SparkPeople Cinderella Sparklers Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=60518 If you want to transform your life, or simply like the disney movie, this team is for you. For anyone who had a rough start but is determined to have a great finish! SparkPeople Cinderella Sparklers Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=60518 Spark Articles http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26423x60518x57953809 If anyone would like to discuss their thoughts on spark articles or have favorites, we can post some here. Wed, 21 May 2014 18:53:24 EST New Member http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60518x57636637 Hi! I am Emily. I am 21 years old. I am currently in college at LFCC. I will be graduating in May and then transferring to ODU for my bachelors degree in Business Admin. I am currently trying to lose weight. I have alway struggled with my weight. In 10th grade I was 208lbs and unhappy and depressed. I ended up losing weight and weighing 123lbs when I graduated high school. Since being out of school I have gained weight and I am currently in the 150s. I am not happy with myself. So all that sa... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:30:20 EST Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26422x60518x57635905 Feel free to post your favorite quotes, sayings, and inspirational words here. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:05:43 EST Movie Castle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x57621636 Seen any good movies lately? Post your reviews here! Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:21:08 EST &#9829; February Goals &#9829; http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x56498024 What are you looking forward to or planning this coming month? <em>26</em> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:21:02 EST The Cinderella Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x56497983 <em>26</em> This February, do something that is out of your comfort zone. <BR> <BR> *Up your fitness minutes! <BR> <BR> *Try a unique recipe that you normally would not cook <BR> <BR> * Try a new exercise, sport, or join a gym <BR> <BR> * Try a new exercise video here on Spark <BR> <BR> * Try a new hobby, join a craft or writing class <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> Good luck, and type about your experiences or choices here! <em>41</em> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:16:35 EST Making positive changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26423x60518x56163502 I was trying to find a great New years article, but I found this article in general to be really helpful. It presents many great tips about health and goals, and I hope it can inspire us all to make 2014 a really great year where we can achieve, be happy, and feel good about things. <BR> <BR> If we really want to simply live better, there are countless ways. Here are 12 for you to start with: <BR> <BR> 1. Think big but start small. <BR> <BR> When we want to change, we're often incredibly ... Wed, 1 Jan 2014 11:19:33 EST Happy NEW YEAR 2014! What are your goals? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x56163430 Hello everyone. It's been awhile! I'm so happy to see it's a new year. I was having some health troubles, but I'm ready to embrace 2014, the year of change! I was curious what everyone's thoughts are, their goals, plans, weight loss related or new years goals in general, whatever anyone wants to share. My goal is to simply just focus on taking care of my body and being happy being me! <em>409</em> <em>410</em> <em>411</em> Wed, 1 Jan 2014 11:15:46 EST Happy Thanksgiving! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x55786614 Just in case I don't back to Spark tomorrow...HAPPY THANKSGIVING everyone! <em>429</em> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:07:12 EST Drinks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26423x60518x55464105 I posted these in my blog today, but thought I would share them here too: <BR> <BR> If you are looking for healthy punch recipes to serve at your Halloween shindig, here are three that will have your guests screaming with delight. <BR> <BR> Dripping Blood Halloween Punch Recipe <BR> Serves 8 <BR> <BR> 8 thick slices cucumber <BR> 4 cups pineapple juice <BR> 1 cup orange juice <BR> 2 cups ginger ale or sparkling water <BR> Ice <BR> 8 tablespoons grenadine syrup <BR> <BR> Cut cucumber... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:08:28 EST Beyond the Fairytale http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26422x60518x55227450 Here is a cool Cinderella article I found: <BR> <BR> <BR> "CINDERELLA: TRUTH BEYOND THE FAIRYTALE" <BR> <BR> Cinderella is not a story about a prince saving a damsel –in-distress. <BR> <BR> Cinderella is a grand story of worthiness. <BR> <BR> If you read between the lines, here is how it really goes; <BR> <BR> Once upon a time, there was one named Cinderella who lived with her wicked step mother and step sisters. Even from the time Cinderella was quite young she was what you might call... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:09:40 EST Halloween Treats http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26423x60518x55093816 I wanted to share this neat link that I found. This is a page of some creative vegetable trays for Halloween, as well as Thanksgiving and Christmas. A lot of these look really fun to make. Hope you enjoy it. <em>41</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.livinglocurto.com/2011/09/vegeta<BR>ble-trays/ </link> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 23:02:04 EST TOPIC TUESDAY/ Question of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x54764099 Today's topic is: Snacking <BR> <BR> What are some of your favorite snacks to have through out the day, or foods you usually like to treat yourself to as "mini meals? Maybe we can give each other some ideas. <BR> <BR> <em>291</em> <em>265</em> <em>76</em> <em>180</em> <em>190</em> <em>289</em> Tue, 3 Sep 2013 10:20:10 EST Funny Jokes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26424x60518x54740752 Feel free to share a fun joke. Or read to just put a smile on your face. <BR> <BR> (just make sure not to post anything offensive & be in limits) <BR> <BR> Corny but Cute: <BR> <BR> Q: What do you call a fake noodle? A: An Impasta <BR> <BR> Q: What stays in the corner and travels all over the world? A: A stamp. <BR> <BR> Q: Why did the birdie go to the hospital? A: To get a tweetment. <BR> <BR> Q: What do you call an alligator in a vest? A: An Investigator <BR> <BR> Q: Did you hear ... Sun, 1 Sep 2013 14:51:30 EST Rewards http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26423x60518x54740530 I know many people on spark talk about weight loss or goal rewards. Such as for every 5-10 pound loss, they buy themselves something nice to keep them motivated and on the right track. Feel free to share