SparkPeople Montgomery County PA Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=9929 Team for sparkers in Montgomery County and surrounding areas to meet, establish healthy living buddies, and cheer each other on! SparkPeople Montgomery County PA Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=9929 Anyone still around? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x54031632 How are you guys? Sun, 7 Jul 2013 08:56:42 EST Hurricane Sandy in Montgomery County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x50601147 Hi everyone. I hope your all staying safe for Hurricane Sandy.I'm looking out my window now as I catch up on Sparkpeople and my emails before the electricity goes out. Its' been rainy and windy. I hope there's no bad flooding or trees falling. (I'm looking at two trees in my backyard that I hope don't fall.) <BR> <BR> Both of my jobs are closed, and Septa is down. I still get paid for the one job, but I don't get paid if I don't work at the part time job. It's better than getting hurt. <B... Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:05:01 EST OCTOBER 2012 CHECKIN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x50318361 Hi everyone. How are you? I've been busy, stressed, running myself ragged. I need a vacation and a money fairy, lol. How's everyone else? Tue, 9 Oct 2012 19:08:37 EST Fairmount Athletic Club http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x49922153 Hi! <BR> <BR> I am looking for a workout buddy. Are any of you gals members of Fairmount? <BR> <BR> Thanks! <BR> Cheri Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:45:56 EST Anyone still here? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x46658323 How are you guys? Just checking in to say hi. Sun, 19 Feb 2012 10:24:38 EST Goals for February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x46266160 It's been very quiet here. What are your weight loss and work out goals for February? <BR> <BR> For me, I need to track my food, lose at least 5 pounds and try to work out 3 times a week. <BR> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 08:10:45 EST Hello from Norristown http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x43344323 Hi All, I have been here in Norristown for a little over a year now, originally from Long Island, NY. I have been on spark people for a while but have been up recently with the weight since the move. I am looking forward to hearing about all your successes and also seeing where everyone does their outdoor workouts. Personally I like to Rollerblade with the fiancé on the trail by the water but I would love to hear about some other great (not so hilly) places to do that. Wed, 3 Aug 2011 08:54:19 EST I'm back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x42632238 Hi everyone! Lindy from Limerick here... back and motivated this time around! I have been going to the Spring Valley YMCA 2x a week for hi-def training class 5:30-6:30 am, and dragging myself to do cardio on subsequent days. <BR> Always looking for a workout buddy - anyone nearby? <BR> Anyway, hope everyone is having a good weekend so far... just wanted to stop in and say HI! <BR> <BR> Lindy Sat, 25 Jun 2011 12:13:18 EST Looking for walking/ work-out buddies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x40969115 Hi, I live in the greenlane, redhill, pennsburg area. And I am looking for people to go walking, hiking, and/or just to work out somewhere. Anyone interested? Sat, 2 Apr 2011 23:14:45 EST New From King of Prussia http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x40946179 Hello to all! <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> I just wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. I have lived in Montgomery County most of my life, in different areas, and am currently residing in King of Prussia. It is great to be part of a team that has members local to me. I look forward to getting to know people better and sharing our stories and progress together. Fri, 1 Apr 2011 19:26:39 EST Hello. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x40602186 Hello! I'm new to this & I hope I like it. I live in East Greenville. <BR> I have a goal of getting healthy. <BR> Looking for ladies who are doing the same <BR> My name is Louisa & I have better time in a.m & early afternoon to exercise. <BR> Have a nice evening <BR> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 17:15:23 EST Looking for 5k http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x39103045 Hello! My friend and I have decided that we want to do a 5k. The only thing now is to find a good one! <BR> <BR> We're looking for the April to June range (plenty of time to train!) I really liked the look of the Valley Forge run (since we expect to do a lot of walking in VF) but it is Palm Sunday and we both sing in choirs. <BR> <BR> Any event that people can recommend? Thanks so much!! Wed, 12 Jan 2011 13:19:25 EST Moved http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x38791044 I just moved to Delaware County in Pennsylvania. Does anyone know if there is a Delaware county spark team. Thanks Sat, 1 Jan 2011 18:27:48 EST Good places to ride a bike or walk? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x37154783 I'm looking to squeeze in a few bike rides and walks, if the rain ever clears up, in our Montgomery County area. <BR> <BR> I don't want some place really hilly for bike rides, but I'm looking for anything. <BR> <BR> Can anyone else suggest a good place? Wed, 6 Oct 2010 19:03:54 EST Goals for October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x36947345 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> October is almost here. what are your goals, weight loss or otherwise? <BR> <BR> My goals are: <BR> 1. to lose an average of 2 pounds a week for a weight loss of 8 pounds in October. <BR> To do that I plan to: <BR> a. eat more fruits & veggies (5 per day) <BR> b. drink more water (8-10 glasses per day) <BR> c. work out 3 times a week for 20-30 minutes <BR> <BR> 2. keep up with the financial budget my dh and I put together and get Novembers budget d... Mon, 27 Sep 2010 09:41:50 EST Greetings from Gilbertsville! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x36569534 Hello, my name is Stefanie. I am married and have two beautiful children. I am completly new to SP. I am motivated but I am week when it comes to self control. I am interested in getting help from my peers here at SP. If anyone is in my area and is interested in working out or walking together please let me know. I need a buddie to help stay motivated. <BR> Wed, 8 Sep 2010 20:41:35 EST TGIF Check in for 8/20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x36166907 <em>244</em> It's Friday. Any big plans for the weekend? How does everyone work out on the weekends? How do you stay on goal? <BR> <BR> Today, I'm trying one of the sparkpeople recipes - creamy Italian chicken. I put it in the crock pot before I left for work. I'll let you know how it is. I'm a bit nervous b/c the recipe said to use chicken soup and couldn't find anything but chicken noodle soup at the store. So, I used chicken broth. Wish me luck. <BR> <BR> Have a great day gang! Fri, 20 Aug 2010 09:12:19 EST Kocoa from the Willow Grove Area http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x36156401 I am so excited to be on Spark People. I am looking forward to this lifestyle commitment to change my life and my friends and family. I work from home and sometimes that can contribute to weightloss however since I have been committed to my lifestyle change I am loosing. I have lost about 30lbs since December and I am now looking to loose an additional 30lbs to reach my ultimate goal. I am so excited looking to touch base with everyone on this lifestyle change journey. Thu, 19 Aug 2010 18:01:58 EST Thursday 7/19 check in and goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x36146553 How's everyone today? <BR> <BR> Anyone have any celebrations or challenges? <BR> I didn't get my work out in yesterday, but my big success was that I was consistent in eating well and tracking: both what I ate and serving sizes. That's today's goals for me. <BR> <BR> What are your goals today? <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Thu, 19 Aug 2010 09:34:30 EST Daily check in For Wednesday 8/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x36127257 How's everyone today on this overcast Wednesday? <BR> <BR> Anyone have any celebrations or challenges? <BR> <BR> Yesterday I was fighting a migraine all afternoon. I just have a headache today. I'm hoping to get a walk in today. I don't have to go to the part time job after the full time job today, so if my migraine doesn't reappear, I have no excuse. <BR> <BR> I have a phone interview for a full time job this morning. Wish me luck! <BR> <BR> Have a great day! <BR> Wed, 18 Aug 2010 09:41:49 EST Checking in for Tuesday August 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x36104876 How's everyone today? It's been sooo quiet. I hope you are all okay and busy working out and spending time with your family instead of being in front of the computer. <BR> <BR> Any ideas for good recipes for ground beef? <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Tue, 17 Aug 2010 09:21:27 EST Hi, I'm Jeannie from Ambler! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x35980930 Hi everybody! I'm Jeannie and I live in Ambler. I work for the IU - and am all over the county depending on which nonpublic school I'm working at for the day! I have found 5 a.m. to be the best time for my 1 hour walks - and walk in the neighborhood near the Wissachickon school campus - in case anyone wants to join me. I have a genetic difficulty with high cholesterol and triglycerides, and need to lose 50 pounds to get back into a healthy range. I work long hours, so taking the time to ... Wed, 11 Aug 2010 11:06:33 EST Hello from sunny Gilbertsville! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x35335046 Just wanted to stop by and say hi...happy to be part of your team! <BR> Sandy Sun, 11 Jul 2010 11:16:29 EST Looking for a Weight Watchers Buddy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x35262756 Anyone on here do Weight Watchers and want someone to go to meetings with? I have found that I am so much better at this when I'm meeting someone at meetings. I live in West Chester, work in Bala Cynwyd and also go to my boyfriends house in Allentown. Let me know if you're interested and we can work something out! I look forward to hearing from you. Sarah. Wed, 7 Jul 2010 17:03:43 EST What is your pet peeve? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x35096378 I stole this from another team! <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> I hate when people don't use their turn signals. <BR> <BR> I also hate when people shorten my name even further. I also hate when people spell my name wrong. Tue, 29 Jun 2010 09:25:41 EST Poll: What's the Worst Diet Advice You Ever Heard? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x35039549 I saw this on one of the blogs and had to ask it here. I don't know if I heard any bad diet advice lately, but there were some head scratchers on the blog. (If you didn't see the blog, here's the link: <link>www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=pol<BR>l_whats_the_worst_diet_advice_you_ever<BR>_heard </link> ) <BR> <BR> What's some bad advice you've heard, whether on thenews, on the internet, from a magazine, doctor or friend? Let's not incriminate the guilty parties, but share the details. Sat, 26 Jun 2010 09:41:09 EST What do you LOVE about yourself? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x34968523 Okay, I saw this on the sparkpeople cafe. What do you LOVE about yourself? <BR> <BR> Even though I don't always get it right, I get up and try again! Tue, 22 Jun 2010 19:49:26 EST What do you do when you are not on track? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x34968464 There was a blog I read today called "Turning It around When You're Spiraling Out of Control." <link>www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=tur<BR>ning_it_around_when_youre_spiraling_ou<BR>t_of_control </link> <BR> <BR> I know I am not doing what I should be doing and need to get my but into gear. I am not out of control, but I am not 100% in control either. <BR> <BR> What do you do when you are spiraling out of control? Tue, 22 Jun 2010 19:45:58 EST What Do You Do to Stay Motivated? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x34722743 Talk about what makes your day go easy? And what motivate You when things go wrong? Thu, 10 Jun 2010 19:26:17 EST June activity choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x34602975 What are you doing to be active this month? Sat, 5 Jun 2010 10:01:18 EST What are the obstacles that challenge you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x34602932 I stole this from another team, but thought it was a great conversation to start. <BR> <BR> Share what you are finding difficult to solve in achieving your goals or offer help to those who need it. <BR> <BR> A burden shared is a burden lifted Sat, 5 Jun 2010 09:58:35 EST Do You Struggle With Social Eating? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x34602692 There was a blog on the sparkpeople about struggling with social eating. <BR> <link>www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=pol<BR>l_do_you_struggle_with_social_eating </link> <BR> <BR> I know it is something I full into. It came some good suggestions. I'm copying and pasting, but being the former English teacher, I HAVE to give full credit to the blogger. <em>43</em> They suggestions included: <BR> <BR> So what's the solution? Lock yourself in your house for the rest of your life? Of cours... Sat, 5 Jun 2010 09:43:18 EST Questions to ponder.