day October 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62727321 Is there one food that you just will not eat? Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:49:11 EST Question of the day October 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62719292 Do you decorate for Halloween? If so, what is your favorite decoration? Sun, 11 Oct 2015 21:44:39 EST Question of the day October 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62711998 Now that the weather is cooler many people eat more soup. How about you? What is your favorite kind & do you make it yourself or buy it? Sat, 10 Oct 2015 21:40:46 EST Question of the day October 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62705520 Today is the day that determines when Fire Prevention Week is observed. Do you have am exit plan in place in case of a fire? <BR> <BR> Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls. <BR> <BR> Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres.... Fri, 9 Oct 2015 23:39:15 EST Question of the day October 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62697167 What is the longest distance you have traveled for a meal? Was it worth the trip? Thu, 8 Oct 2015 22:26:48 EST Question of the day October 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62689419 Do you like to try new foods or do you prefer the old favorites? <BR> Wed, 7 Oct 2015 22:46:37 EST Question of the day October 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62680419 How old were you when you got married? Tue, 6 Oct 2015 22:18:35 EST Question of the day October 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62672347 What has been some strange things you've done with your hair to get it to look good? Mon, 5 Oct 2015 23:13:29 EST Question of the day October 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62663324 Today is National Taco Day! What is your favorite tacos? Corn or Flour Tortilla? Fillings? Sun, 4 Oct 2015 22:30:05 EST Question of the day October 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62655958 Fall is definitely in the air. Do the cooler temps slow you down or do they energize you? Sat, 3 Oct 2015 23:33:49 EST Question of the day October 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62639445 Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Do you have any that you would like for us to remember? Hopefully, your answer will be ‘no.’ <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4d611745-e1c8-4f25-a7af-d35ab56879fb.png"> Thu, 1 Oct 2015 21:57:11 EST Question of the day September 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62630656 It seems that most people either love rollercoasters or hate them. How do you feel about them? Wed, 30 Sep 2015 22:08:42 EST Question of the day September 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62622270 Today was National Coffee Day. Are you a coffee drinker? If so, how do you drink it? Black? Cream? Sugar? Plain coffee or fancy? <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cfaa92a6-b1fb-439d-bd60-42bb72e1e076.jpg"> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:02:47 EST Question of the day September 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62613826 Do you eat the recommended amount (5-7 servings) of fruits & veggies daily? Mon, 28 Sep 2015 23:45:09 EST Question of the day September 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62605219 Did you watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Did you have a good view of it? Sun, 27 Sep 2015 23:53:20 EST October Team Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x62599611 If you’re like me, you get stuck in food ruts. It’s easier to just eat the same old things prepared the same old way. <BR> <BR> During the month of October the challenge is to try a new vegetable at least once a week. On the October Team Challenge board, let us know what you tried, how you fixed it & would you eat it again. Please also include the recipe that you used to prepare the vegetable. Sun, 27 Sep 2015 10:17:17 EST Question of the day September 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62589642 Are you an early bird or a night owl? Fri, 25 Sep 2015 22:34:47 EST Question of the day September 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62582204 What is the name of the last book you read? Did you enjoy it? Thu, 24 Sep 2015 23:02:34 EST Question of the day September 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62574174 What is your favorite TV program? Wed, 23 Sep 2015 23:08:43 EST Question of the day September 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62564983 Autumn is upon us. Do you decorate with fall themes – leaves, pumpkins, corn, acorns, etc.? Tue, 22 Sep 2015 21:10:57 EST Question of the day September 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62556998 Do you plan ahead & run your errands in groups or do you just run errands whenever they come up? Mon, 21 Sep 2015 22:15:19 EST Question of the day September 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62548036 Do you schedule in time for your meals & fitness or just go with the flow? Sun, 20 Sep 2015 22:05:46 EST Question of the day September 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62540891 The summer is almost over. Does that make