SparkPeople Christian Calorie Counters 3C Team Messageboard Tired of trying to figure which diet is best for health and weight loss? Well, our goal is to burn more calories than we consume daily! God can and will help us find our inner strength daily! SparkPeople Christian Calorie Counters 3C Team Messageboard anybody there?? Is it always this dead in here? Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:05:21 EST Hello from Michigan! Hello from Michigan! Mon, 27 Jan 2014 07:49:13 EST Hello! Hello from Michigan!! Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:10:31 EST What did you do for the weekend? How was your weekend? Did anyone do something exciting or maybe just relaxed? Yesterday, I was at ER with my father-in-law; he is O.K., needed an IV for dehydration and has an inner ear infection. Today, he was back outside, he is 85 and very active. Went to church today and listened to such an excellent surmon! Great day! Mon, 30 Jan 2012 01:13:29 EST WHAT ARE YOU WORKING ON! I AM WORKING ON GETTING IN MORE WALKING! Fri, 7 Oct 2011 08:02:00 EST WHAT DID YOU EAT TODAY? i HAD MY SCRAMBLED EGGS WITH SALSA MIXED IN! AND 6 OUNCES OF V8! Fri, 7 Oct 2011 07:52:19 EST PRAYER WISHES Do you have someone that you would like us to say a prayer for? Post it here! Fri, 30 Sep 2011 12:04:30 EST SUGGESTION CORNER Please feel free to make a suggestion that might improve our team! <BR> We want to get better and better! Fri, 30 Sep 2011 11:57:07 EST LOW CALORIC RECIPES Feel free to share a recipe you may have that is helping your weight loss! It is fun to share! Fri, 30 Sep 2011 11:54:43 EST BIRTHDAYS Let us know your birthday!!!!!! <em>44</em> Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:59:10 EST DAILY WHEEL SPARK POINTS What did you spin today? Let us know! Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:57:20 EST LIST THREE THINGS ABOUT YOU! This is where we get to know each other better! Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:54:25 EST have you huddled today? Please huddle an inspirational message for all of us! Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:52:50 EST COME IN AND SAY HELLO We love new members! Introduce yourself here! Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:50:49 EST A GOOD CHUCKLE Looking for a giggle! Check here daily! Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:45:22 EST motivational corner This is the area we give each other daily motivation to stick to our program! Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:19:36 EST weigh in weigh in is recommended once a week! You pick the day! Let us know here how you are doing! We care! Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:15:05 EST I am new to this team but not sparkpeople I need this team to transform my way of thinking about calories. <BR> <BR> The name is speaking to my heart, I need this. Thu, 4 Aug 2011 17:35:32 EST Healthy Choices Happiness is the result of healthy thinking. Tue, 8 Mar 2011 16:37:33 EST Mindful Eating 1. Tap into the wisdom of your body to decide what you will eat. <BR> <BR> 2. Eat only what you actually like. <BR> <BR> 3. Think of food when it is time to eat. Your own body will provide you with the best plan and advice on what to eat. <BR> <BR> 4. Eat when you are hungry. Recognize hunger based on internal cues as oppose to external ones (impulses). <BR> <BR> 5. Once a meal is done, it is over. Do not obsess on how good it was. <BR> <BR> 6. Do not eat for emotional reasons. ... Mon, 14 Feb 2011 09:11:35 EST 1200-1400 Calorie Day Streak Count for the days that you stayed on target. If you didn't make it, what will you do different tomorrow? Tue, 8 Feb 2011 20:54:01 EST Welcome New Butterflies! <em>199</em> <em>229</em> <em>345</em> <em>104</em> <em>244</em> <em>252</em> We are all glad to have ya on board Whoo Hoo!!!! Good luck to the success, we are all here to route one another on! Tue, 8 Feb 2011 04:10:31 EST The Big Picture The best motivator is seeing progress. <BR> The best reward is seeing progress. <BR> <BR> This is my year to reach my goal of living a healthy life both physically and spiritually. <BR> <BR> By not snacking or having seconds I can save at least 500 calories per day! Wow! <em>43</em> <em>9</em> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> By snacking and indulging in seconds I also can add