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 ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65272011 <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> ~ Order ... Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:06:10 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65271995 Did you watch the Presidential Debates last night <em>38</em> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:01:07 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65264271 What's your weather supposed to be today <em>38</em> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:28:31 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65261885 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 For Monday <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... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:09:55 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65257038 If you could try out any job for a day, what would you like to try <em>38</em> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:18:55 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65250250 What time of day do you workout <em>38</em> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 06:20:41 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 24 - 25 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65248928 <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, 23 Sep 2016 22:30:16 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65241742 Do you do yoga <em>38</em> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:48:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65241735 <em>9</em> <em>318</em> <em>216</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> This is something I fail to do more often than not! <BR> <BR> STRETCHING <BR> <BR> Now read this article: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=67 </link> <BR> <BR> Then go here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1027 </link> <BR> &amp; <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resou... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:46:52 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65236256 Do you drink alcohol <em>38</em> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:05:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65236249 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</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, 22 Sep 2016 05:01:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65228471 <em>191</em> <em>243</em> <em>125</em> <em>551</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>218</em> <em>550</em> <em>381</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 veg... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 04:57:01 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65221505 Do you collect anything <em>38</em> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:40:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65221473 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> 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 <BR> ~ Have a pillow fight <BR>... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:16:47 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65214035 Milk chocolate, dark chocolate or white chocolate <em>38</em> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 05:11:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65214032 <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> #####_... Mon, 19 Sep 2016 05:09:07 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65208133 Do you have plans for today <em>38</em> Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:10:26 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65200603 How often do you weigh yourself <em>38</em> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 07:09:00 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 17 - 18 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65200218 <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, 17 Sep 2016 06:02:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65193778 Do you have a piece of jewelry that you wear EVERY day <em>38</em> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:20:04 EST ~DailyChallenge ~ 16 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65193769 <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, 16 Sep 2016 05:12:19 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65185347 We''re halfway through the month. How are you doing with your goals <em>38</em> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:14:12 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~15 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65185335 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <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' ... Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:11:59 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65178997 <em>214</em> <em>69</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> <em>551</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat ... Wed, 14 Sep 2016 04:51:33 EST ~ Q&A ~ 13 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65173543 What do you have planned for a workout today <em>38</em> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:33:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65172010 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <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 ... Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:20:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 12 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65165294 What is your middle name <em>38</em> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:14:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65165236 <BR> <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 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 in a dish or plate. No eating out... Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:42:38 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65158922 Today marks the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. <BR> Where were you when it happened <em>38</em> Sun, 11 Sep 2016 07:20:48 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65152303 What type of music do you not like <em>38</em> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 06:48:42 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 10 - 11 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65152120 <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 Sep 2016 05:35:55 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65145179 Is there a food/foods you won't eat <em>38</em> Fri, 9 Sep 2016 05:01:44 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65143844 <em>306</em> <em>23</em> <em>34</em> <em>323</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Add in a BRAND NEW ST exercise, either upper or lower body. <BR> Something you either have NEVER done or one that you haven't done in a while. <BR> <BR> Check out these links for some ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> or <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp... Thu, 8 Sep 2016 21:45:39 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65138524 Do you prefer rainy days or snowy days <em>38</em> Thu, 8 Sep 2016 06:02:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65136912 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Thursday <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. <BR>... Wed, 7 Sep 2016 21:59:39 EST ~ DailyChallenge~ 7 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65130658 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</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! <BR> Wed, 7 Sep 2016 05:30:23 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65123106 What is your favorite ice cream flavor <em>38</em> Tue, 6 Sep 2016 06:07:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~6 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65122848 <em>104</em> <em>30</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <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, 6 Sep 2016 04:04:31 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65116289 Do you have plans for today <em>38</em> Mon, 5 Sep 2016 