you happy or sad? What are some of the things you like to do in the fall? Sat, 19 Sep 2015 22:54:10 EST Question of the day September 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62533727 What is your favorite snack? Is it a healthy choice? Fri, 18 Sep 2015 22:17:36 EST Question of the day September 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62525911 What is your favorite household chore to do? What is your least favorite? Thu, 17 Sep 2015 22:36:54 EST Trip to Kimmswick http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62518188 Lisa, Donna & I are planning a trip to Kimmswick for some shopping & lunch at the Blue Owl on Tuesday, September 29th. If anyone is interested in joining us, please let one of us know ahead of time. We'd love to have you there. Wed, 16 Sep 2015 22:46:27 EST Question of the day September 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62518169 Do you have meatless meals? If so, what is your favorite? Wed, 16 Sep 2015 22:43:00 EST Question of the day September 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62509612 Do you use your trackers on a regular basis? If you do, do you feel it is a help to you? If you don’t, why not? Tue, 15 Sep 2015 22:09:38 EST Question of the day September 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62501419 With summer coming to an end soon, have you done everything you wanted to do or do you still have things you would like to do before summer officially ends? Mon, 14 Sep 2015 22:13:16 EST Question of the day September 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62493359 What did you have for breakfast today? Were you at home or did you go out? Sun, 13 Sep 2015 22:49:31 EST Question of the day September 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62485600 Today is National Chocolate Milkshake Day. Did you participate? <BR> <BR> Since it is also the National Day of Encouragement, I feel I need to encourage you to skip the chocolate milk shake. <BR> Sat, 12 Sep 2015 22:51:18 EST Question of the day September 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62478656 Do you remember where you were & what you were doing when you heard about the attacks on America? <BR> <BR> If you live in a country other than the U.S. you can answer that question & also tell us about any similar attacks on your country. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/340d4589-f3c1-4ab3-b79d-574942388106.jpg"> <BR> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 23:01:57 EST Question of the day September 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62471429 Have you started any new fitness routines lately? If so, what are they? Do you enjoy them? Thu, 10 Sep 2015 23:33:29 EST Question of the day September 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62462038 When a week has a Monday holiday like this one, do you find the rest of the week easier, harder or no different than usual? Wed, 9 Sep 2015 21:07:05 EST Where do you live and what it's history? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2051x138x62459196 Let's learn a little about our state! <BR> <BR> <BR> High Ridge, MO - High Ridge was first used by humans approximately 10,000 years ago as a source for flint and chert, which it has in copious abundance, due to the exposures of the Burlington formation, which is approximately 10–30% composed of this rock. Evidence of flint quarries remains at nearby Crescent, just off the Antire arm of the ridge. In more recent times it appears to have been used largely as a hunting, not residential area. ... Wed, 9 Sep 2015 13:29:42 EST Question of the day September 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62453707 What would you like to see for a monthly team challenge? If you have more than one suggestion, that is good. Tue, 8 Sep 2015 21:09:05 EST Question of the day September 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62445768 What was the last class you took? Why did you take it? Did you enjoy it? Mon, 7 Sep 2015 21:11:17 EST Question of the day September 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62438164 Do you look forward to large family get-togethers or do you dread them? Sun, 6 Sep 2015 21:26:28 EST Question of the day September 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62431324 Have you ever renewed a relationship after a long period of time? How did that work out for you? Sat, 5 Sep 2015 22:36:01 EST Question of the day September 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62424278 What are your plans for the holiday weekend? Fri, 4 Sep 2015 22:55:00 EST Question of the day September 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62416711 What was the last “big” purchase you made? Thu, 3 Sep 2015 22:46:58 EST Labor Day Weekend Walks in Missouri http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x62409329 The Volksmarchers, a national and international walking club, invite you to join four local Volksmarching clubs as we attempt to begin to walk all 114 Missouri counties this weekend. Here are the walks, all either 5k or 10k: <BR> <BR> September 5, 8-11am. Richmond, MO, Ray County. Start at Southview Park, 333 East South Street. <BR> <BR> September 5, 1-4pm. Lexington, MO, Lafayette County. Start at Battle of Lexington State Park, 1101 Delaware. <BR> <BR> September 6, 8-11am. Boonville, C... Thu, 3 Sep 2015 00:04:34 EST Question of the day September 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62408602 What talent do you have that you should develop? Is this something you would be interested in doing more of? Wed, 2 Sep 2015 22:20:19 EST Question of the day September 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62399082 Do you cry at movies? Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:43:42 EST Top Ten Team Leaders for August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62393965 August is over & the monthly awards for the top ten team leaders in Spark Points & Fitness Minutes have been sent. Please take a minute to congratulate them. <BR> <BR> Spark Points <BR> <BR> 1 – BUSYGRANNY5 - 6,880 <BR> 2 – RHOOK20047 - 6,656 <BR> 3 – SUNSET09 - 5,732 <BR> 4 – RAYNAC3 - 4,946 <BR> 5 – CHEIVOUS - 4,818 <BR> 6 – COOP9002 - 4,476 <BR> 7 – CIVPRO1 - 3,860 <BR> 8 – LESARICHARDS - 3,797 <BR> 9 – A4HUSTON - 3,519 <BR> 10 - AKIRBY72 - 3,466 <BR> <BR> Fitness Minutes <BR> <BR> 1 ... Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:31:37 EST Question of the day August 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62389615 Has your amount of exercise increased or decreased in the last six months? Was this planned or did it just happen? Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:46:47 EST 50 Fantastic Missouri Fall Festivals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x62388399 50 Fantastic Missouri Fall Festivals <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.vacationsmadeeasy.com/Th<BR>eBLT/50FantasticMissouriFallFestivalsY<BR>ouWontWanttoMiss.html </link> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:21:27 EST Registration Time for BLC29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x62317480 <link>https://sites.google.com/site/welcom<BR>etoblc/ </link> <BR> <BR> Love this challenge! There are teams that focus on accountability, others for fitness junkies, high support groups. Whatever you need, you'll find. Sat, 22 Aug 2015 19:05:06 EST Weekend for Walkers in Columbia, Missouri http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x62185821 Come join the Illinois Trekkers Volkssport Club as we walk in Rock Bridge State Park, Columbia, MO on Saturday, August 8. Start between 8-10am. There is a $3 fee for all walkers. Off trail by 1pm. <BR> <BR> Enjoy walking another walk at 2pm in downtown Columbia sponsored by the Clay-Platte Trackers. Finish by 6pm. They will host another walk on Sunday August 9 at Cosmopolitan Park starting between 8-11am. For more information and directions visit: <BR> <BR> <BR> http://www.ava.org/gen3/... Wed, 5 Aug 2015 21:13:02 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x62073070 New to this site. Here to make some long overdue changes. Looking forward to getting it done. Started by writing my first blog today. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:19:11 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x62072982 New to this site. Here to make some long overdue changes. Looking forward to getting it done. Started by writing my first blog today. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:02:29 EST Hello I am new to message board....my name is Juli http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x62062009 Wow this is a wonderful journey that we are on. Thank you all for sharing... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:50:51 EST First Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x61974525 I'm 40 and have hid behind my weight for years. I am finally ready to get rid of the "death causing shield" 1 day at a time right? Anyways I'm a single parent of a wonderful teenager. I manage and engineering firm and am rediscovering what I really want out of life. Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:26:44 EST WHEAT is July Healthy Whole Grain...A-Z game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x61856825 We all use wheat and know a lot about it....those with gluten allergies probably know more than the rest of us. <BR> <BR> How about a light hearted summer game? Things made out of wheat A-Z <BR> <BR> -A- baked brie with Apricot Jam <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e15f6a16-fd7d-46b3-893c-b9aec1b9a285.jpg"> <BR> <link>www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/bake<BR>d-brie-with-apricot-jam-recipe </link> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:34:28 EST Hi everybody! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x61811098 Hey everyone, Im Amber! Im single and live in southern Missouri. Ive been on Spark People before, I lost my mom almost two years ago and fell off the wagon. Ive been back on it for about a month and a half. I kind of shut down and i guess i ate my feelings for a while. I found out i have PCOS but luckily no insulin resistance and that was the kick in the pants i needed. I work out 3 to 4 times a week at the Y in Monett (if you see me there say hi!) and i eat between 1300 and 1400 calories a ... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 01:39:15 EST New Mid-Missouri Team Starting http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x61650440 There have been several teams in the Mid-Missouri area formed, but most were inactive for several years. One struggled on and off, but also became inactive recently. SP recently deleted the inactive teams. <BR> <BR> Our hope is that, by starting fresh, we can encourage active Sparkers who live in this area. Please check out the team if you live in this area of Missouri. Let's try to get a good, strong team going again. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i<BR>ndividual.... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 00:13:47 EST Happy Birthday Oscar the Grouch http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x61644476 Today is the birthday of Oscar the Grouch....please share thoughts and memories.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ac578506-b774-4977-b2f8-4d2b8574f435.jpg"> Mon, 1 Jun 2015 12:09:48 EST June Healthy Whole Grain...Sorghum http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=2052x138x61644092 June's Grain of the Month is Sorghum. <BR> Increased prevalence and diagnosis of celiac disease have led to strong growth in the gluten-free market, of which sorghum is a key component. While 40,000 to 60,000 Americans have been diagnosed as celiac, the federal government estimates there could be as many as 3 million undiagnosed. A gluten-free diet incorporating sorghum also has been adopted by many with autism, ADHD and irritable bowel syndrome, although research in this area is limited. <BR... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 11:32:09 EST Mid-life crisis for the better! Nojebram2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x61631222 I am 48 yrs old, currently live alone, but am married.My husband is incarserated for at least one more year. I have spend several months deprest, not wanting to do anything. I finally decided that I needed to get up and change my life for the better while he is gone so by the time he is back home I will have my new lifestyle in force. He will have to adapt to my way of life. Since January I have lost around 20 to 25 pounds. 255 down to 233. Size 22 now 18. I have found what works for me is ... Sun, 31 May 2015 01:28:31 EST Where could I ride my bike...A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x61487581 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1108413488.jpg">In honor of National Bike to Work week.....a short game <BR> <BR> Where could I ride my bike ... A-Z...pictures allowed <BR> <BR> - A - Across a bridge Thu, 14 May 2015 12:18:31 EST Anyone interested in cycling http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x61336295 I live south of St, Louis in Kimmswick and I love to cycle. I am looking for anyone that may be interested in cycling. I can do late afternoons or Sunday anytime and Monday anytime. <BR> <BR> <em>332</em> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:26:50 EST Hello My name is Deana http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x61258130 Hello My Name is Deana and I'm currently trying to loose a little weight, but I'm getting bored with my snacks and am Looking for some new 100 calorie snacks to try. Ive been doing a program called body by VI and I've just recently started seeing some results with it. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:45:09 EST And away I go.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x61129867 I very briefly signed up for Sparks in 2009 without trying at all, just seeing what it would be like. Well, I found myself back at the same website but something is different this time, I am older, of course, and just sick and tired of feeling like I am being held back by this weight. I have a wonderful, supportive husband and the kids are all out of the house, what better time than now. Appreciate any support from the over 55's out there! Sun, 5 Apr 2015 04:18:12 EST My town http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x138x61057254 I live 30 miles south of St. Louis in a little town called House Springs, MO. Anyone know it? Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:58:07 EST Newbie from Central MO http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x138x61017404 Hi! My name is Laura and I am 45 yrs old. I live near a tiny town called Williamsburg. I am married to my husband of 18 years and we have one daughter that is 22. This is is a new experience for me. I have never joined an online community, so sorry in advance for any mistakes I make. <BR> <BR> I am currently tipping the scales at 277 lbs. I have a long way to go but I am committed to making a change in my life. I want to get healthy physically and mentally. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:55:32 EST A - Z uses for WATER http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25324x138x60984908 March 20 is Water for a Sustainable World, 2015...the UN World Water Day <BR> This link takes you to information on assessment of how the World is doing with its Water. <BR> <BR> Of particular interest this year the UN is asking countries to break down provided information into gender specific content. This would include 'access to sanitation'and 'access to clean water'. <BR> <link>www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-scienc<BR>es/environment/water/wwap/wwdr/2015-wa<BR>ter-for-a-sustainable-worl... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:37:40 EST