SparkPeople Beauty Over 50, 60 and Beyond Team Messageboard For women who want to stay beautiful, strong and fit after age 50, 60 and beyond... and who have an interest in fashion, make up and looking your best! SparkPeople Beauty Over 50, 60 and Beyond Team Messageboard Fashion For The Day Post photos of outfit, jewelry or just tell us what you are wearing today. We are Beauty Over 50, after all and love fashion! Sat, 24 Apr 2021 10:10:59 EST April Book Club Selection The April Book Club will be <BR> <BR> Empath (A Complete Guide for Developing Your Gift and Finding Your Sense of Self) by Judy Dyer <BR> <BR> <link><BR>te-Guide-Developing-Finding/dp/1981198<BR>938/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&amp;keywords=E<BR>mpath+by+Judy+Dyer&amp;qid=1616855020&<BR>amp;s=books&amp;sr=1-1 </link> Sat, 27 Mar 2021 10:24:07 EST Fashion What Are Your Colors? I just read a book about colors. What colors do you look best in? Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:25:39 EST March Book Club Discussion Use this thread to discuss the book. I like the title! <BR> Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:28:59 EST March Book Club Selection HealthyLu suggested I On Beauty Living Beautifully And Luxuriously Beyond 50 by Irene Michaels <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-Beautifully-Luxuriously-Beyond-ebook/<BR>dp/B08L8FLL4Z/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&amp;<BR>keywords=On+Beauty%3A+Living+Beautiful<BR>ly+and+Luxuriously+Beyond+50&amp;qid=1<BR>614093778&amp;sr=8-1 </link> <BR> <BR> Becca, we will get to your suggestions. Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:28:05 EST February 2021 Discussion for Book Club Let's read and discuss The Beauty Book for Women Over 60. <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Feb 2021 11:15:41 EST February Book Club 2021 This month's book is The Beauty Book for Women Over 60. You might not be over 60, but it should work for over 50 too! <BR> <link><BR>omen-Sixty-Celebration-ebook/dp/B016VA<BR>QXTE/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&amp;keywords=<BR>beauty+over+60&amp;qid=1612195774&amp;<BR>s=books&amp;sr=1-4 </link> <BR> We look forward to seeing what you think in our discussion thread. Mon, 1 Feb 2021 11:14:47 EST January Book Club Discussion This will be the thread where we discuss the book. <BR> <BR> Post something at least once a week. Fri, 4 Dec 2020 13:46:17 EST January 2021 Book Club The book: Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman, M.D. <BR> <BR> Purpose: <BR> 1. to promote health or discover a new way of eating (for this discussion) <BR> 2. to promote a sense of community <BR> 3. to get diverse prospectives on this way of eating <BR> <BR> Guidelines: <BR> 1. be courteous and polite to each other <BR> 2. don't be afraid to put down your opinions, we want diversity <BR> 3. actually read the book <BR> 4. join the discussion at least one day a week <BR> 5. share your truth <BR> ... Fri, 4 Dec 2020 13:45:15 EST Fun of the Week What's the name of the first movie that ever scared you? <BR> <BR> Mine was "Tarantula!" Tue, 1 Dec 2020 18:51:31 EST Two Words -Change One Fun Happy life Wed, 4 Nov 2020 07:39:24 EST What are you eating today? New thread. <BR> <BR> Breakfast, lunch and/or dinner. <BR> (I don't know yet.) Thu, 3 Sep 2020 10:41:54 EST Click For The Greater Good There is a website where you can click for the greater good. It is free. They support all types of worthy causes. <BR> Click daily! <BR> <link><BR>ive/ggc/home </link> <BR> <BR> After you click, post a little something that lets us know you clicked. I will give an example. <BR> <em>274</em> <BR> (represents giving clean water to people) So just put a little emoticon in. Thu, 20 Aug 2020 10:22:30 EST Positive Quotes Post a positive quote or an image. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 11:17:29 EST What Precautions Are You Taking In This Pandemic? I am staying home. Dh still gets out and about like nothing is happening. He says he is trying to distance from others. He does wash his hands when he comes home. I doubt he will wear the mask they are now suggesting. Sat, 4 Apr 2020 10:51:01 EST How's Your Attitude? Are you up or down today? <BR> <BR> I am <em>49</em> Mon, 24 Feb 2020 08:30:48 EST Drink Your Water Tips! <link><BR>-to-drink-more-water-7-sneaky-ways-to-<BR>increase-your-intake </link> <BR> <BR> If you have trouble drinking all the water you need every day, this article has some tips for you! Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:28:29 EST Beauty Tips - Post for Goodies! Give us your beauty tips. We know after "a certain age" that things begin to change. So how do you look your best? <BR> <BR> <em>212</em> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:07:13 EST 2020 - Team Points! 2 today! Tue, 7 Jan 2020 09:49:43 EST 2020 Chat Snow you were absolutely right, I did not think or notice the title of the thread. Here is the new chat thread. <BR> <BR> I hope Suze has found a house and that Becca and Snow have success in their chosen WOE (way of eating). <BR> <BR> Today I get a haircut and go to the store. I have been using curbside, but will go in person today. Tue, 7 Jan 2020 09:48:54 EST Wardrobe <img src="">When I lose weight (again) I would like a new wardrobe. Have any of you checked out the capsule wardrobes on pinterest? I was looking yesterday at wardrobes for retired women. Still stylish. I would like the type with about 20 interchangeable pieces and clear out all my closets. I have too much everything and nothing to wear. This one has more than 20 but it is navy based color. I love aqua and t... Sat, 4 Jan 2020 10:28:00 EST Challenge Of The Week Can you fast one day this week or even one meal? <link><BR>-fasting-benefits/ </link> Sun, 29 Dec 2019 11:30:04 EST Beauty Tip and A Revelation! You will read online about how powdered makeup "settles" in the lines on your face. Maybe they are talking about simple face powder because I am here to tell you that the mineral makeup (which might be considered a powder) DOES NOT! I have a few lines and use Bare Minerals and it does not go into my creases. What I have seen on other women is that a greasy liquid makeup WILL show in your creases. <BR> <BR> A revelation: I got CeraVe one day with a coupon. I had never tried it before. I... Mon, 9 Dec 2019 11:43:05 EST New to SparkPeople Hello! I am new to this group and excited to start this journey. I am a lifetime WW member but find it nearly impossible to attend meetings, so I thought I would try this. As someone who has lost and gained and lost and gained over and over again, I know the value of tracking and am hoping to use this feature to lose the 10 or so pounds I have gained over the past year. Also looking to connect with others on this journey (although I am admittedly bad at checking emails/message boards regularl... Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:14:08 EST What do you take for supplements? What is everyone taking in the way of supplements, and why? <BR> <BR> Here's my list: <BR> - Good quality multivitamin to fill in any holes in my diet <BR> - EFA for healthy fats to help with skin and hair <BR> - Vitamin D to help with my mood- I am naturally low on happy hormones <BR> - Magnesium to help my muscles relax- This was recommended by my doctor, as was the D <BR> - A supplement called Joint Care for obvious reasons <BR> <BR> Interested in hearing what others are taking! <BR> Nan... Wed, 20 Nov 2019 17:33:32 EST How Can We Help? If you need to vent, ask a beauty question or anything about attitudes, please post here! Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:48:06 EST Weekly Mini Healthy Challenge Will changing the name help the challenge? <BR> <BR> What challenges would you like to see? <BR> <BR> How do you get through the mine field of food at events and gatherings during the holidays? Wed, 6 Nov 2019 09:41:10 EST Question Of The Week <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What are some small things that make your day better? Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:02:13 EST Weekly Challenge Use your nutrition tracker for every bite you put into your mouth for 7 days straight. Report if you did or not. No condemnation. Sun, 15 Sep 2019 10:41:28 EST Stretching out hurts... Nice stretching routine with a positive message of letting go of old hurts too. Nothing too serious... <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:24:03 EST Daily Challenge 09/08/19 How about making this a Weekly Challenge? <BR> <BR> Let's try to meatless days this week. Post if you did and how you felt. Some plant proteins are: quinoa, oats, any bean or lentil. almonds, etc. Sun, 8 Sep 2019 15:25:34 EST Daily Challenge 09/06 Take care of that beautiful smile! <BR> <BR> Floss daily for a year. Thu, 5 Sep 2019 18:27:08 EST Daily Challenge 08-06-2019 Take care of that beautiful smile! <BR> <BR> Floss daily for a year. Thu, 5 Sep 2019 18:23:40 EST Daily Challenge 09/04 Write down 3 things you are grateful for. Share them here if you like. Tue, 3 Sep 2019 18:07:26 EST September Question of the day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Where and/or how do your picture yourself on Sept.1, 2020? Sun, 1 Sep 2019 19:04:50 EST Daily Challenge 08/31 Sit down for lunch using your "good" dishes and with no distractions. Concentrate on what you are eating and enjoy! Sat, 31 Aug 2019 10:32:46 EST Daily Challenge 08/29 Complete 5 push ups today. Post if you did, how many and if more or less. (Judgement free zone.) Thu, 29 Aug 2019 12:27:24 EST Daily Challenge for 08/27 Find an activity that relieves your stress. Post it here. Tue, 27 Aug 2019 10:29:58 EST Daily Challenge 08/26/2019 Cut out caffeine after noon today. Notice anything? Report it here. Sun, 25 Aug 2019 18:06:27 EST Daily Challenge 08/24 Did I mention, try to do these mini challenges every day for a year. <BR> For the artistically inclined, draw a new sketch every day. <BR> If you don’t draw, choose a theme and make something creative every day. Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:56:14 EST Fitness Trackers Anyone have one? Ease of use? Pro's and con's appreciated. Would you recommend the one you use? Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:24:15 EST Skin Care Found a youtube channel dedicated to over 40 skin care and beauty. Found this review of skin care interesting. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>kahQFPI </link> Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:47:03 EST Daily Challenge 08/21 Take an inspiring photo with your phone today. Post it here if you would like to. Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:44:48 EST Daily Challenge 08/19 <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Goes along with the positive... <BR> Give a compliment today. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:45:05 EST Daily Challenge 08/16 Fill your mind with positive thoughts. When a negative thought comes up, immediately replace it with a positive one. <BR> <BR> Post how many negative thoughts you had and how you replaced them with positive. <BR> <img src=""> Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:16:07 EST Daily Challenge 08/15 Can you do a plank? There are many variations of it. <BR> <BR> Post if you did it today, which kind and how long you held it. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>tness/archive/2014/12/05/5-plank-benef<BR>its.aspx </link> Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:17:00 EST Daily Challenge 08/13/2019 How many squats can you do? Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:16:46 EST Daily Challenge 08/12 Can you give up all forms of sugar for 24 hours? Sugar, honey, syrup, hidden sugars... even artificial sweeteners? Post here if you did. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 08:43:49 EST Motivation Ran across this info graphic which summarizes the statistics on how regular movement reduces common disease risk factors, and by which percentages. Found this motivating to look at--my personal take away is it is worth the extra effort to push thru "not feeling like it" <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 10 Aug 2019 17:27:01 EST Daily Challenge 08/09/2019 Plan all your meals for tomorrow. Post here if you did, did not or if this is something you already do. Fri, 9 Aug 2019 15:10:27 EST 08/08/2019 Daily Challenge "Get a trash bag, go through your fridge and pantry, and throw out all of the expired food and junk food you know is not good for your health! If it's not in the house, you won't eat it," Thu, 8 Aug 2019 10:37:32 EST One Day Challenges I know it's August and hot! Let's have a one day challenge to drink our water. The minimum is 8 cups a day. Who can get the most hydrated today? <BR> <BR> Post here if you got at least 8 cups of water or MORE! <em>244</em> Thu, 1 Aug 2019 10:13:43 EST August Question of the Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Do you like to use Post-It notes? Thu, 1 Aug 2019 09:31:27 EST July Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Do you celebrate Independence Day? What are some things you do and some foods you make? <BR> <BR> (I did it again, forgetting to make this a July thread!) Wed, 3 Jul 2019 09:21:59 EST List Your Best Beauty Over 50 Tips - Prizes! Let's start a Beauty Over 50 tips and tricks for staying beautiful and healthy past 50! <BR> <BR> You can just post a tip, link to a website (using add a link, above) or reference a book. <BR> <BR> Prizes involved! Everyone likes getting goodies! Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:32:13 EST Body Type, The Right Clothes <link><BR>shion/clothing/shopping-guide/right-cl<BR>othes-your-body-type </link> <BR> <BR> By now, we should know this, but I find women my age all the time who do not. I am a circle and have all these clothes in my wardrobe. Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:50:58 EST Dressing To Hide Your Belly None of these models have a belly, lol. <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> This might be useful for us! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>de-your-tummy-with-the-right-types-of-<BR>clothes/31318 </link> Sat, 8 Jun 2019 10:15:42 EST Health And Weight Goals Post them here! Fri, 7 Jun 2019 09:37:14 EST Makeup Tips For The Over 50 <link><BR>-50-makeup-tips </link> <BR> <BR> I would agree with most of this, except I never use liquid foundation. Maybe a very light on the skin type would not settle into lines. I use Bare Minerals, just a light touch. I also use my blush as a contour under my chin... and I use a powder blush because I don't have wrinkles on my cheeks. I do use the stick type blush when I can find it. Mon, 3 Jun 2019 09:45:44 EST Plant Based Diet It is not popular, but the vegan diet is proving to be beneficial for all sorts of illness and chronic conditions. Now many, even doctors, are on the bandwagon for Keto and low carb, plus Paleo, etc. <BR> <BR> There is Forks Over Knives, The China Study, Engine 2 Diet, How Not to Die and many others. <BR> <BR> Watch the movie Forks Over Knives. <BR> <BR> I have begun. My BG is already in control. <BR> <BR> BUT you have to do it right! I did it before and my A1C went up. I was not ea... Sat, 1 Jun 2019 12:03:30 EST June Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Would you have a facelift, botox, etc.? Sat, 1 Jun 2019 09:55:04 EST Go Sleeveless? What About Jiggles? I don't know about you, but I wear sleeves... except when I don a bathing suit. I am a bit overweight and definitely have the upper arm jiggles. <BR> <BR> Here is an article I thought was interesting. I fall into the fashionista camp. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>thout-sleeves-fashion-over-60-communit<BR>y-question/ </link> Fri, 31 May 2019 10:28:36 EST Great Inspiring Pics for Beauty over 50! <link><BR>4112/ </link> You need to be on Pinterest to see this link, but the lady is oh, so beautiful, and with grey hair, too! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>1972/ </link> Another great pic. She is beautiful, has grey hair, and is wearing the most wonderful bohemian clothes! Sat, 25 May 2019 12:27:28 EST May Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What is your opinion of high school reunions? Fri, 3 May 2019 09:41:56 EST Chaotic Mind, Chaotic Wardrobe Interesting Blog: <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ardrobe-shopping-and-happiness/ </link> <BR> <BR> Wardrobe shopping and happiness Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:58:18 EST Transitioning to Grey Hair Reposted to Grey Hair Thread <BR> <BR> <link><BR>1366/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:33:51 EST Tips for Growing Out Your Gray Someone asked the question, do you have any tips? I found this article, seems pretty good! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>o_Gray.html </link> Mon, 8 Apr 2019 09:33:18 EST April Question of the day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Do you prank people on April Fools Day? Have you been fooled? Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:23:49 EST Game time! Fashion Name a fashion brand A to Z (some letters might be difficult so skip them) <BR> <BR> I will begin. <BR> <BR> Armani Sat, 16 Mar 2019 12:28:31 EST March Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite thing about the month of March? Fri, 1 Mar 2019 10:49:18 EST What Are Your Thoughts On Beauty? Let's discuss beauty. We are the Beauty Over 50 team, after all. <BR> <BR> How important is it to you? Do you notice your own beauty? Do you notice others beauty? <BR> <BR> What do you do to be/stay/become beautiful? Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:54:40 EST Advanced Style I have posted about this before. These people get a lot of press for refusing to dress like "old" people! Love their style. Make no mistake, dressing like this is expensive. <BR> Enjoy! <BR> <link><BR>s/?fbclid=IwAR1VfBKVXHp-nHrTn1swPkoIJf<BR>RSkw1FumaEFEP4D_c9BVNkZjAZfwfPNzc </link> Tue, 12 Feb 2019 09:41:28 EST February Question of the Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite quote? Fri, 1 Feb 2019 11:23:25 EST What is considered OLD? Interesting article. I think the answer lies with the person. <BR> <link><BR>ell/mind/age-aging-old-young-psycholog<BR>y.html?mc=adintl&amp;ad-keywords=IntlA<BR>udDev&amp;subid1=TAFI&amp;fbclid=IwAR2<BR>Fg7JJUsaz3WOIL9L46qqSKh9hIzY5YFfv_VREI<BR>yN1c-IkpPSwCtskRUI&amp;dclid=CIavksGhluACFYncwAodxIoN7w </link> Wed, 30 Jan 2019 14:45:34 EST 2019 - Share Your Goals and Vision Boards I will post mine later on. Mon, 31 Dec 2018 19:27:43 EST Boost Your Mental Health In 2019 Boost your mental health in the new year. <BR> Here's how you can improve your mood and reduce the risk for mental illness in 2019: <BR> <BR> Get more sleep. <BR> Exercise more. <BR> Get a hobby. <BR> Put down your smartphone. <BR> Learn how to meditate. <BR> Get a planner. <BR> Keep a journal. <BR> Help others. <BR> Be grateful. <BR> Be nicer to yourself. <BR> <BR> <BR> I copied this because I liked it! Mon, 31 Dec 2018 12:09:05 EST 2019 Discussion - The Beck Solution Let's start discussing! Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:43:42 EST 2019 - Did you spin points for the team? Started a new thread because the other was so long. Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:42:51 EST January Question of the Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Do you have a New Year's Day tradition? There are regional traditions, as well. What is your regional tradition? Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:41:38 EST 2019 Chat - Let's Talk! Happy New Year! Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:39:54 EST December Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite thing about the holidays? Sat, 1 Dec 2018 09:43:20 EST November Question of the Day I am always late on this! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite commercial on TV now? Thu, 8 Nov 2018 09:12:42 EST Back to the Beck Solution This will be an ongoing thread on the book, The Beck Solution. Cognitive Behavior Therapy for losing weight, or really anything else. <BR> <BR> Let's take our time and get it right. It is a good book. Tue, 6 Nov 2018 10:09:36 EST Over 50 Makeup Tips <link><BR>-50-makeup-tips </link> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:17:07 EST What is your favorite product? 1. Mascara <BR> 2. foundation <BR> 3. eyeliner <BR> 4. blush <BR> 5. eye shadow <BR> 6. lip stick/liner Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:14:16 EST October Question of the Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> So many reasons to love October! What is your favorite thing about autumn or fall? Sun, 30 Sep 2018 13:04:54 EST October - On The Brink Of Everything For October book club. <link><BR>ing-Grace-Gravity-Getting/dp/152309543<BR>1/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&<BR>amp;qid=1530893052&amp;sr=1-1-spons&am<BR>p;keywords=aging+healthy&amp;psc=1 </link> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 29 Sep 2018 11:23:35 EST September Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What’s something you like to do the old-fashioned way? Mon, 3 Sep 2018 11:18:43 EST September Question of the Day If you could do anything you want (and not have any worries about energy levels or other concerns, what would be your perfect day! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I would go on a true hiking trip like my mom used to do with me, and stop by a motel we used to go to in the mountains for an all you can eat catfish buffet. <BR> <BR> Post as many times as you like! Sun, 2 Sep 2018 14:01:28 EST The Beck Diet Solution - September A day early. <BR> <BR> Where are you in the book? How are you getting along with it? Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:08:18 EST List YOUR Advantages of Losing Weight this is kind of the same thing as the reasons you want to lose weight. <BR> <BR> List yours here! <BR> <BR> Here are mine: <BR> 1. To not feel like the largest woman at the family gatherings. <BR> 2. To never shop in the Plus Size section again <BR> 3. To get off medications or drastically reduce them <BR> 4. To not be out of breath when going up stairs or up a hill <BR> 5. To be able to hike again <BR> 6. To be a healthier version of myself. <BR> 7. To see the delight in my husband's... Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:52:46 EST Why Do You Want To Lose Weight or Get Healthier? What is your why? Why do you want to lose weight, get healthier, etc? Put yours here and keep your list handy where you can reference it every day. <BR> <BR> My 10 reasons to lose weight/attain health: <BR> 1. To not feel like the largest woman at the family gatherings. <BR> 2. To never shop in the Plus Size section again <BR> 3. To get off medications or drastically reduce them <BR> 4. To not be out of breath when going up stairs or up a hill <BR> 5. To be able to hike again <BR> 6. To be... Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:28:19 EST August - Question of the Day I don't have a question yet. See July for now! <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> or post a question... Tue, 7 Aug 2018 09:13:30 EST The Beck Diet Solution - August Here is the link for August's book <link><BR>ution-Train-Person/dp/0848732758?pd_rd<BR>_wg=1wz16&amp;pd_rd_r=33850484-23fd-4c<BR>42-891b-25ff63c0ba7b&amp;pd_rd_w=wvkpt<BR>&amp;ref_=pd_gw_simh&amp;pf_rd_r=C8SH5<BR>QNHPBSXKBH25JG4&amp;pf_rd_p=b841581f-e<BR>864-5164-afa6-4c18a8348879 </link> <BR> There is also a work book. I don't think we need that, unless you just want it. <BR> <BR> <BR> Please comment your final thoughts on Staging Your Comeback, the... Sun, 29 Jul 2018 15:28:50 EST ARE We Beautiful Over Age 50? This is a youth oriented culture. What are your thoughts on women's looks in their 50s, 60s and beyond? Thu, 5 Jul 2018 14:03:57 EST July Question Of The Day The end of the month and the first of the month always sneak up on me. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What is your favorite "summer" song - put the word summer in the title, please? Mon, 2 Jul 2018 11:49:09 EST A Story You Might Love The author of Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert wrote a story you haven't seen before. I loved it and wanted to share it with you. <BR> <link><BR>016-03-01/elizabeth-gilberts-life-chan<BR>ging-story-from-indonesia-that-you-hav<BR>ent-heard </link> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:37:49 EST Staging Your Comeback - July The title of this book is fascinating. I am intrigued. Let's hope the content is as fascinating! <BR> <BR> Happy reading! Fri, 29 Jun 2018 11:22:08 EST June Question of the Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Since school is out most places, what was your favorite summer activity as a child? Mon, 4 Jun 2018 12:48:06 EST Getting Ready for Swimsuit Season This is a Spark article. I thought it was worth sharing. I have swimsuits from Swimsuits for All, a couple of years old, but they are cute and cover what I want them to cover. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>/motivation_articles.asp?id=836 </link> Tue, 29 May 2018 09:50:57 EST Online Dating Over 50 If you are single and want to date, this might be interesting for you. <BR> <link><BR>eful-tips-to-make-online-over-50-datin<BR>g-successful.html </link> Mon, 28 May 2018 10:51:37 EST Useful Job Resources Over 50 and changing careers or seeking? Here is an interesting website for the over 50's. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.personalcareermanagement<BR>.com/career-tips/useful-job-resources-<BR>for-the-over-50s/ </link> Mon, 28 May 2018 10:50:21 EST Mini Habits Discussion - June <link><BR>/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;linkCode=<BR>sl1&amp;tag=deepexis-20&amp;linkId=abf<BR>5c8e37a2a7fe59961fa1578396390 </link> Mini Habits is the book. <BR> <BR> <BR> First, what bad habits would you like to overcome in June? What good habits would you like to add? <BR> <BR> Let's see if we can turn those bad habits into good habits by the end of the month. Fri, 25 May 2018 10:41:38 EST Gratitude Huddle What are you grateful for today? <BR> <BR> I am grateful for my husband, who does so much! Tue, 1 May 2018 09:40:07 EST May Question of the Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Do you have a goal or plan for May? What was improved in April? Tue, 1 May 2018 08:38:24 EST You Being Beautiful Discussion Thread May This is where we will discuss our May book club selection. <BR> <BR> I look forward to reading it! Sat, 28 Apr 2018 09:50:50 EST Healthy Sweets Or Desserts Any healthy dessert, post it here. Fri, 6 Apr 2018 11:00:10 EST Holiday Recipes Any holiday, post it here. Fri, 6 Apr 2018 10:59:28 EST April Question Of The Day <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Do you play pranks on April 1? Did you get pranked? Mon, 2 Apr 2018 10:47:16 EST Here Is A Simple Vegan Plan Copied this: <BR> If you follow a starch based diet with the addition of fruit and green and yellow veggies at etch meal, and consume enough to maintain your healthy weight then your day "may" look something "generically" like this... <BR> <BR> (using averages for calories and serving sizes) <BR> <BR> Breakfast: <BR> Whole Grains (2 cups) 320 calories <BR> Fresh Fruit (1 cup) 120 calories <BR> <BR> Lunch: <BR> Starchy Vegetable (2 cups) 320 calories <BR> Legumes (1/2 cup) 120 calori... Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:16:16 EST April 2018 Forks Over Knives Discussion Here it is! Ready for you to discuss and opinionate... lol. <BR> <BR> I plan to stream the movie from Netflix, as well. <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:21:00 EST Book Club, next few months For April: Forks Over Knives <BR> May: You Being Beautiful <BR> June: Mini Habits <BR> <BR> Question: Would you rather discuss after we read it or while reading it? <BR> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ives-Plan-Life-Saving/dp/147675330X/re<BR>f=sr_1_3?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1<BR>521741621&amp;sr=1-3&amp;keywords=Fork<BR>s+Over+Knives </link> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-Owners-Manual-Beauty/dp/1416572341/re... Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:55:29 EST March Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Which wildflowers start to pop up in springtime where you live? What is your favorite? Thu, 1 Mar 2018 10:31:04 EST I Feel Bad About My Neck Discusstion Thread Discuss our book here. I cannot wait to read it! <BR> <img src=""> Sun, 25 Feb 2018 19:55:19 EST Book Club, March 2018 Do Not Post Here The book club selection for March is Nora Ephron's, I Feel Bad About My Neck And Other Thoughts On Being A Woman. <BR> <link><BR>t-My-Neck/dp/0307276821/ref=sr_1_1?s=b<BR>ooks&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1515879609&am<BR>p;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=nora+ephron </link> <BR> After the February book, I thought we needed a woman's perspective and a bit of laughter thrown in. <BR> <img src=""> ... Sun, 25 Feb 2018 19:54:14 EST Something Fun Older ladies... funny! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ilarious-song-about-older-ladies-has-g<BR>one-viral-i-cant-stop-laughing/1506/ </link> Mon, 5 Feb 2018 18:55:18 EST February Question of the Day Well, I seem to always forget to change this thread for each month! <BR> <BR> Mon, 5 Feb 2018 10:54:38 EST Younger Next Year Discussion Feb 2018 This is an ongoing discussion all month. Jump in any time! <BR> <BR> I have started the book and can tell it has a LOT of information. Thu, 1 Feb 2018 10:05:40 EST Book Club, Februray 2018 Do Not Post Here We are reading Younger Next Year for Women by Chris Crowley &amp; Henry S. Lodge, M.D. for February. You may want to get a head start. This book has a LOT more "meat" in it than the last book! It covers biological responses quite a bit. Exercise is a main part of it, but nutrition and all the other topics are in there too. Menopause is covered, as well. <BR> Happy reading and discussing. We will have an ongoing discussion on the book. Please jump in with your opinions on another thre... Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:37:40 EST Essential Oils Warning For Cats And Dogs Be careful in the use of essential oils with your pets. Here are a couple of articles. It apparently is the dilution factor, what type of oil, and how it is used. I read about a cat that had difficulty after inhaling eucalyptus oil from a diffuser. It took a couple of months for his little body to be toxic and then he needed treatment after almost dying. I also read about other oils toxic to cats. Not saying to not use them, just be aware. Google the side effects of whatever oils you m... Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:27:08 EST 2018 Chat Cafe - Let's Talk! Started a new thread for chat. Cleaning up a lot of stuff this year! Tue, 2 Jan 2018 13:53:19 EST January Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Do you have New Year's Resolutions? Are they achievable? Mon, 1 Jan 2018 12:07:35 EST 2018 Share Your Vision Boards <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I am starting out with Health. This is my health Vision Board. I put myself and husband at the top in my current overweight state. Around is some issues I deal with, heart, kidneys, digestion... I did this in Publisher. Sun, 31 Dec 2017 16:12:05 EST 2018 Feel Better Every Day Discussion Thread We discuss the book on this thread. I am so looking forward to reading it! <BR> <BR> Who doesn't want to feel better every day? Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:29:57 EST Book Club, January 2018 - Do Not Post Here Here is the book we will be reading for January. There is a separate discussion thread. <BR> <link><BR>very-Day-Natural/dp/197598482X/ref=sr_<BR>1_16?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=15132<BR>67080&amp;sr=1-16&amp;keywords=anti+aging </link> <BR> <img src=""> Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:28:01 EST Creating a Vision Board What is a Vision Board (aka Inspiration Board)? <BR> <BR> The mind is a powerful thing and seeing things visually helps to keep it in our subconscious. What you see can then become a reality. <BR> It can help clarify your goals and dreams. Nothing is too lowly or too lofty to put on your personal Vision Board. <BR> <BR> I personally use Publisher. You can google any images to use. For example, if you want to lose weight, get an image of how to achieve that goal, a woman exercising, ... Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:25:45 EST Thinking of New Kind of Challenge Would you like better skin? Better hair? It doesn't always have to be about weight loss for a challenge. We have other challenges in life. Since we are Beauty Over 50, what are some challenges for you? Health is always a big one for me. <BR> Let's think of some things we want to take on for 2018 and suggest them here, like a brainstorming session. <BR> Fri, 8 Dec 2017 11:59:29 EST December Question Of The Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Do you make Christmas candy or cookies? What is your favorite? <BR> Sat, 2 Dec 2017 13:43:11 EST Sixty and Me on YouTube Sixty and Me is one of my favorite people to watch on YouTube. She does all sorts of videos, including makeup, what to wear, etc. <BR> <BR> Here is the link to one of her videos. Enjoy! <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:05:27 EST Tips and Tricks for Applying Makeup Over 50 <link> </link> <BR> <BR> I found a nice video showing tips on how to look your best over 50. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:55:31 EST November Question of the Day <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Missed it yesterday! November crept up. <BR> <BR> What is your favorite thing about fall? <BR> <BR> Mine is the leaves and the weather. Although we are unseasonably warm at the moment. Thu, 2 Nov 2017 10:46:43 EST Picks for Best Anti-Aging Products Stumbled upon this. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-best-anti-aging-products/?utm_source=<BR>countryliving&amp;utm_medium=email&amp<BR>;utm_content=countryliving_6&amp;utm_c<BR>ampaign=opnlp-hearstnl111701-luna2-mys<BR>a-awp-top-gen-eng-us&amp;src=nl&amp;ma<BR>g=clg&amp;list=nl_ccr_news&amp;date=110117 </link> Thu, 2 Nov 2017 10:32:40 EST Healthy Recipes Healthy Quick Veggie Pizza <BR> I found a great pre-prepared store brand thin crust pizza crust. It had only 35 gm of sodium for 1/3 of the pizza and only 3 gm of sugar. <BR> We had veggie pizza last night. On the crust I put no-salt tomato sauce to which I added garlic powder, oregano and basil. I put that on the crust first and then shredded mozzarella cheese. On top I put green bell peppers, sliced thin sweet onion, zucchini very thin and patted dry with paper towels, and black olives ... Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:25:51 EST Fashion for Women Over 60 I found an interesting website. <link><BR>to-look-fabulous-without-trying-to-loo<BR>k-younger/ </link> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:56:03 EST October Question Of The Day <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Do you watch TV much during the day? Listen to music? <BR> <BR> <BR> I sometimes have the TV on for background noise, although I am not watching it. Sometimes it is off and music is on. Sometimes nothing is on and we (me and kitties) have silence. Mon, 2 Oct 2017 17:47:04 EST A New York Fashion Model Was Discovered In Austin In 2017, people are still being discovered. <BR> <link><BR>tle-model/ </link> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:37:34 EST Team Fall Challenge The months run together and it isn't officially fall, but let's do this challenge through November, almost three months. <BR> <BR> 1. Make a commitment to yourself to move in some sort of exercise at least 10 minutes a day and more if you are more fit! If you cannot walk, then do chair exercises. There are videos on Sparkpeople for this. <BR> 2. Tell your fellow challengers what you plan to do. <BR> 3. Encourage each other by goodies and messages on their pages. <BR> 4. Make a commitme... Sat, 2 Sep 2017 11:54:39 EST September Question Of The Day Would you rather live by the coast and a danger of hurricanes or further inland? Where? Sat, 2 Sep 2017 11:46:40 EST Do you want a new team challenge? I was thinking of a fall challenge. What would it be? Any ideas? Fri, 1 Sep 2017 11:46:20 EST August - Question of the Day Thought I would change things up and have one thread for Question of the Day. You can post questions, too. <BR> <BR> Question: What are your plans today? Thu, 3 Aug 2017 10:42:22 EST Question of the Day July 31 Can you believe it is July 31? That is not the question... <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Here it is. <BR> <BR> If someone asked you to give them a random piece of advice, what would you say? Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:02:28 EST Question of the Day July 24 What is the scariest thing you have done? Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:44:12 EST Article About Being Over 50 and Beauty Thought you might like to read this. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ashion/Beauty-Advice-for-Women-Over-50<BR>.html </link> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:15:52 EST Question of the Day July 19 Is it better to look good or feel good? <BR> <BR> There are quotes about it is better to look good, but I disagree. It is MUCH better to feel good. Those who think the other way have never really felt bad. <BR> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:48:26 EST Question of the day July 4 What is your favorite July 4th tradition? Tue, 4 Jul 2017 11:37:42 EST Question of the Day June 30 When was your first sleep over and where? <BR> <BR> Mine was with a group of girls in the 5th grade, Stephenville, Texas. Fri, 30 Jun 2017 13:06:36 EST Question of the Day June 27 What is your guilty pleasure television show? Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:31:54 EST Question of the Day June 22 What song always make you happy when you hear it? Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:38:50 EST Do You Have Spider Veins? I found a product to help cover spider veins. <link><BR>erns/spider-veins-tonya.html </link> <BR> It's a lot less expensive than sclerotherapy (which I have had) or laser treatment! <BR> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:34:34 EST Encouragement for the Summer Beach Body Ready <em>381</em> Wed, 31 May 2017 13:03:56 EST Summer Challenge - Beach Body Ready Summer brings to mind beaches and bikinis. While I will never wear a bikini again, I still want to get in the water! So let's get "Beach Body Ready", whether that means a bikini or not! <BR> <BR> THE CHALLENGE IS TO FEEL GOOD IN YOUR OWN SKIN. <BR> <BR> What would that take and what does it mean to you? <BR> <BR> Write your answers here and let's go for it! <BR> <BR> As usual, please encourage each other. I will post and "encouragement" thread. Wed, 31 May 2017 13:03:06 EST Question of the Day May 31 Who is your favorite actor and why? <BR> <BR> I like Tom Hanks. He is great and can play anything. Plus he seems to be a family man who has been married to the same woman for years. That being said, I also like Denzel Washington and George Clooney... then there's Tom Sellek... Bradley Cooper... need I go on? Wed, 31 May 2017 12:57:26 EST Question of the Day May 29 What is something you have always wanted to try but have been too scared to? <BR> <BR> Mine is motivational speaker. I don't know how to start and it does scare me, but I think I could do it. Mon, 29 May 2017 12:23:49 EST Question of the Day May 24 What is your favorite kind of music? <BR> <BR> I like all kinds of music, but my "jam" is usually classic rock... Fleetwood Mac, Eagles, Steely Dan and more. I also like broadway music, bluegrass, country, country rock, Christian contemporary praise, pop, classical, jazz, etc. Just music. Wed, 24 May 2017 12:15:27 EST Question of the day, May 16 If you were a character on a TV show, who would you be?? Why? <BR> <BR> I will have to think about this one. Tue, 16 May 2017 11:41:02 EST Question of the Week May 7 What is your favorite TV show of all time and why? <BR> <BR> I think my favorite was Northern Exposure. It was a small town full of quirky people and I am quirky, so that must be why I liked it. Plus, John Corbett was in it! Sun, 7 May 2017 19:16:18 EST Question of the week May 2 I probably will be on less, so now doing question of the week. <BR> <BR> What was your favorite food as a child? <BR> <BR> I pretty much liked almost everything, but mostly remember Root Beer Floats at A&amp;W. Tue, 2 May 2017 10:25:43 EST Question of the Day April 28 What is the habit you are proudest of breaking? Is there one you want to break? <BR> <BR> I am proudest of breaking the soda habit. I have not had one in years. I drink water, tea or coffee. There are others I want to break. How do you break a craving for chocolate? I eat it once a week. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:37:10 EST Question of the Day April 27 What is your favorite pizza? <BR> <BR> Mine is beef, mushroom, black olive, bell pepper and onion on a thin crust, New York Style! Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:20:26 EST Question of the Day April 26 Have you lied to not go to work before? What kind of sickness did you lie about? <BR> <BR> I have said I had food poisoning. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:16:34 EST Question of the Day April 25 If you could buy any type of food, what would it be? <BR> <BR> If I could, it would be some sort of artisan chocolate. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:59:46 EST Question of the day April 24 Have you ever danced in the rain? Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:16:29 EST Question of the day, April 20 What is your favorite time of the day and what is your favorite time of the week. <BR> <BR> I am not a morning person, but my favorite time is morning, I have more energy. My favorite time of the week is Friday, because dh will be home for the weekend. Although, sometimes we spend a time arguing on the weekends... I still love him! Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:33:52 EST Question of the Day April 17 What is your favorite movie of all time and why? <BR> <BR> I would have to say Moonstruck. It is quirky and totally unlike my family. If it is playing while channel surfing, I have to pause a few minutes to watch. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:00:34 EST Quick Springtime Challenge Want to get fit before swimsuit weather? We can do it! <BR> <BR> Here's the challenge. <BR> <BR> Lose 1 lb a week April and May. <BR> Drink 8 glasses of water daily <BR> Eat YOUR healthy diet <BR> Pick your problem areas, diet, drinking water, etc and ask for help <BR> Exercise at least 30 minutes 5 days a week. Any kind of exercise. <BR> <BR> Are you up for it? Sat, 1 Apr 2017 11:56:45 EST A Fellow Sparker Who Lost Weight After Age 60 <link><BR>st=i_lost_60_pounds_at_60_years_old </link> <BR> <BR> Read and see that anything is possible! Mon, 6 Mar 2017 11:53:30 EST Question of the day, Feb 28 What are you NOT looking forward to? Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:55:04 EST Question of the day, February 27 Did you watch the Oscars? Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:02:57 EST Question of the day, February 24 What can you hear right now? Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:14:50 EST Question of the day, February 22 What is the last thing you loaned to someone? Did they give it back? Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:45:17 EST Question of the Day, Feb 21 What is the last item of clothing you bought for yourself? <em>346</em> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:20:54 EST Question of the day, February 20 If you could live in any home from a TV show, what would it be? Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:57:34 EST Question of the day, February 15 What is one thing you regret not doing? Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:12:37 EST Question of the day, February 7 What is the worst household chore? Tue, 7 Feb 2017 07:23:09 EST Question of the day, February 3 What did you buy the last time you were at Kmart or Walmart? Fri, 3 Feb 2017 07:15:05 EST Question of the day, January 30 Have you ever tried a food delivery service such as Blue Apron or Hello Fresh? If so, how did you like it? If not, have you considered it? Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:02:24 EST New From Oklahoma... but soon relocating to Kansas. I am sore from my shoulders to my toes and looking to help feel better. I'm 51 and trying to get fit.I lost my husband in March of last year and mourned until July. A friend and I moved to the country for 6 months to regroup and get away from all those who were saying how sorry they were for my loss. During that time I stopped exercising and now I feel it. Now next week we are moving back and get back to living, and in shape. I'm tired of hurting and joint pai... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 23:35:32 EST Question of the day, January 26 <BR> What is the fanciest, strangest or worst restaurant you've ever eaten at? Thu, 26 Jan 2017 07:40:21 EST Question of the day, January 25 Do you like Chinese food? What is your favorite dish? <em>4</em> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 10:11:19 EST Question of the day, Jan 24 Do you ever shop at thrift stores? Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:51:27 EST Question of the Day, January 23 How often do you weigh yourself, and what do you wear for weigh n? Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:28:42 EST Question of the day, January 17 What was the best thing that happened yesterday? Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:28:47 EST Question of the day, January 16 what is your favorite place to take visitors from out of town? Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:15:51 EST Question of the day, January 11 <BR> Where do your pets sleep? Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:55:37 EST Question of the day, January 10 If you had to choose just one place to vacation at for the rest of your life, where would you choose and why? <em>47</em> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:43:54 EST New Year, New You Monday Report This is the reporting thread. Post here how you are doing, if you lost weight, inches, your fails and successes! <em>381</em> Mon, 9 Jan 2017 13:58:35 EST Question of the day, January 9 Do you watch award shows such as the Golden Globes? Mon, 9 Jan 2017 08:48:09 EST Question of the day, January 6 Have you ever stayed awake for 24 hours straight (or even longer)? If so, why? Fri, 6 Jan 2017 12:24:33 EST Question of the day, January 5 <BR> <BR> If you could hire someone to help you, would it be with cleaning, cooking, or yard work? Thu, 5 Jan 2017 07:10:00 EST New Year, New You Challenge I asked what is your biggest challenge to attain health? Only two answered, but those two were along the same line with my challenges. <BR> <BR> So to start out the new year: <BR> <BR> 1. Let's finally eat right. What does eating right mean to you? Use your food tracker on Sparkpeople and you can even customize your plan. So tracking your food intake daily is a must! <BR> 2. Exercise! Need I say more? How many books, articles and blogs have been written on the benefits of exercise? E... Tue, 3 Jan 2017 13:26:55 EST Question of the day, January 3 Have you ever been falsely accused of taking something that wasn't yours? Tue, 3 Jan 2017 11:59:11 EST Question of the day, January 2 Did you stay up until midnight on New Years Eve? <em>408</em> Mon, 2 Jan 2017 08:54:26 EST New Year's, What Would Challenge You? I am opening it up to you. <BR> What kind of challenge do you want? Lose weight, lose inches, health challenges, get of medication? Or any? <BR> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 14:34:26 EST Question of the day, December 30 What is your favorite song right now? Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:57:02 EST Question of the day, December 28 Do you have plans to go out on New Years Eve? <em>236</em> <em>412</em> <em>408</em> Wed, 28 Dec 2016 10:28:36 EST Question of the day, December 27 Do you like to go shopping for half price deals after Christmas? Tue, 27 Dec 2016 07:11:03 EST Question of the day, December 26 When do you usually take down your Christmas decorations? Do you do it on your own, or do you have help? <BR> <em>446</em> Mon, 26 Dec 2016 09:15:29 EST Question of the day, December 23 What holiday song don't you like? Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:49:51 EST Question of the day, December 22 Have you ever had a surprise party thrown for you? If so, were you really surprised? <BR> <BR> <em>236</em> <em>107</em> <em>179</em> <em>144</em> <em>44</em> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 07:21:15 EST Question of the day, December 21 Do you make new years resolutions? Wed, 21 Dec 2016 07:27:11 EST Question of the day, December 20 What is your favorite day of the week, and why? Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:22:57 EST Question of the day, December 19 <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <BR> <BR> Do you have a favorite Christmas tree ornament? What does it look like, and how long have you had it? <BR> <BR> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:54:03 EST Question of the day, December 15 What is on your bedside table? Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:33:59 EST Question of the day, December 14 Whats the rudest question you've ever been asked by anyone? Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:55:36 EST Question of the Day, December 13 Have you ever participated in a Christmas program (play, chorus, behind the scenes, etc.) <BR> <em>446</em> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:50:12 EST Emoticon Your Day <em>593</em> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:52:22 EST Question of the day, December 12 How old were you when you found out that Santa Claus was not real? Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:58:37 EST What Do You Think Of Cindy Joseph? Boom! Have you heard of it? It is a pro-age cosmetics company. <BR> <BR> Her theory is to use just a blush and a glow stick or something like that. Nice, if you look like Cindy Joseph, who is 65. I have some things to conceal on my face and need mascara. <BR> <BR> I agree that when you age, less is more, but this is not enough for me. Maybe it is for you. <BR> <BR> Thoughts? <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Sun, 11 Dec 2016 10:58:05 EST Question of the Day, December 9 What is your first ever Christmas memory? (If you don't celebrate Christmas, pick another holiday and tell us your first memory of that.) Fri, 9 Dec 2016 07:43:45 EST Question of the day, December 8 What is the strangest gift you've ever received? <em>19</em> Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:47:06 EST Question of the Day, December 7 Christmas day is the "big holiday" for a lot of us. But do you and your family do anything special on Christmas Eve? <BR> <em>446</em> Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:34:46 EST Assessment of 2016 Challenge How have you done in 2016, so far? <BR> <BR> I wrote a blog about my progress, but overall I have lost weight, got off diabetes medication, cut down on cholesterol medication. Plus I have had the most success I have ever had in a network marketing business. Still, it is a hard business. Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:53:49 EST Just for fun; your Christmas turkey name <img src=""> Tue, 6 Dec 2016 07:32:29 EST Question of the Day, December 6 If someone has good news for you, AND bad news too...which news do you want first? Tue, 6 Dec 2016 07:31:28 EST .How To Avoid Binge Eating During The Holidays. <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <em>8</em> <em>446</em> <BR> How to Avoid Binge Eating During the Holidays <BR> -Geneen Roth <BR> <BR> We enter the holiday season with unreal expectations of gladness, blazing fires and ruddy cheeks. But when it doesn't turn out that way, we often turn to-yup, you guessed it -- food. <BR> <BR> The most painful thing about using food to comfort ourselves during the holidays (or an... Mon, 5 Dec 2016 09:11:19 EST Question of the day, December 5 Do you still have any of your childhood toys? Mon, 5 Dec 2016 09:01:35 EST Question of the day, December 2 What is your favorite Christmas song? <em>335</em> <em>460</em> Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:18:16 EST Question of the day, Nov 30 Do you decorate the outside of your home for the holidays? Wed, 30 Nov 2016 07:03:18 EST Question of the day, November 28 What can you see when you look out the nearest window? Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:14:49 EST Question of the day, November 25 What are you looking forward to? Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:31:00 EST Question of the day, November 23 What woke you up this morning? At what time? Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:57:23 EST Question of the day, November 22 How many people will be at your table on Thanksgiving? <em>428</em> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:48:52 EST Question of the day, November 21 Tell us about your pet(s)! <BR> <BR> Here's my dog, Sierra. She's a Pomeranian mix. (We're not sure what the mix is.) She is a rescue dog and will be 11 in January. She thinks she's still a puppy, tho! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:38:48 EST Question of the day, November 18 What is your favorite Thanksgiving side dish or dessert? <em>4</em> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:57:46 EST Question of the day, November 17 Does your family dress up for Thanksgiving dinner? Thu, 17 Nov 2016 07:54:58 EST Makeup And Tips For Fine Lines And Wrinkles I thought you might like this: <link><BR>ply-makeup-hide-wrinkles-fine-lines/ </link> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:54:39 EST Question of the day, November 15 Holiday cards...have you gotten any yet? When do you usually send your holiday cards out? Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:26:08 EST Question of the day, November 14 If you were going to a potluck dinner and had to bring a dish, what would you bring? Mon, 14 Nov 2016 09:24:35 EST Question of the Day, November 11 What are you a good example of? Fri, 11 Nov 2016 07:42:49 EST Question of the Day, November 10 Have you ever had FedEx or UPS lose your package or mis-deliver it (to the wrong house)? If so, was your package ever found? <BR> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:47:33 EST Question of the Day, November 9 Did you stay up late last night to watch election results? Wed, 9 Nov 2016 08:42:50 EST Question of the day, November 8 Have you started your holiday gift shopping yet? Tue, 8 Nov 2016 11:47:12 EST Special November December Challenge The challenge is this: <BR> <BR> Lose weight or maintain your current weight during these two months. <BR> Exercise regularly. <BR> Eat healthy with indulgence only on the special days <BR> Drink your water! <BR> <BR> Check in on this thread with your goal and if you met it during the holidays. <BR> <BR> This is an especially hard time to lose weight. Not only do you have the Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts, but there are the other events and parties that go on during this time of year.... Mon, 7 Nov 2016 09:55:57 EST Question of the day, November 7 Do you plan to maintain your weight over the holidays, or do you intend to try to lose weight? <BR> <em>429</em> <em>446</em> Mon, 7 Nov 2016 09:43:40 EST Question of the day, October 28 Who is your favorite writer? Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:45:26 EST Question of the day, October 27 What is the nicest thing someone has done for you lately? Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:49:25 EST Question of the day, October 26 What is the last restaurant you went to, and what did you eat there? <em>4</em> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:55:17 EST Question of the day, October 25 Do you play any musical instruments? Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:10:09 EST Question of the day, October 24 What do you need to get done this week? Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:23:19 EST Question of the day, October 20 Do you use cents off coupons at the grocery store? Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:15:44 EST Question of the day, October 18 When was the last time you wrote someone a letter? (Not an email.) Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:37:37 EST All Or Nothing ALL OR NOTHING <BR> -Jane Powell <BR> <BR> Do you tend to be an "all or nothing" thinker? Are you a success, or a complete failure? <BR> <BR> Let's say you follow your weight loss plan to the tee one day, even managing to resist the Hershey's Kisses a co-worker has on her desk for the taking. The next day you have a weak moment and find yourself indulging in your colleague's birthday cake. <BR> <BR> You may feel horrible about messing up. Anxiety usually kicks in and you label yourself a f... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:33:13 EST Question of the day, October 17 Aside from a selfie, when was the last time you had your picture taken? <em>388</em> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:27:51 EST What's Your Morning Beauty Routine? I shower, put on a face product called Renu28, lotion all over, then undereye cream and facial moisturizer including neck and chest. I use whatever brand is on sale that contains retinol and collagen. Then hair and then makeup. Voila! Ready for the day. Oh and Bath and Body Works fragrance. Can't forget that! Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:06:52 EST Question of the day, October 13 If you had to move to another part of the country that you live in, where would you prefer to go? Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:00:07 EST Question of the day, October 11 What have you been procrastinating on? Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:04:02 EST Question of the Day, October 10 What was your first car? How old were you when you got it? <em>433</em> Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:17:43 EST Question of the day, October 7 Have you ever been through a severe weather event such as a hurricane or tornado? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> *Praying for those in the path of Hurricane Matthew* Fri, 7 Oct 2016 09:46:19 EST Question of the day, October 6 Have you ever had a bad experience while on vacation? Thu, 6 Oct 2016 11:21:18 EST Question of the day, October 4 What is the last thing you purchased? Tue, 4 Oct 2016 11:48:38 EST 4 Ways To Make Weight Loss Last. <BR> <em>147</em> <BR> 4 Ways to Make Weight Loss Last <BR> <BR> Keeping weight off is as much about what's in your mind as about what's in your mouth. <BR> These mental strategies can get your weight where you want it -- and keep it there: <BR> <BR> Make a gesture. <BR> If you make one small move -- such as buying a pedometer or throwing away the <BR> unhealthy foods in your pantry -- you'll be three times more likely to follow your plan. <BR> The small change puts a key in your wa... Mon, 3 Oct 2016 09:30:21 EST Question of the day, October 3 <BR> What would you want your last meal to be if you were on death row? <BR> Mon, 3 Oct 2016 09:16:01 EST Question of the day, October 2 What is the best compliment you've gotten lately? Sun, 2 Oct 2016 09:27:48 EST Hi from Florida Hi, I'm Vicki and I turned 60 about a month ago. I'm wanting to get healthier and feel better in my own skin. One thing though is I've given up the scale. Unless I see a doctor and they insist I weigh, I'll no longer know those actual numbers. <BR> My Goals: <BR> I want to get back into at last a size 16/18. <BR> I want to get to a point where I no longer need blood pressure pills. <BR> I want to be more at peace within myself, regardless of my size. <BR> I want to be comfortable in my ... Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:17:13 EST Question of the day, September 27 <BR> What restaurant/fast food place did you like to eat at (or just hang out at) when you were a teen? Is it still in business? Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:15:48 EST Question of the Day, September 26 <BR> Which do you have more of; shoes, or purses? Necklaces or earrings? Dresses or pants? Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:14:45 EST What's It Really Like To Be Skinny? I've lost a lot of weight in my lifetime. I have been at goal several times. I've stayed there for lengths of time. But, sometimes I simply forget how much better it is to be there! I read this article today and thought, "I want that!", "I could feel that way", "I'm going to do this!". I hope it motivates you too! <BR> <BR> What's It Really Like To Be Skinny?: 44 Weight Loss Surprises <BR> <link><BR>ion_articles.asp?ID=2167 </link> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:00:09 EST Question of the day, September 23 I am feeling nostalgic lately! So in that spirit, here is today's question; <BR> <BR> What stores did you shop at as a teen (or young adult) that are no longer around today? Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:42:19 EST Needing beauty motivation Hi everyone. I need a push with motivation. I don't feel beauty over 50 anymore. I am 58 and lately I have been feeling ugly and unattractive. LOL It is not funny but I don't know what is wrong. I have retired (early) from my government job and have been going downhill ever since. I can go on and on and on, but I don't want to be a drag and so negative. I am trying to get back into exercise because I love it so much. I also love my Bible and inspirational books too. Would this be a ... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:08:17 EST Question of the day, September 22 Did you get an allowance from your parents when you were a child or teen? If so, what did you usually spend your money on? (Or did you save it?) Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:59:25 EST Question of the Day, September 21 Did you babysit to earn extra money as a teenager? If so, how much did you charge? <em>528</em> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:41:56 EST These Over 60 Women Might Inspire You Thought you might like to read this! <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> We CAN become fit and stay fit no matter what age! Now THAT's beautiful! Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:02:40 EST Question of the Day, September 20 Do you like musical movies? If so, what is one that you really like? <em>272</em> <em>339</em> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:55:11 EST Question of the day, September 15 <BR> What’s the most useful thing you own? <BR> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:23:41 EST Question of the Day, September 14 <BR> If you could learn the answer to one question about your future, what would the question be? Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:42:03 EST Question of the Day, September 13 <BR> Who is your oldest friend? Where did you meet them? Tue, 13 Sep 2016 11:10:41 EST Question of the Day, September 9 <BR> What was your honeymoon destination? <em>340</em> <em>534</em> <em>535</em> Fri, 9 Sep 2016 11:38:32 EST Question of the day, September 8 <BR> <BR> Who is your favorite entertainer (comedian, musician, actor, etc.)? Thu, 8 Sep 2016 09:24:17 EST Question of the day, September 7 When driving in your car, where do you usually put your purse? Wed, 7 Sep 2016 10:18:36 EST Question of the Day September 6 What size bed do you sleep in? How many pillows are on your bed? <em>102</em> Tue, 6 Sep 2016 10:20:19 EST Fall Assessment Of Our Team Challenge Below is the challenge we posted in January. <BR> How have you done this year? Are you keeping up with what you are eating? Are you keeping up with your exercise and drinking water? Hydration is so important, and eating fresh vegetables! <BR> I veered off the path for a while, and I have not lost any weight this year, but gained 5 pounds. So I am beginning anew. <BR> <BR> Now that I have been laid off, I am able to plan my meals better. I still have a problem with lunch. What to eat ... Tue, 6 Sep 2016 10:06:12 EST Question of the day, September 2 <BR> Have you ever saved an animal’s life? How about a person’s life? Fri, 2 Sep 2016 10:28:48 EST Huff Post Blog INDYGIRL (Beth) has a team on Sparkpeople and is usually a most popular blogger. Maybe you have seen her blogs here? She is an awesome lady who has lost 200 pounds without surgery or gimmicks. <BR> Now she is a life coach and a blogger on the Huffington Post. Pretty cool, huh? <BR> Here is her latest blog about binge eating, <link><BR>r-binge-and-emotional-eating-by-beth-d<BR>onovan_us_57c811fce4b0b9c5b7375caa </link> <BR> Happy Reading! Fri, 2 Sep 2016 10:13:33 EST The No S Diet Osoniye introduced me to this, <link> </link> <BR> <BR> Sensible, humorous and makes sense. No Snacks, No Sweets, No Seconds except on S days, Saturday, Sunday and "Special" days (holidays and birthdays, etc) <BR> <BR> You might enjoy reading it. I believe I will try it! Thu, 1 Sep 2016 10:48:05 EST Question of the day, August 31 <BR> <BR> In your free time, are you very active or do you prefer to just chill out? Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:21:59 EST Question of the day, August 30 <BR> Do you prefer physical books or ebooks? Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:31:53 EST .The Food You Eat "The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” <BR> -Ann Wigmore <BR> <BR> When was the last time you thought about the food you eat? <BR> <BR> I mean, really thought about it? Our food has the ability to harm or the power to heal our bodies. Yet we spend more time thinking about flavor or ease of preparation — both worthy things – instead of the nutritional benefit of a meal …which is the MOST important thing. <BR> <BR> Today... Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:52:07 EST Question of the Day, August 29 <BR> Time freezes for everyone but you for one day. What do you do? Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:46:14 EST Question of the Day, August 27 <BR> <BR> What movie lost its charm when you re-watched it as an adult? Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:26:45 EST Question of the Day, August 26 <BR> What is one thing you miss about being a kid? Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:58:52 EST Question of the Day, August 25 <BR> What did you want to grow up to be when you were younger? Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:38:32 EST Question of the Day, August 24 <BR> If you could call up anyone in the world and have a one hour conversation, who would you call? Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:49:19 EST Question of the Day, August 22 <BR> <BR> What do you think of buffets? Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:44:18 EST How To Stick To Your Workout Routine. <BR> How To Stick To Your Workout Routine <BR> -Ilyse Baker <BR> <BR> <BR> "Your workout routine should be something that is scheduled in your life that you enjoy and feel great doing. My advice to sticking to a good plan is making yourself a schedule. Sit down at the beginning of each week and write down what your workouts will be each day. Then, post it on your refrigerator. If you see it on paper and staring at you in your face every time you open the refrigerator, you will stick to it... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:47:16 EST Question of the Day, August 22 <BR> <BR> What was your favorite book as a child? Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:42:47 EST Going to finish my 50's strong! Linda, I looked at a lot of 50's teams yesterday and joined Beauty Over 50 because of your post beginning the Intro thread. I want a place where I can be myself, find support and see the beauty in my life as it is today. You summed that up beautifully in your post. Thank you. <BR> <BR> My name is Cathy. I'll be 57 in October. I live with 3 adorable poodles. I've been as much as 300 pounds and I've been as small as 145. I cannot maintain 145 ... or even 155. My doctor and I agreed in May on ... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 04:21:19 EST Question of the day, August 16 In your opinion....Is it better to live where there are four seasons or where one season takes up most of the year? Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:49:10 EST Fitness; Beyond Your Gym Attendance. <BR> Fitness; Beyond Your Gym Attendance <BR> -Bonnie Pfiester <BR> <BR> "Have you heard that saying, “you can stand in the garage, but that doesn’t make you a car? Well the same applies to fitness. <BR> <BR> Going to the gym doesn’t make you fit. Even doing an occasional intense workout doesn’t necessarily get you fit either. <BR> Your body needs a lot more than just regular gym attendance – it needs a healthy lifestyle. <BR> Being fit requires eating for fuel, giving your body the nutr... Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:27:34 EST Question of the Day, August 15 <BR> Do you prefer to watch movies in the theater or in the comfort of your own home? Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:23:12 EST Question of the Day, August 12 <BR> <BR> What was the last movie you watched? How was it? <em>272</em> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:15:55 EST Question of the Day, August 11 Are you a saver or a spender? Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:52:09 EST Question of the Day, August 10 <BR> What was the worst book you had to read in high school? Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:35:44 EST