SparkPeople WW Support Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=30504 This team will be made of people who are on Weight Watchers and want to discuss their issues.. This team is meant to offer support and encouragment for those of us on Weight Watchers. SparkPeople WW Support Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=30504 Quote of the Day ( Sept 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x59246123 Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together. <BR> Eugene Ionesco <BR> <BR> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 02:39:46 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 23) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x59246120 The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love. <BR> <BR> Jean Racine <BR> <BR> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 02:38:06 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x59193001 Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” <BR> &#8213; Oscar Wilde Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:16:21 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 18 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x59193000 “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” <BR> &#8213; Dr. Seuss Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:15:43 EST Hi Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x59135516 Hello fellow sparkers. I am sorry I have been AWOL for a while but there's a lot going on in my life and I have not been able to post as often as I would like to. We are downsizing and have put our house up for sale. I have been busy packing, cleaning up, looking for a new house and all the "good stuff" associated with moving. We are staying in the same area but we want a house of half the size of the one we had. <BR> <BR> I will do my best to post more often. I hope y'all had a great summe... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:58:16 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 13) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x59135371 If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher. <BR> A. P. J. Abdul Kalam <BR> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:39:41 EST Quote of the Day ( July21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x58674926 Nobody can take advantage of you without your permission. <BR> Anonymous Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:36:51 EST Quote of the Day ( June 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x58097976 No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things. <BR> Demi Lovato <BR> <BR> Tue, 3 Jun 2014 16:01:31 EST Quotes of the Week ( June 1 - 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x58097959 <BR> QUOTES BY RENE DESCARTES <BR> ============================== <BR> <BR> 1It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well. <BR> <BR> 2)Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it. <BR> <BR> 3)The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt. <BR> <BR> 4)Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has... Tue, 3 Jun 2014 16:00:05 EST Quotes of the Week ( April 13 - 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57488931 1)You don’t drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there. <BR> <BR> 2)It’s better to know and be disappointed than to never know and always wonder. <BR> <BR> 3)There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go <BR> <BR> 4)Happiness is not determined by what’s happening around you, but rather what’s happening inside you. Most people depend on others to gain happ... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 20:06:22 EST Quotes of the Week ( April 6 -12 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57488904 1)Anyone can come into your life and say how much they love you. It takes someone really special to stay in your life and show how much they love you. <BR> <BR> 2)Love and appreciate your parents. We are often so busy growing up, we forget they are also growing old. <BR> <BR> 3)When someone tells you, “You’ve changed,” it might simply be because you’ve stopped living your life their way. <BR> <BR> 4)When you’re up, your friends know who you are. When you’re down, you know who your friends ... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 20:01:54 EST Quotes of the Week ( March 30 - April 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57488798 1)You can learn great things from your mistakes when you aren’t busy denying them. <BR> <BR> 2)In life, if you don’t risk anything, you risk everything <BR> <BR> 3)There isn’t anything noble about being superior to another person. True nobility is in being superior to the person you once were. <BR> <BR> 4)Trying to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. <BR> <BR> 5)You will never become who you want to be if you keep blaming everyone else for who you are now. <BR> <BR> 6)Peo... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:48:14 EST Quotes of the Week ( March 16 -22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57488768 1)You cannot change what you refuse to confront <BR> Anonymous <BR> <BR> 2).Sometimes you need to distance yourself to see things clearly. <BR> Anonymous <BR> <BR> 3)If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay. <BR> Anonymous <BR> <BR> 4)The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are spe... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:43:28 EST Quote of the Day (April 4 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57379085 <BR> Tearless grief bleeds inwardly. <BR> Christian Nevell Bovee <BR> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:56:09 EST Quote of the Day (April 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57379081 Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. <BR> Malcolm S. Forbes Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:55:12 EST Quote of the Day (April 2 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57379074 <BR> Swallow your pride occasionally, it's non-fattening! <BR> Anonymous Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:54:15 EST Quote of the Day (April 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57379068 <BR> April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four. <BR> Mark Twain <BR> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:52:52 EST Quote of the Day (March 31 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57379061 <BR> Silence moves faster when it's going backward. <BR> Jean Cocteau <BR> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:51:36 EST Quote of the Day (March 30 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57379053 The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. <BR> ~Ralph Blum <BR> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:49:38 EST Quote of the Day (March 29 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57379049 Once you accept the fact that you're not perfect, then you develop some confidence. ~Rosalynn Carter <BR> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:48:27 EST Quote of the Day (March 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57379044 Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. <BR> ~Harriet Braiker <BR> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:47:26 EST Quote of the Day (March 27 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57274835 <BR> Having a sister is like having a best friend you can't get rid of. You know whatever you do, they'll still be there. ~Amy Li Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:15:32 EST Quote of the Day (March 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57274822 <BR> Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" <BR> Robin Williams Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:14:41 EST Quote of the Day (March 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57274812 Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next. ~Franklin P. Jones Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:13:45 EST Quote of the Day (March 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57274796 You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. <BR> ~Franklin P. Jones Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:12:27 EST Quote of the Day (March 23 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57274777 The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. <BR> ~Harry Golden <BR> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:11:25 EST Quote of the Day (March 22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57274766 To die and part is a less evil; but to part and live, there, there is the torment. <BR> ~George Lansdowne <BR> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:10:16 EST Quote of the Day (March 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57205073 Young people talk of what they are doing; old people of what they have done; and fools of what they have a mind to do. <BR> Anonymous <BR> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:21:39 EST Quote of the Day (March 20 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57205067 Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor. <BR> -Ernest Hemingway Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:20:14 EST Quote of the Day (March 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57205058 Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time <BR> -Leonard Bernstein Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:18:47 EST Quote of the Day (March 18 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57205054 What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us. <BR> Anonymous Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:18:05 EST Quote of the Day (March 17 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149839 They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them. <BR> Mahatma Gandhi Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:02:43 EST Quote of the Day (March 16 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149829 In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned. <BR> Jane Haddam Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:02:03 EST Quote of the Day (March 15) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149813 <BR> The best way to keep one's word is not to give it. <BR> Napoleon Bonaparte <BR> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:01:01 EST Quote of the Day (March 14 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149796 <BR> Oaths are but words, and words but wind. <BR> Samuel Butler <BR> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:00:13 EST Quote of the Day (March 13 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149790 