SparkPeople Flexibility With Champions (FWC) Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=4079 This team is here to motivate, celebrate, support, and encourage each other. We can rejoice, moan, complain, and have fun while working on our goal to get fit! We are on the road to success! SparkPeople Flexibility With Champions (FWC) Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=4079 FWC May Flowers game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x71468862 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower/plant/tree! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Wed, 1 May 2019 13:00:03 EST FWC MAY Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x71468566 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Wed, 1 May 2019 12:04:50 EST FWC April Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x71361303 NEW <em>38</em> : <BR> <BR> <BR> "No pain, no gain." <BR> <BR> <BR> True <BR> <BR> <BR> False <BR> <BR> Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:40:44 EST FWC Earth Day Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x71258292 In ABC order, name something on the earth (found outside.) <BR> <BR> A - apple trees Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:06:11 EST FWC Name Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x71258239 Alternating a boy name then a girl name in ABC order. <BR> <BR> Boy - Alexander Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:58:55 EST FWC April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x71258176 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You might need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-04.pdf </link> Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:49:06 EST FWC March QUESTION of the week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x71076936 <em>38</em> How much fiber should you aim for every day? <BR> <BR> <BR> (a) 5 grams <BR> <BR> (b) 10 to 15 grams <BR> <BR> (c) 21 to 35 grams <BR> <BR> (d) 50 grams <BR> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:53:01 EST FWC Spring Words Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x71076602 In ABC order, type in a word/phrase connected to Spring. <BR> <BR> A - azalea flowers Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:17:41 EST FWC March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x71076089 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click here to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:36:55 EST FWC Feb. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70908356 Your body uses ____________ muscles to balance itself while standing still. <BR> <BR> 100 <BR> <BR> 200 <BR> <BR> 300 <BR> <BR> 500 Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:28:24 EST FWC Things We Like game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70908292 In ABC order, name something you like. Use words, phrases, images or emoticons! <BR> <BR> a - <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/239c1e02-05b1-4f58-afc7-6790b8251fdb.jpg"> Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:16:18 EST FWC Fill In the Word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70908224 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONE (anyone you want) answer starting with the letter given. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> Let's see how long it takes us to go through the alphabet. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy - Airplane <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your wardrobe - <BR> <BR> 3. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 4. A mood - <BR> <BR> 5.... Fri, 1 Feb 2019 13:07:41 EST FWC Spark Feb. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70894234 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-02.pdf </link> Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:46:26 EST FWC Change a letter game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70695222 Change only one letter to create a new word. <BR> <BR> moose Mon, 31 Dec 2018 19:34:31 EST FWC Famous Names Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70694142 Have some fun naming your favorite Movie Star, Musician, or any Famous Person that you like. Here's how it will go: <BR> <BR> Starting with 'A' I name Avery Brooks as my Famous Person. <BR> The next person would take the LAST letter of the last name 'S' to name another Famous Person. Let's say Steven Spielberg. <BR> <BR> Then the next person comes along &amp; using 'G' (last letter of last name) names their Famous Person. <BR> <BR> Remember you always use the last letter of the last name... Mon, 31 Dec 2018 15:09:18 EST FWC 2019 Words & Memories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70694091 Words can make us think of something in our memory. Put in what the word given before reminds you of. <BR> <BR> Example: snow - cold <BR> Next person would take the word cold and add refrigerator cold - refrigerator. <BR> <BR> What does this word make you think about? <BR> <BR> friends Mon, 31 Dec 2018 15:00:10 EST FWC Jan. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70693988 With nutrition and fitness in mind, what do you hope to accomplish this coming year? Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:26:37 EST FWC Jan. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70693940 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-01.pdf </link> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:14:03 EST FWC December Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70511124 True or False: <BR> <BR> <BR> Laughing is good for the heart and can increase blood flow by 20 percent. <em>30</em> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:58:16 EST FWC - Favorite Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70510851 What is one of your favorite quotes dealing with nutrition, fitness or motivation? (text or image) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9ef72bca-1463-42d6-82fe-be2b90394bfb.jpg"> <BR> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:12:33 EST FWC Holiday Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70510839 In ABC order, name something that would make a good gift to give. <BR> <BR> A - apron for all the holiday cooking Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:10:27 EST AAU Holiday Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70510767 In ABC order, name something that would make a good gift to give. <BR> <BR> A - apron for all the holiday cooking Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:58:53 EST FWC Spark Dec. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70510678 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-12.pdf </link> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:48:54 EST FWC Silly Holiday Sentences Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70510653 Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today's numbe... Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:44:31 EST FWC November Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70378997 <BR> What are the typical November gemstone and flower? Mon, 5 Nov 2018 18:00:21 EST FWC - Thankful Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70353805 In Z - Y - X (backwards ABC), type in something you are thankful for this year. <BR> <BR> Z - zero falls and broken bones Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:55:52 EST FWC - Words ending in 'ing' Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70353724 In ABC order, type in a word that ends in "ing" <BR> <BR> A - appending Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:42:54 EST FWC SPARK Nov. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70353472 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-11.pdf </link> Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:05:46 EST FWC This or That game? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70171395 Choose between 2 items which one you like better. <BR> <BR> Leave 2 items for next person to choose from. <BR> <BR> <BR> Strawberries OR watermelon? Mon, 1 Oct 2018 13:07:52 EST FWC Scary October Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70171388 In ABC order, type in something scary or pertaining to October/Autumn <BR> <BR> A - abominable snowman Mon, 1 Oct 2018 13:07:24 EST FWC October Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70161114 Home Food Safety Mythbusters <BR> <BR> You took an apple out of the refrigerator and you plan to peel it. What should you do next? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c954e553-98a4-4497-af6b-8143a7a654d1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> With a clean, sharp knife, carefully cut away the peel. <BR> <BR> Get out a clean plate to put the apple on after it’s peeled. <BR> <BR> Wash the apple with the skin on under cool, running water before peeling it. <BR> <BR> Decide if you have ... Sat, 29 Sep 2018 17:50:32 EST FWC Oct. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70154641 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-10.pdf </link> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:32:57 EST FWC Sept. Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70013641 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> NEW Question <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> What makes you feel more guilty? <BR> <BR> <BR> Eating "badly" for a day or meal <BR> <BR> Not exercising for a day <BR> <BR> Both <BR> <BR> Neither <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Mon, 3 Sep 2018 13:37:30 EST FWC Sept. Color Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x70013623 Fall typically has red, yellow, green, gold and brown colors. Name a color and type in what is that color. <BR> <BR> red - apple Mon, 3 Sep 2018 13:33:58 EST FWC Sept. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x70012898 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click belowto download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-09.pdf </link> Mon, 3 Sep 2018 11:43:03 EST FWC August Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x69788948 What's the maximum daily dose of calcium that's considered safe? <em>466</em> <BR> <BR> 1,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 2,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 3,500 mg, <BR> <BR> 4,500 mg, <BR> <BR> no limit ) Sat, 4 Aug 2018 14:36:38 EST FWC August Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x69765282 Sometimes we might hear of August being called the "Dog Days" of summer. <BR> <BR> In ABC order, name any animal or breed of a dog for this game. <BR> <BR> I'll start: <BR> <BR> A - Appaloosa Horse Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:43:09 EST Spark Aug. Calendar Fwc http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x69765239 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-08.pdf </link> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:33:50 EST Change a Letter Game - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x69338397 Take the given word and transform it into a new word by changing just one letter. <BR> <BR> orbit Sat, 30 Jun 2018 16:07:02 EST ABC Travel Game FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x69338205 The summer is often a time for summer vacations. In ABC order name a country, state, county or city. <BR> <BR> A - Arizona Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:20:56 EST July Question of the Week FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x69338148 What makes you feel patriotic? Sat, 30 Jun 2018 15:06:04 EST July Calendar FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x69331797 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-07.pdf </link> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:53:09 EST June Word game FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x69173375 June flowers are Rose or Honeysuckle. Both smell nice. The gems for June are Pearl or Alexandrite. <BR> <BR> In ABC order, type in something that smells nice or is shiny or sparkling. Does NOT have to be a flower or a gem. <BR> <BR> A - apple sauce Mon, 4 Jun 2018 11:58:04 EST FWC Fill in the word ABC game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x68981752 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in ONE answer. <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll move on to the next letter. <BR> <BR> Let's see how long it takes us to go through the alphabet. <BR> <BR> ________________________ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy - <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your wardrobe - <BR> <BR> 3. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 4. A mood - <BR> <BR> 5. A film title - <BR> <BR> 6. Something you buy... Wed, 2 May 2018 09:32:27 EST TLL May Flowers game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x68981629 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower/plant/tree! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Wed, 2 May 2018 09:17:23 EST FWC - May Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x68968811 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:22:17 EST FWC April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x68790451 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You might need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-04.pdf </link> Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:50:38 EST FWC - Spring Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x68610564 In ABC order put down a word/phrase that makes you think of Spring. <BR> <BR> A - apple blossoms Fri, 2 Mar 2018 19:53:50 EST FWC - Green Things http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x68610562 Fill in a word that has an empty letter in the word GREEN. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> <BR> G - <BR> R - <BR> E - evening <BR> E - <BR> N - <BR> <BR> The next person would copy the word and then fill in one of the empty spaces <BR> G - <BR> R - <BR> E - evening <BR> E - <BR> N - nice <BR> <BR> When all the letter are filled in, start over. <BR> G <BR> R <BR> E <BR> E <BR> N <BR> Fri, 2 Mar 2018 19:53:04 EST FWC March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x68597383 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click here to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Wed, 28 Feb 2018 19:33:36 EST FWC - Reddish Things game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x68392030 National "Wear Red” Day for women’s heart health is February 5. Can you name something that is in the reddish color family. <BR> <BR> Example - pink scarf Sun, 28 Jan 2018 13:14:37 EST FWC - Feb. Things We Love game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x68391964 In abc order, type in something you really like/love. <BR> <BR> A - all my family. Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:58:29 EST FWC Feb. Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x68386030 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Sat, 27 Jan 2018 14:47:14 EST FWC January Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x68191789 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource<BR>/calendar_2007-01.pdf </link> Sat, 30 Dec 2017 11:26:05 EST FWC December Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x68034403 In ABC order, type in a word that relates to the month of Dec. <BR> <BR> A - already seeing decorations everywhere Sat, 2 Dec 2017 17:57:06 EST FWC December Silly Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x68034400 Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today's number: <... Sat, 2 Dec 2017 17:56:36 EST FWC Nov. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x67807029 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-11.pd... Sat, 28 Oct 2017 16:07:29 EST FWC October Scary game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x67644393 In ABC order, name something scary (this can be fiction or fact.) <BR> <BR> a - all the zombies taking over the world Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:57:17 EST FWC Oct. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x67644203 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to downloread this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-10.pdf </link> Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:22:56 EST FWC Sept. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x67464730 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> Sat, 2 Sep 2017 16:18:24 EST FWC Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x67282815 Take the word given and using the last letter of that word, create a new word. <BR> <BR> Example: test - take the last 't' and create a new word like teacher. Next person takes the 'r' and creates a new word. <BR> <BR> I'll start - educatioN Wed, 2 Aug 2017 17:58:25 EST FWC Aug Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x67275342 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-08.pdf </link> Tue, 1 Aug 2017 14:04:52 EST FWC July Word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x67089076 Type in a word that starts with ONE of the letters in JULY <BR> <BR> Example: J - <BR> or U- <BR> or L- <BR> or Y Sat, 1 Jul 2017 16:35:31 EST FWC June Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x66990589 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-06.pdf </link> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:17:55 EST FWC June Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x66914113 Gems for June are the pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone. <BR> <BR> In alphabetical order name a gem, stone or a piece of jewelry you like. Feel free to include an image. <BR> <BR> Amber <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4b09bbb1-c435-4743-8ef9-307805b606b8.jpg"> Thu, 1 Jun 2017 13:27:52 EST FWC Spark June Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x66914062 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-06.pdf </link> Thu, 1 Jun 2017 13:14:50 EST FWC - Share a Goodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x66728228 Learn about others on our team by visiting their page. <BR> <BR> NEW rules: if the number ends in 0 or a 5, please share a goodie with someone on this team! <BR> <BR> Example: 155, 230, 15, 70, etc. <BR> <BR> I'll start the countdown = 1 Mon, 1 May 2017 09:45:46 EST FWC - May Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x66728051 April showers bring May flowers, as the old saying goes. In ABC order, name a flower! <BR> <BR> A - azaleas Mon, 1 May 2017 09:31:47 EST FWC - May Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x66724802 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 20:34:20 EST FWC April Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x66538395 In ABC order, name something on the earth (outside.) <BR> <BR> A - apple trees Sat, 1 Apr 2017 13:03:08 EST FWC Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x66538361 Fitness vocabulary: (goodie to those answering) <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> What is "VO2 Max" ? <BR> <BR> <BR> Excessive high-intensity training day after day without proper rest <BR> <BR> Your maximum heart rate during exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum amount of oxygen you can use during exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum weight you can lift for a given exercise <BR> <BR> The maximum volume of water your muscles retain following a workout <BR> Sat, 1 Apr 2017 12:56:08 EST FWC April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x66525924 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click below to download and print your April calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-04.pdf </link> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:05:42 EST FWC - Time now? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x66315838 What time is it now? What time zone are you in? <BR> <BR> 1:20 pm zone EST Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:12:44 EST FWC - March to a better you http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x66315604 In ABC order, name something that can help you get healthier/more fit. <BR> <BR> A - attitude committed to better lifestyle. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:18:28 EST FWC Spark March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x66309603 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click BELOW to download and print your March calendar. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:03:48 EST FWC January Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x65900475 In alphabetical order, can you think of a word that reflects January? <BR> <BR> A - accomplish new goals Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:26:17 EST FWC Spark January Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x65900406 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-01.pdf </link> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:15:51 EST FWC - Silly Santa Sentences http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x65730255 Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today's numbe... Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:24:09 EST FWC - Dec. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x65689135 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-12.pdf </link> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 16:19:51 EST FWC - 5 Letter Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x65520329 In ABC order, type in a 5 letter word. <BR> <BR> A = apple Tue, 1 Nov 2016 20:06:19 EST FWC Thanks Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x65520310 In ABC order type in something you are thankful for or is part of the Thanksgiving holiday. <BR> <BR> <BR> A = all the family comes to visit! Tue, 1 Nov 2016 20:02:30 EST FWC - NOV. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x65520159 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 19:43:44 EST FWC - Words Ending in 'ing" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x65336045 talking Wed, 5 Oct 2016 19:26:34 EST FWC - Word Conga game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x65107007 Using the last letter of the word given before you, start a word with that letter. <BR> <BR> Example: blue - next person would use the 'e' to start a new word. Sat, 3 Sep 2016 17:52:15 EST FWC Sept. Colors game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x65106994 September can be a pretty colorful month outside. Typically we see red, oranges, green, or browns in abundance. <BR> <BR> Name something that has one of these colors. <BR> <BR> Example: green grass Sat, 3 Sep 2016 17:48:07 EST FWC - Dog Days of Summer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x64875512 August is sometimes called the Dog Days of Summer. Contrary to common conjecture, the dog days do not take their peculiar name from weather that “isn’t fit for a dog,” or heat that is so extreme it drives dogs mad. <BR> <BR> The dog days, in the most technical sense, refer to the one- to two-month interval in which a particularly bright star rises and sets with the sun, shining during the daylight hours and staying hidden at night. This star is known by three names: Sirius, the Dog Star, a... Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:37:30 EST FWC August Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x64875508 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-08.pdf </link> Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:36:16 EST FWC Spark June Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x64482445 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will help you add a little more activity to your day. Click below to download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-06.pdf </link> Fri, 3 Jun 2016 19:11:38 EST FWC Spark MAY Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x64242056 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click below to download and print your May calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:49:43 EST FWC Boy/Girl Names http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x64042691 Alternate between a boy name and a girl name <BR> <BR> Alexander Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:53:38 EST FWC Spark APRILCalendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x64042545 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> Click BELOW to download and print your April calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-04.pdf </link> Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:27:42 EST FWC - Like it or Not? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x63795831 Answer the question, then write your own "like it or not" question. <BR> <BR> Daylight Savings Time - like it or not? Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:50:08 EST FWC - Spring words game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x63795817 In ABC order, name something that reminds you of spring. <BR> <BR> a - azaleas Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:48:25 EST FWC - March Madness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x63795808 What makes you mad? <BR> <BR> rudeness...makes me mad. Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:47:24 EST FWC Spark March Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x63795739 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click below to download and print your March calendar. (You need something like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </link> Tue, 1 Mar 2016 16:37:28 EST FWC - February Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x63574682 In ABC order, type in a word or phrase that makes you think of February. <BR> <BR> A - adore Mon, 1 Feb 2016 21:07:37 EST FWC Spark Feb. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x63565602 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:54:22 EST FWC Goal of the day/week/month? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x63318106 What is your goal for today? (Make it a SMART goal if you can! - OPTIONAL form below) <BR> <BR> <BR> Step 1: Write down your goal in as few words as possible. <BR> My goal is to: ___________ <BR> <BR> <BR> Step 2: Make your goal detailed and SPECIFIC. Answer who/what/where/how/when. <BR> ________________________________________ <BR> ____________________________ <BR> <BR> HOW will you reach this goal? List at least 3 action steps you'll take (be specific): <BR> 1. ________________________... Sat, 2 Jan 2016 10:11:16 EST FWC - New Things game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x63304839 In ABC order name something new you would like. <BR> <BR> A - appliances Thu, 31 Dec 2015 18:07:12 EST FWC Spark Jan. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x63278402 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> Web page: <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivat<BR>ion_articles.asp?id=746 </link> <BR> <BR> Printable (need a pdf reader): <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resou... Mon, 28 Dec 2015 07:55:51 EST FWC Words ending in 'ing' http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x62873152 Type in a word that ends with 'ing' <BR> <BR> Thanksgiving Sat, 31 Oct 2015 21:24:33 EST FWC November Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x62871003 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-11.pd... Sat, 31 Oct 2015 15:34:14 EST FWC - Pick an Emoticon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x62653197 Post here any emoticon you like! Sat, 3 Oct 2015 16:27:55 EST FWC October Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x62653188 Using the letters in the word October, fill in one of the blank spots. If you can find a word/phrase relative to this month all the better (optional) <BR> <BR> O - oh my, time for witches and ghosts <BR> C - <BR> T - <BR> O - <BR> B - <BR> E - <BR> R - <BR> Sat, 3 Oct 2015 16:26:09 EST FWC OCT Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x62653159 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-10.pdf </link> Sat, 3 Oct 2015 16:19:22 EST FWC Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x62653130 On average, how long are your exercise sessions? <BR> <BR> <BR> 10 minutes or fewer <BR> <BR> 11-20 minutes <BR> <BR> 21-30 minutes <BR> <BR> 31-40 minutes <BR> <BR> 41-50 minutes <BR> <BR> 51-60 minutes <BR> <BR> More than 1 hour Sat, 3 Oct 2015 16:13:16 EST FWC Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x62653122 On average, how long are your exercise sessions? <BR> <BR> <BR> 10 minutes or fewer <BR> <BR> 11-20 minutes <BR> <BR> 21-30 minutes <BR> <BR> 31-40 minutes <BR> <BR> 41-50 minutes <BR> <BR> 51-60 minutes <BR> <BR> More than 1 hour Sat, 3 Oct 2015 16:11:51 EST FWC September Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x62389078 How to play: <BR> Copy the whole list to your post and fill in just ONE answer. You can choose any word/phrase that starts with the letter that is next, no limit on size. Please do not reuse a word that is in this group (especially for the E's, for example not putting the word egg 3 times in this one set.) <BR> <BR> When the list is full, we'll start over. <BR> <BR> S = school starting <BR> E = <BR> P = <BR> T = <BR> E = <BR> M = <BR> B = <BR> E = <BR> R = Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:47:01 EST FWC Spark Sept. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x62371678 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You may need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:35:25 EST FWC Sept.Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x62371631 <em>17</em> If you have a technical question (about your program or the site), where is the first place you should go for help? <BR> <BR> <BR> Click on the "Help" icon, located at the top of any page <BR> <BR> Post your question in the Site/Technical Help forum on the Message Boards <BR> <BR> Send an email to SparkPeople’s staff <BR> <BR> Send a SparkMail to one of our Coaches <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:25:13 EST FWC - August Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x62150372 <em>38</em> A fitness acronym to solve this week <em>38</em> <em>68</em> <BR> <BR> What is BMR? <BR> <BR> Basic Muscle Rate <BR> <BR> Body Mass Rate <BR> <BR> Basal Metabolic Rate <BR> <BR> (Answer given next week) <BR> Sat, 1 Aug 2015 15:05:46 EST FWC - A fun thing I did today was... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x62144501 A fun thing I did today was go out with friends. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:27:45 EST FWC - Nutritio /Fitness Word Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x62144413 Based on the last letter of the word given before, type in a word related to nutrition or fitness. <BR> <BR> Example: I put in: treadmill The next person starts a word with the letter L (last letter given) <BR> <BR> <BR> Food (next person puts in a word starting with D) Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:12:23 EST FWC - 5 letter word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x62144406 In alphabetical order, any 5 letter words that does NOT contain the same letter more than once,. <BR> <BR> Example: apron (okay- each letter is individual) apple (not okay) where (not okay with 2 'e') <BR> <BR> <BR> Apron Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:10:57 EST FWC Spark Aug. Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x62144324 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-08.pdf </link> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:49:36 EST FWC - July Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x61918899 <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> True or False: To lose fat, it doesn’t matter what you eat as long as you stay within your calorie range. <BR> <BR> <BR> (Check back next week for the answer!) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:15:21 EST FWC - July Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x61918836 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-07.pdf </link> Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:05:21 EST FWC Summer Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x61918801 In alphabetical order, type in a word/phrase dealing with summer. <BR> <BR> A - airplane ticket for a vacation trip Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:01:18 EST FWC- Seasonal Activities game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x61658053 In alphabetical order, name something you do mostly in that one season. Be sure to name the activity (in abc order) and then include the season. <BR> <BR> (Examples: swimming-summer; ice skating-winter, etc.) <BR> <BR> <BR> apple bobbing-fall Tue, 2 Jun 2015 19:41:52 EST FWC - June Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x61627323 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. <BR> <BR> For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Download and print your June calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-06.pdf </link> Sat, 30 May 2015 14:43:36 EST FWC-June Questions of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x61627262 Fresh produce is always healthier for you than frozen produce. True or false? <BR> <BR> <BR> True - Freezing depletes the healthful nutrients <BR> <BR> True - It is just common sense <BR> <BR> True - Frozen food is often eaten months after picking, so much of the nutritional value has diminished <BR> <BR> False - Produce is often picked before it has had enough time to develop the full spectrum of vitamins and minerals <BR> Sat, 30 May 2015 14:35:15 EST FWC - Vacation Destination game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x61381381 In alphabetical order, name a place you would like to visit on vacation: <BR> <BR> A - Australia Sat, 2 May 2015 12:34:06 EST FWC - Streets, Avenue, etc. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x61381355 Spring is a good time for traveling. In alphabetical order, name a street, avenue, boulevard, etc. <BR> <BR> A - Archer Drive Sat, 2 May 2015 12:30:36 EST FWC - MAY word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x61381313 Add a word that begins with the next letter in the word MAY. Please copy and paste the whole thing so folks know which letter is next. Start over when all 3 letters are done. <BR> <BR> M - mother (next person does the letter A) <BR> A - <BR> Y - <BR> <BR> Sat, 2 May 2015 12:25:06 EST FWC Spark May Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x61381226 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. Click here to download and print your May calendar. (You need something like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> Sat, 2 May 2015 12:15:56 EST FWC Question of the Week (May) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x61381172 <em>38</em> NEW QUESTION <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>194</em> <em>68</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> What's easier: Meeting your daily water intake quota, or meeting your daily Fitness quota? <BR> <BR> <BR> Water! <BR> <BR> Fitness Activity! <BR> <BR> I struggle equally with both <BR> <BR> I have no problem meeting either of them Sat, 2 May 2015 12:09:13 EST FWC Spark April Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x61124492 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. <BR> <BR> For April, that means reducing your impact on the environment. Find out just how easy it is to be green! <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you develop more eco-friendly habits. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-04.pdf </link> Sat, 4 Apr 2015 13:25:09 EST FWC - Question of the Week - April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x61124465 <em>38</em> <em>550</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Check back next week to get the answer. Goodie for those participating. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Which of the following represents one serving of vegetables? <BR> <BR> A - 1 cup of salad or lettuce <BR> B - 1/2 cup of corn or cooked vegetables <BR> C - 1 small potato <BR> D - 1 cup of baby carrots <BR> E - All of the above <BR> F - A and B only <BR> <BR> Sat, 4 Apr 2015 13:19:46 EST FWC - Guess that emoticon phrase http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x61115961 Using one or two emoticons, create a phrase. The next person tries to guess what it is and creates one of their own. <BR> <BR> Example: <BR> <BR> On <em>292</em> Fri, 3 Apr 2015 13:21:34 EST FWC - Spring Words in ABC order http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x60796471 In alphabetical order, give a spring word/phrase <BR> <BR> A - azalea Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:29:04 EST FWC - MARCHing to the Beat game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x60796457 What's a song you really like? One of the first letters anywhere in the title has to have a M or A or R or C or H. (It does not have to be the first word in the title.) <BR> <BR> Examples : (made up titles) <BR> MUSIC Galore [or] <BR> A HAPPY Camper [or] <BR> Rocking the Night AWAY [or] <BR> Baby's CRADLE [or] <BR> I Need HELP <BR> <BR> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:26:30 EST Spark March Calendar - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x60796321 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For March, that means improving your diet during National Nutrition Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you eat more nutritious, healthy foods. Click here to download and print your March calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda r_ 2007-03.pdf </link> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:03:33 EST Question of the Week - March FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x60793288 What makes you feel less positive about reaching your goal? <BR> <BR> <BR> Eating "badly" for a day or meal <BR> <BR> Not exercising for a day <BR> <BR> Both <BR> <BR> Neither <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:57:56 EST Keep a Word-Drop a Word game FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x60518841 This is easy. Just keep one word and drop one of the other words to form two words that go together. <BR> <BR> February Calendar Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:25:25 EST I Love To... game FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x60518813 February is the month associated with the heart and love. Tell one thing you love/like to..... in ABC order (first word of your choice) <BR> <BR> A - <BR> <BR> I love to - Arrange furniture Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:22:35 EST I Love To ... game FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x60518774 February is the month associated with the heart and love. Tell one thing