more than 500 extra calories a day. <BR> <em>198</em> <em>15</em> <em>234</em> <BR> <em>185</em> I am going to ... Mon, 24 Jan 2011 13:46:29 EST Beliefs Food does not comfort me. <BR> <BR> For years I believed foods were my friends and that they comforted me when I was tired, sad, etc.. <BR> <BR> I know now that sugary foods not only do not comfort me but they make me fat and feel worse. I am happy to say that we no longer are friends. <BR> <BR> My true friends are fruits, vegetables and whole grains. They do make me healthy and feel good. Sun, 23 Jan 2011 00:12:50 EST Calories, Minutes and Accountability I read about a diet. You pay $1,100 for first doctor's visit and a month's supply of of self-injections and a severely calories restricted diet. A person would lose weight on a low calorie diet anyway. <em>198</em> The article said many women were willing to try it. Sat, 22 Jan 2011 23:57:53 EST Choices Loving myself means taking care of myself. <BR> Taking care of myself means making healthy choices. <BR> <BR> Reasons for Eating <BR> <BR> Loving Reasons: <BR> Nutrition <BR> Physical hunger <BR> It would be nice to make it a pleasurable experience <BR> <BR> Self Destructive Reasons: <BR> Anxiety <BR> Anger <BR> Boredom <BR> Excitement <BR> Guilt <BR> Loneliness <BR> Shame <BR> Other <BR> <BR> The awareness that when I eat self-destructively, I am definitely not loving myself is very help... Sat, 22 Jan 2011 23:51:59 EST Give a pat on the back to the new team leader! I think she is doing a tremendous job!!!! so here is a yahoo yahoo!!!! Keep up the good work! (yahoo means pat on the back..smiles) Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:05:47 EST Belly fat(newbee) I've been working out at the gym for some time now and I have about 10 more pounds to resolve. I am really have a problem around the mid section we often call the muffin top(LOL) I walk ,I do treadmill and ab workouts, but it just won't go budge? I've never had this problem before and I don't know where it came from(LOL). May have been lack of exercise duh! I recently went on the 1200 calorie a day menu, and no more than 1250 hoping maybe that might help .It has been only about a week , and ... Mon, 17 Jan 2011 15:50:48 EST Motivation Corner <link><BR>on_articles.asp?id=1260 </link> <BR> What does 300 Calories look like. Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:04:17 EST Weigh-In Lounge Discipline is remembering what I really want. <BR> Habits are invisible masters. <BR> Junk food does not comfort the body nor the mind. <BR> <BR> By not snacking nor having seconds I can save at least 500 calories per day! Wow! <em>43</em> <em>9</em> <em>334</em> <BR> And also by snacking and indulging in seconds I also add more than 500 extra calories a day. <em>198</em> <em>15</em> <em>234</em> <BR> Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:56:38 EST Welcome New Members Please introduce yourself and share your goals. Looking forward to getting to know you, learning from you & supporting you in your journey. Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:53:58 EST Resisting Temptations Instead of giving in to sweet delights, pick up some weights or take a little walk. Post the number of minutes you were active and how many calories you ignored. Little success add up to big successes. Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:49:49 EST Daily Goal - No Impulse Snacking & No Seconds By snacking during the day and helping yourself to seconds during mealtimes you can easily eat 500, 1,000 or more calories each day. Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:36:43 EST New Habits Learn to differentiate between physical and emotional hunger. <BR> Notice how you can be satisfied with a small meal. <BR> Enjoy and anticipate small meals. <BR> Watch <BR> <link> </link> when motivation is needed. <BR> Get back on the wagon immediately if you falter. No harm is done but if you use it as an excuse to eat everything in sight then you will put on weight. Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:30:15 EST Calorie Range Days in January Jan 16 - 22 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>9</em> <em>9</em> Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:28:22 EST New team leader is needed Hello all. Since I started this team a few years ago it has grown tremendously and I am so proud of all of you who have joined. Since I started this team my doctor has put me on umteen million diets. Since the death of my mother in may, loss of my job and family home this past summer I have gained all my weight back and literally gained all kinds of health problems with it. I no longer feel I can lead you all the way a team leader should. Im literally just trying to keep my head above water. ... Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:09:53 EST team leader I am so sorry I have not been here for all of you. From what I have seen you have all been doing a great job! My mother died last may. Within two weeks of her death I lost my job our house and things have been genuinly tough. I have gained all my weight back with some added health problems. I really dont feel I am worthy to lead you as a team leader at the present time..Im just struggling like the rest of you. If any of you would like to be a team leader of this team please contact me and I w... Fri, 17 Dec 2010 11:28:28 EST new to sparkpeople and a low calorie diet hello Thu, 7 Oct 2010 10:30:40 EST New to this Good morning. I'm trying this way to reach my goals of getting healthier. I've got at least 60 pounds I need to shed, (I'd love to lose 100, but trying to be realistic), and I need to get my type II diabetes in control, my blood pressure down, and just feel better about myself. If this helps me to stay on track, Yayy! I work a full time, pretty physically active job Monday thru Friday, and have grandchildren I try to keep up with, but I want more out of life. My husband is a heart patien... Sat, 28 Aug 2010 08:23:20 EST I need your help my friends First i would like to welcome all of you new people to the team and wish you well on all your goals. <BR> <BR> My mother fell tuesday early morning, fell into a coma in the night hours and was just taken off life support at 5pm yesterday. She is holding her own but still in a coma. The doctor says she will not recover unless there is a divine healing. <BR> <BR> I have written a blog..mother passing..all of you who have lost your mothers if you could send me advice how you got through those ... Thu, 6 May 2010 05:31:46 EST The Missing team leader Hello everyone. I am sorry I have been away for so long but I have been very ill with the swine flu, pneumonia, a bloody nose, strep throat, colds. In and out of the h ospital, working and sleeping. I am amazed to see there are so many members here and am so blessed the team has done so well! If there is anyone who wants to be co-leader with me I would love it since I cannot be here everyday. Blessings to all of you and all your hard work and I hope to be here more often now that I am on the ... Tue, 9 Mar 2010 14:10:58 EST Happy labor day Hi everyone,..I just want to wish you a happy labor day weekend...Watch your weight but have fun too. Mon, 7 Sep 2009 11:44:48 EST Welcome new members! I am by far too late to wish all of you blessings on your goals. For all of you who have joined in my absence 100 fold blessings on your goals and what you want to accomplish. For Leannal1 who just joined us..I wish you all the best in your goals and what you want to do. Blessings....hope to see you often on here. <BR> Love, Amy5556 Tue, 18 Aug 2009 23:26:24 EST Wed check in. I could not believe it this morning, I was l43 and half, down from l46. Went out to eat and had salmon but brought half home and only had three small potatoes, insides only, so not much, but did have two slices of It bread with marg. so will see what happens if I gained any back. Wed, 24 Jun 2009 14:54:16 EST Any writers trying to loose weight Go to tips for writers on Writer support and met others, but don't forget to come back here. Mon, 22 Jun 2009 20:23:33 EST Sites for nutrition <link><BR>ient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4PCTA_enUS324US325<BR>&q=Low+calorie+receipes </link> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>/fat.html </link> Wed, 17 Jun 2009 15:09:08 EST good calorie foods for a 1200 calorie diet celery is one of the best..very low and good snack food <BR> carrots can be dipped in a tomato salsa for another great low calorie snack <BR> Cereals are good for the much needed fiber but it is very easy to overdo on the amounts. What I have done is premeasure it, put it in a baggy and put it in