SparkPeople Come on, Light Your Fire! Team Messageboard This team is for those of us that need a challenge and a push! Daily fitness and/or healthy lifestyle challenges. Weekly goals and goal review. If you want a reason to get moving - we've got it! SparkPeople Come on, Light Your Fire! Team Messageboard Weekly Challenge - 3/2 - 3/8 Move it, move it. Come tell us how you're moving it this week. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:49:27 EST Weekly Question - 3/2 - 3/8 My favorite music changes from week to week. What music are you currently listening to? Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:48:03 EST Weekly Challenge - 2/16 - 2/22 Choose your own challenge each day. Come tell us what you did. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09:30:51 EST Weekly Question - 2/16 - 2/22 What do you do for exercise when it's just too cold, rainy, snowy to be outside? Come by several times this week & give us some ideas. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09:30:14 EST Weekly Challenge - 2/9 - 2/15 February is healthy heart awareness & heart attack prevention month. Do something each day to promote a healthy heart by choosing heart healthy foods & exercising. Come tell us what you did each day to meet this goal. Mon, 9 Feb 2015 04:06:34 EST Weekly Question - 2/9 - 2/15 What are some of the most difficult things you deal with while on this journey & how do you handle them? Come to this thread several days this week so we can share ideas. Mon, 9 Feb 2015 04:04:52 EST Weekly Challenge - 2/2 - 2/8 Make sure you get some exercise this week. Don't forget that strength training is just as important as cardio. Aim for at least 30 minutes of exercise 5 days this week. Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:54:42 EST Weekly Question - 2/2 - 2/8 It's a new month. What are some things you hope to accomplish this month? Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:50:04 EST Weekly Question - 1/26 - 2/1 I need you all to help me prepare for a possible job intereview. What are some of the craziest questions you've been asked during an interview & how did you reply? Thanks! Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:24:31 EST Weekly Challenge - 1/26 - 2/1 Set aside at least 5 minutes a day each day this week doing something just for you -- something you enjoy. "Me" time is extremely important. Come tell us how you spent your time. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:22:26 EST Weekly Question - 1/19 - 1/25 Spring will be here before you know it. What are some activities you like to do in the spring? Come tell one thing several days this week. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:06:59 EST Weekly Challenge - 1/19 - 1/25 I am dealing with some plantar fasciitis right now. Soooo, I was looking around SP for some foot exercises/stretches & this is what I found. Try these easy exercises several times this week. Each day you do it is <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>st=5_exercises_for_stronger_more_flexi<BR>ble_feet </link> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:05:28 EST Weekly Challenge - 1/12 - 1/18 Get those feet moving! Can you get 10000 steps each day this week? Come tell us each time you meet goal. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:25:36 EST Weekly Question - 1/12 - 1/18 Have you tried something new lately? It could be anything. Come share with us some of these new things several times this week. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:24:37 EST Weekly Question - 1/5 - 1/11 What one thing can you do today to head you toward your goal? It could be anything -- drink your water, exercise, eat your freggies, a food swap, give up soda, etc. Come tell us one thing each day this week. Mon, 5 Jan 2015 04:02:00 EST Weekly Challenge - 1/5 - 1/11 Aim for at least 30 fitness minutes, 5 times this week. Come tell us how you did each day you make goal. Mon, 5 Jan 2015 04:00:37 EST Weekly Challenge - 12/29 - 1/4 This is tied to the Weekly Question. It's time to think about goals for the new year. If you did some work on your goals this week, Challenge is <em>248</em> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:05:47 EST Weekly Question - 12/29 - 1/4 What are some of the goals you'll be aiming for in the new year? Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:04:18 EST Weekly Question - 12/22 - 12/28 List some ideas for small things you can do to pamper yourself during your "me" time. Come list 2 or 3 each day this week. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:34:29 EST Weekly Challenge - 12/22 - 12/28 This time of year, we can sometimes be so busy that we forget to take a little time out for ourselves. This week, at least 4 out of the 7 days, take at least 10 minutes just for you. Come tell us what you did. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:33:16 EST Weekly Challenge - 12/15 - 12/21 Choose your own challenge. Really challenge yourself this week in an area in which you struggle. It can be one thing, or a different thing each day. Come tell us all about it. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:57:32 EST Weekly Question - 12/15 - 12/21 Stop by this week & tell us about some of your favorite music & traditions of the Season. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:55:57 EST Weekly Challenge - 12/8 - 12/14 This is tied to the weekly question. The question was your plan for the day. The challenge is to do what your plan was & then show us in emoticons what you did. <BR> <BR> For example, if my plan was to eat my freggies for the day, then I'd show you some emoticons that I did my plan: <em>368</em> <em>210</em> <em>277</em> <em>289</em> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 03:50:39 EST Weekly Question - 12/8 - 12/14 What one thing will you do today to help reach your goals. It can be anything -- drink your water, get in your steps, exercise, eat your freggies. Come tell us what you plan to do today. Mon, 8 Dec 2014 03:48:05 EST Weekly Question - 12/1 - 12/7 Visit the thread several days this week & tell us one or two of your favorite workout songs each time. Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:55:12 EST Weekly Challenge - 12/1 - 12/7 Eat your freggies. Aim for at least 3 servings of veggies & 2 servings of fruit per day. Come tell us each day you meet goal. Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:52:38 EST Weekly Challenge - 11/24 - 11/30 Choose your own challenge. You can work on the same thing all week, or choose something different each day. Come tell us what you're working on. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:06:18 EST Weekly Question - 11/24 - 11/30 Tell us something interesting about you that not many people know. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:05:27 EST Weekly Question - 11/17 - 11/23 Thanksgiving is coming. Come tell us several days this week what your plans are to stay on track. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:57:10 EST Weekly Challenge - 11/17 - 11/23 Let's get some exercise this week. Aim for 30 minutes at least 5 days this week. Come tell us when you've met goal. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:55:44 EST Weekly Question - 11/10 - 11/16 What are some of your favorite old TV shows that you wish were still on? Mon, 10 Nov 2014 03:51:23 EST Weekly Challenge - 11/10 - 11/16 Post to the team wall several days this week. Come tell us when you've met goal. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 03:50:26 EST Weekly Question - 11/3 - 11/9 Come tell us every day at least one thing for which you're grateful. Mon, 3 Nov 2014 03:59:44 EST Weekly Challenge - 11/3 - 11/9 Eat at the low end of your calorie range this week to change things up a bit. Come tell us each day you meet goal. Mon, 3 Nov 2014 03:57:38 EST Weekly Question - 10/27 - 11/2 Each day, come tell us one thing that you struggle with on this journey. Let's encourage each other & see if we can find solutions to those things we struggle with. I'd like to get a dialog going so we can help each other out. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 03:59:01 EST Weekly Challenge - 10/27 - 11/2 Let's be mindful of portion size this week. Our dinner plates are huge this days. Try eating on a smaller plate this week. A 9-inch plate is a good size. Goal met when you eat on a 9-inch plate each day this week. Come tell us how you did. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 03:56:32 EST Weekly Question - 10/20 - 10/26 Come back several times this week & tell me about your favorite TV shows. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:58:08 EST Weekly Challenge - 10/20 - 10/26 Easy challenge this week. Check over your SparkPage & make sure it's up-to-date. Also, maybe it's time to change your page. October is breast cancer awareness month. It's also fall in many parts of the U.S. & if you celebrate, Halloween is coming. Let's see those pretty pages!! Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:55:10 EST Weekly Question - 10/13 - 10/19 Come back several times this week & tell me about some of your hobbies/likes/interests. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:37:29 EST Weekly Challenge - 10/13 - 10/19 A lot of us have trouble with after dinner eating. This week, close the kitchen once dinner is done. Goal is met when the kitchen stays closed between dinner & bedtime. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:35:27 EST Weekly Question - 10/6 - 10/13 Fall is coming. What are some of your favorite fall activities? Come by a few times this week & tell us what you like. <em>465</em> <em>465</em> Mon, 6 Oct 2014 04:06:36 EST Weekly Challenge - 10/6 - 10/13 Eat your freggies this week. Aim for 3 vegetable servings & 2 fruit servings. Come tell us every time you meet goal for the day. Mon, 6 Oct 2014 04:02:55 EST Weekly Question - 9/22 - 9/28 Come back several days this week & give us some helpful tips for eating healthy & staying active while on vacation. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:56:45 EST Weekly Challenge - 9/22 - 9/28 Water is so important in helping with fat metabolism. Drink at least 8 glasses per day. Every day that you do 8 or more, come tell us about it. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:55:37 EST Weekly Challenge - 9/15 - 9/21 Can you get at least 10000 steps most days this week? How about 12000? Come back & tell us each time this week that you get 10000 steps or more. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:57:14 EST Weekly Question - 9/15 - 9/21 Everyone has easy "go-to" meals when they're too short on time to cook. Come back to this thread a few times this week & tell us one of your favorite go-to meals each time. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:55:41 EST Weekly Challenge - 9/8 - 9/14 Track your food for several days this week. Come back & tell us each time you stayed in range. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 04:03:11 EST Weekly Question - 9/8 - 9/14 What are some of your favorite vacation spots? Come back several times this week & tell us your faves. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 04:01:18 EST Weekly Challenge - 9/1 - 9/7 Let's start September off strong. Work out an extra 10 minutes 3 times (or more) this week. Each time, come back & tell us what you did. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 07:24:39 EST Weekly Question - 9/1 - 9/7 Name some of your favorite smells. Come back a few days this week & tell us what you like. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 07:23:07 EST Weekly Question - 8/25 - 8/31 What are some sounds that you love to hear? Come back several times this week & tell us what you like. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:07:57 EST Weekly Challenge - 8/25 - 8/31 See if you can spin the bonus wheel several times this week. Come tell us every day that you do. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:06:35 EST Weekly Challenge - 8/18 - 8/24 Post to the team wall several times this week. Aim for 5 out of 7 days. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:11:43 EST Weekly Question - 8/18 - 8/24 Do you have any nicknames? If you're like me, you have more than one. Come back several times this week, tell us your nicknames, who calls you by them & why. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:10:51 EST Weekly Question - 8/11 - 8/17 When you are at your lowest point, what motivates you to keep going. Usually it's a combination of things. Come back several times this week & give us one thing each time. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 04:04:44 EST Weekly Challenge - 8/11 - 8/17 Read several motivational or inspirational blogs or articles this week. Come back after each one & tell us what it was that was motivational or inspirational to you. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 04:03:21 EST Weekly Question - 8/4 - 8/10 What are some of your favorite summer activities? Come back a few days this week & tell us all about it. Mon, 4 Aug 2014 04:04:53 EST Weekly Challenge - 8/4 - 8/10 Show your teammates some love this week. Post supportive comments on their page, read & comment on their blogs, or send some SparkGoodies. Do this several times this week. Come back & give us a <em>250</em> each day that you do this. Mon, 4 Aug 2014 04:03:49 EST Weekly Question - 7/28 - 8/1 Tell us some of your favorite fruits & veggies. Come back to this thread several times this week & tell us what you like. Try & name 1 fruit & 1 veggie each time. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:01:29 EST Weekly Challenge - 7/28 - 8/3 Get some exercise this week. Aim for 2 or 3 days of strength training & 3 days of cardio. <BR> <BR> Post the day & then an emoticon to show what you did. For example: Sunday - <em>362</em> (strength training) OR Tuesday - <em>318</em> cardio. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:59:50 EST Weekly Challenge - 7/21 - 7/27 Post on the team wall 5 out of 7 days this week. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:59:12 EST Weekly Question - 7/21 - 7/27 Come back every day or two & tell me your favorite workout songs. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:56:10 EST Weekly Question - 7/14 - 7/20 Check in each day & tell us some of your favorite movie titles. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:58:54 EST Weekly Challenge - 7/14 - 7/20 Drink at least 8 cups of water each day. Come back each day & tell us how you did. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:57:52 EST Weekly Question - 7/7 - 7/13 The key to weight loss is not just healthy eating & regular scheduled exercise, it's about being active all day. Come tell us several times this week how you "move it, move it." <em>334</em> Mon, 7 Jul 2014 03:54:32 EST Weekly Challenge - 7/7 - 7/13 Exercise 3 or 4 times this week. Come back & tell us what you did each time. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 03:52:50 EST Weekly Challenge - 6/30 - 7/6 Eat your freggies!! Strive for 3 servings of veggies & 2 servings of fruit per day. Come back throughout the week & tell us how you're doing. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 04:05:37 EST Weekly Question 6/30 - 7/6 Most everyone has several hobbies or maybe just some things they're interested in. Come back several times this week & tell us about your hobbies or things you like to do. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 04:03:11 EST Weekly Challenge 6/23 - 6/30 Here's a challenge for you for this week - drink your 8 glasses a day of water. Come back each day and tell us how you did! Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:13:16 EST Question for the week 6/23 - 6/30 Let's try something new! I want to start an actual DISCUSSION! We're officially in summertime, so what are some things you want to do for the summer? <BR> <BR> I'm learning about plants and gardening with my father in law, and I LOVE going to the Farmer's Market, so I'm hoping & planning to do that once a week or at least every other week. How about you guys? Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:09:23 EST Team Goals Hey there! I'm thinking of making some changes to the team goals. What kinds of things would you like to see? Either send me a SparkMail or reply to this thread! <BR> <BR> Thanks!!! Sheila (Nillapepsi) Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:31:15 EST Today's Challenge - 6/23 Rewards are a very important part of the weight loss journey and can be very motivating. Come up with some rewards for reaching your small & large goals. Tell us your plan. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 04:01:14 EST Today's Question - 6/23 Do you use a reward system for reaching your small & large goals? Why type of rewards do you give yourself? Mon, 23 Jun 2014 04:00:07 EST Weekend Question - 6/21 - 6/22 Do you take advantage of the farmer's markets in your area this time of year? Perhaps you grow your own garden or participate in a co-op. Tell us how you get your fresh fruits & vegetables. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 07:13:56 EST Weekend Challenge - 6/21 - 6/22 Choose your own challenge. Come back & tell us what you did. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 07:11:58 EST Daily challenge 6/20 Today's challenge: <BR> Walk! Doesn't matter how long, but try to go for some kind of a walk today! Come tell us how far you went. Brag a little! Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:15:06 EST Today's question 6/20 What's the favorite thing that you do now since you've joined Spark? <BR> <BR> Mine's running! Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:05:18 EST Today's Question - 6/19 I love cheese & always have. I'm sure there are some other cheese lovers out there. What's your favorite? Thu, 19 Jun 2014 04:00:30 EST Today's Challenge - 6/19 Every time you pass a mirror today, say to yourself, "I can do this!!!" Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:59:38 EST Today's Challenge - 6/18 Give YOURSELF a SparkGoodie today & include an encouraging note. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:07:05 EST Today's Question - 6/18 What was the last movie you saw? Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:03:30 EST Today's Challenge - 6/17 Add a little extra activity to your day. Take the stairs a couple more times than normal. Get in some extra steps. Maybe add some jumping jacks throughout the day. Come back & tell us what you did. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 03:53:39 EST Today's Question - 6/17 What time of day do you Spark? Are you a morning Sparker, lunchtime Sparker, evening Sparker, or do you Spark a little all day? Tue, 17 Jun 2014 03:52:06 EST Today's Question - 6/16 There are some popular songs out there that just get on my last nerve. I'm sure I'm not alone. Name a popular song you turn off that others turn up. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 04:06:13 EST Today's Challenge - 6/16 Get back on track. Drink your water, eat your freggies, track your food, get some steps in. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 04:04:14 EST Today's Question - 6/12 Do you usually get enough SparkPoints every day to spin the bonus wheel? Thu, 12 Jun 2014 04:09:39 EST Today's Challenge - 6/12 Get at least 25 SparkPoints today so that you can spin the bonus wheel. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 04:08:22 EST Today's Challenge - 6/11 Whenever you think of it today, show those pearly whites. <em>334</em> A smile can lift your mood. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 03:54:44 EST Today's Question - 6/11 What color is your hair? Wed, 11 Jun 2014 03:53:07 EST Today's Question - 6/10 Tell me something interesting about you. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 04:10:38 EST Today's Challenge - 6/10 Let's do some jumping jacks today (low impact ones are fine, too). Anytime you feel tired, stop & give me 20!! Little boosts of activity help to "wake you up" & can rev your metabolism a bit. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 04:06:14 EST Today's Challenge - 6/9 Post on the team wall today. Mon, 9 Jun 2014 03:55:35 EST Today's Question - 6/9 If you work outside your home, do you pack your breakfast and/or lunch? What are your go-to foods? Mon, 9 Jun 2014 03:54:53 EST Weekend Challenge - 6/6 - 6/8 Drink at least 8 glasses of water each day this weekend. Fri, 6 Jun 2014 04:00:56 EST Weekend Question - 6/6 - 6/8 Name some of your least favorite foods. Fri, 6 Jun 2014 03:59:53 EST Today's Challenge - 6/5 Comment on a teammate's blog today. Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:25:10 EST Today's Question - 6/5 Do you follow doctor's orders? Or do you fudge a little? Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:24:41 EST Today's Challenge - 6/4 Send a Light Your Fire teammate some encouragement today. Wed, 4 Jun 2014 04:00:20 EST Today's Question - 6/4 What is your favorite day of the week & why? Wed, 4 Jun 2014 03:58:31 EST Today's Challenge - 6/3 Choose your own challenge. Choose something you're struggling with. Come back & tell us what you did. Tue, 3 Jun 2014 04:01:58 EST Today's Question - 6/3 Peanut butter: Do you prefer crunchy or smooth? Tue, 3 Jun 2014 04:01:11 EST Today's Question - 6/2 Do you prefer coffee or tea? Do you like flavored coffees? What is your "go-to" tea flavor? Mon, 2 Jun 2014 04:07:49 EST Today's Challenge - 6/2 Look over your SparkPage. Make sure all the information is correct. Do your goals need to be updated? Maybe add some new photos or change your background photo. Mon, 2 Jun 2014 04:03:10 EST Weekend Challenge - 5/30 - 6/1 Make sure you get at least 5 freggies in each day this weekend (Friday, Saturday & Sunday). <BR> <BR> <em>45</em> <em>289</em> <em>491</em> <em>550</em> <em>370</em> <em>368</em> Fri, 30 May 2014 07:22:13 EST Weekend Question - 5/30 - 6/1 Do you work outside your home? If so, what is your profession? <BR> <BR> Are you a stay-at-home parent (that's work, too!)? Fri, 30 May 2014 07:20:59 EST Today's Challenge - 5/29 Can you drink at least 8 glasses of water today? <em>194</em> Thu, 29 May 2014 04:10:09 EST Today's Question - 5/29 Name 3 things for which you are grateful today. Thu, 29 May 2014 04:09:14 EST Today's Challenge - 5/28 Move it, move it, move it. Come back & tell us how you moved it today. Wed, 28 May 2014 04:01:05 EST Today's Question - 5/28 Do you like to watch any sports? If so, what do you watch? Wed, 28 May 2014 04:00:03 EST Challenge 5/27 Do 1 thing to make your holiday a bit healthier! Come tell us what you did! Mon, 26 May 2014 02:09:12 EST Question of the day 5/27 Happy Memorial Day! <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> What do you do to commemorate Memorial Day? Mon, 26 May 2014 02:00:56 EST Weekend Challenge - 5/23 - 5/26 Everyone needs a break. Not necessarily from a healthy diet, but from the difficulties of daily life. This weekend (you can include Monday -- a lot of us have a holiday on Monday), I want you to take at least an hour & do something just for you. Go for a walk, take a nice long hot bath, go to a spa, do something fun for YOU! Heck, I might use my hour to take a nap!! <em>102</em> <em>334</em> Fri, 23 May 2014 08:38:29 EST Weekend Question - 5/23 - 5-26 Do you have plans for the holiday weekend? Fri, 23 May 2014 08:29:04 EST Today's Challenge - 5/22 Post on the team wall (this is the equivalent of the old team huddle). Thu, 22 May 2014 03:55:31 EST Today's Question - 5/22 What's the hardest thing you've ever done? Thu, 22 May 2014 03:54:23 EST Today's Challenge - 5/21 Do 100 jumping jacks today. You can do them all at once, or spread them out over the day. Wed, 21 May 2014 03:55:41 EST Today's Question - 5/21 What’s the one sound that drives you crazy? Wed, 21 May 2014 03:54:47 EST Today's Challenge - 5/20 Choose your own challenge. It can be anything -- drink your water, eat your freggies, track your food, get some exercise, send some SparkGoodies, get 10000 steps, avoid the work candy dish. <BR> <BR> It will be a challenge for me to get 10000 steps today since our database is back up. I have data entry to do on about 500 cases this week. Soooooo, I'm choosing steps for my challenge today. Tue, 20 May 2014 04:01:14 EST Today's Question - 5/20 If given complete freedom to start afresh, what profession would you choose and why? Tue, 20 May 2014 03:58:47 EST Today's Challenge - 5/19 Send a SparkGoodie or note of encouragement to one of your Light Your Fire teammates today. Mon, 19 May 2014 03:57:50 EST Today's Question - 5/19 Are you afraid of heights? If not, do you have any phobias? What are they? Mon, 19 May 2014 03:56:48 EST Weekend Challenge - 5-16 - 5-18 Sometimes we slack off on the weekend. Don't do it. Get some exercise in at least one day this weekend. Fri, 16 May 2014 07:56:16 EST Weekend Question - 5/16 - 5-18 What is your favorite weekend activity? Fri, 16 May 2014 07:55:15 EST Today's question 5/16 What's one thing that you've done on this journey? Share it with us! <em>209</em> <BR> <BR> For me, I'm really proud that my usual calorie intake was around 3,000+ when I first started, and now even on a "bad" day, it doesn't ever top 2,500! :) Most days I am in range! Thu, 15 May 2014 01:33:59 EST daily challenge 5 /16 Make 1 healthy swap with your food today. Come tell us what you did! Thu, 15 May 2014 01:29:49 EST Today's Challenge - 5/14 Try a new workout video or a new exercise today. Come back & tell us what you did. Wed, 14 May 2014 04:03:58 EST Today's Question - 5/14 Do you do the same exercise routines week in & week out, or do you change it up? Wed, 14 May 2014 04:03:01 EST Today's Question - 5/13 My favorite song changes from time to time. What's your favorite song right now? <BR> <BR> Tue, 13 May 2014 03:55:58 EST Today's Challenge - 5/13 While I was on vacation, I got lazy about getting all my steps in because we swam a lot. <BR> <BR> Today, can you do at least 10000 steps? Tue, 13 May 2014 03:54:30 EST Two daily questions! LOL! DIdn't realize we already had one! :) Answer one or both! LOL. Mon, 12 May 2014 19:38:17 EST Daily question 5/12 Sorry for the late question! <BR> How did you get used to drinking your water? Did you have any tricks? Mon, 12 May 2014 19:35:29 EST Today's Question - 5/12 Tell us about a favorite vacation from your past. Mon, 12 May 2014 04:12:05 EST Today's Challenge - 5/12 Time to get back on track. Track your food today & see how you do. <BR> <BR> Thanks so much to Beauty_Within for helping out while I was "unplugged" for vacation. Mon, 12 May 2014 04:10:16 EST Daily question 5/10-11 Tell us something interesting about yourself! We want to get to know you better! <em>213</em> Sat, 10 May 2014 00:51:45 EST Weekend Challenge 5/10 & 11 It's the weekend and Mother's Day. <BR> Do something Nice for yourself and relaxing! <BR> Tell us what you did! <em>375</em> Sat, 10 May 2014 00:45:58 EST Daily Challenge 5/9 Post a blog today. Let us know how your journey is going. :) <BR> Then come back & let us know you did so we know to go read it! <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> Fri, 9 May 2014 14:20:47 EST Question of the day 5/9 What is one activity you enjoy during the spring & summer