SparkPeople Twilight Challenge! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=37855 Join us on a virtual journey to Forks and along the way share healthy recipe ideas, music, strength training ideas, all while enjoying all things Twilight! SparkPeople Twilight Challenge! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=37855 2018.. Goal and Quest http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x68462835 Continued good health and well being <em>381</em> Thu, 8 Feb 2018 02:02:34 EST 2015 - Move Forward, Learn From Past! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x60173507 Happy 2015 everyone! <BR> <BR> I'm looking forward to start a new year, it's another year of clean slate, to make new experience, new mistakes, new success! Thu, 1 Jan 2015 09:05:52 EST 2014 - 14 Steps Towards AWESOMENESS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x56224466 Here to discuss, to encourage, to push each other towards our goals <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> If you're asking what are the 14 Steps Towards AWESOMENESS, each has different steps, why don't you share what's yours :D Sun, 5 Jan 2014 09:47:41 EST Vampires and werewolves together again!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x55130387 Have any of you seen the movie Mortal Instruments: City of Bones? If you have please post on here how you feel about it or whether you like it or not!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I've seen this movie 11 times already and can't wait to see it again!!!! It's not our Twilight but I still love it and think it's an awesome movie!!!! <em>333</em> <em>129</em> Thu, 3 Oct 2013 18:01:47 EST Hey Y'all! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x53073212 Hey everyone! <BR> <BR> I'm Kris, and I;m a Twilght-fantatic :) I'm Team Cullen all the way! But Team Denali is close to my heart as well! I'm ready to take back my life and make it a healthy one! I look forward to meeting some new Twi-friends! Mon, 22 Apr 2013 22:39:46 EST Need some help regard the Forks challenge, please. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x51614158 Can anyone tell me how I can calculate my distance to Forks since I live in Greece and there's a whole ocean between us? I have tried using google maps and such but haven't found an answer :( Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:02:50 EST I am here to motivate and inspire you http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x51589911 Hello beautiful! It's wonderful to see you here on the "Twilight Challenge" SparkTeam. Allow me to introduce myself, I am Robward. I am here to help motivate and inspire all the beautiful and powerful women (and men) who love Twilight. <BR> <BR> Feel welcome to friend me, I enjoy making you smile..... and I especially enjoy making you shiver and blush! Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:49:13 EST January 2013 - 10 minutes of exercise a day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x51400219 <em>358</em> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> Hi Twilight Challenge Team - Our Daily challenge for the month is to log in at least 10 minutes of fitness a day. You can do any type of workout/exercise, but you must log it in your Fitness Tracker here on SP. You can either use the Quick Track or the detailed part of the Fitness Tracker. <BR> <BR> Post a short note on this thread to share your success and to encourage others to make exercise a habit during January! Mon, 31 Dec 2012 15:30:12 EST 2013 - Daily Support and Celebration Chat Thread http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x51400171 Hi Twilight Challenge Team - This is our new 2013 Daily Chat thread. After pondering what to call our thread, I realized after being on the 2012 chat almost daily for the year that it has always been a great place to find support during hard times and a place to celebrate through the good times. <BR> <BR> Thanks to all the ladies who joined in the conversation during 2012. I'm excited that we are still here to encourage each other through everything that we will face in 2013. Like Fathi... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 15:26:53 EST Mortal Instruments Series Discussion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x51235005 <em>149</em> Hi Team: I wondered if anyone was reading the Mortal Instruments series and wanted to talk about the story. I read it last year and when I saw the trailer at the BD2 movie, I decided to read them again. I finished City of Bones and have just started City of Ashes. <BR> <BR> If you've read it before, or want to read it again, this will be the place to talk about. So first up let's discuss characters. Jace is very different from Edward isn't he? What do you think of his ch... Sun, 16 Dec 2012 21:44:52 EST October 2012 Chat - Breaking Dawn http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x50392378 The last, the finale of the series! <BR> Share your thoughs and reviews of Breaking Dawn book here and let's try to finish the book before the movie Breaking Dawn Part 2! Sun, 14 Oct 2012 23:20:03 EST Team Jacob - 90 Day countdown Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x49479233 The 90-Day Countdown Challenge starts on 15th August 2012 (I started on 16th, though, because of time difference). Keep checking your SP mails for updates! <BR> <BR> Keep track your fitness minute in the fitness tracker and here. <BR> 1 hour/60 minutes equals to $8 so every minute counts :D <BR> <BR> Week 1 Bonus Challenge - Aug 15th to 21st: <BR> Get at least 6 cups daily and you can earn extra $5 per day for tracking your water. <BR> <BR> Week 2 Bonus Challenge - Aug 22nd to 28th: <BR>... Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:02:27 EST 90-Day Countdown - TEAM EDWARD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x49477918 <em>333</em> Team Edward, welcome to post your update here! <em>425</em> <BR> <BR> The 90-Day Countdown Challenge starts on 15th August 2012 (I started on 16th, though, because of time difference). Keep checking your SP mails for updates! <BR> <BR> <em>56</em> Keep track your fitness minute in the fitness tracker and here. <BR> 1 hour/60 minutes equals to $8 so every minute counts :D <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> Week 1 Bonus Challenge - Aug 15th to 21st: <BR> Get at least 6 cups daily and... Wed, 15 Aug 2012 21:32:41 EST August 2012 Reading - Midnight Sun and New Moon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x49289814 Hi Team: <BR> <BR> Several of us have started reading together in anticipation of the movie in November. Last month we read and discussed Twilight and part of Midnight Sun. this month we will finish Midnight Sun and start New Moon. <BR> <BR> Jesus.Saved.Me. is the moderator for this forum. JSM can you please review and post what chapter we should be on (should we restart MS?). Fri, 3 Aug 2012 11:33:07 EST New to the Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x49275253 Hi, my name is Kim and I've been at SP since 1/3/11. I began with a strong determination and was working out with a vengeance, going from 178 - 153 in 3 months; but, then my dad was diagnosed with cancer and died 25 days later and I lost all motivation, gaining back all but 8 lbs. Now I'm ready to make the necessary changes to get healhty and lose weight, and I can think of no better team to do it on than a Twilight Team. I hope to get the opportunity to meet and get to know many of you - may... Thu, 2 Aug 2012 13:32:16 EST August 2012 Chat - Midnight Sun & New Moon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x49267352 I know MichC said she's going to create a new forum for Midnight Sun and New Moon but I can't wait any longer because it's nearly midday of 2nd August here and I'm making excuses of not reading either two because there's no forum for them, hehe. <BR> <BR> So, let's discuss Midnight Sun then New Moon here! Wed, 1 Aug 2012 23:52:04 EST slipping http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x49092906 Hey group hope that everyone is doing great...sorry i have been mia lately but i have been slipping big time on getting healthy i have been drinking sodas and eating junk including reeses lol though its not really funny and missing workouts.im not completely gone though cause i have been trying and i have made a few workouts more my eating is worse than it was...i did however just come back from a beautiful walk outside for 50 minutes and i feel great..so i have about 30 days before school st... Sat, 21 Jul 2012 22:18:44 EST Hello :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x48481822 Hi All...I figure I should introduce myself. This is my first forum post on SP but when I saw there was a Twilight related team I knew I had found my home :) <BR> <BR> About me: I am 28 and live in Alexandria VA (DC Metro). I'm married with 2 cats. I would not mind loosing (more) weight but my main focus at the moment is physical fitness. I have MS, so I am really trying to improve my lifestyle. I figure, it's the least I can do to give myself the best chance at health. <BR> <BR> I enjoy sp... Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:54:53 EST July Chat - Reading Twilight together http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x48403401 Starting July 1st we'll be reading through Twilight and then progressing through the books leading up to the movie on November 16th. The team chat will be lead by Jesus.Saved.Me and she'll keep us on track to get through the books. <BR> <BR> I for one am excited to reread the books and to be able to chat with friends who love Twilight and health/fitness! If you don't have a book, now is the time to get one ready! <BR> <BR> Who is reading with us? Wed, 6 Jun 2012 13:50:44 EST June Team Bella http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x48275560 <em>336</em> Welcome to the June Team Bella goal and chat board. I don't have a specific team challenge this month - What do you think Edward would want you to do to get yourself ready for the movie in November? Let's work to set some goals and then hold each other accountable to get them done. Tue, 29 May 2012 09:53:52 EST June Team Jacob http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x48275523 <em>32</em> Welcome to the June Team Jacob goal and chat board. I don't have a specific team challenge this month - What do you think Jacob would want you to do to get yourself ready for the movie in November? Let's work to set some goals and then hold each other accountable to get them done. Tue, 29 May 2012 09:52:17 EST June Team Edward http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x48275486 <em>333</em> Welcome to the June Team Edward goal and chat board. I don't have a specific team challenge this month - What do you think Edward would want you to do to get yourself ready for the movie in November? Let's work to set some goals and then hold each other accountable to get them done. Tue, 29 May 2012 09:50:53 EST Post c-section http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x48070869 I had my 6 week follow up at the Dr this morning and I have been cleared to resume 'normal activity'! So I'm easing back into exercise! Now as I get back on the weightloss wagon...and mind you, I do realize I just had a baby...I'm noticing that a bulk of my weight is right in my midsection...between my bellybutton and my incision area. I've heard, as well as noticed after the other babies, that that are truly is very hard to lose inches and get back into shape! Does anyone that's had Csection... Mon, 14 May 2012 23:25:25 EST Hello Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x48067338 I just wanted to say hey everyone. Please feel free to stop by my page and friend if you like. Mon, 14 May 2012 19:22:40 EST How are you doing with your eating today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x47957116 I need another level of accountability sometimes to get and stay on track with my eating. I've slacked lately with late night eating, not tracking food, and eating off plan on the weekends. This thread is just for people to comment on how they are doing each day with managing their food. <BR> <BR> No judgement here, just support! Mon, 7 May 2012 14:33:35 EST My Breaking Dawn Part 2 Goals.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x47865177 Well let's just dream big and talk about our goals for the next 198 days... <BR> <BR> I will finish my virtual journey - I have 491 miles to go. <BR> I will take my test and pass my certification for Lifestyle & Weight Management Coaching <BR> I will see a decrease in my percent body fat <BR> I will be able to do real military style pushups <BR> I will do The Rat Race in October - 10 mile bike/ 1 mile kayak/ 3.2 mile run with various check points and things in between which may include repel... Tue, 1 May 2012 20:03:28 EST May Minute Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x47864879 I've been inspired by our teammate Fathin who does a 1 minute Jump Rope drill everyday. I started a few weeks ago doing a 1 minute a day wall squat. What I've found is that one minute can usually jump start me to get more fitness minutes in even when I don't initially want to. <BR> <BR> So here's the challenge - pick one thing that you want to do for 60 seconds and let's see how long you can keep the streak going this month. <BR> <BR> You do not have to do the same exercise everyday - if ... Tue, 1 May 2012 19:44:56 EST DVD for step aerobics http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x47674023 I just bought a step for step aerobics. Was wondering if anybody knows any good DVD for step aerobics Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:33:15 EST Who am I ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x47563614 descrive a twilight person,place or thing and who ever gets it right makes the next question. <BR> <BR> i was a friend of Rosalee in her human life. I am married . we dont have alot of money buts thats okay all i need is my husband and my son to make me happy. who am I? Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:09:44 EST April - Break the Sugar Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x47296856 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1663 </link> <BR> <BR> Alright team - I'm going to work through the four week stages in April of breaking the sugar habit as detailed out on the link above in SparkPeople. Click it and read it. If you're interested in working on this reply back to this message board. If there are enough people who are interested then maybe we can divide up into two teams and work to support each other. <BR> <BR> Who is ready to kick the ... Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:49:06 EST Hello from Greece! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x47202251 Hi all, <BR> <BR> My name is Elen and I'm 35 years old. I've got two children and I teach EFL. I really like the idea of the Twilight challenge and it it sounds like great fun. A couple of things I need help with, though. Does anyone have any idea how I can calculate the miles or km from Greece to Forks because I tried Google maps and a couple of other sites and I couldn't get an estimate? Secondly, do we calculate all the steps we make in a day or just the ones when we're working out? I wea... Thu, 22 Mar 2012 01:52:52 EST April Spring Into Shape Challenge - starts April 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x47109110 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i<BR>ndividual.asp?gid=50382 </link> <BR> <BR> Use the link above to join the Spring Into Shape spark team. We can use this thread to share our experiences and lend support to teammates who are trying to get in shape. <BR> <BR> The Spring Into Shape challenge involves daily use of some exercises videos that are free here on Spark People, as well as cardio of your choice. <BR> <BR> Once you join, come back and post here on this message board s... Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:09:16 EST Have to leave the team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x47107166 <BR> I'm sorry to say that I have to leave the team, and I enjoyed being part of it with you. <BR> I am so busy and don't have a lot of free time to be on to many teams with challenges etc. <BR> I'm starting a business and its taking up a lot of my free time. I need that time to invest into my future and be able to do the work that is needed. <BR> Thank you, <BR> Laura. Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:08:17 EST March Madness Dance Off http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x46839373 <em>218</em> Alright ladies - time to get a little crazy! I plan on posting a different song on here everyday for the month that we can all dance or workout to. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Here we go - and let me know if you can do this in heels! If not, just crank it up and move your body like the song says <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYP4MgxDV2U </link> <BR> <BR> Shake your bootay and have some fun this month! Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:15:49 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x46634894 Hi SparkPeople! <BR> <BR> I'm Sophie, I'm 18 and I've just joined the site :) <BR> I've lost 3 stone since July and am having trouble keeping my motivation up, so have joined the site in a bid to do so! Any advice anyone can give me would be great! <BR> I'm a boxer and avid kettlecise fan, so if anyone shares these interests then feel free to message me :) <BR> Currently in my first year of uni studying Psychology, and hope to do a doctorate in Clinical Psychology when I've finished. <BR>... Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:04:57 EST WHich character is this? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x46536099 What's the name of the fisherman who dies in Twilight? Sat, 11 Feb 2012 16:01:20 EST Breaking Dawn 1 DVD release http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x46362383 Breaking Dawn Part 1 is being released on DVD and Blu Ray on Feb. 11th. <BR> <BR> How excited are you to get to view it in your own home? <BR> <BR> How many of the movies do you own already? <BR> <BR> Me I own them all and cant wait to get the next two to complete the series. <BR> <BR> Did anyone else hear that another company bought Summit and is planning or working on making Twilight a tv series and continuing the story. I doubt any of the actors we all ready know will continue in the... Wed, 1 Feb 2012 13:35:31 EST Michelene, Shantel, and Sonja Feb. Chat Space http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x46350874 Hi Ladies: <BR> <BR> Shantel, Sonja (RunningSushi) was my partner last month and I asked her if she'd like to keep me! She's teaching at a school that is a 90 minute bus commute each way from her current home while working on her masters. Since she can't post everyday I'm tagging her onto our chat for the month. <BR> <BR> Sonja - Shantel has a new baby girl! And oh - she loves Jacob - the weirdo! Ha. I always call her Mrs. Black and she calls me Mrs. C. <BR> <BR> My goal for the m... Tue, 31 Jan 2012 22:23:46 EST Nutz4Harry and NormaB http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x46345875 This is your message board to use for the February partnership challenge. Please check in daily so that your partnership is supportive. Pick your own personal goal for the month and share how you are doing! Tue, 31 Jan 2012 17:22:27 EST Alley & Fathin February Chat thread http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x46345861 This message board is for Alley & Fathin to use for the February Partner Challenge. Define your own goals and encourage each other daily for the month! Tue, 31 Jan 2012 17:20:55 EST clwelsh & ChesterBB http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x46337925 Here's a chat thread where you two can check in for the month of February. Good luck with your goals! Tue, 31 Jan 2012 09:28:41 EST February Partnership Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x46324193 Alright team - It's time to sign up for an accountability partner for February. If you're interested, just reply to this post. Once people are paired up, I can set up chat threads for the two of you to keep in touch for the month. If you prefer not to have a chat thread, but keep in touch via sparkmail, goodies, and posts on each others page just let me know. <BR> <BR> I spent the month of January keeping in touch with RunningSushi (sonja) and it helped me stay on track with healthy eatin... Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:55:20 EST If you were to go to Forks what would you look for http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x46264505 If you got to go to Forks, what would you want to see for yourself? <BR> <BR> Have you ever been to Forks and would you go if you had the chance? Fri, 27 Jan 2012 03:56:15 EST Another Twilight fan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x46259535 Hello my name is Vana and I didn't read or watch the movies till well after Twilight came out. A co worker encouraged me to see the movie or read the book so when I came across the books at the thrift store I bought them and I rented the Movie Twilight. I really enjoyed the movie but fell in love with the books. <BR> <BR> I have read the entire series several times and I will say that Breaking Dawn was my favorite of the series. I have read that book more times then I can remember. I have m... Thu, 26 Jan 2012 20:07:04 EST MapMyWalk.com http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x46158027 I found a great website to keep track of where I am along my route! It's called MapMyWalk.com and I actually discovered it through a Google search, which led me to the Virtual Walk Challenge team. Now it takes some finesse to get the thing to work right and you still have to have your mapquest or Googlemaps directions close at hand. Here are some instructions that I've adapted from the ones I found on the Virtual Walk team. <BR> <BR> 1. Join the site. You can log in from your social network ... Sat, 21 Jan 2012 13:03:01 EST People can now Share your SP blogs on FB http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x46043952 How to stop it is listed in this blog. Took me like 30 seconds to go uncheck the box. <BR> <BR> http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public<BR>_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4678559 Sun, 15 Jan 2012 13:58:38 EST Anyone check out 100 Monkeys? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x45785956 I decided on a whim to check out the band that Jackson Rathbone (Jasper Hale) is in, 100 Monkeys. It's an Indie Rock group and I do have to say the music is not for everyone. Right now I haven't listened to it all day yet I've got one of their reggae-sounding beats playing over and over again in my head. It's catchy but definitely quirky. I have their newest album, Liquid Zoo, and I'm thinking of buying their other albums, too. <BR> <BR> I just wondered if anyone else had given them a liste... Tue, 3 Jan 2012 00:01:34 EST 2012 Dailly Chat - The Year of No Excuses http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x45747673 Hey Team - time to start a new year and work on making it your best! Here's our daily chat thread where we can share whatever we want. <BR> <BR> How will you make this a year of no excuses and just get it done? Sun, 1 Jan 2012 13:39:50 EST 2012 Daily Goal Challenge Post http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x45695330 <em>445</em> <em>290</em> <BR> <BR> Time to ring in the new year and share a short, specific, achievable daily goal. so many times we get lost in trying to accomplish some big thing that we forget to enjoy the small goals. By focusing each day on a small goal and achieving that, we'll be more able to reach the bigger goals we have set for ourselves. <BR> <BR> An example for me of this during 2011 was my desire to do my first half marathon. Big goal for me. I never would have made i... Thu, 29 Dec 2011 09:34:49 EST Ask the Trainer.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x45623206 Hey Team - this message board is for you to ask questions about health related topics. I do not promise to know all the answers, but I will research and give you the best answer I can. I will respond to your questions within 72 hours. That way if I don't know the answer myself, I can network with some other trainers I do know and see what they think. <BR> <BR> As always I recommend: <BR> <BR> 1. If you are new to working out, seek medical clearance from your doctor. <BR> 2. Do some of ... Fri, 23 Dec 2011 09:51:58 EST January Partnershp Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x45586928 Well it's time for the first new challenge of 2012 - a one month partnership challenge. If you are interested in signing up to be paired with one person for the month to support and work on goals then sign up here on this thread. <BR> <BR> If you know someone you want to work with, then indicate who your partner will be. If you don't have a partner in mind, I'll assign partners if necessary. <BR> <BR> The goal of this challenge is to be committed to one person to work towards your specifi... Tue, 20 Dec 2011 12:37:10 EST Virtual Journey - Instructions Only Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x45236356 Hi Twilight Challenge Team: <BR> <BR> Looking for a long distance challenge that will keep you logging those fitness minutes? Join us on the Virtual Journey Challenge. <BR> <BR> Mapquest or Goggle map your way from your home to any destination in Forks, Washington and start tracking your miles. <BR> <BR> You can walk, job, run, swim, bike, zumba - whatever fitness you like in order to track your miles. Use a pedometer, or an app on your phone. I use the RunKeeper Pro to track my walking, r... Fri, 25 Nov 2011 17:20:13 EST December Fitness Minutes Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x45236333 <em>442</em> <em>443</em> <em>444</em> <em>333</em> <em>445</em> <em>446</em> <em>430</em> <em>447</em> <BR> <BR> Hey Twilight Challenge Team it's time to set some December Fitness Minute Goals....this month can totally be a fitness minute flop if we don't make a plan to keep finding time for ourselves in the midst of all the other things on our to do list. <BR> <BR> If you were on SP last year, how many minutes did you get in for December? <BR> What's your plan for this year? <BR>... Fri, 25 Nov 2011 17:17:19 EST Breaking Dawn Movie Reviews here - Spoiler Alert! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x45132124 Just a new message board to talk about the movie. Tell us when you went, who you went with, what you wore if it was something new, what you thought....yada yada yada. Let's talk boys as Renee would say! Thu, 17 Nov 2011 20:07:23 EST pictures http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x44921673 How do you get these cool pictures of the twilight team...I would like to download one to my web page Fri, 4 Nov 2011 17:12:16 EST Sorry for not being around http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x44577147 Hi everyone, thought I would stop in to let you all know that I am sorry for not being around lately but I have been going through a lot of stuff lately and I know that I promised to be here all the time but when you are going through depression all you want to do is hide in a closet somewhere and cry all the time. <BR> <BR> I just found out that I will not be getting my surgery on my knee for a while. They said not until March or April of 2012. To top it all off my son was suppose to go and... Thu, 13 Oct 2011 20:56:14 EST Off topic: Want to help deployed soldiers? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x43835814 I copied and pasted this straight from my California Team <BR> <BR> <BR> This deployed Army unit is in a competition to get the most Facebook likes to their page by midnight tonight. Hey, these guys protect us...how hard is it to click "like" to help them out? Here it is: <BR> <BR> <BR> http://www.facebook.com/pages/Charlie-Co<BR>mpany-Comanches-2-27-IN-BN-Wolfhounds/<BR>107926009249154 <BR> <BR> Thanks! Put a word of support on their site! <BR> <BR> I am not quite sure who they are com... Wed, 31 Aug 2011 17:16:39 EST 100 Day Countdown to BD Challenge - Instructions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x43816847 Hi Everyone -- <BR> <BR> For all the newbies who are checking out the challenges for the team, here are the over all instructions for the 100 day countdown. <BR> <BR> Pick one large goal that you would like to accomplish by the time the movie is released. Pick a team that you want to participate with. Go to the message board and post an introduction message. You are free to join any team at any time, we just ask that once you are on a team, you stay with them through the rest of the cha... Tue, 30 Aug 2011 17:10:01 EST 100 Day Countdown to BD Challenge - Team Edward http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x43454196 Woo Hoo Team Headboard !!!!! linxoffire1, chubbymomof4, runner4life08, mflynn8, julesana8818, and yours truly. <BR> <BR> My 100 day challenge will be to study for and pass my Personal Trainer Certification Exam before the movie is released. I've been dragging my feet on getting that done and it's time to give myself a deadline and be accountable for finishing what I've started. <BR> <BR> So what is everyone's goal for the 100 days Challenge? Tue, 9 Aug 2011 16:19:11 EST 100 Day Countdown to BD Challenge Team Bella http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x43454097 Shout out to Team Bella members - Alley2300, mamchef76, clwelsh, and susiewhite1109 - plus anyone who comes on board later. <BR> <BR> Show your love for Bella and Team Feather Pillow. Have some fun supporting each other during the 100 day countdown. Tue, 9 Aug 2011 16:12:45 EST 100 Day Countdown to BD Challenge - Team Jacob http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x43454067 This message board is for moviewoman, fathinsn, matayaspc, and runningsushi - and anyone who comes in after the start. <BR> <BR> Team - Running Through the woods - show your love for Jacob, BD, and any other cast member as you support each other through the challenge! Tue, 9 Aug 2011 16:11:03 EST 100 Day Countdown to BD Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x42989119 <em>333</em> <em>283</em> <em>244</em> <em>52</em> <em>337</em> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Who's ready for a new challenge??? I seriously think we need a 100 day countdown to BD. I can't wait for the movie and want to be in shape to wear something nice to the wedding! <BR> <BR> This message board is for everyone to share their thoughts on what they would like to see in the challenge. What hasn't worked for you with challenges in the past? What has worked for you? <BR> <BR> Is 100 da... Thu, 14 Jul 2011 16:27:13 EST Text Support Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x42989035 <em>334</em> OMG cant W8 2 chat! <BR> <BR> If you're into texting and feel comfortable sharing your number with others, then this is the support place for you. I've had someone ask for a texting buddy, and one of my best texters is a fellow teammate. We hold each other accountable on a daily basis. <BR> <BR> I realize this may not work for our international teammates, unless they find someone in their own country. Does anyone text internationally and know how that works? I assume th... Thu, 14 Jul 2011 16:20:06 EST How do you save? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x42931698 With Jeff's diabetes, and the drastic change in our eating habits, we're finding a LOT of coupons that don't help us anymore, but it's putting a HUGE dent in our budget! How do we shop for the unprocessed, fresh foods w/out killing our budget?? We're doing a lot more 'from scratch' meals, organics, fresh fruits and veggies, etc. now! Any tips you can throw our way?? Mon, 11 Jul 2011 17:33:26 EST Twilight Challenge Picture Holiday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x42526328 Would you like to see new places this summer? What the weather is like in other places during the summer? Get to know what your team members across the globe eat? How other parents entertain their children during the holidays? What the architecture, landscape and plants look like where other team members live? <BR> <BR> If you do, then come along on a picture holiday this summer. It will be a fantastic way not only to see and learn new things but also to get to know each other better. <BR>... Mon, 20 Jun 2011 05:29:01 EST Breaking Dawn preview!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x42274146 <link>www.imdb.com/features/movies/breakin<BR>gdawn/ </link> Y'all may have already seen this, but I thought I would post it just in case <em>30</em> I'm not sure November can get here quick enough! LOL!!! ENJOY!!! Mon, 6 Jun 2011 18:23:03 EST Michelene's Surgery Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x41897549 Good morning everybody! <BR> I just came from the surgery center and Michelene is out of surgery - all went well. The Dr. told us this morning that she may need to spend one night there, because he had decided that he needs to relocate/reattach the tendon to a different part of the bone, due to the amount of damage/wear and tear on the area where is was attached. I think staying over one night is probably related to pain management, but I'll know more later this afternoon. <BR> <BR> I'll k... Wed, 18 May 2011 10:47:21 EST Virtual Journey Instructions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x41664783 Hi Twilight Challenge Team: <BR> <BR> Looking for a long distance challenge that will keep you logging those fitness minutes? Join us on the Virtual Journey Challenge. <BR> <BR> Mapquest or Goggle map you way from your home to any destination in Forks, Washington and start tracking your miles. <BR> <BR> You can walk, job, run, swim, bike, zumba - whatever fitness you like in order to track your miles. Use a pedometer, or an app on your phone. I use the RunKeeper Pro to track my walking,... Fri, 6 May 2011 12:18:17 EST Easter Challenge - Final - Week 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x41404308 Welcome to the last week of our challenge! <BR> <BR> This week's challenges are: <BR> <BR> Challenge 1 - turn in your weight and points to your team leader BEFORE the end of the day Saturday. When points are turned in late, they are not counted towards the team success scores. <BR> <BR> Challenge 2: Pick your goal for the week and post it on your team message board. You can claim 25 extra points for your team this week if you post on your team message board everyday of the week. <BR> <BR>... Sat, 23 Apr 2011 21:20:43 EST 2011 Week 18 Challenge (April 23-29) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x41384359 Hi Team: <BR> <BR> Welcome to our next weekly challenge. The day after this challenge starts is Easter. So I thought our challenge for the week should be to incorporate an exercise that I'm sure the Easter Bunny has in his workout plan for the year! <BR> <BR> <link>www.acefitness.org/exerciselibrary/2<BR>22/squat-jump </link> <BR> <BR> How about trying some sets of squat jumps this week when you do your leg workout? Don't feel like you have to jump very high either if that is an issue ... Fri, 22 Apr 2011 15:51:00 EST Easter Challenge - Week 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x41249834 You're doing great! Almost to the end of our challenge..are you reaching your goals? <BR> <BR> This week's challenges are: <BR> <BR> Challenge 1 - turn in your weight and points to your team leader BEFORE the end of the day Saturday. When points are turned in late, they are not counted towards the team success scores. <BR> <BR> Challenge 2: Pick your goal for the week and post it on your team message board. You can claim 25 extra points for your team this week if you post on your team mes... Fri, 15 Apr 2011 21:29:08 EST 2011 Week 16 Challenge (April 9-15th) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x41102594 Welcome to our next weekly challenge for the year! <BR> <BR> Our quote for the week "Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something". <BR> <BR> Our song of the week: Awake and Alive by Skillet <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXE0MOzI-vQ </link> <BR> <BR> I'm thinking of my buddy Jerome who is coming up on his first 1/2 marathon and I think this is a great running song! <BR> <BR> So are you awake and alive and trying new things? You challenge this week is to p... Fri, 8 Apr 2011 19:54:47 EST Easter Challenge - Week 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x41095785 <em>450</em> Welcome to Week 4 of the Bunny Don't Bring Me Down Challenge! <BR> <BR> Woo Hoo to you for continuing on in your challenge to participate through the bunny season! <BR> <BR> Challenge 1 - turn in your weight and points to your team leader BEFORE the end of the day Saturday. When points are turned in late, they are not counted towards the team success scores. <BR> <BR> Challenge 2: Pick your goal for the week and post it on your team message board. You can claim 25 extra ... Fri, 8 Apr 2011 12:40:24 EST EAster Challenge - Week 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40947253 <em>450</em> We're still not letting the Bunny bring us down! <BR> <BR> Here is the Week 3 challenge for our Easter Challenge Teams: <BR> <BR> 1. Turn in your weights and points to your team leader by Saturday, April 2nd. <BR> <BR> 2. Set your goal for week 3 and share it on your team message board. <BR> <BR> 3. Give a goodie, or post a comment on your team member pages. Remember - encouragement and support is the goal! <BR> <BR> 4. Eleanor Roosevelt said "do one thing everyday t... Fri, 1 Apr 2011 20:21:00 EST Fitness tracker and running http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x40940083 Do you track every run? I do cardio 40 minutes, 5 days a week and strength training 3 days a week. I started running and thought it would be a once a week thing. Then I liked it so much I want to make it two or three times a week. Can I add 20 minutes of cardio to Sunday, but leave Monday-Friday at 40 minutes? Do I just add extra calories to the calories burned section? Suggestions? Advice? How do you track "extra" cardio? I'd like to continue doing my regular cardio routine and add running. ... Fri, 1 Apr 2011 13:49:57 EST 2011 Week 15 Challenge (April 2nd - 8th) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40937489 Hi Team: Welcome to Week 15 of our annual challenge. Apparently my April fools joke this year was to forget to post week 14! You all had a week off! <BR> <BR> Our quote for consideration this week is: "winners say what they want to happen. Losers say what they feel will happen" Dr. Linda Bunker <BR> <BR> As you plan out your healthy lifestyle goals for the month of April, write them out in a way that follows the Know part of that statement, instead of the Feel part. Imagine them in... Fri, 1 Apr 2011 11:46:19 EST New and confused http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x40908785 Hi everyone! I recently reached my goal weight and now I just want to focus on EATING HEALTHY and improving my strength and endurance. And staying away from cigarettes and alcohol! I'm really into the whole ABSTINENCE theme that is behind Twilight, but for me personally it's all about addictions rather than sex. I'm addicted to sugary foods! <BR> <BR> Anyway... I don't really get how the challenges work. There are so many stickies. I'm confused. How do I know when the next challenge starts,... Thu, 31 Mar 2011 06:38:41 EST 2011 Week 13 Challenge (March 20-26) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40776963 Welcome to the week 13 challenge! <BR> <BR> Our quote of the week is: The real gift of a challenge is WHO you become by facing it. <BR> <BR> I like quotes from www.thedailylove.com and follow them on twitter. That is how I came across the quote in this week's challenge. <BR> <BR> My song of the week is one that I just added to my playlist: <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_mkyQbdFng </link> <BR> <BR> It may sound slow for running, but the words inspire me and this weekend... Thu, 24 Mar 2011 21:15:24 EST Easter Challenge - Week 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40705523 <em>450</em> <em>449</em> <em>450</em> <em>449</em> <BR> <BR> Welcome to Week two of the Easter Challenge: <BR> <BR> 1. Turn in your weekly weight to your team leader by the morning of the 26th. You will also turn in your points for last week's challenges so your format should be: <BR> <BR> weight <BR> total points 4 steps X 25 points was the max you could earn <BR> yes/no I met my weekly goal <BR> <BR> 2. Set your goal for week two and post it on your team message board. <BR> <B... Mon, 21 Mar 2011 19:24:49 EST 2011 Week 12 Challenge (March 20th - the 26th) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40674838 Welcome to the 12th weekly challenge for the year! Who is in it to win it? <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=DspBaykSHes </link> <BR> Here's your song for the week...Get Up (Minute to Win) <BR> <BR> Our Quote for the week is by Nelson Mandela <BR> "The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fall." <BR> <BR> By now some of you may not remember what goals you set for the New Year. Maybe you are struggling with feeling like this is just ... Sun, 20 Mar 2011 12:23:43 EST Easter Challenge - Week 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40574178 <em>451</em> <em>450</em> <em>453</em> <em>448</em> <em>452</em> <em>448</em> <BR> <BR> Alright Ladies - It's Easter "Don't Bring Me Down" Bunny Time and week one starts March 19th and goes through the 25th. <BR> <BR> Step One: Turn in your starting weight to your team leader by the 18th <BR> <BR> Step Two: Set a goal of your choosing for week one and post it on your team message board. <BR> <BR> Step three: Give a goodie to each of your teammates and make sure you know what the... Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:57:44 EST Team Renee - Easter Challenge - Chat it up here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x40570683 Hi Team Renee: <BR> <BR> Leader: Runningsushi <BR> moviewoman <BR> cullenpixie <BR> michcleary <BR> strawberrylass <BR> <BR> Good luck ladies! Tue, 15 Mar 2011 10:25:09 EST Team Esme - Easter Challenge - Chat it up here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x40570658 Hi Team Esme: <BR> <BR> Leader - Triple_Emme <BR> lydiamschneider <BR> fathinsn <BR> clwelsh <BR> casusk <BR> <BR> Good luck ladies! Tue, 15 Mar 2011 10:23:56 EST Team Angela - Easter Challenge - Chat it up here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x40570620 Welcome to Team Angela! <BR> <BR> Leader - BRoseQuilts <BR> Ddunkies <BR> Alley2300 <BR> Julesana8818 <BR> Btrfly08 <BR> Nursemel404 <BR> <BR> Good luck ladies! Tue, 15 Mar 2011 10:22:28 EST 2011 Week 11 Challenge (March 13-19) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40496758 Welcome to week 11 --- congrats for continuing on with your healthy lifestyle journey. <BR> <BR> Quote of the week: Either move or be moved - Colin Powell. <BR> <BR> Your challenge this week is to work on building your best abs....try a new ab routine this week. Can you do 100 sit ups a day for the week? Break it up into groups of 10 if necessary and pace them throughout the day. Have your tried Coach Nicole's ab videos on SP? <BR> <BR> There is a crunchless core workout on SP if you... Fri, 11 Mar 2011 17:15:46 EST 2011 Week 10 Challenge (March 6-12) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40373428 Hi Team: <BR> <BR> It's that time of week - a new challenge!!! <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_amvHhO9VY </link> <BR> <BR> It's Freggie week, and the song of the week celebrates being crazy over vegetables! Watch it for a chuckle and a reminder to use your shopping cart wisely this week and load up on the fruits and veggies. I challenge you to write a blog with some pictures and/or recipes that you can share this week about how you are using fruits and veggies. <BR> <BR> I... Sun, 6 Mar 2011 12:45:47 EST Eater Challenge Time - Who's In http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x40336952 <em>449</em> <em>448</em> <em>450</em> <em>451</em> <em>453</em> <em>452</em> <BR> <BR> Easter is on it's way and several team members have asked for an accountability challenge to help us through the holiday without the dreaded weight gain associated with yet another candy holiday. So as Alice would say "It's Time". <BR> <BR> Time to sign up that is. The challenge will go from Sunday March 20th to Sunday May 1st. You will be signing up for a six week challenge that comes with the ... Fri, 4 Mar 2011 16:27:46 EST Hey all http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x40284888 Hey everyone! I'm new to this group. I am team Edward (and Team Peeta, if that means anything to you). I have been slowly getting to goal, and I think I'm ready to pick it up a bit. Reading on the treadmill and stationary bike helps me to stay on and exercise longer, so I thought book-focused groups would be good to join. Good luck in all of your challenges! Wed, 2 Mar 2011 14:05:39 EST 2011 Week 9 Challenge (February 27th - March 5) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40146783 Hi Team: <BR> <BR> Are you getting enough zzzz's? Did you know that consistently short changing your sleep can cause your body to hold on to fat? I did a little research and found this on WebMD: <BR> <BR> According to a 2004 study, people who sleep less than six hours a day were almost 30 percent more likely to become obese than those who slept seven to nine hours. <BR> <BR> Not only does sleep loss appear to stimulate appetite. It also stimulates cravings for high-fat, high-carbohydrate... Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:45:57 EST 2011 Week 8 Challenge (Feb 20-26th) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x40054747 Hi Team: <BR> <BR> During week 8 our challenge will be to practice conscious eating and while doing that track your calories on the nutrition tracker. <BR> <BR> What is conscious eating? I think of this as making choices and not just eating what's around without thinking about it. Do you plan your meals out for the week, or even a day in advance? Do you make sure that you're getting your fruits, vegetables, and vitamins? Have you used the nutrition tracker? <BR> <BR> When I first start... Sun, 20 Feb 2011 20:52:20 EST 2011 Week 7 Challenge (Feb 13-19) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x39898184 Happy Valentines Day one day early! <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> The quote of the week comes from The Yoga Journal magazine and says... <BR> <BR> "The path to transformation involves many small steps. Experience each one as meaningful" <BR> <BR> My song choice for the week goes back to one of my older favorites for my general workout playlist... <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f6D0rOLfWs </link> <BR> <BR> As for our challenge for the week, we go to one of the basic ones that w... Sun, 13 Feb 2011 20:33:46 EST Another Twilight Fan Here :D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x39883915 Just joined today - can't believe after weeks of knowing the existence of this team and I just joined! Hope to meet more SP buddies here and together we live happily, fitter, healthier <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> p/s: Can't wait for last two Twilight movies - then I get the whole set of DVDs! Sun, 13 Feb 2011 06:55:58 EST 2011 Week Six Challenge (February 6 - 12th) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x39694048 It's Track your cardio week!!! I don't know about you, but my cardio minutes need to go up this week! We've spent about 4 days ice/snow bound and my minutes are down. <BR> <BR> Your challenge this week will be to increase your cardio fitness minutes to a higher level than normal and track it on the Fitness Tracker here on SP. I find that randomly increasing my minutes will help me break plateaus. <BR> <BR> Our song of the week is by Nickelback and is a good one for that running playlist.... Fri, 4 Feb 2011 20:04:24 EST Chaske (Sam) Bday project... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x39621995 Okay you guys can all think I'm a weirdo... but, myself and the members of my website www.lovinchaske.com are putting together a bday DVD for Chaske Spencer. His birthday is March 9th, so we are currently on a crunch to get submissions for this project. If any of you would like to participate ... I am accepting submissions to lovinchaske1@gmail.com until Friday Feb. 4th. <BR> <BR> What I am looking for... <BR> <BR> 1 min videos of you wishing Chaske a happy birthday or a written wish just... Tue, 1 Feb 2011 22:43:51 EST Bella's Female Friends vote http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x39555131 Who do you like more, Jessica or Angela? Sun, 30 Jan 2011 13:59:21 EST 2011 Week 5 Challenge Jan 31-Feb 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x39523593 Hi Team - This weekly challenge is all about taking control of your health by acquiring knowledge from your doctor. <BR> <BR> Your specific goal is to schedule any necessary appointments. Have you had your annual physical, scheduled that mammogram or prostate exam, dentist, or other medical appointment that you need to take care of? <BR> <BR> Last year as part of a wellness program at my previous company, some of us scheduled physcials with our physicians prior to starting the 90 day welln... Fri, 28 Jan 2011 22:07:16 EST January Week 4 Challenge - Jan 23-29 th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x39294943 Ghandi said to "be the change you wish to see in the world". <BR> <BR> I don't know about you but it seems that it takes me much longer than the suggested 21 days to make a new habit. So how are you doing on your New Year's Resolutions 3+ weeks into the new year? Struggling? On Track? <BR> <BR> Your challenge this week is to blog about the reasons why you will not give up in 2011. Putting things in writing helps solidify them in your mind and can help you create a pattern of success. ... Wed, 19 Jan 2011 18:16:37 EST January - Week 3 Challenge (Jan 16-22) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x39189256 I hope that you have been trying our weekly challenges and have been logging in and finding friends. <BR> <BR> As we progress into the month the reasons for New Year's Resolutions may fade in your mind. You may find yourself wondering what your resolutios were. This week's challenge is going to help you set some fitness goals for your healthy lifestyle journey. <BR> <BR> I liked a quote I found in Success Magazine recently that said "Be a winner, not a whiner". Winners usually know what ... Sat, 15 Jan 2011 19:55:10 EST Enter before 2/12 for chance to meet Stephanie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x39099350 How to Enter: Enter by regular mail. Please hand print (1) your name, (2) your age, (3) <BR> and your complete street address (including zip code), (4) the name of your parent or <BR> legal guardian (if you are under 18 years of age), and (5) your telephone number (or the <BR> telephone number of your parent or legal guardian if you are under 18 years of age) on a <BR> 3”x 5” card and mail it, postage prepaid, to: <BR> The Twilight International Fan Event Sweepstakes Entries <BR> Little, Brow... Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:19:10 EST January - Week 2 Challenge (Jan 9th-15th) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x38902778 "Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go" T.S. Elliot <BR> <BR> Welcome to our second challenge of 2011. I hope you had fun planning out goals and writing your script for the year. <BR> <BR> This week's challenge is designed to help you find the support your need to fulfill your goals and desire for your healthy lifestyle journey. You know the old say...no man is an island, no man stands alone? So how can you increase your chances of success and get... Wed, 5 Jan 2011 11:31:53 EST Want to meet Chaske? AKA Sam Uley? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x38902372 I know this is a short notice... since the event is tomorrow... but if you live in or around New York tomorrow night you can go and meet him and listen to him speak about his charity Be the Shift. <BR> <BR> This Thursday, 6th January @ STUDIO XXI, 59 w21st street, NYC, NY 10010 <BR> <BR> OPEN BAR 9.30pm - 10.30pm <BR> <BR> Red carpet event hosted by Chaske Spencer in support of Be The Shift - www.BeTheShift.tv <BR> Wed, 5 Jan 2011 11:17:57 EST New to team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x38784070 Hi, I wasn't sure where to post...I am new to this team but have been on SP for a while. I would love to get into a challenge? How do I do that? <BR> And just for the record I am Team Edward all the way. (Team Jasper is a distant second) Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:02:19 EST January - Week 1 Challenge (Jan 1-8) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x38573433 "You are successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal". Charles Carlson <BR> <BR> This week's challenges have to do with setting a good foundation for the year and writing your "life script". <BR> <BR> 1. Log in to SP everyday this week. The majority of us are on the computer everyday and logging in takes only a few seconds. Make it a habit that you will not break because SP is a lifeline in your health lifestyle journey. Can you get to a login streak of 365 days thi... Mon, 20 Dec 2010 12:58:54 EST Week 9 - Jingle My Bells Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x38528005 Congratulations on making it through our holiday challenge! <BR> <BR> This is the last week and starts December 18th and goes through December 26th. <BR> <BR> 1. 