SparkPeople Washington Puyallup,So Hill,Graham,Spanaway,Orting Team Messageboard Let's get together and get moving! Want to walk? How about exercise? Looking for a workout buddy! How about a friend to keep you motivated? Here is your team! SparkPeople Washington Puyallup,So Hill,Graham,Spanaway,Orting Team Messageboard What is your activity list for March? Mine is starting a few things in the greenhouse and making sure I have all the seeds that is needed for the entire growing season. As an Organic farm I have to turn beds and top them with compost. Since I use no chemical fertilizer here on the farm this is an important step for my beds. I planted 55 Lilly bulbs in my Lily bed. There is now over 110 spring blooming and summer blooming bulbs in that bed. I can't wait to see them all in bloom. Mon, 16 Mar 2020 00:20:59 EST What is on your Activity List for June? June is just as busy as May is when it come to the Farm. Lots to do. <BR> I also have 2 grand kids graduating from High School. And I am hoping to go to Idaho to see an aging Uncle. <BR> 3 grand kids will be visiting the Farm for the Summer. So I will be a lot more busy with cooking and cleaning as well. Thu, 24 May 2018 08:57:49 EST What is on your Activity list for May For me I am getting everything on the farm ready for Summer. I will have 3-4 grand kids here for the summer and that keeps me busy! Sat, 5 May 2018 08:55:00 EST What is on your To Do list for May?? For me it is Farm related activities. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:15:59 EST Does anyone Garden? Are you planning your Garden out? What do you like to grow in your Garden. I have almost everything in mine except for eggplant and the Warm climate veggies and fruits. But I have managed to grow watermelon and cantaloupe. Sun, 25 Feb 2018 09:48:52 EST What is your Favorite Activity for February? What is your Favorite Activity for February? This is my favorite time of year due to Birthdays Valentines Day and Anniversary. We usually get snow in February so not many outdoor activities. But planning the Garden in at the top of the to do list. Thu, 25 Jan 2018 08:36:56 EST How Teams Points work! I can't give anyone a goodie unless they have been active on the group in the last 30 days! <BR> I have tried to get this group going and I have failed so far. I will not give up. If you are out there lurking please join in and say something. PLEASE! Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:03:12 EST New year! Are you working towards weight loss? What are some of the changes you are making to make weight loss happen? <BR> For me I a really working on portion control and watching my snacks. Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:56:09 EST Do you have any plans for the New Year? What are you plans? Do they include being active? Thu, 28 Dec 2017 09:33:42 EST Anybody celebrate Hanukkah? I found out that my family was Jewish and during WW2 they came to America and left the faith behind out of fear. So I am now struggling with the Holidays. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:51:32 EST Do You Decorate for the Holiday's?? Do you decorate for the Holiday's?? <BR> I have found that I usually don't decorate anymore. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:43:33 EST What are you Thankful for? For me I am thankful for so much But I will start with being thankful for my family! Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:26:36 EST Fall Workout Favorites For me I have so much work to do around the farm that seems to be my favorite these days. I am moving bales of straw and spreading it all around the chicken run. Raking is another fall activity. <BR> Lots and Lots of walking. <BR> using the pitch fork to break up the ground and move the old straw to the compost. <BR> Housework has improved as the weather is turning outside. <BR> And the list goes on...... <BR> What is your fall favorites workouts? Thu, 9 Nov 2017 08:44:18 EST Fall has fallen, Did U fall back with your clock? I normally change my clocks the night before but I forgot last night and had to do it this morning. Sun, 5 Nov 2017 07:56:45 EST What are your Fall Activities?? Are you still working out outdoors?? <BR> I am. I raise chickens and the 2 fenced areas they have is raked everyday to keep it clean. <BR> And still picking up the last of the leaves which I mulch and put in the gardens beds to compost over the winter months. Thu, 2 Nov 2017 09:20:26 EST How do you get your workout in the fall? For me the farm keeps me quite busy, although I am still looking for a workout buddy. <BR> Are you interested??? Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:03:00 EST Fall is around the Corner, What are your Plans? Fairs, Harvests, Canning, getting ready for the winter months. Splitting wood and stacking it. And the list goes on! Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:45:00 EST What keeps you busy in the Summer? For me I run 2 businesses <BR> 1. I run an Organic Farm where I raise chickens and grow organic veggies and berries. <BR> 2. I am a Health Coach <BR> <BR> Both which keeps me very busy all throughout the year. <BR> What keeps you busy? <BR> Mon, 7 Aug 2017 08:38:26 EST Summer is Almost Here What do have planned for your summer? <BR> <BR> For my summer I have 2 grand kids spending 2 months with me. Mon, 22 May 2017 13:59:30 EST Spring has Sprung! What is your favorite spring activity? <BR> <BR> Mine is Gardening and Spring Break with the Grandkids! <BR> Kids have a way of keeping you busy. I love it! <BR> I can't wait for Summer because I a get my Grand kids for the summer. YEAH!! Sun, 16 Apr 2017 09:19:38 EST Walk or Workout Today??? Today I will be doing a lot of walking. Working in the Garden and taking clothes out to the line. Sun, 9 Apr 2017 09:25:43 EST Do you have a Veggie Garden? It is April 1, have you start to break your ground? <BR> What do you like to plant in your garden? Sat, 1 Apr 2017 09:29:17 EST Who is Ready For Spring?? What signs of Spring do you see? <BR> <BR> I have seen Robins in the Yard. <BR> <BR> Baby Chicks in the Feed store. <BR> <BR> I hear frogs making their noise. <BR> Thu, 9 Mar 2017 23:02:10 EST Orting River Walk Do you want to meet up at the river in Orting? Sat, 31 Dec 2016 09:08:36 EST Point Defiance Zoo Do you want to take a walk at the zoo?? Sat, 31 Dec 2016 09:06:57 EST Happy New Year! Does this mean a fresh NEW start for you and your health??? Sat, 31 Dec 2016 09:05:09 EST Merry Christmas Gifts from the East <BR> <BR> Now back to the Baby Jesus story... <BR> <BR> The gifts of the Magi - gold, frankincense, and myrrh - were carried a great distance specifically for the new King that their star-watching indicated. Since then, scholars have mused and debated over them. Who were the Magi? What was the significance of the gifts? Were they for the infant Jesus or for a much bigger purpose? <BR> <BR> Fact is we will never know (for sure) the truth about gold, frankincense and myrr... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 09:55:36 EST Does your Family celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah My family is leaning towards both. I am very confused since I found out that my past was German Jewish. So I am looking more into the Jewish faith. <BR> How about you? Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:49:46 EST Welcome to the Team Tell us a little bit about yourself. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:00:53 EST What Does Your Menu look like today? This is a great place to put a recipe or let me know how healthy you are eating! Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:58:55 EST Do you have a reason to lose your weight?? I sure do! <BR> 1. My health is very important to me. <BR> 2. My Health! <BR> 3. Just for me! Sat, 9 Apr 2016 15:32:01 EST NW Trek Anyone wanting to go and walk in NW Trek I can get you in for free?? Just let me know! Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:59:47 EST Is anyone a member of Graham Fitness? Looking for a work out buddy! Tue, 22 Mar 2016 09:52:14 EST Let's see if we can get this team moving. I am the new Leader. Let's see if we can get anyone to respond to this post! Then we can move forward! Sat, 19 Mar 2016 09:34:33 EST hello Good morning. It's a beautiful fall morning outside. I am new to this group. My name is Lacee and I am originally from Tacoma. My Husband and I, along with our two kids, just recently moved to Puyallup. I'd love to find new support friends, as well as maybe a workout out partner. <BR> A little about myself. I am 25 (almost 26) years old. I have two little boys, Keegan (3), and Rylan (1). I am in my second quarter at TCC, working on my associates for medical office professional, and I don'... Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:58:32 EST Workout partner Im still looking for someone to workout with or walk or do anything that doesnt cost $$...right now I have all day every day open...message me or reply new to washington & I dont know anyone at also looking for a job...ill do almost if anyone wantsa workout partner or knows of any job leads let me know...thanks...and happy losing!!!... Sun, 8 Jul 2012 09:16:44 EST hi... I Just joined this team...i know its been inactive for quite some time but im new here in washington...and i really need a buddy or 2 or i hope this team strts back up again...soon... Wed, 9 May 2012 03:05:01 EST hello? Hi, my name is Jennifer. I've been on Sparkpeople on and off, mostly off lately. I've also gained back all the weight I had lost. Ack! Anyway, time for me to get busy walking again as that seems to have the best effect on my mood and getting into shape. <BR> <BR> I see the group hasn't been very active, but I'm wondering if there are any walkers in the South Hill area that check in here still. Thu, 29 Sep 2011 20:32:16 EST How do you deal with fickle Washington weather? When the weather out side turns from blazing sunshine to drizzle and over cast skies like our Western Washington tends to do, what do you do to stay motivated? Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:55:22 EST New Challange I've posted a new challenge for all you Puyallupians out there. Keeping a Journal! Feel free to post about your success, concerns, questions or just show us a picture of your journal! Tue, 21 Jun 2011 22:37:04 EST Hello? Is it me you're looking for? Hi all you amazing Sparkers! I was wondering who was still here on the forums! Please give a post if you are!!! Fri, 17 Jun 2011 12:58:14 EST Vision Quest Gym I go to Vision Quest gym to lift weights and do my cardio around 6pm every week day. Anyone here go to that gym around that time that wants to buddy up with me? Wed, 18 May 2011 23:34:38 EST greetings It's nice to see a team for Puyallup on here, and like it, I'm beginning again. I've been a member of sparkpeople for about a year and a half but only passively. Now I'm taking things seriously for once. <BR> <BR> I'm currently unemployed, which helps a lot because I have tons of time to work out, cook, and de-stress. When I'm not taking care of myself, I enjoy reading, writing, traveling, and spending time with friends. I'm married without children, furry or otherwise, and we live in ... Tue, 26 Apr 2011 22:49:07 EST Welcome & Please introduce yourself! Welcome to the Puyallup/South Hill Team!! We would appreciate it if you started by posting a new thread in this Forum telling us about you! <BR> <BR> I've already posted my introduction as a team member but I just took on a position as leader so I'm going to re-introduce myself here: <BR> <BR> I have tried almost every diet... some for longer periods of time then others. I recently kicked the "dieting" and decided it was time to take everything I learned from every diet I've ever been on ... Fri, 8 Apr 2011 16:59:50 EST New Team Leader I noticed the team needed a new leader so I decided to do it. I'm still very new to this but I hope to help bring all of you the support you need. I do think it would be great to get more people from the Puyallup area involved in this team, and start doing once a month get togethers in the area maybe to walk or any other activity. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get more involved? I'd also like to know how many active people there are on this team right now. Please chime in below an... Fri, 8 Apr 2011 16:20:50 EST Hello I am new to Sparks. I live in Spanaway, near South Hill, Fredrickson. I am 47. All my kids are grown and out of the house. I have gained back weight that I promised myself I NEVER would. So here I am.....starting my weight loss journey..again.... Sun, 20 Feb 2011 15:52:01 EST Hello P-town :) I wanted to join this group so I can follow anything fun going on in my area. I live & work in downtown Puyallup. I love the area but I do plan on moving in a few months just up the hill to Bonney Lake. Hopefully you will keep me even after I move since I still work here. Tue, 25 Jan 2011 19:45:34 EST Hi! My name is Kristen. I live in Puyallup/South Hill area. I'm an army wife with a 2 1/2 year old daughter and a 3 month old daughter. I started going to Graham fitness and my husband is helping design some workouts for me based on Crossfit. I've used Spark before and mainly use it as a nutrition tracker since that's my area of weakness. <BR> <BR> I'm always looking for new people to be friends with. If any of you have young children in need of social interaction, let me know and we can ... Tue, 4 Jan 2011 14:30:08 EST Weight Loss challenge Hi Everyone! I am going to be having a weight loss challenge here in Puyallup. It is a 6 week challenge begining Dec 1. It will be held every Wednesday night at 5 pm at the Chestnut Hills Apartment Club House at 209 21st Ave SW. The entry free is $20 which will be given to the winners of the challenge. The challenge will provide FREE personal wellness coaching, nutrition classes, support, and lots of fun. <BR> Fit into a smaller size by the New Year. For more info and to sign up give me... Fri, 