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 ~ 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 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 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 ~ 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? Tue, 19 Apr 2016 05:45:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64158922 <em>531</em> <em>386</em> <em>368</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> To prevent your healthy eating plan from becoming stale, don’t forget to keep things interesting. Find a recipe that looks appealing and give it a whirl. Try to find one with at least one ingredient you don’t use on a regular basis. <BR> <BR> There are some great recipes here on SP <link>https://rec... Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:50:15 EST Question of the day April 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64152939 What is your weather like today? <BR> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:53:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64152642 <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> 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> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you eat in a dish or plate. No eating out of a bag! And to ... Mon, 18 Apr 2016 05:19:22 EST Question Of The Day April 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64146001 Did you get money back on your taxes or have to pay? Sun, 17 Apr 2016 08:51:36 EST Question Of The Day April 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64138622 Do you go to yard sales on the weekends? Sat, 16 Apr 2016 08:34:04 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 16 - 17 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64136666 <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, 15 Apr 2016 21:53:06 EST Question Of The Day April 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64130868 Do you work weekends? Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:48:59 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64126359 <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> These are great! <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> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Did you use weights <em>38</em> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:47:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64123388 <em>530</em> <em>311</em> <em>243</em> <em>126</em> <em>491</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <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 Thu, 14 Apr 2016 05:12:20 EST Question Of The Day April 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64123271 How much sleep do you get a night? Thu, 14 Apr 2016 04:24:37 EST Question Of The Day April 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64115831 Do you workout everyday? Wed, 13 Apr 2016 05:30:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64111695 <em>375</em> <em>550</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>341</em> <em>381</em> <em>214</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 ... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:43:04 EST Question Of The Day April 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64108180 What is your weakness? Tue, 12 Apr 2016 05:25:33 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64108133 <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> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for ... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 04:50:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64100454 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> In our busy lives it can sometimes be hard to find some 'me' time. Between work, <BR> taking care of family &amp; pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <BR> <BR> Were you able to find 'me' time <e... Mon, 11 Apr 2016 05:31:21 EST Question Of The Day April 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64093563 Have you been able to get outside yet? Sun, 10 Apr 2016 08:02:25 EST Question Of The Day April 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64087214 How often do you go grocery shopping? Sat, 9 Apr 2016 09:59:59 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 9 - 10 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64084280 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>386</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> Back to Basics Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY... Fri, 8 Apr 2016 21:30:24 EST ~ * ~ Check This Out ~ * ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x64078846 I think this needs to be implemented everywhere: <BR> <BR> <link>www.today.com/health/new-food-labels<BR>-show-how-much-you-need-exercise-burn-<BR>t84871?cid=eml_thl_20160407 </link> Fri, 8 Apr 2016 05:50:14 EST Question Of The Day April 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64078817 Do you set daily goals for yourself? Fri, 8 Apr 2016 05:43:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64078756 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>214</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</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 fo... Fri, 8 Apr 2016 05:09:35 EST Question Of The Day April 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64071185 Do you have a hard time getting enough water to drink? Thu, 7 Apr 2016 05:29:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64069069 <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> <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, orang... Wed, 6 Apr 2016 20:33:37 EST Question Of The Day April 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64063075 How many hours do you work a week? Wed, 6 Apr 2016 04:32:17 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64063036 <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 ... Wed, 6 Apr 2016 04:16:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64055290 <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>184</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> SLEEP <BR> <BR> As anyone who's had a sleepless night will tell you, sleep deprivation can make for a very tough day. Not getting enough