SparkPeople Every Day is a New Start- Make it a Positive One Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=55017 to have a safe and positive journey each day as travel to good health and keep a good attitude as we go SparkPeople Every Day is a New Start- Make it a Positive One Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=55017 Join in June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x58045720 May is fast ending , I see June as a fresh month a start of summer in some places , a blooming month . In another team where I co lead as I do here I set up the chat room with a Join in June theme , . It seems popular so I would like to encourage the theme here, <BR> Join in, can mean many things. <BR> join in a chat on here, j <BR> Look what is a available on the team to join in. <BR> Make your own challenge and maybe ask others to Join in. <BR> It doesn't have to be physical but can be.... Fri, 30 May 2014 01:59:10 EST May's Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x57809302 “The heart that forgives embraces all things and overflows with unconditional love.” Mimi Gabriel Thu, 8 May 2014 22:42:03 EST summer things we like to do http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23229x55017x57791336 picnics Wed, 7 May 2014 12:10:57 EST May questions of day are back http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x57791255 <BR> 5/7 <BR> Do you have your May in place ???????????????? Wed, 7 May 2014 12:02:41 EST Move into May chat room http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x57782964 Sorry I have neglected this team lately , I thought we had a May chat thread, I am still trying to negotiate round.the new lay out on Sparks.i can't see yet how to make this a sticky topic I <BR> It's been a quiet May so far but I have started to do more exercise and keeping track of it . <BR> Yesterday we had problems with our TV set. My dh is lost without his constant companion of tv. I sent an SOS to our grandson Jake who is a technical wizard, he called in in his way home from work and... Tue, 6 May 2014 19:59:06 EST Share your day and a quote April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x57477095 Hi team here is our new visiting thread and share a quote with the team each day Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:50:19 EST Question of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x57473036 Since April is often time many of us do Spring Cleaning <em>542</em> <em>374</em> <em>376</em> I thought it was time for spring here too . i decided to bring back the question of the day. ask and see how many team mates have quotes they want to share with the team. The chart thread will continue but you can also share your none scale victories here that way you don't have go to another thread to share your victory. Paula is still sharing her thou... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:02:36 EST hello all http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x55017x57260530 my name is Rose. my goal is to lose 15lbs. <BR> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:29:32 EST Words ending in ing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23229x55017x57052621 Spring Sat, 8 Mar 2014 15:04:22 EST share how you feel today with and Icon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23229x55017x57052597 <em>250</em> Sat, 8 Mar 2014 15:02:39 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56866747 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team for my sparkpoints. <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a fun and healthy weekend! Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:25:25 EST Happy Valenines day everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56766589 Friendship isn't a big thing - it's a million little things. ~Author Unknown <BR> There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship. ~Author Unknown <BR> A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. ~Douglas Pagels <BR> A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world. ~Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> Friends are like walls. Sometimes you lean on them, and sometimes it's good just knowing they are there. ~Author... Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:06:05 EST qustions for Jan to Feb 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56555974 1/28 do you use quotes to help you on the journey ?? Tue, 28 Jan 2014 22:29:43 EST quotes and more quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x56555904 Food is not the "boss" in my life. I am stronger than the temptation of any food. - Richard Simmons <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 1/29/2014 Tue, 28 Jan 2014 22:24:44 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56542113 Thank you for the sparkgoodie, from the team, for my fitness minutes, Fran! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a great week! Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:30:06 EST Oustions of the day 1/24 to 2/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x56499615 Are you working on your Feb goals and reviewing how you did in Jan. <em>38</em> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:50:08 EST Chapter one Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56417729 Jan is flying by how is your plan going ? its never to late to start or write a new one please share how you are doing you can just show us using a emoticon <BR> thanks Sat, 18 Jan 2014 17:03:18 EST team goals ??????????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x56211973 Checking to see if team mates have a team goal they would to work on as team <BR> we have get our water in each day <BR> 'No pop <BR> huddle each day <BR> anyone have a new idea for the team to work on? Sat, 4 Jan 2014 12:09:09 EST Good morning Share thought how is day going http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56204964 Happy New Year we have a new book with empty pages 362 pages ! here is where we can visit and share our get support along the trail a place to get to know each other <BR> and don't forget to stop by Paula's thoughts you will really enjoy these each day. you can let her know how much you like them on the thread called Paula's thoughts but share your here please <BR> <em>304</em> Fri, 3 Jan 2014 22:16:42 EST Don't miss Paulas thoughts for the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56197882 <em>244</em> <em>104</em> <em>244</em> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> I am excited to announce that song bird Paula has accepted my request to share her thoughts here each day this is her place to share the thought of the day. don't miss these they will get our day off to a positive start <BR> i have copied a few to remind us how great they are i they get your day off to positive start like they do mine Thank you so much Paula for doing this for the team. <BR> <em>227<... Fri, 3 Jan 2014 12:52:20 EST any sparky questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x56111926 have a question for the journey to good health post it here and check back to see and see how our team mates do it Sat, 28 Dec 2013 09:04:26 EST have a qustion to help you along the journey http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56111732 Instead of a ? of the day thought if any one has a question and needs tips for the journey they can ask them here and teams will share how they handle the issue <BR> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 08:41:03 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56040232 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team, for my birthday yesterday, Fran. <BR> I had a really fun day, DH and I went Christmas shopping. We bought the rest of the presents, so everybody is done. <BR> I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas! Fri, 20 Dec 2013 08:33:19 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x56019133 Thank you for the team Sparkgoodie, Fran! I hope everybody has a great day! Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:58:52 EST QOD 11/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55810091 How are your Dec Spark plans going hard to believe Sunday is Dec 1 and Thursday is my Birthday so need to get a healthy plan in place. the 5 k was great yesterday. took me a l little over and hour to complete Sat, 30 Nov 2013 01:16:14 EST QOD 11/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55688186 for those of us entering into the winter time do you find it harder to get your water in each day. do you count the tea and coffee? Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:44:35 EST Question for Sunday Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55670344 On our new start page do you like the feature give bonus point for the teams. I got 50 for our team on Saturday <em>104</em> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 17:06:54 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55651128 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team, Fran. <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a great weekend! Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:51:55 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55476010 Thank you for the team sparkgoodie, Fran! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a great November! <BR> <em>247</em> <BR> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 12:55:56 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55403608 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team, Fran! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody is having a great weekend! Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:15:33 EST Transformation is a Constant http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x55017x55382723 I finally get it...I'm important and I need to take care of myself for me. I recently (3 months ago) up rooted my life and move 900 miles away from "home." I cut myself from negativity and dread in exchange for happiness and peace within myself. I went from eating fast food 2-3 times a day, sodas daily, no exercise; to an organic mostly vegetarian lifestyle and working out 5-6 days a week. I feel great about myself now, I feel I can continue to move forward in this journey of a health lif... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:46:02 EST quotes for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55267421 Happiness is not a fitness goal it is a by product of taking care of your self <BR> Believe you can achieve your fitness goals and you are half way there <BR> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 23:51:32 EST ???? for 10/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55237564 1. What are you tips to avoid the candy section at the store during Halloween? this is one I find i need help with since they have put the candy by the produce <em>198</em> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:28:23 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55059665 Thank you for the pumpkin sparkgoodie from the team, Fran! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody is having a great weekend! Sat, 28 Sep 2013 01:19:44 EST Look at books http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55024711 I thought it best to have a separate thread as not everyone wants to talk of books ! <BR> To get it going, can anyone who likes to read drop in. <BR> Tell us what you are reading currently? <BR> Or want to read? <BR> Do you read real books or electronic books!? <BR> Do you use a public library? <BR> <BR> Please join in Ree <em>149</em> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 03:43:45 EST QOD9/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55024139 What was the last healthy choice you made? <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:16:49 EST QOD 9/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x55002994 What is the number one change you want to make in the next month ? Mon, 23 Sep 2013 09:48:57 EST QOD 9/22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54994132 Now that fall is here and the weather is cooling off do you have problems getting your water in each day? <BR> <em>91</em> <BR> <BR> I am finding it harder any hints Sun, 22 Sep 2013 14:32:13 EST QOD 9/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54982305 Hard to believe that today its Sept 21 already and time to think of our Oct spark goals. <BR> Have you come up with some goals for Oct? <em>38</em> <em>213</em> Sat, 21 Sep 2013 11:33:34 EST say something positive to the team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x54978465 Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out <BR> Life has two rules: #1 Never quit and #2 Always remember #1" <BR> Sat, 21 Sep 2013 00:03:09 EST ??? of the day while I am on vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54850166 <BR> here are the QOD for 9/11 to 9/19 enjoy <BR> <BR> <BR> 9/11 What goals and dreams do you have? <BR> <BR> 9/12 What are three top qualities you look for in a friend <BR> <BR> 9/13 . What activities make you lose track of time? <BR> <BR> 9/14 What makes you smile <BR> <BR> 9/15 What impact do you want to have on the people around you? <BR> <BR> <BR> 9/16 What helps you hold on to hope and determination when time... Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:18:26 EST sept 10 to days question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54849987 Today's question <BR> . What makes you feel secure hiking the Spark high way? <BR> <BR> The healthy information you find and the site and the support from team mates and spark friends. to know that its O Kay to to slip up and no one will make you feel bad like other weight loss programs do at times. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:04:09 EST QOD 9/9 todays Question is http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54833825 What motivates you to be your best? Mon, 9 Sep 2013 01:40:24 EST daily visit and sharing of our day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54815310 I hope this thread will become a fun and lively place where we share and visit with each other. <BR> Our co team leader Irene has shared she is not able to be on Spark much right now due to family healthy issues . reports she is fine just dealing with family who are not doing well. you can see her not in the its Friday thread that is where the idea of retrying a daily chat thread came back to me. so here we go <BR> <BR> Take a deep breath pick your self up dust off and go... Sat, 7 Sep 2013 12:57:24 EST Sat 9/7 QOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54815141 1. What is your favorite sound? <BR> <BR> Jim Brickman during quiet me time <BR> Sat, 7 Sep 2013 12:40:29 EST good Friday team mates http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54805754 Good morning team as always hope you are a a supper day on the <BR> Spark trail. trying to get ready for my vacation .I leave in six days (9/11) so off to do a few errands now that i have checked a few things off my to do list for chores. back to visit after my errands mall walk and gym visit <em>213</em> Fri, 6 Sep 2013 15:17:07 EST QOD are you Moving on the trail 9/6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54798616 What get you moving each day as you journey the Spark trail? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right!" (Henry Ford) <BR> Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow. <BR> Thu, 5 Sep 2013 23:32:21 EST Great blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54773570 I had to smile after asking my question on Blogs i say one pass by as was working here it was was my co leader Irene its a must read. You can reach her page by clicking on you name on the team leader section once on her page click on the blog titled IT sneaked upon me. Wed, 4 Sep 2013 00:14:23 EST sept 4 qod http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54773007 How often do you write a blog? <BR> I try to at least one time a month but new goal for me is to do two to three a month not always very wordy but it will show me how I am doing and catching those NSV on paper and remind me I am more than a number on the scales. Tue, 3 Sep 2013 23:22:11 EST Welcome new tream mates http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54759710 Welcome to all our new members and so glad you chose to join our team as we head to a new healthy lifestyle. Always remember we are so much more than the numbers the scales stops on. remember to watch for the NSV Non scale victories . hope every one has a great Sept. <BR> Hello to our seasoned team mates too hope you are having a safe trip and enjoy meeting our new team mates to the hiking trail. <BR> “Today you are you, that is truer than true. <BR> There is no o... Mon, 2 Sep 2013 23:33:08 EST QOD 9/3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54759645 What is your favorite fall veggie ? and how do your fix it? Mon, 2 Sep 2013 23:24:56 EST Sept 3 this and that http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54759633 Boy three days into the month hard to believe that the long week end is over and so many are busy getting the gardens ready for fall . Mine was not very good this summer. my peppers and cucumbers carrots never came. the weeds grew well how ever. Hope everyone is ready with their Sept plan i have mine going to work on increasing the loops at mall each day and get to the four days a week. and get get back to the Question of the day I would love to have my team mates Spar... Mon, 2 Sep 2013 23:23:40 EST Sept ! happy Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54734429 Are your ready for a new month and new challenges? Sat, 31 Aug 2013 23:58:43 EST QOD Aug 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54722914 Are you ready for the hike on the Sept trail ? share f you want to or just say Yes / No <BR> “Today you are you, that is truer than true. <BR> There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” <BR> &#8213; Dr. Seuss, <BR> You'll be on your way up! <BR> You'll be seeing great sights! <BR> You'll join the high fliers <BR> who soar to high heights.” <BR> &#8213; Dr. Seuss <BR> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 23:07:54 EST TGIF any week end plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54712266 none tired and its still Thursday in my time zone busy day in the yard see you tomorrow Fri, 30 Aug 2013 01:30:42 EST happy thurday team aug 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54699638 Hope everyone has a great day remember <BR> No one ever drowned in sweat. <BR> since its still wed i will return on Thurs. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Hope the eye appointment went well.Roma i agree it like it when it stay light longer too. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Carrie that to do list can get so long some days. hope its shorter <BR> <BR> <BR> Lisa sorry the little one was so early but good use of you time ! <BR> Thank you for the great quotes added them to my growing col... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 01:10:32 EST Its Wed and hump day whats up at your house http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54686727 nothing yet its still Tues. in my time zone just want it up for my friends in all the other time zones a head of mine Happy Wednesday team Wed, 28 Aug 2013 01:43:41 EST Qod 8/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54685162 Do you buy per-packaged salads or veggies for convenience? If you do, do you wash them before putting them in the serving bowl? Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:30:49 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54678379 It's been a good day so far. I'm on a 2 week vacation from school, I've got a lot done this morning already, and my 5 year old daughter didn't cry today when I dropped her off at Pre-K. I talked to my Mom who lives in Florida now, (I'm in Nebraska) and she is going to be here on September 4th. I am glad I will get to see my Mom and Dad again soon. <BR> <BR> I have been reading positive quotes this morning. I even added an inspirational quote to my signature here. <BR> <BR> I hurt my back ... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:17:17 EST ? for aug 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54674229 What are you doing to reach your goal today? Tue, 27 Aug 2013 01:46:15 EST New Member http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x55017x54674131 I feel I completely lack the ability to be positive. I am the most negative person I know. But I want to be positive, and to feel better, to help me reach my goals in life. And I'm sure I will be a lot more fun to be around if I'm more positive. <BR> <BR> I'm 42, married and a Mom to a 5 year old girl. I have 50 lbs to lose, and I want to redo my lifestyle. I want to quit smoking, eat healthy, and exercise more. <BR> <BR> I want to be able to keep up with my 5 year old. I want to feel bet... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 01:26:28 EST Tuesday is here are you ready http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54673950 Hard to believe we are at the end of the month already.Seems like yesterday we were making our Aug goals. its now time to think what we want to do in Sept. it was a busy but fun Monday a trip to cost co cleaning up the yard from the storm last night. lots of pine cones thank fully nothing more serious some neighbors had entire trees come down. Racey didn't the thunder and lightening. poor fur baby. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:42:32 EST Happy Monday what are you doing 8/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54664168 taking Racey for a walk and yard clean up after our storm last night pine cones <BR> every where ! no real damage here but trees are down in around the city and power outages in places. going to Cost Co my cousin is the member back latter Mon, 26 Aug 2013 09:54:51 EST Happy sunday team aug 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54649183 For some of our team mates it Sunday make it a good one what are you doing today <BR> <BR> if you start now you will start seeing results a day earlier then if you wait until tomorrow so start today. <em>381</em> Sun, 25 Aug 2013 00:05:45 EST Sat are you ready ? what you are you doing 8/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54638450 cutting the grass and going to the gym. Sat, 24 Aug 2013 00:19:38 EST its the week end anything fun going on http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54630615 Just yard work here and washing the car. and planning my Sparky meals for the coming week. hope everyone has a great day and week end . Fri, 23 Aug 2013 10:46:31 EST Good Day its Thursday what's new 8/22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54620227 Ree <BR> hope you now are enjoying your new chairs and had time to work on your hobby. <BR> News from Fran <BR> Its another warm day here and it going into the 90 s and then rain and lightening which we don't need we could use the rain but the lightening is not good for all the forest fires we have going. did some hedge trimming they look funny since i did what i could reach with out a ladder since i don't like ladders and not when i am alone. now getting some sparking and team ... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:01:45 EST My plan to day is http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x54618214 get out side and walk be its 90 degrees out side and get my water in Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:43:43 EST its Wed how is your day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54607459 <em>104</em> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:42:23 EST Share a NSV http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x54601701 no mindless eating after dinner to night Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:54:44 EST Just for Today i am http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x54601676 I am going to do a extra loop at the mall. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:48:03 EST Qod Aug 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54601668 What is your Favorite summer food you will miss ? <BR> Water melon and other fresh fruits . Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:46:18 EST Bucket list QOD Auig 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54580790 Do you have a bucket list? any thing interesting on your list? <BR> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:27:35 EST Water ? for QOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54563074 Do you drink flavor water plain water or add sliced fruit to your water? <BR> <BR> I do a little of all three to change things up a bit. Sun, 18 Aug 2013 00:03:10 EST QOD Aug 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54476000 Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try <BR> what are you going to try this week? Sat, 10 Aug 2013 23:01:52 EST QOD 8/8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54440488 I used to think exercise was________________, but now I think it's________________. <BR> no fun and hard some thing i enjoy Thu, 8 Aug 2013 00:06:12 EST QOD aug 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54399643 I'm proud of what I did yesterday did not give in and stop for fast food Sun, 4 Aug 2013 23:46:31 EST QOD 4/4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54386271 When I feel a binge coming on, I Sat, 3 Aug 2013 22:47:03 EST QOD 8/2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54361367 Hope everyone has their Aug plan written and posted where you can see it <BR> if not its not to late <BR> My mid-afternoon pick-me-up is _________! Thu, 1 Aug 2013 23:04:32 EST QOD Aug 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54348458 Do you prefer canned or frozen veggies, fruits, <BR> <BR> Thu, 1 Aug 2013 00:53:14 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54347902 Thank you, Fran, for a team goodie! <BR> I hope you all have a wonderful Thursday! Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:48:03 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54334460 Thank you, Fran for the sparkgoodie from the team for my fitness minutes! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a great day! Wed, 31 Jul 2013 00:57:56 EST QOD 7/29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54308002 what made you smile yesterday Mon, 29 Jul 2013 01:11:50 EST QOD 7/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54295221 Do you like Quinoa?? Do you have a recipe you want to share? Sat, 27 Jul 2013 23:08:04 EST QOD 7/27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54284463 What are you doing today to get started on the spark trail Sat, 27 Jul 2013 01:00:04 EST to day positive thing for me http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54271886 what is one positive thing you want to do today ? Thu, 25 Jul 2013 23:30:05 EST QOD 7/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54271840 <BR> For true successes( on the spark trail) <BR> <BR> ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? James Allen <BR> <BR> July blew by like the fire works do on the 4th we wait hours for the Fire Works show and it over in flash. Its time to think how July went on the spark trail. Now its time to sit down and get our Aug plan in place found a great Quote which I plan to use thought i would share it with my team mates. do you sit each mo... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 23:25:46 EST QOD 7/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54183431 <BR> What are your Favorite Cooking Tools? Fri, 19 Jul 2013 00:14:27 EST QOD 7/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54165267 The new thread is up lets chat have you stopped by to join in yet ? <BR> <BR> Starting tomorrow I have our daily chat sticky note #1 and QOD will move to note #2 <BR> thanks and join in the fun sharing and supporting each other and help get us get a positive start to our day and keep it going throughout the day stop by any time morning noon night even in the middle of the might like our friend Irene often dose. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:07:15 EST Daily vists and chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54151129 Hi team <BR> Thought this would be a fun way to get to know each other as we travel the Spark trail together <BR> It a warm day here going to get into the 90's so heading to the gym once i finish here and the Dryer goes off. did some gardening today in May I planted 6 Tomato plants they are hug but only one planet has Tomatoes on it and then only two tiny green ones. and one I have one green pepper our three green pepper plants so i am not a green thumb gardener. working on ... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:19:19 EST QOD 7/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54151049 Looks like we that includes ME are not up a challenge I think summer is a hard time to do a challenge with so many activities going on. <BR> I came up with another idea would you like to a a daily chat a place we pop in share how we are doing. Share our daily actives just visit and get to know each other better. <BR> I Just started the thread join fun <em>213</em> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:11:17 EST QOD 7/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54129909 Do you drink flavored water? <BR> Yes sometime its helps me get over 8 glasses <BR> took flavor packets with me to a family gathering yesterday it was a hit . <BR> <BR> <BR> A spark friend sent me some great information on water I copied and pasted it in our tips for healthy Sparking check it out Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:37:23 EST OD 7/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54107246 How do you approach weight loss while on vacation ?? Sat, 13 Jul 2013 00:39:05 EST QOD 7/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54095081 What do you eat in very hot weather? <BR> I like to make a chicken salad add water melon and grapes cantaloupe Fri, 12 Jul 2013 01:01:24 EST QOD 7/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54080824 What is your biggest weight loss hurdle? <BR> I have several but the two biggest <BR> watching my salt intake <BR> not over doing my snacks at night before bed Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:55:16 EST did you know ??????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54068995 changes are coming to tracker if we want to make the change i tried add the link twice and failed but they are going to make the in a blog this week watch for it sorry tried but failed to get it to work. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 02:09:18 EST Wed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54068956 have a good day every one <BR> Had problems add a link about the changes coming sorry team Wed, 10 Jul 2013 02:01:58 EST QOD 7/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54068852 : I am going to make today GREAT by____________. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 01:37:06 EST tips for the day on the Spark Trail http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x54059324 I thought it would be fun to have a thread where can share tips with each other as we travel the Spark trail and have them all in once spot so instead of calling it did you know i named it tip of the day feel share. Please join in and share your tips. <BR> To get stared I added this one again here to get the thread going . <BR> <BR> Freshen Apples <BR> <BR> Mix 3/4 cup of lemon juice with a gallon of water to dip cut apples into and keep them from bro... Tue, 9 Jul 2013 10:17:34 EST QOD 7/9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54055310 Fill in the blank: If I were a fruit, I would be a__________ <BR> <BR> time for a silly question <BR> <BR> a Banana since its mine and Racey's favorite fruit <em>334</em> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 00:57:54 EST 7/8 QOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54041604 Do you write a note to yourself about something POSITIVE you did today for YOURSELF. Before going to bed at night? <BR> just started Sunday Mon, 8 Jul 2013 00:05:32 EST Did you know 7/7??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x54036279 Did you know? One cup of coffee depletes approximately one glass of water from the body. How many do you have a day? <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>----------- <BR> ------ Squeezing fresh lemon into your water twice per day is a metabolic booster that is helpful for weight loss but is also a powerful detoxifier! do you use lemon in your water? <BR> Sun, 7 Jul 2013 16:21:26 EST QOD 7/7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54027597 Good morning team have you seem the challenge for July ? <BR> <BR> If you have a idea for Aug let me know if you want to do this again to keep on track that would be good they say it takes a while to make a new habit <em>213</em> Sat, 6 Jul 2013 21:32:29 EST did you know ??????? this about Vinegar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x54023866 Disinfectant: A natural antibacterial, vinegar makes a great base for any nontoxic cleaning solution. For an all-purpose disinfecting solution, dilute 1 part vinegar in 4 parts water and use anywhere germs are found, such as counter tops, keyboards, shared phones, doorknobs and remote controls. Vinegar teams up with a little baking soda to re-incarnate into enough forms to clean your entire house. <BR> <BR> 2. Toilet Bowl Cleaner: Clean, disinfect and deodorize your toilet by pouring 1 cup o... Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:20:18 EST July challenge July 7 to July 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x54023696 <em>230</em> <em>227</em> <em>303</em> <BR> <BR> Remember to copy and paste your own list Copy the short list using cut and paste and you are set to join the fun <BR> each day you complete the task put a <em>248</em> by the day at the end of the week total at the checks together at the end of July add them all up <BR> the last week is 11 days I know but just wanted the challenge to last a month and see if its something we want to continue. ... Sat, 6 Jul 2013 13:55:02 EST July Challenge? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x54022536 <BR> working on a challenge for us for July its coming soon so check back its simple and easy Sat, 6 Jul 2013 11:58:50 EST QOD 7/6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54017308 7 Fill in the blank: My relationship with food can be best described as:_____________________. <BR> <BR> Challenging some days Fri, 5 Jul 2013 22:40:01 EST Question of the Day Ideas? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x54009679 Please post a question you would like to see here on our team QOD thread <BR> <BR> earn a goodie when its posted . <em>38</em> <em>10</em> <BR> IF you have a idea for a team challenge share your ideas would we like to have a thread where we just visit and share our day? its you team and i am open to ideas you have about what you want from the team to help you on this hike to a healthy life style. Fri, 5 Jul 2013 09:42:20 EST Happy day after the 4th QOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x54001801 Weight loss is like Driving if you ever Veer off the road <BR> Make a u turn and head back in the right direction <BR> <BR> <BR> Happy day after the 4th of July everyone <BR> What are 3 things you were grateful for yesterday ....... <BR> <BR> 1. Spark friends <BR> 2 a free country <BR> 3 a garage door that that works <BR> <BR> Sorry I did not get this up in time for everyone yesterday . Thu, 4 Jul 2013 14:19:40 EST information for a team mate http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23229x55017x53982256 for some reason the link did not work Wed, 3 Jul 2013 00:40:47 EST QOD 7/3/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53980312 How often do you weigh yourself? Tue, 2 Jul 2013 21:54:08 EST OD 7/2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53968561 Any plans for the 4th of July and for our Canadian friends what fun thing did you do for Canada Day Tue, 2 Jul 2013 01:09:26 EST Sparkgoodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53964464 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team for my fitness minutes and for my blogs! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a great week! Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:31:34 EST QOD 7/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53953028 1. What is your most common slip up food? <BR> <BR> <em>232</em> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 23:14:18 EST QOD 6/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53940692 Fill in the blank: To me, "being fit" means <BR> being able to walk and work out with out getting short of breath Sat, 29 Jun 2013 23:19:46 EST QOD 6 /29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53936981 Do you have your July plan in place hard to believe that Monday I July 1 <em>213</em> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 17:12:25 EST QOD 6/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53916564 Do you make an appointment on your calendar to exercise? <BR> <BR> yes I do Thu, 27 Jun 2013 23:38:45 EST QOD 6/27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53904215 1. What do you do when you get the Late- Night Munchies? <BR> <BR> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 01:31:28 EST QOD 6/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53890404 Do you take at least 15 minutes of "ME TIME" daily <BR> <BR> Yes and I look forward to that time everyday . <em>204</em> <em>282</em> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 00:22:32 EST 6/24 Qustion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53873458 - Alphonse Karr.is I am thankful that throns have roses" <BR> What are you thankful for ? Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:37:20 EST QOD 6/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53850545 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=the_towel_workout_makes_toning_easy </link> <BR> <BR> Have you tried the towel work out its great added a link enjoy Sun, 23 Jun 2013 00:47:59 EST QOD 6/22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53846866 how close are to your 8 glasses of water ? its 3:30 pacific time <em>334</em> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 18:38:13 EST QOD 6/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53826128 It the First day of summer and a new season <BR> Name one good thing you will do for you to day <BR> <BR> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:29:33 EST QOD 6/20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53813049 do you use a food scales? and if yes do you weight the meat before its cooked ? <BR> <BR> <BR> i going to start using one but not sure what is better to weight it before its cooked or afterwards. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:43:33 EST QOD 6/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53800026 What's for lunch today? Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:47:45 EST QOD /18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53785446 1. I am grateful for___________ because _______________. <BR> <BR> I am grateful for my Spark friends because they are supportive of me on my journey . <em>304</em> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:14:18 EST QOD 6/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53771812 What do you want to accomplish by this time next week? <BR> <BR> to have tracked my meals from 6/17 to 6/22 Mon, 17 Jun 2013 00:51:36 EST QOD 6/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53758599 1. Will you keep your old, too-big clothes as a reminder of how far you've come with your weight loss? Or will you get rid of them for good? Sat, 15 Jun 2013 22:45:48 EST QOD 6/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53748746 1. If you had one extra hour in a day, what would you do with it? Sat, 15 Jun 2013 00:31:08 EST QO week end 6/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53741072 What do you do when you've lost your motivation? Which is what has happened to me and the <BR> QOD <BR> Do we want to continue the Qod it was going when I joined the team and not something I added <BR> The member that was writing the question of the day has left the team. I was asked to take the task over when I took on being co team leader, I am enjoying the job very much and have made some great friends that are helping me, as I travel the spark trail. I want this to a team that is helpfu... Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:09:56 EST Sparkgoodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53733495 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team for my fitness minutes! <BR> I hope you all have a wonderful friday and weekend! Thu, 13 Jun 2013 21:11:18 EST QOD 6/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53721837 What is on your to do list today Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:48:44 EST QOD 6/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53700964 What are your vacation plans for the summer ? <em>88</em> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 15:12:48 EST QOD 6/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53677445 How many different sizes do you have in your closet? <BR> <BR> <BR> two just cleaned the closest in May Sun, 9 Jun 2013 23:33:03 EST QOD 6/6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53631402 What's the worst advice you've ever heard about weight loss <BR> <BR> Thu, 6 Jun 2013 11:54:26 EST QOD 6/5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53612183 Share one healthy habit you're going to practice today to help you reach your goals Wed, 5 Jun 2013 00:41:35 EST Sparkgoodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53606442 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team for being in the top for fitness minutes! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a great week! Tue, 4 Jun 2013 17:07:28 EST QOD 6/3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53581809 My #1 goal that I want to accomplish today is____eating my planned meals what is your goal <BR> <BR> Think it over" before you put something in your mouth! <BR> Mon, 3 Jun 2013 00:07:37 EST QOD 6/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53555719 How are you going to MAKE today great <BR> <BR> Happy June everyone Sat, 1 Jun 2013 00:52:10 EST QOD 5/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53534076 what’s the craziest thing you've ever done to lose weight? <BR> <BR> tried the milk shake diet <BR> and the cabbage soup diet in my area it was called the Sacred Heart Hospital Diet <BR> Thu, 30 May 2013 10:10:07 EST QOD 5/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53509619 How do you decide what to make for dinner? <BR> <BR> I usually plan my meals for the week check out the spark cook book and now am picking some for the Solutions have favorites i use over and over . Tue, 28 May 2013 13:15:17 EST QOD 5/27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53490865 Today, I am thankful for___ For the men and women who fought and are fighting so we can be free. <BR> thank you for your service to our country. <em>232</em> Sun, 26 May 2013 22:46:57 EST QOD 5/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53484730 How are you going to MAKE today great <BR> <BR> <BR> Hope you are all having a good week end and the weather is sunny <BR> <BR> Sun, 26 May 2013 11:43:59 EST QOD 5/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53470287 I am proud of myself today because Sat, 25 May 2013 01:03:32 EST QOD 5/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53458255 How will you stick to a healthy diet over the long weekend? Fri, 24 May 2013 00:43:04 EST QOD 5/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53445487 What's your go-to for a nighttime snack? <BR> <BR> I am looking for some ideas some nights its peanut butter and crackers <BR> Thu, 23 May 2013 00:35:21 EST QOD 5/22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53437089 Fill in the blank: Going clothes shopping makes me feel__ <BR> <BR> <BR> thought maybe everyone needed a mini vacation from the QOD but here i am back asking questions Wed, 22 May 2013 10:51:20 EST Hi Sparkies! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x55017x53414466 My name is Mary Catherine. I live in Pittsburgh. I am so thrilled to be on Spark People and sparking. Good luck to all of you on reaching your goals. Dont hesitate to send spark mail to me and I will try to answer each and every one. Mon, 20 May 2013 15:35:22 EST QOD 5/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53377390 What did you do you found you could not get on to spark people <em>198</em> Fri, 17 May 2013 13:30:37 EST Fun and games http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53371313 Please join in . <BR> <BR> This game is change one letter in a word to make a new one and fit the two words in a short phrase. <BR> <BR> Example <BR> Game <BR> <BR> If you join in this Game you may find Fame, Irene <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> So your word is Fame Fri, 17 May 2013 04:12:00 EST QOD 5/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53355673 May is National Barbecue Month do you enjoying cooking out? <BR> do you have a favorite food you BQ often <BR> <BR> Yes and chicken seems to be my favorite Wed, 15 May 2013 12:42:31 EST QOD 5/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53335598 . Have a Plan B ready. Setbacks will happen, <BR> do you have your plan B set <BR> <BR> Yes and some times I even need a plan C <BR> Mon, 13 May 2013 22:34:43 EST Did you get your water in today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x53303686 Warm weather is soon to arrive and we all need to remember the importance of getting our water in each day . Sat, 11 May 2013 11:41:32 EST QOD 5/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53298960 I am grateful for Fri, 10 May 2013 23:17:43 EST QOD 5/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53288003 . What appliances are sitting on your countertop? <BR> Food saver <BR> micro wave <BR> <BR> Fri, 10 May 2013 01:27:54 EST QOD 5/9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53278601 5/9. What do you do to get yourself back on track if you have been struggling? Thu, 9 May 2013 09:45:52 EST QOD 5/7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53253305 Do you really track every item of food! even your mindless eating ? <BR> <BR> the first few months yes but then the tracker stared making nuts so i just wrote it in journal stopped tracking now working on getting back to writing down what i eat <BR> need to remember “What I eat in private will show up <em>4</em> <em>234</em> ” Unknown Tue, 7 May 2013 09:54:15 EST QOD 5/6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53244686 What do you like your home area! where would you take a spark friend who came for a visit? <em>220</em> <em>388</em> Mon, 6 May 2013 17:30:17 EST Sparkgoodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53244237 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team for leading in fitness minutes this week! <BR> <BR> <BR> I hope you all have a GREAT week! Mon, 6 May 2013 16:45:17 EST May 6 quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x53239784 Beginning is succeeding one day at a time Mon, 6 May 2013 09:51:07 EST QOD 5/5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53222547 What is your work out plan for today <BR> <BR> <BR> For me its Bloomsday and my 12 k + walking to course and back to the car after wards so it could end up 10 