SparkPeople Classy Sassy Red Hatters Team Messageboard Welcome to all women 50 and over that are Red Hatters or would like to be a Spark Red Hatter. Those under 50 are also welcome as Pink Hatters. SparkPeople Classy Sassy Red Hatters Team Messageboard Message Removed Message Removed Tue, 1 Jun 2021 06:31:41 EST Message Removed Message Removed Thu, 27 May 2021 09:51:29 EST Message Removed Message Removed Thu, 31 Dec 2020 15:49:30 EST Message Removed Message Removed Tue, 1 Dec 2020 20:01:40 EST Message Removed Message Removed Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:11:28 EST Hello My name is Gina and I have been a Red Hatter since 2015. I'm a member of Divas with Hattitude in Houston, TX. I have just started back tracking my food on this site. I was tracking points on Weight Watchers but I need to be more serious so I starting tracking my calories again. 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Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:39:01 EST Message Removed Message Removed Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:50:43 EST Message Removed Message Removed Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:39:34 EST Message Removed Message Removed Sun, 16 Sep 2018 18:52:14 EST Message Removed Message Removed Fri, 14 Sep 2018 21:30:03 EST Message Removed Message Removed Fri, 14 Sep 2018 21:10:31 EST Message Removed Message Removed Fri, 14 Sep 2018 21:02:46 EST Message Removed Message Removed Fri, 14 Sep 2018 20:43:14 EST Let's Try More Time Hey Ladies, <BR> <BR> Are y'all up for getting this team going again? I will give another try if y'all will. <BR> <BR> Today's my 38th anniversary!!! WooHoo!!! <BR> <BR> Let's play the Redhat way!!! <BR> <BR> Cassie Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:37:26 EST Let's Try Again. Classy, Sassy Redhat Chatter Hey Ladies, <BR> <BR> LindaMarie is wiling to be co-leader and we are trying to get this team motivated. Let us hear from y'all!!! <BR> <BR> How are you? What are you doing in your Redhat chapter? What do you want this team to do for you and to help you get back on track for weight loss? <BR> <BR> Come on ladies!!!! We can do this!!!! <BR> <BR> Cassie Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:29:03 EST Happy Fall Hey Classy, Sassy Ladies, <BR> <BR> I hope all is well with everyone. I have tried to get the team going again 3 or 4 times with no interest shown at all. If y'all are interested in being a team again please respond. I would love to have a Redhat team active again. Anyone that wants to come here and chat can be leader or co-leader. I just want to see some interest. Where is everyone??? <BR> <BR> Cassie Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:57:15 EST Exercise Log for June 1st thru June 7th This is the place to post your exercise for days from the 1st thru the 7th, You may post it daily or all on the 7th day....Your choice.... Sat, 1 Jun 2013 22:40:39 EST Weekly weigh in June 1st thru June 7th <BR> Weigh in once during this week. <BR> <BR> <BR> 217,2 Sat, 1 Jun 2013 22:31:07 EST Let's See If We Can Get This Team Active Again? What would ya'll like to see happen with this group? How can we get it active again? Please answer? Sat, 1 Jun 2013 22:27:32 EST June Goals Please share your goals for June? Sat, 1 Jun 2013 22:23:14 EST May Classy, Sassy Redhat Chatter Hey Ladies, <BR> <BR> I hope someone will join me to chat. I'm hoping to get this team active again. I miss y'all!! <BR> <BR> Come chat with us!!! <BR> <BR> Cassie Tue, 30 Apr 2013 22:26:59 EST CSRH CHAT FOR APRIL WHAT HAS HAPPENED--------THIS IS APRIL <BR> WHERE'S THECHAT???? <em>334</em> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 07:14:42 EST MARCH CHIT CHAT Hi Everybody! <BR> Barb, Thanks for your comments about the Red Hats. I agree that some women had the wrong <BR> idea of what we are about and and ruined things for some women who ended up quitting. At recent conventions they have had to announce not to take the table center pieces because <BR> some people had been helping themselves to them, or cherry picking things they wanted. One <BR> of my most treasured RHS mementos is a centerpiece from the 1st convention in Chicago when there wer... Sat, 2 Mar 2013 09:27:01 EST FEBRUARY CHIT CHAT Hi Everybody! <BR> Since it is Feb. 10, I thought I would try to start a Feb. thread. Hope everyone is doing OK. <BR> Marilyn Sun, 10 Feb 2013 11:01:25 EST WHAT IS WORKING FOR YOU Please share with everyone what you have been successful at. Tue, 1 Jan 2013 07:16:01 EST JANUARY GOALS Please share what your goals are for January. <BR> Mine is to lose 5 lbs Tue, 1 Jan 2013 07:14:36 EST JANUARY CHIT CHAT Happy New Year Everyone. <BR> Check out the new topics under Anything Goes and Fun & Games. <BR> We hope everyone will make a point to participate in these topics. <BR> Very cold here today only 7 this morning. <BR> Have a good day. Tue, 1 Jan 2013 07:12:18 EST HATTER CHATTER A place to share your Red Hat events, tell us about you chapter etc. Tue, 1 Jan 2013 07:09:35 EST RELAXATION AND ENTERTAINMENT A place to share books, shows, movies and TV programs you think others may enjoy. Tue, 1 Jan 2013 07:07:29 EST WEEKLY EXERCISE LOG JAN 1 - JAN 5 This is a place to share your exercise for the week and how much time you spent. Post on Saturday. Tue, 1 Jan 2013 06:57:40 EST WEEKLY WEIGH IN Jan 1 - Jan 5 I understand many may not want to participate in this blog, have found on other teams this is a popular place. You do not need to put your weight only how much you lost or gained or if you are maintaining. Post on Saturday. Tue, 1 Jan 2013 06:55:07 EST DEC - CSRH Chit Chat Room <em>446</em> Come chat here on Sat Dec 1 - thanks Fri, 30 Nov 2012 07:46:10 EST Shake it up Baby! Twist & Shout! I had noticed myself at a place I did not like. Because of an increasingly dire circumstance, I was/had losing/lost my vitality. <BR> <BR> Or perhaps misplaced it. Despite New Orleans' reputation as a party city, a quirky,wonderfully off beat, cannot be easily labeled (that's true) place, there is another side. There's a segment of folks <em>224</em> who are awfully conservative, restrictive, stuck, punitive, exclusionary& fearful. For whatever the reasons, I've have had more of my s... Sun, 25 Nov 2012 09:59:06 EST Favorite Sayings This is a thread for favorite things you have heard people say to you, that you may have heard in a movie or on TV, or that you say yourself from time to time. <BR> <BR> DH says this one is from his mom: <BR> <BR> Does't that just frost your nipples! Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:41:38 EST Thanksgiving Good morning ladies!!!! I wanted to wish all my American friends a very Happy Thanksgiving. Have a wonderful thankful day!!! <BR> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:55:29 EST Over 60's Test I scored 19, not bad for not growing up here. <BR> I will post the answers tomorrow night <BR> <BR> OVER SIXTY <BR> GAME... <BR> <BR> MEMORY TEST! <BR> (Have a paper and pencil handy to record your answers.. Your mind isn't as sharp as it once was!) <BR> <BR> This is NOT a pushover test. It's a Baby Boomer era test! <BR> <BR> There are 20 questions. Average score is 12. <BR> This will be difficult for the younger set. (DUDE!) <BR> <BR> Have fun, but no peeking! <BR> <BR> When you fo... Mon, 12 Nov 2012 18:15:18 EST NOV - CSRH Chit Chat Room <em>430</em> <em>426</em> Start chating here Thur Nov 1 Mon, 29 Oct 2012 07:14:32 EST Happy Halloween Everyone <link><BR>ode=36 </link> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 17:18:25 EST Oct - Goals <em>424</em> My Oct Goals <BR> <BR> 1. try to get to 169 by the end of the month for sure 175 <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> 2. do more exercise then walk 30 min <em>319</em> <BR> <BR> 3. keep eating more fruits and vegs <em>265</em> <em>291</em> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 08:05:05 EST Oct - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>424</em> Chat here on Monday Oct 1 Fri, 28 Sep 2012 07:53:11 EST Sept Goals Sept goals <BR> <BR> <em>198</em> NO 1. To get in the 170's and stay there all month <em>193</em> <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> 2. Walk with Neighbor and dog M - F 30 min or more <em>313</em> <BR> <BR> <em>248</em> 3. Roller skate for 10 min or more on nice days <em>311</em> (no roller skate person) Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:08:37 EST Sept - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>150</em> Start to chat here on Sat Sept 1 -- Thanks Thu, 30 Aug 2012 06:46:02 EST Aug - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>87</em> -start chating here on Wed Aug 1 Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:26:03 EST challenge post point here you can post your points here each week Sat, 28 Jul 2012 08:00:11 EST A challenge to try Here is something to try <BR> Marilyn is doing a challenge in another Team and I asked her to tell us what she is doing so if you would like to do these things please feel free to do them and I am going to start a post also so you can report there what your doing and now many points you earned <BR> Good luck ladies have fun doing this if you decide to join us Sat, 28 Jul 2012 07:49:51 EST July - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>283</em> Start chating here Sunday July 1 Sat, 30 Jun 2012 07:08:27 EST June - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>464</em> <em>237</em> Start chating here June 1 Thu, 31 May 2012 08:05:04 EST Summer Exercise Plan <em>319</em> <em>315</em> <em>313</em> <em>237</em> <em>108</em> <BR> OK there is a lot of exercises out there we can do so you can post every day or once a week and tell us what your are doing and how long your doing it (and if there is a icon you can use do that also) <BR> <BR> Example = Walked my grand dog Gerti <em>313</em> 30 min <BR> and if you are doing it once a week tell us what you did and how long <BR> <BR> I will give the person a Goodie from the Team who as the most ... Sat, 26 May 2012 05:59:41 EST Chuckles Male or Female? You might not have known this, but a lot of non-living objects are actually either male or female. <BR> I have a few to share over the next week or so. LAUGH it is the best medicine. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> PHOTOCOPIERS: <BR> These are female, because once turned off; it takes a while to warm them up again. They are an effective reproductive device if the right buttons are pushed, but can also wreak havoc if you push the wrong Buttons Mon, 30 Apr 2012 08:41:15 EST May - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>449</em> May 1 - come chat with me <BR> <BR> The tradition of May Day begins with a basket or <BR> container brimming with flowers and small gifts. <BR> The May Day basket is quietly and secretly placed on the <BR> doorstep of a neighbor or loved one, demonstrating the <BR> gift of giving without receiving. <BR> <BR> The basket giver would ring the bell and run away. <BR> The person receiving the basket would try to <BR> catch the fleeing giver. <BR> If they caught the person, a kiss w... Mon, 30 Apr 2012 06:42:39 EST Hello Hatters! Hi there! I joined Sparks this week and am happy to see a Red Hats team here. I am "Queen" of our chapter, Mad Hatters. We are a fairly low key group and enjoy our monthly lunches. Yesterday we toured a Christian publishing company followed by lunch, including laughter. <BR> <BR> Blessings, <em>148</em> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:22:53 EST April - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>450</em> Start chating here on Sunday - April 1 - NO FOOLING Fri, 30 Mar 2012 08:03:27 EST March - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>137</em> start chit chating here Thur March 1 Wed, 29 Feb 2012 07:24:46 EST Red Hatter News I am still new to this team. What is the best way to report Red Hatter news? <BR> marilyn Sun, 19 Feb 2012 12:51:57 EST New from Ohio Hi, I'm Marilyn from Ohio. I tried several times to copy and paste the post listing members from different states, but couldn't get it to work. So here I am. I have been trying to stay in shape all my life, but just found SP in January. What a fantastic program! I love the RHS and I love SP. <BR> What a fantastic combo! Mon, 6 Feb 2012 08:37:25 EST FEB - CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>129</em> Start chating here Wed Feb 1, 2012 Mon, 30 Jan 2012 08:14:29 EST Daily Wheel points and Bonus Wheel points <em>347</em> We have something new on Sparks we get to spin two times if you make 25 points you get to spin a extra time so come here and post what you get on both