SparkPeople Journey To A New YOU! Team Messageboard journey to a new you is a fun loving group sharing, caring, with a positive approach to a lifestyle change. SparkPeople Journey To A New YOU! Team Messageboard Congrats to all our Walkers in the Step Challenge <em>321</em> <em>244</em> As a Team we Walked 1,454.786 steps making our walk approximately 730 miles and burning nearly <em>215</em> 93,000 calories. <BR> <em>410</em> <em>311</em> <em>179</em> <em>313</em> <em>242</em> <em>315</em> <em>361</em> <em>410</em> <BR> I am so proud of all of you: <BR> Marybeth <em>205</em> <BR> Lalmeida <em>109</em> <BR> Ginalee <em>208</em> <BR> Deb <em>205</em> <BR> Myself <em>264</em> <BR> <BR> I wish t... Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:38:53 EST Knock Knock Jokes Knock Knock <BR> Who's There? <BR> Leena <BR> Leena Who? <BR> Leena a little closer and I'll tell you. Sun, 26 May 2013 09:23:48 EST Five letter word Think of a word that has five letters and leave it here, lets see how many we can think of. Sun, 26 May 2013 09:19:30 EST Today I..... This is the place to tell us what you accomplished, perhaps its weight loss <em>55</em> <em>193</em> or you did some walking today <em>311</em> or you drank all your water <em>91</em> or ate healthy <em>190</em> or celebrated an occasion or birthday <em>44</em> <em>410</em> . Whatever the reason please share it here!! Sun, 26 May 2013 09:18:16 EST My Birthday Is::::: Hi team, please post your birthday here so we can share in your special day! <em>410</em> Wed, 15 May 2013 06:24:40 EST Looney Lyric Game~~ Hi team, your getting to see that as much as I am serious about the journey we are on, I also love to have fun. So here's a new game, and this is how you play it. <BR> <BR> It begins with a word, for example: Walking <BR> <BR> Then the person next has to think of a song title or lyric in a song that would include that word, <BR> EXAMPLE: WAlKING Song: Walking on Sunshine <BR> EXAMPLE: RAIN Song: Like the rain (clint black song) <BR> <BR> So you get the idea, ... Wed, 1 May 2013 14:49:14 EST Inches Away I don't know about you but I don't use the scale as the only factor to my success on this journey to better health. Often times the scale doesn't ring true of just what we have done, but the tape measure doesn't lie, and when you feel your clothes hanging loosely you know its working. So I have created this topic so that those of us that measure can share inches lost monthly and if you drop a clothes size and make that discovery please share so we can celebrate with you. <em>7</em> <e... Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:01:18 EST Team Weekly Weigh-In Hi team, seen this on another team as a topic and thought this might be another place we could post our success. Here you can post your progress as you weigh in weekly and we can all celebrate your success. If you would like you can create a page here for your monthly weigh in or you can post as you chose through your reply. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:52:11 EST Ask a Question-Answer a Question!! The title says it all, feel free to ask whatever is on your mind, something you are troubled and toiling with, or just idle curiosity triggers a ....."I wonder", then see if you can help the person before you by answering there question. Enjoy and thanks for the team support Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:47:08 EST Team "Step" Challenge Apr. 29-June 21st. Okay team members and any of your friends that might like to join us. Here is where we will post (your choice) daily, weekly, bi-weekly steps. <BR> <BR> At the end of the challenge we will total up our steps and then convert it to miles to see how far we have traveled. Every step counts, so clip on your pedometer and let it do the work for you, go throughout your day and daily routine and see for yourself just how much walking you actually do daily (I think you'll be very surprised). <... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:06:33 EST Roll Call! Check in here first, read updates Hi team, this is where we check in first. I will also post challenge ideas, helpful hints, and what might benefit each of us in our journeys. Feel free to share! Sat, 20 Apr 2013 09:56:44 EST Your Time to Shine~~~~what I did right today! Hi team, we all need a boast, a place to brag, so this is where we come together and share, what worked for us this week, what did we do differently, what progress are we making, let's celebrate your day, your week, your month here! Send emoticons, goodies to team members and share in what they have to share! Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:27:24 EST Food Fun Game--A to Z Hi team, here is a new game that is fun to play, using the next letter in the alphabet when it gets to you name a food that begins with that letter <BR> <BR> Example A-Asparagus B-Blueberries, C-carrots, and so on and so on and let's see where this goes......... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:57:45 EST Share a funny story, true or fiction Hi team, we all have those days when we blunder, mind is a little foggy, or we say something and then laugh and say where did that come from and why did I just say that. I have this happen often, I call them my Senior Moments. <BR> <BR> But with that said there are times our curiosity can lead us to doing funny things, so this is where we share. Sat, 13 Apr 2013 12:24:43 EST Laugh j-A- Lot.....share a chuckle or two Hi team, this is where you can share a funny joke or two. Laughter is good medicine and good for the soul so let's start Gettin' Happy Here! <em>100</em> Sat, 13 Apr 2013 12:21:02 EST Where are you? Take pride in your STATE Here team we will get to know you a little better, learning where you live, and what you like most about living where you do. <BR> <BR> Share with the team key areas of interest to one that might wish to travel and possibly visit your state one day. <BR> <BR> Example: Florida~Orlando~Disney World <BR> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 07:21:00 EST Hobby Lobby ~share your new creation Hey team, I know some of you are crafty, good with your hands whether it be sewing, scrapbooking, knitting, crocheting, woodworking, painting, gardening, whatever your fancy let us know what is keeping your hands busy, in doing so it can really make a difference at the <em>192</em> <em>211</em> Tue, 9 Apr 2013 09:20:45 EST Share a Recipe Favorite <em>475</em> , <em>481</em> , <em>261</em> <em>4</em> please share them here! Tue, 9 Apr 2013 09:17:23 EST Share an Inspirational Quote or Thought the topic speaks for itself, share here a quote or thought that spoke to you personally today Tue, 9 Apr 2013 09:13:36 EST What or Who Motivates You Today? Hi team, here you will share something you did, a inspirational quote, poem, or person that inspired or motivated you today to help you stay true to yourself and your quest as we journey together. <BR> <BR> *thanks for sharing Tue, 9 Apr 2013 09:10:00 EST Senior Moments Here is where we can post a funny......ever have one of those awkward moments when you say something off the wall and then wonder.....why did I do that, or where did that come from, or why did I say that.....I do it all the time. <BR> <BR> Enjoy the laughter we can all relate to here........ Mon, 8 Apr 2013 08:43:30 EST Team Fitness Okay team here we are going to challenge each other to a simple exercise, and the idea is to pass it other words you do what is posted then you suggest one for the next person to do that reads your post: <BR> <BR> Example: post says touch your toes 5 times, then next person post, do 5 set ups, then next person may say do 5 jumping jacks and so on and so forth.......lets get started and be creative, who knows we might find an exercise that we especially like to become part of our dai... Mon, 8 Apr 2013 08:39:55 EST From my window, I see....... Here post what is the first thing you see when you gaze out your favorite window today........ <BR> Post here and share in the game......we are bound to have some funny tales from time to time, either a silly bird, cat, neighbor, ....could prove to be quite interesting, lol Mon, 8 Apr 2013 08:32:37 EST Help....I need a Pick Me Up this is where you can lend your support, suggestion, share a recipe, tip, say something that will motivate and inspire a team member.....lets get started. <BR> <BR> <BR> ***my tip for the day <BR> <BR> to stay on track I plan my meals out for the day and log them before I eat them so if calories or other things I am tracking need adjusting it is done before I eat it, and that way I stay On Track then I am less app to blow it! Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:28:05 EST Reward your efforts with an emoticon <em>203</em> began a new book to read Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:25:04 EST One good thing I did for myself today! Emailed an ole' friend Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:23:53 EST Emoticon Your Weather! <em>67</em> today!! Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:22:56 EST Today I....... Today I got out and took a nice trip to the library with my daughter :) <BR> <BR> ***share what you did today for fun or what makes you smile, pass it on Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:18:39 EST If your happy and you know it ......... Snap your finger <BR> <BR> ****please keep this going with a gesture we can all do for fun Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:17:02 EST I Am Here -Post with an emoticon <em>9</em> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:14:45 EST Hello and Welcome Hi and thanks for dropping by. My name is Debbie and I have been a spark member off and on for a few years. I am married, have a daughter still at home and in jr. high, and I along with my dear hubby am disabled. My disability is hard to define, but I deal with issues daily. I have learned to meet the challenges head on and some days are better than others, but I always get by. <BR> <BR> This group focus will be ways to cope, learning to focus on the can's rather than the can nots, and... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:52:50 EST