26 Nov 2010 02:53:00 EST Welcome New Member Always glad to have someone new join us. Welcome aboard. Thu, 21 Oct 2010 05:34:20 EST So Sorry To Leave This Team! Hello everyone, I just wanted you all to know that I am scaling down because I am working full time now and my time is very limited. So I must leave this team. <BR> If you all ever want to chat to can catch me on my team called Herbs, Supplements & Vitamins. <link><BR>ndividual.asp?gid=37110 </link> <BR> I will always be there! God be willing! <BR> <BR> Or you can always find me in the Supper Supplements store in Puyallup. I look forward to meeting up... Sun, 19 Sep 2010 14:09:17 EST Oct 3, 2pm Frederickson Family Fun Run This will be held in the Frederickson industrial area (where the Boeing Plant and Ikea Warehouse are located)and will benefit a charity and a community park project. The cost is about $15 for adults and there are other activities including a chili cook-off. More info to follow soon. Tue, 14 Sep 2010 12:12:50 EST Sept 18. Northwest Trek Open to the public - 12th Annual Run Wild is a 5K or 8K run and walk event. Mon, 13 Sep 2010 16:04:08 EST Has Anyone Heard from the Leader? I haven't heard from the leader for over a month now Has anyone heard anything from her??? Sun, 12 Sep 2010 12:15:32 EST Anyone interested??? Is there anyone interested in going to Leavenworth the end of August 29,30 returning the 31. <BR> <BR> There are 3 of us going and a fourth will make it real reasonable.You don't have to drive. Contact me if you are interested. Mon, 26 Jul 2010 11:50:56 EST Am I The Only One???? Am I the only one doing the huddle with this team! <BR> What is happening?? I could use a few good huddlers with me. <BR> Watching for you to sign in! LOL <BR> Have a good Day all! Sun, 18 Jul 2010 12:06:00 EST Tacoma Bead Festival <link><BR>/home.php </link> <BR> <BR> I found this on another team. I thought I would post it. Fri, 9 Jul 2010 12:30:55 EST Thursday, June 24th, 9:00am, Chapman Trail I will be starting at the 144th St and 86th Av end at 9 a.m. Hopefully, I will be accompanied by RGordon14 and our golden retriever, Jasper. <BR> <BR> You can walk or run on this paved trail and dogs are welcome on leashes. There is a half-mile loop, a 1 mile loop and a 2 mile walk to choose from. There's also a number of places to rest on benches, logs or picnic tables. Everyone is welcome to participate at their own pace but be sure to say hello when you pass us. I will wear a SparkPe... Wed, 23 Jun 2010 07:46:46 EST Name a Spring flower Lilac Sun, 20 Jun 2010 00:27:38 EST Welcome our NEW Members here! <em>235</em> <em>220</em> <em>235</em> <em>220</em> <em>235</em> <em>220</em> <em>235</em> <em>220</em> <em>235</em> <BR> <BR> We have a new member.Please lets all welcome him/her. <BR> <BR> ARAPP31 <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> <em>220</em> <em>235</em> <em>220</em> <em>235</em> <em>220</em> <em>235</em> <em>220</em> <em>235</em> Wed, 2 Jun 2010 13:59:59 EST Anybody a Member of the YMCA??? Is anyone a member of the YMCA and wnat a work out buddy???? <BR> And if you not a member and would like to join this is the pace that has it all! From 2 pools, hot tub that is not chlorine it is a salt water pool! Good for the skin and body! <BR> They have an indoor track very nice. And every piecs of equipment you could imagine. The have a steam sauna and a dry sauna. <BR> Any class is included with your monthly dues. <BR> I start today if anyone is interested let me know. <BR> Tue, 1 Jun 2010 12:54:17 EST Thank you I just thought it might be nice to have a place to say thank you for the goodie. I will put my garden troll in the yard to keep watch over things. <BR> Wed, 19 May 2010 11:44:13 EST Sun, May 23, 3pm Picnic and walk CANCELLED Guess what. On the far side of the lake at Bradley park is a nice set of picnic tables. So let's meet up at 3pm by the ball field restrooms (left side of parking lot) bring our healthy munchies and water bottles. We'll walk the .8 mile path around the lake and take a break at the picnic tables to congratulate ourselves before finishing our walk. Bring your puppies - they like to socialize, too. <BR> <em>331</em> <em>67</em> <em>191</em> Sat, 17 Apr 2010 04:59:04 EST Sat, May 22, 8am Breakfast CANCELLED Looking forward to more of you joining us this time. I know 8am is early but by 9am we can't get a table so if you show up after 8 we'll pull up another chair. No problem. Sat, 17 Apr 2010 04:45:45 EST A Place For A Thank You I just thought is might be nice to have an area to say thank you for the goodie or just a thank you area. <BR> <BR> I would like to thank our leader for sending me the goodie. I am not