SparkPeople The Buddy System Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=60332 Support System SparkPeople The Buddy System Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=60332 August On Or Off Challenge. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x58706631 Sometimes when we get off track its good to keep track of how many days we are on or off track . Let's see how if we can stay on track more days then we are off this month . <BR> Being on track means. <BR> 1 Drinking at least 6 cups of water a day . <BR> 2 Staying within your calorie limit . <BR> 3.Exercising at least ten minutes a day . <BR> You don't have to post your ON/OFF days here but keep a record on your calender at home. If you did all three things per day then mark the day ON a... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 01:36:08 EST Beware of the fork,knife and spoon for June ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x58072981 This is a quickie challenge for June! Try to relax more when your eating eat higher quality foods and if you can eat slower and try t put down the utensil's between bites ! Sun, 1 Jun 2014 15:27:15 EST Align your spine for May Challenge ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x57709183 Last month we had our ups and downs , Mona and I really felt that we needed a quick fix ! Good posture can easily take pounds of instantly but I bet there are other things you didn't know about good posture ! Five THINGS I BET YOU DIDNT KNOW ABOUT GOOD POSTURE ! <BR> <BR> 1 . Taking a " Power... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:39:33 EST April: Springning forward into a new you http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x57332760 First of all I will have to apologize as writing is not my forte :) I am not as creative as Kylie in this department. <BR> April's Challenge: <BR> While discussing topics with Kylie she made the comment that we all seem to forget how important it is to measure ourselves. If you are watching what you eat and are exercising you may be getting smaller, but not moving on the scale. So, I want everyone to grab your measuring tape and measure yourself. You do not have to share that here, BUT write... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:00:54 EST Hi, I'm new http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60332x56953883 Hello everyone I'm new to this website, I was invited by my friend kyliecat. I'm going to try and set some health goals in my life. Nice to meet you all. :) Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:54:17 EST Hello From Florida http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60332x56913569 I'm a 57 year old woman that has a total of 83 lbs to lose to reach a decent weight where I can possibly get off of blood pressure pills and also not hurt so much from RA of the spine. I've been told by my doctor that the less extra weight I'm carrying the less stress there will be on my joints. I don't expect to lose it fast. It took me 8 years to put on all the weight. My goal is to drop 2 lbs every month and keep it off til I reach my 83 lb goal. <BR> I am married to Bob and he's just had ... Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:04:32 EST okay a streak http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x56854225 Greetings all, hope I can figure this all out, especially the posting part. <BR> My challenge, although it is close to the end of the month will be : <BR> 1. record what I eat <BR> 2. consume 1 raw vegetable a day <BR> 3. when I think I am hungry, drink a glass of water first. <BR> Not very romantic but I did splurge this month and had my hair done :) <BR> Take care. <BR> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:22:29 EST Hi all, http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60332x56836016 Hi can I join you? I am 54, married 28 years on Saturday and weigh 170 ... wow can't believe I just put that out there for the world! <BR> I just need to be accountable to someone, a buddy. This is my second attempt to do spark people and my computer skills hold me back as well as limited computer access at home but for the past 2 weeks I have committed to tracking my intake and I have learned a lot about my habits. Now to change the pattern is the next step I think. <BR> Looking forward t... Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:02:47 EST Please Welcome our newest member MACILINN !! ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60332x56568338 Welcome Maci , Thanks for joining and I know everyone will be excited to see a new face ! More energy ! I think you will find we are a great bunch of girls and have grown to be close to each other and we welcome another BUDDY GIRL to the fold ! I was picking on my friend Trev and asking him to join , Then we would have A BUDDY DUDE ! lol or since hes from England a BUDDY BLOKE ! looooooool Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:28:17 EST What do you think? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x56557112 <em>334</em> Laughter is good for the soul.... Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:27:02 EST Feb Romantic Challenge Chat Thread , http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x56541700 Please post your February Streaks on the other thread so we can have easy access to them and chat here ! I am so excited do do this Challenge ! Dont forget ROMANCE ROMANCE ROMANCE ! Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:56:30 EST The February Romantic and Luxurious Challenge ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x56541635 <em>214</em> <em>214</em> <em>214</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Hey Ladies ! <BR> We made it through the month of January , and we did phenomenal ! Congrats to all of us who participated! For those who didn't make the January challenge , its not to late to jump right in ! 33 more Spark Steps to go for 2014 ! If you don't know we are choosing three habits to work on per month that will make us happier and healthie... Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:51:32 EST Hello To All Of You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60332x56138679 Hi: My name is Kathy. I'm actually a long time memeber here on sparkPeople. I,ve also found myself missing in action for a while, However I'm back and I just feel I need to be connected with others who understand what it is I'm tryig to do in life. To help and to recieve help. I believe in me and I believe in you. I look forward to doing what I can to help keep this team going. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 12:44:47 EST Post your Streaks and your NEW ADVENTURES HERE ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x56107956 Lets get talking ! Tell us your 3 streaks and let us know how many and what new things you tried this month of January !! Good luck! Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:06:21 EST A Special January Bonus Mission ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x56107944 Did You ever hear the old adage , NEW YEAR NEW YOU ! Well how many times have we tried that one ! In this day and age we want things NOW !!!!!! Not a year from now ! So this is the part of the January Challenge that is an Instantly NEW YOU ! Try as ,many new things as you can this month ! It will get the old juices flowing and air out the despair ! We had a lot of despair about our December Challenge but this is a new month ! Here are some New Things you can do to make a new you INSTANTLY .b... Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:04:05 EST The January New You Instantly Challenge ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x56107865 <em>409</em> <em>408</em> <em>411</em> <em>409</em> <em>408</em> <BR> Happy 2014 Hope Everyone will join this easy Challenge , If You participated in December's Challenge You know the set up ! Just add three more streaks , If it was hard for you to keep on track with those Streaks , Keep working on them and add three super easy ones , No Streak is too small ! If you want to add 100 kegal exercises go ahead ! lol. For those that are new We are adding 3 Streaks per Month ... Fri, 27 Dec 2013 19:54:07 EST Chat about how the challenge is going for you ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x55830531 Today was a little scary , I amost over ate or I thought I did but when I tallied it all up I have 16 calories left lol . My pamper mission for the day was taking my old fingernail polish off .and I did 25 mins of exercise today my goal is to burn 900 calories a week so lots more to do ! Good luck all ! Sun, 1 Dec 2013 20:56:56 EST Easy Breezy December Spark Streak Challenge ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27457x60332x55816057 For this Month we are going to concentrate on taking it easy on ourselves and keeping on track with a few Spark Streaks ! The little things matter ! Choose 3 spark streaks to work on , YOUR choice ! , Choose them carefully , Its the Easy Breezy challenge after all ! The challenge most of all will be feeling you accomplished something positive with your health and fitness goals during this crazy month ! A gift you need to give yourself ! So be easy on yourself ! We maybe the smallest team on ... Sat, 30 Nov 2013 16:12:58 EST Mission for July 14 to August 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x54127051 Whats your habit for the month ? and also I have another mission for you ladies if you chose to accept it ! This is going to require you to go to your pantry yes I said your pantry ! If you have lost a pound or two and get depressed because you think its not enough I want you to go to the pantry ,cupboard or wherever you keep your staples . Omg I am sounding so NEW ENGLAND here ! lol anyways Go a pick up something that weighs a pound or two and carry it around for awhile . Believe me Ladies y... Sun, 14 Jul 2013 19:18:59 EST Mission for June 14th to July 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53847147 Here is your mission should you choose to accept it , Go in your closets , find an article of clothing that is snug on you , not two sizes to small but just snug ! Make that your goal outfit for Mid July :) Lets face it we need all the encouragement we can get and the scale is the Johnny Depp of weight loss but we need something else too , ! So dont forget to measure and find your goal clothes :) Sat, 22 Jun 2013 19:10:48 EST It's FRIDAY!w ohooo!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53827370 I am so thankful today is friday! I am praying today goes by fat and painless. I had a prety god week. I have benn under in calories the last few day, yesterday by 100. I have only exercised 31 minutes though. I need to do better there. I am planning on startin back at Zumba next week, so I should easily meet that goal next week. My son is having a friend spend the night tonight and I promised them pizza. Thinking I may eat a slice. I havent decided yet. <BR> I have a question: when followin... Fri, 21 Jun 2013 06:48:41 EST Good Morning :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53787785 Good morning ladies! What a beautiful day! It is suppose to rain here, but thats ok. If I survived yesterday with a smile on my face then I can smile through a little rain :) <BR> Hope you all have a wonderful and prosperous day. Dont forget to aim for your goals and dont get discouraged. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 07:14:00 EST Good Morning :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53787583 Good morning ladies! What a beautiful day! It is suppose to rain here, but thats ok. If I survived yesterday with a smile on my face then I can smile through a little rain :) <BR> Hope you all have a wonderful and prosperous day. Dont forget to aim for your goals and dont get discouraged. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 06:52:22 EST How was your day ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53780057 June 17 I am feeling better today , I have to keep watch on my food intake , and water intake . My head is in a good space today so I think I will do good for the rest of the day ! Hope everyone else is doing fine ! :) Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:34:37 EST Healthy habits from June 14 to July 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53742989 Hi Ladies ! <BR> What healthy habits are you guys going to work on for this time period ? I am choosing three not just one because if I choose one and mess up my perfection will kick in and I will say okay I failed at least if I choose three I get better odds I can do 100 percent with at least one of them ! No beating myself up for not being perfect if I can get 90 percent good on two of my habits and 100 percent on one then I will be happy , Negative thoughts are so bad its just like ea... Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:09:47 EST sparkpeople diet and food tracker app http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53684883 SP dite and food tracker app is FREE for the next 13 hours on amazon.com <BR> If you dont have an account you can sign up for free. It is regularly $3.99 Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:58:54 EST June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53583925 Good morning! I hope everyone had a wondrful weekend. I did really bad with my eating this weekend. BUT today is a nee day! Beginning this week I am going to try to start back to eat lke I started the new years off. It will be hard, but I did it imce before and I can do it again. I wish you all asuccessful day. :) <em>381</em> Mon, 3 Jun 2013 07:26:47 EST June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53583555 Good morning! I hope everyone had a wondrful weekend. I did really bad with my eating this weekend. BUT today is a nee day! Beginning this week I am going to try to start back to eat lke I started the new years off. It will be hard, but I did it imce before and I can do it again. I wish you all asuccessful day. :) <em>381</em> Mon, 3 Jun 2013 06:50:19 EST Welcome! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60332x53578132 Hi, everyone! I had such a wonderful response to my request for a buddy! I was having trouble locating and keeping up with everyone. During the day I have to access SP through my cellphone. I have a difficult time navigating through the site that way.By having this group I can see everyone in one place.I am hoping that by starting this group we will all be a huge help and blessing to each other. Please feel free to share the good, the bad and the ugly. <BR> <em>381</em> <em>223</em> Sun, 2 Jun 2013 19:52:32 EST