07:14:39 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65109757 Do you like TV talent shows <em>38</em> Sun, 4 Sep 2016 07:38:16 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65102996 Do you have a 3 day weekend <em>38</em> Sat, 3 Sep 2016 05:49:29 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 3 - 5 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65102994 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> And to really make matters worse, it's LABOR DAY WEEKEND! A long weekend for <BR> some! <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> Back to Basics Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 ... Sat, 3 Sep 2016 05:48:24 EST ~ QOD ~ 2 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65096590 What is the background image/screensaver on your computer <em>38</em> Fri, 2 Sep 2016 06:51:59 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65094998 <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... Thu, 1 Sep 2016 22:27:55 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65088532 How did you do last month <em>38</em> Thu, 1 Sep 2016 05:14:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65087270 <em>306</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>88</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> September is here! <BR> Are you ready? <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> <BR> <BR> And check this out, too! <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sag... Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:54:35 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 31 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65081263 <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>381</em> <em>551</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <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... Wed, 31 Aug 2016 05:03:50 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65075667 What kind of music do you like <em>38</em> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:49:32 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65073419 <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> ~ 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-... Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:58:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65067499 What time do you have to be at work <em>38</em> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:12:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65067490 <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... Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:06:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65061414 What was the last movie you saw in a theater <em>38</em> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 08:11:42 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 27 - 28 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65054618 <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, 27 Aug 2016 05:21:50 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65047783 Do you read the daily newspaper <em>38</em> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:16:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65047600 <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 shoul... Fri, 26 Aug 2016 04:58:00 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65041012 Do you still keep in touch with your high school friends <em>38</em> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:26:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65039503 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</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> 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, 24 Aug 2016 21:41:04 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65034178 What is your favorite healthy snack <em>38</em> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:58:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65034095 <em>220</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>106</em> <em>530</em> <em>102</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> As anyone who's had a sleepless night will tell you, sleep deprivation can make for a very tough day. Not getting enough sleep can make it hard to remember things and concentrate on tasks. Sleeplessness can also affect your mood by making you feel impatient and short-tempered. By getting even a little bit of extra sleep, you set yourself up for a more positive and product... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:21:46 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65025239 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> *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... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:09:57 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65020489 Do you have a dress code at work <em>38</em> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 06:29:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65020343 <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... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 05:00:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65007372 Do you wear glasses/contact lenses <em>38</em> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 06:44:42 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 20 -21 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x65006493 <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> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</... Fri, 19 Aug 2016 23:23:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x65001089 Have you ever donated blood and/or plasma <em>38</em> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 06:53:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64998275 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge For Friday <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> --------Oooo--- <BR> -----------(----)--- <BR> -----------... Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:52:23 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64994109 Are you usually early, late or right on time <em>38</em> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:01:53 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64992293 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <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' ... Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:25:04 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64987290 Do you have a Bucket List <em>38</em> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 05:53:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64986121 <em>220</em> <em>551</em> <em>125</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <em>380</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... Tue, 16 Aug 2016 22:30:28 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64980486 Do you still iron <em>38</em> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:53:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64978242 <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <em>381</em> <em>378</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago &amp; you've been attacked by the munchie monster!! Aaarrrggghhhh!! <BR> <BR> Give us your top 3 munchie monster busting tips! Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:05:43 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64973399 What 'brand' cell phone do you have <em>38</em> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:38:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64973211 <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> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:39:20 EST QOD 8/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64967644 Do you have any plans for Labor Day weekend? Sun, 14 Aug 2016 08:59:27 EST QOD 8/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64960846 Do you wash your car? Sat, 13 Aug 2016 07:40:25 EST QOD 8/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64954461 Are you watching the Olympics? What is your favorite discipline? Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:46:53 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64947367 Have you ever tie-dyed your own clothes <em>38</em> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:08:49 EST ~ Weekend Challenge~ 12 - 14 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64947248 <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <em>185</em> <em>259</em> <em>380</em> <em>550</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <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... Thu, 11 Aug 2016 05:01:22 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64947243 <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... Thu, 11 Aug 2016 04:54:41 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64940586 Did you take a foreign language in high school <em>38</em> Wed, 10 Aug 2016 05:39:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64940560 <em>243</em> <em>551</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>550</em> <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>381</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 v... Wed, 10 Aug 2016 05:23:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64933840 Do you read the newspaper <em>38</em> Tue, 9 Aug 2016 05:20:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64933805 <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CHECK THAT LABEL <em>8</em> <BR> Take a moment to check the Nutrition Facts label of your favorite sweet or salty snack. Do you see sugar, corn syrup, salt, or sodium as one of the first few ingredients? <BR> There are a lot of hidden traps in the foods we take for granted. <BR> <BR> How does your snack stand up <em>38</em... Tue, 9 Aug 2016 04:47:37 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64926682 Did you have a treehouse as a kid <em>38</em> Mon, 8 Aug 2016 05:35:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64926669 <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 cue ch... Mon, 8 Aug 2016 05:28:22 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64920183 Do you know CPR <em>38</em> Sun, 7 Aug 2016 06:00:20 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64914430 Do you play Pokemon GO <em>38</em> Sat, 6 Aug 2016 06:10:17 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 6 - 7 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64914360 <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, 6 Aug 2016 04:57:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64908015 Can you solve a Rubix Cube <em>38</em> Fri, 5 Aug 2016 06:45:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64907680 <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, 5 Aug 2016 05:13:43 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64900839 Have you been watching The Summer Olympics <em>38</em> Thu, 4 Aug 2016 05:32:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64900832 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <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 minutes <BR> ~ Have a pillow fight <BR> <BR... Thu, 4 Aug 2016 05:25:20 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64893798 Will/Did you sign up for SP's Premium feature <em>38</em> Wed, 3 Aug 2016 05:53:19 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64893712 <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <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 tomato-based soups are good options. <BR> ~ Use beans in pasta sauce instead of meat. <BR> ~ Try vegetarian me... Wed, 3 Aug 2016 05:13:10 EST ~ QOD ~ 2 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64888619 What is your outdoor temperature supposed to be today <em>38</em> Tue, 2 Aug 2016 09:55:41 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64884993 <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 Tuesday <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, si... Mon, 1 Aug 2016 20:35:44 EST ~ SP Premium Launches Tomorrow ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x64884039 I got this today from The Team For Team Leaders team <BR> <BR> Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> I wanted to give you a heads up that we have a new feature, SparkPeople Premium, launching tomorrow! This new option will change nothing about the current site, which will continue to remain completely free. It's just an additional option for those of you looking for more from your SparkPeople experience. <BR> <BR> Look for a new blog to be posted tomorrow with all of the details. <BR> <BR> Thanks! <... Mon, 1 Aug 2016 17:47:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64879266 What are your goals for this month <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f60dc3c-aa5a-433b-896f-cdecba45a1b5.jpg"> Mon, 1 Aug 2016 05:56:44 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64876952 <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> Monday'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> ... Sun, 31 Jul 2016 19:36:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 31 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64873242 How have you done with your goals this month <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> (Also, don't forget about this: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x64<BR>872543 </link> Sun, 31 Jul 2016 08:39:31 EST ~ * ~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~ * ~ August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x64872543 A continuation of July: <BR> <BR> For August 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/3d740463-4178-4153-9f48-1524f020ed09.jpg"> Sun, 31 Jul 2016 05:59:32 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64867106 Did you have a job in high school <em>38</em> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:10:01 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 30 - 31 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64866645 <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, 30 Jul 2016 05:19:47 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64860186 Do you like roller coasters <em>38</em> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:44:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64858556 <em>34</em> <em>344</em> <em>48</em> <em>259</em> <em>386</em> <em>531</em> <em>126</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> BICEPS <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> Aim for 2 sets of 10 reps each arm. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Which ones did YOU choose <em>38</em> <BR> How much weight did you lift... Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:27:13 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64853467 Where were you born <em>38</em> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:45:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64853392 <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> #####__( ô ô... Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:50:08 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64845751 <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <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 tomato-based soups are good options. <BR> ~ Use beans in pasta sauce instead of meat. <BR> ~ Try vegetarian meat rep... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:50:58 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64840519 What size bed do you have <em>38</em> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:55:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64840297 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</em> <em>531</em> <em>252</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! Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:45:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64833367 What time did you go to bed last night <em>38</em> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:56:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64833174 <em>9</em> <em>69</em> <em>267</em> <em>302</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal <BR> <BR> If you find it tough to get vegetables into your meals, try some of these ideas: <BR> <BR> Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a great <BR> way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> Add them to your pizza. I'm not saying you should have pizza, but if yo... Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:04:34 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64828336 How has your weekend been <em>38</em> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:25:49 EST ~ SP Premium?? ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x64826232 Have you heard about this yet? <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageb<BR>oard.asp?imboard=3&amp;imparent=39476968 </link> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:46:52 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64821499 Any plans for today <em>38</em> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:10:04 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 23 - 24 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64821360 <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, 23 Jul 2016 06:16:32 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64814970 What is your favorite summertime activity <em>38</em> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 05:55:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64813491 <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... Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:34:19 EST ~ QOD ~ 21 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64808556 How do you de-stress <em>38</em> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:22:01 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64805963 <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 For 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... Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:54:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64804195 What food do you find yourself craving the most in the summer <em>38</em> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:54:09 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64801602 <em>306</em> <em>550</em> <em>214</em> <em>531</em> <em>341</em> <em>345</em> <em>551</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> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead... Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:20:32 EST ~ QOD~ 19 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64795698 What time did you get up this morning <em>38</em> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:38:10 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64794769 <em>321</em> <em>531</em> <em>243</em> <em>550</em> <em>214</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <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, 19 Jul 2016 05:37:43 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64788058 Do you carry a donor card <em>38</em> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 06:40:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64787863 <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... Mon, 18 Jul 2016 05:41:52 EST ~ Q&A ~ 17 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64782217 How are you doing with your July goals <em>38</em> Sun, 17 Jul 2016 08:03:30 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64776050 Do you color in a coloring book <em>38</em> Sat, 16 Jul 2016 07:47:15 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 16 - 17 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64775606 <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, 16 Jul 2016 05:56:49 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64769555 What is your favorite cardio <em>38</em> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:03:06 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64767927 <em>306</em> <em>320</em> <em>67</em> <em>9</em> <em>274</em> <em>184</em> <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 shoulders, ... Thu, 14 Jul 2016 22:26:41 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64762823 Do you have a vegetable or flower garden <em>38</em> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 06:56:46 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64762604 <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, 14 Jul 2016 05:46:23 EST ~ Q&A ~ 13 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64755836 How many handbags/purses do you own <em>38</em> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:41:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64755675 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 broccol... Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:50:07 EST ~ Changes To Start Page ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x64753226 Just got this on the Team For Team Leaders <BR> <BR> Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> We wanted to give you a heads up about a new header that will be launching on the site tomorrow. Here's a look: <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The menus will work in basically the same way, except that there are a few new options like videos and challenges. Hopefully these changes will help you access the features you use even more easily! <BR> <BR> Thanks!" <BR> <BR> Sorry the picture didn't come through. <BR> I'm a... Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19:04:54 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64748342 <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, 12 Jul 2016 05:21:15 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64740903 What kind of music do you listen to <em>38</em> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 06:22:39 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 10 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64739483 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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 dressin... Sun, 10 Jul 2016 22:19:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64734070 What is your favorite summertime activity <em>38</em> Sun, 10 Jul 2016 06:48:16 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64727464 Do you BBQ a lot <em>38</em> Sat, 9 Jul 2016 06:30:32 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 9 - 10 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64727455 <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, 9 Jul 2016 06:28:58 EST ~ Q&A ~ 8 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64720517 Do you mow your lawn or does someone else do it <em>38</em> Fri, 8 Jul 2016 05:27:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64719282 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <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 minutes <BR> ~ Have a pillow fight <BR> <BR> ~ Challeng... Thu, 7 Jul 2016 22:05:57 EST ~ QOD ~7 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64713390 Nutron is on vacation til the 24th so I'll be taking over this for her! Have a GREAT time, Julie! <BR> <BR> Do you like to dance <em>38</em> Thu, 7 Jul 2016 05:35:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64710488 <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> ~ 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... Wed, 6 Jul 2016 17:41:46 EST Question Of The Day July 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64705903 Do you use an alarm to get up? Wed, 6 Jul 2016 05:45:25 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64704676 <em>550</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <em>214</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead o... Tue, 5 Jul 2016 22:29:55 EST Question Of The Day July 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64698734 How was your 4th? Tue, 5 Jul 2016 06:04:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64698653 <em>224</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>126</em> <em>204</em> <em>214</em> <em>381</em> <em>531</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> ... Tue, 5 Jul 2016 05:27:40 EST Question Of The Day July 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64694085 Happy 4th Of July!!!! Mon, 4 Jul 2016 11:13:07 EST Check This Out http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x64692020 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sam-cohen/ne<BR>w-weight-loss-treatment_b_10739468.htm<BR>l?utm_source=Shrink+Yourself+Mailing+L<BR>ist&amp;utm_campaign=4a4d373d84-Newsle<BR>tter_07_03_2016_ru&amp;utm_medium=emai<BR>l&amp;utm_term=0_26d4536828-4a4d373d84-242238189 Mon, 4 Jul 2016 06:40:06 EST Question Of The Day July 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64686034 Are you planning on eating healthy for the fourth? Sun, 3 Jul 2016 08:50:08 EST Question Of The Day July 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64679238 Any special plans for the 4th? Sat, 2 Jul 2016 08:49:52 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 2 - 4 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64676933 <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, 1 Jul 2016 22:26:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64670787 <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, 1 Jul 2016 05:16:12 EST Question Of The Day July 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64670776 What are your goals for this month? Fri, 1 Jul 2016 05:10:48 EST ~*~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~*~ July 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x64663743 A continuation of June: <BR> <BR> ForJuly 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/af073638-7937-47d2-9e66-435d3a3d0433.png"> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:07:30 EST Question Of The Day June 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64663678 How did you do this month? Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:51:02 EST ~*~ JULY & AUGUST CHAT ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64663599 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/111e78b6-fc67-4140-905d-c4167cb42dbc.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What's going on <em>38</em> <BR> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:27:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64663574 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <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> The best way to get... Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:18:21 EST Question Of The Day June 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64656086 Shower or bath? Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:54:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64656013 <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <em>306</em> <em>214</em> <em>216</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <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... Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:12:58 EST Question Of The Day June 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64648782 Do you workout by yourself or with someone? Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:57:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64648701 <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, 28 Jun 2016 05:23:49 EST Question Of The Day June 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64641188 Do you check out menus before you go out to eat? Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:47:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64640077 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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! Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:00:06 EST Question Of The Day June 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64635219 How oftern do you weigh in? Sun, 26 Jun 2016 09:16:52 EST Question Of The Day June 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64627820 Have you ever been to a drive in? Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:41:57 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 25 - 26 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64626161 <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 Jun 2016 22:33:20 EST Question Of The Day June 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64620622 How do you like your eggs cooked? Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:57:32 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64618658 <em>9</em> <em>213</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Summer is here! <BR> Sleeveless shirts are in your forecast! <BR> Are YOU ready for it <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge for Friday will be to add in an EXTRA 2 arm exercises. Check out this <BR> link for some possibilities: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> or h... Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:50:00 EST Returning to SparkPeople http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x64617480 Hello everyone! <BR> <BR> I am returning to SparkPeople after a little hiatus. I have been trying to lose weight for almost 7 years (since I had my first child). I have decided that enough is enough! I am the type of person who will have a bad day and then throw my workouts and eating habits away until the next day, week, month or year. I have come to realize that it's okay to make small mistakes. As long as I don't give up or continuing making mistakes I will be fine! <BR> <BR> I have disc... Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:00:38 EST Question Of The Day June 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64613585 What meat do you eat the most often? Thu, 23 Jun 2016 04:51:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64611891 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Thursday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <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, 22 Jun 2016 20:38:02 EST Question Of The Day June 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64606490 Does your partner eat healthy? Wed, 22 Jun 2016 04:50:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64605483 <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> 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 cleared. Smaller plate, less food, earlier hunger cu... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:04:25 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64599442 <BR> <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... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 05:39:10 EST Question Of The Day June 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64599400 How many meal/snacks do you have a day? Tue, 21 Jun 2016 05:22:32 EST Question Of The Day June 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64592223 Favorite breakfast? Mon, 20 Jun 2016 05:51:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64592169 <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CHECK THAT LABEL <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> Take a moment to check the Nutrition Facts label of your favorite sweet or salty snack. Do you see sugar, corn syrup, salt, or sodium as one of the first few ingredients? <BR> There are a lot of hidden traps in the foods we take for granted. <BR> <BR> How does your snack stand up <em>... Mon, 20 Jun 2016 05:22:27 EST Question Of The Day June 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64586777 Happy Fathers Day!!! Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:25:19 EST Question Of The Day June 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64579907 How often do you buy online? Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:41:38 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 18 -19 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64578240 <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, 17 Jun 2016 22:00:38 EST Question Of The Day June 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64572811 Worst time of day for bad snacking? Fri, 17 Jun 2016 05:33:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64571507 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>531</em> <em>381</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 mi... Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:05:02 EST Question Of The Day June 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64566197 Do you eat veggies and fruit everyday? Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:04:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64563774 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Thursday's Challenge <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> ... Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:58:11 EST Question Of The Day June 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64559129 What food is your downfall? Wed, 15 Jun 2016 05:05:31 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64557116 <em>243</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <em>87</em> <em>386</em> <em>386</em> <em>530</em> <em>551</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... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 19:57:24 EST Question Of The Day June 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64552495 Do you have a hard time finding balance? Tue, 14 Jun 2016 05:42:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64552250 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <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 broccoli, kale, and Chinese cabbage have calcium. You ... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 05:13:02 EST Question Of The Day June 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64545234 Do you workout when you are sick? Mon, 13 Jun 2016 05:04:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64545192 <em>9</em> <em>318</em> <em>216</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> This is something I fall short in doing <BR> and I'm sure I'm not alone. <BR> <BR> STRETCHING <BR> <BR> Now read this article: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=67 </link> <BR> <BR> Then go here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1027 </link> <BR> &amp; <BR> <link>www.spar... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 04:36:48 EST Question Of The Day June 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64539744 Have you ever had to use crutches? Sun, 12 Jun 2016 08:39:13 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 11 - 12 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64531779 <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, 10 Jun 2016 22:35:34 EST Question Of The Day June 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64525946 Have you tried almond butter? Fri, 10 Jun 2016 04:21:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64523922 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>465</em> <em>427</em> <em>67</em> <em>216</em> <em>259</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Do squats throughout the day! <BR> <BR> Waiting for your coffee? <BR> ~Do some squats! <BR> Making breakfast/lunch/dinner? <BR> ~ Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Watching tv? <BR> ~ Do some squats! <BR> Squats help work your quads, butt AND inner thighs! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for variations: ... Thu, 9 Jun 2016 19:08:09 EST Question Of The Day June 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64519228 Where do you get groceries? Thu, 9 Jun 2016 05:28:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 June ` http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64518051 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <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>... Wed, 8 Jun 2016 22:26:27 EST ` Daily Challenge ~ 8 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64512235 <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> TAKE 10 <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> Do you normally eat breakfast in 10 minutes and down dinner in 15? <BR> Allow yourself to linger at lunch or dawdle at dinner for at least an extra 10 minutes today. Chew everything thoroughly, and don't put food in your mouth until you've finished the last mouthful. Keep a clock handy if you need ... Wed, 8 Jun 2016 05:42:06 EST Question Of The Day June 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64512204 Do you eat eggs? Wed, 8 Jun 2016 05:36:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64505304 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</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> 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! Tue, 7 Jun 2016 05:13:58 EST Question Of The Day June 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64505256 Do you eat breakfast after workout or before? Tue, 7 Jun 2016 04:36:33 EST Question Of The Day June 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64497912 What do you drink first thing in the morning? Mon, 6 Jun 2016 05:31:25 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64495472 <em>104</em> <em>30</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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> <BR> Did anyone/anything test your attitude <em>38</em> Sun, 5 Jun 2016 18:37:22 EST Question Of The Day June 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64491769 How often do you weigh? Sun, 5 Jun 2016 08:05:04 EST Question Of The Day June 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64485506 Do you eat more when tired? Sat, 4 Jun 2016 08:45:22 EST ~Weekend Challenge ~4 - 5 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64482939 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>531</em> <em>345</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... Fri, 3 Jun 2016 20:57:18 EST Question Of The Day June 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64477337 Machine weights or free weights? Fri, 3 Jun 2016 04:21:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64470384 <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 shoul... Thu, 2 Jun 2016 05:35:49 EST Question Of The Day June 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64470353 Do you workout when you are sore? Thu, 2 Jun 2016 05:21:44 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64461970 <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> 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 with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) <BR... Wed, 1 Jun 2016 06:01:30 EST Question Of The Day June 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64461826 What is your favorite grape, red, black, green, etc? Wed, 1 Jun 2016 05:15:32 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 June http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64454729 <em>306</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>88</em> <em>214</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> June is here! Are you ready? The 1st day of summer is 20 June. <em>125</em> Are <BR> <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. You can also post here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_... Tue, 31 May 2016 06:52:08 EST Question Of The Day May 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64454446 How did you do this past weekend? Tue, 31 May 2016 05:13:46 EST Question Of The Day May 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64448180 What are your goals for June? Mon, 30 May 2016 07:35:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 31 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64447757 <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 Tuesday <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, si... Mon, 30 May 2016 05:43:52 EST ~*~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~*~ June 2016 ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x64447748 A continuation of May: <BR> <BR> For May 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/9950c6c8-ab5b-4556-b2df-56c43066fc46.jpg"> Mon, 30 May 2016 05:38:34 EST Question Of The Day May 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64442073 Favorite veggie? Sun, 29 May 2016 08:16:32 EST Question Of The Day May 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64436049 Do you track and measure what you eat and drink? Sat, 28 May 2016 08:00:12 EST Question Of The Day May 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64430377 Any plans for this weekend? Fri, 27 May 2016 08:52:11 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 28 - 30 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64429258 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> <BR> And to really make matters worse, it's MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND! A long weekend for <BR> some! <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> &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> ... Fri, 27 May 2016 04:57:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64429254 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <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 resistance for mu... Fri, 27 May 2016 04:54:33 EST Question Of The Day May 