Judge me all you want, just keep the verdict to yourself. <BR> Anonymous <BR> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:59:26 EST Quote of the Day (March 12 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149781 <BR> Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom. <BR> Merry Browne Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:58:16 EST Quote of the Day (March 11 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149775 Do not repeat anything you will not sign your name to. <BR> Anonymous Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:57:36 EST Quote of the Day (March 10 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149769 <BR> Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. <BR> Spanish Proverb <BR> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:56:46 EST Quote of the Day (March 9 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149764 What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth. <BR> Jewish Proverb <BR> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:56:04 EST Quotes of the Week ( March 16 -22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149752 1)No one can understand the truth until he drinks of coffee's frothy goodness. <BR> Sheik Abd-al-Kadir <BR> <BR> 2)Conscience keeps more people awake than coffee. <BR> Anonymous <BR> <BR> 3)Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork. <BR> English Proverb <BR> <BR> 4)Your stomach shouldn't be a waist basket. <BR> Anonymous <BR> <BR> 5)Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter which fork you use. <BR> Emi... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:54:33 EST Quotes of the Week ( March 9 - 15 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57149610 1)Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. <BR> M. Kathleen Casey <BR> <BR> 2)I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. <BR> Jewish Proverb <BR> <BR> 3)Turn your wounds into wisdom. <BR> Oprah Winfrey <BR> <BR> 4)We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. <BR> Kenji Miyazawa <BR> <BR> 5)Bad is never good until worse happens. <BR> Danish Proverb <BR> <BR> 6) It just wouldn't be a picnic without the ants. <BR> Anonymous <BR> <BR> 7)You may not realize it ... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:39:10 EST Quote of the Day (March 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57044921 I found there was only one way to look thin: hang out with fat people. <BR> Rodney Dangerfield <BR> <BR> Fri, 7 Mar 2014 20:35:58 EST Quote of the Day (March 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57044910 Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid. <BR> Hedy Lamarr <BR> <BR> Fri, 7 Mar 2014 20:34:56 EST Quote of the Day (March 6) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57044895 People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. <BR> Isaac Asimov <BR> <BR> Fri, 7 Mar 2014 20:33:34 EST Quote of the Day (March 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57044877 Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes. <BR> Jim Carrey <BR> <BR> Fri, 7 Mar 2014 20:32:04 EST Quote of the Day (March 4 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57044867 A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice. <BR> Bill Cosby Fri, 7 Mar 2014 20:30:53 EST Quote of the Day (March 3) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x57044836 A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man. <BR> Lana Turner <BR> <BR> Fri, 7 Mar 2014 20:28:16 EST Quotes of the Week ( March 2 - 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56966017 <BR> 1)Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art. <BR> Ansel Adams <BR> <BR> 2)It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently. <BR> Warren Buffett <BR> <BR> 3)The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , t... Sat, 1 Mar 2014 19:26:54 EST Quote of the Day (March 2 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965735 Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees. <BR> Dolores Ibarruri <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 19:00:14 EST Quote of the Day ( March 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965726 Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. <BR> Anne Frank <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:59:15 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965719 Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. <BR> Anne Frank <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:58:38 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 27 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965708 All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. <BR> Anatole France <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:57:46 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965697 I haven't trusted polls since I read that 62% of women had affairs during their lunch hour. I've never met a woman in my life who would give up lunch for sex. <BR> Erma Bombeck <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:56:55 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965688 It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding. <BR> Erma Bombeck <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:56:12 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965673 The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. <BR> Khalil Gibran <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:55:09 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 23) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965654 You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. <BR> Walter Hagen <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:53:32 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 22) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56965641 Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'! <BR> Audrey Hepburn <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:52:48 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 22) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56864797 Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil. <BR> Plato <BR> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:34:29 EST Quotes of the Week ( Feb 23 - March 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56864783 THE WISDOM OF THE GREEKS II <BR> ============================== <BR> 1)An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics. <BR> Plutarch <BR> <BR> 2)I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. <BR> Plutarch <BR> <BR> 3)Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them. <BR> Diogenes of Sinope <BR> <BR> 4)One may define flattery as a bas... Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:33:33 EST Quotes of the Week ( Feb 16 - 22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56864591 THE WISDOM OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS <BR> ===================================== <BR> <BR> 1)It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all. <BR> Democritus <BR> <BR> 2)There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly. <BR> Antisthenes <BR> <BR> 3)Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes. <BR> Antisthenes <BR> <BR> 4)Anybody can become angry - that ... Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:15:28 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56853368 There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly. <BR> Antisthenes <BR> <BR> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:15:07 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 20 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56853339 Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen. <BR> Anaxagoras <BR> <BR> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:13:18 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56853314 After all is said and done, more is said than done. <BR> Aesop <BR> <BR> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:11:57 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 18 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56853299 We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. <BR> Aesop <BR> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:10:58 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 17 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56853282 God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind. <BR> Aeschylus <BR> <BR> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:10:10 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 16 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56853265 It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. <BR> Aeschylus <BR> <BR> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:08:36 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 15) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56775382 Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. <BR> Plato <BR> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:58:31 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 13 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56775370 One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. <BR> Plato <BR> <BR> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:57:39 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 11 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56775361 Four years ago, I felt the importance of the Olympics and how it is different from other events. It's a completely different atmosphere. The main advice I can give my teammates is to try to enjoy the experience. <BR> Kohei Uchimura <BR> <BR> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:56:34 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 12 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56775349 Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny. <BR> Bob Marley <BR> <BR> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:55:05 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 10 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56775341 Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living? <BR> Bob Marley <BR> <BR> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:54:10 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 14 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56775325 My ideal Valentine's Day is spending it with someone you are in love with and for that someone to make you feel loved and appreciated. <BR> Candice Swanepoel <BR> <BR> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:53:07 EST Newb Just Saying Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x56715771 Hello all....I'm Tema and a sparker for life...I just joined WW this past Friday...and went to my first meeting on Saturday a little confusing I will admit but I'm going to stick with it...I'm so excited to try something new looking forward to getting to know you all <BR> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:04:01 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 9 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56707674 There are people who have money and people who are rich. <BR> Coco Chanel <BR> <BR> Sun, 9 Feb 2014 12:03:37 EST Quotes of the Week ( FEB 9 - 15 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56707663 1)A lie told often enough becomes the truth. <BR> Vladimir Lenin <BR> <BR> 2)There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel. <BR> Vladimir Lenin <BR> <BR> 3)The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied. <BR> Lucretius <BR> <BR> 4)No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own fam... Sun, 9 Feb 2014 12:02:39 EST Quotes of the Week ( Feb 2 - 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688795 QUOTES BY THEODOR WIESENGRUND ADORNO <BR> ========================================<BR>====== <BR> <BR> <BR> 1)Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality. <BR> <BR> 2) There are no more ideologies in the authentic sense of false consciousness, only advertisements for the world through its duplication and the provocative lie which does not seek belief but commands silence. <BR> <BR> 3)Once the last trace of emotion has been eradicated, nothing remains of thought bu... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 20:08:44 EST Quotes of the Week ( Jan 26 - Feb 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688412 1)Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of wa <BR> Thucydides <BR> <BR> 2) Mens indignation, it seems, is more excited by legal wrong than by violent wrong; the first looks like being cheated by an equal, the second like being compelled by a superior. <BR> Thucydides <BR> <BR> 3) The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when ... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:42:18 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688126 Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. <BR> -Francesco Petrarch Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:18:59 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688107 The best way to forget ones self is to look at the world with attention and love. <BR> -Red Auerbach Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:17:42 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 6 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688094 To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies. <BR> -Red Auerbach Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:16:43 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688089 The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology. <BR> Red Auerbach Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:15:48 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 4) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688082 Just do what you do best. <BR> Red Auerbach Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:14:45 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688070 Engrave this Quote Love is not blind -- it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less <BR> -Rabbi J. Gordon Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:12:56 EST Quotes of the Week ( Jan 19 -25) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56688054 1) Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do. <BR> Zsa Zsa Gabor <BR> <BR> 2)You never really know a man until you have divorced him. <BR> Zsa Zsa Gabor <BR> <BR> 3)I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house. <BR> Zsa Zsa Gabor <BR> <BR> 4)Engrave this Quote Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. <BR> Bill Gates <BR> <BR> 5)Often you have to rely on intuition. <BR> Bi... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 19:10:49 EST Quotes of the Week ( Jan 12 - 18) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56685004 1)Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again. <BR> Rosa Parks <BR> <BR> 2)I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue. <BR> Xenocrates <BR> <BR> 3)No human being will ever know the Truth, for even if they happen to say it by chance, they would not even known they had done so. <BR> Xenophanes <BR> <BR> 4)Men create the gods in their own image. <BR> Xenophanes <BR> <BR> 5)The sweetest of all sounds i... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 13:33:51 EST Quotes of the Week ( Jan 5- 11) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56684900 1)If you can dream it, you can do it. <BR> Walt Disney <BR> <BR> 2)Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. <BR> William Blake <BR> <BR> 3)Know or listen to those who know. <BR> Baltasar Gracian <BR> <BR> 4)True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. <BR> Baltasar Gr... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 13:20:30 EST Anyone here from the UK? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x56632538 Just wondering what your favourite recipes/meals are? Mon, 3 Feb 2014 16:10:30 EST What did you do for exercise today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17097x30504x56631383 45 minutes of Crunch Pilates Mon, 3 Feb 2014 14:42:51 EST New to Weight Watchers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x56618885 Hi! <BR> <BR> I am just about to start Weight Watchers for the first time. I'm already incorporating Pilates into my day, trying to go from 3x's/week to 4x's/week. I just made out my menu for the week, using one of the WW cookbooks. I think the main problems I have are snacking, sweets and an occasional drink at night. <BR> <BR> Sun, 2 Feb 2014 17:20:06 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 2 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56615439 Do not tell a friend anything you would conceal from an enemy. <BR> -Arabic Proverb Sun, 2 Feb 2014 12:08:36 EST Quote of the Day ( Feb 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56615412 I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one. <BR> -Chinese Proverb Sun, 2 Feb 2014 12:06:57 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 31 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56570116 Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain. <BR> - Vivian Greene Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:25:41 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 30 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56570100 Talent does what it can; genius does what it must. <BR> - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:24:38 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 29 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56570084 Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. <BR> - Napoleon Bonaparte Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:23:23 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56570075 Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain. <BR> - Friedrich von Schiller Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:22:44 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 27 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56570054 There are no facts, only interpretations. <BR> - Friedrich Nietzsche Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:21:07 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56570034 I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. <BR> - Thomas Jefferson Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:19:41 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56570018 I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. <BR> - Galileo Galilei Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:18:17 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56570003 You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you. <BR> - Leon Trotsky Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:17:22 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 23 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56569988 People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. <BR> - Soren Aabye Kierkegaard Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:16:19 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56569969 When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity; when many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion. <BR> - Robert Pirsig Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:15:19 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56569953 Political correctness is tyranny with manners. <BR> - Charlton Heston Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:14:26 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 20 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56569926 Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. <BR> - Napoleon Bonaparte Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:13:31 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56569914 Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. <BR> - H. G. Wells Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:12:53 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 18 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56402848 The inspiration of the almighty gives man understanding. <BR> -Bible Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:24:23 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 17 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56402831 I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much. <BR> -Mother Theresa Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:23:06 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 16) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56402822 The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. <BR> -Mother Theresa Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:22:20 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 15 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56379163 <BR> There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship. <BR> Anonymous Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:04:26 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 14 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56379150 <BR> A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. <BR> ~Marion C. Garretty Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:03:22 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 13 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56379141 <BR> As soon as you see a mistake and don't