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x34362124 In my weight loss challenge class, our coach left us with a "project." She wanted us to consider three questions about ourselves, and we planned to discuss our responses at our next class. <BR> <BR> The responses were diverse, and it was obvious that a lot of people had put a lot of thought into these issues. <BR> <BR> I thought I'd share her questions with all of you. Think about them for a while before you answer. If you feel comfortable, share your thoughts. For those who have already ... Mon, 24 May 2010 21:55:03 EST Squeezing in exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x33996782 This was a topic of one of the emails this week. <BR> <BR> How do you squeeze in exercise? <BR> <BR> It's something I'm CONSTANTLY working on. <BR> <BR> Right now, I try to go up and down the stairs at the full time job faster and more frequently. <BR> <BR> How about you? Sat, 8 May 2010 09:42:14 EST Measurement tool http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x33996672 I read this topic on another team and thought it was interesting . . . <BR> <BR> What measurement tools do we have BESIDES the scale? You know some of us get down when that scale doesn't move YET we KNOW we're losing weight. We’re tracking everything we do and don’t understand why the scale WON’T budge. <BR> <BR> Here is the blog that started the original thread: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_ individual.asp?blog_id=3203566 </link> <BR> <BR> Let's mak... Sat, 8 May 2010 09:37:49 EST Looking for walking/work out buddy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x33907694 Hi, <BR> <BR> I live in Ardsley, PA and work in North Wales, PA. I am looking for someone to either walk with at lunch or after work in local area (can be between Lansdale and Willow Grove). I was also wondering if anyone was a member of the Total Body Fitness club in Lansdale or the LA Fitness Club in Montgomeryville or Fort Washington that would be willing to be a work out buddy. Tue, 4 May 2010 13:54:36 EST "Taking Care of You" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x33774597 Today, the family health and wellness email talked about taking care of yourself, so you can take care of others. How much "me" time do you get? How do you work in "me" time for yourself? Wed, 28 Apr 2010 20:52:07 EST Upcoming Events in PA http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x33704070 Hey everyone! Thought I would post the upcoming events in the PA/NJ/DE area, they vary is distance. If you go to runnersworld.com you can find any of these. <BR> <BR> Palisades 5K Challenge <BR> Kintnersville, PA Sat 05/01/2010 5 K, 1 Mi <BR> <BR> 18th Annual University City 5K Run <BR> Philadelphia, PA Sat 05/01/2010 5 K <BR> <BR> Richard's River Run <BR> Pennsauken, NJ Sun 05/02/2010 5 K <BR> <BR> Blue Cross Broad Street Run <BR> Philadelphia, PA Sun 05/02/2010 10 Mi, 1 Mi <BR> <... Mon, 26 Apr 2010 08:27:29 EST greater Plymouth Community Center http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x33668758 Hi does anyone live near the greater Plymouth community center?? I walked their trail the other day and it was a nice walk 6/10th of a mile. Im willing to walk with anyone if they want since it has been getting nicer out! Sat, 24 Apr 2010 14:26:35 EST 4/10 Library Panel w/our own ElenaSan! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x33311885 Hello all! <BR> <BR> You may not know this, but one of our members is an internationally selling mystery writer! ElenaSan resides in Norristown and writes historical mysteries with a modern heroine and a touch of ghost story thrown in for good measure! <BR> <BR> This Sat there will be a panel of mystery writers discussing things like what makes mystery writing an art and how to work around and through the hard stuff. Books will be available for sale and signing after. <BR> <BR> It's at ... Fri, 9 Apr 2010 08:25:32 EST Easter Weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x33172584 Hi everyone. How are you? Any plans for this weekend? What are your favorite holiday traditions? How about favorite foods? Sat, 3 Apr 2010 11:25:40 EST Nike+ Sensor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x33083028 Does anyone have the Nike+ sensor? If so I just created a new challenge over on the Nikerunning web site, let me know if you're interested. I though it might be a good way to get going for the spring!! Tue, 30 Mar 2010 17:07:21 EST PALEOLITHIC DIET http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x32524306 Has anyone tried it? how did it work out for you? Mon, 8 Mar 2010 09:46:38 EST If given ONE wish..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x32482641 What would it be? Sat, 6 Mar 2010 11:34:24 EST Is there a food you refuse to give up? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x32417453 Are there certain foods or beverages that you refuse to give up or that getting the low fat, fat free or diet version is just not an option? Wed, 3 Mar 2010 20:19:44 EST What's your top 5 grocery must haves each week? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x32417431 What's your top 5 grocery must haves each week? (Personally for you, not your family.) Be specific. (Not just fruits or vegetables, etc.) Wed, 3 Mar 2010 20:18:52 EST Can you help my friend out and vote for her? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x32177451 A friend of mine from high school is in the running to win a $250,000 grant from Pepsi Refresh Everything. Her foundation, Erin’s Dream (www.erinsdream.org), will use the money to help build a resource home in Schwenksville through the purchase of her grandmother’s farmhouse. The house needs to be restored and this grant will help in purchasing the property. <BR> <BR> Just a little about Erin and what she has been through. She has lost 2 children in the last 3 years to infant leukemia. Her... Tue, 23 Feb 2010 09:28:28 EST Hi from Norristown http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x32096545 I've been on Spark since last summer. Lost some, regained over the holidays, now back to work. Nice to see people here who understand things like the temptation of cheesesteaks and how you can get a great workout at King of Prussia and only see the same stores twice. Sat, 20 Feb 2010 07:38:58 EST 2nd Monach from a Defunc Eastern European Country http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x32082926 Also KoP- I'm a geek, looking for someone to be a buddy. If you are looking for RP folks I'm in as well! <BR> <BR> Have fun! <BR> -Moxy Fri, 19 Feb 2010 13:27:50 EST Queen of Prussia! (LOL) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x32082407 Hey, everyone! <BR> <BR> I'm Stephanie, from King of Prussia. :) <BR> <BR> If there are any Quizzo or Karaoke fans in this group... I host a show at Screwballs Pub on Beidler Rd. in KoP every Thursday night from 9-1, would love to see you there! <BR> <BR> (*Shameless Self Promotion*) <BR> <BR> Hooray for SparkPeople! Fri, 19 Feb 2010 13:06:12 EST Work Week Half OVER! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x32031670 Just wanted to give everyone some encouragement for the upcoming weekend!! This work week is half over and that is great. <BR> <BR> Anyone have anything to look forward to in helping their weekend get here faster? <BR> <BR> I have volleyball tonight, wonderful Thursday night programming and hiking in Valley Forge Saturday. <BR> :) <BR> <BR> Wed, 17 Feb 2010 13:51:04 EST Feb '10 get-together http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x31662107 Hello - let's try to see when/if some of us can get-together this month. <BR> <BR> Barbara Wed, 3 Feb 2010 13:14:07 EST Skippack EZ Weight Loss Challenge - anyone here? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x31623296 Hi, anyone else out there participating in the "EZ Weight Loss Challenge" in Skippack, PA? It's run by Herbalife reps. For me, it's been a reason to jump-start my efforts get back into good shape. I know some of my "classmates" are on Spark People but I can't seem to find your profiles, SO...if you're out there, drop me a line and let's encourage (and challenge) each other on this page, too! <BR> <em>303</em> Tue, 2 Feb 2010 08:50:58 EST HELLO!!! From East Norriton http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x31311601 Hi i been using spark people since Feb 2007 Which i lost 102 pounds in 1 year. :-) Then got Pregnant Nov 2008 I started at 340 pounds and got down to 238 pounds. Now i weigh 275 pounds and i want to lose 95 pounds to get to 180 pounds which is good for me since I'm 5'11" I have three children, and i provide child care in my home. Hope to talk to everyone really soon for help. Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:02:23 EST Under Employed/U Unemployed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x31083841 Hi, <BR> <BR> I thought this might be a good place to ask this question. I am currently looking for a full time permanent position as a Corporate paralegal in the Bucks, Chester or Montgomery counties. Does anyone know of any companies looking for a paralegal right now? I have over 15 years of experience in the field and a BS in Legal Studies. <BR> <BR> Thu, 14 Jan 2010 12:52:43 EST Hi From Boyertown! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x30698156 I previously used SP last year and then life got in the way and I stopped working out and eating healthy - but I need to get back to doing things for me. <BR> <BR> I'm turning 30 in April and really want to get back into the shape. I have a 2.5 year old daughter and am currently working in outside of Souderton as a marketing manager for a manufacturing company. I am also a Watkins associate and am working to start my business. <BR> <BR> I have some goals set for myself- lose 10 lbs by Marc... Sat, 2 Jan 2010 20:42:35 EST Hello from Towamencin, PA http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x30480692 Hello everyone, I live in Towamincin near the North Penn High School. I currently am a member of Total Body Fitness, does anyone else belong to this gym? Looking forward to getting to know everyone better as we go down this road together. Jenny Wed, 23 Dec 2009 09:19:35 EST Hello from Abington http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x30475712 Hi Everyone, <BR> My name is Michele I live in Abington,joining SP for the second time. I'm a mother of two and an animal lover. I would love to get to know you guys! <BR> Cheers! <em>30</em> Tue, 22 Dec 2009 22:51:36 EST Broad Street Run http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x30235515 Hi! A couple of us who are planning to do the 10 mile Broad Street Run in Philly on May 2, 2010 just created a new team. If you are thinking about participating in the race stop by and join the team so we can chat about training and keep each other motivated! <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i<BR>ndividual.asp?gid=38180 </link> <BR> <BR> :) Amanda Wed, 9 Dec 2009 11:35:21 EST Fun Family Holiday Traditions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x30220885 What are some fun holiday traditions your family has? <BR> <BR> When I was a child, we always went to Mass (church) on Christmas Eve, spent the morning as a family and went to my Aunt's for Christmas. <BR> <BR> On my mom's side, she was one of 6 and there are 20 grandchildren, so the Saturday after Christmas, we always had a family Pollyanna. We always rotated the party location. Each aunt/uncle took a turn hosting it, so to share the hosting responsibilities. <BR> <BR> My family have alwa... Tue, 8 Dec 2009 17:37:20 EST December Goals and how can we help? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x30061984 Hi everyone. December can be a tough month to lose weight. The holidays are here, our to do list grow longer and the days grow shorter. <BR> <BR> What are your weight loss goals for the month? How can we help? Tue, 1 Dec 2009 09:50:48 EST Need a support buddy? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x29833837 Several people emailed me saying they need a buddy. Of course, I can be buddies, but I thought this could be another way to get more buddies. WE all need all the help we can get!! Wed, 18 Nov 2009 21:14:29 EST work out buddies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x29833776 Need a work out buddie? Post it here . .. post what ever you need, when you like to work out where, etc. A few people emailed me telling me they are in desperate need of a work out buddie. <BR> <BR> Wed, 18 Nov 2009 21:11:34 EST November December Get-together http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x29832647 Hi Team. <BR> <BR> Several team members emailed me this week and said they would love to get together and meet other team members. I want to get feedback on a time and place. I know with the holidays, everyone's schedules gets crazy. We could do a series of meetings too. (I do plan on having a party once I move and get settled in. No promises on when that will be, lol!) <BR> <BR> Jump in, give us your ideas!!! Lunch or dinner? Wed, 18 Nov 2009 20:16:36 EST Thanksgiving Thankfulness! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x29671686 Each day between now and Thanksgiving post something you are thankful for. Wed, 11 Nov 2009 09:15:08 EST Thanksgiving - Words that can be made out of.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x29671608 "Take turns" making words out of Thanksgiving. Wed, 11 Nov 2009 09:11:36 EST ABC for Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x29671543 A is for Apple Pie <BR> <BR> B? Wed, 11 Nov 2009 09:09:24 EST November Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x29439299 Hi Everyone. <BR> <BR> What are your goals for November? We have Thanksgiving coming up and the winter holidays in December. <BR> <BR> List any goals you want to work on this month? <BR> <BR> Sun, 1 Nov 2009 08:32:47 EST Hello from Collegeville http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x29322676 Hi my name is Iris and I live in Collegeville. I have been instructed by my doctor to adhere to a 1200 calorie a day diet to reduce my blood glucose level. I am over weight also so this diet should help me lose some of those unwanted pounds. This is my 4th day trying to stick to 1200 calories and it isn't easy. <BR> <BR> Iris Mon, 26 Oct 2009 15:32:14 EST Poll: Your 1st&your favorite Halloween costume http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x29202813 Okay, I doubt you remember your first costume as a kid. . .. or do you? what's the earliest costume you remember wearing? What was your favorite? Tue, 20 Oct 2009 20:02:45 EST How can we support each other on our w.l. journey? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x28980584 I've been thinking about our team and how quiet it has been lately. How can we support each other on our weight loss journeys? <BR> <BR> Part of it has been that I've been super busy with the house hunt/buying on top of the 2 jobs. <BR> <BR> I've noticed that even our regulars have gone into hiding. <BR> <BR> Do we need some new direction? What can this team provide for you that it hasn't been? <BR> <BR> <BR> So, what do you think? <BR> What would you like to see this team be or do? ... Sat, 10 Oct 2009 10:17:10 EST October Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x28826091 October Accountability • Daily Stats and Goals <BR> <BR> Post your Daily Stats and any other goals you're working on this month and would like to be accountable for. <BR> <BR> Example (You can edit your posts, make new ones or however you'd like to do it): <BR> <BR> Calorie Range: <BR> Calories: <BR> Water/Liquids: <BR> Exercise Minutes / Type: <BR> Other Goals: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 09:22:36 EST What are your red light foods? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x28826082 what are your red light foods? something you just can't have in the house. <BR> <BR> Mine include ice cream and candy. Bryers ice cream I should say. <BR> Sat, 3 Oct 2009 09:21:41 EST What's your excuse? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x28770749 This was posted on in another group I belong to...wanted to share it with you guys too. Watch the whole video...can you count how many you have used? <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=obdd31Q9PqA </link> Wed, 30 Sep 2009 20:02:20 EST Food Finds, products& low cal/fat/ww point ideas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x28747066 I'm sort of stealing this from another team. I thought maybe a thread to exchange product info might be good. I know I need all the help I can get. <BR> <BR> I know my ww meeting members are always raving about vita tops, which are like muffin tops. yum. Tue, 29 Sep 2009 20:58:45 EST ABCs for Autumn http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x28616247 Ok you know what to do... <BR> <BR> A is for Autumn <BR> <BR> B? Wed, 23 Sep 2009 20:59:36 EST Question of the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x28436117 Question: which craving is more challenging to deal with; salty or sweet? Do you have any tips or tricks for conquering those? Tue, 15 Sep 2009 20:49:46 EST Do you keep your "fat" clothes? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x28297793 Ok, I'm stealing this from a thread on the ww team: <BR> <BR> do you keep your "fat" clothes? Do guys do this, or is this a girl thing, lol? (My "follow up" question, lol) Wed, 9 Sep 2009 20:02:40 EST Anyone an Abington Club member? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x28289728 If so, want to workout together? I need someone to make me go use the pool. Wed, 9 Sep 2009 13:24:54 EST mattress/sleep question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x27963868 Good morning everyone. <BR> <BR> I have what might be a silly question for you all. am I the only one that wakes up with a back ache? I am pretty sure I need a new mattress. What kind of mattress do you have/like? Any suggestions to help me in the mean time? <BR> <BR> Thanks! Wed, 26 Aug 2009 08:21:06 EST How did you find out about Sparkpeople? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x27531277 Another quick question from Sparks' facebook page- how did you find out about SparkPeople? Thu, 6 Aug 2009 20:34:45 EST Vacation and tips for staying on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x27531249 Another facebook question from SparkPeople.com: <BR> <BR> Anyone have a fun vacation coming up? How about tips for staying on track while on vacation? Thu, 6 Aug 2009 20:33:05 EST Dinner time question/poll http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x27531224 Okay, this was a question asked on the facebook page of sparkpeople one day & I wanted to get your opinion . . .. <BR> <BR> "Out of curiosity, when is "suppertime" at your house? Do you typically eat together or separate?" Thu, 6 Aug 2009 20:31:49 EST Your Family's Role with Your Weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x27531108 Okay, I am going to start shamelessly "borrowing" threads from other teams, lol, including this question ... I am still working through my thoughts on this, and found it helpful to think about. <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <BR> I was just wondering about each person's family dynamics in regards to the extra weight. Did you grow up in an overweight family or were you the odd one out? Did you feel loved no matter what or told/shown often that you weren't acceptable because of the extra weight? Did ... Thu, 6 Aug 2009 20:27:13 EST August Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x27401044 Good Afternoon Team. <BR> <BR> What are your goals for August? Post your health goals nd any other goals you're working on and would like to be accountable for. <BR> <BR> Example (or however you'd like to do it): <BR> <BR> Calorie Range: <BR> Calories: <BR> Water/Liquids: <BR> Exercise Minutes / Type: <BR> Other Goals: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 12:25:22 EST Name 1 change you are doing this week for yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x26839726 List one modification/or goal you are really going to keep this week...No cheating - No old goals. Only new goals! :) Tue, 7 Jul 2009 18:21:34 EST Recipe Swap http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x26239816 Hey Everyone - Let's post our healthy recipes to share with others...we all have our favorites! If you can, post nutrition information if you have it. If not, I am sure we can figure it out. <BR> <BR> Thu, 11 Jun 2009 10:49:56 EST Spark Rally- weekend of June 26, 2009 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x26050587 You may have seen this around before. It's what we are trying to do on a monthly basis - meet with those who live near us. <BR> <BR> On the weekend of June 26, 2009, wear your SparkPeople gear the weekend of June 26, 2009! Also, maybe we could meet with the Chester County team that weekend. (I'd even take off on that Saturday, if needed!) I was going to look into Valley Forge Park for a picnic. <BR> <BR> Any ideas? Votes on places? Votes on Saturday or Sunday? I also feel we can open it... Wed, 3 Jun 2009 20:42:15 EST June Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x26019706 Hi Everyone. It's a new month. What are your goals . . .weight loss or otherwise? Post away! Tue, 2 Jun 2009 20:06:02 EST Baby Gavin has arrived! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x25149597 Hi everyone! I just wanted to let you know that baby Gavin was born yesterday at 2:14pm. He weighed in at a healthy 9 lb 7 oz. Gavin and I are doing well, as are Daddy and big brother Brett, and I am enjoying my little (big) bundle of baby boy. I'll be busy for a while, but I am looking forward to life with 2 little boys. Thu, 30 Apr 2009 07:58:34 EST last weekend in April's Positives http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x25018321 Ok,what are some of the good things happening to you this weekend? <BR> <BR> So far, I met some of you last night and had a great time. I swam last night and I'm sore, but a good sore. I am working, and although I want to be outside, I'm getting a pay check for it :) Plus, it'll be nice today and tomorrow. Sat, 25 Apr 2009 12:42:23 EST Weekly goals for 4/25-5/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x25018283 Post them here: <BR> <BR> 1.to work out 3 x this week <BR> 2.to get 7-8 hours this week <BR> 3. track my food every day. Sat, 25 Apr 2009 12:40:01 EST Does anyone want to meet for a walk tomorrow ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x24426188 Hi ! It is supposed to be nice tomorrow (Sunday ) hopefully less wind ! . I was thinking of either Valley Forge or I know there is a walking area across from Norristown High School. I have never walked there but it looks like a good sized walking area . Any time is OK with me..just not 6:00 am...LOL . Sat, 4 Apr 2009 13:11:50 EST When is your birthday? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x24314319 That way we can help celebrate! <BR> <BR> My birthday is May 9th! Tue, 31 Mar 2009 21:11:06 EST walking.....wa king...walking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x24209896 Hi ! I am Shelby from Trappe and I posted this on the introduction area but I am looking for walkers like me ! I saw the Ply Mtg one posted but now the weather is nicer (wohooo ! ) we can walk outdoors . Sat, 28 Mar 2009 15:00:16 EST Hi from Trappe, PA ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x24209821 Hi I'm Shelby . I just signed up and I am mainly on to find people who enjoy walking for exercise like me ! I saw there was one posted in Plymouth Meeting a few weeks ago but now the weather is better Valley Forge, etc etc is nice ! Hmm I should add more to this . I am single, 45 years old , and work from home for Aetna . I think my favorite things are travel and concerts . Oh yes, walking too ! <em>30</em> Sat, 28 Mar 2009 14:56:44 EST Please Read, New Feature coming next week ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23649981 Please follow this link to read more about the new FriendFeed starting Monday! <BR> <BR> Looks like it will be very helpful. <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivat<BR>ion_articles.asp?id=1288 </link> Mon, 9 Mar 2009 22:20:00 EST Daylight Savings Time Starts at 2:00 AM 3/8/09 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23567693 Remember to go to bed an hour early tonight 3/7/09, because you will lose an hour sleep - at 2:00 am on Sunday morning 3/8/09 the time becomes 3:00 am. The "Spring Forward" part of the saying makes the clock "Spring Ahead" one hour this time of year. <BR> <BR> Remember to change batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors, in addition to changing watches and clocks. <BR> <BR> Spring Forward? Plan Ahead <BR> Sunday's Time Change Can Be Easier with Some Advance Preparation <B... Sat, 7 Mar 2009 08:27:09 EST March Goals and How Can We Help As A Team? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23456739 Hi gang! <BR> <BR> What are your goals for March? Are they related to health, weight loss, exercise, relationships? We all know they are interrelated! <BR> <BR> How can we as the Montgomery County Team help you? Do you have any goals for the team? <BR> <BR> Chime in! Tue, 3 Mar 2009 20:30:41 EST Fun Things to do Around Montgomery County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23225009 Okay, we all know what a big county this is. What are your favorite things to do, places to go? With kids, without kids, date night, girls/guys night out or day out . .. let's start sharing some ideas! Tue, 24 Feb 2009 20:11:08 EST Check in here . . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23167305 How are you today? Need help or support? Need to celebrate? Let's chat! Mon, 23 Feb 2009 08:50:34 EST Anyone want to walk at Plymouth Meeting Mall? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23151280 Hi, I was thinking that it would be fun to meet and walk at Plymouth Meeting Mall tomorrow at 8:30. I'm going to start at the upper level just outside Boscoves. Anyone want to join me? <BR> <BR> Sheila_T <em>68</em> Sun, 22 Feb 2009 17:47:15 EST Weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23112116 Hi everyone. I'm slowly catching up on the posts from yesterday. Just wanted to start this weekend's thread. How's everyone? Sat, 21 Feb 2009 08:41:17 EST THANK GOODNESS IT'S FRIDAY!!!! COME CELEBRATE HERE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23084710 Hi gang. Has it been a long week for you too? <BR> <BR> <BR> I survived report day, thank goodness. Looking forward to the weekend. I had to go to work early for staff meetings, fun, fun. Looking forward to the weekend. I have to work at the library tomorrow, but plan on relaxing the rest of it. Planning on cleaning and such tonight! Fri, 20 Feb 2009 09:18:17 EST Thursday Daily Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23051715 Hope all is well in your world. Need help or support? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> Hoping today at work goes smoothly for me. Big report day and I BETTER get out on time today, or I will be mad. I hate Thursdays!! I have my water and 2 apples ready for me to snack on though! <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Thu, 19 Feb 2009 08:53:25 EST Wednesday 2/18 Daily Chat! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x23018537 Hey Montgomery County! How are things in your part of the world? Need help or support? need to vent? <BR> <BR> Well, I am a bit proud of myself. Although I wanted to stay and help my coworker with a project our boss dumped on her, I only stayed 10 minutes late. I felt a bit guilty, but I HAD to get to my part time job. (I can't afford not to have the part time job and I can't afford not to show up.) Here, she stayed until 8:30. Apparently, she just got done printing out and binding all of ... Wed, 18 Feb 2009 09:12:29 EST Favorite Snacks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22983304 What are some of your favorite snacks to keep hunger at bay? List em here :) Tue, 17 Feb 2009 08:55:49 EST Tuesday 2/17/09 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22983208 How's your day? Need help or support? <BR> <BR> I weighed in last night and GAINED 4 POUNDS!!! I was shocked. DH thinks it is water. I cried for an hour. But, today is a new day! <BR> Tue, 17 Feb 2009 08:52:16 EST President's day check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22948991 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> I'm not sure if you all have off. Enjoy if you do. I have to work :( <BR> <BR> How was everyone's weekend? Any plans for today? Mon, 16 Feb 2009 08:46:31 EST Valentine's Day Weekend Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22898548 Happy Valentine's Day! Doing anything special? Need help with anything? <BR> <BR> Today I am working today and dh is working tonight. So, we may go out to dinner tomorrow. Nothing exciting here. <BR> <BR> Sat, 14 Feb 2009 10:06:44 EST TGIF check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22868775 Hi everyone! sorry I was MIA yesterday . . . sick day from work (shhh . . . .had a dentist, follow up surgery appointment, and eye doctor appointment and I called out) used other free time to food shop, start wash, etc. So I was away from the computer. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? Plans for Valentine's Day? Need help and need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I have to work from 8-4:30 tomorrow and dh has to work from 4:30 until we are not sure. So, I'm not sure when we are celebrating. <BR> <B... Fri, 13 Feb 2009 08:32:56 EST Wednesday Check in . . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22803024 Good morning. <BR> <BR> Need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am off to a rough start and need to get back on track. I don't have much food in the house and instead of picking up something up something healthy on the way into work, I stopped by dunkin doughnuts and bought 2 jelly doughnuts and a dr. pepper. While they were good, it's not how I wanted to start my day. <BR> <BR> update on the car: getting it today. whoo hoo! of course, I have to go to my night job tonight, so it won't ... Wed, 11 Feb 2009 08:35:59 EST Montgomery County daily check in Tuesday 2/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22768568 Morning team. How are things? need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> Well, after last week's 2+ gain, I lost .8 pounds this week. I am happy I lost, but I'm frustrated. I have to get even stricter with my diet! <BR> Tue, 10 Feb 2009 09:04:00 EST Monday daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22730502 How's everyone doing today? need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> Rough morning getting to work and boss is being difficult first 20 minutes into the new week (nothing about my transportation.) It's going to be a looooong day. I need all the positive vibes to deal with the difficult boss and company! Mon, 9 Feb 2009 08:58:29 EST Weekend check in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22672396 Any plans? Need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I'm working til 4 today, then errands tonight, hopfully. I also have to deal with my car . . . my brake lights are all out!!! I just got the car inspected last week and they were working fine! DH and I went out to eat last night and when we got to applebee's, a guy pulled up and told us our lights were out. I don't know how long it's been out. anyway dh drove me to work and is dealing with getting it fix. Hopefully, it'll be done today. If... Sat, 7 Feb 2009 09:43:44 EST TGIF 2/6 Daily Check in Montgomery County Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22641273 How are you all today? need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I'll be back to check in . . .busy day at work yet again. Fri, 6 Feb 2009 08:48:03 EST Wednesday 2/4/09 Montgomery County Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22574216 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> How are you all making out with the snow? Last night, a 20 minute drive from my night job from Malvern to Phoenixville took me over 55 minutes last night due to the snow and it wasn't fun getting to the day job today. Pretty to look at, but a pain to drive in. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? I'm tired and waiting til Sunday so I can sleep in. Wed, 4 Feb 2009 09:04:10 EST Tuesday 2/3/09 Montgomery County Check In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22539535 Good snow morning. I hope everyone is dry and healthy. Challenges, need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am soooo frustrated. I went to ww last night. Now, I had only 4 days since my last check in. From Thursday night until last night, I gained over 2 pounds. urgg. My leader said that it's ok and normal. I didn't do anything different. I need a hug, lol. I am off to a good start with my eating though. <BR> <BR> How are things with you? Tue, 3 Feb 2009 09:03:15 EST February 2009 Team Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22501518 <BR> Ok . . . new month, new goals, a better us. <BR> <BR> What are your goals and challenges for this month? What can we do to help as a team? I already had a suggestion of at least 3 days of working out. <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanks for the suggestions! <BR> <BR> LET'S GO TEAM! Mon, 2 Feb 2009 08:47:50 EST Monday 2/1 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22501438 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> I promise, I'll get the January team goals out soon. I've been super busy. <BR> <BR> How are things in your life going? Mon, 2 Feb 2009 08:44:46 EST Montgomery County Check in 1/31-2/1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22441326 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> Can you believe it's the last day of January already? <BR> <BR> How are you all doing? Need help or need to celebrate? Sat, 31 Jan 2009 08:56:20 EST Daily check in for Friday 1/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22410359 TGIF! Happy Friday. <BR> <BR> Sorry I didn't check in yesterday . . . I usually try to post first thing when I get into work, but I was swamped at work. I also had to deal with my supervisor who was mad that I didn't come in on Wednesday, even though my employer's inclement weather hot line said that employees didn't have to come in. <BR> <BR> There were good things from yesterday . . . went to the doctors for another weekly check up on my nose. There is a lot more scabbing than normally... Fri, 30 Jan 2009 08:52:31 EST Messy Wednesday Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22339501 Hi everyone! Looks like snow lovers got their snow! How's everyone doing? <BR> <BR> Need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I'll be back later to check in! Wed, 28 Jan 2009 09:16:30 EST Another snowy Tuesday in Montgomery County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22304343 Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> How was your morning drives in this weather? I'm hoping our offices close tomorrow, but they work too hard and probably won't. I may take a personal day. <BR> <BR> I'm finally feeling well enough to eat "normally" and trying hard to stay on track. I missed my ww meeting last night, so I have to squeeze it in sometime this week. I have another doctor's appointment on Thursday to follow up on my surgery. I'm going to ask him about working out. <BR> <BR> How are thing... Tue, 27 Jan 2009 09:22:22 EST Monday Morning check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22263705 Good morning. Welcome to another work week. Hope your weekend was good. <BR> <BR> Need help with anything? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> Seems like some of us are having trouble with our eating . . .any suggestions on what works for you in keeping your eating under control? Mon, 26 Jan 2009 08:49:24 EST Montgomery County weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22202393 any big plans? <BR> <BR> I am attempting to work a half day at the library. Then I am relaxing this afternoon by doing the wash, lol. Tomorrow, I'm going to my cousin's for her daughter's birthday party. <BR> <BR> I need to get back on track with eating, even though I haven't had much of an appetite. Any suggestions on quick meals? Sat, 24 Jan 2009 09:08:09 EST tgif daily check in for Mont. county http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22171839 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> I'll catch up with the other daily posts this weekend. I promise. <BR> <BR> How is everyone doing? Need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> Back to work . . . .will try to catch in later. . . Fri, 23 Jan 2009 09:03:56 EST Thursday happenings . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22136029 Hi gang! <BR> <BR> Just wanted to see how everyone was. I'm sorry I wasn't around yesterday. Thanks for posting yesterday HH. I'm struggling to get back in the grove with work and not feeling 100% from my surgery. I had a hard time sleeping the past couple of nights and I obviously can't nap during the day. I hope this gets easier. I'll try to check in later, but I am not making any promises, lol. I'm tired, frustrated, a bit sore, and grumpy. <BR> <BR> How are things in your world? Thu, 22 Jan 2009 08:52:56 EST ITS WEDNESDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22110833 HI EVERYONE -- HOPE THIS FINDS EVERYONE WELL AND ON TRACK -- WHATS EXCITING FOR ANYONE OR EVERYONE?? -- SHARE SOMETHING HAPPY OR SAD -- HAVE A GREAT HUMP DAY Wed, 21 Jan 2009 13:41:51 EST Inaugural Tuesday Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22072458 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> Did anyone watch the pomp and circumstance today? I tried to listen while at work. I am struggling . . . tired and stuffy . . . picky at candy . . . urgh I don't even like this stuff. I'm putting it away though. <BR> <BR> How's your day going? Tue, 20 Jan 2009 13:14:03 EST It's a snowy monday . . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x22035463 How is everyone? How is your lifestyle change going? need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I'm feeling better. It's my lastday off before I go back to work tomorrow. I'm not looking forward to it. I'm stuffed up, but breathing a little better. Dreading having to lug myslef up all those steps at work. <BR> <BR> How are things in your world? Mon, 19 Jan 2009 13:08:35 EST weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21962213 Hi Everyone. How are you? keeping warm? <BR> <BR> I'm still stuffy and misearable. Hoping so spend some time with db and dn today. other than that, keeping it low key. I'm tired and can't wait to be unstuffed. <BR> <BR> How are things in your world? Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:33:49 EST Friday Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21931301 Wow, this week flew by for me . . .how about you? need help with anything? Need to celebrate? any big plans this weekend? <BR> <BR> I'm planning on still recovering from the surgery. DH belongs to a model railroad club and they are having an open house this weekend. My brother and niece and uncle and his grandson are coming up tomorrow to check it out and go out to lunch. That's my big plans. I can't wait to see my brother and niece! If you are looking for something to do, it's the Schyu... Fri, 16 Jan 2009 10:30:04 EST thursday morning http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21890092 Hi everyone -- Hope everyone is ready for the cold -- Irish Girl hope you are well if you check in and Ive missed your morning thread.... Is everyone staying on track ?? Any good news this week?? Thu, 15 Jan 2009 09:17:59 EST Wednesday 1/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21850838 Hey everyone, <BR> <BR> Just wanted to start a thread for the day. How are you doing? <BR> <BR> I am happily on track for the past 3 days. I decided to really focus on what I'm eating (write it down and stay in my calorie range) and exercise (gym and at home) and I feel like I'm doing good so far for this week. <BR> <BR> Oh yeah, I also went to the doctor finally for this cold that I've been battling for the last month. Doc prescribed me antibiotics, he thinks it could be a sinus infect... Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:24:57 EST I'm in Blue Bell http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x21797095 Hi, I just discovered this team, so yes, I just had to join. I'd love it if I found someone close by to chat with or when it gets warm to walk with, or mall walk. <BR> I'm 53 and married, have a 14 yr old daughter. I sub teach at Pen Christian Academy. <BR> I've lost 80 lbs but have struggled during Christmas. I have found out that Sugar doesn't make me sick. I had gastric bypass surgery on May 31. So I was delighted to find SP and am enjoying being motivated again. Accountability is a gre... Mon, 12 Jan 2009 22:29:42 EST Happy Monday Montgomery County! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21762884 How was your weekend? Any big plans this week? Need help with anything? <BR> <BR> I have my weigh in tonight. I know I was off track this past week, so I prob. gained AGAIN. Time to start new. I have my surgery for my deviated septum tomorrow, so I may be not be around, or be in and out, for the next week or so. I'm very nervous about it. <BR> <BR> What's new in your world? Mon, 12 Jan 2009 08:44:19 EST Weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21690937 Happy Weekend. How is everyone? Need help or support? Any big plans this weekend? Sat, 10 Jan 2009 06:34:47 EST Friday 1/9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21655781 Happy Friday! How is everyone? Need help or support? <BR> <BR> Another busy day today. I have to get my blood work done after my staff meeting today. Yesterday, I picked up my meds the doc called in and am feeling better. The surgery is not canceled, thank goodness. DH and I started taking down decorations yesterday. I have to finish putting the house back to normal this weekend. Fri, 9 Jan 2009 08:48:36 EST Thursday 1/8/09 Daily Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21615114 Good Morning! how is everyone today? Need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I have a busy day . . . I have my major weekly reports that I hope all goes smoothly. I'm all stuffed up and I have to call the doctor. I have the deviated septum surgery next week and I'm afraid this will make them want to reschedule yet again!!! I just can't breathe b/c I am so stuffed up! <BR> <BR> Thu, 8 Jan 2009 08:50:00 EST Wednesday 1/7/09 Daily Check IN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21571908 Good Morning! how is everyone today? Need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I have a busy day . . . work today then one last holiday party for my 2nd job. We are going to McKenzie's in Malvern. Not sure what I am going to get there. My full time job denies me access to that site b/c of the fact that it is hooked up to alcohol. (It's a brewhouse.) And, i forgot to check out the website last night at home. <BR> <BR> Wed, 7 Jan 2009 08:53:47 EST Tuesday 1/6 Daily Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21527496 Good morning. Happy Tuesday. How is everyone doing with their weight loss? Need help, suggestions or a celebration? <BR> <BR> I went to ww last night and gained. Granted "only" 1.something pounds, but still . . .. I shouldn't complain b/c I really didn't stick to the program. Back on track . . .. <BR> <BR> Be careful driving today. Tue, 6 Jan 2009 08:41:46 EST Monday, 1/5/09 Daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21486638 Hi gang! <BR> <BR> It's Monday yet again! First full week of the new year. How is your day looking like? <BR> <BR> Only the one job today. Weight watchers tonight. I have my procedure on my deviated septum next week, so I have to get my blood work done sometime this week. Mon, 5 Jan 2009 09:18:47 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x21410070 I am working on starting a healthy lifestyle for the second time in two years. Four years ago I had a minor heart attack and started trying to change my life. I started exercising and did a few triathlons. Two years ago I moved to Eagleville with my girlfriend and my two teenage daughters. With the needs of living in a new, to us, home I got out of the habits I have been working to start. <BR> <BR> I have now decided that it is time to start again to change my lifestyle for the better a... Sat, 3 Jan 2009 07:49:42 EST January goals and Challenges! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21376431 Hi gang. <BR> <BR> Ok . . . new year, new month, new goals, a better us. <BR> <BR> What are your goals and challenges for this month? What can we do to help as a team? <BR> <BR> For me, it's getting back on track for tracking and weighing my food, getting better sleep, and EXERCISING! (any suggestions for the working out for someone who is super overweight? I guess I'm walking and using my walk away the pounds tapes!) <BR> <BR> How about you? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanks for the sugge... Fri, 2 Jan 2009 09:30:42 EST Last day of 2008 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21310102 Last day of 2008. How is everyone. How was your year? <BR> <BR> My year was full of changes. New job, some debt paid off, overall a fairly good year. I'm hoping that in 2009, I can lose more weight, work on working out more and spend more time with family. <BR> <BR> Today, we are supposed to have a half a day at work. we'll see if that happens. Tonight we are going to friends for a while. Tommorrow, the mummer's parade! Wed, 31 Dec 2008 08:32:33 EST New year's resolutions? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21289880 I have one more day to go and then I will have successfully kept my 2008 New Year's resolution. I decided last December to give up French Fries for all of 2008. That includes any type of "fry". I am happy to say that I did it. Not one FF has passed through my lips even though my family has continued to eat them. I am going to go out on New Year's day and get some FF's though - and they will probably make me so sick - but then that is it - no more fries. <BR> <BR> I will be giving up FF'... Tue, 30 Dec 2008 14:22:29 EST Tuesday 12/30 Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21277252 It's the last Tuesday in 2008. Gosh, I can't believe it. Why is it that time goes faster the older we get? <BR> <BR> Sorry if that sounded depressing, lol. I'm trying to focus on my blessings, but I am finding myself struggling to keep up with work and home balance and my weight loss. I did lose 2 pounds after 2 weeks of a .6 pound gain each week. I guess I need a hug! <BR> <BR> Sorry if I am rambling. What's going on in your world. Any new year's plans? Tue, 30 Dec 2008 08:33:11 EST Monday 12/29 Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21245814 Well, it's the last Monday in 2008. Have you thought about new year's resolutions? How was your holiday and your weekend? <BR> <BR> I'm so sad to be back to work. I really don't want to be here. Oh well. My holiday was nice. Didn't stay on track with my eating. Mon, 29 Dec 2008 08:37:01 EST Day after Christmas and weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21186491 Hi everyone! i'm sorry I was MIA for a while. I was swamped. How was your Christmas? How are you all doing staying on plan? <BR> <BR> I'm hanging in. I am not eating well and not working out, but I'm trying to eat fruits and veggies and less sweets. I've got a family party today and Sunday, but I'm hoping to get up to Hershey to do a lot of walking around the park. <BR> <BR> Let us know how you are doing! Fri, 26 Dec 2008 10:34:58 EST Hello from Gilbertsville http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x21163787 I live in Gilbertsville, PA. I have been a member of Sparks People for two years. I go to Final Results Fitness in Gilbertsville and at times it is a struggle trying to stay on top my exercise program. Merry Christmas! Wed, 24 Dec 2008 14:24:17 EST Monday Morning Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21111445 Where did this weekend go? I can't believe it's Monday. My stomach was so upset. It started Saturday afternoon and got really bad Sunday after church. I'm upset I missed a party and my weekend was spent with me sleeping and laying around. urgg. <BR> <BR> Be careful out there . . . it's going to be cold all day. <BR> <BR> Well, I'm going to lay low today. I am at work . . . it's a good thing it's a short week! <BR> Have a great weekend! Mon, 22 Dec 2008 08:28:26 EST Weekend check in for 12/20 and 12/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21075350 Where did this week go? I can't believe it's Saturday. I slept in late today. That's rare for me b/c I usually work on Saturdays. <BR> <BR> It's supposed to be cold and wet this weekend, mostly tomorrow. Be careful out there! DH and I was supposed to go to Hershey either today or tomorrow. NOt sure if we are going now or not this weekend. It's an annual tradition. <BR> <BR> Have a great weekend! Sat, 20 Dec 2008 10:28:19 EST Friday Check in for Montgomery County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21053581 Hi team. <BR> <BR> Sorry I didn't post yesterday. I was swamped at work. Only took half my lunch break. Except for that break, I literally worked from 8:30 until 7:10 last night. Then we had our holiday office party downtown Philly. Nice place, pretty new I heard. But we had to wait forever for food and I didn't get home til 12:30 last night. TGIF. <BR> <BR> What's going on in your world? Another wet day today, be careful driving! <BR> <BR> I'm hoping for a calm day at work, but I doub... Fri, 19 Dec 2008 09:28:53 EST Wednesday Check in for Mont. County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x21005478 Hi gang. <BR> <BR> What's going on in your world? Did you survive the weather last night? It took me a while to get the ice/snow off my car this morning. It added an half an hour to my commute last night. <BR> <BR> I snacked too much last night. Now, I have to get back on track. <BR> <BR> Busy day at work, so I'm off. Wed, 17 Dec 2008 08:45:10 EST Tuesday Check in for Mont. County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20980816 Hi gang. I'm sorry I haven't been around much. My full time job is driving me crazy with work and I am trying to leave the office (and my computer) during lunch. And not being at my 2nd job, I don't have time to catch up here. <BR> <BR> How are things in your world? I went up .6 pound last night at ww. I think it's b/c I am going back to my normal night for weigh in. <BR> <BR> How is everyone? Tue, 16 Dec 2008 09:15:12 EST A note from Spark Coaches about SparkMail Spam http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20918846 Here is a post form the Community team from Resident Expert Dave about the SparkMail Spam that was a problem for some this week: <BR> <BR> "Hi everyone <BR> <BR> As you may have seen in the past week, we have had a few people join the site and send a lot of solicitations over SparkMail. Below are some notes about this: <BR> <BR> 1) We get these reported by members right away, which we love. We check every report and close accounts right away if a new member is solely soliciting members. <B... Sat, 13 Dec 2008 13:39:25 EST Weekend Check in for 12/13 - 12/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20913398 Hope everyone had a great week. Any plans for the weekend? <BR> <BR> Today, Sat., is my last Saturday working my part time job until after the new year. While I'll miss the pay, I need the break. I can't wait to have a normal weekend . . ..2 days off in a row! <BR> <BR> I plan on doing some shopping for the holidays, as well as my normal household chores. <BR> <BR> How about you all? Sat, 13 Dec 2008 08:36:14 EST Saying Hi from Red Hill http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x20900663 Hi All! <BR> <BR> I joined SP last month and thinks the site is great. I just found this team and would love to get to know you all. I work in North Wales and live in Red Hill, fairly close to the Quakertown exit of the NE extension. <BR> <BR> Let's see, I'm married for almost 3 yrs, no kids yet (but we're trying now) and I want to lose as much weight as possible before I get pregnant. I joined a gym in Oct and have lost 11 inches, but still the weight is coming off slowly. I would real... Fri, 12 Dec 2008 14:35:01 EST Friday's happenings around Mont. County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20891494 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> Happy Friday. Anything exciting going on? seems like the rainy weather is bringing us down. Hope your day goes well. Fri, 12 Dec 2008 08:40:17 EST Thursday's happenings around Mont. County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20874606 Hi team! How are things in your world? Please check in! <BR> <BR> I've had a busy morning at work. I am hoping my dreaded reports are correct. I had to make last minute changes and they are due early. urgh. <BR> <BR> I am waiting for the last 3 reports to print out, then off to lunch. I have my 2nd job 2nite, the last one for a couple of weeks. I am hoping I can cook healthy meals this holiday season. What's your favorite healthy (and quick?) dinner? <BR> <BR> Your turn . . . Thu, 11 Dec 2008 13:37:19 EST Wednesday, 12/10 Daily Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20838324 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> Happy Wednesday. I hope all is going well with you. <BR> <BR> How's the weight loss efforts going? <BR> <BR> I'm finding it hard to go into stores and not grab a bag of holiday candy. Trying hard to stay the course. <BR> <BR> Because the procedure was canceled, I offered to go in today and tomorrow to give the person covering me a break. another long day. . . . Wed, 10 Dec 2008 09:41:28 EST winter abc game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20817944 Another fun game I borrowed from another team . . . <BR> <BR> In honor of the changing seasons, let's start an ABC game for Winter items. Anything that reminds you of Winter. I'll start with the letter A and we will go through the alphabet naming Winter items. <BR> <BR> A <BR> Apple Cider Tue, 9 Dec 2008 14:18:08 EST Montgomery County Team Daily Check IN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20807620 Happy Tuesday. <BR> <BR> I am sorry I really wasn't around yesterday. I had off from work and enjoyed my Sunday/Monday "weekend" (aka 2 days off in a row with no work at either job.) I hung out with dh and put up the holiday decorations! <BR> <BR> How are you doing? Need help or need to celebrate? Tue, 9 Dec 2008 08:42:15 EST Fun Holiday Activites around Montgomery County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20735278 Hi everyone! Let's post any fun holiday things happening around the county. <BR> <BR> TopJake posted on another thread that there is a Christmas Parade in Ambler today, 11/5 @ 2:30 and is always a good time. <BR> <BR> Phoenixville (although not Mont. County, but close enough) had their parade last night, but has their Firebird Festival coming up. I'll get the info to you. The Colonial Theater always has a lot of fun stuff to do too. <BR> <BR> (sorry, I had to edit b/c I saw 2 typos, lol... Sat, 6 Dec 2008 09:12:05 EST Something Fun . . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20735123 I borrowed this from a thread on one of the other teams (SP's Social Team for Team Leaders and CT Members). I hope you guys like it as much as we do. <BR> <BR> Type out the sentence you end up with... <BR> <BR> Pick the month you were born: <BR> January: I kicked <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I karate chopped <BR> April: I licked <BR> May: I jumped on <BR> June: I smelled <BR> July: I did the Macarena With <BR> August: I had lunch with <BR> September: I danced with <BR> October: I sang... Sat, 6 Dec 2008 09:04:42 EST December 5th and Dec. 6th Weekend Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20735057 Hey gang. <BR> <BR> Doing anything fun this weekend? <BR> <BR> My dh and I went out to eat last night. I forgot it was first Friday in Phoenixville last night and they had their Holiday parade. It was cute. <BR> <BR> I'm working today, but hope to get some decorations up and cards written. Maybe a workout. I've been struggling with that. Sat, 6 Dec 2008 09:01:11 EST tgif check in 12/5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20710398 TGIF!!! Any big plans this weekend? What's going on in your world? <BR> <BR> I'm so tired. Tomorrow I have to work, and sometime this weekend, I plan on getting some decorations up and maybe so shopping done. Fri, 5 Dec 2008 08:38:34 EST it's thursday 12/4, what's happenin'?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20687062 ha! i beat 'cha to it, irishgirl <BR> <em>211</em> <BR> (don't worry, you can still have the honors) <BR> <BR> well, i guess good things all around here, hope they are with you too! <BR> <BR> i am down 4 lbs since the weekend by REALLY sticking to my "program" - eating well (and NOT at night! yipee!) and getting to the gym....i'm on track for four times this week. i think i really needed that break and now i'm ready to lose the last 20 lbs! <BR> <BR> last night BF and and i worked out ... Thu, 4 Dec 2008 10:12:10 EST Wed. 12/3/08 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20660279 Hi Everyone! How are you? Need help or support? <BR> <BR> Busy day here . . . work both jobs, trying to reschedule this procedure thing, trying to fit in a ww meeting. <BR> <BR> How are things in your part of the county? Wed, 3 Dec 2008 11:09:00 EST Tuesday 12/2/08 Daily Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20627866 Hi Everyone! How are you? Need help or support? <BR> <BR> I am so exhausted and I am fighting a headache. I will try to be good with my eating, but I know I am not working out today. I have both jobs today, which means I won't be home until 10 tonight. <BR> <BR> How are things in your part of the county? Tue, 2 Dec 2008 08:43:58 EST Dec. 1 Daily Check In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20597269 Good morning. How was your weekend? need help or need to celebrate? Mon, 1 Dec 2008 08:29:46 EST Last weekend in November check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20559130 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> Don't forget to get those last walks in for the month. It's almost time to see who won our team goals. <BR> <BR> How is your weekend going? Sat, 29 Nov 2008 09:00:45 EST Black Friday check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20540414 Hope all is well. How did your Thanksgiving go? Are you going shopping today? How are things in your world? <BR> <BR> I did pretty good eating yesterday. I didn't really track, but I tried not to go overboard. Fri, 28 Nov 2008 04:13:19 EST Gobble, Gobble, Gobble ... . Happy Thanksgiving! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20528899 HAPPY THANKSGIVING to the Mont. County team. How are you today? What are your plans? need help? <BR> <BR> Hope your day is safe and great! Thu, 27 Nov 2008 10:17:51 EST Day before Turkey Day08 in Mont. County http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20505510 Good Morning! So, is anyone traveling? What are your plans? <BR> <BR> I am going to my parents in NJ. Then I have off for 3 days. Whooo hooo. <BR> <BR> I am so tired, I need the days off. I haven't eaten so good yesterday and today so far. (It's not even 9 am. I have to start over, I guess.) <BR> <BR> So, what's going on with you all? Wed, 26 Nov 2008 08:39:01 EST Tuesday 11/25 Daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20479847 How is everyone doing? the count down to Turkey day is on! How is your day going? need help or to celebrate? Tue, 25 Nov 2008 08:42:29 EST Mont. County Cold Monday 11/24 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20451476 Ok, what happened to the weekend? It has come and gone! Good news is: it's a short week. <BR> <BR> How are you all doing? Any struggles or celebrations? <BR> <BR> Although it's Monday, I'm looking forward to having 4 days off in a row! I never have 2 days off in a row, so 4 is a luxury!!! Only 3 more days! Mon, 24 Nov 2008 08:49:45 EST Mont. County Weekend check in 11/22-11/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20407419 The weekend is finally here. Many of us thought it would never come! How are you all doing? Any struggles or celebrations? <BR> <BR> Although I have to work at the library today, I am so glad not to have to be at my full time job for 2 days. Sat, 22 Nov 2008 09:06:22 EST Friday's daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20383471 TGIF!!!!! How is the snow in your neck of the woods. Any struggles or celebrations? <BR> <BR> Although I have to work at the library tomorrow, I am so glad not to have to be at my full time job for 2 days. (see yesterday's post for my frustrations!) <BR> <BR> How do you all handle late night eating? It's been my downfall this week. Falling back into old habits of eating when I am stressed and/or tired. Fri, 21 Nov 2008 08:53:42 EST Thursday's check in for the Mont. County Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20356659 Happy Thursday team. <BR> <BR> How are you today? How is your day going? How can we help? <BR> <BR> Let's keep the Thanksgiving plans rolling in. <BR> <BR> There are a couple of members of this team who also belong to the Chester County Team. There is a member on the Chester County Team who shared exciting news! Inkyinpa lost 100 pounds. If you have a moment, check out her page to congratulate her on 100 pounds down. That's huge! <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Thu, 20 Nov 2008 09:01:24 EST Wednesday 11/19 daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20328421 Hi team. <BR> <BR> How are you today? It's hump day . . . . it seems like everyone is having a long week. How can we help? <BR> <BR> How are you getting ready for Thanksgiving? Can you believe it a little over a week away? Wed, 19 Nov 2008 08:38:47 EST Tuesday 11/18 daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20300038 Hi gang! How is everyone today? Need to celebrate or need help? <BR> <BR> A BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JNA2021!