Wheels <BR> <BR> EXAMPLE: <BR> <BR> <em>253</em> count all the fingers <BR> <BR> and <BR> <BR> <em>267</em> count all the peppers <BR> <BR> or <BR> <BR> 5 <BR> <BR> and <BR> <BR> 3 <BR> <BR> <BR> the first number will be the first spin the second number will be the bonus spin <BR> you can use numbers or pictures Sat, 31 Dec 2011 10:08:45 EST 2012 - Jan CSRH - Chit Chat Room <em>412</em> <em>411</em> HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE <BR> We will start to chat here Jan 1, 2012 <BR> <em>408</em> Here is to you all this will be our Year <BR> NO MORE EXCUSES <BR> <em>306</em> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 10:00:33 EST Merry Christmas <link><BR>ode=3136657766445&source=jl999 </link> Sun, 18 Dec 2011 07:19:53 EST Recipes <em>195</em> If you have a recipe you would like to share here please do so Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:20:30 EST DEC - Tea Time Daily chat here at CSRH <em>446</em> Please start chating here on Thur - DEC 1 Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:22:46 EST NOV - Tea Time Daily chat here at CSRH <em>426</em> Start to talk here on TUE Nov 1 - Thanks Sun, 30 Oct 2011 08:29:55 EST OCT - CSRH Tea Time Chat Room <em>424</em> Start talking here on Sat Oct 1 Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:46:56 EST SEPT - Tea Time chat room for CSRH <em>150</em> Start the chating here Sept 1 Wed, 31 Aug 2011 05:10:27 EST Not a member of the actual Red Hat Society But I wish I could be. <BR> I'm 53, living with my *chosen* family, after having finally recovered from a divorce and the silence of children who were told by my ex-husband that I wasn't their *real* mother... <BR> You can imagine. <BR> <BR> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 12:00:15 EST August Tips on Hidden Sodium The current recommendation is to consume less than 2,400 milligrams (mg) of sodium a day. This is about 1 teaspoon of table salt per day. It includes ALL salt and sodium consumed, including sodium used in cooking and at the table. <BR> In the up coming tips, the salt content in none pre package foods is what comes naturally and does not include what you use for seasoning. <BR> <BR> 3 oz Smoked Salmon 667 mg <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>492</em> Tue, 9 Aug 2011 05:32:46 EST AUGUST--CSRH CHAT ROOM IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN YOU ALL-------- NOT SURE WHERE VICKI IS----SEE YOU AOO LATER <em>334</em> Sun, 31 Jul 2011 19:17:12 EST Aug Tea Time CSRH chat room <em>87</em> Chat here on Aug 1 Sat, 30 Jul 2011 11:57:35 EST JULY - CSRH Tea Time daily chat room <em>283</em> start the chating here on July 1 Wed, 29 Jun 2011 07:32:09 EST JUNE---CSRH CHAT ROOM HELLO TEAM-----NEW MONTH-----NEW SEASON---HOPEFULLY NEW CHALLENGES----THIS IS WHERE WE TELL IT ALL-----GOOD LUCK FOR THE NEW MONTH <em>438</em> Tue, 31 May 2011 19:09:50 EST Laugh Of The Day IF I had known..... <BR> I always used my shampoo to wash the rest of my body while in the shower. <BR> It was just easier to lather up my hair and use the extra suds on my body <BR> instead of soap. Then I saw the words printed on my shampoo bottle "for <BR> extra volume and fullness". No wonder I can't lose weight! Now I'm using my <BR> dish soap in the shower. It's guaranteed to remove fat and other unwanted <BR> deposits that other soaps leave behind! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Fri, 13 May 2011 14:20:59 EST May - CSRH Tea Tim Chat Room <em>251</em> Start to chat here May 1st - Happy May Day - Don't get caught putting your may baskets <em>449</em> out or you will get kissed <em>212</em> Sat, 30 Apr 2011 07:42:52 EST APRIL-----CSRH TEA TIME CHAT THIS IS NOT APRIL FOOL-----THIS IS THE REAL CHAT ROOM <em>334</em> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 20:33:37 EST MARCH--TEA TIME CSRH daily chat room HERE'S MARCH COMING IN LIKE A LION!!---LET'S SEE HOW WELL WE CAN DO THIS MONTH!! <BR> START TOMORROW---TUESDAY!! Mon, 28 Feb 2011 18:46:26 EST Walking Challenge OK lets Walk <BR> <BR> Treadmill <em>315</em> <BR> <BR> or <BR> <BR> Just walking outside or gym or ?? <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> Just need to walk 30min OR More - each day <BR> <BR> you can post each day or on Sunday what you did for the week <BR> <BR> SO LETS WALK <BR> <em>311</em> <em>315</em> <BR> <BR> Will get Goodies from the Team <BR> 1st place for walking the most gets = Checkered Flag <BR> 2nd place gets = two thumbs up <BR> 3rd place gets = clapping hands <BR> <BR> G... Fri, 25 Feb 2011 09:31:53 EST Fruits and Vegetables Challenge Ok Mardell had a good idea we are going to try something new on this topic <BR> <BR> Once a week we will take turns to come up with a Fruit and Vegetable to eat each day - we will change it every Monday <BR> <BR> We can report each day or on Sunday what we did how much we ate and if we used a new recipe on the Fruits and Veg's we are to eat for that week <BR> <BR> If you report the team will give out a goodie! <BR> <BR> Eat each fruit and Veg every day get a Gold Star Goodie <BR> Eat 3 ... Tue, 1 Feb 2011 14:17:00 EST FEB - TEA TIME CSRH daily chat room <em>290</em> Start to chat here on Tue FEB 1 Mon, 31 Jan 2011 08:12:54 EST Fruits & Vegetables ...January Challenge! Fruits and Vegetables deliver a boost to your nutrition and add to your level of satisfaction. Each week commit to trying one new fruit or vegetable and let us know if you used this low calorie high fiber food; did you cook it in a recipe, steam it or eat it raw. You may find that go-to food when you are extra hungry. You might even lose more weight! <BR> <BR> Give it a try! <BR> <BR> <em>291</em> <em>277</em> <em>265</em> <em>140</em> Tue, 4 Jan 2011 18:34:29 EST Fruits and Vegetables! January Challenge Fruits and Vegetables deliver a boost to your nutrition and add to your level of satisfaction. Each week commit to trying one new fruit or vegetable and let us know if you used this low calorie high fiber food; did you cook it in a recipe, steam it or eat it raw. You may find that go-to food when you are extra hungry. You might even lose more weight! <BR> <BR> Give it a try! <em>277</em> <em>210</em> <em>265</em> Tue, 4 Jan 2011 09:41:39 EST 2011 JAN - Tea Time Daily chat room <em>412</em> <em>411</em> Happy New Year Everyone <BR> Start chating here on