SparkPeople 1942 Spark Friends Team Messageboard Welcome to those born in 1942. We are here to encourage, help, and support each other towards a healthier life style and weight loss. SparkPeople 1942 Spark Friends Team Messageboard New member of the team Hi, my name is Deanna (dfromTX). I live in East Texas with my DH, 1 dog and 2 cats. DH and I celebrated our Golden Anniversary on 12/03/2010. I am glad to be a part of this team. For more information, read my Spark Page. <BR> <BR> Sun, 20 Feb 2011 16:54:54 EST Glad to join 1942 Spark Friends My name is Linda. I started Spark People about 10 months ago. I haven't been on for awhile, but I'm back. I would like to lose 40 pounds. My goals are going to be small, so I'll keep on track. Looking forward to meeting all of you! Sat, 15 Jan 2011 11:39:22 EST Look at New Photos on my Spark Page I put some new photos on my Spark Page in my Photo Gallery. I hope you have time to look at them. I put in the Painted Rocks that I have given my daughters and grand children for Birthdays (I see that I need some pictures of the Cat with a Kitten, the Mustang, and the Beagle Puppy), also I put in a picture of the Chihuahua with the costume, and two pictures of some things I have made. Needle Felted Bears and a baby doll, I sculpted to look like my daughter Jewel's hospital picture. Take a... Sun, 26 Sep 2010 22:42:08 EST Sat Morning A 1942 Charmer, I am with all the rest of you. <BR> <BR> Not new on Sparks but new to-day on your group. <BR> I see a real nice friend on here as well. From Face book. Hi Joyce. <BR> Anyhow. <BR> <BR> Enjoy your day. Me too. <BR> <BR> Hugs All <BR> <BR> Bee Sat, 11 Sep 2010 11:38:25 EST Use first and last letter to make a new word Take the first and last letter to make a new word. The word can be as long as you need it to be and the letters can be anywhere in the word. <BR> <BR> blast= b and t <BR> <BR> new word=table <BR> <BR> Thu, 26 Aug 2010 09:22:27 EST I'm a Newbie Rosie told me about this team and since I was born in 1942 I decided it would be fun to get to know others exactly my age. <BR> My name is Martha, I live in NE Arkansas, we have been married over 50 year, we have a son that went to be with the Lord 3 years agp this Nov and we also have a daughter. <BR> Looking forward to meeting you all. Wed, 25 Aug 2010 15:37:34 EST American working in Mexico Received the following from Tom O'Malley, who was a Director with S.W. BELL in Mexico City : <BR> <BR> "I spent five years working in Mexico . I worked under a tourist Visa for three months and could legally renew it for three more months. After that you were working illegally. I was technically illegal for three weeks waiting on the FM3 approval. <BR> <BR> "During that six months our Mexican and U.S. attorneys were working to secure a permanent work visa called a 'FM3'. It was in add... Mon, 31 May 2010 10:55:31 EST Prayer Requests I hope this is Ok if I do this and start a Prayer request topic...Because I have two more request for prayer and one is for my brother (Tom)- The motor blew in his Truck and he lives 8 miles from our main town and about 17 miles from the main town the other way, anyway, he just recently bought this used pickup truck from who, I don't know, but he called me this morning and told me he was depressed because he has no way to get anywhere and I told him that I could take him to an appointment tha... Wed, 16 Dec 2009 16:26:19 EST LET'S GET COOKIN' low fat, low cal, low carb Please share any good recipes you have if you like them the rest us us may enjoy them also... E <BR> <BR> Tangy Taco Salad <BR> Tangy Taco Salad <BR> <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>---------------------------------------- <BR> <BR> Yields 1 servings | 3-8 points per serving (depending on optional ingredients) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> My rating: <BR> <BR> This is an extremely tasty and satisfying salad -- just perfect for those days when if I'm craving Mexican, but look... Thu, 3 Sep 2009 13:25:02 EST TEAM MONTHLY