Hi and, yes, there is a daily check in post under the first section of the Team page. We also have weigh in topics and other trackers to help keep us motivated and we like to do in with fun and friendship. If there is anything you'd like to add to the Team, please feel free to add a new topic as we're a friendly group of people and all working together--so anyone can add any topic that you'd like to see here, The only thing that matters is that it is a positive topic and one that can be of benefit to all.
I too am really confused about the group. Can't figure out what you are all doing. It may be clear to those of you who have been here a while, but not to newbies. I felt the same way as the other poster - I just keep seeing emoticons by the same people, but didn't know why they were there or what you all were doing.
Is there a thread where you explain who you are and what you doing? Thanks.
I'm so sorry to hear that you feel that way, my friend. This is a great group of friends and it isn't about the posting for points--it's the fact that we are tracking that we did our exercises, ate healthy all while adding a little light-hearted fun along the way. Certain topics dealing with Spark trivia or reading a Sparks' article, etc., help remind us to read the article, try the trivia, take a Sparks' quiz--all to help us learn more about health, etc.
I hope you feel the friendship here, as we're all here spreading it with each other and we're happy to spread it with you too!
As we want to make this a group that covers topics that can help everyone, please let us know what you'd like to add to the Team, as we'd love to make sure this is a group of friends that is getting everything possible from it that they're looking for and would like. Thank you for letting us know how you feel and we're always here to make sure you're happy, healthy and loving life!
I am in my mid 50's and I saw this team on one of my friends teams. I thought, great another group of Sparkpeople in my age group that I can relate to. I was excited that all the postings were active everyday, that this is a active group. I clicked on each posting and started to reply, thinking this is fun. Then I find out that this group is all about posting emoticons to get more Spark Points. I was looking for friendship, support and motivation when I needed it and to give some where it is needed also. Isn't this what the web-site is all about? Not wasting time clicking on reply, add an emoticon and then post message so your points are higher.
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