Jan 1, 2011 Thu, 30 Dec 2010 07:14:07 EST DEC - Tea Time chat room <em>443</em> Start to chat here in the morning Dec 1 Tue, 30 Nov 2010 18:12:02 EST NOV - challenge <em>430</em> <BR> <BR> SW - 200 <BR> <BR> GW - 190 or less <BR> <BR> I mean it this time have to be there before end of year Who is with me??? <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> OK this week do 10 or more sit ups <BR> <BR> now the next person tell us what to do for this week Mon, 1 Nov 2010 08:49:37 EST NOV - Tea Time chat room <em>430</em> start to chat here on NOV 1 Sat, 30 Oct 2010 08:39:31 EST Oct Challenge Just try to lose this month <BR> <BR> I want to lose 10 pounds or more <BR> <BR> SW = 199 <BR> EW = 190 or less <BR> <BR> <em>424</em> good luck all lets make Oct our month to lose!! <em>275</em> Fri, 1 Oct 2010 08:11:14 EST What comes to Mind with Words and Icon's <em>18</em> devil <BR> <BR> <BR> If you can't find a icon that works just use the words like the old game but thought I would make it a little more fun with icons - but same game just new place and use of icons <BR> <BR> Just have fun Fri, 1 Oct 2010 08:07:31 EST OCT - Tea Time daily chat room <em>424</em> start to chat here on Oct 1 <BR> NO trick just treats Thu, 30 Sep 2010 12:10:40 EST SEPTEMBER TEATIME CHAT!! WOW---Another month gone by---Let's see what we can do for September!!!-----Are you ready to chat????? <em>213</em> Tue, 31 Aug 2010 18:36:07 EST AUGUST TEA TIME CHAT Can't believe it's August already----Let's gp team!! Sat, 31 Jul 2010 18:50:11 EST RedHat's JULY - Tea Time daily chat room <em>283</em> Start to chat here on Thur July 1 Wed, 30 Jun 2010 07:42:58 EST Hormonal Migrains Does anyone else in the group suffer form hormonal migrains? <BR> <BR> Have you found them to get better after periods stop? <BR> <BR> I'm just starting to skip periods and find my migrains seem to be worse during the time I would regularly being having a period. Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:35:56 EST JUNE--=TEA TIME CHAT-JOIN IN Here we are in JUNE!! Let's get together. Mon, 31 May 2010 18:15:32 EST Wheel Point Answer Room <em>215</em> Report your Answers Here ONLY!! <BR> thank you have fun <BR> Mon, 31 May 2010 07:50:43 EST Wheel Point Game This game is all about your points. <BR> Everyday you log on you get points when you spin your wheel. <BR> We are going to use those points to create a fun game that makes us use our minds, work on ourselves, achieve goals and just feel good. <BR> <BR> So, this is how it works. <BR> <BR> When you spin the wheel you will fall into one of the categories: <BR> <BR> 1 & 2 - Choose an exercise from the site or a Exercise you do at home. Only thing is it can not always be the same o... Mon, 31 May 2010 07:49:16 EST More Cool Air Please Yes, I up in the middle of the night agian sweating. The hot flashes are for the birds. Sat, 22 May 2010 02:50:10 EST NEW FUN 5 MINUTE CHALLENGE This challenge is for fun------and this is a fun team <BR> The challenge is to do something FUN---for 5 minutes everyday---------You can do it---sure you can!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> BRAIN GONE!!!----YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO POST IT!!! Mon, 10 May 2010 13:28:29 EST Tehachapi Redhatter Hello, My name is Dana or Dazzling Dana for you Redhatters. I would like to ask if there are anyother members here in the Tehachapi area? I would like to start walking. Sun, 9 May 2010 13:43:02 EST May / Tea chating Room - CSRH Started May 2 but that is ok lets Make May fun <BR> <BR> <BR> Went back and read all the post. <BR> <BR> Looks like everyone was betting on the Horse's yesterday. Not me didn't even watch the race but hubby did not sure his horse came in and he never put any money on it so who cares who won. <BR> <BR> Went fishing didn't get any fish so going to try again today maybe depending on the weather. <BR> <BR> Ok everyone have a great Sunday Sun, 2 May 2010 07:36:00 EST Does My Body Have to Remind Me . . . Does my body have to keep reminding me that I'm getting older? It's discouraging. I feel like turning 50 was like turning on some kind of switch to start falling apart. <BR> <BR> It actually started several months before my 50th birthday. Last spring thumb surgery to remove an arthritis related cyst, summer uteral ablation to cotrol heavy bleeding, now possible gall bladder attacks . . . all in less than a year. <BR> <BR> I went nearly 40 years without needing any kind of surgery. Isn... Mon, 5 Apr 2010 07:20:40 EST APRIL TEAROOM CHAT--COME ALL!! Hello team----here we are for a new month----Lets hope we are better than before------Do some real serious Red Hatting!!! <BR> You can start now if you want!! Wed, 31 Mar 2010 18:14:45 EST I'm from (blank) state Let's find out where we're all from. If you know how to copy and paste, let's keep this in alphabetical order, so we can easily see who is from where: Put your SP name (real name) Town, State: <BR> <BR> <BR> VITCHY (Vicki) Seward, Nebraska Mon, 29 Mar 2010 19:34:36 EST Swimming Pool - Water Challenge <em>237</em> Our Mission: Fill a swimming pool. <em>237</em> <BR> <BR> How will we succeed??? You will log how many glasses of water you drank. You can log daily or weekly. Lets see how long it takes to fill our swimming pool. <BR> <BR> Size: Olympic (25M x 50M x 2M) = 2,500,000 Litres of Water or 660,253.09 Gallons <BR> <BR> How will you calculate??? Each 8oz glass of water = 250ML = 0.25L <BR> <BR> <em>237</em> Tea counts - Flavored water counts - anything you drink that has water in... Tue, 2 Mar 2010 07:50:30 EST March Tearoom Chat for CSRH's Here it is----March already----Hope to see everybody chatting and posting and giving everybody a boost!