sleep can make it hard to remember things and concentrate on tasks. Sleeplessness can also affect your mood by making you feel impatient and short-tempered. By getting even a little bit of ... Tue, 5 Apr 2016 05:27:35 EST Question Of The Day April 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64055278 Where do you get most of your groceries? Tue, 5 Apr 2016 05:19:17 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64046968 <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... Mon, 4 Apr 2016 05:50:51 EST Question Of The Day April 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64046800 Do you make a lot of different foods or do you eat the same things? Mon, 4 Apr 2016 04:39:27 EST Question Of The Day April 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64040497 What do you do when you get bored instead of eating? Sun, 3 Apr 2016 09:38:46 EST Question Of The Day April 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64032779 Do you workout on weekends? Sat, 2 Apr 2016 09:27:43 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 2 - 3 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64029984 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>67</em> <em>48</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274... Fri, 1 Apr 2016 22:30:57 EST ~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~ April 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x64023028 A continuation of March: <BR> <BR> For April 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/644cf8f3-07b5-40d9-9e2a-6c73147a424b.jpg"> Fri, 1 Apr 2016 06:24:08 EST Question Of The Day April 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64022752 What is your biggest struggle? Fri, 1 Apr 2016 04:38:08 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64020436 <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, 31 Mar 2016 20:00:59 EST Question of The Day March 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64014943 What are your goals for April? Thu, 31 Mar 2016 05:39:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 31 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64014786 <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>380</em> <em>184</em> <em>216</em> <em>104</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> Can you BELIEVE it <em>38</em> !! It's the end of March ALREADY! <BR> <BR> Time for that age old question! <BR> <BR> How did YOUR month go <em>38</em> <BR> Did you accomplish all that you hoped/planned <em>38</em> <BR> Was March a <em>244</em> moment or <em>386</em> month <em>38... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 04:05:37 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 30 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x64007391 <em>551</em> <em>379</em> <em>531</em> <em>386</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</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... Wed, 30 Mar 2016 05:22:11 EST Question Of The Day March 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x64007328 Do you drink coffee? Wed, 30 Mar 2016 04:41:55 EST Question of The Day March 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63999298 What kind of car do you drive? Tue, 29 Mar 2016 05:40:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63997622 <em>306</em> <em>277</em> <em>69</em> <em>67</em> <em>126</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Tuesday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> MAKE IT HEALTHIER <BR> <BR> Make your lunch healthier today by choosing one of the following options: <BR> <BR> •Try different types of lettuce in your salad rather than just iceberg lettuce (think dark, leafy greens) <BR> •Add at least one serving of fruit to your meal <BR> •Use whole grain bread or wraps for your sandwich <... Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:16:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63991144 <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <em>380</em> <em>531</em> <em>87</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 th... Mon, 28 Mar 2016 05:20:42 EST Question Of The Day March 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63991094 Did you over eat on Easter? Mon, 28 Mar 2016 04:53:02 EST Question of The Day March 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63985238 Happy Easter! Sun, 27 Mar 2016 07:34:12 EST Question of The Day March 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63978386 Do you do Easter egg hunts at your house? Sat, 26 Mar 2016 08:38:16 EST Question of The Day March 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63971074 Do you have today off? Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:54:56 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 25 - 27 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63970494 <em>451</em> <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>449</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274... Fri, 25 Mar 2016 05:26:31 EST Question Of The Day March 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63962615 Is it hard for you not to snack at night? Thu, 24 Mar 2016 04:32:32 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63960424 <em>9</em> <em>69</em> <em>267</em> <em>302</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal <BR> <BR> If you find it tough to get vegetables into your meals, try some of these ideas: <BR> <BR> Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a great <BR> way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> Add them to your pizza. I'm not saying you should have pizza, bu... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:27:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63955072 <em>530</em> <em>345</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>248</em> <em>551</em> <em>386</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 s... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 05:11:10 EST Question Of The Day March 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63955042 Do you use Spark recipes? Wed, 23 Mar 2016 04:53:55 EST Question Of The Day March 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63947386 Do you like egg plant? Tue, 22 Mar 2016 05:38:22 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63947275 <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> Tuesday'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 g... Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:59:32 EST Question of The Day March 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63939342 What are your plans for Easter? Mon, 21 Mar 2016 05:15:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63938358 <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>125</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge for Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> You're just getting out of work when you suddenly realize you have NO idea what to make for dinner! <BR> <BR> What is your favorite 'go to' recipe/meal on days like that <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Or are you a 'faithful' planner <em>38</em> If so, what is your favorite, sim... Sun, 20 Mar 2016 22:25:58 EST Question Of The Day March 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63933175 Does it look like spring where you are at? Sun, 20 Mar 2016 08:27:48 EST Question Of The Day March 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63926492 How is your motivation right now? Sat, 19 Mar 2016 08:43:41 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 19 - 20 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63925852 <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> <BR> <em... Sat, 19 Mar 2016 05:13:00 EST Question Of The Day March 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63918719 Did you celebrate St. Patty's Day? Fri, 18 Mar 2016 04:21:19 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63917006 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>67</em> <em>84</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Friday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <BR> <BR> One of my FAVORITE body parts to work out! <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Remember... <BR> Just becuz, for some, it's sweater &amp; coat weather, that's no reason to <BR> stop working out... Thu, 17 Mar 2016 20:08:20 EST Question Of The Day March 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63912460 Happy St. Patty's Day! Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:48:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63909497 <em>306</em> <em>137</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>440</em> <em>386</em> <em>531</em> <em>438</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Thursday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> It's St Patricks' Day! <BR> <BR> <em>373</em> EAT YOUR GREENS <em>371</em> <BR> <BR> In honor of St Patricks' Day, eat ate least 5 servings of a green vegetable. <BR> <BR> <em>551</em> <em>368</em> <em>371</em> <em>69</em> <em>371</em> <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 19:56:19 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63904268 <em>140</em> <em>386</em> <em>375</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead o... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 04:39:33 EST Question Of The Day March 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63904238 Do you do spring cleaning? Wed, 16 Mar 2016 04:30:14 EST Question Of The Day March 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63896589 Favorite fruit? Tue, 15 Mar 2016 04:52:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63895442 <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 Tuesday <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! Mon, 14 Mar 2016 22:13:59 EST Question Of The Day March 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63889880 How many hours do you work a week? Mon, 14 Mar 2016 07:16:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63888104 <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> <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> ... Sun, 13 Mar 2016 22:46:27 EST Question Of The Day March 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63876725 Are you eating healthy for Easter? Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:55:51 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 12 - 13 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63874419 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>530</em> <em>342</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 da... Fri, 11 Mar 2016 22:27:02 EST Question of The Day March 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63868366 Do you love your weekends? Fri, 11 Mar 2016 05:00:10 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63868356 <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, 11 Mar 2016 04:58:22 EST Question of The Day March 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63864493 What is your favorite kind of movie? Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:39:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63860851 <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> <BR> ~ Have a pillow figh... Thu, 10 Mar 2016 04:58:10 EST Question Of The Day March 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63853199 Do you eat out at least once a week? Wed, 9 Mar 2016 05:19:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63853194 <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> What's YOUR weakness <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Tell us what it is and then come back &amp; tell us how you did! <BR> <BR> Have A SPARKLY Day!!! <BR> Wed, 9 Mar 2016 05:16:06 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63845659 <em>306</em> <em>277</em> <em>69</em> <em>67</em> <em>126</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> MAKE IT HEALTHIER <BR> <BR> Make your lunch healthier today by choosing one of the following options: <BR> <BR> •Try different types of lettuce in your salad rather than just iceberg lettuce (think dark, leafy greens) <BR> •Add at least one serving of fruit to your meal <BR> •Use whole grain bread or wraps for your sandwich <BR>... Tue, 8 Mar 2016 05:05:34 EST Question Of The Day March 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63845586 Do you keep fresh fruit and veggies cut up and ready to grab? Tue, 8 Mar 2016 04:11:52 EST Question Of The Day March 