SparkPeople Greater Cincinnati Sparks Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=518 Welcome y’all to the Greater Cincinnati Sparks Team! Staying connected is the best way to success. So plug into our team and get the positive motivation you need! Can’t wait to hear from you! SparkPeople Greater Cincinnati Sparks Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=518 2014 Fall Activities http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x59330400 Post any fall activities here in this topic thread. Thu, 2 Oct 2014 00:05:09 EST Come out and introduce yourself!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x59030192 Hey Fellow NKY Sparkers! <BR> <BR> In case you haven't heard, SparkPeople will have a booth at a race next weekend. Stop down and introduce yourself. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=join_sparkpeople_on_the_road_this_fall </link> <BR> <BR> Hope you are taking adventage of the day to help reach your goals! <BR> <BR> Be well, <BR> Kelly Wed, 3 Sep 2014 11:12:49 EST Hello y'all from MelBelle1024! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x58712435 Hi there! <BR> <BR> My name is Mel and my husband and I recently joined SparkPeople because we want to change our lifestyle and how we deal with food. I've been a member before but once I lost the weight I went right back to my old habits since my "diet" was over. Well, I gained almost all the weight back and now I've realized that this is a lifestyle change and not just a temporary diet. <BR> <BR> My current goals are as follows. I want to try and eat less than 2,000 calories every day for... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 15:48:21 EST Spring 2014 Activities in Northern Kentucky http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x57720187 Post any healthy activities like runs or walks held in Northern Kentucky. I will add a couple when I find the time. Thu, 1 May 2014 17:50:29 EST Valentine’s Labor of Love 2 Mile Run - February 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x56442318 Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati this winter in one of the most fun and unusual races you'll find in Cincinnati. They made it more unusual by adding a couple of specialty categories like Blind Date(you randomly get a partner) and the tethered divisions like Ball & Chain(a male and female runner are tethered together so they run together), Felix & Oscar(2 males are tethered together so they run together) and Thelma & Louise(2 females are tethered together so they run together) plus... Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:11:41 EST Hello from the Walton/Flo ence/Union area :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x56391667 Hello :) I am 32 and just moved to the area from Mason (Via Chicago lol). Anyone live in the area interested in an exercise buddy? I would love to meet someone interested in hiking, swimming etc...I dont have a gym mebership yet, but I am open to joining one :) Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:01:04 EST Happy to See the Rise in Activity http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x56318467 Looked at the fitness minutes and spark points just now. Disappointed that I am not ranked higher but also excited that more people in this team are getting active. Great job to all. Let's keep it going through 2014. Sat, 11 Jan 2014 13:43:42 EST RCGC Winter Wonderland 5k Run / Walk - January 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x56318386 Join the Runner's Club of Greater Cincinnati at their annual 5k run/walk at England/Idlewild Park on Saturday, January 25th, 2014. The race starts at 10:00 AM, with race day registration beginning at 8:30 AM at shelter #1 inside the Park. Preregistration is only $15.00 for RCGC members and $20.00 for the general public. Race day registration will be $20.00 for Club members and $25.00 for general public. Awards will go to the top three overall male and female runners, and top three overall ma... Sat, 11 Jan 2014 13:35:15 EST Hello...? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x56195888 I'm hoping there are still people checking in here...I would really like to get to know some local Sparkfriends. I am Missy, I am 38, married, 2 kids, living in Union. I work full time, but this is a relatively new phenomenon, so I am needing some help motivating the early morning exercise. I love new friends...please, message me anytime! Fri, 3 Jan 2014 10:43:54 EST Fall 2013 Activities http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x55493607 Fall and the holiday season is almost here. If you know of a planned event in Northern Kentucky like bike rides, runs, walks, etc during the Fall, post it here so that we can stay fit, active and perhaps meet up and encourage each other. Sat, 2 Nov 2013 23:04:55 EST Fall 2013 Activities http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x55493579 Fall and the holiday season is almost here. If you know of a planned event in Northern Kentucky like bike rides, runs, walks, etc during the Fall, post it here so that we can stay fit, active and perhaps meet up and encourage each other. Sat, 2 Nov 2013 23:02:25 EST Summer 2013 Activities http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x53755738 Summer is almost here. If you know of a planned event in Northern Kentucky like bike rides, runs, walks, etc during the Summer, post it here so that we can stay fit, active and perhaps meet up and encourage each other. Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:13:47 EST Tri-State Running Company 5K Training Program http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x53358873 Tri-State Running Company will be training for the City of Edgewood/Tri-State Running Company 5K in 2013! The race is on July 4 and training begins on May 18. <BR> <BR> Whether you're an avid 5K-er, someone who is interested in a change of pace from long distance marathon running, or simply new to running, you may be interested. <BR> <BR> Visit <link>tristaterunning.com </link> for more information. Wed, 15 May 2013 18:33:04 EST Spring 2013 Activities http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x52552879 It is about 5 days from Spring. If you know of a planned event in Northern Kentucky like bike rides, runs, walks, etc during the Spring, post here so that we can stay fit, active and perhaps meet up and encourage each other. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 22:03:24 EST 50 lbs in 5 months Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x52263304 So i have taken the last week or so that I have been a Spark member trying to contact local members and to find some motivation. Out of the dozens of people i tried to contact. Two messaged me back and only one is interested in "possibly' walking or something together down the road. <BR> <BR> Well I can't wait for the help or the motivation from others any more... and i bet you can't either. <BR> <BR> I am tired of feeling uncomfortable in most social situations because of my weight. <BR>... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 12:57:03 EST Emerald Miles 5k Run / Walk - March 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x52251609 Emerald Miles is put on by the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Cincinnati and Columbus and takes place in March of every year. It is dedicated to the memory of Dennis Stemler. Dennis was an energetic, caring young adult who found joy in living. He never let life get him down, but always reached for the stars as he overcame the many struggles associated with epilepsy. He took part in the Epilepsy Foundation’s Camp Flame Catcher and teen support group, was active in his high school and ran on ... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 16:02:11 EST Its Crunch time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=14517x518x52093137 I love crunchy snacks <BR> <BR> I went to Trader Joes and purchased <BR> bag of almonds (salt free) <BR> bag of walnuts (salt free) <BR> bag of cashews (salt free) <BR> box of golden raisins or dried fruit of choice <BR> bag of small FF pretzles (theres the salt .. yummy) <BR> <BR> The key to this snack (so we dont over eat) is to portion these out as soon as you get home. <BR> <BR> Make sure you use SMALL SNACK BAGS or you will over portion and ruin a good thing. <BR> <BR> I put 6 - 1... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 10:44:31 EST Low fat baked fries http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=14517x518x52092994 1 med raw baked potato <BR> cut into slices (fat or thin) <BR> Spray with pam cooking spray <BR> put into a large zip lock bag <BR> sprinkle with garlic salt/pepper <BR> <BR> cook at 350 till golden brown <BR> <BR> YUMMY! <BR> <BR> I believe you should not limit your food - eat what you like - just eat in moderation Tue, 12 Feb 2013 10:34:50 EST Florence KY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x52083568 I am in Florence KY looking for walking/work out buddies <BR> <BR> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:01:20 EST RCGC Winter Wonderland 5k Run / Walk - January 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x51297168 Join the Runner's Club of Greater Cincinnati at their annual 5k run/walk at England/Idlewild Park on Saturday, January 26th, 2013. The race starts at 10:00 AM, with race day registration beginning at 8:30 AM at shelter #1 inside the Park. Preregistration is only $10.00 for Club members and $15.00 for the general public.Race day registration will be $15.00 for Club members and $20.00 for general public. Awards will go to the top overall male and female runners, and top overall male and female ... Sat, 22 Dec 2012 13:35:49 EST Al Salvato Memorial Frostbite Run/Walk http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x51297121 The Al Salvato Frostbite 5 Mile Run / 5k Walk will be held at 10:30 AM on January 1 at the Campbell County YMCA. The race is named in memory of Al Salvato, founder and longtime race director of the Frostbite 5, who passed away in 2006 due to complications from Leukemia. Al was a strong supporter of the YMCA and distance running in Northern Kentucky. He started the race about 30 years ago to raise money for the YMCA's Strong Kids Campaign. Kick off your New Year with exercise. <BR> Details <BR... Sat, 22 Dec 2012 13:29:04 EST Fall Activities 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x50473363 If you know of a planned event in Northern Kentucky like bike rides, runs, walks etc during the Fall, post here so that we can stay fit, active and perhaps meet up and encourage each other. <BR> Sat, 20 Oct 2012 14:11:28 EST Thanksgiving Day Race Training Program http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x49488489 Open to Runners and Walkers of all abilities, Tri-State Running Company has a training program for the Thanksgiving Day Race beginning September 4th! The program is designed for beginners and for those looking to improve time and performance! <BR> It meets twice a week, on Tuesdays at 6:30PM and Saturday mornings at 8:00AM. It meets at the Edgewood Store for both runs, unless otherwise notified. <BR> The training group is Free of Charge. To learn more about training for this race, please ... Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:55:43 EST Howdy there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x49122552 Hey everyone! I am a newbie-ish! I used this site a couple years ago to lose about 50 pounds and now I have gained it back... plus some. So here I am ready to start over and make this work this time around. <BR> <BR> What do you find works for you in being successful to lose weight? Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:51:06 EST New! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x48232606 Hey everyone. I joined this team to get the word out that I'm looking for roommates in the Northern Kentucky area. We have a 5 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom house. Nothing fancy, but perfect for college students. If you or anyone you know is looking for a room to rent, please send me a message! Fri, 25 May 2012 23:13:15 EST Activities During the Summer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x48145657 If you know of a planned event in Northern Kentucky like bike rides, runs, walks, etc during the Summer, post here so that we can stay fit, active and perhaps meet up and encourage each other. Sat, 19 May 2012 22:04:05 EST New to team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x48110003 I'm new to the group. Any suggestions? <em>30</em> Thu, 17 May 2012 10:20:00 EST RCGC Family Walk / Hike - May 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x48083026 The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will be hosting a Family Walk/Hike this Sunday, May 20th, 2012 at Big Bone State Park in Boone County from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM. The Park is located 22 miles southwest of Cincinnati on KY-338, off US 42-127 and I-71/I-75. <BR> Meet at the Museum and Gift Shop inside the park at 9:00 AM. They will be walking/hiking the Bison Trace trail, Cedar Run trail, and Gobbler's Trace trails for a total of 1.5 miles (easy-moderate difficulty). All families, adults a... Tue, 15 May 2012 18:05:51 EST RCGC Family Walk / Hike - May 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x48082966 The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will be hosting a Family Walk/Hike this Sunday, May 20th, 2012 at Big Bone State Park in Boone County from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM. The Park is located 22 miles southwest of Cincinnati on KY-338, off US 42-127 and I-71/I-75. <BR> Meet at the Museum and Gift Shop inside the park at 9:00 AM. They will be walking/hiking the Bison Trace trail, Cedar Run trail, and Gobbler's Trace trails for a total of 1.5 miles (easy-moderate difficulty). All families, adults a... Tue, 15 May 2012 18:00:36 EST Weekly Group Run In Northern Kentucky http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x48024630 The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati recently added a weekly Sunday Run in Florence at 9:00 AM. They meet at Personal Impact Fitness which is located at the end of Cavalier Blvd and down the street from the Courtyard Marriott. It is great run for beginners and they run about 3 miles. <BR> For more information, check out their website www.rcgc.net. Fri, 11 May 2012 16:35:03 EST any one near bracken or maysville? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x42972043 Hi, my Name is ashley i'm 18 and i live in ky, looking for new friends for support :D Wed, 13 Jul 2011 18:28:17 EST 5K run/walk http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x37074510 Just wanted to let all of my NKY spark friends know that my school is hosting a 5K on the morning of Oct. 30. It would be great to see a group of sparkers walk/run together!!!! You can get full information about the Got-A-Go for Education 5K at www.getmeregistered.com or just ask me! Preregistration ends October 15 (must preregister to get a t-shirt!) Sun, 3 Oct 2010 08:32:19 EST Is this group still alive? lol http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x36302643 Hey, I'm Sarah, and I was looking for a local fitness buddy. Someone recommended I check out the Sparkteams to find someone in my area. Unfortunately, it looks like this group isn't very active ='( <BR> <BR> Anyone still here? Thu, 26 Aug 2010 21:39:16 EST Hi..I am new http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x36133229 Hi.. I am new to all this and it's a bit scary... I knew I had to lose weight but I found out that it's 50lbs. So that's a bit scary because that's how much my 6 year old son weighs. I have to lose a whole child.. when did this happen? I feel like I should be on the water and bread diet... The first step is the hardest right? Wed, 18 Aug 2010 14:50:36 EST Does your family need a diet/fitness intervention? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x35690373 Hi everyone- <BR> <BR> SparkPeople is working on a story that will appear in a national magazine in January. For this story, we need one family in the tri-state area who needs a healthy lifestyle intervention! This family will work directly with SparkPeople's dietitian, Becky Hand, and myself for four weeks to reach their diet, fitness, health and weight goals and share their story and progress with the magazine writer. Are you interested, available and able to commit to a monthlong adventur... Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:13:27 EST How many exercise minutes do you have today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=14516x518x35375545 It helps me stay motivated to post my exercsie minutes. I am always inspired by others exercise. Tue, 13 Jul 2010 08:20:50 EST Your Feedback is Requested http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x35338253 In an effort to jump start the NKY Team - it would help tremendously to know the following: <BR> <BR> 1. How did you get into SparkPeople? <BR> 2. What goals have you achieved since becoming an active member? <BR> 3. What goals are you still working toward? <BR> 4. Complete this sentence - "I wish the Northern Kentucky Team would ...........?" <BR> <BR> To be fair, my answers are below. <em>30</em> <BR> 1. I picked up this random orange book titled 'SparkPeople' at Meijer and couldn't put ... Sun, 11 Jul 2010 14:35:28 EST new to the team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x33797993 Hi folks! <BR> I have been on SP since January and love it. Today I went looking for a NKY team and found you! <BR> <BR> I live in Independence and have since 1999. <BR> <BR> At 51 I am on a journey to get healthy. Mom has high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and has had 2 kinds of cancer and open heart surgery. She reminds me frequently that i am built like her and headed the same way if I don't start taking better care of myself. So here I am! Thu, 29 Apr 2010 20:13:43 EST Words that start with R http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=14516x518x32639118 radical! Fri, 12 Mar 2010 11:39:06 EST Tennessee http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x32299335 I can't believe they did it again??? Sat, 27 Feb 2010 20:35:23 EST NKU http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x32240308 Do we have any NKU students, faculty, or staff here? I am curious to see what people think of the workout facilities, or where they like to eat around here. Thu, 25 Feb 2010 12:27:55 EST Question? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x32120770 How many guys on this site? Sun, 21 Feb 2010 10:04:34 EST Hi Guys! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x32062699 Have been a Sparker for all of 16 days. Just found your team. Located in Pendleton County. Anybody else? Thu, 18 Feb 2010 16:57:38 EST A-Z Foods that are good for us! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=14516x518x31849540 A=Apples Wed, 10 Feb 2010 11:07:01 EST a-z companies you would buy from http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=14516x518x31849489 I will start us <BR> A=Aerospotale Wed, 10 Feb 2010 11:05:32 EST Share your goals! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x31369155 as a challenge lets start out with some small goals and post how well we do with them each day ,so say you have a hard time getting 8 glasses of water a day start with 4 and increase your glasses thats my goal some days I do fine and others I don't! Sun, 24 Jan 2010 14:23:35 EST Encouraging words! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x31368974 This week I have seen my nieces good name smeared by people who don't even know her she left her 2 year old with her livein boyfriend and he beat the child, and he died of massive head injuries so as it has been a horrible week for her losing her child ! realizing she made a bad judgement in her choice of boyfriends is already eating at her, and something she must live with for every day of her life, our choices with food are the same ,we make bad choices that make us overweight and destroy o... Sun, 24 Jan 2010 14:15:34 EST Community Room http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x30985237 This will be our daily chat room! Mon, 11 Jan 2010 14:27:35 EST Weight Loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x29298159 I would like to join this group as I am from the No. Ky. area and need to get started on a diet and really need support. I have stopped smoking again but have gone the longest this time and also had a complete knee replacement in June and have gained 20 lbs. have no incentive to lose weight hope this group can help me get started. Having the most trouble with sweets can't get enough and was never a real sweets eater. <em>29</em> Sun, 25 Oct 2009 13:55:46 EST I am fairly new to Northern Kentucky http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x29079882 Looking to give and receive encouragement! I live in Independence ready to get fit !! <em>243</em> Wed, 14 Oct 2009 21:19:42 EST Anyone here running the Thanksgiving Day Race? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x28817539 This year is the 100th anniversary of the Thanksgiving Day Race. I was curious if anyone on this team is planning to walk or run it? My dad got me started with jogging back in the late 80's and I've done it off & on since. But my first race was the Thanksgiving Day race in 1991. I would LOVE to beat my time from 18 years ago. Gonna give it my best shot! :-) Fri, 2 Oct 2009 18:40:10 EST Campbell County 40 something http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x28669919 Hi, <BR> <BR> I just joined this week...and am already loving the tools for tracking nutrition and fitness. I have always found that I do much better at sticking to diet/exercise plans if I have to write it down, so this is the perfect tool for me. I just hope that it results in some serious weight loss and an improvement in health. I was just laid off from work...so I can no longer say that I don't have the time to exercise...which has been the case for many, many years. Dealing with a back... Sat, 26 Sep 2009 11:36:20 EST Are there any NKY people left?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x28221783 I was hoping to find people in NKY with the same goals as myself but it looks as if everybody is gone. If there is anyone out there....let me know!! <BR> <em>303</em> Sun, 6 Sep 2009 19:04:56 EST workout partner? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x26019087 Hi, <BR> I am a 28 year old mother who has carried the extra weight from carrying her kids for way too long. If anyone is near the Ft. Thomas area and likes to walk or belongs to the YMCA, I would love a partner to workout with. Tue, 2 Jun 2009 19:41:38 EST Newbie Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x25529076 I actually live in southern ohio but I dont see any teams I like for Ohio. I work in KY. I have lived in ohio for almost 2 months. Lived in ky for 24 years! So, I still connect to KY. Well I am a writer, an artist, and not very motivated. My job is in a high school in Northern KY as an instructional aide. thinking maybe i'll find some co-workers on here? We'll see! Anywho, glad to be a part of the team. Thu, 14 May 2009 09:30:21 EST How did you enjoy the wonderful weather? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x25037062 Hopefully each of you were able to get out and enjoy the first real weekend of beautiful weather. I'm sure there were grills working overtime this weekend!! <BR> <BR> So how did you make the most of the sunshine this weekend? Planting flowers? Grilling out with friends/family? Taking that walk you've been putting off until it was a little warmer? Hopefully you were able to make the most of the sun and relax a bit! <BR> <BR> Have a wonderful Sunday and soak up the sunshine while we c... Sun, 26 Apr 2009 11:06:35 EST TENNIS ANYONE??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x24875101 Hello All! I am relatively new to Spark. I signed up in January only to forget about it until now. I am now ready to focus on ME! I am a 34 year old female art teacher who has 50+ to lose. I am an avid tennis player who plays at an intermediate level. I live in Augusta, KY and I would LOVE to find folks to play tennis with or walk with. Good luck to you all! Mon, 20 Apr 2009 17:15:07 EST Show of hands.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x23888835 Hi NKY SparkTeam, <BR> <BR> I hope that most of you were able to get out today and enjoy the wonderful weather we were graced with (or got to celebrate St. Patrick's day!!) <BR> <BR> A member on the team suggested getting together for a local SparkRally. I wanted a show of hands from you to see who would be interested in participating in the Rally? <BR> <BR> Thanks, <BR> Kel Tue, 17 Mar 2009 17:38:59 EST Purple People Bridge Walk http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x22635053 I know this team is super quiet, but I've committed to visiting every team and posting on a regular basis even if it means making up new topics! <BR> <BR> My neighbor and I went for a little walk across the PPB and into downtown Cincinnati the other week and got in over 3 miles (round trip) in a fairly enjoyable manner. I was wondering, if the weather is actually in the 50s next week, would anyone be up for a get-together and walk? We wouldn't need to go quite so far, but there's a neat te... Thu, 5 Feb 2009 23:30:03 EST Fresh Veggies and Fruit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x22063171 Does anyone here garden? I know I probably need to join the gardening teams as well, but I'm looking for *local* people specifically. Barring that, do you know where to get good produce in the area? The fruit I saw this week at Kroger looked like someone played golf with it. Tue, 20 Jan 2009 08:41:19 EST New to the Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x21887975 Hello everyone I'm Becky & I love Spark People! I live in NKY & am new to the team. Thu, 15 Jan 2009 08:18:10 EST Show your Spark this Friday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x21815514 Hello team! <BR> <BR> This Friday is Show your Spark day! If you have SparkPeople gear, be sure to wear it around town and help us Spread the Spark! See the link below for more details... <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=1668964 </link> <BR> <BR> Be well, <BR> Kelly Tue, 13 Jan 2009 12:08:40 EST Goals for 2009 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x21233846 Hello NKY SparkTeam ;o) <BR> <BR> I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas/holiday! It's so hard to believe that yet another year has passed us by. <BR> <BR> Thinking about my own personal goals for the upcoming year, I thought I would take a moment to see if there are any of you out there who reached your goals for 2008? Are you setting new goals for yourself in 2009? If so, please share them here. We would love to hear from you. Your words and stories could inspire other members... Sun, 28 Dec 2008 18:34:04 EST New to this forum http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x20799789 I joined Sparkpeople this spring and lost 15 lbs and haven't been following my diet/exercise program recently and have started regaining the weight so I decided to start getting with the program again. I live in NKY but work full-time in Goshen (think Milford area). I have 2 elementary school kids and a husband and struggle with time management - as most everyone does. Mon, 8 Dec 2008 22:13:40 EST newbie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x20754469 Hi everyone! I live in Florence! I am working out at curves.. and Hopefully I will get this wieght off my body! Thanks Terry Sun, 7 Dec 2008 08:55:48 EST Walking in Florence http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x19319253 I'm looking for a walking partner in Florence in the evenings and Saturday mornings. Tue, 14 Oct 2008 07:43:55 EST 3 DAY CHALLENGE - STARTS FRIDAY MORNING http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x19194018 It's almost the weekend. Let's try this three-day challenge (I'm doing it on another team too, so I need your help also!!!) to keep us motivated. I've changed it up just a wee bit from my other challenge, but here they are: Only five little things - they will make a difference in your weight loss this week and it's only three days!!! <BR> <BR> Starting Friday morning: <BR> <BR> 1. Take at LEAST One (1) 30 minute walk outside. - Go around the block, go to your favorite park, walk to the gro... Thu, 9 Oct 2008 11:51:28 EST Fall Weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x18901927 If you are like me, you are super excited about the drop in temperature that we are supposed to see this week. I love walking outside this time of year when it's a little crisp out and you need a sweatshirt to head outside. It got me thinking...who else out there moves from working out inside at the gym or your own house - to the sidewalk or parks? <BR> <BR> What are your favorite local parks to walk/jog at? <BR> <BR> Enjoy the new season!! <BR> Kelly Mon, 29 Sep 2008 12:37:25 EST Who is up for a challenge? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x18762377 I would like to get a daily challenge going here...who is up for it? <BR> <BR> Today is Plie Squats <BR> <BR> Here's how: <BR> <BR> 1. Stand with feet hip- or shoulder-width apart. <BR> 2. Hold a medium-heavy dumbbell in front of your body with arms straight and elbows slightly bent. <BR> 3. Bend the knees and lower into a squat. Stop when your knees are at 90 degree angles OR before you lose the natural arch of your back. <BR> 4. Contract the glutes and legs while stabilizing your body wi... Wed, 24 Sep 2008 10:30:21 EST Tell us about yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x18699959 I am 48 years old. I live in Covington, Kentucky. I have 6 children, 2 grandchildren, 3 dogs, 4 cats, and a bird. I am a microbiologist, but not working right now, so am devoting this time to get healthy and fit for the first time in years! Mon, 22 Sep 2008 12:46:13 EST LET"S GET THIS TEAM GOING!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x18695141 It seems like this team is dead in the water so I would like to propose a solution: <BR> <BR> -Our team leader seems to be missing in action...so...we should take the bull by the horns and do something. <BR> <BR> -I am willing to check in on the team everyday, post, answer any questions that I can, create challenges, and just basically liven this team up...if you guys are willing to do the same. <BR> <BR> -So, to get started...let's everyone post in the new thread that I started telling us... Mon, 22 Sep 2008 10:26:54 EST Town & Country http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x18207270 Does anyone belong to T&C who would want to be my workout buddy? Thu, 4 Sep 2008 10:43:55 EST newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x17851972 I posted this as my intro on another group and figured it works as a way to intro myself here as well. <BR> <BR> Username: VanessaPaige <BR> First name: Vanessa <BR> Age: 29 <BR> Birthday: September 24 <BR> Starting Weight: 230 or 225 (broken scale) <BR> Goal weight: I say my goal is 140 but I'm sure I'll know what is right for me when I get there <BR> Height:5'7 <BR> City,State/Country: Silver Grove, KY <BR> Children: 3 <BR> Pets: none <BR> Signigicant Other: Eric… <BR> Career/Jo... Thu, 21 Aug 2008 09:44:18 EST Fitworks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x16496531 Does anyone belong to Fitworks in Florence? Tue, 8 Jul 2008 06:15:19 EST Just Curious why no one huddles on this Team Page? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x16236784 I huddle every day with my other Spark teams and also with this one, but usually I am the only one on this page to do so. <BR> <BR> So, I want to rally the team members to do a Spark team huddle daily if you can. Let's go N Ky team members! <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> Thanks much <em>252</em> Sat, 28 Jun 2008 19:37:39 EST newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x15900997 I am new to Spark. I am mom to 3 kids, ages 8,6, and 5 months. I've been married for almost 10 years. I am finally getting around to trying to lose this baby weight, instead of gaining the prego weight back. <BR> Tue, 17 Jun 2008 19:24:21 EST New Team Goal - Positive Thinking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x15464704 Hi Team, <BR> <BR> I've created a new team goal if any of you are interested in participating. It's a goal to encourage positive thinking. Feel free to offer any suggestions for other team goals you would like to see created to track as well. <BR> <BR> I hope you all were able to get outside today and enjoy the weather a bit. <BR> <BR> Be well, <BR> Kelly Mon, 2 Jun 2008 21:36:14 EST Does Anyone Belong To Urban Active on Dixie Hwy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x14943716 Hello. I'm looking for a workout buddy to workout at Urban Active. Anyone game? Thu, 15 May 2008 10:50:26 EST Where is everyone? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x14719095 Let's get out and show some team spirit! Wed, 7 May 2008 09:22:39 EST Just joining the team.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x14666368 Hope everyone is doing well. I live in NKY and thought it wouldn't be a bad idea to have some local support/motivation on this journey... Mon, 5 May 2008 15:29:06 EST just joined http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x14062045 Hi there, <BR> I live in Fort Wright and have two girls. My waistband is getting too tight so... I love to walk, but am having trouble finding the time between work and my girls. Dinners out with my boyfriend is getting me in trouble too! Tue, 15 Apr 2008 20:01:22 EST New member here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x13730976 Hello Everyone.. I'm in the Erlanger/Elsmere area.. I saw the link to this team on the Message Board and Thought I'd come join.. Sat, 5 Apr 2008 14:07:46 EST anyone interested in joingin silverlake? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x12920567 i want to exercise more, and i want to do something with my kids, so i thought about silverlake or the y. but my hubbie doesn't want to go because he feels "self-conscious." so if anyone wants to join (or is already a member) maybe we can go together? Fri, 7 Mar 2008 13:29:12 EST new here... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x12876317 hi! i'm becky and i live in florence. i'll be 30 this year, so i need to loose weight or else face health problems forever. i have 2 small children, so that's another motivation - i don't want them to have weight problems. Thu, 6 Mar 2008 00:34:30 EST Romance http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x12863656 Anyone know of a reasonably price romantic place for me and my husband to go to. (oh yeah and with a reasonably healthy menu) <em>20</em> Wed, 5 Mar 2008 16:13:03 EST New to Kentucky. . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x12449022 Hi! I am new to Northern to KY and to the east in general. So HI!! Im Kat <em>20</em> Wed, 20 Feb 2008 13:41:07 EST Nutrition Tracker http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x11636623 Is there a way to enter things on your own to track this more accurately? I had a frozen meal and the info is on the package and I had to add the ingredients separately based on the database and it didn't match what I actually ate. Thu, 24 Jan 2008 17:55:30 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x11599135 Hi! I'm from Crescent Springs, 39 and a stay-at-home. Trying to lose 50 pounds! Wed, 23 Jan 2008 16:43:49 EST swim lessons for children http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x11430234 I'm trying to find a great place for my daughters to take swim lessons (indoors) before the pool opens this summer. They are 4 and 5 years old and I would love to have them more confidant in the water. Does anyone know of a great place to sign them up in the NKY area? <BR> <BR> I find personal references are more reliable on this sort of thing. Thanks for your help! <BR> <BR> Kelly Fri, 18 Jan 2008 09:10:13 EST Hi, I'm New! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x11420698 I just joined Sparkpeople- my sister told me about it- she's a fitness guru, unlike myself ;) I live in NKY (Independence) and just wanted to introduce myself. I am a stay-at-home/work-from-home mother of a 3 year old boy and 16 month old girl. I, also, have my own photography business as well that I just started about 6 months ago. So, needless to say, I'm busy and really have to work to get those workouts in! I turn 30 this year (ugh!) and am scared that if I don't get a good healthy l... Thu, 17 Jan 2008 23:08:36 EST 2008 Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x11283828 Hi Everyone! <BR> <BR> Feel free to share your personal goals for 2008 here in this thread. I hope this is a way to connect the NKY members a little more AND hold each of us more accountable for the goals we hope to achieve for ourselves this year. <BR> <BR> I would like to begin more family fitness activities. In the past, I have typically worked out in the morning before my kids wake up. They are getting older and I would like to involve them more - not only to create the healthy ha... Mon, 14 Jan 2008 09:51:08 EST Independence, Walking Buddy Needed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x11282423 Hi...I am from Independence and am looking for a walking buddy or walking group. I am limited to weekends since DH works second shift and I have 2 young children. <BR> <BR> Anyone interested? We can rotate locations if you don't live in Indepedence. Mon, 14 Jan 2008 09:21:13 EST Introduction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x10201582 <em>213</em> Het everybody,was just floating around the site,had no idea there was a team for Noorth ky,I live in Augusta [Bracken co.]have only lived here since April1...joined SP in May,mostly hang out on the Depression/Dieting team,but thought it might be nice to make contact with folks that live nearby,noticed there have not been any recent post,but thought hey why not...so come on over and check out my page..I am on most days and willing to give support and definetly need support..or j... Wed, 21 Nov 2007 11:27:18 EST Wallace Woods Signing In! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x9407730 Hello NKY! <BR> <BR> Just started using Spark People tonight. I hope to find some good friends and good support. <BR> <BR> Any one else in Wallace Woods, Covington? Tue, 9 Oct 2007 20:30:12 EST A Walk-in-th -Park(WEST KY) KY Oaks Mall http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x9325320 Winter is coming on outdoor walking is coming to a limited few days or an End... <BR> <BR> Let's start MALL walking, Check out my BLOG for scheduled dates. If you can get a Sparks T-shirt or item to wear ordered so we can look professional(LOL) at least like a team. <BR> <BR> First planned group walks is (OCT 19th in park) (OCT 25th in the Mall) Fri, 5 Oct 2007 09:23:32 EST Western KY-Walk-in the Park PLANNING http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x9166811 Let's all plan a walk-n the park...A day our little ones can stroller with us and afterwards let them play in the kiddie area... Any Friday/Saturday is great with me/I have my pre-K and 2 yr old on Fridays and my 13 yr old on some of the Saturdays. <BR> <BR> Nobel Park-Paducah, KY...Suggest the dates and we can make plans soon... <BR> <BR> My Idea is everyone pack a healthy picnic for yourself and kiddos. We all meet about 10ish, walk the park from the new play yard area(away from the road ... Thu, 27 Sep 2007 13:21:56 EST Try a chat room for added support http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x8866519 Go to my page blog and sign up today! I will do my best to on there daily(M-Th). <BR> <BR> OOPS..Just noticed there is no longer a chat room only a place like this on MSN. Tried to get it fixed and was informed they no longer offer rooms with chat...SORRY ALL I will keep trying to find a place for live chats. Wed, 12 Sep 2007 18:12:48 EST Hello & Welcome! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x518x7239433 Welcome to the NKY SparkTeam! My name is Kelly and I have been with SparkPeople for three years now. I live in NKY and look forward to talking to other NKY members. Feel free to introduce yourself and say hello! I notice that this board isn't very active but I would love to see how many NKY SparkPeople there are out there!!! <BR> <BR> Be well, <BR> Kelly <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> Thu, 21 Jun 2007 08:00:40 EST What happened to the workout contest?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x4226682 All I really want to do log my exercise minutes. What happened to the old SparkCincinnati?? I really don't want a blog, a diet plan, somebody else's workout plan, etc...I just want to log my minutes. How do I do this?? <BR> <BR> Thanks <BR> Paul Thu, 4 Jan 2007 20:44:00 EST Need a new team admin http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x4189442 Hey team, if this team is going to continue we need a new admin. Let me know if you're interested by replying to this thread or sending me a sparkmail. <BR> <BR> thanks, <BR> <BR> GrantM <BR> SparkTeams Manager Tue, 2 Jan 2007 17:41:20 EST hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x3387974 i'm new here! i live in florence. i'm married and the proud mother of joshua. <BR> <BR> great to be here! :D Thu, 28 Sep 2006 18:23:18 EST Greetings, NKYers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x2899881 Hi: <BR> New to this site; going on my fourth week with Spark and I live in the NKY area; just discovered there is a Spark team for our area so here I am! <BR> <BR> Kat Sun, 2 Jul 2006 22:05:51 EST Northern Kentucky Group Forum http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x518x1871961 This topic was automatically created when the SparkPoints Group "Northern Kentucky" was started. Here is the description for this Group: <BR> <BR> For those living across the river from Cincinnati and beyond Thu, 30 Mar 2006 19:38:55 EST