SparkPeople Motivation and Positive Attitude Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=9699 "Can Do Will Do" Attitude, motivation, inspiration & positive thinking. Daily, weekly & month long challenges including ST, cardio & nutrition. SparkPeople Motivation and Positive Attitude Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=9699 Daily Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x69091194 Let's work on core again. 15 min Mon, 21 May 2018 11:38:02 EST QOD 5/21/018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69091151 What is your favorite exercise/activity to burn calories? Mon, 21 May 2018 11:32:10 EST QOD 5/18/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69073663 What are your plans for the weekend? Fri, 18 May 2018 08:32:44 EST Weekend Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x69073658 Get outside, do some activity, get some rest, get in your water. Most of all have fun! Fri, 18 May 2018 08:31:37 EST DAILY CHALLENGE 5/17/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x69067704 Lower leg toning. 15 min. Shorts season is here. Thu, 17 May 2018 07:41:23 EST QOD 5/17/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69067656 Favorite season? Thu, 17 May 2018 07:35:22 EST Daily challenge 5/16/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x69062077 Try and get a walk in today. Going to be sunny and beautiful here today. Hopefully it will be for you as well. Wed, 16 May 2018 08:35:20 EST QOD 5/16/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69061975 Do you prefer the city or the country? Wed, 16 May 2018 08:30:16 EST Daily challenge 5/15/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x69056131 Let's get our water in today 64 ounces. Something I really struggles with. Let's go team! Flush out those toxins! Tue, 15 May 2018 08:42:07 EST QOD 5/15/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69056119 Are you a social butterfly or a home body? Tue, 15 May 2018 08:39:47 EST Daily challenge 5/14/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x69050196 Upper arm exercises 15 min. I need to strengthen my grandma flaps. Either that or tattoo flags on them and wave them to be patriotic. Lol Mon, 14 May 2018 07:47:49 EST QOD 5/14/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69050184 What do you do to motivate yourself on a Monday morning? Mon, 14 May 2018 07:44:03 EST QOD 5/11/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69037147 Plans for mothers day weekend? Fri, 11 May 2018 15:29:51 EST Daily challeng e5/10/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x69029269 Since question yest was about dancing today's challenge is to dance for at least 15 min like no one is watching. Come on shake that booty! Thu, 10 May 2018 08:49:03 EST QoD 5/10/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69029192 What is the one thing that makes you relax the most? Thu, 10 May 2018 08:43:26 EST Daily Challenge 5/9/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x69022815 Core workout 15 minutes your choice. Wed, 9 May 2018 07:45:06 EST QOD 5/9/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69022787 What kind of music makes you want to dance like no one is watching? Wed, 9 May 2018 07:41:07 EST QOD 5/8/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69017792 What are you going to do to make today a good day? Tue, 8 May 2018 08:53:29 EST Q.O.D 5-7-18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x69011206 Anyone having a certain struggle? What are you doing to over come it? Mon, 7 May 2018 07:47:29 EST Daily Challenge April 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68905692 Lets work on doing some squats through out the day. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:41:55 EST QOD April 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68905679 Do you have a smart TV? Do you like it? <BR> <BR> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:40:44 EST QOD 15 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68880407 Happy Sunday team. Michelle, we need you back! <BR> <BR> What is your one big selfish wish? Sun, 15 Apr 2018 03:31:28 EST Daily challenge April 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68880404 Its amazing what we can do when we push ourselves. Today, push yourself a little bit more. <BR> <BR> https://youtu.be/hbkZrOU1Zag Sun, 15 Apr 2018 03:25:00 EST QOD 4/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68875133 Taxes, have you filed yours yet? Why is the 15th not always the deadline anymore? Sat, 14 Apr 2018 07:08:39 EST QOD 4/13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68869974 It's Friday the 13th. Are you superstitious? Fri, 13 Apr 2018 08:32:48 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68857907 <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... Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:00:20 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68852720 Today is American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Day. <link>www.checkiday.com/3ade96178e123a6e8c<BR>3ff4ef802d4f72/american-society-for-th<BR>e-prevention-of-cruelty-to-animals-day </link> <BR> <BR> Do you have pets <em>38</em> <BR> Have you ever adopted a pet from a shelter <em>38</em> Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:06:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68850650 <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... Tue, 10 Apr 2018 04:25:38 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68843158 What time do you have to be at work <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/15402cb0-463b-422f-9490-1afe6f29c34c.jpg"> Sun, 8 Apr 2018 22:44:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68843121 <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <em>530</em> <em>381</em> <em>214</em> <em>551</em> <em>521</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock in... Sun, 8 Apr 2018 22:37:03 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68839071 Do you have a husband/wife/partner/friend on SP with you <em>38</em> Sun, 8 Apr 2018 08:40:24 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68832752 Did you have a piggybank as a child <em>38</em> <BR> Do you have one now <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a2c1f980-92f8-4ce8-b56f-4416aeca411e.jpg"> Sat, 7 Apr 2018 09:03:14 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 7 - 8 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68832080 <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 Apr 2018 06:43:12 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68827384 Do you read your horoscope <em>38</em> Fri, 6 Apr 2018 09:45:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68826164 <em>34</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>425</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> BICEPS <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Aim for 2 sets of 10 reps each arm. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Which ones did YOU choose <em>38</em> <BR> How much weight did you lift <em>38</em> Fri, 6 Apr 2018 06:18:06 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68820486 Do you rely more on the scale or measurements in your weight loss <em>38</em> Thu, 5 Apr 2018 09:25:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68819419 <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>125</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge for Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> You're just getting out of work when you suddenly realize you have NO idea what to make for dinner! <BR> <BR> What is your favorite 'go to' recipe/meal on days like that <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Or are you a 'faithful' planner <em>38</em> If so, what is your favorite, s... Thu, 5 Apr 2018 06:48:27 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68812420 Today is National Walking Day <BR> <link>https://www.checkiday.com/35bbdd6b36<BR>a1763f3805775c551517e6/national-walkin<BR>g-day </link> <BR> <BR> Do you like to walk <em>38</em> <BR> Will you walk today in 'honor' of the day <em>38</em> Wed, 4 Apr 2018 07:35:06 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68812243 <em>9</em> <em>126</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</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> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <BR> <BR> Were you... Wed, 4 Apr 2018 06:07:22 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68807479 How did you do with your goals for March <em>38</em> Tue, 3 Apr 2018 09:53:11 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68805566 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # <BR> #####__( ô ô... Tue, 3 Apr 2018 05:23:38 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68792270 Have A GREAT Day! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e0ca3afc-96a8-46fd-9665-96d66475669c.jpg"> Sun, 1 Apr 2018 06:01:05 EST ~ QOD ~ 31 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68787817 What is your favorite vegetable <em>38</em> Sat, 31 Mar 2018 09:32:16 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68781194 Do you have a 3 or 4 day weekend <em>38</em> Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:19:22 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 30 March - 1 April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68781082 <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, 30 Mar 2018 06:59:16 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68775877 Are you going to start a vegetable garden this year <em>38</em> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 08:51:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68775062 <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 lately. I do good for a few days then I don't track for a few days... <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... Thu, 29 Mar 2018 06:10:26 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68768660 Will you be dyeing Easter eggs <em>38</em> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 06:13:11 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68768644 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) <BR> ... Wed, 28 Mar 2018 06:05:55 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68761314 What time did you get up this morning <em>38</em> Mon, 26 Mar 2018 21:10:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68761190 Do you still have your high school Yearbooks <em>38</em> Mon, 26 Mar 2018 20:55:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68761168 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Tuesday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> Did you know most people don't 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. Vegeta... Mon, 26 Mar 2018 20:52:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68755654 <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> •Use whole grain bread or wraps for your san... Sun, 25 Mar 2018 22:29:39 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68755605 How was your Sunday <em>38</em> Sun, 25 Mar 2018 22:22:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68745850 Have you ever run a marathon <em>38</em> <BR> Sat, 24 Mar 2018 06:09:37 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 24 - 25 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68745807 <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, 24 Mar 2018 05:48:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68740099 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> These are among my favorite exercises, too! <BR> Calf raises are a popular strength training exercise. You can do them as a bodyweight exercise, using only the weight of your own body to train your calves or as an exercise with dumbbells. A barbell, or ankle weights provide additional resis... Fri, 23 Mar 2018 06:07:05 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68735096 Have you filed your taxes yet <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8dd1dc76-203e-4bb0-b7e0-6e816f57dffc.jpg"> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:57:23 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 22 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68734200 <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... Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:48:59 EST ~QOD ~ 21 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68727935 Do you have a home phone(landline), cellphone or both <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f07a874-6635-46a2-b5ae-32b176744350.jpg"> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:44:31 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68727698 <em>104</em> <em>30</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Our challenge today is to go out into the world with a great big <em>334</em> &amp; positive attitude. No matter what happens keep that POSITIVE ATTITUDE!!! <BR> Did you succeed at this <em>38</em> <BR> Did anyone/anything test your attitude <em>38</em> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:42:51 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68721585 Today is the 1st day of spring! <BR> <BR> Is it spring-like weather where you are <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8d93ad7c-ef47-4fde-8b21-fea409ca9664.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Or are you still seeing snow <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ec7de0ce-9cef-4339-a618-8913f4da7bf2.jpg"> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:24:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68721482 <em>594</em> <em>381</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>574</em> <em>585</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> EASY SNACK <BR> <BR> Is there something that you always pack up to take with you when you're in the car, on the bus, or at work? Is it an orange, or do you have a stash of string cheese in the office fridge. <BR> <BR> Whatever it is, share it with us. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:51:52 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68714825 Do you play online games <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b29638bd-a7da-41de-9bc8-72aa7fda3c85.jpg"> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:48:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68714580 <em>474</em> <em>126</em> <em>368</em> <em>306</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>341</em> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock ins... Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:49:21 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68708881 What do you have planned for today <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/acdab5dd-2fa4-4dfd-865e-7af594771fc5.png"> Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:04:27 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68702162 Do you have any St Patrick's Day events/plans for today <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6fdd1387-c44e-4ac3-b6df-9bf52b6ddd8d.jpg"> Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:47:47 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 17 - 18 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68701996 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:25:08 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68695442 How did you hear about SparkPeople <em>38</em> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:47:11 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68695429 <em>9</em> <em>416</em> <em>184</em> <em>530</em> <em>34</em> <em>380</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> DONKEY KICKS <BR> <BR> These are actually fun to do! <BR> <BR> Here's an article that explains it well. <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/article<BR>s_print.asp?id=1947 </link> <BR> <BR> You can also add a weight behind your knee. I do these with an 8lb DB. <BR> <BR> Try for 3 sets of 10. <BR> <BR> How... Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:39:39 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68688573 Do you get massages <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c9daafa7-7fcd-4caa-877c-b65e038cd82b.png"> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 06:15:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68688464 <em>9</em> <em>69</em> <em>267</em> <em>302</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal <BR> <BR> If you find it tough to get vegetables into your meals, try some of these ideas: <BR> <BR> Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a great <BR> way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> Add them to your pizza. I'm not saying you should have pizza, but if yo... Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:43:08 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68682272 How often do you indulge your sweet tooth <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a7ee9b3b-2237-48a1-89b9-49781cc40b77.jpg"> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 06:54:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68682150 <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, 14 Mar 2018 06:29:01 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68675618 How many teams do you belong to <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa0ed514-3b62-4f0b-8b00-004e5ffc9b81.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Tue, 13 Mar 2018 06:28:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68675507 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # <BR> #####_... Tue, 13 Mar 2018 05:46:44 EST ~ Something New ~ 13 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x68675484 Got this on SP Team For Team Leaders, frpm Coach Jen <BR> <BR> "Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> Wanted to give you a heads up about a design change to articles and blogs that will likely go into effect today. It doesn't change anything about how the articles or site work, it's just a cosmetic change to keep things looking fresh. " <BR> <BR> I haven't noticed anything yet... Tue, 13 Mar 2018 05:40:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68669022 <em>593</em> <em>370</em> <em>214</em> <em>550</em> <em>185</em> <em>788</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> 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... Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:56:26 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68663353 Did YOU remember to set the clocks ahead <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/51ec82bf-7e8c-474a-8385-ff79418770d3.jpg"> Sun, 11 Mar 2018 06:23:16 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68658558 Do you have a cheat meal/day <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/97d303ca-c27d-4edc-9ecf-5fad77021cc0.jpg"> Sat, 10 Mar 2018 08:42:11 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 10 - 11 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68657634 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 10 Mar 2018 06:43:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68651735 Do you listen to music when you workout <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1fea27f1-6a84-4508-87e3-431966e2f3b6.jpg"> Fri, 9 Mar 2018 06:26:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68651682 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>465</em> <em>427</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Do squats throughout the day! <BR> <BR> Waiting for your coffee? <BR> ~Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Making breakfast/lunch/dinner? <BR> ~ Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Watching tv? <BR> ~ Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Squats help work your quads, butt AND inner thighs! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for variations: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resou... Fri, 9 Mar 2018 06:06:53 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68645521 Do you know how to whistle <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1b7043dc-de68-4ed2-a0cf-8d29453ff294.jpg"> Thu, 8 Mar 2018 07:04:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68645311 <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> 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> ~ C... Thu, 8 Mar 2018 05:59:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68639758 Have you ever tried, or do you now do, Tai Chi or Qigong <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ce7867dc-ba72-4667-96c2-c91b79f4bbb1.jpg"> Wed, 7 Mar 2018 09:42:22 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68638446 <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> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <BR> <BR> Were you able to find 'me' time <em>38</... Wed, 7 Mar 2018 05:58:29 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68631966 What is your favorite color <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/532649fb-dd51-40b9-b2b0-dceaa5c2ede7.jpg"> Tue, 6 Mar 2018 05:35:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68630632 <em>594</em> <em>344</em> <em>530</em> <em>184</em> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> post a quote or something that motivates you to keep going on your 'healthy' quest. <BR> <BR> For example: <BR> <BR> ~ a doctors' report that was your 'wake up call' <BR> <BR> ~ something you keep telling yourself day after day <BR> <BR> It can be anything! Mon, 5 Mar 2018 22:28:42 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68625014 How many Team Points did you spin <em>38</em> Mon, 5 Mar 2018 06:03:13 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68622995 <em>550</em> <em>381</em> <em>771</em> <em>185</em> <em>769</em> <em>184</em> <em>373</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a ve... Sun, 4 Mar 2018 20:07:05 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68612537 Today is National Anthem Day. <BR> <link>https://www.checkiday.com/5de71af6fe<BR>9ebc3f2064be4c83f9f4b2/national-anthem<BR>-day </link> <BR> <BR> This is an interesting story behind it <BR> <link>www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays<BR>/March/nationalanthemday.htm </link> <BR> <BR> Do you know what the words are to our National Anthem <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b8e8b62-cc34-4efa-8ee6-636ed7d86c62.png"> Sat, 3 Mar 2018 05:26:46 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 3 - 4 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68611066 <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, 2 Mar 2018 21:44:38 EST ~ QOD ~ 2 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68606574 Today is Dr Seuss' 114th Birthday! <em>383</em> <BR> <link>www.history.com/this-day-in-history/<BR>dr-seuss-born?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-20<BR>18-0302-03022018&amp;om_rid=78280fb8a8<BR>aba5309365f04027826208e1d2f81fc4310ec8<BR>9a32e460991705aa&amp;om_mid=332236396&<BR>amp;kx_EmailCampaignID=19432&amp;kx_Em<BR>ailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2018-0<BR>302-03022018&amp;kx_EmailRecipientID=7<BR>8280fb8a8aba5309365f04027826208e1d2f81fc4310ec89a32e460991705aa </link> <BR> <BR> Did you read... Fri, 2 Mar 2018 07:31:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68606202 <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> Our sense of balance tends to decline as we age. Good balance is important for many everyday activities, including going up and down stairs. A strong sense of balance also helps prevent you from tripping and falling, so making like a funky flaming... Fri, 2 Mar 2018 05:52:40 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68600306 What are your goals for this month <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/760dc855-3b47-4f98-b880-c15ffe3591e7.jpg"> Thu, 1 Mar 2018 08:50:53 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68599477 <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>125</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge for Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> You're just getting out of work when you suddenly realize you have NO idea what to make for dinner! <BR> <BR> What is your favorite 'go to' recipe/meal on days like that <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Or are you a 'faithful' planner <em>38</em> If so, what is your favorite, s... Thu, 1 Mar 2018 06:03:42 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68594073 It's the last day of February. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c2bdd2ff-6cde-4325-be78-b768529f3813.jpg"> <BR> How did it go for you <em>38</em> Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:56:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68591682 <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> Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> Can you BELIEVE it <em>38</em> !! It's the end of February 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 February a <em>244</em> moment or <em>386</em> mon... Tue, 27 Feb 2018 22:54:21 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68588296 Do you work weekends <em>38</em> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/716fce54-3bf5-49d8-b1f3-c731c29b099d.png"> Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:03:01 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68586345 <em>213</em> <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Today, eat a fruit or vegetable that has an edible skin, rind, or stalk. Crunch an unpeeled apple or pear for a snack. If you're planning broccoli for dinner, don't discard the stems; instead, slice them lengthwise and sauté them instead. <BR> <BR> The skins, rinds, and stalks of fruits and vegetables are often discarded, but these over... Tue, 27 Feb 2018 05:21:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68579473 Do you read the newspaper? Or do you get your news some other way <em>38</em> Mon, 26 Feb 2018 06:17:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68576719 <em>370</em> <em>9</em> <em>769</em> <em>185</em> <em>789</em> <em>126</em> <em>267</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> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat stock; len... Sun, 25 Feb 2018 16:52:38 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68576699 Will you be watching Season 8 of The Walking Dead tonight <em>38</em> Sun, 25 Feb 2018 16:48:08 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68567515 What summer vegetable are you looking forward to <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/27b9a6ee-59f9-44cb-aedc-8fff5e8eb068.jpg"> Sat, 24 Feb 2018 07:02:12 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 24 - 25 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68565853 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:49:05 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68561081 What summer fruit are you looking forward to <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7cf7ed11-58ea-461e-ab3e-aef8e35facf5.jpg"> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:55:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68561054 <em>306</em> <em>312</em> <em>443</em> <em>315</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Do some form of exercise for a minimum of 30 minutes <em>56</em> <BR> ~~ get out &amp; walk, if you can <em>425</em> <BR> ~~ do jumping jacks <BR> ~~ run in place <BR> ~~ pop in a dvd <BR> <BR> Whatever you choose to do, have fun! <BR> What did YOU do <em>38</em> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:45:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68552273 <em>9</em> <em>772</em> <em>69</em> <em>769</em> <em>267</em> <em>69</em> <em>302</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Thursday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal <BR> <BR> 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 piz... Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:17:11 EST ~ QOD ~ 21 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68547324 What time did you get up this morning <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c14e699e-3031-40a3-9aff-a962f8f3f137.jpg"> Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:23:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68547295 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for others... Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:18:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68540896 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> Did you know most people get enough calcium and vitamin D. Many foods are fortified with calcium and vitamin D, and your body uses sunshine to make its own vitamin D. <BR> <BR> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt. Vegetables like brocc... Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:46:21 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68534318 Are you off today <em>38</em> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:10:41 EST Help me make 3rd Sundays special days for America http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68531057 There is too much evil in the news, but that is not the real America. We Americans need to change the focus on bad news to a focus on good news and I have a plan for that. PS there will always be evil on any given day but on the third Sunday of every month we should call out to all the news channels that don't focus on the good acts of kindness this special day that they are not being worthy news stations. Remember we have strength in our numbers and can change the practice of the news channe... Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:39:13 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68527774 Do you prefer cardio or weights,or something in between <em>38</em> Sun, 18 Feb 2018 06:54:10 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68521977 What is your weather supposed to be like today <em>38</em> Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:17:43 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 17 -19 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68519819 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>184</em> <em>243</em> <em>381</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 PRESIDENT'S 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 t... Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:50:55 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68514995 Do you have a 3 or 4 day weekend <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a24a1ef5-bab9-494f-82fd-77b361b61fb9.jpg"> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:28:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68514568 <em>417</em> <em>9</em> <em>376</em> <em>530</em> <em>381</em> <em>220</em> <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Friday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> LEG CIRCLES <BR> <BR> Drawing imaginary circles with your leg strengthens your hips and knees, and your thighs feel the burn, too! <BR> <BR> TO DO: Stand up straight and hold on to the back of a chair for balance. Slightly bend your right knee and lift your left leg out straight and to the side, at no more th... Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:58:01 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68508315 Do you have a retirement plan through your job <em>38</em> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:50:19 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68508299 <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> <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... Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:44:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68501699 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f614e809-8343-4b87-b2ac-bb3d5d1c7e3c.jpg"> <BR> Just enjoy the day! Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:53:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68500079 <em>247</em> <em>255</em> <em>26</em> <em>220</em> <em>494</em> <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Valentine's Day Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Just enjoy the day with your family and husband/wife/partner! <BR> <BR> Did you do anything special <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fb502f4b-eeae-480d-b648-a037e313b309.jpg"> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:30:53 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68497770 <em>26</em> Do you have plans for Valentine's Day <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/14fcdb8d-4784-40d8-b81b-ce1177b0ee67.jpg"> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:25:08 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68495247 <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>592</em> <em>345</em> <em>530</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> We all know the imporatance of drinking water. Check out these articles: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=195 </link> <BR> &amp; <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=54 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> So my challenge/question to you today is <BR> How much water did YOU drink today <em>38</em> <B... Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:53:06 EST ~ QOD ~ 12 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68486719 Today is Lincoln's birthday! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b788c4ee-b57a-4c9a-9a7b-750075e02062.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Is it a holiday in your state <em>38</em> <BR> <link>https://www.checkiday.com/7c8bacba45<BR>0ed8801ad8e7225bc625ca/lincolns-birthday </link> <BR> <BR> &amp; <BR> <BR> <link>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincol<BR>n's_Birthday </link> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 21:37:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68486673 <em>521</em> <em>341</em> <em>184</em> <em>550</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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 st... Sun, 11 Feb 2018 21:27:48 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68482359 Do you have any plans for today <em>38</em> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:50:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68476242 Where do you do your grocery shopping <em>38</em> Sat, 10 Feb 2018 08:03:46 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 10 - 11 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68475742 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 10 Feb 2018 05:40:25 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68469696 Today is Chocolate Day! <BR> <link>https://www.checkiday.com/df0bce2147<BR>4b6882037613c441267a39/chocolate-day </link> <BR> <BR> Do you like chocolate <em>38</em> <BR> Do you have a favorite <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/36528aec-c0e0-464d-919e-0528fefc92a1.jpg"> Fri, 9 Feb 2018 06:27:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68469676 <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, 9 Feb 2018 06:17:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68463714 What childhood shows do you remember watching <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9b4cc1ca-e7cc-4495-8d74-fbada75d74ab.jpeg"> Thu, 8 Feb 2018 07:19:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68463242 <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, 8 Feb 2018 06:08:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68456383 Who is your internet provider <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9c4b244d-3137-442a-8015-f70bee3163ee.jpg"> Wed, 7 Feb 2018 06:16:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68456307 <em>104</em> <em>30</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Our challenge today is to go out into the world with a great big <em>334</em> &amp; positive attitude. <BR> No matter what happens keep that POSITIVE ATTITUDE!!! <BR> <BR> Did you succeed at this <em>38</em> <BR> Did anyone/anything test your attitude <em>38</em> Wed, 7 Feb 2018 06:00:58 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68450954 Do you use coupons when grocery shopping <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/86d190bb-69a0-425f-b01c-c552daf6eb3a.png"> Tue, 6 Feb 2018 09:41:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68449509 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <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> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # <BR> #####__( ô ô )__##### <BR> ## ... Tue, 6 Feb 2018 05:51:27 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68442829 Do you have a dishwasher <em>38</em> Mon, 5 Feb 2018 07:24:25 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68442453 <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>550</em> <em>381</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>769</em> <em>521</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock ins... Mon, 5 Feb 2018 05:53:01 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68436125 Will you be watching the SuperBowl tonight <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/21de0467-500e-4faa-b43f-6d18795c7c81.jpg"> Sun, 4 Feb 2018 07:07:09 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68429832 Do you eat breakfast <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b750907a-5103-48a0-938a-d2d1a4da0ca1.jpg"> Sat, 3 Feb 2018 06:51:31 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 3- 4 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68429623 <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, 3 Feb 2018 06:07:14 EST ~ QOD ~ 2 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68423116 Today is Groundhog Day! <link>https://www.checkiday.com/5eb3d9edc7<BR>5af7e270595c79a3021be1/groundhog-day </link> <BR> <BR> Will you be waiting for his predictions <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4b974be6-ba60-4173-a33a-95cee67e5678.jpg"> Fri, 2 Feb 2018 06:44:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68422995 <em>306</em> <em>418</em> <em>9</em> <em>406</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ABS!!!!!!! <BR> Yep, let's work on those abs today! <BR> This is one I, personally, HATE to do! But I SURE would like a 6 pak (or even a <BR> 4 pak!)!! <BR> <BR> Check out this link: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=core </link> <BR> <BR> Choose at least 3 different exercises. <BR> Which ones did YOU do <em>38... Fri, 2 Feb 2018 06:20:51 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68417179 Have you gotten your W2 forms yet <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/599b3244-e7e7-4eeb-b8ec-c9c6926841b0.png"> Thu, 1 Feb 2018 09:09:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68416215 <em>306</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>88</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e92f400e-d1dd-401c-b76e-dc119706c219.jpg"> <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. Any goals you may have! <BR> <BR> You can also post here: <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/<BR>te... Thu, 1 Feb 2018 06:21:39 EST ~ QOD ~ 31 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68409717 Well, it's the end of January. <BR> How did it go for you <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/94ba8e0b-320e-4cd9-931c-3d4eb821a0c0.jpg"> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 07:40:19 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 31 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68409164 <em>306</em> <em>773</em> <em>69</em> <em>775</em> <em>214</em> <em>373</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal. <BR> <BR> Remember these ideas for getting more veggies throughout the day: <BR> ~ Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a <BR> great way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> ~ Bring cut veggies to work with you and ... Wed, 31 Jan 2018 05:59:59 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68402656 How often do you weigh <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b77692c7-870b-47df-ab7c-6642f224d60c.jpg"> Tue, 