sure if I can make it this Saturday. We will see what my schedule looks like. <BR> Again thanks for the thumbs up. <BR> <BR> Thu, 15 Apr 2010 00:18:44 EST Happy Easter and Passover <em>448</em> <em>451</em> <em>449</em> <em>453</em> <em>450</em> <em>452</em> <em>448</em> <em>451</em> <em>450</em> <BR> <BR> This was sent to me by email by Dr. David Jockers. I have permission to post his articles. So I am going to share this because I like what it has to say. And I believe in it. <BR> I wish everyone a wonderful holiday weekend. <BR> Take care and be Safe. <BR> HUGS <BR> EJ <BR> <BR> 1.Understanding that there are no accidents or coincidences, but that t... Sat, 3 Apr 2010 14:58:22 EST Apr. 17th, Saturday, 1:00 pm, Nathan Chapman Trail Named in honor of Sgt. Nathan Chapman, a South Hill resident, the Chapman Memorial trail connects South Hill Community Park with the Heritage Recreation Center. <BR> <BR> This paved trail system is about 1.6 miles long and surrounded by large trees and beautiful scenery, creating an easy and enjoyable walk to either site <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions <BR> <BR> From I-5: <BR> <BR> Take Exit 127. Following the Mt. Rainier/Puyallup signs to Highway 512 going east. <BR> From Highway 512, ta... Sat, 3 Apr 2010 03:49:04 EST April 10th (REPLACES April 3rd) 8:00am Breakfast Due to popular demand, the breakfast at Denny's has been moved to April 10th. For those that need to arrive late, there is no formal schedule, just friends talking so some of us will be there awhile. <BR> <em>87</em> <em>464</em> Mon, 22 Mar 2010 19:02:40 EST April 3rd, Saturday, 8:00am, Denny's Meet Haven't made it to an event yet? Let's get together for breakfast at Denny's on South Hill at 8:00am and get to know one another. There is plenty of healthy stuff on the menu (whole wheat pancakes, turkey bacon, egg whites, fresh fruit). Mon, 22 Mar 2010 08:50:29 EST Tell Us What's Happening With You! I just wanted to say thank you to the team leader for starting this team. I personally know what it takes to start a team and it is a lot of work so THANK YOU for your time and efforts. <BR> I also would like to thank her/team for the Pedometer goodie. <BR> Everyone have a fantastic weekend and stay safe. I am off to pick up my other two grand children down in Portland, OR roadtrip! I am taking the 3 GK I have already accumulated. LOL. Trip back will be with 5 GK ages 3 - 11. WOW this sh... Sat, 20 Mar 2010 10:01:01 EST Want company? If you would like someone to walk or run with you, use this forum to tell us where and when you will be walking or running. I will be walking in Alder Park Saturday starting at the parking lot near the playground about 3:00pm. I plan on hauling rgordon14 with me. If anyone wants to join us, you are welcome. Sat, 20 Mar 2010 08:29:35 EST Hello Everyone. Good Morning Everybody. <BR> <BR> I am new here, but am looking for people to work with or play sports with. Volleyball or Football, anyone? <em>334</em> Thu, 18 Mar 2010 10:52:20 EST Where is your favorite place to walk or run? Do you prefer to walk or are you into running? Where is your favorite track/path/trail/route? <BR> <em>312</em> <em>311</em> <em>312</em> Tue, 16 Mar 2010 05:25:39 EST Hello I can remember when my team was this new. Well, I live in the Frederickson/Spanaway area. I have been with SparkPeople for 6 months. I have lost 28 lbs. <BR> I can't run but I can walk. I would be interested in walking in the mall if anyone is up for that. <BR> I am a team leader of HERBS, SUPPLEMENTS & VITAMINS. <BR> We are about Natural Health. <BR> I am looking forward to meeting some sparkers in my area. <BR> Mon, 15 Mar 2010 23:03:31 EST March 22, 5:30pm - Decoursey Park Pond It's a short walk or jog around Decoursey Pond so some of us will make it around multiple times in an hour. Sat, 13 Mar 2010 20:48:26 EST March 27, 11:00am - Bradley Park Walk Meet at 11:00am in the parking lot by the playing field restrooms. We will walk/jog/run around as much of the lake as is comfortable for each of us. I look forward to meeting you. Fri, 12 Mar 2010 20:28:32 EST Hello I'm Jewel and live on South Hill. I'd really like to get together with others in the area so I have someone to walk with and am happy to provide support if I can. <BR> <em>213</em> Fri, 12 Mar 2010 20:16:25 EST Daily Chat <em>235</em> Welcome everyone. Please be sure to introduce yourself under "Hello" and we will get the ball rolling. I will setup the first activity and you let me know if you plan to participate. Soon we'll be letting everyone know whenever any of us want others to meet up for a walk, lunch, breakfast, etc. Fri, 12 Mar 2010 20:09:02 EST