the refrigerator and also premeasure my milk, put it in a tupperware so I made sure I didnt go overboard. <BR> Strawberries are serving is 1.5 cups <BR> Fish, chicken and turkey excell... Tue, 9 Jun 2009 11:03:19 EST Diet plans for the day Pk of oatmeal with water. <BR> In between slice of whole wheat toast with fat free butter spray. <BR> Lunch soup and half sandwich of chicken, turkey, tuna. In place of this you could have fish, chicken, turkey, about the size of a deck of cards and low calorie veggies. <BR> <BR> Snack Jello only 90 calories <BR> <BR> Supper If you have the baked or broiled fish, chicken or turkey, or meatloaf with fat free chicken or turkey hamburg, then have a half sandwich and soup for supper. Mon, 8 Jun 2009 10:30:14 EST Low calorie receipes. Low fat Progresso soup. Add carrots, onion, brown rice. White is not really good for you, as far as I know, nor while bread, pasta, white flour. Then have a cup with half sandwich of tuna, turkey or chicken. <BR> Use only half can of the small can and a touch of fat free mayo. Mon, 8 Jun 2009 10:26:57 EST june/july birthdays anyone? june/july birthdays anyone? Sun, 7 Jun 2009 14:37:00 EST an absent team leader Hi everyone...through sicknesses in my family, two graduations, a huge graduation party that took place yesterday I have been lax on my team leader responsibilities im sorry to say. Plan to get back on my diet and hope to be meeting all of you very soon...have a blessed sunday Sun, 7 Jun 2009 13:11:35 EST june birthdays anyone? happy birthday to all june people..sorry I didnt make it camey for your blessed Sat, 6 Jun 2009 21:43:24 EST Newbie Good Morning, Everyone! <BR> <BR> I have about 145# to lose and am on the original Cambridge GreySheet Food Plan, the one without grains. Would love to buddy up with someone with also doing Greysheet with they would like. Would also love to give and get moral support and motivation. <BR> <BR> Big Hugs all around. <BR> <BR> Before my Life's journey is over I will be ... <BR> One tiny Lady Fri, 15 May 2009 10:09:07 EST may birthdays anyone? Hi b day is tuesday the 5th..always a holiday..its cinco de mayo in mexico and childrens day in <em>410</em> <em>475</em> Fri, 1 May 2009 13:38:12 EST welcome New Members! Welcome new members...hope everything is well with you. Well american idol is on so I hope I get to talk to all of you soon. Wed, 29 Apr 2009 20:59:08 EST My intro..... Hi everyone! My name is Gina. I am a Navy wife living in Oahu, Hawaii. I am a mother to 4 and a surrogate mother to one cute baby boy. I am here for support and to make some friends. I want to lose about 20 pounds...on my 5 ft. frame that is a lot of extra baggage that I do not need!!! Looking forward to talking to you all! <BR> Tue, 14 Apr 2009 00:06:04 EST hey everyone Figured I would stop in to say hello! Hope everyone has a great Easter! Fri, 10 Apr 2009 11:07:30 EST new trophy! I have reached my 5000 pt trophy!!! If anyone else has reached a new trophy please share your good news!!! Mon, 23 Mar 2009 18:48:03 EST What is everyone doing for lent? My goal is to read at least one gospel before son is on the daniel fast..a bible diet of veggies, beans and water Wed, 18 Mar 2009 12:15:35 EST any night eaters out there? I have a problem with night eating...tell me what you do Mon, 16 Mar 2009 23:12:39 EST What kind of diets have you been on? I have been on weight watchers since I was 14 years old..I am now 52..In November I was put on a low carb diet which I made me feel so healthy but I didnt lose any weight the 3 months that I was on it so my doctor put me on a 1200 calorie diet..I have lost 12 pounds since then...its also why I started this team..I felt sure there were other people that had to be on a low calorie diet like me...blessings..amy Mon, 16 Mar 2009 23:11:03 EST where are u from? Im from ohio Sun, 15 Mar 2009 00:42:20 EST march birthdays? be sure to check here if its your birthday so we can all wish you a happy birthday....its my brothers today... Sat, 14 Mar 2009 19:28:23 EST calorie log-in today so far its 922 calories..I probably will have tea or hot chocolate later which will increase it to 955. Today is march 13, 2009 Fri, 13 Mar 2009 20:12:52 EST What does everyone do for St. Patricks Day? I usually wear green. My family is protestant irish so they usually wore orange. My ancestors were