30 Jan 2018 06:08:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68402620 <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, plate or bowl. No eating o... Tue, 30 Jan 2018 06:00:06 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68394029 Do you use a crockpot <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0c55062f-5ff1-4fd7-902e-8d7a36c9936f.jpg"> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 20:22:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68394006 <em>779</em> <em>306</em> <em>551</em> <em>381</em> <em>784</em> <em>521</em> <em>550</em> <em>386</em> <em>769</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> 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 vegetabl... Sun, 28 Jan 2018 20:15:08 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68389743 Do you have plans for today <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fb788f90-9cad-4e9f-bdb3-9a979309dd0d.jpg"> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 06:33:33 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68383180 What was your weather like yesterday <em>38</em> Sat, 27 Jan 2018 05:56:28 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 27 - 28 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68383166 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 27 Jan 2018 05:49:12 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68376770 Do you have a favorite cup or mug that you use everyday <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6259b49d-57eb-4fbb-9bcc-7f9752bc2712.jpg"> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 05:56:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68376675 <em>531</em> <em>362</em> <em>9</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> SUMO SQUATS <BR> <BR> Check out this video: <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZuX<BR>KqRbT9k </link> <BR> <BR> Aim for 3 sets of 15, with or without weights. <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Did you use weights <em>38</em> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 05:05:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68370150 Have you joined any of the new SparkChallenges <em>38</em> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/<BR>team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=186<BR>41x9699x68311228 </link> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 05:55:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68370118 <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, 25 Jan 2018 05:43:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68364051 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for others... Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:36:34 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68363992 Do you have a favorite purse style <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4e81fea3-fcf8-4ecb-9863-d16daf99265b.jpg"> Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:28:53 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68357008 Do you wear glasses or contacts <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/88adde94-0a12-4695-84d1-9fd4e4c256bb.jpg"> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:57:46 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68356746 <em>306</em> <em>102</em> <em>214</em> <em>521</em> <em>414</em> <em>381</em> <em>576</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>102</em> 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... Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:14:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68349638 Today is International SweatPants Day! <BR> Do you own a pair <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b2e6150c-ae2c-4d77-af7e-5c0d1a1d1ef2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <link>www.checkiday.com/0681b2cab775e65415<BR>618f0dc7945658/international-sweatpant<BR>s-day </link> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:27:37 EST Making my way back ! It's been to long! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x68348690 Hi I am Cathe. I am from Northwestern Ohio. At one time I was very active in the Sparkspeople Community. I lost weight, achieved many goals, made some friends, heck I was even a Sparks Motivator. Then I fell off the wagon. Don't know how, why, or what happened. It just happened. .I am so a shamed of myself for I am now I am 100 pounds over weight. I am so out of shape and self confidence whats that? But the past is the past its gone and I can't cry over spilled milk, so I am moving forward. I... Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:49:02 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68348357 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> Did you know most people get enough calcium and vitamin D. Many foods are fortified with calcium and vitamin D, and your body uses sunshine to make its own vitamin D. <BR> <BR> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt. Vegetables like... Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:38:05 EST ~ QOD ~ 21 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68343998 Do you barbeque in the winter <em>38</em> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ecbf6b17-d9dc-440f-a4a0-bcd330383f4a.jpg"> Sun, 21 Jan 2018 08:39:31 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68335714 Do you use Alexa or any Voice Assistant <em>38</em> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:49:00 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 20 - 21 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68335695 <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, 19 Jan 2018 22:46:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68330139 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> These are among my favorite exercises, too! <BR> Calf raises are a popular strength training exercise. You can do them as a bodyweight exercise, using only the weight of your own body to train your calves or as an exercise with dumbbells. A barbell, or ankle weights provide additional resis... Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:33:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68323723 Today is National Gourmet Coffee Day. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.checkiday.com/69c8859874<BR>17df979339c25074977f3b/national-gourme<BR>t-coffee-day </link> <BR> <BR> &amp; here for some interesting facts: <BR> <BR> <link>https://foodimentary.com/2014/01/18/<BR>january-18-is-national-gourmet-coffee-<BR>day/ </link> <BR> <BR> Do you drink gourmet coffee <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6fe96ffd-acf1-4ee9-9f40-e4dbfc8bccf2.jpg"> <BR> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:12:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68323364 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) <BR> ... Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:59:54 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68318096 Do you take a vitamin <em>38</em> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:22:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68313580 <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday'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 n... Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:10:41 EST ~*~ Something New On SP ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x68311228 This is from Coach Jen: <BR> <BR> "Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> We're excited to announce the launch of SparkChallenges, a new feature designed to make consistency and small goals fun. You can read more about it here: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=sparkpeople_challenges_fun_for_pers<BR>onal_goals_or_with_friends </link> <BR> <BR> You can access SparkChallenges by clicking on Challenges at the top of any page. <BR> <BR> Thanks! <BR> <BR> Coach Jen" <BR> ~~~... Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:17:12 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68308867 Today is National Fig Newton Day. <link>https://www.checkiday.com/f503785fd5<BR>562d4a45c9b2fb775a700b/national-fig-ne<BR>wton-day </link> <BR> <BR> Do you like them <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/68dab051-1f2f-4da6-b506-23a9f6abac94.jpg"> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:31:57 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68306296 <em>224</em> <em>185</em> <em>243</em> <em>576</em> <em>531</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Well, we're now halfway through the month. <BR> How are you doing with your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/31f8415c-20d5-4ed0-b6ac-dc7f4c788955.jpg"> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:54:39 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68306239 SOOOO sorry about this. Things here have been crazy! <BR> <BR> Did you have to work today <em>38</em> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:43:05 EST ~ QOD~ 13 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68289538 Do you have any allergies <em>38</em> Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:07:25 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 13 - 15 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68288875 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> And 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> <BR> Back to Basics Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <e... Sat, 13 Jan 2018 05:48:44 EST ~ QOD ~ 12 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68282404 What time did you get up this morning <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f59ea4ab-3f3c-4cff-a0ff-51965c68e7a3.png"> Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:58:01 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68281830 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>218</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <BR> <BR> One of my FAVORITE body parts to work out! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Remember... <BR> Just becuz, for most of us, it's sweater &amp; coat weather, that's no reason to <BR> stop working out ou... Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:58:47 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68275947 Do you have DAILY goals <em>38</em> Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:46:10 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68275203 <em>224</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>126</em> <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> SHOW YOURSELF SOME LOVE <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> Look in the mirror, and throughout the day, <BR> tell yourself that <BR> <BR> you ARE worth it <em>250</em> <BR> you ARE beautiful <em>204</em> <BR> you CAN do this <em>244</em> <BR> you WILL win!! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Did you tell you... Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:23:53 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68268567 What was the last vegetable you ate <em>38</em> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:25:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68268079 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>386</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> ... Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:20:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68264634 Do you have houseplants <em>38</em> Tue, 9 Jan 2018 16:03:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68261015 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # <BR> #####_... Tue, 9 Jan 2018 06:05:56 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68254017 Today is National Bubble Bath Day <BR> <link>https://www.checkiday.com/dc724865a2<BR>f634c889727bf9100cd1f2/bubble-bath-day </link> <BR> <BR> Do you take bubble baths <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f1fa4ea-6717-4b7c-b5dd-75f44b2f2295.jpg"> Mon, 8 Jan 2018 07:04:08 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68252270 <em>550</em> <em>386</em> <em>185</em> <em>551</em> <em>576</em> <em>381</em> <em>531</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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 stoc... Sun, 7 Jan 2018 22:16:25 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68247503 How are you planning to relax today <em>38</em> Sun, 7 Jan 2018 08:47:25 EST ~ QOD ~ 6Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68239598 When making a salad at home,besides the usual tomatoes,onions and cucumbers, what other vegetable(s) do you add <em>38</em> Sat, 6 Jan 2018 05:59:11 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 6- 7 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68238279 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>381</em> <em>185</em> <em>592</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <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 cardi... Fri, 5 Jan 2018 22:27:56 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68234017 Do you have a preferred time of day for working out <em>38</em> Fri, 5 Jan 2018 09:31:46 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68232578 <em>34</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>425</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> BICEPS <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Aim for 2 sets of 10 reps each arm. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Which ones did YOU choose <em>38</em> <BR> How much weight did you lift <em>38</... Fri, 5 Jan 2018 05:27:27 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68225759 Today is National Spaghetti Day! <BR> <link>https://www.checkiday.com/1cfebe0ba7<BR>d2bc26cc8abd8e2a9616ad/national-spaghe<BR>tti-day </link> <BR> <BR> Do you like spaghetti <em>38</em> Thu, 4 Jan 2018 07:19:33 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68223865 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <em>592</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Thursday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved... Wed, 3 Jan 2018 21:47:53 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68219869 What has your weather been like <em>38</em> Wed, 3 Jan 2018 09:32:12 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68218356 <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, 3 Jan 2018 06:05:20 EST ~ QOD~ 2 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68211811 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8d67bc11-3da9-469a-9151-f13742fc03ee.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What are your goals for the YEAR <em>38</em> Tue, 2 Jan 2018 08:39:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 January http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68210822 <em>409</em> <em>386</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>425</em> <em>593</em> <em>408</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>780</em> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal. <em>786</em> <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 veggie... Tue, 2 Jan 2018 05:38:53 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68203280 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6e7be279-e4a6-410a-98f2-2d8ec664ec6e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> How was everyone's New Year's Eve <em>38</em> Mon, 1 Jan 2018 07:03:47 EST ~*~ ROLL CALL 2018 ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x68203219 <em>227</em> <BR> Oops! <BR> Double posted! Mon, 1 Jan 2018 06:47:42 EST ~*~ 2018 COMMITMENT ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x68197229 In 2018, I will commit to: <BR> <BR> ~ Being more active here. <BR> I have started a new job about 3 months ago and I've just slacked off on SP. It's time to get back to it. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/10563b1c-7011-412d-b38d-2b36a62e20da.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ~ Working out at least 4 times a week <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a6241168-5816-4b3f-a91e-07d66465ef21.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ~ and this <em>246</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.s... Sun, 31 Dec 2017 09:11:06 EST ~ QOD ~ 31 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68197037 Do you have any plans for tonight <em>38</em> Sun, 31 Dec 2017 08:44:09 EST ~*~ JAN - FEB 2018 CHAT ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68196367 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/56dd49c4-0064-4f17-a25f-6237ddafe6ac.jpg"> <BR> <BR> HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY NYE! Sun, 31 Dec 2017 06:55:17 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 30 Dec - 1 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68189692 <em>9</em> <em>408</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>425</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>411</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> And to really make matters worse, it's NEW YEAR'S 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> SO... <BR> Back to Basics Weeke... Sat, 30 Dec 2017 05:29:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68183850 On your cellphone, do you answer 'unknown caller' calls <em>38</em> Fri, 29 Dec 2017 05:36:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68183838 <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 Dec 2017 05:34:56 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68177711 <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... Thu, 28 Dec 2017 05:46:13 EST ~ QOD ~ 27Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68171871 What was the most useful thing you bought this year <em>38</em> Wed, 27 Dec 2017 06:50:59 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68171694 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> JUST SAY NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Choose a food that is your weakness &amp; say NO to it! <BR> ~~ soda <em>38</em> <BR> ~~ the candy dish on your co-workers desk <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> What's YOUR weakness <em>38</em> <BR> Tell us what it is and then come back &amp; tell us how you did! Wed, 27 Dec 2017 05:59:41 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68166583 <em>102</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>444</em> <em>341</em> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's 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... Tue, 26 Dec 2017 05:47:45 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68166579 So how was your day yesterday <em>38</em> Tue, 26 Dec 2017 05:43:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68161944 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f52c4e7e-a424-4c0d-91ca-3983f585f9ec.