SparkPeople WARRIORS IN PINK Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=46268 For all of those who have been touched by Cancer!! Either by family members, friends, yourself or a pet. SparkPeople WARRIORS IN PINK Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=46268 I am Back. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x64637306 Hi everyone How are you? just stopping by to say Hi and I am back on sparkpeople. <em>244</em> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:36:36 EST Quote of the day....come share. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x63921175 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6c63a622-e385-4234-ad2a-d07261625040.jpg"> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 11:32:51 EST Weight loss on Tamoxifen----- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x63009744 I have been on Tamoxifen now for 4 years and I have not been able to lose much weight at all- Is it just me, or have any of you had the same experience? Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:22:09 EST Is Stress Poisoning your life, http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x54526963 When it comes to any bad habit--such as smoking and poor diet, to name two biggies --we're well versed on the potential long-term health consequences and have plenty of resources to help us get on a healthier track. But does chronic stress belong high on that list of bad habits as well? <BR> <BR> The human's body's physical response to stress was designed to be a good thing. the "fight-or-flight". response we have to stress and danger is a primal chemical reaction in the system telling us ... Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:38:47 EST Why Strength Training is a Must For Everyone.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x54275194 Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone <BR> Strength Becomes More Important with Age <BR> -- By Jen Mueller, Certified Personal Trainer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. <BR> <BR> Everyone, no matter how young or old, should be doing some kind of regular strength training. This could be at the gym, or a... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 09:17:48 EST Tune In to a Healthier You..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x54249013 Tune In to a Healthier You <BR> Time to Turn Off Those TV's! <BR> -- By Jen Mueller, Certified Personal Trainer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> How often do you come home from a hard day, only to plop on the couch and "relax" in front of the TV? If you find it hard to escape the sights and sounds of the tube, or if watching your favorite show turns into more wasted hours than you planned, you're not alone. Americans watch TV for an average of 4 hours every day; even when we're not watching, the tele... Wed, 24 Jul 2013 08:23:01 EST Sunny Disposition and Your Heart... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x54235103 Sunny Disposition May Shield You From Heart Problems <BR> Study of 7,400 people found fewer heart attacks, other conditions among optimists <BR> <BR> <BR> MONDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Being cheerful and optimistic may greatly reduce your risk of heart problems, according to a new study. <BR> <BR> "If you are by nature a cheerful person and look on the bright side of things, you are more likely to be protected from cardiac events," study leader Lisa Yanek, an assistant professor in g... Tue, 23 Jul 2013 07:45:33 EST The Causes of Allergies... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x54220013 The Causes of Allergies <BR> Most Factors are Out of Your Control <BR> -- By Leanne Beattie, Health Writer & Nicole Nichols, Health Educator <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors. <BR> <BR> There are two main categories of risks that can contribute to the development of allergies—those that you can't change... Mon, 22 Jul 2013 05:24:37 EST The More You Spark The More You Lose.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x54209239 The More You 'Spark,' The More You'll Lose <BR> Groundbreaking Study Shows Using SparkPeople Improves Weight-Loss Results <BR> -- By Nicole Nichols, SparkPeople Editor <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Researchers have been studying what works—and what doesn't—for real, permanent weight loss for years. Various weight-loss interventions (from specialized diets to in-person support groups to educational sessions to weight-loss apps) have been analyzed, scrutinized, and reviewed in hopes of finding "the" ... Sun, 21 Jul 2013 09:04:34 EST Top 10 Reasons to Drop 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x54162186 Top 10 Reasons to Drop 10 <BR> Motivation to Lose <BR> -- By Becky Hand, Licensed & Registered Dietitian <BR> <BR> <BR> If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people trying to lose weight set much loftier goals for themselves, but unrealistic goals can often end in disaster. <BR> <BR> A 10 pe... Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:45:02 EST Allergy- Proofing Your Home.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x54148789 Allergy-Proofing Your Home <BR> Reduce Dust Mites, Dander, Mold and Pollen <BR> -- By Leanne Beattie, Health & Fitness Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Allergic reactions to everyday substance in the home can make life uncomfortable, no matter how much medication you take. Avoiding known allergens and making your home as allergen-free as possible can help minimize your symptoms and increase your quality of life. While no home can ever be 100% allergen-free, with the right steps you can reduce y... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 10:53:49 EST 31 DAYS....TO LESS STRESS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x54148550 Stress has been so ingrained in our days and in our culture that you probably don’t even recognize it any more .But summer is the perfect time to relax,slowdown,and Just enjoy the weather.What better time than July to use these lazy days to relieve any stress you've been experiencing? Learn to cope with stress from this month forward by starting with these 31 daily tips. <BR> <BR> I will post a daily tip each day this month to help make your summer more enjoyable. <em>414</em> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 10:34:34 EST newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x54145645 hello. My sister is a survivor of paget's disease. and up till about 2 weeks ago i was the scheduler for Mammo's/ breast issues at our local hospital. I did not give up the position easily but sadly the drama around my department caused me to switch jobs. I am now the clerk for the physical therapy dept. <BR> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 06:26:31 EST WOO HOO...IF YOU HUDDLED TODAY!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x54138513 <em>244</em> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:49:28 EST 10 Products to Pamper a Fitness Fanatic... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x54138463 10 Products to Pamper a Fitness Fanatic <BR> Holiday Gifts for the Active People in Your Life <BR> -- By Jennipher Walters, Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> It's holiday gift time again, and, like me, you may be at a loss as to what to buy your fitness-loving loved ones, especially those who are already decked in top-notch performance wear and already own the best workout gear. Well, here's an often-forgotten gift idea for your loved ones: beauty produc... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:46:22 EST JULY.....MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x54138432 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON JULY 1ST...2013. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of JULY. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok, because it... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:43:58 EST JULY...HOW MANY MINUTES WILL YOU PLEDGE.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x54138401 FOR THOSE THAT ARE NEW TO THIS CHALLENGE ...THIS IS HOW IT WORKS!!!! <BR> <BR> YOU DECIDE HOW MANY MINUTES A DAY YOU WILL COMMIT TO EXERCISE AND MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY HOW MANY DAYS ARE IN THE MONTH OF JULY. REMEMBER ANY TYPE OF EXERCISE IS GREAT....TENNIS, GARDENING, GOLFING, SWIMMING etc. <BR> <BR> LET'S SAY YOU WILL MAKE A PLEDGE TO DO 30 MINS. A DAY YOU THEN MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY 31 (DAYS IN JULY ) YOU WOULD THEN PLEDGE 930 MINUTES. <BR> <BR> LET'S SEE IF WE CAN MEET OR BEAT OUR P... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:41:44 EST Let's Dance... emoticon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x54138353 <em>350</em> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:39:04 EST FILL IN THE WORD....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x54138320 Working on the letter "A" <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. A child's toy – Alphabet Blocks <BR> <BR> 2. Something in your wardrobe - <BR> <BR> 3. Something in your fridge - <BR> <BR> 4. A mood – Jovial <BR> <BR> 5. A film title – <BR> <BR> 6. Something you buy from the supermarket – <BR> <BR> 7. Something soft – <BR> <BR> 8. Your favorite food – <BR> <BR> 9. A song - <BR> <BR> 10. Television program - . <BR> <BR> 11. Famous person – <BR> <BR> 12. A recipe ingredient – <BR> <BR> 1... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:36:35 EST Your Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x53516595 How is everyone doing today? Did you have something that was a challenge? I certainly hope your day was better than mine! <BR> <BR> <BR> I was having a terrific day in the morning even having a manicure. The it was afternoon and we went for a few groceries. I had to visit the Ladies Room and as I was locking the door when my ankle turned and I fell and couldn't get up. This is my third fall in the past week. Ordinarily such a thing really wouldn't have bothered that much, but I scraped ... Tue, 28 May 2013 23:34:35 EST Going Through the Emotions... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52599516 Going Through the Emotions <BR> Why It's Worth the Trouble <BR> -- By Mike Kramer, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The world can be a beautiful place, full of possibilities and life. You can feel invincible and in control. But it’s not always like that, is it? The world can also be a stressful, upsetting, confidence-crushing place. At times, it seems like even something as clear-cut as weight loss is harder than it really needs to be. Is it worth the trouble, you ask. Why am I banging my ... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:14:20 EST Garlic: The Big Flavor with Benefits..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52599509 Garlic: The Big Flavor with Benefits <BR> Behind Garlic's Bold Taste is a Healthy Nutritional Profile <BR> -- By Bryn Mooth, SparkPeople Contributor <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Garlic is a great way to add bold taste to your cooking without extra calories or sodium. But did you know that garlic offers more than big flavor? It's such a common ingredient in so many dishes that it's easy to overlook its health benefits. <BR> <BR> Garlic is a member of the Allium family, along with onions, leeks and ... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:13:40 EST Vacations: The Perfect Reward? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52569559 Vacations: The Perfect Reward? <BR> Planning a Quick Trip Can Hold the Answers <BR> -- By Mike Kramer, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> You’ve tried every reward you can think of to keep yourself motivated. You’ve coaxed yourself with new clothes, rewarded yourself with nights out or days off, even promised yourself a new CD if you would (please, please, please) just get up this once, lace on those shoes and go jogging this morning in the rain. <BR> <BR> Hopefully, the rewards are worki... Sun, 17 Mar 2013 08:16:11 EST Encouragement Eases Exercise.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52556634 Encouragement Eases Exercise <BR> Fitness News Flash <BR> -- By Nicole Nichols, Fitness Instructor & Health Educator <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A Bloomsburg University study found that women reported that their treadmill workouts seemed easier when they received positive feedback from another person. Encouraging words like "You can do it," "Good job," or "Keep going" can come from a friend, trainer, instructor, or buddy. Researchers aren't sure why the words have such an impact—whether the commen... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 08:17:16 EST How to Get Ripped Off....Gua aranteed!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52543246 How to Get Ripped Off - Guaranteed! <BR> Tips for Consumers <BR> -- By Christopher Stormann, Ph.D. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Bogus exercise equipment and nutrition scams have been assaulting us for about as long as anyone can remember. According to author Dr. James Harvey Young, the scams date back as early as 1630. That was the year Nicholas Knopp of Massachusetts Bay was fined five pounds for vending, as a cure for scurvy, nothing more than high-priced water. <BR> <BR> Flash forward to 2007 a... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 08:35:11 EST HAVE YOU HUDDLED TODAY, GIVE A WOO HOO!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x52288349 <em>244</em> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 05:24:37 EST How to Choose and Use a Pedometer... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52246275 How to Choose and Use a Pedometer <BR> Get Fit the Right-Left-Right Way <BR> -- By Liza Barnes, Health Educator <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A recent study from the RAND Corporation found that people who live in the suburbs are more prone to chronic physical health problems than people living in compact urban areas. The theory is that "suburban sprawl" reduces the time people spend walking, thus increasing the time they spend sitting in cars, which is associated with higher rates of obesity, high b... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 08:53:18 EST 7 Secrets to Outsmart Your Supermarket... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52232263 7 Secrets to Outsmart Your Supermarket <BR> Look Past the Super Marketing to Protect Your Wallet and Your Waistline <BR> -- By Sarah Haan, Registered Dietitian <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Conniving. Manipulative. Scheming. I’m not talking about your ex; I’m talking about your grocery store. On your next trip, be prepared to fight back against the tactics most supermarket chains use to get you to spend more money on "extras" that you don't really need—tactics that affect your wallet and your health... Fri, 22 Feb 2013 08:18:37 EST Are You a Workaholic? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52218315 Are You a Workaholic? <BR> How Overworking Can Hurt Your Health <BR> -- By Jennipher Walters, Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor <BR> <BR> SparkPeople advertisers help keep the site free! Learn more <BR> <BR> We live in a culture that's always on the go. We are constantly plugged in to the Internet and are accessible to everyone all the time. We eat in our cars, rushing from must-dos to have-tos. We get in to the office early. We stay late. We take care of our families. We d... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 08:51:27 EST Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52202639 Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread <BR> Fitness News Flash <BR> -- By Leanne Beattie, Health & Fitness Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight. <BR> <BR> The study involved 15,500 healthy, middle-aged men and women (between the ages of 45 and 55) and measured ... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:27:35 EST Did you know that some of these are REAL FRUITS... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x52188116 As I was eating my share of Avacado today...I asked my DH if avacados are considered a fruit or a vegetable. He didn't know for sure so I looked up on the internet for some answers. I guess I'm using some fruits as vegetables such as....peas, beans, cucumbers and much more. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A: Apple, Apricot, Avocado, Abiu, Acai, Acerola, Ackee, Arhat, American Mayapple, African Cherry Orange, Amazon grape, Araza, Alligator apple, Ambarella <BR> <BR> B: Banana, Berry, Bayberry, Blueb... Tue, 19 Feb 2013 07:57:14 EST Gender : How Your Sex Affects Your Success.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52188041 Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success <BR> Fitness and Weight Loss Differences Among Men and Women <BR> -- By Dean Anderson, Fitness & Behavior Expert <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) <BR> <BR> This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you need to answer such burning questions as: <BR> Does... Tue, 19 Feb 2013 07:52:57 EST Bust Your Bad Mood with Exercise... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52173081 Bust Your Bad Mood with Exercise <BR> Use Fitness, Not Food, to Change Your State of Mind <BR> -- By Jason Anderson, Certified Personal Trainer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Some days, I am just in a mood. I don’t know what you call it, maybe stressed, bored, lonely, angry, sad, anxious, or tired. I call it "getting into a funk." When it happens, I have allowed my circumstances to dictate my attitude and my thinking and then—bam! Before I know what hit me, I’m in a full-blown funk. While I like to e... Mon, 18 Feb 2013 08:27:01 EST Slip into a Steady Slumber.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52159128 Slip into a Steady Slumber <BR> Tips for Curing Insomnia <BR> -- By Liz Noelcke, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sleep is something that your body craves, but also something that everybody struggles with periodically. You’ve tried to cure it the right way. You stopped drinking caffeine late in the day; you didn’t eat a heavy meal right before bed; you made sure that the lights were off; you’ve tried to keep a definite bedtime schedule consistently. And yet, as you lie in bed sleepless and... Sun, 17 Feb 2013 09:00:47 EST 7 Good Reasons to Smile..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52146515 7 Good Reasons to Smile <BR> When You Smile, the World Smiles Back <BR> -- By Jennipher Walters, Health and Fitness Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> Smiling happens without much thought. When you watch a friend do something silly or embarrassing, you smirk. When a police officer lets you off without a ticket, you grin. And when you are recognized for your top performance in academics or at work, you beam. Smiling is a very natural response that shares our happiness with others. <BR> <BR> But did you ... Sat, 16 Feb 2013 08:36:01 EST Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52132959 Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles <BR> Decode, Treat and Prevent 5 Common Types of Post-Workout Pain <BR> -- By Jennipher Walters, Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have "been there, done that" when it comes to musc... Fri, 15 Feb 2013 07:28:32 EST 7 Reasons for Eating Chocolate Today..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x52120127 7 Reasons You Can Feel Good about Eating Chocolate Today <BR> <BR> By: Stepfanie Romine, DailySpark Blogger <BR> 2/14/2013 6:00 AM : 4 comments : 958 Views <BR> See More: chocolate, health, treats, valentine's day, <BR> <BR> Chances are good that you'll encounter chocolate at some point today. Chocolate has earned a bad rap as a guilty pleasure, but this superfood has some pretty amazing health benefits. We think you should feel good about eating chocolate--the dark variety, in moder... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 08:36:37 EST Soda Drinkers Beware! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52119579 Soda Drinkers Beware! <BR> Nutrition News Flash <BR> -- By Becky Hand, Licensed & Registered Dietitian <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gained an average of 10 pounds over the 4-year period. An increase in body weight was also seen when using fruit drinks, but ... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 08:00:41 EST DID YOU KNOW? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52109069 This thread will post general information as well as articles related to Health. <BR> One never knows if the information could show up with a goodie at the end or what Forum it will appear in. <BR> <BR> Enjoy and lets gain knowledge as we have some FUN! Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:37:28 EST Whole Grains are the Whole Package... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52105363 Whole Grains are the Whole Package <BR> These Natural Grains Pack a Nutritional Punch <BR> -- By Leanne Beattie, Health & Fitness Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the health benefits doesn't help you find them in your local grocery store or learn how to cook wit... Wed, 13 Feb 2013 08:07:42 EST 8 Lessons from "The Biggest Loser" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52097871 Use Smart Goal-Setting Techniques <BR> All Weight Loss Goals are Not Created Equal <BR> -- By Mike Kramer, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> What is the most important factor of success and achievement? IQ, self-confidence, perseverance? <BR> <BR> Actually, that's a trick question. According to intelligence studies, the answer would be none of the above. In fact, the tendency to set goals is the #1 predictor of success. <BR> <BR> Your SparkPeople program is based on a goal. You've already... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:22:45 EST Use Smart Goal-Setting Techniques.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52097679 Use Smart Goal-Setting Techniques <BR> All Weight Loss Goals are Not Created Equal <BR> -- By Mike Kramer, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> What is the most important factor of success and achievement? IQ, self-confidence, perseverance? <BR> <BR> Actually, that's a trick question. According to intelligence studies, the answer would be none of the above. In fact, the tendency to set goals is the #1 predictor of success. <BR> <BR> Your SparkPeople program is based on a goal. You've already... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:04:56 EST DAILY CHALLENGE S....GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x52090822 <em>306</em> .......GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT.....FEB. 12TH <BR> <BR> <BR> In this world of never ending scientific discovery, there's always some new advice to follow to keep you in tip, top shape. In the midst of eating salads and lean protein coupled with cardio and strength training, are you keeping your mind sharp as well? Try to do several types of puzzles today. Crosswords, jigsaw puzzles, rubik's cubes, all are good options. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:33:27 EST Use Smart Goal-Setting Techniques.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x52089987 Use Smart Goal-Setting Techniques <BR> All Weight Loss Goals are Not Created Equal <BR> -- By Mike Kramer, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> What is the most important factor of success and achievement? IQ, self-confidence, perseverance? <BR> <BR> Actually, that's a trick question. According to intelligence studies, the answer would be none of the above. In fact, the tendency to set goals is the #1 predictor of success. <BR> <BR> Your SparkPeople program is based on a goal. You've already... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 07:36:19 EST Did You Know! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51924294 <BR> <em>219</em> SPECIAL DAYS FOR FEBRUARY! <BR> <BR> Feb. 2 .... Groundhog Day <BR> <BR> Feb. 10 ... Lunar New Year <BR> <BR> Feb. 12 ... Lincoln's Birthday <BR> <BR> Feb. 13 ... Ash Wednesday <BR> <BR> Feb. 14 ... Valentine's Day <BR> <BR> Feb. 18 ... President's Day <BR> <BR> Feb. 22 ... Washington's Birthday <BR> <BR> <em>289</em> <em>129</em> Fri, 1 Feb 2013 07:52:46 EST Kind of cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51531902 I am just curious as to the different type of cancer you are fighting and how you stay motivated when the out look isn't always so great. I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2010. I went through almost 2yrs of treatment and surgeries. We were all really positive that we caught it all but it came back in Sept 2012 and had spread to my lymphnoids in my sternum and spots in both lungs. After 5 rounds of chemo and a new CT it was 50/50. The lymphnoids responded and decreased but... Tue, 8 Jan 2013 06:09:14 EST 01-03-13 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51445735 Whole Chicken or a roast is the very best buy for any family. Bake a chicken; serve the drumsticks, wings, and thighs first. Save the Breast for sandwiches and the back for soup. A roast, cook until tender and serve it as a roast the first night, next night tacos, next night maybe burritos, or hash. You will find that you not only have wonderful meals but also saving a lot of money, and your family will love your creativeness <em>53</em> <em>368</em> <em>369</em> <em>370</em> Thu, 3 Jan 2013 04:15:48 EST 01 -01 -13 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51407420 Combining your life insurance and investments into one policy is not a good idea if you want to have enough money to live on when you retire. Tue, 1 Jan 2013 05:20:57 EST Build a Limerick http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x51387175 LIne 1 and 2 rhyme <BR> Line 3 and 4 rhyme <BR> Line 5 rhymes with line 1 and 2 <BR> <BR> Preferably lines 1 and 2 will have 9 syllables and lines 3 and 4 will have 5 syllables and line 5 will have 9 syllables. Sun, 30 Dec 2012 18:35:52 EST 31 Days to Unbreakable Rsoolutions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51385159 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. Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:48:31 EST ANY DOUBLE LETTER WORD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x51384414 Manny Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:46:40 EST Stop by and leave a SMILEY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x51384312 <em>30</em> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:36:58 EST Did you take your Vitamin(s) today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x51384280 <em>248</em> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:34:31 EST POST A FOOD ICON http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x51384230 <em>265</em> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:30:32 EST ANY WORD STARTING WITH N http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x51384192 November Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:27:11 EST BIBLE A-Z , places, names, animals, whatever. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x51384157 Adam. Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:24:43 EST JANUARY FITNESS CHALLENGE. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x51383958 Happy New Year <em>408</em> <em>408</em> <em>412</em> <em>412</em> <em>411</em> <BR> I Will do 120 minutes a day. <BR> 1/1==120 <BR> 1/2==95 <BR> 1/3==115 <BR> 1/4==Travel day <BR> 1/5==Sick day <BR> 1/6==Sick day <BR> 1/7==Sick day <BR> 1/8==Sick day <BR> 1/9==Sick day <BR> 1/10==Sick day <BR> 1/11==Sick day <BR> 1/12==Sick day <BR> 1/13==doing much better today,will back on my exercise tomorrow. <BR> 1/14==60 <BR> 1/15==120 <BR> 1/16==75 <BR> 1/17==120 <BR> 1/18==60 <BR> 1/1... Sun, 30 Dec 2012 14:10:44 EST 12 - 29 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51366042 Keeping a computer on day and night will consume about 250 kilowatt-hours of electricity and will cost you around $50 dollars a month, by shutting down your computer at night, will consume around 100 kilowatt-hours saving you about $30 a month. Make sure you point this out to others and at work. <em>387</em> <em>17</em> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 07:13:47 EST 12 -28 -12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51352730 Life is not complicated; it is just the way we interpret. <BR> If we consider the happened thing as a common matter, we can easily accept, live and learn with them. But if we consider the happened thing as an obstacle, we will down and give up our hope. <em>381</em> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 03:33:53 EST 12 - 27 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51340282 Call your airline before leaving home to make sure that your flight is scheduled to depart on time. This little phone call helps end your frustration of rushing to the airport to make your flight and arriving only to find out that your flight has been delayed. <em>243</em> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 05:32:17 EST 12 - 26 -12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51328785 No matter how bad it hurts or how alone you feel keep telling yourself that you are not alone. Things will eventually get better. If you begin to feel as if you are the only one left on earth look around you. You will see that there are people everywhere who truly and deeply care for you. Keep trying and remember you are truly not alone. <em>220</em> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 03:51:58 EST 12 - 25 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51321524 Never become complacent with what is, always strive for what can be. The desire for more will lead to a higher level of success. <em>381</em> <em>243</em> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 06:13:58 EST 12 - 24 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51312713 Independence is a great gift. Use it to your best ability. If you use others to hold you up, you will never learn to live for yourself, and you will always need someone else to do everything for you. Mon, 24 Dec 2012 06:07:58 EST 12 - 23 -12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51302620 Walk barefoot – doing so stimulates pressure points on the soles, releasing the calming hormone dopamine. <BR> <BR> Not even in my apartment I can walk barefoot <em>246</em> Sun, 23 Dec 2012 04:56:11 EST 12 -22 -12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51293430 "There is something in a simple hug that alway warms the heart;it welcomes us back home and makes it easier to part. Give someone a Hug Today <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <BR> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 05:47:20 EST 12 -21 -12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51282588 If you don't have a paper shredder, and you have a large number of papers that you want to make unusable by someone that might discover them in your rubbish, just soak them for several hours in soapy water; remove them and then wad them into balls of mush and discard with your other rubbish. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 04:15:59 EST 12 - 20 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51272057 Whole Chicken or a roast is the very best buy for any family. Bake a chicken; serve the drumsticks, wings, and thighs first. Save the Breast for sandwiches and the back for soup. A roast, cook until tender and serve it as a roast the first night, next night tacos, next night maybe burritos, or hash. You will find that you not only have wonderful meals but also saving a lot of money, and your family will love your creativeness. <em>381</em> <em>244</em> <em>243</em> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 05:14:52 EST 12 - 19 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51260934 Always keep a record of all hang ups and harassing or bothersome phone calls. Do not engage or speak with the caller, instead hang up and call the Public Safety number. Never put your name or telephone number on your answering machine message. <em>230</em> <em>303</em> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 04:05:13 EST 12 -18 -12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51249015 This one is almost too easy. Drinking five glasses of water a day can reduce your chances of getting a heart attack by 50%. Other fluids like juice, tea, or milk won't do it, your body needs water. Remember, water keeps your body hydrated, which allows your kidneys to function properly, your stomach to digest, it keeps your joints lubricated, your lungs breathing, your temperature warm, and your body to feel energized and alive. If your feeling lethargic or have a headache, its a good possibi... Tue, 18 Dec 2012 03:52:49 EST 12 - 17 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51237610 Doing Christmas shopping is always a nightmare when you´re not prepared. First of all, try to be polite. Treat others as you wish to be treated. Don´t argue and fight while you're in the stores, even if it's down to the last gift you want. Count down from ten! Remember that everyone else is out shopping the same as you are and they want to get their gifts and items just as fast as you do. Often in this period stores are open 24 hours so a good idea is to go shopping early or at odd hours like... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 05:46:21 EST 12 - 16 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51225812 Meditation. <BR> <BR> One way to prepare your mind for the practice of meditation is through mindfulness. Unlike meditation, mindfulness can occur in any place and at any time. Mindfulness only requires that you put yourself into the present and make your self aware of what is around you. Rather than absorbing yourself in one thing, whether it be on the computer at work or the TV at home, try to be mindful of everyone and everything. Notice details, experience all your senses, and discover h... Sun, 16 Dec 2012 04:04:31 EST 12 - 15 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51215496 Our task is to strike a balance, to find a middle way, to learn not to overstretch ourselves with extraneous activities and preoccupations, but to simplify our lives more and more. The key to finding a happy balance in modern lives is simplicity. <BR> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 05:25:56 EST 12 -14 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51203766 recent study shows that America is the most sleep-deprived nation. Perhaps due to our strict work ethics and busy lives, many Americans have been treating sleep as if it were an option. The study also found that pessimism, crankiness, and overall stress is linked to a lack of sleep. <BR> <BR> To stay healthy and combat stress, make sure to schedule in a good amount of sleep as priority <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> guys for reading my TIP OF THE DAY <em>304</em> <em>381</em> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 03:37:04 EST 12 - 13 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51192533 The best way to shop is alone. "Helpers" will only add to the grocery cart. The most expensive brands are at eye level to get your attention, so look at the higher and lower shelves for bargains or alternative items. Ask staff rather than wasting time looking for items or better deals and charge your purchases to your credit cards to get air miles/rewards Thu, 13 Dec 2012 06:24:51 EST 12 - 12 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51180131 Are you tired of going in for an oil change and then paying for the oil change, an air filter, a transmission flush, and new alignments that you were told you needed? Your car may not have needed any of the extra maintenance so be wary of what mechanics are telling you. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 05:24:34 EST BOXING DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x51152715 1 <BR> <BR> <BR> Boxing Day is traditionally the day following Christmas Day, When servants and tradespeople would receive gifts from their superiors or employers, known as a "Christmas Box". Today, Boxing Day is better known as a bank or public holiday that occurs on the 26th December, or the first or second weekday after Christmas Day, depending on national or regional laws. It is observed in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and some other Commonwealth nati... Sun, 9 Dec 2012 23:43:06 EST 12 -10-12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51150094 When dealing with people, keep this in mind: Every one likes to hear their name. I doesn't matter what business you are in, you will get more repeat business from the customers that you can call by name. Sun, 9 Dec 2012 20:05:51 EST 12 -9- 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51141348 Find a service that you can contact before you arrive in your chosen destination area that will give you a "Heads Up" about the area. Such a service should be able to give you maps, door-to-door directions, area attraction brochures, as well as set up reservations for transportation, dining, lodging, tours and local attractions. Sun, 9 Dec 2012 05:55:04 EST 12 -8 - 12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51130007 Treasure every moment that you have! Treasure it even more, when you share with someone special, special enough to spend their time with you. Remember that time waits for no one. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it's called the present!!! Sat, 8 Dec 2012 03:12:16 EST 12-7-12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51119174 Honey just might be the pre-exercise energy source. Honey has been found as a better pre-exercise carbohydrate than other sweet treats used to energize, such as candy and soft drinks. Studies show that eating as little as 3 tablespoons of honey an hour before you workout can keep you from losing steam during your workout. Honey seems to give you more energy flow than other sugars do. Fri, 7 Dec 2012 07:34:42 EST 12 -4 -12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51078159 Caregivers sometimes are tempted to leave a baby in their crib or playpen for convenience or to put them on a pre-determined routine for feeding, changing, and sleeping regardless to the child's day-to-day rhythms or preferences. Having a secure attachment to the caregivers is vital to healthy emotional development of the child. Make sure to hold, touch, talk to, and comfort the children in your care. <em>381</em> <em>243</em> Tue, 4 Dec 2012 04:07:56 EST 12 - 3- 12 TIP OF THE DAY. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51063906 The old adage has been backed up by a recent study. Findings show that people with a good sense of humor and a propensity to laugh may be less likely to develop heart disease when compared to aggressive, antisocial personalities. So go ahead, laugh and make others laugh. <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>224</em> <BR> Mon, 3 Dec 2012 05:02:01 EST 12-2 -12 TIP OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51053494 To build a sense of attachment and security in your child, do not skimp out on cuddling. Show your child how much they mean to you by giving hugs and kisses at all ages. <em>381</em> Sun, 2 Dec 2012 10:50:36 EST 31 DAYS TO A HEALTHIER HOLIDAYS. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x51042332 Dec:1 <BR> <BR> Take inventory.Identify all the situations (office parties,mall food courts,family gatherings) that make it difficult for you to eat healthy during the holiday season.Make a plan for staying on track in every situation, <em>45</em> <em>289</em> <em>370</em> <em>291</em> <em>277</em> <em>492</em> <BR> Sat, 1 Dec 2012 14:19:32 EST NEW ARTICLE ON BONES. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50934785 Bone Health <BR> <BR> This is a 8 part Article on Bones,Please Read. <BR> <BR> Your skeleton may hold one of the main keys to a long, healthy life. Weak bones put you at risk of slips, falls, and fractures, which can have shockingly devastating consequences. (After a hip fracture, just 15% of patients can walk across a room without help after 6 months; 25% require long-term care and may become disabled.) Osteoporosis, a bone-thinning condition that causes deadly fractures and primarily a... Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:07:00 EST THROBBING HEADACHE? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50805443 When your head is pounding, do you head straight for the medicine cabinet? Before you pop any pills, try these natural headache remedies to prevent or stop a throbbing headache. <BR> <BR> ~~Strengthen your neck: It might sound strange, but headache pain can come from weakness or spasms of the neck muscles. How? Pain travels from your upper back to your lower neck, then upper neck, as progressively weak muscles compensate for, say, too much computer time. To put the brakes on recurring h... Mon, 12 Nov 2012 23:38:48 EST 10 Ways to Boost Your Beauty with Baking Soda. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50782715 This is a Ten Part Article, and I will Post one everyday, This is telling us that Baking Soda is very good. <BR> <BR> ( 1 ) As an all-over scrub <BR> Just add oatmeal for a nourishing, refreshing body Exfolator gentle enough for daily use. Make a paste of three parts baking soda, one part water, and one part ground oatmeal. Rub in a gentle circular motion to exfoliate skin and remove dead skin cells. Rinse clean with warm water. <BR> <BR> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 12:37:51 EST A--Z OCCUPATION!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x50710637 A-Acupuncturist Tue, 6 Nov 2012 05:06:25 EST INFLAMMATION!! What Damage Can It Cause? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50679273 <BR> Ever wonder why some people develop certain health problems while other people don't? A growing amount of research is pointing to an answer: INFLAMMATION. <BR> <BR> You already know about inflammation. When you bump your skin on a chair, it becomes red and sore, or inflamed. Your immune system races to repair it, and it heals over time. <BR> <BR> After your immune system has put out the "fire" of your injury or illness, it should cool down. If the immune system never shuts off,... Sun, 4 Nov 2012 00:34:04 EST 30 DAYS OF GRATER HAPPINESS, (NEW) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x50669394 Don't fall's colder,shorter days get you down.Try to enjoy every moment of this beautiful season! After all,November brings football,falling leaves, and backyard fires,so flash those pearly whites as often as you can.Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness.. <BR> <BR> Nov: 1. <BR> <BR> Start a hobby.People who engage in captivating activities are more satisfied with life.Lose yourself (and your worries) by sewing,writing,cooking... Sat, 3 Nov 2012 08:54:43 EST 30 Days & 30 Ways to Stay On Track, http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x50639019 Starting a healthy lifestyle might seem overwhelming at first, but taking it one step at a time can make your new habits much more manageable,Try one of these simple changes each day to keep you moving in the right direction <em>306</em> <em>386</em> <BR> <BR> Nov 1st <BR> <BR> Move more on top of your regular exercise sessions do a set of <em>320</em> every hour, or <em>311</em> to a co-worker desk instead of using email <em>381</em> <em>243</em> <em>304</em> Thu, 1 Nov 2012 06:23:30 EST TWO EMOTICON --CHANGE ONE, http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x50635790 <em>306</em> <em>386</em> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:40:32 EST POST A EXERCISE EMOTICON - NOV TO DEC, http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x50635653 <em>231</em> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:30:35 EST Change one letter to make a new word. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x50469282 For example: Bare, change one letter and it is Care, one more letter and it is cane, and so on... Sat, 20 Oct 2012 07:42:38 EST LAST LETTER STARTS NEW WORD. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x50390931 This game is really self explanatory, you take the last letter of a word an start another <BR> word. <BR> <BR> Such as: word...........donut Sun, 14 Oct 2012 21:29:16 EST Finding Time for Healthy Living..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50369196 Finding Time for Healthy Living <BR> 20 Ways to Squeeze in Healthy Habits <BR> -- By Ellen G. Goldman, Health and Wellness Coach <BR> <BR> SparkPeople advertisers help keep the site free! Learn more <BR> <BR> You've made the decision to get in shape, lose weight or just live a healthier lifestyle. But you're worried about how you'll manage to find the time to get to the gym, shop and cook healthy foods, or even how you'll keep your goals in mind with so many other things already on it. <BR... Sat, 13 Oct 2012 09:07:33 EST All Is Not Lost.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50356274 All Is Not Lost <BR> The Story of Overcoming Nutrition Mistakes <BR> -- By Elizabeth Evans Fryer, Health & Fitness Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> After reading Tips for a Healthy Weekend, concerning our tendency to consume more on weekends, you’ve been conscious of what you’re eating and drinking. <BR> <BR> You’ve done well this Saturday: yogurt, a whole oat bagel with lite cream cheese and a grapefruit for breakfast, a slice of turkey, a slice of cheese, fresh veggies and dip and pretzels fo... Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:26:59 EST What's Your Opinion? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x50351813 <BR> Let's say that, by the numbers, your heart looks to be in good shape. Your weight 's down. Your waist is trim. Your lousy LDL cholesterol's under 100, and your blood pressure's pretty good . Whew. One less thing to sweat, right? <BR> <BR> Not quite. Nearly half of all heart attacks happen to people whose tickers look as good as yours. So doing a little extra could save your life. (Are you at risk for heart disease? <BR> <BR> Here is a crash course in avoiding seven hidden cau... Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:42:47 EST Learn to Love Breakfast.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50344775 Learn to Love Breakfast <BR> Reasons to Make A.M. Eating a Habit <BR> -- By Leanne Beattie, Health & Fitness Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have a good breakfast every day, making sure I have something to eat before I start work is usually at the bottom of m... Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:58:57 EST Adults with Arthritis Need to Get Active.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50204481 <BR> Adults with Arthritis Need to Get Active <BR> Fitness News Flash <BR> -- By Nicole Nichols, Fitness Instructor & Health Educator <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, adults with arthritis aren't exercising enough. According to researchers, who analyzed data from a 2002 National Health Interview Survey: <BR> More than one-third of adults with arthritis do not exercise at all. <BR> People with arthritis are less likely than ... Tue, 2 Oct 2012 09:00:50 EST Remember to Reward Yourself.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50184922 Remember to Reward Yourself <BR> How to Pat Yourself on the Back <BR> -- By Mike Kramer, SparkPeople Contributor <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Everyone likes a pat on the back every once in a while. And there’s no better time to get one than when you’re out of your comfort zone, challenging yourself to improve, nervous about whether you can succeed. <BR> <BR> Most people approach changing their health habits from a position of "pain". They constantly nag themselves, berate themselves and expect not... Mon, 1 Oct 2012 07:47:42 EST Extraordinary USES for ordinary things...