SparkPeople Calorie Watchers 'R Us Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=58619 This team is for anyone that is losing weight or trying to, by watching calories. Join us as we work to reach our healthiest best. SparkPeople Calorie Watchers 'R Us Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=58619 Hi Everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x58619x58185702 I decided today to go back to calorie counting for a while. I've been doing low-carb, but have really been craving the carbs lately, so that's the reason for the change. I may go back to low-carb later, but for now, calorie counting it is. I was so glad to see an active team for calorie watchers! Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:29:57 EST Walking Marathon June 1 - June 30, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x58067358 For anyone who wants to keep going... <BR> <BR> This is NOT a CHALLENGE. It is simply a fun way to see how many miles you walk in a month. <BR> <BR> You will only be challenging yourself! <BR> <BR> Starting on June 1, 2014, anyone who wants to, can come here and post your miles/steps each day. See if we can walk a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Marathon in a months time. <BR> <em>364</em> 3.1 miles <BR> <em>365</em> 6.2 miles <BR> <em>366</em> 13.1miles <BR> <em>522</em> 26.2 miles... Sun, 1 Jun 2014 03:49:19 EST QOTD May 7, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x57790318 7. What must I do today to achieve my long-term goal? <BR> Why is it important for me to achieve my long-term goal? <BR> How does it make me feel to know that I am making steps to achieve my long-term goal? Wed, 7 May 2014 10:54:12 EST QOTD May 6, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x57782057 6. Who do I love? <BR> Who loves me? <BR> How does that make me feel? Tue, 6 May 2014 18:10:36 EST QOTD May 5, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x57764908 5. What am I committed to in my life right now? <BR> Why am I committed to that? <BR> How does that make me feel? Mon, 5 May 2014 11:06:37 EST QOTD May 4, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x57753199 4. What am I enjoying most about my life right now? <BR> What about that do I enjoy? <BR> How does that make me feel? Sun, 4 May 2014 13:02:59 EST QOTD May 3, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x57744861 3. What am I most grateful about in my life right now? <BR> Why does that make me grateful? <BR> How does that make me feel? Sat, 3 May 2014 18:56:59 EST QOTD May 2, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x57733074 2. What am I most excited about in my life right now? Why does that make me excited? How does that make me feel? Fri, 2 May 2014 16:56:51 EST QOTD May 1, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x57714841 These questions were taken from a site given by a member's blog here at SP. I found them interesting, I hope you do too. I'm going to distribute them in 7 days. Feel free to answer them below. The name of the article is: 7 Questions To Ask Yourself Every Day For A Better Life <BR> <BR> 1. What am I most happy about in my life right now? Why does that make me happy? How does that make me feel? Thu, 1 May 2014 09:47:55 EST Walking Marathon May 1 - May 31, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x57669593 This is NOT a CHALLENGE. It is simply a fun way to see how many miles you walk in a month. <BR> <BR> During the month of May...starting on May 1, 2014, anyone who wants to, can come here and post your miles each day. We are going to see if we can walk a Marathon in a months time...or maybe 2 or 3 Marathons...we wont know til we try. <em>522</em> <BR> <BR> Please use the same post to add your mileage. Simply find your post and click on the 'Edit My Post' button. Add your miles and pos... Sun, 27 Apr 2014 21:47:49 EST DIY Fitness Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x56198232 Hi! <BR> We can use this forum to chat about our fitness progress, choices, results...anything related to the DIY Fitness Challenge. See you back here when we get started Monday! Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:18:24 EST DIY Fitness Challenge Jan. 6 - Jan. 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x56197966 We've been talking a lot about exercise around here lately, and with good reason. Some are trying to be a good example to the rest of us...the rest of us really need to step it up (no pun intended! LOL!) <BR> <BR> So, this is a Do It Yourself exercise challenge. <BR> <BR> 1. YOU decide what your exercise of choice will be. <BR> 2. YOU decide how long at a time you're going to exercise. <BR> 3. Come back here every day, update your original post, telling us what/how long you did. <BR> <BR> ... Fri, 3 Jan 2014 12:57:14 EST Home on the Holiday Range Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x55491658 Hey, Calorie Watchers! I’m here to let you know that we have a new team goal! The new goal is this: <BR> <BR> Stay within your calorie range on your tracker 1 day 6 times per week <BR> <BR> And, to get us all started, we’re going to have a related challenge! It will start this Monday and run for 4 weeks, ending on December 1. <BR> <BR> “Home on the Holiday Range Challenge.” <BR> <BR> The rules are simple. They are: <BR> <BR> 1. Track what you eat each day. <BR> 2. Stay within your calori... Sat, 2 Nov 2013 20:24:38 EST Question For Today 10-29-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55433407 ARE YOU READING A BOOK? IF SO, WHICH ONE? Tue, 29 Oct 2013 06:46:27 EST Question For Today 10-25-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55387981 WHAT IS THE MAIN REASON OR EXCUSE KEEPING YOU FROM LOOSING WEIGHT? Fri, 25 Oct 2013 08:48:27 EST Question For Today 10-24-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55377642 WHAT KIND OF MOVIES DO YOU LIKE TO WATCH? <BR> <BR> <em>272</em> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:05:27 EST Question For Today 10-23-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55363682 What is your favorite season and why do you love it? Wed, 23 Oct 2013 09:16:50 EST Question For Today 10-22-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55351832 WHAT SAYS ALL-AMERICAN TO YOU? Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:10:52 EST Question For Today 10-21-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55338859 IF YOU HAVE ONE, WHAT'S YOUR FANTASY "EXTREME" HAIR COLOR? Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:26:05 EST Question For Today 10-18-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55306135 WHEN ATTENDING A WEDDING, WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE NUPTIAL MOMENT? Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:50:52 EST Question For Today 10-17-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55295257 WHAT WAS YOUR WORST BEAUTY DISASTER? (for example, clown blush, home hair color with terrible results, overplucking your brows, etc.) Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:27:26 EST Question For Today 10-16-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55282978 HOW MANY UNUSED LIPSTICKS CURRENTLY LANGUISH IN YOUR VANITY DRAWER? Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:58:33 EST QOTD 10-10-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55213128 DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES? Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:04:26 EST QOTD 10-9-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55200417 IF YOU COULD LIVE IN ANY TIME PERIOD, WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE? Wed, 9 Oct 2013 10:15:49 EST QOTD 9-30-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55085399 DO YOU PROCRASTINATE? IF SO, WHAT'S YOUR EXCUSE? Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:43:00 EST QOTD: 9/29/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55069987 Do you use Protein Powder? If so, which brand and flavor is your favorite? <em>106</em> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 01:36:03 EST QOTD 9-28-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55063641 WHAT DO YOU THINK ARE YOUR REASONS FOR OVER EATING? Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:24:43 EST QOTD 9-27-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x55050458 DO YOU REGULARLY USE SUGAR SUBSTITUTES? Fri, 27 Sep 2013 08:44:15 EST QOTD 9-20-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54967963 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO POST A QUESTION, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO DO SO, JUST STATE THE DATE IN WHICH YOU ARE POSTING IT. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 06:52:45 EST QOTD 9-19-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54956699 HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:53:38 EST QOTD 9-18-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54943437 ON WHICH HOLIDAYS OR SPECIAL DAYS DO YOU NORMALLY GIVE GIFTS? Wed, 18 Sep 2013 08:30:42 EST Great article http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x54939332 Hello my Sparkly Friends. <BR> <BR> This article came in an SP email today, but I just wanted to make sure you didn't miss it. It contains some great information. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivat<BR>ion_articles.asp?id=1943&page=3 </link> <BR> <BR> I hope you all get a chance to read it, and take it to heart! Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:21:04 EST QOTD 9-17-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54930301 IN YOUR OPINION, IS IT BETTER TO WORK OUT IN FORM-FITTING OR LOOSE CLOTHING? Tue, 17 Sep 2013 06:44:49 EST QOTD 9-16-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54918373 HAVE YOU GONE TO A MOVIE IN THE LAST MONTH? IF SO, WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE MOVIE? Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:25:23 EST QOTD 9-15-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54908386 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE MOMENT OF THE DAY? Sun, 15 Sep 2013 10:20:21 EST QOTD 9-14-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54896191 WHEN YOU NEED IT, WHAT EFFECTIVELY RECHARGES YOUR ENERGY SUPPLY? Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:54:58 EST QOTD 9-13-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54885261 WHAT DOES EXERCISE REALLY MEAN TO YOU? Fri, 13 Sep 2013 06:46:46 EST QOTD 9-12-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54877654 DO YOU LIKE TO DO EXERCISE 'SOLO' OR WITH A FRIEND? Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:19:54 EST QOTD 9-11-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54862824 DO YOU LIKE TO BBQ DURING SUMMER? Wed, 11 Sep 2013 08:57:50 EST QOTD 9-10-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54848333 WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT HEALTHY LIVING NOW THAT YOU DIDN'T WHEN YOU WERE 18? Tue, 10 Sep 2013 06:47:47 EST QOTD 9-9-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54835754 DO YOU EVER CAR-POOL? HOW OFTEN? Mon, 9 Sep 2013 08:03:29 EST QOTD 9-8-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54822487 DO YOU LIKE TRYING CLOTHES IN A STORE? Sun, 8 Sep 2013 06:57:57 EST QOTD 9-7-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54813458 IS THERE AN ASPECT OF YOUR HOME THAT MAKES YOU VERY HAPPY? Sat, 7 Sep 2013 09:53:42 EST QOTD 9-6-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54800199 WHAT'S YOUR MIDDLE NAME? Fri, 6 Sep 2013 06:33:35 EST QOTD 9-5-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54787660 HAVE YOU EVER COMMITTED A FUNNY DRESS-UP MISTAKE YOU LATER DISCOVERED? Thu, 5 Sep 2013 06:54:58 EST QOTD 9-4-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54774654 IS THERE ANY PAST FASHION TREND YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE A COME BACK? Wed, 4 Sep 2013 06:16:55 EST QOTD 9-3-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54761611 WHAT'S YOUR BODY SHAPE (PEAR, AVOCADO, APPLE? <BR> Click on the link below for more info: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=776 </link> Tue, 3 Sep 2013 06:49:15 EST QOTD 9-2-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54748174 WHAT WOULD BE YOUR IDEAL MEAL? Mon, 2 Sep 2013 06:47:44 EST QOTD 9-1-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54736877 WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AND GOALS FOR SEPTEMBER? <BR> <BR> DID YOU REACH THE ONES YOU HAD FOR AUGUST? Click below to see what your goals for August were: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619<BR>x54336141 </link> Sun, 1 Sep 2013 08:54:47 EST Wishing for Autumn Challenge - NO WEIGH IN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x54729597 Autumn is a time when children are back in school, most vacations are over and Thanksgiving and Christmas are looming on the horizon. <BR> <BR> As we start thinking about those delicious foods that will soon tantalize our taste buds, let's not forget about the end goal of this journey we're on. <BR> <BR> This challenge is for the next 3 months...yes, that will take us through Halloween and Thanksgiving. Starting Saturday September 7 through Saturday November 30. (I'm giving you a week to ge... Sat, 31 Aug 2013 15:19:27 EST QOTD 8-31-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54724500 DO YOU STOCK YOUR SHOES IN THEIR BOXES, PILED IN A HEAP, OR ARRANGED NEATLY ON A RACK/FLOOR? <BR> <em>295</em> <em>68</em> <em>138</em> <em>331</em> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 06:35:16 EST Wishing for Autumn Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x54723690 Autumn is a time when children are back in school, most vacations are over and Thanksgiving and Christmas are looming on the horizon. <BR> <BR> As we start thinking about those delicious foods that will soon tantalize our taste buds, let's not forget about the end goal of this journey we're on. <BR> <BR> This challenge is for the next 3 months...yes, that will take us through Halloween and Thanksgiving. Starting Saturday September 7 through Saturday November 30. (I'm giving you a week to g... Sat, 31 Aug 2013 01:07:47 EST QOTD 8-30-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54713651 HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE GREEN BEAN EXTRACT, THE GARCINIA CAMBOGIA, AND THE RASPBERRY KETONES FROM DR. OZ TV SHOW? WHAT'S YOUR OPINION ABOUT THEM? Fri, 30 Aug 2013 07:47:27 EST QOTD 8-29-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54700976 IS THERE ANY BEAUTY PRODUCT YOU SWEAR BY? <BR> <em>204</em> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 07:08:55 EST QOTD 8-28-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54687626 DO YOU LIKE TO WEAR TIGHT, LOOSE, OR IN BETWEEN CLOTHES? Wed, 28 Aug 2013 06:50:45 EST QOTD 8-27-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54676104 WHAT'S YOUR DAILY EXERCISE PROGRAM LIKE? Tue, 27 Aug 2013 08:24:52 EST QOTD 8-26-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54661209 HOW MANY SIBLINGS DO YOU HAVE? Mon, 26 Aug 2013 03:00:01 EST QOTD 8-25-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54651796 DID YOU EVER WORE (WEAR) MINI-SKIRTS? Sun, 25 Aug 2013 09:23:26 EST QOTD 8-24-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54639557 DO YOU THINK EXERCISE MAKES YOU HUNGRIER? Sat, 24 Aug 2013 06:55:26 EST QOTD 8-23-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54628243 WHAT SONG DO YOU HAVE ON REPEAT? <BR> <em>335</em> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 07:50:33 EST QOTD 8-22-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54615481 DO YOU TEND TO BE OBSESSIVE TOWARD CERTAIN THINGS/SITUATIONS? Thu, 22 Aug 2013 06:49:02 EST QOTD 8-21-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54605212 DO YOU HAVE REAL GOOD FRIENDS? IF SO, HOW MANY? <BR> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 10:16:08 EST QOTD 8-20-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54590187 DO YOU REALLY LIKE PLAIN WATER, OR DO YOU MIX IT WITH SOMETHING FOR FLAVOR? <BR> <em>194</em> <em>274</em> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 06:49:34 EST QOTD 8-19-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54577068 IS THERE SOMETHING THAT MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE A 'MILLION BUCKS'? IF SO, WHAT IS IT? Mon, 19 Aug 2013 07:54:29 EST QOTD 8-18-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54565804 IS THERE ANY INSECT THAT MAKES YOU SCREECH? Sun, 18 Aug 2013 09:15:36 EST QOTD 8-17-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54555247 IF YOU WERE GIVEN THE CHANCE TO BECOME AN ACTRESS, WILL YOU TAKE IT? Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:50:08 EST QOTD 8-16-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54543005 DO YOU REUSE-REDUCE-RECYCLE? <BR> <BR> <em>435</em> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 08:24:06 EST QOTD 8-15-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54530216 WHAT SHOE SIZE ARE YOU? <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 07:16:44 EST QOTD 8-14-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54517345 WHICH SHADES RULE YOUR WARDROBE? Wed, 14 Aug 2013 06:45:57 EST QOTD 8-13-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54504329 WHAT'S YOUR HEIGHT? Tue, 13 Aug 2013 06:54:15 EST QOTD 8-12-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54491395 DO YOU HAVE A PC OR AN APPLE COMPUTER/DEVICE? Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:49:34 EST QOTD 8-11-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54479271 ON A SCALE FROM 1 TO 10, HOW MUCH DO YOU ENJOY COOKING? DO YOU COOK ON SUNDAYS OR HOLIDAYS? Sun, 11 Aug 2013 08:54:03 EST QOTD 8-10-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54468657 WHICH BERRY IS YOUR OVERALL FAVORITE? <BR> <BR> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 09:35:56 EST QOTD 8-9-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54454918 DO YOU USUALLY EAT DARK CHOCOLATE? IF SO, WHAT % OF COCOA IS IN IT? Fri, 9 Aug 2013 07:11:31 EST QOTD 8-8-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54441862 DO YOU GET THE FLU SHOT EVERY YEAR? <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> Thu, 8 Aug 2013 06:32:14 EST QOTD 8-7-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54429314 GIVEN THE CHANCE TO LIVE AGAIN BUT WITH THE ALREADY EXPERIENCE YOU'VE HAD, WOULD YOU CHANGE ANYTHING? Wed, 7 Aug 2013 07:49:38 EST QOTD 8-6-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54415319 DO YOU PREFER TO READ PAPER OR ONLINE BOOKS/MAGAZINES? Tue, 6 Aug 2013 07:00:12 EST QOTD 8-5-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54402939 DO YOU SHOP AT THRIFTY STORES? Mon, 5 Aug 2013 08:55:41 EST QOTD 8-4-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54390459 ARE YOU LEFT HANDED (LEG), RIGHT HANDED (LEG), OR AMBIDEXTROUS? Sun, 4 Aug 2013 09:52:43 EST QOTD 8-3-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54378786 DO YOU EVER DRIVE WITH THE MUSIC BLASTING? <BR> <BR> <em>335</em> Sat, 3 Aug 2013 09:57:18 EST QOTD 8-2-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54364121 IF YOU WERE ASKED TO PARTICIPATE IN A PHARMACEUTICAL TRIAL FOR A DIET PILL, WILL YOU DO IT? Fri, 2 Aug 2013 07:15:36 EST QOTD 8-1-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54349958 IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES AT YOUR HOME, WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Thu, 1 Aug 2013 07:03:06 EST August Alphabet Food Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x54348713 This month, since most schools will be starting soon...here in the U.S., I thought we'd have an Alphabet Challenge. See how many foods you can eat that start with the letters of the alphabet. They don't have to be in any special order...just come back and post when you eat a food that fits. The foods can be anything from fruits to veggies to the name of a recipe. I know some of the letters may be hard to manage...like X... but do the best you can. <BR> <BR> YOU ONLY NEED TO PUT ONE FOOD... Thu, 1 Aug 2013 01:47:42 EST QOTD 7-31-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54336141 ANY SPECIFIC GOALS -IN ANY AREA- THAT YOU HAVE FOR AUGUST? Wed, 31 Jul 2013 07:51:12 EST QOTD 7-30-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54322014 HOW DO YOU DEFINE SUCCESS? <BR> <BR> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 06:40:54 EST QOTD 7-29-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54310713 APPROXIMATELY, HOW MANY HOURS PER DAY DO YOU USUALLY SLEEP (including any naps)? <BR> <BR> <em>102</em> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 09:08:24 EST QOTD 7-28-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54299120 WHAT HELPS YOU DEAL WITH STRESS? Sun, 28 Jul 2013 10:16:47 EST QOTD 7-27-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54286165 DO YOU DO IMPROMPTU DANCING DURING CHORES? <BR> <BR> <em>354</em> <em>355</em> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 08:27:29 EST QOTD 7-26-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54273813 WHAT DO YOU USUALLY EAT FOR BREAKFAST? <BR> <BR> <em>490</em> <em>487</em> <em>470</em> <em>469</em> <em>466</em> <em>481</em> <em>22</em> <em>265</em> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 07:15:40 EST QOTD 7-25-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54262482 DO YOU USUALLY HAVE SOMETHING FOR DESSERT AFTER YOUR MAIN MEALS? IF SO, WHAT DO YOU EAT? <BR> <BR> <em>45</em> <em>289</em> <em>491</em> <em>495</em> <em>493</em> <em>468</em> <em>35</em> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 08:59:48 EST QOTD 7-24-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54248057 WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE WEBSITES? Wed, 24 Jul 2013 06:48:22 EST QOTD 7-23-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54234634 WHAT DO YOU THINK IS ONE OF THE MOST UNDERVALUED PROFESSIONS RIGHT NOW? Tue, 23 Jul 2013 07:07:42 EST QOTD 7-22-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54221047 IS THERE (A) PERSON/S YOU ADMIRE, HISTORICALLY OR FROM NOWADAYS? Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:28:02 EST QOTD 7-21-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54207838 WHAT HIGH TECH DEVICE YOU HAVE AND USE? <BR> <BR> <em>388</em> <em>387</em> <em>266</em> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 07:00:52 EST QOTD 7-20-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54198589 FOR YOU, WHAT'S THE BIGGEST TURNOFF IN A MAN/WOMAN? Sat, 20 Jul 2013 10:18:01 EST QOTD 7-19-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54184949 DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF AN OPEN MINDED PERSON OR MORE ON THE CONSERVATIVE SIDE? Fri, 19 Jul 2013 07:03:43 EST QOTD 7-18-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54172160 IN GENERAL WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT ART? DO YOU LIKE ANYTHING SPECIFIC? ANY TREND? Thu, 18 Jul 2013 06:37:33 EST QOTD 7-17-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54159759 DO YOU HAVE ANY PIERCING? IF SO, WOULD YOU CARE TO SHARE WHERE? Wed, 17 Jul 2013 07:53:48 EST QOTD 7-16-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54151735 WHAT'S THE BIGGEST PERSONAL CHANGE YOU'VE EVER MADE? <BR> <BR> *sorry for the delay in posting the QOTD, but there was no internet service Tue, 16 Jul 2013 15:18:30 EST QOTD 7-15-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54132179 DO YOU PUT SOME MUSIC ON WHEN YOU WAKE UP IN THE MORNING? IF SO, WHAT KIND? <BR> <BR> <em>335</em> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:33:26 EST QOTD 7-14-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54121453 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE FAST FOOD? <BR> <BR> <em>489</em> <em>486</em> <em>480</em> <em>477</em> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 09:58:17 EST QOTD 7-13-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54108797 DO YOU HAVE PETS? IF SO, WHO TAKES CARE OF THEM? <BR> <BR> <em>201</em> <em>219</em> <em>200</em> <em>239</em> <em>172</em> <em>145</em> <em>14</em> <em>134</em> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 07:55:14 EST QOTD 7-12-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54096237 DO YOU THINK MORALS ARE UNIVERSAL OR RELATIVE TO THE BELIEFS, TRADITIONS, AND PRACTICES OF INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS? Fri, 12 Jul 2013 06:52:06 EST QOTD 7-11-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54083240 DO YOU HAVE ANY HEALTH CONDITION THAT REQUIRES TREATMENT? IF SO, AND IT'S OK WITH YOU, PLEASE SHARE. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 06:39:23 EST QOTD 7-10-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54069909 IF YOU COULD LEARN ONE RANDOM SKILL, WHAT WOULD YOU LEARN? Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:43:00 EST QOTD 7-9-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54056610 DO YOU LIKE READING MAGAZINES? IF SO, WHAT KIND OF MAGAZINES DO YOU READ? Tue, 9 Jul 2013 06:43:54 EST QOTD 7-8-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54044006 IF YOU COULD ONLY EAT THREE FOODS A DAY WHAT WOULD THEY BE? Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:16:51 EST QOTD 7-7-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54033028 WHAT'S YOUR EXERCISING STYLE? CARDIO, STRENGTH TRAINING, YOGA, PILATES, CYCLING, ETC.? Sun, 7 Jul 2013 10:43:24 EST QOTD 7-6-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54020540 DO YOU LIKE AMUSEMENT PARKS? IF SO, DO YOU LIKE RIDING THE MOST THRILLING ATTRACTIONS? Sat, 6 Jul 2013 08:41:22 EST QOTD 7-5-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x54008929 DO YOU THINK PEOPLE ARE BASICALLY BAD OR BASICALLY GOOD? Fri, 5 Jul 2013 08:45:56 EST QOTD 7-4-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53997144 WHAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT HOLIDAY (from your country) FOR YOU? Thu, 4 Jul 2013 07:55:38 EST QOTD 7-3-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53982835 WHAT'S THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE OR GRABS YOUR ATTENTION ABOUT PEOPLE? Wed, 3 Jul 2013 03:59:24 EST QOTD 7-2-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53970601 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE 'FOREIGN' FOOD-DISH-CUISINE? Tue, 2 Jul 2013 08:04:03 EST QOTD 7-1-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53957416 WOULD YOU CONSIDER ADOPTING A KID? Mon, 1 Jul 2013 09:44:19 EST QOTD 6-30-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53945498 ANY SUMMER VACATION PLANS? <BR> <BR> <em>47</em> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:12:37 EST QOTD 6-29-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53932106 WHAT EMBARRASSES YOU? <BR> <BR> <em>2</em> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 08:53:44 EST QOTD 6-28-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53918198 WHAT DO YOU THINK MAKES YOUR HOUSE A HOME? Fri, 28 Jun 2013 06:27:39 EST Summer Challenge June 30 - August 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53912016 This is a challenge everyone can join. Everyone has to set their own guidelines, so no one will be left out. There will be an exercise challenge, and a calorie challenge. No weigh ins on this one, but if you follow your own guidelines, the weight loss should follow automatically. <BR> <BR> Challenge # 1: Look at the number of fitness minutes you have been averaging the last few weeks. Now, increase that by maybe 10% (if this is too much for you, pick your own increase). That will be yo... Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:44:48 EST QOTD 6-27-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53905175 WHAT'S A SIMPLE ACTIVITY THAT CONSISTENTLY MAKES YOU HAPPIER? <BR> <BR> <em>30</em> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 06:47:34 EST Last weigh in for Spring into Summer June 26-30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53903375 This is for the last weigh in of the Spring into Summer Challenge, June 26-30: 8:00 PM Eastern time, 7:00 PM Central time, 6:00 PM Mountain time and 5:00 PM Pacific time. <BR> <BR> Name: <BR> Weight: <BR> Loss: <BR> Gain: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:37:19 EST QOTD 6-26-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53891759 WHAT STATES/PROVINCES HAVE YOU VISITED (U.S.A. / CANADA)? Wed, 26 Jun 2013 07:12:54 EST QOTD 6-25-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53877923 AT WHAT AGE DID YOU LEAVE HOME TO LIVE BY YOURSELF? Tue, 25 Jun 2013 06:44:59 EST QOTD 6-24-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53863623 DO YOU HAVE ANY KIDS? Mon, 24 Jun 2013 07:00:47 EST QOTD 6-23-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53851479 WHAT DO YOU USUALLY DO ON SUNDAY? Sun, 23 Jun 2013 07:00:18 EST Special Goals for June 23 - 29 (date corrected) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x53847323 Have any personal goals you'd like to keep track of? Post them here...then come back every day to tell us how you are doing. <BR> <BR> Sun: <BR> Mon: <BR> Tue: <BR> Wed: <BR> Thur: <BR> Fri: <BR> Sat: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 19:28:14 EST Special Goals for June 23 - 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x53847267 Have any personal goals you'd like to keep track of? Post them here...then come back every day to tell us how you are doing. <BR> <BR> Sun: <BR> Mon: <BR> Tue: <BR> Wed: <BR> Thur: <BR> Fri: <BR> Sat: <BR> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 19:21:53 EST QOTD 6-22-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53839982 Do you grow any plants? If so, tell us what kind (ornamental, herbs, fruit)? <BR> <BR> <em>368</em> <em>372</em> <em>488</em> <em>214</em> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 06:10:22 EST QOTD 6-21-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53827797 Do you think it’s better to get married when you’re young or better to wait a while? <BR> <BR> <em>337</em> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 07:27:36 EST S into S beginning of week 8 weigh-in June 20 - 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53825802 This is only for the beginning of week 8 weigh-ins. June 20-23, 8:00 PM Eastern time, 7:00 PM Central time, 6:00 PM Mountain time and 5:00 PM Pacific time. <BR> <BR> Name: <BR> Weight: <BR> Loss: <BR> Gain: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 23:57:14 EST QOTD 6-20-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53814202 DO YOU HAVE A PROFESSION? IF SO, WAS IT THE ONE YOU REALLY WANTED? <BR> <BR> <em>149</em> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 06:35:29 EST QOTD 6-19-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53801212 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE EXERCISE ROUTINE? (one that you really enjoy doing) <BR> <BR> <em>318</em> <em>216</em> <em>363</em> <em>311</em> <em>332</em> <em>329</em> <em>403</em> <em>351</em> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 06:49:59 EST QOTD 6-18-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53787666 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE GROUP OF THE FOOD PYRAMID? (Fats, oils and sweets group; milk, yogurt and cheese group; meat, poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs and nuts group; vegetable group; fruit group, bread, cereal, rice and pasta group) <BR> <BR> <em>45</em> <em>277</em> <em>367</em> <em>496</em> <em>492</em> <em>466</em> <em>477</em> <em>267</em> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 07:01:32 EST QOTD 6-17-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53773481 ARE YOU MARRIED? HOW DID YOU MEET YOUR SPOUSE / PARTNER? Mon, 17 Jun 2013 07:33:35 EST Special Goals for June 16-June 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x53765803 This post is for any special goals YOU would like to work on this week. <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun: <BR> Mon: <BR> Tue: <BR> Wed: <BR> Thur: <BR> Fri: <BR> Sat: Sun, 16 Jun 2013 15:02:17 EST QOTD 6-16-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53762151 Do you have any plans for Father's