SparkPeople All Weights and Sizes Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=57243 This is the place for all people of all weights and sizes to meet others! There will be many monthly challenges! This is the place for encouragement and motivation! SparkPeople All Weights and Sizes Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=57243 What Do You Look For In A Spark Team? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x55610885 I am curious to know what everyone looks for in a Spark Team? Post a few things here! <BR> <BR> Here is my list: <BR> <BR> 1. Friendship <BR> 2. Motivation <BR> 3. Challenges <BR> 4. Games <BR> 5. Chatting Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:18:45 EST Summer Activities http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x54279163 What activities have you accomplished this summer? What have you been doing this summer to stay active? Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:06:44 EST Change One Thing At A Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x53358704 What is one thing you will focus on changing this week? Wed, 15 May 2013 18:13:21 EST Do you have a FitBit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x52275189 Do you have a FitBit? Mon, 25 Feb 2013 09:24:54 EST Birthday/A nniversary http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x52197211 When is your birthday? Month & Day. <BR> <BR> When is your Spark Anniversary? Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:18:03 EST Plans for 2013? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x52196251 What are your plans for this year? <BR> <BR> What did you do last year? Is there anything that worked for you last year that you want to keep doing this year? What didn't work for you last year? <BR> <BR> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:51:46 EST Melting Chocolates http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51884060 This challenge starts February 1st! Only calories burned by exercise! Do not use calories burned indicated by FitBit or other devices for steps! <BR> <BR> Let's Melt These Popular Valentine Day Candies and Drinks! <BR> <BR> <BR> Candies Melted: <BR> <BR> <BR> Candies to Melt: <BR> M&M's(1 pkg) 240 <BR> Hershey's Kisses(9 pieces) 230 <BR> Hershey's Solid Milk Choc. Kiss 210 <BR> Hershey's Valentine Marshmallow Heart 240 <BR> Hershey's Special Dark Hearts(5 pieces) 220 <BR> Reese's Peanut ... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:45:11 EST M&Ms- Melting Away http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51883977 Each package of M&Ms has 240 calories! How many packages can you burn and melt away in a day? Let's find out! ***Only use calories burned from exercise! Do not use calories burned indicated by FitBit or other devices for steps*** <BR> <BR> Each day that you burn calories, type the day and how many calories you burned. Then find out how many packages you burned away. <BR> <BR> If I burned 480 calories, I melted away 2 packages. <BR> <BR> Let's have some fun with this and see who can melt... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:36:45 EST Article: Sparkpeople Stats for 2012! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x51607254 Here are the SP Stats for 2012! Interesting! <BR> <BR> I think this should motivate everyone!!! <BR> <BR> Here are the stats from Sparkpeople for 2012: <BR> <BR> <em>315</em> 530 Million fitness minutes! That is over 1,000 Years of exercise! <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> 3.5 Billion calories burned! Enough energy to power 364 American households for an entire year! <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> 70 Million cups of water! That is over 6 Olympic swimming pools! emoticon <BR> <BR> <em>192</... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 17:00:25 EST looking for a fitness partner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x51437529 I have this posted in where you from in Illinois.. I live in Belleville il looking for a fitness/workout partner... Any one from Swansea, Belleville, Ofallon and Shiloh area interested just drop me a line Wed, 2 Jan 2013 16:39:52 EST Erasing Your Indulgences Jan 1-Jan 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51395677 I know that I always have wondered what my calories burned really adds up to. So with this challenge we are going to see how many calories we really burn in a month and what kinds of foods this is equivalent to. <BR> <BR> In this challenge you need to record the amount of calories you burned and which food you erased. This is only from exercise calories not calories based on steps you took in the day. You may erase as many or as few items per day as you choose. Once you "erase" a food, put ... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:04:08 EST Stay Focused Challenge 12/22/12 12/31/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51288765 With the holidays right around the corner, let's do this challenge to stay focused on what matters, our goals. <BR> <BR> For a the rest of the month, 12/22-12/31, keep count of how many days you have done the following. Come here and track daily or write down in your journal and track on 12/31/12. <BR> <BR> Use this template: Use the Emoticon <em>248</em> on each number when the day is complete <BR> <BR> 1) Stay within your calorie range daily <BR> 2) Cardio for at least 30 minutes a d... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 17:15:55 EST Results From Biggest Loser Challenge (Oct-Dec) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51288602 Great Job everyone! <BR> <BR> Here is what I have for point totals: <BR> <em>242</em> to Willson88 for getting the most points! <BR> <BR> Willson88: 2,897 <BR> MsBrandi33: 2,645 <BR> StinaMarie86: 2500.5 <BR> HarleyGirl15: 972 <BR> <BR> Weight Loss Totals: <BR> <em>242</em> to MsBrandi33 for being the Biggest Loser! <BR> <BR> MsBrandi33: 252 to 223.8 = 28.2 lbs lost <BR> 28.2/252= .1119 X 100 = 11.19% Lost <BR> <BR> Willson88: 263 to 245 = 18 lbs lost <BR>... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 16:55:51 EST Week 12 Challenge Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51235498 LAST WEEK!!!! MAKE IT HAPPEN!!!! <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for every ounce of water you drink each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for every hour of sleep you get each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 2 points for every 10 minutes of strength training each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for doing cardio each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for staying in calorie range each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for eating 5 servings of fruits and veggies each day. <BR>... Sun, 16 Dec 2012 22:14:59 EST Week 12 Challenge Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51235475 LAST WEEK!!! MAKE IT HAPPEN!!! <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for every ounce of water you drink each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for every hour of sleep you get each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 2 points for every 10 minutes of strength training each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for doing cardio each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for staying in calorie range each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for eating 5 servings of fruits and veggies each day. <BR> ... Sun, 16 Dec 2012 22:14:02 EST Week 11 Challenge Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51147330 Give yourself 5 points for staying in calorie range each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> 12/10 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range:5 <BR> <BR> 12/11 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range:5 <BR> <BR> 12/12 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range:5 <BR> <BR> 12/13 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range:5 <BR> <BR> 12/14 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range:5 <BR> <BR> 12/15 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range:5 <BR> <BR> 12/16 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range:5 <BR> <BR> Total Points ... Sun, 9 Dec 2012 15:37:16 EST Week 11 Challenge Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51147324 Give yourself 5 points for staying in calorie range each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> 12/10 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> 12/11 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> 12/12 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> 12/13 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> 12/14 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> 12/15 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> 12/16 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Total Points Week 11... Sun, 9 Dec 2012 15:36:46 EST Week 10 Challenge Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51041494 Week 10 Challenge 12/3-12/9 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 2 points for eating fuits and veggies each day. Max 2 points <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> 12/3 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/4 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/5 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/6 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/7 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/8 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/9 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> Total Points Week... Sat, 1 Dec 2012 12:56:06 EST Week 10 Challenge Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x51041487 Week 10 Challenge 12/3-12/9 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 2 points for eating fuits and veggies each day. Max 2 points <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> 12/3 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/4 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/5 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/6 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/7 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/8 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> 12/9 <BR> Cardio: <BR> F/V: <BR> <BR> Total Points Week... Sat, 1 Dec 2012 12:55:24 EST Post One Thing You Want To Change http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x50986897 Post one thing you want to change about yourself here. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 11:53:20 EST Post One Thing About Yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x50961218 Post one thing you want us to know about you! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun, 25 Nov 2012 15:00:33 EST Rhyme Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x50958230 This is a game I got from another team. <BR> <BR> It works like this: <BR> <BR> Name a word and four people will list words to rhyme with it. <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> <BR> The fourth person will make a new word to rhyme. <BR> <BR> I will start it! Copy and paste as we go: <BR> <BR> Weight <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> <BR> The fourth person will make a new word for us to rhyme with. Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:59:00 EST ABC's Of Fitness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x50958175 Here is a game to add some fun! <BR> <BR> The ABCs of Fitness! Please go in alphabetical order and keep it going! <BR> <BR> I will Start with A <BR> <BR> A- Aerobic Exercise Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:54:54 EST Challenge Week 9 Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50957639 Week 9 Challenge 11/26-12/2 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for drinking 64 ounces of water(only water) each day. Then, give yourself 1 point for every ounce after the 64 ounces you drink. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> 11/26: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/27: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/28: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/29: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/30: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR... Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:14:26 EST Challenge Week 9 Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50957629 Week 9 Challenge 11/26-12/2 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for drinking 64 ounces of water(only water) each day. Then, give yourself 1 point for every ounce after the 64 ounces you drink. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> 11/26: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/27: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/28: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/29: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/30: <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <B... Sun, 25 Nov 2012 10:13:31 EST Earn 10 Extra Points(for BL Challengers Only) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50926546 Here is a challenge in itself! With Thanksgiving today, it will be tricky to stay within calorie range. So, if you stay in calorie range, and are honest about it, you will earn 10 points! <BR> <BR> Post by 9 p.m. central time tonight! Or no points will be given! Expires tonight! <BR> <BR> Post here your calorie range and calories ate like this: <BR> <BR> Calorie Range: <BR> Calories Ate: <BR> Points Earned: (0 or 10) <BR> <BR> Happy Thanksgiving! <em>429</em> <BR> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:14:55 EST Individual Fitness Minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x50919687 The tracker on the bottom of the page says that we have less than 3,000 minutes to go to get to our goal of 15,000! How many fitness minutes have you done this month? Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:07:47 EST What are your plans for Thanksgiving? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x50919434 What are your plans for Thanksgiving? <BR> <BR> Are you planning on keeping a close eye on your calorie intake? <BR> <BR> My daughter and I are going to my moms. We will be eating turkey, mashed potatoes, biscuits, pickles and pie. I will be watching my calorie intake like a hawk. I will probably enter the food in the Food Tracker before taking a bite. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 17:38:21 EST Week 8 Challenge Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50882268 Week 8 Challenge 11/19 - 11/25 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 2 points for staying in calorie range each day <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio each day <BR> <BR> 11.19 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/20 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/21 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/22 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/23 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/24 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/25 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR>... Sun, 18 Nov 2012 21:23:32 EST Week 8 Challenge Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50882259 Week 8 Challenge 11/19 - 11/25 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 2 points for staying in calorie range each day <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio each day <BR> <BR> 11.19 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/20 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/21 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/22 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/23 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/24 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/25 <BR> Cal. Range: <BR>... Sun, 18 Nov 2012 21:22:55 EST Week 7 Challenges Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50800484 11/12-11/18 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for each hour of sleep <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day <BR> <BR> 11/12 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/13 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/14 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/15 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/16 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/17 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/18 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> Total points for week 7: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 17:04:26 EST Week 7 Challenges Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50800417 Week 7 challenge 11/12-11/18 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for each hour of sleep you get each night. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> 11/12 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/13 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/14 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/15 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/16 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/17 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/18 <BR> Sleep: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> Total... Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:58:51 EST Challenge Week 6 Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50684941 Week 6 Challenge 11/5-11/11 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every HOUR you do each day <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for staying in calorie range each day. <BR> <BR> 11/5 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/6 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/7 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/8 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/9 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/10 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/11 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> Total Point... Sun, 4 Nov 2012 11:23:32 EST Challenge Week 6 Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50684896 Week 6 Challenge 11/5-11/11 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every HOUR of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for staying in calorie range each day. <BR> <BR> 11/5 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/6 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/7 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/8 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/9 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/10 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> 11/11 <BR> Cardio: <BR> C. Range: <BR> <BR> ... Sun, 4 Nov 2012 11:19:39 EST Challenge Week 5 Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50590994 Give yourself 5 points for drinking 8 cups(64 oz) of water and 1 point for each ounce you drink after the 64 ounces. <BR> <BR> Give yourslef 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do each day. <BR> <BR> 10/29 <BR> Water: # of oz/points <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 10/30 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 10/31 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/1 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/2 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/3 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/4 <BR> Water: <BR> C... Sun, 28 Oct 2012 20:06:04 EST Challenge Week 5 Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50590932 Give yourself 5 points for drinking 8 cups(64 oz) of water each day. And 1 point for each ounce you drink after the 64 ounces. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio each day. <BR> <BR> 10/29 <BR> Water: # of ounces drank/points <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 10/30 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 10/31 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/1 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/2 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/3 <BR> Water: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 11/4 <BR> ... Sun, 28 Oct 2012 20:01:08 EST Week 4 Challenge Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50496890 Week 4 challenge 10/22-10/28 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do a day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for every hr of sleep you get a night. <BR> <BR> Here is the template: <BR> <BR> 10/22 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/23 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/24 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/25 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/26 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/27 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/28 <BR> Cardio: <B... Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:11:21 EST Week 4 Challenge Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50496836 Week 4 challenge 10/22-10/28 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do a day. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for every hr of sleep you get a night. <BR> <BR> Here is the template: <BR> <BR> 10/22 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/23 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/24 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/25 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/26 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/27 <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> 10/28 <BR> Cardio: <B... Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:07:57 EST Week 3 Challenges Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50391517 Week 3 challenge starts tomorrow: 10/15-10/21 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for every 10 minutes of strength training you do each day <BR> *This includes hand weights, stretchy bands, and any weight machines. It also includes squats, lunges, crunches, etc. Any questions, ask. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for eating fruits/veggies each day <BR> <BR> Oct 15 <BR> S.T: <BR> Freggies: <BR> <BR> Oct 16 <BR> S.T: <BR> Freggies: <BR> <BR> Oct 17 <BR> S.T: <BR> Freggies: <BR> <BR> Oc... Sun, 14 Oct 2012 22:07:21 EST Week 3 Challenges Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50391438 Week 3 challenge starts tomorrow: 10/15-10/21 <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for every 10 minutes of strength training you do each day. <BR> *This includes using weights, stretch bands, or any weight machine. You can do squats, lunges, crunches, etc. Any questions, ask. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 1 point for eating fruits/veggies each day <BR> <BR> Oct 15 <BR> S.T: <BR> Freggies: <BR> <BR> Oct 16 <BR> S.T: <BR> Freggies: <BR> <BR> Oct 17 <BR> S.T: <BR> Freggies: <BR> <BR> Oct 18 <B... Sun, 14 Oct 2012 22:01:02 EST YOU HAVE BEEN HUGGED! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x50327192 You have been hugged by a sparkling hugger of sparkiness! Please keep the hugs going. Pass it on! Share it other Sparkers of Sparkiness! Most of all let other Sparkers know they have been hugged! <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>236</em> <em>247</em> <em>236</em> <BR> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 09:54:56 EST Week 2 Challenges Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50288271 Week 2 challenge starts tomorrow, Oct 8th-14th. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do a day. <BR> Give yourself 1 point for staying in calorie range each day. <BR> <BR> Here is the template: <BR> <BR> Oct 8: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 9: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 10: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 11: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 12: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 13: <BR> Cardio: <... Sun, 7 Oct 2012 21:16:20 EST Week 2 Challenges Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50288213 Week 2 challenge starts tomorrow, 10/8-10/14. <BR> <BR> Give yourself 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do a day. <BR> Gice yourself 1 point for staying in calorie range each day. <BR> <BR> Here is the template: <BR> <BR> Oct 8: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 9: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 10: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 11: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 12: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Cal Range: <BR> <BR> Oct 13: <BR> Cardio: <BR... Sun, 7 Oct 2012 21:12:17 EST Oct. 1st http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50199978 <BR> Starting Weight Oct. 1st: 235lbs <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 8th: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 15th: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 22: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 29th: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 23:14:43 EST Week 1 Challenges Black Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50192630 Week 1 challenge Oct 1st-7th <BR> <BR> Do 30 minutes of cardio a day. Get 5 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do a day. <BR> <BR> Hours of sleep: get 1 point for every hr of sleep you get a night. <BR> <BR> Use this template: <BR> <BR> Oct. 1: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct 2: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct 3: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct 4: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct 5: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct 6: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <... Mon, 1 Oct 2012 15:08:33 EST Week 1 Challenges Blue Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50192548 Week 1 challenges will be for Oct. 1st to Oct 7th. <BR> <BR> Do 30 minutes of cardio a day. Get 5 points for every 30 minutes done. <BR> <BR> Hours of sleep: get 1 point for each hr of sleep you get a night. <BR> <BR> Use this template: <BR> <BR> Oct. 1: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct. 2: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct. 3: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct. 4: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct. 5: <BR> Cardio: <BR> Sleep: <BR> <BR> Oct 6: <BR> Cardio: <BR> S... Mon, 1 Oct 2012 15:02:37 EST Black Team Post Your Weight Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50192369 Post your weight here! <BR> <BR> Follow this template: <BR> <BR> Starting Weight Oct. 1st: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 8th: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 15th: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 22: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 29th: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 14:49:13 EST Blue Team Post Your Weight Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50192303 Post your weight here! <BR> <BR> Follow this template: <BR> <BR> Starting Weight Oct. 1st: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct 8th: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct 15th: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 22nd: <BR> <BR> Weight for week of Oct. 29th: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 14:44:32 EST Oct. Biggest Loser Challenge Teams http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x50180390 There will be 2 teams, Blue and Black. When I am sure everyone is signed up and I have gotten all of the pictures, I will be posting here what team everyone is on. <BR> <BR> The challenge will start October 2nd.(delay with pictures being received. I don't want to leave anyone out) Sun, 30 Sep 2012 21:55:11 EST Looking for Motivation! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x50156340 Hi Spark People... This is my second attempt with Spark People, but this time I am committed to visiting the site daily and making friends who will help me reach my goal. I joined Weight Watchers in February of 2012 and lost 40 pounds but have started to gain some back (about 4 pounds). It works and it's a great program but the cost is becoming prohibitive. Many stresses in my life so I'm looking for some pointers and "chatters". Thanks... Sat, 29 Sep 2012 06:03:07 EST Foods high in protein http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x50115215 Good morning everyone I am new to this page and I am looking for some feed back on "high protein diets/foods"has anybody tried any high protein diets that have worked for them ? If so can you give me any suggestions and or feed back ?The pros & cons of this type of diet. <BR> Thank you <em>303</em> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:05:19 EST Successful people follow their plan to success! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x50016122 How successful have you been lately when it comes to your new lifestyle? Have you been up and down? On again off again, Flying by the seat of your pants when it comes to staying on track! <BR> OR......... <BR> Have you followed your tried and true plan to success? But has your plan been followed to the letter? <BR> I have news for everyone.... <BR> <BR> SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE FOLLOW THEIR PLAN! <BR> <BR> Successful people will follow their plan from start to finish until they've not only met... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 21:27:57 EST hello world =] http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x49991938 hi! my name is trisha! hope to get familiar with everyone and become a regular! Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:20:11 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x49906557 My name is Evangeline and I am 43, I have 2 kids. Joseph 7 and Christina 4. I want to lose twenty pounds and tone up. This is not just for show but for life. I wish everyone the best in your journey for greater health. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 21:12:20 EST October Biggest Loser Challenge Info http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49891067 <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> Information Thread Only! No other posts allowed! Questions here in this thread are ok, but nothing else! <BR> <BR> <BR> Here are the rules for the October Biggest Loser Challenge: <BR> <BR> Starts: October 1st, 2012 <BR> Ends: December 21st, 2012 (12 weeks) <BR> <BR> 1. You must sign-up! Sign-ups close on September 30th at Noon Central Time <BR> 2. You have to send me a picture of your feet on the scale, clear enough to see your weight, on September 30th by 6 ... Wed, 12 Sep 2012 01:06:45 EST Hello All http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x49890046 I am in my 30's. I have been loosing weight since January 2012. My highest weight then was 262. I have been keeping off 30 pounds and numerous inches since May. I am now bouncing in the 220's with no 2teens in sight. I have joined SparkPeople to get myself back into a loosing streak! More to come as I learn about this site. <BR> Mrs Chino <BR> <em>381</em> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 23:32:41 EST Oct. Biggest Loser Challenge Sign-Up Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49883484 Sign-up here for the Biggest Loser Challenge that will start on October 1st! <BR> <BR> Last day to sign-up is September 30th! <BR> <BR> Last day to have your picture of your feet on the scale to me is September 30th at 6 pm Central Time! More info will be posted on when and how to send me a picture! <BR> <BR> I will post the info/rules later on! <BR> <BR> Hope to see all of you sign-up! <BR> <BR> Christina Tue, 11 Sep 2012 16:30:27 EST New WiFi Scale http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x49872182 Well after lusting for this scale over two months I finally went out and got it...It's called the Withings Wifi Scales...heres the link to what it's like so far I love it...it downloads the info right into my computer and smartphone...so when you step on it it logs the info and as long as you connect it to your wifi it will download your info...weight, body fat, bmi, and a few other things I also like the fact that you can share the info straight from your phone or computer with your doctor o... Tue, 11 Sep 2012 00:27:31 EST EYES TO THE SKY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x49819070 There is a brighter day ahead i believe as long as God gives me the strength I can and will lose over 100 lbs being healthier and living healthy is a blessing in itself hello brothers and sisters. Fri, 7 Sep 2012 19:08:38 EST hay http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x49765331 I'm new to this team,but not to SP <BR> hence my name TRY-N AGAIN <BR> QUIT TWO TIMES B4 <BR> GONNA DO IT THIS TIME. Tue, 4 Sep 2012 11:50:38 EST Do you think ahead regarding your health? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49750671 Do you think ahead regarding your health? I know I sometimes let things go when I should be seeing a Doctor, partially because I'm afraid of what the Doctor might find or what the Doctor might make me do... but you know what? Sometimes it's better to stay ahead of the pain, ahead of the problems, ahead of the worry... and not have to worry as much about stress! I know I feel better knowing when I'm in better health! <BR> <BR> Keeping a little ahead of conditions is one of the secrets of st... Mon, 3 Sep 2012 13:15:00 EST September Challenge Part 2~Let's Get Moving! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49711006 September Challenge starts September 1st <BR> <BR> Welcome to the September challenge part 2! This part of the challenge is going to be focused on everyone doing an exercise that gets their heart racing! Yes, I'm talking about cardio exercise! I want everyone to try to do 2 hours a day! Have fun with this! <BR> <BR> Here is how it works: <BR> <BR> Everyone posts the following template in a reply. Come back daily and edit it. Try to do 120 minutes of cardio a day! How you get 120 minutes ... Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:21:02 EST September Challenge Part 1~Just Keep Walking! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49710944 Starts September 1st <BR> <BR> Welcome to the September Challenge Part 1! I named this Just Keep Walking because walking is very important to do with our exercise! <BR> <BR> We are going to focus on how many miles we can walk! Here's how: <BR> <BR> I want everyone to: <BR> <BR> 1. Pick a city close to where you live <BR> 2. Go to google maps and find out how many miles there are from your house to the city you picked <BR> 3. Tell us in your post where you live(city and state) and wher... Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:14:20 EST September Challenge Sign-Up! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49706851 Sign up here to be in the September Challenge! Please only sign up if you are going to take this challenge seriously! If you do not sign up, you will not be allowed to do the challenge! <BR> <BR> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:22:16 EST August Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49706825 The results for the August Challenge: (Totals will be here on Saturday 9/1) <BR> <BR> ABRANDNEWME2012: 245.5 <BR> <BR> StinaMarie86: 240 <BR> <BR> Jukebox2: 132 <BR> <BR> NEWNISHA: 84.5 Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:20:26 EST hey y'all! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x49699322 my names jessica. I am ready to lose weight and keep it up! i hope to meet ppl that will help keep me motivated! Thu, 30 Aug 2012 20:30:47 EST Favorite Challenges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x49640427 Think about all of the teams you have been included in and/or are still in. I want to know what challenges you liked/like the best! Please name the challenge and give a brief detailed explanation of how the challenge works! = ) <BR> <BR> If you are new to Sparkpeople, you can let me know what kind of challenges you would like to see also. It is kind of tricky to know what exists in a challenge when you first start out, but you can suggest something fun if you would like to! <BR> <BR> Havi... Sun, 26 Aug 2012 23:01:55 EST August Challenge Week #4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49633370 This is the last week of August! This is your last chance to get everything done and get more points! <BR> <BR> This challenge started on the 24th, so you may have to go back into your logs and see what points you get (again, my apologies for being late). <BR> <BR> This week's challenge will focus on the following things: Calorie Range, Calories Burned, Hours of Sleep, Cardio. <BR> <BR> You can give yourself 2 points for staying in your calorie range each day. You can give yourself 2 ... Sun, 26 Aug 2012 13:01:55 EST Point totals so far for weeks 1, 2, & 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49633016 Here is the point totals so far for the August challenge: <BR> <BR> Jukebox2 132 <BR> ABRANDNEWME2012 128 <BR> StinaMarie86 119 <BR> <BR> Keep up the great work! Sun, 26 Aug 2012 12:34:24 EST What Ya Gonna Do? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x49592457 Labor day will soon be upon us. Does your family have one final trek they take before school starts again? Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:17:34 EST HI! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x49591862 Just wanted to introduce myself. <BR> <BR> My name is Stephanie, I'm 25, and from Oklahoma. This is not my first time on Spark. It seems I always start off strong with good intentions, then lose my momentum and give up. <BR> I'm not doing that again. This time will be the last time!! This is the heaviest I have ever been, and its definitely time for a lifestyle change. <BR> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:24:04 EST hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x57243x49579805 i am a 52 years old woman i am trying to loose weight i heard about your site from my dietician i found so interesting that all your service is for free last month i was hospitalized i had an a fib heart issue my doctor asked me to loose weight i joined your site it been a week i am doing all my best and so far did not loose any thing i even gained 1 pound help me please thank you i can not eat to much of greens i am on coumadin blood thinner thank you. ... Wed, 22 Aug 2012 18:26:28 EST Two Words, Change One http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x49535640 Here is something fun that everyone can join in on. It's as simple as the title suggests. There will be two words, you just have to change one word when you reply. <BR> <BR> Here is the first two words: <BR> <BR> Apple Pie Sun, 19 Aug 2012 23:13:15 EST Point Totals So Far for Weeks 1 & 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49504175 Here are the points that you all have earned so far. I totaled up what you all had in each category for each day/week. <BR> <BR> Week #1 : <BR> <BR> Jukebox2 49 Points <BR> ABrandNewMe2012 32 Points <BR> StinaMarie86 14 <BR> <BR> Week #2: <BR> <BR> Jukebox2 83 <BR> ABrandNewMe2012 82 <BR> StinaMarie86 76 <BR> <BR> Total Points So Far with 2 Weeks To Go: <BR> <BR> Jukebox2 132 Points <BR> ABrandNewMe2012 114 Points <BR> StinaMarie86 90 Points <BR> <BR> Good Job everyone who ... Fri, 17 Aug 2012 16:38:05 EST August Challenge Week #3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49490426 Week 2 is over so add up your points from week 2 and put them in your reply. <BR> <BR> This week we will focus on 3 things: Calorie intake, Cardio Minutes, and Pounds Lost <BR> <BR> You will give yourself 1 point for staying in calorie range. You will give yourself 2 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do a day. At the end of the week, you will give yourself 1 point for each pound you lost for the week. <BR> <BR> 8/17 - Calorie Range: <BR> Cardio: <BR> <BR> 8/18 - Calor... Thu, 16 Aug 2012 17:43:58 EST Are Your Wishes Coming True? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49486746 Are Your Wishes Coming True? <BR> <BR> <BR> Are you wishing on a star only to find out someone else got to it first? Have you closed your eyes tightly and waved your magic wand only to find you've used a wand that doesn't work? A wand that doesn't live up to your expectations? How about that incantation that you say hoping you'll experience that "Hollywood" POOF!!! Lets be realistic here... Your wishes won't come true unless you work at them! That's right no Al Lah Peanut butter sandwiches ... Thu, 16 Aug 2012 12:26:02 EST August Challenge Week #2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49395546 This week I will be going on vacation to Colorado! I am excited! <BR> <BR> This week's challenge is this: <BR> <BR> Stay within(or under) calorie range; if you do this, give yourself 2 points daily <BR> <BR> Points per hour of sleep; give yourself 1 point for every hour of sleep you get a night (naps do not count) <BR> <BR> Do some exercise outside; give yourself 1 point for gettting outside and doing exercise each day <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Here is the template to copy and paste in your... Fri, 10 Aug 2012 10:19:59 EST Why it's important to set good goals! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49350671 August 7, 2012 <BR> <BR> Why you must set a goal to get to where you want to be! <BR> <BR> You can't go anywhere without a goal... When there's no purpose there's no interest... without interest there's no ambition... and without ambition you have nothing! <BR> <BR> I guess you could become an Olympic couch potato. Picture this... The Olympic theme playing in the background, your coach rubbing your shoulders, Remote control ready ...and set... The thumb serves a massive volley on the remo... Tue, 7 Aug 2012 12:47:10 EST New Feature Called SparkCoach http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x49343384 For those of you who haven't seen this yet check it out....here's the link and tell me what you think I'm going to join and see if I like it... <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivat<BR>ion_articles.asp?id=1119 </link> Tue, 7 Aug 2012 00:05:47 EST If you Don't Like Where You Are...Change It! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49293224 When did you find out that where you are is not where you want to be? For me it was when I finally came to terms with not being able to do things any more with my family... Like being able to participate in things like walks at the zoo or playing a round of golf with my Dad, Singing in church because I got winded really easily! <BR> When I discovered Spark People I finally realized why my therapists and Doctors had said all along... If you don't change your ways, you're going to have a hard l... Fri, 3 Aug 2012 16:11:47 EST Everything Is Possible If You Believe! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49277415 Everything Is Possible If You Believe! <BR> <BR> Do you believe in yourself? Do you believe that you are capable of more in your life, Do you believe that you will achieve your goals and get to your winners circle? I do. I believe anything is possible because I refuse to give in and give up! I didn't work this hard just to give up. I believe that you have to keep trying and keep moving forward to get to your goals. It may not be easy but you will get there! <BR> <BR> Remember: EVERYTHING IS... Thu, 2 Aug 2012 16:19:05 EST Dreams Do Come True! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49277348 Dreams Do Come True! <BR> <BR> A wise old cricket once sang When you wish upon a Star your dreams come true! <BR> Have you ever sat on the grass and just stared up at the stars in all of their magnificence? <BR> Have you ever wished on that bright star only to find out the someone else used their wish on that star? Not to worry... There are Billions and Billions of stars up there... just waiting for your wish! <BR> <BR> So... what was your wish? <BR> <BR> I remember wishing to be a bodybui... Thu, 2 Aug 2012 16:11:59 EST Are You Enjoying Your Successes? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49275107 Are You Enjoying Your Successes? <BR> <BR> You'll never achieve real success in your lifestyle change unless you like what you're doing and like what you're eating! It's true. If it hurts when you exercise or if you do exercise that you don't like doing, chances are you'll quit is a short period of time due to lack of interest! The same is true about what you're eating. If you're forced to eat things that are not what you like, chances are you'll give it up and return to your old eating habi... Thu, 2 Aug 2012 13:19:20 EST "Do I Have What It Takes To Succeed?" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49275074 Ask Yourself..."Do I Have What It Takes To Succeed?" <BR> <BR> This is your starting point... Where you are now... <BR> <BR> No matter what you do, you'll have to come up with a plan to go from where you are to where you want to be! Will you wave a magic wand? No... Will you wave your hands around like a Jedi Knight?... No ...Will you say an incantation and "POOF" it happens? (Ah-La Peanut butter Sandwiches works for me) Not likely! <BR> <BR> What will you do to get to your goal! What will... Thu, 2 Aug 2012 13:16:53 EST Small Steps Mean Large Victories! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24042x57243x49275040 Small Steps mean Large Victories! <BR> <BR> <BR> I know that everyone who is on this site is here for one thing... finding success in the weight loss field! Some have already reached their final goal weight and are moving forward in other ways... like keeping the weight off or toning or bulking up with muscles. <BR> <BR> What ever the reason there's only one way to get to your goals! There's only one way to keep your weight off... There's only one way to stay focused on any activity that k... Thu, 2 Aug 2012 13:13:55 EST What did you have for breakfast http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x49274161 post your daily healthy breakfast here <BR> <BR> today I had 1/2 cup of cereal with soy milk and 1 boiled egg Thu, 2 Aug 2012 12:09:26 EST What exercise did you do today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x49274131 Today I went to the gym and did my hr walk and a step aroebics class what did you do today Thu, 2 Aug 2012 12:07:48 EST Daily Chit Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x49274107 post here daily about your ups and downs or whatever is on your mind Thu, 2 Aug 2012 12:06:01 EST Mini August Challenge Week #1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x49273895 I have had a lot of distractions going on around me since July 4th! I think it is time to get myself back on track! So I have a challenge that I think will get me and others on the right track/ to continue on the right track! <BR> This challenge includes eating more fruits/veggies and getting in more cardio in a day! Hope you will join in! <BR> <BR> You give yourself 1 point for eating 5 servings of fruit or veggies each day. You give yourself 2 points for every 30 minutes of cardio you do ... Thu, 2 Aug 2012 11:52:34 EST Weigh-in Day & Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23869x57243x48882729 This is the place to post the day you weigh in and the results you get. You can edit your post weekly or monthly (whenever you weigh yourself). Sun, 8 Jul 2012 11:32:55 EST What are your favorite exercises? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x57243x48859946 Share some of your favorite exercises <em>41</em> Fri, 6 Jul 2012 19:23:10 EST Challenge Coming Soon! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=23860x57243x48859924 As soon as this team gets enough members to participate in challenges, I will be posting a challenge! <em>41</em> Fri, 6 Jul 2012 19:20:16 EST