SparkPeople LOVE YOURSELF | LOVE YOUR BODY Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=59098 The LOVE YOURSELF | LOVE YOUR BODY RESOLUTION REVOLUTION!! Together we can make this journey to wellness a more positive one by learning to love ourselves and our bodies every step of the way. SparkPeople LOVE YOURSELF | LOVE YOUR BODY Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=59098 9 Self-Care Essentials To Add To Your Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x57566037 I saw this article and thought it was worth sharing. There are things on here we've talked about before like.. <BR> "Beginning your affirmation with an intention is also very powerful. Then, end your day with gratitude. Write down three things you are grateful about from the day, and reflect on why they were meaningful to you." <BR> ..there's more stuff too. Check it out.. <BR> <link>www.mindbodygreen.com/0-11589/9-self<BR>-care-essentials-to-add-to-your-life.html </link> <BR> P.S. I also ... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:11:04 EST 100 HAPPY DAYS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x57325815 Have you seen this? <BR> <link>100happydays.com </link> <BR> <BR> All you do is snap a picture each day of something that makes you happy and share it on your favorite social media platform such as Instagram or Facebook. I'm doing FB. My sister shared this the other day and I figured, Why not? :) <BR> When you post your picture you also put #100happydays with it. It was my first hashtag! lol! <BR> This is kinda like our Daily Gratitude thread to help us remember all of the things around ... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:38:03 EST THIS WEEK'S CHECK IN! (3/23/14) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x57227859 HOW IS EVERYTHING GOING? WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS? WHAT NEEDS TO CHANGE? WHAT NEEDS TO STAY THE SAME? <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 06:20:10 EST HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY! COME CHECK IN! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x57155375 <em>441</em> Happy St.. Patricks Day! <em>137</em> <BR> Hope everybody had a good weekend! <BR> What are your goals for this week? Have they changed from last week? Gotten tougher, easier? How is your eating going? Are you drinking your water? How has your exercise been? Ups and Downs from the past week? <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>440</em> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 06:12:13 EST WHAT ARE YOU READING? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x57108739 March is National Reading Month. Are you a reader? What do you prefer.. an old fashion book, kindle, iPad, or audio? What are you reading right now or plan on reading this month? <BR> Also, do you keep a record of what you've read? Are you on Goodreads? <BR> <em>149</em> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 06:19:13 EST CHECK-IN! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x57058419 HOW HAS EVERYTHING BEEN GOING? <BR> WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR THIS WEEK? <BR> IS THERE ANYTHING YOU'VE BEEN STRUGGLING WITH? <BR> ANY SUCCESSES TO SHARE? <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sun, 9 Mar 2014 06:20:16 EST WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR THIS COMING WEEK? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x56869577 Just curious what goals everyone has laid out for the coming week? <BR> (Exercise goals, nutrition goals, overall life improvement goals, etc.) <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:21:13 EST thanks for the encouragement! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x56747348 Hey guys! Thanks so much for the encouragement yesterday!! It came at a needed time :) Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:11:20 EST What Losing 100 Pounds Taught Me.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x56480232 Have you seen this article? I can definitely relate even though I didn't even lose that much. You? <BR> <BR> What Losing 100 Pounds Taught Me About How We Treat Overweight People <BR> <link>www.mindbodygreen.com/0-12360/what-l<BR>osing-100-pounds-taught-me-about-how-w<BR>e-treat-overweight-people.html </link> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 07:46:41 EST SHARE YOUR 2014 RESOLUTIONS, GOALS, AMBITIONS, ETC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x56177554 WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR THIS YEAR? IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE JUST ABOUT WEIGHT, LAY IT ALL OUT THERE! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Thu, 2 Jan 2014 08:16:42 EST DECEMBER GOALS AND CHECK-IN!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x55884853 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> THIS IS FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE DECEMBER WEIGH IN CHALLENGE!! YOU MAY JUMP IN AT ANYTIME, BUT PLEASE READ FIRST!!! <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> 1. COPY AND PASTE THE TEMPLATE BELOW IN YOUR REPLY. <BR> (YOU CAN CHANGE THE EMOTICONS IF YOU LIKE, BUT KEEP EVERYTHING ELSE THE SAME.) <BR> 2. FILL IN ... Fri, 6 Dec 2013 08:01:37 EST Fitspo http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x55808446 Have you all read this? <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=why_fitspo_isnt_so_inspirational </link> <BR> <BR> what do you think? Fri, 29 Nov 2013 21:01:14 EST NOVEMBER GOALS & CHECK-IN!