=====LET'S HAVE MORE FUN!!!! Sun, 28 Feb 2010 18:26:27 EST What comes to mind?? Ok in this game I will say a word and you write what comes first in your mind and then the next person reads your word and writes what come to their mind. <BR> Lets give this a try and see where it goes and have fun with it. <BR> <BR> Ok first word. <BR> <BR> <BR> MOOSE Sun, 31 Jan 2010 22:03:29 EST Crazy Letters Game Just came across a fun game. You make a sentence using the letters given you by the previous person. <BR> Use 5 letters, each word must follow in order and the word must begin with the specified letter: <BR> <BR> example: BYOBT could be: <BR> <BR> Bring Your Own Bottle Tonight <BR> <BR> Here's the letters for the next person: <BR> <BR> <BR> LNIWF <BR> Sun, 31 Jan 2010 21:58:28 EST Scattergories 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 from the s... Sun, 31 Jan 2010 21:55:04 EST Prayers are needed This is a new forum and thread set up for you to request prayer and support in your life------We are here to help each other. Sun, 31 Jan 2010 18:18:36 EST CSRHatters TEA-ROOM CHAT FOR FEBRUARY New Month--- New Chat----Let's do it!! Sun, 31 Jan 2010 15:48:53 EST ¥*2010 Jan Challenge*¥ The Daily Challenges: <BR> <BR> Here is the challenges and the points you get for each day you do them: <BR> <BR> Exercise (1 point): do at least 30 minutes of exercise (cardio and/or strength training) <BR> <BR> Nutrition (1 point): - 1: No fried foods (every Monday I will add a new one you have to add to the first one) <BR> <BR> Brain: (1 point): Read a Spark article -- (Report what you read) <BR> <BR> Spiritual (1 point): Meditate for 5 minutes <BR> <BR> Home: (1 point): take 5 minut... Sat, 2 Jan 2010 18:07:25 EST JANUARY 2010 CHAT HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERY ONE <em>408</em> <em>107</em> <em>411</em> <BR> <BR> LET'S HOPE IT'S A GOOD ONE----I WISH YOU ALL PEACE AND HAPPINESS!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> HERE IS WHERE WE CHAT Thu, 31 Dec 2009 19:34:55 EST NEW INFO----SPARK TROPHY'S---- Hi team........ this just came out today...... thought is great....... and want you all to know. <BR> <BR> Good morning SparkPeople! <BR> <BR> Today we launched a new feature: SparkTrophies. Previously, members could earn trophies by accumulating SparkPoints. Beginning today, members can earn a variety of trophies for reaching new milestones such as SparkVersaries (your anniversary of joining the site), being a Trivia leader, and losing weight! Here's a list of the new motivational trophi... Tue, 1 Dec 2009 15:58:11 EST DECEMBER CHAT LNE----JOIN IN Hi there team----it's December and this is where the chat is!!! Come on in ---we need your ideas----your input------Let's do a good job this month--losing weight!! Mon, 30 Nov 2009 21:27:33 EST UNSURE(PAT) HAS A BIRTHDAY TODAY Good morning PAT--Hope your day is wonderful <em>144</em> <em>236</em> <em>410</em> <em>19</em> <em>236</em> <em>409</em> <em>407</em> <em>107</em> <BR> HAPPY BIRTHDAY <BR> <em>236</em> <em>409</em> <em>410</em> <em>409</em> <em>408</em> Wed, 25 Nov 2009 07:23:24 EST QUEENCHRISTY's BIRTHDAY IS TODAY (11-19) Today is Christy's Birthday-------- <BR> CHRISTY----have a wonderful day! <em>236</em> <em>410</em> <em>409</em> <em>179</em> <em>144</em> <em>107</em> <em>407</em> <em>236</em> <em>19</em> <em>407</em> <em>409</em> <em>409</em> <BR> <BR> ENJOY <em>408</em> Wed, 18 Nov 2009 22:18:06 EST CASSIE'S BIRTHDAY IS FRIDAY THE 13TH!!! Let's all wish CASSIE a happy birthday!!!! <BR> <em>410</em> <BR> <em>144</em> <em>407</em> <em>19</em> <BR> H-A-P-P-Y---B-I-R-T-H-D-A-Y---T-O----Y-O<BR>-U--!!!! <BR> <em>179</em> <em>409</em> <em>107</em> <BR> E--N--J--O--Y--CASSIE <em>408</em> Thu, 12 Nov 2009 21:16:17 EST NOVEMBER CHIT-CHAT--COME ON IN!! Hi team!!!---- November thread opening up now------Hope everyone has a great month!! You can post now if you want-------It's already Sunday where I am!! Sat, 31 Oct 2009 21:44:20 EST IT'S VITCHY'S BIRTHDAY !!!!!!! WOOWOO! Today is VITCHY'S birthday!!So gang--===- we a11 need to wish her a happy birthday!! <BR> <em>410</em> <em>144</em> <em>19</em> <em>409</em> HAPPY BIRTHDAY VICKI <em>407</em> <em>107</em> <em>179</em> ENJOY <em>236</em> <em>408</em> Sat, 31 Oct 2009 08:14:57 EST ITAINTME HAS A BIRTHDAY TODAY Hi everyone----Thanks VICKI for remembering------Now let's give TONI a birthday to remember! <BR> <BR> <em>236</em> <em>144</em> <em>410</em> <em>19</em> <em>409</em> <em>179</em> <em>236</em> <em>407</em> <em>107</em> <em>410</em> <BR> TONI----HAVE A WONDERFUL FUNFILLED HAPPY BIRTHDAY <em>408</em> Wed, 28 Oct 2009 12:09:28 EST A BIRTHDAY IN THE HOUSE!!! TODAY IS VADORIS---(DORIS)--- BIRTHDAY------LET'S <BR> <BR> ALL WISH HER A REALLY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Fri, 23 Oct 2009 07:17:54 EST OCT - chit-chat <em>431</em> Come chat with me starting Oct 1 here Wed, 30 Sep 2009 08:59:37 EST SEPTEMBER CHALLENGE LOOKING FOR NEW IDEAS-----WHAT SUGGESTIONS DO YOU HAVE??? wHAT CHALLENGE WOULD YOU LIKE!! Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:42:13 EST SEPTEMBER CHIT-CHAT WOW New month and a new challenge------Are you all ready??? We had decided to make the new challenge to measure. See who loses the most inches. Does that suit everyone------have you a better idea--like Ford?? Mon, 31 Aug 2009 16:34:50 EST SparkTeam Goodies Hey everyone, <BR> <BR> Did y'all notice that we have Goodies for the Team? I haven't discussed this with VGinny or Busymom since I just noticed it and started this conversation. How do y'all want to spend them? We have 250 for the month. If you don't use them, you lose them, so I think we should give them away. What do y'all think we should do? VGinny and Busymom, I would love to hear from you!! <BR> <BR> Cassie Tue, 4 Aug 2009 14:20:03 EST AUGUST CARDIO CHALLENGE This is the challenge for August------Do Cardio for 5 days a week. It would be best if you log in each day. This should help many of us. There is no set amount since we cannot all do the same amount of exercise. Let's do our best!. <em>231</em> <em>217</em> <em>182</em> Mon, 3 Aug 2009 18:29:12 EST Aug. daily Chit Chat room I seen VGinny didn't start one so I did hope that was ok now we just need a sticky behind it. <BR> <BR> Ok going to step back from sparks a little will be checking in on Monday to see how everyone is doing. <BR> <BR> I need a kick in the but this month to lose hope you all help me out <BR> <BR> Have a good weekend Sat, 1 Aug 2009 13:36:41 EST Red Hatter mystery readers I love to read mysteries and belong to the 'Mystery Corner'. Just thought you Red Hatter mystery readers would like to read the book I am reading. it is a HOOT. <BR> <BR> 'Cat in a Red Hot Rage' Carole Nelson Douglas. It is all about a Red Hat Convention in Las Vegas and a Pink Hatter gets murdered. I am only on page 137 and it is fun. even if you don't like mysteries, all Red Hatters will get a kick out of it. hope some of you will read it. there