SparkPeople The SONflowers Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=61568 Looking for healing? Prayer partners? Other members losing weight in spite of health challenges? Support? Friendship? Understanding? Then this is the team for you! WELCOME! SparkPeople The SONflowers Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=61568 Prayers for starting a new week ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x58381308 please say a prayer that this New week gets me on the right track and not goof up! I think i,m ready to try and do this right... Thanks for yur support! HUGS,BONNIE <em>188</em> <em>458</em> <em>434</em> <em>434</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>459</em> <em>531</em> Thanks! i will pray for you also! Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:07:22 EST PRAISES!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x58022838 I wanted to start a PRAISE thread. We have lots of health issues and troubles among us. And I know I always need a reminder to PRAISE Him, when I'm down! <BR> <BR> My today PRAISE is that after 3 years of a woman I hired to help me with my work, who made my life miserable. God sent a new woman to help me with work, that absolutely makes work a joy! And I had misplaced a form- thinking it was "lost" and after reading my bible- I found it! <BR> <BR> PRAISE God!! PRAISE God!! <BR> How about yo... Wed, 28 May 2014 05:17:17 EST Let the team know when you post a blog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x57710627 Please let the other team members know when you post a blog so we can read it. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:46:13 EST Post your SPECIFIC PRAYER REQUESTS here. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x57640966 Please list anything you would like the members of the team to pray for you or a loved one,here. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 11:22:27 EST WEEKLY CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x57454613 Here is the new topic thread I sparkmailed you about. I will post our first challenge early tomorrow morning(Thursday 4/10/2014) <em>244</em> Wed, 9 Apr 2014 22:34:33 EST Daily Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x57048269 Each day I will post a new, doable, daily challenge for us. Post your results, struggles and/or successes in this same thread. <BR> Todays challenge for 3/8/2014 is to eat 5 fruit and//or vegetable servings. <BR> Les go team <em>321</em> <em>45</em> <em>321</em> <em>368</em> <em>321</em> <em>488</em> <em>321</em> <em>69</em> <em>321</em> <em>370</em> <em>321</em> <em>306</em> <em>521</em> <em>381</em> Sat, 8 Mar 2014 07:43:16 EST Family, Friends and the Future http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x61568x56865134 Share a little about things you and your family or friends are up to and what you have planned for the future. Like vacations, reunions, holiday gatherings, recreational activities or just day to day living stuff. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:13:03 EST GIVE GOD A YEAR http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x56732583 In this thread you will find daily, weekly and monthly prayers, goals, challenges and much more that I PRAY will inspire you to walk closely with God while losing weight, getting fit and learning how to hear from the Lord and how to quickly obey! <BR> In this thread anyone on the Give God A Year journey can share about their experience strength and hope. <BR> I look forward to growing together spiritually while our bodies and self reliance shrink! <BR> <em>458</em> <em>296</em> <em... Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:59:50 EST Daily steps tracking thread (post your steps here) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27233x61568x56642088 This is the thread for tracking your steps. You can use a pedometer or other type of step tracker or you can count your steps in your head and enter them or just use an emoticon to express how you did for the day. Tue, 4 Feb 2014 09:54:45 EST How Many Steps Today...