fix it, it becomes your mistake. <BR> Anonymous Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:02:21 EST Determined Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x56334380 Hello all! I have been on Spark for a little over 4 years. I lost a nice amount of weight in the beginning and then life happened. I have struggled since and regained all the weight plus more. I joined WW online a week ago. I know this is the next step that I need to take to get me back to where I want to be. Looking forward to the sharing and support in this group! Sun, 12 Jan 2014 18:00:51 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 12 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56322306 Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footsteps on the moon. <BR> Anonymous Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:51:24 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 11 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56322291 Never let a win get to your head, or a loss to your heart. <BR> -Chuck D Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:50:05 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 10 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56322281 There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis. <BR> -Arthur Ashe Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:49:18 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 9 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56322264 : <BR> Teamwork is essential. It allows you to blame someone else. <BR> Anonymous Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:48:07 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56322251 No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything. <BR> Anonymous <BR> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:47:12 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56322239 A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple. <BR> -Japanese Proverb Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:46:19 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 6 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56322227 Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times. <BR> Anonymous Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:45:09 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56316367 Dream research is a wonderful field. All you do is sleep for a living. <BR> Stephen LaBerge <BR> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:03:25 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 4 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56316334 I hope the day that all the Christians are one. This is my dream. <BR> Pope Theodoros II <BR> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:01:58 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56316320 Even if humans feel lots of fear, remember God will take care of you. This is a collective message because fear is contagious... This is a message of reassurance. <BR> Pope Theodoros II <BR> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:01:16 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56316290 I keep working under the delusion that someday a library will ask for my manuscripts. <BR> Walter Wager <BR> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 10:59:58 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 2 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56316229 You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. <BR> Walter Hagen <BR> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 10:57:17 EST new to this team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x56270619 I have been doing spark people for a while and WW forever! I lost 60 lbs but have gained back 20. Working hard to get rid of that 20 lbs in the new year! Wed, 8 Jan 2014 08:01:48 EST Quotes of the Week ( Dec 29- Jan 4 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56163091 NEW YEAR QUOTES <BR> =================== <BR> <BR> 1)The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months! <BR> ~Edward Payson Powell <BR> <BR> 2)Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. <BR> ~Oprah Winfrey <BR> <BR> 3)People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what ... Wed, 1 Jan 2014 10:54:30 EST Quote of the Day ( Jan 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56162672 Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to. <BR> ~Bill Vaughn Wed, 1 Jan 2014 10:33:18 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 31 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56162647 I've been attending lots of seminars in my retirement. They're called naps. <BR> ~Merri Brownworth Wed, 1 Jan 2014 10:32:10 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 30 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56162632 <BR> When a man retires and time is no longer a matter of urgent importance, his colleagues generally present him with a watch. <BR> ~R.C. Sherriff <BR> Wed, 1 Jan 2014 10:31:24 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 29 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56125824 The constitution is for us all to live together, a common life, we need each other. <BR> Pope Theodoros II <BR> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:07:17 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56125808 Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. <BR> Nelson Mandela <BR> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:06:23 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 27 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56125797 Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. <BR> Friedrich Nietzsche Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:05:32 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56125775 That which does not kill us makes us stronger. <BR> Friedrich Nietzsche <BR> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:04:22 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56125767 He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. <BR> Roy L. Smith Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:03:34 EST Looking for a WW Buddy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x56123111 Hi, <BR> <BR> I'm looking for a WW buddy. Someone who is at goal and in maintenance or close to goal. I reached and return to my lifetime goal this month. I'm so excited about that. Didn't think I'd get back to goal. I haven't been at lifetime goal for 2 years!! I'm so excited! I'd like a buddy to keep each other accountable. Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:29:19 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x56118345 I am a Lifetime Member of WW. <BR> I have about 5 pounds to go to get to weigh in for free again. <BR> I am looking to be more active in the online community. <BR> <BR> Thank you! <BR> Jane <BR> <em>381</em> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 20:17:55 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56081774 I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. <BR> Charles Dickens <BR> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 20:16:38 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56081765 All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific. <BR> Jane Wagner <BR> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 20:15:20 EST Quotes of the Week ( Dec 22 - 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56081757 1)He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. <BR> Thomas Carlyle <BR> <BR> 2)The sweetest of all sounds is praise. <BR> Xenophon <BR> <BR> 3)Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. <BR> Voltaire <BR> <BR> 4)Let your mind alone, and see what happens. <BR> Virgil Thomson <BR> <BR> 5)In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls. <BR> Lenny Bruce <BR> <BR> 6)A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished. <BR> Zsa Zsa Gab... Tue, 24 Dec 2013 20:14:19 EST Quotes of the Week ( Dec 15 - 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56064009 QUOTES BY CONFUCIUS <BR> ========================= <BR> <BR> 1)Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. <BR> <BR> 2)When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. <BR> <BR> 3)I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. <BR> <BR> 4)A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. <BR> <BR> 5)Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage. <BR> <BR> 6... Sun, 22 Dec 2013 20:54:15 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 23 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56063794 The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. <BR> Albert Einstein <BR> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 20:27:22 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56063777 Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth. <BR> Mahatma Gandhi <BR> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 20:26:29 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56063767 The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. <BR> Mahatma Gandhi <BR> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 20:24:35 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 20 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56043480 Prejudice squints when it looks and lies when it talks. <BR> -Duchess Abrantes Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:02:35 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56043471 A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations <BR> -William Feather Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:01:05 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 18 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56043455 Many lick before they bite. <BR> Anonymous Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:58:54 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 17 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56043447 He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive. <BR> -Italian Proverb Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:57:56 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 16 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x56043438 <BR> If you have family that loves you, a few good friends, food on your table and a roof over your head. You are richer than you think <BR> -Anonymous Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:56:34 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 15 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55981461 Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. <BR> -Henry Ford Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:09:12 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 14 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55981449 When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. <BR> Anonymous Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:08:11 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 13 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55981433 No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything. <BR> -Anonymous Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:07:05 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 12 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55981418 Do not trust the horse, Trojans! Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even though they bring gifts. <BR> -Virgil Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:05:18 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 11 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55981394 I always read the last page of a book first so that if I die before I finish I'll know how it turned out. <BR> <BR> -Nora Ephron Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:03:33 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 10 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55981372 As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them. <BR> -Maya Angelou Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:02:18 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 9 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55981345 The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned. <BR> <BR> -Dag Hammarskjold Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:00:53 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55908046 A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. <BR> Lao Tzu <BR> Sun, 8 Dec 2013 11:04:08 EST Quotes of the Week ( Dec 8- 14 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55891979 QUOTES BY MORIHEI UESHIBA <BR> ============================ <BR> <BR> 1)Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment. <BR> <BR> 2)Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead. <BR> <BR> 3)If your heart is large enough to envelop your adversaries, you can see right through them and avoid their attack... Fri, 6 Dec 2013 20:39:48 EST Quotes of the Week ( Dec 1 - 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55891664 QUOTES BY JOAN RIVERS <BR> ========================= <BR> <BR> 1)I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath toys were a toaster and a radio. <BR> <BR> 2)I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again. <BR> Joan Rivers <BR> <BR> 3)I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, 'Get the hell off my property.' <BR> <BR> 4)People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you ... Fri, 6 Dec 2013 19:58:21 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55891488 There is nothing permanent except change. <BR> Heraclitus <BR> Fri, 6 Dec 2013 19:38:26 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 6) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55891476 There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends. <BR> Homer Fri, 6 Dec 2013 19:37:22 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55891454 I've had a few arguments with people, but I never carry a grudge. You know why? While you're carrying a grudge, they're out dancing. <BR> Buddy Hackett <BR> Fri, 6 Dec 2013 19:35:02 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 4 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55857453 The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. <BR> Albert Einstein <BR> Tue, 3 Dec 2013 22:25:10 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55857442 People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news. <BR> A. J. Liebling <BR> Tue, 3 Dec 2013 22:24:22 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 2 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55857424 Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home. <BR> Mother Teresa <BR> Tue, 3 Dec 2013 22:23:10 EST Quote of the Day ( Dec 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55857416 Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. <BR> Soren Kierkegaard Tue, 3 Dec 2013 22:22:09 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 30 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55808389 Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. <BR> Amelia Earhart <BR> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:51:42 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 29 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55808385 Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done. <BR> Amelia Earhart <BR> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:50:56 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55808374 To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do. <BR> Victor Hugo <BR> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:49:38 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 27 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55808361 One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:48:25 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55808348 Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new. <BR> Sammy Hagar <BR> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:47:07 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55808337 <BR> God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. <BR> Voltaire <BR> <BR> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:46:20 EST Quotes of the Week ( Nov 24 - 30 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55751268 1)All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God. <BR> Thomas Browne <BR> <BR> 2)It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. <BR> Marilu Henner <BR> <BR> 3)We need to rekindle those values, those strengths as a nation and as a people... And we must do so as one people with one goal. <BR> Kamla Persad-Bissessar <BR> <BR> 4)There are two things that I cannot live without: music and books. Caffeine isn't dignified enoug... Sun, 24 Nov 2013 13:20:17 EST Quotes of the Week ( Nov 17 - 23 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55751024 1)The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer. <BR> Oliver Wendell Holmes <BR> <BR> 2)Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one. <BR> Stella Adler <BR> <BR> 3)I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom. <BR> Bob Hope <BR> <BR> 4)Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. <BR> Albert Einstein <BR> <BR> 5)We make a living by what we... Sun, 24 Nov 2013 12:56:38 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729284 Respect yourself and others will respect you <BR> Confucius Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:47:26 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 23 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729275 Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. <BR> Confucius Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:46:17 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729267 I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. <BR> Mahatma Gandhi Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:45:21 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729256 Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. <BR> Mahatma Gandhi Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:44:08 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 20 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729249 The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. <BR> William James Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:43:02 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729238 A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. <BR> Herm Albright Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:42:07 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 18 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729229 The only way you can sustain a permanent change is to create a new way of thinking, acting, and being. <BR> Jennifer Hudson, Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:41:12 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 17 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729222 Things do not change; we change. <BR> Henry David Thoreau Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:40:12 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 16 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729215 Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice <BR> Aristotle Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:39:08 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 15 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55729202 All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire. <BR> Aristotle Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:37:41 EST Monday Weigh-In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55676438 DOWN 1.8 <em>244</em> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 07:00:33 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 14) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55626319 “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” <BR> &#8213; May Sarton Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:23:56 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 13 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55626313 A day without laughter is a day wasted.” <BR> &#8213; Nicolas Chamfort Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:23:07 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 12 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55626298 “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” <BR> &#8213; Jorge Luis Borges Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:22:11 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 11 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55626291 “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” <BR> &#8213; André Gide Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:21:19 EST 10 minutes every day exercise streak. I'm walking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17097x30504x55591648 What exercise are you all doing? Shall we log our exercise minutes on this thread each day so we can encourage one another? At my ww meeting the ladies who exercise are the ones who lose the most weight. So I've set up a walk every day exercise streak for myself. My favourite exercise is walking. Yesterday was a good day. I did 45 minutes. <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 04:05:55 EST Quotes of the Week ( Nov 10- 16 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55589512 1)Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> 2)My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. <BR> George Washington <BR> <BR> 3)Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. <BR> Aristotle <BR> <BR> 4)The mother-child relationship i... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:22:23 EST Quotes of the Week ( Nov 3 - 9) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55589264 1)Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. <BR> George Washington <BR> <BR> 2)I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone. <BR> Audrey Hepburn <BR> <BR> 3)It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. <BR> Harry S. Truman <BR> <BR> 4)Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. <BR> Buddha <B... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:04:38 EST Quotes of the Week ( Oct 27- Nov 2 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55585311 1)The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. <BR> Vince Lombardi <BR> <BR> 2)Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> 3)The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool. <BR> Stephen King <BR> <BR> 4)Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level. <BR> Joyce Brothers <BR> <BR> 5)All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to p... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:00:29 EST Quotes of the Week ( Oct 20- 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55585087 <BR> 1)To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up. <BR> Ogden Nash <BR> <BR> 2)Peace begins with a smile. <BR> Mother Teresa <BR> <BR> 3)Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. <BR> Dan Gable <BR> <BR> 4)Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. <BR> Albe... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:35:46 EST Quotes of the Week ( Oct 13- 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55584914 1)God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. <BR> Voltaire <BR> <BR> 2)The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. <BR> Oprah Winfrey <BR> <BR> 3)I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity. <BR> Eleanor Roosevelt <BR> <BR> 4)Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think ... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:19:56 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 10 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55582138 A forest bird never wants a cage. <BR> Henrik Ibsen <BR> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:39:23 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 9 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55582117 A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. <BR> Mignon McLaughlin <BR> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:37:42 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55582102 Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable. <BR> Franz Kafka <BR> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:36:35 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55582085 Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame. <BR> Gilbert K. Chesterton <BR> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:35:40 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55582070 You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. <BR> Indira Gandhi <BR> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:34:46 EST Thought for the day.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17923x30504x55581549 When you have a weigh in that isn't as much as you'd like.... imagine that small weight loss on the end of your nose. Now do you think it's enough? <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 07:43:18 EST Favorite Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55581502 Post your favorite recipes (including points) <em>551</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Chicken, Mushroom & Brown Rice Slow Cooker Casserole <BR> <BR> 2 spray(s) cooking spray <BR> 20 oz uncooked boneless skinless chicken thigh(s), use eight 2 1/2 oz thighs <BR> 2 cup(s) canned chicken broth, reduced-sodium <BR> 1/2 pound(s) cremini mushroom(s), sliced <BR> 1 cup(s) uncooked leek(s), white and pale green parts only, thinly sliced, washed carefully for grit <BR> 1 cup(s) un... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 07:37:05 EST 1st ww weigh in tomorrow http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x55524457 Feel I need the accountability of a meeting but have used the online stuff to work out my menu. Looking forward to losing some weight. I am sure I will feel so much better. Tue, 5 Nov 2013 10:02:26 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 4 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55499864 A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need advice.” <BR> &#8213; Bill Cosby Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:43:55 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55499853 Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” <BR> &#8213; Phyllis Diller Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:42:24 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 2) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55499847 “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” <BR> &#8213; Dr. Seuss Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:41:04 EST Quote of the Day ( Nov 1) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55499832 “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” <BR> &#8213; Cicero Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:40:11 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 31 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55499821 “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” <BR> &#8213; J.K. Rowling Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:39:15 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 30 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55499793 “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” <BR> &#8213; Mark Twain Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:35:59 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 29 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55499782 “The best fighter is never angry.” <BR> &#8213; Lao Tzu Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:34:51 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55499766 “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” <BR> &#8213; Mark Twain Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:33:31 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 27 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55411740 At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets. <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:31:29 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55411731 Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic. <BR> &#8213; Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:30:27 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55411699 Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car. <BR> &#8213; Garrison Keillor Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:27:30 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55411694 The more people you have to ask for permission, the more dangerous a project gets. <BR> &#8213; Alain de Botton Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:26:17 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 23 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55411675 Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. <BR> &#8213; Lao Tzu Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:24:29 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 22) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55411671 That which does not kill us makes us stronger. <BR> &#8213; Friedrich Nietzsche Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:23:47 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 21) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55411653 You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. <BR> &#8213; Mae West Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:22:14 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 20 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55411648 You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. <BR> &#8213; Dr. Seuss Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:21:31 EST I'm back!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x55369950 I was a WW member many years ago. Like many people I have tried so many diets - some were very extreme. I lost only to gain it back again. I have exercised 5 days a week for at least 18 years until now. I have a knee injury & need surgery & used this as an excuse to eat poorly. As a result I have gained 50 pounds. I got a wake up call when the dr. said "is your blood pressure normally this high?" So here I am. eady to begin another weight loss journey. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:35:10 EST Quotes of the Week ( Oct 6 - 12) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55321895 1)Educators take something simple and make it complicated. Communicators take something complicated and make it simple. <BR> John C. Maxwell <BR> <BR> 2)Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. <BR> Thomas A. Edison <BR> <BR> 3)An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. <BR> Budda <BR> <BR> 4)All life is an experiment. The... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 18:35:31 EST Quotes of the Week ( Sept 28- Oct 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55321668 1) Love is the poetry of the senses. <BR> Honore de Balzac <BR> <BR> 2)A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world. <BR> John le Carre <BR> <BR> 3)History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose. <BR> John le Carre <BR> <BR> 4)The only source of knowledge is experience. <BR> Albert Einstein <BR> <BR> 5)A mind that is ... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 18:11:55 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55321557 If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery. <BR> <BR> John Paul Jones <BR> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:58:46 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 18) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301682 A well balanced, inclusive approach, according to certain standards and ideals, is essential for the proper governance of any country. <BR> Laisenia Qarase <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:14:06 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 17 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301671 I think modern television shows, with their intricate plots, are stimulating our minds. This is one reason IQs have been going up. <BR> Alex Tabarrok <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:13:10 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 16) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301655 Ballroom is two people dancing together to music, touching in perfect harmony. <BR> Anton du Beke <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:12:04 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 15 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301641 Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process. <BR> Sai Baba <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:10:42 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 14 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301629 Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy. <BR> Sai Baba <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:09:54 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 13 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301617 I would look at a dog and when our eyes met, I realized that the dog and all creatures are my family. They're like you and me. <BR> Ziggy Marley <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:09:03 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 12 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301609 My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people. <BR> Ziggy Marley <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:08:10 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 11 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301593 You get quick money, it's beautiful, there's sunshine, but at the end of the day, you find out it's all a masquerade, baby. It's not what it seems. <BR> Wyclef Jean <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:07:02 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 10 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301578 A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it. <BR> Bob Hope <BR> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:05:52 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 9 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55301569 I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. <BR> Thomas Jeffersson Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:04:58 EST re-newed! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x55238654 Started WW a couple of weeks ago -- first time using the points plus and I'm loving it! I've lost 9 pounds so far and plan to stick to it like glue this time! It's been many years since I've used WW --- tried many other things (you probably know what I'm talking about!) and I've decided I just need the face-to-face live in person weigh in so that I'm being held accountable. Been of spark for a long time and plan to stay --- so much on here that is so helpful ---- but I'm hoping to hoo... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 14:23:13 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190750 It doesn't matter who you are or where you come from - if you put quality work out there, it will be appreciated. <BR> Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy <BR> Tue, 8 Oct 2013 16:03:45 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190743 Education liberates a woman. <BR> Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Tue, 8 Oct 2013 16:02:44 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 6 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190737 Punctuality is the politeness of kings. <BR> <BR> Louis XVIII <BR> <BR> Tue, 8 Oct 2013 16:01:22 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190728 A king should die on his feet. <BR> Louis XVIII Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:59:51 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 4 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190712 I love showing my personality in my cooking. <BR> Roy Yamaguchi <BR> Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:58:46 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190691 One has to go beyond the mind to experience the spiritual bliss of desirelessness. <BR> Meher Baba <BR> Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:56:47 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 2 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190679 There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are. <BR> Ernst Haas <BR> Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:55:49 EST Quote of the Day ( Oct 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190674 A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it? <BR> Ernst Haas Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:55:04 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 30) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190660 Political differences will always generate a healthy debate, but over time the dialogue has become more hateful and at times violent. <BR> Mark Udall <BR> Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:53:51 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 29) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55190640 Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. <BR> Buddha <BR> Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:52:23 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55146407 How do you make money? Spinoffs, split-ups, liquidations, mergers and acquisitions. <BR> Mario Gabelli <BR> Sat, 5 Oct 2013 00:49:35 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 27 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55146397 The publisher is a middleman, he calls the tune to which the whole rest of the trade dances; and he does so because he pays the piper. <BR> Geoffrey Faber <BR> Sat, 5 Oct 2013 00:48:21 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55146386 My experience is that you can't possibly win against whatever the tidal wave is that's coming at you. <BR> Lorenzo di Bonaventura Sat, 5 Oct 2013 00:46:35 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55146370 My experience is that you can't possibly win against whatever the tidal wave is that's coming at you. <BR> Lorenzo di Bonaventura <BR> Sat, 5 Oct 2013 00:44:56 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 23) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55146361 I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. <BR> Mahatma Gandhi Sat, 5 Oct 2013 00:43:15 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55019821 Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me - I quit.' <BR> Bill Maher Tue, 24 Sep 2013 17:12:18 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55019817 What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. <BR> Albert Pike Tue, 24 Sep 2013 17:11:32 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55019805 <BR> I've got a soft spot for Klinger. He looks a little like my son, and he dresses a lot like my wife -- Potter <BR> From M*A*S*H Tue, 24 Sep 2013 17:10:16 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 20 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55019767 <BR> This is Frank Burns, one of our best surgeons. A real killer. -- Henry <BR> From M*A*S*H Tue, 24 Sep 2013 17:06:12 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x55019697 Rose: My mother always used to say: "The older you get, the better you get, unless you're a banana." <BR> From "The Golden Girls" Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:57:03 EST Quotes of the Week ( Sept 22 - 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54988888 1)Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. <BR> P. J. O'Rourke <BR> <BR> 2)In politics stupidity is not a handicap. <BR> Napoleon Bonaparte <BR> <BR> 3)Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. <BR> Khalil Gibran <BR> <BR> 4Your living is deter... Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:56:39 EST Quotes of the Week ( Sept 15- 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54988785 1)I shed a tear when I meet somebody who always quits. Reliable people are so rare in this world. <BR> Bauvard <BR> <BR> 2)Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. <BR> Napoleon Hill <BR> <BR> 3)Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race. <BR> William E. Gladstone <BR> <BR> 4)Mastery passes often for egotism. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> 5)Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. <BR> Frank Leahy... Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:34:30 EST Quotes of the Week ( Sept 8 -14) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54979006 1)I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you. <BR> &#8213; Friedrich Nietzsche <BR> <BR> 2)The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept. <BR> &#8213; George Carlin <BR> <BR> 3)Lies require commitment. <BR> &#8213; Veronica Roth, <BR> <BR> 4)A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears. <BR> Anne Roiphe <BR> <BR> 5)The world's biggest power is the youth and bea... Sat, 21 Sep 2013 01:45:53 EST Quotes of the Week ( Sept 1 - 7) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54978933 1)The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation. <BR> &#8213; Cheryl Hughes <BR> <BR> 2)Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see -egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be read to fight the enemy you can see. <BR> &#8213; ... Sat, 21 Sep 2013 01:24:02 EST Quotes of the Week ( Aug 25 -31) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54978819 1)Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. <BR> Margaret Thatcher <BR> <BR> 2)There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it. <BR> George Bernard Shaw <BR> <BR> 3)What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree. <BR> Sigmund Freud <BR> <BR> 4)Speak when you are an... Sat, 21 Sep 2013 01:01:37 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 18) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54944859 Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. <BR> Napoleon Hill Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:09:35 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 17 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54944841 We become what we think about. <BR> Earl Nightingale Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:08:24 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 16) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54944820 Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. <BR> Steve Jobs Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:07:08 