are thousands of Red... Sun, 12 Jul 2009 20:15:15 EST CHIT-CHAT FOR JULY This is it!! New month--new oppportunity to get it together. Let's do it!! <BR> We're a great team <em>220</em> Wed, 1 Jul 2009 06:48:25 EST rain rain go away here in SE FL heavy rain most of the day for the past few weeks. more coming. spend most days in house, got tired looking like a drowned rat. hope this isn't a forecast for a hurricane season. <BR> <BR> have fun everyone. Sun, 28 Jun 2009 20:29:14 EST red hatter member I am a senior citizen and happy to have found a <BR> Red Hatter group. new on this web site and still finding so many topics of interes. i copied the form and don't know where i should paste it. anxious to get started with all of you. I live in SE FL. <em>224</em> Sat, 20 Jun 2009 21:28:32 EST LET'S MOTIVATE This thread is for us to motivate each other!! <BR> Come in with a way to motivate us---perhaps something that you do personally that will help us!! <BR> That's what we're here for. <BR> BTW--PINKGRANNY inspired this. <BR> <BR> Ginny Tue, 2 Jun 2009 10:27:22 EST JUNE '09---TALK TO THE HAT This is the place to chat for June!! <em>220</em> <em>224</em> <em>249</em> <em>252</em> Sun, 31 May 2009 12:12:29 EST NEW FUN CHALLENGE THIS ONE IS FOR FUN!!. It will run from today (15th) TIL THE 30TH OF JUNE. <BR> Those who lose six (6) pounds now til the end of June will get a 'golden crown' goodie. <em>285</em> <BR> Ginny Sat, 16 May 2009 17:25:09 EST LABOR DAY CHALLENGE Please enter and post your weight loss here. Due to the length of the challenge it would be sensible to post weight monthly. Good luck <em>438</em> Tue, 12 May 2009 08:30:37 EST THE COMPLAINT DESK!! Hi there---This is thread where you can complain--gripe--moan--groan--give out--a good venting place for anything that annoys or bothers you. Tue, 5 May 2009 21:43:31 EST Wheel Spin/Highest # on the Wheel. 3/5 Sat, 2 May 2009 00:10:10 EST Go To Vitchy's May Chat Room We decide to use Vitchy's May chat room. Fri, 1 May 2009 11:48:19 EST Talk To The Hat----May Hey everyone, <BR> <BR> I read the note from Vitchy, but couldn't find the talk to the hat for May, so I put that as my topic. <BR> <BR> I'm continuing the discussion about moms. My mom passed away 11 years ago and I still miss her. I don't think the missing ever goes away. I thnk we just learn how to deal with it. Planting a flower in her memory or passing down recipes are both really good ideas. We have done that with my grandmother's and mother's recipes so they both still live on. ... Fri, 1 May 2009 08:29:19 EST May's talk to the Hat Room Happy May Day all Fri, 1 May 2009 07:54:25 EST Talk to the Hat - APRIL Welcome to April. I sure hope that computer virus we're being warned about is just a hoax and they catch the guy behind it. <BR> <BR> Tue, 31 Mar 2009 21:19:20 EST Talk to the hat-March Here is a March thread! <BR> <BR> Yes, I won! Big? Nope! But I stayed in budget and had fun. got all my souvenirs and had enough for food, drinks were free, and did a ton of walking. Got to see most every casino on the strip. When I get caught up on mail, I will post some pics on my page. Sun, 1 Mar 2009 14:42:21 EST GOAL SIGN UP AND CHECK IN The current goal begins February 15 through May 10 - (Mother's Day. Whoever loses the most weight between that time will win the Friendship Fairy that is pictured on my Spark page. <BR> <BR> If you would like to participate in this goal, please post to this thread. Once all the names are in, I will make a master list. There will be no other posting until May 10. You will then return to this thread and post your weight on May 10. Whoever has lost the most weight between 2/15 and 5/10 w... Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:12:50 EST Hidden "RED" There are a lot of words that have the word red in it! can you name one??? <BR> <BR> Firedog..... Mon, 9 Feb 2009 03:14:32 EST Just for FUN! This is going to be and on-going thread where there is a different subject daily. <BR> <BR> <BR> Just for fun Sunday: <BR> <BR> What was your first real job, with pay stubs, taxes and all? <BR> <BR> Mine was at 16, in a donut shop. It was so much fun. Just a dinky little place but we had coffee, donuts and ice cream and pop. Sun, 8 Feb 2009 12:42:40 EST Suggestions??? I think QUEENDIVA is next for the cup. There were two others, but when I contacted them to verify they said the numbers on the report were wrong. I think I may have upset one member by asking - giving her the impression I didn't trust her. That was not the intent. <BR> <BR> This idea does not seem to be working well. I still like the passing the cup, but maybe we should think of a different reason to keep it moving around and a time limit. Can't do birthdays because several fall in the same... Fri, 6 Feb 2009 12:14:39 EST Love Your Heart & Spread The Spark!!!! Friday February 6,2009. <BR> <BR> "Love your Heart" and Go Red For Women <BR> <BR> & <BR> <BR> And Spread The Spark. <BR> <BR> At the same Time..... <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> Fri, 6 Feb 2009 11:13:16 EST Talk to the Hat - February Welcome to February. Hope it's a good month for all of us. Finished our taxes. Hate that job. Have DH's uncle's to do and some paperwork to submit on The Ribbon Mosaic. I have been working on the website. Will direct everyone to it once I have everything proofed and loaded. Did some updating of files. <BR> <BR> Still cold, and not much in the reports of anything warmer soon. Took one of the dogs to the vet yesterday for his annual a little early. He has an ear infection and I was ... Sat, 31 Jan 2009 17:48:49 EST Inspiration This thread is for inspirational quotations that relate to our daily life. <BR> <BR> "The little plans I tried to carry out have failed dear God. But, I will not sorrow, I will pause a little while and try again tomorrow." <BR> Anushree Karnani <BR> <BR> <BR> Trying again is what it is all about. Never giving up. <BR> <BR> Ginny <em>247</em> Fri, 30 Jan 2009 19:33:52 EST Spark Goodies Hey everyone, <BR> <BR> Thanks Slimakins for the goodie!! I really like it and appreciate you giving it to me. I would like to give a goodie to someone too, but don't know how to do it. I tried to and sent it to me instead. I would appreciate any help concerning this, and doing different things in here. I'm learning as I go and so far