miles for me !!!! Sat, 4 May 2013 22:47:11 EST QOD 5/4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53211736 What do you like to put in your salads <BR> <BR> Fri, 3 May 2013 23:13:09 EST qod 5/3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53211709 1. Do you like turkey burgers? <BR> <BR> NO Fri, 3 May 2013 23:11:52 EST QOD 5/2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53184977 What gets you excited most about summer? Flowers? Warm Weather? Gardening? Wed, 1 May 2013 21:07:34 EST QOD 5/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53173736 <BR> If I could teach someone one dish, I would teach them how to make _______. <BR> <BR> Happy May team mates. hope may is a good month on the spark trail for everyone. remember May baskets being left on your steps? <em>87</em> <em>88</em> <em>184</em> <em>126</em> <em>87</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 1 May 2013 01:21:45 EST QOD 4/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53163952 Its the last day of April do you have a plan to for May <BR> <BR> I am working on my plan for May during me time today will blog latter when I have my plan in place. <em>213</em> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 10:27:08 EST QOD 4/29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53145542 sorry team some how time and Sunday got away from me <em>245</em> sorry i missed posting a <em>38</em> <BR> here is Mondays <em>38</em> . What kind of fruit do you buy most often? <BR> one of the other teams i belong to had and get organized challenge so I have the rest of April and all of Mays written <em>104</em> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 23:22:06 EST Sparkgoodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53129826 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team! <BR> <BR> I hope you all are having a GREAT weekend! Sat, 27 Apr 2013 16:53:31 EST water water did you get yours today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23229x55017x53116681 its only 7:30 here so not yet Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:38:20 EST a positive quote to start our day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x53116643 here is my quote posted where I can see throughout the day <BR> Please share on you find helpful <em>43</em> <BR> <BR> “What you eat in private will show up in public.” Unknown <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:36:07 EST QOD 4/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53116577 <BR> . If I could change one thing about my kitchen, I would change _______! <BR> <BR> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:32:14 EST a fun start to our day sharing our day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53116518 the sun is out and its going to be in 70's today. since Bloomsday is next week it time for me to get my to list going family coming from Denver Co. and Moscow Idaho. shopping for brothers birthday gifts he going to be the 50 I find that hard to believe. came up with the idea of 50 presents so dollar store her I come. gym visit a must and since my coach Nicole DVD arrived this week and i was dealing with getting the grass cut for the first time i didn't get to do them so toda... Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:26:58 EST great blogs to share http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x55017x53109761 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5334908 </link> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:40:00 EST QOD 4/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53099127 Any one have a Question for this thread. Any one need a goodie ? share a Question and I wikk share a goodie. <BR> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 22:59:36 EST QOD 4/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53091636 What do you need to get done this week? <BR> <BR> cut the grass again <em>379</em> <BR> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:41:02 EST QOD 4/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53074053 Do you have a goal <BR> Set for goal today People who set goals have more success <BR> <BR> yes No mindless eating today Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:02:31 EST QOD 4/22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53059869 What good decision did you make Sunday that helped you on your Spark journey? <BR> <BR> worked on my menu for the coming week including my snacks . <BR> <BR> Any one have some Ideas for the QOD ?? Sun, 21 Apr 2013 23:20:05 EST Sparkgoodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53056259 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team on my fitness minutes! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a great week! Sun, 21 Apr 2013 17:56:41 EST do you eat snacks ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23229x55017x53048347 do you have a favorite snack you enjoy . any hints for good snacks for our new team mates <em>43</em> Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:11:19 EST favorite recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23229x55017x53048340 any one have a favorite recipe they would like to share <em>4</em> Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:09:18 EST QOD 4/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53048326 What;s for Sunday Dinner do you make it special ? Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:07:14 EST QOD 4/20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53037519 What is your favorite way to drink water? <BR> with a little lemon or lime added <BR> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 01:18:35 EST today I thankful for http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x53023278 that it rained and didn't snow Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:24:29 EST today I thankful for http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23229x55017x53011920 Spark friends Thu, 18 Apr 2013 01:59:41 EST how do you feel today use a icom http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x53011913 4/17 <em>102</em> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 01:55:52 EST QOd 4/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x53011906 Set a goal for the day. People who set goals have more success you can share your goal if you want or jsut answer yes or no <BR> <BR> today my goal is to eat my planned snack and nothing more. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 01:53:10 EST QOD 4/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52998359 Just for today I am going to Wed, 17 Apr 2013 02:07:40 EST QOD 4/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52984182 do you have a favorite evening snacks <BR> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:43:02 EST QOD 4/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52970095 for those of us in the US today is the day mail those taxes <em>33</em> <BR> <BR> Do you have a junk food that calls your name often <BR> chips any type Sun, 14 Apr 2013 23:42:30 EST QOD 4/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52957635 Sorry I forgot the ?? of the day <BR> <BR> <BR> What was your proud moment yesterday? <BR> <BR> I did my four miles in 1 hour and 22 minutes Sun, 14 Apr 2013 01:16:44 EST what happended in history 4/9 to 4/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52942056 9 The U.S. Senate passes a law making Winston Churchill the first honorary U.S. citizen. (1963) <BR> <BR> 10 The "unsinkable" RMS Titanic departs on it's maiden voyage from Southampton, England. (1912) <BR> <BR> <BR> 15 The Titanic hits an iceberg in the Northern Atlantic Ocean as sinks. (1912) <BR> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:11:29 EST What made you smile http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x52933036 What made you smile yesterday? Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:33:46 EST QOD 4/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52932687 what restaurant would you recommend if i came to your town for a visit? <em>4</em> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 23:53:25 EST QOD 4/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52925237 What's the most frustrating part about getting fit? <BR> <BR> Not seeing the scale move after you thought you had a good week. tracking what I ate and working out everyday . Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:23:16 EST QOD 4/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52903785 Do you do any spring-cleaning? <BR> <BR> Yes that is what I am doing this week they are coming to clean the rug tomorrow and then down stairs will be done <em>244</em> Tue, 9 Apr 2013 23:00:45 EST QOD 4/9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52896146 feeling Positive or Negative Tue, 9 Apr 2013 11:56:03 EST Sparkgoodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52885564 Thank you for the sparkgoodie from the team for fitness! <BR> <BR> I hope everybody has a GREAT week! Mon, 8 Apr 2013 18:21:52 EST Lets be crafty http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52876118 Thank you for responding to my idea of a crafty thread on this team. <BR> It can be a craft you do now or even one you would like to start doing, this the place for you. <BR> <BR> I used to knit a lot now I just do baby blankets for a charity. <BR> My main hobby has to be counted cross stitching. . Anything from small designs to huge pictures, I like to make up small designs to make unique greetings cards for friends, family or charity, <BR> Currently I am working on a Chistmas cards.... Mon, 8 Apr 2013 05:42:12 EST qod 4/8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52875094 . What time of day is it hardest for you to resist food temptations? <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> <em>213</em> <BR> the time after dinner until bed time which included the clean up time some times I just have to leave the kitchen and go back latter. any one else have that problem and any hints to deal with it? <BR> <BR> Mon, 8 Apr 2013 00:23:01 EST QOD 4/7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52860655 1. What's easier: Meeting your daily water intake quota, or meeting your daily 10,000-steps quota? <BR> <BR> the water Sat, 6 Apr 2013 23:25:11 EST New team picture new helper for Fran http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52856012 AS you saw we have a new team picture and Irene has joined as a team leader. we both would like to here from our team mates what they like about the team that had helped them on the Spark trail and what you would like to see us as a do different so we will have a great hike / journey on the trip to good health Sat, 6 Apr 2013 15:57:06 EST QOD 4/6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52848202 What made you smile on Friday <BR> <BR> <BR> Spending a fun afternoon with a friend and having lunch at the Red Lobster <BR> Stitchingnan Irene accepted and is now a team leader for our team. <BR> Fri, 5 Apr 2013 23:40:24 EST quote of the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52839468 Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.” Zig Ziglar <BR> <BR> <BR> share your favorite one Fri, 5 Apr 2013 10:24:36 EST watter water did you get yours today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x52839264 I remember a old poem we had to read in high school the part i still remember everyday said ... <BR> " Water water ever where and not a ll the boards did shrink " <BR> <BR> I tell my self water water i need to get my 8 <em>194</em> in each day <em>91</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sure hope you got your water in today <em>274</em> <em>38</em> <BR> let the team know how many you got in today <em>244</em> Fri, 5 Apr 2013 10:08:54 EST What happened this week in history http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52839179 <BR> <BR> Found some fun facts that happened in Aprils of the past <BR> <BR> <BR> 2 Congress passes the Coinage Act and the U.S. Mint is born. (1792) <BR> <BR> 3 The Pony Express begins delivering the mail. (1860) <BR> <BR> 4 Susanna Medora Salter is the first woman to be elected mayor in the nation in Argonia, Kansas. (1887) <BR> <BR> 6 Twinkies hit the market. The first twinkies were banana-filled.