WEIGHT LOSS CHALANGE IT is early enough in September that we can start right now. I would encourage each of us to not go so gungho that we get discouraged and give up. a little at a time and eachof us do pur small part we can DO IT... E <BR> <em>192</em> <em>55</em> <em>55</em> <em>55</em> <em>55</em> <em>55</em> <em>55</em> <em>55</em> <em>192</em> Thu, 3 Sep 2009 13:04:51 EST A-Z...What Are You Thankful For??? A- apples, "An apple a day keeps the Dr away" Sun, 19 Apr 2009 19:40:02 EST American cities A-Z Akron, Ohio Fri, 10 Apr 2009 13:47:14 EST Boys names A-Z Adam Fri, 3 Apr 2009 20:51:48 EST Girls names-A-Z A - Anne Fri, 3 Apr 2009 20:51:11 EST Name flowers A-Z A - azalea Wed, 25 Mar 2009 14:29:37 EST Do You Have Pets? Share with us your pets,names, kinds etc. <BR> <BR> I don't have any now, but want a small house dog. Tue, 24 Mar 2009 12:07:25 EST A to Z game - Grocery Store Items A - apples Tue, 24 Mar 2009 12:03:35 EST What trends do you remember about your youth? On the other board some one mentioned Pedal pushers and I got to thinking of DA hair cuts, Ivy Legue style clothes,Poodle skirts and Cashmere sweaters. I thought it would be neat to see what others remember about those years as well. And of course we have to remember Elvis and the Everly brothers. What else do you remember? Fri, 6 Mar 2009 13:39:11 EST TEAM INFORMATION This thread is to post information that will help us navigate better on SP. Please add any spark information you find useful as far as nativagtion, information or anything. Tue, 13 Jan 2009 12:41:38 EST Useful Tips and Ideas Boost Body Lotion with Baby Oil <BR> <BR> If you're craving shiny legs that aren't greasy, blend a drop of baby oil into your normal body lotion for extra luster. <BR> Sun, 19 Oct 2008 06:17:38 EST I am still here My dear friend Rosie reminded me that it has been a log time since I was here. I am so sorry. I have signed up for about 36 teams and I have been extremely busy answering about 400 E-mail a day. That plus the fact that my own life has been spinning with good things lately, I am feeling overwhelmed. <BR> I just found out yesterday that my income has been doubled. And for some one on disability and food stamps for the last ten years that is enough to blow your mind. <BR> Then My sister was rush... Sat, 12 Jul 2008 21:02:51 EST Just for laughs I hope you will share anything funny you come across. A laugh is ofen good medicine. Tue, 24 Jun 2008 00:10:17 EST All kinds of information I created this thread for all kinds of inforative things. Anything you come acrtoss that is interesting please share it with oure team. Sat, 10 May 2008 20:19:46 EST lost 8 pounds I hope this is the right place to share. I found out today that I lost 8 pounds this month. I am so excited I just had to share. Tue, 8 Apr 2008 01:53:39 EST Poems The Miracles of Easter <BR> <BR> The sleeping earth awakens, <BR> The robins start to sing, <BR> The flowers open wide their eyes <BR> To tell us it is spring. <BR> <BR> The bleakness of the winter <BR> Is melted by the sun, <BR> The tree that looked so stark and dead <BR> Becomes a living one. <BR> <BR> These miracles of Easter <BR> Wrought with diving perfection, <BR> Are the blessed reassurance <BR> Of our Saviour's Resurrection. <BR> <BR> ~ Helen Steiner Rice ~ <BR> <BR... Sun, 23 Mar 2008 10:42:16 EST Fun Thoughts and Articles FRIVOLOUS OLD GAL <BR> <BR> Remember, old folks are worth a fortune, with silver in their hair, gold in their teeth, stones in their kidneys, lead in their feet, and gas in their stomachs. <BR> <BR> I have become a little older now and a few changes have come into my life. Frankly, I have become quite a frivolous old gal. I am seeing five gentlemen every day. As soon as I wake up, WILL POWER helps me get out of bed. Then I go down the hall and see JOHN. <BR> <BR> Next, CHARLIE HORSE com... Thu, 17 Jan 2008 19:02:29 EST WALK ACROSS AMERICA ON ROUTE 66 I FOUND THIS SITE AND THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A GREAT WAY TO START OFF THE NEW YEAR PLEASE