originally hat miliners in cork ireland. I visited northern ireland a few years was wonderful..I felt like I had gone home. <BR> <BR> I also try to remember that St. Patrick used the shamrock to explain about the christian life to people of Ireland of his day. The shamrock represents God the father, God the son, and God the Holy Spirit. It gives it an extra meaning besides drinking gree... Fri, 13 Mar 2009 00:21:43 EST tuesday checkin Today so busy. Took brother to rehab and then over to the east side to his doctor. My mother had surgery at the same hospital so went to see her while my brother was seeing the doctor. Came home and had pizza..not the best thing to have on a 1200 cal diet..but too tired to cook. Back to it tomorrow..smiles. Tue, 10 Mar 2009 22:51:13 EST monday check-in Lost 14 I put on a shirt I havent worn for a while I really see the weight it makes me feel good..24 is on tonight..always a good day..smiles Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:06:33 EST Welcome New Members! Welcome new members..Im so glad you are here. Whether you have come to jumpstart your diet or a medical diet I wish you well..jump in... <BR> <BR> For check-ins I have monday check-in, tuesday check-in <BR> just put in the date and log how your day went Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:04:23 EST sunday check-in sunday check-ins Sat, 28 Feb 2009 16:18:35 EST saturday check-in here is for all saturdays Sat, 28 Feb 2009 16:18:05 EST saturday check-in its 12.30am weighed myself and lost 2.5 237.5 <BR> <BR> I ordered a new dress that is one size too small so I am determined to lose so I can wear this new dress Sat, 28 Feb 2009 00:53:49 EST thursday check-in I think I will put as titles monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, sat, sunday checkin..when you check-in just find the appropropriate day put the date in, and let us know how you are doing..sometimes I cant be here to put a check-in everyday so I think this will work better.. Wed, 25 Feb 2009 08:34:48 EST sunday 2/22 checkin Not doing so well on my diet lately, bad stomach problems...see the doctor on monday..hope she wont send me to the hospital..I need to be accountable for what I eat even if I dont follow my 1200 I need to log and be accountable to everyone in my group.. Sun, 22 Feb 2009 05:15:21 EST Saturday 2/21 checking check in Sat, 21 Feb 2009 03:43:42 EST friday 2/20 check in just putting in checkin for tomorrow Thu, 19 Feb 2009 23:17:24 EST Thursday 2/19/09 check in I will try to put in a new date everyday for check-in.. <BR> <BR> Weighed myself this morning and didnt gain any weight. Went to a new gye doctor today..he did a uteran biopsy..oh that hurt..Im hoping he will be able to help me. <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 19 Feb 2009 12:28:45 EST Information that helps us along the way From time to time I find some good articles in the weight watchers e-zine..I will share them with everyone in this place. <BR> <BR> 6 Healthy Food Switches for Weight-Loss Success <BR> <BR> <BR> * Article By: Melanie Leyshon <BR> * <BR> * Print <BR> * <BR> * Email <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Making a few small changes to your eating habits can add up to big weight-loss results. Discover the top six here. <BR> <BR> There's no better time to embark on a weight-loss pla... Thu, 19 Feb 2009 07:48:38 EST Exercise log spent about 30 minutes on weight machines <BR> 5 min on cardio bike <BR> about 3800 steps Thu, 19 Feb 2009 00:16:12 EST Feb birthdays anyone? Anyone have a birthday in february? My daughters is the 17th and today is the switch over to digital tv so I hope everyone is situated...smiles Tue, 17 Feb 2009 10:29:23 EST heart magnets from valentines day Hi everyone..I am not sure if everyone knows this but I sell avon..trying to at any rate! smiles..this valentines day I made a bunch of foamie hearts for your refrigerator and have a bunch left over (I made them to give to customers) If you would like one send a message to my spark mail and give me your address. I will not use your address for any purpose but to send the heart..smiles. Im not one of these killem business people(lol its why I dont have any customers)...Let me know if you would... Mon, 16 Feb 2009 11:04:30 EST new ideas Hi everyone..thanks so much for joining the 1200 dont know how much