SparkPeople Motivation and Positive Attitude Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=9699 "Can do Will do" Attitude, motivation, inspiration & positive thinking. Weekly & month long challenges including ST, cardio & nutrition. SparkPeople Motivation and Positive Attitude Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=9699 New to Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x60129420 Hello, I'm Patty.Although I've been a sparker for awhile, I seem to have lost a lot of my motivation. In 2015, I'd like to get it back. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:49:57 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60126724 What are your goals for the new Year? Sat, 27 Dec 2014 09:41:54 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60118334 How was your Christmas? Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:25:01 EST ~~ Weekend Challenge ~~ 26 -28 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60115418 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> The day after <em>446</em> !! <BR> Did you over indulge (just a little)?? I know I sure did, and I'm regretting it SO much right now! <em>15</em> <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> - at... Thu, 25 Dec 2014 20:44:36 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60112226 Merry Christmas! Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:51:00 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60105715 What are you doing today? Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:22:28 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60098307 Are you ready for Christmas? Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:45:15 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60090448 Are you planning on any walking or active activities for Christmas? Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:34:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60088433 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> <BR> ~~Open door... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:29:54 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60080906 Do you go shopping the day after Christmas? Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:25:48 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60073610 Coffee or tea? Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:05:05 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 20 -21 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60070038 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> And to really make matters worse, it's really close to Christmas! The STRESS <em>46</em> <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> Back to Basics Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> - at LEAST 9 glasses of water daily <BR> <BR> <em>45</em> - at LEAST 3 servin... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:32:42 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60065771 Do you cook food ahead? Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:40:57 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60063856 <em>102</em> <em>194</em> <em>531</em> <em>184</em> <em>216</em> <em>306</em> <em>442</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> SLEEP <BR> <BR> As anyone who's had a sleepless night will tell you, sleep deprivation can make for a very tough day. Not getting enough sleep can make it hard to remember things and concentrate on tasks. Sleeplessness can also affect your mood by making you feel impatient and short-tempered. By gett... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:38:44 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60057186 Do you have your Christmas shopping done? Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:51:49 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 December( Thursday) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60053215 <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 Thursday <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, the traffic is bad, kids & hubby are hungry, dogs need to be fed, etc. All you want to do is tosit down & relax for a few minutes. <BR> <BR> What do you do? <BR> <BR> Here are a couple of articles: <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:35:41 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60047773 Do you use sugar or something else? Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:03:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60046292 <em>306</em> <em>274</em> <em>345</em> <em>9</em> <em>531</em> <em>442</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</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> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=195 </link> <BR> <BR> & <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=54 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> So... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:23:05 EST ~*~ NEW ENHANCEMENTS ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x60040531 Check this out: <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=new_feature_roundup_enhanced_streak<BR>s_and_photos_with_status_updates </link> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:34:30 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60038654 Are you doing any traveling for the holidays? Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:39:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60037357 <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... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:04:45 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60029933 Does anyone make popcorn balls? Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:33:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60025598 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # <... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:47:18 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60019952 Do you go out to look at lights? Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:48:28 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60012308 Are you done with your Christmas shopping? Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:42:50 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 13 - 14 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60011170 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> ] <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>27... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 03:51:11 EST Question Of The Day Dec.12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x60004519 What are your plans for News Years Eve? Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:24:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x60002787 <em>306</em> <em>418</em> <em>9</em> <em>406</em> <em>530</em> <em>425</em> <em>320</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ABS!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Yep, let's work on those abs today! <BR> This is one I, personally, HATE to do! But I SURE would like a 6 pak (or even a <BR> 4 pak!)!! <BR> <BR> Check out this link: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=core </link> <BR> <BR> Choose at least ... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:21:28 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59996108 What kind of side dishes do you have for Christmas? Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:49:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59994211 <em>104</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>87</em> <em>9</em> <em>207</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> What are YOU going to do to challenge YOURSELF today? <BR> <BR> It can be ANYTHING! <BR> <BR> ~ trying a new exercise or exercising longer <BR> ~ clean a closet or your basement <BR> ~ plan your meals <BR> ~ measure yourself.... <BR> ~ do something you've always wanted to try <BR> <BR> ANYTHING! <BR> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:22:16 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59986151 What is your favorite cookie for Christmas time? Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:13:26 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59984493 <em>386</em> <em>443</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>224</em> <em>274</em> <em>444</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> In our busy lives it can sometimes be hard to find some 'me' time. Between work, <BR> taking care of family & pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <BR> <B... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:27:41 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59977273 What is your favorite winter cardio? Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:35:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59975452 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> Did you know most people get enough calcium and vitamin D. Many foods are fortified with calcium and vitamin D, and your body uses sunshine to make its own vitamin D. <BR> <BR> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt. Vegetables like broccoli, kale, and Chinese cabbage have calcium. You ... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 04:35:51 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59967060 Do you find yourself being nicer at this time of the year? Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:52:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59965610 <em>425</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>381</em> <em>20</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago & you've been attacked by the muchie monster!! Aaarrrggghhhh!! <BR> Give us your top 3 muchie monster busting tips! Mon, 8 Dec 2014 04:12:46 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59957198 Turkey or ham for Christmas? Sun, 7 Dec 2014 07:15:55 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59949862 What is a present you really hope for this year? Sat, 6 Dec 2014 08:26:18 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 6 -7 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59946804 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 20:15:35 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59941991 Anyone done with Christmas shopping? Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:03:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~5 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59940521 <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, 5 Dec 2014 03:45:25 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59933454 Where are you spending Christmas? Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:15:23 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59931628 <em>9</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> TRACK ALL YOUR FOOD <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> This is something I've been a little lazy about doing this week. <BR> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Thu, 4 Dec 2014 04:11:54 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59923775 Do you make a lot of goodies for the holidays? Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:12:27 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59922132 <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>386</em> <em>425</em> <em>551</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 04:57:27 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59914036 What are your goals for this month? Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:09:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59912346 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> <BR> ~~Open door... Tue, 2 Dec 2014 04:36:23 EST Question Of The Day Dec. 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59903241 Who is going shopping today for Cyber Monday? Mon, 1 Dec 2014 08:48:30 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 December http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59901786 <em>249</em> <em>386</em> <em>444</em> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>443</em> <em>531</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> Well, this is the last month of 2014! UNREAL!! Where is the time going <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> What are your goals for this month <em>38</em> <BR> How did you do in November <em>38</em> Mon, 1 Dec 2014 04:41:59 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59893802 Have you put up your tree? Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:34:16 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59885966 Are you sending out Christmas cards? Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:22:57 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 29 - 30 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59883727 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>444</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily ... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:25:21 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59879289 How did you do yesterday? Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:24:13 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59876096 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <em>311</em> <em>313</em> <em>214</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~~WALKING~~ <BR> <BR> It's GREAT exercise! Lace up a pair of sneakers and off you go! <BR> <BR> Check out this article: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1199 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1197 </link> <BR> <BR> & <BR> ... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:40:17 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59873106 Happy Thanksgiving! Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:50:10 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59864692 Are all ready for Thanksgiving? Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:56:17 EST ~Daily Challenge~ 26 - 27 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59861443 <em>9</em> <em>429</em> <em>427</em> <em>530</em> <em>465</em> <em>244</em> <em>430</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> This is Thanksgiving for some of us. <BR> What are your plans for Wednesday & Thursday <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Are you planning to 're-hab' (make them lower in calories) your meal <em>38</em> Or will you just enjoy these 2 days <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Check out these SP articles: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:50:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59851882 <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you eat in a dish or plate. No eating out of ... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:41:44 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59846165 Anyone trying any new recipes for Thanksgiving? Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:10:47 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59845203 <em>213</em> <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Today, eat a fruit or vegetable that has an edible skin, rind, or stalk. Crunch an unpeeled apple or pear for a snack. If you're planning broccoli for dinner, don't discard the stems; instead, slice them lengthwise and sauté them instead. <BR> <BR> The skins, rinds, and stalks of fruits and vegetables are often discarded, but thes... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:10:48 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59837223 Have you ever had your turkey deep fried? Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:11:33 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59829154 Have you ever cooked with wine? Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:36:50 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 22 - 23 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59825647 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:37:03 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59820818 Do you have a dishwasher? Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:36:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59819516 <em>34</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>425</em> <em>531</em> <em>380</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> BICEPS <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <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 <... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:45:34 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59811552 White potato or sweet potato for Thanksgiving? Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:52:33 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59807568 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</em> <em>531</em> <em>542</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Thursday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:20:40 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59802698 <BR> What kind of movies do you like? Comedy, Drama, Action.... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:44:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59801442 <em>551</em> <em>465</em> <em>306</em> <em>367</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock instead of meat... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:10:05 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59793873 What is your favorite color? Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:18:30 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59790377 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> JUST SAY NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Choose a food that is your weakness & say NO to it! <BR> <BR> ~~ soda <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ the candy dish on your co-workers desk <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> What's YOUR weakness <em>38</em> <BR> Tell us what it is and then come back & tell us how you did! <BR> <BR> <BR> Have A SPARKLY Day!!! <BR>... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:21:45 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59783055 Cds or radio? Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:07:57 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59781992 <em>530</em> <em>443</em> <em>185</em> <em>30</em> <em>306</em> <em>274</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> post a quote or something that motivates you to keep going on your 'healthy' quest. <BR> <BR> For example: <BR> <BR> ~ a doctors' report that was your 'wake up call' <BR> <BR> ~ something you keep telling yourself day after day <BR> <BR> It can be anything! Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:39:32 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59774646 Have you started Christmas shopping? Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:53:28 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 15 - 16 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59762860 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:08:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59754045 <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> <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... Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:59:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59744449 <em>224</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>126</em> <em>204</em> <em>30</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> SHOW YOURSELF SOME LOVE <em>247</em> <BR> Look in the mirror, and throughout the day, <BR> tell yourself that <BR> <BR> you ARE worth it <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> you ARE beautiful <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> you CAN do this <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> you WILL w... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:27:03 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59733770 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <em>530</em> <em>267</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal. <BR> <BR> Remember these ideas for getting more veggies throughout the day: <BR> ~ 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 dr... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:48:30 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59723519 <em>232</em> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <em>652</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> <em>652</em> Today is Veteran's Day. <em>232</em> <BR> Are you doing anything in particular to celebrate this special day <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <BR> Some ideas:... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:05:58 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59714570 <em>104</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>87</em> <em>9</em> <em>207</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> What are YOU going to do to challenge YOURSELF today? <BR> It can be ANYTHING! <BR> <BR> ~ trying a new exercise or exercising longer <BR> <BR> ~ clean a closet or your basement <BR> <BR> ~ plan your meals <BR> <BR> ~ measure yourself.... <BR> <BR> ~ do something you've always wanted to try <BR> <BR> AN... Sun, 9 Nov 2014 21:42:44 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59708688 I will be gone for a few days and should be back by the weekend, they actually do not have internet...amazing Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:09:06 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59699262 pumpkin pie with whip cream or without? Sat, 8 Nov 2014 08:11:37 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 8 - 9 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59696013 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>530</em> <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes ... Fri, 7 Nov 2014 20:21:20 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59686466 <em>244</em> <em>214</em> <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> STAND LIKE A FLAMINGO! <BR> <BR> HOW: <BR> Stand close to a wall or sturdy chair. Begin by transferring your weight to your right foot, lifting your left foot a few inches off the ground, and tucking it in close to your body. Distribute the weight on your right foot so you feel b... Thu, 6 Nov 2014 19:57:21 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59680920 What is a tradition for Thanksgiving that you have? Thu, 6 Nov 2014 09:08:51 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 6 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59676525 <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 Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> <BR> is to serve EVERYTHING you eat in a dish or plate. No eating... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:21:21 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59670653 Ham or Turkey for Thanksgiving? Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:30:22 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59668320 <em>551</em> <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>368</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable s... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 03:52:53 EST ~ SP NEWS ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x59668281 Just came across this on the "SP Team For Team Leaders" from SPARK_COACH_JEN: <BR> <BR> <BR> Hi everyone <BR> <BR> When we launched our redesigned apps a few months ago, we added a mobile chat forum so that members could ask questions and get support through the app. Until now, the mobile chat forums were only available through the app. <BR> <BR> We decided to change that so now members can post in these mobile chat forums either through the site or through the app. <BR> <BR> - The mo... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 03:23:00 EST Yoga? Y/N? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59664079 <BR> I love Yoga. I'm not really flexible, but I'm a work in progress. Yoga relaxes me, I love to stretch and let go of my mind for just a little while. Its a very calming exercise. <em>403</em> Tue, 4 Nov 2014 16:28:01 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59659644 What is your favorite Thanksgiving dessert? Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:26:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59655165 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <em>531</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Tuesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> In our busy lives it can sometimes be hard to find some 'me' time. Between work, <BR> taking care of family & pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <BR> <BR... Mon, 3 Nov 2014 19:38:00 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59648288 Do you shop Black Friday? Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:47:52 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59647241 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> <BR> ~~Open door... Mon, 3 Nov 2014 04:49:15 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59638343 Are you hosting Thanksgiving or visiting ? Sun, 2 Nov 2014 08:46:05 EST Question Of The Day Nov. 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59627844 Has this year gone by fast for you? Sat, 1 Nov 2014 08:46:15 EST ~*~ YOUR Challenge YOUR Way November ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59626742 Only 2 months left til the end of 2014! <BR> ~~ 26 days til Thanksgiving <BR> ~~ 54 days til Christmas <BR> ~~ 61 days til 2015 <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> How did you do in October <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Need a do-over <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Just like last month YOU pick YOUR goal(s) for the month. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to work on <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You can make it easier <BR> and just work on 1 thing each month,... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 04:49:42 EST Weekend Challenge ~ 1 - 2 November http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59626733 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 04:36:31 EST Fail proof your world. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59622440 <BR> I recently jumped back on the weight loss/better health and life wagon. <BR> I was going through a stage of depression. I was sleeping until noon, eating ice cream for breakfast and dinner, no water and I didn't care how I looked. Well, after a reality check (my mother told me I needed to "Snap out of it:") <BR> I have in the last two weeks "Snapped out of it" I have fail proofed my world. I don't keep junk food in my home. I don't budget money for fast food and I rarely go out to eat... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:38:23 EST Hi I'm new to the team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x59621988 <BR> Hi, <BR> I'm new and I like that this team is active! I look forward to talking with everyone! <BR> <BR> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:28:51 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59618085 Happy Halloween! <BR> No question today! Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:25:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 31 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59614775 <em>9</em> <em>318</em> <em>216</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> STRETCHING <BR> <BR> Read this article: <BR> <link> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=67 </link> </link> <BR> <BR> Then go here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1027 </link> <BR> & <BR> <link>www.sparkpeopl... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:24:27 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59608829 What are your goals for Nov? Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:42:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59606179 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>465</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>214</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Tell us how YOU stay on track during 'those difficult moments' <BR> <BR> ~ a party at work <BR> <BR> ~ hubby/kids/friends 'pigging out' <BR> <BR> ~ just a 'bad day' <BR> <BR> How do you stay on track? Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:16:13 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59599040 Have you been eating any Halloween candy? Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:41:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59594432 <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <em>9</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</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 finish... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:11:36 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59588787 What is your favorite Halloween movie? Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:11:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59585476 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <em>530</em> <em>216</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> JUST SAY NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Choose a food that is your weakness & say NO to it! <BR> <BR> ~~ soda <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ the candy dish on your co-workers desk <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ something in the vending machine <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> What's YOUR weakness <em>38</em> <BR> Tell us what... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:35:19 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59578196 Do you measure your foods? Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:55:32 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59576709 <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> Calcium! <BR> <BR> Did you know most people get enough calcium and vitamin D. Many foods are fortified with calcium and vitamin D, and your body uses sunshine to make its own vitamin D. <BR> <BR> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt. Vegetables like broccoli, kale, and Chinese cabbage have calcium. You can get calc... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 04:25:39 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59569067 Do you have a list of things to do daily? Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:42:26 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59560452 Any special memories of Halloween? Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:22:14 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 25 - 26 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59557447 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily ... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:59:12 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59551557 How do you handle stress? Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:05:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59549322 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>361</em> <em>184</em> <em>224</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> <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 comput... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:44:04 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59540689 What is your favorite Holiday? Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:09:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59539440 <em>224</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>126</em> <em>204</em> <em>530</em> <em>184</em> <em>9</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> SHOW YOURSELF SOME LOVE <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> Look in the mirror, and throughout the day, <BR> tell yourself that <BR> <BR> you ARE worth it <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> you ARE beautiful <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> you CAN do this <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> you WILL win!... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:31:14 EST returning sparker (: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x59534989 hi ya'll (: <BR> my name is torie. i am 23, working as a medical technician while pursuing my nursing degree. i play soccer often but need better eating habits and a good strength training plan. most of all, i need support! i don't have a lot at home but i am ready to make a change for good. if you need an accountability buddy, add me and let's help each other (: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:09:28 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59531388 What is something that really creeps you out? Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:03:04 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59526303 <em>341</em> <em>87</em> <em>9</em> <em>550</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable stock in... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:48:33 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59521178 Anyone going to any Halloween Parties? Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:23:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59516179 <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> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> <BR> ~~Ope... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:14:52 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59509626 How do you stop stress? Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:50:33 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59507994 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### #... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:37:51 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59499389 What is your favorite hobby? Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:13:56 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59491320 Do you work weekends? Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:17:50 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 18 - 19 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59487731 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:07:41 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59482579 Have you ever broke a bone? Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:43:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59481073 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> These are among my favorite exercises, too! <BR> <BR> Calf raises are a popular strength training exercise. You can do them as a bodyweight exercise, using only the weight of your own body to train your calves or as an exercise with dumbbells. A barbell, or ankle weights provide additional... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:16:58 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59473066 What is your favorite workout to do ? Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:07:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59471259 <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> <BR> is to serve E... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 04:33:18 EST ~ New SparkPoints Trophies ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x59467918 For those who have exceeded the Points Trophies(over 100,000 points) ,there are now new ones! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/sparkpoi<BR>nts_icons.asp </link> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:29:26 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59463178 What is your favorite Halloween tradition? Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:37:19 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59458086 <em>9</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>422</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> TRACK ALL YOUR FOOD <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> This is something I've been a little lazy about doing this week. <BR> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:49:56 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59452459 Where do you grocery shop? Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:37:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59450849 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <em>530</em> <em>244</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> In our busy lives it can sometimes be hard to find some 'me' time. Between work, <BR> taking care of family & pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or p... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:24:37 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59442346 Do you carve pumpkins? Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:45:17 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59433084 Do you drink energy drinks? Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:38:08 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59424707 Do you eat breakfast? Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:58:41 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 11 - 13 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59420937 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:34:57 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59416155 Are you passing out Halloween candy? Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:42:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59414133 <em>34</em> <em>531</em> <em>306</em> <em>425</em> <em>380</em> <em>530</em> <em>9</em> <em>344</em> <em>67</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 we... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 04:14:28 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59405438 Do you get paid weekly, bi weekly or monthly? Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:44:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59403845 <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ~~Open doors for others... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 04:24:23 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59394921 Do you take vitamins? Wed, 8 Oct 2014 08:01:15 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59391853 <em>531</em> <em>341</em> <em>243</em> <em>185</em> <em>530</em> <em>214</em> <em>551</em> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a vegetable... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 21:35:24 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59385096 Do you have Dish, Direct or neither? Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:13:17 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 7 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59383063 <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> <BR> *Water ... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 04:26:35 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59372840 How often do you weigh in? Mon, 6 Oct 2014 07:56:39 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 6 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59370232 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>126</em> <em>306</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>216</em> <em>531</em> <em>190</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <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 & 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?... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 22:16:57 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59363309 Do you have daily lists of things to do? Sun, 5 Oct 2014 09:24:47 EST ~ SP New Ebook ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x59361630 Here's some more info about a new SP ebook you can download: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal.asp?id=SPARKGUY </link> <BR> <BR> Sun, 5 Oct 2014 04:48:38 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59353159 Do you go to yard sales? Sat, 4 Oct 2014 07:12:09 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 4 - 5 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59350486 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>48</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at L... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 21:16:35 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59343599 Do you have a gym membership? Fri, 3 Oct 2014 08:43:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59340083 <em>67</em> <em>320</em> <em>9</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <em>345</em> <em>184</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PLANK <BR> <BR> There is no denying the plank is a kick-butt multi-tasking exercise! Add some planks to your workout routine. The primary muscles involved are your abdominal muscles and your back muscles. But hold on … not only does the plank target your abdominal and back muscles, you also will be ... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 22:05:52 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59332627 Do you decorate your rooms in themes? Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:29:42 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59327442 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>530</em> <em>313</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <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... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 19:03:31 EST Question Of The Day Oct. 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59321156 What is your favorite Fall activity? Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:50:26 EST ~*~ YOUR Challenge YOUR Way October ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59319544 Only 3 months left til the end of 2014! <BR> ~~ 30 days til Halloween <BR> ~~ 57 days til Thanksgiving <BR> ~~ 85 days til Christmas <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> How did you do in September <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Need a do-over <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Just like last month YOU pick YOUR goal(s) for the month. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to work on emoticon <BR> <BR> You can make it easier <BR> and just work on 1 thing each month, <BR> ... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 05:24:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59317920 <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>341</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>250</em> <em>104</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <em>379</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <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 f... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:21 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59310374 What are your goals for this month? Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:17:10 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59306623 <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>214</em> <em>185</em> <em>243</em> <em>380</em> <em>530</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago & you've been attacked by the muchie monster!! Aaarrrggghhhh!! Give us your top 3 muchie monster busting tips. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:46:20 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59298288 Have you decorated your house for Halloween yet? Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:40:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59296873 <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</em> <em>530</em> <em>220</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! Mon, 29 Sep 2014 04:40:48 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59287904 Do you cook a separate meal for yourself? Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:20:01 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59278991 How did you do this month? Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:23:38 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 27 - 28 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59275453 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:10:20 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59268980 Have you ever had jury duty? Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:04:14 EST ~ DailyChallenge ~ 26 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59266077 <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <em>243</em> <em>530</em> <em>413</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> HIP ROLL <BR> Lie face-up on the floor. (A carpeted surface is most comfortable, but you can put down a towel if you're on a hard floor.) Extend your arms to either side, and put your palms face down on the floor. Bend your knees and lift your feet in the air. Your knees and hips should both be... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:14:37 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59258721 What is one thing you do to save money? Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:38:15 EST ~ DailyChallenge ~ 25 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59253909 <em>530</em> <em>227</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>265</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Thursday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago & you've been attacked by the muchie monster!! Aaarrrggghhhh!! Give us your top 3 muchie monster busting tips. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:53:47 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59247277 Do you have allergies? Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:42:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 24 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59244509 <em>550</em> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>551</em> <em>531</em> <em>380</em> <em>184</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and gra... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:13:33 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59237638 Are you going to dress up for Halloween? Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:48:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 23 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59233687 <em>9</em> <em>252</em> <em>45</em> <em>184</em> <em>17</em> <em>306</em> <em>531</em> <em>361</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> TRACK ALL YOUR FOOD <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> This is something I've been a little lazy about doing this week. <BR> <BR> Today, track ALL your food--the good, the bad AND the ugly! <BR> <BR> You can do it either in a paper journal or here on SP. <BR> How did YOU do <em>38</em> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:30:37 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59225355 Do you listen to music when you workout? Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:12:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59223478 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> ################### <BR> #####__\\!!!!!// _##### # ... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:47:18 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59215027 How many kids do you have? Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:45:01 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59204800 What do you normally have for breakfast? Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:41:22 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 20 - 21 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59203564 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <em>274... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:37:29 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59195023 Did you go on vacation this year? Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:07:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59190633 <em>244</em> <em>214</em> <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Friday Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> STAND LIKE A FLAMINGO! <BR> <BR> HOW: <BR> Stand close to a wall or sturdy chair. Begin by transferring your weight to your right foot, lifting your left foot a few inches off the ground, and tucking it in close to your body. Distribute the weight on your right foot so you feel... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:14:50 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59183866 Do you wash your car yourself or take it to the car wash? Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:26:54 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59182495 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:41:14 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59174072 When is your birthday? Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:34:09 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 17 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59171457 <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <em>550</em> <em>184</em> <em>530</em> <em>386</em> <em>551</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a ve... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:57 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59162082 Do you like working out to dvds or your own creations? Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:21:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 16 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59156608 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <em>531</em> <em>498</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thank you YMI0625 for this suggestion for a challenge!! <BR> <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> <BR> Did you know most people get enough calcium and vitamin D. Many foods are fortified with calcium and vitamin D, and your body uses sunshine to make its own vitamin D. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calc... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:36:12 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59149419 Do you do spring cleaning? Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:53:36 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59148385 <em>530</em> <em>362</em> <em>67</em> <em>381</em> <em>341</em> <em>220</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Well, we're halfway through September already! <BR> <BR> ~~ 45 Days Til Halloween <BR> <BR> ~~ 100 Days Til Christmas <BR> <BR> and <BR> <BR> ~~ 107 Days Til New Year 2015 <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with YOUR goals this month <em>38</em> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:11:33 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59139577 Do you get the Sunday paper? Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:11:56 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59129838 Do you like regular milk or almond milk? Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:18:12 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 13 - 14 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59126829 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:31:02 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59119865 Do you have a gym membership? Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:26:05 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59117043 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>306</em> <em>34</em> <em>214</em> <em>531</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR EXERCISE CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> CALF RAISES <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> These are among my favorite exercises, too! <BR> <BR> Calf raises are a popular strength training exercise. You can do them as a bodyweight exercise, using only the weight of your own body to train your calves or as an exercise with du... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:40:24 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59109569 Do you redo recipes to make them healthy? Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:04:34 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 11 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59108529 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>530</em> <em>184</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <BR> Some ideas: <BR> <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <BR> <BR> ~ Sit on an exercise ball wh... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:40:45 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59099617 Do you drink wine? Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:39:51 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 10 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59096360 <BR> <em>551</em> <em>306</em> <em>87</em> <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains with a ve... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 21:56:31 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59089659 What is your favorite hobby? Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:04:14 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 9 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59087917 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> TAKE 10 <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> Do you normally eat breakfast in 10 minutes and down dinner in 15? <BR> <BR> Allow yourself to linger at lunch or dawdle at dinner for at least an extra 10 minutes today. Chew everything thoroughly, and don't put food in your mouth until you've... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 04:53:14 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59078136 What is your favorite tea or coffee? Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:07:03 EST ~ Daly Challenge ~ 8 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59075547 <BR> <em>213</em> <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>367</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today, eat a fruit or vegetable that has an edible skin, rind, or stalk. Crunch an unpeeled apple or pear for a snack. If you're planning broccoli for dinner, don't discard the stems; instead, slice them lengthwise and sauté them. <BR> <BR> <BR> The skins, rinds, and stalks ... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 22:51:45 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59068005 What are you struggling with? Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:02:44 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59059458 What state do you live in? Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:29:53 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 6 - 7 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59057762 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 05:00:34 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59049090 Have you bought furniture online? Fri, 5 Sep 2014 08:03:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59047922 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>317</em> <em>531</em> <em>126</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <BR> <BR> One of my FAVORITE body parts to work out! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Try for 2 sets of 10 reps. <BR> What triceps exercises did YOU choose <em>38</em> <BR> Fri, 5 Sep 2014 05:03:45 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59039087 Do you like the rain? Thu, 4 Sep 2014 08:55:21 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59037246 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pack a lunch for a loved one <BR> ... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 05:24:31 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59028544 Have you ever redid a piece of furniture? Wed, 3 Sep 2014 08:58:00 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 3 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59026868 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>465</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>531</em> <em>550</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Tell us how YOU stay on track during 'those difficult moments' <BR> ~ a party at work <BR> ~ hubby/kids/friends 'pigging out' <BR> ~ just a 'bad day' <BR> <BR> How do you stay on track? <BR> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:07:57 EST So Proud! Finally did my Vision Board :-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=323x9699x59021719 Hi Everyone, <BR> <BR> I haven't been here in such a long time. I miss you all. I have always been a procrastinator at heart and it always takes me a lot longer than usual to do something. I am proud to say that this past weekend I finally did my Vision Board/Goal Board and I admit that everyone was right. It does help! Waking up every morning and seeing it first thing motivates me. I have posted pictures of it on my SparkPage and I hope it encourages you to create one of your own. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:52:02 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59016845 Do you have a list of things to do? Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:23:27 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 2 September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x59014997 <em>9</em> <em>345</em> <em>220</em> <em>214</em> <em>105</em> <em>530</em> <em>104</em> <em>87</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! <BR> Have a SPARKFUL Day! <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:39:12 EST Question Of The Day Sept. 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x59006663 What are your goals for the month? Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:22:59 EST Question Of The Day August 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58996922 How did you do with your goals for the month? Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:03:10 EST ~*~ Sept - Oct Chat ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58996612 ¸.•´¸.•*¨) &#9829;¸.•*¨) ¸¸.•´¸.•*¨) &#9829;¸.•*¨) ¸¸.•´¸.•*¨) &#9829;¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨) <BR> (¸.•´ .&#9829; (¸.•´ .&#9829; (¸.•*&#9829;(¸.•´ &#9829; (¸.•´ .&#9829; (¸.•*&#9829;(¸.•´ &#9829; (¸.•´ .&#9829; <BR> &#9734; *:·.·:* There are only two ways to live your life. *:·.·:* &#9734; <BR> &#9734; *:·.·:* One is as though nothing is a miracle. *:·.·:* &#9734; <BR> &#9734; The other is as though everything is a miracle. &#9734; <BR> &#9734; *:·.·:* &#9734;~~Albert Einstein~~&#9734; *:·.·:* &#9... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:34:30 EST ~*~ YOUR Challenge YOUR Way September ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58996602 23 September is officially <em>249</em> of fall. Only 4 months left til the end of 2014! <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> How did you do in August <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Need a do-over <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Just like last month YOU pick YOUR goal(s) for the month. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to work on <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You can make it easier <BR> and just work on 1 thing each month, <BR> <BR> or, <BR> <BR> if you're bra... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:31:33 EST Question Of The Day August 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58989235 Any special plans for the holiday weekend? Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:19:21 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 30 - 1 Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58986189 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>184</em> <em>252</em> <em>530</em> <em>317</em> <em>551</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your (Long) Weekend Challenge! <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <BR> And to really make matters worse, it's LABOR DAY WEEKEND! A long weekend for <BR> some! <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR>... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:38:22 EST Question Of The Day August 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58980742 Do you have cheat days or cheat meals? Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:30:24 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58979069 <em>306</em> <em>418</em> <em>9</em> <em>406</em> <em>218</em> <em>531</em> <em>402</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ABS!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Yep, let's work on those abs today! <BR> This is one I, personally, HATE to do! But I SURE would like a 6 pak (or even a <BR> 4 pak!)!! <BR> <BR> Check out this link: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=core </link> <BR> <BR> Choose at leas... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:25:19 EST Question Of The Day August 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58970330 What is your favorite dessert? Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:35:08 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58966886 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <em>214</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> You Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> <BR> &#9733;•.... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:30:42 EST Question Of The Day August 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58961669 Do you read books? Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:35:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 27 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58960429 <em>244</em> <em>125</em> <em>180</em> <em>185</em> <em>104</em> <em>531</em> <em>551</em> <em>9</em> <em>259</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and gr... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:10:14 EST Question Of The Day August 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58952058 What is your favorite winter activity? Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:48:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 26 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58950809 <em>306</em> <em>426</em> <em>194</em> <em>380</em> <em>492</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calcium! <BR> <BR> <BR> Did you know most people get enough calcium and vitamin D. Many foods are fortified with calcium and vitamin D, and your body uses sunshine to make its own vitamin D. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calcium is in foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt. Vegetables like broccoli, kale, and Chinese cabbage hav... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:02:45 EST Question Of The Day August 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58941586 Any one have kids or grandkids starting school today? Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:33:25 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 25 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58938898 <em>334</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>531</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> You just had lunch an hour ago & you've been attacked by the munchie monster!! Aaarrrggghhhh!! Give us your top 3 munchie monster busting tips. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:54:53 EST Question Of The Day August 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58932357 What day of the week do you grocery shop? Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:58:18 EST Question Of The Day August 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58923138 What are you struggling with? Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:09:20 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 23 - 24 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58922209 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:55:08 EST More SP News http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58917429 Here's an SPMail I got today: <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>******************** <BR> <BR> <BR> Sneak peek at a fun new project <BR> Message: Hello SparkTeam Leaders! <BR> <BR> I'm getting in touch today to give you a chance to take a first look at a new project if you are interested. <BR> <BR> Specifically, the number one key to my success and many SP members has been doing a 10 or more fitness minutes program and stre... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:05:13 EST Question Of The Day August 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58913822 Have you ever redone any furniture? Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:24:16 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 22 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58912591 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>306</em> <em>311</em> <em>313</em> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ~~WALKING~~ <BR> <BR> It's GREAT exercise! Lace up a pair of sneakers and off you go! <BR> <BR> Check out this article: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1199 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1197 </link> <BR> <BR> & <BR> <BR... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:07:28 EST SP Re-Design Changes Coming http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58908503 Here's a video of the new re-designed Pages coming next week: <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-ay<BR>-8kIf6c&feature=youtu.be </link> <BR> <BR> It looks much better and easier to read! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:24:52 EST Question Of The Day August 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58904243 Do you have your home decorated in a theme? Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:16:43 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 21 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58901418 <em>9</em> <em>69</em> <em>267</em> <em>302</em> <em>214</em> <em>345</em> <em>259</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal <BR> <BR> If you find it tough to get vegetables into your meals, try some of these ideas: <BR> <BR> Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a great <BR> way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> Add them to your pizza... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:23:00 EST Question Of The Day August 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58894915 Do you have allergies? Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:11:44 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 20 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58890563 <em>381</em> <em>259</em> <em>185</em> <em>550</em> <em>243</em> <em>146</em> <em>341</em> <em>250</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and ... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:50:40 EST Question Of The Day August 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58884027 How many days a week do you do cardio? Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:27:29 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 19 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58879774 <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>465</em> <em>250</em> <em>531</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> JUST SAY NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! <BR> Choose a food that is your weakness & say NO to it! <BR> <BR> ~~ soda <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> ~~ the candy dish on your co-workers desk <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> What's YOUR weakness <em>38</em> <BR> Tell us what it is and then come back & tell us how you did! <BR... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:58:39 EST Question Of The Day August 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58874644 Where is your favorite place to get furniture? Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:16:38 EST ~ Daily Challenge ` 18 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58870120 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>67</em> <em>244</em> <em>184</em> <em>185</em> <em>220</em> <em>530</em> <em>243</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> SPREAD SOME SUNSHINE . <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Put a smile on your face, a spring in your step, and watch out for negativity. Go out of your way to be kind and help others. Do unexpected things for others. <BR> <BR> Some ideas are <BR> <BR> ~~Make breakfast in bed or pa... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:52:20 EST Question Of The Day August 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58864556 What is your favorite healthy dinner to make? Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:53:36 EST Question Of The Day August 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58855515 Do you have pets? Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:48:05 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 16 - 17 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58852357 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <em>9</em> <em>530</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAS... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:51:58 EST Question Of The Day August 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58847170 Do you live in a house or apartment? Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:35:40 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 15 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58843150 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>306</em> <em>243</em> <em>67</em> <em>274</em> <em>531</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> HIP ROLL <BR> <BR> Lie face-up on the floor. (A carpeted surface is most comfortable, but you can put down a towel if you're on a hard floor.) Extend your arms to either side, and put your palms face down on the floor. Bend your knees and lift your feet in the air. Your kn... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:09:42 EST Question Of The Day August 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58836853 What is your least favorite body part? Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:51:48 EST new to team, new to spark people http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9699x58833823 <BR> Being obese most of my adolescent life and all of my adult life, has given me low self esteem and depression, which I am still conquering these obstacles in my life. I am 41 carrying 340 pounds of weight on my body. And I have finally said to myself stop these negative thoughts and choose the healthy way of life. I am finally having the courage to step up and try to lose the weight I have been carrying around so long. I heard about this program through a friend and thought I would give ... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:16:15 EST Question Of The Day August 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58826274 What is your best body part? Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:51:10 EST Question Of The Day August 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58817580 So you eat fast food? Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:54:45 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 14 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58816417 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>248</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>259</em> <em>381</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Make Today Your <BR> <BR> ACTIVE REST DAY <BR> <BR> Try to stay active as much as you can by taking breaks, walking, stretching and moving. <BR> <BR> Some ideas: <BR> <BR> ~ Take a slow, easy walk and leave your watch at home. Enjoy yourself! <BR> <... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:43:07 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 13 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58815920 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>194</em> <em>185</em> <em>274</em> <em>67</em> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Wednesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Drink Your WATER <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER. Remember that you can drink: <BR> <BR> *Herbal tea <BR> *Sparkling water <BR> *Diet flavored water <BR> *Crystal Light, Wylers, and water with flavor added to it <BR> *Water with a slice of citrus (lemon, lime... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:21:04 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 12 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58815013 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>4</em> <em>185</em> <em>250</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Tuesday's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> TAKE 10 <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> Do you normally eat breakfast in 10 minutes and down dinner in 15? <BR> <BR> Allow yourself to linger at lunch or dawdle at dinner for at least an extra 10 minutes today. Chew everything thoroughly, and don't put food in your mouth until you've finished the last mouthful. Keep a clock hand... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:42:19 EST Question Of The Day August 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58805789 What is the hardest thing for you about living healthy? Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:14:49 EST ~ Daily Chalenge ~ 11 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58801723 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>126</em> <em>134</em> <em>104</em> <em>531</em> <em>67</em> <em>185</em> <em>380</em> <em>126</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> What have you added to your diet since eating more healthy? <BR> <BR> A lot of times, once we head into a new way of healthy eating, we add things to our new lifestyle that we may not have tried before. <BR> <BR> It may be <BR> ~ eating more fish <BR> ~ ea... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:25:42 EST Question Of The Day August 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58796767 Do you watch your salt intake? Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:21:58 EST Question Of The Day August 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58788209 Do you eat healthy snacks between meals? Sat, 9 Aug 2014 08:38:19 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 9 - 10 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58787120 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 05:28:34 EST More Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58783267 I just read this this afternoon: <BR> <BR> "Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> Just wanted to give you a heads up that we're making some design changes to the main Resource Center pages (like this one: www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti <BR> on <BR> .asp ) and to article pages next week. <BR> <BR> Overall, the pages will have more image-based navigation to articles and a cleaner look. (I've seen them and they look really nice.) The article pages will be wider and cleaner looking. Today on SP will ... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:54:04 EST Question Of The Day August 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58778974 Do you eat breakfast? Fri, 8 Aug 2014 08:54:22 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 8 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58777460 <BR> <em>306</em> <em>320</em> <em>67</em> <em>9</em> <em>274</em> <em>184</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Friday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>320</em> PLANKS <em>320</em> <BR> <BR> There is no denying the plank is a kick-butt exercise! Add some planks to your workout routine. The primary muscles involved are your abdominal muscles and your back muscles. Not only does the plank target your abdominal and back muscles, you also will be working y... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 05:02:49 EST Question Of The Day August 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58769833 Do you have a harder time with fitting in cardio or weights? Thu, 7 Aug 2014 09:52:56 EST Question Of The Day August 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58759338 Have you ever bought a house and rented it out? Wed, 6 Aug 2014 09:07:51 EST ~ Challenge ~ 7 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58757924 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> <em>259</em> <em>531</em> <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Stop by at least 3 team members Pages and/or Blogs & show some love! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> ~ leave a Goodie <BR> <BR> ~ give some encouragement <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> Give Some MOTIVATION & POSITIVE ATTITUDE <em>250</em> <BR> <BR> If you'd like you can copy & paste this: <BR> ... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:46:46 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 6 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58756574 <em>341</em> <em>126</em> <em>9</em> <em>550</em> <em>530</em> <em>306</em> <em>551</em> <em>381</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and gra... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 00:04:45 EST Question Of The Day August 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58748540 Do you play a team sport? Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:29:01 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 5 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58744035 <em>306</em> <em>69</em> <em>214</em> <em>485</em> <em>4</em> <em>9</em> <em>373</em> <em>530</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Eat at least one serving of veggies with every meal. <BR> <BR> Remember these ideas for getting more veggies throughout the day: <BR> <BR> ~ Add them to your sandwich. Adding lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, etc. is a <BR> great way to sneak in veggies. <BR> <BR> ~ Bring cut veggies t... Mon, 4 Aug 2014 19:56:01 EST Question Of The Day August 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58737233 Where is your dream vacation? Mon, 4 Aug 2014 07:20:50 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 4 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58734913 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>56</em> <em>81</em> <em>247</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> In our busy lives it can sometimes be hard to find some 'me' time. Between work, <BR> taking care of family & pets it can often be impossible! <BR> <BR> Your challenge today is to find at least 15 minutes of 'me time'. <BR> <BR> Remember, this time is for YOU <BR> NOT the hubby, kids, boss or pets. <... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 22:52:09 EST Question Of The Day August 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58727454 What is your favorite season? Sun, 3 Aug 2014 08:40:26 EST Question Of The Day August 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58718239 How did you do on goals last month? Sat, 2 Aug 2014 08:42:05 EST ~*~ YOUR Challenge YOUR Way August ~*~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58713873 Summer is officially here!... <BR> <BR> How are YOU doing with your goals <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> How did you do in June <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Need a do-over <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Just like last month YOU pick YOUR goal(s) for the month. <BR> <BR> What is it YOU need to work on <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> You can make it easier <BR> and just work on 1 thing each month, <BR> <BR> or, <BR> <BR> if you're brave <BR> <BR> pick a couple of things! <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> ... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:32:40 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 2 - 3 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58713838 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>531</em> <em>67</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes da... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:27:47 EST Question Of The Day August 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58708566 What are your goals for August? Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:52:41 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 1 August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58707114 <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>465</em> <em>427</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>218</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Do SQUATS throughout the day! <BR> <BR> Waiting for your coffee? <BR> ~Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Making breakfast/lunch/dinner? <BR> ~ Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Watching tv? <BR> ~ Do some squats! <BR> <BR> Squats help work your quads, butt AND inner thighs! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 05:00:35 EST ~Daily Challenge ~ 31 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58694837 <em>442</em> <em>445</em> <em>425</em> <em>444</em> <em>530</em> <em>87</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Thursday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> August is almost upon us! YIKES! <BR> Post here or Blog about how July went for you and also what you hope to <BR> accomplish in August. It doesn't necessarily have to relate to weight loss. <BR> <BR> ..............•*¨`*•. &#9734; .•*¨`*•. ............. <BR> .......****Sparkle Bomb****........ <BR> &#100... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:22:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 30 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58684176 <em>550</em> <em>9</em> <em>185</em> <em>341</em> <em>67</em> <em>531</em> <em>243</em> <em>140</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Wednesday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> PREPARE A MEATLESS MEAL! <BR> <BR> For dinner tonite try going meatless. <BR> <BR> Here are ideas for substituting ingredients and making nutritious, meatless dishes: <BR> <BR> ~ Make a soup using beans, vegetables (such as onions, carrots, celery, squash), and grains wi... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:46:28 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 29 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58675306 <BR> <em>20</em> <em>274</em> <em>185</em> <em>184</em> <em>464</em> <em>531</em> <em>9</em> <em>342</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge Today <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Name 3 Positive Things About Today <BR> <BR> Anything. <BR> <BR> ~ did you accomplish something that you've been meaning to do? <BR> <BR> ~ did something great happen to you at work? <BR> <BR> Come back & tell us! <BR> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:22:29 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 28 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58664259 <BR> <em>9</em> <em>140</em> <em>185</em> <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>145</em> <em>218</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Your Challenge For Monday <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> <em>228</em> EAT FROM A DISH <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> One thing that can throw your calories off-track is eating your food out of the bag or container it came in. When you do this, you have no idea how much you're eating. <BR> <BR> YOUR CHALLENGE TODAY <BR> is to serve ... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:35:27 EST SparkGuy Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18641x9699x58644327 Here's a link to SparkGuy's Blog & info on a new 'project he's working on: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744470 </link> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:16:50 EST Question Of The Day July 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58619744 Do you drink soda? Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:08:05 EST Question Of The Day July 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58608837 Do you try to be healthy on vacation? Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:45:19 EST My Apologies, Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58608316 Good morning!! <BR> <BR> We're in Corpus Christie & having a GREAT time! But the WiFi is like being on dial-up!! <BR> I apologize for not being able to do the Daily Challenges. So let's extend the Weekend Challenge. I already changed the date on it to include the rest of the week. <BR> <BR> Have an Awesome week! I'll check back in when possible. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:50:55 EST Question Of The Day July 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58596637 Do you take pictures mostly with camera or phone? Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:06:24 EST Question Of The Day July 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58588252 Do you buy Christmas presents through out the year? Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:51:19 EST Question Of The Day July 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58579306 Favorite place to go to in the summer? Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:20:10 EST ~ Weekend Challenge ~ 19 - 27 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58577849 <em>184</em> <em>274</em> <em>69</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>146</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> YOUR CHALLENGE <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> ANOTHER weekend! <em>9</em> <BR> A time when some over-indulge with <em>483</em> or BBQs. Time spent with friends <BR> <BR> & family can be a little trying-all that <em>29</em> food is tempting! <BR> <BR> SO... <BR> <BR> <BR> BACK TO BASICS Weekend! <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> - at LEAST 30 minutes daily of ANY cardio <BR> <BR> <... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 04:47:19 EST Question Of The Day July 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9699x58569837 What is your favorite fruit? Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:06:55 EST ~ Daily Challenge ~ 18 July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=202x9699x58567967 <em>425</em> <em>34</em> <em>9</em> <em>306</em> <em>530</em> <em>41</em> <em>87</em> <em>243</em> <em>531</em> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> Today's Challenge <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> TRICEPS!!!!! <BR> <BR> One of my FAVORITE body parts to work out! <BR> <BR> Check out this link for ideas: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercis<BR>e_demos.asp?exercise_type=upper </link> <BR> <BR> Remember... <BR> <BR> It's SUMMER! Let's get those arms looking beautiful! <... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:42:42 EST