it hasn't been that difficult, but I have had trouble getting into some of the discussions. Send help!!! Thanks!!! Wed, 28 Jan 2009 09:48:30 EST Hey Gramma Cruiser It's very nice to meet you!! I'm new too!! Welcome to the team. I think we are going to do very well!!! Wed, 28 Jan 2009 09:14:33 EST new emotions I just noticed there are new emotions under "other" in the emotions for anniversary. Neat! <BR> <BR> Lori <em>516</em> Tue, 27 Jan 2009 21:04:43 EST Hello, Classy Sassy Red Hatters Hello I'm 51 years old. I'm new to sparkpeople, I joined 1/8/2009, I am happy to be here. my goal is to lose at least 50lbs. just wanted to say I don't have a red hat yet! but I would look marvelous in one since red is my favorite color! <em>212</em> smile! Fri, 16 Jan 2009 00:34:54 EST Go Fish ! In this game you ask the question - "Have you ever..." <BR> <BR> If the answer is "no," then your response will be "Go Fish," and so on until someone answers, "yes." <BR> <BR> The person that answers "yes" asks a new question - <BR> "Have you ever...." <BR> <BR> I will lead off: <BR> <BR> Have you ever been up in a hot air balloon? <BR> <BR> If you haven't - answer go fish. If it goes far too long with a no - I will submit another question. Mon, 12 Jan 2009 23:00:22 EST The Purple Boa Daily Challenge Today is going to be <BR> A better day for us you'll see <BR> <BR> Exercise, eating right <BR> We are so full of fight <BR> <BR> We need a challenge <BR> To keep us motivated <BR> <BR> So here you will find <BR> A daily reminder to <BR> Challenge your mind, body and spirit <BR> <BR> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <BR> <BR> Today's challenge is to write on a teammates blog or sparkpage an inspirational message to help them with their day. Mon, 12 Jan 2009 05:56:28 EST PJ Party This is our PJ Party thread. Post away. <BR> <BR> I thought I would bring an Angel Food Pizza to the party. Pour the batter for an Angel Food cake into a round cookie pan. Bake until brown - which will be fairly quick, so keep an eye on it. Let it cool. Then make slices using different fruits or sugar free jams, or even sugar free pudding or fruit. Slice according to the design - or what I do is slice down the middle of two different ones, so I have one slice - but two different flavor... Sat, 10 Jan 2009 21:10:44 EST Let's tell a little story I am a purple feather boa wrapped around her swan-like neck <BR> <BR> Continue this story.... Thu, 8 Jan 2009 12:27:15 EST OnThis Red Hat Day I know will.... <BR> <BR> Remember that I am not perfect and will keep my goal in mind. Tue, 6 Jan 2009 03:50:01 EST Itsy bitsy little red hat sitting on my head You see somthing that I don't see and it is.... red <BR> <BR> <BR> Answer this question <BR> I then will see who guesses it right and then that person will: <BR> <BR> Carry it on by saying: <BR> <BR> Itsy bitsy little red hat <BR> Sitting on my head <BR> You see somthing that I don't see <BR> And it is_____ you name a color and so on and so on and so on. Mon, 5 Jan 2009 04:56:32 EST When I'm An Old Lady I Shall... Use my fingers to eat EVERYTHING! Sun, 4 Jan 2009 04:31:35 EST My Little Red Hat I saw a little red hat <BR> With feathers all around <BR> <BR> I thought it looked so cute <BR> I had to try it on <BR> <BR> Oh how I smiled from ear to ear <BR> And then I laughed out loud <BR> <BR> I was not alone you see <BR> A bug was hissing at me <BR> <BR> I thought about flicking him away <BR> But where would he go, where would he stay <BR> <BR> The feathers must be keeping him warm <BR> From all the days elements <BR> <BR> So gingerly I said hello <BR> In a whisper and a smil... Fri, 2 Jan 2009 05:17:05 EST Talk to the RED hat.....January Hi Hatters! <BR> <BR> Happy NEW year. <BR> <BR> We are ready to tackle this year with our red hats, red shoes and our purple anything elses. <BR> <BR> Together we can be the best Hatters there is! <BR> <BR> Wishing you all a fab day. <BR> <BR> Kally Thu, 1 Jan 2009 10:30:27 EST Talk to the Hat - January May the road you walk be a smooth one. <BR> May your troubles be few - if any. <BR> May the days and years that lie ahead be healthy happy and many. <BR> May you have friends in abundance. <BR> May the sun shine bright around you. <BR> May the world be a wonderful place to live. <BR> And may God's love always surround you. Wed, 31 Dec 2008 21:15:09 EST Virtual Walk Tidbits Australia is located in the Southern Hemisphere, so seasons are opposite the Northern Hemisphere. The warmest months are December, January, February; the coldest are June, July and August. <BR> <BR> Australia is a vast land so weather conditions vary widely. As an example, with over 40% of the country's landmass covered by desert and sand dunes, the climate is very dry (and very hot) in those areas. <BR> <BR> Overall, Australia receives more than 3,000 hours of sunshine annually. Rain f... Wed, 31 Dec 2008 19:08:03 EST A-Z......what are you thankful for??????? We all have so much to be thankful for....find a blessing or two or three a-z what are you thankful for? <BR> <BR> day keeps the doctor away! Sun, 14 Dec 2008 07:42:39 EST Talk to The Hat - December Welcome all to December. Came up so quickly. <BR> <BR> We are now rated number 2 out of twelve teams in our category. WOO-HOO FOR NUMBER 2. Way to go team!! <BR> <BR> Sun, 30 Nov 2008 22:44:58 EST You might be a red hatter if..... You are 50 or older and having the time of your life. <BR> The only color you see in the store is red or purple. <BR> You own a feather boa that would make Mae West jealous. <BR> You have more sequins and rhinestones than Liberace. <BR> You don't think there can ever be too many feathers on a hat. <BR> You stalk nursing homes looking for vintage hats. <BR> Your family asks you if you are going to wear that in public? <BR> You claimed to hate hats, now you own lots of them. <BR> You can laugh ... Wed, 26 Nov 2008 17:46:02 EST REMOVED 2#.......8 sticks of butta Ya, baby, I am finally doing it!!!!! I just gotta continue and visualize the new me!!!!!!! Tue, 25 Nov 2008 14:02:36 EST hard to believe...... Hi all of you classy red hatters.....I missed the coffee with my RH friends this morning....just was not in a chatty mood......a dear childhood friend died yesterday in the hospital, and her son called to tell me that...she was admitted for a scheduled amputation of