100 points for listening to this song and studying the words... <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X8l3ArbjYA&<BR>feature=related </link> <BR> <BR> I heard this last weekend at the movie and was touched by the thought and found it very motivating. <BR> <BR> 2. 100 points -Next go to our teampage and post on the 2011 I... Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:08:44 EST 2011...I BELIEVE I CAN - Dailly Chatter Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x38527841 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X8l3ArbjYA&<BR>feature=related </link> <BR> <BR> What do you believe that you can do in 2011? I heard this song when I went to see Chronicles of Narnia and I was touched by the lyrics. I also read recently that when you find yourself saying I Can't that the reason there is a can't is because of the "I". Let's get rid of our fears and reach for our dreams in 2011 and do it together! Fri, 17 Dec 2010 13:55:14 EST Week 8 - Jingle My Bells Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x38380581 <em>444</em> <em>446</em> <em>460</em> <em>445</em> <BR> <BR> It's that crazy time of year! This week's challenge goes from Saturday, December 11th through Friday, December 17th. It's almost Christmas! <BR> <BR> Here are your challenges: <BR> <BR> 1. More than likely you will be faced with some kind of party this week - work, school, friends, family - there are brunches, lunches, cookie exchanges, dinner parties - you name it. So I'd like you to use a tactic that I have learned on... Thu, 9 Dec 2010 09:34:33 EST New Opportunity to vote here...Sexiest Man http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x38339099 <link>www.popsugar.com/Pictures-Robert-Pat<BR>tinson-Ben-Affleck-Brad-Pitt-David-Bec<BR>kham-Jake-Gyllenhaal-11569830 </link> Tue, 7 Dec 2010 09:39:36 EST December --Daily Chatter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x38284565 I was curious so figure I would throw this out there. I weighed in today, and it said to change your weight goals every 15-20 pounds to adjust the calorie intake goals. Are they talking about the main weight goal thing that changes the red line on my weight loss chart? Sat, 4 Dec 2010 12:10:05 EST Need your help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x38249723 I feel so bad! I've gotten off track and lost my focus! I need help getting back on track! I've lost my motivation :( Thu, 2 Dec 2010 14:03:27 EST Mantra help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x38216546 Ok I'm trying to do the mantra thing but I'm completely lost! Anyone else lost with me? Anyone want to assist me to at least a bit of understanding on this? Wed, 1 Dec 2010 01:32:10 EST Challenges in 2011 - Log your idea here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x38042703 Use this thread to post your idea for a weekly challenge in 2011. <BR> <BR> What has been your favorite from the Jingle My Bells 9 week challenge? What has been your least favorite? <BR> <BR> Are you interested in weekly challenges next year, or do you like them longer (i.e. month or two)? <BR> <BR> Share your thoughts! Sat, 20 Nov 2010 22:14:57 EST Week 7 - Jingle My Bells Challenge Instructions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x38039138 Woo Hoo - You're doing great! You've almost made it through the holidays and hopefully you're in better shape because of the challenges. <BR> <BR> This challenge runs from Sataurday, December 4th (Date of Eclipse release!!!) through Friday, December 10th. <BR> <BR> 1. Get 10 points a day for each day you get in a healthy dinner. If you do it all 7 days then you get 100 points. This can be a challenge for holiday party season, but it's worth the effort. Did you know that having a broth b... Sat, 20 Nov 2010 17:34:26 EST Making a Mantra and Sharing Positve Quotes here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x38038935 We're using this thread to post our Mantra's for Week 6 and our positive quotes for week 7. If you like it we'll keep it up in 2011. <BR> <BR> Michelene's Mantras: <BR> <BR> Impact - Make One! <BR> Live UP! Sat, 20 Nov 2010 17:19:52 EST Week 6 - Jingle Bell Challenge Instructions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x38038789 Welcome to Week 6 of the Jingle My Bells Challenge. You're doing great if you've made it this far! <BR> <BR> This challenge goes from Saturday, November 27th and goes through Friday, December 3rd.....freaking out it's almost Christmas! <BR> <BR> 1. Okay Thanksgiving is past us and it's time to move on with our habits! Earn 10 points a day for each day you have a healthy lunch and a total of 100 for the week if you do that all 7 days. Sometimes this takes planning so you take stuff to wo... Sat, 20 Nov 2010 17:11:18 EST Week 5 Jingle Bell Challenge Instructions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x38016008 <em>306</em> <em>23</em> <em>194</em> <em>321</em> <em>147</em> <BR> <BR> Start out this week by framing your attitude! Yes it will be busy. Yes there will be food. Yes you can get through this and make it through the week in a position of success! <BR> <BR> This week's challenge starts Saturday, November 20 through Friday November 26th. Don't forget to post your weights/points for this week on your team thread and team leaders send me the totals for everyone in one sparkmail pl... Fri, 19 Nov 2010 09:33:16 EST Week 4 - Jingle My Bells Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x37863808 <em>335</em> <em>150</em> <em>265</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> Welcome to Week 4 of our holiday challenge! This week starts Saturday, November 13th and goes through Friday, November 19th. Here are your challenges: <BR> <BR> 1. Get 25 points for finding a new song that will help you workout. You can post it to our team thread called "Edward's Music Room" here: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855<BR>x36351823 </link> <BR> <BR>... Thu, 11 Nov 2010 08:49:35 EST Vote for Twilight in People's Choice Awards... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x37851550 <link>www.peopleschoice.com/pca/vote/voten<BR>ow.jsp?category=&pollId=&optionId= </link> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 13:54:39 EST Issues with Nutrition Tracker http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x37841904 Does anyone else have issues adding food to the nutrition tracker at times? I have been trying to add my dinner for the last 30 minutes. It is 1130 Pacific Time. It gets quite frustrating to never be able to add my dinner on those days that I am not on til later. <BR> <BR> Was wondering if anyone else had these issues? Wed, 10 Nov 2010 02:54:08 EST Week Three - Jingle My Bells Challenge Instruction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x37692397 <em>334</em> <em>252</em> <em>247</em> <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Welcome to week 3 of the holiday challenge. This challenge starts on Saturday November 6th and goes through Friday, November 12th. Here are the ways you can get your points: <BR> <BR> 1. Earn 25 points for posting a blog about all the reasons that you are worth the effort to make it through this journey that you are on. I personally think that if we don't see our own value and worth as an individual, we won't always make i... Tue, 2 Nov 2010 16:53:02 EST Thank you! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x37634661 I just wanted to say Thank You for the goodie today!! Sure made my day! Although I think I should make a correction. It was 3.5 not 4 lbs this week. Does that make a difference?? Sat, 30 Oct 2010 22:58:24 EST My Kay Can Do Attitude Will Help Me.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x37606046 If you took on the spirit of Kay LeClaire who at 61 became the oldest woman to climb the top 7 summits of the world, and then sign up for an Ironman Triathalon.....what would you do? <BR> <BR> Talk about your big dreams here. Fri, 29 Oct 2010 09:19:13 EST Week 2 - Jingle My Bell Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x37532758 <em>334</em> <em>301</em> <em>321</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> Welcome to week 2 of the holiday challenge. This challenge starts on Saturday October 30th and goes through Friday, November 5th. Here are the ways you can get your points: <BR> <BR> 1. Earn 25 points for posting a follow up blog to how you really did avoiding all the sugar, treats, and candy on Halloween. Were you able to keep your goals, and if not what do you think you could have changed in order to reach them? <BR> <... Mon, 25 Oct 2010 18:56:21 EST A conundrum ~ need help or ideas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x37467129 Well I went a bought a new scale for the Jingle bells challenge so that I can weigh myself at home. Now the only problem is I don't think the scale is accurate. I get weighed at work every Friday and have felt that scale is accurate. Now it isn't that this new scale weighed me heavier it is the opposite. I weigh 3 lbs less on the new scale then I did on the one at work this morning. <BR> <BR> I bought a Weight Watchers scale. I was going to check at the Weight Watchers place near me a... Fri, 22 Oct 2010 09:57:38 EST Team Bella's Beauties http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x37440975 Hi Ladies - Welcome to Team Bella's Beauties <BR> <BR> Team Leader - Roxana313 <BR> brosequilts <BR> jus911 <BR> alley2300 <BR> avalanchegirl24 <BR> Jennifer30 <BR> <BR> Use this team thread to post your weights/points, and to encourage each other throughout the challenge. Wed, 20 Oct 2010 23:09:06 EST Team Jacob's Jinglebells http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x37440950 Welcome to Team Jacob's jinglebells! <BR> <BR> Team Leader - Nutz4harry <BR> mamachef76 <BR> fit_n_healthy <BR> moviewoman <BR> carojones <BR> <BR> Use this team thread to post your weights/points, and to encourage each other throughout the challenge! Wed, 20 Oct 2010 23:07:27 EST Team Alice's Angels http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x37440926 Welcome to Team Alice's Angels. <BR> <BR> Team Leader - RunningSushi <BR> minky_2001 <BR> triple-emme <BR> hnt512 <BR> susiewhite1109 <BR> clwelsh <BR> <BR> use this team thread to post your weights/points, and encourage each other throughout the journey! Wed, 20 Oct 2010 23:05:43 EST Edward's Elves Team Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x37440900 Welcome to Team Edward's Elves!!! here are your teammates: <BR> <BR> bergie8771 <BR> ddunkies <BR> katieswan <BR> fairyfly728 <BR> mom2gia06 <BR> sandybeachgirl1 <BR> <BR> use this thread to check in and post weights/points and just encourage each other! Wed, 20 Oct 2010 23:04:15 EST Week 1 - Jingle My Bell Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x37395840 <em>195</em> <em>203</em> <em>7</em> <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> Welcome to week one of our team challenge to get us through the holidays! <BR> <BR> On October 23rd, log your starting weight and measurements into SP. Your first week weigh in should be turned in on Saturday October 30th. <BR> <BR> This week's challenges for points are: <BR> <BR> 1. Create a vision collage - 50 points. If you've never done this before or it's been awhile, now is a good time to put some pictures in front o... Mon, 18 Oct 2010 22:06:09 EST JINGLE MY BELLS CHALLENGE - TEAM SIGN UP http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x37364775 Sign up here if you want to be assigned a team for the niine week challenge that will start October 24 to December 26th. <BR> <BR> Let me know if you're interested in being a team captain! Sun, 17 Oct 2010 13:58:29 EST Making a virtual trip to Forks.. last time I drove http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x37213367 (Not sure if this is the appropriate place for this, but I just felt like sharing) <BR> <BR> Of course I joined this team probably for the same reason that most of you did too! Its all about the Twilight and Team Edward or Team Jacob (all while sharing personal successes, tips and healthy stories). <BR> <BR> I bought the first book (after hearing all the hub bub about it) for a book to read on the plane trip I was taking. And holy cow! I was almost done with the book before I got off the pl... Sat, 9 Oct 2010 18:32:21 EST Question about miles for virtual journey... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x37126741 any idea how many steps equal a mile...or an approximation? I don't have a gym membership so I'm not doing treadmills or ellipticals or anything unfortunately, but I'm walking my neighborhood, or somewhere close by. I have a pedometer and can track steps, and wasn't sure if there was a way to convert that to miles??? Just curious if anyone had an idea! <BR> <BR> THANKS!!!! <em>334</em> Tue, 5 Oct 2010 14:20:24 EST October - Daily Chat Room http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x37075819 Sunday - Oct. 3rd -- mandatory day of on my trainers schedule. The only thing I can do is go for a leisurely walk. <BR> <BR> I'm working, studying, and watching football today - before and after church. DH tried a new white chili recipe that is in the crockpot. Later I'm trying a new breakfast brownie recipe (healthy version) to see if we like it in the morning. If it's good, I'll post the recipe. Sun, 3 Oct 2010 09:53:46 EST I need a smile today... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x37052045 I thought it might help to have a pick me up thread where we could all share funny things that make us smile so that we can all draw strength from each other on days when it is touch. <BR> <BR> I still smile everytime I watch this one... <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTAAsCNK7RA&<BR>ob=av2e </link> Fri, 1 Oct 2010 22:18:19 EST Hello All! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x36998327 Just joined this group, the more support the better. I'm always looking for new buddies to keep me motivated and on track...but most importantly accountable. <BR> <BR> Glad to be a part of what seems to be a wonderful team! <em>252</em> Wed, 29 Sep 2010 13:17:55 EST Help - I need a buddy!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x36974562 I had a recommendation from another team member to start a thread where we could find people who need a buddy or are willing to help hold another member accountable. <BR> <BR> So here's the thread.... who needs an accountability partner and what do you need to be held accountable to do? Tue, 28 Sep 2010 12:25:35 EST October Goals - Plan to Achieve! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x36893014 Map out your goals for October... <BR> <BR> What are your fitness minute goals? <BR> What are your healthy lifestyle goals? <BR> What one thing are you working on improving this month? <BR> <BR> Let us know! Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:10:20 EST Happy Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x36662247 Monday-I have bootcamp training tonight! Wish me luck that I don't pull any muscles this time. I will take it slower and concentrate on form instead of making it to the finish line. <em>209</em> <BR> <BR> Does anyone else have plans on starting off this week strong?!! Mon, 13 Sep 2010 12:21:19 EST Michelene's Tip for the Day.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x36626922 Babe Ruth said "never let the fear of striking out get in your way". What are you afraid of doing that you should be trying to make progress in your healthy lifestyle journey? <BR> <BR> Set a goal to overcome that fear and make it SMART...Specific, measureable, attainable, realistic, and timebound. Sat, 11 Sep 2010 18:11:00 EST September Goals - Share Yours Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x36394303 Goals help you have something to aim at and sharing them helps others hold you accountable. <BR> <BR> Here are some of my September Goals: <BR> <BR> 1. Break the 170 lb barrier <BR> 2. Get in over 1,400 fitness minutes <BR> 3. Get my CPR certification <BR> 4. Make progress on studying for my personal trainer certification. <BR> 5. Find new and creative ways to encourage our team! <BR> 6. Get my company website up and running and start marketing. <BR> 7. Celebrate something in l... Tue, 31 Aug 2010 12:52:02 EST Emmett's Strength Corner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x36351952 The strength exercise that is helping shape my core this month is the various medicine ball throws that my trainer gave me. never worked out with one? give it a try. You can find various videos to show you how here: <BR> <BR> <link>www.bing.com/videos/search?q=medicin<BR>e+ball+exercises&FORM=VDRE&qpvt=medici<BR>ne+ball+exercises# </link> Sun, 29 Aug 2010 14:47:21 EST Edwards Music Room - Share Playlist Songs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x36351823 What songs are working for you on your playlist? <BR> <BR> For me right now I enjoy <BR> <BR> Dynamite by Taio Cruz <BR> Sexy Chick by David Guetta <BR> Misery by maroon 5 Sun, 29 Aug 2010 14:38:41 EST SEPTEMBER HUDDLE - MAKE IT LOUD! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x36351757 Here is where you huddle up and post something encouraging each day....lose some weight - let us know. Need some help - let us know. Chat it up and shout it out! <BR> <BR> Be "In it to win it!". Sun, 29 Aug 2010 14:33:00 EST Make It healthy - Ideas for Meals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x36306984 Please use this thread to post tips and ideas for healthy meals and snacks. <BR> <BR> In the lastest issue of Fitness Magazine you can find breakfast ideas that are about 300 calories each. I liked this one: <BR> <BR> Toast a whole-grain mini bagel. On one half, spread 2 tablespoons light cream cheese mixed with 1 tablesppon each sliced almonds and dried cherries. Cover with remaining half and serve with 1 cup mixed berries. <BR> <BR> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 05:49:07 EST Dr. Cullen's Office http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x36272307 Do you have a question about diet, exercise, ways to stay motivated etc? Ask your question here and well see if all the staff (Twilight Challenge Team members) have an answer for you. <BR> <BR> What would you like to ask Dr. Cullen today? Wed, 25 Aug 2010 13:58:11 EST Virtual Journey Instructions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x36272025 Please do not post to this thread. <BR> <BR> Your virtual journey can take you to wherever you wish to go! Track your fitness miles to reach your destination and use any form of fitness that you want. <BR> <BR> I started out from home and am logging my miles to reach Forks, Washington High School. My total mileage will be 2,255.32 miles. I have used the following methods so far: walk, jog, bike, swim, elliptical, treadmill, pedometer tracking. <BR> <BR> Read some of my blogs to get s... Wed, 25 Aug 2010 13:45:03 EST CHALLENGE SIGNUPS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x36239656 Wow, it's been a while so it's gotta be time to get back into challenges! <BR> Anyone interested post here, if you have any ideas on what you would like as a challenge post those also. <BR> And just in case we have enough people (and for fun) post your team (Edward, Jacob or Alice) <BR> <BR> <BR> My first thought since Winter is ending was a heading into summer challenge, then I realised most of you are probably heading out of summer! <BR> And I am totally Team JACOB!! *sigh* <BR> Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:57:06 EST Introduction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x34250187 Hi! My name is Lindsey, well sort of...that is my pen name. I have switched to using it in public forums because I have an ex that would love to "see me fail". I am here because I want to lose weight and get myself ready to go on a book-signing tour with my first and it's sequal novels. Apparently I will also be going to the UK as there have been purchases there as well as a fan site that has been set up. (I don't understand this at all). However, there is one other major thing. I have 4 ... Wed, 19 May 2010 14:24:46 EST Must read Books and Must see Movies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x34081507 Well here is where we will post must see movies and must read books <BR> Each week I will post a must see movie featuring an actor from the Twilight films. <BR> Know any other good vampire novels we can read while waiting for Brees book? Post them here! Wed, 12 May 2010 05:40:25 EST ECLIPSE Challenge Start Weights! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x34080672 Well since this challenge is 6weeks long and we will be having weigh ins each week I thought it might be easier having one thread for weigh ins. You will still be competing for your team. <BR> <BR> Challenge runs from May 19th - June 30th <BR> -Post your Start weight anytime(or day) you like as long as its before the end of the day on the 19th. <BR> -Remember to state which Team you are on <BR> eg. Team Jacob <BR> Start weight - xxx lbs <BR> <BR> Lets make this fun! Wed, 12 May 2010 01:11:41 EST TEAM CHAT http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x34074761 Well we havent had much action on our chat boards so this is now our Chat thread where anyone can post. <BR> Post how you're going, if you're having struggles, successes, any Twilight related babble that everyone in our lives are probably sick of by now, or just say hi <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> Alicia Tue, 11 May 2010 20:18:54 EST ECLIPSE Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x34072624 So this is the thread to post your goals in. Come back each week and check off what you have done, it helps to see where you are heading and if you are doing what you need to do to get there. <BR> Think of weight goals- what do you want to lost each week and what do you want to be at by the end of the challenge? <BR> Measurements- If you do a lot of strength building this is important as you might not lose so much weight, but a lot of cms <BR> Nutrition- Are you getting enough fruit and vegie... Tue, 11 May 2010 18:28:22 EST ECLIPSE Challenge Sign ups http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x34072463 Well its almost here! And according to my fiance I am WAY too excited over a movie <em>20</em> <BR> We all wanna look good when we go see Eclipse, so we're gonna have a 6week challenge. This is the challenge to push yourself as far as you can go, I for one definately know I could be doing a lot more so I will be setting my goals high and doing all I can to hit them(and beat them to the ground!) <BR> <BR> We will be going back to weekly weigh ins and weekly challenges so we can really get t... Tue, 11 May 2010 18:16:59 EST Hey fellow Twihards http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x34066914 I recently joined SP and imagine my surprise, lots of fellow Twi-girls to play with!! I'm 35, a married working mom of two, and a ridiculous Twilight fangirl :) The books, the movies, the...shhhh...fic. Totally Team Edward, and even more so, Team Rob! Just wanted to introduce myself :) <BR> <BR> Also, not sure if this is the place to ask, but when does the next challenge start? <BR> <BR> Muah! <BR> -Becci Tue, 11 May 2010 13:48:54 EST NEW MOON RELEASE!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x33412123 YAYYY!!!! <BR> Finally New Moon is released on DVD (in New Zealand anyway) so im off to the store today to get my copy - an early mothers day present <em>334</em> (my 1st mothers day!) <BR> So excited I feel like a lil kid Tue, 13 Apr 2010 15:14:53 EST New Book by Stephenie Meyer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x33391985 The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner <BR> an Eclipse novella <BR> <BR> Fans of The Twilight Saga will be enthralled by this riveting story of Bree Tanner, a character first introduced in Eclipse, and the darker side of the newborn vampire world she inhabits. In another irresistible combination of danger, mystery, and romance, Stephenie Meyer tells the devastating story of Bree and the newborn army as they prepare to close in on Bella Swan and the Cullens, following their encounter to its un... Mon, 12 Apr 2010 20:07:46 EST Struggling??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x33185259 I know some of us are really struggling, me included. <BR> I start losing weight and then it stops and goes up a bit so it feels like im going nowhere. <BR> I have tried the Paul McKenna 'diet' before and it worked well for me, I dont know why I even stopped. You can eat whatever you want, but only when your hungry and only as much as you need. Im gonna read the book and give this a go again. <BR> <BR> What are everyone elses challenges at the moment? Sun, 4 Apr 2010 00:16:22 EST Team Alice APRIL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x33185215 April starting and final weights here please! Sun, 4 Apr 2010 00:13:36 EST Team Jacob APRIL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x33185202 April starting and final weights here please! Sun, 4 Apr 2010 00:12:50 EST Team Edward APRIL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x33185191 April starting and final weights here please! Sun, 4 Apr 2010 00:12:11 EST MARCH WK4 - Mini challenges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x32896112 Sorry for the absence of challenges the last couple weeks! This week from Mar 22-28 <BR> <BR> -Jacob is fit *sigh* so get your werewolf muscles by completing your strength training 3x this week <BR> -When Bella started at Forks High she made friends, make others feel welcome to Sparkpeople and comment on 3 sparkpages Tue, 23 Mar 2010 03:30:43 EST My Twilight Graphic Novel Arrived Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x32750068 So I was so excited to open my mailbox today and find inside my copy of the Twilight Graphic Novel. I can't wait to read it. Anyone else get their's? What do you think? Tue, 16 Mar 2010 22:15:41 EST FORKSBOARD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x32330900 Well instead of a Scoreboard, id thought we'd have a Forksboard, sounds close enough? <BR> Each month points will be added, 30 points for winning the monthly weight-loss challenge, and 1 point per person,per mini-challenge completed. <BR> If you havent started a challenge or joined a Team, join in on the Team Chat threads and someone will fill you in. <BR> <BR> Who will win - Dreamy Edward? Bad Boy Jacob? or will Teeny Bouncy Alice come out on top? <BR> Mon, 1 Mar 2010 01:50:07 EST MARCH WK1 - Mini-challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x32330834 Ok, this challenge will run from March 1-7 <BR> Each person that completes the weekly challenges will earn 1 point per challenge for their Team <BR> This weeks challenges: <BR> <BR> - Alice has a gift and can see events happening in the future. What do you see for your future? <BR> Re-assess your goals and check that you're doing what you need to do to get there. Post your goals for this month, and your long-term goals. <BR> <BR> - Vampires don't eat food, but they sure do drink! <BR> Be s... Mon, 1 Mar 2010 01:42:11 EST MARCH TEAMS!