SparkPeople Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=2074 For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. SparkPeople Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=2074 Fabulous Friday 28 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62363413 What will you do to pamper yourself today? <BR> <BR> Farmer's Mkt. Last one. DARN Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:09:27 EST Thankful Thursday 27 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62356088 Thankful Thursday -- share what you're grateful for! <BR> <BR> Dad made it to and from IL safely on Tuesday. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:48:03 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 26 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62347943 Woo Hoo, Wednesday! Share your Woo Hoos. <BR> <BR> Surviving! That's a good thing. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:38:44 EST tuesday Tips 24 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62339441 Beat Back Pain With These 4 Strengthening Exercises <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/beat-back-<BR>pain-with-these-4-strengthening-exerci<BR>ses.html </link> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:55:15 EST Motivational Monday 24 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62330851 What motivates you? Share it here. <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “When we celebrate in advance, things line up for us more quickly.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:55:59 EST Fabulous Friday 21 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62308035 What will you do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Farmers Mkt. -- next week will be the last one! NOOOOoooo Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:14:29 EST Thankful Thursday 20 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62299413 What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> Jason arrived home safe-and-sound and had good presentations and meetings. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:14:39 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 19 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62292481 What's your woo hoo? <BR> <BR> Mine . . . . had my 2nd to the last dental appointment for THIS set of dental issues. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:16:39 EST Tuesday Tips 18 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62284107 10 Weight Loss Tips From the Duke Diet Ctr. <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/weight/10-wei<BR>ght-loss-tips-from-duke-diet.aspx?pos=<BR>2&xid=nl_MyCalorieCounterNewsletter_20150806 </link> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:31:00 EST Motivational Monday 17 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62276148 &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Each day we’re given an opportunity to put our boat in the water. Take it! “ Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> <BR> Feel free to post what motivates you on this fine Monday! Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:13:36 EST Fabulous Friday 14 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62254348 What will you do to pamper yourself today?? <BR> <BR> Going to the Farmer's Mkt. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:45:00 EST Thakful Thursday 13 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62246633 What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> I am grateful that it's one day closer to the weekend. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:01:50 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 12 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62237975 Time to share any woo hoos. <BR> <BR> survived company on Sunday <BR> Mom doing well. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:27:24 EST Tuesday Tips 11 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62230123 Might Tumeric Help Prevent Alzheimers <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/might-turm<BR>eric-help-prevent-alzheimers.html </link> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:47:51 EST Motivational Monday 10 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62221546 &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “It is only through thanksgiving that I can become myself.” Kalistos Ware <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 10 Aug 2015 11:36:04 EST Fabulous Friday 07 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62198221 Friday - time to pamper yourself. What will YOU do? <BR> <BR> Farmers Mkt. today. Fri, 7 Aug 2015 11:16:53 EST Thankful Thursday 06 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62190625 What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> It's almost the weekend! Thu, 6 Aug 2015 12:03:19 EST WooHoo WEdnesday 05 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62182698 What's your WooHoo today? <BR> <BR> It's a gorgeous day out today. Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:49:32 EST Tuesday Tips 04 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62173823 30 Minute Bodyweight-Only Sweat Fest <BR> <link>www.fix.com/blog/thirty-minute-bodyw<BR>eight-cardio-exercises/ </link> Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:51:55 EST Motivational Monday 03 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62165047 &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “What I have learned is that we are all infinite beings with infinite power, abilities and access to infinite amounts of love.” Angela Gower-Johnson <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:21:34 EST Fabulous Friday 31 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62141934 What will you do on this fabulous Friday to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Farmer's Mkt. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:21:30 EST Thankful Thursday 30 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62134867 What are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Jason went back to work yesterday and it went well. PHEW Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:11:27 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 29 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62126016 What's your Woo Hoo? <BR> <BR> Mine . . . . DH is back to work today! Feeling good! Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:51:00 EST Tuesday Tips 28 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62118497 Any tips to share for Tuesday? <BR> <BR> Concerned About Lyme Disease?? <BR> <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05628/Concer<BR>ned-about-Lyme-Disease.html </link> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:52:47 EST Motivational Monday 27 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62109449 Monday . . . . need motivation. Share what motivates you. Love this quote. <BR> <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Gratitude is the #1 way to improve your life.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:56:58 EST fabulous Friday 24 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62085653 Pamper yourself today! DH having surgery so catch up w/y'all tomorrow. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:11:30 EST Thankful Thursday 23 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62079281 What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> Have things all in order to help DH recuperate from tomorrow's surgery. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:20:16 EST WooHoo Wednesday 22 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62071128 What's your WooHoo for today? <BR> <BR> Taking some me time and getting my hair cut. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:00:24 EST Tuesday tips 21 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62064058 All About Natural Sweeteners: Agave Syrup, Cane Sugar and Stevia Hungry Girl <BR> <link>www.hungry-girl.com/askhg/show/Natur<BR>al-Sweeteners </link> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:33:29 EST Tuesday Tips 21 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62061062 What's your tip for today? <BR> 4 Sneaky, Proven Ways to Lose Weight <BR> <link>www.sharecare.com/health/weight-loss<BR>/article/4-sneaky-proven-ways-to-lose-<BR>weight?cmpid=sc-ra-em-00-up-07082015&e<BR>id=1010731915&memberid=32713683&_sid=4<BR>20c78bc-ac35-4bde-8d8a-104f277ef3c2 </link> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:09:21 EST Motivational Monday 20 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62054885 YIKES. July is flying past! What is motivating you to make the most of your day today? <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Forgiveness purges your life of misery. Forgiveness allows you to breathe a full breath.” Eva Herr <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:51:13 EST Fabulous Friday 17 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62032151 Friday - what are you going to do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Farmers Mkt. YIKES IT"S A HOT ONE. Have to bring my cooler. Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:37:20 EST Blood Sugar Solution approach? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5724x2074x62025010 Is anyone following, or has read, Dr Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution or the 10 Day Detox by him? <BR> <BR> I read the BSS book first and fit the descriptions he writes about but didn't really do anything until last month. I bought the 10 Day Detox book and it looked totally doable. I am on vacation, house-sitting for my son, and using the time as a DIY spa month. So far I am on Day 7 of the Detox and have lost 4.2 pounds. Followed the diet strictly for the first 5 days and the exercise routi... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:52:43 EST Thankful Thursday 16 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62024274 What are you thankful for today?? <BR> <BR> The plumber came and took care of the garbage disposal. Will need a new one eventually, but not @ the moment. PHEW Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:48:58 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 15 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62015029 Time to share a woo hoo. What is yours? <BR> <BR> Rescued a baby barn swallow (we call him Barney) and he's doing pretty well! Wed, 15 Jul 2015 09:14:39 EST Tuesday Tips 14 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x62008021 Worried About Skin Cancer? <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05613/Worrie<BR>d-About-Skin-Cancer.html </link> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:54:50 EST Motivational MOnday 12 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61999235 &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Dreams and passions are more powerful than “facts” and “reality”. Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:45:30 EST Fabulous Friday 10 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61975899 fabulous Friday - what are you going to do to pamper yourself?? <BR> <BR> I am going to have some ice after the repair man is done. It's been hot and humid, no ice. DANG! Fri, 10 Jul 2015 11:33:22 EST Thankful Thursday 02 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61968128 Thursday - time to count our 'thankfuls'. <BR> <BR> Sunny, pleasant day outside. Thu, 9 Jul 2015 12:14:30 EST WooHoo Wednesday 08 August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61959040 Today it's time to share a woohoo. What's yours? <BR> <BR> Almost 1/2 way thru my dental endeavors. ACK! Wed, 8 Jul 2015 11:24:11 EST Tuesday Tips 07 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61950373 Have any tips to share today? Here's mine. Have a great Tuesday. <BR> <BR> <BR> 5 Powerful Green Foods to Boost Your Metabolic Health <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-powerful<BR>-green-foods-to-boost-your-metabolic-h<BR>ealth.html </link> Tue, 7 Jul 2015 12:02:57 EST MOtivational Monday 06 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61939453 &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Inspiration is the rocket fuel that makes ordinary days extraordinary.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:32:40 EST Fabulous Friday 03 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61918744 Hope you all have a fabulous Fourth weekend. Remember our vets . .. . . they fought for our freedoms. Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:54:52 EST Thankful Thursday 02 July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61909767 What are you thankful for today? Share! <BR> <BR> Gorgeous weather today, time spent outside, Farmer's Mkt. tomorrow! Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:24:20 EST WooHoo Wednesday 01 July 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61900400 What's your WooHoo for today? <BR> <BR> New day, mid-week, and new month! Celebrate July! Wed, 1 Jul 2015 13:54:43 EST Tuesday Tips 30 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61890044 Tuesday's Tip: <BR> <BR> Foods For Healthy Blood Sugar Levels part 2 Dr. Andrew Weil <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05556/Foods-<BR>for-Healthy-Blood-Sugar-Levels-Part-2.<BR>html </link> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:53:04 EST Motivational Monday - 29 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61880333 Wow, tomorrow is the last day of June! OH my goodness. <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “No matter what It might feel like, know that you are never alone.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:25:46 EST Fabulous Friday 26 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61856382 What will you do to pamper yourself today/ <BR> <BR> Shopping @ the Farmers Mkt. for freggies. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:23:52 EST Thankful Thursday 25 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61849330 What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> It is Thursday . . . almost the weekend . . . and doing well. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:30:37 EST Type 2 Diabetes Support Spark Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x2074x61842588 <BR> I couldn't find a team specifically for Type 2 diabetes support so I created one. <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i<BR>ndividual.asp?gid=65360 </link> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:14:28 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61839447 Wednesday - share your woo hoo! <BR> <BR> Still standing! Busy week. But getting through it! Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:12:47 EST Tuesday Tips 23 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61831196 Tuesday - share your tips! <BR> <BR> Farmers Markets -- can't get fresher freggies than that! Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:23:54 EST Motivational Monday 22 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61822462 What motivates you today? Share here! <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Wisdom is irrelevant unless we use it. Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:51:18 EST Fabulous Friday 19 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61798478 Friday -- how will you pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Giving myself a desperately needed mani and pedi. Fri, 19 Jun 2015 10:40:41 EST WooHoo Wednesday 17 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61783423 What's your woo hoo for this week? <BR> <BR> Moving forward with dental work completion. Have lots to get finished, but making headway Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:23:59 EST Tuesday Tips 16 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61774804 Caregiving: Good or Bad for Your Health <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/is-caregiv<BR>ing-good-or-bad-for-your-health.html </link> <BR> <BR> Thought this was interesting. Any tips to share?? Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:00:08 EST Motivational Monday 15 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61765192 ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “If you wait for everything to be perfect before taking action on your dream, you’ll never take the first step!” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> .;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829;)~*--*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:39:19 EST Fabulous Friday 12 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61739629 Time to pamper -- what are YOU going to do to pamper yourself today? <BR> <BR> Mani while I sit w/parents @ Dr. office. Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:47:07 EST Thankful Thursday 11 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61733829 What are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Busy times coming up and I have a plan to handle it! <BR> <BR> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:07:40 EST Woo Ho Wednesday 10 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61724308 What is your woo hoo for today/ <BR> <BR> MIne -- dental work finally making progress. PHEW Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:52:32 EST Tuesday Tips 09 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61717000 Tuesday - any tips to share? <BR> <BR> We all go thru ups and downs in life. I find journaling helps me sort things out and then be able to move on. Tue, 9 Jun 2015 14:08:15 EST MOtivational Monday 08 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61707347 What motivation do you have to share for today? <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> It takes more courage to stay tender and sensitive in a tough world than to allow your heart to become hardened and unresponsive toward the needs of others. Michele Howe <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;*&#10032;¦:-*&#9733;* &#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290; <BR> Mon, 8 Jun 2015 13:33:56 EST Fabulous Friday 05 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61682837 Fabulous Friday to you all. What will you do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> I am journaling today. Fri, 5 Jun 2015 13:42:30 EST thankful Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61673018 It's Thursday -- what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> I am thankful for the beautiful weather and it's one day closer to the weekend. Thu, 4 Jun 2015 12:05:47 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 03 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61664401 What's your woo hoo for today? <BR> <BR> Mom has new puzzles, so is a happy camper Wed, 3 Jun 2015 12:39:30 EST Tuesday Tips 02 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61653659 Have any tips to share today? Share them right here, <BR> <BR> Warning Signs You Have a Potassium Deficiency (And Best Sources of Potassium <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/warning-si<BR>gns-you-have-a-potassium-deficiency.html </link> Tue, 2 Jun 2015 09:59:11 EST Motivational Monday 01 June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61643176 wow -- new day, new week, new month! Happy oneth of the month. <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Our light shines the brightest when we are doing something bigger than ourselves. Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;*&#10032;¦:-*&#9733;* &#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290; <BR> Mon, 1 Jun 2015 10:06:36 EST Fabulous Friday 29 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61617951 It's Friday . . . . the weekend is just around the corner! <BR> <BR> What are you going to do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Tody, gardening. Fri, 29 May 2015 12:14:16 EST Thankful Thursday 28 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61609321 So, today we can share what we're thankful for! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I am thankful that it is one day closer to the weekend! Thu, 28 May 2015 12:06:11 EST Woop Hoo Wednesday 27 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61599196 Wednesday -- d you have a woo hoo to share?? <BR> <BR> \Going to get my hair cut and have Mom's hair permed. She has Alzheimer's so it will be a bit of an adventure! <BR> <BR> HUGS Wed, 27 May 2015 10:00:59 EST Tuesday Tips 26 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61590508 6 Simple Tricks to Nix Food Waste at Home <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/6-simple-t<BR>ricks-to-nix-food-waste-at-home.html </link> Tue, 26 May 2015 10:56:06 EST Motivational Monday 25 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61581652 Today is a day of remembrance -- never forget those who make it possible to have the freedoms we have. <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Emotional maturity is when we can be grateful for the things that didn’t work out as planned. Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;*&#10032;¦:-*&#9733;* &#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290; <BR> <BR> Mon, 25 May 2015 11:08:39 EST fabulous Friday 22 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61557540 Friday - time to pamper yourself. What will you do? <BR> <BR> Have a new book I'm going to start tonight. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:49:31 EST Thankful Thursday 21 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61550235 What are you thankful for today!? <BR> <BR> On the mend now from oral surgery. Wahoo! Thu, 21 May 2015 12:58:28 EST WooHoo Wednesday 20 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61540952 What is your WooHoo for today? <BR> <BR> Mine -- I am feeling much better since my extraction on Monday. PHEW Wed, 20 May 2015 12:27:23 EST Tuesday Tips 19 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61531611 Diagnosing Diabetes Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/QAA401597/Diagn<BR>osing-Diabetes.html </link> Tue, 19 May 2015 12:41:06 EST Motivational MOnday 18 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61520644 ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Each day, take the time to reconnect and remember YOU are an infinite being with unlimited potential. Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9733<BR>;* &#12290;* <BR> <BR> <BR> Share what motivates YOU today! Mon, 18 May 2015 10:15:08 EST fABULOUS fRIDAY 15 mAY 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61496409 Friday -- time to pamper. What will you do?? <BR> <BR> Played in my garden today. Fri, 15 May 2015 12:19:12 EST Thankful Thursday 14 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61488234 What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> It's Thursday, almost the weekend! Thu, 14 May 2015 14:15:44 EST WooHoo Wednesday 13 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61476731 What's your Woo Hoo For Wednesday? <BR> <BR> Sun is out, weather lots more spring-like. Wed, 13 May 2015 09:04:07 EST Tuesday Tips 12 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61468743 A Spice w/Super Powers <link>www.joybauer.com/what-s-hot-in-healt<BR>h/turmeric?utm_source=Food+Cures&utm_c<BR>ampaign=8b2c6c9374-L2_FC_Spice4_1_2015<BR>&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_35b319312<BR>a-8b2c6c9374-135737701 </link> Tue, 12 May 2015 10:52:38 EST Motivational MOnday 11 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61457339 MOnday -- got motivation? Share it right here. <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Success often comes to those who are too naïve to know that what they’re trying to do is impossible. Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9733<BR>;* &#12290;* <BR> Mon, 11 May 2015 08:06:28 EST Fabulous Fridan 08 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61436016 Friday - time to pamper -- what are you going to do to pamper yourself! <BR> <BR> Pedi (just going to do it myself) Fri, 8 May 2015 13:01:44 EST Thankful Thursday 07 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61427936 Thursday -- what are you thankful for! <BR> <BR> My mammogram is done! Thu, 7 May 2015 14:57:59 EST Wednesday Wioo Hoo 06 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61416972 Time to share your Wednesday Woo HOo <BR> <BR> Parents are getting acclimated, more of a routine. Wed, 6 May 2015 11:19:47 EST Tuesday tips 05 May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61407588 Happy Cinco de Mayo! <BR> <BR> 20 Delicious High-Protein Foods <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/20-delicio<BR>us-high-protein-foods.html </link> Tue, 5 May 2015 11:20:59 EST motivational Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61400125 Monday -- time to find the motivation! <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Learn to love yourself. Once you love you, it opens you up to all different types of experiences in this world. Marion Licchiello <BR> .;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 4 May 2015 15:20:51 EST Fabulous Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61373074 Friday -- time for pampering <BR> <BR> Today -- jacuzzi Fri, 1 May 2015 12:33:27 EST Thankful Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61364304 Thursday - share what you're thankful for! <BR> <BR> I am thankful for the sunshine today! Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:29:57 EST WooHoo Wednsday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61355567 Time to share your woo hoos..] <BR> <BR> Mom and Dad are getting acclimated to being here w/us. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:43:16 EST Tuesday tips 28 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61344733 <BR> 8 Ways to Sneak Exercise Into Your Daily Life Tuesday 28 April 2015 <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/8-ways-to-<BR>sneak-exercise-into-your-daily-life.html </link> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:55:00 EST Motivational MOnday 27 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61335422 Monday -- time to motivate! <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Perspective can make our problems look bigger than they really are.” Gail Lynne Goodwin **ME here – or thy can look smaller than they really are with the positive perspective!** <BR> .;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:37:00 EST Fabulous Friday 24 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61310777 Friday - time to pamper. What will you do? <BR> <BR> Early bedtime tonight! Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:22:38 EST Thankful Thursday 23 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61302086 Thursday . . . . what are you grateful for today? <BR> <BR> My parents are living here and acclimating well. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:20:48 EST Woo Hoo Wednesdya 22 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61292557 Woo Hoo Wednesday - what's your woo hoo? <BR> <BR> My parents are now living with us . . . have been trying to accomplish this for some time. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:01:48 EST Tuesday Tips 21 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61281698 Tuesday - time to share tips. <BR> Want to Minimize Stress in Your Life? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05516/Want-t<BR>o-Minimize-Stress-in-Your-Life.html </link> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:46:39 EST tracking low carb diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x2074x61281523 Hi, <BR> I'm Cindy and I have just been told that I am insulin resistant and if I didn't watch what I eat and start exercising I would be on insulin soon. I would rather do this with diet and exercise! I need help with recipes and need to learn what I can and can not eat. I have been a member for awhile but quit logging in recently. Thank you all for the help that I know I will receive!! <BR> <BR> How do I change the carb total on my tracking to reflect the low carb diet? Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:29:50 EST Motivational Monday 20 april 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61274555 ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Often the best things in life are found below the surface.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> .;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> <BR> What motivates you/?? Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:02:30 EST Fabulous Friday 17 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61247386 Friday -- how will you pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Cooked some of the meals for the weekend. Then I can breathe a little! Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:27:19 EST Thankful Thursday 16 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61238200 Thursday - what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Right now . . . that it's Thursday! Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:15:09 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 15 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61229035 Woo Hoo Wednesday! Movers came and treadmill now upstairs. <BR> <BR> <BR> What's your Woo HOo? Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:54:30 EST Tuesday Tips 14 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61218353 Time to share your tips! <BR> <BR> Tips for Your Drs. Visit <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05508/Tips-f<BR>or-Your-Doctors-Visits.html </link> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:17:49 EST MOtivational Monday 13 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61208259 Monday -- time to get moving! What motivates you?? <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Gratitude, kindness and caring are more powerful than any problems you think you have.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> .;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> <BR> gratitude gives me more energy! Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:39:54 EST Fabulous Friday 10 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61181195 Time to pamper. What will you do? <BR> <BR> Jacuzzi! Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:37:48 EST Thankful Thursday 09 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61172370 Today is a day to count our blessings. What are you thankful for?? <BR> <BR> I am thankful that Mom's surgical checkup shows the hip is all healed. So, soon Mom and Dad will be moving up here w/me. Thu, 9 Apr 2015 13:26:45 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 08 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61162404 Wednesday - time for woo hoos. <BR> <BR> It's Wednesday! Wed, 8 Apr 2015 12:44:15 EST Tuesday Tips 07 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61152977 Tuesday - share your tips here! <BR> <BR> 4 Psychological Tricks to Make Exercising Easier <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/4-psycholo<BR>gical-tricks-to-make-exercising-easier<BR>.html </link> Tue, 7 Apr 2015 13:14:23 EST Motivational Monday 06 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61142577 Monday -- back to routine! What is motivational for you today? I love this quote. <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Forgiveness is a gift we give to ourselves, not to others.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 6 Apr 2015 13:18:33 EST Fabulous Fiday 03 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61115879 Happy Good Friday/Passover/Easter. What will you do to pamper yourself today? <BR> <BR> taking a N-A-P! Fri, 3 Apr 2015 13:09:05 EST Thankful Thursday 02 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61106280 Thursday - - what are you thank for today. <BR> <BR> Plans are moving forward to get Mom up here! Thu, 2 Apr 2015 12:27:54 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 01 April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61096700 Woo Hoo . . . it's Wednesday . . . time to share our woo hoos. <BR> <BR> Hey, it's also April Fool's Day . . . feel free to share an "April Fool" too! <BR> <BR> My Woo Hoo is DH is back from a business trip. PHEW Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:24:59 EST Tuesday Tip 31 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61082929 Share a tip today! <BR> <BR> 5 Food Habits That Age You <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/four-food-<BR>habits-that-age-you.html </link> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:49:26 EST Snacking during the night http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61081365 I normally snack three times a day. Midafternoon at the office, evening after dinner or before bed, then during the night when I awake after about 5 hours sleep. <BR> <BR> I hate having to eat to go back to sleep but something sweet is the only thing that works. I'm pre-diabetic and eat a little something throughout the day w/ a lot of it being protein based: Meat, soy powder, eggs, and fiber rich legumes. Then lots of produce - mostly vegetables, some fruit but not much juice except duri... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:20:50 EST Motivated Monday 30 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61074196 Monday - gotta find our mojo -- motivation! Have founds? <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Self-trust is the first secret to success.” Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:02:09 EST Fabulous Friday 27 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61047970 Friday - time to pamper. What are YOU going to do today? <BR> <BR> Unplugging electronics tonight --phone (will have cell phone on in case of an emergency, but have caller ID -- no extraneous calls answered tonight), no computer after 7 pm. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:04:10 EST Thankful Thursday 26 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61040169 Thursday - what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Things are falling in place to get Mom and Dad up here closer to me so I can help. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:52:57 EST Tuesday Tips 24 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61020144 Tuesday -- have any tips to share? <BR> <BR> 3 Things Not to Do to Slim Down <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05485/3-Thin<BR>gs-Not-to-Do-to-Slim-Down.html </link> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:14:43 EST Motivational Monday 23 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x61010182 Monday - always have to find our mojo! What motivates you today? <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “It’s only when you have the courage to step off the ledge that you’ll realize you’ve had wings all along.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9733<BR>; <BR> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:46:06 EST Fabulous Friday 20 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60985020 Fabulous Friday -- What will you do to pamper yourself?? <BR> <BR> Stocked up on my freggies. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:55:43 EST Thankful Thursday 19 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60974948 Thursday - what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> The sun is out. Stressful week to boot, but still standing upright and moving forward. That a good thing! Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:58:36 EST WooHoo Wednesday 18 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60966700 Wednesday -- gotta WooHoo to share? <BR> <BR> Got my haircut yesterday. Felt so good as haven't had time for myself lately. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:52:35 EST Tuesday Tips 17 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60957342 Happy St. Patrick's Day! What is your tip for today? <BR> <BR> Since I have top watch my sodium, corned beef is ok, but has to be a small amt. I love the "go along" veggies - carrots, onions, potatoes, cabbage. So, that's what I concentrate on. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:17:20 EST Motivational Monday 16 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60946682 Monday - got motivation? Share it here. <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “No matter what has happened in your past, today is a new day. As an expression of the sacred field of unlimited possibilities, you have the capacity to make this a day filled with love and enthusiasm.” Dr. David Simon <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>; <B... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:38:43 EST Fabulous Friday 13 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60920925 It's Friday . . . the 13th! What are you going to do to pamper yourself today? <BR> <BR> No stepping under ladders <BR> No walking in the path of a black cat (BTW -- they are beautiful!) <BR> Have my 4 leaf clover! <BR> <BR> Today . . . going to take my time to read for pleasure Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:34:03 EST Thankful Thursday 12 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60909446 What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> Getting the van wheels re-aligned and the brakes relined. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:00:18 EST WooHOo Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60901841 Wednesday - Time to share Woo Hoos. <BR> <BR> My Woo Hoo . . . getting things in order for Mom's rehab from hip fracture. And I am still relatively sane going thru the process. Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:35:26 EST Tuesday Tips 10 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60892672 Have any tips for Tuesday!? Share 'em here. <BR> <BR> Mine is simply to take things a day-at-a-time. It is less apt for you to feel overwhelmed that way Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:03:52 EST Motivational Monday - 09 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60882915 What is motivating you today? Saw this quote and thought it is right on. <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “We don’t always have to know why. Spending too much time on the ‘why’ takes away from figuring out what to do next.” Sandra Beck <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 9 Mar 2015 13:39:22 EST Fabulous Fridayu 06 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60854832 Friday -- how will you pamper yourself? Today I am going to read! Relax and read. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:02:05 EST Thankful Thursday 05 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60845009 Thankful Thursday - what are you thankful for today?? <BR> <BR> It's almost the weekend! Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:02:58 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 04 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60834854 Wednesday -- what woo hoo(s) do you have to share? <BR> <BR> The sun is out. Rough -- very rough -- week last week and so far this week, too, but managing. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:10:57 EST Tuesday Tips 03 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60825547 Time to share your tips! <BR> <BR> I keep the stalks of things like broccoli, cauliflower, onion skins, asparagus ends which are woody and throw them in a stock pot with water to make vegetable stock. Season it up any way you like. Delicious! Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:46:01 EST Motivational Monday 02 March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60814832 ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “If we allow our definition of what’s possible to be based on how big someone else can dream, our dream will die.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> <BR> What sparks and motivates YOU today? Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:21:05 EST Fabulous Friday 27 February 27 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60786404 What will you do to pamper yourself today? <BR> <BR> Just get to bed early for sleep. Bad week. Mom broke her hip so been extraordinarily hectic. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:43:02 EST Thankful Thursday 26 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60771092 Thankful Thursday -- what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Mom had her hip successfully pinned yesterday. Now onto recuperation. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:37:19 EST WooHoo Wednesday 25 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60762824 Wednesday, time to share woohoos. Unfortunately, I have bad news from last night. <BR> <BR> Mom fell and broke her hip. Has been on Coumadin (blood thinner) so has to have Vit. K. to counteract that so surgery can be done. The Surgeon feels she’ll be ready for surgery tonight @ around 6 pm. <BR> <BR> John is coming in from AK this evening. That is a surprise and will be good. He’ll get to see my Mom and Dad at some point. <BR> <BR> So devastating. Prayers please! <BR> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:43:29 EST Tuesday Tips 24 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60754882 Tuesday -- time to share your tips! <BR> <BR> My tip for the day is be sure to do something nice for yourself daily! We're worth it! Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:23:51 EST Motivational MOnday 23 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60745878 Monday -- cold! What is motivating you today? <BR> <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “The energy of joy is the most powerful force in the Universe!’ Alina Frank <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:03:22 EST Fabulous Friday 20 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60716186 Time to pamper ourselves. Today's pampering -- a fire in the fire place to thaw out! Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:18:50 EST Thankful Thursday 19 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60706976 Thanksful Thursday - what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> On this bitter cold day -- don't have to spend time outdoors! Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:21:47 EST Wednesday Woo Hoo 18 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60696271 Wednesday -- time to share any woohoos. <BR> <BR> Recuperated from the long day on Saturday! Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:28:28 EST Tuesday Tips 17 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60685649 What tips do you have to share? <BR> <BR> I have really dry skin. I wear gloves when washing dishes and use Gold Bond healing lotion. It helps. <BR> <BR> For peeling cracked heels, this sounds odd, but rub with a banana peel, put socks on and let it "sink into" your heels overnight. Helps! Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:17:53 EST Motivational Monday 16 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60675918 Monday -- time to get motivated! <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Once you see the light, you come to understand how deeply in the dark you have been.” Amethyst Wyldfyre <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:06:41 EST Fabulous Friday 13 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60647671 Fabulous Friday - what will you do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> NAP TIME for 1/2 hr. this afternoon!~ Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:48:12 EST Thankful Thursday 12 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60640852 What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> Getting things organized to see my folks on Saturday in IL. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:39:58 EST WooHoo Wednesay 11 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60628809 Wednesday -- time to share your WooHoos. <BR> <BR> Mine is that I am pretty well organized for our trip to IL to see my folks on Saturday. Bringing the meal, so trying to get as much done before hand as possible. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:20:59 EST Tuesday Tips 10 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60618943 What tips do you have to share today? <BR> <BR> 12 Surprising Uses for Leftover Coffee <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/12-surpris<BR>ing-uses-for-leftover-coffee.html </link> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:35:29 EST Motivational Monday 09 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60609997 ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “When you realize that no one really knows what they are doing and that everyone is doing the best they can according to their own level of consciousness, life gets a lot easier.” <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> <BR> What motivates you? Share here. Mon, 9 Feb 2015 14:53:17 EST Fabulous Friday 06 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60580172 Friday and time to pamper. What will you do?? <BR> <BR> Having a fire in the fireplace tonight and curling up with a book. Fri, 6 Feb 2015 13:08:28 EST Thankful Thursday 05 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60570274 Thursday - what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Sun, no new snow! Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:29:45 EST WooHoo Wednesday 04 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60560902 Wednesday - do you have a woo hoo to share! <BR> <BR> Well, my woo hoo is we survived the wicked weekend storm. Stayed on track. Wed, 4 Feb 2015 15:14:00 EST Tuesday Tips 03 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60549980 Time to share any tips you may have. <BR> <BR> Well, we're having snow and cold, cold and snow. Have learned to dress in layers! It helps to stay warmer.. Tue, 3 Feb 2015 14:52:01 EST Motivational Monday - 02 February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60538049 Monday - time to find the motivation! <BR> <BR> <BR> This motivated me: <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something.” <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> <BR> Just let's me know, no matter what, I'm not alone in how I feel! Mon, 2 Feb 2015 13:28:23 EST Fabulous Friday 30 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60506496 Fabulous Friday -- last one of January! Time to pamper ourselves. <BR> <BR> Relaxing today w/a hot cuppa tea! Perfect for today. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:44:46 EST Thankful Thursday 29 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60494145 Today's Thursday . . . what are you thankful for?? <BR> <BR> Warm house, snow shoveled, don't need to go out! Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:19:17 EST WooiHoo Wednesday 28 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60484357 Wednesday - time to share our woohoo <BR> <BR> Well, the sun is out! And the temperature isn't too bad. That's as good as it gets this week! LOL Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:34:54 EST Tuesay Tips 27 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60472845 Today's Tuesday -- time for tips. <BR> <BR> This awful weather out east points to the importance of heeding warnings and being prepared with emergency supplies and cash. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone affected by this storm is safe. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:39:48 EST Motivational Monday 26 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60463745 ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.” C. S. Lewis <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> <BR> <BR> Sometimes it's all about seeing where you've BEEN to appreciate where you are and how things have changed and IMPROVED! Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:08:18 EST kefir http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60449108 does anyone drink kefir. Heard it is good for diabetes. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:10:24 EST Adjusting my insulin since starting this program http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60444522 Has anyone else noticed that they require a lot less insulin since tracking their food intake and staying within the guidelines? <BR> <BR> In the last couple of weeks I have been really good keeping my intake down and my blood sugar readings have been lower and lower. In fact, I have to skip injections so that my blood sugar doesn't drop to low. <BR> <BR> It's crazy but good to not need as much insulin as I was but figuring it out is a learning curve. <BR> <BR> When I start exercisin... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:27:59 EST Fabulous Friday 23 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60432121 Friday - time to pamper yourself. What will you do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Did big batch cooking so all I have to do next week is pull it out of the freezer and nuke it! Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:35:06 EST Thankful Thursday 22 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60419295 Thankful Thursday -- what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Today, I am thankful that it's Thursday -- Friday Eve -- almost the weekend! Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:47:16 EST Woo HOo Wednesday 21 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60409381 IT's Wednesday -- time to share your WooHoo! <BR> <BR> My WooHoo is had had a good week. DH's birthday was on Saturday and we had a nice family celebration. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:16:31 EST Tuesday Tips 20 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60397496 Time for Tuesday tips. What tips do you have to offer? <BR> <BR> My tip - even if you only have 5 minutes to spare, take ME TIME. It recharges. <BR> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:16:21 EST Motivational Monday 19 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60384412 MOnday -- definitely need some motivation. What motivates you?? <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “[Hope] is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” Václav Havel <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>; <BR> <BR> Having hope! Living in the ... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:20:49 EST Fabulous Friday 16 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60354603 Fabulous Friday - time to pamper yourself. What are YOU doing today to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Did big batch cooking to make the coming busy week easier. Company tomorrow, too. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:05:48 EST Thankful Thursday 15 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60340646 Thursday -- almost there! So, that are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> Outdoor walk today. It is to get up to 29 today . . . hope so! Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:14:36 EST WooHoo Wednesday 14 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60330328 Wednesday - do you have a woo hoo to share!? <BR> <BR> My WooHoo -- got an outdoor walk in yesterday and today. It's cold, but that speeds up the space for sure! Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:19:38 EST Tuesday Tips 13 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60318892 Tuesday -- have any tips to share? <BR> <BR> If you have a crock pot, you can save money by getting inexpensive meats. They really lend themselves to the long, slow cooking of a crock pot. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:22:00 EST MOtivational Monday - 12 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60305867 Monday -- time to find the motivation. What motivates you. <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken.” John Green <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>; <BR> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:18:34 EST Fabulous Friday 09 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60271419 Friday -- we've made it almost to the weekend.! WooHOo! <BR> <BR> So, today's the day ot pamper. What are you going to do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Soaking my feet! <BR> <BR> Fri, 9 Jan 2015 12:11:44 EST Thankful Thursday 08 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60260609 Thursday -- what are you giving thanks for?? <BR> <BR> IT is supposed to be eventually above zero! Wahoo. In the meantime have the fireplace going. Nice! Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:23:06 EST WooHoo Wednesday 07 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60248774 Wednesday -- we've made it this far! What is your woo hoo for today or the week? <BR> <BR> Mine -- surviving the awful cold weather! Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:05:37 EST Treadmill Every Day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60244659 I was able to purchase a used treadmill and have used it every day for 6 days. Do I need to have rest days? I have been trying to do 2 sessions of 15 to 20 minutes each. One early morning and one late afternoon or evening. I know with strength training you need rest/recovery days. Since I have not done any serious walking in well over a year I am wondering if I am actually strength training my legs as well as doing cardio and therefore need rest days. Just curious what the team thinks. ... Wed, 7 Jan 2015 07:36:11 EST Tuesday Tips 06 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60237434 Tuesday - time to share tips -- if you got 'em, share 'em here! <BR> <BR> My tip for the day in this frigid weather - if your going out to shovel, be sure you warm those muscles up before you start. Take breaks. Stay well hydrated. Dress in layers! Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:45:01 EST Motivational Monday 05 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60225156 Monday . . . what motivates you?? Time to share. <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Only you can diminish your self-esteem and only you can restore it.” Dr. Joe Rubino <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>; <BR> <BR> This is so empowering. It really is up to US! Mon, 5 Jan 2015 15:41:13 EST Fablous Friday 02 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60186413 Today's goal is to pamper ourselves. What will you do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Tired, so going to get a meal from the freezer that just has to be microwaved. Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:24:33 EST Thankful Thursday 01 January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60175209 Thursday -- the oneth of January! Happy New Year! <BR> <BR> Thankful it's a new year! Thu, 1 Jan 2015 11:46:14 EST WooHoo Wednesday 31 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60165601 Woo Wednesday -- the end of the year, the end of the month . . . but the BEGINNING ahead of a new year, new month, fresh start. <BR> <BR> That's my woo hoo for today. <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Of all the things you can make in life, remember you make a difference.” Noah benShea <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>; <BR> ... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:51:05 EST Tuesday Tips 30 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60156548 December is almost a memory . . . 2014 is almost gone! OK . . . so it's time to start thinking about how you want your 2015 to go. What can you do to facilitate a healthy 2015? <BR> <BR> First of all, write it down! Write your goals down. Then determine how to accomplish them in little steps at a time. Give yourself credit for your achievements! Don't expect perfect . . .it doesn't happen! Mistakes do. BUT they are opportunities to learn now NOT to do something! That's valuable. <BR>... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 12:34:14 EST Motivational Monday - 29 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60146369 Last Monday of the month and the year! Here's to finding the mojo and making the new year a sparking good one! <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Don’t pray for an easy life, pray to be a strong person.” Phillips Brooks <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>; <BR> <BR> No easy buttons in life, but we can look @ how we respond when... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:34:29 EST Fabulous Friday 26 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60119078 Fabulous Friday -- time to pamper YOU! What will you do? <BR> <BR> LEFTOVERS today! Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:06:36 EST Thankful Thursday 25 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60112431 What an appropriate day to be thankful! <BR> <BR> A joyous Christmas! See you tomorrow. Off to IL to be w/ my parents. <BR> <BR> . . . . .. (. . . . <BR> .. . . . .(,). . . . . <BR> .. .. .. .-&#65180;-´. . . . <BR> .. . . ..|. .|. . . . . . . ( <BR> .. . . ..|. .|. . . . . . .(,) <BR> .. . . ..|. .|. . . .. .. .-&#65180;-. <BR> .. . . ..|. .|. . . . . ..|. .| <BR> .. . . ..|. .|. . . . . ..|. .| <BR> .. . . . [&#9835; &#9835;] . . . . .[&#9835; &#9835;] Have a blessed day! <BR... Thu, 25 Dec 2014 09:05:40 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday - 24 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60108185 Christmas Eve -- wishing everyone a beautiful holiday! Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:21:35 EST Tuesay Tips 23 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60100628 Busy times! Take the time to relax! <BR> <BR> What tip do you have for today?? Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:56:54 EST Fabulous Friday 19 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60066630 It's Friday -- the Friday before Christmas. Can you say FRANTIC! LOL Lots to do, but slowly getting it done. In the midst of the holiday busy-ness, we need to take just 5 minutes for ourselves! What will you do to pamper yourself!? <BR> <BR> I am going to watch the Polar Express while baking -- love the movie! Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:11:13 EST Thankful Thursday 18 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60058687 Thankful Thursday, what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Glad I have more energy and getting over my cold! Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:29:04 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 17 Decembwer 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60050451 Well, Wednesday . . . next week is Christmas. So, what is your woo hoo for this week? <BR> <BR> Mine . . . making progress on the "to do" list. <BR> <BR> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:08:23 EST Tuesday Tips 16 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60041810 The "big day" is fast approaching. Lots to do for everyone. Take the time to relax even if for just 5 minutes. You'll be more productive. <BR> <BR> Share YOUR Tuesday tip. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:29:42 EST Motivational Monday 15 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60030897 Well, Monday . . . December is speeding by! <BR> <BR> Mondays always require a little more than the average motivation to get up and go! So, what motivates you?? <BR> <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: -*&#9829; <BR> “Every time you feel yourself being pulled into other people’s drama, repeat these words . . . NOT MY CIRCUS, NOT MY MONKEYS.” <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:04:19 EST Fabulous Friday 12 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x60005680 It's kicking into high gear for the holidays. That means it's very important that we take time for ourselves during the hustle and bustle. <BR> <BR> So, what will you do to relax . . . pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Mani/pedi <BR> Jacuzzi <BR> watching JINGLE ALL THE WAY <BR> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:16:16 EST Thankful Thursday 11 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59998408 It's Thursday -- time to count our blessings. What are you thankful? <BR> <BR> Got a phone call from a friend today I haven't heard from in awhile. It was nice to catch up. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:13:17 EST WooHoo Wednesday 10 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59989502 Wednesday -- time to share a woo hoo. Got one? Share it here. <BR> <BR> My woo hoo is that I am almost done w/cards. PHEW Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:48:11 EST Tuesday Tips 09 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59980178 December is cruising along! How are you staying organized? <BR> <BR> I am using my calendar for all important deadlines so I don't forget! Tue, 9 Dec 2014 15:18:26 EST Motivational Monday 08 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59970820 The holidays in full swing. It can sap your healthy lifestyle energy. What are you doing to stay motivated? <BR> <BR> Gratitude journal <BR> meditation <BR> deep breathing <BR> <BR> &#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: <BR> “Reclaim your personal power – nothing can stop you but you.” Lesley Rodgers <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034; <BR> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:38:41 EST Fabulous Friday 05 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59943792 It's Friday . . . busy time of year but today is a day to pamper yourself. What are you doing to pamper yourself today? <BR> <BR> Using my crock pot to do the work of making a beef stew that can be morphed throughout the week for easy meals that are nutritious. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 12:17:51 EST Thankful Thursday 04 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59936040 IT's Thursday! What are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> I am glad that I got outdoors for a walk today. Thu, 4 Dec 2014 15:03:12 EST WooHoo Wednesday 03 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59926695 It's Wednesday -- we've made it 1/2 way through the week! That's enough of a woo hoo for me! LOL Share your Woo Hoo here. Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:27:32 EST Tuesday Tips 02 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59916788 Tis' Tuesday and time to share some tips for survival. What tips can you share? <BR> <BR> The holidays can be pressure cooker time! I find that having a to do list for each day, things get accomplished. I set the timer for 10-15 minutes for those things I ten to procrastinate doing and get it done. If I need a break after that, I take a break, but then back @ it. <BR> <BR> Tue, 2 Dec 2014 14:22:43 EST Motivational Monday 01 December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59906501 Well, here we are -- December! YIKES Hope today is a motivated Monday for you. What motivates you?? <BR> <BR> &#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>; <BR> ;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: <BR> “Live life in the front row!” Jon Vroman <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034; <BR> <BR> Happy December! <em>460</em> Mon, 1 Dec 2014 14:04:09 EST Fabulous Friday 28 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59880187 Fabulous Friday . . . the last Friday of the month! Let the holidays commence! ok, today is a day to pamper. What will you do? <BR> <BR> NO cooking. Leftovers! Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:34:41 EST Thankful Thursday 27 November 201 THANKSGIVING! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59873748 It's Thursday . . . Thanksgiving. Perfect time, eh! Let's all be grateful for what we have! <BR> <BR> I am grateful to be spending time w/family today. HUGS and Happy Thanksgiving! Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:54:19 EST WooHoo Wednesday 26 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59867216 Wednesdy -- Thanksgiving Eve. Going to be traveling to my parents, so probably won't be on the 'puter <BR> <BR> Just want to wish each one of you (who celebrate) a wonderful, blessed Thanksgiving! HUGS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:03:42 EST Tuesday Tips 25 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59859467 Tuesday -- time to share tips. <BR> <BR> Mine is this: <BR> <BR> When you are doing a holiday meal, do as much work ahead of time as is possible so you're not exhausted on THE DAY! Well, the exhaustion part doesn't always work out, but prepping ahead helps. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:55:59 EST Motivational Monday 24 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59849564 Motivational Monday -- the last of November's Mondays! So, time to share motivation. What motivates you?? <BR> <BR> &#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: <BR> “It’s not about who gets there first, but who had the most fun on the journey!” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034; <BR> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:06:39 EST Fabulous Friday 21 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59823304 Friday . . . what are you doing to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Tonight I want to get to sleep early. Feeling a bit sleep deprived. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:27:34 EST Thankful Thursday 20 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59814112 Thursday, time to count what we're thankful for. What is on YOUR thankful list? <BR> <BR> I am thankful for the sun shining today, thankful for having a warm house, healthy food! Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:59:13 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 19 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59804900 Time to share our woohoos. <BR> <BR> My woo hoo -- I stayed warm despite the bitter cold! Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:25:13 EST Tuesday Tips 18 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59796421 Tuesday -- and a frosty one @ that! Time to share some tips. Right here! <BR> <BR> 4 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> Want to lower your blood pressure in four simple steps? It's not as difficult as you think, and the benefits include a decreased risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, eye problems, erectile dysfunction, cognitive difficulties and osteoporosis. Adopt the following: <BR> <BR> 1. Ditch the cigarettes. Smoking can temporarily spike blood pre... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:58:22 EST Motivational Monday 17 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59786458 MOnday -- time to get motivated. What motivates you? Share it here! <BR> <BR> &#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: <BR> “True wealth is not determined by our financial status.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034; <BR> <BR> Have to always remember to focus on the things that matter most: Family, friends, faith. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:41:06 EST Fabulous Friday 14 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59758154 Friday -- what will YOU do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> PEDICURE -- my feet are begging me for it! LOL Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:22:18 EST Thankful Thursday 13 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59751702 Thursday . . . time to give thanks. What are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> Going to have wonderful family time on Thanksgiving, and getting prepped (the food, that is). <BR> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:58:58 EST WooHoo Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59741221 It's Wednesday . . . we've made it 1/2 way through the week! <BR> <BR> So, what's your woo hoo?? Mine . . . made it 1/2 way through and still standing! LOL Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:25:45 EST Tuesday Tips 11 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59731553 Tuesday -- do you have any tips to share? Here's mine: <BR> <BR> The Science of Stress: How Stressing Out Can Affect Your Health <link>www.care2.com/causes/the-science-of-<BR>stress-how-stressing-out-can-affect-yo<BR>ur-health.html#ixzz3GsAGhgtA </link> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:47:09 EST Motivated Monday 10 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59721575 It's Monday. Time to get motivated. What motiovates you? Share it here. <BR> <BR> &#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: <BR> “Happiness is a choice that we get to make.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034; <BR> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:17:03 EST Fabulous Friday 07 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59693471 Friday -- time to pamper yourself. What will you do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> I already took a walk in the sun, even though it's cold. treated myself to a warming cup of herbal tea. Fri, 7 Nov 2014 13:25:22 EST Thankful Thursday 06 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59682272 Today it's Thursday and time to share what we're thankful for! <BR> <BR> I am thankful for my family, friends, my faith. Yesterday was our 26th wedding anniversary, so lots to be thankful for there, too. DH is a great guy! Thu, 6 Nov 2014 11:04:44 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 05 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59673002 Wednesday and it's time to share your woo hoos. <BR> <BR> Today's woo hoo for me is . . . it is DH's and my 26th anniversary. How time flies. Wed, 5 Nov 2014 12:56:32 EST Tuesday Tips 04 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59663213 Tuesday -- do you have any tips to share? <BR> <BR> There’s an Obesity Crisis, So Why Is Healthier Food Getting More Expensive? <link>www.care2.com/causes/theres-an-obesi<BR>ty-crisis-so-why-is-healthier-food-get<BR>ting-more-expensive.html#ixzz3G7S270RA </link> Tue, 4 Nov 2014 14:23:01 EST Motivational Monday 03 November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59652309 &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “Live the life of your dreams knowing you have the power to make it happen.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> Mon, 3 Nov 2014 13:25:07 EST Fabulous HALLOWEEN Friday 31 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59622431 It's Friday . . . AND Halloween! So . . . what are you doing to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> I am NOT going to eat anything resembling candy! Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:36:34 EST Thankful Thursday 30 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59612330 Thursday, the last on in October! So, what are you thankful for today?? <BR> <BR> I am thankful that Mom is doing a little better. I am thankful that we will have friends visiting this weekend. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:17:57 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 29 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59602742 Wednesday . . . we've made it this far, right!? Time to share your woo hoo for the day/week. <BR> <BR> My woo hoo is we will have company this weekend, and looking forward to it. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:37:21 EST Tuesday Tips 28 October 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59592195 Tuesday and time for sharing tips. This article I thought was interesting. I know for me low carb is the way to go. BUT it seems everyone looks for a 'quick fix' and you really have to look @ what works for you -- or not! There are no quick fixes and nothing works for EVERYONE, <BR> <BR> Are Low Carb Diets Safe? By Madeline Vann, MPH | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH <BR> <BR> Low-carb dieting is popular with people seeking speedy weight loss without counting calories. ... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:45:52 EST Motivational Monday 27 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59581568 It's Monday! Time to share what motivates you! <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “We all have greatness within us that is waiting for us to believe. Once we believe, the foundation is in place for our greatness to take a foothold and grow.” Deidre Hughey <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:32:57 EST Fabolous Friday 24 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59553316 Fabulous Friday is here . . . time to pamper yourself. What will you do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Pedicure today. . . do-it-yourself style. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:03:50 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday and Thankful Thursday 10-22, 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59544253 Ok, I think I officially lost my mind yesterday! Accidentally thought yesterday was Thankful Thursday. So . . . today, we can share both our Woo Hoos AND our Thankfuls. <BR> <BR> Woo Hoo - DH is giving a presentation today and totally prepared. <BR> <BR> Thankful - it's almost the weekend! Hurray! Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:39:39 EST Thankful Thursday 22 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59532946 Wow. October is speeding by, as is this week. Time to share what we're thankful for. <BR> <BR> I am thankful that things are status quo right now, but I don't want to say that too loudly! <BR> <BR> Hugs and smiles. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:08:52 EST Tuesday Tips 21 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59524586 As the days get shorter many experience SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and depression, so wanted to post this. <BR> <BR> Are You Depressed? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> Depression is steadily on the rise, affecting about 340 million people worldwide. Although treatable, about half of all cases of depression go undiagnosed and unaddressed. Situational sadness is a typical and normal reaction to events, such as a recent loss, and is simply part of the human experience. Rather than suppress... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:43:32 EST Motivational Monday 20 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59512541 Monday -- need motivation! Got some? Share it here. <BR> <BR> Here's mine: <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “Ask, give thanks, repeat. Ask, give thanks, repeat.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> <BR> I know I can ask for help when I need it, and love to pay it forward by helping someone as well. Works well! Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:07:20 EST Fabulous Friday 17 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59485417 Friday -- time to share how you'll pamper yourself! <BR> <BR> Walked outside! Sunshine (for awhile)! <BR> <BR> Going to bed early to get my rest! Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:41:40 EST Thankful Thursday 16 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59476543 It's Thursday . . . time to give thanks . . . what are you thankful for? Share it with us. <BR> <BR> I am thankful that DD is feeling better, I am over my cold, and Mom has moments of clarity. HUGE things! Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:14:30 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 15 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59465461 Today's Wednesday . . . have a woo hoo to share? <BR> <BR> My woo hoo is that I'm getting caught up on much that needed to be done indoors (since it's raining) and getting thru the "to do" list. Ta DA! Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:01:07 EST Tuesday Tips 14 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59455650 Today is Tuesday . . . time to share your tips. <BR> <BR> The Amazing Healing Powers of Blueberries <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-amazin<BR>g-healing-power-of-blueberries.html#ix<BR>zz3Ebb2NK4E </link> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:19:15 EST Motivational Monday 13 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59445546 “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest achievement.” Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:40:47 EST Fabulous Friday 10 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59414839 IT's Friday -- time for pampering! <BR> <BR> Today I am going to pamper my feet. They take me so many places, time to give them a pedicure treat! Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:16:47 EST Thankful Thursday 09 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59407145 Thank goodness it's Thankful Thursday! What are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> DD is feeling better . . . finally! Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:04:50 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 08 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59397832 Today's the middle of the week! WOO HOO. Time to share our Woo Hoos. <BR> <BR> Mine is simply it's Mid-Week and have survived thus far! LOL Wed, 8 Oct 2014 12:18:08 EST Tuesday Tips 07 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59384321 Tuesday . . . time to share your tips. Here's mine: <BR> <BR> 10 Surprising Coffee Facts <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-surpris<BR>ing-coffee-facts.html#ixzz3EnEcDL7u </link> Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:00:21 EST Motivational Monday 06 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59376719 &#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>;&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: <BR> “Inside each of us is a passion flame. Whether it burns us or fires us in the direction of our dreams is purely a matter of choice.” Tom Cladis <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034; <BR> <BR> Today is Monday - time to re-kindle the motivation. What gets you motivated? Share! Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:07:42 EST Fabulous Friday 03 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59342936 Well, we made it. It's fabulous Friday. Time to pamper! What are you going to do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> No more Farmers Mkt. Boooo! But do have my stock of freggies. Plus points. <BR> <BR> Today I am going to take the time to manicure my fingers and soak my toes! Ah, relaxing! Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:21:47 EST Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x2074x59336004 Hello SparkTeam, <BR> My name is Jacklyn. I am new to this site! I have been diagnosed with PCOS. My husband and I are trying to start a family, but getting healthy will help with these symptoms. Any information that you have on a low GI diet will help. Also does anyone know if SparkPeople offers a meal plan specific for GI diet? Thanks in advance! Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:12:20 EST WooHOo Wednesday 01 October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59324004 Wednesday - time to share your woohoo's! <BR> <BR> My woo Hoo is that it is OCTOBER -- new month, fresh slate. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:17:44 EST Tuesday Tips 30 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59313200 Tuesday - time for sharing tips! <BR> <BR> Got fresh basil? If it's cut and on the stem, take the basil bunch, put it in a glass of water and cover with a baggie. The "greenhouse" created with the baggie will keep the basil fresh. <BR> <BR> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:47:34 EST Motivational Monday 29 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59301735 Monday -- the last Monday in September! Time to share what motivates yo. <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-: <BR> “Shine on and live your wildest dreams.” Susanne Alexander-Heaton <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032;¦:-*&#9829<BR>; <BR> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:44:02 EST Fabulous Friday 26 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59271270 Friday -- what are you going to do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Walking to town for the last Farmer's Mkt. of the season. Booo! Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:56:01 EST Thankful Thursday 25 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59260367 Today is Thursday - time to share what you're thankful for. <BR> <BR> It has been gorgeous weather! Loving it. <BR> <BR> Busy week, but getting through it. <BR> <BR> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:47:24 EST Woo HOo Wednesday 24 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59250333 Today is hump day -- mid week. We've made it this far! What's your Woo Hoo for this week? <BR> <BR> I am still upright! That's an accomplishment. Been a busy week. But surviving! <BR> <BR> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:20:02 EST Tuesday Tips 23 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59238399 What tips do you have to share today? Appreciate the share! <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> <BR> Delicious Recipes That Will Help Lower Your Cholesterol <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/delicious-<BR>recipes-that-will-help-lower-your-chol<BR>esterol.html#ixzz3E2iU0nsg </link> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:45:41 EST Motivational Monday 22 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59228498 &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “People treat you the way you treat yourself.’ Maryanne Comaroto <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> <BR> Hope it's a good Monday for you. Share what motivates you here! Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:46:14 EST Fabulous Friday 19 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59197669 Friday -- time to pamper! What will you do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Farmers Market for freggies. Next week, sadly, will be the last one. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:29:55 EST Thankful Thursday 18 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59182891 Today is Thursday. Time to talk about what you're grateful for! <BR> <BR> Today I am grateful that DD is feeling better. <BR> <BR> Today I am grateful that I am ALIVE! <BR> <BR> Today I am grateful that I did big batch cooking and have meals in the freezer. <BR> <BR> What are you grateful for today? Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:22:46 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 17 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59176089 IT's Wednesday. Time to share your Woo Hoo for the day. <BR> <BR> Mine . . . getting more used to the changed schedule with DH's work and DD's school. PHEW Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:19:22 EST Tuesday Tips 16 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59165729 It's Tuesday -- time to share our tips for today. <BR> <BR> What Your Cravings Mean Tuesday 16 September 2014 <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/what-your-<BR>cravings-mean.html </link> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:36:16 EST Motival Monday - 15 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59152399 Monday -- what is motivating you today/?? <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “When we realize the only expectations we have to live up to are our own, we’re free to do whatever we want to in life.” Greg Gruyat <BR> “&#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:03:51 EST Has anyone tried the Atkins way? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59137438 I was wondering if Atkins is permissible - It's been around a long time, but I think it is getting a more positive slant than it once had. <em>41</em> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:37:46 EST Hi Everyone! Former very low carber here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x2074x59135182 Hello all. I was wondering if anyone here has been on very low carb and switched to low GI? <BR> <BR> I know that low GI is still a lower carb way of eating but it seems it is not as restrictive as say, Atkins, etc. I did low carb last year and lost 48 lbs. I also lost a lot of my hair. Not sure why and still trying to figure it out. I'm going to the doc this coming Wed about that. <BR> <BR> Anywho, any advice or knowledge on this way of eating is appreciated and again, I'd love to hear fr... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:04:31 EST Fabulous Friday 12 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59121223 Today is Friday . . . our day to pamper ourselves. I am walking to the Farmers Mkt. **SIGH** Sadly the days are waning. . . only two more left! <em>46</em> <BR> <BR> What are you going to do to pamper yourself!? Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:11:00 EST Thankful Thursday 11 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59111951 Today is a somber Thursday for me. I am thankful for all those who have fought (and those who lost their lives) so we can have what we have today. <BR> <BR> Nothing will ever be like it was before 9-11, but we have to try to make it better. <BR> <BR> Peace <em>459</em> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:56:44 EST WooHoo Wednesday 10 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59098508 Today is Wednesday -- mid week. What is your Woo Hoo? <BR> <BR> My Woo Hoo is that DD is feeling a little better today. It's been a battle. But I think we're on the upswing. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:38:14 EST Tuesday Tips 09 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59091522 Controlling Diabetes With Exercise By Krisha McCoy, MS | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH <BR> <BR> Exercise can be an effective way to get your blood sugar under control. Get motivated to start — and stick to — an exercise plan. <BR> <BR> Exercise is important for everyone, but it can be especially important for your health if you have diabetes. People who exercise regularly are better able to control their diabetes, thereby reducing their risk of diabetes complications. Bu... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:01:07 EST Motivational Monday - 08 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59081473 Monday -- time for some motivation. Do you have anything that motivates you?? <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “Share your blessings rather than your troubles.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> <BR> This is a good one for today. Gets me thinking about an attitude of gratitude, instead of "oh woe is me!" Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:25:45 EST Fabulous Friday 05 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59051483 Friday -- fabulous! Time to pamper yourself. What will you do to pamper yourself today/? <BR> <BR> Going to the Farmers Mkt. Only 3 more left. **SIGH** I shall miss it. Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:57:52 EST Thankful Thursday 04 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59038114 It's Thursday and that means times to think about what we're thankful for. <BR> <BR> Mom is feeling better! <BR> <BR> Lots of freggies <BR> <BR> Meals in the freezer Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:29:34 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 03 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59031252 Today is the day to share the woo hoos! <BR> <BR> DD had her first day of classes back on campus and survived. Woo Hoo. (Well, so did I survive it! LOL) Wed, 3 Sep 2014 12:46:08 EST Tuesday Tips 02 September OOPS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59020018 OOPS! Posted Motivational Monday, and it's actually Tuesday. Holiday really mixed me up! So, Tuesday . . . time for sharing tips! <BR> <BR> My tip for Tuesday -- <BR> <BR> What Do You Know About Your Daily Salt Intake? <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/what-do-you-kno<BR>w-about-your-daily-salt-intake.html#ix<BR>zz3B7XRL7bu </link> Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:48:13 EST MOtivational Monday 02 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59018864 MOnday -- time to get motivated! <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “The Light lives in all of us. It’s how you reflect that Light that defines your character. Let your Light shine! A’Mera Frieman <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:12:17 EST Motivational Monday 01 September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x59007725 Wow! New month, Monday, holiday. A trifecta! So today is the opportunity to share what motivates you. <BR> <BR> Happy Labor Day! <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “Our true nature is bliss. That bliss is like the sun that always shines.” Debra Moffitt <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:13:36 EST Fabulous Friday 29 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58982653 Yikes! Summer is winding down. **SIGH** But . . . today's Friday. Time to pamper. <BR> <BR> I am going to the Farmers Mkt. Won't be many more now, but will go to them for sure! Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:15:55 EST Thankful Thursday 28 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58972508 Thursday -- what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> DH didn't have to get 4 new tires, just had to have the rims ground and repacked. PHEW. Did have to also have a headlight replaced. No big deal. <BR> <BR> Gorgeous weather! Pleasant temps and low humidity . . . finally! Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:35 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 27 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58963400 Wednesday-- do you have a Woo Hoo to share? <BR> <BR> My Woo Hoo is that this week, although having some challenges, is pretty peaceful. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:51:39 EST Tuesday Tips 26 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58953218 Tuesday -- Have any tips to share??? <BR> <BR> 4 Health Benefits of Celery (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05276/4-Heal<BR>th-Benefits-of-Celery.html </link> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:16:10 EST Motivational Monday 25 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58943917 What motivates you? Share it today. <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> "Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love." Lao Tzu <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> <BR> You just don't know how you can change even one person's day or even their life with a kind word or gest... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:49:19 EST Fabulous Friday 22 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58915694 Friday . . . what will YOU do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Farmers Mkt. for freggies today. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:02:44 EST Thankful Thursday 21 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58903799 It's Thursday. Time to count our thankfuls. What are you thankful for today? <BR> <BR> I am thankful the DS got his first paycheck from his new job! Woot! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:19:51 EST WooHoo Wednesday 20 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58896296 Wednesday -- do you have a woo hoo to share? Here's the place to do it. We'll listen to boo hoos as well if you need a vent! <BR> <BR> My woo hoo is that I am getting used to the new routine here w/DH's new job. It means up @ 4 am (yeah, I know -- the butt crack of dawn, the crack of dark, stupid o'clock!) but getting used to it. Had been getting up @ 5 am, so just have to re-adjust. <BR> <BR> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:59:20 EST Tuesday Tips 19 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58883635 Tuesday . . . got some tips to share? This is the place. <BR> <BR> Ok, this is an article that spoke volumes to me and wanted to pass it along. HUGS <BR> <BR> Stop the Negative Self-Talk Joy Bauer Food Cures <BR> <BR> One of the worst patterns a dieter can fall into is negative self-talk - the inner voice that tells you you'll never reach your goal, you deserve a chocolate bar because you've had a hard day, you've already blown your diet so you might as well order the cheesecake, and so... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:42:18 EST Motivational Monday 18 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58875853 Monday . . . . time for motivation!!! HUGS! <BR> <BR> &#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829;~.•*´¨ )&#9829;~*-:¦:-*&#9829; <BR> “Find your own light and then use it to illuminate the path for others who are still struggling to find their way out of the darkness!” - Jon Ketcham <BR> &#10034; •&#12290;* &#10032; &#731;&#9733;* &#12290;° &#10034;&#12290;* •&#9733; *&#730;&#12290;*&#12290;&#10032; <BR> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:56:17 EST Fabulous Friday 15 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58846928 Friday . . . wahoo! Time to pamper. What are you going to do to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> Walking to the Farmers Market today. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:13:50 EST Thankful Thursday 14 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58838298 It's Thursday -- almost the weekend! What are you thankful for?? <BR> <BR> I'm thankful it's almost the weekend!!!! <BR> <BR> Family, friends, faith, freggies, freedom Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:51:17 EST Woo Hoo Wednesda 23 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58827937 It's mid-week, Wednesday, hump day, the day of the camel! This is the day to share your woo hoos. <BR> <BR> My Woo Hoo . . . honestly, I'm still standing. That's pretty good for the week so far!!! <BR> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:58:13 EST Tuesday Tips 14 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58819635 Tuesday - times for tops. What can you share? <BR> <BR> 6 Rules for Eating on Vacation <BR> <BR> Vacation is all about freedom. You can wake up when you want, do what you want, go anywhere you want, eat anything you want… Well, not exactly. <BR> <BR> If you’re abiding by healthy diet principles, then taking a vacation shouldn’t mean taking time off from nutritious eating, too. While you should approach your meals with somewhat of a YOLO mentality, it’s important not to overdo it. Realit... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:57:01 EST Motivational Monday 11 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58808909 Monday -- time to find the motivation. Share yours! <BR> <BR> &#9733; *&#730;&#9733; *&#730;&#730;&#9733;&#730; <BR> “Lead by example. The best way to inspire those you care about to lead healthy lives is by leading one yourself.” Begin today.” Giovanni Bisandi <BR> *&#730; &#10032; &#12290;* &#10034;&#730;&#12290;&#10032;* &#730;&#12290;&#10032; •* &#730; &#10034;&#12290;* &#730;&#12290; <BR> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:12:36 EST Texas Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x2074x58781033 Good morning all! I am a 57 yr old female, been diabetic since I was 31. I am extremely insulin resistant. Currently on 4 shots/day, 2 insulins, and Metformin. I am hypertensive and have cholesterol and triglyceride issues. I have exercised, lifted weights, done water aerobics, worked with a personal trainer, been under the care of an endo and nutritionist and nothing has worked. I'm 5'6 and weigh 220lbs which throws me into the BMI category of obese. I am frustrated to the point of just... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:36:35 EST Fabulous Friday 08 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58780405 Friday -- time to pamper! What are you going to do today for yourself? <BR> <BR> Going to Farmers Mkt. today. Can't wait! Fri, 8 Aug 2014 10:35:40 EST Thankful Thursday 07 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58768047 Thursday -- time to share what we're grateful for. <BR> <BR> Family <BR> Friends <BR> Faith <BR> DH is almost completed with 2 wks. on the new job and it's good <BR> Thu, 7 Aug 2014 06:46:05 EST WooHoo Wednesday 06 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58757900 Wednesday . . . time to share our Woo Hoos! <BR> <BR> Well, the van is fixed, and it just cost an arm vs. an arm and a leg! OY <BR> <BR> Been wonderful summer weather, so enjoying outdoor time. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:41:24 EST Tuesday Tips 05 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58750495 Tuesday -- time to share your tips. <BR> <BR> Ever find UFO's in your pantry or fridge? YIKES! Weekly clean-outs help avoid those finds. Tue, 5 Aug 2014 11:07:36 EST Motivational Monday 04 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58739022 &#9733; *&#730;&#9733; *&#730;&#730;&#9733;&#730; <BR> “To live a life to its fullest can be our greatest fear, or simply our most brilliant triumph.” Aaron Kleinerman <BR> &#9733; *&#730; &#10032; &#12290;* &#10034;&#730;&#12290;&#10032;* &#730;&#12290;&#10032; •* &#730; &#10034;&#12290;* &#730;&#12290; <BR> Mon, 4 Aug 2014 10:02:40 EST FabuousFriday 01 August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58709944 First of August! Yowza! Today . . . time to pamper . . . what are you gong to do?? <BR> <BR> So . . . much . . . stress . . . going to take a nap to just recharge. DH finished week #1 of new job . . . that's excellent! Change in routing . . . stressful . . . but it's working out. <BR> <BR> Fri, 1 Aug 2014 10:53:20 EST Thankful Thursday 31 July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x2074x58699740 The last Thursday of July! Wow! Time to count our thanks. <BR> <BR> I am grateful that DH has started his new job, completed almost a week and doing well. PHEW! Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:37:02 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 30 July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58688813 The last Wednesday of July! YIKES Where the heck has summer disappeared to. <BR> <BR> Time to share your woo hoos. <BR> <BR> DH started his new job on Monday. Despite a 70 min. travel time each way, he is satisfied w/the job and says the commute isn't bad. PHEW Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:45:40 EST Tuesday Tips 29 July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58680372 Tuesday -- what tips can you share!? <BR> <BR> Marinating tenderizes lots of cheaper cuts of meat (as does slow cooking. So . . . if you see a cheaper cut of meat marinate it in whatever suits your taste and slow cooking really tenderizes (whether it be in the conventional oven or crock pot). <BR> <BR> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:07:02 EST Motivational Monday 28 July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58669589 Monday -- unbelievably the last one in July! How in the world can that be? Hmmm . . . guess time flies when you're sparking! <BR> <BR> So, what is motivating you today? Share it with us . . . maybe it'll spark just one other person! <BR> <BR> &#12290;&#730;&#9733;&#730;&#12290; <BR> “You only lose when you give up.” Gail Lynne Goodwin <BR> &#9733; *&#730; &#10032; &#12290;* &#10034;&#730;&#12290;&#10032;* &#730;&#12290;&#10032; •* &#730; &#10034;&#12290;* &#730;&#12290; <BR> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:54:43 EST Fabulous Friday 25 July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58641520 Friday -- how are you going to pamper YOU today?? <BR> <BR> Walking to the Farmers Market and getting some fresh, locally grown produce. Wahoo! Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:41:33 EST Thankful Thursday 24 July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58632004 Thursday -- time to give thanks! <BR> <BR> The big news in the Levine household is . . . JASON HAS A NEW JOB! He had his interview w/the insurance company in Kentucky, which he felt went well. However, they would not be making a decision for at least several weeks. <BR> <BR> Prior to his leaving for that interview he’d received a call offering him the job w/the WI Insurance commissioner’s office. He explained that he had to meet his obligation for the interview in Kentucky but wo... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:46:55 EST Woo Hoo Wednesday 2 July 204 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58622629 Wednesday . . . time to share your Woo Hoos! It' ok to share Boo Hoos too if it hasn't been a good week. We all have 'em! <BR> <BR> My Woo Hoo: DH got a job today! Lots to work out, but the most important is he's employed! Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:09:05 EST Tuesday Tips 22 July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x2074x58610437 Today is Tuesday . . . time to share your tips! <BR> <BR> ON days like this where it's a steamer . . . cold, refreshing foods are the rule of the day, like gazpacho, salads. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:07:26 EST