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x55420009 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> THIS IS FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE NOVEMBER WEIGH IN CHALLENGE!! YOU MAY JUMP IN AT ANYTIME, BUT PLEASE READ FIRST!!! <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> 1. COPY AND PASTE THE TEMPLATE BELOW IN YOUR REPLY. <BR> (YOU CAN CHANGE THE EMOTICONS IF YOU LIKE, BUT KEEP EVERYTHING ELSE THE SAME.) <BR> 2. FILL IN ... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 06:27:54 EST SUPPORT THE TEAM!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x55386633 <em>321</em> <em>215</em> GO LY|LYB!! <em>215</em> <em>321</em> <BR> On your new START page Under STEP 3, there are 4 options. On the 3RD OPTION is SPARK AMERICA TEAM BONUS POINTS. Click on that then you'll see your teams to the right including this team, LOVE YOURSELF | LOVE YOUR BODY. Click the pennant to spin and to help us rise on the leaderboards!! (Plus you'll get spark points too!) <BR> <em>321</em> <em>381</em> GO LY|LYB!! <em>521</em> <em>321</em> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 06:27:13 EST LET US BE YOUR BUDDY!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x55122582 Not sure if you guys saw the article featured today, so I thought I would share.. <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=102 </link> <BR> <BR> It's about how important having a goal buddy is. That is why I keep pushing in our challenges for you to come and check in on a regular basis in the lounge and to do your goal check-ins on a weekly basis. It is so important to keep you from going into denial mode and to help keep you motivated. So come check in as often as p... Thu, 3 Oct 2013 06:21:47 EST OCTOBER WEEKLY CHECK-IN!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x55082342 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> THIS IS FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE OCTOBER WEIGH IN CHALLENGE!! YOU MAY JUMP IN AT ANYTIME, BUT PLEASE READ FIRST!!! <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> 1. COPY AND PASTE THE TEMPLATE BELOW IN YOUR REPLY. <BR> (YOU CAN CHANGE THE EMOTICONS IF YOU LIKE, BUT KEEP EVERYTHING ELSE THE SAME.) <BR> 2. FILL IN T... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 06:33:04 EST SEPTEMBER GOALS | WEEKLY CHECK-IN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x54725473 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> THIS IS FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE SEPTEMBER WEIGH IN CHALLENGE!! YOU MAY JUMP IN AT ANYTIME, BUT PLEASE READ FIRST!!! <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> 1. COPY AND PASTE THE TEMPLATE BELOW IN YOUR REPLY. <BR> (YOU CAN CHANGE THE EMOTICONS IF YOU LIKE, BUT KEEP EVERYTHING ELSE THE SAME.) <BR> 2. FILL IN... Sat, 31 Aug 2013 08:45:56 EST Northern California newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x54383810 Hi! My name's Mary and I live in Sonoma County, CA. I'm looking forward to meeting all of you. Sat, 3 Aug 2013 18:47:27 EST Hi Everybody :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x54289721 Hi! *waves* <BR> <BR> My name is BTWIMKEE (By the way I’m Kee) but you can simply call me Kee! I’m a 28 year old Virginia native who is slowly learning to love the reflection she sees in the mirror. Growing up I use to avoid mirrors, cameras and camcorders and believed society’s hype that if it ain’t skinny it aint pretty! <BR> <BR> LIES ALL LIES! <BR> <BR> I now know that beauty comes in all shapes, sizes and colors and as I embrace my own beauty day to day I want to be able to inspire ... Sat, 27 Jul 2013 14:02:53 EST Wassup!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x54233524 Saw the team name and had to check it out. I have been on SP for a few months and so far am having the most successful weight loss attempt in 12 years. <BR> I have 2 daughters ages 15 and 9, I want to set a good example for them. My 15 yr old gains weight easily too. While Being pregnant w/ my 9 yr old I gained 100 lbs and have yo yo'd w/ about 30 of that since. So far this attempt I have lost 21 lbs since May and unlike the other attempts I am still working out everyday, even looking forwar... Tue, 23 Jul 2013 01:23:39 EST Hello ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x54062001 Hi everyone : <BR> My name is Vickie and I am new to the team. <BR> <BR> I thought this might be a team I could find a home, as I wrestle with finding anything to like about my body. <BR> <BR> After 30 consecutive years of having a serious eating disorder, I have really wrecked my body, it has a massive amount of cellulite that looks more like a disease rather than a common problem and in my mid 40s when I started peri menopause I lost most of my hair, so I now have to wear turbans and scar... Tue, 9 Jul 2013 14:19:25 EST What did you drink first .. Coffee, Tea, Water? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x54045301 <BR> My coffee, first before anything! <em>211</em> Mon, 8 Jul 2013 09:46:08 EST JULY WEEKLY CHECK-IN CHALLENGE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x53955683 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> THIS IS FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE JULY WEEKLY CHECK-IN CHALLENGE!! YOU MAY JUMP IN AT ANYTIME, BUT PLEASE READ FIRST!!! <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> "Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible." <BR> – Tony Robbins <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. COPY AND PASTE THE TEMPLATE BEL... Mon, 1 Jul 2013 07:45:35 EST I BELIEVE I CAN! {CHALLENGE} http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x53942652 <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> <BR> This week's challenge is I BELIEVE I CAN! Post here all of your I BELIEVE I CAN's. All at once or once a day or however you choose. This will be similar to the daily affirmation but slightly different. Think of all you want to accomplish in July and then spell them out in I BELIEVE I CAN's. <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> <BR> "Four things for success: work and pray, think and BELIEVE." <BR> – Norman Vincent Peale Sun, 30 Jun 2013 07:27:19 EST THANKS FOR THE MESSAGES!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x53583011 I am sorry, I haven't been checking my sparkpage. I have been working out, just not remembering to track everything. It was a nice surprise to see all of those "Celebrating You" posts on my page! Thank you ladies. I do need to remember to celebrate more often. <BR> <BR> Hope you are all getting that energy boost! <BR> <BR> Anne in Seattle Mon, 3 Jun 2013 04:49:41 EST JUNE WEIGH-IN CHALLENGE! IT'S TIME TO GET SERIOUS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x53544213 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> THIS IS FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE JUNE WEIGH IN CHALLENGE!! YOU MAY JUMP IN AT ANYTIME, BUT PLEASE READ FIRST!!! <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> 1. COPY AND PASTE THE TEMPLATE BELOW IN YOUR REPLY. <BR> (YOU CAN CHANGE THE EMOTICONS IF YOU LIKE, BUT KEEP EVERYTHING ELSE THE SAME.) <BR> 2. FILL IN THE ... Fri, 31 May 2013 06:49:17 EST "TAG, YOU'RE IT!!" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x53302056 For those that didn't see about this in the challenge, TAG, YOU'RE IT! Is a goodie tag game. You'll be "tagged" with a goodie and a few encouraging words. Then it'll be your turn to do the same! Pick a team member and tag them to keep them game going. (You can copy and paste the message sent to you or come up with your own. Just make sure you include, "TAG, YOU'RE IT!" so they know to pass it on.) It's just another way to make someone's day! <BR> <BR> *If you've been tagged already, could y... Sat, 11 May 2013 09:21:57 EST FRIENDS ON FITBIT http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x53300961 Do you have a FITBIT?! Do you want to be friends?! Leave your name and email here if you want to be FITBIT friends with your teammates! <BR> <em>381</em> <em>220</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 11 May 2013 07:35:04 EST Newby http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x53235655 I was invited to team this by a stranger who read my page and felt I belonged here. That really touch my heart and she was right I belong here. I hope I can learn to finally love and accept me, I believe that is why I could never succeed and stay at a healthy weight...self sabotage. Any wells I pray to be helped and pray to help other. <BR> <BR> Thank you again FLABBALICIOUS for taking the time to read my page and invite me. And thank you Spark family for being here. <em>381</em> Sun, 5 May 2013 23:56:28 EST Just a reminder http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x53182454 Just want to remind my teammates and team leaders... <BR> <BR> I can receive goodies but not Notes. I can not access the notes. Wed, 1 May 2013 17:24:29 EST Tell us about your Username .. :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x53136709 <BR> My username? I have a thing for lions -- majestic creatures -- Love the Lion King, and I am a lioness when it comes to my sons, even though they're grown now! <em>211</em> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 09:15:52 EST STRESS! How do you get rid of it?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x53136627 <BR> Stress, that fickle demon, can help you GAIN weight instead of the other way around. How do you get rid of the daily -- or not daily -- stress? <BR> <BR> * * * * * * <BR> <BR> I find driving in the car with a Zen Meditation CD soothes me, in fact, so much I play it in the house. It helps me transition when I have to go to work. <em>335</em> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 09:09:12 EST MAY WEIGH-IN CHALLENGE!!! {PLUS BONUS CHALLENGE!!} http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x53124803 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> THIS IS FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE MAY WEIGH IN CHALLENGE!! YOU MAY JUMP IN AT ANYTIME, BUT PLEASE READ FIRST!!! <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> 1. COPY AND PASTE THE TEMPLATE BELOW IN YOUR REPLY. <BR> (YOU CAN CHANGE THE EMOTICONS IF YOU LIKE, BUT KEEP EVERYTHING ELSE THE SAME.) <BR> 2. FILL IN THE X... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 07:21:01 EST Name two words which comes to mind .. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x53056004 <BR> <BR> Stay strong! <em>104</em> Sun, 21 Apr 2013 17:33:21 EST WHAT SONG MOTIVATES YOU? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52894480 <BR> <BR> I have many, but "New Attitufe" by Patti LaBelle usually does it for me! <em>41</em> Tue, 9 Apr 2013 09:56:38 EST Thanks so much http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52807918 For helping celebrate for me yesterday. <BR> <BR> The last week was challenging so you all totally made my day. <BR> <BR> Light and Love <em>434</em> Wed, 3 Apr 2013 08:05:12 EST APRIL WEIGH-IN!