SparkPeople Motivation and Positive Attitude Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=9699 "Can do Will do" Attitude, motivation, inspiration & positive thinking. Weekly & month long challenges including ST, cardio & nutrition. SparkPeople Motivation and Positive Attitude Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=9699 ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59306623 <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>214</em> <em>185</em> <em>243</em> <em>380</em> <em>530</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago & you've been attacked by the muchie monster!! Aaarrrggghhhh!! Give us your top 3 muchie monster busting tips. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:46:20 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59298288 Have you decorated your house for Halloween yet? Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:40:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59296873 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</em> <em>530</em> <em>220</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! Mon, 29 Sep 2014 04:40:48 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59287904 Do you cook a separate meal for yourself? Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:20:01 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59278991 How did you do this month? Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:23:38 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 27 - 28 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59275453 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:10:20 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59268980 Have you ever had jury duty? Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:04:14 EST ~ DailyChallenge ~ 26 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59266077 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <em>243</em> <em>530</em> <em>413</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> HIP ROLL <BR> Lie face-up on the floor. (A carpeted surface is most comfortable, but you can put down a towel if you're on a hard floor.) Extend your arms to either side, and put your palms face down on the floor. Bend your knees and lift your feet in the air. Your knees and hips should both be... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:14:37 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59258721 What is one thing you do to save money? Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:38:15 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59247277 Do you have allergies? Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:42:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59244509 <em>550</em> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>551</em> <em>531</em> <em>380</em> <em>184</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and gra... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:13:33 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59237638 Are you going to dress up for Halloween? Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:48:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59233687 <em>9</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>361</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> TRACK ALL YOUR FOOD <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> This is something I've been a little lazy about doing this week. <BR> <BR> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:30:37 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59225355 Do you listen to music when you workout? Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:12:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59223478 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # ... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:47:18 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59215027 How many kids do you have? Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:45:01 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59204800 What do you normally have for breakfast? Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:41:22 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 20 - 21 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59203564 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:37:29 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59195023 Did you go on vacation this year? Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:07:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59190633 <em>244</em> <em>214</em> <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> STAND LIKE A FLAMINGO! <BR> <BR> HOW: <BR> Stand close to a wall or sturdy chair. Begin by transferring your weight to your right foot, lifting your left foot a few inches off the ground, and tucking it in close to your body. Distribute the weight on your right foot so you feel... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:14:50 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59183866 Do you wash your car yourself or take it to the car wash? Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:26:54 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59182495 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:41:14 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59174072 When is your birthday? Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:34:09 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59171457 <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <em>550</em> <em>184</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <em>551</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a ve... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:57 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59162082 Do you like working out to dvds or your own creations? Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:21:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59156608 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <em>531</em> <em>498</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> <BR> Did you know most people get enough calcium and vitamin D. Many foods are fortified with calcium and vitamin D, and your body uses sunshine to make its own vitamin D. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calc... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:36:12 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59149419 Do you do spring cleaning? Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:53:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59148385 <em>530</em> <em>362</em> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>341</em> <em>220</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Well, we're halfway through September already! <BR> <BR> ~~ 45 Days Til Halloween <BR> <BR> ~~ 100 Days Til Christmas <BR> <BR> and <BR> <BR> ~~ 107 Days Til New Year 2015 <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with YOUR goals this month <em>38</em> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:11:33 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59139577 Do you get the Sunday paper? Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:11:56 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59129838 Do you like regular milk or almond milk? Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:18:12 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 13 - 14 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59126829 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:31:02 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59119865 Do you have a gym membership? Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:26:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59117043 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <em>214</em> <em>531</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> These are among my favorite exercises, too! <BR> <BR> Calf raises are a popular strength training exercise. You can do them as a bodyweight exercise, using only the weight of your own body to train your calves or as an exercise with du... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:40:24 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59109569 Do you redo recipes to make them healthy? Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:04:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59108529 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>530</em> <em>184</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <BR> Some ideas: <BR> <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball wh... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:40:45 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59099617 Do you drink wine? Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:39:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59096360 <BR> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a ve... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 21:56:31 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59089659 What is your favorite hobby? Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:04:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59087917 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> TAKE 10 <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> Do you normally eat breakfast in 10 minutes and down dinner in 15? <BR> <BR> Allow yourself to linger at lunch or dawdle at dinner for at least an extra 10 minutes today. Chew everything thoroughly, and don't put food in your mouth until you've... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 04:53:14 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59078136 What is your favorite tea or coffee? Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:07:03 EST ~ Daly Challenge ~ 8 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59075547 <BR> <em>213</em> <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>367</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today, eat a fruit or vegetable that has an edible skin, rind, or stalk. Crunch an unpeeled apple or pear for a snack. If you're planning broccoli for dinner, don't discard the stems; instead, slice them lengthwise and sauté them. <BR> <BR> <BR> The skins, rinds, and stalks ... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 22:51:45 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59068005 What are you struggling with? Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:02:44 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59059458 What state do you live in? Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:29:53 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 6 - 7 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59057762 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 05:00:34 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59049090 Have you bought furniture online? Fri, 5 Sep 2014 08:03:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59047922 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>317</em> <em>531</em> <em>126</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <BR> <BR> One of my FAVORITE body parts to work out! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Try for 2 sets of 10 reps. <BR> What triceps exercises did YOU choose <em>38</em> <BR> Fri, 5 Sep 2014 05:03:45 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59039087 Do you like the rain? Thu, 4 Sep 2014 08:55:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59037246 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 05:24:31 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59028544 Have you ever redid a piece of furniture? Wed, 3 Sep 2014 08:58:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59026868 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>465</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Tell us how YOU stay on track during 'those difficult moments' <BR> ~ a party at work <BR> ~ hubby/kids/friends 'pigging out' <BR> ~ just a 'bad day' <BR> <BR> How do you stay on track? <BR> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:07:57 EST So Proud! Finally did my Vision Board :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x59021719 Hi Everyone, <BR> <BR> I haven't been here in such a long time. I miss you all. I have always been a procrastinator at heart and it always takes me a lot longer than usual to do something. I am proud to say that this past weekend I finally did my Vision Board/Goal Board and I admit that everyone was right. It does help! Waking up every morning and seeing it first thing motivates me. I have posted pictures of it on my SparkPage and I hope it encourages you to create one of your own. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:52:02 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59016845 Do you have a list of things to do? Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:23:27 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59014997 <em>9</em> <em>345</em> <em>220</em> <em>214</em> <em>105</em> <em>530</em> <em>104</em> <em>87</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! <BR> Have a SPARKFUL Day! <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:39:12 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59006663 What are your goals for the month? Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:22:59 EST Question Of The Day August 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58996922 How did you do with your goals for the month? Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:03:10 EST Question Of The Day August 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58989235 Any special plans for the holiday weekend? Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:19:21 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 30 - 1 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58986189 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>530</em> <em>317</em> <em>551</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your (Long) Weekend Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> And to really make matters worse, it's LABOR DAY WEEKEND! A long weekend for <BR> some! <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR>... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:38:22 EST Question Of The Day August 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58980742 Do you have cheat days or cheat meals? Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:30:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58979069 <em>306</em> <em>418</em> <em>9</em> <em>406</em> <em>218</em> <em>531</em> <em>402</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ABS!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Yep, let's work on those abs today! <BR> This is one I, personally, HATE to do! But I SURE would like a 6 pak (or even a <BR> 4 pak!)!! <BR> <BR> Check out this link: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=core </link> <BR> <BR> Choose at leas... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:25:19 EST Question Of The Day August 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58970330 What is your favorite dessert? Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:35:08 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58966886 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <em>214</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> &#9733;•.... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:30:42 EST Question Of The Day August 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58961669 Do you read books? Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:35:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58960429 <em>244</em> <em>125</em> <em>180</em> <em>185</em> <em>104</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <em>9</em> <em>259</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and gr... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:10:14 EST Question Of The Day August 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58952058 What is your favorite winter activity? Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:48:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58950809 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> <BR> Did you know most people get enough calcium and vitamin D. Many foods are fortified with calcium and vitamin D, and your body uses sunshine to make its own vitamin D. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt. Vegetables like broccoli, kale, and Chinese cabbage hav... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:02:45 EST Question Of The Day August 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58941586 Any one have kids or grandkids starting school today? Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:33:25 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58938898 <em>334</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago & you've been attacked by the munchie monster!! Aaarrrggghhhh!! Give us your top 3 munchie monster busting tips. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:54:53 EST Question Of The Day August 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58932357 What day of the week do you grocery shop? Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:58:18 EST Question Of The Day August 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58923138 What are you struggling with? Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:09:20 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 23 - 24 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58922209 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:55:08 EST More SP News http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58917429 Here's an SPMail I got today: <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>******************** <BR> <BR> <BR> Sneak peek at a fun new project <BR> Message: Hello SparkTeam Leaders! <BR> <BR> I'm getting in touch today to give you a chance to take a first look at a new project if you are interested. <BR> <BR> Specifically, the number one key to my success and many SP members has been doing a 10 or more fitness minutes program and stre... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:05:13 EST Question Of The Day August 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58913822 Have you ever redone any furniture? Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:24:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58912591 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <em>311</em> <em>313</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~~WALKING~~ <BR> <BR> It's GREAT exercise! Lace up a pair of sneakers and off you go! <BR> <BR> Check out this article: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1199 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1197 </link> <BR> <BR> & <BR> <BR... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:07:28 EST SP Re-Design Changes Coming http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58908503 Here's a video of the new re-designed Pages coming next week: <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-ay<BR>-8kIf6c&feature=youtu.be </link> <BR> <BR> It looks much better and easier to read! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:24:52 EST Question Of The Day August 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58904243 Do you have your home decorated in a theme? Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:16:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58901418 <em>9</em> <em>69</em> <em>267</em> <em>302</em> <em>214</em> <em>345</em> <em>259</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal <BR> <BR> If you find it tough to get vegetables into your meals, try some of these ideas: <BR> <BR> Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a great <BR> way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> Add them to your pizza... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:23:00 EST Question Of The Day August 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58894915 Do you have allergies? Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:11:44 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58890563 <em>381</em> <em>259</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <em>243</em> <em>146</em> <em>341</em> <em>250</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and ... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:50:40 EST Question Of The Day August 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58884027 How many days a week do you do cardio? Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:27:29 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58879774 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <em>250</em> <em>531</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> JUST SAY NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! <BR> Choose a food that is your weakness & say NO to it! <BR> <BR> ~~ soda <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ the candy dish on your co-workers desk <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> What's YOUR weakness <em>38</em> <BR> Tell us what it is and then come back & tell us how you did! <BR... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:58:39 EST Question Of The Day August 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58874644 Where is your favorite place to get furniture? Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:16:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ` 18 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58870120 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <em>530</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pa... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:52:20 EST Question Of The Day August 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58864556 What is your favorite healthy dinner to make? Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:53:36 EST Question Of The Day August 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58855515 Do you have pets? Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:48:05 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 16 - 17 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58852357 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>9</em> <em>530</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAS... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:51:58 EST Question Of The Day August 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58847170 Do you live in a house or apartment? Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:35:40 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58843150 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <em>243</em> <em>67</em> <em>274</em> <em>531</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> HIP ROLL <BR> <BR> Lie face-up on the floor. (A carpeted surface is most comfortable, but you can put down a towel if you're on a hard floor.) Extend your arms to either side, and put your palms face down on the floor. Bend your knees and lift your feet in the air. Your kn... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:09:42 EST Question Of The Day August 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58836853 What is your least favorite body part? Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:51:48 EST new to team, new to spark people http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x58833823 <BR> Being obese most of my adolescent life and all of my adult life, has given me low self esteem and depression, which I am still conquering these obstacles in my life. I am 41 carrying 340 pounds of weight on my body. And I have finally said to myself stop these negative thoughts and choose the healthy way of life. I am finally having the courage to step up and try to lose the weight I have been carrying around so long. I heard about this program through a friend and thought I would give ... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:16:15 EST Question Of The Day August 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58826274 What is your best body part? Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:51:10 EST Question Of The Day August 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58817580 So you eat fast food? Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:54:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58816417 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>259</em> <em>381</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <BR> Some ideas: <BR> <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:43:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58815920 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:21:04 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58815013 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> TAKE 10 <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> Do you normally eat breakfast in 10 minutes and down dinner in 15? <BR> <BR> Allow yourself to linger at lunch or dawdle at dinner for at least an extra 10 minutes today. Chew everything thoroughly, and don't put food in your mouth until you've finished the last mouthful. Keep a clock hand... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:42:19 EST Question Of The Day August 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58805789 What is the hardest thing for you about living healthy? Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:14:49 EST ~ Daily Chalenge ~ 11 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58801723 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>126</em> <em>134</em> <em>104</em> <em>531</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>380</em> <em>126</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> What have you added to your diet since eating more healthy? <BR> <BR> A lot of times, once we head into a new way of healthy eating, we add things to our new lifestyle that we may not have tried before. <BR> <BR> It may be <BR> ~ eating more fish <BR> ~ ea... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:25:42 EST Question Of The Day August 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58796767 Do you watch your salt intake? Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:21:58 EST Question Of The Day August 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58788209 Do you eat healthy snacks between meals? Sat, 9 Aug 2014 08:38:19 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 9 - 10 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58787120 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 05:28:34 EST More Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58783267 I just read this this afternoon: <BR> <BR> "Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> Just wanted to give you a heads up that we're making some design changes to the main Resource Center pages (like this one: www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti <BR> on <BR> .asp ) and to article pages next week. <BR> <BR> Overall, the pages will have more image-based navigation to articles and a cleaner look. (I've seen them and they look really nice.) The article pages will be wider and cleaner looking. Today on SP will ... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:54:04 EST Question Of The Day August 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58778974 Do you eat breakfast? Fri, 8 Aug 2014 08:54:22 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58777460 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>320</em> <em>67</em> <em>9</em> <em>274</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>320</em> PLANKS <em>320</em> <BR> <BR> There is no denying the plank is a kick-butt exercise! Add some planks to your workout routine. The primary muscles involved are your abdominal muscles and your back muscles. Not only does the plank target your abdominal and back muscles, you also will be working y... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 05:02:49 EST Question Of The Day August 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58769833 Do you have a harder time with fitting in cardio or weights? Thu, 7 Aug 2014 09:52:56 EST Question Of The Day August 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58759338 Have you ever bought a house and rented it out? Wed, 6 Aug 2014 09:07:51 EST ~ Challenge ~ 7 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58757924 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>259</em> <em>531</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> ... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:46:46 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 6 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58756574 <em>341</em> <em>126</em> <em>9</em> <em>550</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>551</em> <em>381</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and gra... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 00:04:45 EST Question Of The Day August 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58748540 Do you play a team sport? Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:29:01 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58744035 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <em>9</em> <em>373</em> <em>530</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal. <BR> <BR> Remember these ideas for getting more veggies throughout the day: <BR> <BR> ~ Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a <BR> great way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> ~ Bring cut veggies t... Mon, 4 Aug 2014 19:56:01 EST Question Of The Day August 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58737233 Where is your dream vacation? Mon, 4 Aug 2014 07:20:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58734913 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> In our busy lives it can sometimes be hard to find some 'me' time. Between work, <BR> taking care of family & pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 22:52:09 EST Question Of The Day August 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58727454 What is your favorite season? Sun, 3 Aug 2014 08:40:26 EST Question Of The Day August 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58718239 How did you do on goals last month? Sat, 2 Aug 2014 08:42:05 EST ~*~ YOUR Challenge YOUR Way August ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58713873 Summer is officially here!... <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> How did you do in June <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Need a do-over <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Just like last month YOU pick YOUR goal(s) for the month. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to work on <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You can make it easier <BR> and just work on 1 thing each month, <BR> <BR> or, <BR> <BR> if you're brave <BR> <BR> pick a couple of things! <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> ... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:32:40 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 2 - 3 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58713838 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>531</em> <em>67</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes da... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:27:47 EST Question Of The Day August 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58708566 What are your goals for August? Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:52:41 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58707114 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>465</em> <em>427</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>218</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Do SQUATS throughout the day! <BR> <BR> Waiting for your coffee? <BR> ~Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Making breakfast/lunch/dinner? <BR> ~ Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Watching tv? <BR> ~ Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Squats help work your quads, butt AND inner thighs! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 05:00:35 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 31 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58694837 <em>442</em> <em>445</em> <em>425</em> <em>444</em> <em>530</em> <em>87</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> August is almost upon us! YIKES! <BR> Post here or Blog about how July went for you and also what you hope to <BR> accomplish in August. It doesn't necessarily have to relate to weight loss. <BR> <BR> ..............•*¨`*•. &#9734; .•*¨`*•. ............. <BR> .......****Sparkle Bomb****........ <BR> &#100... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:22:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58684176 <em>550</em> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>243</em> <em>140</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains wi... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:46:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58675306 <BR> <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</em> <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>342</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! <BR> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:22:29 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58664259 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <em>218</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve ... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:35:27 EST SparkGuy Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58644327 Here's a link to SparkGuy's Blog & info on a new 'project he's working on: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744470 </link> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:16:50 EST Question Of The Day July 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58619744 Do you drink soda? Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:08:05 EST Question Of The Day July 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58608837 Do you try to be healthy on vacation? Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:45:19 EST My Apologies, Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58608316 Good morning!! <BR> <BR> We're in Corpus Christie & having a GREAT time! But the WiFi is like being on dial-up!! <BR> I apologize for not being able to do the Daily Challenges. So let's extend the Weekend Challenge. I already changed the date on it to include the rest of the week. <BR> <BR> Have an Awesome week! I'll check back in when possible. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:50:55 EST Question Of The Day July 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58596637 Do you take pictures mostly with camera or phone? Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:06:24 EST Question Of The Day July 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58588252 Do you buy Christmas presents through out the year? Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:51:19 EST Question Of The Day July 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58579306 Favorite place to go to in the summer? Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:20:10 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 19 - 27 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58577849 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 04:47:19 EST Question Of The Day July 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58569837 What is your favorite fruit? Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:06:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58567967 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>41</em> <em>87</em> <em>243</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <BR> <BR> One of my FAVORITE body parts to work out! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Remember... <BR> <BR> It's SUMMER! Let's get those arms looking beautiful! <... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:42:42 EST Change On Start Page http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58564408 Just read this on the Team Leader's Team: <BR> <BR> "Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> We'll be making a small change on the Start page tomorrow, and I just wanted to give you a heads up. Some of you asked about the wheel disappearing this week from the left side of the page. We are going to move the link to spin the wheel as well as the total SparkPoints for the day over to the right side of the page under Step 1. It will still be very visible and still serve as a good reminder to spin. <BR> <BR> ... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:21:44 EST Question Of The Day July 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58560388 Do you take vitamins? Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:04:35 EST Question Of The Day July 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58549653 Has anyone gone to an extreme couponing class? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:59:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58547199 <em>345</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <em>220</em> <em>184</em> <em>216</em> <em>371</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, s... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:50:17 EST Question Of The Day July 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58540709 Do you get direct deposit? Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:08:57 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58537023 <em>224</em> <em>274</em> <em>125</em> <em>530</em> <em>102</em> <em>342</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> SLEEP <BR> <BR> As anyone who's had a sleepless night will tell you, sleep deprivation can make for a very tough day. Not getting enough sleep can make it hard to remember things and concentrate on tasks. Sleeplessness can also affect your mood by making you feel impatient and short-tempered. By getting even a little bit of extra sleep, you set your... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:47:32 EST Question Of The Day July 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58526724 Milk, Almond milk or something else? Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:30:27 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58524958 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # ... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:55:39 EST Question? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58524799 I've been working to get healthy for about 5 months and so far I have lost 74 lbs but a few weeks ago my back has really started killing me. I mostly swim for my exercising with some walking and a bit of crunches. Is the back pain associated with my exercising maybe? If so is there other exercises I can do that will help my back? Please let me know. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:38:57 EST Question Of The Day July 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58517807 Do you rent or own? Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:22:50 EST Question Of The Day July 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58508105 What is your favorite kind of food? Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:34:04 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x58504358 Hi, I'm Melissa, nickname Mel, so feel free to call me either one. I'm new to this team. I'll be honest, I haven't been very positive, and I suffer from PTSD so I still have some trouble with it but I am working on a new outlook on life. I have lost 73 lbs so far, just one lb away from my halfway mark and I'm so thrilled!!! Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:05:31 EST Coach Nicole http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58504302 As seen on FB <link>https://www.facebook.com/TheCoachNic<BR>ole?ref=br_tf </link> <BR> <BR> She had a baby boy at 11:30am! <em>251</em> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:58:16 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 12 - 13 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58503506 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>134</em> <em>380</em> <em>87</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> -... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:59:37 EST Question Of The Day July 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58498156 What is your favorite place to go out to eat? Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:45:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58493451 My internet is down & I'm doing this on my phone. <BR> <BR> Your Challenge For Friday <BR> <BR> Pick ANY strength or cardio activity and do it for at least 30 minutes. <BR> <BR> What did YOU do? <BR> Tell us about it. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:03:09 EST Question Of The Day July 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58487916 Do you have any pets? Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:04:29 EST ~ daily Challenge ~ 10 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58483593 <em>104</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>87</em> <em>9</em> <em>207</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> What are YOU going to do to challenge YOURSELF today? <BR> <BR> It can be ANYTHING! <BR> ~ trying a new exercise or exercising longer <BR> ~ clean a closet or your basement <BR> ~ plan your meals <BR> ~ measure yourself.... <BR> ~ do something you've always wanted to try <BR> <BR> ANYTHING! <BR> <BR> )... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 21:17:41 EST Question Of The Day July 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58477325 What is your favorite holiday? Wed, 9 Jul 2014 09:20:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58472936 <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you eat in a dish or plate. No eating out ... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 21:46:51 EST Question Of The Day July 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58466037 Do you have a passport? Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:09:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58459528 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, ... Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:40:38 EST Question Of The Day July 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58453161 Do you use coupons? Mon, 7 Jul 2014 06:56:35 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58450308 <BR> <em>213</em> <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today, eat a fruit or vegetable that has an edible skin, rind, or stalk. Crunch an unpeeled apple or pear for a snack. If you're planning broccoli for dinner, don't discard the stems; instead, slice them lengthwise and sauté them instead. <BR> <BR> The skins, rinds, and stalks of fruits and vegetables are often discard... Sun, 6 Jul 2014 21:33:57 EST Question Of The Day July 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58444314 What is your favorite summer activity? Sun, 6 Jul 2014 09:38:11 EST Question Of The Day July 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58435109 How healthy was your 4th? Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:32:39 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 5 - 6 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58431595 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <B... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 21:09:14 EST Question Of The Day July 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58426434 Happy 4th of July Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:54:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58423160 <em>9</em> <em>652</em> <em>550</em> <em>232</em> <em>185</em> <em>195</em> <em>306</em> <em>283</em> <em>386</em> <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Today is Independence Day for some of us. <BR> <BR> What are your plans <em>38</em> <BR> Are you planning to 're-hab' (make them lower in calories) your meal <em>38</em> Or will you just enjoy today <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Check out these SP articles... Thu, 3 Jul 2014 23:04:43 EST Question Of The Day July 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58416017 Do you have a cheat day or cheat meal? Thu, 3 Jul 2014 09:11:53 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58411080 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pac... Wed, 2 Jul 2014 20:31:53 EST Question Of The Day July 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58404740 What are your plans for the 4th? Wed, 2 Jul 2014 09:12:54 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58399572 <em>345</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>214</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>551</em> <em>216</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery,... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 19:54:39 EST Question Of The Day July 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58394158 Any healthy recipes for the 4th of July? Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:41:50 EST ~*~ July & August Chat ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58391856 &#9829;When the world says, "Give up." <BR> &#9829; Hope whispers, "Try it one more time. " <BR> &#9829; (¯`v´¯)(¯`v´¯)(¯`v´¯)(¯`v´¯) &#9829; • <BR> &#9829; ••`·.¸.·´ ••`·.¸.·´••`·.¸.·´••`·.¸.·´ • <BR> <BR> Have A GREAT July! Tue, 1 Jul 2014 05:00:32 EST ~*~ YOUR Challenge YOUR Way July ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58391852 Summer is officially here!... <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> How did you do in June <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Need a do-over <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Just like last month YOU pick YOUR goal(s) for the month. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to work on <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You can make it easier <BR> and just work on 1 thing each month, <BR> <BR> or, <BR> <BR> if you're brave <BR> <BR> pick a couple of things! <BR> <BR> <em>274</em... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 04:57:25 EST Question Of The Day June 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58380685 What are your goals for July? Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:02:12 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58380175 We may be going camping today but I'm not really sure what's going on. <em>40</em> But, just in case, I wanted to do Tuesday's challenge early... <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <em>9</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>386</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> JUST SAY NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Choose a food that is your weakness & say NO to it! <B... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 05:27:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58378552 <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>380</em> <em>184</em> <em>216</em> <em>104</em> <em>386</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Monday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> Can you BELIEVE it <em>38</em> !! It's the end of June ALREADY! <BR> <BR> Time for that age old question! <BR> <BR> How did YOUR month go <em>38</em> <BR> Did you accomplish all that you hoped/planned <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Was June a <em>244</em> moment or a <em... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:47:09 EST Question Of The Day June 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58371762 What is your favorite way to spend the day? Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:03:56 EST Question Of The Day June 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58361705 Do you ever try the wine in the stores when they do the wine demos? Sat, 28 Jun 2014 08:20:40 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 28 - 29 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58359188 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:21:09 EST Question Of The Day June 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58351954 How has this month gone for you? Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:27:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58348633 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <em>243</em> <em>386</em> <em>531</em> <em>298</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> HIP ROLL <BR> <BR> Lie face-up on the floor. (A carpeted surface is most comfortable, but you can put down a towel if you're on a hard floor.) Extend your arms to either side, and put your palms face down on the floor. Bend your knees and lift your feet in the air. Your knees and hips s... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:00:31 EST Question Of The Day June 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58342289 Home depot or Lowes? Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:01:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58340496 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> ... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:40:12 EST Question Of The Day June 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58331777 Have you ever painted a room in your house? Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:23:58 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 25 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58327215 <em>104</em> <em>550</em> <em>216</em> <em>530</em> <em>214</em> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and gr... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:56:26 EST Question Of The Day June 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58320607 Do you have any tatoos? Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:09:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58316023 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>386</em> <em>550</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> In our busy lives it can sometimes be hard to find some 'me' time. Between work, <BR> taking care of family & pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> N... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:31:26 EST Question Of The Day June 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58307924 Have you every been to Disneyland and ,or Disneyworld? Mon, 23 Jun 2014 07:05:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58305758 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> <BR> ~... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 22:40:22 EST Question Of The Day June 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58299288 How much sleep do you average a night? Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:59:03 EST Question Of The Day June 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58288274 Do you do better on the weekends or during the week? Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:27:00 EST ~ Weeked Challeng ~ 21 - 22 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58286555 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 00:30:32 EST Question Of The Day June 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58278369 Do you buy fitness and health magazines? Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:48:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58275182 <em>9</em> <em>213</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>317</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Summer is right around the corner! <BR> Are YOU ready for it <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today will be to add in an EXTRA 2 arm exercises. Check out this <BR> link for some possibilities: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> or here <BR> ... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:45:17 EST Question Of The Day June 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58267725 Have you ever done water aerobics? Thu, 19 Jun 2014 08:42:17 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58264061 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <BR> Some ideas: <BR> <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball while you work on the computer for 5 minutes <BR> ... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:13:53 EST Question Of The Day June 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58257067 Do you ever do your own home repairs, that don't require a repairman? Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:23:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58253056 <em>341</em> <em>378</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>190</em> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You're just getting out of work when you suddenly realize you have NO idea what to make for dinner! <BR> <BR> What is your favorite 'go to' recipe/meal on days like that <em>38</em> <BR> Or are you a 'faithful' planner <em>38</em> If so, what is your favorite meal to prepare <em>38</em> <BR> ... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:17:46 EST Question Of The Day July 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58244979 Do you cut your own hair? Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:37:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58241227 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <em>184</em> <em>530</em> <em>550</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> JUST SAY NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Choose a food that is your weakness & say NO to it! <BR> <BR> ~~ soda <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ the candy dish on your co-workers desk <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ fast food <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> What's YOUR weakness <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Tell us what i... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:47:54 EST Question Of The Day June 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58232726 Do you work out with a cold? Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:20:25 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58229776 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>126</em> <em>306</em> <em>363</em> <em>530</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> STRESS RELIEF <BR> <BR> <BR> How do YOU relieve stress <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You've had a LONG, hard day at work & the kids are whining. <BR> <BR> <BR> What do you do? <BR> <BR> <BR> Here are a couple of articles: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resourc... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:40:22 EST Question Of The Day June 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58222812 What are your plans for Father's Day? Sun, 15 Jun 2014 07:48:40 EST Question Of The Day June 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58214641 Have you ever rented a uhaul? Sat, 14 Jun 2014 10:05:08 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 14 - 15 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58209969 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>244</em> <em>85</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> Back to Basics Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> - at L... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:20:47 EST Question Of The Day June 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58203485 Are you nervous, that today is Friday the 13th? Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:20:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58198971 <em>306</em> <em>312</em> <em>443</em> <em>315</em> <em>146</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Do some form of exercise for a minimum of 30 minutes <em>56</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ get out & walk, if you can <em>425</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ do jumping jacks <BR> <BR> ~~ run in place <BR> <BR> ~~ pop in a dvd <BR> <BR> ~~ play with the kids <BR> <BR> Whatever you choose to do, have fun! <BR> What d... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:33:58 EST More Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58198849 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=simplified_sparkpoints_and_more_of_<BR>them </link> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:18:16 EST Question Of The Day June 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58192592 Do you have that one best friend? Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:05:09 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58188113 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</em> <em>306</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:40:51 EST Question Of The Day June 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58181476 Do you have a vacation fund? Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:20:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58177046 <em>243</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>341</em> <em>306</em> <em>146</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vege... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:51:22 EST Question Of The Day June 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58169757 Do you get into food habits, like eating the sane thing over and over? Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:39:13 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58164821 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # <BR> #... Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:35:53 EST Question Of The Day June 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58157945 Do you take quizzes? Mon, 9 Jun 2014 07:35:37 EST New positive attitude... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x58155081 My name is Megan, and I am new to the team. I was so ecited to see find this group because I am defilitley trying to change my attitude regarding my lifestyle. I want to be a more positive happy person and I know that losing weight and looking at the joy in the process will be a big victory for me. Sun, 8 Jun 2014 22:24:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58153722 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <em>381</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you ea... Sun, 8 Jun 2014 19:58:06 EST Question Of The Day June 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58147237 Do you drink coffee? Sun, 8 Jun 2014 08:29:07 EST Question Of The Day June 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58138765 What is your go to breakfast? Sat, 7 Jun 2014 09:37:50 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 7 - 8 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58137003 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>125</em> <em>345</em> <em>341</em> <em>361</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> Back to Basics Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 7 Jun 2014 05:10:20 EST Question Of The Day June 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58128142 Do you get birthday cards to send out? Fri, 6 Jun 2014 08:57:56 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58123220 <em>9</em> <em>318</em> <em>216</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>491</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> This is one I fall short in doing <BR> and apparently a lot of us fail/forget to do it, too. <BR> <BR> <BR> STRETCHING <BR> <BR> <BR> Now read this article: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=67 </link> <BR> <BR> Then go here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/... Thu, 5 Jun 2014 20:33:22 EST Question Of The Day June 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58117409 Do you have a pet? Thu, 5 Jun 2014 09:46:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58113463 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <em>531</em> <em>210</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal. <BR> <BR> Remember these ideas for getting more veggies throughout the day: <BR> <BR> ~ Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a <BR> great way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> ~ Bring cut veggies to work with... Wed, 4 Jun 2014 22:58:20 EST Question Of The Day June 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58105115 What is your hardest thing to do consistently? Wed, 4 Jun 2014 08:28:33 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58101748 <em>9</em> <em>551</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <em>214</em> <em>341</em> <em>530</em> <em>265</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and gr... Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:43:36 EST Question Of The Day June 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58093555 Do you use coupons? Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:52:31 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58089498 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CHECK THAT LABEL <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> Take a moment to check the Nutrition Facts label of your favorite sweet or salty snack. Do you see sugar, corn syrup, salt, or sodium as one of the first few ingredients? <BR> <BR> There are a lot of hidden traps in the foods we take for granted. <BR> <BR> How does your snack st... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 22:16:58 EST Question Of The Day June 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58081621 Where is one place you really want to go? Mon, 2 Jun 2014 09:21:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58079040 <em>224</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>126</em> <em>204</em> <em>531</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> SHOW YOURSELF SOME LOVE <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> Look in the mirror, and throughout the day, <BR> tell yourself that <BR> <BR> you ARE worth it <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> you ARE beautiful <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> you CAN do this <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> you WILL win!! <em>321</em> <BR> <B... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 04:59:30 EST Question Of The Day June 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58069471 What are favorite rainy day activites? Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:33:40 EST ~*~ YOUR Challenge YOUR Way June ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58065813 Well, we're halfway through the year... <BR> <BR> Summer officially starts in 20 Days(20 June)... <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> How did you do in May <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Need a do-over <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Just like last month YOU pick YOUR goal(s) for the month. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to work on <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You can make it easier <BR> and just work on 1 thing each month, <BR> <BR> or, <BR> <BR> if you're brave ... Sat, 31 May 2014 23:00:48 EST Question Of The Day May 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58058308 What are your goals for June? Sat, 31 May 2014 08:44:20 EST Planner To Be Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58057043 I just went into the Planner to add a reminder and found out that it will be removed on 10 June. If you have anything there--birthday reminders, etc--you'll need to move it to another calendar soon. Sat, 31 May 2014 05:30:34 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 31 May - 1 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58055153 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>345</em> <em>344</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes ... Fri, 30 May 2014 22:30:27 EST Question Of The Day May 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58047829 How did you do this month? Fri, 30 May 2014 08:30:31 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58044564 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> These are among my favorite exercises! <BR> <BR> Calf raises are a popular strength training exercise. You can do them as a bodyweight exercise, using only the weight of your own body to train your calves or as an exercise with dumbbells. A barbell, or ankle weights provide additiona... Thu, 29 May 2014 23:08:46 EST Question Of The Day May 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58036879 Do you try Spark recipes? Thu, 29 May 2014 09:28:40 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58034666 <em>104</em> <em>214</em> <em>551</em> <em>9</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>550</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a veget... Thu, 29 May 2014 05:03:21 EST Question Of The Day May 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58024753 Do you spring clean your house? Wed, 28 May 2014 08:51:18 EST ~ Daily Chalenge ~ 28 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58020765 <BR> <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</em> <em>146</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! <BR> Tue, 27 May 2014 22:31:27 EST Redesigned Fitness & Nutrition Pages http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58016827 Have you noticed? <BR> <BR> "Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> I wanted to let you know that we launched a slightly redesigned version of our nutrition and fitness tracker pages today. You'll see that it still works the same way and has all of the information the old trackers did, but just has a cleaner look. A few other things to point out: <BR> <BR> - We consolidated buttons/reports/settings and they are now at the bottom of the page <BR> - Added a fat/carb/protein pie chart to the bottom of the... Tue, 27 May 2014 15:53:29 EST Question Of The Day May 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58012529 Do you workout outside? Tue, 27 May 2014 09:09:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58008619 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ... Mon, 26 May 2014 22:17:14 EST Question Of The Day May 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58000598 What are you doing today? Mon, 26 May 2014 08:40:24 EST Question Of The Day May 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57990467 Are you allergic to anything? Sun, 25 May 2014 08:48:40 EST Question Of The Day May 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57980813 Any plans for the weekend? Sat, 24 May 2014 08:55:56 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 24 - 26 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57977941 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>232</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>652</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> <BR> And to really make matters worse, it's MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND! A long weekend for <BR> some! <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... ... Fri, 23 May 2014 22:33:17 EST Question Of The Day May 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57970310 Do you use google maps? Fri, 23 May 2014 08:09:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57967678 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <em>311</em> <em>313</em> <em>214</em> <em>331</em> <em>531</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~~WALKING~~ <BR> It's GREAT exercise! Lace up a pair of sneakers and off you go! <BR> <BR> Check out this article: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1199 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id... Thu, 22 May 2014 23:14:45 EST Question Of The Day May 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57960078 Have you ever did any of the yard sale online? Thu, 22 May 2014 09:13:27 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57957929 <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <em>216</em> <em>9</em> <em>551</em> <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of mea... Thu, 22 May 2014 04:57:51 EST Question Of The Day May 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57947925 What is your favorite kind of food? Wed, 21 May 2014 08:52:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57944142 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to ser... Tue, 20 May 2014 22:23:40 EST Question Of The Day May 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57936386 What is your favorite pizza place? Tue, 20 May 2014 09:14:06 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57932481 <em>67</em> <em>9</em> <em>550</em> <em>531</em> <em>475</em> <em>306</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> TRACK ALL YOUR FOOD <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> This is something I've been a little lazy about doing this week. <BR> <BR> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Mon, 19 May 2014 22:53:08 EST Question Of The Day May 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57922612 Is there a fruit or veggie you will not eat? Mon, 19 May 2014 07:42:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57919369 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # ... Sun, 18 May 2014 22:20:42 EST Question Of The Day May 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57912059 When do you usually do most of your grocery shopping? Sun, 18 May 2014 08:32:22 EST Question Of The Day May 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57902179 Do you eat yogurt? Sat, 17 May 2014 08:36:14 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 17 - 18 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57899443 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Fri, 16 May 2014 22:32:26 EST Question Of The Day May 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57891944 What is your favorite day of the week? Fri, 16 May 2014 08:57:10 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57888186 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> These are among my favorite exercises, too! <BR> <BR> Calf raises are a popular strength training exercise. You can do them as a bodyweight exercise, using only the weight of your own body to train your calves or as an exercise with dumbbells. A barbell, or ankle weights provide addi... Thu, 15 May 2014 22:18:32 EST Question Of The Day May 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57880655 Have you ever had a ticket? Thu, 15 May 2014 08:57:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57878687 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, or... Thu, 15 May 2014 04:48:06 EST Question Of The Day May 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57869213 Did you spend a lot of times with your cousins growing up? Wed, 14 May 2014 09:55:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57862575 <em>550</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>551</em> <em>530</em> <em>243</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetabl... Tue, 13 May 2014 19:08:57 EST Question Of The Day May 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57857191 Do you know how to swim? Tue, 13 May 2014 09:33:55 EST Hi! I'm new. This place looks great! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x57852728 Hi guys! <BR> <BR> I was just passing through and thought, wow! What a great place this is! I love positive minded people. I am a terminally optimistic person, well most of the time. Lol. It's sort of hard to find a place with upbeat members. Not that I don't have my moments, but it's just nice to talk to members that view life through rainbow glasses sometimes. This feels like home to me <em>250</em> I know there are members that have lots of problems. I have lots of health problems, bu... Mon, 12 May 2014 22:30:57 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57852042 <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you eat in a dish or plate. No eating out o... Mon, 12 May 2014 21:24:12 EST Question Of The Day May 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57844956 Do you read magazines? Mon, 12 May 2014 09:40:31 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57840429 <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>220</em> <em>252</em> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>551</em> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago & you've been attacked by the munchie monster!! <em>4</em> <BR> Aaarrrggghhhh!! <em>2</em> <BR> <BR> Give us your top 3 munchie monster busting tips. Sun, 11 May 2014 22:18:35 EST Question Of The Day May 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57834459 Happy Mother's Day! Sun, 11 May 2014 09:30:57 EST Question Of The Day May 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57823828 Do you live in the same state you were born in? Sat, 10 May 2014 08:32:22 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 10 - 11 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57820596 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em... Fri, 9 May 2014 22:01:52 EST Question Of The Day May 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57813739 When is your birthday? Fri, 9 May 2014 09:48:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57808077 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <em>243</em> <em>104</em> <em>530</em> <em>48</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> HIP ROLL <BR> <BR> Lie face-up on the floor. (A carpeted surface is most comfortable, but you can put down a towel if you're on a hard floor.) Extend your arms to either side, and put your palms face down on the floor. Bend your knees and lift your feet in the air. Your knees and hips should bot... Thu, 8 May 2014 20:46:26 EST Question Of The Day May 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57800869 Do you work weekends? Thu, 8 May 2014 08:39:54 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57798978 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>530</em> <em>378</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <BR> Some ideas: <BR> <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball while you work on the co... Thu, 8 May 2014 04:46:43 EST Question Of The Day May 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57788903 Coffee or tea? Wed, 7 May 2014 09:15:11 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57784767 <em>345</em> <em>550</em> <em>379</em> <em>530</em> <em>104</em> <em>551</em> <em>67</em> <em>9</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash... Tue, 6 May 2014 22:33:51 EST Question Of The Day May 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57775781 Did you celebrate Cinco De Mayo ? Tue, 6 May 2014 08:20:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57770806 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> <BR> ~... Mon, 5 May 2014 20:33:49 EST Question Of The Day May 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57763271 What kind of movies are your favorite? Mon, 5 May 2014 09:21:59 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57757148 <em>104</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>87</em> <em>9</em> <em>207</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> What are YOU going to do to challenge YOURSELF today? <BR> <BR> It can be ANYTHING! <BR> ~ trying a new exercise or exercising longer <BR> ~ clean a closet or your basement <BR> ~ plan your meals <BR> ~ measure yourself.... <BR> ~ do something you've always wanted to try <BR> <BR> ANYTHING! <BR> <BR> ) ... Sun, 4 May 2014 20:04:10 EST Question Of The Day May 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57750142 Do you take vitamins? Sun, 4 May 2014 08:45:29 EST Question Of The Day May 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57739631 Do you workout on weekends? Sat, 3 May 2014 08:53:49 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 3 - 4 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57735031 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <BR> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> ... Fri, 2 May 2014 20:44:46 EST Question Of The Day May 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57727580 Are you taking a vacation this summer? Fri, 2 May 2014 08:51:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57721843 <em>306</em> <em>320</em> <em>67</em> <em>9</em> <em>274</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>320</em> PLANKS <em>320</em> <BR> <BR> There is no denying the plank is a kick-butt exercise! Add some planks to your workout routine. The primary muscles involved are your abdominal muscles and your back muscles. Not only does the plank target your abdominal and back muscles, you also will be working your sh... Thu, 1 May 2014 20:31:06 EST Question Of The Day May 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57713968 What do you think of the new team wall? Thu, 1 May 2014 08:46:33 EST ~*~ Your Challenge YOUR Way May ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57712178 <em>306</em> <em>379</em> <em>530</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>146</em> <em>386</em> <em>551</em> <BR> <BR> So how did everyone do in April <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Need A Do-Over <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Here It Is!! <BR> <BR> Just like last month, YOU pick YOUR challenge! <BR> <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to work on <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You can make it easier <BR> and just work on 1 thing each month, <BR> <BR> or, <BR> <BR> if you're brave <... Thu, 1 May 2014 05:56:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57708943 <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CHECK THAT LABEL <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> Take a moment to check the Nutrition Facts label of your favorite sweet or salty snack. Do you see sugar, corn syrup, salt, or sodium as one of the first few ingredients? <BR> <BR> There are a lot of hidden traps in the foods we take for granted. <BR> <BR> How does your snack stand up... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:20:10 EST Question Of The Day April 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57700713 What are your goals for May? Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:21:39 EST ~*~ May - June Chat ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57695012 ¸.•´¸.•´¨) ¸.•*¨) <BR> (¸.•´ .•´ ¸¸.•¨¯`-:¦: <BR> *Support, Hugs & Love <BR> -:¦:-•:*'*:•.•:*'*:•-:¦:- <BR> -:... ¦:-•:*'*:• •:*'*:•-:¦:- <BR> <BR> .(¯`v´¯) <BR> .`•.¸.•´..Have A GREAT May-June!. ¸. <BR> (¸.•´ (¸.•´ Tue, 29 Apr 2014 20:56:12 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57694943 <em>9</em> <em>530</em> <em>248</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>334</em> <em>126</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Well, the end of April is upon us! <BR> <BR> Tell us, either here or in your Blog, how April went for you. <BR> ~ did you meet your goal(s) <em>38</em> <BR> ~ did you try anything new <em>38</em> <BR> ~ did you do better or not as good as you had hoped <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> And then tell us abou... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 20:49:00 EST Question Of The Day April 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57687492 What is your least favorite body part? Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:05:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57683401 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <BR> Some ideas: <BR> <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball while you work on the computer for 5 minutes <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:17:13 EST Question Of The Day April 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57674188 Do you get paid weekly or every 2 weeks? Mon, 28 Apr 2014 08:59:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x57669518 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>126</em> <em>134</em> <em>104</em> <em>531</em> <em>87</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> What have you added to your diet since eating more healthy? <BR> <BR> A lot of times, once we head into a new way of healthy eating, we add things to our new lifestyle that we may not have tried before. <BR> <BR> It may be <BR> ~ eating more fish <BR> ~ eating more fruits & veggies <BR> ~ drinking more water than... Sun, 27 Apr 2014 21:41:36 EST Question Of The Day April 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57661752 Have you accomplished your goals for the month? Sun, 27 Apr 2014 08:57:24 EST health issues http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57659607 Okay I have emphyasema bronchioltis oblitherans,COPD,PAH,and just found out I have aortic regurgitation. Never smoked a day in my life,don't drink or use much salt. I try and excercise everyday and I just want to roll up and cry. Sun, 27 Apr 2014 01:41:38 EST Question Of The Day April 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x57650691 Do you spring clean your home? Sat, 26 Apr 2014 09:05:03 EST