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x50175893 Come check out what's hiding in your cupboard. Find out how to make do with what you've already got. It's a smart and money-saving approach to life. And in fact, it can be downright fun. <BR> <BR> I will do my best to post something new everyday....hope you will come and join me here for some great fun and useful ideas <BR> <BR> <BR> IDEA #1 <BR> <BR> ONE EGG REPLACEMENT <BR> <BR> <BR> If you're baking a cake that calls for one more egg than you have on hand, you can substitute 1 teaspo... Sun, 30 Sep 2012 17:06:30 EST October Challeng ....Just For Today I Will http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x50169524 For the month of October let's do something everyday that we would like to accomplish or maybe something you did that that was a bit out of your comfort zone. <BR> <BR> Example: cleaning the house, decluttering, going for a walk, trying a new sport, talking on the phone to an old friend.....let us know each day what you did will accomplish today. <BR> <BR> <BR> For me ..... I will go for a walk with DH and take the three puppies for a nice long walk. I love to walk in the park with the dr... Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:52:38 EST October...Post A Seasonal Emoticon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x50169324 <em>465</em> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:35:43 EST October....Tame Your Sweet Tooth http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x50167690 Want to learn how to control your sweet tooth cravings! <BR> <BR> <BR> Starting Oct. 1st I will post a helpful tip each day. Feel free to add a comment or suggestions that have worked for you. Sun, 30 Sep 2012 02:46:44 EST Small Bits of Fitness Add Up..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50167617 Small Bits of Fitness Add Up <BR> Exercise Comes in All Shapes and Sizes <BR> -- By Liz Noelcke, SparkPeople Contributor <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> "Where did the day go?" <BR> <BR> Is this a common question in your life? Many of us jam-pack so much stuff into our daily routines, seemingly there’s no time to relax for just one minute, let alone exercise. Lack of time is one of the most common excuses for not having a decent fitness regimen. But do you realize that in the time it might take you t... Sun, 30 Sep 2012 02:33:45 EST Shopping Cart Essentia ls...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50156915 <BR> Shopping Cart Essentials <BR> Stock Up on these Healthy Staples <BR> -- By Liza Barnes & Nicole Nichols, Health Educators <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> So, you’re going to start eating healthy. Congratulations are in order—and so is a trip to the grocery store. Stocking up on some new items is a must. If your pantry is full of healthy fare, you’ll stress less about meals, and you’ll be less likely to snack on nutritionally-empty junk. <BR> <BR> But should you buy 12-grain or whole wheat bread... Sat, 29 Sep 2012 07:44:57 EST Vacations: The Perfect Reward? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50144564 Vacations: The Perfect Reward? <BR> Planning a Quick Trip Can Hold the Answers <BR> -- By Mike Kramer, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> You’ve tried every reward you can think of to keep yourself motivated. You’ve coaxed yourself with new clothes, rewarded yourself with nights out or days off, even promised yourself a new CD if you would (please, please, please) just get up this once, lace on those shoes and go jogging this morning in the rain. <BR> <BR> Hopefully, the rewards are working... Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:05:57 EST How to Stay on Top of Your Game..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50128049 <BR> 7 Things that Separate Weight-Loss Winners & Losers <BR> How to Stay on Top of Your Game <BR> -- By Megan Coatley, Behavior Expert <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> As you've probably figured out, winning at weight loss is about making long-lasting, life-altering change. Just like any sport or skill, you might start out a little rocky. Choosing healthy foods, trying different workouts, and finding the strategies that work for you will take a little practice. As you find your stride, those habits w... Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:26:31 EST WARRIORS IN PINK (New Member) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x50115556 My name is Melanie Louise Jackson aka (Grease31), <BR> <BR> I have joined this particular team, as the title suggests WARRIORS IN PINK, as some of you may or may not know i have joined to other sparkteams all about Cancer, the reason why is i have lost many members of my family due to Cancer. <BR> <BR> My Uncle (Mervyn Large) died in 1985 (i fink), when i was at School (Charles Read, Corby Glen). <BR> <BR> My Nan (Ivy Large) died in 1987. <BR> <BR> My Grandma (Doris Mary Swinbank) died i... Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:23:47 EST Earn SparkTrophies for Reaching Your Goals.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50114304 Earn SparkTrophies for Reaching Your Goals <BR> Start Earning and Displaying Your Virtual Awards Today! <BR> -- By SparkPeople Support <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> SparkTrophies are motivational tools designed to reward you for activities you perform at SparkPeople.com, from earning SparkPoints to losing weight. The trophies will be displayed on your SparkPage in two places: <BR> On the main page of your SparkPage, your five most recent trophies will scroll through under the "Awards" section on the... Wed, 26 Sep 2012 09:11:51 EST Safety Tips for Nighttime Exercisers..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50098379 Safety Tips for Nighttime Exercisers <BR> Because You Can Never be Too Careful <BR> -- By Leanne Beattie, Health & Fitness Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there are some safety issues to consider if you’re going out after dark (or before sunrise). <BR> ... Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:11:16 EST Why a Fast-Food Nation Needs a Slow-Food Movement. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50081369 Why a Fast-Food Nation Needs a Slow-Food Movement <BR> Spend More Time in the Kitchen and at the Table <BR> -- By Bryn Mooth, SparkPeople Contributor <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> We eat in our cars, at our desks, on the go, in front of the TV. We eat drive-thru, take-out, delivered, packaged and prepared meals. Why? Because it fits our not-enough-time-in-the-day lifestyles. Our food matches our lives. <BR> <BR> Well, I'm certainly not the first one to think it—or say it—but we all need to slow dow... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 09:08:59 EST 15 Diet-Friendly Ice Cream Choices..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50065900 15 Diet-Friendly Ice Cream Choices <BR> Get the Scoop on Picking a Healthier Ice Cream <BR> -- By Leanne Beattie, Health Writer and Stepfanie Romine, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We are a society of ice cream lovers, with the average American licking her way through almost 5 gallons of the creamy confection each year, according to the Canadian Dairy Info Centre. (Only New Zealanders, at 6 gallons a year, eat more!) With their bright pa... Sun, 23 Sep 2012 09:40:07 EST Can Money Buy Happpiness?.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50054206 <BR> Can Money Buy Happiness? <BR> How Your Bottom Line Affects Your Outlook <BR> -- By Ellen G. Goldman, Health and Wellness Coach <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ''The best things in life are free, But you can give them to the birds and bees, I want money, That's what I want, That's what I want.'' In 1959, these words were written by Barrett Strong in a song called ''Money (That's What I Want).'' The song was later made famous throughout the United States and the UK when The Beatles covered it in 1... Sat, 22 Sep 2012 11:55:23 EST Healthier Ways to Top Your Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50038376 Healthier Ways to Top Your Salad <BR> Smart Substitution: Salad Dressings <BR> -- By Zach Van Hart, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Salad. It’s the symbol for eating healthy. With piles with crisp romaine lettuce, spinach leaves, tomatoes, carrots, onions and all other kinds of veggies, what could spoil such a healthy dish? The infamous salad dressing, that's what! Although a very tasty condiment with available in countless flavors, salad dressing often hides excess fat, calories and othe... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:11:14 EST Fighting Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50033555 <BR> Three stars an what inspired them to keep fighting the disease, even when times were tough. <BR> Today, lets look at Christina Applegate, Actress <BR> <BR> "Don't sweat the small stuff--not even the big stuff." <BR> <BR> How she found the cancer: an MRI in 2008 <BR> <BR> How she coped: She maintained her sense of humor and relied on support from her mother, who also was a breast cancer survivor. <BR> <BR> Best advice: "Don't sweat the small stuff--not even the big stuff. At the ... Thu, 20 Sep 2012 23:49:39 EST Sharing is Achieving...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50022062 Sharing Is Achieving <BR> To Succeed, Tell Others About Your Goals <BR> -- By Rebecca Pratt, SparkPeople Contributor <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.’” (C.S. Lewis) <BR> <BR> Which is why—whether you’re looking to eat healthier, increase your energy, lose a few pounds, or build up those nearly atrophied muscles—it’s good to find a fitness friend, maybe even several! In fact, experts say sha... Thu, 20 Sep 2012 09:19:37 EST Too Much Work Can Pack On the Pounds.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=24405x46268x50007967 <BR> Too Much Work Can Pack On the Pounds <BR> Overtime May Add More to Your Waistline than Your Wallet <BR> -- By Rebecca Pratt, Staff Writer <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Do you have a schedule that requires you to work more than forty hours per week, leaving you exhausted at the end of every workday? If so, go weigh yourself. If the number on the scale is higher than you believe it should be, you can probably blame your busy schedule for contributing to your excess weight. <BR> <BR> Work can ad... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 11:15:35 EST Did you track your exercise and nutrition today... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x49988538 <em>224</em> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:04:32 EST 4 Ways Your Heart Differs from a Man's Heart...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x49599059 <em>26</em> <em>51</em> <BR> <BR> Starting this weekend I will begin this series showing the Difference between a Women's Heart and a Man's Heart.This article was written by Marc Gillinvo, a cardiac surgeon and Steven Nissen, a cardiologist an published through Realage's series on Women's Health. <BR> <BR> Next week when the series is completed their will be a Bonus Question on the article. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>146</em> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:41:47 EST Hello From GA http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x48866788 My name is Holly and I am 29 yrs old. <BR> I have had family members with cancer. <BR> That is why I am wanting to get healthy now. <BR> Hope that you guys are doing well. <BR> Your friend in Fitness, Holly <em>247</em> Sat, 7 Jul 2012 08:59:06 EST HAVE YOU HUDDLED TODAY ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x48698821 <BR> Daily huddle of the wall, can have more encouragement an motivation to other Warriors at times than posting on the threads. I have added this Thread at the request of Yellow09Red. <BR> <BR> Once you have Huddled or before you do, whichever way is comfortable for you -- Post <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> on the Thread. <BR> Add this to your Challenge list. <BR> <BR> <em>146</em> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:18:29 EST 4 - Tweaks for a stronger heart ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x48602864 You don't have to go on a drastic diet or spend hours at the gym to keep your ticker in shape. First step: Make sure your " numbers " (blood pressure, cholesterol, etc.) are good by having them tested by your healthcare provider. Then, try slipping these heart-healthy habits into your daily routine. <BR> <BR> Drop in this week to find out just how easy it is. <BR> <BR> <BR> continued. Wed, 20 Jun 2012 00:41:07 EST Partner has soft tissue sarcoma http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x48526062 Hi All... <BR> Well, I'm here and and I'm queer and my love has the big c. After the biopsy last year they said it wasn't cancer and it couldn't be cancer... well another mri and an incision to remove the tumor has determined that this thing is cancer. It might have already spread to her lungs, but that diagnostic has yet to happen. In the meantime... on July 3 she starts 25 days of 2 gy/day of radiation, followed by 4-5 week rest, followed by a much larger surgery to remove much more of t... Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:52:36 EST HELPFUL TIPS TO FALL ASLEEP. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x47968698 Try these tips to fall asleep now... <BR> <BR> 1. Address any minor physical issues that are preventing sleep. While long-term use of over-the-counter medications is not healthy, addressing indigestion, headache, or muscle ache may help you get to sleep tonight. <BR> <BR> 2. If you have muscle aches and pains, massage the painful places - try a pain-relieving gel. Progressive muscle relaxation may also help the aches as well as relax you overall. <BR> <BR> 3. If you are feeling too hot or ... Tue, 8 May 2012 08:14:42 EST Symptoms of Anemia. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x47738030 just want to share some info with you guys, <BR> <BR> <BR> If you have mild anemia, you may not experience any signs of the problem at all. However, as the anemia worsens you may develop: <BR> Fatigue <BR> Pale skin <BR> A fast or irregular heartbeat <BR> Shortness of breath <BR> Chest pain <BR> Dizziness <BR> Cognitive problems <BR> Cold hands and feet <BR> Headache <BR> Be sure to see your doctor if you suddenly feel tired for no apparent reason or experience any of the other above sympt... Tue, 24 Apr 2012 11:39:58 EST POST AN EMOTICON THAT REMINDS YOU OF SPRING... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x47477485 For the months of APRIL & MAY....... <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>434</em> Sun, 8 Apr 2012 01:20:03 EST Thank your for the Goodies Warriors In Pink http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x47409344 Thank you so much for the fresh veggies!¡!¡ <em>252</em> Tue, 3 Apr 2012 16:10:27 EST April Birthday Wishes for -- 29th. of APRIL 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x47363596 April Birthday Wishes for the first of April ! <BR> <BR> April showers bring us May flowers. Enjoy the 4th month of the Year 2012 ! Sat, 31 Mar 2012 23:52:00 EST Weigh ~Ins http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x47351916 Start Weight ~228 <BR> <BR> Start Weight of Challenge ~ 224 <BR> <BR> Today's Weigh~in ~220 <BR> <BR> Aug Goal Weight~200 or less <BR> <BR> Ultimate Goal Weight~ 140~150 <BR> <BR> 2 pd Rid of Sat, 31 Mar 2012 08:06:52 EST I'm back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x47002135 Well, I joined earlier this year (in Jan.) to get control of my diet and weight. Unfortunately was diagnosed with my 3rd recurrence in February so I stepped back and went back on the chemo train. However, I am determined to keep active during treatment this time so I AM BACK! I am not going to worry about the weight right now (steroids...ugh) but I am going to track what I eat and try to stay healthier. I am also determined to stick to at least 10 min. of exercise every day even on my low... Sat, 10 Mar 2012 09:37:33 EST Post Something Green ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46964210 <BR> <BR> <em>137</em> Wed, 7 Mar 2012 23:35:15 EST 31 Days To a Healthier Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46862722 You've probably heard the phrase you are what you eat, While it's true that food is fuel, its also true that food is broken down and transformed into cells, hormones, muscle 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. Fri, 2 Mar 2012 08:42:22 EST BIRTHDAY WISHES FOR MARCH 31st., 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46840068 <em>438</em> <em>137</em> Have A Irish Kind of Birthday <em>440</em> <em>437</em> <BR> Have you found your <em>440</em> Thu, 1 Mar 2012 00:02:27 EST STAR OF THE WEEK. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46792808 <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> Stars of the Week Starting Tomorrow Morning. <BR> <BR> Here is a place to Recognize and applaud an outstanding member of our team for reaching goals, supporting other members, helping new members or just being a good team member. <BR> <BR> As long as its Spark related Thank you very much,MISSM66. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:15:58 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( SIXTEEN ) 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46643001 <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <BR> <BR> 2/18=7 + 10= 17 <BR> 2/19=7 + 7 = 14 <BR> 2/20=5 + 3 =8 <BR> 2/21=3 + 5 = 8 <BR> 2/22=3 + 3 =6 <BR> 2/23=3 + 3 = 6 <BR> 2/24=3 + 3 =6 <BR> 2/25=10 +7=17 Sat, 18 Feb 2012 09:15:42 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( FIFTEEN ) 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46529124 <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <BR> <BR> 2/11=5 + 5 =10 <BR> 2/12=10 + 3=13 <BR> 2/13=5 + 7 = 12 <BR> 2/14=3 + 7 =10 <BR> 2/15=5 + 7=12 <BR> 2/16=5 + 20 = 25 <BR> 2/17= <BR> <BR> Total Please, Sat, 11 Feb 2012 07:14:50 EST 5 Strange Ways Chocolate Keeps You Healthy. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46517615 <BR> <BR> Are you a chocoholic? Turns out your little addiction may save your life. A recent study found that those consuming the highest levels of chocolate had a 37% reduction in cardiovascular disease and a 29% reduction in stroke compared to those with lower chocolate intakes. <BR> <BR> Though experts are quick to clarify that we should stick to moderate consumption of high-calorie chocolates, it’s hard to deny the cold hard facts that chocolate can be a healthy addition to our diets. ... Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:58:07 EST THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46440063 The relentless, unending, desparte, frantic, Pursuit of Happiness! <BR> <BR> 5th of Feb: <BR> <BR> There's an unspoken message in our society that we should all be happy all the time, and people are making themselves miserable trying to achieve it. <BR> <BR> I don't think that happiness or depression is a mood we should be in all or even most of the time. Most of us look for happiness " out there," which renders it out of our control. The truth is, extremely negative and positive moods, l... Sun, 5 Feb 2012 23:13:01 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( FOURTEEN) 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46409854 <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <BR> <BR> 02/04/12: 2 + 7=9 <BR> 02/05/12: 7 + 3 =10 <BR> 02/06/12: 5 + 3 =8 <BR> 02/07/12: 20 + 3 =23 <BR> 02/08/12: 2 + 7 = 9 <BR> 02/09/12: 7 + 20 = 27 <BR> 02/10/12: 2 + 3 = 5 <BR> <BR> Round Total: <BR> (Required) <BR> ------------- Sat, 4 Feb 2012 07:01:01 EST 29 DAYS TO A HEALTHIER HEART http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46354810 <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> Feb...1st <BR> Get a checkup,your doctor doesn't just treat disease, she also offers screenings and preventive care, Knowing your health status (and risk) will help make lifestyle changes in areas that need improvement <em>306</em> Wed, 1 Feb 2012 06:54:17 EST BIRTHDAYS ~~ FEBRUARY 29th, 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46352113 <em>219</em> One month finished and another begins. <em>26</em> <em>255</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>410</em> <em>409</em> Happy Birthday <em>144</em> <em>410</em> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 23:40:40 EST A little early good news http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46339996 I had my first follow-up visit this past Thursday, only one week after starting treatment. The oncologist was able to verify that I am responding to treatment. I had noticed that my breast seem less inflamed, but thought that it might just be wishful thinking on my part, but the onco said that he could also see less swelling and that the tumor was softening as well. Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:13:42 EST FEBRUARY IS HEART HEALTH MONTH. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46335120 Please stop by your team members page and give a Heart Goodie for the whole month of February, and come back here and post Goal met,at the end of the month you will get a prize I will be keeping check and see who will be the winner, <em>306</em> when you give the heart goodie just let that team member know to take care of your heart, <em>304</em> <em>247</em> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 06:33:43 EST POST SOMETHING RED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46294049 <em>26</em> Sat, 28 Jan 2012 20:42:50 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( THIRTEEN ) 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46264677 1/27=7 + 5=12 <BR> 1/28=2 + 5 = 7 <BR> 1/29=2 + 5 =7 <BR> 1/30=5 + 7 =12 <BR> 1/31=3 + 20 =23 <BR> 2/1=7 + 3=10 <BR> 2/2=2 + 5 =7 <BR> 2/3=3 + 5 = 8 <BR> Total Please. <BR> <BR> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:03:57 EST Comparing Yourself To Others.....A Alternatives http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46153382 Stop Comparing Yourself to Others: An Alternative to Competing with People <BR> by Sonya Derian <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> “Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.” ~Unknown <BR> <BR> We all do it or have done it at some point in our lives: we compare ourselves to others and gauge where we are based on what we observe them to be doing. <BR> <BR> If this was simply an observation, that would be one thing, but in comparing ourselves... Sat, 21 Jan 2012 07:34:39 EST Taking Action....The First Step Towards Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46136551 Taking Action - The First Step Towards Success <BR> By Sharon Capehart <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> All of us have choices in our lives to whatever we do or don't want to do. The choice to take action is only yours. No one else can do it for you. You must be responsible for your own actions. However, it would be helpful to find someone who can make you accountable for certain goals that you have set for yourself. This may be a coach, a mentor or a friend. <BR> <BR> This is someone that you must t... Fri, 20 Jan 2012 07:43:22 EST Living A Courageous Life..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46117354 "One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest." -Maya Angelou, American Poet, Actress and Civil Rights Leader, Maya Angelou books// <BR> <BR> Everyone has the potential to be courageous. Some learn how to make courage an habitual behavior, taking risks on a daily basis and, seemingly, living a daring life without fear. Others might call this... Thu, 19 Jan 2012 07:25:32 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( TWELVE 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x46109243 1/19=25 + 5 =30 <BR> 1/20=2 + 25 =27 <BR> 1/21=2 + 10 =12 <BR> 1/22=7 + 10 = 17 <BR> 1/23=2 + 5 = 7 <BR> 1/24=2 + 5 =7 <BR> 1/25=2 + 20=22 <BR> 1/26=3 + 7 = 10 <BR> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 18:30:24 EST Don't Let Fear Get In Your Way..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46098974 Don’t Let Fear Get In Your Way <BR> by Jonathan <BR> <BR> <BR> It is a rare person who lives without fearful feelings of one kind or another. You may be afraid of heights, or spiders, or new situations, or rejection. Whatever your fears may be, there are basically two ways of dealing with them. The first is to let those fears create boundaries beyond which you can’t move or grow. The second is to face your fears head-on and allow them to become opportunities to expand your life. <BR> <BR>... Wed, 18 Jan 2012 08:51:54 EST The Benefits of A Positive Attitude....Be Bold http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46077977 The Benefits Of A Positive Attitude <BR> <BR> By: Ab van Deemter <BR> <BR> <BR> Two people look at a glass which is half filled with water. <BR> Are you the person who sees a glass that is half empty or do you see a glass that is half full? <BR> <BR> We have a lot of choices in life. We can choose to look at things the negative way and always see the dark side of situations, or we can choose to be positive and live a happy and fulfilling life. <BR> <BR> Why is it so important to live a p... Tue, 17 Jan 2012 07:47:12 EST Taking Chances.... Are You Going To Take One Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46056909 Are You Going To Take A Chance Today..... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Are you someone that believes in taking chances? Have you ever thought about something you really wanted to try and accomplish, but then you changed your mind for one reason or another? You somehow managed to talk yourself out of it or thought to yourself that now just was not the ideal time. <BR> <BR> Life is filled with opportunities and potential. That is one of the greatest things it offers to each and every one of us. Ever... Mon, 16 Jan 2012 07:54:12 EST Defining who YOU are.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46039141 It's quite possibly the most commonly used phrase in the history of advice: Be yourself. What do they really mean when they tell you to be yourself? And is it really as easy as it sounds? <BR> <BR> Find yourself and define yourself on your terms. <BR> <BR> Oscar Wilde once said with his usual wit: Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. As humorous as this might seem, it's a basic summation of the truth. Yet, you can't be yourself if you don't know, understand, and accept yourself fir... Sun, 15 Jan 2012 09:10:25 EST Are you a SELF-DOUBTER ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46020601 How do we know when we are harboring self-doubt? <BR> <BR> There are certain words and thoughts that reveal the presence of doubt and we should train ourselves to spot them early on. Phrases like “I’m not sure, maybe I was wrong, I don’t feel up to the task, or this is too hard.” <BR> <BR> Everyone has times in their life when they feel inadequate and incompetent, but some of us feel that way more often than others. Many people are so busy putting themselves down they fail to thrive in life... Sat, 14 Jan 2012 06:22:10 EST Start Small end BIG !!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x46006117 SMALL STEPS LEAD INTO BIGGER ONES...... <BR> <BR> <BR> Setting a goal no matter how small is very powerful and it is something that everybody must do to achieve any amount of success. It motivates you to understand the direction that you want to take and turn that into a reality for yourself. Goals are incredibly important to achieving your dreams. <BR> <BR> Setting a small goal from the start will help you concentrate on the direction you are going. What it is that you want to achieve. By... Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:22:06 EST IMPROVEMENT BEGINS WITH I......."B" PLAN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45986916 By: Michelene Cleary : 1/12/2012 6:00 AM <BR> <BR> Improvement……we all want it but how do we get there? When I first started on SparkPeople over two years ago I was seeking a lot of personal improvement. The word itself tells us where to start – with “I”. Then if we add a few more letters to the word we get I’m..PROVing..what I MEaNT. To me that word speaks the truth that we need to start with ourselves and then prove what we’ve decided to do, day in and day out to get the results that we w... Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:29:55 EST New to this http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x45946242 Hey, <BR> My name is Nikole and I am 27 years old. Couple of years ago I busted my ankle playing softball and was laid up for a year!¡!¡ I am finally wanting to go out and do things, which brings me here. I need support and I tend not to get it from my family and friends for they are not or nor ever been where I am now. And with our long history of Breast cancer I look to get myself healthy as I can get and feel great!¡!¡ Tue, 10 Jan 2012 11:24:55 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( ELEVEN ) 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45940449 1/10=10 + 5 =15 <BR> 1/11=5 + 5 = 10 <BR> 1/12=5 + 5 =10 <BR> 1/13=3 + 5 = 8 <BR> 1/14=5 + 3 = 8 <BR> 1/15=5 + 5 = 10 <BR> 1/16=3+5 = 8 <BR> 1/17=2 + 25 =27 <BR> Total Please. <BR> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 05:52:16 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x45901593 Hi! I'm Lori. I am a Stage IV survivor of 3 years. I am here to get control of my health. I have been on one chemo or another for all three years. I am currently cancer free as of March 2011 and I certainly hope to stay that way this time! I am also triple negative thus the continued chemo. Am taking xeloda on a low dose at this time. Hope to use this site to help me stay motivated to eat healthy and get active. Sun, 8 Jan 2012 13:44:45 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( TEN ) 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45787807 1/3=7 + 10 =17 <BR> 1/4=2 + 3 =5 <BR> 1/5=5 + 5 = 10 <BR> 1/6=5 + 5 = 10 <BR> 1/7=5 + 5 =10 <BR> 1/8=10 + 5 =15 <BR> 1/9=2 + 5 = 7 <BR> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> Tue, 3 Jan 2012 05:28:56 EST BIRTHDAYS~~~ JANUARY 31st, 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45746523 <em>249</em> A New Day of a New Year. Where you the 1st. baby born in your Year? <BR> <BR> <BR> Enjoy today with family and friends, rest and and enjoy the start of an New Year but, most of all -- HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND A GREAT NEW YEAR! <em>144</em> <em>283</em> <em>410</em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 12:42:45 EST JAN....HOW MANY MINUTES WILL YOU PLEDGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x45726355 FOR THOSE THAT ARE NEW TO THIS CHALLENGE ...THIS IS HOW IT WORKS!!!! <BR> <BR> YOU DECIDE HOW MANY MINUTES A DAY YOU WILL COMMIT TO EXERCISE AND MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY HOW MANY DAYS ARE IN THE MONTH OF DECEMBER. <BR> <BR> LET'S SAY YOU WILL MAKE A PLEDGE TO DO 30 MINS. A DAY YOU THEN MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY 31 (DAYS IN JANUARY) YOU WOULD THEN PLEDGE 930 MINUTES. <BR> <BR> LET'S SEE IF WE CAN MEET OR BEAT OUR PLEDGES!!! <BR> <BR> WHO'S UP FOR THIS CHALLENGE?? Sat, 31 Dec 2011 09:10:36 EST JAN.......MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x45726252 THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (SUNDAY) JANUARY 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of January. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok, because it will eventually be spend on YOU. This is to reward yourself for the goals you have met, even if you don't meet all yo... Sat, 31 Dec 2011 09:02:41 EST JAN......31 DAYS TO UNBREAKABLE GOALS. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45726133 <em>195</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Each day I will give you a new tip to help you in forming some new habits in 2012. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 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 goals and achieve long-term success. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do exactly that. <BR> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 08:53:52 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( NINE ) 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45662336 <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <BR> <BR> 12/27=5 + 7=12 <BR> 12/28=25 + 3 =28 <BR> 12/29=5 + 5 = 10 <BR> 12/30=3 + 1000 Goodie Points. <BR> 12/31=7 + 7 = 14 <BR> 1/1=5 + 7= 12 <BR> 1/2=5 +3 = 8 <BR> Total=== <BR> <BR> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 05:26:19 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( EIGHT ) 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45582806 <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <BR> <BR> 12/20/11:3 + 20=23 <BR> 12/21/11:20 + 10=30 <BR> 12/22/11:25 + 5 = 30 <BR> 12/23/11:2 + 5 =7 <BR> 12/24/11:2 +3 =5 <BR> 12/25/11:5 + 10=15 <BR> 12/26/11:3 + 5 =8 <BR> Please Total: <BR> <BR> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 06:14:29 EST December 17th Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45547778 <em>410</em> <em>410</em> <em>445</em> Happy Happy Birthday <em>460</em> <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Sat, 17 Dec 2011 10:14:29 EST December 16th Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45535977 <em>446</em> <em>410</em> <em>460</em> Happy Happy Birthday <em>460</em> <em>410</em> <em>446</em> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 10:24:57 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( SEVEN ) 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45492477 12/13=2 +3 = 5 <BR> 12/14=20 + 7=27 <BR> 12/15=2 + 7= 9 <BR> 12/16=7 + 10 =17 <BR> 12/17=3 + 5 = 8 <BR> 12/18=7+5 = 12 <BR> 12/19=5 + 10=15 <BR> Total 93 <BR> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 06:57:43 EST Just Had to share http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45480416 I just got my Wii with Fit Plus. I love I can do it at my own pace and trackung there helps here. If you have one use it, if not get it... It is Well worth the cost. Mon, 12 Dec 2011 10:04:38 EST Unhealthiest Juices in America http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45479513 <BR> <BR> Think of your all-time favorite rock song: Hey Jude, London Calling, Smells Like Teen Spirit, whatever. Now imagine that the next time you crank it up, all the guitar riffs will be replaced by violins. Kinda weak, right? <BR> <BR> Well that’s akin to what happens when you turn a fruit into fruit juice: You still have the flavor, but you don’t have the grit, the substance, the power. Even the very best fruit juice isn’t as nutritious as the fruit it originally came from, because ... Mon, 12 Dec 2011 09:10:20 EST Are you Allergic to your Christmas Tree? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45429958 There's nothing quite like the smell of a fresh cut Christmas tree. That is, unless it makes your nose run and your eyes turn red. For many allergy sufferers, real trees are a source of discomfort during the holidays, even if the tree itself isn't to blame. <BR> <BR> That's right. Very few people actually have an allergy to the tree itself, according to the American Academy of Asthma and Immunology. For some people, the tree's piny fragrance may be irritating, but in most cases the offending... Thu, 8 Dec 2011 13:30:40 EST The Importance of Breakfast http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45400032 <BR> <BR> After a night without food, your body needs refueling to get through the next day. "Think about the word 'breakfast,'" says Tallahassee, Fla.-based dietitian Evette O'Connor, MS, RD. "It literally means to 'break your fast,' the 8 or 10 hours your body has gone without food. When you don't eat breakfast, your body has to call upon other nutritional stores in order to function. It's just like your car. You can't drive without gas, and your body won't function properly without reple... Tue, 6 Dec 2011 14:04:52 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( SIX ) 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45393686 12/6=2 + 3 = 5 <BR> 12/7=10 + 5 = 10 <BR> 12/8=5 + 7 = 12 <BR> 12/9=25 + 5 =30 <BR> 12/10=3 + 7 = 10 <BR> 12/11=5 + 10 = 15 <BR> 12/12=5 + 3 = 8 <BR> <BR> TOTAL== <BR> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> Tue, 6 Dec 2011 05:48:30 EST DEC....POST A CHRISTMAS EMOTICON http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45320101 <em>442</em> Thu, 1 Dec 2011 09:47:29 EST BIRTHDAYS -- 31st, December, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45315446 <em>460</em> <em>460</em> ~~November was the month for giving Thanks, while December is the month of Giving of Ourselves thru Love and Faith. Lets give to those less fortunate than we. <em>460</em> <em>460</em> <BR> <BR> Since today is your Special Day, Be Safe and have a Very HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! <em>447</em> <em>499</em> <em>446</em> Thu, 1 Dec 2011 00:18:26 EST DEC....MINS. PLEDGED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x45307623 FOR THOSE THAT ARE NEW TO THIS CHALLENGE ...THIS IS HOW IT WORKS!!!! <BR> <BR> YOU DECIDE HOW MANY MINUTES A DAY YOU WILL COMMIT TO EXERCISE AND MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY HOW MANY DAYS ARE IN THE MONTH OF DECEMBER. <BR> <BR> LET'S SAY YOU WILL MAKE A PLEDGE TO DO 30 MINS. A DAY YOU THEN MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY 31 (DAYS IN DECEMBER) YOU WOULD THEN PLEDGE 930 MINUTES. <BR> <BR> LET'S SEE IF WE CAN MEET OR BEAT OUR PLEDGES!!! <BR> <BR> WHO'S UP FOR THIS CHALLENGE?? Wed, 30 Nov 2011 15:18:11 EST Age - Defying Foods....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45302543 <BR> Starting tomorrow lets look into " Double duty BEAUTY FOODS ". These are foods found in the home or are used frequently once in a while. Since resolution time and the New Year is right around the bend, most people want to start the year out with something new. <BR> <BR> So lets see what is out there that should not break the Bank. Besides what you may not like to eat you can apply. Then again, if you don't want to apply you can eat ! <BR> <BR> " To apply or to eat or both, that is the... Wed, 30 Nov 2011 09:49:22 EST BEAT BRAIN FOG AS YOU AGE. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45300510 Beat Brain Fog As You Age <BR> We all have those moments when we forget where we put our glasses, blank on a friend's name, or discover at the supermarket that we've left the shopping list at home. <BR> Such occasional lapses are common, especially once we hit our forties. And while it may be alarming to have a "senior moment" now and then, the good news is that we are not destined to increased memory gaps as we age. Research shows that by keeping your brain healthy with the right diet, and e... Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:42:26 EST 31 DAYS...... TO HEALTHIER HOLIDAYS. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45299563 Starting Tomorrow New 31 days to a Healthier Holidays, <BR> <BR> Gathering with close friends and family members during the holidays creates lasting joy and memories,But with so many parties, celebration 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. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 06:00:58 EST DEC...MONEY JAR $$$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x45297630 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON THURSDAY DECEMBER 1ST.) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of December. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok,... Tue, 29 Nov 2011 22:42:24 EST Have you Sparked someone today, http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45294633 This is a Sample, of what you must do on the 12/1/11 <BR> <em>252</em> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 19:36:55 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( FIVE ) 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45283484 <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <BR> <BR> 11/29=3 + 3 =6 <BR> 11/30=7 + 10=17 <BR> 12/1=7 + 7 = 14 <BR> 12/2=10 + 20=30 <BR> 12/3=5 + 3 = 8 <BR> 12/4=2 + 5 = 7 <BR> 12/5=5 + 3 =8 <BR> Total=== Tue, 29 Nov 2011 04:40:39 EST Birthday 11/27/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45253646 <em>410</em> <em>409</em> Happy Birthday <em>409</em> <em>410</em> Sun, 27 Nov 2011 04:27:00 EST Birthday 11/26/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45241651 <em>410</em> <em>144</em> Happy Happy Birthday <em>144</em> <em>410</em> Sat, 26 Nov 2011 05:15:05 EST Birthday 11/25/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45233362 <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Happy Happy Birthday to you <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:43:26 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( FOUR ) 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45193339 <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <BR> <BR> 11/22=3 + 5=8 <BR> 11/23=5 + 3= 8 <BR> 11/24=10 + 20=30 <BR> 11/25=3 + 2 = 5 <BR> 11/26=7 + 10=17 <BR> 11/27=3 + 7 =10 <BR> 11/28=2 + 3 = 5 <BR> <BR> Total 83 <BR> <BR> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 04:33:15 EST Sweet Potatoes, Packed,With Vitamin A,& Fiber. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45126574 I just want to Share this article with you Guys. <BR> <BR> Sweet potatoes, we often associate them with Thanksgiving. But in fact, they weren't on the menu at the first Thanksgiving. <BR> Today, the average American eats about five pounds of sweet potatoes a year. <BR> A medium sweet potato contains more than seven times the recommended daily amount of vitamin A. Sweet potatoes are also a good source of fiber, vitamin C and potassium. And they cause less of a spike in blood sugar than white ... Thu, 17 Nov 2011 12:03:37 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER THREE ( 3 ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x45086889 <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <em>278</em> <BR> <BR> 11/15=4 + 7=11 <BR> 11/16=5 + 7=12 <BR> 11/17=7 + 3=10 <BR> 11/18=10 + 7= 17 <BR> 11/19=3 + 7 =10 <BR> 11/20= <BR> 11/21= <BR> Total is Required= Tue, 15 Nov 2011 06:09:27 EST November 10 th Birthday. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x45009903 <em>236</em> <em>410</em> <em>144</em> Happy Happy Birthday <em>144</em> <em>410</em> <em>236</em> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 08:13:02 EST November 9th Birthday. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44993800 <em>410</em> <em>144</em> Happy Happy Birthday to everyone <em>144</em> <em>410</em> Wed, 9 Nov 2011 08:02:32 EST November 8th Birthday. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44977932 <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Happy Happy Birthday <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Tue, 8 Nov 2011 08:50:20 EST GOLF GAME NUMBER ( 2 ) 11-8 TO 11/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x44975626 11/8- 5 + 5 =10 <BR> 11/9- 5 + 7 =12 <BR> 11/10-5 + 5=10 <BR> 11/11-5 + 5 =10 <BR> 11/12-3 + 7=10 <BR> 11/13-7 + 7 =14 <BR> 11/14-5 + 7= 12 <BR> Total points 78 <BR> Happy Golfing Tue, 8 Nov 2011 05:37:06 EST BC related question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44959711 Hi all, I'm new here, but I have a question for a friend of mine. Since I had BC, seems I'm the one everyone goes to when they have a bad mammogram, etc. Unfortunately, I don't have a lot of answers. I was diagnosed when my dr. felt a lump. I have never had a "normal" mammo, so I can't tell anyone how a diagnostic one is different, for example. <BR> <BR> Anyway, about a month ago G had a something show up on a mammogram, so they sent her for a second (diagnostic) one. She went to a place whe... Mon, 7 Nov 2011 08:35:12 EST Birthday s---Nov. 30th, 2011 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44894864 MISSM has been nice about helping both Jess and I on the Threads and developing new ones. <BR> So to let her settle in, I'll go with Birthdays as long as my Cyber Connection stays with the Plan. If you haven't yet-- Please, give Jess and MissM a Giant Hoot and a Hug. <BR> <BR> Thanks Jess and MissM from Me. <em>244</em> <em>243</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> Thu, 3 Nov 2011 00:09:27 EST 11-2-11 Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44880532 <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Happy Happy Birthday <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Wed, 2 Nov 2011 08:28:44 EST Tools & Tips from the Trenches ..Breast Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44876758 This Month for our New Teamers I would like to share some advice I needed and used a lot following my Diagnosis in December of 2002. I was given the News the Friday before Christmas---the present I did not want let alone knew what to do next. So from that Friday until the following Monday, I spent my time crying and scared to death. This book of " Tools & Tips from the Trenches Breast Cancer " was given to me by The Cancer Treatment Center as I started my radiation treatments. The Book was w... Tue, 1 Nov 2011 23:07:48 EST TOTAL POINTS, HOW MANY DO YOU HAVE? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x44872906 76,297 Tue, 1 Nov 2011 19:27:36 EST Goodie Give Away Challenge New, http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x44867599 1 Tue, 1 Nov 2011 12:49:22 EST 11-1-11 Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44865237 <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Happy Birthday <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 10:39:14 EST I Am New To This Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x44859095 I am not new to SP, I've been here almost 3 years. However, I did <BR> have breast cancer in November 2010. I only had cancer in one <BR> breast, had a mastectomy November 18, 2010. <BR> <BR> Later, I got 3 lumps in my other breast, that were benign. But I didn't <BR> want to take a chance of getting cancer in it also. So, I had another <BR> mastectomy August 26, 2011. <BR> <BR> I am feeling fairly well, but my energy level has really changed and <BR> I don't feel as well as I did... Mon, 31 Oct 2011 23:30:52 EST NOV....MINUTES PLEDGED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x44851658 FOR THOSE THAT ARE NEW TO THIS CHALLENGE ...THIS IS HOW IT WORKS!!!! <BR> <BR> YOU DECIDE HOW MANY MINUTES A DAY YOU WILL COMMIT TO EXERCISE AND MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY HOW MANY DAYS ARE IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. <BR> <BR> LET'S SAY YOU WILL MAKE A PLEDGE TO DO 30 MINS. A DAY YOU THEN MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY 30 (DAYS IN NOVEMBER) YOU WOULD THEN PLEDGE 900 MINUTES. <BR> <BR> LET'S SEE IF WE CAN MEET OR BEAT OUR PLEDGES!!! <BR> <BR> WHO'S UP FOR THIS CHALLENGE?? <BR> <BR> <BR> I will... Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:53:11 EST NOVEMBER ...MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x44851626 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (TUESDAY) NOVEMBER 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of November. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok,... Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:50:27 EST October 31st Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44846741 <em>410</em> <em>409</em> Happy Happy Birthday <em>409</em> <em>410</em> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 09:42:46 EST 30 Days to a Greater Happiness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44843290 <em>334</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Starting on Nov. 1st I will be posting some useful tips how to enjoy November to the fullest. <BR> <BR> Don't fall's colder, shorter days get you down. Try to enjoy every moment of this beautiful season! After all, November brings football, falling leaves, and backyard fires, so flash those pearly whites as often as you can. Here are 30 daily tips that will each give you reason to grin and help increase your overall happiness. <BR> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 02:19:32 EST SPARK GOLF SPIN THE WHEEL. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x44838996 Starting date 11/1/11 <BR> <BR> 11/1-2 + 7 = 9 <BR> 11/2-3 + 20 =23 <BR> 11/3-5 + 3 = 8 <BR> 11/4-5 + 7 =12 <BR> 11/5-3 + 5 =8 <BR> 11/6-3 + 5 = 8 <BR> 11/7-7 + 7 = 14 <BR> <BR> <BR> Round Total (Required): 82 <BR> <BR> -------------Copy above dates and paste to your post one time only---------------- <BR> <BR> Please read these Rules prior to playing. Your post constitutes acceptance of the rules. Non-compliance results in your ineligibility to win. <BR> <BR> Rules: <BR> 1. Ea... Sun, 30 Oct 2011 19:55:59 EST October 30 Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44829646 <em>410</em> <em>410</em> Happy Happy Birthday to all who Celebrating Birthday today <em>410</em> <em>410</em> <em>144</em> Sun, 30 Oct 2011 06:50:12 EST October 29th Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44816018 <em>236</em> <em>410</em> Happy Happy Birthday <em>410</em> <em>236</em> Sat, 29 Oct 2011 06:19:20 EST UPLIFT: Secrets From The Sisterho d....