(1930) <BR> Fri, 5 Apr 2013 10:04:44 EST QOD 4/5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52834403 1. Fill in the blank: The goal I'd most like to achieve this month is to________________. <BR> <BR> eat mindfully Thu, 4 Apr 2013 23:37:33 EST A new Start New picture http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52828756 HI team mates <BR> its Spring and time for a new Start spring is time for new flowers and walks in the Park. <BR> this is one I took at a local park last May here in Spokane. <BR> Thu, 4 Apr 2013 15:55:09 EST QOD 4/4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52820162 .Do you write in a journal ? Thu, 4 Apr 2013 00:10:02 EST QOD 4/3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52804606 Do you have a favorite Spring veggie ? Tue, 2 Apr 2013 22:55:37 EST 4/2 QOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52789231 What letter grade would you give yourself for your healthy eating habits lately? <BR> This was a question in the pole section thought it was a good one to share If your Answer is C or lower lets challenge our selves to improve our grade this month <BR> <BR> ME for March it was a C- my goal B+ good luck team mates <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Apr 2013 22:56:40 EST QOD 4/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52778085 Happy April fools day team mates and are you ready for the new month with your hiking plan in place . like hiking in some place where you need to file your hike plan iis your filed? <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Apr 2013 10:03:16 EST QOD 3/29/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52748952 What tip would you give to someone new to trying to lose weight? <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************** <BR> <BR> I would tell them to stay hydrated. Sometimes we mistake dehydration for hunger and take in unnecessary calories. Fri, 29 Mar 2013 22:51:02 EST QOD 3/28/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52733810 How's your weather today? <BR> <BR> ************************************ <BR> <BR> The weather man called for a nice day, but instead we got rain, wind, and hail. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:25:34 EST Walk Across Canada http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x52705515 Starting at Vancouver go 221 miles and you will reach Kamloops BC. <BR> <BR> Next, start at Vancouver BC and walk 390 miles and you will reach Trail BC. <BR> <BR> Then, start at Vancouver BC and walk north to Prince George BC a distance of 482 miles. <BR> <BR> Last, Start at Vancouver BC and walk 525 miles and you will come to Cranbrook BC which is in the south east corner of the province. <BR> <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>--------------------------------------<BR>---... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 18:46:48 EST QOD 3/23/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52657887 Any fun plans for today? <BR> ************************************ <BR> <BR> I'm excited because all my children are going on my walk with me today and then we are having a movie marathon. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 10:00:51 EST QOD 3/21/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52619615 Anything in the movies that looks good to you? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>********************** <BR> <BR> To be honest I have no idea what's in the movies except for Oz. Tons of commercials for that. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:34:28 EST QOD 3/20/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52604491 What's your favorite flower? <BR> <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>***** <BR> <BR> I love rainbow carnations, rainbow roses, and lillies. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:50:01 EST QOD 3/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52596814 <BR> When was the last time you switched up your workout routine? <BR> <BR> going to do it tomorrow after reading how important it is to change things up every few weeks. <BR> <BR> did you know Congress approved Daylight Savings Time. (1918) <BR> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:06:15 EST QOD 3/17/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52572639 Happy St. Patty's Day!! Are you celebrating today? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>*************************** <BR> <BR> So far we made cupcakes with a green buttercream frosting. We'll start dinner soon and play board games while we eat. Fun ahead!!! Sun, 17 Mar 2013 12:18:59 EST QOD 3/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52540018 2. How would you rate your cooking skills? do you enjoy cooking or do you do so you can eat :) <BR> <BR> NOT a fancy cook i do like to most of the time and give my self a 4 of ten hard cooking for one at times Thu, 14 Mar 2013 23:50:13 EST QOD 3/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52529979 . How many times do you usually snack per day? <BR> <BR> <BR> I try to limit it two a day but usually it ends up four working on getting it back to two . <BR> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:47:10 EST Qod 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52510064 . Do you ever-incorporate veggies into your breakfast? <BR> <BR> no was drinking V8 juice but found out the sodium content so stopped Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:44:03 EST 3/12 QOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52495140 5. Do you listen to Spark people Radio, <BR> <BR> yes as I spark along I enjoy it . <BR> Just for fun did you know <BR> <BR> 3/10 The U.S. government issues paper money for the first time. (1862) <BR> <BR> 3/ 10 Alexander Graham Bell places the world's first telephone call, to his assistant in the next room. (1876) <BR> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:45:55 EST QOD 3/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52476868 How often do you usually go grocery shopping? Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:14:58 EST QOD 3/9/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52454884 What plans do you have for this weekend? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>*************************** <BR> <BR> I am going to workout outside since the weather will be nicer this weekend and lots of family time. Sat, 9 Mar 2013 10:01:25 EST Survivor Challenge 3/3-3/9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x52434322 This is our last week on the island. Can we all remain on the island? Good luck everyone. <BR> <BR> Remember, to stay on the island you need to lose any amount of weight this week and/or exercise for 150 minutes. Thu, 7 Mar 2013 20:59:12 EST QOD 3/6/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52416229 What time of day is your favorite to workout? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>********************* <BR> <BR> I like to workout anytime as long as I am done 8pm, but the sooner the the better. Wed, 6 Mar 2013 15:48:47 EST QOD 3/5/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52404250 Are you in the path of the latest big snow storm? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>************************ <BR> My area is expecting 6+ inches of snow. <BR> Tue, 5 Mar 2013 20:27:15 EST March Celebrations http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x52382119 <em>236</em> Whatever your special day this month I want to wish you a happy day full of fun, laughter, and love. <em>384</em> <em>383</em> <em>408</em> <em>144</em> <em>247</em> Mon, 4 Mar 2013 11:27:01 EST QOD 3/4/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52382020 As springs rolls in do you find that you spark less? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************** <BR> <BR> I do. It's too nice to sit in the house in front of the computer in the beautiful spring weather. Mon, 4 Mar 2013 11:21:47 EST QOD 3/3/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52371656 What is your favorite sparkpeople recipe? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>***************** <BR> My favorite is summer frozen fruit bars. Sun, 3 Mar 2013 18:14:46 EST QOD 3/2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52347155 Everybody gets "the blues" from time to time <BR> What do you do to get your self out of the blues. <BR> I enjoy going back over the special notes my Spark friends send my way.. <BR> taking a bubble bath <BR> Fri, 1 Mar 2013 22:05:50 EST QOD 2/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52323982 may how fast Feb went I hope everyone had a good month and have March's plan in place. <BR> <BR> do you track your Sodium? <BR> <BR> yes just started in really watching it this month when I was having problems getting my BP down in a safe range. its a a learning process. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:50:40 EST QOD 2/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52284120 <BR> What good decision did you make today? <BR> to not eat chocolate chip cookies as i wrapped them for mailing to my brother. got my self to the gym today even though i tried talking my self out of going since it was cold snowing a little but went and by the time i left the snow was melted and only a memory. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:15:50 EST qod 2/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52256961 this is the week of Feb do you have your March goals in place? <BR> <BR> No put that is what i plan to do on Monday <BR> happy Sparking team Sat, 23 Feb 2013 23:52:02 EST QOD 2/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52248532 DO you and your family have a favorite Sunday dinner <BR> <BR> Yes usually Chicken Breast fix some way with baked potato now branching out found since i some new ways to fix potatoes from chef Meg .Enjoy your week end team <em>4</em> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 11:41:51 EST Survivor Challenge 2/24-3/2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x52239536 To remain on the island you either have to lose any amount of weight this week or exercise for at least 150 minutes this week. What ever exercise you do counts towards this challenge. <BR> <BR> This week weigh in on your usual day and post if you've lost and/or exercised for at least 150 minutes. You don't have to post your weight or how much you lost. You can just post "yes" to let us know you met the challenge. <BR> <BR> *****Whoever completes the most workout minutes will get to create a... Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:53:38 EST QOD 1/23/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52233519 Do you drink coffee? What's your favorite brand? <BR> <BR> ========================================<BR>=== <BR> <BR> I don't drink coffee, but I do love the smell of it. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 09:40:07 EST QOD 1/22/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52233430 Do you strength train? <BR> <BR> ========================================<BR>======= <BR> <BR> I do with free weights at home. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 09:34:57 EST Survivor Challenge 2/17-2/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x52227704 <BR> To remain on the island you either have to lose any amount of weight this week or exercise for at least 150 minutes this week. What ever exercise you do counts towards this challenge. <BR> <BR> This week weigh in on your usual day and post if you've lost and/or exercised for at least 150 minutes. You don't have to post your weight or how much you lost. You can just post "yes" to let us know you met the challenge. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:19:47 EST QOD 2/18/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52160228 Tea or coffee? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**** <BR> <BR> I am a tea drinker. My favorite is iced green tea. Sun, 17 Feb 2013 10:07:52 EST Qod 2/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52155824 What is your favorite winter fruit? <BR> has any one tried Roasted bananas <BR> oranges and banana <BR> yes to roasted bananas are great and are great with drizzle of yogurt <BR> thought i had posted one for day sorry team <BR> <BR> Sat, 16 Feb 2013 23:18:49 EST QOD 2/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52144334 do you take calcium replacement or get your from your diet? <BR> <BR> I just started taking replacement and trying to get more fit into my diet with foods rich in calcium. Sat, 16 Feb 2013 00:52:23 EST QOD 2/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52128964 Hope everyone is having fun on the Island and getting and watching your work out minutes add . Has the challenge got you motivated ? <BR> <BR> <BR> YES i don't want to get voted off the Island I am enjoying my time here with my Special spark friends <BR> go team Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:25:46 EST QOD 2/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52128931 a belated Happy Valentines Everyone hope you had an enjoyable day. <BR> Did you get any Valentines? <BR> <BR> <BR> yes several from my Spark friends and some by snail from friends so it was a nice day Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:22:49 EST Survivor Challenge Week 4 - 2/10 - 2/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x52106220 To remain on the island you either have to lose any amount of weight this week or exercise for at least 150 minutes this week. What ever exercise you do counts towards this challenge. <BR> <BR> This week weigh in on your usual day and post if you've lost and/or exercised for at least 150 minutes. You don't have to post your weight or how much you lost. You can just post "yes" to let us know you met the challenge. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:05:43 EST a few valentnes facts coming your way http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x52102579 The Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare's lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine's Day. <BR> <BR> Alexander Graham Bell applied for his patent on the telephone, an "Improvement in Telegraphy", on Valentine's Day, 1876. <BR> <BR> <BR> About 8 billion candy hearts will be produced this year; that’s enough candy to stretch from Rome, Italy to Valentine, Arizona 20 times and back again. Richard Cadbury produced the first box of cho... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:55:54 EST QOD2/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52102490 Sorry team forgot it was my week to do these <BR> Do you have any Special plans for Valentines Day planned ??? <BR> <BR> <BR> My self no went out to dinner to night at the Olive Garden with my cousin we tray and do something once a month. we called it our FAT TUESDAY party <BR> 2/12 Women in the Utah Territory win the right to vote. (1870) Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:49:15 EST QOD 2/9/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52044036 Have you ever done a medically supervised VLCD (very low calorie diet)? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>*********** <BR> I have not, but I am interested in learning more about it. Fri, 8 Feb 2013 21:22:45 EST QOD 2/8/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52043973 Have you ever done a bootcamp? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>************************ <BR> <BR> I will be doing one in the near future I am really looking forward to it. Fri, 8 Feb 2013 21:17:11 EST QOD 2/7/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52028085 Was there a food that you looked up and were shocked at the amount of calories it contained? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>********************************* <BR> Movie theater popcorn. I knew it was high in calories, but over 1000 calories definitely shocked me. Thu, 7 Feb 2013 19:59:45 EST fact for feb 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x52016629 Dolphins- -It is traditionally believed that the Greek goddess of love took the form of a dolphin. So according to Greek people, since this goddess of love took the form of a dolphin, this particular water fish came to be symbolized for its grandeur and love. <BR> <BR> The two white swan standing face to face with each other can also be used to signify that you love someone. In the Christian verses, The Virgin Mary is associated with the swan. The Virgin Mary signifies purity so when any of... Thu, 7 Feb 2013 00:41:07 EST QOD 2/6/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x52009037 Have you tried hot yoga? Did you like it? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>*********************** <BR> <BR> I've never tried it, but because it's in such high temperatures I don't think I'd like it. Wed, 6 Feb 2013 14:35:56 EST today is really Feb 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x52000572 There's a reason for our tomorrows . . . so we can improve from yesterday. We are never too old to set a new goal or to dream another dream <BR> He whose heart stays young keeps old things new. <BR> Getting old is natural while feeling old is optional. <BR> You may grow in age but if your thoughts are in pace with your heart, you will never get old. <BR> enjoy your Wednesday <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> Two pink hearts have the universal symbols of love. The concept of two hearts ac... Wed, 6 Feb 2013 00:30:45 EST happy feb 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51984456 Cupid was the mischievous winged child who has become associated with Valentine's Day because his arrows deeply in love. <BR> <BR> Today, Cupid and his arrows have become the most popular of all love signs. Love is frequently depicted by two hearts pierced by Cupid's arrow. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Doves are also part of the Valentine tradition. These birds are symbols of love and loyalty because they mate for life. A pair of doves will also share the care of all their babies. <BR> Tue, 5 Feb 2013 01:48:20 EST pets and valentines Feb 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51966288 2/4- <BR> Teachers receive more valentine cards than anyone else, --even children. followed by children, More than 650 million valentine cards are exchanged by children from ages 6-10 <BR> Mothers, wives, sweethearts and pets. Are the next group to get cards on Feb 14 <BR> Pets also are the valentines gift list they say up to 15 % of the cards go to them!!! <BR> Sun, 3 Feb 2013 23:13:30 EST do you have your valentiens yet ?????????????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51963973 2/3 most of the cards are purchased in the last 6 days leading up to Valentines Day. <BR> <BR> <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> Women purchase approximately 85 percent of all Valentines. <BR> Approximately one billion Valentines are sent out worldwide each year. According to estimates by the U.S. Greeting Card Association <BR> <em>51</em> Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:20:47 EST QOD 2/5/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51954659 Do you have a gym membership? Do you use it? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>*********************** <BR> <BR> I don't, but I wish I did. Sun, 3 Feb 2013 08:06:52 EST QOD 2/4/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51954586 I had a conversation with someone late last night who said they love counting their calories and she asked if I enjoyed it. So, I am asking you all if you enjoy counting calories. <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>***************** <BR> <BR> I don't enjoy counting calories, but I also don't hate it. I enjoy knowing what nutrients I am putting into my body. This is something I'll be doing for the rest of my life and I am okay with... Sun, 3 Feb 2013 08:02:37 EST February Celebrations http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51946962 <em>236</em> What ever your special day this month I want to wish you a happy day full of fun, laughter, and love. <em>384</em> <em>383</em> <em>408</em> <em>144</em> <em>247</em> Sat, 2 Feb 2013 17:18:11 EST QOD 2/3/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51946900 If you could create a new version of any food or junk food that you could eat as much as you wanted without gaining any weight what would it be? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>***** <BR> <BR> I would create a new version of ice cream. Each flavor I create would have chocolate in it. Sat, 2 Feb 2013 17:12:26 EST Survivor Challenge Week 3 - 2/3 - 2/9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x51946793 To remain on the island you either have to lose any amount of weight this week or exercise for at least 150 minutes this week. What ever exercise you do counts towards this challenge. <BR> <BR> This week weigh in on your usual day and post if you've lost and/or exercised for at least 150 minutes. You don't have to post your weight or how much you lost. You can just post "yes" to let us know you met the challenge. Sat, 2 Feb 2013 17:01:57 EST Feb 2 12 days to go http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51943756 2/2 Happy Ground Hogs Day and today is also <BR> Candlemas, The tradition is based upon the day that is the midpoint between winter and spring. Candlemas is the last holiday of the Christmas season. Candlemas is a Christian celebration, or festival, of the Feast of Purification of the Virgin Mary. It also celebrates the annual blessing of candles used by the church. <BR> <BR> Sat, 2 Feb 2013 12:31:31 EST QOD 2/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51917668 I am looking for Smoothie ideas <BR> what do you put in your smoothies? <BR> Happy Feb everyone we are off and heading in to a new Chapter on our journey hope it a great one. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:51:07 EST Grounds hogs is coming http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51917392 2/ 1 The Groundhog's Day tradition traveled long ways. It comes from German immigrants who brought the tradition with them from Germany. As they settled in hills of Pennsylvania, they began the tradition of using the Groundhog to predict the arrival of spring. According to legend, if the groundhog sees his shadow (a sunny morning), there will be six more weeks of winter. He then returns to his den and goes back to sleep. If however, he does not see his shadow (cloudy days), he plays around... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:32:30 EST QOD 1/31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51905337 What food do you NOW find gross? <BR> since coming to spark people and learning healthy food <BR> deep fried foods <BR> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:18:27 EST valentines facts the big is about here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51905293 February 14th was formerly thought to be the first day of bird's mating for the season. This sparked the custom of sending valentines to each other. <BR> <BR> 1/31 In the US, 64 percent of men do not make plans in advance for a romantic Valentine's Day with their sweet heart until the day arrives About 3% of pet owners will give Valentine's Day gifts to their pets. <BR> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:13:44 EST QOD 1/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51900558 Are you a label reader at the store ? <BR> <BR> have not been its my new challenge for Feb Wed, 30 Jan 2013 18:18:07 EST 1/30 valentines fact its getting close http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51900523 Starting in the 1980s, the diamond industry began to <BR> <BR> Promote Valentine's Day as occasion for the giving of fine jewelry <BR> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 18:15:08 EST valentines for 1/29 17 days to go http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51879435 1 /29 189 million stems of roses are sold in the U.S. on <BR> Valentine's Day. <BR> 73% of people who buy flowers for Valentine's Day are men, while only 27 percent are women. <BR> 15% of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day <BR> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:29:53 EST 1/29 QOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51879388 today is Jan 29 are you ready to start Feb with you goals in place ? <BR> that is my project for today get them in writing . Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:27:22 EST QOD 1/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51863743 <BR> Do You Play Sparks Trivia <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>-------------------- <BR> yes Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:59:16 EST valentine facts 1/28 18 days to go http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51863658 1/28 The red rose was the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. <BR> Red roses are considered the flower of love because the color red stands for strong romantic feelings <BR> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:54:52 EST QOD 1/27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51839786 Do you regularly eat cereal for breakfast or as an evening snack? <BR> <BR> <BR> Eat cereal usually for breakfast at least three times a week never though of it as a snack food until looking at some spark peoples trackers showing they use it for a snack. did some research and found a favorite snack cereal was oatmeal ! Sat, 26 Jan 2013 22:30:37 EST valentine count down 19 days to go http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51839521 1/27 California produces 60 percent of American roses, but the greater number sold on Valentine's Day in the United States are imported, mostly from South America. <BR> <BR> Approximately 110 million roses, mostly red, will be sold and delivered within the three-day Valentine's Daytime period. <BR> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 22:14:11 EST 1/26 valentines facts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51833234 26 The Dental Drill was patented. (1875) Just what we need to learn about as I talk about the goodies we seem to have all around us at Valentines . <BR> <BR> 1/26- Conversation Hearts: In 1866, candy manufacturer NECCO made the first "Conversation Hearts" — then called "Motto Hearts." <BR> <BR> According to NECCO, eight billion of these little candies are sold between January 1 and February 14. <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>---------------- <BR> <em>493</em> <e... Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:55:05 EST Survivor Challenge Week 2 - 1/27-2/2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x51833064 To remain on the island you either have to lose any amount of weight this week or exercise for at least 150 minutes this week. What ever exercise you do counts towards this challenge. <BR> <BR> This week weigh in on your usual day and post if you've lost and/or exercised for at least 150 minutes. You don't have to post your weight or how much you lost. You can just post "yes" to let us know you met the challenge. <BR> <BR> I weigh in on Saturdays, so I will post on the 2nd. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:42:22 EST Survivor Challenge Week 2 - 1/27-2/2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x51830376 To remain on the island you either have to lose any amount of weight this week or exercise for at least 150 minutes this week. What ever exercise you do counts towards this challenge. <BR> <BR> This week weigh in on your usual day and post if you've lost and/or exercised for at least 150 minutes. You don't have to post your weight or how much you lost. You can just post "yes" to let us know you met the challenge. <BR> <BR> I weigh in on Saturdays, so I will post on the 2nd. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 09:32:32 EST QOD 1/26/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51830131 Look back at what you've done this week. What goals would you like to reach to next week? <BR> <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>*********************** <BR> I only walked 12,000 steps 5 days this week, so my goal for next week is to walk 12,000 everyday. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 09:18:47 EST QOD 1/25/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51816679 Sorry I did not post a question yesterday. Yesterday was my 21st wedding anniversary, so I happily busy with hubbie stuff. <BR> <BR> <BR> How is the weather today? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>********* <BR> <BR> We are expecting more snow again today. Yesterday school opened 2 hours late and today closing 2 hours early because of the snow. We are in the single digits, but next week we will be near 60. The weather is all over the place. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:13:22 EST chocolate 1/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51812797 1/25 Over $1 billion worth of chocolate is purchased for Valentine's Day in the U.S. <BR> More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day. <BR> <BR> 24 Beer was first sold in cans. See Beer Can Appreciation Day (1935) <BR> <BR> <em>222</em> <BR> <BR> 25 The first Emmy awards were given out. (1949) <em>209</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 02:14:04 EST Its Natal Peanut butter day facts for 1/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51805259 1/24Casanova, well known as "The World's Greatest Lover," ate chocolate to make him virile. <BR> Physicians of the 1800's commonly advised their <BR> continued patients to eat chocolate to calm their pining for lost love And it National Peanut Butter Day !! <BR> <em>467</em> <em>129</em> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:23:57 EST QOD 1/23/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51789603 What was your favorite toy when you were a kid? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>***************** <BR> <BR> My favorite toy was my curly haired doll that recited my prayers with me every night at bedtime. I still say the same prayer every night. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:08:03 EST jan 23 we have 23 to go http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x51778322 The most fantastic gift of love is the Taj Mahal in India. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan as a memorial to his wife. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Casanova, well known as "The World's Greatest Lover," ate chocolate to make him virile. <BR> Physicians of the 1800's commonly advised their <BR> continued patients to eat chocolate to calm their pining for lost love <BR> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:09:44 EST QOD 1/22/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51772500 Which do you like best for exercise...............walking, running, or jogging? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>********* <BR> <BR> I am definitely a walker. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:58:52 EST fun facts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51763737 In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who would be their Valentine. They would wear this name pinned onto their sleeves for one week for everyone to see. This <em>26</em> was the origin of the expression "to wear your heart on your sleeve." <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> Many believe the 'X' symbol became synonymous with the kiss in medieval times. People who couldn't write their names signed in front of a witness with an 'X.' The 'X' was then kissed to show thei... Tue, 22 Jan 2013 01:20:01 EST QOD 1/21/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51754278 If you could get private cooking lessons who would you choose to learn from? <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>************* <BR> <BR> I would want lessons from Anne Burrell. I've seen her teach and she is an excellent instructor. I know I could learn from her. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:54:57 EST QOD 1/20/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51737007 If you could workout with anyone who would it be? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>******************* <BR> <BR> I would love to workout with Leslie Sansone. She is so positive and she makes working out fun. Sun, 20 Jan 2013 13:21:23 EST Survivor Challenge Week 1 January 20th-26th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x51736899 Week 1 - Weigh in on your usual weigh in day and post that you did. You don't have to post your weight.......just reply with a "yes" to show you weighed in. This will be your starting weight for this challenge. Sun, 20 Jan 2013 13:15:20 EST 1/20/13 facts 21 days till 2/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51725229 .. Girls of medieval times ate bizarre foods on St. Valentine's Day to make them dream of their future spouse. <BR> Have not found what the foods were just that they were Bizarre <BR> Sat, 19 Jan 2013 18:23:23 EST QOG 1/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51715848 7. What did you say "No" to to day <BR> sad to say i was on binge of-cookie eating <em>33</em> <BR> so was excited when I stopped 9 cookies 3 lunch 3 dinner 3 snack said no to grabbing 3 to take to bed with me . the good thing is they are in my tracker even though it sent n=me Over goal range cookies are now in the freezer Sat, 19 Jan 2013 01:39:50 EST fact for 1/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51715826 It is believed that a mount Holyoke college student by the name of Ester Howland created the first lace valentine in the United States from lace, ribbon and colorful pictures. She has become known as the Mother of the Valentine. Sat, 19 Jan 2013 01:30:49 EST Qod 1/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51696602 8. What made you smile on Thursday. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:41:58 EST Fact for 1/17 and 1/18 sorry team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51696525 1/17.In 1929 at the height of prohibition Al Capone ordered the killing of members of a rival gang run by Bugs Moran in Chicago on Valentines Day. Authorities were unable to find any real evidence to tie Capone to the crime and he was never arrested or tried for the murder of these seven men. Instead he served his time for tax evasion. <em>26</em> <em>129</em> <em>26</em> 1/18.It was once believed that if a woman saw a flying robin on Valentines Day she would end up getting married to... Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:35:41 EST Did get your water today ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22386x55017x51666469 How many lasses of water today do you get in Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:55:33 EST How do you feel today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51666451 . Positive or negative <BR> <BR> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:53:10 EST Feb facts 1/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=22623x55017x51666445 In 1537, England's King Henry VII officially declared February 14th the holiday of St. Valentine's Day Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:51:26 EST QOD 1/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x55017x51666426 14. What you like the most about the city you live in? Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:48:46 EST