Day? Please, share! Sun, 16 Jun 2013 09:03:10 EST QOTD 6-15-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53749766 WHAT ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF? Sat, 15 Jun 2013 06:38:11 EST QOTD 6-13-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53736997 WHAT'S ONE OF THE SCARIEST THINGS YOU'VE EVER DONE? Fri, 14 Jun 2013 07:01:15 EST QOTD 6-13-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53723206 HAVE YOU EVER WON A BIG PRIZE? Thu, 13 Jun 2013 06:54:36 EST S into S beginning of week 7 weigh-in June 12 - 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53721880 This is only for the beginning of week 7 weigh-ins. June 12 - 16, 8:00 PM Eastern time, 7:00 PM Central time, 6:00 PM Mountain time and 5:00 PM Pacific time. <BR> <BR> Name: <BR> Weight: <BR> Loss: <BR> Gain: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:56:58 EST QOTD 6-12-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53711234 WHAT WOULD BE A PERFECT BIRTHDAY GIFT FOR YOU? <BR> <BR> <em>144</em> <em>19</em> <em>407</em> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 09:57:00 EST QOTD 6-11-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53694528 WHO IS IN CHARGE OF PAYING THE BILLS AT YOUR HOME (not who puts the money to pay them, but who takes the action of paying them most of the time)? Tue, 11 Jun 2013 06:56:51 EST QOTD 6-10-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53679875 FOR EVERY DAY CHORES AND DRESSING UP TOO, WHAT WOULD YOU GO FOR, HIGH HEELS, MEDIUM HEELS OR FLAT SHOES? Mon, 10 Jun 2013 07:36:26 EST QOTD 6-9-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53666721 DO YOU WEAR SUNSCREEN-SUNBLOCK? WHAT SPF DO YOU USE? Sun, 9 Jun 2013 07:47:19 EST Special Goals for June 9 - June 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x53665384 If you have any special goals you'd like to set for yourself, here's the place to do it! This is just for you...no competition...just a place to hold yourself accountable. <BR> <BR> Sun: <BR> Mon: <BR> Tue: <BR> Wed: <BR> Thur: <BR> Fri: <BR> Sat: Sun, 9 Jun 2013 01:39:28 EST QOTD 6-8-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53654529 DO YOU HAVE A SMALL OR LARGE FAMILY? DO YOU HAVE GATHERINGS DURING THE YEAR? <BR> <BR> Sat, 8 Jun 2013 06:37:34 EST QOTD 6-7-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53641012 COFFEE OR TEA? SWEETENED OR UNSWEETENED? BLACK, CREAM OR MILK? <BR> <BR> <em>106</em> Fri, 7 Jun 2013 06:02:21 EST QOTD 6-6-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53627555 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE SPOT FOR VACATIONING? DO YOU PREFER CAMPING OR HOTELS? Thu, 6 Jun 2013 06:47:39 EST QOTD 6-5-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53615088 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE NUT (PISTACHIO, ALMOND, MACADAMIA, PEANUT, BRAZIL NUT, ETC.? HOW DO YOU EAT IT? <BR> <BR> Wed, 5 Jun 2013 08:56:07 EST S into S beginning of week 6 weigh-in June 5 - 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53612315 This is only for the beginning of week 6 weigh-ins. June 5 - 9, 8:00 PM Eastern time, 7:00 PM Central time, 6:00 PM Mountain time and 5:00 PM Pacific time. <BR> <BR> Name: <BR> Weight: <BR> Loss: <BR> Gain: <BR> Wed, 5 Jun 2013 01:04:52 EST Eat a Rainbow every day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x53603926 Alright TEAM! Listen up! <BR> <BR> Many of you out there may be floundering in the weight loss sea with nothing to grab on to. Here's a new challenge that anyone can do. No scales involved! No special exercises! Just good yummy foods of your own choice! <BR> <BR> Each day, between June 8 and July 31 (that will give you several days to prepare) come to this post and add your colorful foods...that's it! You can either have one post that you edit each day, or do a new post each day. I d... Tue, 4 Jun 2013 13:20:47 EST QOTD 6-4-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53598871 WHENEVER YOU GO TO A TWO OR MORE STORY BUILDING, DO YOU GO FOR THE ELEVATOR/AUTOMATED STAIRS, OR FOR THE REGULAR STAIRS? Tue, 4 Jun 2013 06:54:02 EST QOTD 6-3-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53586370 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE DAY OF THE WEEK AND WHY? <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> Mon, 3 Jun 2013 10:02:21 EST Special Goals for June 2 - June 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x53575422 If you have any special goals you'd like to set for yourself, here's the place to do it! This is just for you...no competition...just a place to hold yourself accountable. <BR> <BR> Sun: <BR> Mon: <BR> Tue: <BR> Wed: <BR> Thur: <BR> Fri: <BR> Sat: Sun, 2 Jun 2013 16:08:13 EST QOTD 6-2-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53569678 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE TREAT FLAVOR, SALTY, SWEET, SPICY, SOUR, etc? <BR> <BR> <em>474</em> <em>477</em> <em>475</em> <em>297</em> Sun, 2 Jun 2013 08:17:42 EST QOTD 6-1-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53556669 ARE YOU MORE OF A TALKER OR A LISTENER? <BR> <BR> <em>361</em> Sat, 1 Jun 2013 06:38:50 EST QOTD 5-31-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53544079 ASIDE FROM YOUR JOB DRESS CODE, WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO DRESS, PANTS (all types) OR DRESS (skirts too)? Fri, 31 May 2013 06:33:54 EST QOTD 5-30-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53532743 WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR? ONE OR MORE SCOOPS? Thu, 30 May 2013 08:35:17 EST S into S beginning of week 5 weigh-in May 29-June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53529819 This is only for the beginning of week 5 weigh-ins. May 29 thru June 2, 8:00 PM Eastern time, 7:00 PM Central time, 6:00 PM Mountain time and 5:00 PM Pacific time. <BR> <BR> Name: <BR> Weight: <BR> Loss: <BR> Gain: Wed, 29 May 2013 23:42:28 EST QOTD 5-29-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53520259 DID YOU HAVE WEIGHT PROBLEMS (any kind) WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD? <BR> <BR> Wed, 29 May 2013 09:10:06 EST QOTD 5-28-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53505145 WHEN GROWING UP, DID YOU RECEIVE AN ALLOWANCE? IF YES, (and you don't mind sharing it) HOW MUCH WAS IT? Tue, 28 May 2013 06:44:05 EST QOTD 5-27-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53492870 What type of hair do you have (short and curly, straight and long, etc.)? Do you dye it? If so, do you do it yourself or go to a Salon? <BR> <BR> <em>204</em> Mon, 27 May 2013 06:54:22 EST Special goals for May 26 - June 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x53489641 Would you like to challenge yourself this week? <em>341</em> <em>311</em> <em>34</em> or any other problem areas you may be having? <BR> <BR> Sun <BR> Mon <BR> Tue <BR> Wed <BR> Thur <BR> Fri <BR> Sat Sun, 26 May 2013 20:54:22 EST QOTD 5-26-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53481607 IF YOU HAD THE TIME AND MONEY, WOULD YOU HAVE PLASTIC SURGERY PERFORMED? IF YES, WHAT KIND? Sun, 26 May 2013 06:54:52 EST QOTD 5-25-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53471127 HOW DO YOU LEAVE YOURSELF REMINDERS? WHITEBOARD, POST-IT NOTES, CELL PHONE, ETC...? <BR> <BR> <em>17</em> <em>411</em> Sat, 25 May 2013 06:29:48 EST QOTD 5-24-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53459434 IS THERE ANY BOOK THAT YOU RE-READ EVERY SO OFTEN? WHAT BOOK, AND WHY DO YOU KEEP COMING BACK TO IT? Fri, 24 May 2013 06:38:57 EST QOTD 5-23-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53446764 WERE YOU RAISED GOING TO CHURCH? IF SO, WHAT DENOMINATION? ARE YOU STILL A MEMBER OF THAT DENOMINATION, OR HAVE YOU CHANGED? <BR> <BR> <em>288</em> Thu, 23 May 2013 06:54:23 EST QOTD 5-22-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53434164 DO YOU EVER EAT BACON? IF SO, DO YOU LIKE IT CRISPY OR CHEWY? <BR> <BR> <em>487</em> Wed, 22 May 2013 06:49:12 EST S into S beginning of week 4 weigh-in May 22-26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53433273 This is only for the beginning of week 4 weigh-ins. May 22 thru 26, 8:00 PM Eastern time, 7:00 PM Central time, 6:00 PM Mountain time and 5:00 PM Pacific time. <BR> <BR> Name: <BR> Weight: <BR> Loss: <BR> Gain: Wed, 22 May 2013 01:41:29 EST QOTD 5-21-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53424857 IF YOU USE SALT AND PEPPER ON YOUR FOOD, DO YOU USE THE GROUND KIND, OR DO YOU USE A GRINDER? <BR> <BR> <em>286</em> Tue, 21 May 2013 11:20:57 EST QOTD 5-20-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53411847 WHILE AT HOME, DO YOU WEAR SHOES, SOCKS OR GO BAREFOOT? IS THIS AFFECTED BY THE WEATHER OR TIME OF THE DAY? <BR> <BR> <em>27</em> <em>54</em> <em>31</em> <em>67</em> Mon, 20 May 2013 11:40:14 EST Wishing you each success! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x53392511 Over the past few weeks, I've known that I do not have the time nor energy to put into helping lead this team any longer. Pat has mailed me a couple of times to check on me and, Pat, I do appreciate your concern, your goodies, and your kind words more than you know. But, I know that the time has come to step down as a team leader. I cannot give what is needed. It's not fair to any of us for me to stay on in that role. <BR> <BR> Wishing you each success on your journey. Thank you so much for... Sat, 18 May 2013 21:27:19 EST One Week Challenge - May 19-25, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53390098 <em>341</em> <em>315</em> <em>262</em> <em>270</em> ... whatever it is that YOUR challenge is, THIS challenge is for you! Determine your own goal for the week, post it here, and you're on your way ... a week of publicly tracking your progress and reaching out to friends who understand for support. <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if you met your goal for the day or if it's a weekly goal, let ... Sat, 18 May 2013 17:10:27 EST QOTD: 5/18/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53383265 Do you stack your silverware/flatware neatly in the drawer, or is it just thrown in haphazardly? <BR> Fri, 17 May 2013 23:59:44 EST QOTD: 5/17/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53373123 Have you gone to any fairs or festivals this year...or do you plan to go to any? Which ones? Fri, 17 May 2013 08:22:03 EST S into S beginning of week 3 weigh-in May 15-19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53350066 This is only for the beginning of week 3 weigh-ins. May 15 thru 19, 8:00 PM Eastern time, 7:00 PM Central time, 6:00 PM Mountain time and 5:00 PM Pacific time. <BR> <BR> Name: <BR> Weight: <BR> Loss: <BR> Gain: Wed, 15 May 2013 01:23:21 EST QOTD: 