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. Daily, 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 ~ QOD ~ 29 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66517305 Do you polish your nails <em>38</em> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:30:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66516009 <em>214</em> <em>530</em> <em>224</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>595</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Thursday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> post a quote or something that motivates you to keep going on your 'healthy' quest. <BR> <BR> For example: <BR> <BR> ~ a doctors' report that was your 'wake up call' <BR> <BR> ~ something you keep telling yourself day after day <BR> <BR> It can be anything! Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:18:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66511495 Do you now live in the same state you were born in <em>38</em> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:18:17 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66511466 <em>306</em> <em>216</em> <em>87</em> <em>184</em> <em>530</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>592</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Swap out your large dinner plate for a smaller salad plate ~ <BR> <BR> No matter what you eat, portion sizes can help keep your foods in proportion. Smaller plates also allow you to check in on hunger cues sooner since most of us eat until our plate is cleared. Smaller plate, ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:11:00 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66504658 Do you read before going to sleep <em>38</em> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:11:12 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66504655 <em>185</em> <em>769</em> <em>184</em> <em>551</em> <em>530</em> <em>771</em> <em>376</em> <em>788</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat stock... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:06:31 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66499183 How many pillows do you sleep with <em>38</em> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:43:43 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66493280 Are you superstitious <em>38</em> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:50:27 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 25 - 26 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66491541 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:09:58 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66487537 Do you have allergies to pollen <em>38</em> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:12:31 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66487531 <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> 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 additional resistance... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:07:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66479869 What’s your favorite beverage <em>38</em> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:23:59 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66479846 <em>306</em> <em>769</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>772</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Thursday Challenge <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> ~ 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... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:20:39 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66475306 Do you do your own car maintenance( change oil, flat tire, window washer, etc) <em>38</em> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:10:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66474747 <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> *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, orange) ... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:26:48 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66467936 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</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> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:33:43 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66462259 What did you have for breakfast this morning <em>38</em> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:32:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66460998 <em>9</em> <em>784</em> <em>594</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat stock; lentil, pea, and... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 05:34:44 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66449649 What is the worst haircut/style you've ever had <em>38</em> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 09:11:08 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 18 - 19 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66448560 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 05:55:03 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66443267 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dda9065b-9b7c-4211-b3e6-d5b1122ac187.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Are you wearing green today <em>38</em> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:34:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66443043 <em>440</em> <em>386</em> <em>531</em> <em>438</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> It's St Patricks' Day! <BR> <BR> <em>373</em> EAT YOUR GREENS <em>371</em> <BR> <BR> In honor of St Patricks' Day, eat ate least 5 servings of a green vegetable. <BR> <BR> <em>551</em> <em>368</em> <em>371</em> <em>69</em> <em>371</em> <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> What vegetables did YOU eat <em>38</em> <BR> Do you have a... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 05:26:55 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66437939 Do you take your measurements <em>38</em> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:36:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66434957 <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 Thursday <em>321</em> <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> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for oth... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:07:20 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66431685 How many Bonus Points did you spin today <em>38</em> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:43:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66430795 <em>224</em> <em>592</em> <em>306</em> <em>585</em> <em>87</em> <em>380</em> <em>126</em> <em>204</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> you ARE beautiful <em>204</em> <BR> you CAN do this <em>244</em> <BR> you WILL win!! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 06:17:54 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66424999 Did you ever go to SummerCamp or BandCamp or anything like that <em>38</em> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:19:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66424254 <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> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> Calcium! <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> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt. Vegetables like... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 05:31:27 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66418267 Now that summer is almost here, what fruit are you most looking forward to <em>38</em> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 08:48:11 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66417368 <em>758</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> <em>184</em> <em>550</em> <em>531</em> <em>386</em> <em>592</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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock ins... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 05:28:09 EST ~ QOD ~12 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66411207 What internet site are you on most <em>38</em> Sun, 12 Mar 2017 07:40:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66406883 Do you like pickles <em>38</em> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 10:19:17 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 11 - 12 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66405200 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 06:13:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66398941 What do you think of the changes to the Start Page <em>38</em> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:28:09 EST ~~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66397466 <em>9</em> <em>416</em> <em>184</em> <em>530</em> <em>34</em> <em>380</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> DONKEY KICKS <BR> <BR> These are actually fun to do! <BR> <BR> Here's an article that explains it well. <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/article<BR>s_print.asp?id=1947 </link> <BR> <BR> You can also add a weight behind your knee. I do these with an 8lb DB. <BR> <BR> Try for 3 sets of 10. <BR> <BR> How... Thu, 9 Mar 2017 21:23:31 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66392243 Have you ever planted a vegetable garden <em>38</em> Thu, 9 Mar 2017 05:18:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66392236 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <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> ~ 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 you and dip them in light dressing for a snack. <BR> <BR> ~ ... Thu, 9 Mar 2017 05:09:31 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66385553 