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44750462 Article in The Cincinnati Enquirer Oct. 20. 2011..By Claudia Feldman with the Houston Chronicle. <BR> <BR> I easily reflected back to the time I received my Diagnosis. I will be posting some of the reflections of others as well as another book for those newly diagnosed for all to see how others handled their diagnosis. Please feel free to share your reflections so others in the Team can see that they are not alone in their feelings. <BR> <BR> " Ten years ago, best selling author Barbara Del... Tue, 25 Oct 2011 01:10:57 EST Carcinoid/Ne uroendocrine Survivor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x44584796 Hi y'all - thanks for the invite! <BR> <BR> I am closing on 3 years since diagnosis and doing very well. <BR> <BR> I hope we find a cure and better yet are one day able to prevent this awful disease. <BR> <BR> Until then, we fight the fight, support each other, learn every thing we can about our disease and treatment options, and live each day to the fullest. <BR> <BR> Amy Fri, 14 Oct 2011 10:30:09 EST NEW Thread for October. ...Myths or Truths of ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44529851 Myths and Truths of Breast Cancer. <BR> <BR> As October is National Breast Cancer Month...I thought it would be interesting to post some articles concerning The Myths of Breast Cancer along with the Truths. These articles are being posted every Thursday in the Cincinnati and Kentucky Enquirer along with a list of events sponsored by The Susan G. Komen Foundation for October. The articles were compiled by Dr. Mahmoud Charif and Dr. Neetu Radhakrishman ; Medical oncologists and assistant profe... Mon, 10 Oct 2011 23:34:45 EST WooHoo! Joined the team AND posted my first blog! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x44475631 Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> I'm so excited to be here. I'm Mad. I'm a Cancer Survivor. I'm here, trying to lose the weight I gained during my 'lost years.' I can't wait to meet everybody. If you get a chance, please read my blog post and let me know what you think! <BR> <BR> Mad Fri, 7 Oct 2011 12:26:14 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x44439354 Hello everyone, <BR> <BR> I am looking forward to be able to meet new people and chat with you, I am have <BR> Follicular Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. <BR> Did chemo in 09 and did a radioactive immmuntherapy treatment called Zevalin in December of 09, Since then have been in my second remission. Have been dealing with this since 04. <BR> I am really blessed that I am still this good. Have stage 4. It was in my bone marrow and several other places. So God is good. <BR> I am here to loose some we... Wed, 5 Oct 2011 11:05:39 EST OCT......MINS PLEDGED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x44349370 FOR THOSE THAT ARE NEW TO THIS CHALLENGE ...THIS IS HOW IT WORKS!!!! <BR> <BR> YOU DECIDE HOW MANY MINUTES A DAY YOU WILL COMMIT TO EXERCISE AND MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY HOW MANY DAYS ARE IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER. <BR> <BR> LET'S SAY YOU WILL MAKE A PLEDGE TO DO 30 MINS. A DAY YOU THEN MULTIPLY THAT NUMBER BY 31 (DAYS IN OCTOBER) YOU WOULD THEN PLEDGE 930 MINUTES. <BR> <BR> LET'S SEE IF WE CAN MEET OR BEAT OUR PLEDGES!!! <BR> <BR> WHO'S UP FOR THIS CHALLENGE?? <BR> <BR> <BR> I will p... Fri, 30 Sep 2011 08:40:34 EST OCT....EMOTICON FOR HALLOWEEN OR FALL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44349055 <em>422</em> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 08:17:38 EST OCT.......MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x44348954 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (SATURDAY) OCTOBER 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of November. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok,... Fri, 30 Sep 2011 08:10:38 EST OCT.......31 DAYS TO BETTER SLEEP http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44348478 <em>102</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sleeping is just as important to survival as eating, drinking, and breathing. But for lots of people, getting enough sleep can range from challenging to impossible. This month, you'll learn to sleep more soundly and improve your energy levels by using these 31 daily tips. <BR> <BR> <BR> Tomorrow will start a new month with new information on how to sleep better. <BR> <BR> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:41:27 EST I am testing this out http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x44223251 I didn't know what to do, reply to a post or start a new topic, so sorry if I did it wrong. <BR> It won't be the first time. <BR> <BR> ? <em>33</em> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 18:37:50 EST New to this team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x44223205 Hi, <BR> My name is Pat. I am new here and just been on SPARK People for a few weeks. <BR> This looks like a wonderful group. <em>213</em> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 18:32:44 EST Hiya! I'm Kat... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x44218546 It's great to be here! I am Kat,real name Gina, 52 years old and undergoing treatment for breast cancer. I am just starting the radiotherapy phase now, and really looking forward to getting it all over with...I really need holding up sometimes, even though all my friends and family say i'm tough...I try, but it isn't always easy... <BR> Looking forward to meeting you all !!! <BR> Huge hugs, <BR> 'Kat Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:31:05 EST 30 DAYS......TO FRUIT AND VEGGIES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44129973 As summer winds to an end, fall is a time for harvest. September is many things to many <BR> people, including 5-a-Day month, Fruit and Vegetable month, and even Organic Harvest <BR> month! Since most people struggle to get the recommended five to nine servings of produce each day, these 30 tips will help you add more fruits and vegetables to your diet—and enjoy every bite! <BR> <em>45</em> <em>265</em> <em>277</em> <em>289</em> <em>488</em> <em>491</em> <em>258</em> <em>267</em> <em... Sat, 17 Sep 2011 10:08:15 EST EVERYDAY LIVING.....TIP OF THE DAY !!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x44095902 SHOPPING AT THE DOLLAR STORE.... <BR> <BR> <BR> Bring a list to the dollar store <BR> The trick to saving money sometimes is not spending money. Just because it costs a dollar doesn’t mean that it is a bargain especially if you don't need it. Stick to the list! <BR> <BR> Overspending without thinking is easy at dollar stores, so before you toss an item into your cart, ask yourself whether it’s on your list– and, if it’s perishable, whether you will consume it before it spoils. <BR> Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:18:40 EST October 30th -- BIRTHDAYS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x43986422 There was an old Thread noted for celebrating the birthdays of Team members that never got off the ground. I realize that many people just do not celebrate birthdays once we get to a certain age. It would be nice if the members as a whole and individually could in some way <BR> acknowledge our Sparkfriends. After all some of us if not all of us have reached a milestone in surviving another year. <BR> <BR> To those having a birthday today-- I say: <BR> <BR> <em>410</em> <em>107</em> <em>... Fri, 9 Sep 2011 00:02:15 EST SEPTEMBER ....MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x43852419 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (THURSDAY) SEPTEMBER 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of September. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ... Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:04:28 EST Thanks for posting in August ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x43851000 Thanks to all for posting and sharing this past month. Those who where unable to spend time with us.......you were missed and I know to many....family always comes first and glad to have you back for the coming months. <BR> <BR> Top posters for August were Jess...Chrys...NPA4LOSS and RBP1952 <em>242</em> . <BR> <BR> Would like to invite all members present and Newbies to join in, this is just another way to get to know all members. The thread for September will be the New Question of The... Thu, 1 Sep 2011 12:40:26 EST CONVERSTION CHART http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x43340886 Here is a conversion chart for those that want to convert exercises to miles. <BR> <BR> <BR> CONVERSION CHART <BR> <BR> <BR> Use this conversion chart to determine the number of steps per minute for activities other than walking. Multiply the number of minutes you participated in the activity by the number indicated in the chart. <BR> <BR> For example, high impact aerobics for 30 minutes equals 6,090 steps (30 x 203 = 6,090). <BR> <BR> 2,000 steps equal one mile. <BR> <BR> <BR> <B... Wed, 3 Aug 2011 00:47:34 EST Contest: July's Weekends Winners http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x43328555 <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> First I want to thank the members that posted during July to the Questions and Challenges. <BR> <BR> Lost months Winners in order of postings: <BR> 1. WHISPERINGPINE3 <BR> 2. NPA4LOSS <BR> 3. CAROLBLAND <BR> <BR> Honorable Mentions: READINGDOC,CHRYS13 AND TIME4AFITME. <BR> <BR> Sorry I stumped some of you on one of the challenges. <BR> This months contest will center on the daily postings of " Answer a Question, Ask a Question ". Spark Goodies will be... Tue, 2 Aug 2011 12:11:36 EST 2011 MILES TO 2012 CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x43311901 I know this year is almost over but let's leave it with a bang!! Lets get 2011 miles before we roll into 2012!! Just post your mileage here and add them up each day!! <BR> <BR> Mon, 1 Aug 2011 16:17:56 EST AUGUST....MONEY JAR CHALLENG E$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x43303610 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (MONDAY) AUGUST 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of August. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok, beca... Mon, 1 Aug 2011 09:25:51 EST WEEKEND CHALLENGE FOR 30 th & 31 st http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x43265052 Post here Saturday or Sunday for the last weekend in July: <BR> <BR> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++<BR>++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ <BR> <BR> This weekend count your blessings instead of Sheep. Fri, 29 Jul 2011 21:49:06 EST WEEKEND QUESTION FOR 30th & 31st http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x43264730 Greetings, vacation time is ending. This weekend I am in Northern Ohio, watching and listening to a bad thunderstorm. Thought I would post the weekend question and challenge before all utilities cease. So here goes: <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> When you go grocery shopping, do you use coupons? Fri, 29 Jul 2011 21:28:01 EST WEEKEND CHALLENGE for July 23rd & 24th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x43142741 <BR> <BR> Share something you plan to do or you did today that you always wanted to do but never have. Sat, 23 Jul 2011 00:13:21 EST WEEKEND QUESTION FOR 23rd & 24th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x43142692 <BR> What was your toughest challenge this past week <em>38</em> Sat, 23 Jul 2011 00:06:34 EST WEEKEND QUESTION FOR JULY 16 & 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x43013083 <BR> <BR> Yes or No.... did you log fitness minutes today? Sat, 16 Jul 2011 00:16:40 EST WEEKEND CHALLENGE FOR JULY 16 & 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x43013036 <BR> <BR> Post one way you have spread the Spark. Sat, 16 Jul 2011 00:11:31 EST WEEKEND CHALLENGE FOR JULY 9TH & 10TH http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42883513 <BR> Post by finishing this sentence: <BR> <BR> For 15 minutes today, I will enjoy __________________________________________<BR>_. <BR> <BR> <em>437</em> Sat, 9 Jul 2011 00:35:54 EST WHO KNEW.... ..PLEASE SHARE!!!. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42878643 The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for Blood plasma. <BR> <em>482</em> Fri, 8 Jul 2011 18:45:13 EST National Ice Cream Month http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42854675 July is National Ice Cream Month....are you observing? <BR> <BR> Any one using ice cream to cool off with during the hot and humid days? <BR> <BR> Stay cool and safe......................................<BR>........... <em>214</em> Thu, 7 Jul 2011 13:26:18 EST WEEKEND CHALLENGE FOR JULY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x42763416 Post one new positive habit that you have deveolped recently. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This post will be counted with all others at the end of the month. <em>88</em> Sat, 2 Jul 2011 11:45:38 EST Weekend Question for July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42763174 What is the one State you always wanted to visit and have not? <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> Sat, 2 Jul 2011 11:32:36 EST WEEKEND CHALLENGES FOR JULY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42757633 Post one new Positive habit that you have developed recently. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>137</em> Sat, 2 Jul 2011 00:17:23 EST New Question for the July Weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42757561 When you were little what did you want to be when you grew up? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Good <em>137</em> <BR> July 2nd or July 3rd Sat, 2 Jul 2011 00:09:49 EST Two Summer Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42756950 How about some simple changes for the summer months. It is vacation time and for some the weekend is a time to relax and spend time with the family. A side from that in many areas school starts in a month and a half. <BR> <BR> So to help add some time 1. change will be the question and challenge, they will be for the 2 days of the weekend. You only have to post for the question and challenge 1 of the days, either Saturday or Sunday. At the end of the month I will total up the number of posts... Fri, 1 Jul 2011 23:23:40 EST JULY....MONEY JAR CHALLENG E$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x42730679 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (FRIDAY) JULY 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of JULY. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok, because ... Thu, 30 Jun 2011 14:45:36 EST LOVE TO HAVE YOUR INPUT http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42676539 Yesterday I started a Thread on Melanoma, that was posted in SPARKPEOPLE. Today when I went to check the posts, the Thread was gone. Thought maybe a good back and forth could come out of the article as Melanoma is almost to the top of New Diagnoses in USA. <BR> <BR> So what ideas do you have to motivate our members? Let me know and together we can try and work something out.I have a few things in mind. However, I would like your input as well. <em>304</em> a head of time for your input. <BR... Mon, 27 Jun 2011 21:40:20 EST Topic for Discussion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42655927 Has anyone read the article on Melanoma.... Section... Health A - Z, by Harvard Health Publications here in Spark? <BR> <BR> As we are in Summer and in many areas of the Country the sun is out and very hot. Since most of us are survivors of one from of Cancer, research show we still have risk factors for <BR> other forms of Cancer to develop. One risk factor goes back to childhood and exposure to the sun ( sun burn frequency ). Here again is a condition that is not limited to the present ti... Sun, 26 Jun 2011 21:50:39 EST Did you spin the Bonus Wheel today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x42555756 1,101 for meal, that would push me to Level 8 <BR> <BR> How did you do? <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>347</em> Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:47:50 EST Challenge for -6-19-11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42508518 Challenge: Have a nice day all. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>214</em> Sun, 19 Jun 2011 00:20:06 EST Question for 06-19-11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42508449 The only Question is simple-- Is 'Old Man Weather', being nice for your plans for today? <BR> <BR> <BR> HAVE A HAPPY FATHERS DAY !!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>214</em> Sun, 19 Jun 2011 00:12:39 EST Challenge for 06-12-11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x42374920 Make the 12 th of the Month the Day for your 'Breast Self Exam'. If possible encourage others to do the same. Early detection is the key. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>188</em> Sun, 12 Jun 2011 00:38:41 EST QUESTION OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x42366751 Do you know the meaning and purpose of ~~~ ANTIOXIDANTS~~~ in foods we eat? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>214</em> Sat, 11 Jun 2011 12:54:10 EST Challenge for 06-11-11. .MEATLESS MEAL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x42366555 Since weather over most of the states is hot and sticky....................................<BR>................ <BR> Plan at least one MEATLESS MEAL for the day. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> Sat, 11 Jun 2011 12:38:52 EST " Cancer Patients Struggle as Drug Costs Soar." http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42329974 Earlier this week I posted about the Drug Coverage Gap, so here is a following - evolving Cancer Care Patients. <BR> <BR> This study was done be researchers at Duke University Medical Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institue. " Tuesday: June 7 ( Health News )- Increasing out-of-pocket expenses forces many cancer patients in the United States to forgo drugs and doctor appointments and to cut back on food necessities, a new study reveals." <BR> <BR> The patient's out-of-pocket expenses aver... Thu, 9 Jun 2011 11:10:58 EST Have you scheduled your 2011 Cancer Screenings? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42267006 Appointments for Doctors, Specialists and Dentist seem to be made at the last minute or only when you can not put it off any longer. For physicals, mamos,' paps', Cancer yearly blood work or other exams needed, do it now if not done. That gives you the chance to pick the date so no one is rushed. <BR> <BR> My blood work is done when I see my Oncologist so he handles that. Pap is done at my yearly physical so that is done. Mamo is schedule each year on the date I had my surgery, so that is a... Mon, 6 Jun 2011 11:43:53 EST Do you prefer Brand Name Drugs or Generic Drugs? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42256626 Many of the Oral Cancer Brand Name drug Pharm. Co. are loosing their orginal patents. This then allows Generic Drugs to replace the Brand Name Drugs by other Pharm. Cos. <BR> <BR> If you were switched, would you go with Generics for the cost or because you feel they are just as good as the Brand Name Drugs? <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>214</em> Sun, 5 Jun 2011 22:03:27 EST Last fruit eaten http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x42244401 What was the last fruit you ate? I just had sliced strawberries and banana mixed in Greek Yogurt for breakfast. YUM! Sun, 5 Jun 2011 08:46:08 EST JUNE....MONEY JAR CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x42148790 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (WEDNESDAY) JUNE 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of JUNE. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok, becau... Tue, 31 May 2011 15:31:07 EST Breast Cancer Video on You Tube http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x41620292 The Susan G Komen organization for fighting breast cancer receives a donation every time someone views this video... thought you'd all like to take a look at some cheerleaders doing their bit for the cause... and make a contribution in doing so! <BR> <BR> www.youtube.com/user/KomenPhilly?feature<BR>=mhsn#p/a/u/0/cfRSDbV8Adw <BR> <BR> <BR> Got this from I.M. Magic from Diabetes Management Team. Wed, 4 May 2011 10:57:41 EST POST YOUR FAVOURITE EXERCISE..... EMOTICON http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x41529466 <em>313</em> Sat, 30 Apr 2011 09:26:21 EST A - Z....... ..GARDEN PLANTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x41528996 Asters Sat, 30 Apr 2011 08:54:16 EST MAY......MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x41528583 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (SUNDAY ) MAY 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of MAY. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok, because i... Sat, 30 Apr 2011 08:26:23 EST APRIL IS GREEN MONTH....POST SOMETHING GREEN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x40912445 <em>432</em> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:56:52 EST 30 DAYS......TO A GREENER LIFESTYLE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x40912285 <em>432</em> <BR> April 1st is a new month with a new beginning. Let's make it a greener one <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 ... Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:51:05 EST Hi...I'm Renay http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x40280172 Hi All, I am new to the site and saw this team and had to join. I am a breast cancer survivor, who will reach my 5-year date in April. I've had so many friends and family who have supported me through all of it, and now as I start the next phase of my life...working on my health and fitness, I wanted to inspire, and be inspired by new friends with the same goals and struggles. I look so forward to meeting and getting to know everyone...Glad to be here and excited to see what comes next!!!! :) Wed, 2 Mar 2011 10:56:58 EST 10 MIN EXERCISE OR MORE.... HALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x40254939 40 mins of shoveling <em>425</em> <em>198</em> I will do more of my exercises after catching up on the spark teams. Tue, 1 Mar 2011 12:07:36 EST 31 DAYS .... TO HEALTHIER EATING !!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x40243300 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 <BR> body. March is National Nutrition Month®- -a time to focus on making informed food choices for a balanced and healthy diet. <BR> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 23:35:24 EST HEALTHY FOOD MONTH.....POST A HEALTHY FOOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x40229333 <em>45</em> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:13:17 EST CHALLENGE OF THE DAY..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x39600454 I will post a new challenge here for you everyday. They are not all exercise related. <BR> <BR> <BR> FEB. 1ST <BR> <BR> <BR> It is time to determine how many cardio minutes you want to do in February! <BR> <BR> How many cardio minutes are you doing per week currently? How much is that for a month? Can you go for more? Remember: If you are just starting out with exercise, start with a lower number and go from there. <BR> <BR> Once you have a target for cardio minutes, POST IT HERE! Th... Tue, 1 Feb 2011 09:02:19 EST In memorial http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x39575650 Hello, my name is Kerri and I wanted to join this group in memory of my mother who died of cancer in 96. I became afraid that I too might fall into her footsteps. I was determined to do something for this new year and when I heard of spark people (from a friend on FB) and their special diet and exercise program, I joined to transform my body and keep me cancer free. Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:47:35 EST FEB..... ...MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$$$$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x39560850 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (TUESDAY )FEBRUARY 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of FEBRUARY. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok,... Sun, 30 Jan 2011 19:00:18 EST FEB.....10 MIN. EXERCISE CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x39560577 The Challenge for this month is to do at least 10 min. of exercising. February is heart month so Let's keep those hearts of our healthy and strong. Post what exercises you did today. If you want to challenge yourself to more minutes that would be <em>250</em> Sun, 30 Jan 2011 18:47:49 EST FEBRUARY.....28 DAYS TO A HEALTHIER HEART http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x39560275 <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> We are ready to head into another month. Starting on Tuesday February 1st I will be posting a daily reminder of how we can take care of our hearts so that we can take care of ourselves and the ones we love. <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 c... Sun, 30 Jan 2011 18:33:04 EST HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO READINGDOC http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x39308134 Hi team today is Reading Let's stop by her page and wish her Happy Birthday. Thu, 20 Jan 2011 09:11:55 EST Spark Anniversary to Readingdog http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x39196593 Good morning teammates,let's go to READINGDOG Spark page and wish her HAPPY SPARK ANNIVERSARY, Sun, 16 Jan 2011 06:59:28 EST Update on my preemie grandson and health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x39189350 <em>223</em> <em>304</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>223</em> <em>304</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <em>223</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I am so sorry for the long delay in getting back with you all. Thank you for responding to my blogs. Daily, I have been visiting my precious preemie grandson at the Children's Hospital, spending time with my daughter and raising my (3) guys at home. YOU ALL ARE WONDERFUL SP friends!! <BR> <BR> Update on my preemie grandson. Armonee was born on Janua... Sat, 15 Jan 2011 19:59:43 EST JESS0107 BIRTHDAY TO DAY LET'S GIVE HER SO http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x38953461 <em>410</em> <em>144</em> <em>409</em> <em>408</em> <em>236</em> <em>407</em> <em>224</em> Happy Birthday Jess Fri, 7 Jan 2011 05:45:46 EST Hello All http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x38937708 My name is Jamie, and my family and I moved here recently from Colorado. I grew up in Concrete, East of Mt. Vernon. I jumped on to this website for support, as I am now stalled at 174 pounds. I want to lose anything from 30-40 pounds more. I recently lost 95 pounds. Honestly, the only secret to weight loss is portion control, reading EVERY label before buying the food, and remembering that the goal is more important instant gratification of Taco Bell. I never ever ever eat sugar, soda (NONE),... Thu, 6 Jan 2011 14:24:35 EST Today Is Glomer Wedding Anniversary http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x38894844 Let's go to her page and wish her Happy Anniversary. Wed, 5 Jan 2011 06:22:58 EST TWO WORDS... ..change ONE letter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16941x46268x38866858 hare - reap Tue, 4 Jan 2011 08:45:34 EST 31 DAYS .......TO UNBREAKABLE RESOLUTIONS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x38754055 Behavior experts say that it takes about <BR> one month to form a new habit, and many <BR> people try to create (or break) habits at the <BR> start of each year. With the right attitude <BR> and focus, you can stick to your NewYear's <BR> resolutions and achieve long-term success. <BR> Here are 31 daily tips that will help you do <BR> exactly that. <BR> <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is the beginning of a New Year and I will post a helpful hint each day in January! <BR> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 07:46:19 EST JANUARY..... .......MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x38710024 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (Saturday )JANUARY 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of JANUARY. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok, ... Wed, 29 Dec 2010 07:07:41 EST Warriors in Pink Winter Goal Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x38706231 It's time to set, re-set, or review our goals. The recipe for success is different for each one of us. Let's have fun! Let's be inspired! Let's share---we can share ingredients for that recipe of success!! Keeping track of our goals will give us that extra little push. Write out your goals and/or desires. What's your plan? How are you going to achieve those goals? What's working? What isn't? Share it with your team-mates. We're all here to support and help one another. Tue, 28 Dec 2010 21:49:52 EST Prayers and Support Needed! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x38363841 <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <em>458</em> <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Prayers and Support Needed .... Please read my Blog. I can't bear another loss. I can't do this alone. I am turning to my Spark "family" to give me the inner strength and courage of acceptance to whatever God's Will is. <BR> <... Wed, 8 Dec 2010 12:33:49 EST Family member who had cancer. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x46268x38220362 I wanted to join this time because I lost my mother to cancer. She had breast cancer survived that for 5 years then she got lung cancer and lost her life to it. It has been five years, but it still is hard for me, now that the holidays are here. Wed, 1 Dec 2010 08:53:18 EST DID YOU MOVE THOSE BEAUTIFUL BODIES TODAY??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x38219773 Any kind of movement works in this topic....housework, golfing, shoveling snow, laundry....so long as you moved, your are exercising my friends. Give yourselves a WOOHOO!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> laundry and packing for a trip. Wed, 1 Dec 2010 08:27:14 EST DEC..... ...MONEY JAR CHALLENGE $$$$$$$$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16942x46268x38178167 REMEMBER YOU CAN JOIN IN THIS CHALLENGE AT ANYTIME DURING THE MONTH. NEW TEAM PLAYERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!! <BR> <BR> <BR> THIS CHALLENGE WILL START ON (Wednesday)DEC. 1ST. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a great way to turn those sparkpoints into money!! <BR> <BR> This challenge will go until the end of DECEMBER. <BR> <BR> At the end of each month, you can decide to carry your penny savings over to the next month, or spend it on YOU. If you decide to carry it over, that's ok, be... Mon, 29 Nov 2010 09:37:12 EST So Many Questions. .......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x38154557 Since I am so new to this breast cancer thing, and wasn't given much information yet, and I'm one of those people who will research a subject to death to figure out everything I can what I want to know is symptoms besides a nasty old lump---what other types of symptoms can you attribute to being related somehow to your breast cancer??? I have been dealing with various health issues for the past 13 months, and now have to wonder, if anything could be connected to the breast cancer and nobody(m... Sat, 27 Nov 2010 22:16:52 EST An Update by JOAN68 on Daughters Condition..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x46268x38111565 This is a message from JOAN68...... <BR> <BR> <BR> I posted my response on what emotion I am feeling today. She had a clogged milk gland that had gotten really engorged. There was no sign of cancer cells. Praise our God and thank everyone for their prayers. I am not sure where to post this. Again, thanks to everyone for the prayers. <BR> Luv, J Wed, 24 Nov 2010 19:13:47 EST