a list of your own, or any ideas you have for rewards in reaching mini goals. I look at mine from time to time for inspiration. Here is a few from my list: <BR> <BR> <BR> 220 -tiara (100 pounds lost) <BR> 210 -Spa day <BR> 200 -manicure <BR> 190 -perfume <BR> 180 -toe rings <BR> 170 -fit bi... Sun, 1 Sep 2013 14:30:10 EST Favorite Websites http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x54465825 What is everyone's favorite websites? Do you know any good recipe sites? Or just fun websites in general that you find positive and uplifting. My favorite website of course is Spark, all the way, but I was curious if anyone would like to share any other sites they like to visit from time to time. The more the merrier. Here are some of my favorites: <BR> <BR> <link>skinnytaste.com </link> <BR> <link>mindbodygreen.com </link> <BR> <link>innerhealthstudio.com </link> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 01:09:15 EST A Beautiful Life article http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26422x60518x54465790 Stop Comparing Yourself To Others & Live Your Own Beautiful Life <BR> <BR> Have you ever found yourself reading about a celebrity, or looking at someone’s Facebook page, wishing that you were more like them, and agonizing about the fact that you’ll never have their house, their husband or wife, their looks, be able to get into their yoga pose? I know I have. We're human, and in today’s world — between the reality TV, news, and social media — people’s personal lives are thrown in our faces ev... Sat, 10 Aug 2013 00:58:21 EST What are your workouts? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26423x60518x54118359 For me, I do strength training every other day with a stability ball and dumbbells. I also got a pass to the Ymca, so I enjoy using the treadmill, and then going swimming in the pool afterwards. I also enjoy yoga and Wii Fit, and I have this awesome hula hoop that lights up and plays music, but I have never been able to hula hoop in my life. I'm hoping someday when I get leaner I will learn the trick! I am trying to work all of these different exercises into my schedule, hopefully one day I ... Sun, 14 Jul 2013 00:32:40 EST Hi all! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60518x54049627 Hey everyone. I'm Jenn, from SoCal and wanting to lose 30 pounds by the end of the year. Thank you Bubble_Fairy for the team invite. Mon, 8 Jul 2013 16:07:43 EST Hello everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60518x54049526 Hi I am Paula <BR> I am new here and would like to say <em>304</em> to Bubblegumfairy for the invitation to join this team. <BR> <BR> I live in England with my Husband Colin and we have a cat named Dylan who has us well trained like most cats seem to manage <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I am on my way to becoming a healthier fitter and slimmer me. Progress is slow but I am getting there. I am in the BLC22 and will be in the 5% Summer Challenge and taking part in the Challenges in the 55+ Fe... Mon, 8 Jul 2013 15:58:54 EST Newbie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60518x54021375 Hi, <BR> <BR> I was invited to the team and decided to join. I just got under 220 lbs and am excited! I hope I can have support to get under 210 - my next goal! <BR> <BR> Have a great day everyone! I like to give lots of support too! :) Sat, 6 Jul 2013 10:00:13 EST Hi I am New http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60518x54000964 Hi my name is Lucy and I am new to the team. <em>381</em> Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:48:00 EST Disney princess quiz http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26424x60518x53964656 Which one are you? Just for fun. <BR> <BR> Cinderella <BR> <BR> [ ] You like things that sparkle <BR> <BR> [ ] You lose track of time <BR> <BR> [ ] You love to dress up <BR> <BR> [ ] Your a hard worker <BR> <BR> [ ] You know someone who is like a "fairy godmother" <BR> <BR> [ ] You are waiting patiently for your Prince Charming <BR> <BR> [ ] Your parents were very strict <BR> <BR> [ ] You have lost your shoes before <BR> <BR> [ ] You have siblings who seem jealous of you <BR> <BR>... Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:49:47 EST Favorite fruits or veggies? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26423x60518x53964270 My favorite fruit is blueberries, but I also like pineapple and kiwi. <BR> <BR> For veggies I like radishes, peppers, or zucchini. Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:16:18 EST Food Meditations http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26423x60518x53964244 This is from my daily food meditations book: <BR> <BR> "Saying No" <BR> <BR> There are times when all of us find it difficult to say no. Even though we realize that intellectually we can not have and do everything, we have trouble saying "no" to the foods, activities, and people that are not good for us. <BR> <BR> Abstaining means saying "no thank you" when offered something that is not on our food plan. We may think that we are afraid of hurting someone else's feelings by our refusal, bu... Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:14:51 EST Affirmations http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26422x60518x53964219 I am centered in truth and peace. <em>403</em> Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:11:44 EST What are some of your life goals or dreams? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26422x60518x53964196 Feel free to share any kind of goal here. <BR> <BR> Here are some ideas: <BR> <BR> * Places you would like to visit <BR> * Foods you would like to taste <BR> * Movie scenes you would like to experience in real life <BR> * Skills you would like to learn <BR> * People you would like to meet <BR> * Activities you would like to try <BR> <BR> Here are some of mine <BR> <BR> 1. swim with dolphins <BR> 2. move to California <BR> 3. get better at playing guitar Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:08:21 EST Welcome new members! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x60518x53964155 Tell us, what brings you to this team, what brings you to spark people? I'm so happy that you decided to join this team and give it a chance. If you have topics, articles, questions, or any new threads you would like to post, feel free to do so in the forum you think it would pertain to. I enjoy getting to know everyone. <em>213</em> <em>235</em> <em>252</em> Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:02:30 EST Emoticon Your Mood: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x53964139 <em>41</em> Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:01:05 EST Drinking water: How many glasses for today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x60518x53964121 Let's keep track of how much we drink each day. <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> =6 Mon, 1 Jul 2013 18:59:13 EST