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>442</em> MERRY CHRISTMAS!! <em>446</em> Mon, 25 Dec 2017 06:58:10 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68156931 Got your shopping done yet <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6cb4a534-8c9b-48b6-a5cb-1dc3bf5efc7d.jpg"> Sun, 24 Dec 2017 06:37:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68151948 Do you have a 'long' weekend <em>38</em> Sat, 23 Dec 2017 06:54:06 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 23- 25 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68151756 <em>9</em> <em>443</em> <em>306</em> <em>442</em> <em>184</em> <em>446</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>444</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> And to really make matters worse, it's CHRISTMAS 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... Sat, 23 Dec 2017 05:47:28 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68147706 Are you playing holiday music yet <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4444c4b6-dd12-4dd6-bb78-7ad90e4f8f50.jpg"> Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:37:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68146412 <em>9</em> <em>416</em> <em>184</em> <em>530</em> <em>34</em> <em>380</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> DONKEY KICKS <BR> <BR> These are actually fun to do! <BR> <BR> Here's an article that explains it well. <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/article<BR>s_print.asp?id=1947 </link> <BR> <BR> You can also add a weight behind your knee. I do these with an 8lb DB. <BR> <BR> Try for 3 sets of 10. <BR> <BR> How... Fri, 22 Dec 2017 05:41:01 EST ~ QOD ~ 21 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68141721 Have you ever worn an 'ugly' sweater <em>38</em> Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:51:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68140867 <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, 21 Dec 2017 05:54:01 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68136840 Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve <em>38</em> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/02950dba-d3ea-49dd-bb34-cdf77137e9f2.jpg"> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:45:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68135357 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> Some ideas: <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball while you work on the computer for 5 minutes <BR> ~ Have a pillow fight <BR> <BR> ~ Challenge you... Wed, 20 Dec 2017 05:52:46 EST ~ QOD ~ 19 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68129781 Do you do Secret Santa,or something else along those lines(pulling a name out of a hat, etc) <em>38</em> Tue, 19 Dec 2017 07:24:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68129349 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) <BR>... Tue, 19 Dec 2017 05:14:10 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68124319 What time do you usually have Christmas dinner <em>38</em> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 06:24:13 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68118780 I have a Family Reunion/Christmas Party to attend today. It's about a 3 hr drive &amp; not sure what time we'll be home. I just wanted to get this up--just in case! <BR> <BR> <em>760</em> <em>9</em> <em>442</em> <em>104</em> <em>769</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>380</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... Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:59:14 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68118296 Are you having company over for Christmas dinner <em>38</em> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:15:54 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68113132 Have you decorated your yard/outside <em>38</em> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 07:15:19 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 16 - 17 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68112891 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of wa... Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:41:03 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68108303 Do you leave something for Santa <em>38</em> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:24:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge~ 15Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68107679 <em>306</em> <em>418</em> <em>9</em> <em>406</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>320</em> <em>576</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ABS!!!!!!! <BR> Yep, let's work on those abs today! <BR> This is one I, personally, HATE to do! But I SURE would like a 6 pak (or even a <BR> 4 pak!)!! <BR> <BR> Check out this link: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=core </link> <BR> <BR> Choose ... Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:41:17 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68102391 How much <em>425</em> do you have <em>38</em> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:18:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68101941 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) <BR> ... Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:32:43 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68096521 Clear or colored lights on your tree <em>38</em> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:13:32 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68096499 <em>214</em> <em>586</em> <em>306</em> <em>772</em> <em>530</em> <em>592</em> <em>185</em> <em>780</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> IRON RICH <BR> <BR> Iron is a mineral that the body needs to make red blood cells, and when many people think of a good iron source, they tend to think of red meat. Although meat is rich in iron, foods like steak, burgers, and ham also come with a big dose of unhealthy saturated fat. By trying o... Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:02:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 12 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68092662 Do you have Christmas parties to attend <em>38</em> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:48:57 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68089350 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge 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> Some ideas are <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for others <BR> ~~Do... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:58:15 EST ~ QOD~ 11 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68084732 Are you going to be travelling for Christmas <em>38</em> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:48:10 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68084401 <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> How does your snack stand up <em>38</em... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:47:23 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68078850 Have you mailed your Christmas cards yet <em>38</em> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 07:10:20 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68073669 Do you wrap gifts as you buy the them or all at once <em>38</em> Sat, 9 Dec 2017 06:57:18 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 9 - 10 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68073506 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> &amp; family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> SO... <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 g... Sat, 9 Dec 2017 06:08:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68067987 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <BR> One of my FAVORITE body parts to work out! <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Remember... <BR> Just becuz, for most of us, it's sweater &amp; coat weather, that's no reason to <BR> stop working out our arms. Just think 'SUMMER'! <BR> <BR> What... Fri, 8 Dec 2017 06:00:50 EST ~ QOD~ 8 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68067978 What do you put on top of your tree <em>38</em> Fri, 8 Dec 2017 05:58:13 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68061899 <em>306</em> <em>274</em> <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> We all know the imporatance of drinking water. Check out these articles: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=195 </link> <BR> &amp; <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=54 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> So my challenge/question to you today is <BR> How much water did YOU drink today <em>38</em> <BR>... Thu, 7 Dec 2017 06:36:15 EST ~ QOD ~ 7 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68061863 What is your favorite holiday movie <em>38</em> Thu, 7 Dec 2017 06:31:00 EST ~ QOD ~ 6 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68057294 When do you take down your <em>446</em> <em>38</em> Wed, 6 Dec 2017 10:46:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68055592 <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> 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> Were you able to find 'me' time <em>38</em> <... Wed, 6 Dec 2017 06:24:32 EST ~ QOD ~ 5 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68051041 Do you hang a wreath on your door <em>38</em> Tue, 5 Dec 2017 10:37:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68049370 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs &amp; show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION &amp; POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy &amp; paste this: <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # <BR> #####__( ô ô... Tue, 5 Dec 2017 06:16:24 EST ~ QOD ~ 4 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68043104 Do you buy gifts for your pet(s) <em>38</em> Mon, 4 Dec 2017 06:50:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68042777 <em>381</em> <em>576</em> <em>593</em> <em>551</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>380</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat... Mon, 4 Dec 2017 05:16:31 EST ~ QOD ~ 3 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68037352 Do you put up a real or artificial <em>446</em> Sun, 3 Dec 2017 07:58:40 EST ~ QOD ~2 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68031312 Any plans for today <em>38</em> Sat, 2 Dec 2017 07:15:25 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 2 - 3 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68031010 <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, 2 Dec 2017 05:56:13 EST ~ QOD ~ 1 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68025667 HAPPY DECEMBER <em>411</em> !! <BR> <BR> What are your goals for this month <em>38</em> Fri, 1 Dec 2017 09:08:40 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68023357 <em>531</em> <em>362</em> <em>9</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> SUMO SQUATS <BR> <BR> Check out this video: <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZuX<BR>KqRbT9k </link> <BR> <BR> Aim for 3 sets of 15, with or without weights. <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Did you use weights <em>38</em> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 22:47:59 EST ~ QOD ~ 30 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68019596 How has November gone for you <em>38</em> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:17:18 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68018435 <em>442</em> <em>341</em> <em>576</em> <em>445</em> <em>425</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> December is almost upon us! YIKES! <BR> <BR> Post here or Blog about how November went for you and also what you hope to <BR> accomplish in December. It doesn't necessarily have to relate to weight loss. <BR> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:35:23 EST ~ QOD ~ 29 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68013715 What has your weather been like <em>38</em> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:04:06 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68011186 <em>224</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>126</em> <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> SHOW YOURSELF SOME LOVE <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> Look in the mirror, and throughout the day, <BR> tell yourself that <BR> you ARE worth it <em>250</em> <BR> you ARE beautiful <em>204</em> <BR> you CAN do this <em>244</em> <BR> you WILL win!! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Did you tell yours... Tue, 28 Nov 2017 22:24:21 EST ~ QOD ~ 28 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68006961 With the holidays here, are you working out harder or differently in an effort to keep the pounds away <em>38</em> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 07:05:53 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x68004618 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge ForTuesday <em>321</em> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal. <BR> <BR> Remember these ideas for getting more veggies throughout the day: <BR> ~ Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a <BR> great way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> ~ Bring cut veggies to work with you and dip them in light dressing for a snack. <BR> <B... Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:40:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 27 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x68000012 Have you begun your Christmas shopping yet <em>38</em> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 05:42:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67999996 <em>576</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <em>444</em> <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat stock; le... Mon, 27 Nov 2017 05:34:52 EST ~ QOD ~ 26 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67995527 What do you have planned for today <em>38</em> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 09:38:24 EST ~ QOD ~ 25 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67988727 Have you begun decorating for Christmas <em>38</em> Sat, 25 Nov 2017 07:34:35 EST ~ QOD ~ 24 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67982179 Will you be going to the Black Friday sales <em>38</em> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:06:21 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 24 - 26 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67982177 <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> AND it's Thanksgiving weekend--all those leftovers! <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 da... Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:04:50 EST ~ QOD ~ 23 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67976924 <em>429</em> HAPPY THANKSGIVING <em>430</em> <BR> <BR> Are you planning to 're-hab' (make them lower in calories) your meal <em>38</em> Or will you just enjoy today <em>38</em> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:29:13 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67976839 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bb8c861d-b57b-4c23-b669-c98074928bec.jpg"> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 04:49:02 EST ~ QOD ~ 22 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67970684 Are you ready for Thanksgiving <em>38</em> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:28:19 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67969031 <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday'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 n... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:16:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67964842 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal. <BR> <BR> Remember these ideas for getting more veggies throughout the day: <BR> ~ Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a <BR> great way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> ~ Bring cut veggies to work with you and dip them in light dressing for a snack. <BR> <... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:29:22 EST ~ QOD ~ 20 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67958059 Are you ready for Thanksgiving <em>38</em> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:42:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67958043 <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> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <BR> <BR> Were you able to find 'me' time <em>38</... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:35:41 EST ~ QOD ~ 18 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67946819 Do you drink soda <em>38</em> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:11:07 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 18 - 19 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67944752 <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, 17 Nov 2017 21:44:12 EST ~ QOD ~ 17 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67941407 Do you spin for the bonus spin (Team Flags) each day <em>38</em> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:58:54 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67939502 <em>34</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>425</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> BICEPS <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Aim for 2 sets of 10 reps each arm. <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> <BR> Which ones did YOU choose <em>38</em> <BR> How much weight did you lift <em>38</em> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:41:29 EST ~ QOD ~ 16 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67934951 Do you polish/decorate your nails <em>38</em> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:27:08 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67933177 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime, orange) <BR> ... Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:24:25 EST ~ QOD ~ 15 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67926522 Now that cooler weather is here, are you taking your workout outside more often <em>38</em> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:04:37 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67926327 <em>213</em> <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Today, eat a fruit or vegetable that has an edible skin, rind, or stalk. Crunch an unpeeled apple or pear for a snack. If you're planning broccoli for dinner, don't discard the stems; instead, slice them lengthwise and sauté them instead. <BR> <BR> The skins, rinds, and stalks of fruits and vegetables are often discarded, but these over... Wed, 15 Nov 2017 06:35:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 14 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67919400 What was the last fruit you ate <em>38</em> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 04:40:53 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67917216 <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, 13 Nov 2017 19:56:37 EST ~ QOD ~ 13 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67912729 Today is Sadie Hawkins Day. Do you remember the Sadie Hawkins school dances <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.checkiday.com/2daa336aa0<BR>33a8084a4b72b067cbc23b/sadie-hawkins-day </link> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:32:29 EST ~ QOD ~ 11 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67900379 Do you have any plans for today <em>38</em> <BR> <em>232</em> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6dd4e6d8-a9b2-40ee-8b72-34f31ec11f80.jpg"> <em>652</em> Sat, 11 Nov 2017 06:43:26 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 11 - 13 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67898221 <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 Nov 2017 21:15:52 EST ~ QOD ~ 10 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67891673 Do you work today <em>38</em> Thu, 9 Nov 2017 21:59:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67891668 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> HIP ROLL <BR> Lie face-up on the floor. (A carpeted surface is most comfortable, but you can put down a towel if you're on a hard floor.) Extend your arms to either side, and put your palms face down on the floor. Bend your knees and lift your feet in the air. Your knees and hips should both be at 90-degree angles. Slowly drop your legs to the ... Thu, 9 Nov 2017 21:58:18 EST ~ QOD ~ 9 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67887323 Today is National Scrapple Day. <BR> <link>www.checkiday.com/54217eabeada0ba69d<BR>75c41285e8457e/national-scrapple-day </link> <BR> Have you ever had Scrapple <em>38</em> Thu, 9 Nov 2017 08:27:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x67886442 <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> <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> Thu, 9 Nov 2017 05:25:37 EST ~ QOD ~ 8 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x67879389 Do you have a favorite brand of sneaker <em>38</em> Wed, 8 Nov 2017 06:42:33 EST