you love/like to..... in ABC order (first word of your choice) <BR> <BR> A - <BR> <BR> I love to - Arrange furniture Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:17:55 EST Spark Feb. Calendar - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x60516291 28 Days to a Healthier Heart <BR> A Tip of the Day Calendar for February <BR> <BR> <BR> SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. (You need a pdf reader like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:32:19 EST Question of the Week - Feb. FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x60516122 <em>38</em> When you face a craving, how often do you give in to it? <em>38</em> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Every time! Find it hard to do portion control! <BR> <BR> Every time, but a small portion <BR> <BR> Most of the time <BR> <BR> Sometimes <BR> <BR> Hardly ever <BR> <BR> Never <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:14:58 EST FWC Memories ABC game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x60200763 With the new year starting, what do you remember from past years in ABC order? <BR> <BR> A - Angry Birds game a big hit with grandson Sat, 3 Jan 2015 16:35:10 EST Question of the Week - Jan. FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x60200738 <em>38</em> Do you keep a cold and flu emergency kit ready for when you or a loved one becomes ill? <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes <BR> <BR> No <BR> <BR> No, but my medicine cabinet is usually pretty well stocked with the basics. <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> Sat, 3 Jan 2015 16:32:37 EST FWC - January word game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x60189520 Can you post a word that starts with EITHER a "J" OR an "A" OR an "N" ? (Jan.) <BR> <BR> jello Fri, 2 Jan 2015 16:26:52 EST FWC Spark Calendar - Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x60145612 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> Download (need a pdf reader) <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda r_ 2007-01.pdf </link> <BR> <BR> **OR** <BR> <BR> Read it here: <BR> <BR> <link>... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 10:36:42 EST Christmas Silly sentences http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x59908275 Pick one from each of the 3 topics and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick tod... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 17:46:58 EST FWC - Post for a Goodie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x59897667 Post on this thread at least 10 times during December for a team goodie at the end of the month! <BR> <BR> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> <em>411</em> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:50:33 EST FWC-Question of the Week-Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x59897501 <em>38</em> How are you tracking the progress you make to reach your goal? <BR> <BR> A checklist <BR> <BR> I take a mental tally of my progress <BR> <BR> I track my daily actions online or in a journal/planner <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:30:59 EST FWC - Spark Calendar-Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x59897404 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-12.pdf </link> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:18:40 EST November Word game - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x59675353 Using the letters in the words "November" and "Thanksgiving" - what words can you create? You can not use the same letter more than once unless it is already duplicated, for example there is only one 'b' so you can only use it once in a word. You can use letters from both words. <BR> <BR> vein Wed, 5 Nov 2014 17:49:29 EST FWC - Spark Calendar (Nov.) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x59655638 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-11.pdf </link> Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:17:48 EST FWC - Question of the Week (Nov.) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x59655507 How do you actually exercise during the holidays? <BR> <BR> <BR> Same routine as always <BR> <BR> Schedule it in, but run out of time <BR> <BR> On some days, off some days <BR> <BR> I give up even trying! <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:05:48 EST Question of the Week - Oct (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x59358962 Who gives you the most support? <BR> <BR> My spouse or partner <BR> <BR> Family and friends <BR> <BR> My workout buddies <BR> <BR> Members on the message boards and/or SparkTeams <BR> <BR> People in my community <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 4 Oct 2014 20:11:26 EST October Word Game - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x59326957 In the U.S., October is associated with Halloween and scary things. In ABC order, write something spooky or scary. <BR> <BR> A - adorable gremlins Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:51:28 EST Oct. Calendar - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x59326925 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click here to download and print your October calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-10.pdf </link> Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:46:38 EST Scotland http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x59196603 Today Scotland decided to say NO to independence from the rest of the UK &#128582; Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:13:06 EST Things have been up and down lately http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x59150620 I was supposed to get medical botox for my constant migraines Sept. 4th but then I found out the insurance wasn't covering it since my PCP wasn't on their plan. I have a new Primary care Physician on thier plain so it's back to the drawing board. I met with my new rheumotologists last week and first the good news! My lupus isn't progressing! Now the bad, My fibromyalgia is out of control (their words). I got a shot of cortisone in my knee, a higher dose of naproxen (500 mg 2 times a day) , a... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:44:43 EST Sept. 7-13 LeaderBoard Awards FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x59143250 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being on the Participation Leader Board (earning points for participating on Spark) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Each week I try to find 5 different names to add during the current month. This week's recipients are: <BR> <BR>... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:08:59 EST Aug. 31 - Sept 6 Leader Board Awards FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x59073760 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being on the Participation Leader Board (earning points for participating on Spark) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Each week I try to find some different names to add. This week's recipients are: <BR> <BR> READYRISA <BR> ASH_CL... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 19:39:29 EST FWC - Words starting with S http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x59003217 It is September - what other words besides the month's name can you think of that starts with the letter S? <BR> <BR> <BR> snow Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:14:59 EST FWC - Weekly Challenge #4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x59003209 This week's challenge: <BR> <BR> "Living the good life" Challenge – Eat Your BREAKFAST & Look up a Spark Breakfast RECIPE <em>490</em> <BR> <BR> <em>292</em> Aim this week to make a habit of eating breakfast daily <BR> <BR> You’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, did you know that eating breakfast may actually help you lose weight? Breakfast jump-starts your metabolism in the morning, so eating soon after you wake up will raise your energy level ... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:12:53 EST Aug. 24-30 Leader Board Awards FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58992488 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being on the Fitness Leader Board (entering fitness minutes on the tracker) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Each week I try to find some new names to add. This week's winners are: <BR> <BR> SHERRYS235 <BR> SMW613 <BR> HOTLEXIS <BR> WA... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:17:48 EST Question of the Week FWC Sept. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58990892 <em>38</em> Two part question this week. <em>38</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> #1. Do you think it helps to set goals including but beyond weight loss? <BR> <BR> #2. What kinds of goals keep you motivated to stick to your program? <BR> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:07:07 EST Sept. Calendar - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58975374 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each help you do just that! Click below to download and print your September calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:38:49 EST Aug. 10 - 16 LeaderBoard Winners FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58868864 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being in the top 25 on the Fitness Leader Board (entering fitness minutes on the tracker) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Each week I try to find some new names to add. This week's winners are: <BR> <BR> MOMMY445 <BR> KACEYSW <B... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:49:47 EST FWC - Weekly Challenge #3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x58859181 Hopefully, you have accomplished Challenge #1 & #2. Here is the one for week 3: <BR> <BR> This week's challenge: <BR> <BR> "Living the good life" Challenge – MEASURE UP to slim down <em>301</em> <BR> <BR> <em>292</em> Track Every Bite, Lick, and Taste <BR> <BR> This week, it is time to measure up. Even though it can be tedious and time-consuming, measuring and tracking your food is the number one, ''evidenced based'' weight-loss technique that actually works. When you stop dilige... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:31:42 EST Aug. 3 - Aug. 9 Leader Board Winners FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58801328 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being in the top 25 on the Fitness Leader Board (entering fitness minutes on the tracker) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30 days per Spark policy. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Each week I try to find some new names to add. This week's winners are: <BR> <BR> KE... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17:20:23 EST July 27 - Aug. 2 Leader Board Winners FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58731491 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being in the top 25 on the Fitness Leader Board (entering fitness minutes on the tracker) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30 days per Spark policy. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Each week I try to find some new names to add. This week's winners are: <BR> <BR> BOOKERA ... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 15:31:21 EST Aug. Question of the Week - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58721661 Do you have a favorite way to say, "No, thank you," to food pushers? Share your strategies. Sat, 2 Aug 2014 14:53:33 EST Spark August Calendar - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x58692344 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need a pdf file reader like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-08.... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:31:12 EST July 20-26 Team Points Leaders FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58661424 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being on the Fitness Leader Board (entering fitness minutes on the tracker) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> Krys & Team Leaders <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30 days per Spark policy. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> This week's winners are: <BR> <BR> PHILOFOREST <BR> MOMMY445 <BR> SHARIPAM... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:28:05 EST Team Name Change - Vote for your choice http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x58633231 Here are some choices - please email me or respond here which one you think would draw some more participants! <BR> <BR> A. Fat2Fit Weight Club <BR> <BR> B. Fabulous &Fit Weight Club <BR> <BR> C. Free From Fat Weight Club <BR> <BR> Because our team page is based on the FWC format, we need titles that fit with those initials. If you have a different suggestion, please feel free to post that as well. Thank you! Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:31:21 EST New member http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x58623535 Hi there, <BR> I am new to the group. I hope this is an active group. I enjoy sharing and seeking support. <BR> I have 15 lbs to go towards my preferred weight. Most importantly my goal is to lead a healthy, physically & emotional, lifestyle. Looking forward to hearing from all of you. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:01:31 EST July 13-19 Team Points Leaders (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58592563 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being in the top 25 on the Fitness Leader Board (entering fitness minutes on the tracker) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30 days per Spark policy. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> This week's winners are: <BR> <BR> 2BANEWME <BR> MRSRIGS1 <BR> WALLPER26 <BR> PANDA1691 <BR... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:34:18 EST July 6-12 Team Points Leaders http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58521638 Congratulations on achieving the honor of being in the top 25 on the Participation Leader Board (earning points for participating on Spark) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30 days per Spark policy. <BR> <BR> <em>250</em> <em>242</em> <em>345</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> This week's winners are: <BR> <BR> BECKYANNE1 <BR> CLUTTRELL8 <BR> ELLIEFUNT <BR> L... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:31:14 EST I feel so good!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x58498841 I've lost a total of 13 pounds over the last 8 weeks! <em>9</em> I haven't been able to exercise much but I've been eating lots of lean protein, veggies, fruit and egg whites with the occasional egg (scrambled) YUM to all of it! I cut out the majority of gluten in my diet and my migraines are decreasing and my lupus pain in decreasing too, double <em>224</em> I've been super busy lately with Shawn's nephew down for a week and now his niece is here. So much fun! I hope everyone is doi... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:40:59 EST FWC Fitness Leader Board Winners 7/6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58447270 Week of June 29 - July 5 - Team goodie has gone out to: <BR> <BR> WALLAHALLA <BR> HSMOMX2 <BR> KACEYSW <BR> BIGPOPPAPUFF <BR> AQUAURA <BR> <BR> <BR> Congratulations on achieving the honor of being in the top 25 on the Fitness Leader Board (entering fitness minutes on the tracker) for this team during this past week! Way to go! <BR> <BR> Remember, team goodies can only be given out to members that participate on the team within the past 30 days per Spark policy. <BR> <BR> Sun, 6 Jul 2014 15:17:02 EST FWC - What time is it now? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x58388494 Simply put the time and time zone of right now! <em>56</em> <BR> <BR> 7:56pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:56:23 EST FWC - Enjoyable Pastimes and Hobbies ABC game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x58388478 Spark designated July as stress free month! To keep in that spirit, name some pastime or hobby in ABC order! <BR> <BR> A - absolute peace and quite time for meditating Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:54:51 EST FWC - July Spark Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x58367205 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. Stress has been so ingrained in our days and in our culture that you probably don’t even recognize it any more <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click belowto download and print your July calendar. (You need a pdf reader like Adobe Acrobat Reader to downloa... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 19:17:05 EST FWC - July Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58363607 <em>38</em> What is your favorite type of exercise? <em>68</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Cardio (treadmill, walking, biking, etc.) <BR> <BR> Weights and strength training <BR> <BR> Fitness classes <BR> <BR> Yoga or Tai chi <BR> <BR> Sports and games <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> <BR> I do not exercise Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:35:08 EST FWC - Best thing that happened today was ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58061402 What went right in your day today? Sat, 31 May 2014 14:16:40 EST FWC - Fun things http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x58061393 In ABC order, name something fun to do! <BR> <BR> A - Allegheny Road Trip Sat, 31 May 2014 14:15:38 EST FWC - Exercise Name Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x58061382 In alphabetical order, name something related to fitness. <BR> <BR> A - abdomen workout Sat, 31 May 2014 14:13:42 EST FWC - Did you use a tracker today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x58061360 Did you use the Nutrition or Fitness Tracker today? If so, just leave an emoticon to show that either yes or no. Sat, 31 May 2014 14:10:53 EST FWC - How much WATER did you drink today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x58061346 It is suggested you drink 6-8 cups of clear liquid (water, coffee, tea, flavored water, etc.) a day. How much did you drink today? Sat, 31 May 2014 14:08:39 EST FWC - June Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x58059680 In general, how many days per week do you exercise? <BR> <BR> <BR> 0 days <BR> <BR> 1 day <BR> <BR> 2 days <BR> <BR> 3 days <BR> <BR> 4 days <BR> <BR> 5 days <BR> <BR> 6 days <BR> <BR> 7 days <BR> <BR> I don't exercise regularly Sat, 31 May 2014 10:51:39 EST FWC - June Calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x58052282 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For June, that means achieving an active lifestyle. <BR> <BR> Many of the health and weight problems that people face today are related to a lack of physical activity. Although we're "on the run" during the day, we're sedentary as we drive, work, watch TV and use the computer. On top of that, modern technology gives us timesaving shortcuts (like dishwashers, car washes, escalators and remote controls) that e... Fri, 30 May 2014 16:22:50 EST FWC - Opinion of new Spark look? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x57794262 Hello team! <BR> <BR> We hope that everyone had a lovely weekend. As you may know, SparkPeople launched many changes to the look and functionality of the Team Pages last week. Many people around SparkPeople were disappointed to see some of the old features disappear, but were happy to see that SparkPeople decided to restore the Recent Member Blogs feature so quickly--an important tool for staying in touch with other members of our teams. <BR> <BR> Many people have also expressed concerns ... Wed, 7 May 2014 17:38:55 EST Have YOU posted on the wall today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x57744085 You can answer with an emoticon or words! <BR> <BR> <em>48</em> Sat, 3 May 2014 17:14:11 EST FWC - Change a Letter Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x57744076 Change only one letter to create a new word. <BR> <BR> moose Sat, 3 May 2014 17:12:32 EST FWC - Name a Plant game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x57744072 In abc order, name a plant (flower, fruit, vegetable, etc.) <BR> <BR> A = azaleas Sat, 3 May 2014 17:11:50 EST FWC - May Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x57743775 <em>38</em> How often do you count calories? <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Before every meal, snack and beverage I consume <BR> <BR> Rarely, if at all <BR> <BR> Occasionally, especially when I've altered my eating habits or set a weight-loss goal <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) <BR> Sat, 3 May 2014 16:27:31 EST May Calendar FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x57730139 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For May, that means strengthening your bones. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you build stronger bones and prevent future fractures. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-05.pdf </link> <BR> <BR> (You may need a pdf reader like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) Fri, 2 May 2014 12:09:05 EST FWC True or False http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x57335375 Each person write a sentence...NOT a question! The person who reads the question, answers ONLY True or False. That person then writes another sentence...not a question. The following person responds with only True or False and places a statement below it. <BR> <BR> True or False: <BR> Drinking 8 glasses of water is good for you. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:18:39 EST FWC A-P-R-I-L NAME IT GAME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x57335000 We will use the letters in the word APRIL to answer these questions. So on this one all the answers must start with a word beginning with A, when we finish these, the next group all the answers will start with the letter P, etc. I did the first one, help me fill in the rest! (YOU DO NOT HAVE TO GO IN ORDER.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> NAME IT GAME: <BR> <BR> <BR> Name an animal: anteater <BR> <BR> Name someone who's been on tv: <BR> <BR> Name a color: <BR> <BR> Name a carmaker or mod... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:46:54 EST FWC Log-In, Bonus Wheel and team points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x57334690 When you log-in, you spin the Spark wheel to get points. If you accumulate 25 Spark Points, you get to spin another wheel for bonus points, and on your start page you have the chance to click on the red flags for team points. <BR> <BR> Please share how many points you got for the day in each OR any of these categories. <BR> <BR> You can format it as #/#/# (example: 2/2/2) <BR> *or* <BR> specify such as L=#, B=#, and T=# (example: L2/B2/T2) <BR> <BR> If you didn't have any points for a ca... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:15:02 EST FWC - Question of the Week - April http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x57304127 Spark Goodie to those answering by the end of the week. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Which of the following are ways you can earn SparkPoints by using the Community? <BR> <BR> <BR> A - By posting on the Message Boards <BR> <BR> B - By commenting on someone's SparkPage <BR> <BR> C - By creating a SparkPage <BR> <BR> All of the above <BR> <BR> A and C only Sat, 29 Mar 2014 10:21:04 EST Starting 28 Day BootCamp DVD! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x57183077 I decided I need more structure in my exercise so I'm starting this workout. I'm just going to do what I can this week and then really get to it next week (I hope) since I'll be house and pet sitting for7 animals (5 cats, 2 dogs). Wish me luck!! <em>386</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:43:45 EST FWC-March Question of the Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x56977203 <em>38</em> <em>41</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> What 3 positive things you would like for others to know about you? <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>41</em> <em>38</em> Sun, 2 Mar 2014 16:52:14 EST FWC - Benefits of Spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x56977179 Name one thing you like about Spark. <BR> <BR> I like the message boards. Sun, 2 Mar 2014 16:49:04 EST FWC - March Lucky Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x56976792 You have found the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! In ABC order, name something you would buy. <BR> <BR> A - Alaskan Cruise Sun, 2 Mar 2014 16:17:12 EST FWC - Spring Words Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x56976489 In alphabetical order, name something that reminds you of spring! <BR> <BR> A - April showers Sun, 2 Mar 2014 15:53:36 EST Monthly Resource Calendar (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x56966618 You've probably heard the phrase "you are what you eat." While it's true that food is fuel, it's also true that food is broken down and transformed into cells, hormones, muscles and YOU! When you think of food in this light, it can make it easier to make healthy and nutritious choices for your body. March is National Nutrition Month®- -a time to focus on making informed food choices for a balanced and healthy diet. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-03.pdf </lin... Sat, 1 Mar 2014 20:29:57 EST New to Spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x56650508 I finally decided to join a group that would provide encouragement through their accomplishments. It's easy to feel defeated if not participating with others in trying to reach a goal. I'm really encouraged by reading some of the posts and look forward to being able to report good results over time as well. Tue, 4 Feb 2014 21:45:19 EST I love to .... (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x56619289 What is something you love to do, read, eat, etc? Sun, 2 Feb 2014 17:59:28 EST Question of the Week - Feb (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x56618799 <em>38</em> New Question <em>38</em> <em>341</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> How's it going with all your meals' plan? <BR> <BR> <BR> Do not have a plan for my meals <BR> <BR> Have a meal plan and feeling better because of it <BR> <BR> Difficult, but I follow the meal plan when I can <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Sun, 2 Feb 2014 17:11:06 EST Calendar - Feb. (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x56595319 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For February, that means improving your heart health for National Heart Month. <BR> <BR> Here are 28 daily tips that will help you improve your health. Click below to download and print your February Calendar. (You need a program like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:38:20 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x56595283 Hello <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:35:36 EST Question of the Week - Jan (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x56234627 <em>68</em> Which of the following fitness trends did you try/use in 2013? <BR> <BR> Zumba <BR> <BR> TRX (suspension training) <BR> <BR> CrossFit <BR> <BR> At-home workout programs (P90X, Insanity, Bodyrock TV) <BR> <BR> Barre (or ballet-inspired workouts) <BR> <BR> The Color Run/Color Me Rad 5K <BR> <BR> More than one of the above <BR> <BR> None of the above <BR> <BR> Other (please specify) Sun, 5 Jan 2014 21:29:29 EST Re-organizing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x56156262 Moving some topics around to be in an easier to find format. Let me know what you think. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:13:57 EST Goodie Give Away game (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x56155926 A great way to learn about other team members is to visit their Spark Page. In this team challenge, you type in the number coming next. If the LAST TWO numbers are the same, you visit a team member and give them a goodie - be sure to invite them if they are not already participating! <BR> <BR> Example of goodie numbers: 11, 255, 1899, etc. <BR> <BR> I'll start - 1 Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:42:43 EST Last letter starts new word game (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x56155899 Type in a word that starts with the last letter the previous person posted (3 letters or more please.) <BR> <BR> Example: SparK <BR> Next person would type in a word starting with 'k' - ketchuP <BR> Next person would type in a word starting with 'p' <BR> <BR> I'll start: yeaR Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:40:37 EST Favorite Things - ABC order game (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x56155884 Type in your favorite things in alphabetical order. <BR> <BR> A - apples Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:39:28 EST Points Challenge (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x56155851 How many point did you get from the log-in wheel? Bonus points? Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:36:59 EST Calendar - Jan. (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x56155837 Behavior experts say that it takes about one month to form a new habit, and many people try to create (or break) habits at the start of each year. With the right attitude and focus, you can stick to your New Year's resolutions and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-01.pdf </link> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:35:50 EST Question of the Week - Dec/Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x56155828 Finishing out the week with the question posted earlier! The questions are to help you think about your goals, fitness and nutrition. Come back every week for a new question. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> Which healthy eating strategy do you hope to master in 2014? <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Moderation <BR> <BR> Stopping after "just one" <BR> <BR> Portion control <BR> <BR> 5-9 servings of fruits/veggies each day <BR... Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:34:34 EST I wish I could ... (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x56155777 We all have dreams and wishes. What is yours today? Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:30:48 EST I smiled today when .... (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x56155769 What made you smile today? Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:30:05 EST FWC - Friendly Chatter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x56155715 What's going on in your life? We'd love to hear what is new, frustrating, or just plain routine in your everyday life. Tell us about it! Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:24:46 EST Very happy update! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x56070792 My doctor put me on stronger antibiotics and pain medication and I am very happy to say that the wide spread swelling has all but gone back to normal! I'm taking fewer pain meds and today I am practically pain free! I'm on hold with The Healthcare Marketplace but after I get all that fixed up and done with I'm planning on doing some very light aerobics and chair aerobics because I've been unable to for almost a month. Even car rides were causing me horrible pain. But I think I finally turned ... Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:08:54 EST Depression isn't going to win http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x55944992 It's time I took back my life ..... sick and tired of sitting on the side lines watching my life just fly by and me doing nothing about it. <BR> <BR> Considering rejoining Curves ... hope I stick with it as I doubt I'll have much support here at home ! Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:13:29 EST Gaining weight because I can't exercise! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x55944502 Basically the Wednesday before Thanksgiving I discovered a Huge abscess on my areola. My doctor office was closed and my Monday I was in agony and my breast was swollen to akmost 1.5 times it's normal size, I saw the first available doctor which just gave me a rough breast exam and then brought in another doctor to do the same. The didn't give me any antibiotics but made me get an ultrasound. So I did that. I made a doctor appointment with my regular doctor two days after the sonogram. I crie... Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:36:15 EST Silly Santa Game - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x55830268 <BR> Pick one from each topic and put together a sentence! <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick a month someone you know has a birthday: <BR> <BR> January: I danced with <BR> February: I loved <BR> March: I chopped <BR> April: I decorated <BR> May: I trimmed the tree with <BR> June: I drove <BR> July: I baked with <BR> August: I ate with <BR> September: I sang holiday songs with <BR> October: I lit candles with <BR> November: I knocked down <BR> December: Santa and I ran over <BR> <BR> <BR> Pick today... Sun, 1 Dec 2013 20:34:38 EST December Words ABC game - FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x55830211 Think of a word or phrase that reminds you of December in alphabetical order. <BR> <BR> I'll start. <BR> <BR> A - already getting very cold Sun, 1 Dec 2013 20:30:00 EST Leaderboard Awards-Nov (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x55818026 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce Spark's top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during November. The Fitness Leader Board is based on how many minutes you log on your fitness tracker during the month. <BR> <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> WALLAHALLA 3,339 <BR> SALLYANDGENE 3,280 <BR>... Sat, 30 Nov 2013 20:10:03 EST Question of the Week - Dec (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x55813238 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>460</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> New Question <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>460</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> How will you fit in exercise this upcoming holiday season? <BR> <BR> I will stick with my regular routine <BR> <BR> I will wake up earlier <BR> <BR> I will schedule my workouts around my busy holiday schedule <BR> <B... Sat, 30 Nov 2013 10:36:53 EST Calendar - Dec. (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x55753291 Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories. But with so many parties, celebrations and errands to run, it can be hard to keep up with your healthy lifestyle! Here are 31 daily tips that will help you make healthy choices throughout the holiday season. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-12.pdf </link> <BR> (You need a pdf file reader (like free Adobe Acrobat Reader) to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <B... Sun, 24 Nov 2013 17:02:18 EST Question of the Week - Nov. (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x55492753 What's the first thing you look for on a nutrition label? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Calories <BR> <BR> Serving size / Number of servings <BR> <BR> Fat <BR> <BR> Carbohydrates <BR> <BR> Protein <BR> <BR> Sodium <BR> <BR> Sugars <BR> <BR> Vitamins and/or Minerals <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> Something else not listed here (please specify) Sat, 2 Nov 2013 21:59:42 EST November Water & Produce Challenge (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x55478237 Did you drink at least 6 glasses of water today? Did you eat at least 5 fruits and/or vegetables combined? If so, mark your post with the emoticon: <BR> <em>248</em> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 17:14:20 EST Today's Best Event (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x55478136 What brightened up your day today? Fri, 1 Nov 2013 17:03:31 EST Nov. - I am thankful for... (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x55478066 There are so many wonderful things around us. Name one thing you are thankful for each day or as often as you like! Fri, 1 Nov 2013 16:56:08 EST Calendar - Nov. (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x55468130 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For November, that means increasing the happiness in your life so that changing of the seasons won't get you down. <BR> <BR> Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. Click below to download and print your November calendar. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-11.pdf </link> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:07:39 EST LeaderBoard Points awards - Oct. FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x55467884 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce Spark's top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during October. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> ELLIEFUNT 3,624 <BR> HARKEY08 3,601 <BR> YBBHAPPY 3,546 <BR> WALLAHALLA 3,525 <BR> 2BANEWME 3,454 <BR> KACEYSW 3,393 <BR> TIME2BLOOM4ME 3,272 <BR> EMJLAW 3,2... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:48:01 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x55378791 I am finally going to introduce myself. I am here because I am very determined to get to my goal. I have been on here for about a month now and I love it. I struggle from time to time but it is great to know that I am not alone in that either. Hope to get to know some of you.. Good Luck To All Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:45:53 EST October ABC game (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x55178176 Think of words that go with the month of October in alphabetical order. <BR> <BR> A - apples to bob for on Halloween Mon, 7 Oct 2013 17:52:31 EST LeaderBoard Points awards - Sept. FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x55089350 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce Spark's top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during September. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> HARKEY08 3,280 <BR>  ELLIEFUNT 3,246 <BR>  KACEYSW 3,184 <BR>  SUGARSMOM2 2,925 <BR>  WALLAHALLA 2,903 <BR>  2BANEWME 2,874 <BR>  TIME2BLOOM4ME 2,860 <BR> ... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:56:44 EST Calendar - Oct (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x55063819 <em>24</em> Are you getting bored with your workout routine? Stop enduring exercise and start enjoying it! Our printable calendar provides 30 fun ways to squeeze fitness into your day. Take the "work" out of working out and find out just how fun fitness can be! <BR> <BR> <em>353</em> Click below to download and print your Fun Fitness Ideas Calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2009_fun_fitness_i... Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:42:47 EST Question of the Week - Oct. (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x55063723 How will you recommit to your program this fall to get a jump on the holidays and keep your program fresh and exciting? Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:32:31 EST Anyone here in college? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x54788117 I went back to college and am currently in a VERY intensive ultrasound program. I just started and am already finding it difficult to balance school, studying, homework, eating enough, and fitting in exercise. I would love to meet someone going through the same issues (not that I don't <em>247</em> love you all! Please feel free to friend me, I'll friend you back! <em>381</em> <em>386</em> <em>252</em> Thu, 5 Sep 2013 07:45:03 EST FWC - Two words - Change one: Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x54743752 Take one of the pair of words given and change just one of the words, next person takes your two words and changes one of them. <BR> Example: front door (next person might type: back door) <BR> <BR> <BR> Starting off with: large dog Sun, 1 Sep 2013 20:06:18 EST FWC - Word Association http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x54743653 What do you think of when you hear the word water? Give a one word thught and the next person puts in their one word thought to your word. Sun, 1 Sep 2013 19:56:05 EST Team Goal Challenge - Sept. FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x54743522 Working on getting fit and nutritionally focused! <BR> <BR> 1. Choose an exercise that lasts at least 10 minutes three times a week. <BR> <BR> 2. Write one thing you like about Spark at least twice a week. <BR> <BR> 3. Eat at least 2 vegetables and/or fruits each day. <BR> <BR> 4. Go to a Sparks friends Page and say something nice to them today. <BR> <BR> 5. Go to SparkRecipes <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/home.asp </link> and name a recipe you would like to try. <BR> <BR> Pleas... Sun, 1 Sep 2013 19:41:22 EST Calendar - Sept (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x54732384 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-09.pdf </link> <BR> <BR> (You need a pdf reader like Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) Sat, 31 Aug 2013 20:46:20 EST LeaderBoard Points awards - Aug FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x54732113 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce Spark's top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during August. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> SCRAPBECCA 3,715 <BR> HARKEY08 3,676 <BR> KACEYSW 3,559 <BR> WALLAHALLA 3,326 <BR> EMJLAW 3,324 <BR> SUGARSMOM2 3,270 <BR> TIME2BLOOM4ME 3,191 <BR> YBBHAPPY 3... Sat, 31 Aug 2013 20:21:54 EST Question of the Week - Sept. (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x54730126 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>470</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> How do you enjoy yogurt? <BR> <BR> Straight up! <BR> <BR> With cereal or granola <BR> <BR> Mixed with fruit or nuts <BR> <BR> In smoothies <BR> <BR> In baked goods <BR> <BR> All/mixture of the above! <BR> <BR> I don't enjoy yogurt. <BR> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 16:37:28 EST Starting Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x54608303 Hi I have been on Spark before and have a restarted a couple of times, I just re introduce myself and I am looking forward to loosing weight , getting healthy , and may create some friendships in the process. Feel free to add me as a Spark Friend, and I will help anyway I can, while also trying to help myself. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:11:54 EST Gluten Free? I NEED HELP! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x54461623 Hello! So I just saw my gastro specialist last Tuesday and I may have a gluten intolerance! <em>24</em> . I'm having a troubles with it. It's hard enough for me to stick to clean eating and to add "stay away from lactose and gluten" It's truly a lot of pressure for me. Please if anyone knows anything about this please I need advise on how to transition and any recipes out there that sticks out? (Am I over thinking this?) Thank you. Fri, 9 Aug 2013 17:40:40 EST Question of the Week - Aug. (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x54379365 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>298</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Do you work out on vacation (Yes/No)? If so, what is your favorite way to exercise on vacation? <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>298</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> Sat, 3 Aug 2013 10:40:02 EST new to Fat to Fit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x54355177 I have tried many things to lose weight I'm older and as you get older it is gets so hard.I'm looking for menu's to follow as I do better that way. <BR> <BR> I still pretty healthy but know if I don't get my weight in control that will not be the case.Everyone talks about organic but I'm on a fixed income.and that is out of my range. <BR> <BR> Just looking for motivation as I who am usually so happy seem a bit depressed. Thu, 1 Aug 2013 13:37:31 EST LeaderBoard Points awards - July FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x54343678 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce Spark's top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during July. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> <BR> KACEYSW 3,492 <BR> HSMOMX2 3,474 <BR> SCRAPBECCA 3,355 <BR> WALLAHALLA 3,312 <BR> EMJLAW 3,292 <BR> SUGARSMOM2 3,060 <BR> ELLIEFUNT 3,002 <BR> MIKSCHER 2,... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:53:29 EST Team Goal Challenge - August FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x54342195 #1. Treat yourself for your hard work. Find a quiet place and be with yourself, go for a walk, meditate, read a book, reflect...How do you feel? Report back on what your treat was, make it special. <BR> <BR> #2. Today you need to Eat 2 Vegetables <em>370</em> <em>368</em> and 2 Fruit <em>265</em> <em>45</em> <BR> <BR> #3. Go to a Sparks friends Page and say something nice to them today. Give them a emoticon or a Goodie make them feel Special. <BR> <BR> #4. Exercise Today... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:51:17 EST August - 20 Questions (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x54341425 Let's get to know each other a little better! Only answer one per day please. <BR> <BR> 1. If you could buy any type of food what would you buy? <BR> 2. What color is your tooth brush? <BR> 3. If you could be any animal what would it be and why? <BR> 4. What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list? <BR> 5. Who is your favorite super hero and why? <BR> 6. Who do you admire the most? <BR> 7. What is your favorite summer activity? <BR> 8. If a movie was made of your life what ... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:35:24 EST August anagram game (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x54341335 Think of a 4-6 letter word then mix up the letters and the next person has to try and make a word out of those letters. Leave a new anagram for the next person. <BR> <BR> Example: dust = sudt (someone could also make the word stud out of that) <BR> <BR> I'll start: <BR> <BR> kspra Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:24:57 EST August - name game (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x54341260 Alphabetically create a description by using the letter of the alphabet that is next. I'll start <BR> <BR> A - my name is Alice, I like aprons, my favorite food is apples and my favorite animal is an anteater! Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:17:45 EST Calendar - August (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x54312817 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For August, that means improving the quality and quantity of your sleep. With a little effort, you can catch those Zzz's. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you sleep better each night. Click below to download and print your August calendar. (You need a pdf program likeAdobe Acrobat Reader to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> Sleeping is just as important to survival as eating, drinking, ... Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:31:09 EST I'm new! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x54205666 Hi! I've been overweight ever since I moved back home. I'm 5'1" tall and weighed ~ 120 pounds before I moved back home (long story full of health problems) and within a year I weighed 169 pounds! I'm down to 162 pounds since I started my summer class for my sonography (ultrasound) program. Now I just need to get back to exercising! I need support and am willing to give it back <em>224</em> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 23:04:11 EST Morning or night? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x54189946 What is the best time to workout ? <BR> My work times vary some days I work 10am -5pm others 10am to 11pm <BR> Just wandering if there are any advantages to one over the other. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:25:20 EST New to program http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x54176975 Hello my fellow weight losers, <BR> I have been struggling with my weight loss for the past year. I did two years of online school and that did me in. I am a nurse and if I tell my patients they have to be healthy, I need to be healthy too Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:23:21 EST Team Goal Challenge - July 21-31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x54174346 As a variation of the 3 team goals at the bottom of the team page, here is a 10 day challenge: <BR> <BR> 1. Drink 8 glasses of water a day <BR> 2. Do 10 minutes of fitness activities a day <BR> 3. Earn 20 spark points per day <BR> <BR> Please post HERE as you complete these 3 activities (you can use the emoticon <em>248</em> if you wish) A goodie for those that finish all 10 days. Help yourself to get closer to that FIT goal! <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:49:16 EST LeaderBoard Points awards - June 10K http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x53950738 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce the top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during June. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> WALLAHALLA 3,316 <BR> EMJLAW 3,238 <BR> HSMOMX2 3,026 <BR> PJ1970 3,017 <BR> SUGARSMOM2 2,903 <BR> SCRAPBECCA 2,749 <BR> BUTTERFLY262 2,723 <BR> ELLIEFUNT 2... Sun, 30 Jun 2013 20:32:07 EST 3-5 Letter Words in ABC order (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x53947249 Alphabetically, choose a 3 to 5 letter word to post. <BR> <BR> A - apple Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:23:37 EST Calendar - July (UAT) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x53934443 SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For July, that means decreasing and managing the stress in your life to better enjoy the lazy days of summer. <BR> <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you de-stress and relax. Click below to download and print your July calendar. (You need a PDF reader [like Adobe Acrobat Reader - free] to download this PDF.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-07.pdf </link> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:17:43 EST Question of the Week July (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x53934250 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>15</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> New Question <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>15</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The American Medical Association had recently classified obesity as a disease. Do you agree with the decision? Do you think obesity should be classified as a disease? Feel free to give a reason for your answer. <BR> <BR> Yes ... Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:58:42 EST New to FWC Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x53841415 My name is Sharmelle but you may call me by my nick name Shar if you would like. I am a graphic artist, graphic designer, and photographer. And I write poetry sometimes. So I a constantly sitting down at my computer and I do get out to take photographs and do other things. <BR> <BR> I also have what you call familial spastic paraparesis which will have me in a wheal chair later on in my life I hope. I walk slow and cannot do much for exercise due to this. I can only do sit down upper exerci... Sat, 22 Jun 2013 08:59:25 EST Boy/Girl Name (game) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x53687320 In alphabetical order, type in a name. <BR> <BR> A - Abigail Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:35:31 EST Would you ever...? (game) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x53687305 Answer the question given AND then ask your own question! This is for fun, so outrageous (but decent) questions are encouraged. <BR> <BR> <BR> Would you ever paraglide off a high cliff? Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:33:32 EST Fun To Do (game) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x53687249 Name one thing that is fun to do in the summer time. Come back often and add another idea and see if anyone else thought it (duplicates are okay.) <BR> <BR> Going to the swimming pool Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:29:22 EST Question of the Week June (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x53557963 A goodie for those answering! <BR> <BR> <BR> Which of the following ingredients lends a sweet taste to foods? <BR> <BR> <BR> Acetic acid <BR> <BR> Monosodium glutamate <BR> <BR> Malic acid <BR> <BR> Maltodextrain <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Jun 2013 08:48:19 EST Leader Board awards - May FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x53539598 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce the top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during May. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> ELLIEFUNT 3,383 <BR> PJ1970 3,093 <BR> WALLAHALLA 3,026 <BR> EMJLAW 2,680 <BR> SCRAPBECCA 2,622 <BR> ENABENA76 2,355 <BR> HSMOMX2 2,294 <BR> JBENKE 2,170 <BR> TIME4M... Thu, 30 May 2013 19:57:31 EST Spring Words (game FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x53219394 Copy and paste the list and fill in ONE word that begins with a letter from the word SPRING. <BR> <BR> S <BR> P <BR> R - rain <BR> I <BR> N <BR> G <BR> <BR> example for P - you might put petunias, etc. When we finish all the letters; we can start all over. Sat, 4 May 2013 17:34:40 EST I'm doing well at .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x53216417 What going right for you? Sat, 4 May 2013 11:30:08 EST Calendar - May FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x53216403 31 Days to Stronger Bones <BR> <BR> May is National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month—a time to remember the <BR> importance of preventing osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to become weak <BR> and brittle. Half of all women (and one quarter of men over 50) will break a bone due to <BR> osteoporosis, according to the National Institutes of Health. But osteoporosis is largely <BR> preventable through healthy lifestyle choices. <BR> <BR> Strengthen your bones from this month... Sat, 4 May 2013 11:29:08 EST Question of the Week May (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x53216261 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>483</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> New Question <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>483</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> What's your biggest weight-loss downfall? <BR> <BR> Being inconsistent with food tracking <BR> <BR> Overeating on the weekends <BR> <BR> Eating too few fruits and veggies <BR> <BR> Drinking too many calories (soda, juic... Sat, 4 May 2013 11:14:15 EST Leader Board awards - April FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x53154041 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce the top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during April. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> WALLAHALLA 3,230 <BR> PJ1970 3,044 <BR> ELLIEFUNT 2,907 <BR> EMJLAW 2,537 <BR> HSMOMX2 2,504 <BR> SHIMMYLALA 2,459 <BR> JBENKE 2,155 <BR> TWINSFITBY40 2,092 <BR> E... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:59:25 EST Grocery Store list (game) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x52768413 In alphabetical order, list something you can buy at the grocery store. <BR> <BR> A - apples Sun, 31 Mar 2013 17:06:15 EST Leader Board awards - March FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x52756179 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce the top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during March. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> WALLAHALLA 3,378 <BR> ELLIEFUNT 3,324 <BR> PJ1970 3,159 <BR> NOSHORTCUT 2,733 <BR> CONNIEWILDE 2,596 <BR> BUTTERFLY262 2,531 <BR> HSMOMX2 2,379 <BR> SLIMMERJESSE 2... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 14:39:07 EST Calendar - April FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x52753775 30 Days to a Greener Lifestyle <BR> <BR> With all the buzz surrounding eco-friendly living these days, you may wonder where to start. But reducing your impact on the planet can be simple, and every action does make a difference. Want even more incentive to change? Most green actions will save you money, limit waste, enhance your health and even increase your overall physical activity—all while benefiting the planet. Here are 30 daily tips to get you started. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:46:43 EST Question of the Week April (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x52753653 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>378</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> New Question <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>378</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> True or False: Hot, dry and windy weather increases the amount of pollen and mold in the air, resulting in more severe allergy symptoms. <BR> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:36:27 EST Question of the Week March (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x52351762 This one is worth a goodie for choosing the right answer! <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>273</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> New Question <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>273</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> About how many American adults are estimated to have high blood pressure? <BR> <BR> One in 10 <BR> One in 5 <BR> One in 4 <BR> One in 3 <BR> Sat, 2 Mar 2013 09:28:31 EST Calendar - March FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x52336325 31 Days to a Healthier Diet <BR> <BR> You've probably heard the phrase "you are what you eat." While it's true that food is fuel, it's also true that food is broken down and transformed into cells, hormones, muscles and YOU! When you think of food in this light, it can make it easier to make healthy and nutritious choices for your body. March is National Nutrition Month®-a time to focus on making informed food choices for a balanced and healthy diet. <BR> <BR> You need a PDF reader like Ado... Fri, 1 Mar 2013 08:18:44 EST Feb. Leader Board awards (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x52330866 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce the top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during February. <BR> <em>345</em> <em>380</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants (that had a Spark Page) was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> PJ1970 3,072 <BR> WALLAHALLA 2,923 <BR> NOSHORTCUT 2,815 <BR> EMJLAW 2,595 <BR> BUTTERFLY262 2,049 <BR> CONNIEWILDE 1,995 <BR> HSMOMX2 1,922 <BR> BECKYANNE1 1,8... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 20:47:01 EST Happy Valentine's Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x4079x52122405 Each of you is very special to me and today is a good day to share that with you. Found this poem (no author given) but wanted to share it with you! <BR> <BR> Krys <BR> <BR> You've Touched My Heart <BR> You've given me a reason <BR> For smiling once again, <BR> You've filled my life with peaceful dreams <BR> and you've become my closest friend. <BR> <BR> You've shared your heartfelt secrets <BR> And your trust you've given me, <BR> You showed me how to feel again <BR> To laugh, and love, ... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:11:39 EST This is my life and I NO LONGER want to be Fat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x4079x52017010 This is my life and I NO LONGER want to be Fat. I'm down 22 pounds that is about two weeks of working out and dancing and a dvd of dance off the inches with jazzercise. So i want to be around for my child. I have a lot of family that is plus size.. I no longer want to be plus size. I look at photo's of the past. I see that I was very plus size I never want to be like that again. So please join me with losing weight and being healthly Thu, 7 Feb 2013 02:07:46 EST Question of the Week Feb (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x51944092 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>252</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> If you could have just ONE of the following advantages in your weight-loss journey, which would you choose? <BR> <BR> A personal trainer <BR> <BR> A personal healthy chef <BR> <BR> A motivational life coach <BR> <BR> A fridge that constantly refills itself with healthy food <BR> <BR> One extra hour per day for exercise <BR> <BR> A fully-stocked home gym <BR> ... Sat, 2 Feb 2013 13:01:13 EST I Love to .... (FWC) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=767x4079x51918774 During the month of February, fill in the blank. <BR> <BR> I love to Spark. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:12:31 EST Calendar - Feb. FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x51918605 28 Days to a Healthier Heart <BR> <BR> February may be a month for romance, but it's also a time for you to focus on loving yourself -- and your heart. During National Heart Month, we'll help you focus on one small thing that you can do each day to lower your risk of heart disease and improve your quality of life. Share this valentine with your friends and loved ones to show them how much you care! <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calenda<BR>r_2007-02.pdf </link> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:58:31 EST Jan. Leader Board awards FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17958x4079x51901049 It's the last part of the month, which means it is time to announce the top 25 Leader Board names on our team for fitness points logged into the fitness tracker during January. <BR> <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> Each of these participants that has a Spark Page was awarded a team goodie for their efforts. <BR> <BR> PJ1970 3,072 <BR> WALLAHALLA 2,923 <BR> NOSHORTCUT 2,815 <BR> EMJLAW 2,595 <BR> BUTTERFLY262 2,049 <BR> CONNIEWILDE 1,995 <BR> HSMOMX2 1,922 <BR> BECKYANNE1 1,867 <BR> IMSOOZEEQ 1,66... Wed, 30 Jan 2013 19:08:39 EST FWC New Year-New You Challenge #4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x51849632 This week's challenge: EAT~SLEEP~LIFT~ (FINAL CHALLENGE) <BR> <BR> **KEEP GOING WITH CHALLENGES 1-3!** <BR> <BR> "Living the good life" Challenge – SLEEP to Slim Down emoticon <BR> <BR> <em>292</em> Target 6-8 hours a night <BR> <BR> So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to losing. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical studies show that sleep loss c... Sun, 27 Jan 2013 16:26:40 EST New.Year -New.You Challenge#3FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x51748628 This week's challenge: <BR> <BR> "Living the good life" Challenge – MEASURE UP to slim down <em>301</em> <BR> <BR> <em>292</em> Track Every Bite, Lick, and Taste <BR> <BR> This week, it is time to measure up. Even though it can be tedious and time-consuming, measuring and tracking your food is the number one, ''evidenced based'' weight-loss technique that actually works. When you stop diligently measuring and tracking calories, it's easy to get lazy with ''eyeballing'' your food. T... Mon, 21 Jan 2013 08:14:03 EST New.Year -New.You Challenge#2FWC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=201x4079x51621702 Weekly challenges are designed to help you: <BR> <BR> 1) Learn about Spark People tools and community <BR> 2) Work toward making healthful habits, behaviors and actions that contribute to a healthier lifestyle. <BR> 3) Focus on setting small attainable goals <BR> <BR> This week's challenge: (keep doing the water from Challenge #1) <BR> <BR> "Living the good life" Challenge – Freggies <em>45</em> <em>140</em> <BR> <BR> <em>292</em> Target 5 servings daily <BR> <BR> This week, ... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:37:07 EST