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x52751481 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> THIS IS FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE APRIL WEIGH IN CHALLENGE!! YOU MAY JUMP IN AT ANYTIME, BUT PLEASE READ FIRST!!! <BR> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> 1. COPY AND PASTE THE TEMPLATE BELOW IN YOUR REPLY. <BR> (YOU CAN CHANGE THE EMOTICONS IF YOU LIKE, BUT KEEP EVERYTHING ELSE THE SAME.) <BR> 2. FILL IN THE... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 07:38:35 EST QUESTION OF THE WEEK: 3-28-2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52733167 <BR> When you go clothes shopping, do you take time out to try on outfits before you leave the store? Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:21:00 EST LOVE YOURSELF QUESTION OF THE WEEK http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52599860 <BR> What color are your toenails?? <BR> <BR> (Relevant question! Things like this are what "Loving Yourself" is all about. Taking time for the little things can give you a lift! ) <em>211</em> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:39:04 EST JUST FOR LAUGHS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52526677 <em>246</em> <em>334</em> <em>100</em> <BR> SOMETIMES NOTHING FEELS BETTER THAN A GOOD BELLY LAUGH. SHARE A LAUGH. SHARE A JOKE. SHARE A LINK TO A FUNNY POST OR PIC OR VIDEO. MAKE US SMILE! MAKE US LAUGH!!! MAKE OUR DAY!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 06:42:45 EST LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERYDAY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52480358 <em>149</em> <em>58</em> <em>207</em> <BR> Wether it's a word of the day, a random fact, whatever. It's good to learn!! Come here to learn something new or to share something you've learned. <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 07:08:34 EST nsv http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52341604 my favorite no scale victory is the fact that my ring is to big for my finger it always makes me giggle. Fri, 1 Mar 2013 14:12:51 EST NON-SCALE VICTORIES! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52335003 <em>223</em> <em>104</em> <em>244</em> <BR> SHARE YOUR NON-SCALE VICTORIES HERE!!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> <BR> <BR> Under Therapy Session we have Proud of Me where you share your "Proud of Me" moments. Sometimes it gets forgotten being unseen. I thought I would add this so we can share our more specific to getting healthy proud of me moments and thought if it was up here it may be seen better. <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Fri, 1 Mar 2013 06:27:02 EST TODAY'S DID YOU KNOW? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x52245320 2/23 <BR> The Lord Jesus is interested in you today! Wherever you may be in your spiritual journey, Jesus is interested in knowing you better. If you are lost, He is interested in knowing you in salvation. If you are cold and backslidden, He is interested in knowing you intimately. If you are defeated, He is interested in leading you to the place of power and victory. The question is: Are you interested in what He has to offer you? Did You Know? For more details on scriptures, story and le... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 07:30:47 EST TODAY'S DID YOU KNOW? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x52231699 2/22 <BR> Everyone who sees Ruth pass by knows that she is that Moab girl. They know she has nothing and by now most of them know she has gone to the field of Boaz to glean. They can see that she has a received a blessing as they watched her go past them. It might be that Boaz was making a statement to the community. That sack of grain trumpeted, "I've got my eye on Ruth, and I'm going to be a blessing to her life." God's blessings in your life are designed to show a lost world just how good... Fri, 22 Feb 2013 07:32:49 EST Interesting article I read today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52211273 <link>www.dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/r<BR>eal-life/why-cant-women-think-theyre-p<BR>retty-20130215-2ehpk.html </link> <BR> <BR> Made me really look at how more often than no we find our faults instead of acknowledging the good about ourselves. <BR> <BR> Thoughts? Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:54:26 EST TODAY'S DID YOU KNOW? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52172287 2/18 <BR> Ruth wants to go to the fields and glean ears of corn. She and Naomi need food to eat. The main thrust of her search is to find food for the body. She illustrates that desire that is birthed in the heart of the child of God at conversion: a desire to know more about the Lord, to grow and survive in Him. It is learning to partake of the Word of God that causes growth in the life of a believer! Did You Know? For more details on scriptures, story and lesson, read today’s “FOLLOWIN... Mon, 18 Feb 2013 07:35:45 EST Thanks so much http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x52033366 For the birthday love <BR> <BR> You all rock <BR> <BR> Light and Love <em>434</em> Fri, 8 Feb 2013 07:18:09 EST Thank you!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x51973350 Thank you everyone for taking the time to "encourage" me today! I am so thankful to be a part of this amazing team! {{{HUGS}}} Mon, 4 Feb 2013 11:38:03 EST Reviewing a cool fitness app http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x51933620 Hey Gang, <BR> <BR> I'm back to blogging! Check out my update blog that also reviews a cool fitness app! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5233509 </link> Fri, 1 Feb 2013 19:03:40 EST JUMP IN THE JUNE CHALLENGE! IT'S MOTIVATION TIME!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x51892122 **Please do not reply to this post. I'll reuse this each month for each new challenge to keep the forums cleaned up. You can post any questions and comments in the Lounge area of the General Discussion Forum. Thank You!!** <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> JUNE CHALLENGE! <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> <BR> IT'S TIME TO GET SERIOUS!!! <BR> LET'S MAKE THIS MONTH BE ALL ABOUT MOTIVATION!! <BR> MOTIVATING OURSELVES AND OTHERS!!! <BR> Every day this month ... Wed, 30 Jan 2013 08:15:02 EST WEEKLY GOALS | CHALLENGES | ACCOUNTABILITY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x51890981 <em>193</em> <em>381</em> <em>249</em> <BR> What are your goals for this week? Share them and track them here! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 06:41:16 EST FITNESS CLOSET! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51878026 <em>320</em> <em>361</em> <em>135</em> <BR> Did you find that perfect sports bra that you just can't live without, or those perfect workout pants that actually stay put? Share your fitness clothing finds here, wether for yoga, running, or cardio. Share them all! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:11:03 EST SHOE RACK! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51877878 <em>68</em> <em>363</em> <em>331</em> <BR> Did you finally find that perfect pair of shoes for running, walking, cardio? Share your shoe find here! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:04:20 EST APP STORE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51874824 <em>250</em> <em>301</em> <em>319</em> <BR> Share your favorite health and fitness apps here and maybe a little about why you love them! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 06:33:56 EST SUGGESTION BOX http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x51859518 <em>3</em> <em>223</em> <em>458</em> <BR> If anyone has an idea for the team, team page/forum, challenges, ANYTHING post it here or send me a message! Thank you guys for everything! You are awesome!!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:53:29 EST GAME ROOM! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51859224 <em>216</em> <em>266</em> <em>294</em> <BR> Post your favorite Fitness {wii/xbox/playstation} Games here and maybe why you love them! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:36:37 EST DOCUMENTARIES GALORE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51859184 <em>341</em> <em>272</em> <em>362</em> <BR> Post your favorite documentaries here and maybe what you love about them! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:33:47 EST FITNESS VIDEO LIBRARY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51859145 <em>216</em> <em>272</em> <em>362</em> <BR> Post your favorite Fitness Videos here and maybe why you love them! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:30:45 EST WEEKLY CHALLENGES!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x51829192 **Please DO NOT REPLY to the message so it will be easy for new members to find. Thank you!** <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> WEEK 1 CHALLENGE <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> <BR> <BR> THE BLOG LOVE CHALLENGE!! <BR> <BR> The challenge is to comment on a members blog once a day. This is to help you get to know fellow members. Please continue to try and make this part of your Sparking routine. You can find the new blog posts to your right in the Team St... Sat, 26 Jan 2013 08:13:38 EST Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x51765698 OCT 15TH <em>383</em> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:46:31 EST Thank you! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x51677295 Thank you soo much to everyone for "celebrating me" today! It completely and totally made my day. You guys are awesome! Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:58:55 EST MAKE | CREATE | INNOVATE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51675055 Another way to feel good about yourself, to be proud of yourself, is to make something, do something creative. Wether it's drawing, painting, knitting, crocheting, or redecorating, it is all using your creativity. It is all a way of release and gain. Try and do something as a creative outlet once a week. <BR> <em>388</em> <em>276</em> <em>268</em> <BR> Share here your outlet for creativity. <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:17:34 EST WE'RE CELEBRATING YOU!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x51633902 You may end up seeing this on your page! Let me correct that, You WILL be seeing this one your page! <BR> I am in another spark team that used to do a Girl of the Day and all the members would go to her page to cheer her on. I thought we could do our own version of this. <BR> I thought with our girl of the day we could shower them with goodies and compliments! What better way to feel good about yourself than to be surrounded by positive words and affirmations from Spark Friends! <BR> We ca... Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:50:31 EST CELEBRATING ME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25283x59098x51632633 Thank you STEVIEBEE569 for the inspiration for the title of this weekly challenge. One of the things that is supposed to be a big help in helping you feel good about yourself is taking time for yourself. So this challenge is to take 1 hour once a week as Me TIme and we're calling it Celebrating Me! You can do this all at one time or broken up in smaller amounts of time through out the week. <BR> Share here what you did this week for CELEBRATING ME!! Mon, 14 Jan 2013 07:41:44 EST SHARE YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x59098x51623056 NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS!! <BR> <em>434</em> <em>67</em> <em>411</em> <em>378</em> <em>195</em> <BR> Some people love them, some people loath them. I kinda think they are a normal part of life. They are our long term goals. Did you make any New Year's Resolutions this year? <BR> Share them here! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 16:07:50 EST LINK LIBRARY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51622093 Found a page, a site, an article that really hit home or you found motivational or inspirational? Share it here! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 15:03:45 EST THE LOVE YOURSELF | LOVE YOUR BODY PLAYLIST!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51621990 <em>335</em> <em>355</em> <em>276</em> <BR> Do you have a song that just makes you feel good anytime you hear it? <BR> What's your favorite song to workout to or just dance around the house to? <BR> Add your song to the playlist here!!! <BR> <em>335</em> <em>355</em> <em>276</em> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:56:56 EST EMERGENCY SPARK AID!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25283x59098x51621880 <em>282</em> Come here when you get that urge to binge and post: <BR> <BR> I really want to binge right now but instead I am going to... <BR> <BR> Examples: <BR> <BR> "I really want to binge right now but instead I am going to have a cup of hot tea instead." <BR> <BR> "I really want to binge right now but instead I am going to repeat my affirmation and know that I am stronger than this addiction." <BR> <BR> **(This can also work for smoking or whatever you are trying to overcome. Just ... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:48:42 EST 21 tips to release self neglect and love yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51621165 1. Begin your day with love (not technology). Remind yourself of your worthiness before getting out of bed. Breathe in love and breathe out love. Enfold yourself in light. Saturate your being in love. <BR> <BR> 2. Take time to mediate and journal. Spend time focusing inward daily. Begin with 5 minutes of meditation and 5 minutes of journaling each morning. Gradually increase this time. <BR> <BR> 3. Talk yourself happy. Use affirmations to train your mind to become more positive. Put a wrist... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:02:48 EST GADGET BIN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51618644 What is your favorite gadget right now that you just LOVE and don't think you could live without? It could be anything: fitbit, bodybugg, food scale, vitamix, food dehydrator, anything! <BR> Share it here! Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:24:52 EST RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS | PAY IT FORWARD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25283x59098x51618500 I'm sure a lot of us have read or heard that one of the ways that you can feel better about your self is to do for others. Some people do this with Random Acts of Kindness ( <link>www.randomactsofkindness.org </link> ) and some people like to call it Paying it Forward ( <link>payitforwardday.com </link> ). Some volunteer their time, they talent, or just donate their money. There are a ton of different way you can give back and help other people. <BR> <BR> Post your ideas and links to ideas a... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:15:25 EST BOOKSHELF http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51615351 Share the books that you have found helpful here. They can be self-help, they can be fitness related, diet related, or just plain motivational! What books made an impression on you? Sun, 13 Jan 2013 07:44:56 EST JOIN THIS WEEK'S CHALLENGE!! {6|30-7|6} http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x51615123 **PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS POST!! I'll reuse this each week for each new challenge to keep the forums cleaned up. You can post any questions and comments in the Lounge area of the General Discussion Forum. Thank You!!** <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> JULY 14-20th CHALLENGE <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> <BR> <BR> Go to JULY WEEKLY CHECK-IN CHALLENGE!! <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes <BR> sageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098 <BR> x53955... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 07:11:20 EST RECIPE BOX http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25292x59098x51615084 If you have a favorite healthy recipe you would like to share please do it here! Sun, 13 Jan 2013 07:04:55 EST DAILY GOALS | CHALLENGES | ACCOUNTABILITY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x51614621 <em>193</em> <em>381</em> <em>249</em> <BR> What are your daily goals? Certain calorie range? Cutting certain foods out? Adding certain foods in? Taking your vitamins? Certain amount of steps, crunches, minutes of fitness? <BR> Whatever those goals may be share them and track them here! <BR> <BR> **You can copy my template or make your own, I don't mind either way. :) <BR> Then come back and edit it daily to track. <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 05:36:53 EST DAILY WEIGH-IN!