Have you purchased a burial plot <em>38</em> Wed, 8 Mar 2017 05:51:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66385504 <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>184</em> <em>381</em> <em>769</em> <em>586</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Swap out your large dinner plate for a smaller salad plate ~ <BR> <BR> No matter what you eat, portion sizes can help keep your foods in proportion. Smaller plates also allow you to check in on hunger cues sooner since most of us eat until our plate is cleared. Smaller plate, less food, earlier hunger cue ... Wed, 8 Mar 2017 05:35:11 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66378197 Today is National Cereal Day. What's your favorite cereal <em>38</em> Tue, 7 Mar 2017 05:56:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66378089 <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 &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # <BR> #####_... Tue, 7 Mar 2017 05:14:25 EST ~ NEW FEATURE COMING ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x66376501 Just saw this on the Team For Team Leaders <BR> <BR> From CoachJen <BR> <BR> Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> I wanted to give you a heads up about a new feature we'll be launching in the next day or two. We're very excited to introduce our Community Goal Feed, a place to post updates and photos, share your goal progress and tell others a little more about yourself! This feed will be found on your Start page (on the full site) or homescreen (through the app). Here's a link to what the Start page w... Mon, 6 Mar 2017 21:03:57 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66372322 MegaMillions Lottery is worth an estimated $94million tomorrow night(if I read the website correctly). Would you quit your job if you won <em>38</em> Mon, 6 Mar 2017 09:24:41 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66369757 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>573</em> <em>244</em> <em>592</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Monday Challenge <em>321</em> <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> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a ... Sun, 5 Mar 2017 22:37:08 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66363616 What do you drink first thing in the morning <em>38</em> Sun, 5 Mar 2017 05:16:33 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 4 - 5 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66355875 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>592</em> <em>252</em> <em>769</em> <em>214</em> <em>587</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> Back to Basics Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes ... Fri, 3 Mar 2017 22:46:22 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66349720 Do you use a crock pot or pressure cooker <em>38</em> Fri, 3 Mar 2017 05:51:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66349661 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>593</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <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> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball while you work on the computer for 5 minutes... Fri, 3 Mar 2017 05:01:37 EST ~QOD ~ 2 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66342389 Silver or gold jewelry <em>38</em> Thu, 2 Mar 2017 05:30:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66342342 <em>594</em> <em>381</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>574</em> <em>585</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> EASY SNACK <BR> <BR> Is there something that you always pack up to take with you when you're in the car, on the bus, or at work? Is it an orange, or do you have a stash of string cheese in the office fridge. <BR> <BR> Whatever it is, share it with us. Thu, 2 Mar 2017 05:00:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66334836 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/137a9c23-e7b3-444a-ab3d-f82bcb06c4c2.jpg"> Wed, 1 Mar 2017 05:40:48 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66332856 <em>306</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>88</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> March is here! Spring is coming. <em>125</em> <BR> Are you ready for those summer clothes? <em>344</em> <BR> What goals do you have for this month? <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> Post daily goals or Blog, weekly goals or a goal for the month. <BR> Let's get going on our weight loss &amp; really work those goals! <BR> <BR> You can also post thos... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:49:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66327788 What state/country do you live in <em>38</em> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:30:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66327249 <em>530</em> <em>198</em> <em>594</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>531</em> <em>586</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Today is the last day of February! <BR> <BR> How did YOU do in meeting your goals? Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:40:11 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66320002 Not counting furbabies, how many children do you have <em>38</em> Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:14:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66319638 <em>380</em> <em>550</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <em>769</em> <em>592</em> <em>67</em> <em>586</em> <BR> <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> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock inst... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:45:15 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66313344 Did you play an instrument in school <em>38</em> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:43:13 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66307936 Are you an early bird or a night owl <em>38</em> Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:26:59 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 25 - 26 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66307251 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:50:29 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66301863 Have you ever been to DisneyLand or Disney World <em>38</em> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:34:53 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66300145 <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <em>362</em> <em>9</em> <em>592</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> WALL PUSHUPS <BR> <BR> The wall push-up is a modified version of the classic floor push-up. These push-ups strengthen and tone the major muscles in the arms, shoulders, and core muscles. A strong core helps with good posture and gives your body enough power to carry out everyday tasks. <BR> <BR> Find some em... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:40:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66293503 Have you ever been to a professional hockey game <em>38</em> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:00:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66291194 <em>214</em> <em>586</em> <em>306</em> <em>772</em> <em>530</em> <em>592</em> <em>185</em> <em>780</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Thursday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> IRON RICH <BR> <BR> Iron is a mineral that the body needs to make red blood cells, and when many people think of a good iron source, they tend to think of red meat. Although meat is rich in iron, foods like steak, burgers, and ham also come with a big dose of unhealthy saturated fat. By tryin... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:25:13 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66288320 Do you listen to podcasts <em>38</em> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:38:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66286422 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>587</em> <em>592</em> <em>464</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 &amp; tell us! Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:21:52 EST ~ QOD ~ 21 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66279663 Do you like to cook <em>38</em> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:23:48 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66279167 <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 of ... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:33:36 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66272023 Are you off today (Presidents Day) <em>38</em> Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:46:32 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66265587 What is your weather supposed to be today <em>38</em> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:19:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66259140 Do you have plans for today <em>38</em> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:56:02 EST ~ Weekend Challenge~ 18 - 20 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66258595 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>381</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>576</em> <em>311</em> <em>555</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY card... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 05:26:22 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66252509 Do you have today off (for Presidents Day) <em>38</em> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:17:30 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66252025 <em>531</em> <em>362</em> <em>9</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> SUMO SQUATS <BR> I LOVE these! <BR> <BR> Check out this video: <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZuX<BR>KqRbT9k </link> <BR> <BR> Aim for 3 sets of 15, with or without weights. <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Did you use weights <em>38</em> <BR> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:34:32 EST ~QOD ~ 16 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66246033 OK! <BR> <BR> We're halfway through the month. <BR> How are YOU doing with your goals <em>38</em> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:56:54 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 16 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66245009 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>530</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>594</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> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:01 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66237910 Have you ever been stopped/pulled over by the police <em>38</em> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:38:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66237653 <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> <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> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for others... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:37:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66230780 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a76bdf0a-32fb-44e6-900f-551664fa2a7a.gif"> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 05:56:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66230765 <em>9</em> <em>129</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>26</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 &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 05:52:55 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66223819 Do you have plans for Valentine's Day <em>38</em> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:02:11 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 february http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66223517 <em>530</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>129</em> <em>306</em> <em>551</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of me... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:06:38 EST ~ QOD ~ 12 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66217451 What has your weather been like <em>38</em> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:27:22 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66211419 Did anyone see the full moon, eclipse &amp; comet last night <em>38</em> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:19:39 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 11 - 12 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66208589 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>592</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>531</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 20:42:56 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66203630 Do you have 'date night' with your partner <em>38</em> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:05:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66201226 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>342</em> <em>594</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <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> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball while you work on the computer for 5 min... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 19:44:41 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66196608 Do you have a nickname <em>38</em> Thu, 9 Feb 2017 06:21:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66195230 <em>9</em> <em>530</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>592</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</em> <em>575</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Thursday'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> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>3... Wed, 8 Feb 2017 22:47:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66188909 Do you collect anything <em>38</em> Wed, 8 Feb 2017 06:22:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66187057 <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>216</em> <em>87</em> <em>773</em> <em>530</em> <em>341</em> <em>587</em> <em>67</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Swap out your large dinner plate for a smaller salad plate ~ <BR> <BR> No matter what you eat, portion sizes can help keep your foods in proportion. Smaller plates also allow you to check in on hunger cues sooner since most of us eat until our plate is clea... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 20:30:58 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66181596 Do you workout alone or with a buddy <em>38</em> Tue, 7 Feb 2017 06:18:29 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66181527 <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>125</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge for Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> 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> <BR> Or are you a 'faithful' planner <em>38</em> If so, what is your favorite, simp... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 05:53:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66173964 What's on your workout schedule today <em>38</em> Mon, 6 Feb 2017 06:29:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66172371 <em>551</em> <em>9</em> <em>576</em> <em>769</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>789</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stoc... Sun, 5 Feb 2017 21:08:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66167452 Will you be watching the SuperBowl <em>38</em> Sun, 5 Feb 2017 07:41:59 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66160240 Do you set daily goals <em>38</em> Sat, 4 Feb 2017 05:58:06 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 4 - 5 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66160208 <em>184</em> <em>575</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>586</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274... Sat, 4 Feb 2017 05:42:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66152832 Do you still have your high school yearbooks <em>38</em> Fri, 3 Feb 2017 05:19:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66150544 <em>418</em> <em>9</em> <em>406</em> <em>594</em> <em>530</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ABS!!!!!!! <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 least 3 different exercises... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 19:51:44 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66145555 <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> *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, orange) <BR> ... Thu, 2 Feb 2017 05:18:54 EST ~ QOD~ 2 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66145547 Do you remember playing dodgeball as a kid ( players on two teams try to throw balls at each other while avoiding being hit themselves.) <em>38</em> Thu, 2 Feb 2017 05:14:26 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66137981 Have you begun to do your taxes yet <em>38</em> Wed, 1 Feb 2017 05:31:35 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66135835 <em>185</em> <em>585</em> <em>769</em> <em>9</em> <em>576</em> <em>381</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> It's the beginning of a new month! <BR> A time for fresh starts! <BR> <BR> What are your goals for this month? <BR> You can also post here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x66<BR>135752 </link> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 20:22:03 EST ~ * ~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~ * ~ February 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x66135752 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0c5a9d90-9edc-47c2-8719-9a0b821c1466.jpg"> <BR> <BR> A continuation of January: <BR> <BR> For February 2017, let us know what your goals are . You can choose to break it down day by day, by week or for the month. <BR> <BR> Post your goals and then come back &amp; tell us how you're doing, or how you did. <BR> <BR> Your goals can be ANYTHING! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0bc93ded-ad6f-4689-a262-b2c64fda0254.... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 20:10:53 EST ~ QOD ~ 31 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66130403 When you travel, do you pack too much, too little or just enough <em>38</em> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 05:18:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge~ 31 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66128582 <em>444</em> <em>593</em> <em>214</em> <em>585</em> <em>381</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> February is almost upon us! YIKES! <BR> <BR> Post here or Blog about how January went for you and also what you hope to <BR> accomplish in February. It doesn't necessarily have to relate to weight loss. Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:34:56 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66123413 When you’re at home, do you wear shoes, socks, slippers, or go barefoot <em>38</em> Mon, 30 Jan 2017 06:05:33 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66123251 <em>769</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>592</em> <em>551</em> <em>530</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 sto... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 04:54:51 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66117155 Do you have life insurance on yourself <em>38</em> Sun, 29 Jan 2017 08:47:43 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66111524 Do you have a FaceBook, Instagram or Twitter account <em>38</em> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 09:57:15 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 28 - 29 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66109918 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 04:49:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66103030 What did you eat for breakfast yesterday <em>38</em> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 05:57:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66102979 <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> 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 additional resis... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 05:40:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66095956 Do you like spicy food <em>38</em> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:17:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66095939 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <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> Some ideas are <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for others <BR> ~~Do a chore... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:08:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66088231 What are you looking forward to most about Summer <em>38</em> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 05:25:01 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66088217 <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> 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 discarded, bu... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 05:17:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66080927 <em>306</em> <em>216</em> <em>87</em> <em>530</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> ~ Swap out your large dinner plate for a smaller salad plate ~ <BR> <BR> No matter what you eat, portion sizes can help keep your foods in proportion. Smaller plates also allow you to check in on hunger cues sooner since most of us eat until our plate is cleared. Smaller plate, less food, earlier hunger cue check-in... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:29:49 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66073270 Do you read with a book or an e-reader (Nook,Kindle, Kobo) <em>38</em> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:55:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66071623 <em>214</em> <em>381</em> <em>551</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>594</em> <em>140</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat st... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:45:59 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66066336 How much sleep did you get last night <em>38</em> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:32:56 EST ~ QOD ~ 21 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66059261 Do you have plans for the weekend <em>38</em> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:51:25 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 21 - 22 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66057568 <em>184</em> <em>769</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>474</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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:02:10 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66052140 Will you watch the Inauguration today <em>38</em> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:22:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66052110 <em>318</em> <em>34</em> <em>314</em> <em>323</em> <em>216</em> <em>330</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Circuit Training <em>34</em> <BR> <BR> Alternate 10 minutes of cardio with 5 minutes of weights(Strength Training) <BR> <BR> Try to break it up into body groups, <BR> ~10 minute cardio with 5 minutes of upper body ST <BR> Then <BR> ~ 10 minutes cardio with 5 minutes of lower body ST <BR> Then <BR> ~ 1... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:17:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66045164 Do you drink smoothies or protein shakes <em>38</em> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:41:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66044571 <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>125</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge for Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> 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> <BR> Or are you a 'faithful' planner <em>38</em> If so, what is your favorite, s... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:39:52 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66036854 How much does your 'other half' affect your eating and/or working out <em>38</em> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:43:48 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66036633 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <em>591</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> Calcium! <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> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:03:57 EST What fitness watches are you using while swimming? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x66035053 I am curious to know if anyone is using a fitness watch while swimming, and what you might recommend if so. <BR> <BR> Thank you. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:53:29 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66028870 Do you eat fruits and vegetables every day <em>38</em> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:33:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66026165 <em>9</em> <em>575</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>214</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <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 &amp; pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:40:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66020416 Do you have to work today <em>38</em> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:22:25 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66013009 Do you use the SP Meal Plan or your own <em>38</em> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:51:26 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x66005155 Do you have a long weekend this weekend <em>38</em> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 06:34:50 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 14 - 16 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x66003054 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>594</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>576</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>531</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> &amp; 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 LEAS... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:53:32 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65997619 Today is Friday the 13th. Are you superstitious <em>38</em> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:09:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65997615 <em>531</em> <em>362</em> <em>9</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> SUMO SQUATS <BR> <BR> Check out this video: <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZuX<BR>KqRbT9k </link> <BR> <BR> Aim for 3 sets of 15, with or without weights. <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Did you use weights <em>38</em> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:08:30 EST ~ QOD ~ 12 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65990021 What time did you get up this morning <em>38</em> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:08:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65989938 <em>9</em> <em>594</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> Some ideas: <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball while you work on the computer for 5 minu... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:49:25 EST ~ QOD ~11 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65983477 Do you own dumbbells <em>38</em> <BR> If so, what weights <em>38</em> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:24:22 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65982098 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</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 &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _###... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:14:30 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65974578 How are you doing in reaching your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You can also post them here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x65<BR>904146 </link> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:31:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65974495 <em>306</em> <em>788</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>587</em> <em>214</em> <em>591</em> <em>465</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 &amp; say NO to it! <BR> ~~ soda <em>38</em> <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 &amp; tell us how you did! Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:14:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65966663 What was the last piece of fruit that you ate <em>38</em> Mon, 9 Jan 2017 06:19:04 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65964490 <em>550</em> <em>576</em> <em>306</em> <em>769</em> <em>586</em> <em>185</em> <em>773</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock in... Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:39:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65958791 Have you taken down the Christmas decorations/tree yet <em>38</em> Sun, 8 Jan 2017 06:24:24 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65951794 Do you drink hot tea <em>38</em> Sat, 7 Jan 2017 07:18:38 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 7 - 8 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65951514 em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wate... Sat, 7 Jan 2017 06:40:15 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65944340 How did you choose your Goal Weight <em>38</em> Fri, 6 Jan 2017 05:40:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65944221 <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 your... Fri, 6 Jan 2017 04:35:16 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65936646 Do you workout every day <em>38</em> Thu, 5 Jan 2017 06:32:04 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65936519 <em>20</em> <em>574</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>594</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</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 &amp; tell us! Thu, 5 Jan 2017 06:09:34 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65928325 Do you drink coffee <em>38</em> Wed, 4 Jan 2017 05:41:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65928315 <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> *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, orange) <BR> ... Wed, 4 Jan 2017 05:36:25 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65920548 Do you do workout dvds <em>38</em> Tue, 3 Jan 2017 06:18:08 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65920429 <em>9</em> <em>593</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>574</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>586</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <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> Some ideas are <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved on... Tue, 3 Jan 2017 05:41:31 EST ~ QOD ~ 2 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65912208 Have you set up a new meal/workout plan <em>38</em> Mon, 2 Jan 2017 07:07:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65911753 <em>591</em> <em>408</em> <em>341</em> <em>531</em> <em>104</em> <em>587</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> It's the beginning of a new year! <BR> A time for fresh starts! <BR> <BR> What are your goals for this month? <BR> You can also post here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x65<BR>904146 </link> Mon, 2 Jan 2017 04:36:44 EST ~*~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~*~ Jan 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x65904146 A continuation of December: <BR> <BR> For January. 2017, let us know what your goals are . You can choose to break it down day by day, by week or for the month. <BR> <BR> Post your goals and then come back &amp; tell us how you're doing, or how you did. <BR> <BR> Your goals can be ANYTHING! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9c7a1c56-6892-48b3-92ab-b0f7968c06d9.jpg"> Sun, 1 Jan 2017 06:49:04 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65904104 How was your New Year's Eve <em>38</em> Sun, 1 Jan 2017 06:33:32 EST ~*~ Jan - Feb CHAT ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65904100 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0e024812-e903-461b-8c29-9708a1b776ca.jpg"> Sun, 1 Jan 2017 06:32:06 EST ~ QOD ~ 31 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65897138 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8ebf37db-ddce-4c29-a539-d25a3b39f6aa.jpg"> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 06:29:38 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 31 Dec - 1 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65895647 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5fc05f64-d868-4c0d-9bc8-ea274a9b33b4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> We're going in to a New Year <em>409</em> . <BR> So let's just have a good time' <BR> <BR> But we CAN <BR> ~~ keep active when possible <BR> ~~practice a little moderation <BR> <BR> But let's just <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b492ee5c-f971-406f-a33f-babfd437a78d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 21:45:47 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65890658 Do you have plans for New Year's Eve <em>38</em> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:32:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65890641 <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 b... Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:25:52 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65884264 What has your weather been <em>38</em> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 05:59:54 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65884192 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>594</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>576</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <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 i... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 05:43:34 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65878188 Do you take pictures with a camera or your phone <em>38</em> Wed, 28 Dec 2016 05:47:10 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65878104 <em>306</em> <em>594</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>769</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> Calcium! <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> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese,... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 05:27:03 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65872744 With the holidays &amp; visiting, etc, have you been able to work out consistently <em>38</em> Tue, 27 Dec 2016 08:48:22 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65871780 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>216</em> <em>87</em> <em>530</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Swap out your large dinner plate for a smaller salad plate ~ <BR> <BR> No matter what you eat, portion sizes can help keep your foods in proportion. Smaller plates also allow you to check in on hunger cues sooner since most of us eat until our plate is cleared. Smaller plate, less food, earlier hunger ... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 05:19:19 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65866169 How was your day yesterday <em>38</em> Mon, 26 Dec 2016 06:36:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65866001 <em>595</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>593</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>576</em> <em>247</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 &amp; pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <BR>... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 05:56:36 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65861483 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eb7cf693-1a2f-4fd8-a3aa-668e9445263e.gif"> Sun, 25 Dec 2016 06:00:41 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65856436 Are you ready for <em>446</em> <em>38</em> Sat, 24 Dec 2016 05:38:52 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 24 - 25 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65856431 <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> And it's Christmas weekend! <em>460</em> Not a time of season known for 'watching what you eat'. <BR> <BR> Let's just try to be mindful of what we're putting in our mouths. <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</e... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 05:36:51 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65851099 Are you planning on tracking your Christmas Day meals/foods <em>38</em> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 06:20:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65851091 <em>381</em> <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>592</em> <em>443</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <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> Just becuz, for most of us, it's sweater &amp; coat weather, that's no reason to <BR> stop work... Fri, 23 Dec 2016 06:19:11 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65845351 OMGosh!! Only 3 days left! <em>198</em> <BR> Are you ready <em>38</em> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:42:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65845337 <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> <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> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for others... Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:37:06 EST ~ QOD ~ 21 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65838999 Have you been to practice moderation with all the goodies floating around home/workplace <em>38</em> Wed, 21 Dec 2016 05:45:59 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65838985 <em>306</em> <em>593</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>362</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <em>442</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 &amp; say NO to it! <BR> ~~ soda <em>38</em> <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 &amp; tell us how you did! Wed, 21 Dec 2016 05:42:23 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65832829 Do you go to look at Christmas lights <em>38</em> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 06:02:57 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65832808 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>593</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>311</em> <em>248</em> <em>576</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <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> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball while you work on the compu... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 05:51:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65826620 Have you put your <em>446</em> up yet <em>38</em> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:08:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65826568 <em>551</em> <em>576</em> <em>531</em> <em>758</em> <em>592</em> <em>185</em> <em>771</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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat sto... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:50:12 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65820335 Do you have plans for today <em>38</em> Sun, 18 Dec 2016 05:11:29 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65814211 How many teams do you belong to <em>38</em> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 06:05:25 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 17 - 18 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65814153 <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - ... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 05:22:29 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65808206 Have you ever served on jury duty <em>38</em> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:17:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65807309 <em>34</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>425</em> <em>592</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> BICEPS <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Aim for 2 sets of 10 reps each arm. <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Which ones did YOU choose <em>38</em> <BR> How much weight did you lift <em>38</em> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:48:59 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65802197 We're halfway through the month. How are you doing with your goals <em>38</em> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 05:33:09 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65800480 <em>594</em> <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>789</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>574</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Thursday'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> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 20:44:43 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65795943 When you sign into SP in the morning (or afternoon, whatever the time of day) where is the FIRST place you go to <em>38</em> <BR> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 05:18:33 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65794423 <em>9</em> <em>576</em> <em>306</em> <em>592</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>588</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:54:37 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65790006 Do you have any tattoos <em>38</em> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 06:33:11 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65789818 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <em>585</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <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> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 05:22:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 12 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65783499 Do you send out Christmas cards <em>38</em> Mon, 12 Dec 2016 06:03:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65783388 <em>381</em> <em>492</em> <em>460</em> <em>185</em> <em>102</em> <em>531</em> <em>592</em> <em>586</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Monday Challenge <em>321</em> <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-tempere... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 05:07:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65777229 Do you use the exercise &amp; nutrition trackers every day <em>38</em> Sun, 11 Dec 2016 06:09:08 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65771534 Do you have plans today <em>38</em> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:46:43 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 10 - 11 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65771412 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:12:29 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65765409 What was your high school mascot <em>38</em> Fri, 9 Dec 2016 06:04:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65765266 <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 additional resi... Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:19:25 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65759516 Does your exercise routine change as it gets colder <em>38</em> Thu, 8 Dec 2016 08:51:29 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65758562 (Oh my gosh! Did I not do a Daily Challenge yesterday/! I am SO sorry! I never even realized!) <BR> <BR> <em>380</em> <em>185</em> <em>465</em> <em>530</em> <em>341</em> <em>250</em> <em>445</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago &amp; you've been attacked by the muchie monster!! <BR> Aaarrrggghhhh!! <BR> <BR> Give us your top 3 munchie monster busting tips! Thu, 8 Dec 2016 05:38:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65753873 Will you be doing any cookie baking this month <em>38</em> Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:39:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65751785 <em>17</em> <em>306</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> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Wed, 7 Dec 2016 05:25:15 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65746316 (Sorry this is so late. I lost internet for a while.) <BR> <BR> Do you buy Christmas gifts for your pets <em>38</em> Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:03:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65744052 <em>306</em> <em>216</em> <em>87</em> <em>530</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Swap out your large dinner plate for a smaller salad plate ~ <BR> <BR> No matter what you eat, portion sizes can help keep your foods in proportion. Smaller plates also allow you to check in on hunger cues sooner since most of us eat until our plate is cleared. Smaller plate, less food, earlier hunger cue ... Mon, 5 Dec 2016 22:17:16 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65738951 Do you put up a real tree or an artificial one <em>38</em> Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:53:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65736481 <em>530</em> <em>769</em> <em>593</em> <em>789</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <em>460</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable st... Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:11:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65731939 Have you ever painted the outside of your house <em>38</em> Sun, 4 Dec 2016 01:07:03 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65726667 How did you find SP <em>38</em> Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:24:32 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 3 - 4 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65726233 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>591</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAS... Sat, 3 Dec 2016 04:41:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 2 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65720167 Do you have a favorite holiday song <em>38</em> Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:30:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65719750 <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 shou... Fri, 2 Dec 2016 04:07:36 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65712885 Have you done Christmas decorating yet <em>38</em> Thu, 1 Dec 2016 05:58:46 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65712740 <em>380</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> <em>576</em> <em>771</em> <em>592</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> New Month! <BR> (What Happened To November?!) <BR> <BR> What goals do you have for this month <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Post daily goals or Blog, weekly goals or a goal for the month. <BR> Let's get going on our weight loss &amp; really work those goals! <BR> <BR> You can also post your goals her... Thu, 1 Dec 2016 05:06:17 EST ~*~ Ongoing Challenge ~*~ December 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x65712730 A continuation of November: <BR> <BR> For December. 2016, let us know what your goals are . You can choose to break it down day by day, by week or for the month. <BR> <BR> Post your goals and then come back &amp; tell us how you're doing, or how you did. <BR> <BR> Your goals can be ANYTHING! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a4bb3f69-bb4c-4d76-b3b1-c0736ab6c1d7.jpg"> Thu, 1 Dec 2016 04:58:10 EST ~ December Chat ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65712720 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/20de2be9-6688-4249-9054-4da8d513d583.