5/15/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53350037 Have you ever, at anytime in your life, had a dream that you can still remember? (a dream you had while sleeping – not a day dream) Please tell us about it. <BR> Wed, 15 May 2013 01:17:18 EST QOTD: 5/14/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53337179 Since I forgot to post a question yesterday...thought about it after I was in bed...I'll give you 2 today! <BR> <BR> <BR> Do you live in a house, condo or apartment? <BR> <BR> Do you have a garden...either vegetable or flower? Pots on the porch or patio count! Tue, 14 May 2013 01:20:57 EST QOTD: 5/12/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53311027 When you take your measurements (if you do), do you roll/fold the tape measure neatly to put it away, or just throw it in the drawer/basket for next time? Sun, 12 May 2013 00:47:33 EST One Week Challenge - May 12-18, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53305132 <em>253</em> Good-bye!! <BR> <BR> Tell me, which bad habit, annoying trait, long-standing characteristic have you been meaning to kick to the curb but simply have not gotten around to yet? Is it standing in your way of being successful on your weight loss journey? Did something rear it's ugly <em>36</em> head this past week? Honestly, it does for all of us from time to time! There is no better place to work on it than here in the privacy and security of our team! Just think of the <em... Sat, 11 May 2013 14:32:18 EST QOTD: 5/11/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53299719 What kind of vehicle do you drive (make and model)? Do you like it, or would you prefer a different one? What kind? Sat, 11 May 2013 01:10:37 EST QOTD: 5/10/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53287914 When you got married, did you have a big wedding, small wedding or just go to a Justice of the Peace or Minister? Fri, 10 May 2013 01:08:42 EST QOTD: 5/9/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53280861 What components would you like on our next challenge? Please be as specific as possible. Thu, 9 May 2013 12:57:56 EST Spring into Summer Week 2 Weigh-In May 8-12, 8 PM http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53262706 This is only for week 2 weigh-ins. May 8 thru 12, 8:00 PM Eastern time. <BR> <BR> Name: <BR> Weight: <BR> Loss: <BR> Gain: Wed, 8 May 2013 01:20:42 EST QOTD: 5/8/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53262669 What City and State (and Country...if not the U.S.A.) were you born in? Where do you live now? How did you get there? (parents moved, job, marriage) Wed, 8 May 2013 01:10:09 EST Urgent prayer request http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x53251282 Please pray for the Graham family. They are a family from our church. <BR> <BR> Their youngest daughter (Jodi – 20 years old) & Jodi’s fiancé’s father were killed in a car accident last night. I don’t know anything more than that right now. Pastor Mike (my pastor) is trying to get further details. <BR> <BR> Please also pray for our youth group. Those kids are pretty close-knit & this news has been devastating to them. <BR> <BR> Thank you! <BR> Nillapepsi (Sheila) <BR> Tue, 7 May 2013 07:52:29 EST QOTD: 5/7/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53249568 Was there anyone in your childhood who made a big impression on you? Who and why? Tue, 7 May 2013 01:22:14 EST QOTD: 5/6/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53236157 Do you have any special ringtones on your cell for different people? What and who? Mon, 6 May 2013 01:14:03 EST QOTD: 5/5/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53223745 How did you learn about SP? Sun, 5 May 2013 01:20:51 EST One Week Challenge - May 5-11, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53219417 <em>301</em> <em>274</em> <em>324</em> <em>102</em> Know what you NEED to do to get this weight off? Struggling to make it happen every week? THIS is the place to post your personal challenge and daily track your progress. <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if you met your goal for the day or if it's a weekly goal, let us know at the end of the week how it went. Pick the same thing(s) you select... Sat, 4 May 2013 17:38:13 EST QOTD: 5/4/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53212754 Did you ever go skinny-dipping? (we wont tell) Sat, 4 May 2013 01:52:20 EST QOTD: 5/3/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53200569 When you eat watermelon, do you swallow or spit the seeds? (white and/or black) Fri, 3 May 2013 01:17:33 EST QOTD: 5/2/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53187437 Is there any food you really like, but you think it's too expensive, so you very rarely buy it? Thu, 2 May 2013 01:06:54 EST QOTD: 5/1/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53173800 Would you want to write a book about your weight loss journey? Or be featured on SP, Good Morning America, or any other media? <BR> <BR> If the answer is yes, tell us a little about your desires! Wed, 1 May 2013 01:34:18 EST QOTD: 4/30/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53159968 Do you play any musical instruments? If so, which ones? If not, which ones would you like to learn to play? Have you ever been in a band? Tue, 30 Apr 2013 01:27:57 EST 'Spring into Summer' Challenge rules http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53153693 1) Your 'mission' if you choose to accept it: <BR> <BR> Post your weight each week - I will send out a new thread where your weight for that week will go. Only post weight on that thread - anytime between Wednesday morning and Sunday evening at 8 PM Eastern time. (I changed this because of my Sunday night Church schedule) <BR> <BR> ***Remember, this is the only thing you MUST do in order to stay in the challenge. The only exceptions are for sickness or computer problems. If you have either ... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:19:02 EST Spring into Summer Challenge support http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53153571 &#9734;´¯) ¸.&#9734;´¯) <BR> (¸&#9734;´ (¸.&#9829;´´¯`•.¸¸.&#9734; <BR> &#9734;• &#9734; ……… &#9734; • &#9734; <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9482; This is our chat and support thread! <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9829; Please talk and communicate openly with your teammates. <BR> &#9482;&#9829; It is so nice to know that we are on this journey together. <BR> &#9829; If you have any questions, please post and they will be answered ... <BR> &#9829; Or email me if you'd like. <BR> Remember, we are soooooo in this... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:06:03 EST Spring into Summer Weigh In May 1-5 8:00 PM EST http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53153472 &#9734;´¯) ¸.&#9734;´¯) <BR> (¸&#9734;´ (¸.&#9829;´´¯`•.¸¸.&#9734; <BR> &#9734;• &#9734; ……… &#9734; • &#9734; <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9482; This is our Spring into Summer - Weigh In thread. <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9829; Please only post Weigh In data here. <BR> &#9482;&#9829; No chatting here. Just your weigh in data. <BR> &#9829; Keep it clean, keep it simple ... help me find your data, please. :) <BR> &#9829; <BR> <BR> On Wednesday May ! thru Sunday, May 5, weigh and post your weight by Sunday,... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:58:23 EST QOTD: 4/29/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53146361 Did you get any strange wedding gifts? Care to share with the rest of us? Mon, 29 Apr 2013 01:15:18 EST QOTD: 4/28/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53134296 What is the oddest wedding you've ever been to? Why was it odd? Sun, 28 Apr 2013 00:58:36 EST One Week Challenge - April 28 - May 4, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53128395 <em>341</em> <em>311</em> <em>262</em> What is it you need accountability to work on this week? THIS is the place to keep track of that. YOU can be a success. We're all in this together! <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if you met your goal for the day or if it's a weekly goal, let us know at the end of the week how it went. Pick the same thing(s) you selected last week, or change things up a bit.... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:30:29 EST May Team Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x53128284 It's a new month! It's time for new May goals!! <BR> <BR> We're going to continue our two goals that a lot of us are streaking with: <BR> <em>274</em> Drink 8 cups of water per day <BR> <em>311</em> Do 500 minutes of fitness activities per month <BR> <BR> <BR> Our new challenges for May will help us with our "Spring into Summer" Challenge and with taking care of ourselves: <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month: Get in the sun for vitamin D w/s... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:17:44 EST QOTD: 4/27/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53123975 Have you ever either met, of just seen, a celebrity? (not just a movie/TV star, but anyone you consider a celebrity) Who, and what were the circumstances? Sat, 27 Apr 2013 02:08:10 EST QOTD: 4/26/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53112559 When you are on vacation, do you eat the 'local' cuisine? What is the oddest food you've ever eaten in that situation? Fri, 26 Apr 2013 01:07:14 EST QOTD: 4/25/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53100121 Do you watch any 'reality' shows? Which ones? Thu, 25 Apr 2013 01:21:59 EST QOTD: 4/24/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53087796 What is your favorite fast food restaurant (or what was it before SP)? <BR> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 02:07:49 EST Spring Challenge - Week 6 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53083017 <em>353</em> <em>354</em> <em>355</em> <BR> <BR> This is our Week 6 Weigh In Thread ... we have made it to our FINAL weigh-in! PLEASE do a Happy Dance in YOUR honor! <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> PLEASE do NOT post until you have your Week 6 weight ready to share. It is difficult for me to keep up with who posted without a weight and to keep up when you do. <BR> <em>193</em> PLEASE do NOT edit your post unless you make a mistake and need to correct ... Meaning, when we get to next... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 18:04:31 EST QOTD: 4/23/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53074722 Do you know what country (or countries) of origin your family is from? <BR> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 03:14:17 EST QOTD: 4/22/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53060779 What is your favorite theme park? Is there a particular reason? <BR> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 02:02:57 EST QOTD: 4/21/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53048752 What is the farthest place from home you've ever been? <BR> Sun, 21 Apr 2013 01:18:09 EST One Week Challenge - April 21-27, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x53040210 <em>204</em> <em>195</em> <em>361</em> Looking yourself in the mirror, making a public announcement, having others to make the journey with you ... those are the things that researchers say make the journey have a greater chance of being successful. THIS is the place where we live that out. Each week, each challenge, we're here, making the plan become a reality. <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if... Sat, 20 Apr 2013 09:51:46 EST QOTD: 4/20/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53037404 If you could instantly go anywhere in the world, but could only stay for an hour, where would you go? Sat, 20 Apr 2013 00:53:34 EST QOTD: 4/19/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53024920 Do you eat, or have you eaten in the past (before SP) any unusual food combinations? <BR> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 01:38:52 EST QOTD: 4/18/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53011720 What was your very first paying job? (paper routes count) Thu, 18 Apr 2013 01:04:08 EST Body Dismorphic Disorder http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x53005104 <link>www.today.com/style/dove-ad-urges-wo<BR>men-see-themselves-others-do-1C9374244 </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> I found this very interesting. I wonder what my drawing would look like? Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:20:20 EST Spring into Summer Challenge sign up http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52998300 OK, fellow Calorie Watchers...It's time to "Spring into Summer". <BR> <BR> Our Spring Challenge 2013 is quickly coming to an end...Our last weigh-in will end on April 28th. Soooooooo, get yourselves ready for the "Spring into Summer" challenge which will start on May 1st. That gives you TWO whole days to relax, and regroup. <BR> <BR> We will have a variety of aspects to our challenge, but the only hard and fast rule will be to post your weight once a week. If you want to post the same we... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 01:48:18 EST QOTD: 4/17/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52998210 Did you ever go camp when you were a kid, and if so, what was your favorite part? Wed, 17 Apr 2013 01:29:20 EST Spring Challenge - Week 5 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52992905 <em>463</em> <em>67</em> <em>126</em> <BR> <BR> This is our Week 5 Weigh In Thread <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> PLEASE do NOT post until you have your Week 5 weight ready to share. It is difficult for me to keep up with who posted without a weight and to keep up when you do. <BR> <em>192</em> PLEASE do NOT edit your post unless you make a mistake and need to correct ... Meaning, when we get to next week, there will be a new thread for your next weigh in. This thread is ONLY for yo... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:05:32 EST QOTD: 4/16/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52985984 When you go to the zoo, what is your favorite animal to watch? Tue, 16 Apr 2013 06:59:46 EST QOTD: 4/15/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52970760 Have you ever bought anything that broke the first time you used it...or shortly thereafter? Mon, 15 Apr 2013 01:37:02 EST April Team Goal Leaders http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52960133 It's mid-month again and time to check in on our Team Goals and Team Leaders! <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> Team Leaderboard: Overall <BR> 111BUTTERFLY111 <BR> LIVINGFREE19 <BR> NEWGGMOTHER <BR> GODS_TEMPLE <BR> RAPUNZEL53 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> Team Leaderboard: Fitness <BR> 111BUTTERFLY111 <BR> LIVINGFREE19 <BR> JESSYVIRGINY <BR> G_TWINS <BR> PATRICIA-CR <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> Water <BR> LIVINGFREE19 <BR> JESSYVIRGINY <BR> 111BUTTERFLY111 <BR> NILLAPEPSI <BR> RAPUNZEL5... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:57:25 EST QOTD: 4/14/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52957629 Is there any food that, even though most people you know really like...but you can't stand? <em>341</em> Sun, 14 Apr 2013 01:16:15 EST One Week Challenge - April 14-20, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52948529 <em>170</em> <em>361</em> <em>220</em> Some friends are found at birth. Some friends are found along life's active path. Other friends are found out of need. If you need support on a goal you are striving for, this is the place for you to post and seek that friendship and common bond. <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if you met your goal for the day or if it's a weekly goal, let us know at the end... Sat, 13 Apr 2013 09:02:51 EST QOTD: 4/13/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52946367 What is something you've always wanted to do, but have never had the opportunity? (something on your bucket list) Sat, 13 Apr 2013 01:35:24 EST QOTD: 4/12/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52933353 Have you ever had your power go off for an extended period of time? What were the circumstances? Fri, 12 Apr 2013 01:54:29 EST CALORIES PER DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52929932 well under stress with me still fighting cronic broncitous and grandbaby is sick too. <BR> <BR> Last three days i kept track of my calories and seem to be ok so far to me anyway <BR> <BR> day one 716 <BR> <BR> day two 1,185 had to get a drink not diet raised this total i bag water next car trip or my coke 0 <BR> <BR> day three 820 still time for more air popcorn or fruit <BR> <BR> with broncitious so bad it is hard to eat if one can not breath but i figure my calories go up <BR>... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:22:13 EST QOTD: 4/11/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52919720 What was the last movie you saw in a theater? Thu, 11 Apr 2013 01:21:06 EST Hi from Florida http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x58619x52916614 Been on sparks awhile back , <BR> <BR> but took leave as i am back in school with my only grandchild. <BR> <BR> She started kindergarten this year and boy I am hoping I pass it is not what fokes think! <BR> <BR> I go daily and help at lunch ,have not missed a day that she went to school all year. <BR> <BR> I also help in class all day Wednesday's . I pick her up after school and keep her often till 7. This <BR> <BR> means homework and supper and or bath. <BR> <BR> So, I can ... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:51:35 EST QOTD: 4/10/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52905031 Have you ever had anything explode in the microwave? Or catch fire? Wed, 10 Apr 2013 01:29:52 EST Spring Challenge - Week 4 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52899999 <em>464</em> <em>378</em> <em>379</em> <BR> <BR> This is our Week 4 Weigh In Thread <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> PLEASE do NOT post until you have your Week 4 weight ready to share. It is difficult for me to keep up with who posted without a weight and to keep up when you do. <BR> <em>193</em> PLEASE do NOT edit your post unless you make a mistake and need to correct ... Meaning, when we get to next week, there will be a new thread for your next weigh in. This thread is ONLY for ... Tue, 9 Apr 2013 18:02:02 EST The Spark Solution - Review http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52891110 Wondering about "The Spark Solution"? Here's a link to Indy Girl's blog where she talks about her review of her advanced copy. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal.asp?id=~INDYGIRL </link> <BR> <BR> Perhaps once those of us who purchased it receive our copies, we can use the exercise portion together!!! We'll have to check it out!!! <BR> Tue, 9 Apr 2013 05:16:34 EST QOTD: 4/9/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52890511 Have you ever ridden in a horse drawn wagon/carriage/buggy? Where? Tue, 9 Apr 2013 01:08:22 EST QOTD: 4/8/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52875422 Do you have any piercings? (ears or otherwise) Or thought about getting any? Mon, 8 Apr 2013 01:32:52 EST QOTD: 4/7/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52861502 Have you ever read a “CLASSIC” book, or seen a “CLASSIC” movie, and have no idea WHY it is a “CLASSIC”? Sun, 7 Apr 2013 01:09:37 EST One Week Challenge - April 7-13, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52852033 <em>489</em> <em>319</em> <em>135</em> What's getting the best of you in the course of your week? Is it a long standing habit? An old issue that's simply cropped up again? Or something new that you'd like to nip in the bud before it becomes an issue that trips you up? THIS is the place to have daily accountability. Post your challenge, then come back each day to let us know how you are doing. <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for th... Sat, 6 Apr 2013 10:12:49 EST QOTD: 4/6/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52849486 Do you have any pet peeves? Sat, 6 Apr 2013 03:58:11 EST QOTD: 4/5/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52835278 Do you ever get on youtube and go from one video to another...and wonder where the time went? What kinds of videos strike your fancy? <BR> <BR> Fri, 5 Apr 2013 01:52:43 EST QOTD: 4/4/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52821027 Who is your favorite singer or group? & Do you listen to music while you exercise? Thu, 4 Apr 2013 03:42:47 EST QOTD: 4/3/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52805890 I'm sitting here listening to the rain, and wondering...what is your favorite thing to do on a rainy day...when you don't have to work? Wed, 3 Apr 2013 01:22:13 EST Spaghetti Squash http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52801079 We were just chatting about spaghetti squash the other day and Spark has an article about it today. How kind! <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> Here's a link: <BR> <link>www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=try<BR>_this_42calorie_spaghetti_swap </link> <BR> Tue, 2 Apr 2013 18:37:46 EST Spring Challenge - Week 3 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52800831 <em>146</em> <em>214</em> <em>374</em> <BR> <BR> This is our Week 3 Weigh In Thread <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> PLEASE do NOT post until you have your Week 3 weight ready to share. It is difficult for me to keep up with who posted without a weight and to keep up when you do. <BR> <em>192</em> PLEASE do NOT edit your post unless you make a mistake and need to correct ... Meaning, when we get to next week, there will be a new thread for your next weigh in. This thread is ONLY for ... Tue, 2 Apr 2013 18:14:17 EST QOTD: 4/2/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52791075 What is your least favorite thing about Spring? Tue, 2 Apr 2013 03:51:44 EST QOTD: 4/1/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52774165 Have you ever played a great April Fool's trick on anyone...or had one played on you? Please tell all the wonderful details! Mon, 1 Apr 2013 01:52:29 EST April: Rise and Shine Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52766896 <em>67</em> Have you seen that SparkPeople is having a Rise and Shine Challenge for April? <BR> <BR> From April 1st through 30th commit to: <BR> 1) Take time to eat a healthy breakfast in the morning every day <BR> Or <BR> 2) Exercise first thing in the morning every day <BR> Or <BR> 3) Both of the above! <BR> <BR> Here's a link to the article: <BR> <link>www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=wak<BR>e_up_to_a_new_challenge_this_april </link> <BR> <BR> Many of our team don't part... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 14:10:19 EST QOTD: 3/31/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52761657 Have you ever gotten a new Easter outfit for yourself, or your children, that stayed in the closet after being worn for one day? Sun, 31 Mar 2013 01:36:39 EST One Week Challenge - March 31-April 6, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52755708 <em>411</em> <em>376</em> <em>449</em> It's a new month, a new season, and a holiday! Plenty of reasons to go off course. Is that what you want for your journey or are you ready for another week of practicing the good skills you've been developing for yourself? <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if you met your goal for the day or if it's a weekly goal, let us know at the end of the week how it wen... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:44:51 EST April Team Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52755589 It's time for a new month! It's time for new team goals! <BR> <BR> We're going to leave two of the goals the same ... <BR> <em>274</em> Drink 8 cups of water per day <BR> <em>311</em> Do 500 minutes of fitness activities per month <BR> <BR> Our new challenges for April will be related to monthly happenings that we thought it would be fun to support. <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> Stress Awareness Month - challenge to daily spend 10 minutes on yourself (may be your bath time if life is c... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:33:54 EST It's been a while... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52753658 Hello dear friends, <BR> <BR> Forgive me for my extended absence. A lot has been going on. Some of you may remember that I wrote back in January that my mother-in-law was very sick . She finally went home to the Lord on March 18th. We all traveled to Missouri for the services and my husband has stayed behind for a bit to help his father out. He should be coming home soon. <BR> <BR> Additionally, I have been given a promotion at work and I am doing 2 jobs as my replacement in the old ... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:36:59 EST QOTD: 3/30/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52750384 What is your favorite Easter candy?................... <BR> <BR> <BR> Now, go to the store AFTER Easter and buy ONE (and only one) on sale and ENJOY your treat! Sat, 30 Mar 2013 02:10:17 EST Easter Egg Hunt http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52741223 <em>449</em> <em>451</em> <em>453</em> <em>452</em> <em>449</em> <em>451</em> <em>453</em> <em>452</em> <em>449</em> <BR> <BR> <link>akidsheart.com/holidays/easter/egghu<BR>nt.htm </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> Seems we'd all enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt!! You may have to click on a tree and scoot it out of the way, but find those eggs and put them in your basket!! They are so pretty!! <BR> <BR> <em>450</em> <BR> <BR> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:22:23 EST QOTD: 3/29/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52738194 Have you ever been to an Easter Egg Hunt...either yourself when you were a kid, or with your children/grandchildren? <BR> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 04:52:14 EST QOTD: 3/28/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52724387 Truth time...since you have been an adult, have you ever walked in the rain just for fun? I'm talking about 'without' an umbrella or raincoat! Thu, 28 Mar 2013 02:06:20 EST QOTD: 3/27/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52710038 Do you have any tattoos? OR Have you ever thought of getting a tattoo? <BR> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 01:40:59 EST Spring Challenge 2013 - Week 2 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52703987 <BR> <em>451</em> <em>453</em> <em>452</em> <BR> <BR> This is our Week 2 Weigh In Thread <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> PLEASE do NOT post until you have your Week 2 weight ready to share. It is difficult for me to keep up with who posted without a weight and to keep up when you do. <BR> <em>193</em> PLEASE do NOT edit your post unless you make a mistake and need to correct ... Meaning, when we get to next week, there will be a new thread for your next weigh in. This thread is ONL... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:38:21 EST QOTD: 3/25/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52680139 Do you have a favorite children's movie? Care to share the reason? Mon, 25 Mar 2013 01:24:48 EST QOTD: 3/24/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52667483 Do you plan to change your appearance after reaching your goal weight? <BR> <BR> This question came to mind because of all the weight loss product adds. It has always seemed to me like everyone who lost weight decided to completely change their appearance. Hair color, style, length, makeup, clothing style... Sun, 24 Mar 2013 03:03:34 EST Thank You, Dee http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52662029 <em>304</em> Dee, for being a sweet and caring Co-Leader for our team. You have given so much of yourself to us. We love you and appreciate you more than you will ever know!! Thank you for staying on as a team mate. We need your sweet spirit and your smiling face around! You give so much to each and every one of us!! <BR> <BR> BIGGEST of HUGS, dear friend!! <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <em>304</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>220</... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 16:27:18 EST One Week Challenge - March 24-30, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52657289 <em>27</em> <em>67</em> <em>259</em> Warmer weather is coming. We want to be in shape for it. What is it that you want to concentrate on THIS week to put you in better shape for the coming days when clothes will be lighter and you want to be too? <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if you met your goal for the day or if it's a weekly goal, let us know at the end of the week how it went. Pick the same... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 09:21:40 EST QOTD: 3/23/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52655198 Do you have a favorite quote? If so, would you like to share it? Sat, 23 Mar 2013 02:30:30 EST Ginger ... Yummy!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52644067 <link>www.luckyvitamin.com/p-3126-prince-o<BR>f-peace-instant-ginger-honey-crystals-<BR>10-bags </link> <BR> <BR> If you like Ginger, this is some yummy stuff! It's a mixture of ginger and honey granules. Each bag contains concentrated extract from 12 grams of raw ginger. I really like ginger, but I tend to eat to much of it when I get it in the sugar covered chewy variety. But this is something I think I can manage! <BR> <BR> I fixed it as a hot beverage this morning. Last evening, I m... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 08:26:01 EST QOTD: 3/22/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52641925 Do your white shoes come out in the Spring and get put away in the Fall? Fri, 22 Mar 2013 01:18:39 EST QOTD: 03/21/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52628163 <em>38</em> Bills ... do you pay them in person, with checks, or online bill pay? <BR> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 04:35:31 EST QOTD: 3/21/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52627809 Do you ever 'forget' to add food to your Nutrition Tracker, or add food that you don't eat? Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:52:57 EST QOTD: 03/20/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52613297 <em>38</em> What letter grade would you give yourself for your healthy eating habits lately? A+, A, B, C, D, F <BR> <BR> <BR> * Borrowed from Spark Poll <em>20</em> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 04:42:49 EST Spring Challenge 2013 - Week 1 Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52608209 <em>377</em> <em>376</em> <em>126</em> <BR> <BR> This is our Week 1 Weigh In Thread <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> PLEASE do NOT post until you have your Week 1 weight ready to share. It is difficult for me to keep up with who posted without a weight and to keep up when you do. <em>304</em> <BR> <em>192</em> PLEASE do NOT edit your post unless you make a mistake and need to correct ... Meaning, when we get to next week, there will be a new thread for your next weigh in. This threa... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 19:27:02 EST QOTD: 03/19/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52597881 <em>38</em> Do you ever boycott a TV show? <BR> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 04:36:19 EST St. Patrick's Day Challenge WINNERS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52591434 <em>209</em> <em>441</em> <em>441</em> <em>440</em> <em>137</em> <em>437</em> <em>441</em> <em>441</em> <em>209</em> <BR> <BR> The St. Patrick's Day Challenge has come to an end. All the points have been posted ... or hopefully so! An additional twenty-four hours has passed, so we'll believe that everyone has had an opportunity to post any points they wanted to add for their team. <BR> Sooooo ... the totals are ..... <BR> <BR> <em>440</em> Gold Pots: 3130 <BR> ... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 17:20:59 EST QOTD: 03/18/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52582342 <em>38</em> Pickles ... Sweet or dill? What's your preference? <BR> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 04:27:24 EST New Co-Leader http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52576310 Cathy and I are pleased to let you all know Ramona (GODS_TEMPLE) will be joining us as a co-leader. <BR> <BR> A great big <em>304</em> to Ramona and a huge big welcome on board. <BR> <BR> If you would like to send Ramona good wishes, her page link is here, <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=GO<BR>DS%5FTEMPLE </link> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>126</em> <em>345</em> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> xoxoxox Sun, 17 Mar 2013 17:31:47 EST QOTD: 03/17/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52569165 <em>38</em> Clowns ... Like them or not? <BR> Sun, 17 Mar 2013 07:37:08 EST One Week Challenge - March 17-23, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52557673 <em>376</em> <em>374</em> <em>377</em> <em>375</em> Spring's right around the corner. What new habit do you want to put into place in your life? What would you like to have happen to make life easier on a day to day basis? We're your accountability partners here! <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if you met your goal for the day or if it's a weekly goal, let us know at the end of the week how i... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 09:44:16 EST QOTD: 03/16/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52556896 <em>38</em> Television: watch it in real time or recorded? <BR> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 08:38:40 EST sparkgoodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52550734 Thank you for the sparkgoodie for being a queen this month in water and fitness. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 19:13:39 EST March Team Goal Leaders http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52549535 It's mid-month again. Time to take a look and see who our Team Goal Leaders are! Let's celebrate our successes! <BR> <BR> This month, I did a little investigating. If you're simply checking off the Team Goal that you are posting on the Team's Chat thread or that you are Huddling with the team but you really aren't, your name wasn't counted in the Team Goal Leaders stats even though you look like you accumulated days of doing those activities because you checked off the boxes when you were t... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:07:12 EST QOTD: 03/15/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52542226 <em>38</em> Take a nap or go for a walk? <BR> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 07:29:21 EST 5 Sneak-Peek Recipes from "The Spark Solution" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52531774 Today, SparkPeople shared 5 recipes that will be released with "The Spark Solution". They've encouraged us to share them. Enjoy!! <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/cookbooks.as<BR>p?cookbook=735402 </link> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:55:10 EST QOTD: 03/14/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52526142 <em>38</em> If you had to select one of the 5 senses to give up (sight, smell, taste, touch, hearing), which one would you miss the least? <BR> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 04:47:07 EST Spring Challenge 2013 - The Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52510785 &#9734;´¯) ¸.&#9734;´¯) <BR> (¸&#9734;´ (¸.&#9829;´´¯`•.¸¸.&#9734; <BR> &#9734;• &#9734; ……… &#9734; • &#9734; <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9482; Spring is raining down about us <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9829; It's time to be in shape <BR> &#9482;&#9829; New seasonal fruits and veggies all about <BR> &#9829; Time to treat ourselves so right <BR> &#9829; Please join in and stay a part ... this challenge needs you too! <BR> <BR> Your obligations: <BR> 1. Weigh in weekly and record by Sunday 6 p.m. EST ... Wed, 13 Mar 2013 04:40:31 EST Spring Challenge 2013 - Support http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52510778 &#9734;´¯) ¸.&#9734;´¯) <BR> (¸&#9734;´ (¸.&#9829;´´¯`•.¸¸.&#9734; <BR> &#9734;• &#9734; ……… &#9734; • &#9734; <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9482; This is our chat and support thread! <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9829; Please talk and communicate openly with your teammates. <BR> &#9482;&#9829; It is so nice to know that we are on this journey together. <BR> &#9829; If you have any questions, please post and they will be answered ... <BR> &#9829; Or email me if you'd like. <BR> Include in your chattin... Wed, 13 Mar 2013 04:36:18 EST Spring Challenge 2013 - Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52510765 &#9734;´¯) ¸.&#9734;´¯) <BR> (¸&#9734;´ (¸.&#9829;´´¯`•.¸¸.&#9734; <BR> &#9734;• &#9734; ……… &#9734; • &#9734; <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9482; This is our Spring Challenge 2013 - Weigh In thread. <BR> &#9482;&#9482;&#9829; Please only post Weigh In data here. <BR> &#9482;&#9829; No chatting here. Just your weigh in data. <BR> &#9829; Keep it clean, keep it simple ... help me find your data, please. :) <BR> &#9829; <BR> <BR> On Saturday, March 16th or Sunday, March 17th, weigh and post y... Wed, 13 Mar 2013 04:31:20 EST QOTD: 03/13/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52510532 <em>38</em> Do you use Twitter? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 03:25:31 EST QOTD: 03/12/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52495627 <em>38</em> Fast lane or slow, where do you drive? Tue, 12 Mar 2013 04:32:57 EST Current Login SparkStreak http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24974x58619x52479472 What's your Current Login SparkStreak ... the number of days in a row that you've logged in to Spark? <BR> <BR> You'll find the number on your SparkPoints page ... <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/sparkpoi<BR>nts.asp </link> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 04:55:11 EST QOTD: 03/11/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52479404 <em>38</em> The radio is singing ... what are you listening to? Mon, 11 Mar 2013 04:39:03 EST QOTD: 03/10/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52466037 <em>38</em> What shape are you ... apple, pear, hourglass, or something else? Sun, 10 Mar 2013 07:28:26 EST One Week Challenge - March 10-16, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24973x58619x52454313 <em>102</em> <em>4</em> <em>198</em> <em>104</em> What will it be this week? Which of those pesky habits that has been plaguing you will you work to put out of existence? It can be done! You can do it! <BR> <BR> If you'd like to join in the success, post the challenge(s) you want to do for the week and then tell us daily if you met your goal for the day or if it's a weekly goal, let us know at the end of the week how it went. Pick the same thing(s) you selected last week, or chang... Sat, 9 Mar 2013 09:12:54 EST QOTD: 03/09/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52452901 <em>38</em> Will losing an hour for Daylight's Savings Time be difficult for you? <BR> Sat, 9 Mar 2013 07:29:23 EST Thank you for the Welcome http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x58619x52445346 Hi everyone, I have been on Spark People before, but for some reason got off and off the track. I live in Texas and Show Cats, (Maines Coon to be specific.) <BR> <BR> Right now all but one is retired. Now I need to concentrate on me and any ideas on how to track calories and get back on track as well as how to wean off sodas I was doing good and got semi hooked.......... <BR> <BR> Thanks everyone. Fri, 8 Mar 2013 15:52:51 EST Toning ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52439372 I am trying to increase my toning time. <BR> <BR> Do you sneak toning in at work or when people are around but not looking? What to you do? <BR> <BR> Thanks Fri, 8 Mar 2013 08:04:24 EST QOTD: 03/08/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52437817 <em>38</em> Do you like hats? If so what kind? <BR> Fri, 8 Mar 2013 04:51:55 EST QOTD: 03/07/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52423215 <em>38</em> What pets do you have besides dogs and cats? <em>134</em> <em>14</em> <em>172</em> <BR> Thu, 7 Mar 2013 04:31:54 EST Help SparkPeople Take Home a Top Prize! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52412469 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal.asp?id=SP_STAFF </link> <BR> <BR> Check it out! SparkPeople's "Total Body Sculpting with Coach Nicole" DVD is up for a Home Media Magazine award in the "Best Fitness DVD" category. If you'd like to vote, click on the link above and follow the directions in Spark Guy's blog. <BR> <BR> <em>243</em> Coach Nicole!! <BR> Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:47:53 EST Plateau busting http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52410857 Hubby saw this on MSN this morning & sent it my way. Thought I'd share it with you. <BR> <BR> <link>fitbie.msn.com/lose-weight/tips/7-wa<BR>ys-speed-your-slim-down </link> Wed, 6 Mar 2013 09:07:40 EST Spring Challenge SignUps http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x58619x52408281 <em>376</em> <em>377</em> <em>376</em> <em>377</em> <em>376</em> <BR> <BR> <em>412</em> It's Time!! <BR> <BR> <em>378</em> Time to sign up for the Spring Challenge!! We're going to do something entirely different than the past two challenges, so get your learning hats on! It's Spring, it's time for Change! <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> We're going to do a modified "Biggest Loser" type challenge. You will be required to post your weight weekly to calculate your percentage l... Wed, 6 Mar 2013 04:52:39 EST QOTD: 03/06/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52407976 <em>38</em> What games do you like to play ... board, computer etc.? <BR> Wed, 6 Mar 2013 02:40:20 EST QOTD: 03/05/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52393086 <em>38</em> How many clocks do you have in your home? <BR> Tue, 5 Mar 2013 04:36:59 EST QOTD: 03/04/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24993x58619x52377172 <em>38</em> Have you met any of your SparkFriends face-to-face? <BR> Mon, 4 Mar 2013 04:36:56 EST