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x51614527 There are so many different opinions on how often you should weigh in. I weigh-in everyday. It is my reality check, my way to stay on track. There are those that swear by weighing in just once a week or even once a month. It is all what works best for YOU. Something that I have found that keeps me out of denial is posting my weight. So not only do I weigh-in everyday I also post my weight everyday. Another reality check. Another form of accountability. <BR> <BR> It is also very important to... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 05:13:15 EST MONTHLY GOALS | CHALLENGES | ACCOUNTABILITY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25291x59098x51614495 <em>193</em> <em>381</em> <em>249</em> <BR> What are your goals for this month? Share them and track them here! <BR> <BR> **You can copy my template or make your own, I don't mind either way. :) <BR> Then come back and edit it monthly to track. <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 05:04:37 EST RANT & RAVE! VENT YOUR RAGE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25283x59098x51603848 Everybody gets mad, sad, aggravated, depressed, disappointed, or frustrated with one thing or another. Wether it's about your weight loss journey or if it's work or family related, whatever, you can get it all off of your chest here! Vent away! Get it out! Clear your head!! <BR> <BR> BUT, there's a catch!! After you get it all out, take a deep breath and say at least one positive thing to turn the situation around. <BR> <BR> For Example: <BR> I am SO mad and disappointed with myself beca... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:31:25 EST PROUD OF ME!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=25283x59098x51603555 It's time to get positive!! It's time for your Daily Dose of Self Esteem!! It can be as simple as being proud that you finally did that chore you were putting off, to being proud of achieving fitness or weight loss goals, or getting that promotion or fitting into your favorite pants you haven't been able to wear in awhile. Anything you like, just make it positive and make it about you! <BR> <BR> If you don't care to blog or journal you can post your "Proud of Me" moments here. <BR> <BR> "I ... Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:10:43 EST POST JANUARY BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601294 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in January so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:53:50 EST POST FEBRUARY BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601278 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in February so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:53:29 EST POST MARCH BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601271 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in March so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:52:58 EST POST APRIL BIRTHDAYS HERE!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601265 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in April so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:52:32 EST POST MAY BIRTHDAYS HERE!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601253 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in May so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:51:43 EST POST JUNE BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601245 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in June so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:51:14 EST POST JULY BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601239 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in July so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:50:44 EST POST AUGUST BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601229 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in August so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:50:05 EST POST SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS HERE!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601218 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in September so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:49:27 EST POST OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601203 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in October so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:48:55 EST POST NOVEMBER BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601187 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in November so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:47:46 EST POST DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS HERE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x59098x51601173 <em>409</em> <em>383</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Post your birthday here if it is in December so we come make sure to come say Happy Birthday!! <BR> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>285</em> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:46:35 EST