COME AND JOIN ME WALK ACROSS AMERICA ON THE HI WAY OF OUR YOUTH...E <BR> <BR> What is "Get Fit on Route 66"? <BR> "Get Fit on Route 66" is an award-winning, fun physical activity adventure designed to inspire you to be more active as you trace the famous route of this virtual highway. Whatever physical activity you enjoy doing—tennis, jogging, swimming, biking, softball, or something else, this is a fun w... Thu, 27 Dec 2007 10:59:59 EST Inspiring Articles Sands of Christmas Story <BR> <BR> I had no Christmas spirit when I breathed a weary sigh, <BR> and looked across the table where the bills were piled too high. <BR> The laundry wasn't finished and the car I had to fix, <BR> My stocks were down another point, the Chargers lost by six. <BR> <BR> And so with only minutes till my son got home from school <BR> I gave up on the drudgery and grabbed a wooden stool. <BR> The burdens that I carried were about all I could take, <BR> and so I flipped... Sat, 8 Dec 2007 22:13:05 EST A PLACE FOR US I am opening this thread with a little story barrowed from my friend who gave her concent for us to user her idea.. <BR> <BR> One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old and the well needed to be covered up anyway, it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbors to come over and help him. They all grabbed a shovel and began to shovel di... Wed, 29 Aug 2007 14:54:13 EST EXTENDED WORKOUT CHALLANGE We are off to a good start so let's just keep up the good work and keep improving.. we all have made some progress so let's keep going girls..E <em>34</em> <em>216</em> Sat, 30 Jun 2007 00:21:20 EST JUNE WORKOUT CHALLANGE HELLO SISTERS ARE WE READY FOR THE NEXT STEP TO GETTING HEALTHY.. <BR> <BR> THE JUNE WOMANS DAY MAGAZINE HAS A VERY GOOD ARTICAL " THE EASIEST WORKOUT EVER" THAT IS THE ONE I HAVE CHOSEN FOR MYSELF.. IF YOU GO TO THEY HAVE A WORK OUT TO STRENGTHEN OUR BONES TO HELP FIGHT OSTEROPEROSIS THAT LOOKS PRETTY GOOD TOO.. SO GALS INSTEAD OF TELLING YOU WHAT ONE TO DO I RECOMANE THAT WE EACH FIND ONE THA TLOOKS LIKE SOMETHING EWE CAN DO AND GET STARTED... THERE SOME VER... Wed, 30 May 2007 20:46:33 EST Tools and helps to healthier living This thread is for us to add helpful tools, links, ideas, informative articles, or anything you deem helpful in out healthier living journey. Sun, 27 May 2007 05:19:53 EST Thanks Sandie I found it thanks so much for your help. I am still on track so I am really happy about that. <BR> <BR> Thanks for the compliment.....I've been lucky, people have always guessed me 15 years younger than my age and no one believes that I am 65. And I have not had to dye my hair, yet <BR> <BR> Lucky...guess I have good genes...who knows, because I was adopted. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone is having a great day. <BR> <BR> Hugs, <BR> Misty Sun, 13 May 2007 18:27:47 EST Our '42 Spark Sister's Group Forum Welcome, This thread has no date and is here for us to all chat bout whatever we feel led to share. May you all have a great week. My plans are to return after work Tuesday. Miss you already. Sandie Sun, 29 Apr 2007 04:06:48 EST Welcome and Introductions <BR> WELCOME 1942 friends... <BR> <BR> I am a few months late at this. I had little idea as to what a team was. I thought it would be nice to have a group of ladies all born in a special year...1942. So, here we are. This is a very special team because of each of you. We are from different areas, backgrounds, cultures, faith's etc...yet we will always have that one specialty that binds us together...that great year, 1942. <BR> <BR> Joy suggested we introduce ourselves...great idea Joy, ... Thu, 26 Apr 2007 11:43:02 EST Let's Chat....April I know you are very busy this weekend I went ahead and made this thread too. Hope it is OK! <BR> I wanted to tell everyone I have lost another two pounds. Maybe I will get to the 150 lb goal after all! <BR> Do not forget to start your walking challenge today...look at the Walk It Off thread. I'm going to try to make a chart where we can list