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x32330707 Below are the Teams for March, we may have a few trickle in over the next couple days but starting weights have to be up by the 3rd. <BR> Remember this challenge goes by total percentage lost so dont worry if Teams are uneven. <BR> Get your starting weights up now, click on the 'More Topics' button to see the MARCH challenge threads under the Challenge forum. <BR> <BR> Teams are as follows <BR> <BR> Team Edward <BR> MICHCLEARY <BR> VRISTER <BR> SPARKARINA <BR> SANDYBEACHGIRL1 <BR> MAMA2TONY... Mon, 1 Mar 2010 01:23:47 EST Team Alice MARCH http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x32330650 This month we have a weigh in on the 1-3rd of March. <BR> Final weigh in is at the end of the month. <BR> Enter your starting weight here, then come back at the end of the month and enter your final weigh in. <BR> Be sure to support your Team and give support- make sure you hit the Team Chat thread! Mon, 1 Mar 2010 01:17:42 EST Team Jacob MARCH http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x32330644 This month we have a weigh in on the 1-3rd of March. <BR> Final weigh in is at the end of the month. <BR> Enter your starting weight here, then come back at the end of the month and enter your final weigh in. <BR> Be sure to support your Team and give support- make sure you hit the Team Chat thread! Mon, 1 Mar 2010 01:17:12 EST Team Edward MARCH http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x32330635 This month we have a weigh in on the 1-3rd of March. <BR> Final weigh in is at the end of the month. <BR> Enter your starting weight here, then come back at the end of the month and enter your final weigh in. <BR> Be sure to support your Team and give support-Team Edward was very quiet last month so make sure you hit the Team Chat thread! Mon, 1 Mar 2010 01:16:36 EST MARCH CHALLENGE SIGNUPS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x32273055 Are you Team Edward? Team Jacob? Or Team Alice? <BR> <BR> This challenge will run from beginning of March, til the end. <BR> <BR> What is this challenge? This is another team weight loss challenge. You must weigh in Between March 1st-3rd, then post final weight at the end of the month. <BR> It goes by total percentage weight loss so it doesn't matter if teams are slightly uneven. <BR> <BR> <BR> SIGNUPS <BR> -Please post your name below(or above?) with your preferred Team before March ... Fri, 26 Feb 2010 16:27:10 EST Eclipse Goals! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x31733266 Ok so I got this idea from Mary, who has a goal for the Eclipse premier? <BR> <BR> Ive decided im gonna be 230lbs by the time Eclipse is released here. Im still gonna be big but I dont wanna be 'Holy cow look at her!' big. <BR> I actually look good at about 200lbs. When I first met my fiance I was about 200lbs and I was honestly fighting guys off and pretty much had my pick(altho trying not to sound big-headed right now! lol) So even tho I have my man now, I cant wait to be that size again... Fri, 5 Feb 2010 23:33:24 EST Goal for February http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x31649722 What are everyones goals for this month? <BR> <BR> Im planning on losing 10lbs this month(and every month this year) <BR> Also no chippies or chocolate for the WHOLE month(well the rest of the month) I dont actually think this will be too hard for me as ive recently gone completely off chocolate and im fine with substituting chippies for something else. <BR> Im gonna have my Vision board done and up by the end of the month. <BR> <BR> Post your goals here, at the end of the month come back a... Wed, 3 Feb 2010 01:12:19 EST FEBRUARY TEAMS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x31606994 February teams are: <BR> <BR> Team Alice <BR> MCMPOOH43 <BR> JULIANAM <BR> DABINEXIAN <BR> KBRINEY86 <BR> PINKYT177 <BR> <BR> Team Jacob <BR> NAT273 <BR> _MIDNIGHT_ <BR> KRISTYROSE2 <BR> NORMA_NB <BR> <BR> Team Edward <BR> JESSYVIRGINY <BR> SANDYBEACHGIRL1 <BR> ELISAMARIE2 <BR> SEATTLECAFEGIRL <BR> STRAWBERRYLASS <BR> <BR> <BR> Post your starting weight under your Team challenge thread before FEB 3RD <BR> <BR> Teams this month are small, but will grow throughout the year. <BR> As Team E... Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:36:57 EST Team Edward - FEBRUARY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x31606741 FEBRUARY CHALLENGE <BR> 1. This month is a weight loss challenge. <BR> Post your weight here as (before February 3rd) <BR> SW: xxx lbs <BR> <BR> 2.Each week I (or Mary MCMPOOH43 our co-leader) will post the weeks fitness and nutrition challenges on this thread. Edit your post each week to state which challenges you completed and your weight for the week eg <BR> <BR> SW: xxx lbs (from beginning of month) <BR> WK1: CW-xxx lbs <BR> (name of challenge) - Yes/No <BR> <BR> <BR> 3.At the... Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:26:45 EST Team Jacob - FEBRUARY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x31606725 FEBRUARY CHALLENGE <BR> 1. This month is a weight loss challenge. <BR> Post your weight here as (before February 3rd) <BR> SW: xxx lbs <BR> <BR> 2.Each week I (or Mary MCMPOOH43 our co-leader) will post the weeks fitness and nutrition challenges on this thread. Edit your post each week to state which challenges you completed and your weight for the week eg <BR> <BR> SW: xxx lbs (from beginning of month) <BR> WK1: CW-xxx lbs <BR> (name of challenge) - Yes/No <BR> <BR> <BR> 3.At the... Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:26:00 EST Team Alice - FEBRUARY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x31606669 FEBRUARY CHALLENGE <BR> 1. This month is a weight loss challenge. <BR> Post your weight here as (before February 3rd) <BR> SW: xxx lbs <BR> <BR> 2.Each week I (or Mary MCMPOOH43 our co-leader) will post the weeks fitness and nutrition challenges on this thread. Edit your post each week to state which challenges you completed and your weight for the week eg <BR> <BR> SW: xxx lbs (from beginning of month) <BR> WK1: CW-xxx lbs <BR> (name of challenge) - Yes/No <BR> <BR> <BR> 3.At ... Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:24:27 EST Team Edward Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x31606093 Well, so thought I was going in alphabetical order until I realised E comes before J! <BR> We did have a Team Edward chat but most of those people arent back this month so we'll start fresh for the newbies! <BR> Use this thread to keep in touch with your team Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:02:59 EST Team Jacob Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x31606039 Well we are normally the smallest team so make sure you use this thread to help motivate and support your team. <BR> Lets try not to lose anyone along the way! Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:00:50 EST Team Alice Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x31606004 Welcome Team Alice to the game! <BR> Use this thread to keep help motivate and support and keep up to date with your team Mon, 1 Feb 2010 16:59:37 EST FEBRUARY CHALLENGE SIGNUPS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x31529666 Ok hooray for everyone that stuck through the Xmas challenge, we had great results lets make them even better for this one! <BR> This challenge will run from beginning of february, to the end. <BR> <BR> What is this challenge? This is another team weight loss challenge. You must weigh in Between Feb 1st-3rd, then post final weight at the end of the month. <BR> It goes by total percentage weight loss so it doesn't matter if teams are slightly uneven. <BR> Because Edward is always more favoure... Fri, 29 Jan 2010 22:06:16 EST Thursday 21/01 - Mini challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x31268204 End of the Xmas challenge today, some of us did well, some did REALLY well so congrats to all who made it to the end! <BR> <BR> -Read and comment on 3 blogs today! <BR> <BR> Some people put a lotv effort into writing their blogs, and put a lot of emotion into them so they deserve to be read. If you find any inspiring ones post them here Wed, 20 Jan 2010 18:51:45 EST Wednesday 20/01 - Cardio! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x31235463 Pump it up today, throw on some fun energising tunes and get in some cardio! <BR> <BR> -30 mins cardio(or more if you can!) Tue, 19 Jan 2010 17:59:45 EST Tuesday 19/01 - Mini Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x31200287 Ok after a bit of a dissapearance im back on the boards! <BR> So lets start the week well! <BR> <BR> -40 Wall Pushups (lets work those arms!) <BR> -25 Squats (as well as you can do them!) <BR> <BR> Also remember to drink all your water today <BR> Mon, 18 Jan 2010 15:49:18 EST Fave Twilight Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x31120212 Ok I cant think of mine right now, will have to post when I find it but do you have a favourite Twilight quote? (im sure we all do!) Fri, 15 Jan 2010 16:59:05 EST Wednesday 13/01 - Fruit & Veg! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30990824 It seems like a lot of us have trouble getting in our fruit and vegies. So maybe we should start smaller and slowly up our intake. <BR> <BR> -1 serving of Fruit <BR> -2 servings of Vegies <BR> <BR> Try different ways of getting them in, my favourite is adding banana, milk, frozen berries and a bit of honey into the blender. This helps me get in my fruit and calcium(which im also hopeless with!) <BR> If you have any tricks please post them here Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:27:23 EST Tuesday 12/01 - Mini Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30990707 Well i've not been well and missed the last couple days so big catch up day today! <BR> <BR> -25 Walking Lunges(these things kill me!) <BR> -Drink 8 x 8oz glasses of water <BR> <BR> Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:23:31 EST Saturday 09/01 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30901999 Ok today we get the heart pumping and work the core <BR> <BR> -30 Jumping Jacks(do them as well as you can!) <BR> -100 crunches or leg raises(or both!) <BR> <BR> We'll have abs in no time! Fri, 8 Jan 2010 18:46:08 EST Workout playlists http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x30872540 What are your favourite songs to work out to? <BR> Currently my workout playlist is: <BR> <BR> No Surprise - Daughtry(warm up song) <BR> Headstrong - Trapt <BR> Ignorance - Paramore <BR> Supermassive - Muse <BR> Angels and Locusts - Cold by Winter <BR> Misery Business - Paramore <BR> Decode - Paramore <BR> Asphixiate - Genitorturers <BR> Eyes on Fire - Blue Foundation(cool down song) Thu, 7 Jan 2010 20:30:50 EST MINI-CHALLENGE IDEAS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30872125 Any ideas for challenges that can be completed in one day please post here Thu, 7 Jan 2010 20:16:19 EST Friday 08/01 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30871936 Well last Friday we did a water challenge that went well. It is a vital part of weight loss so we'll repeat that one today! <BR> <BR> -Drink 8 x 8oz glasses of water <BR> <BR> Any ideas for mini-challenges please post in the ideas thread <BR> Thank u all <BR> <em>419</em> Thu, 7 Jan 2010 20:08:19 EST Thursday 07/01 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30832543 Feeling very pumped today! Kinda losing track of what day it is tho but I think its Thursday :) <BR> <BR> -Today make sure you get in your 5 servings of fruit n vegies. <BR> <BR> Remember serving sizes <BR> <BR> -Woman's fist or baseball = a serving of vegetables or fruit is about the size of your fist <BR> <BR> -A rounded handful—about one half cup cooked or raw veggies or cut fruit, a piece of fruit, or ½ cup of cooked rice or pasta – this is a good measure for a snack serving, such as ... Wed, 6 Jan 2010 16:35:34 EST Wednesday 01/06 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30800565 Well with a very badly teething 7month old im starting to fall a bit behind! <BR> Being in the New Year I think its good to set ourselves goals for the year, not resolutions cos they can be hard to keep, but what we expect from ourselves this year. Personally and physically. <BR> So todays goal: <BR> <BR> -BLOG about what you expect from yourself this year, and if you know where you went wrong last year(if you did) how are you going to change that? If you did well last year, what did you do ... Tue, 5 Jan 2010 18:30:47 EST Tuesday 01/05 