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Stop by her page and wish her a great day! <BR> <BR> I'm hanging in . . did well all day yesterday until I got home and ate when I wasn't hungry. Had those pretzel flip crackers and cheese and a 2point ice cream cone from ww and soda. *sigh* today is a new day. and I'll go right to bed tonight! Tue, 18 Nov 2008 08:57:04 EST Monday 11/17 Check in . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20269029 Hi Gang! <BR> <BR> What are your plans? Any celebrations or struggles? <BR> <BR> I am sooooooo tired. I spent yesterday doing errands, cleaning the house and doing the wash. I got a lot done, but I am exhausted. I really need a vacation! <BR> <BR> <BR> How are you doing? Mon, 17 Nov 2008 08:41:38 EST work out songs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20236740 Whoo hoo, I think I got my ipod working! what are some of your favorite songs to walk/run/workout to? <BR> Sat, 15 Nov 2008 20:24:01 EST Weekend check in 11/15-11/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20224598 What are your plans? Any celebrations or struggles? <BR> <BR> I don't know what the deal was last night. Part of my route home from ardmore has me taking 23 from KoP through the park to get to Phoenixville. Last night, it took me about an hour and a half to get home b/c of traffic through the park. urggg. <BR> <BR> Other than that, I had a relaxing night. I didn't have my 2nd job and I went out to dinner with dh. Finally got a ipod from the mac store. I have to play with it this weeken... Sat, 15 Nov 2008 08:50:38 EST TGIF in Montgomery County! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20199858 Thank goodness it is Friday. I have no 2nd job tonight. I hope to go do some of my outside errands tonight with my dh and spend quality time with him. <BR> <BR> What are your plans? Any celebrations or struggles? <BR> <BR> Anyone have any good suggestions for breakfast on the run? I didn't feel like cereal and stopped at WaWa which is a weakness of mine b/c I usually get the worst things. I did ok . . . grabbed a blueberry muffin. Fri, 14 Nov 2008 08:50:50 EST Montgomery County Roll Call-Please check in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20172036 How is everyone? Stop by and say hi and let us know you are okay. <BR> <BR> I've been so busy with my jobs, but I'm doing good. Your turn! Thu, 13 Nov 2008 08:53:49 EST Brain Games! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20171994 Hi everyone. If you haven't noticed when you go to your MyPoints page, Spark has added Brain Games. Just when you thought Sparkpeople couldn't get any more addictive! <BR> <BR> From Coach Nicole: <BR> <BR> "Physical exercise, good nutrition, social connection, and mental stimulation all help ensure that your brain remains sharp and agile, no matter what your age. We've partnered with Happy Neuron to bring you 5 interactive games that you can play here at SparkPeople to help keep your mind... Thu, 13 Nov 2008 08:52:18 EST Montgomery County Check in 11/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20142216 How are you today? need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am still sleepy, but there are only 4 more days til my day off! <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Wed, 12 Nov 2008 08:40:49 EST Montgomery County Veterans Day Check-in 11/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20110466 Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to all who have and continue to serve our country in the military!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> How are you today? need help or need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am sleepy, but I brought lots of healthy food for lunch and dinner, along with snacks for today. <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Tue, 11 Nov 2008 08:51:57 EST Montgomery County Check in 11/10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20079078 It's Monday! How is everyone? Need Help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I'm hanging in. I am down 4.2 pounds! Back to work . . Mon, 10 Nov 2008 09:16:34 EST Weekend check in for November 7th and Nov. 8th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20030098 It's the weekend! How is everyone? Need Help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I'm hanging in. Busy working. Sat, 8 Nov 2008 08:33:36 EST TGIF Daily Check in 11/7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x20003354 HAPPY FRIDAY!! How is everyone? Need Help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am going to have another super long day, I think. I know I made a mistake on that report yesterday and I'll get a lot of grief for not fixing that date. It'll be a day of keeping my emotions in check and not eating b/c of them. I didn't do to well last night towards the end of my shift at the library. I was so stressed, I went to the bookstore and bought candy, which I ate. I don't feel good about it. <BR> <BR> Okay, ... Fri, 7 Nov 2008 08:30:26 EST Thursday 9/6/08 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19978528 How is everyone? Need Help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am going to have a super long day. Of course I have both jobs today, which means I get home at 10 tonight. I also have a super big project for my full time job and one of the computer jobs isn't working. I'm hoping I won't eat out of stress! <BR> <BR> So, if you don't hear from me today, you know why! *sigh* Thu, 6 Nov 2008 09:02:49 EST Wed. 11/5 Daily Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19947290 Good morning all! <BR> <BR> Now that the elections are over, our mailboxes will be less full with mailers and our voice mails will have less messages from campaigners. Just a few days of tv coverage that is all elections, then we'll be "back to normal" <BR> <BR> How are you all doing? I am still struggling with the eating and not working out. Trying to do well today. Wed, 5 Nov 2008 08:32:19 EST Voting day check in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19924228 Happy Election Day! <BR> <BR> How was your morning? Did you vote? <BR> <BR> How are you doing with your weight loss? Do you need help? Do you need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I went to the polls at 6:45 AM and I left at 7:50. We had problems with the machines . . . they were telling people not to vote straight for one party, to color each individual candidate. <BR> <BR> Enjoy your day and go vote! Tue, 4 Nov 2008 12:23:32 EST Mont. County roll call for Monday, 11/3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19882547 Happy November! <BR> <BR> How was your weekend? Do you need help? Do you need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I went to ww yesterday. I was up 1.8 pounds. urg. I have to update my tracker at my other job. I'm so frustrated. <BR> <BR> Enjoy your day! Mon, 3 Nov 2008 08:32:54 EST November Challenge- Moving to lose the weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19834408 Hi gang. <BR> <BR> I heard quite a few members state that squeezing in working out, exercise, moving extra (whatever you want to call it) is hard. This month's challenge is to MOVE, MOVE, MOVE!!!!!!! Let's work on 600 fitness minutes a month! If we all do that, as a team, we will have moved/exercised 40,800 minutes. Think about how we can change our weight, our health, and our energy levels with that kind of activity! <BR> <BR> We are going to track it in the team goals with friendly rem... Sat, 1 Nov 2008 09:23:37 EST Happy Halloween! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19808619 Happy Halloween! <BR> <BR> How will you be celebrating the holiday? How do you handle the candy? Do you give it out? This year, I will be home, so I will be giving it out. I bought candy I don't like, so I won't be tempted to eat it. <BR> <BR> Enjoy your day! Fri, 31 Oct 2008 07:52:38 EST Phabulous Phursday in Philly http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19782519 WAY TO GO PHILLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Anyone going to the parade? <BR> <BR> Please check in . . . let us know how you are doing.How are things in your part of the county? <BR> <BR> Thu, 30 Oct 2008 09:09:25 EST Mont. County roll call for Wednesday 10/29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19754163 Please check in . . . let us know how you are doing. How are things in your part of the county? <BR> <BR> Anyone have any snow? How about any damage from the rain? I saw quite a bit of accidents yesterday afternoon. <BR> <BR> <BR> Let's go Phils!! Wed, 29 Oct 2008 09:59:03 EST Raing Day Check in For Mont. County 10/28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19721273 How about this rain and the world series, huh? not easy for us here in Philly! <BR> <BR> How are things in your part of the county? Here, it's busy, but I guess that's good. I'm tired and didn't do well with my dinner last night. One of the folks I work with at my part time job ate before I did last night and had fish. It STUNK and I lost my appetite. the smell lasted all night. I wound up eating Mike and Ikes. Urgh - not a good choice. Now I know when I work with this lady, to ask and e... Tue, 28 Oct 2008 09:12:16 EST Monday 10/27 Roll Call http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19707760 Need help? Need to celebrate? What's new and exciting? <BR> <BR> Boy, it's been quiet around here. Everyone must be as busy as I am. I'm sorry the check in is so late. <BR> <BR> I'm working both jobs tonight and I am going home to watch the Phillies Game. GO PHILLS! <BR> <BR> Where is everyone? Let's check in! Mon, 27 Oct 2008 19:51:06 EST Moving back to Audubon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x19700502 Hi there! <BR> <BR> I am moving back to Audubon from Long Beach CA and would like to connect with local mom's in the area and other Spark team members. <BR> <BR> I have a 3 year old son and 1 year old daughter and am happily married. <BR> <BR> I am interesting in walking/running and yoga(love yoga!) and have about 20-30lbs to lose after having my daughter. <BR> <BR> Look forward to hearing from you! <em>135</em> Mon, 27 Oct 2008 15:15:41 EST Mont. County Weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19641017 It's the weekend. I hope the rain doesn't spoil the Phillies Game. <BR> <BR> Need help? Need to celebrate? What's new and exciting? <BR> Sat, 25 Oct 2008 09:02:50 EST Montgomery County Check in Friday 10/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19614279 Happy Friday!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> I am not as tired as yesterday. I didn't stay up as late to watch the Phils game. They frustrated me too much! <BR> <BR> Need help? Need to celebrate? What's new and exciting? Fri, 24 Oct 2008 08:53:41 EST Daily chatter for Thursday 10/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19583329 Happy Thursday. It's almost Friday, thank goodness!!!!! Hopefully, you are not as tired as I am. I was home at 10 from my 2nd job and stayed up to watch most of the Phils game. I need to get more sleep! <BR> <BR> Need help? Need to celebrate? What's new and exciting? <BR> <BR> I haven't been doing too well eating. I need to go food shopping. Not hitting the mark on fruits and veggies. I hope to bring in more fruits to help when I am hungry at work. But I am hoping I maintain next week's wei... Thu, 23 Oct 2008 09:07:35 EST Late Daily check in for Wed. 10/22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19570451 Sorry this is so late. How was everyone's day? <BR> <BR> My day was busier at the new job. Starting to pick up a few new responsibilities. Not doing so well with my eating. I really need to go food shopping, but I won't be able to go until Friday night. <BR> <BR> At my 2nd job now. <BR> <BR> What's going on with you all? Wed, 22 Oct 2008 19:32:14 EST Tuesday 10/21 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19520009 Happy Tuesday. How is your day going? Need help? Need to celebrate? What's new and exciting? <BR> <BR> Had fun at my niece's 2nd bday party. Ate the pizza, but only 2 slices and only a little of the cake. <BR> <BR> I am still tired. <BR> <BR> How are things in your world? Tue, 21 Oct 2008 08:51:40 EST Monday 10/20 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19487842 Happy Monday. Hopefully, you are not as tired as I am. How was your weekend? Need help? Need to celebrate? What's new and exciting? <BR> <BR> I went to Weight Watchers yesterday morning before the wedding I went to . . . only down .4 pounds. I know my mistakes . . .I didn't track as much and snacked on the wrong things. Still trying to get this new job and more hour routine down. I know it's better to lose than to gain, I also want to make sure I form good habits! <BR> <BR> Tonight, I am go... Mon, 20 Oct 2008 09:13:51 EST Weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19440193 How is your weekend going? Need help? Need to celebrate? What's new and exciting? <BR> <BR> My first full week at the new job down. I feel like a fish out of water. Although I did bring in healthy lunch and dinner meals with me, there were a couple of times I snacked on unhealthy things. I need to buy a pair of sneaks just for my desk and take a quick walk around the neighborhood where my office is instead of driving to WaWa. <BR> <BR> This weekend is a busy one for me. I am only working... Sat, 18 Oct 2008 08:57:57 EST TGIF Daily Check in for the Mont. County Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19413909 TGIF! Happy Friday. What's new and exciting? How is your day going? Need help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I just need to get through the work day. I haven't been sleeping well all week and feel so sleepy. Then, I get the whole evening to catch up on housework. <BR> Fri, 17 Oct 2008 08:43:09 EST Montgomery County Daily Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19383775 Hi team. <BR> <BR> CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PHILLIES!!!! WE'RE GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES!!! <BR> <BR> Happy Thursday. What's new and exciting? How is your day going? Need help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I can not wait til Friday. Thu, 16 Oct 2008 08:42:55 EST Wed. daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19356392 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> Happy Wednesday. How is your day going? Need help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am still sooooooo tired. Nothing new to report here . . . <BR> <BR> How are things in your world? Wed, 15 Oct 2008 10:48:26 EST Tuesday check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19330026 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> Happy Tuesday. How is your day going? Need help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am tired. Still trying to figure out a new routine at the new job and trying to get from Ardmore to Malvern without sitting in traffic. <BR> <BR> Nothing new to report here . . . <BR> <BR> How are things in your world? Tue, 14 Oct 2008 13:12:06 EST monday check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19284120 Hi everyone. <BR> How are things? Need help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I went to ww yesterday b/c I am starting my marathon month. I am working extra hours at the library. I normally work 8:30-4:30 at my new full time job and 2 nights a week from 5-9:30 and Saturdays all day for my part time job. My new job has me working 4 nights a week, plus Saturdays, along with the full time job. <BR> <BR> I am already tired. I just asked my dh for help yesterday b/c my house is a mess and I know... Mon, 13 Oct 2008 05:30:36 EST Mont. County weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19247670 Hi everyone. <BR> <BR> How are things? Need help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> I am swamped!!!!!!!!! New job and old part time job are keeping me jumping. Trying to figure out a new route and new schedule. <BR> <BR> How are things in your world? Sat, 11 Oct 2008 14:27:32 EST New in Pottstiztown! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x19196086 Hello Mont Co. peeps. <BR> <BR> My name is Kelly and I am newly 28. My husband and I lived in pottstown with our 3 kitties. I was introduced to spark from some friends on another weightloss sight. <BR> This place looks pretty kick ass. <BR> <BR> I recently gained weight back that I loss for our wedding from May. I am motivated again to get on track. <BR> So HI everyone! Thu, 9 Oct 2008 12:56:25 EST Thursday 10/8 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19173745 How are things going with everyone? Need help? Need to celebrate? <BR> Wed, 8 Oct 2008 18:17:39 EST just an FYI.......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19156816 This is Fire Prevention Week......If you live in the King of Prussia Area tonite is a fire prevention demo with lots of info available and its free....at the Genuardi's on Henderson Rd......Stay Safe everyone Wed, 8 Oct 2008 08:26:11 EST Daily Check in for Tuesday 10/7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19123465 How are things going with everyone? Need help? Need to celebrate? <BR> <BR> Sorry I've been MIA gang. Busy weekend, busy week. Today is my last day at my current full time job and tomorrow is my 1st day for my new job. I expect to check in during the evenings. <BR> <BR> I went to my 1st weigh in last night at weight watchers - DOWN 5.8 POUNDS!! I was shocked b/c I didn't do well, I thought, with tracking my food and eating the right stuff. But I guess I did well with portion control, I at... Tue, 7 Oct 2008 08:43:34 EST Hey, did you know that? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19029316 Sorry if this is a cross post, but I saw this thread is on another of my teams boards...great stuff...so I start...then you <BR> <BR> DYK That I love this team <BR> DYK That I am(was)a mummer <BR> DYK That I love to read <BR> DYK That I was a girl scout for 12 years <BR> DYK That I earned the Girl Scout Gold Award (like Boy Scout Eagle award) <BR> DYK That I have 21 cousins on one side of my family <BR> DYK That I was a teacher <BR> DYK That my first job was at Burger King <BR> DYK Tha... Fri, 3 Oct 2008 12:18:32 EST TGIF Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19020778 Hi gang. Happy Friday. How's your day going? any challenges or celebrations? <BR> <BR> Off to a good start . . .did my 1 mile walk away the pounds tape and I'm off to get ready for work. <BR> <BR> <BR> Your turn! Fri, 3 Oct 2008 07:35:50 EST Thursday's check-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x19003562 Hi gang. Sorry I haven't posted yet today . .. busy. How's your day going? any challenges or celebrations? <BR> <BR> I had a doctor's appointment this morning. Wouldn't you know, I was diagnosed 3 months with moderate to severe allergies . . . anyhow, the doc also told me I have deviated septum. Apparently, it's really affecting my breathing and he wants me to have an operation to get it fixed. fun, fun. Not sure when I am going to do it. I start my new job soon. The new job wants me to ... Thu, 2 Oct 2008 15:06:26 EST October pedometer challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18960252 Thanks to RoseanneJ for this challenge. <BR> <BR> Okay, it's suggested we walk 10,000 steps a day. <BR> <BR> Sign up here if you are interested! Track your progress here and we will update once a week, on Saturday, what our total steps for the week has been for the week. <BR> <BR> The person with the most steps will receive a prize! Wed, 1 Oct 2008 09:46:30 EST Tuesday daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18923976 It's the last day of September. Make sure you update your challenge amounts in that thread. Also, update your team goals. . . awards will be given to the top winners. <BR> <BR> What are your goals today? Need help with anything? Anything positive to share? <BR> <BR> I went to weight watchers last night. My goals today are to track my points and drink my water. Baby steps. Tue, 30 Sep 2008 07:12:59 EST Stupid question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18901461 What does "DH" stand for? I see it everywhere on these boards. When I see it, I think "Dumb Husband" even though I know that's not what it means <em>20</em> Mon, 29 Sep 2008 12:24:32 EST Monday Morning check in 9/29/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18893368 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? Do you have a success to celebrate? Share it with us!! <BR> <BR> I had a busy weekend. I worked Sat. then went to friends' house for a home warming party. Sunday, we went to my parent's in NJ to celelbrate dad's birthday a day early. Tried to do some housecleaning last night, but didn't get much done. Back to the grind today. Mon, 29 Sep 2008 08:26:33 EST TGIF check in on 9/26/08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18819315 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? Do you have a success to celebrate? Share it with us!! <BR> <BR> Just been busy with work and trying to feel better. I'll fill you all in later. Fri, 26 Sep 2008 07:54:30 EST Team check in for Thursday 9/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18792058 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? Do you have a success to celebrate? Share it with us!! <BR> Thu, 25 Sep 2008 09:08:32 EST Wed. 9/24 check in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18758251 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? Do you have a success to celebrate? Share it with us!! <BR> <BR> My allergies are still giving me a hard time. I'm becoming the spokesperson for tissues and the meds are still messing with my stomach. But at least my throat doesn't feel so raw. <BR> <BR> Okay, enough of my whine! Tell me about your day! Wed, 24 Sep 2008 08:33:30 EST Daily check in for Tuesday 9/23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18724515 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? Do you have a success to celebrate? Share it with us!! <BR> <BR> I've been feeling so ucky. I'm stuffed up with a sore throat and my stomach feels like I ate glass. I went to the doc yesterday and got meds. I think the stomach is b/c of the meds. *sigh* <BR> <BR> I did have a huge shock at my weight. I gained. What a huge wake up call to see that weight!!!!! Exactly what I needed ... Tue, 23 Sep 2008 08:08:53 EST Mont. County's Monday Morning check in . . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18690856 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? Do you have a success to celebrate? Share it with us!! Mon, 22 Sep 2008 08:07:02 EST Daily check in for Saturday 9/20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18643324 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? Any big plans this weekend? How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? <BR> Do you have a success to celebrate? Share it with us!! <BR> <BR> I'm working today. I overslept and rushed in today, lol. Aside from the job and the food shopping and cleaning/laundry, nothing exciting on my end. <BR> <BR> Any good parks I can go walking in? Sat, 20 Sep 2008 09:10:11 EST TGIF check in!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18615302 HAPPY FRIDAY!!! (And if it applies, happy payday, lol.) <BR> <BR> Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How's everyone today? Any big plans this weekend? How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? <BR> Do you have a success to celebrate? Share it with us!! <BR> <BR> Aside from the part time job tomorrow and the food shopping and cleaning/laundry, nothing exciting on my end. I am hoping to get a walk in today, tomorrow and Sunday. Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:59:34 EST Daily check in - Thursday 9/18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18584416 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? <BR> <BR> Any plans for the weekend? <BR> <BR> I really need to go food shopping this weekend. Nothing really in the house and I haven't been eating the best. Thu, 18 Sep 2008 09:14:08 EST Daily Positives for Wed. 9/17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18550639 Please stop in and say hi. <BR> <BR> How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? <BR> <BR> Any plans for the week? <BR> <BR> I am hanging in. Finally feeling like my old self. Now I HAVE to get back on track. Wed, 17 Sep 2008 08:29:27 EST Daily Vents and Sharing . . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18519473 Please stop in and say hi and tell us you are here. I am missing everyone! <BR> <BR> How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? <BR> <BR> Any plans for the week? <BR> Tue, 16 Sep 2008 08:32:10 EST Monday, Sept. 15 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18487774 Please stop in and say hi and tell us you are here. I am missing everyone! <BR> <BR> How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? <BR> <BR> Any plans for the week? <BR> <BR> <BR> I have a couple of interviews this week.I am fighting a headache today. Hopefully, it won't grow into a migrane! <BR> Mon, 15 Sep 2008 08:55:43 EST Weekend roll call http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18440561 Please stop in and say hi and tell us you are here. Check in here. <BR> <BR> <BR> How is your weight loss going? Do you need help? <BR> <BR> Any plans for the weekend? Sat, 13 Sep 2008 08:08:19 EST Mont. county TGIF Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18415615 Good morning. <BR> <BR> How is your weight loss going? <BR> <BR> Please come visit us. Check in here. Do you need help? <BR> <BR> Any plans for the weekend? Fri, 12 Sep 2008 08:01:52 EST Montgomery County Team remembers 9/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18389767 <BR> Good morning. <BR> <BR> I know I am remembering 9/11/01 and I am sure you all are too. Where were you? <BR> <BR> How is your weight loss going? <BR> <BR> Please come visit us. Check in here. Do you need help? Thu, 11 Sep 2008 09:09:38 EST Wed 9/10 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18360176 Good morning. <BR> <BR> What a busy week. Hope you all are doing well and taking care of yourselves! Please come visit us. Check in here. Do you need help? <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great Wednesday! Wed, 10 Sep 2008 08:33:26 EST Tues. 9/9 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18331555 Good morning. <BR> <BR> It's been really quiet on the boards. With school and fall schedules in full swing, I take it everyone is very busy. <BR> <BR> Please come visit us. Check in here. Do you need help? <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great Tuesday. <BR> Tue, 9 Sep 2008 08:49:05 EST Emails from Sparkpeople (the ones with Points) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18300825 Good Morning. Just a FYI: we haven't been receiving emails with points from sparkpeople. I've posted in a couple places asking why and coach Jen says that it's a glitch with their systems. They are hoping to fix it soon! Mon, 8 Sep 2008 08:25:19 EST Mont. County Check in and Roll Call http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18300780 Hope you all had a great weekend. How are you today? Any big plans? Need help or need to celebrate a victory? <BR> Mon, 8 Sep 2008 08:23:22 EST Daily check in - Sat. 9/5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18256565 What a dreary Saturday. <BR> <BR> Again, where has everyone at? It's been so quiet lately. Hope you guys are okay. <BR> <BR> Any big plans this weekend? Need help or need to celebrate a victory? <BR> Sat, 6 Sep 2008 08:34:53 EST TGIF Roll call and check in 9/5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18231016 TGIF! <BR> <BR> Where has everyone at? It's been so quiet lately. Hope you guys are okay. <BR> <BR> Any big plans this weekend? Need help or need to celebrate a victory? <BR> <BR> I have an interview today. Then work and I have the part time library job tomorrow. My goal is not to snack on candy today. Hopefully, I can get a walk in tonight before the storms. <BR> Fri, 5 Sep 2008 08:09:14 EST Thursday's check in . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18203281 Hope you all had a great weekend. How are you today? Any big plans? Need help or need to celebrate a victory? <BR> <BR> I'm at work early. I can't be on all day. We have a vp coming down. Lots of changes . .. i'm hoping that I won't be one of them. (this vp is very picky and I made a mistake a couple of months ago. in her eyes, one mistake and you are on her bad side forever.) *sigh* can't wait til this work day is OVER! Thu, 4 Sep 2008 08:23:21 EST Wed's check in (Sept. 3, 2008) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18175536 Good morning! Hope you all had a great weekend. How are you today? Any big plans? Need help or need to celebrate a victory? Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:01:22 EST Hi from Collegeville! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x18151094 Hi everyone! <BR> My name is Gina. I'm 38, and currently living in Collegeville. I'd like to lose another 10-15 lbs. Last January, I wanted to give running a try so I started the Couch to 5k program. I've already got three 5k's under my belt, another one in October, and I just signed up for an 8k in November. I'm always looking for new places to run so if anyone has any good suggestions, let me know! <BR> <BR> Right now, my biggest obstacle is going on vacation next week. I'm going ... Tue, 2 Sep 2008 12:24:21 EST Daily Check in and roll call-Sept. 2nd http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18142475 Wow it's back to work and school for many of us! <BR> <BR> Hope you all had a great weekend. How are you today? Any big plans? Need help or need to celebrate a victory? Tue, 2 Sep 2008 07:27:11 EST Happy News to Share! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x18135512 Hi all! I have some happy news to share and I thought I would let you all know. My weight will not be going down for a while, because I just found out that I am pregnant. I haven't been to the doctor yet or anything, but I believe my due date will be the end of April or vry early May. My husband and I are really excited, and our 3 year old is also. Mon, 1 Sep 2008 21:29:40 EST Labor day check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18128534 Sorry guys. I thought I post this already. Wow it's Labor Day already! Where does the time fly?Hope you all are having a great weekend. How are you today? Any big plans? Need help or need to celebrate a victory? <BR> <BR> Nothing new here. I had a great time a bbq yesterday at my parents. My brother had my niece over for a bit (had another bbq to go to) and my sister and some of my mom's neighbors were there. It was nice seeing them. <BR> <BR> Today, I am going to try to organize/clean... Mon, 1 Sep 2008 16:09:47 EST September Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18117211 Okay, we are going to try this for another month! <BR> <BR> Everywhere we turn on spark, there is a chance to define weightloss goals: big ones, small ones, all kinds of goals. Let's use this as a place to state our workout and pound loss goal. Kind of breaking down our big goals into a monthly challenge. <BR> <BR> Each month we pledge to lose a certain amount of pounds and do a pledge to do a specific number of minutes of exercise. The pounds and minutes are completely up to you. You dec... Mon, 1 Sep 2008 08:06:31 EST Daily check in-saturday 8/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18078963 Hope you all have a great weekend. How are you today? Any big plans? Need help or need to celebrate a victory? <BR> <BR> Nothing new here. I'm bummed because my favorite comic strip, for better or for worse strip fix, is over. I grew up reading it and love it! So, I am in mourning, lol. <BR> <BR> Trying to get my house cleaned and get myself on track. Sat, 30 Aug 2008 07:18:08 EST Mont. County Daily Check in - 8/29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18056408 Happy Labor Day Weekend, almost! How is everyone today? Need help with something? Anything to celebrate? Post away! <BR> <BR> Back at work, came in early to "borrow" the computer for some personal stuff. Phone interview later on today. Keep your fingers crossed. Fri, 29 Aug 2008 07:41:22 EST Thursday check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18031536 How is everyone today? Need help with something? Anything to celebrate? Post away! <BR> <BR> I am not feeling to hot, but I'm going to try and eat well. Thu, 28 Aug 2008 09:07:27 EST Wed. 8/27 Roll call http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x18002241 How's your day going? anything to celebrate? need help? <BR> <BR> I'm praying for a calm day at work. I need it! <BR> Wed, 27 Aug 2008 09:00:56 EST Tuesday, 8/26's daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17983675 How's your day going? anything we can do to help? or celebrate? <BR> <BR> I'm sorry I posted this later than normal. My day has been busy. Good news? I didn't let a "pita" boss throw me over the edge to a eating frenzy. Luckily, the person works at our state office and I had some coping mechanisms. <BR> <BR> I am getting a headache. too much stress. time for a quick walk! Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:41:59 EST Pottstown Here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x17954740 Hello everyone! I am completely new to Sparkpeople, and I am desperately looking for a workout/diet buddy. Anyone else from Pottstown that may be interested in this? Thanks... Mon, 25 Aug 2008 14:57:46 EST Mont. County Monday's check in 8/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17943016 Happy Monday. (Is there such a thing? lol) <BR> <BR> <BR> Check in and say hi. Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> I need to refocus on my eating. I haven't been eating terribly, but I need to make sure I eat more fruit and veggies, eat less bread products and watch my portion sizes. Mon, 25 Aug 2008 08:29:53 EST Roll Call for Mont. County Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17924413 Gosh, it's Sunday already. where has the weekend gone? <BR> <BR> <BR> Check in and say hi. Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . Sun, 24 Aug 2008 11:41:12 EST Daily check in for Saturday, Aug. 23rd http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17903394 Happy Saturday! How is everyone today? <BR> <BR> <BR> Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . Sat, 23 Aug 2008 09:51:43 EST Friday's Roll Call http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17876619 Happy Friday! How is everyone today? <BR> <BR> <BR> Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 22 Aug 2008 07:52:48 EST Mont. County Daily check in - Thursday 8/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17851835 Happy Thursday! How is everyone today? <BR> <BR> <BR> Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> <BR> Just trying to start fresh and eat right. I did get 20 points this morning! <BR> Thu, 21 Aug 2008 09:40:18 EST Wed. Daily check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17820237 It's Hump day! How is everyone today? <BR> <BR> <BR> Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> <BR> Just trying to start fresh and eat right. Wed, 20 Aug 2008 08:11:35 EST August 19, Tuesday Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17790715 Happy Tuesday! How is everyone today? How is your MOnday going? <BR> <BR> Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> Another day back at work. *sigh* Another interview. I am glad I don't have to go to my 2nd job this week, only on Sat. Gives me time at night to relax. <BR> <BR> <BR> Hope your day is great Tue, 19 Aug 2008 08:09:06 EST Monday, 8/18 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17759642 It's another nice morning. How is everyone today? How is your MOnday going? <BR> <BR> Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> My last day of vacation was yesterday. Back to the grind. I'm going to try and not eat b/c I'm stressed or frustrated today. <BR> <BR> Hope your day is great Mon, 18 Aug 2008 08:04:22 EST Sunday's Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17738139 It's another nice morning. How is everyone today? How is your Sunday going? <BR> <BR> Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> Last night, my bbq was nice. ate too much sweets! I'm going to try to enjoy my day . . .back to work tomorrow. Kinda dreading it. <BR> <BR> Hope your day is great Sun, 17 Aug 2008 09:09:46 EST Roll call for Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17723452 How is everyone today? How is your Saturday going? I am sorry it took me so long to post this tread. Busy at my part time job today. <BR> <BR> Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> I've been busy today. The Reading Phillies game was fun last night. ate ok so far, going to bbq, so I hope I will be ok there. <BR> <BR> Sat, 16 Aug 2008 13:30:16 EST Daily check in for Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17690653 How is everyone today? How is your week going? Is is a TGIF day for you?Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> I've got a busy day. off to another interview (job agency-hopefully they can help find me a full time job). then back to try to get my house organized. I didn't get far yesterday. I may be going to the Reading Phillies game tonight. I have the part-time job tomorrow and I'm dreading going back to the full time job on Monday. Keep your fingers c... Fri, 15 Aug 2008 08:33:35 EST Daily check in for Thursday 8/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17661524 How is everyone today? How is your week going?Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . <BR> <BR> I've got a busy day. off to an interview. then back to get my house organized. What a "staycation"! <BR> Thu, 14 Aug 2008 08:47:32 EST Wednesday's check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17630632 How is everyone today? How is your week going?Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . Wed, 13 Aug 2008 08:15:28 EST daily check in for Tues. 8/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17600246 How is everyone today? Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . . Tue, 12 Aug 2008 08:11:22 EST September Team Challenge Idea http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17599647 i would like to make a suggestion for september. i wear a pedometer every day. I have the omron HJ-720ITC that I bought on amazon. <BR> <BR> <link>www.amazon.com/Omron-HJ-720ITC-Pedom<BR>eter-Advanced-Management/dp/B000MN92WM<BR>/ref=sr_1_2/002-7959781-6667241?ie=UTF<BR>8&m=A3H9V1EMGQSHX7&s=hpc&qid=1218540217&sr=1-2 </link> <BR> <BR> it is a wonderful tool that i can upload to my computer once a month and see how many steps and how many aerobic steps (walking or running more than 20 m... Tue, 12 Aug 2008 07:45:48 EST Monday 8.11 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17570386 How is everyone today? Have a great weekend? Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . . Mon, 11 Aug 2008 09:44:12 EST Weekend check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17517236 How are you doing this weekend? Struggling with anything? Anything good happening? Post away . . . Sat, 9 Aug 2008 09:32:32 EST TGIF Mont. County!!!! Daily Check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17484110 TGIF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How are you all doing today? Post your questions, positives and struggles here. . . Fri, 8 Aug 2008 07:41:29 EST Thursday, 8/7 check in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17452804 Hi gang! It is almost Friday! How are you all doing today? Post your questions, positives and struggles here. . . Thu, 7 Aug 2008 08:25:58 EST Daily Check in for Wednesday, August 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17419073 Hi gang! Happy Wednesday! How are you all doing today? Post your questions, positives and struggles here. . . <BR> <BR> Wed, 6 Aug 2008 08:52:04 EST Daily updates for Tuesday, Aug 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17387179 Hi gang! How are you all doing today? Post your questions, positives and struggles here. . . <BR> Tue, 5 Aug 2008 09:38:13 EST Daily check in for Monday, August 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17351004 Hi gang! How are you all doing today? Post your questions, positives and struggles here. . . Mon, 4 Aug 2008 08:44:32 EST Daily check in for Sun. Aug. 3rd http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17326741 how are you all doing today? Post your questions, positives and struggles here. . . <BR> Sun, 3 Aug 2008 08:44:45 EST Daily check in for Saturday, Aug. 2nd http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17303974 Hi gang! How are you all doing today? Post your questions, positives and struggles here. . . Sat, 2 Aug 2008 08:42:34 EST August Challenge Sign up http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17273415 Okay, we are going to try this for another month! <BR> <BR> Each month we pledge to lose a certain amount of pounds and do a pledge to do a specific number of minutes of exercise (not to be confused with an activity - like your own personal trainer and get into your heart rate or aerobic zone). The pounds and minutes are completely up to you. You decide what your Challenge will be for the month. <BR> <BR> Each week I post an Update thread where you post your totals for that week. I usua... Fri, 1 Aug 2008 09:07:01 EST Daily check in for Friday, August 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17273272 How are you all? What are the positive things going on? Are you struggling? Do you need help? <BR> <BR> I need to find a way to stay centered while juggling everything. My positive is that I am staring a new month! Fresh start! Fri, 1 Aug 2008 09:03:04 EST July Challenge Totals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x17272321 Okay, I feel bad that last few weeks were so busy for me. Get out the wet noodle! <BR> <BR> Post your July totals . . . . <BR> <BR> Here's the list so far. Did I make anymore typos or forget anyone? Chime in! <BR> <BR> Name, Exercise T/D/Committed, LBs(TD)/LBs Committed <BR> <BR> TAMMMIE1006: 473TD/1200 min com, 0lbs TD/5-6 lbs comm <BR> IRISHMAMA2: 8 lbs committed <BR> IRISHGIRL74: 55minTD/90 min comm, 0lbs TD/5 lbs comm <BR> CMELOSE100: 1220min TD/1,200 min comm, 3LBs TD/8lbs ... Fri, 1 Aug 2008 08:35:02 EST Hello everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x17017418 I am really excited to have found a team that people are actually close to me! <BR> My name is Brooksie, but my friends and family call me Brooke. I am 24 and a mother of 2 beautiful kids (Hannah 3, and Noah 16 months). I am currently going through a divorce right now, but my husband and I have been separated for over a year. I do have a wonderful bf who I have known since the beginning of high school. <BR> My goals are to loose a little over a 100 pounds, to be more active with my kids, a... Thu, 24 Jul 2008 14:56:01 EST Hello from Lansdale http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x9929x16944900 Hello everyone! I just found this team and I am looking forward to chatting with you all. I joined spark people sometime last year, but I really did not get serious until recently. Since I got serious, I have lost over 14.5 inches! Can't wait to continue onto reaching some more of my goals! <BR> <BR> Tue, 22 Jul 2008 14:20:57 EST Positives for Monday, 7/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x16913165 <BR> <BR> List them here . . . <BR> <BR> I ate well for dinner and lunch . . .no mc'd's!!!!!! a big deal for me with the 2 jobs. I'm going to work on the snacking tomorrow, since that isn't a positive!!! <BR> <BR> What are your positives? <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 21 Jul 2008 18:39:00 EST Positives for Saturday, July 19th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x16845052 Let's share our positives!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Well, I have 2 so far this early in the morning. First. . . Although I got up late, I got a good night's sleep. I've been working so hard, it was nice just to relax and go to bed early last night! <BR> <BR> Secondly . . . like I said yesterday, my long 2 weeks is almost over . . . . at 4:30 this afternoon, no more work until Monday morning!!! I can enjoy my 1st day off since last Sunday, the 6th! whoo hoo. It's so close!!!! <BR> Sat, 19 Jul 2008 09:02:22 EST Positives for Friday, July 18th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x16814033 Once again,it's way to early for me, but I didn't want to forget to start the post. <BR> <BR> Let's share our positives!!!!!! <BR> <BR> Wait, there is one for me . .. .my long 2 weeks is almost over . . . . after working tomorrow, I can enjoy my 1st day off since last sunday, the 6th! whoo hoo. It's so close!!!! Fri, 18 Jul 2008 07:40:19 EST Positives for Thursday, July 17th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x9929x16779300 It's way to early for me, but I didn't want to forget to start the post. <BR> <BR> Let's share our positives!!!!!! Thu, 17 Jul 2008 06:47:34 EST