(Do not post here) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27233x61568x56641957 Whether you can walk on your own <em>311</em> use a cane or a walker <em>360</em> sit in a chair, wheelchair <em>359</em> or on the edge of your bed and move your feet up and down or lay in bed and move your feet in a walking motion I want you to start counting your steps today based on Gods Word. Jesus told a man that lay crippled for 38 years to take up his bed and walk and the man obeyed and was healed! I don't know about you but that is the kind of healing I want! <em>185</em> an... Tue, 4 Feb 2014 09:46:49 EST New :ONCE A MONTH WEIGH IN THREAD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x56592667 Record your Once a Month weight in this thread. <BR> The first weigh in will be tomorrow Saturday February 1, 2014. <BR> Of course sharing your weight with the team is always a personal choice. <BR> No pressure <em>334</em> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:22:01 EST Answered Prayer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x56467218 I want to share a story of how God works in our everyday lives. I have a purple crystal pendant in the shape of a heart that my mom gave to me--the card she put with it said "from my heart to yours". Its not of much monetary value, but it has a lot of value to me because my mom went to be with the Lord last Mother's Day and the pendant is a special reminder of her love for me. Well, a few days ago it was missing from around my neck and I didn't remember taking it off. But since I do tend to b... Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:17:14 EST New Pictures http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x56354983 I just posted a bunch of pictures of my fur-babies (all rescues) on my spark page. Please check them out if you are an animal lover and have time. I am going to try to find time to write all of their stories in my blogs. I thank God for the privilege of ministering to his animals. They give me so much love and also give me a purpose in life--one of the main reasons I am trying to lose weight and get healthier is so I can continue to work in rescue as I get older. I am truly blessed by the won... Tue, 14 Jan 2014 05:19:14 EST Track what you want here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x56319009 I was visiting A_Bit_At_A_Time's new team and she had a wonderful idea to create a space for members to track anything they want. So, here is The SONflower's area to do just that. So be creative and have some fun while getting fit, healthy and praising the Lord! <em>244</em> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:32:48 EST How many SparkAmerica team points today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x56194627 How many points did you earn for our SONflowers team today? I got 20 points today on our team flag! <em>244</em> <em>321</em> Fri, 3 Jan 2014 09:24:20 EST Share your favorite Crock Pot recipe. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x61568x56143022 8 cups hot water or vegetable broth <BR> 1 cup uncooked red lentils <BR> 2 large onions, chopped <BR> 1 large or 2 average sized cans chopped tomatoes with liquid <BR> 4 large garlic cloves, minced <BR> 1 lb raw carrots, sliced thin <BR> 3 large stalks celery, chopped with leaves <BR> 1 pound fresh kale, de-stemmed and chopped <BR> Salt & pepper to taste <BR> Cook on high for 6-8 hours then turn to low and cook until you are ready to eat. <BR> Delicious served with some fresh grated parmesean... Mon, 30 Dec 2013 19:40:19 EST List 3 of your favorite 100 calorie snacks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x61568x56142869 Emerald 100 calorie packs of almonds & walnuts <BR> 1 medium grannysmith apple <BR> 100 calorie microwave kettle corn, popcorn <BR> <em>301</em> <em>477</em> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 19:22:54 EST 2014 Weekly Weigh-in thread. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x56123813 Starting with Saturday January 4, 2014 I would like to encourage each team member to share their weight with the rest of the team. I have found that just being honest about where I am at gives me some peace and sharing it within the safety of our team provides a place to evaluate what is working and what is not and then to adjust your plan accordingly while receiving encouragement and support from your SONflower team members. I hope you will join me and together we can make this one of our mo... Sun, 29 Dec 2013 10:23:55 EST New Years Resolutions A-Z for 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x56112525 A- Appetite control Sat, 28 Dec 2013 09:58:53 EST My personal journey to Health, Healing & Harvest http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27233x61568x56063822 This topic thread is where I will be posting my personal journey as I make my way, following God to the best of my understanding by the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to a new healthy, healed and harvester of men for God's glory. <BR> *Whatever I write here is my own personal journey and is not in anyway, shape or form to be considered medical advice. ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BEFORE STARTING ANY PROGRAM, DIET, OR MEDICATION CHANGES. Sun, 22 Dec 2013 20:31:20 EST Christmas word fun! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x55908653 Christmas words from a-z ( this is going to be a bit tuff so pull out that old dictionary and dust it off!) <BR> I'll start it off with the letter A. <BR> Apple and cinnamon scented candles. <em>389</em> Sun, 8 Dec 2013 12:00:14 EST No Backpack Challenge for December! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x55857980 We will begin our first BACKPACK CHALLENGE for 2014 on January 1st! Get your Backpacks <em>256</em> ready to fill up come the New Year! Tue, 3 Dec 2013 23:11:10 EST Thank You for the goodie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x55733047 <em>334</em> <em>247</em> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:55:26 EST FREEDOM FROM ANXIETY- TEACHING AND TOOLS TO USE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x55594596 Anxiety has been a major factor in my daily life and I believe the reason for my physical maladies including my overeating and eventually MS diagnosis. Our CNS is not built to be under constant stress and anxiety, fear, for long periods of time on a daily basis. Anxiety is Fear. We are not to live under a spirit of fear! In the days ahead we will explore what anxiety is, how it effects the brain and body and ways to overcome its devastating effects with Gods help and guidance. Along the way ... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:00:10 EST Just for fun - 100 Reasons to Lose Weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27233x61568x55572414 I saw this on an old team and it looked like fun. Just countdown from 100 to 1, listing a benefit of losing weight. <BR> <BR> It could be something general (live longer) or something specific to you (I want to fit into a size small) <BR> <BR> <em>205</em> <BR> <BR> I'll start - you carry on with # 99, # 98, etc <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> <em>48</em> <em>189</em> <em>248</em> <em>381</em> <em>48</em> <em>189</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> - . - . - . - . - .... Sat, 9 Nov 2013 09:39:16 EST November Back Pack Challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x61568x55540018 What's a back pack challenge, you ask? It's a couple of things. <BR> <BR> It's a way to SEE how much weight you've lost. <em>11</em> <BR> <BR> And it's a way to bless someone else. <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> How? <BR> <BR> By filling a VIRTUAL back pack with REAL food items (canned goods or other useful items). <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> Put aside one REAL food item for each pound that you shed. Gather them up at the end of the month and donate your items to a worthy charity, food b... Wed, 6 Nov 2013 14:30:39 EST Inspirations - share something inspirational! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27233x61568x55539914 This is just a place to share anything that you run across that is inspirational or motivational, whether spiritual, health or just something that caught your eye <BR> <BR> Here's one - a video - The Dash <BR> <BR> <link>play.simpletruths.com/movie/the-dash<BR>-poem </link> <BR> Wed, 6 Nov 2013 14:19:40 EST Post your favorite Healing scripture here. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=27233x61568x55509834 Post your favorite healing scripture <em>296</em> by replying to this post. As we speak these scriptures (I am personally going to read them out loud everyday possible) over ourselves and the members of our team may the healing power of the TRUTH be manifested in each of our lives. <em>458</em> Mon, 4 Nov 2013 08:50:28 EST CREATE YOUR PERSONAL WEIGH-IN RECORD PAGE HERE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x61568x55491085 PLEASE CREATE A PERSONAL WEIGH-IN RECORD PAGE FOR YOURSELF HERE. I WILL LIST MINE BELOW SO YOU CAN USE IT AS AN EXAMPLE. IT IS YOUR CHOICE TO WEIGH-IN WEEKLY OR NOT (NO PRESSURE). WEIGHING IN HELPS WITH ACCOUNTABILITY AND CAN HELP BOOST WEIGHT LOSS BY PROVIDING A CLEAR RECORD OF WHERE YOU STARTED, WHERE YOU ARE, AND WHERE YOU ARE GOING. <BR> <BR> MY PERSONAL WEIGH-IN RECORD PAGE IS SHOWN HERE AS A GUIDE ONLY. PLEASE MAKE YOURS AS SIMPLE OR ELABORATE AS YOU CHOOSE, HAVE FUN! <BR> <BR> SUNFLO... Sat, 2 Nov 2013 19:19:40 EST WELCOME TO THE TEAM ! (Do not post here, Thanks) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x61568x55490729 WE ARE HAPPY YOU HAVE CHOSEN TO BECOME A VITAL MEMBER OF THE TEAM <em>87</em> PLEASE TO TO THE Introduce Yourself Here Topic and let us know a little about yourself. <BR> Sincerely, <BR> Sunflowergammy <BR> Team Leader <BR> The SONflowers <BR> <em>125</em> <em>87</em> <em>125</em> <em>87</em> <em>125</em> Sat, 2 Nov 2013 18:43:10 EST