I appreciate you!!! <BR> <BR> Im looking for new ideas of things you would like to talk about on here or if there is something you would like to talk about just jump in start a new topic and we can go from there. <BR> <BR> As we go on I am also looking for someone who would like to help me, put messages up etc..if I am unable to be here for a couple of days then the other team leader can take over for a few da... Mon, 16 Feb 2009 10:59:10 EST we made our goal! We made our goal of 500 pts for feb! Yea! Sun, 15 Feb 2009 19:53:31 EST Winter Sickness Hi everyone..welcome new members..I am feeling under the weather...some sort of stomach problem..Im going to talk to my doctor on tuesday and see if i can get some sort of medication for my stomach pain..then I will be back on my diet with a capital D..smiles. Keep posting till I get better and may God bless all of you!!! Sun, 15 Feb 2009 19:49:24 EST Valentines day..a new My son being his funny self..renamed valentines day..its singles appreciation day!!! Wahoo! Fri, 13 Feb 2009 10:33:42 EST are u ready for valentines day? my love wont be here but I have a teddy bear for him that sings signed sealed and delivered im I cant wait to give it to him..(he loves teddy bears) Mon, 9 Feb 2009 15:50:53 EST New people please come tired of talking to myself If you drop by please stop by and say hello..would so much like to talk to someone other than Fri, 6 Feb 2009 21:52:57 EST saturday(feb 7) weigh in I thought saturday morning would be a good day for weigh sure I have lost weight..i was 242 after dinner tonight..I am beginning to feel thinner Fri, 6 Feb 2009 21:43:25 EST static cling Preventing Static Cling <BR> I found this article on static cling..please enjoy... <BR> <BR> Dryer Sheet on Skirt Lining <BR> <BR> This morning the lining of my skirt was clinging to my legs like velco. So, I borrowed a dryer sheet from my brother and rubbed it over the lining. Now my skirt is static free, with no cost to me. Saves on buying those spray cans of static "declinger". naderbug from Canada <BR> <BR> Baking Soda in the Wash <BR> <BR> If you do not have dryer sheets, put a littl... Fri, 6 Feb 2009 10:29:37 EST low cal foods for snacks celery is only 5 cal for 2 small stalks <BR> green tea is good it boosts your metabolism Sat, 31 Jan 2009 10:20:15 EST new ideas Im looking for any new ideas to post on here... Sat, 31 Jan 2009 10:18:28 EST Bible reading Here is a bible reading schedule..I will put the verses of the day in each day. <BR> <BR> Ex. 3-4 <BR> Ps 56-57 <BR> Romans 9 Sat, 31 Jan 2009 10:13:59 EST Question of the day Have you traveled to a foreign country? <BR> <BR> I have lived in Japan and traveled to Okinawa Japan, Hawaii, Ireland, UK, Australia, West Africa, Canada and parts of the U.S. Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:56:33 EST Need to Vent? Feel free... Here is a place to vent on anything. After I vent I always say to myself..Im not complaining! Im making a comment!!! Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:54:05 EST Prayer Requests This is a place for prayer requests of any kind. You can say what it is or just say you have a prayer request and would like everyone to pray. Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:52:13 EST Jokes or Funny stories Here is a place to tell the latest jokes or funny stories..I think everyone needs a good laugh! Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:50:04 EST Friday check-in Well I am 4 calories over my 1200 limit. That is pretty good. I feel a little bit thinner so I am going to try to weigh myself tomorrow. Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:49:00 EST Saturday weigh-in Good day as any to weigh in.. <em>30</em> Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:47:15 EST A new team Hello everyone..I started this team because I couldnt find any teams for those watching calories under 1400 cals. So I thought why not start my own..:-) My name is Amy and I was on a low carb diet for 3 months..didnt lose any weight so my doctor put me on a 1200 calorie diet this past monday. I need to lose about 100 pounds and am determined to do it this time. I have traveled to many countries overseas, lived abroad for a while, have two children(adults) and a dog dannyboy. Please check out ... Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:45:17 EST