SparkPeople Christian Missionary Women Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=1095 For full-time Christian missionary women serving the Lord around the world and those who are interested in missions...~Luke 18:29-30 SparkPeople Christian Missionary Women Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=1095 Weekly Goals - November 2-8, 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x72583968 Do you have a goal that you're hoping to accomplish this week? It could be related to exercise, eating, your walk with the Lord, or some other area in your life. Join this thread if you would like prayer, encouragement, or accountability. <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> <em>381</em> <em>104</em> Tue, 5 Nov 2019 03:54:13 EST Check in Daily - November 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x72583934 <em>465</em> Oh give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good. <em>465</em> Tue, 5 Nov 2019 03:43:17 EST Check in Daily - October 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x72409655 My,my,my...it is already Oct 6 and I am just getting this thread posted! Does that tell you how crazy ny life has been lately? <BR> <BR> Lots going on...mostly drama with adult daughter. New psychiatrist confirmed Broderline Personality Disorder, but also believes she has Bipolar II. I didn't eve know there were 2 types. Lots to study and learn. <BR> <BR> Still raising 13 year old grandson...he is my primary mission field right now. He has cone a long way in 2 years, but still has a long w... Sun, 6 Oct 2019 13:31:47 EST Check in Daily - September 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x72207305 Happy September! <BR> <BR> Struggling with stress eating and still plantar fasciitis issues preventing cardio. Doing yoga and stretching but that just doesn't do it! Tomorrow I am starting a 3 day cleanse system and will choose to focus on cleaner eating. Sun, 1 Sep 2019 09:04:41 EST Check in Daily - August 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x72028177 Happy month EIGHT!! <BR> <BR> I can hardly believe it is August! How is everyone? <BR> <BR> We are on the road to Iowa right now. My youngest Grandblessing, August Joy, age 3, has been with us for a week. She lives in MN, but we are meeting her mama in Des Moines, Iowa to get her back home. <BR> <BR> Eating is back on track, exercise too. Starting to see the scale move in the right direction again. Still struggling with plantar fasciitis, going to Physical Therapy for that. They've dete... Thu, 1 Aug 2019 09:59:36 EST Weekly Weigh-in July-October 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x71837222 Goal 155 <BR> <BR> Jan 12: 162 <BR> April 1: 174.4 <BR> July 1: same <em>198</em> Mon, 1 Jul 2019 09:02:06 EST Check in Daily - July 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x71837193 Happy July! <BR> <BR> How is everyone? Moving right along here. Summer has been crazy, fun, busy, etc! <BR> <BR> Diet has been slack and exercise minimal. Doing my daily Physical Therapy though trying to get my feet fixed! <BR> <BR> Have a great month! <BR> Michelle Mon, 1 Jul 2019 08:58:59 EST Check in Daily - June 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x71661396 Happy June! <BR> <BR> This is a month of travel for us. Just returned from St. Louis. In Indy today. Florida next week. Unfortunately, I have been diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis, I have tennis elbow and Ive thrown my back out! I am one hot mess! Hope you are all much better than me! <BR> <BR> Michelle Sat, 1 Jun 2019 15:07:23 EST Check in Daily - May 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x71476904 Wow...a few days late, sorry ladies! Life has been crazy here and I have been trying to stay off the internet! <BR> <BR> Hope you are all doing well!! <BR> <BR> Happy May! Thu, 2 May 2019 16:50:10 EST Weekly Weigh-in: April -June 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x71276665 Goal 155 <BR> <BR> Jan 12: 162 <BR> April 1: 174.4 <em>198</em> Mon, 1 Apr 2019 09:33:41 EST Check in Daily - April 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x71276654 Welcome April!!! <BR> <BR> Hope everyone is doing great! I just returned from vacation and I am ready to get back to healthier eating! <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day! <BR> Michelle Mon, 1 Apr 2019 09:32:14 EST Check in Daily - March 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x71081458 Welcome to another new month! <BR> <BR> I'm flying out today. Will spend the weekend in the capital city to attend a ladies conference, then it's on to the US on Monday. Fri, 1 Mar 2019 03:04:02 EST Check in Daily - February 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70915377 A day late! Sorry gals! <BR> <BR> We had record low temps here last week...-20°F and wind chill around -45°F!! I hope I never experience that again in my lifetime! Ha! <BR> <BR> Hope you are all doing well! <BR> <BR> Blessings, <BR> Michelle <em>247</em> Sat, 2 Feb 2019 15:21:31 EST Check in Daily - January 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70696979 <em>411</em> HAPPY NEW YEAR! <em>409</em> Tue, 1 Jan 2019 04:12:26 EST Weekly Weigh In - January-March 2019 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70696973 Goal: 130 Tue, 1 Jan 2019 04:09:52 EST Check in Daily - January 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70696967 <em>411</em> HAPPY NEW YEAR! <em>409</em> Tue, 1 Jan 2019 04:07:50 EST Check in Daily - December 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70521167 <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> Can you believe it is the last month of 2018!! Wowza! <BR> <BR> Thank you all for your prayers for us and for Owen. He had a much better week this week...after a simply horrid one last week. It seems like one step forward 3 steps back sometimes. But, what matters most is that he knows we love him no matter what, that we won't abandon him and that he sees Jesus in us through it all. When I keep that focus, I do ok. When I take my eyes off Jesus and start fretting ab... Sat, 1 Dec 2018 08:16:28 EST Check in Daily - November 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70351290 Here's to good health and meeting goals! <em>594</em> Thu, 1 Nov 2018 05:17:17 EST Weekly Weigh In - Oct - Dec 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70169834 Post your weigh ins here! <BR> <BR> My goal: 155 <BR> Oct 1: 170 Mon, 1 Oct 2018 09:26:31 EST Check in Daily - October 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70169817 Happy Fall Y'all!! <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Oct 2018 09:25:17 EST Check in Daily - September 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x70000163 What? September already? How did this happen?! <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Hope you are all doing well! I follow a lot of you on Facebook, so I keep up more there. <BR> <BR> I am heading into the last week of an 8 week weight lifting program. I have really enjoyed it and plan to start it all over again for another round. My eating has been mostly good with a few cheats now and then. I think my thyroid is off again though. I've been super tired and losing my hair again...and my eye brows. So... Sat, 1 Sep 2018 08:50:49 EST Check in Daily - August 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x69769593 Wow! July flew by and now August is here! <BR> <BR> Lots going on in my neck of the woods. Owen is still living with us but he is doing amazing! Time to start a slow transition to home. School starts the 17th. My second grandblessing turns 8 tomorrow so we will have David-Nana day. Caitlyn starts kindergarten this year and August Joy is in love with the water, boats, swimming....anything with water! <BR> <BR> Mike and I feel busy but blessed. <BR> <BR> I am going a new program called LII... Wed, 1 Aug 2018 09:36:37 EST Weekly Weigh In - July-September 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x69349498 Goal: 130 <BR> <BR> June 25 - 145 Mon, 2 Jul 2018 08:30:28 EST Check in Daily - July 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x69349476 Have a super day <em>247</em> Mon, 2 Jul 2018 08:28:29 EST Check in Daily - June 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x69150934 <em>249</em> <BR> A new month already. Maybe this is the fresh start I need. Anyone else with me? Thu, 31 May 2018 13:12:42 EST Check in Daily - May 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x68974563 May day! I pray you are all well and have a fabulous month! Tue, 1 May 2018 08:03:37 EST Weekly Weigh In - April-June 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x68858028 Goal: 130 <BR> <BR> 01/01: 141 <BR> 03/01: 147 <BR> 03/09: 148 <BR> 03/14: 146 <BR> 03/21: 145 <BR> 03/28: 145 <BR> 04/04: 145 <BR> 04/11: 145 Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:22:28 EST Check in Daily - April 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x68795934 Happy Easter! He is risen! <BR> <BR> Also...happy April. I write from cloudy, breezy, cool Florida. Visiting with family this week. I tell ya what...i gloomy cold day here is still better than snowy, icy, cold Illinois <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> Hope you are all well! <BR> April Blessings <BR> Sun, 1 Apr 2018 18:45:07 EST Check in Daily - March 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x68600776 I cannot believe it is March!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you are all doing well. We are still adjusting to Owen living with us and the countless doctor visits with him. Things have evened out for him though and he is doing better. <BR> <BR> I am currently in a test group for Beachbody doing an 80 day program called 80 Day Obsession. It is intense workouts and timed nutrition. I am enjoying it very much! <BR> <BR> Have a great day Thu, 1 Mar 2018 09:57:29 EST Check in Daily - February 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x68430860 Sorry for getting the new month thread started late! But.... <BR> <BR> HAPPY FEBRUARY!! <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> Hope you are all doing well, making healthy choices, living fully for God and avoiding that nasty flu that's out there! <BR> <BR> Things are crazy in our home...seems like endless visits to child psychiatrist, behavioral therapist and occupational therapist offices. Also, too many visits to the school social worker and principle offices. BUT, we are seeing a slow progress with... Sat, 3 Feb 2018 10:01:26 EST Weekly Weigh In - Jan-Mar 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x68206474 Posts your weekly weigh-ins on this thread. <BR> <BR> I am currently headed home from vacay. I will post my 2018 starting weight tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Jan 2018 13:58:20 EST Check in Daily - January 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x68206456 Happy New Year!!! <BR> <BR> I hope this finds you all ready to meet the year head in! What are your goals this year: Spiritually as well as physically? <BR> <BR> I am in a vehicle heading home to Illinois. We just spent a week on vacay in Mexico. Sun, sand and relaxation. Now it is back to reality and -7° temps!! Eek! <BR> <BR> May your 2018 be happy, healthy and holy. <BR> <BR> Blessings, <BR> Michelle Mon, 1 Jan 2018 13:55:54 EST Check in Daily - December 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x68025442 Happy December!! Hope you have a wonderful month! Fri, 1 Dec 2017 08:34:52 EST Check in Daily - November 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x67824240 The holiday season is just around the corner. How do you plan to keep on track in the midst of it all? <BR> <em>381</em> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 08:31:50 EST Weekly Weigh In - Oct-Dec 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x67637150 Post your weigh ins here! Sun, 1 Oct 2017 15:07:49 EST Check in Daily - October 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x67637143 Happy Fall Y'all!! Sun, 1 Oct 2017 15:06:35 EST Check in Daily - September 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x67457388 Happy September!!! Have a great month!! Fri, 1 Sep 2017 11:57:02 EST Check in Daily - August 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x67273837 <em>87</em> Hello, August!!!! <em>87</em> Tue, 1 Aug 2017 10:19:37 EST Check in Daily - July 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x67101150 <em>283</em> Welcome to the July thread! <em>283</em> Mon, 3 Jul 2017 15:24:33 EST Check in Daily - June 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x66913534 Happy June everyone!! Hope you are all doing great! Thu, 1 Jun 2017 11:40:15 EST Weekly Weigh In - May-Sept 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x66726686 Goal: 125 (by 11/01) <BR> <BR> 01/06: 145 <BR> 01/11: 147 <BR> 02/01: 146 <BR> 02/09: 145 <BR> 02/16: 144 <BR> 02/23: 145 <BR> 03/01: 143 <BR> 03/08: 144 <BR> 03/16: 143 <BR> 03/22: 144 <BR> 03/30: 144 <BR> 04/05: 142 <BR> 04/12: 142 <BR> 04/19: 142 <BR> 04/29: 141 Mon, 1 May 2017 06:00:02 EST Check in Daily - May 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x66726684 Happy May Day! (It's Worker's Day here in South Africa.) <BR> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> Mon, 1 May 2017 05:59:06 EST Check in Daily -April 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x66538652 Welcome to April ladies! Hope you are all doing well! Am ready for spring! Sat, 1 Apr 2017 13:59:40 EST Check in Daily - March 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x66336479 Happy March, ladies!! Hope you are doing well! <BR> 🍀🍀🍀 Wed, 1 Mar 2017 09:50:09 EST Check in Daily - February 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x66139554 Have a blessed day, dear friends! Wed, 1 Feb 2017 09:30:02 EST Weekly Weigh In: January - April 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x65905459 Goal for 2017 = 150# <BR> <BR> Jan 1: 166.4 (I gained 10# over the holidays and our Mexican vacation) <em>198</em> Sun, 1 Jan 2017 10:18:36 EST Check in Daily - January 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x65905424 Happy New Year ladies!! Sun, 1 Jan 2017 10:15:33 EST Check in Daily - December 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x65709810 I'm starting out the month with a higher number on the scale - thanks to several weeks of traveling. <em>46</em> <BR> We had our family Christmas during Thanksgiving weekend, so I'm hoping the feasting will slow down as we move through this month. <BR> <BR> Hope you all have a blessed CHRISTmas season! Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:29:15 EST Check in Daily - November 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x65519738 Hi Ladies! Have a happy, thankful November! Tue, 1 Nov 2016 18:17:06 EST Check in Daily - October 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x65297464 <em>465</em> <em>465</em> <em>465</em> <BR> I can't believe we're into October already! <BR> Lots to do in the next ten days, as I prepare for a trip to the US. <BR> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:23:09 EST Weekly Weigh In: September - December 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x65082089 Goal: 130 <BR> <BR> 08/26: 136 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:24:53 EST Check In Daily - September 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x65082082 Have a great day, ladies! <em>87</em> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:23:19 EST Check In Daily - August 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x64873231 Can you believe it! August is here tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Headed on vacation today so needed to get these posted today! Have a great month! Sun, 31 Jul 2016 08:38:48 EST Check In Daily - July 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x64668191 July is here!!! Enjoy it! <BR> Hope you are all doing well, exercising and eating well....have a healthy, happy month! Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:02:05 EST : Check In Daily - June 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x64457511 Its June already!! <BR> <BR> Thanks for praying for my nephew Joey. He was released from the hospital in Louisiana and got to return home to Nashville. He is still too weak and sick to have the gallbladder surgery. Doctors said the pancreas looks like its been burned and is 'weeping'. He developed a pancreatic pseudocyst and the installed a drain. Drained 30# of fluid!! Drain remains in place for two more weeks then they will determine possible gallbladder removal. So thankful he lived, is n... Tue, 31 May 2016 13:10:25 EST Weekly Weigh In - May-August 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x64242018 Record your weigh ins here!! Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:38:39 EST Check In Daily - May 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x64242005 Happy Saturday ladies! <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is the first day of May! So hard to believe! These months just keep flying by! <BR> <BR> Hope you have an aMAYzing month! Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:36:23 EST Pray for our team member NEWMISSIONARY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x64116632 One of our team members works in Africa. She and her husband were both just burned in a fire that burned down their home. They are in an African hospital with 2nd degree burns over much of their back, arms, etc. Their burns are very painful. She now has an infection. <BR> <BR> Pray that her infection goes away and that her husband does not get one. Pray for healing. <BR> <BR> Here's a link to her SP page. She has been spinning the SP wheel... and has a trophy as of 3/23/16 so she has st... Wed, 13 Apr 2016 08:01:37 EST Check In Daily - April 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x64018603 I'm determined to make April a healthy month - no foolin'! <em>334</em> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:31:42 EST Exercise Challenge - April 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x64018557 Join in on recording your daily exercise! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and paste it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> April 1 <BR> April 2 <BR> April 3 <BR> April 4 <BR> April 5 <BR> April 6 <BR> April 7 <BR> April 8 <BR> April 9 <BR> April 10 <BR> April 11 <BR> April 12 <BR> April 13 <BR> April 14 <BR> April 15 <BR> April 16 <BR> April 17 <BR> April 18 <BR> April 19 <BR> April 20 <BR> ... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:23:24 EST Exercise Challenge - March 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x63786156 Join in on recording your daily exercise! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> March 1 <BR> March 2 <BR> March 3 <BR> March 4 <BR> March 5 <BR> March 6 <BR> March 7 <BR> March 8 <BR> March 9 <BR> March 10 <BR> March 11 <BR> March 12 <BR> March 13 <BR> March 14 <BR> March 15 <BR> March 16 <BR> March 17 <BR> March 18 <BR> March 19 <BR> March 20 <BR> M... Mon, 29 Feb 2016 13:42:58 EST Check in Daily - March 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x63786099 Getting closer to SPRING!! Have a healthy, happy March! <em>137</em> Mon, 29 Feb 2016 13:36:00 EST Check in Daily - February 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x63561616 Good afternoon, ladies! Hope you're all having a great weekend. <BR> <BR> Welcome to February! <em>129</em> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:35:02 EST Exercise Challenge - February 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x63561560 Join in on recording your daily exercise! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> Feb 1 <BR> Feb 2 <BR> Feb 3 <BR> Feb 4 <BR> Feb 5 <BR> Feb 6 <BR> Feb 7 <BR> Feb 8 <BR> Feb 9 <BR> Feb 10 <BR> Feb 11 <BR> Feb 12 <BR> Feb 13 <BR> Feb 14 <BR> Feb 15 <BR> Feb 16 <BR> Feb 17 <BR> Feb 18 <BR> Feb 19 <BR> Feb 20 <BR> Feb 21 <BR> Feb 22 <BR> Feb 23 <BR> Feb 24 <BR> Feb 25 <BR> ... Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:30:53 EST Exercise Challenge - January 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x63301856 Join in on recording your daily exercise! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> Jan 1 <BR> Jan 2 <BR> Jan 3 <BR> Jan 4 <BR> Jan 5 <BR> Jan 6 <BR> Jan 7 <BR> Jan 8 <BR> Jan 9 <BR> Jan 10 <BR> Jan 11 <BR> Jan 12 <BR> Jan 13 <BR> Jan 14 <BR> Jan 15 <BR> Jan 16 <BR> Jan 17 <BR> Jan 18 <BR> Jan 19 <BR> Jan 20 <BR> Jan 21 <BR> Jan 22 <BR> Jan 23 <BR> Ja... Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:02:03 EST Check in Daily - January 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x63301809 <em>411</em> <BR> Happy New Year!!!! Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:56:54 EST Weekly Weigh In - January-April 2016 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x63301777 Goal: 130 <BR> <BR> 12/31: 136 Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:52:16 EST Check In Daily- December 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x63091710 Hi Spark Sisters!! Can you believe it is December already? <BR> <BR> How is everyone doing on their year fitness goals? <BR> <BR> I am only 9.8# from my goal now. I've lost 22# and 26" doing the 21 Day Fix. I absolutely love it! Clean eating, only 30 min a day exercise. Very doable. The coaching has kept me very busy but I love it! <BR> <BR> How was everyone's Thanksgiving? We had a few days in Chicago with lots of family. It was very nice. I enjoyed small portions of the foods I love and... Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:15:01 EST Exercise Challenge - December 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x63091682 Join in on recording your daily exercise! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> Dec 1 <BR> Dec 2 <BR> Dec 3 <BR> Dec 4 <BR> Dec 5 <BR> Dec 6 <BR> Dec 7 <BR> Dec 8 <BR> Dec 9 <BR> Dec 10 <BR> Dec 11 <BR> Dec 12 <BR> Dec 13 <BR> Dec 14 <BR> Dec 15 <BR> Dec 16 <BR> Dec 17 <BR> Dec 18 <BR> Dec 19 <BR> Dec 20 <BR> Dec 21 <BR> Dec 22 <BR> Dec 23 <BR> De... Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:10:31 EST Exercise Challenge - Novemer 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x62870783 Join in on recording your daily exercise! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> Nov 1 <BR> Nov 2 <BR> Nov 3 <BR> Nov 4 <BR> Nov 5 <BR> Nov 6 <BR> Nov 7 <BR> Nov 8 <BR> Nov 9 <BR> Nov 10 <BR> Nov 11 <BR> Nov 12 <BR> Nov 13 <BR> Nov 14 <BR> Nov 15 <BR> Nov 16 <BR> Nov 17 <BR> Nov 18 <BR> Nov 19 <BR> Nov 20 <BR> Nov 21 <BR> Nov 22 <BR> Nov 23 <BR> Nov... Sat, 31 Oct 2015 14:54:17 EST Check In Daily- November 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x62870726 Happy November!! Sat, 31 Oct 2015 14:47:26 EST Check In Daily- October 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x62627494 Happy fall ya'll!! <BR> <BR> I can hardly believe October is here!! How did you do last month? What are your goals for this month? I wanna know! <BR> <BR> Blessings, <BR> Michelle Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:28:33 EST Exercise Challenge - October 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x62627490 Who's in for a new month? Let's get fit! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> Oct 1 <BR> Oct 2 <BR> Oct 3 <BR> Oct 4 <BR> Oct 5 <BR> Oct 6 <BR> Oct 7 <BR> Oct 8 <BR> Oct 9 <BR> Oct 10 <BR> Oct 11 <BR> Oct 12 <BR> Oct 13 <BR> Oct 14 <BR> Oct 15 <BR> Oct 16 <BR> Oct 17 <BR> Oct 18 <BR> Oct 19 <BR> Oct 20 <BR> Oct 21 <BR> Oct 22 <BR> Oct 23 <BR> Oct ... Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:26:16 EST Weekly Weigh In- Sept through Dec 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x62389176 It is time for the new quarterly weigh in thread! Pick a day of the week to weigh in and post! You might mention your goal weight and starting weights as well!! Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:01:25 EST Check in Daily - September 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x62389137 Hi gals! Hope you had a healthy summer! Here comes fall!! Check in and let me know how you are doing! <BR> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:55:40 EST Exercise Challenge - September 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x62389124 Ready for a new month? I am!! Bring it on!! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> Sept 1 <BR> Sept 2 <BR> Sept 3 <BR> Sept 4 <BR> Sept 5 <BR> Sept 6 <BR> Sept 7 <BR> Sept 8 <BR> Sept 9 <BR> Sept 10 <BR> Sept 11 <BR> Sept 12 <BR> Sept 13 <BR> Sept 14 <BR> Sept 15 <BR> Sept 16 <BR> Sept 17 <BR> Sept 18 <BR> Sept 19 <BR> Sept 20 <BR> Sept 21 <BR> Sept 2... Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:53:50 EST Exercise Challenge - August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x62148021 Ready for a new month? I am!! Bring it on!! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> <BR> Aug 1 <BR> Aug 2 <BR> Aug 3 <BR> Aug 4 <BR> Aug 5 <BR> Aug 6 <BR> Aug 7 <BR> Aug 8 <BR> Aug 9 <BR> Aug 10 <BR> Aug 11 <BR> Aug 12 <BR> Aug 13 <BR> Aug 14 <BR> Aug 15 <BR> Aug 16 <BR> Aug 17 <BR> Aug 18 <BR> Aug 19 <BR> Aug 20 <BR> Aug 21 <BR> Aug 22 <BR> Aug 23 <BR> A... Sat, 1 Aug 2015 09:47:24 EST Check in Daily - August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x62147920 Happy first day of August, ladies!!! Hope you are all doing well! Check in and let us all know how you are doing!! <BR> <BR> My July went well...as of tomorrow, I will have 2 rounds of the 21 Day Fix completed. I really like the program. Will let you know my final results later. <BR> <BR> Daughter Stephanie is settling into her new apartment with the three kiddos. Fall will be a busy schedule for her... Work full time and college full time. Son Steven's wife, Maggie is due the end of August... Sat, 1 Aug 2015 09:38:01 EST Exercise Challenge-July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x61892939 Ready for a new month? I am!! Bring it on!! <BR> <BR> Just copy the form below. Reply to the thread and past it in. Then, each day, update your report. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> July 1 <BR> July 2 <BR> July 3 <BR> July 4 <BR> July 5 <BR> July 6 <BR> July 7 <BR> July 8 <BR> July 9 <BR> July 10 <BR> July 11 <BR> July 12 <BR> July 13 <BR> July 14 <BR> July 15 <BR> July 16 <BR> July 17 <BR> July 18 <BR> July 19 <BR> July 20 <BR> July 2... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:14:05 EST Check in Daily - July 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x61892877 Hey there Spark Sisters! Can you believe July is here!? How are you doing? What are your goals for the month. How can we be praying for you? Jump in and say hello! <BR> <BR> Michelle <BR> <em>381</em> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:04:03 EST Check in Daily - June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x61635812 Hi everyone! Hope you had a healthful May and are ready to tackle June! Please join us on the exercise challenge as well as checking in on this thread to say hi! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x6<BR>1635801 </link> Sun, 31 May 2015 14:55:23 EST Exercise Challenge - June 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x61635801 It's a new month! How did you do last month? Join me!! Set your own goal then edit your post each time you update. <BR> <BR> I had a good exercise month for May and I lost 2.2# <BR> <BR> Goal: Toning exercises and 3 mile walks...5x/week <BR> Starting Weight: 178.2 <BR> <BR> June 1 toning; 3 miles <BR> June 2 rest <BR> June 3 <BR> June 4 <BR> June 5 <BR> June 6 <BR> June 7 <BR> June 8 <BR> June 9 <BR> June 10 <BR> June 11 <BR> June 12 <BR> June 13 <BR> June 14 <BR> June 15 <BR>... Sun, 31 May 2015 14:53:30 EST Exercise Challenge - May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x61363121 I like the format Michelle used last month for the exercise challenge. I'm copying it here again for those of you who want to join me. <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> May 1 <BR> May 2 <BR> May 3 <BR> May 4 <BR> May 5 <BR> May 6 <BR> May 7 <BR> May 8 <BR> May 9 <BR> May 10 <BR> May 11 <BR> May 12 <BR> May 13 <BR> May 14 <BR> May 15 <BR> May 16 <BR> May 17 <BR> May 18 <BR> May 19 <BR> May 20 <BR> May 21 <BR> May 22 <BR> May 23 <BR> May 24 <BR> May 25 <BR> ... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:17:39 EST Weekly Weigh In: May - August 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x61363078 Goal: 120 <BR> <BR> 04/29: 135 Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:11:47 EST Check in Daily - May 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x61363060 <em>249</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Hoping for some positive results this month! Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:09:46 EST Exercise Challenge - April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x61087898 So what is your exercise goal for April? Tell us here...and check back daily to edit your post and let us know how you are doing. You can copy and paste this if you would like: <BR> <BR> Goal: <BR> Starting Weight: <BR> April 1 <BR> April 2 <BR> April 3 <BR> April 4 <BR> April 5 <BR> April 6 <BR> April 7 <BR> April 8 <BR> April 9 <BR> April 10 <BR> April 11 <BR> April 12 <BR> April 13 <BR> April 14 <BR> April 15 <BR> April 16 <BR> April 17 <BR> April 18 <BR> April 19 <BR> April 20 <BR> A... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:52:24 EST Check in Daily - April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x61087859 Spring is here!! Have a wonderful April!! <BR> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> Michelle Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:14 EST Exercise Challenge - March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x60790676 Having accountability here has really given me the push to keep going - even when I would rather not put on those walking shoes. Let's go for another month with the exercise challenge. <BR> <BR> You set your own goal - how much? how often? - and record it on here. Rather than writing a new message each day, we will just edit our original ones. <BR> <BR> Who's going to join me this month? Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:58:13 EST Log in Points - March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x60790634 The activity on this thread has greatly decreased. I have started a new thread for March, but I wonder if this is a thread that we really need to continue as we look to the future. Let me know what you think, ladies. <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:55:15 EST Check in Daily - March 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x60790597 As we turn another calendar page, let's determine to make each day count. <BR> <BR> Have a super weekend! Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:52:36 EST Exercise Challenge - February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x60515350 I enjoyed Julie's cahllenge last month so I am offering up the same challenge for Feb!!. <BR> <BR> Set your own goal... <BR> -How often (days/week)? <BR> -How much (steps, minutes, or miles)? <BR> <BR> My goal: <BR> To walk at least 15 minutes every day this month. <BR> <BR> Record your progress on this thread. Rather than writing a new post every time, just edit your original post. <BR> <BR> Who's in?!?!?!?!? <BR> <BR> Michelle Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:52:29 EST Log-in Points - February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x60515289 <em>247</em> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:48:32 EST Check in Daily - February 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x60515257 Hey there Spark Sisters! It's a new month!! How did you do in January? What are your goals for February? <BR> <BR> Happy Sparking! <BR> Michelle Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:46:40 EST Exercise Challenge - January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x60164033 I'm challenging you to step up your exercise this month. Set your own goal... <BR> -How often (days/week)? <BR> -How much (steps, minutes, or miles)? <BR> <BR> My goal: <BR> To walk at least 15 minutes every day this month. <BR> <BR> Record your progress on this thread. Rather than writing a new post every time, just edit your original post. <BR> <BR> Who's in?!?!?!?!? Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:36:50 EST Weekly Weigh-in January-April 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x60163972 Goal: 120 <BR> <BR> 01/01: 130 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:30:34 EST Log-in Points - January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x60163949 <em>530</em> <em>530</em> <em>530</em> <em>530</em> <em>530</em> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:27:13 EST Check in Daily - January 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x60163929 <em>412</em> <em>283</em> <em>411</em> <BR> <BR> Don't you just love new beginnings? Let's do what we can to make this a great year! Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:24:57 EST Log in Points - December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x59904631 <em>442</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>445</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:31:30 EST Check in Daily - December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x59904619 December already! Ready for the whirl-wind month? I think I am ready...time will tell. My hope is less focus on the commercial, more focus on Jesus!!!! Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:30:16 EST Log in Points - November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x59619694 <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <BR> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> <em>431</em> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:20:09 EST Check in Daily - November 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x59619680 Hope you all have a blessed month! <em>334</em> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:18:57 EST Log in Points - October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x59311031 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:07:21 EST Check in Daily - October 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x59311000 Depending on which hemisphere you're in, we are well into either <em>465</em> or <em>375</em> <BR> It's a great time to set some new goals. Let's make this a month of good, healthy choices! Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:05:01 EST Weekly Weigh-In September - December 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58999426 What weight goal would you like to reach in the next four months? Let's encourage one another! Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:22:11 EST Log in Points - September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58999397 <em>148</em> <em>148</em> <em>148</em> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:19:22 EST Check in Daily - September 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58999374 Let's make it a good and healthy month! <em>375</em> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:16:56 EST Log in Points - August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58705236 <em>40</em> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:50:01 EST Check in Daily - August 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58705225 Have a happy, healthy August! I may be extremely sporadic due to a crazy schedule this month. Will try to touch base. <BR> <BR> Hugs to all! <BR> Michelle Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:49:06 EST Log in Points - July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58385830 <em>249</em> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:00:47 EST Check in Daily - July 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58385801 Have a great day! Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:57:57 EST Log in Points - June 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58057659 <em>524</em> <em>524</em> <em>524</em> <em>524</em> <em>524</em> Sat, 31 May 2014 07:21:52 EST Check in Daily - June 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x58057651 The start of a new month....Let's make it a healthy one! Sat, 31 May 2014 07:20:38 EST Calorie Differential Challenge May 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x57705169 <em>303</em> READ THIS MESSAGE THOROUGHLY IN ORDER TO FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH THE CHALLENGE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE DROP ME A SPARK MAIL! <BR> <BR> This is a very different type of challenge. No one joined me in it last month, and that's ok...but I am putting the challenge out there for you to join me for the month of May. Participating will mean tracking all your food intake as well as your fitness. Locate your Calorie Differential report by clicking on the "tracking" tab th... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:12:28 EST Weekly Weigh-in May-August http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57705070 Goal is 150# <BR> <BR> Jan 161.4 <BR> Feb 165.6 <BR> Mar 168 <BR> April 167.4 <BR> <BR> I have been on an upward trend since January! I allowed my vacation in Mexico to break some healthy habits...well, pretty much back on track now, so I hope to see these numbers coming back down! By the way...I had lost 25# when I hit 160 the day before I left on vacation...so I need to drop 7.4# to get back to that loss point. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:03:28 EST Log in Points - May 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57705024 <em>184</em> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:00:20 EST Check in Daily - May 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57705016 Happy May Day!! Have a month of weight loss! How about updating your goals and making some goals for the month! How is everyone doing? <BR> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:59:41 EST Calorie Differential Challenge April 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x57329846 <em>303</em> READ THIS MESSAGE THOROUGHLY IN ORDER TO FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH THE CHALLENGE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE DROP ME A SPARK MAIL! <BR> <BR> This is a very different type of challenge. I participated for a few months on another team before we went to Mexico. I know this is what helped me lose my 25# before I left. Well...guess what! I am UP 8#!!! So....April I plan to do this again and get back on track. <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> so, please join me!! <BR> <BR> This c... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:37:13 EST Log in Points - April 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57328929 <em>126</em> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:28:28 EST Check in Daily - April 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x57328876 Hello ladies!! April is our month!! Lets get moving!! <BR> Michelle Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:24:13 EST Log in Points - March 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56945858 <em>100</em> <em>100</em> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:21:30 EST Check in Daily - March 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56945832 <em>524</em> <em>249</em> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:19:23 EST Log in Points - February 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56600563 <em>129</em> <BR> This thread is for you to have some fun! After you spin the Sparkwheel, record your number with emoticons! <BR> Example: you spin and get 3 points, come to this thread and post 3 emoticons of your choosing <em>26</em> <em>220</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> Have fun! <BR> Happy February! &#9829; <BR> Michelle Sat, 1 Feb 2014 09:54:26 EST Check in Daily - February 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56600512 Sorry this is late getting posted ladies! I had a travel day home from Mexico and Julie traveled home to South Africa! I will check in a bit more later. <BR> <BR> Happy February &#9829; Sat, 1 Feb 2014 09:50:56 EST Glad to find this group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x56472230 Since Jan 1 I've been tracking with Spark People, and just yesterday found my friend Jodi's sparkpage and noticed that she was part of this group. It fits me. My husband and I live in Papua Indonesia where I teach high school math. Our two sons grew up here and are now in the USA. Six years ago I took off 40 pounds - a journey of grace. I did not stay at 145, but stabilized between 150-155. This last year (on furlough) I gained to 175, so now I want to work at getting those 20 pounds back ... Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:03:42 EST Weekly Weigh-In January-April 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56149212 My goal is weigh 150 pounds <BR> I will weigh in on Fridays <BR> I am starting this thread at 161.4 pounds <BR> <em>193</em> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:05:14 EST Log in Points - January 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56149043 <em>410</em> <em>408</em> <em>409</em> <em>236</em> <em>410</em> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:54:52 EST Check in Daily - January 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x56148996 <em>410</em> <em>408</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Happy New Year, ladies! May 2014 be the year you meet your goals and get healthier! Be sure to sign up for team goals, if you haven't already. Spread the Spark around Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and any other social media you may use. January is the #1 time of year that people make get-into-shape and get-healthy goals. <BR> <BR> So, when you check in for the first time of 2014... tell me a few of your goals for the new year! <BR> <BR> Bl... Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:51:56 EST Log in Points - December 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55810459 <em>442</em> <em>442</em> <em>442</em> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 04:18:41 EST Check in Daily - December 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55810454 Let's make this month a healthy one! Sat, 30 Nov 2013 04:16:19 EST November Accountability 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x55474363 Greetings Sparksisters! We have not had an accountability thread since Oct. last year! by request, I am starting it up again, <BR> <BR> Our daily check in thread is a wonderful place to chat, get to know one another, offer encouragement and prayer...please keep it up! The purpose of this thread is to keep the focus on diet and exercise. For your first post, tell us your goals for the month and how you plan to meet them. Then, check in each day to tell us how you have done. Also, please commi... Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:41:36 EST Log in Points - November 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55473892 <em>213</em> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:11:16 EST Check in Daily - November 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55473833 Sorry for the delay, ladies! Happy November! <BR> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:08:11 EST Check In Daily - November 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55472784 Can't believe I'm actually first on this! <em>40</em> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 08:56:09 EST New SparkPeople START PAGE coming Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55307695 SparkPeople is totally changing the START Page as of Monday October 21st. Check out an article on the coming changes at this link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=introducing_a_brand_new_sparkpeople<BR>_experience </link> <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:48:22 EST Log-in Points October 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55089383 <em>471</em> <em>147</em> <em>471</em> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:00:16 EST Check in Daily - October 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x55089364 Happy fall, y'all! <BR> <em>465</em> <em>147</em> <em>465</em> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:58:47 EST Weekly Weigh-In Sept-Dec 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54726021 Goal: 120 <BR> <BR> Aug 25 - 123 Sat, 31 Aug 2013 09:32:35 EST Log-in Points September 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54726005 <em>347</em> <em>347</em> <em>347</em> <em>347</em> <em>347</em> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 09:31:05 EST Check in Daily - September 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54725974 Have a great weekend, ladies! Sat, 31 Aug 2013 09:28:54 EST : Log-in Points August 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54340236 <em>149</em> <em>150</em> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:43:28 EST Check in Daily - August 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x54340214 Have a healthy and happy month! Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:41:56 EST Changes with SparkPeople! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53968424 Perhaps you have noticed some changes with the Start page or with the Polls being gone. This link will explain some recent changes. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=simplified_sparkpoints_and_more_of_<BR>them </link> Tue, 2 Jul 2013 00:44:55 EST Log-in Points July 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53949779 <em>283</em> <em>195</em> <em>283</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:54:46 EST Check in Daily - July 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53949756 July is here!! Hope you all have a healthy, happy and successful month! Look forward to reading your check ins each day! Let us all know how you are doing! <BR> <BR> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 18:52:28 EST Ni hao! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x53571339 Hello team! My name is Tracy. I am originally from the Chicago area, but currently living and serving in Taiwan (home of noodles and white rice at every meal!) It's hot, but I love it here. Currently, I teach English and Bible at a school in southern Taiwan and also help with various activities at a local Lutheran Church. <BR> <BR> I have started and stopped and lost and gained so many times, I can't even count. But it wasn't until the other day when I realized how unhappy I have been over... Sun, 2 Jun 2013 10:14:51 EST Log-in Points June 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53558890 <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <BR> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> Sat, 1 Jun 2013 10:00:47 EST Check in Daily - June 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53558835 Whew...June snuck up on me! Thanks to Carolyn shooting me a reminder sparkmail!!! <BR> <BR> Hope all is well, would love to hear from all our missionary ladies this month!! <BR> <BR> Blessings, <BR> Michelle Sat, 1 Jun 2013 09:55:07 EST Weekly Weigh-in May-August 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53171904 Post your weekly weigh ins here! <BR> <BR> Keep up the good work ladies! Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:04:48 EST Log-in Points May 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53171853 <em>378</em> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:00:12 EST Check in Daily - May 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x53171698 Hi ladies! Happy May!!! Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:49:30 EST Hola de Honduras http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52916856 I was really glad to find this team today. I'm Donna and I live with my husband of 33 years in Honduras, where we serve with Camino Global. Our ministry titles are Mission Mobilization and Leadership Development, but that takes in a lot of different ministry activities. We seem to travel more than we're home, but that keeps life exciting. <BR> <BR> We have 4 grown kids, who were all raised on the mission field. Our son is married to a Northern Irish girl and they live in Belfast, and t... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 21:06:47 EST Log-in Points April 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52775597 <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> Mon, 1 Apr 2013 07:33:02 EST Check in Daily - April 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52775550 Welcome to a new month! Mon, 1 Apr 2013 07:29:52 EST My SparkBlog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52451766 After 146 weeks of a blogging streak, I am again unable to post my blog entries. I write them but I get an error message when I try to post the blogs. I have tried changing computers, changing browsers, deleting cookies, the cache, writing with Word and copying and pasting, etc. I have written to SP tech but no one has been able to help me. For awhile in January I was able to post but then not since then. <BR> <BR> Today I started an Alternate SparkBlog using Blogger. I don't get points for ... Sat, 9 Mar 2013 02:02:20 EST Log-in Points March 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52338966 <em>45</em> <em>45</em> <em>45</em> Fri, 1 Mar 2013 11:01:03 EST Check in Daily - March 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x52338931 Good afternoon, ladies. This has been a challenging week for me...BUT GOD is still on His throne! And this is the month that we celebrate His amazing gift of redemption.... Fri, 1 Mar 2013 10:59:19 EST New: I have the greatest respect and love for http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52211876 missionaries.Missionaries are such faithful, devoted, and unselfish people that I have ever known of. So many sacrifice their lives as a praise offering unto the LOrd. <BR> I here there are over 3,000 people groups in the world who have never heard of Jesus. Oh how, I pray for God to raise up many more missionaries. <BR> I have been fortuante enough to visit foreign soil twice on one week+ mission trips to share the gospel of Christ. <BR> I used my teaching career to share Chris... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 19:38:12 EST Hi from TX http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52195804 Hi...this sounds like a great group to join. My husband & I feel called into foreign missions (particularly eastern Europe). We don't know when that might be. We haven't joined any mission sending groups or anything yet. <BR> <BR> My best friend has been in Mongolia for about a year now, my cousin use to live in China, another friend is about to go to South America, & we have a few more friends scattered around the world. We feel more closely tied to eastern Europe because two of my DH's si... Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:02:19 EST Hi I am new :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52186392 not sure what to do next......new to the team <em>38</em> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 03:32:42 EST New to the Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x52186379 Hi, My name is Darla and I live in Cameroon West Africa. My husband and I are with Wycliffe Bible Translators. We have a little girl who will be two March 5th. I just started back with Spark people after a three year hiatus. I need to lose weight before I head home on Furlough this summer! But I am having trouble keeping motivated and I am hungry all the time. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 03:28:10 EST Log In Points February 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51926332 <em>247</em> Fri, 1 Feb 2013 09:43:30 EST Check Daily February 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51926187 Happy February!!! <BR> <em>129</em> Fri, 1 Feb 2013 09:36:58 EST Log In Points January 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51399291 <em>409</em> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:10:48 EST Check Daily January 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51399273 Happy New Year, Ladies!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you are ready for the new year...and ready to make those healthy changes in your life! Are you making New Years Resolutions? Tell us about them... <BR> <BR> Michelle <BR> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:08:53 EST Weekly Weigh-in Jan-April 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51399177 Happy New Year! <BR> <BR> This is the quarterly thread where we log our weekly weigh-ins <BR> <BR> My Starting weight for 2013 is 177.8 <BR> <BR> <em>11</em> <BR> Michelle Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:02:36 EST Share your Christmas Greetings with the Team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51285638 Dear SparkFriends, <BR> <BR> I have tried several times to post a blog letting people know that I'm back in Africa but each time I write... my blog is blocked. I'm not sure if it's an internet problem or a computer problem. Here is a summary of my activities this past while. <BR> <BR> My friend Nancy and I left the States and arrived back in Africa on December 12th where I teach in a Nursing School at a Christian Hospital. I now have my long term visa which lasts two years. We took the rid... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 10:45:05 EST December 2012 Log-in Points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51043712 <em>442</em> <em>442</em> <em>442</em> Sat, 1 Dec 2012 16:30:00 EST Check in Daily - December 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x51043691 December time is here again! <BR> <em>442</em> <em>443</em> <em>445</em> <em>460</em> Sat, 1 Dec 2012 16:27:45 EST Log-in Points - November 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x50641534 Happy November! <em>429</em> Thu, 1 Nov 2012 09:45:53 EST Check in Daily - November2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x50641508 Happy November!!! <BR> Thu, 1 Nov 2012 09:44:40 EST Guess my name says where I am... :-D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x50254332 Hi! I am in NE Louisiana - not truly Cajun country. My welcome has my full story, but I am the widow of a Home Missions pastor. Even before we married I was always involved in US based missions trips and ministries of various sorts. My biggest passion is children. I work with Operation Christmas Child locally and plan to go to one of the main centers to volunteer this year. I am working towards a degree in mass communication and my dream is to go to work for OCC, or Compassion, travel and do ... Fri, 5 Oct 2012 11:18:58 EST Hi There! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x50254148 My name is Kay. <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> I hesitated joining this group, simply because I have joined a few others and my time is limited. However, missions is something near and dear to my heart. I am 56 and a widow. My husband was the first home missionary to the disabled in the Assemblies of God, and was himself quadriplegic. The accident that caused that condition was also what brought him to the Lord - and then into the ministry about a year later. I became a Christian at age 38. He a... Fri, 5 Oct 2012 11:06:16 EST October Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x50181606 Hi ladies...she says with a red-shame-filled face. <BR> <BR> I have been terrible this month!! When I am done putting up the new threads, I am going straight to my calendar and writing SP on my daily list for each day. I WILL check in daily...if I fail please come find me...email, SP message, text, facebook....I really need your help to be faithful. <BR> <BR> I will spend some time tomorrow praying, setting some goals for the month and updating my SP page. <BR> <BR> What are your goals fo... Sun, 30 Sep 2012 23:14:47 EST Log-in Points - October 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x50181539 <em>465</em> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 23:09:21 EST Check in Daily - October 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x50181479 Wow!! October? Really? Yep....really! <BR> <BR> Ladies, have a happy, healthy month!! <BR> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 23:05:28 EST September Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x49721023 Well, ladies...I failed in my goals last month, failed in keeping up with the thread here...failing myself and failing you. Hope you will forgive me...and I chose to forgive myself. <BR> <BR> My goals will be more simple this month...and I strted them a week ago tho. <BR> <BR> 1) Replace two meals with Protein nutrition bars <BR> <BR> 2) Weigh daily <BR> <BR> 3) Get some exercise 3x a week <BR> <BR> I started this a week ago at 183.4 and am today at 178. I have not been belly hungry...j... Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:23:29 EST Weekly Weigh-in Sept-Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49720923 Time for the new quarterly thread!! How are you doing on your weight loss? This is the thread where we choose a day to weigh, then post it here for team accountability. <BR> <BR> My weight last Friday was 184.3 <BR> <BR> My weight this Friday was 178.8 <BR> <BR> Today, Sept 1 I am at 178...goal 155 Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:16:12 EST Log-in Points - September 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49720856 For this thread...we spin the spark wheel, then choose an emoticon to represent a point... <BR> <BR> example...4 points on the wheel is: <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:10:50 EST Check in Daily - September 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49720762 Happy Spetember to all! Hope this is the month you make things happen to be healthier!! <BR> <BR> Blessings, Michelle Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:03:15 EST Log-in Points - August 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49244421 For this thread...we spin the spark wheel, then choose an emoticon to represent a point... <BR> <BR> example...4 points on the wheel is: <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:04:55 EST Check in Daily - August 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x49244313 Can you believe it is August already! <BR> <BR> Hello to several new members! So glad to have you with us! This thread is where we check in to say hi, share prayer requests and how we are doing. Look forward to getting to know each of you!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:58:48 EST August Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x49244020 This thread is for those willing to set goals and record daily how you ate doing. Set your own goals...and list them here so we can help hold you to them! Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:40:06 EST A-Z Foods in Salads (either Veggie or Fruit salad) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x49138228 A- Apple Tue, 24 Jul 2012 18:34:27 EST July Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x48776820 Who is in for this month? I am...it is helping me a lot!! Thanks gals! <BR> <BR> If you were a part of the June thread...tell us how you did on your goals for the month...then let us know what your July goals are. <BR> Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:18:54 EST Log-in Points - July 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48776710 <em>232</em> Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:09:46 EST Error..please ignore http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48776628 oops..sorry...just ignore Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:03:14 EST Check in Daily - July 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48776618 Happy July ladies!! <BR> <BR> Sorry I got a late start on the threads. Have a healthy, happy month! Sun, 1 Jul 2012 14:02:29 EST Log-in Points - June 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48322228 <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <BR> and <BR> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> <em>250</em> Fri, 1 Jun 2012 08:00:32 EST Check in Daily - June 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x48322176 Good afternoon, ladies! I can't believe it's June already. Only a few more days before I say "see you later" to my beloved South Africans. Still much to be done between now and the 12th! Fri, 1 Jun 2012 07:56:55 EST June Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x48322095 My goals for this month: <BR> 1. 750 (at least!) fitness minutes <BR> 2. To keep following the Curves eating plan....quite do-able even when traveling <BR> 3. To continue my journey through the Bible during my quiet time Fri, 1 Jun 2012 07:50:54 EST May Accountability http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x47897457 Hi Ladies. I am starting this thread under the Team Challenges Forum...probably because this will be a huge challenge for me. <BR> <BR> I don't know about you, but I have really been struggling. My weight is at its all time high and I need help and support. Our Daily Chat is a great place to gather to share all kinds of things...but my hope and desire for this thread would be to keep the discussion about weight management and exercise. <BR> <BR> I hope we can be honest with each other wit... Thu, 3 May 2012 16:05:07 EST Weekly Weigh-in, May-August 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47838663 Goal: 125 by June 12 Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:43:32 EST Check in Daily - May 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47838613 Can you believe it's May already? Let's make it a healthy month!!!! Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:40:33 EST Log in Points - May 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47838589 Happy May Day! Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:39:23 EST Cinnamon and honey http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x47805683 Cinnamon and Honey <BR> Whoever thought? Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. What it will do is what some call 'turning to sugar'. In reality, honey is always honey. However, when left in a cool dark place for a long time it will "crystallize". When this happens loosen the lid, boil some water and sit the honey container in the hot water, but turn off the heat and let it liquefy naturally. It is then as good as it ever was. Never boil honey or put it in a microwav... Sat, 28 Apr 2012 10:49:59 EST April Pedometer Tracking 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x47398625 If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date. <BR> <BR> My April Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26. <BR> 27. <BR> 28. <BR> 29. <BR> 30. <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 2 Apr 2012 23:48:43 EST Check In Daily - April 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47354423 Can you believe that it's April already?!?!?!? <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 11:09:41 EST Log-in Points - April 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x47354385 <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 11:07:36 EST Describe your day in ONE WORD! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46902800 Peace <BR> Sun, 4 Mar 2012 18:29:51 EST Check In Daily - March 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46842904 Good afternoon, ladies! Yesterday felt like fall, but today is summer again - sunny and HOT! A co-worker and I had lunch together in town. So glad the restaurant had their tables sitting in a nice shady garden. <BR> <BR> Mary, happy birthday! <BR> <BR> Carolyn, will you be able to check in with us during this next stretch of traveling and conferences? <BR> <BR> Michele, so glad things are looking good for your son. Hope the tooth issue is resolved soon! Thu, 1 Mar 2012 07:41:07 EST Log-in Points - March 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46842833 <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> <em>249</em> Thu, 1 Mar 2012 07:36:40 EST DID YOU DRINK YOUR 8 GLASSES OF WATER TODAY. POST http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46829212 Hi two people on this team have said they have trouble drinking their 8 glasses of water a day. Two teams I belong to had expressed the same difficulty so I started a thread where they can post their water intake. <BR> Some who said they never could do it now drink 9 or 10 glasses a day. <BR> Please post even though you don't do the 8 glasses, then try to better that over time. <BR> <BR> I am on my 6th glass today. <BR> <BR> Irene Wed, 29 Feb 2012 12:01:56 EST February Pedometer Tracking 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x46357808 If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date. <BR> <BR> My February Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21.. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26. <BR> 27. <BR> 28. <BR> 29 Wed, 1 Feb 2012 09:44:06 EST Log-in Points - February 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46357629 <em>129</em> Wed, 1 Feb 2012 09:35:46 EST Check in Daily - February 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46357578 Happy Feb. 1st!, <BR> <em>247</em> Wed, 1 Feb 2012 09:33:46 EST Favorite Lean Protein Dish! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x46354172 Share your favorite way to prepare 1 type of lean protein, such as beans, chicken, or fish. <BR> <BR> Suggested challenge from a website called, "Daily Challenge". It can be found at the following link: <BR> <link>https://challenge.meyouhealth.com/20<BR>12/2/1/share-your-favorite-way-to-prep<BR>are-1-type-of-lean-protein-such-as-bea<BR>ns-chicken-or-fish </link> Wed, 1 Feb 2012 05:31:14 EST IMPORTANT: Take the Share Bar off of your Blog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x46011903 Through another blog I just learned of a new feature on SparkPeople that automatically added a "Share Bar" to our blog entries. I do not like this feature. <BR> <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> If you'll notice your own blog now there is a "Share" bar at the top of the blog. That means if someone likes your blog entry they can "share" on their Facebook wall!! Who wants his/her blog about losing weight to show up on someone else s' facebook wall? <BR> <BR> To delete this "Share bar" feature from you... Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:22:30 EST January Pedometer Tracking 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x45772109 If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date. <BR> <BR> My January Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26. <BR> 27. <BR> 28. <BR> 29. <BR> 30. <BR> 31 <BR> <BR... Mon, 2 Jan 2012 13:48:53 EST Check in Daily - January 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45730616 HaPpY nEw YeAr!!!! <BR> <em>412</em> <em>409</em> <em>283</em> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 13:22:08 EST Weekly Weigh In: January-April 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45730463 Goal: 123 by April 30 <BR> <BR> January 1 - 134 pounds Sat, 31 Dec 2011 13:13:18 EST Log-in Points - January 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45730442 <em>107</em> <em>412</em> <em>411</em> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 13:12:09 EST Songs and Poems for the Season! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45410120 SHERYLDS on the Slowest Loser's Team has been posting some "Christmas" songs and poems she's written. Here are a few... she keeps posting a new one every day or so. <BR> <BR> Jogging Around The Christmas Tree <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4614378 </link> <BR> <BR> Winter Wonderland Song (Spark Style) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4612724 </link> <BR> <BR> Jiggle Bells <BR>... Wed, 7 Dec 2011 07:55:07 EST December Pedometer Tracking 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x45371919 A lot walking this month...let's track it! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date. <BR> <BR> My December Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26.... Sun, 4 Dec 2011 19:45:58 EST December Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x45314895 Let's not allow the festivities this month to get the best of us. Choose one or more of the challenges below to fight off the December Defeat...... <BR> <BR> 1. Drink 6-8 glasses (8 oz. each) of water daily <em>194</em> <BR> 2. Exercise 10 minutes daily - even if it is just marching in place while you watch those Christmas specials on TV <em>311</em> <BR> 3. Eat at least 5 fruits or vegetables daily <em>45</em> <em>69</em> <BR> 4. Send at least 1 spark goodie each week <em>220</... Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:40:43 EST Log In Points - December 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45314751 <em>446</em> <em>446</em> <em>446</em> <em>446</em> <em>446</em> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:30:07 EST Check In Daily - December 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45314724 Good morning, ladies! It's a muggy one here in southern Africa. I thought the rain would cool things down a bit, but I perhaps we have turned the corner from spring into summer. I think I'm going to have to dig out the fan. What I wouldn't give for just a little bit of that snow that fell in Ohio and Indiana yesterday. Amy....Michelle....Shel....did you get snow, too? Wed, 30 Nov 2011 23:28:30 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x45279459 Hi! I was invited to join your team by Carolyn. Although I am not in full time missions I have been on several short term mission trips. I was sharing with Carolyn my experiences and she asked me to introduce myself and share a little. <BR> <BR> I am a Registered Nurse and right now I work the MN shift for a local hospital in Michigan. I work in the resource pool for the Critical Care areas, ICU, CCU, and ER. I graduated from Nursing school at Pensacola Christian College 25 years ago. Whi... Mon, 28 Nov 2011 21:00:01 EST Name FOODS that HYDRATE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x45163692 We need water and some foods are full of water. Name foods that Hydrate (that give us water), each one naming a different food. <BR> <BR> I'll start........... Watermelon! <BR> <BR> <em>491</em> Sun, 20 Nov 2011 03:17:20 EST Do you cook with a CROCK-POT? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x45108311 I love to use my Crock-pot. I use it very often for whole Chickens. If I have potatoes and or carrots I add them to the pot along with the chicken. My friend even does baked potatoes in hers. <BR> <BR> Do you use a Crock-Pot to cook? What do you like to fix in it? <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 10:33:23 EST HELP- need tune for "10 were bad and 2 were good" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44886938 HELP, please! <BR> <BR> I can't remember the whole tune for "10 were bad and 2 were good" about the 12 spies who surveyed the Promised Land... <BR> <BR> Wed, 2 Nov 2011 15:17:02 EST Log In Points - November 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44864269 <em>250</em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 09:42:10 EST Check in Daily -November 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44849800 Happy November all! <BR> <em>429</em> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 12:37:18 EST November Pedometer Tracking 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x44849764 Ready to get walking?! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My November Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <BR> 20. <BR> 21. <BR> 22. <BR> 23. <BR> 24. <BR> 25. <BR> 26. <BR> 27. <BR> 28. ... Mon, 31 Oct 2011 12:34:54 EST Make someone feel good http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44519797 Say something nice about someone on your team each day. A different one each day. <BR> <BR> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:17:43 EST Make someone feel good http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44519783 Say something nice about someone on your team each day. A different one each day. <BR> <BR> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:16:46 EST Pedometer Tracking for October 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x44358440 Fall is a great time of year to get outside and WALK! One great way to track your walking is with a pedometer. On the fitness page, you can also set your fitness to track your steps. <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My October Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. ... Fri, 30 Sep 2011 19:17:53 EST Log in Points - October 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44358349 <em>147</em> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 19:11:21 EST Check in Daily -October 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44358306 <em>147</em> <BR> <BR> Happy October! Fri, 30 Sep 2011 19:08:20 EST Did you notice the new TICKERS? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x44083194 I do not know when SparkPeople tweaked the SparkPage Tickers but I just noticed them today. I saw someone's ticker about how many Sparkpoints she had and I had never before seen one like that. <BR> <BR> I went to "Edit my SparkPage" and then to the "Edit my Ticker". There is a completely new page for ticker edits with a wide variety of tickers available. <BR> <BR> Have you checked out this new feature of SparkPeople. The site just keeps getting better and better! <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:37:22 EST Pedometer Tracking for September 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x43858587 Fall is a great time of year to get outside and WALK! One great way to track your walking is with a pedometer. On the fitness page, you can also set your fitness to track your steps. <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and EDIT your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My Septmeber Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12... Thu, 1 Sep 2011 21:13:29 EST Encouraging Blog to Check Out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43855586 Irene ( DIDMIS) has written an encouraging blog entitled, "KEEP PEDALING YOU WILL GET THERE". Check it out at the following link: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4461006 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>108</em> <em>332</em> <em>309</em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 17:50:04 EST Log in Points - September 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43833642 <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> <em>213</em> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:38:40 EST Check in Daily - September 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43833611 South Africans celebrate 1 September as Spring Day. I am so-o-o-o ready for winter to be over! <BR> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> <em>184</em> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:36:18 EST Weekly Weigh In (Sept-Dec 2011) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43826303 What is your weight-loss goal for the rest of the year? <BR> <BR> I'd like to reach 128 lbs by Christmas. <BR> January 18 - 136 <BR> February 2 - 135 <BR> March 3 - 134 <BR> May 18 - 133 <BR> June 7 - 132 <BR> August 20 - 131 <BR> August 31 - 133 <BR> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:55:56 EST Pedometer Tracking August 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x43307132 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My August Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19.... Mon, 1 Aug 2011 12:03:30 EST Log-in Points - August 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43289789 <em>411</em> <em>411</em> Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:09:05 EST Check in Daily - August 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x43289754 Happy first day of August! <BR> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:06:34 EST new to the team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x42841571 I had gained weight with the births of both our children, but I really gained weight after raising support and moving to the field... where there's a lot of sitting and visiting... and eating... (especially on deputation/home assignment). <BR> <BR> I've been on sp since May and finally found this team! I always enjoy meeting sisters in Christ! and sister missionaries! <BR> <BR> My children are grown. I have two of the most adorable grandchildren and another on the way! <BR> <BR> <B... Wed, 6 Jul 2011 20:47:56 EST Can you use a HULA HOOP? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x42795016 Can you use a HULA HOOP? Will it stay up? Do you have one? <BR> <BR> Here's a challenge for today: <BR> <BR> Swing an imaginary hula hoop 10 times to the right, then 10 times to the left. <BR> <BR> Let's go! <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> Mon, 4 Jul 2011 11:58:36 EST : Log-in Points - July 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x42731733 <em>250</em> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:55:10 EST Check in Daily - July 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x42731718 Time for a new thread already! Have a great July!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> We've got lots of July birthdays too... <BR> <BR> JULY <BR> 18.....53PINKROSES (Rena) <BR> 18.....BREN718 <BR> 20.....HISNEWCREATION (Janice) <BR> 23.....STARLIGHTS (Esther) <BR> 25.....DEBALEX (Deb) <BR> 31.....MAMASHELL (Shel) <BR> 31.....KELMOM23 (Kel) <BR> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:54:18 EST Pedometer Tracking June 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x42731699 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My July Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. ... Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:53:10 EST Pedometer Tracking June 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x42152355 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My June Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. ... Tue, 31 May 2011 18:42:07 EST Log-in Points - June 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x42152310 Spin away!! Have fun!! And record your log in points here!! Tue, 31 May 2011 18:40:27 EST Check in Daily - June 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x42152275 Happy June to all!!!! <BR> <em>411</em> Tue, 31 May 2011 18:38:45 EST NEWBY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x41993230 Hello Family, <BR> <BR> God Bless everyone!! I am new to this team, went on my first missionary trip when I was 12, with my neighbor who is Catholic. I was not raised in a Christian home, but God called me in my twenties. I always knew I would do missionary work again someday, and I did in 2008 in Haiti. (take a look at my photos). I am in the corporate world now, and wish I could do missionary work more and more. I am single no kids, no husband, or boyfriend, just me and the Lord. I want to... Mon, 23 May 2011 13:18:11 EST 5K Walking Training Progam! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41959576 On July 2nd we are going to have a station 5K Walk/Run. I will be walking. I've never done this before so I joined a 5K Walking Training program on SparkPeople. It does not look complicated. It only requires walking 3 times a week. I did my first walk today and it was for 15 minutes. Once you join the 5K training program it put me on a team of others going through the program. Once I walk my 5K I will get a special SparkPeople Trophy! <BR> <BR> I posted the information on my facebook page an... Sat, 21 May 2011 16:29:08 EST mission education box http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x41898942 Hi ladies- I've been in the states, so SP has not been available much due to lack of internet. <BR> I'm getting boxes together to resource pastors to help them resource their churches as they become more missionaly minded. I was wondering - if you were preparing such a box what things would you want to see included? <BR> <BR> Looking forward to your input :) <BR> <BR> Blessings, Becky Wed, 18 May 2011 11:54:38 EST Mad about Moving in the Month of May http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41570512 I've set a goal to "move" at least 15 minutes every day this month. Who would like to join me on this challenge? <BR> <em>311</em> <em>206</em> <em>332</em> <em>320</em> <em>318</em> <em>319</em> <em>216</em> <em>324</em> <em>315</em> Mon, 2 May 2011 09:32:36 EST Pedometer Tracking May 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41540656 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My May Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. <... Sat, 30 Apr 2011 22:03:59 EST Weekly Weigh-in for May-August 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x41540578 Initial 2011 weight in: 177.2 <BR> January end 171.6 = 5.6 pound loss for the year <BR> February end 171.2 = 6 pound loss for the year <BR> March end 169.4 = 7.8 pound loss for the year <BR> April end 170.6 = up 1.2 pounds this month.... 6.6 pound loss for the year <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:58:02 EST Log-in Points - May 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x41540504 Spin the Spark Wheel then come to this link and post an emoticon for each point you spun! <BR> <BR> Have fun!! <BR> Happy May! Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:53:37 EST Check in Daily - May 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x41540447 April showers brings May flowers! <BR> <BR> Happy May 1! <BR> <BR> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> <em>126</em> Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:49:50 EST Weekly Challenge #17 Apr. 25- Apr. 29, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41395490 This is a tracking challenge only this week!! For 5 days track at least one meal. This is a great way to get in the habit of tracking!! <BR> <BR> A few tips: <BR> * Do not worry about calories at this point...just track what goes in your mouth <BR> <BR> * If you have favorite recipes you use often, post them in the nutrition calculator of Sparkrecipes and then you can find them easily when you enter your food. <BR> <BR> * You can "copy" meals that you eat again...just click on "copy custo... Sat, 23 Apr 2011 10:09:30 EST Weekly Challenge #16 Apr. 18- Apr. 22, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41257299 Choose a challenge! <BR> <BR> 1) Track your meals and snacks every day this week <BR> <BR> 2) Choose a food that you eat often...and give it up for these 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Exercise at least 15 minutes each of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 4) Send out 1 goodie each day <BR> <BR> 5) Creat your own challenge...post it here!! Sat, 16 Apr 2011 10:43:22 EST Weekly Challenge #15 Apr. 11- Apr. 15, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x41127495 It's a new week and time for a new challenge! Once again, it is a Mon-Fri challenge...and you can choose any or all of those suggestions below! <BR> <BR> 1) Exercise 3x this week <BR> <BR> 2) Track your meals 3x this week <BR> <BR> 3) Set a personal goal, share with us what it is, and report back for accountability <BR> <BR> 4) Read your Bible every day <BR> <BR> 5) Do a random act of kindness...whether for a family member, co-worker, etc...just do something kind that is out of the ordi... Sun, 10 Apr 2011 08:55:04 EST Weekly Challenge #14 Apr. 4- Apr. 8, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40962912 HEALTHY challenge!! <BR> <BR> H. Help a friend...send a goodie! <BR> <BR> E. Eat 5 fruits and veggies each day <BR> <BR> A. Abide in Christ...read your Bible and pray each day! <BR> <BR> L. Love yourself...read, soak in the tub, get a manicure, take a break... <BR> <BR> T. Tell others about Sparkpeople...Facebook, Twitter, Women's group... <BR> <BR> H. Habitually exercise...15 minutes each day <BR> <BR> Y. Yummy recipe search! See what new healthy recipe you can try or create.. Share ... Sat, 2 Apr 2011 17:16:56 EST 2 Words...Change One (Just for Fun!) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x40956163 From the most recent post, change one of the words to create a new duo... <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> <BR> Ice Cream <BR> <BR> Ice tea <BR> <BR> Green tea <BR> <BR> Green Gables... <BR> <BR> You get the picture...so i will start: <BR> <BR> <BR> JUMP ROPE <em>318</em> Sat, 2 Apr 2011 10:15:53 EST April 2011 (FYI): Shower Yourself for True Beauty http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x40956070 Remember this saying? "April showers bring May flowers" If this is true with the way the Lord takes care of this earth...can we apply that to us? How can we have showers that bring about beauty...true beauty. <BR> <BR> This month's For Your Information thread has some interesting articles on taking care of yourself!! <BR> <BR> So, ladies...shower yourself!! <BR> <BR> <BR> Spritual Beauty: <link>christianwomenonline.net/2009/06/01/<BR>true-beauty-inside-and-out/ </link> <BR> <BR> Ski... Sat, 2 Apr 2011 10:10:37 EST Pedometer Tracking for April 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40932645 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My April Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. ... Fri, 1 Apr 2011 08:12:28 EST Check in Daily - April 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x40930863 Good morning, ladies! How can we be into April already???? Let's set some healthy goals for this month and make a plan to reach them!!! Fri, 1 Apr 2011 05:31:02 EST Log-in Points - April 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x40930822 <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 05:20:54 EST Weekly Challenge #13 Mar. 28- Apr. 1, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40819915 Last challenge of March!!! <BR> <BR> Choose from the following: <BR> <BR> 1) Drink 8-8oz glasses of water each day <BR> <BR> 2) Track your food at least 3 of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Track a specific element such as sodium, fiber, fat... <BR> <BR> 4) Exercise at least 3 of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 5) Choose a strength training exercise to do each day Sun, 27 Mar 2011 08:44:41 EST Newbie :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x40659271 Hi, I'm Sara. I'm 25 yrs old. I was so excited to find this spark team! I am not a full time missionary, but I love going when I can, and doing what I can when I can't go. I have been once to Costa Rica for 3 weeks, and once to Japan for 10 Weeks. I am also very involved with youth ministry and I love my kids! (well, my youth kids lol) Again, I am currently on my way to a healthier me so that I can go MORE. I am done having to push aside various trips because I am physically incapable of goin... Sat, 19 Mar 2011 14:59:29 EST Weekly Challenge #12 Mar. 21 - Mar. 25, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40645217 Take your pick and join in on this 5 day challenge!! <BR> <BR> 1) Drink your goal amount of water <BR> <BR> 2) Exercise 3 of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Eat within your calorie range each day <BR> <BR> 4) Track your food ___ of the 5 days (You set the goal...then stick to it!) <BR> <BR> 5) Send out goodies to encourage!!! <BR> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 18:47:58 EST Weekly Challenge #11 Mar. 14 - Mar. 18, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40508245 It's challenge time!! Choose a challenge or two from this list...or create your own! Just post here and let us know what you are shooting for...and then post later in the week to tell us how you did!! Remember, this is a Monday - Friday challenge. <BR> <BR> 1) Track your food 3x this week <BR> <BR> 2) Choose an area to track specifically: such as fiber, fat, calcium... <BR> <BR> 3) Choose a strength training exercise to do each day. <BR> <BR> 4) Read your Bible every day. <BR> <BR> 5) Tr... Sat, 12 Mar 2011 10:23:12 EST Weekly Challenge #10 Mar. 7 - Mar. 11, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40351237 Wow...we are already on the 10th challenge of the year!! Time is flying by! <BR> <BR> There are 10 choices for this 10th challenge. Choose as many of them as you would like. <BR> <BR> 1) Track your food 3 of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 2) Exercise at least 10 minutes each of the 5 days <BR> <BR> 3) Redecorate your Sparkpage and update your goals <BR> <BR> 4) Invite friends to join Sparkpeople <BR> <BR> 5) Send out a goodie each day to encourage your teammates <BR> <BR> 6) Track your fiber i... Sat, 5 Mar 2011 10:40:45 EST A- Z at the Grocery Store http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x40226451 Name thoes items in the grocery store. The food item has to start with the letter or the brand.Here we go: <BR> <BR> A - asparagus Mon, 28 Feb 2011 11:20:33 EST March 2011: Green is Good (FYI) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x40226223 Top O' the morning to ya!!! <BR> <BR> March is here! When I think of March I think of the days getting longer, the weather being windy...blowing the winter weather away and ushering in spring! I also think of St. Patrick's Day and Irish fun. So, as I pondered these things, i thought the resources for March would be focused on GREEN!! <BR> <BR> At your lesiure, enjoy these tidbits!! <BR> <BR> Green Tea: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=107 </link> <... Mon, 28 Feb 2011 11:11:47 EST Pedometer Tracking for March 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40225431 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My March Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 19. ... Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:41:57 EST Log-in Points - March 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x40224574 <em>137</em> <em>137</em> <em>137</em> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:06:46 EST Check in Daily - March 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x40224544 <em>249</em> <em>440</em> <BR> Go for gold this month!!!! Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:05:03 EST Weekly Challenge #9 Feb. 28 - Mar. 4, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40182773 Last week was a "Move it, move it" challenge, so................this week's challenge is <BR> <BR> Focus on Fruit, Faith, Fun and Fiber <BR> <BR> 1) Eat at least 2 fruit servings every day <BR> <em>265</em> <em>491</em> <BR> <BR> 2) Read your Bible every day <BR> <em>296</em> <BR> <BR> 3) Coffee with a friend, scrapbook, go for a swim, do a puzzle, play your instrument...basically, take some time for you! I would love to say every day...but do it at least once! <BR> <em>271</em> <... Sat, 26 Feb 2011 10:29:53 EST New here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x40033801 Hi everyone! <BR> I'm not new to SP, but I'm new to this team. I lost almost 30 pounds with SP about 2 years ago. I gained a TON back, but for a good reason: baby #3! Shelby Eden joined our family 9 months ago, and I'm finding it really tough to try to lost weight right now. My other 2 were formula fed, so I was completely unprepared for how HUNGRY nursing makes me! I mean, beyond hungry, but ravenous. Almost the entire day. *sigh* Anyhow, at this point, I'm not really looking to lose... Sat, 19 Feb 2011 20:38:40 EST Weekly Challenge #8 Feb. 21 -Feb. 25, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x40025612 This is the "Move it, Move it" challenge!!! <BR> <BR> Here is a fun link to the song from the movie Madagascar. On Valentine's Day, I watched this movie with my grandson, Owen. When this song came on he said, "Nana! Let's Dance!" So...we did!! This video is only 2 minutes 47 seconds...enjoy! <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=9osbpEHvQVE </link> <BR> <BR> So here is the challenge...choose one, choose a few...or choose them all! <BR> <BR> 1) Dance! A few minutes a day will improv... Sat, 19 Feb 2011 11:57:34 EST New to SparkPeople http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1095x39867250 Hi! I am Joan and a retired missionary who ministered in Brazil on the Amazon River at a school base outside of Manaus. The Lord gave me the ministry of helping print the Word of God into tribal languages that my mission works with in the Amazon Basin. Like all mission bases that was my main job but also taught high school computer, helped in the dining hall, and also taught some grade school music some years. I guess you can say I was jack of all trades. I loved my 28 years there and st... Sat, 12 Feb 2011 09:19:08 EST Weekly Challenge #7 Feb. 14 -Feb. 19, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39859906 Choose your challenge(s)...and have fun! <BR> <BR> 1) Send out several valentine goodies! Spread the love! <BR> <BR> 2) Exercise each day, Mon-Fri. You choose what exercise and for how long, or how much. <BR> <BR> 3) Drink 8 8oz glasses of water each day <BR> <BR> 4) Get in 5 fruit and veggie servings each day <BR> <BR> 5) Track at least two days on the nutrition charts <BR> <BR> Woo hoo! Let's go gals! <BR> <em>129</em> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 20:30:12 EST Alphabet Game: Words ending in "Y" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x39823778 A - Artery Thu, 10 Feb 2011 09:53:13 EST Weekly Challenge #6 Feb. 7 -Feb. 11, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39695116 Here are a few challenge options: choose at least one...try two or more! <BR> <BR> 1) Memorize Ps. 107:9 "For He has satisfied the thirsty soul, and the hungry soul He has filled with what is good." (NASB) <BR> <BR> 2) Send a goodie to someone who inspires you, and a goodie to someone in need of your encouragement. <BR> <BR> 3) Choose an activity you can do each day for the 5 days of this challenge...walking, sit-ups, marching in place...you set the activity and the duration...you can d... Fri, 4 Feb 2011 20:59:21 EST Check-in Daily for February 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x39575501 <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:41:47 EST Log-in Points for February 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x39575420 <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:38:56 EST Check-in Daily for February 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x39575385 <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> Happy February everyone!! <BR> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:37:16 EST February 2011: Valentine Survivor (FYI) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x39574757 Here are a few interesting articles to read through this month. I hope they motivate you as they have movtivated me!! <BR> <BR> **Valentine's Day Diet Tips <BR> <link>lowcaloriecooking.about.com/od/holid<BR>aysoccasions/tp/valentinesdiettips.htm </link> <BR> <BR> **Chocolate & Candy for a Skinny Valentine's Day <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KpHnec2Hhk </link> <BR> <BR> **The Do's and Don'ts of Goal Setting <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivat<BR>ion_articles.asp?i... Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:15:32 EST February Alphabet Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x39573483 As we work our way through the alphabet, think of words that have something to do with the month of February! Have fun...and start digging up some facts! <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:34:10 EST Pedometer Tracking for February 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39573379 Do you have a pedometer? If you do, pick it up off the shelf, dust it off and put it on!! It is time to get moving!! <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate, just copy the list below and post onto a reply. Then, check back often and edit your post to keep your steps up to date! <BR> <BR> My February Steps: <BR> <BR> 1. <BR> 2. <BR> 3. <BR> 4. <BR> 5. <BR> 6. <BR> 7. <BR> 8. <BR> 9. <BR> 10. <BR> 11. <BR> 12. <BR> 13. <BR> 14. <BR> 15. <BR> 16. <BR> 17. <BR> 18. <BR> 1... Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:31:03 EST Weekly Challenge #5 January 31-February 4, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39521463 Here we are gals! The first challenge for February 2011! Several of you have been moving right along on the challenges! How exciting!! <BR> <BR> So...here's what I am thinking for this week: I really like having options...but want you to have the option to create your own goal as well. So here are three of my ideas...and one to create your own goal for the week. <BR> <BR> Choose: <BR> <BR> 1) Choose a strength training exercise to do each day. <BR> <BR> 2) Track everything that goes in... Fri, 28 Jan 2011 20:11:36 EST Weekly Challenge #4 January 24-28, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39338379 This is the 4th challenge of the year...and the last one for January. So...I think it is time for a "Choose a Challenge" <BR> <BR> Choose from the following: <BR> <BR> 1) Track all your meals and snacks <BR> <BR> 2) Set an exercise goal for your week, let us know what it is...then do it <BR> <BR> 3) Send a goodie to a sparkfriend each day and encourage them <BR> <BR> 4) Drink 8 - 8oz glasses of water each day <BR> <BR> 5) Try a new Sparkrecipe...try it, rate it, and share it here. <BR> ... Fri, 21 Jan 2011 12:11:00 EST Weekly Challenge #3 January 17-21, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x39179415 This is a choose your own challenge week. <BR> <BR> Set a personal goal for the week, tell us what it is and what your plan is... then keep us posted on how you are doing. <BR> <BR> It can be anything: exercise, eating, tracking, reading your Bible, not doing some bad habit...etc. <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> Sat, 15 Jan 2011 11:44:50 EST EMOTICON how you FEEL today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x39002198 <em>334</em> Sun, 9 Jan 2011 00:37:11 EST Weekly Challenge #2 January 10-14, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x38961971 Last week was 10 minutes of exercise daily Mon-Fri. <BR> <BR> This week's challenge is to build that up to 15 minutes daily Mon-Friday <BR> <BR> AND <BR> <BR> Track at least one meal each day to start making that a habit. <BR> <BR> Who is with me? <BR> <em>331</em> <em>301</em> <em>7</em> Fri, 7 Jan 2011 12:08:35 EST Do you have a New Year's resolution? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38932863 My resolution this year is one word: REST. You can read about it here: <BR> <link>2cor5fifteen.wordpress.com/2011/01/0<BR>5/rest/ </link> <BR> <BR> I'd love to hear about yours... Thu, 6 Jan 2011 11:35:40 EST Congratulations to DONANDMAR77! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1095x38897037 Mary became a SparkPeople Motivator today. WooHoo! Go to her page and congratulate her. If you do not know Mary, do get acquainted. She's working in Tanzania. <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=DO<BR>NANDMARY77 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>345</em> Mary, you ROCK! Wed, 5 Jan 2011 08:23:07 EST Weekly Challenge #1 January 3-7, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5239x1095x38825001 The first challenge of 2011!! Woohoo!! Are you ready? <BR> <BR> It was hard to choose where to start. Several of you have just set goals. According to your blogs, many of them included doing some sort of exercise every day. <BR> <BR> So...this challenge is to do at least 10 minutes of exercise each day, Monday through Friday. <BR> <BR> We can do this...even if it is marching in place during commercials, walking inside or out, dancing to the radio...get creative! We can make this happen an... Sun, 2 Jan 2011 21:44:43 EST Have you SWITCHED? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x38781276 I just discovered that the SparkPeople START page has been "remodeled"! On my old START page I looked up in the very upper left corner and found that I could switch my START page to a new look so I clicked on it. I like it! <BR> <BR> Have you switched your "Classic" START page to the new look? <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 12:28:26 EST A to Z ending in "ing" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x38779149 Here's a game just for fun...going through the alphabet, choose a word that ends in "ing". <BR> <BR> Have Fun! <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 11:17:39 EST January 2011: Gut busters.. .articles of interest http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7654x1095x38778609 January is typically the month that people get motivated to lose weight. Ab rollers, treadmills, walking shoes, etc are all at their peak selling! Research has shown that when asked where people want to lose weight, the most common response is in their tummys. <BR> <BR> So, here are some interesting articles and a few exercise demos that you can check out over the month that teach us about getting rid of our over-sized tummys. <BR> <BR> <BR> Back Extensions and the plank: a few ways to t... Sat, 1 Jan 2011 10:57:46 EST