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63837326 Do you like to read? Mon, 7 Mar 2016 05:39:30 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63837192 <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, 7 Mar 2016 04:55:59 EST Question Of The Day March 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63830368 Do you wake up by yourself or alarm? Sun, 6 Mar 2016 07:50:27 EST Question Of The Day March 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63823683 Do you sleep in on the weekend? Sat, 5 Mar 2016 08:18:42 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 5 - 6 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63821101 <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> <BR> <em... Fri, 4 Mar 2016 20:05:40 EST Question Of The Day March 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63815232 Do you use coupons? Fri, 4 Mar 2016 04:46:09 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63814007 <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, 3 Mar 2016 21:56:51 EST Question of The Day March 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63808099 Do you have junk food in your house? Thu, 3 Mar 2016 06:42:53 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63806230 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> 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 can ge... Wed, 2 Mar 2016 21:31:23 EST Question of The Day March 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63799382 Do you celebrate St. Pattys Day? Wed, 2 Mar 2016 04:44:29 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63797123 <em>531</em> <em>380</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</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 ... Tue, 1 Mar 2016 19:54:43 EST ~*~ ONGOING CHALLENGE ~*~ March 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x63791148 A continuation of February: <BR> For March 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/c619e763-f65a-4748-9381-9b5bc8e5395a.jpg"> <BR> Tue, 1 Mar 2016 05:23:46 EST ~*~ MARCH - APRIL 2016 CHAT ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63791131 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/31bbf0cd-988b-4e8b-957a-f2159a2adb04.gif"> <BR> <BR> <BR> What's going on <em>38</em> Tue, 1 Mar 2016 05:17:48 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~1 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63791115 <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you eat in a dish or plate. No eating out of ... Tue, 1 Mar 2016 05:09:24 EST Question Of The Day March 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63791087 Do you drink coffee? Tue, 1 Mar 2016 04:54:40 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63782427 <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> 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... Mon, 29 Feb 2016 04:29:14 EST Question of The Day Feb. 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63782408 Do you do weights everyday? Mon, 29 Feb 2016 04:22:00 EST Question Of Th Day Feb. 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63775820 What are your goals for March? Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:43:10 EST Question of The Day Feb. 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63768219 Hardest thing for you to stay healthy? Sat, 27 Feb 2016 07:21:36 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 27 - 28 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63766221 <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, 26 Feb 2016 20:48:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63760238 <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 Feb 2016 04:48:20 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63760202 Favorite color? Fri, 26 Feb 2016 04:27:13 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~25 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63752633 <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> Thu, 25 Feb 2016 05:26:22 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63752530 Do you take vitamins? Thu, 25 Feb 2016 04:19:56 EST Question of The Day Feb. 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63745202 Are you involved with any challenges? Wed, 24 Feb 2016 06:53:44 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63743700 <em>550</em> <em>146</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</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, 23 Feb 2016 22:49:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63736856 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) <BR> ... Tue, 23 Feb 2016 04:52:47 EST Question of The Day Feb. 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63736838 How much sleep do you get? Tue, 23 Feb 2016 04:41:12 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63728770 Do you measure your food? Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:54:01 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63728751 <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... Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:41:41 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63722279 What is your favorite hobby? Sun, 21 Feb 2016 08:20:22 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63715435 Do you work out on week ends? Sat, 20 Feb 2016 08:27:30 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 20 -21 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63713515 <em>23</em> <em>146</em> <em>140</em> <em>386</em> <em>216</em> <em>531</em> <em>491</em> <em>345</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 minut... Fri, 19 Feb 2016 22:30:49 EST Question Of The Day Feb 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63707297 Do you cut your own hair? Fri, 19 Feb 2016 04:53:56 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63705436 <em>531</em> <em>362</em> <em>9</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>386</em> <em>184</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> Thu, 18 Feb 2016 19:53:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63700353 <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> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for ... Thu, 18 Feb 2016 05:18:42 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63700226 Favorite fruit or veggies? Thu, 18 Feb 2016 04:22:55 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63692843 What part of the body do you like working the best? Wed, 17 Feb 2016 05:48:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63690964 <em>550</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>345</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> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable... Tue, 16 Feb 2016 21:28:15 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63688172 What is your favorite leg workout? Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:06:04 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63684892 <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, 16 Feb 2016 04:58:23 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63676695 How was your Valentine Day? Mon, 15 Feb 2016 04:40:09 EST Question of the day February 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63669891 Are you going to have cheat day today? Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:58:14 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63663536 Do you use coupons? Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:45:00 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 13 -15 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63661577 <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> And to really make matters worse, it's Valentine's Day AND President's Day! A long weekend for <BR> some! <BR> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> Back to Basics Weeken... Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:40:54 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63655384 Do you eat eggs? Fri, 12 Feb 2016 04:32:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63653818 <em>9</em> <em>318</em> <em>216</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> STRETCHING <BR> <BR> 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/resource/fitness<BR>_article... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:29:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63648047 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) ... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:00:58 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63647964 Any special plans for Valentines Day? Thu, 11 Feb 2016 04:19:48 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63640242 What kind of milk do you drink? Wed, 10 Feb 2016 05:30:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63640032 <em>341</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <em>386</em> <em>214</em> <em>306</em> <em>550</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 ... Wed, 10 Feb 2016 03:53:18 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63632655 What is your favorite healthy snack? Tue, 9 Feb 2016 04:48:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63632593 <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you eat in a dish or plate. No eating out of ... Tue, 9 Feb 2016 03:49:34 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63624218 Where is some place you would love to visit? Mon, 8 Feb 2016 04:49:31 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63617322 Online or in store shopping? Sun, 7 Feb 2016 08:04:53 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63616842 <em>306</em> <em>277</em> <em>69</em> <em>67</em> <em>126</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> MAKE IT HEALTHIER <BR> <BR> Make your lunch healthier today by choosing one of the following options: <BR> <BR> •Try different types of lettuce in your salad rather than just iceberg lettuce (think dark, leafy greens) <BR> <BR> •Add at least one serving of fruit to your meal <BR> <BR> •Use whole grain bread or wraps for yo... Sun, 7 Feb 2016 06:17:10 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63610647 Cheat meal or cheat day? Sat, 6 Feb 2016 09:14:04 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 6 - 7 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63607569 <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> <BR> <em... Fri, 5 Feb 2016 20:58:36 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63602147 Do you eat white bread? Fri, 5 Feb 2016 07:07:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63601579 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>345</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</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 becuz, for most of us, it's sweater &amp; coat weather, that's no rea... Fri, 5 Feb 2016 04:54:14 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63593516 What are your plans for Valentine's Day? Thu, 4 Feb 2016 04:41:10 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63591793 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <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> <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> <BR> ~ Have a pill... Wed, 3 Feb 2016 20:56:25 EST ~ *~ HELP ~ * ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x63585223 <BR> Losing motivation <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> A bad day <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Post it here and maybe we can help you get back on track! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ef8738ab-3efb-4f7d-abed-c4c2d5e7c508.jpg"> Wed, 3 Feb 2016 05:50:32 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63585033 Are you planning A vacation this year? Wed, 3 Feb 2016 04:20:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63581963 <em>551</em> <em>380</em> <em>67</em> <em>532</em> <em>306</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock ins... Tue, 2 Feb 2016 18:00:28 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63576926 Do you watch for the ground hog? Tue, 2 Feb 2016 06:43:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63576565 <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> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for ... Tue, 2 Feb 2016 04:57:24 EST Question Of The Day Feb. 