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64422310 Do you have any extra days off for the Holiday? Thu, 26 May 2016 05:30:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64422247 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> 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 <BR> ~ Have a pillow fight <BR>... Thu, 26 May 2016 05:05:57 EST Question Of The Day May 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64415613 Are you planning a vacation this summer? Wed, 25 May 2016 04:33:30 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64414181 <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> Wednesday'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 chec... Tue, 24 May 2016 21:59:47 EST Question Of The Day May 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64408429 Do you use an alarm to wake up with? Tue, 24 May 2016 05:17:46 EST ~ Daily Challenge~ 24 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64408298 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</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> <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 ccome back &amp; tell us how you did. Tue, 24 May 2016 04:17:31 EST Question Of The Day May 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64401384 Do you wear a Fitbit or some other device? Mon, 23 May 2016 04:43:35 EST ~ Opinions On The New Page ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x64397411 Ooh, people are hot on the subject of the new format of the SparkPage. The majority do Not like it. <BR> "It's too difficult" <BR> "There's no personalization" <BR> "There was no warning" <BR> <BR> What's your opinion <em>38</em> Sun, 22 May 2016 13:23:52 EST Question Of The Day May 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64395372 What is your overall goal? Sun, 22 May 2016 08:16:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64394748 <em>306</em> <em>341</em> <em>214</em> <em>185</em> <em>104</em> <em>531</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> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat stock; lenti... Sun, 22 May 2016 06:39:18 EST Question Of The Day May 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64388688 Do you sleep in on the weekends? Sat, 21 May 2016 07:22:26 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 21 - 22 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64386665 <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, 20 May 2016 21:23:04 EST Question Of The Day May 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64381617 Do you recycle? Fri, 20 May 2016 05:36:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64378279 <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... Thu, 19 May 2016 15:37:57 EST Question Of The Day May 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64374731 Do you have HOAs? Thu, 19 May 2016 05:32:09 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64374653 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</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, 19 May 2016 04:48:28 EST Question Of The Day May 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64367603 Cardio or weights? Wed, 18 May 2016 05:24:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64365320 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <em>531</em> <em>218</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <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 ... Tue, 17 May 2016 19:30:43 EST Question Of The Day May 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64360192 Do you live in a house, apartment, condo, or what? Tue, 17 May 2016 05:14:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64358743 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <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... Mon, 16 May 2016 21:27:39 EST Question Of The Day May 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64352938 Do you do protein drinks? Mon, 16 May 2016 05:26:08 EST Question Of The Day May 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64346756 Do you have a favorite brand for your tennis shoes Sun, 15 May 2016 08:48:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64345956 <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Monday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> TAKE 10 <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> Do you normally eat breakfast in 10 minutes and down dinner in 15? <BR> <BR> Allow yourself to linger at lunch or dawdle at dinner for at least an extra 10 minutes today. Chew everything thoroughly, and don't put food in your mouth until you've finished the last m... Sun, 15 May 2016 06:28:06 EST Question Of The Day May 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64339762 Favorite kind of movie? Sat, 14 May 2016 08:01:59 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 14 -15 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64337976 <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, 13 May 2016 22:23:47 EST Question Of The Day May 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64332455 Does it bother you that today is Friday the 13th? Fri, 13 May 2016 05:40:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64331114 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs &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> #####__... Thu, 12 May 2016 22:41:23 EST Question Of The Day May 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64325413 What is your favorite snack? Thu, 12 May 2016 05:28:40 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64325379 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</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> <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, 12 May 2016 05:08:49 EST Question Of The Day May 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64318411 How much sleep do you get? Wed, 11 May 2016 05:32:17 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64317281 <em>551</em> <em>243</em> <em>125</em> <em>550</em> <em>531</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 instead of meat... Tue, 10 May 2016 22:38:25 EST Question Of The Day May 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64311464 Do you have pets? Tue, 10 May 2016 05:33:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64311442 <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... Tue, 10 May 2016 05:28:45 EST Question Of The Day May 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64304612 Do you workout before work? Mon, 9 May 2016 07:30:42 EST Question Of The Day May 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64298735 Happy Mother's Day Sun, 8 May 2016 08:44:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64297960 <em>224</em> <em>318</em> <em>87</em> <em>345</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Monday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> try to change up your cardio fitness routine a bit. <BR> It's recommended that you change your workouts every 4-6 weeks to keep your body 'guessing'. It is also useful to get off that dreaded plateau. <BR> <BR> So, on Monday, switch things up a bit. <BR> If you normally walk, try running for a little bit. <BR> If you normally do ... Sun, 8 May 2016 07:05:33 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 7 - 8 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64291370 <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, 7 May 2016 05:40:24 EST Question Of The Day May 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64291361 Favorite lunch? Sat, 7 May 2016 05:31:07 EST Question Of The Day May 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64284126 What is your favorite breakfast? Fri, 6 May 2016 05:43:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64284040 <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>85</em> <em>214</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <BR> <BR> One of my FAVORITE body parts to work out! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Remember... <BR> Just think 'SUMMER'! <BR> <BR> What triceps exercises did YOU choose <em>38</em> Fri, 6 May 2016 04:53:29 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64276831 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>126</em> <em>306</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> STRESS RELIEF <BR> <BR> How do YOU relieve stress <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You've had a LONG, hard day at work &amp; the kids are whining. <BR> <BR> What do you do? <BR> <BR> Here are a couple of articles: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/wellnes<BR>s_articles.asp?id=496 </link> <BR> <BR> &amp; <BR> <BR> h... Thu, 5 May 2016 05:19:44 EST Question Of The Day May 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64276805 What do you do to fight boredom eating? Thu, 5 May 2016 05:12:15 EST Question Of The Day May 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64269100 What part of the day is the hardest for you to resist eating? Wed, 4 May 2016 05:37:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64266758 <em>252</em> <em>69</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> <em>551</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of ... Tue, 3 May 2016 19:36:56 EST Question Of The Day May 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64261969 Doing anything for Mother's day? Tue, 3 May 2016 05:48:47 EST ~*~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~*~ May 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x64261895 A continuation of April: <BR> <BR> For May 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/cd8e5c50-6d92-4e7e-8f4c-d026a744c045.png"> <BR> <BR> Tue, 3 May 2016 05:30:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64259052 <em>9</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</em> <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 but I'm doing better! And I'll bet I'm not the only one. <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>38... Mon, 2 May 2016 18:28:58 EST Question Of The Day May 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64253847 Do you drink enough water daily? Mon, 2 May 2016 05:54:17 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64253798 <BR> <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 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> <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you eat in a dish or plate. No eati... Mon, 2 May 2016 05:32:35 EST Question Of The Day May 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64246553 Favorite outside activity? Sun, 1 May 2016 08:58:02 EST Question Of The Day April 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64240196 What are your goals for next month? Sat, 30 Apr 2016 09:40:50 EST Question Of The Day April 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64231980 Do you take vitamins? Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:42:07 EST ~ * ~ May & June Chat ~ * ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64231950 We're taking off for the weekend this afternoon so I'm posting the new month stuff a bit early. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:30:14 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 30 April - 1 May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64231919 <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, 29 Apr 2016 05:19:57 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64231905 <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 Today <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 should... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:14:27 EST Question Of The Day April 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64225017 Do you like squats? Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:51:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64222823 <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> 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 with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) <BR... Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:59:45 EST Question Of The Day April 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64217824 Do you eat breakfast? Wed, 27 Apr 2016 05:50:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge~ 27 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64217740 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <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 minutes <BR> ~ Have a pillow fight <BR> <BR... Wed, 27 Apr 2016 05:18:30 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64210589 <em>9</em> <em>345</em> <em>220</em> <em>214</em> <em>105</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <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! <BR> Have a SPARKFUL Day! <BR> <em>104</em> <em>146</em> <em>67</em> <BR> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:29:23 EST Question Of The Day April 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64210577 Do you track salt intake? Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:27:24 EST Question Of The Day April 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64203478 Do you workout before work? Mon, 25 Apr 2016 05:41:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64200953 <em>104</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>87</em> <em>9</em> <em>207</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> What are YOU going to do to challenge YOURSELF today? <BR> <BR> It can be ANYTHING! <BR> ~ trying a new exercise or exercising longer <BR> ~ clean a closet or your basement <BR> ~ plan your meals <BR> ~ measure yourself.... <BR> ~ do something you've always wanted to try <BR> <BR> ANYTHING! <BR> <BR> What ... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:58:51 EST Question Of The Day April 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64197414 Do you set daily goals? Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:38:27 EST Question Of The Day April 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64191200 Do you feel like you are accomplishing your goals ? Sat, 23 Apr 2016 09:09:01 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 23 -24 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64188849 <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, 22 Apr 2016 22:15:57 EST Question Of The Day April 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64182812 Do you avoid buffets? Fri, 22 Apr 2016 06:09:33 EST ~Daily Challenge ~22 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64182644 <em>9</em> <em>318</em> <em>216</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> This is one I fall short in doing <BR> <BR> STRETCHING <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Now read this article: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=67 </link> <BR> <BR> Then go here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1027 </link> <BR> <BR> &amp; <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/... Fri, 22 Apr 2016 05:01:25 EST Question Of The Day April 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64175654 Are you a multi task person? Thu, 21 Apr 2016 05:12:35 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64173291 <em>29</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>214</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>216</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Thursday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago &amp; you've been attacked by the muchie monster!! Aaarrrggghhhh!! Give us your top 3 muchie monster busting tips Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:59:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64168268 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>126</em> <em>306</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> STRESS RELIEF <BR> <BR> How do YOU relieve stress <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You've had a LONG, hard day at work &amp; the kids are whining. <BR> <BR> What do you do? <BR> <BR> Here are a couple of articles: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/wellnes<BR>s_articles.asp?id=496 </link> <BR> <BR> &amp; <BR> <BR> h... Wed, 20 Apr 2016 05:08:39 EST Question Of The Day April 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64168242 Favorite day of the week? Wed, 20 Apr 2016 04:55:52 EST Question Of The Day April 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64160489 Do you use a crockpot? 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