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30759785 Ok, just realised we write our dates differently here ( 05/01 for Jan 5th instead of 01/05) so I have changed that. <BR> Well its already Tuesday here so im falling a bit behind today! <BR> <BR> -Today we're going to work on our legs. <BR> Try to do 10mins of leg exercises <BR> Lunges <BR> Squats <BR> Leg raises <BR> etc <BR> <BR> Let's see how we go! Mon, 4 Jan 2010 16:50:33 EST Monday 04/01 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30706283 Lets start the week on a good note <BR> <BR> -No chocolate or soda today! If you don't have a problem with that then cut something else out for the day. You can do it! Sun, 3 Jan 2010 04:47:23 EST Sunday 03/01 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30675318 Today I want you to write down everything you eat, and if you can, the time aswell. Try and look at the list throughout the day, you may realise you are eating too much, too little or are missing something important from your diet. <BR> Sat, 2 Jan 2010 03:04:52 EST Saturday 02/01 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30647564 Daily challenge <BR> <BR> -Eat 2 servings of fruit <BR> <BR> For those of us that are still struggling a bit with the diet side of things, an easy way to replace unhealthy snacks, grab yourself a piece of fruit! Fri, 1 Jan 2010 04:59:47 EST Friday 01/01 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30623129 Happy New Years everyone!!!! <BR> 2010 is gonna be a life-changing year! <BR> Mini challenge for today <BR> <BR> -Drink 8 x 8oz glasses of water <BR> <BR> For those of you that had a wee bit too much to drink last night its easy to get dehydrated so keep your fluids up to kill that hangover! And to those of us that had a more quiet night(first yr with a baby for me!), just a good reminder <em>41</em> Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:54:48 EST Thursday 31/12 - Mini-Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30598653 1st Mini-Challenge! <BR> Very simple, seeing as its New Years Eve. <BR> <BR> - 30mins Exercise <BR> <BR> Easy! Any exercise counts! Its easy at times like this, with all the planning and function organising, for us to forget to find the time to exercise. And for those of you that are planning on getting hammered and staying up late tonight, you may not feel up to it tomorrow! <BR> Once completed, please check yourself off on this thread and post what it was you did for your exercise today, ... Wed, 30 Dec 2009 05:38:00 EST DAILY MINI-CHALLENGES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x30598622 Since this thread is hardly ever used, and we need somewhere to put the mini-challenges until the Xmas challenge finishes we'll put them here. <BR> <BR> Each day a small, simple challenge will be posted to be completed by the end of the day. You do not need to complete every challenge, or any at all. <BR> Once completed, please check yourself off on the thread along with what team you're on! <BR> No points for these challenges, just helps for motivation and sometimes reminds you of things yo... Wed, 30 Dec 2009 05:24:25 EST Week 6 - Final weigh in!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x30584603 Week 6 results here please <BR> Post Jan 15-21 <BR> Please post only once per thread <BR> Congratulations to those of you that are still here! Looking forward to seeing the awesome results! Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:38:25 EST Week 5 weigh in!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x30584581 Week 5 results here please <BR> Post Jan 8-14 <BR> Please post only once per thread Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:37:00 EST Week 4 weigh in!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x30584566 Week 4 results here please <BR> Post Jan 1-7 <BR> Please post only once per thread <BR> Happy New Years Team! Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:36:14 EST Week 3 weigh in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x30584554 Week 3 results here please <BR> Post Dec 25-31 <BR> Please post only one weight per thread <BR> Hope everyone had a fun Xmas! Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:35:32 EST Week 6 - Final Weigh in!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x30584476 Week 6 results here please <BR> Post Jan 15-21 <BR> Please post only once per thread <BR> <BR> Well we did it! Congratulations to those of you that lasted the 6 weeks! Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:32:40 EST Week 5 Weigh in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x30584409 Week 5 results here please <BR> Post Jan 8-14 <BR> Please post only once per thread <BR> One week to go! Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:29:30 EST Week 4 Weigh in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x30584390 Week 4 results here please <BR> Post Jan 1-7 <BR> Please post only once per thread <BR> Happy New Years!! Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:28:26 EST Week 3 Weigh in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x30584346 Ok since I keep forgetting to post these i'm gonna put them all up now and just change the stickiness of them each week. That way people that are a bit ahead dont have to wait for me. <BR> Please only post once per thread. <BR> Go Team Go! <BR> <BR> Week 3 results please! <BR> Post Dec 25-31 Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:26:32 EST Team Jacob - Week 2 weigh in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x30456074 Hey all, sorry for the late post! <BR> And congratulations on all the awesome results from last week! <BR> Week 2 results can be posted here, keep it up Team Jacob! Mon, 21 Dec 2009 20:23:45 EST Team Edward - Week 2 weigh in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x30456055 Hey all, sorry for the late post! <BR> And congratulations on all the awesome results from last week! <BR> Week 2 results can be posted here, keep it up Team Edward! Mon, 21 Dec 2009 20:22:29 EST Tips for Xmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x30434490 Well I found this and thought it was sooo funny.... <BR> <BR> Diet Tips for getting through Xmas <BR> <BR> 1. If no one sees you eat it, it has no calories <BR> 2. If you drink a diet soda with a candy bar, they cancel each other out <BR> 3. If you eat standing up, it doesn't count! <BR> 4. STRESSED is just DESSERTS spelled backwards <BR> 5. If you eat the food off someone else's plate, it doesn't count <BR> 6, Cookie pieces contain no calories because the process of breakage cause cal... Sun, 20 Dec 2009 15:57:23 EST Whats holding you back? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x30370344 What 'prevents' you from losing weight? <BR> What are the excuses you use when the scales move in the wrong direction? <BR> What foods get the best of you? <BR> <BR> I use so many excuses, but in the end, I know its my eating and lack of exercise pulling me down. <BR> Ive proven to myself this week that being sick isnt an excuse for the weight to come back on, I have had a horrible cold and tonsilitis this week and I managed to lose 3.1 lbs, so I wont be using that excuse anymore! Ive used ... Wed, 16 Dec 2009 15:51:03 EST Xmas challenge results! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x30279547 All results will be posted here so we can see how well our teams are doing! I will add each weeks results after they are posted. Cant wait to see the numbers go down! <BR> <BR> Initial: <BR> Team Edward - 15ppl - 2677.4 <BR> Team Jacob - 8ppl - 1731.6 Fri, 11 Dec 2009 14:43:42 EST Team Edward - Week 1 weigh in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x30259426 Hey all and congrats on getting through week 1 (altho most have only been doing this a few days now, many have different weigh days so I thought id post this now) <BR> Weights should be posted sometime between Thursday this week and Thursday next week depending on when your regular weigh day is (or you can change it if youd like to get closer to the cutoff day) <BR> Please post your weight, not the amount lost and do not reply on this thread it is for weights only, we will start a new thread... Thu, 10 Dec 2009 14:11:47 EST Team Jacob - Week 1 weigh in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x30259332 Hey all and congrats on getting through week 1 (altho most have only been doing this a few days now, many have different weigh days so I thought id post this now) <BR> Weights should be posted sometime between Thursday this week and Thursday next week depending on when your regular weigh day is (or you can change it if youd like to get closer to the cutoff day) <BR> Please post your weight, not the amount lost and do not reply on this thread it is for weights only, we will start a new thread... Thu, 10 Dec 2009 14:07:10 EST Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x30237815 Hey all, has anyone set themselves a personal goal for the Xmas challenge? <BR> I myself would like to go under 265 pounds. I know Xmas day will be hard as were having it here so i'll be in charge of preparing all the food. Gotta avoid all that 'taste testing'! Wed, 9 Dec 2009 13:15:13 EST Team Jacob - Initial Weigh in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x30206992 Hey Team Jacob!!!! <BR> <BR> Initial weights are posted here, if your weight is not up by end of Thursday then i'm sorry but you will need to be removed from the team as we want active members. <BR> You may miss up to 2 weeks posts, I know sometimes things come up and you run out of time to post, but 1st and last weigh ins are a must. <BR> Please post in pounds and don't reply to other peoples posts. <BR> <BR> We are a smaller team but we can still do it! <BR> <BR> Go Team Jacob! Tue, 8 Dec 2009 01:27:19 EST Team Edward - Initial Weigh in! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x30206969 Hey Team Edward!!!! <BR> <BR> Initial weights are posted here, if your weight is not up by end of Thursday then i'm sorry but you will need to be removed from the team as we want active members. <BR> Please post in pounds and don't reply to other peoples posts. <BR> <BR> Go Team Edward! Tue, 8 Dec 2009 01:24:36 EST Xmas Challenge Team lists!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x30206942 Hi all, team lists for the Xmas challenge are up! If you want to change teams, you have until end of Thursday to post here, then post your weight with your team! <BR> Teams are uneven but it goes by percentage of weight lost, and all other challenges will be done fairly for uneven teams so all works out in the end, just remember to have fun and give your team loads of support! <BR> <BR> <BR> TEAM EDWARD!!! <BR> <BR> KRISSY95 <BR> TWILIGHTBELL <BR> DDUNKIES <BR> MINEA999 <BR> JENNYPAIGE <BR... Tue, 8 Dec 2009 01:21:00 EST Xmas Challenge info! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x30119559 Hey all and thanks for signing up for the BEST and FUNNEST(lol) challenge on Sparkpeople! <BR> I'll try to keep this basic, I tend to confuse people when I explain things so please feel free to ask questions. <BR> <BR> Teams need to be signed up for before Tuesday Dec 8th. <BR> <BR> Teams will then be posted and starting weights need to be up by Thurs Dec 10th. <BR> <BR> Each week, use your team for support and post your weight on any day before Thurs, dont change your regular weigh day if... Thu, 3 Dec 2009 16:02:00 EST Team Jacob Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13559x37855x29894020 Hi all, this board is just for general discussion with your team, add anything you like <em>41</em> Sun, 22 Nov 2009 00:02:26 EST Team Edward Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13558x37855x29893999 Hi all, this board is just for general discussion with your team, add anything you like <BR> Sun, 22 Nov 2009 00:00:45 EST Introduce yourself here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x37855x29893970 Hi all, im Alicia, 23 and from New Zealand. I joined Sparkpeople after the birth of my son in May but have only recently found the motivation I really need to do this. I hope to make friends with sparkpeople that I can share this journey with. <BR> Sat, 21 Nov 2009 23:58:40 EST Join teams here - Xmas challenge! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x29893867 This is where you join your team for the first challenge. <BR> <BR> Challenge #1 - Xmas! <BR> Start date: Dec 10th <BR> Duration: 6 weeks <BR> Cut-off date for sign-ups: Dec 8th (so I can get Teams organised) <BR> This is purely a weight loss challenge. <BR> -Join your team <BR> -Add your starting weight before start date, on your teams board. <BR> -Each week, add your new weight <BR> -The challenge is taken out by the team with the highest percentage weight loss. <BR> <BR> Please join a ... Sat, 21 Nov 2009 23:50:15 EST How to use this group! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x37855x29893670 Hi all and welcome to Twilight Challenges! This group is all about using something we all love to motivate us on our Weight loss journey. <BR> <BR> First, join a challenge on the 'Join Teams here' thread or just join in with the daily challenges, if the teams do become too uneven we may need to rearrange things but hopefully you can all be on the team you belong to! <BR> Compete against the other team and make sure your team comes out on top! <BR> You may not join a challenge part way throug... Sat, 21 Nov 2009 23:35:24 EST