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What's going on with you <em>38</em> Thu, 1 Dec 2016 04:53:17 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65707724 Has November been good to you <em>38</em> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:17:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65705873 <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>380</em> <em>184</em> <em>216</em> <em>104</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> Can you BELIEVE it <em>38</em> !! It's the end of November ALREADY! <BR> <BR> Time for that age old question! <BR> How did YOUR month go <em>38</em> <BR> Did you accomplish all that you hoped/planned <em>38</em> <BR> Was November a <em>244</em> moment or <em>386</em> month <em>38... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 05:25:54 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65699458 Do you wear jewelry every day <em>38</em> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:10:01 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65699093 <em>530</em> <em>104</em> <em>30</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>380</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Our challenge today is to go out into the world with a great big <em>334</em> &amp; positive attitude. No matter what happens keep that POSITIVE ATTITUDE!!! <BR> <BR> Did you succeed at this <em>38</em> <BR> Did anyone/anything test your attitude <em>38</em> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:45:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65692240 Today is Cyber Monday. Will you be doing any online shopping today <em>38</em> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:26:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65692080 <em>576</em> <em>306</em> <em>580</em> <em>380</em> <em>551</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>769</em> <BR> <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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable sto... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 05:25:41 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65685552 Do you read your horoscope <em>38</em> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 04:59:26 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65679715 Do you play cards <em>38</em> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 06:14:38 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 26 - 27 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65678406 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or <em>408</em> . Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - ... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 21:41:49 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 25 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65674013 <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 Today <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> What d... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:05:34 EST ~ QOD ~25 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65674007 Are you going to any of Black Friday Sales <em>38</em> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:01:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65668712 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fd61d364-3789-4d7c-8a25-3e300a9093c6.jpg"> <BR> &amp; <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/367242b2-bd86-4e50-bd11-a1d52c176297.jpg"> <BR> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 04:33:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65662252 Are you working today <em>38</em> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 04:31:40 EST Candied Yams Recipe? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x65662249 I have an elderly lady coming tomorrow for Thanksgiving. She LOVES candied yams &amp; carrots. <BR> I've never liked anything 'candied'so I have no idea how to do it. <BR> <BR> Does anyone have a simple candied yam recipe? <BR> Kind of like a 'Candied Yams For Dummies" <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 04:30:40 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65662227 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <em>593</em> <em>429</em> <em>531</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 &amp; pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <B... Wed, 23 Nov 2016 04:26:14 EST ~ QOD ~~ 22 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65655796 Ham or turkey for Thanksgiving <em>38</em> Or some other kind of meat <em>38</em> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 05:25:46 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65654095 <em>306</em> <em>216</em> <em>87</em> <em>530</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Swap out your large dinner plate for a smaller salad plate ~ <BR> <BR> No matter what you eat, portion sizes can help keep your foods in proportion. Smaller plates also allow you to check in on hunger cues sooner since most of us eat until our plate is cleared. Smaller plate, less food, earlier hunger cue ... Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:35:59 EST ~ QOD ~ 21 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65649292 Will you be doing any travelling for Thanksgiving <em>38</em> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:38:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65649129 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>428</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 &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##... Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:02:35 EST ~QOD ~ 20 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65642430 What is your weather like <em>38</em> Sun, 20 Nov 2016 06:43:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65636275 Have you ever had acrylic nails <em>38</em> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:30:45 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 19 - 20 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65636180 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>769</em> <em>555</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>27... Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:09:36 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65630095 Do you like your job <em>38</em> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:49:12 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65629247 <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 b... Fri, 18 Nov 2016 03:59:28 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65622974 You have 30 minutes ALL to yourself. What do you do <em>38</em> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:32:46 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65621889 <em>9</em> <em>69</em> <em>267</em> <em>302</em> <em>214</em> <em>771</em> <em>465</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <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. I'm not... Wed, 16 Nov 2016 22:48:28 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65616078 Do you speak another language <em>38</em> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 06:34:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65613660 <em>579</em> <em>591</em> <em>185</em> <em>773</em> <em>306</em> <em>134</em> <em>550</em> <em>573</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday'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> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 19:44:08 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65609302 Who was/is your favorite band or singer <em>38</em> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 06:29:24 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 15 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65607369 <em>321</em> <em>531</em> <em>274</em> <em>104</em> <em>575</em> <em>306</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> *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, orange) <BR>... Mon, 14 Nov 2016 20:21:44 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65602176 Thanksgiving is almost here. Do you send out Thanksgiving cards <em>38</em> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:58:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65600262 <em>594</em> <em>769</em> <em>321</em> <em>574</em> <em>530</em> <em>550</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat st... Sun, 13 Nov 2016 19:13:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65595752 Ice cream or sherbet <em>38</em> Sun, 13 Nov 2016 06:43:22 EST ~ QOD ~ 12 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65589557 Have you ever sold anything on Craigslist <em>38</em> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 06:17:42 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65582831 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7f018c4b-adbe-41ec-ad19-14f9364a1c03.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Do you work today <em>38</em> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:25:04 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 11 - 13 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65581422 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/afd0af44-f6e4-43d2-8863-79edcd18bab2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>575</em> <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>592</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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting... Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:34:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65576421 Besides books, what was in your high school locker <em>38</em> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:19:12 EST ~ Daily Challenge~ 10 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65574448 <em>531</em> <em>386</em> <em>368</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> To prevent your healthy eating plan from becoming stale, don’t forget to keep things interesting. Find a recipe that looks appealing and give it a whirl. Try to find one with at least one ingredient you don’t use on a regular basis. <BR> <BR> There are some great recipes here on SP <link>https://re... Wed, 9 Nov 2016 20:28:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65569618 Did you watch the Elections <em>38</em> Wed, 9 Nov 2016 05:14:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65568766 <em>345</em> <em>29</em> <em>104</em> <em>252</em> <em>220</em> <em>531</em> <em>341</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> Check out this article: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=902 </link> <BR> <BR> Then go here for some ideas: <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/browse-resul<BR>ts.as... Tue, 8 Nov 2016 22:25:26 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65562940 Will you be watching the elections tonight <em>38</em> Tue, 8 Nov 2016 05:38:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65561027 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> Calcium! <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> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt. Vegetables like brocc... Mon, 7 Nov 2016 20:31:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65555807 Have you ever had to wear a school uniform? Mon, 7 Nov 2016 05:59:04 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65553738 <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>125</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge for Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> 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> <BR> Or are you a 'faithful' planner <em>38</em> If so, what is your favorite, sim... Sun, 6 Nov 2016 19:15:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65549215 Did YOU remember to set your clocks back <em>38</em> Sun, 6 Nov 2016 05:35:37 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65543058 What is your favorite holiday movie <em>38</em> Sat, 5 Nov 2016 06:20:48 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 5 - 6 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65540564 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:09:42 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65536576 How are your goals for November going so far <em>38</em> Fri, 4 Nov 2016 06:05:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65534402 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>465</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <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> Just becuz, for some, it's getting to be jacket weather, that's no reason to <BR> stop working... Thu, 3 Nov 2016 19:19:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65529961 What is your favorite meal of the day <em>38</em> Thu, 3 Nov 2016 06:43:06 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65527743 <em>306</em> <em>216</em> <em>87</em> <em>530</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Thursday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Swap out your large dinner plate for a smaller salad plate ~ <BR> <BR> No matter what you eat, portion sizes can help keep your foods in proportion. Smaller plates also allow you to check in on hunger cues sooner since most of us eat until our plate is cleared. Smaller plate, less food, earlier hunger cue... Wed, 2 Nov 2016 20:20:32 EST ~ QOD ~ 2 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65522428 Do you take a multi-vitamin <em>38</em> Wed, 2 Nov 2016 05:54:35 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65520652 <em>530</em> <em>550</em> <em>4</em> <em>306</em> <em>551</em> <em>214</em> <em>185</em> <em>341</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> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock i... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 21:05:17 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65515160 Have you ever been on a cruise <em>38</em> Tue, 1 Nov 2016 05:52:52 EST ~*~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~*~ November 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x65515144 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8ff0988a-6f79-4866-9809-a79d0972d8be.jpg"> <BR> <BR> A continuation of October: <BR> <BR> For November. 2016, let us know what your goals are . You can choose to break it down day by day, by week or for the month. <BR> <BR> Post your goals and then come back &amp; tell us how you're doing, or how you did. <BR> <BR> Your goals can be ANYTHING! Tue, 1 Nov 2016 05:49:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65515131 <em>306</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>88</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> New Month! <BR> (What Happened To October?!) <BR> <BR> What goals do you have for this month? <em>306</em> <BR> Post daily goals or Blog, weekly goals or a goal for the month. <BR> Let's get going on our weight loss &amp; really work those goals! <BR> You can also post your goals here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sa... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 05:45:01 EST ~ QOD ~ 31 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65508128 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/268d7cd2-b145-49a4-a955-ff61242fb89d.png"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>275</em> HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! <em>420</em> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 05:56:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 31 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65505592 <em>306</em> <em>223</em> <em>87</em> <em>431</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> stop by 2 team members Pages/Blogs. <BR> <BR> ~ leave a comment <BR> ~~ leave a word of support <BR> ~~ give a Goodie <BR> or <BR> ~~ just say hi! <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:08:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65501404 How tall are you <em>38</em> Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:59:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65494835 Do you have plans for today <em>38</em> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 07:03:07 EST ~ Weekend Challenge~ 29 - 30Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65494746 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses... Sat, 29 Oct 2016 06:36:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65488058 Do you plan to vote early <em>38</em> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:28:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65486937 <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> 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 additional resistance... Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:56:32 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65481415 Do you get a lot of spam email <em>38</em> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:43:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65481411 <em>9</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</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> This is something I've been a little lazy about doing this week. <BR> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:41:34 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65474463 Do you decorate for Halloween <em>38</em> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:19:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65472458 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <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> ~ 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 you and dip them in light dressing for a snack. ... Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:41:41 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65467488 Have you ever walked out of a movie <em>38</em> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:26:40 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65465678 <em>306</em> <em>277</em> <em>69</em> <em>67</em> <em>126</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> MAKE IT HEALTHIER <BR> <BR> Make your lunch healthier today by choosing one of the following options: <BR> <BR> •Try different types of lettuce in your salad rather than just iceberg lettuce (think dark, leafy greens) <BR> •Add at least one serving of fruit to your meal <BR> •Use whole grain bread or wraps for your sandwich... Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:29:44 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65459833 Do you prefer cake or pie <em>38</em> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:32:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65457521 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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 &amp; 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. <BR> <BR> Were you able to find 'me' ti... Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:40:31 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65453571 Are you a 'glass half empty' (pessimist) or 'glass half full'(optimist) kind of person <em>38</em> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:05:08 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65447668 Have you ever won a giant sized cuddly toy from a fair <em>38</em> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:06:27 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 22 - 23 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65447248 <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> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 g... Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:29:47 EST