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63567487 When do you workout? Mon, 1 Feb 2016 04:50:08 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63559918 What are you trying to accomplish? Sun, 31 Jan 2016 07:56:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63559602 <em>306</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>88</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> February is here! Are you ready? <BR> <BR> Spring is coming. <em>125</em> <BR> Are you ready for those summer clothes? <em>344</em> <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. <BR> Let's get going on our weight loss &amp; really work those goals! <... Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:59:44 EST ~ * ~ ONGOING CHALLENGE FEB. 2016 ~ * ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x63559530 A continuation of January: <BR> For February 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> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6e0c2b10-1896-4921-9310-da5c811f1a66.jpg"> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:38:52 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63552541 What are your goals for Feb? Sat, 30 Jan 2016 08:35:34 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 30 -31 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63550130 <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> <BR> <em... Fri, 29 Jan 2016 21:22:22 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63543586 Do you use a crock pot? Fri, 29 Jan 2016 04:16:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63543534 <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, 29 Jan 2016 03:28:40 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63536346 What kind of music do you like? Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:42:33 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63534737 <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, 27 Jan 2016 22:17:45 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63527906 Favorite veggie? Wed, 27 Jan 2016 04:45:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63527884 <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <em>386</em> <em>551</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</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> 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... Wed, 27 Jan 2016 04:35:56 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63520119 Favorite fruit? Tue, 26 Jan 2016 06:36:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63519800 <em>381</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>380</em> <em>425</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> SLEEP <BR> <BR> As anyone who's had a sleepless night will tell you, sleep deprivation can make for a very tough day. Not getting enough sleep can make it hard to remember things and concentrate on tasks. Sleeplessness can also affect your mood by making you feel impatient and short-tempered. By getting even a little bit of extra... Tue, 26 Jan 2016 04:48:08 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63510879 Are you staying on track? Mon, 25 Jan 2016 04:39:41 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63508695 <em>530</em> <em>224</em> <em>185</em> <em>194</em> <em>126</em> <em>531</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Monday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>227</em> Eliminate/cut back on social media and/or TV <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> Our minds are greatly influenced by what we see on TV and on social media. Plus, it can be a huge waste of time. <BR> <BR> Instead of turning on the TV or looking at social media the next time you are bored, you may wan... Sun, 24 Jan 2016 20:03:10 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63503418 Have you seen the new Star Wars movie? Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:30:45 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63496334 Favorite type of food? Sat, 23 Jan 2016 08:10:07 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 23 - 24 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63494137 <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> <BR> <em... Fri, 22 Jan 2016 21:46:08 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63487632 Do you workout everyday? Fri, 22 Jan 2016 04:58:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63487594 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> These are among my favorite exercises, too! <BR> <BR> Calf raises are a popular strength training exercise. You can do them as a bodyweight exercise, using only the weight of your own body to train your calves or as an exercise with dumbbells. A barbell, or ankle weights provide additional... Fri, 22 Jan 2016 04:36:41 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63479892 What is your favorite meat? Thu, 21 Jan 2016 04:51:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63478034 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>530</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <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 minute... Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:09:44 EST ~ 2 New Additions Announced ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x63476667 Got this today on the Team For Team Leaders: <BR> "Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> Two new things launched today that I wanted to let you know about: <BR> <BR> 1. On the Nutrition Tracker, you can now make a “Quick Entry.” This basically lets you add a calorie/carb/fat/protein value to a meal, without searching for a food, nor adding a manual food. <BR> <BR> 2. We used to let people share 1 piece of content for 3 points a day. We now let you share up to 3 pieces, and at 3 points per piece, you c... Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:05:23 EST Daily Challenge Jan. 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x63471466 Okay I am going to try to do this today for Befit! Here we go all! <BR> Today lets do 100 jumping Jacks by the end of the day, it can be 10 here and 10 there just make it equal up to 100 by the end of the day! Let's go!!!! <em>185</em> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 05:10:18 EST Question Of The Day Jan. 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x63471453 Do you prepare food ahead? Wed, 20 Jan 2016 05:03:40 EST