her leg, which went well, however, being diabetic and on dialysis, her heart could not take it. I was with her just a week ago today when I went to my mom's and I took mom and Roxann out for breakfast and I brought her homemade ... Thu, 20 Nov 2008 17:47:33 EST Prayers, Hugs, Celebrations, etc. BUSYMOM206 has been having a tough time. Please stop by her page to let her know you are thinking of her. Sat, 15 Nov 2008 21:43:01 EST Birthday List <em>144</em> Red Hats <BR> Copy and paste and fill in <BR> Spark name (your first name) M - D - Y <BR> <BR> JANUARY <BR> Sharsha3 ( ) - 1/5 1945 <BR> <BR> <BR> FEBRUARY <BR> <BR> <BR> MARCH <BR> Memeof9 (Audrey) 3/3/1956 <BR> Heyjudeut ( ) 3/12/1955 <BR> Vginny (Ginny) 3/19/1926 <BR> Slimakins (Judy) 3/23/1944 <BR> <BR> <BR> APRIL <BR> Mparker67 ( ) 4/19/1949 <BR> <BR> <BR> MAY <BR> Bellacuddles ( ) 5/13/1953 <BR> <BR> <BR> JUNE <BR> Irishsunsets (Angie) 6/11/1949 <BR> <BR>... Sun, 9 Nov 2008 13:30:09 EST Talk to the Hat-- Nov I am helping Ang out because she is out of town hope that was ok? <BR> It is Nov and let's be good and help each other out with the weight lose before Christmas. <BR> <BR> Have a good day all Sat, 1 Nov 2008 07:52:32 EST Happy Birthday Vicki!!! Happy birthday to you, <BR> Happy birthday to you, <BR> Happy birthday dear Vicki, <BR> Happy birthday to you!!!!! <BR> <BR> Mary Fri, 31 Oct 2008 13:01:30 EST Fun Facts or Trivial Trivia Fun facts or trivial trivia, such as "Did You Know"... <BR> <BR> Real names of some well-known actors / actresses <BR> <BR> Anne Bancroft (Anna Maria Italiano) <BR> <BR> Ashley Judd (Ashley Tyler Ciminella) <BR> <BR> Bela Lugosi (Be'la Ferenc Dezso Blasko) <BR> <BR> Bob Hope (Leslie Townes Hope) <BR> <BR> Boris Karloff (William Henry Pratt) <BR> <BR> Carole Lombard (Jane Alice Peters) <BR> <BR> Cary Grant (Archibald Alexander Leach) <BR> <BR> Catherine Deneuve (Catherine Dorlac) <BR>... Thu, 23 Oct 2008 11:23:15 EST new here Hi, I feel I am a young 49 year old, very very close to 50, woman, I have been interested in joining red hats for sometime, Does that sound odd? That I want to be 50. Hey I also have an AARP card. LOL! <BR> Anyway I do turn 50 in January. I would like to join this group, and enjoy reading your posts from all you red hat ladies. Thu, 16 Oct 2008 20:34:01 EST Additional help A Red Hat Prayer <BR> Now I lay me down to sleep <BR> I pray the Lord my shape to keep. <BR> Please no wrinkles. Please no bags. <BR> And please lift my butt before it sags. <BR> Please no age spots. Please no gray. And as for my belly, please take it away. <BR> Please keep me healthy Please keep me young, <BR> And thank you Dear Lord for all that you've done. <BR> <em>223</em> Judy Tue, 14 Oct 2008 20:36:57 EST For Your information Thought this might amaze you like it did me. Shock was more like it. <BR> Subject: "To All The Girls We've Ever Loved Before! <BR> <BR> Brigette Bardot 71 <BR> Stella Stevens 68 <BR> Sophia Loren 71 <BR> Gina Lollobrigida 78 <BR> Deborah Kerr 94 <BR> Lena Horne 88 <BR> Kay Starr 83 <BR> Patti Page 78 <BR> Annette Funicello 63 <BR> Barbara Eden 71 <BR> Angie Dickenson 74 <BR> Doris Day 81 <BR> Joan Collins 72 <BR> Carroll Baker 74 <BR> Ann-Margret 64 <BR> Debra Padget 72 <BR> Julie And... Sun, 12 Oct 2008 18:47:08 EST What is your Red Hat name???? You probably all have a different name other than your given name, right? What is yours? Mine is Missy Babs!!!! <em>211</em> Sun, 12 Oct 2008 09:03:45 EST Icon Sentences In this thread, try to form a sentence using words and icons, as long as you want it to be. <BR> <BR> Today I took a <em>68</em> in the <em>67</em> . I watched an old <em>272</em> on tv. I <em>91</em> and <em>4</em> <em>140</em> . What I really wanted was <em>21</em> . Sat, 11 Oct 2008 23:21:20 EST Things To Do, Places to See, People to meet, etc. This worked well on another team I lead and really became quite a challenge towards the end. We will start with naming an activity - A-Z. When we reach the end, I will add to the A-Z activity plus a place. Then we'll do activity plus a place, plus a person you are doing it with and so on. <BR> <BR> START WITH AN ACTIVITY - A - Z order. <BR> <BR> Aerobics Sat, 11 Oct 2008 23:08:07 EST Anything Goes This forum is for anything - prayers, rants, celebrations, disappointments, hugs, ups and downs. Feel free to let go under this forum. There will always be a shoulder here for you if you need it, and cheers for any happy events. Sat, 11 Oct 2008 23:02:01 EST Instructions for Team Goals This thread will be used for our instructions for any team goals and also suggestions, comment, etc. <BR> <BR> Currently, we have running a 10 pound weight loss between September 1 and December 1. For those who were involved in the previous site, please just begin with your total weight loss for this time period and then track as you lose thereafter. <BR> <BR> WHAT KIND OF GOALS WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE OR WOULD ENJOY PARTICIPATING IN. <BR> <BR> On our other site, we started a virtual wal... Sat, 11 Oct 2008 00:01:32 EST Giggle HA! I found you guys! you couldn't hide from me! No really I'm kidding. <BR> <BR> I am Mary, I live in Decatur, Alabama. I am a relatively new red hatter and have not found a local group to hang out with yet. <BR> <BR> I am so glad to have found you guys! <BR> <BR> Mary <BR> Fri, 10 Oct 2008 12:59:45 EST New from MI Hi--I just joined late yesterday!!! I love Red Hatters; our group is call Rochester Red Roses! Hope to meet some more sassy red hatters!!! Fri, 10 Oct 2008 08:23:38 EST Introduce yourself Tell us about you. <BR> <BR> Copy and paste the blank one then fill in the Blanks <BR> Thanks <BR> <BR> <BR> Married?- <BR> <BR> Kids?- <BR> <BR> Job?- <BR> <BR> Birthday (M-D-Y)?- <BR> <BR> Zodiac sign?- <BR> <BR> Favorite color?- <BR> <BR> Favorite Holiday?- <BR> <BR> Any pets?- <BR> <BR> Any collections?- <BR> <BR> Any Hobbies?- <BR> <BR> Any pet peeves?- <BR> Thu, 9 Oct 2008 18:11:11 EST Talk To The Hat - October Finally. Now all we need to do is to get everyone over here. I have two other leaders, but until they join the new site, can't add them - BUSYMOM and VGINNY. <BR> <BR> I upgraded an old picture of Mae West. As far as I could tell, it was not a copyrighted photo. If by any chance someone claims it is, I have a plan B. Thu, 9 Oct 2008 17:07:06 EST