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 15) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54944802 One of the most important but one of the most difficult things for a powerful mind is to be its own master. <BR> Joseph Addison Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:06:12 EST Introduction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x30504x54915269 Happy Sunday. I have been a WW member for 3 years now and I love it. I lost 100 pounds but this last year has been very rough and I gained 18 pounds back even though I continued to follow the plan and attend meetings every week. My 3 year anniversary was last week and I knew it was time to shake things up so I decided to get a fitbit and look over Spark again. I have checked Spark out a few times but never stay long. I think it is just what I need to give me that extra "spark" I need rig... Sun, 15 Sep 2013 22:21:46 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 14 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54892751 When would he realize that it wasn't his infidelity I couldn't bear, but his cowardice? <BR> &#8213; Tatiana de Rosnay Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:11:48 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 13) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54892740 God has no religion. <BR> &#8213; Mahatma Gandhi Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:09:10 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 12) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54892731 I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. <BR> &#8213; Jimi Hendrix Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:07:50 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 11) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54892725 There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. <BR> &#8213; Ernest Hemingway Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:06:39 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 10 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54892716 In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” <BR> &#8213; Robert Frost Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:04:49 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 9 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54892703 Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. <BR> &#8213; Ralph Waldo Emerson Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:03:06 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 8 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54831636 You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. <BR> &#8213; Brigham Young Sun, 8 Sep 2013 21:36:35 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 7 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54831623 For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. <BR> &#8213; Virginia Woolf Sun, 8 Sep 2013 21:35:36 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 6 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54831608 To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. <BR> &#8213; J.K. Rowling Sun, 8 Sep 2013 21:34:30 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 5 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54831594 I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally. <BR> &#8213; W.C. Fields Sun, 8 Sep 2013 21:33:29 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 4 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54831563 Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away. <BR> &#8213; Paul Terry Sun, 8 Sep 2013 21:31:57 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54831551 Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car. <BR> &#8213; Garrison Keillor Sun, 8 Sep 2013 21:31:08 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 2) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54831533 You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. <BR> &#8213; Mae West Sun, 8 Sep 2013 21:30:04 EST Quote of the Day ( Sept 1 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732682 Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. <BR> Helen Keller Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:14:07 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 31 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732669 Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. <BR> Khalil Gibran Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:12:58 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 30) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732657 The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. <BR> Khalil Gibran Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:12:05 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 29 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732630 Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. <BR> Saint Augustine Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:10:33 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 28 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732621 Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy. <BR> Joel Osteen Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:09:51 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 27 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732612 When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance. <BR> Joel Osteen Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:09:06 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 26 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732598 Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. <BR> Martin Luther King, Jr. Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:08:08 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 25 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732592 I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office. <BR> Thomas Jefferson Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:07:05 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 24 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732577 Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself. <BR> Mark Twain Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:05:54 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 23 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54732561 Without music, life would be a mistake. <BR> Friedrich Nietzsche Sat, 31 Aug 2013 21:04:52 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 22 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54613139 Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...it's learning to dance in the rain. <BR> Anonymous Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:51:50 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 21 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54613127 If your problem has a solution then...why worry about it? If your problem doesn’t have a solution then...why worry about it? <BR> ~ Chinese Proverb Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:50:54 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 20 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54613116 Feelings change - memories don't. <BR> ~ Joel Alexander Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:49:55 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 19 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54613093 In the end, it's not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away. <BR> ~ shing xiong Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:48:24 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 18 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54613083 Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. <BR> Neale Donald Walsh Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:47:38 EST Quotes of the Wek ( Aug 18- 24) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552968 QUOTES ON RAISING CHILDREN <BR> ============================== <BR> <BR> 1)Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made. <BR> Bill Cosby <BR> <BR> 2)I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: 'Checkout Time is 18 years.' <BR> Erma Bombeck <BR> <BR> 3)Before I married, I had three theories about raising children and no children. Now, I ... Sat, 17 Aug 2013 02:44:18 EST Quotes of the Wek ( Aug 11- 17 )) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552729 QUOTES ON FORGIVENESS <BR> ======================== <BR> <BR> 1)Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. <BR> Martin Luther King, Jr. <BR> <BR> 2)Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. <BR> John F. Kennedy <BR> <BR> 3)Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. <BR> Mark Twain <BR> <BR> 4)The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. <BR> Mah... Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:31:40 EST Quotes of the Wek ( Aug 4-10 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552691 QUOTES ON DREAMS <BR> =================== <BR> <BR> 1)All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. <BR> T. E. Lawrence <BR> <BR> 2)Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to cha... Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:24:23 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 17 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552585 All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. <BR> T. E. Lawrence Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:04:39 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 16 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552577 Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal. <BR> Voltaire Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:03:32 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 15 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552572 There is not love where there is no will. <BR> Indira Gandhi Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:02:50 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 14 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552567 Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before. <BR> Mignon McLaughlin Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:01:55 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 13 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552561 Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life. <BR> Novalis Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:01:00 EST Quote of the Day ( Aug 12) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x30504x54552556 <BR> <BR> Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. <BR> <BR> Martin Luther <BR> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 01:00:08 EST