SparkPeople 10K Steps a Day Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=1167 This group welcomes all mobility levels that have a personal goal of walking into health one step at a time noted on a device. This common goal makes us a united, supportive, active team. SparkPeople 10K Steps a Day Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=1167 10 K May Step Challenge RESULTS only http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x71649238 Please post your goal and total number of steps. Thanks. <BR> <BR> Goal = 300,000 <BR> Steps total = 368,125 Thu, 30 May 2019 15:49:41 EST Just starting - Hello :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x71625372 Hi there, <BR> <BR> I'm trying to get consistent with my activity. I've started wearing a pedometer (Vivofit 4). Looking for encouragement and accountability. Glad to be here. <em>311</em> Sun, 26 May 2019 19:02:55 EST 10K May Flowers game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x71468907 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower/plant/tree! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Wed, 1 May 2019 13:09:38 EST 10K Spring (May) Word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x71468878 In ABC order put down a word/phrase that makes you think of Spring/May. <BR> <BR> A - apple blossoms Wed, 1 May 2019 13:04:42 EST 19K MAY Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x71468531 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Wed, 1 May 2019 12:01:46 EST APRIL Step Results ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x71468380 Please post your goal and total number of steps for the month of April Thanks for your help!! Wed, 1 May 2019 11:51:45 EST 10K MAY Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x71468301 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during May! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b34b465e-8f08-4626-9fc2-c97166320382.jpg"> Wed, 1 May 2019 11:45:59 EST 10K April Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x71361291 NEW <em>38</em> : <BR> <BR> <BR> "No pain, no gain." <BR> <BR> <BR> True <BR> <BR> <BR> False <BR> <BR> Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:37:40 EST 10K MARCH Step Challenge Achievers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x71322334 Thanks to all that participated. Those that completed the month had a total of 10,143,584 steps for the month of March! WOW!!! Team goody went to all these participants! <BR> <BR> Here are the achievers by categories: <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>380</em> <em>279</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999  <BR> <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> HEALTHYGRAMMY49 <BR> ETERNALMINDED <BR> IMEMINE1 <BR> ONEMORETHING <BR> 2019ISTHEYEAR <BR> KRYS210 <BR> BABS4625 <BR> NEXT-PHASE <BR> HOLLYST... Mon, 8 Apr 2019 11:37:22 EST 10K APRIL Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x71273137 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during April! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e3beae7a-3733-45ef-9838-2ef8935361d8.jpg"> Sun, 31 Mar 2019 20:13:05 EST 10K March Challenge RESULTS ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x71260924 Please put in your goal and the number of steps for the month of March. Your help is greatly appreciated! Fri, 29 Mar 2019 20:16:54 EST 10K Earth Day Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x71258252 In ABC order, name something on the earth (found outside.) <BR> <BR> A - apple trees Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:02:13 EST 10K Name Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x71258215 Alternating a boy name then a girl name in ABC order. <BR> <BR> Boy - Alexander Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:56:04 EST 10K April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x71258146 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You might need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-04.pdf </link> Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:46:09 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x71234926 Hello. My name is Melissa. I have been making diet nd lifestyle changes nd trying to move more I am a wife and mom to 4, three teens and a preschooler. I'm looking forward to getting to know you all. Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:20:39 EST 10K February Step Challenge ACHIEVERS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x71098166 <em>380</em> HOORAY for all our participants! Thank you for posting your steps during February. You have earned a team goodie. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> Stunning Steppers – Personal Goal Achievers : <BR> <BR> BABS4625 <BR> BINDYMONTOYA <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> KRYS210 <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> MOEE45 <BR> NEXT-PHASE <BR> RAYLINSTEPHENS <BR> REYNAJUST4KIX <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> SQUIRRELMOMMA1 <BR> TCANNO <BR> VAWHITE <BR> YELLOW09RED <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>345</em> Walking... Sun, 3 Mar 2019 16:32:59 EST 10K Step Challenge Feb. RESULTS ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x71082230 Please post your goal and the total number of steps for the month of February. Thanks!! Fri, 1 Mar 2019 07:48:31 EST 10K MARCH Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x71082205 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during March! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/af03262f-b39d-449c-a796-a5ca61f92dc9.jpg"> Fri, 1 Mar 2019 07:44:08 EST 10K March QUESTION of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x71076888 <em>38</em> How much fiber should you aim for every day? <BR> <BR> <BR> (a) 5 grams <BR> <BR> (b) 10 to 15 grams <BR> <BR> (c) 21 to 35 grams <BR> <BR> (d) 50 grams <BR> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:48:35 EST 10K Spring Words Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x71076678 In ABC order, type in a word/phrase connected to Spring. <BR> <BR> A - azalea flowers Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:24:50 EST 10K March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x71076047 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click here to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:32:22 EST New here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x71029731 I am new here. Need all the support here Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:34:51 EST 10K January Step Achievers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70990102 Thank you to all who participated and recorded steps for the month of January. You are <em>250</em> and have earned a team goodie! <BR> <BR> Here are the results: <BR> <BR> <em>380</em> Stunning Steppers – Personal Goal Achievers: <BR> BABS4625 <BR> BINDYMONTOYA <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> KRYS210 <BR> MOEE45 <BR> MONIQUEDVA <BR> NEXT-PHASE <BR> PROJECTCHRISSIE <BR> RAYLINSTEPHENS <BR> REYNAJUST4KIX <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> SMITIM <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> MISSLOR... Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:59:16 EST 10K Feb. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70908345 Your body uses ____________ muscles to balance itself while standing still. <BR> <BR> 100 <BR> <BR> 200 <BR> <BR> 300 <BR> <BR> 500 Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:25:16 EST 10K Things We Like game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70908262 In ABC order, name something you like. Use words, phrases, images or emoticons! <BR> <BR> a - <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/239c1e02-05b1-4f58-afc7-6790b8251fdb.jpg"> Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:12:32 EST 10K Fill In the Word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70908201 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONE (anyone you want) answer starting with the letter given. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> Let's see how long it takes us to go through the alphabet. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy - Airplane <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your wardrobe - <BR> <BR> 3. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 4. A mood - <BR> <BR> 5.... Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:04:25 EST 10 February Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x70903514 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during February! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c0a6474b-61cf-46b3-801b-a3750993e7bb.jpg"> Thu, 31 Jan 2019 20:44:28 EST 10K JANUARY Step Challenge RESULTS ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70896931 Please post your Goal and your total number of steps for the month of January here. Thanks!! Wed, 30 Jan 2019 20:08:46 EST 10K Spark Feb. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70894197 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-02.pdf </link> Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:42:32 EST 10K Dec. Step Challenge Achievers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70741554 Thank you to ALL that participated in the Dec. Step Challenge. Your steps meant that you were on the move which is so great for your health!! Each of these folks received a team goodie for participating. <BR> <BR> Here are the results: <BR> <BR> <em>592</em> Stunning Steppers – Personal Goal Achievers  - these folks met/exceeded their goal <BR> CLAVINOVA <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> KRYS210 <BR> MOEE45 <BR> MONIQUEDVA <BR> RAYLINSTEPHENS <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> ... Mon, 7 Jan 2019 11:18:32 EST 10K January Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x70695386 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during January! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/89ad5f6c-5e7b-4aa3-877c-042ef3d7ef08.jpg"> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:15:18 EST 10K December Step Challenge RESULTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70695370 Please post your results (goal &amp; total steps) here. <BR> <BR> I am having surgery on my hand on Jan. 3, but will compile these as soon as I can! Thanks. <BR> <BR> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:12:15 EST 10K Change a Letter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70695351 Change only one letter to create a new word. <BR> <BR> moose Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:08:37 EST 10K Famous Names Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70694120 Have some fun naming your favorite Movie Star, Musician, or any Famous Person that you like. Here's how it will go: <BR> <BR> Starting with 'A' I name Avery Brooks as my Famous Person. <BR> The next person would take the LAST letter of the last name 'S' to name another Famous Person. Let's say Steven Spielberg. <BR> <BR> Then the next person comes along &amp; using 'G' (last letter of last name) names their Famous Person. <BR> <BR> Remember you always use the last letter of the last name... Mon, 31 Dec 2018 15:06:20 EST 10K 2019 Words & Memories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70694008 Words can make us think of something in our memory. Put in what the word given before reminds you of. <BR> <BR> Example: snow - cold <BR> Next person would take the word cold and add refrigerator cold - refrigerator. <BR> <BR> What does this word make you think about? <BR> <BR> friends Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:32:52 EST 10K Jan. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70693969 With nutrition and fitness in mind, what do you hope to accomplish this coming year? Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:22:05 EST 10K Jan. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70693904 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-01.pdf </link> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:08:18 EST 10K November Step Achievers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70552181 Thanks to all who participated! If you walked and moved, you did your health a favor. <BR> <BR> <em>209</em> Here are the folks that met their personal goal: <BR> <BR> AMRESJOURNEY <BR> CLAVINOVA <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> HEALTHYGRAMMY49 <BR> HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> KRYS210 <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> MOEE45 <BR> MONIQUEDVA <BR> RAYLINSTEPHENS <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> TALLYFL <BR> TCANNO <BR> BABS4625 <BR> BINEMELLES <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>264</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300... Wed, 5 Dec 2018 17:29:38 EST 10K November Step RESULTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70522130 Please post your goal and total steps for the month of Nov. Thanks. Sat, 1 Dec 2018 10:05:57 EST 10K December Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x70522061 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during December! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d66a3dcd-8195-4150-8228-a118a87cdc4b.jpg"> Sat, 1 Dec 2018 10:01:38 EST AAU December Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70511089 True or False: <BR> <BR> <BR> Laughing is good for the heart and can increase blood flow by 20 percent. <em>30</em> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:52:42 EST 10K - Favorite Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70511053 What is one of your favorite quotes dealing with nutrition, fitness or motivation? (text or image) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9ef72bca-1463-42d6-82fe-be2b90394bfb.jpg"> <BR> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:43:12 EST AAU Holiday Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70510738 In ABC order, name something that would make a good gift to give. <BR> <BR> A - apron for all the holiday cooking Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:55:43 EST 10K Spark Dec. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70510705 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-12.pdf </link> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:52:45 EST 10K Silly Holiday Sentences Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70510625 Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today's numbe... Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:40:39 EST New to this group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x70510491 I'm new to this group although not new to SP. I have had success when I've stuck with the program. I had a rough spring and summer mentally and emotionally and my walking suffered because of it. So now I'm trying to get back into counting steps. <BR> <BR> I do not have a Fitbit (I did but strangely enough it made me so stressed out that I put it somewhere in the house and have no idea where it is). I have a pedometer now that I can attach to my bra strap and forget about it. No app, no beeps... Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:20:16 EST 10K Oct. Step Challenger Achievers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70401849 Thanks to all that participated in the October Step Challenge. What a great accomplishment in moving and stepping!  <BR> <BR> Here are the achievers:   ( all in abc order) <BR> <BR> <BR>  Stunning Steppers – Personal Goal Achieved: <em>380</em> <em>279</em> <BR> <BR> BABS4625 <BR> BINEMELLES  <BR> CARMACHAMELEON  <BR> CLAVINOVA  <BR> CONTROUBLE  <BR> DEEEBEE  <BR> HEALTHYGRAMMY49 <BR> HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> JENFROG124 <BR> KRYS210  <BR> MISSLORI5  <BR> MOEE45  <BR> PROJECTCHRISSIE <BR... Fri, 9 Nov 2018 15:02:55 EST 10K November Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70378976 What are the typical November gemstone and flower? Mon, 5 Nov 2018 17:56:16 EST 10K - Thankful Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70353747 In Z - Y - X (backwards ABC), type in something you are thankful for this year. <BR> <BR> Z - zero falls and broken bones Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:46:48 EST 10K - Words ending in 'ing' Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70353702 In ABC order, type in a word that ends in "ing" <BR> <BR> A - appending Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:39:39 EST 10K SPARK Nov. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70353440 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-11.pdf </link> Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:00:38 EST 10K "NOVEMBER" Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x70353377 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during November! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c6e395bb-9aa2-44ee-b937-647b9583227b.jpg"> Thu, 1 Nov 2018 10:50:20 EST 10K Oct. Step Challenge RESULTS only http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70284054 Please indicate your goal and your total number of steps for the month of October. Thanks! Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:39:43 EST 10K This or That game? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70171017 Choose between 2 items which one you like better. <BR> <BR> Leave 2 items for next person to choose from. <BR> <BR> <BR> Strawberries OR watermelon? Mon, 1 Oct 2018 12:01:29 EST 10K Scary October Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70171007 In ABC order, type in something scary or pertaining to October/Autumn <BR> <BR> A - abominable snowman Mon, 1 Oct 2018 12:00:17 EST 10K "October" Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x70165875 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during October! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/055a9689-4d5a-4b3a-9c68-7b93cfd5a166.jpg"> Sun, 30 Sep 2018 16:11:02 EST 10K Sept. Challenge RESULTS ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70165832 Please state your goal and total number of steps for the month of Sept. Thanks! Sun, 30 Sep 2018 16:01:22 EST 10K October Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70161066 Home Food Safety Mythbusters <BR> <BR> You took an apple out of the refrigerator and you plan to peel it. What should you do next? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c954e553-98a4-4497-af6b-8143a7a654d1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> With a clean, sharp knife, carefully cut away the peel. <BR> <BR> Get out a clean plate to put the apple on after it’s peeled. <BR> <BR> Wash the apple with the skin on under cool, running water before peeling it. <BR> <BR> Decide if you have ... Sat, 29 Sep 2018 17:38:52 EST 10K Oct. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70154605 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-10.pdf </link> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:26:21 EST 10K August Step Challenge Achievers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70065385 Thanks to all that participated in the August Step Challenge. What a great accomplishment in moving and stepping! <BR> <BR> Here are the achievers: <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> Stunning Steppers – Personal Goal Achieved:  <BR> <BR> BINEMELLES <BR> BARBARAL_93 <BR> CARMACHAMELEON <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> CLAVINOVA <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> JERICHO1991 <BR> KRYS210 <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> MISSLORI5 <BR> MOEE45 <BR> MONIQUEDVA <BR> RAYLINSTEPHENS <BR> TALLYFL <BR> TCANNO <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>264</em> Gr... Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:02:32 EST 10K Sept. Color Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x70013580 Fall typically has red, yellow, green, gold and brown colors. Name a color and type in what is that color. <BR> <BR> red - apple Mon, 3 Sep 2018 13:25:37 EST 10K Sept. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70013477 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> NEW Question <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> What makes you feel more guilty? <BR> <BR> <BR> Eating "badly" for a day or meal <BR> <BR> Not exercising for a day <BR> <BR> Both <BR> <BR> Neither <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Mon, 3 Sep 2018 13:07:47 EST 10K Sept. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x70012863 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click belowto download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-09.pdf </link> Mon, 3 Sep 2018 11:39:33 EST 10K "SEPTEMBER" Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x70000815 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during SEPTEMBER! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/92ad6792-3d8a-4855-97d2-262e90cb5cab.jpg"> Sat, 1 Sep 2018 10:39:00 EST 10K August Challenge RESULTS ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x70000789 Please type in your GOAL and your total number of STEPS for the month of August. Thank you for helping me. <BR> <BR> August steps: <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/<BR>team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=185<BR>10x1167x69764969 </link> Sat, 1 Sep 2018 10:32:39 EST July Step Challenge ACHIEVERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x69801031 Thanks for participating in the July Step Challenge! <em>250</em> You were walking and moving! <BR> <BR> <em>380</em> Stunning Steppers - Personal Goal Achieved: <BR> BABS4625 <BR> BINEMELLES <BR> CARMACHAMELEON <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> JERICHO1991 <BR> KRYS210 <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> MOEE45 <BR> MONIQUEDVA <BR> PROJECTCHRISSIE <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> TALLYFL <BR> TCANNO <BR> YELLOW09RED <BR> <BR> <em>345</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999: <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> MOEE45 <BR> ROCKMAN6797 ... Mon, 6 Aug 2018 20:02:47 EST 10K August Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x69788926 What's the maximum daily dose of calcium that's considered safe? <em>466</em> <BR> <BR> 1,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 2,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 3,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 4,500 mg, <BR> <BR> no limit ) Sat, 4 Aug 2018 14:29:50 EST 10K August Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x69765337 Sometimes we might hear of August being called the "Dog Days" of summer. <BR> <BR> In ABC order, name any animal or breed of a dog for this game. <BR> <BR> I'll start: <BR> <BR> A - Appaloosa Horse Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:55:07 EST Spark Aug. Calendar 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x69765222 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-08.pdf </link> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:32:03 EST 10K July Challenge RESULTS ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x69764994 Please post your GOAL and total # of steps for the month of July. <em>304</em> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 14:44:51 EST 10K "AUGUST" Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x69764969 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during August! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8639bd70-8334-4778-b68d-2809e5281278.jpg"> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 14:38:38 EST June Step Challenge Achievers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x69367878 Great job everyone that participated. <BR> <BR> *Stunning Steppers - Personal Goal Achieved <BR> <BR> BINEMELLES <BR> CARMACHAMELEON <BR> CLAVINOVA <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> COVDAR9 <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> MOEE45 <BR> TALLYFL <BR> TCANNO <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>592</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999: <BR> MOEE45 <BR> TCANNO <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999: <BR> BINEMELLES <BR> ONEMORETHING <BR> BABS462... Wed, 4 Jul 2018 11:58:25 EST "July" Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x69338346 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during May! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5a903a19-6a4d-4201-83fc-e12724abdf35.jpg"> Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:57:17 EST June Step Results ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x69338325 Remember your goal and totals go here for June. Thanks. Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:52:21 EST Word Association Game - 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x69338306 Words can transport us to another time and place. Type in a word that goes with the word given. <BR> <BR> EXAMPLE: (word given) Apple (reply might be) tree. <BR> <BR> <BR> I'll start - Flag (what one word do you think of that goes with this?) Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:49:56 EST ABC Travel Game 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x69338212 The summer is often a time for summer vacations. In ABC order name a country, state, county or city. <BR> <BR> A - Arizona Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:22:43 EST July Question of the Week 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x69338072 What makes you feel patriotic? Sat, 30 Jun 2018 14:45:12 EST July Calendar 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x69331816 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-07.pdf </link> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:56:20 EST 10K Goodie Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x69256564 Fun easy game. Rules - type in the next number from previous post, if that number ends in 0 or a 5, you give a goodie to someone on this team. <BR> <BR> I'll start - 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:40:42 EST May Challenge Awards http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x69187741 Thanks to all that participated! Excellent job in moving! Team goodies were given to all. <BR> <BR> <BR> Stunning Steppers – Personal Goal Achievers : <BR> <BR> BABS4625 <BR> BINEMELLES <BR> CARMACHAMELEON <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> JERICHO1991 <BR> KEEPITUP4LIFE <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> TALLYFL <BR> COVDAR9 <BR> KRYS210 <BR> MISSLORI5 <BR> YELLOW09RED <BR> MOEE45 <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> TCANNO <BR> <BR> <BR> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999: <BR>   <BR> MOEE... Wed, 6 Jun 2018 16:04:48 EST June Word game 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x69173346 June flowers are Rose or Honeysuckle. Both smell nice. The gems for June are Pearl or Alexandrite. <BR> <BR> In ABC order, type in something that smells nice or is shiny or sparkling. Does NOT have to be a flower or a gem. <BR> <BR> A - apple sauce Mon, 4 Jun 2018 11:55:00 EST "JUNE" Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x69151672 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during May! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a199c0e6-c204-4718-a3fc-c42070aa722a.jp... Thu, 31 May 2018 15:35:08 EST May Challenge Totals only http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x69134960 Please remember to include your GOAL and total number of steps. Thank you. <BR> <BR> (example) <BR> <BR> Goal = <BR> Steps = Mon, 28 May 2018 20:16:54 EST June Calendar 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x69127870 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-06.pdf </link> Sun, 27 May 2018 14:34:28 EST June Question of the Week 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x69127788 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> NEW Qestion <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>789</em> <BR> <BR> What kind of snacks do you usually reach for? <BR> <BR> <BR> Protein-rich. This keeps me full and doesn't lead to a sugar crash! <BR> <BR> A balance of fiber, good carbs, healthy fats and protein--when I can plan ahead, at least. <BR> Carbs, carbs, and more carbs! <BR> <BR> Anything and everything. I like to vary things up. <BR> <BR> Fresh fruits and veggies. <BR> <BR> Granola bar, pr... Sun, 27 May 2018 14:26:07 EST May Question of the Week AAU http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x69018962 Which type of food tends to fill you up for the longest amount of time? <BR> <BR> <BR> Complex carbs (veggies, whole grains, etc.) <BR> <BR> Healthy fats (avocado, nuts, etc.) <BR> <BR> Protein (lean meats, tofu, etc.) <BR> <BR> Other (Please specify Tue, 8 May 2018 11:46:33 EST 10K Fill in the word ABC game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68981744 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONE answer. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> Let's see how long it takes us to go through the alphabet. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy - <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your wardrobe - <BR> <BR> 3. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 4. A mood - <BR> <BR> 5. A film title - <BR> <BR> 6. Something you buy... Wed, 2 May 2018 09:31:22 EST 10K May Flowers game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68981638 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower/plant/tree! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Wed, 2 May 2018 09:17:58 EST "MAY" Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68977391 Set your own goal and record your daily steps to see your progress during May! <BR> <BR> This is NOT a chat thread so PLEASE nothing but step totals are requested. If you would like to encourage another stepper, please do so on their page and not here. <BR> <BR> At the end of the month, there will be a post to record your goal and total steps for the month. <BR> <BR> Keep stepping! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a0f1bb21-5d11-4572-9677-b43fe059069a.jpg"> Tue, 1 May 2018 16:30:17 EST 10K - May Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68968807 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:21:47 EST APRIL Challenge Steppers Awards http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x68937301 At the end of the month, please include your goal and total number of steps. Thanks for the help in getting them compiled. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:51:02 EST March Challenge Steppers Awards http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x68824190 Congratulations to all the March participants! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999  <BR> <BR> MOEE45 <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> TCANNO <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999  <BR> <BR> BABS4625 <BR> BINEMELLES <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> DEEEBEE <BR> HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> LOVETOSWIM2 <BR> MPOTTER22 <BR> ONEMORETHING <BR> PROJECTCHRISSIE <BR> TALLYFL <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>224</em> Motivated Movers... Thu, 5 Apr 2018 20:44:34 EST "April" Personal Step challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68796801 Welcome to the April Personal Step Challenge emoticon <BR> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone, no matter if you take 100 or 10,000 steps a day. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you DO NOT use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> At the END of the month, please go to our RESULTS page and ... Sun, 1 Apr 2018 21:33:21 EST 10K Plan! Plan! Plan! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x68790482 Wise words from a friend of mine: <BR> <BR> You have goals... goals that define who you are! As you know, successful people follow their plans and keep updating their plans to achieve their goals! The question I have for you today is... how often do you change your plans ...updating the path of success to achieve your goals! <BR> <BR> Think about it! When you first started in Spark People or even before Spark People did you set out to lose weight for a specific reason only to find out that ... Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:59:18 EST 10K April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68790448 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You might need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-04.pdf </link> Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:49:56 EST 10K April Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x68790387 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>490</em> <BR> <BR> Eggs contain all of the following vitamins EXCEPT: <BR> <BR> Thiamine (vitamin B1) <BR> Vitamin C <BR> Vitamin D <BR> Folate (vitamin B9) <BR> <BR> Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:30:52 EST March Step Challenge Results ONLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x68738226 At the end of the month, total your steps and please post your goal and that total. I appreciate your help!! <BR> <BR> Example: Step Total - xxxx Goal: xxxx <BR> <BR> Coming up soon! Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:19:13 EST Feb. Step Challenge Participants http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x68615553 Hooray for all our wonderful walkers! If you are not participating it is not too late. <BR> <BR> Walking Wizards: (achieved between 600K &amp; 999,999 steps) <BR> <em>208</em> <em>592</em> <BR> <BR> MOEE45 <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> TCANNO <BR> <BR> Great Go Getters: (achieved between 300K &amp; 599,999 steps) <BR> <em>530</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> BABS4625 <BR> BINEMELLES <BR> CARMACHAMELEON <BR> CONTROUBLE <BR> HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> LAFITNESS2 <BR> LOVETOSWIM2 <BR> ONEMORETH... Sat, 3 Mar 2018 15:19:12 EST 10K - Green Things http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68610557 Fill in a word that has an empty letter in the word GREEN. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> <BR> G - <BR> R - <BR> E - evening <BR> E - <BR> N - <BR> <BR> The next person would copy the word and then fill in one of the empty spaces <BR> G - <BR> R - <BR> E - evening <BR> E - <BR> N - nice <BR> <BR> When all the letter are filled in, start over. <BR> G <BR> R <BR> E <BR> E <BR> N <BR> Fri, 2 Mar 2018 19:51:13 EST 10K - Spring Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68610547 In ABC order put down a word/phrase that makes you think of Spring. <BR> <BR> A - apple blossoms Fri, 2 Mar 2018 19:49:43 EST 10K March Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x68610452 What's your favorite indoor workout? <em>330</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Following along with a workout DVD <BR> <BR> Doing bodyweight exercise circuits <BR> <BR> Using my home gym <BR> <BR> Doing chores <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Fri, 2 Mar 2018 19:28:39 EST "March" Personal Step challenge. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68602275 Welcome to the March Personal Step Challenge emoticon <BR> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone, no matter if you take 100 or 10,000 steps a day. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> At the END of the month, please go to our RESULTS page and s... Thu, 1 Mar 2018 14:26:38 EST 10K March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68597365 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click here to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Wed, 28 Feb 2018 19:28:11 EST February End of Month Totals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x68590907 At the end of the month, please put your total steps AND goal in this forum. Thank you for helping make the compilation easier! Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:06:19 EST 10 Ways to Get 10K Steps (articles) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x68516794 Good article with some great tips you may find useful. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/fitness_articles.asp?id=1991 </link> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:45:46 EST January Step Challenge Compiled Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x68490781 Thanks to all that participated in the January Step Challenge. A team goodie has been sent to each winner. <BR> <BR> <em>592</em> Walking Wizards : 600,000 – 999,999: <BR> ...ROCKMAN6797 <BR> ...TCANNO <BR> ...MOEE45 <BR>   <BR> <em>380</em> Great Go-Getters: Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999  <BR> ...BABS4625 <BR> ...BINEMELLES <BR> ...CONTROUBLE <BR> ...DEEEBEE <BR> ...HOLLYSTORMCLOUD <BR> ...KEEPITUP4LIFE <BR> ...MPOTTER22 <BR> ...ONEMORETHING <BR> ...TALLYFL <BR> <BR>... Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:59:32 EST "February" Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68416953 Welcome to the February Personal Step Challenge <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone, no matter if you take 100 or 10,000 steps a day. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> At the END of the month, please go to our RESU... Thu, 1 Feb 2018 08:25:47 EST 10K - Reddish Things game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68392021 National "Wear Red” Day for women’s heart health is February 5. Can you name something that is in the reddish color family. <BR> <BR> Example - pink scarf Sun, 28 Jan 2018 13:11:27 EST 10K - Last is First game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68392013 <BR> The last letter of the word given starts the next new word. <BR> <BR> Example: Heart - next word begins with 't' Sun, 28 Jan 2018 13:09:36 EST 10K - Feb. Things We Love game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68391950 In abc order, type in something you really like/love. <BR> <BR> A - all my family. Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:55:58 EST 10K Feb. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x68386124 Which statement best describes how you think about ''good'' and ''bad'' foods? <BR> <BR> <BR> There are no ''good'' foods or ''bad'' foods--it's all about moderation and portion control. <BR> <BR> There are a few trigger foods that I will have to avoid most of the time in order to lose weight. <BR> <BR> If I'm going to lose weight, a number of foods have to be completely off-limits. <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Sat, 27 Jan 2018 15:03:53 EST 10K Feb. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68386019 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Sat, 27 Jan 2018 14:45:30 EST 10K Jan. Challenge RESULTS ONLY - NO Daily Steps! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x68206999 Please post your goal and your total for **January** Step Challenge here AT THE END OF THE MONTH. <BR> This will allow for quick tabulations. Thank you. Mon, 1 Jan 2018 15:34:31 EST 10K January Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68206288 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-01.pdf </link> Mon, 1 Jan 2018 13:21:53 EST **January** Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68206282 Welcome to the January Personal Step Challenge <em>425</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone, no matter if you take 100 or 10,000 steps a day. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to ... Mon, 1 Jan 2018 13:20:06 EST 10K Jan. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x68206208 Would you still exercise regularly if you didn't have to? <em>68</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes- I love the positive feelings and sense of accomplishment a good workout provides. <BR> <BR> No- I have other ways I'd rather spend my time. <BR> <BR> Unsure- I haven't decided. <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Mon, 1 Jan 2018 13:08:27 EST January Game - Place Name “End to End” http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68200309 Give a place name that starts with the last letter of the name before. For instance, if I say Moscow you could say Wisconsin. This is a big world with many place names, so let's come up with a lot! <BR> <BR> Montreal <BR> Sun, 31 Dec 2017 16:50:04 EST 10K Dec. Question of the Week. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x68034794 Holidays are around the corner. What do you wish you had help with the most? <em>460</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Healthy recipe substitutions <BR> <BR> Squeezing in workouts <BR> <BR> Staying healthy away from home <BR> <BR> Motivation for staying active during the winter months <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Sat, 2 Dec 2017 19:27:32 EST 10K Dec. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68034200 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda r_ 2007-11.pdf </link> Sat, 2 Dec 2017 17:16:52 EST December Game - Three Word Phrases A – Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x68027286 Simple. If, for instance, my letter was R I could say "read a book" and the next person could say "set a date." If you come to a letter that you can't think of a phrase, skip it, and go on to the next letter, so that game doesn't get stuck. Okay, let's go! <BR> <BR> A = act a part Fri, 1 Dec 2017 13:54:30 EST December Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x68024977 <em>500</em> <em>446</em> Welcome to the December Personal Step Challenge <em>446</em> <em>500</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone, no matter if you take 100 or 10,000 steps a day. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> ... Fri, 1 Dec 2017 07:10:21 EST November Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67836002 <em>465</em> <em>426</em> Welcome to the November Step Challenge <em>427</em> <em>429</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone, no matter if you take 100 or 10,000 steps a day. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you hav... Wed, 1 Nov 2017 22:05:39 EST November Game - Name 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x67834119 I say name 3 of something... like, name 3 types of wild felines <BR> <BR> Then, you would make a list of 3 types of wild felines <BR> Lion <BR> Panther <BR> Bob Cat <BR> <BR> and then you ask for three of something, <BR> <BR> Have fun &amp; be creative! <BR> Wed, 1 Nov 2017 16:03:29 EST 10K Nov. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x67806960 <em>38</em> <em>331</em> Does exercise generally curb your hunger or increase it? <BR> <BR> <BR> Curbs it <BR> <BR> Increases it <BR> <BR> I don't know / I don't exercise <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 28 Oct 2017 15:54:51 EST 10K Oct. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x67644335 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>431</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Are you tempted by Halloween candy? <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes, and it's everywhere! <BR> <BR> Sometimes, if my favorites are around <BR> <BR> No, I don't have much of a sweet tooth Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:45:39 EST 10K Oct. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67644254 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to downloread this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-10.pdf </link> Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:30:53 EST October Game - Ask and Answer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x67637171 Ask a question, and the next person answers it, while also asking a different question. This way each post has a question and answer. <BR> <BR> What season is your favorite? <BR> Sun, 1 Oct 2017 15:12:38 EST October Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67635896 <em>422</em> <em>423</em> <em>275</em> <em>333</em> <em>424</em> <em>431</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best ... Sun, 1 Oct 2017 11:25:24 EST 10K Sept. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x67464769 How will the new season's weather affect your workouts? <em>422</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> It won't affect me too much--I usually exercise outdoors, no matter what the season <BR> <BR> I will start exercising outdoors more now that it's cooler out <BR> <BR> I will start exercising indoors--it's too chilly for me! <BR> <BR> Not applicable--I exercise indoors <BR> <BR> Other (Please specify) Sat, 2 Sep 2017 16:26:33 EST 10K Sept. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67464693 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> Sat, 2 Sep 2017 16:11:29 EST September Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67454106 This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR> Your ORIGINAL post should look something like this... <BR> <BR> My September Step Go... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 23:16:20 EST July Personal Step Challenge Results. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x67435657 July 2017 <BR> Participating Members: 28 <BR> Team Goal: 8,680,000 <BR> Team Total: 10,273,877 <BR> <BR> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> TCANNO, ROCKMAN6797, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999 <BR> CONTROUBLE, CARMACHAMELEON, GRETCHEN1976, ANNIE1114, PROJECTCHRISSIE, HOLLYSTORMCLOUD, ONEMORETHING, DEEEBEE, BINEMELLES, JOYCEMARIE9, CHICKEE7, LAFITNESS2, TALLYFL, MISSLORI5, VIKKIROWE, BOGFARMER <BR> <BR> Stunning Steppers – Persona... Mon, 28 Aug 2017 21:42:39 EST Hi Everybody! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x67432367 I've just joined. I don't have a Fitbit but rather a Polar A360. I guess as long as it tracks your steps it will be okay. <BR> <BR> I originally lost over 130 lbs here on Sparkpeople, but my mother recently passed and I comforted myself with food and put on weight again. I'm hoping to take it off again and get back down to my normal weight again. Mon, 28 Aug 2017 09:58:40 EST June Personal Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x67429325 June 2017 <BR> Participating Members: 26 <BR> Team Goal: 7,800,000 <BR> Team Total: 9,728,364 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> TCANNO, ROCKMAN6797, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999 <BR> CONTROUBLE, GRETCHEN1976, SQUIRRELMOMMA1, ANNIE1114, PROJECTCHRISSIE, HOLLYSTORMCLOUD, ONEMORETHING, DEEEBEE, BINEMELLES, JOYCEMARIE9, CHICKEE7, LAFITNESS2 <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> Stunning Steppers – Per... Sun, 27 Aug 2017 20:28:34 EST May Personal Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x67400783 April 2017 <BR> Participating Members: 27 <BR> Team Goal: 8,100,000 <BR> Team Total: 9,828,824 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, TCANNO, CONTROUBLE, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999 <BR> GRETCHEN1976, DEEEBEE (PERSONAL BEST), ANNIE1114, ONEMORETHING, BINEMELLES, PROJECTCHRISSIE, SQUIRRELMOMMA1, HOLLYSTORMCLOUD, WALKING_WONDER, LAFITNESS2, MPOTTER22 <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> Stunn... Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:55:11 EST 10K Aug Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x67298299 <em>38</em> What Blood Pressure Reading Is Considered Optimal? <BR> <BR> <BR> 140/60 <BR> <BR> 120/80 <BR> <BR> 130/90 <BR> <BR> 100/85 <BR> Sat, 5 Aug 2017 10:40:08 EST August Game - SPARK words A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x67293448 Going through the alphabet, use a word to describe how you feel about sparkpeople.com, the community, the tools etc. (if you get stuck on a letter just skip it and go to the next letter so we can keep the game going) <BR> <BR> I am going to let someone else start us off. Who is going to have the honors. <BR> <BR> A stands for............................. <BR> Fri, 4 Aug 2017 12:54:46 EST 10K Aug Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67275333 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-08.pdf </link> Tue, 1 Aug 2017 14:02:17 EST August Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67272504 This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR> Your ORIGINAL post should look something like this... <BR> <BR> My August Step goal ... Tue, 1 Aug 2017 07:23:17 EST July Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67094262 <em>67</em> <em>259</em> <em>283</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <em>259</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me a... Sun, 2 Jul 2017 12:58:59 EST 10K July Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x67089042 Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need something like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-07.pdf </link> Sat, 1 Jul 2017 16:28:45 EST 10K July Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x67089008 <em>341</em> At the grocery store, you… <BR> <BR> Buy what looks good. Whether it's packaged, frozen, or from the prepared food bar, it lands in your cart. <BR> <BR> Buy what's on sale and some favorites. You price compare but mostly stick to brands you know and like. <BR> <BR> Stick to your budget and detailed list. Coupon organizer in hand, you know exactly what's on sale. <BR> <BR> Other (please specify_ Sat, 1 Jul 2017 16:22:39 EST July Game - Two Words, Change One http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x67086955 I got this from one of my other teams. I will list two words, and you change just one of them. It can be the first one, or the second one, it doesn’t matter. Then the next person will change one. For example: <BR> <BR> Dance floor could be tap dance, or floor mat, or first floor, and so on. <BR> <BR> I’ll start: exercise mat <BR> Sat, 1 Jul 2017 10:10:05 EST Last fruit or veggie you ate http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x67007638 It's important to eat your fruits and veggies. I'm sure that you've heard your mom say that, and you've read it here. So just list the last fruit and/or veggie that you ate. <BR> <BR> My entry is: strawberries Sat, 17 Jun 2017 15:10:42 EST 10K June Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x66990580 What is an important lesson you've learned from SparkPeople? <em>58</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Tips for changing my eating habits <BR> <BR> How to stay motivated <BR> <BR> To transition from "diet" to lifestyle <BR> <BR> How to exercise correctly to reach my goals <BR> <BR> That setbacks are normal and don't mean failure <BR> <BR> To use other measures of success besides the scale <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:15:47 EST April Personal Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x66968610 April 2017 <BR> Participating Members: 27 <BR> Team Goal: 8,100,000 <BR> Team Total: 9,828,824 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, TCANNO, CONTROUBLE, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999 <BR> GRETCHEN1976, DEEEBEE (PERSONAL BEST), ANNIE1114, ONEMORETHING, BINEMELLES, PROJECTCHRISSIE, SQUIRRELMOMMA1, HOLLYSTORMCLOUD, WALKING_WONDER, LAFITNESS2, MPOTTER22 <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> S... Sat, 10 Jun 2017 19:08:31 EST March Personal Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x66958135 I don't know why I procrastinate so much on this, it really doesn't take that long to do! I've changed the way I figure our monthly goal. I will take the number of members participating, multiply that number by 10,000, and then multiply again by the number of days in the month. <BR> <BR> March 2017 <BR> Participating Members: 27 <BR> Team Goal: 7,560,000 <BR> Team Total: 10,082,767 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> TCANNO , ROCKMAN6797, MOEE45, CONTR... Thu, 8 Jun 2017 20:16:23 EST 10K Spark June Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66914030 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-06.pdf </link> Thu, 1 Jun 2017 13:11:57 EST June Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66912818 June Team Goal 9 MILLION Steps! <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR> Your ORIGINAL post should look something l... Thu, 1 Jun 2017 09:52:16 EST June Game - Conga Line of Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x66907128 Here's a fun game that should keep us busy. <BR> Post a word. You use the "last two letters" of the word I posted, in order to start your word. <BR> <BR> For example, here's a sample of five posts <BR> 1st word - people <BR> Next post - legume <BR> Next post - message <BR> Next post - gel <BR> Next post - electric <BR> <BR> <BR> Let's get out those dictionaries and have fun team!!! <BR> <BR> In order to keep this game going, make sure you know that the next person can make a work. If the... Wed, 31 May 2017 12:50:32 EST May Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66728381 This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR> Your ORIGINAL post should look something like this... <BR> <BR> In May I want to get... Mon, 1 May 2017 09:55:04 EST 10K - Share a Goodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x66728167 <em>303</em> <em>227</em> <em>253</em> <BR> <BR> This thread is closed; thank you for participating. Mon, 1 May 2017 09:43:05 EST 10K May Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x66727981 Are you planting a garden or some new plants in your home this month (or next)? Please tell what - if yes. Mon, 1 May 2017 09:24:11 EST 10K - May Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66724771 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 20:30:40 EST May Game - ABC at the grocery store http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x66721923 Here you can name either the food item or the brand name of the item. Start with A follow through to Z and start over again. Maybe we'll discover some items we've never tried before and can expand our food adventures. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> - For letter "A" - Apple <BR> - For letter "F" - Figi apple <BR> <BR> I'll start with <BR> <BR> A = Adzuki Beans. <BR> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:23:50 EST Question on trackers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x66589008 HELP! I was walking all morning long, I was very busy with my church's pancake breakfast and was so hopeful to see how many steps I had done when I got home. I wear a BellaBeat fitness tracker and for the most part I have really liked it, until today. I get home, sync up my phone to my tracker and it had NO steps or activity tracked! On my feet moving back and forth constantly from 8:45 to 11:28 and absolutely NOTHING!? I am quite frustrated. I like the look of the Bellabeat, it is des... Sun, 9 Apr 2017 12:39:09 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x66550668 I currently am at a 8000 step goal, but am up for the 10,000 step challenge. I live in SW KS and am a stay at home eife and mother. Mon, 3 Apr 2017 11:52:32 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x66550637 I am coming back to Spark now. I crrently am trying to get 8000 steps a day, but I am up for this challenge of 10,000. I am a stay at home wife/mom and just need to get motivated. Mon, 3 Apr 2017 11:48:37 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x66550614 Hi everyone. My name is Sharon and I am returning to Spark. I am trying to get into shape and ward off health issues! My current goal is 8000 steps a day, but I am going to work hard to up that to 10,000! I need to get the weight off!! I am 46 years old and feel like I am 80 often 😖 Mon, 3 Apr 2017 11:45:41 EST April Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66544409 <em>257</em> <em>449</em> <em>126</em> <em>453</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR> Your ORIGIN... Sun, 2 Apr 2017 12:48:40 EST 10K April Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x66538345 Fitness vocabulary: (goodie to those answering) <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> What is "VO2 Max" ? <BR> <BR> <BR> Excessive high-intensity training day after day without proper rest <BR> <BR> Your maximum heart rate during exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum amount of oxygen you can use during exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum weight you can lift for a given exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum volume of water your muscles retain following a workout <BR> Sat, 1 Apr 2017 12:50:38 EST April Game - Name That Place http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x66537458 This is a fun one. You have to give a place name (country, town, city etc) that starts with the last letter in the previously given place name. So if I say Nebraska...you have to say a place name that starts with "A"....and so on.... <BR> <BR> I'll start..... MassachusettS <BR> Sat, 1 Apr 2017 10:08:37 EST 10K April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66534173 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-04.pdf </link> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 20:15:14 EST introduction to team 10K Steps a Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x66459758 Hi Im a California girl, I'm enjoying SparkPeople and have an Omron pedometer given as a gift. I've used it &amp; reached over 10,000 steps but it is a challenge. Haven't used it in awhile but think I will begin tomorrow. I only use the app site so not sure being on a team will work out for me. Btw it's a great pedometer still works after going through the wash/dry laundry cycle! <em>213</em> Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:36:05 EST February Personal Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x66428696 February 2017 <BR> Participating Members: 32 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 10,480,430 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, TCANNO <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> MOEE45, CONTROUBLE, GRETCHEN1976,SMILEABBYG, ONEMORETHING, ANNIE1114, JAVNMICH1969,HOLLYSTORMCLOUD, TALLYFL, JSIELKE4444, JOYCEMARIE9, BINEMELLES, CHICKEE7 <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> Stunning Steppers – Persona... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:01:56 EST December /January Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x66422753 Hi gang! I'd planned on getting out December, January, &amp; February. February is not going to happen tonight. I have got a killer sinus headache and my eyes are begging to be closed. So you've got one more day to tally up your February totals and update your original February post or shoot me an email! <BR> <BR> Here are December &amp; January results. <BR> <BR> December 2016 <BR> Participating Members: 33 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 11,554,201 <BR> <BR> *YEAR END T... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:16:15 EST March, 2017 Game - ABC TV programs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x66337652 <BR> TV programs you watch today. These could be old shows on Nick or shows that are new. List them in alphabetical order, easier not to get repeats. <BR> <BR> A= Alias <BR> B=Body of Proof <BR> <BR> Next person starts with C = Wed, 1 Mar 2017 12:45:57 EST March Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66336442 This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR> Your ORIGINAL post should look something like this... <BR> <BR> My March Personal St... Wed, 1 Mar 2017 09:44:24 EST 10K - March Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x66315994 <em>38</em> Do you follow celebrity weight-loss stories in the media? <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes, I read them regularly. They are motivating to me. <BR> <BR> I don't seek them out, but I will read them if I happen to come across them. <BR> <BR> No, I don't enjoy reading them/They don't interest me. <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:40:20 EST 10K Spark March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66309596 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click BELOW to download and print your March calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:02:12 EST Hey there http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x66197350 I live 30 miles nw of Gainesville Fl. Been using SP for 2 yrs now but not to the fullest. At 57 gotta get better. I'm a nurse so get a lot of steps there. I have lost 6 lbs in 5 wks low carbing it. 20 more to go Thu, 9 Feb 2017 08:42:40 EST New http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x66189535 Good Morning! I'm a 52 y/o wife and mom living in rural Iowa. I love to walk but the weather and road conditions around here make it difficult to walk outside. So I've been walking with Leslie Sansone and Jessica Smith. I'm using a Fitbit Charge 2 to track. My goal starting out is 8000 steps a day eventually working up to 10,000. It's harder than I thought! Hoping to get ideas and support here. Hope everyone is having a good day! <BR> <BR> -Jennifer Wed, 8 Feb 2017 08:24:22 EST February Game - Answer and Ask http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x66141683 To Play just answer the question of the last poster and then ask a new question. <BR> <BR> I'll start... <BR> <BR> Have you ever been to California? <BR> Wed, 1 Feb 2017 14:53:54 EST February Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66140580 <em>364</em> <em>365</em> February Personal Step Challenge <em>366</em> <em>522</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 11:43:50 EST new to the group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x66127113 hello, I' m michelle and I am new to the group. I have got 15 pds to lose. I have been doing pretty good with my walking and I just need to get better at it.. Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:40:21 EST 10K Spark FEBRUARY Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x66120397 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click BELOW to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Sun, 29 Jan 2017 17:20:23 EST 10K Question of the Week in Jan. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x65962254 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> NEW Question <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> How well did you meet the goals you set in 2016? <BR> <BR> I exceeded my expectations <BR> <BR> I met all of my goals <BR> <BR> I met most of my goals <BR> <BR> I was THIS CLOSE to meeting my goals <BR> <BR> I didn't do as well as I hoped <BR> <BR> My performance was horrible <BR> <BR> I didn't set any goals for the past year <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sun, 8 Jan 2017 14:44:36 EST January Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65909332 <em>365</em> <em>364</em> Welcome to the January Personal Step Challenge <em>364</em> <em>365</em> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an ema... Sun, 1 Jan 2017 19:35:08 EST 10K Spark January Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65900399 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-01.pdf </link> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:15:02 EST January, 2017 Game - Word Association http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x65898797 This game will be started with the word Winter and the next person will list the first thing that they associate with this word and that just keeps a chain reaction happening for posts. Have fun! <BR> <BR> Winter <BR> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:16:24 EST September, October, & November Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x65818997 Hi all! I finally "made" myself sit down and get the past 3 months worth of Challenge Results. I hate when I get that far behind! So here we go.... <BR> <BR> September 2016 <BR> Participating Members: 26 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 9,515,145 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> TCANNO, GRETCHEN1976, ONEMORETHING, MISSM66, BINEMEL... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 21:22:44 EST 10K Dec. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x65736533 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> New Question <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> In your opinion, how does body image influence food choices? Sun, 4 Dec 2016 19:20:27 EST December Game - Three Word Phrases A – Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x65723171 For instance, my letter was R, I could say "read a book" and the next person could say "set a date." Okay, let's go! (If you can't think of a phrase for the letter we're on, such a X, tell us you're skipping to Y) <BR> <BR> A = Add up numbers <BR> Fri, 2 Dec 2016 15:19:22 EST December Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65713252 <em>576</em> <em>425</em> December Step Challenge <em>425</em> <em>576</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of ... Thu, 1 Dec 2016 07:18:03 EST 10K - Dec. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65689133 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-12.pdf </link> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 16:19:13 EST 10K Nov. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x65546688 Which type of food tends to fill you up for the longest amount of time? <BR> <BR> Complex carbs (veggies, whole grains, etc.) <BR> <BR> Healthy fats (avocado, nuts, etc.) <BR> <BR> Protein (lean meats, tofu, etc.) <BR> <BR> Other (Please specify) <BR> Sat, 5 Nov 2016 17:57:03 EST 10K - Nov. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65520154 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 19:42:59 EST November Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65516754 <em>465</em> <em>426</em> <em>427</em> <em>429</em> <em>465</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> ... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 09:43:01 EST November Game - Positives A –Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x65504053 We hear (and use) too many negative words, including about ourselves. Let's see how many positive adjectives, in alphabetical order, we can come up with. <BR> <BR> A = Awesome <BR> <BR> Next is B = <BR> Sun, 30 Oct 2016 14:46:39 EST Hi from Ontario, Canada http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x65334400 Hello to all! <BR> I am back in Sparky Land after a bit of a hiatus.. Now with my fitness tracker firmly fixed to my wrist, I am determined to get in that 10000 steps/day. Have realized that I haven't been as active as I thought (Imagine that!!) Looking forward to interacting with team members! <BR> Thanks, <BR> Kathy <BR> <em>311</em> <em>68</em> <em>331</em> <em>313</em> Wed, 5 Oct 2016 14:11:49 EST 10K - Best REWARD would be? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x65329064 What would you consider a really great reward (money is no object here) for losing weight or maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Tue, 4 Oct 2016 21:04:51 EST 10K - Motivaional words/phrases http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x65329051 What words, phrases or images help you stay motivated. Please share. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1c30e516-6d2d-46fb-a1b3-8c0816364961.jpg"> Tue, 4 Oct 2016 21:02:37 EST 10K - Oct. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65328854 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-10.pdf </link> Tue, 4 Oct 2016 20:38:30 EST 10K - Walking for Fitness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x65328847 Great article: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/sparkwa<BR>lking.asp </link> Tue, 4 Oct 2016 20:37:00 EST 10K Oct. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x65328666 Are you tempted by Halloween candy? <em>431</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes, and it's everywhere! <BR> <BR> Sometimes, if my favorites are around <BR> <BR> No, I don't have much of a sweet tooth <BR> Tue, 4 Oct 2016 20:11:23 EST Re-Introduction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x65308834 I am introducing myself again because I have been away from spark people for almost 6 years now and during that time I have gotten away from walking and my weight has climbed up to ~185 lbs. So I am back, walking, drinking more water, and working on losing this excess baggage. <BR> <BR> I am a widow, have been seeing some one regular since Feb '09 who has been getting on me about my weight and so here I am. <BR> <BR> Before when I was active I had gotten up to over 20,000 steps per day, n... Sun, 2 Oct 2016 08:35:48 EST October Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65298808 <em>422</em> <em>423</em> <em>275</em> <em>333</em> <em>431</em> <BR> <BR> - We've got some great October Emoticons! <BR> <BR> Anyway, welcome to the October Challenge! <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original p... Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:14:06 EST August Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x65298673 Greetings! Here are the results for the August 10k Personal Step Challenge. <BR> <BR> August 2016 <BR> Participating Members: 32 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 10,903,785 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> GRETCHEN1976, MISSM66, ONEMORETHING, LAFITNESS2, TCANNO, 4_MY_LIFE, BINEMELLES, CHICKEE7, DEEEBEE, CYBERQT, WALKING_WONDER, TALLY... Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:50:31 EST October Game: Last letter creates a new word. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x65297483 Example: Baseball <BR> <BR> Next word will be created with an "L" <BR> <BR> Example: Loving <BR> <BR> next word: ghost <BR> <BR> <BR> so let's play <BR> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:26:19 EST 10K Sept. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x65106962 What type of apple is your favorite? <BR> <BR> <BR> Granny Smith <BR> <BR> Fuji <BR> <BR> Braeburn <BR> <BR> Pink Lady <BR> <BR> Honeycrisp <BR> <BR> Red Delicious <BR> <BR> Golden Delicious <BR> <BR> Gala <BR> <BR> Macintosh <BR> <BR> Other (please specify <BR> <BR> I don't like apples <BR> Sat, 3 Sep 2016 17:40:24 EST 10K - Sept. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65106790 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> Sat, 3 Sep 2016 17:08:31 EST September Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x65086053 <em>524</em> and <em>229</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR> Your ORIGINAL post should look somethin... Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:52:03 EST September Game - Name 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x65084745 I say name 3 of something... like, name 3 types of wild felines <BR> <BR> Then, you would make a list of 3 types of wild felines <BR> <BR> Lion <BR> Panther <BR> Bob Cat <BR> <BR> and then you ask for three of something, <BR> <BR> Have fun &amp; be creative! <BR> <BR> I'll start it going here: Name 3 healthy foods you love. <BR> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:36:33 EST Not new rejoined http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x65011974 I had to take a break. I am have been an off and on member for years. I get over 10k steps a day usually. It isn't hard for me to do. I usually do it in 2 sets. I'm hoping to get it done in one setting by the end of the year. Sat, 20 Aug 2016 20:59:40 EST June & July Personal Step Challenge Totals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x64992215 Ok 10k Team, here are the June &amp; July Personal Step Challenge Results! <BR> <BR> <BR> June 2016 <BR> Participating Members: 28 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 10,427,902 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, LAFITNESS2, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> TCANNO, GRETCHEN1976, PCASEY7, ONEMORETHING, BINEMELLES, SCULLEYJERRI, ANNIE114, THINK2BFIT, DEEEBEE, JENNEPOO... Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:07:08 EST Just joined http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x64923021 Hi there, I just joined this team and looking forward to interacting with you all. I wear a misfit shine, and I really want to get moving like I should. I do have some health issues that sometimes prohibits activity, but I also have learned that if I DO get moving, I DO feel better. Sun, 7 Aug 2016 14:39:57 EST August Game - Ask and Answer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x64889094 Ask a question, and the next person answers it, while also asking a different question. This way each post has a question and answer. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> <BR> Post #1: What is your favorite color? <BR> <BR> Post #2: Teal green <BR> Where is your favorite place to travel to? <BR> <BR> <BR> Let's get started: <BR> <BR> What chore do you hate the most? <BR> Tue, 2 Aug 2016 10:57:04 EST August Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64879812 <em>524</em> &amp; <em>229</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR> Your ORIGINAL post should look someth... Mon, 1 Aug 2016 08:02:03 EST 10K August Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64875428 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-08.pdf </link> Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:18:15 EST 10K August Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x64875375 <em>341</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> How long does it take for food to move through the digestive system? <BR> <BR> <BR> 2 hours <BR> <BR> 10 hours <BR> <BR> 24 hours <BR> <BR> 50 hours <BR> <BR> 72 hours <BR> Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:07:21 EST May Personal Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x64690373 May 2016 <BR> Participating Members: 27 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 10,694,791 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, LAFITNESS2, PCASEY7, MOEE45, COLOR-BLUE <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> GRETCHEN1976, BINEMELLES, ANNIE114, TCANNO, ONEMORETHING, SCULLEYJERRI, DEEEBEE, BEBTOLOSE, THINK2BFIT, JENNYD97, WALKING_WONDER, SPARKLE-SHINE, CHICKEE7 <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> ... Sun, 3 Jul 2016 21:28:19 EST 10K Rewards I Like http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x64681678 Name something that you think is a good reward for a success (money is no object!) <em>211</em> Sat, 2 Jul 2016 15:39:28 EST 10K Am motivated by .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x64681663 What motivates you to keep trying? Sat, 2 Jul 2016 15:36:07 EST 10K Today I did my best to... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x64681651 What's something you worked at today that worked out nicely? Sat, 2 Jul 2016 15:34:09 EST 10K July Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x64681305 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> Which holiday is the biggest problem for your diet? <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Thanksgiving <BR> <BR> Halloween <BR> <BR> Christmas or winter holidays <BR> <BR> Easter <BR> <BR> Summer holiday <BR> <BR> Birthday <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 2 Jul 2016 14:27:51 EST 10K Spark July Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64681244 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-07.pdf </link> Sat, 2 Jul 2016 14:19:06 EST July Game - Summer Word Association http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x64681117 This month we'll do a word association related to summer - since it's in full swing now. To make it easy, just type words that are related to summer. They can be related to the previous post, or not. I try not to make it too difficult in the summer months. I know people are not on here as often so just a quick little something to pass the time. I'll start <BR> <BR> Summer Sat, 2 Jul 2016 13:50:31 EST July Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64669651 <em>259</em> Welcome to the July Personal Step Challenge! <em>259</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <B... Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:38:49 EST April 2016 Personal Step Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x64669501 April 2016 <BR> Participating Members: 30 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 10,184,936 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> ONEMORETHING, LAFITNESS2, ANNIE1114, GRETCHEN1976, TCANNO, ROTTIELOVE, BINEMELLES, DEEEBEE, CHICKEE7, JENNYD97, COLOR-BLUE, PFOLEY7, DEBTOLOSE, WALKING_WONDER, SPARKLE-SHINE <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> Stunning ... Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:18:25 EST I am Back. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x64637292 Hi everyone How are you? just stopping by to say Hi and I am back on sparkpeople. <em>244</em> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:33:39 EST June Game - SPARK words A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x64485839 Going through the alphabet, use a word to describe how you feel about sparkpeople.com, the community, the tools etc. If you can't think of a word for the letter you're on, say X, just type that you're skipping X and going to Y. The idea isn't to stump people - it's to have fun! <BR> <BR> I am going to let someone else start us off. Who is going to have the honors. <BR> <BR> A stands for............................. <BR> Sat, 4 Jun 2016 09:25:45 EST 10K June Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x64482461 What do you like best about Spark? <em>252</em> Fri, 3 Jun 2016 19:16:05 EST 10K Spark June Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64482437 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-06.pdf </link> Fri, 3 Jun 2016 19:08:07 EST June Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64463827 <em>67</em> Welcome to the Junel Personal Step Challenge! <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> This challenge is for anyone and everyone. Just make your post, set your goal, and come back to track your steps. It's that easy! <BR> <BR> We just ask that you don't use this forum for chit-chat (even if it is to encourage other members). Too many posts make it super hard to find your original posting! <BR> <BR> If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot me an email! Best of luck! <BR> <BR>... Wed, 1 Jun 2016 09:53:44 EST February 2016 Personal Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x64267654 There's going to be lots of activity in this thread tonight. I cannot believe that I haven't posted totals since January. <BR> <BR> Here's the first batch...we were really low in February... <BR> <BR> February 2016 <BR> Participating Members: 27 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 8,676,590 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 290,000 – 599,999 <BR> MOEE45, ONEMORETHI... Tue, 3 May 2016 21:52:20 EST May Game - ABC TV Programs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x64249180 List the TV programs you watch today. These could be old shows on Nick or shows that are new. List them in alphabetical order. <BR> A= Alias <BR> B=Body of Proof <BR> start on "C" <BR> Sun, 1 May 2016 14:18:19 EST 10K MAY Step Challenge- Steps only http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64248131 Don't forget your goal and daily steps. Sun, 1 May 2016 11:52:41 EST 10K Spark MAYCalendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64242053 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:49:06 EST 10K APRIL Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x64042676 <em>38</em> <em>353</em> <BR> <BR> Your ideal workout would be... <BR> <BR> <BR> Pumping some serious iron in the gym <BR> <BR> Relaxing movements set to peaceful music <BR> <BR> Being led by a trainer or instructor <BR> <BR> A fast-paced cardio workout <BR> <BR> Lots of abdominal work <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:51:54 EST 10K Spark APRIL Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64042541 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click BELOW to download and print your April calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-04.pdf </link> Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:26:50 EST April Game - Conga Line of Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x64026646 Here's a fun game that should keep us busy. <BR> Post a word. You use the "last two letters" of the word I posted, in order to start your word. <BR> <BR> For example, here's a sample of five posts <BR> 1st word - people <BR> Next post - legume <BR> Next post - message <BR> Next post - gel <BR> Next post - eletric <BR> <BR> <BR> Let's get out those dictionaries and have fun team!!! <BR> <BR> In order to keep this game going, make sure you know that the next person can make a work. If the ... Fri, 1 Apr 2016 13:56:02 EST April Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x64019490 <em>213</em> and <em>229</em> to the April Personal Step Challenge. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> take a minute to read the information below. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> make only ONE post. After you make your first post, you'll notice a small "edit" button at the bottom of your post. You can go back as often as you like and EDIT your post with your daily totals and your own personal comments. <BR> <BR> If you want to offer encouragement to other members please visit their personal pa... Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:34:38 EST 10K March Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x63827960 Which is more helpful to you: Motivational Music or Motivational Quotations? <BR> <BR> Motivational music <BR> <BR> Motivational quotations <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:17:50 EST March Game - ABC at the grocery store http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x63819552 Here you can name either the food item or the brand name of the item. Start with A follow through to Z and start over again. Maybe we'll discover some items we've never tried before and can expand our food adventures. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> - For letter "A" - Apple <BR> - For letter "F" - Figi apple <BR> <BR> I'll start with A <BR> Adzuki Beans. <BR> Fri, 4 Mar 2016 15:26:14 EST step it up http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63808254 as many as i can get lol <BR> <BR> 3/1 21785 <BR> 3/2 21993 <BR> 3/3 Thu, 3 Mar 2016 07:01:38 EST 10K Like it or Not? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x63795856 Answer the question, then write your own "like it or not" question. <BR> <BR> Daylight Savings Time - like it or not? Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:53:11 EST 10K Spark March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63795736 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click below to download and print your March calendar. (You need something like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:36:55 EST March Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63794192 <em>524</em> and <em>229</em> to the March Personal Step Challenge. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> take a minute to read the information below. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> make only ONE post. After you make your first post, you'll notice a small "edit" button at the bottom of your post. You can go back as often as you like and EDIT your post with your daily totals and your own personal comments. <BR> <BR> If you want to offer encouragement to other members please visit their personal pag... Tue, 1 Mar 2016 12:41:17 EST Dec '15 Totals, '15 Total Steps, & Jan '16 totals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x63780486 Whew...there's a lot of information in this post. I've finally finished the December Personal Step Challenge Results, the total steps from 2015, and the January Personal Step Challenge Results. Good job everyone! <BR> <BR> December 2015 <BR> Participating Members: 27 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 9,163,943 <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, MOEE45, LAFITNESS2, SQUIRRELMOMMA1 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team... Sun, 28 Feb 2016 20:13:59 EST FEBRUARY GOAL - TO BEGIN TRACKING MY STEPS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63634816 MY FEBRUARY GOAL IS 60,000 STEPS. LOOKING AT THIS PAGE I FEEL INSPIRED TO CHOOSE A HIGHER GOAL, BUT REALITY IS IF I DON'T MEET IT I PROBABLY WON'T FOLLOW THROUGH. I AM STARTING THIS CHALLENGE LATE AND HOPE TO SURPASS MY GOAL. <BR> <BR> 2/10 <BR> 2/11 <BR> 2/12 <BR> 2/13 <BR> WEEKLY AVERAGE: <BR> <BR> 2/14 <BR> 2/15 <BR> 2/16 <BR> 2/17 <BR> 2/18 <BR> 2/19 <BR> 2/20 <BR> WEEKLY AVERAGE: <BR> <BR> 2/21 <BR> 2/22 <BR> 2/23 <BR> 2/24 <BR> 2/25 <BR> 2/26 <BR> 2/27 <BR> WEEKLY AVERAGE: <BR> <B... Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:43:56 EST February Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63573051 <em>524</em> and <em>229</em> to the January Personal Step Challenge. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> take a minute to read the information below. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> make only ONE post. After you make your first post, you'll notice a small "edit" button at the bottom of your post. You can go back as often as you like and EDIT your post with your daily totals and your own personal comments. <BR> <BR> If you want to offer encouragement to other members please visit their person... Mon, 1 Feb 2016 17:20:12 EST 10K Spark Feb.Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63565597 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:53:33 EST 10K Feb. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x63565536 What healthy foods do you like to eat? <em>129</em> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:44:44 EST February Game - Fill in the Blank http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x63561275 This game comes from one of our team members: <BR> <BR> FIRST blank is the 2nd blank on post before <BR> What you do is fill in the 2nd blank with the first word that pops into your head. <BR> <BR> **EXAMPLE** <BR> <BR> When I hear KITCHEN I think TABLE. ["Table" now becomes FIRST word in the next post. <BR> <BR> Next post: <BR> <BR> When I hear TABLE I think SQUARE. ["SQUARE" now becomes FIRST word in next post. <BR> <BR> Next post: <BR> <BR> When I hear Square, I think this __... Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:47:22 EST February Birthdays http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x63437873 Just day and month please Sat, 16 Jan 2016 04:25:23 EST List of Leslie Sansone Tapes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x63366036 Just wanted to share this list with you, I will be adding more as she makes them.. :-) <BR> <BR> <link>aprilwalks.com/leslie-sansone-tapes/ </link> Thu, 7 Jan 2016 12:25:28 EST 10K Jan. QUESTION of the WEEK http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x63318073 What’s your tip/trick for drinking more water? Remember 8 glasses of water may not be for everyone - drink BEFORE you are thirsty, by then you have started to dehydrate. Sat, 2 Jan 2016 10:07:50 EST January Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63314074 <em>524</em> and <em>229</em> to the January Personal Step Challenge. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> take a minute to read the information below. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> make only ONE post. After you make your first post, you'll notice a small "edit" button at the bottom of your post. You can go back as often as you like and EDIT your post with your daily totals and your own personal comments. <BR> <BR> If you want to offer encouragement to other members please visit their personal p... Fri, 1 Jan 2016 20:15:32 EST Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x63311428 January 20th Fri, 1 Jan 2016 14:17:18 EST 10K Your Favoriite Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x63304824 There are so many forms of exercise and videos. Name one that you think is really good. <BR> <BR> Walking outside. Thu, 31 Dec 2015 18:04:52 EST January Game - Name That Place http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x63303530 This is a fun one. You have to give a place name (country, town, city etc) that starts with the last letter in the previously given place name. So if I say Nebraska...you have to say a place name that starts with "A"....and so on... <BR> <BR> I'll start..... MASSACHUSETTS <BR> Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:43:52 EST 10K Spark Jan. calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63278395 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> Web page: <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivat<BR>ion_articles.asp?id=746 </link> <BR> <BR> Printable (need a pdf reader): <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resou... Mon, 28 Dec 2015 07:55:15 EST November Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x63264107 November 2015 <BR> Participating Members: 32 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 9,615,195 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 300,000 – 599,999 <BR> COLOR-BLUE, ONEMORETHING, TCANNO, STELABELA61, PCASEY7, LAFITNESS2, GRETCHEN1976, LIVELAUFLUV, BINEMELLES, EMILYMAKES, DOLLFACEDX, HOLLYM48, SPARKLE-SHINE, DEEEBEE, JENNYD97 <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> Stu... Sat, 26 Dec 2015 02:26:12 EST October Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x63260481 Sorry for the delay,but here are the October finals... <BR> <BR> November will be out soon! <BR> <BR> October 2015 <BR> Participating Members: 32 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 11,215,523 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, SQUIRRELMOMMA1, ONEMORETHING, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> LIVELAUFLUV, COLOR-BLUE, TCANNO, LAFITNESS2, PCASEY7, BINEMELLES, GRETCH... Fri, 25 Dec 2015 08:38:18 EST January Birthdays http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x63253389 Morning Team <BR> <BR> Can I have birthday for January please here <BR> <BR> Trev Wed, 23 Dec 2015 22:53:05 EST 10K Dec. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x63129503 1. Will you be traveling this holiday season? (If YES, please continue to question 2) <BR> <BR> <BR> 2. What's your biggest challenge when traveling? <BR> <BR> <BR> Not being able to cook <BR> <BR> Getting out of my routine <BR> <BR> Fitting in exercise <BR> <BR> Jet lag / Time changes <BR> <BR> Being forced to dine out <BR> <BR> Not having support <BR> <BR> Something else not listed here (please specify) Sat, 5 Dec 2015 17:00:49 EST GNC Pro Track Ultra http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x63107974 Hi...I was wondering if anyone has one and if so do you like it? Thanks Wed, 2 Dec 2015 15:50:48 EST December Game - Winter Word Association http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x63100211 OK, I'm going to make this month's game easy, since it's a busy time of the year. Will do a winter-time word association. The words can do with the weather, the months involved in winter, the different holidays(Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years, etc.) or anything else that pops into your mind. I'll start: <BR> <BR> cold Tue, 1 Dec 2015 16:13:30 EST December Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63097469 <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> to the December Personal Step Challenge! <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> take a minute to read the information below. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> make only ONE post. After you make your first post, you'll notice a small "edit" button at the bottom of your post. You can go back as often as you like and EDIT your post with your daily totals and your own personal comments. <BR> <BR> If you want to offer encouragement to other members please visit their... Tue, 1 Dec 2015 10:02:21 EST 10K What Challenges You in Dec? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x63076858 Name something that is a challenge for you during the month of December. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> Staying away from the baked goods at work. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:00:43 EST 10K Favorite Dec. Image http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x63076801 Find a photo, graphic, image or picture of something cute that is related to December. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c1e84c33-89a0-4224-b54a-760c629e05bc.jpg"> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:54:49 EST 10K Healthy Holiday Tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x63076788 Share an article, motivating image, or just a tip for dealing with the winter holidays. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1241 </link> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11:53:06 EST 10K Spark Dec. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x63071553 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <BR> (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-12.pdf </link> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:02:32 EST December Birthdays http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x63027679 Can I have birthdays for December Please <BR> <BR> Month day please Sat, 21 Nov 2015 05:20:29 EST Minimalist barefoot walking and running shoes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x62963683 Hey. Do any of you wear these? I do, all the time. Even though I read research that said they don't make a difference, my feet, knees and back will disagree. I think a company that doesn't have a line of minimalist shoes funded the research! Lol! I was reading this article and thought some of you might be interested. I wear Merrell trail gloves and also Merrell walking shoes. <BR> <BR> I'm not so sure bout the ones with the glove like toe things. I think they are called fingers. <BR> <BR> ... Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:14:46 EST 10K November Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x62880960 How would you define a Healthy Food Lifestyle? Sun, 1 Nov 2015 20:28:30 EST My November 2015 Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x62880464 November Goal- 350,000 steps <BR> <BR> 11/1: <BR> 11/2: <BR> 11/3: <BR> 11/4: <BR> 11/5: <BR> 11/6: <BR> 11/7: <BR> <BR> Weekly total: <BR> <BR> 11/8: <BR> 11/9: <BR> 11/10: <BR> 11/11: <BR> 11/12: <BR> 11/13: <BR> 11/14: <BR> <BR> Weekly total: <BR> <BR> 11/15: <BR> 11/16: <BR> 11/17: <BR> 11/18: <BR> 11/19: <BR> 11/20: <BR> 11/21: <BR> <BR> Weekly total: <BR> <BR> 11/22: <BR> 11/23: <BR> 11/24: <BR> 11/25: <BR> 11/26: <BR> 11/27: <BR> 11/28: <BR> <BR>... Sun, 1 Nov 2015 19:43:29 EST September Personal Step Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x62880218 September 2015 <BR> Participating Members: 37 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 12,808,641 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, SQUIRRELMOMMA1, ONEMORETHING, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> LIVELAUFLUV, LAFITNESS2, COLOR-BLUE, TCANNO, RAYLINSTEPHENS, PCASEY7, BINEMELLES, GRETCHEN1976, HOLLYM48, DEBTOLOSE, DEEEBEE, WALKING_WONDER, PROJECTCHRISSIE, PFOLEY7, CKAYTHO... Sun, 1 Nov 2015 19:09:44 EST November Game - Conga Line of Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x62877035 Here's a fun game that should keep us busy. <BR> Post a word. You use the "last two letters" of the word I posted, in order to start your word. <BR> <BR> For example, here's a sample of five posts <BR> 1st word - people <BR> Next post - legume <BR> Next post - message <BR> Next post - gel <BR> Next post - electric <BR> <BR> Let's get out those dictionaries and have fun team!!! <BR> <BR> In order to keep this game going, make sure you know that the next person can make a work. If the last ... Sun, 1 Nov 2015 10:59:36 EST November Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x62875035 <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> to the November Personal Step Challenge! <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> take a minute to read the information below. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> make only ONE post. After you make your first post, you'll notice a small "edit" button at the bottom of your post. You can go back as often as you like and EDIT your post with your daily totals and your own personal comments. <BR> <BR> If you want to offer encouragement to other members please visit their per... Sun, 1 Nov 2015 07:08:58 EST 10K November Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x62870995 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-11.pd... Sat, 31 Oct 2015 15:33:29 EST November Birthdays http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x62774850 Please put your Birthday in here of reply to my email <BR> <BR> Trev <BR> <BR> Format <BR> Nov 5 please Mon, 19 Oct 2015 05:34:40 EST newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x62681017 hi im Gail <BR> im going to need some suport from here and some one to check me i have fybro/cronic pain <BR> and i forget to pick up my phone half the time so im guessing when i say i think im at 2000 but that will chang as i add more walking to eache week Tue, 6 Oct 2015 23:38:28 EST newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x62680726 hi im Gail <BR> im not at 10k yet but will be soon Tue, 6 Oct 2015 23:03:31 EST 10K Other Challenges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x62653597 What other Spark Challenges are you participating in? <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/challeng<BR>e.asp </link> Sat, 3 Oct 2015 17:35:34 EST 10K OCTOBER Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x62653184 Using the letters in the word October, fill in one of the blank spots. If you can find a word/phrase relative to this month all the better (optional) <BR> <BR> O - oh my, time for witches and ghosts <BR> C - <BR> T - <BR> O - <BR> B - <BR> E - <BR> R - <BR> Sat, 3 Oct 2015 16:24:53 EST 10K OCT Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x62653154 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-10.pdf </link> Sat, 3 Oct 2015 16:18:34 EST 10K Oct. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x62653120 On average, how long are your exercise sessions? <BR> <BR> <BR> 10 minutes or fewer <BR> <BR> 11-20 minutes <BR> <BR> 21-30 minutes <BR> <BR> 31-40 minutes <BR> <BR> 41-50 minutes <BR> <BR> 51-60 minutes <BR> <BR> More than 1 hour Sat, 3 Oct 2015 16:11:14 EST August Personal Step Challenge Totals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x62632771 August 2015 <BR> Participating Members: 38 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 13,346,770 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, GRETCHEN1976, MOEE45, SQUIRRELMOMMA1 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> ONEMORETHING, LAFITNESS, PCASEY7, LIVELAUFLUV, RAYLINSTEPHENS, TCANNO, WALKING_WONDER, BINEMELLES, HOLLYM48, PAULKU, DEEEBEE, DEBTOLOSE, PROJECTCHRISSIE, BELLESMOM85, PFOLEU7, ... Thu, 1 Oct 2015 07:27:55 EST October Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x62632620 <em>524</em> & <em>229</em> to the October Personal Step Challenge! <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> take a minute to read the information below. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> make only ONE post. After you make your first post, you'll notice a small "edit" button at the bottom of your post. You can go back as often as you like and EDIT your post with your daily totals and your own personal comments. <BR> <BR> If you want to offer encouragement to other members please visit their personal pag... Thu, 1 Oct 2015 07:02:53 EST Birthdays October http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x62502842 Please put you October Birthday in here <BR> <BR> Format <BR> Just October - day <BR> <BR> Thanks Trev Tue, 15 Sep 2015 04:40:43 EST September Personal Step Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x62389393 <em>524</em> & <em>229</em> to the September Personal Step Challenge! <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> take a minute to read the information below. <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> make only ONE post. After you make your first post, you'll notice a small "edit" button at the bottom of your post. You can go back as often as you like and EDIT your post with your daily totals and your own personal comments. <BR> <BR> If you want to offer encouragement to other members please visit their personal... Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:23:41 EST July Personal Step Totals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x62389247 July 2015 <BR> Participating Members: 33 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 12,939,156 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, RAYLINSTEPHENS, GRETCHEN1976, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> SQUIRRELMOMMA1, PCASEY, HOLLYM48, ONEMORETHING, BINEMELLES, JADSDAYCARE, LAFITNESS2, DOLLFACEDX, PAULKU, EMMACORY, TCANNO, SPARKLE-SHINE, WALKING_WONDER, CLAVINOVA, DEEEBEE, TRAVE... Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:06:59 EST September Game - ABC Grocery Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=10776x1167x62378425 Here you can name either the food item or the brand name of the item. Start with A follow through to Z and start over again. Maybe we'll discover some items we've never tried before and can expand our food adventures. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> - For letter "A" - Apple <BR> - For letter "C" - Campbell's soup <BR> - For letter "F" - Figi apple <BR> <BR> I'll start with A <BR> Adzuki Beans. <BR> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:36:24 EST 10K Spark Sept. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x62371674 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You may need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:34:29 EST 10K Sept. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=18510x1167x62371638 <em>17</em> If you have a technical question (about your program or the site), where is the first place you should go for help? <BR> <BR> <BR> Click on the "Help" icon, located at the top of any page <BR> <BR> Post your question in the Site/Technical Help forum on the Message Boards <BR> <BR> Send an email to SparkPeople’s staff <BR> <BR> Send a SparkMail to one of our Coaches <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:26:26 EST Birsthdays September http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x62296926 Please enter you Birthday date here <BR> <BR> Day / Month order please <BR> <BR> Trev <BR> <BR> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:26:20 EST Need New Sneakers ... any suggestions? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1167x62251946 Its time for me to invest in a new pair of <em>331</em> . Looking for suggestions. Tia Fri, 14 Aug 2015 08:50:37 EST August Birthday's please http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1167x62218910 So that we can all keep up to date could you post your birthday here <BR> <BR> Thanks Trev Mon, 10 Aug 2015 06:41:09 EST June Step Totals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5065x1167x62160158 Hi gang! Here are the June Step Totals...a smidgen on the late side! <BR> <BR> June 2015 <BR> Participating Members: 32 <BR> Team Goal: 15,000,000 <BR> Team Total: 12,264,707 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>295</em> Walking Wizards – 600,000 – 999,999 <BR> ROCKMAN6797, RAYLINSTEPHENS, GRETCHEN1976, MOEE45 <BR> <BR> <em>68</em> Great Go-Getters – Team Goal Achievers 310,000 – 599,999 <BR> TCANNO, SQUIRRELMOMMA1, LAFITNESS2, PCASEY, ONEMORETHING, BINEMELLES, DEEEBEE, DOLLFACEDX, HOLLYM48,... Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:44:37 EST