that you can't do the rest of the year? (or do as comfortably) <BR> For me, it's bike riding. I CAN bike in winter, but it's harder. Fri, 9 May 2014 14:15:58 EST Daily Challenge 5/8 Walk! Get outside if possible, and walk! Come tell us how far you're going today! Thu, 8 May 2014 01:18:18 EST Question of the day 5/8 Do you use a pedometer of any kind? Why or why not? <BR> <BR> I use a fitbit one. :) I love it for the most part - it tracks when I've been most active and tracks day-to-day calories as well as activity ones. Thu, 8 May 2014 01:13:57 EST Who's still here? We have lots of people listed as being members, but I'm not seeing much activity. So who's still here? What helps you? What help would you like to see here? Tue, 6 May 2014 22:24:17 EST daily challenge 5/6 do your strength training today, and add one new activity - whether it's weights, pushups, whatever. Tell us what you did! Tue, 6 May 2014 01:19:52 EST Question of the day 5/6 What's your favorite exercise? Mine's dance and yoga! Tue, 6 May 2014 01:17:42 EST daily challenge 5/5 Do something spring-like. Go biking, garden, anything. Then let us know what you did! Mon, 5 May 2014 11:23:15 EST Today's question 5/5 First, if you celebrate it, Happy Cinco de Mayo! <BR> <BR> For your daily question pleasure - Share your inspiration! What brought you here? What started your healthy journey? Mon, 5 May 2014 00:44:20 EST Weekend Challenge -5/2 - 5/4 Do something fun this weekend. Maybe try something new. Come back & tell us what you did. Fri, 2 May 2014 08:11:39 EST Weekend Question - 5/2 - 5/4 When you go on a trip, what is the one thing you cannot leave home without? Fri, 2 May 2014 08:10:24 EST Today's challenge 5/1 Do some exercise outdoors, then come tell us what you did!!! Thu, 1 May 2014 02:24:04 EST I could use some ideas! As some of you may know, my family and I moved in with our extended family. Which is great, except 2 of them are BAKERS! And the rest love their junk food...potato chips, cookies,ect. <BR> What do you guys do to avoid the temptation? Clearing out the kitchen is not an option, as it's not just our food! <BR> HELP! Thu, 1 May 2014 02:05:01 EST Today's Question 5/1 What is your favorite season, and why? Thu, 1 May 2014 02:03:12 EST Today's Challenge - 4/30 Get at least 10000 steps today. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 04:06:21 EST Today's Question - 4/30 When you go on a trip, do you pack lightly, or do you bring everything but the kitchen sink? Wed, 30 Apr 2014 04:05:22 EST Today's Question - 4/29 Name 1 thing you love about being an adult. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 04:02:56 EST Today's Challenge - 4/29 Move it, move it! Get moving today! Tue, 29 Apr 2014 04:00:52 EST Today's Challenge - 4/28 Send a Goodie with an encouraging note to a team member. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:09:18 EST Today's Question - 4/28 Who is your hero? Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:07:24 EST Weekend Question - 4/25 - 4/27 What's the craziest thing you've ever done? Fri, 25 Apr 2014 04:04:30 EST Weekend Challenge - 4/25 - 4/27 Stay on track this weekend. Get some exercise, eat your freggies, drink your water, etc. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 04:03:00 EST Today's Challenge - 4/24 Find at least 10 minutes just for you today. Do something you love. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:06:59 EST Today's Question - 4/24 What are your favorite smells? Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:05:11 EST Today's Challenge - 4/23 I really need to step up my game before vacation. Can you do 12000 steps today? Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:12:48 EST Today's Question - 4/23 Is there anything pink within 10 feet of you? Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:11:41 EST Today's Challenge 4/22 Pushups! Any variety - wall pushups, the ones on your knees (I forget what they're called!) try to do 30 of them, in any types of sets. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:04:23 EST Question 4/22 Do you have a reward in mind for when you've reached your goal weight? <BR> <BR> Mine's a tatoo! Haven't decided on the design yet :) Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:02:02 EST Today's Challenge - 4/21 Do 50 jumping jacks over the course of the day? Are you really up for a challenge? Go for 100!! Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:03:02 EST Today's Question - 4/21 Would you bungee jump, skydive, or something similar? Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:02:04 EST today's challenge 4/18 Do a new activity or video, then come tell us what you've done! Enjoy! Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:44:17 EST Today's question 4/18 What's something fun you have planned for this weekend? Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:39:17 EST today's challenge 4/17 Reach your 10,000 steps today! Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:40:19 EST Today's question 4/17 What tips do you have for getting extra steps in? Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:37:34 EST Today's Challenge - 4/16 Choose your own challenge today. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:10:56 EST Today's Question - 4/16 What is your favorite fruit? Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:10:14 EST Today's Challenge - 4/15 Huddle with your team AND get in some exercise today. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:21:24 EST Today's Question - 4/15 What is your favorite breakfast food? Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:20:35 EST Today's Challenge - 4/14 Make it a great day! Make healthy choices, drink your water, get some exercise. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:58:29 EST Today's Question - 4/14 What is your current desktop picture? Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:57:40 EST Today's Question - 4/10 Have you ever met a famous person? Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:58:47 EST Today's Challenge - 4/10 Lunges -- any kind you want -- 50 each leg. <em>244</em> I'll be wearing a swimsuit next month for the first time in like 20-some years. Ya gotta help me out here. <em>246</em> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:58:22 EST Today's Challenge - 4/9 50 squats -- all at once or spread out over the day. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 03:54:35 EST Today's Question - 4/9 If you could be an animal for a day, what would you be? Wed, 9 Apr 2014 03:53:58 EST Today's Question - 4/8 Aside from food, water, and shelter, what one thing could you not go a day without? Tue, 8 Apr 2014 04:18:10 EST Today's Challenge - 4/8 Work in some "me" time just for you today. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 04:17:52 EST Today's Challenge - 4/7 Do 50 jumping jacks today. You can do them all at once, or spread them out over the day. Mon, 7 Apr 2014 03:58:50 EST Today's Question - 4/7 What was your first thought when you woke up this morning? Mon, 7 Apr 2014 03:57:58 EST Today's Challenge - 4/3 I need help with motivation today. Soooooo, go to the Articles & Videos section & go to the Motivation tab. Come back & tell us what you learned -- it could be an article, a quote, a blog, or anything. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 04:18:22 EST Today's Question - 4/3 Which do you prefer: Crowds, small groups, or "Go away, I'm a loner"? Thu, 3 Apr 2014 04:16:47 EST Today's Challenge - 4/2 Choose your own challenge. Choose something you're struggling with & get it done!! <em>244</em> Wed, 2 Apr 2014 04:18:35 EST Today's Question - 4/2 If you had to be trapped in a tv show for a month, which would you choose? Wed, 2 Apr 2014 04:17:41 EST Today's Challenge - 4/1 Do a bit of strength training today. Kitty, this one's for you! <em>211</em> <em>344</em> Tue, 1 Apr 2014 04:09:34 EST Today's Question - 4/1 Happy April!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> If you had a brainwashing machine, who would you use it on? Tue, 1 Apr 2014 04:08:41 EST Today's Challenge - 3/31 Get back on track today. Make healthy choices, track your food, drink your water, get some exercise, etc. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 03:55:25 EST Today's Question - 3/31 What cheers you up? Mon, 31 Mar 2014 03:54:36 EST Today's Question - 3/27 What was the name of the first street/road you lived on? Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:29:05 EST Today's Challenge - 3/27 Huddle with your team today. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:27:44 EST Today's Question - 3/26 Do you have any strange phobias? Wed, 26 Mar 2014 04:07:59 EST Today's Challenge - 3/26 Move it, move it! It's your choice how you move it, just move it. <em>331</em> <em>334</em> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 04:05:44 EST Today's Challenge - 3/25 Post a short motivational blog today. It can be anything -- a photo, a quote, etc. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:59:31 EST Today's Question - 3/25 Do you prefer sweet or salty snacks? Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:57:53 EST Today's Question - 3/24 What is the longest car trip you have ever taken? Mon, 24 Mar 2014 03:52:02 EST Today's Challenge - 3/24 Drink your water today. <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 03:50:14 EST Weekend Challenge 3/22-3/23 Find 3 things to pat yourself on the back for. Literally pat yourself on the back! Sun, 23 Mar 2014 01:27:27 EST Weekend Question Did you do anything fun? <BR> I went to a college orientation with my teen. It was pretty exciting! Sun, 23 Mar 2014 01:25:44 EST Today's Challenge - 3/20 Today is the first day of spring. Wear something "spring-like" or do something "spring-like" today. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 03:57:25 EST Today's Question - 3/20 Do you plant a flower or veggie garden each year? What do you plant? Thu, 20 Mar 2014 03:54:59 EST Today's Challenge - 3/19 Choose 3 people you didn't choose yesterday & send them an encouraging note, either by SparkGoodie or on their page. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 04:00:54 EST Today's Question - 3/19 What is your favorite holiday and how do you celebrate it? Wed, 19 Mar 2014 04:00:04 EST Today's Challenge - 3/18 Send a SparkGoodie to or write on the pages of three of your teammates. Include an encouraging message. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 03:49:05 EST Today's Question - 3/18 Before making a phone call, do you ever rehearse what you're going to say? Tue, 18 Mar 2014 03:47:06 EST Today's Challenge - 3/17 Put on some music today & dance a bit. If you're feeling really brave, find some Irish music on youtube & dance to that. <em>137</em> <em>440</em> <em>441</em> <em>438</em> <em>437</em> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:00:40 EST Today's Question - 3/17 Tell me something about yourself that very few people know. It could be something unique or maybe some trivia about you. <BR> <BR> Me: I love to sing & I've been singing since I was a little girl, but I've never sung karaoke. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:58:49 EST Weekend Challenge 3/14-3/16 Let's work on getting enough water this weekend. 6 if you're still trying, 8 if you're good at it. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:46:04 EST Weekend Question 3/14-3/16 Do you still pinch on St. Patrick's Day? Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:41:21 EST Today's Question - 3/13 If you could be anyone for the day (fictional or real), whose shoes would you step into & why? Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:26:57 EST Today's Challenge - 3/13 Every time you think about it today, put on a big, huge smile!! <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:22:50 EST Today's Challenge - 3/11 Read a teammates blog & comment on it. Let's support our team. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:06:36 EST Today's Question - 3/11 What is one quality you admire most in others? <BR> <BR> Me: Spunk. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:05:38 EST Today's Challenge - 3/10 Choose your own challenge today. Examples: Eat your freggies, drink your water, do some cardio or strength training, read an SP article, get back on track (track your food today), do 10000+ steps, etc. Come back & tell us what you did. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:55:16 EST Today's Question - 3/10 Reflect on the characteristics of your best friend. What makes him or her so special? Mon, 10 Mar 2014 03:53:29 EST Weekend Challenge 3/7-3/9 Do you track your food over the weekend? I'm at a stage where I tally calories, and I do it weekday, weekend, holiday or what have you. I can't promise I'm always in range, but I know how far out of range I go. :P Sat, 8 Mar 2014 11:07:18 EST Weekend Question 3/7-3/9 Are you planting a garden this year? Sat, 8 Mar 2014 11:03:14 EST Today's Challenge - 3/6 Do an extra 10 minutes of exercise today. Thu, 6 Mar 2014 03:50:22 EST Today's Question - 3/6 If you had an entire day to yourself -- no obligations, what would you do? Thu, 6 Mar 2014 03:49:33 EST Today's Challenge 3/5 How many freggies do you get? Try and get a couple more today! Wed, 5 Mar 2014 08:38:26 EST Today's Question 3/5 If you were a flavor of yogurt, what would you be? Wed, 5 Mar 2014 08:34:22 EST Today's Challenge - 3/4 Do a bit of strength training today. If you don't have weights, use cans of soup or bottles of water. Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:35:52 EST Today's Question - 3/4 Strength training . . . love it? Hate it? If you love it, what advice do you have for those who don't? <BR> <BR> Me: I LOVE strength training. That wasn't always the case. I didn't used to like exercise at all, in any way, shape, or form. I had to grow to love it. It is my stress relief. I got into strength training simply because I know that the more muscle you have the more calories you burn while resting/sleeping. Who doesn't want those little furnaces working for you while you sl... Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:34:56 EST Today's Challenge - 3/3 Huddle with your team today. Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:06:40 EST Today's Question - 3/3 There are lots of ways to get cardio. What's your favorite? <BR> <BR> Me: I love to do dance workouts. There are a bunch of them on youtube. I'm not a very good dancer, but I really like to dance. This way I can do something fun & sweat at the same time. Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:06:17 EST Belated weekend question 3/1 Is there a superpower you think is especially cool? Sun, 2 Mar 2014 14:50:22 EST Belated Weekend Challenge 3/1 My husband goofed up his knee Friday. Remember to do some gentle stretching each day for strength and flexibility to hopefully avoid this kind of thing! Sun, 2 Mar 2014 14:47:06 EST Today's Challenge - 2/27 Get to steppin'!! Can you do at least 10000 steps (5 miles) today? <em>331</em> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 04:01:24 EST Today's Question - 2/27 Are you a good cook? <BR> <BR> Me: Yes, I started cooking for my family when I was about 11 or 12 & really enjoyed it. I don't get to cook as much now -- my hubby does it b/c he gets home from work 2 hours before me. He's a great cook, too. <em>334</em> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 04:00:22 EST Today's Question 2/26 Do you have a lucky number and why? Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:56:57 EST Today's Challenge 2/26 Do 3 sets of pushups! (at whichever level you're able to do them) Pushups are one of the most adaptable strength exercises. I do them on a piano bench mostly. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:53:25 EST Today's Challenge - 2/25 Go to the Lifestyle Center tab under Articles & Videos. Choose one of the options & read an article there. Come back & tell us which option you choose & what the article was about. I like this challenge because there is a lot of new stuff on Spark that I didn't know was there. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 04:00:13 EST Today's Question - 2/25 Have you ever been told you look like a celebrity (today or in the past)? If so, who do/did you look like? Tue, 25 Feb 2014 03:57:30 EST Today's Challenge - 2/24 Back on track today. Exercise, track your food, eat your freggies, drink your water, etc. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 03:51:29 EST Today's Question - 2/24 What's your favorite quote right now? (Mine changes depending upon my mood or circumstances). <BR> <BR> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 03:50:48 EST Weekend Question - 2/20 What is the nicest thing someone has ever done for you? <BR> <BR> Mine: After I completed radiation therapy following breast cancer, an anonymous person from my office (at work) left a huge bouquet of flowers & the poem "Desiderata" on my desk. To this day I'm not positive who did it. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 06:32:15 EST Weekend Challenge - 2/21-2/23 Perform a random act of kindness this weekend. Come back & tell us what you did. <BR> <BR> Mine: A gal in my church had a double mastectomy a couple of weeks ago. Hubby & I are dropping off meals for the day for her family. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 06:29:52 EST Today's Challenge - 2/20 Get some exercise. <em>315</em> <em>362</em> <em>332</em> Come back & tell us what you did. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 03:53:45 EST Today's Question - 2/20 What do you do to relax? Thu, 20 Feb 2014 03:51:21 EST Today's Challenge - 2/18 Share with us your "eating out" strategies. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 04:04:57 EST Today's Question - 2/18 Are you a "gadget" person? What's your favorite gadget? <BR> <BR> Me: Sort of. I don't have a smart phone, but I love my 3rd generation Kindle. I take it everywhere with me. You just never know when you'll get an opportunity to read or play Scrabble. <em>334</em> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 04:03:37 EST Today's Challenge - 2/17 Choose your own challenge. Could be anything. For example, eat your freggies, drink your water, try something new, etc. Come back & tell us what you did. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:11:55 EST Today's Question - 2/17 What's your favorite day of the week & why? Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:10:25 EST Weekend Challenge 2/15-2/16 How much sleep did you get? I started off with 8 hours last night, not bad. Sleep helps regulate stress hormones and insulin. Sat, 15 Feb 2014 14:03:54 EST Weekend Question 2/15-2/16 Do you have anything fun planned for President's day? Sat, 15 Feb 2014 13:57:09 EST Today's Challenge - 2/13 Do something fun today. Come back & tell us what you did. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:48:30 EST Today's Question - 2/13 What's the weather like out your window today? <BR> <BR> Mine: We have about 7-1/2 inches of snow & it's now sleeting. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:47:58 EST Today's Challenge - 2/11 Go to the "instant inspiration" section under the "articles & videos" tab. Come back & tell us what inspired you. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 03:55:27 EST Today's Question - 2/11 What is your exercise schedule for the week? <BR> <BR> Me: Sunday - rest, Monday - cardio, Tuesday - strength training (ST), Wednesday - cardio, Thursday - ST, Friday - cardio, Saturday - ST <BR> <BR> Plus, I try to get at least 10000 steps 6 out of 7 days. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 03:53:56 EST Today's Challenge - 2/10 Huddle with the team today. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 03:56:38 EST Today's Question - 2/10 Would you ever want to be famous? Why or why not? Mon, 10 Feb 2014 03:56:05 EST Weekend Challenge 2/8-2/9 Try jogging in place during commercials. In a one hour show, that's 18 minutes of fitness! Sat, 8 Feb 2014 09:05:27 EST Weekend Question 2/8-2/9 Is there an Olympic sport you kind of wish you'd tried? Sat, 8 Feb 2014 09:00:01 EST Today's Challenge - 2/6 Give up something today. Maybe you're a choco-holic or you love your soda. It's just for 1 day. Can you do it? Thu, 6 Feb 2014 04:15:35 EST Today's Question - 2/6 What’s your strangest talent? <BR> <BR> Me: I can make my eyes "dance" (shake). Thu, 6 Feb 2014 04:12:24 EST Today's challenge 2/5 One of the key behaviors of people who maintain their weight is eating at home. Were you able to eat at home today, or maybe cook something? Tell us about it! Tue, 4 Feb 2014 23:47:49 EST Question of the day 2/5 What's your favorite freggie? Tue, 4 Feb 2014 23:45:38 EST Today's Challenge - 2/4 Try something new today -- a new recipe, a new food, a new exercise, a new piece of exercise equipment, a new workout . . . your choice. Come back & tell us what you did. Tue, 4 Feb 2014 04:04:16 EST Today's Question - 2/4 What are the 5 most played songs on your iPod/MP3 player? Tue, 4 Feb 2014 04:02:49 EST Today's Challenge - 2/3 Eat your freggies (at least 5 servings) & drink your water today (at least 8 cups). Mon, 3 Feb 2014 03:53:09 EST Today's Question - 2/3 If you were invisible for a day, where would you go and/or what would you do? Mon, 3 Feb 2014 03:52:23 EST Weekend Question 1/31-2/2 What was your best day ever? As they say in City Slickers, the day your kids were born don't count (can't count if you've got more than one or they get jealous). ;) Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:22:59 EST Weekend Challenge 1/31-2/2 I love Groundhog Day (the movie). It illustrates the fruits of living mindfully. Just be yourself this weekend! Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:21:08 EST Today's Challenge - 1/30 The muscles in your legs & booty are your major calorie burners because they are so big. Do some squats today to strengthen those muscles. Any kind of squats you want. Do at least 5 sets of 10 over the course of the day. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:28:39 EST Today's Question - 1/30 Who is your best friend & how did you meet? Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:25:58 EST Today's Question 1/29 What do you have planned for Sunday? I'm going to try and chat online with some friends while watching Groundhog Day. We don't really do football at my house. But I think I'll make some fun foods. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:51:43 EST Today's Challenge 1/29 Give someone a goodie that you've never used before! Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:48:59 EST Today's Challenge - 1/28 Read a fitness article. Come back & tell us about what you read. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 04:01:43 EST Today's Question - 1/28 If you could go anywhere in the world right now (expenses are not an issue), where would you go? <BR> <BR> Me: Someplace warm & tropical!! I'm so done with winter. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 04:00:36 EST Today's Challenge - 1/27 It's Monday. Get back on track today. Track your food, eat your freggies, drink your water, see if you can get 10000 steps today. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 03:56:17 EST Today's Question - 1/27 What do you miss most about being a kid? <BR> <BR> Me: 3 months of summer vacation!!! Mon, 27 Jan 2014 03:55:22 EST Weekend Question 1/24-26 What was your favorite movie this year and why? Sat, 25 Jan 2014 10:27:08 EST Weekend Challenge Jan 24-26 This weekend get a picture of yourself. Maybe it's a progress pic, or a hairstyle or an outfit. Share it with the team! Sat, 25 Jan 2014 10:22:15 EST Today's Challenge - 1/23 Walk, walk & walk some more. Get moving! Thu, 23 Jan 2014 03:58:04 EST Today's Question - 1/23 If you had three wishes from a non-tricky genie, what would you wish for? Thu, 23 Jan 2014 03:56:16 EST Today's Challenge - 1/22 Put on some music & dance for a bit today. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 03:45:26 EST Today's Question - 1/22 Do you like to dance? <BR> <BR> Me: Oh yes!!! Not very good at it sometimes, but I enjoy it. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 03:45:00 EST Today's Challenge - 1/21 Do some exercise -- any exercise. Come back & tell us what you did. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 04:01:18 EST Today's Question - 1/21 Have you ever cut your own hair? <BR> <BR> Me: Not that I can recall. I cut my sister's hair when we were kids. I sooooooo got into trouble for that one. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 04:00:15 EST Today's Challenge - 1/20 Pick a team member & send them a SparkGoodie. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:44:52 EST Today's Question - 1/20 What do you do when you first wake up in the morning? <BR> <BR> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:43:42 EST Weekend Question 1/18-1/19 Do you have a fitness role model, that you'd be willing to share? Sat, 18 Jan 2014 09:12:47 EST Weekend Challenge 1/18-1/19 Make a list of things you're grateful for. Start with 3, and see how many you feel like putting. Sat, 18 Jan 2014 09:08:32 EST Challenge 1/17 Do 1 new type of cardio today! This can be anything, as long as it's not your usual! Let's shake ourselves out of our ruts and try something different! <BR> <BR> I will have to look up some ideas for today - I'm a bit stuck lately! Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:49:16 EST Today's question 1/17 What is your current favorite thing to do for fitness? <BR> <BR> Mine is to dance! Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:47:24 EST Today's Question - 1/16 What is the most difficult part of your weigh loss journey? Making healthy choices? Exercise? Or maybe something else? Thu, 16 Jan 2014 04:14:04 EST Today's Challenge - 1/16 Every time you pass a mirror today, say "I am worth the effort!!" Thu, 16 Jan 2014 04:11:47 EST Today's Question 1/15/14 Word association: Eggplant... Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:10:50 EST Today's Challenge 1/15/14 See if you can earn 25 points to spin the bonus wheel! Let us know what you get! Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:03:49 EST Today's Challenge - 1/14 Huddle with your team. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 04:10:24 EST Daily Question - 1/14 What was your favorite activity when you were a child? <BR> <BR> Mine: Jumping rope. I was really, really good at it. <em>318</em> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 04:08:57 EST Today's Challenge - 1/13 Get back on track today. Drink your water, eat your freggies, track your food, get some exercise. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 04:26:40 EST Daily Question - 1/13 You can choose to be any cartoon character for a day. Who do you choose & why? Mon, 13 Jan 2014 04:25:34 EST Weekend Challeng 1/11-1/12 My husband shared this article about self control with me that I thought was kind of interesting. While some of the tips may seem contradictory, I think it's about finding a balance. Also, I have come to understand my own patterns of temptation and weakness. <BR> <link><BR>f-control-strategies.php </link> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 09:51:20 EST