our minutes each day. Look for it. Mon, 2 Apr 2007 10:38:30 EST Our Walk It Off Challange...The Familly Circle Way Hi 42 Sisters <BR> Are we ready for this healthy walking challenge? I know we can do it and encourage each other to do it. I really need the help and encouragement. <BR> It is explaned on the site <BR> Here are the first week's assignments. <BR> Monday 5 minutes <BR> Tuesday 10 minutes <BR> Wednesday 10 minutes <BR> Thursday Off <BR> Friday 15 minutes <BR> Saturday 20 minutes <BR> Sunday 20 minutes. <BR> That's 4 miles in the first week. <BR> <BR> I just... Sun, 1 Apr 2007 23:24:30 EST Let's Chat...MARCH <em>249</em> Welcome to March <em>249</em> <BR> <BR> May we make this month the month for meeting our challenge. You are al doing well, keep up the good work. Sands Thu, 1 Mar 2007 05:57:36 EST Let's chat...FEBRUARY I forgot to change the month. I have had a runny nose all afternoon. I think I will go to bed. The only time my nose doesn't run is when I eat, so bed sounds like a better choise. Sleep well, Sands <em>102</em> Fri, 2 Feb 2007 21:56:46 EST Let's Chat...January Happy New Year friends! <BR> <BR> Thanks for making 2006 special. <BR> Here is to a new year, a new day, and new bodies in 2007. We can and will do this! One day at a time and one lb at a time. <BR> <BR> Love u, <BR> Sands Sun, 31 Dec 2006 23:53:09 EST WINTER CHALLENGE (1/1-3/31) <BR> <BR> January 1, 2007. <BR> <BR> This is the beginning. I won't set forth many goals for myself, just the basics: <BR> <BR> To lose no less than 1.5 lbs a week <BR> To drink no less than 64oz water a day <BR> To avoid fast food (except in emergencies) <BR> To always eat breakfast <BR> To use my exercise bike and walking tapes on a regular daily basis. <BR> <BR> I guess that about covers it. Let's do it! Sun, 31 Dec 2006 23:50:13 EST QUOTES "A hug is a great gift - one size fits all, and it's easy to exchange". Anon. <em>247</em> Sun, 17 Dec 2006 12:42:28 EST Easy recipes I thought we could use a place to post recipes. <BR> We are all from various parts of the country. Perhaps you have a recipe you could share with us. Fri, 8 Dec 2006 12:55:54 EST Let's Chat...DECEMBER Ladies, can you believe December has arrived? Time goes by so fast, I am planning on using this new month to do right regarding food choices etc. May you all have a good day. Sands <em>247</em> Fri, 1 Dec 2006 08:41:51 EST Introduction Good Morning, <BR> My name is Carol and I joined this group several days ago. It is really fun to have a group of people all born in the same year. <BR> I have been working out on a regular basis for two years and feel much better than I I ever have. I need to loose 15 lbs, and I am working on changes. The web site has been great. <BR> Nice to meet you all, <BR> Carol <BR> 6/22/1942 <em>30</em> Sat, 25 Nov 2006 09:25:34 EST HOLIDAY CHALLENGE Holiday Challenge <BR> Start date: November 12th <BR> <BR> 1. What would you like to accomplish in the next six weeks? <BR> <BR> 2. What steps are you willing to take to achieve this? <BR> <BR> For me the answer is: <BR> <BR> 1. Lose a minimum of 6 pounds <BR> <BR> 2. Daily: stay under 1500 calories, drink a minimum of 64 ounces of water, use Leslie Sansone walking tape every day I am home, ride my stationary bike every day I am home for a minimum of 15 minutes, and limit my sodium intak... Fri, 10 Nov 2006 22:03:05 EST Let"s Chat.... ..November Sands asked me to put this on, before she left for work. Sands welcome back.Martha. Tue, 31 Oct 2006 19:43:36 EST Let's Chat....October Good Morning, Here we are welcoming a new month. I always heard the older one is the faster time goes...that is so true. It is 58 now. Have a blessed Sunday. Sands Sun, 1 Oct 2006 08:15:23 EST Birth date August 7 <em>177</em> Tue, 26 Sep 2006 20:59:16 EST Let's Chat...S Spetember Welcome, I don't know how this will go, but for some unknown reason I was wanting to try a Spark Team for those born in 1942. Please give me any ideas or suggestions to make this work. Thanks, Sands Tue, 26 Sep 2006 20:56:50 EST