SparkPeople BLESSED and THANKFUL Team Messageboard Maintaining an ATTITUDE of GRATITUDE ... Take time each day to list 3 BLESSINGS you are THANKFUL - GRATEFUL for. SparkPeople BLESSED and THANKFUL Team Messageboard DAILY BLESSINGS <BR> BLESSings ALLways Everyone Wed, 8 Jan 2020 12:54:00 EST Stepping down as Team Leader I am sorry to say... Due to health issues.. <BR> I am needing to step down as Team leader <BR> <BR> Wishing Everyone all the Best &amp; Much Success <BR> BLESSings ALLways ~ Deby Mon, 28 Oct 2019 07:47:59 EST How did you move today (Words or Emoticons) <em>311</em> <em>542</em> Sat, 26 May 2018 14:26:13 EST Have you said THANK YOU today <em>224</em> Sat, 26 May 2018 14:23:23 EST What BLESSING are you Celebrating today? <BR> <BR> Today CELEBRATING the BLESSings Of LIFE... <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>409</em> <em>244</em> Sat, 26 May 2018 14:19:20 EST EMOTICON your day <BR> <em>88</em> Sat, 26 May 2018 13:30:12 EST Summer 2017 Chat <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Hi All! <BR> <BR> I am new to Spark, but I am not new to reflecting on what I am thankful for. I have had the opportunity to have had the opportunity to challenge myself over the last year to change my mindset from negative to positive. <BR> <BR> There are many things that can take us down a dark thought path, but reflecting on what I am thankful for daily has helped me through the process to change my innermost thoughts positive and has helped set the foundatio... Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:37:23 EST Chat Hello all of you! Just thought I would stop by... <BR> <BR> I have found a new job and am very excited. I will not quit my usual jobs, but this new job will bring in more money than all the other jobs combined...Which is a good thing! <BR> <BR> Then, I never thought to do so until recently, was look up back home radio stations on my computer. Really cool and blocks out my housemates' televisions <BR> <BR> Following, I have stopped drinking bottled water for a while. I absolutely hate w... Sat, 29 Oct 2016 15:19:32 EST Overseas Coupon Program Sorry! Previously, I had the wrong link! I apologize for any inconvenience! <BR> <BR> To know more, go to: <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:57:48 EST Mention A Good Book, Magazine Or Blog/Website Mention any type of blog, website, magazine or book that really caught your attention and you are thankful to have read it. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:35:09 EST Mention Some Good Diets And Lifestyles Do you follow a certain diet or lifestyle? Kindly mention it here and educate us! Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:28:57 EST Have You Given Someone A Compliment Today? Wave if you have given someone a compliment today... <BR> <BR> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:23:19 EST To Give Thanks Christmas Present Ideas List here some good Christmas presents that a person may give another to thank the person. <BR> <BR> <em>144</em> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:19:11 EST Overseas Coupon Program Wave if you have partipated. <BR> <BR> The Overseas Coupon Program is a program to give your unwanted or expired (up to 6 monthes past) coupons to military overseas. <BR> <BR> To learn more, go to: <link> </link> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:15:46 EST Mention Something Unique About You In this topic, mention anything about you that may be unique! <BR> <BR> <em>211</em> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:17:44 EST Thankful Discussion Hello Thankful Team! <BR> <BR> If you just want to stop in and chat, just message here to your heart's content! <BR> <BR> <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:13:40 EST Prayer Requests Mention here any of your prayer requests... <BR> <BR> <em>43</em> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:10:20 EST 3 things you are thankful for-2016 I am thankful for a special coworker who has supported and encouraged me in my recovery this past year. <BR> I am thankful for my career, which brings me personal, creative and spiritual fulfillment. <BR> I am thankful for each and every time I pick myself up and move forward. Fri, 8 Jan 2016 08:52:12 EST 3 things you are thankful for-Fall 2015 I am thankful for every remaining day of warmth and sunshine, <BR> I am thankful for my walks in the forest which renew my spirit. <BR> I am thankful for good friends and family. <BR> Sun, 4 Oct 2015 19:20:09 EST THINGS THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY! :) POST HERE THOSE DAILY RITUALS AND TINY JOYS THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY AND ENRICH YOUR LIFE. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:18:40 EST What are you thankful for? Summer 2015. I am thankful for my improving health, my wellness team and my friends. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:17:12 EST Happy Birthday Oscar the Grouch Today is the birthday of Oscar the Grouch....please share thoughts and memories.... <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Mon, 1 Jun 2015 12:11:59 EST A-Z if I could ride a bike somewhere.... In honor of National Bike to Work Week.....and did riding a bike every make you happy??? <BR> <BR> Places I could ride a welcome <BR> <BR> <BR> -A- Across a Bridge <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Thu, 14 May 2015 12:42:07 EST BEAUTIFUL GRATITUDE VIDEO <link><BR>X7jAk </link> Sun, 5 Apr 2015 11:39:02 EST THINGS THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY Post here those tiny daily rituals, routines or things that contribute to your wellbeing and happiness. No order, Just post as you remember the things that bring you joy and comfort! Sat, 4 Apr 2015 14:33:30 EST Thank you for the team goodie Thank you for the goodie sent to me. I now have a new username: C3ACTIVE. <BR> <BR> After having several colds in a row, I'm resting more, eating more produce, and" moving" gently to build back up to vigorous exercise! Find that being grateful and keeping sense of humor helps. Although sometimes I really have to search for the humor <em>40</em> Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:16:35 EST 3 THINGS I AM THANKFUL FOR: SPRING 2015 My body <BR> My intelligence <BR> My persistence Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:20:36 EST Fable/Folktale week...I mportant to you? How? Folk Tales and Fables <BR> <link><BR>ales-and-fables-from-around-the-world/ </link> <BR> <BR> Myths, legends, fables and folktales are types of stories originally passed by word-of-mouth, but are now found in writing. They vary in their subject matter, from explaining the natural world and delivering life lessons, to exaggerated events and people grounded in history. What they have in common, though, is their durability as both forms of entertainment a... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:14:38 EST February is the month for Heart Health.... A - Z February is Heart Health month...wear RED, eat healthy, exercise and spread the word! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>h/31049020 </link> <BR> <BR> A - Z... What are you doing for YOUR heart this month? Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:20:00 EST 3 Things I'm thankful for Today Winter '15 Hi guys, I'm so sorry I have been absent. I'm pregnant with TWINS!!! I have had a request from Cramperella to be a team leader. I'm going to make her a co-leader so we don't accidentally lose our team. If anyone else is interested I can make more co-leaders (I think it's unlimited). I have it in mind to hand over the reigns entirely. What happens is if I or a co-leader don't post for a few months they could close the team. I definitely don't want that! I'll need a bit to check the emails and ... Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:50:53 EST Winter soup....A-Z Doesn't a bowl of heart healthy warm soup sound good? Let's see what we can find ...A - Z <BR> <BR> - A - Acorn squash soup Mon, 5 Jan 2015 11:04:54 EST January is 'Get a Balanced Life' month. So A-Z.... January is 'Get a Balanced Life' month. So A-Z.... What do do you want in your 'Balanced Life'? <BR> <BR> - A - Active activity each day...walk, shovel snow, clean house...etc <BR> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 14:01:44 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today Fall '14 ~ A wonderful camping trip with my family (Charlie's first time). <BR> ~My step son Earl fed my fish and watched the house with no incident. <BR> ~Our cat Agony is eating and drinking again. She may be in the clear. <BR> ~ My step-daughter Laurel talked to (and hugged) me today and saw her brother for the first time. She hasn't spoken to us in almost four years. <BR> <BR> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:43:17 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today: Summer '14 Let's track the seasons of our life figuratively and literally! <em>214</em> Thu, 3 Jul 2014 08:47:42 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today ~The doctor gave us the thumbs up to try for a brother or sister for my sweet little one. <BR> <BR> ~The baby started managing his own bah-bah. <BR> <BR> ~I've reconnected with one of my brothers. <BR> <BR> ~Another brother is focusing on music in recovery of some recent sad events. <BR> <BR> ~I was able to get vacation time for camping. Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:40:54 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for May '14 ~Got some spring cleaning done! It looks like I don't even have windows they are soooooo clear! <BR> <BR> ~Reconnected with an old friend who told me I wasn't awkward as a teen, just shy and quiet :D <BR> <BR> ~My biopsy came back benign. <BR> <BR> ~Small claims went well with a very direct and intelligent arbitrator. <BR> <BR> ~Joelle saved the day and babysat for us!!!! <BR> <BR> ~First time leaving the baby with someone other than his dad went perfect! <BR> <BR> <em>214</em> <... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:29:59 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for April '14 ~New Month! Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:21:42 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for March '14 New Month! <BR> <BR> Coming to this realization: <BR> Don't let your next decision be excused by your last mistake. So often we let past patterns sabotage our future attempts. There are times when we spend so much time trying to figure out where we went wrong that all we end up accomplishing is a delay to another start. When we know what we have to do, the key to finally getting there has no more added rhyme or reason then a try that finally stuck. In that case, the quicker we get back to ... Sun, 2 Mar 2014 09:36:10 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Feb '14 Look guys I'm on time this month! Everyone have a great month :D Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:36:34 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today Jan '14 Forgive me guys. Here is the new thread page for our new year. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:12:32 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Dec '13 ~New Month! <BR> <BR> ~I'm thankful for 39 posts from our group last month! Listing gratitude stories daily is a wonderful habit to get in to and something to strive for! <BR> <BR> ~My little Charlie is a healthy little boy and a pleasure to get to know! Sun, 1 Dec 2013 00:43:23 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Nov '13 ~I had the baby! Charles Frank was born after 44 hours of labor! He's the most magnificent gift I've ever been given and I can't wait to get to know him :D Sat, 2 Nov 2013 05:32:59 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for October '13 ~ Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:43:37 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Sept '13 ~My sister-in-law found me a beautiful basenett for our lil' one. <BR> <BR> ~My Aunt purchased the infant car seat/carrier we wanted in case Charlie comes before the baby shower (we are cutting it pretty close with the date!). <BR> <BR> ~Apples and corn, etc. from our garden are a tastey bounty and a source of pride. <BR> <BR> ~My step-son Earl cooked us dinner last night. <BR> <BR> ~Gifts are pouring in for the baby from unexpected beneficiaries. <BR> <BR> ~No one was hurt seriously wh... Fri, 6 Sep 2013 10:13:32 EST Three Things I am Thankful For Today Sept 2013 Thankful that my daughter has a generous heart. <BR> <BR> Thankful that she has found Steve. <BR> <BR> Thankful for a new oven/stove. Tue, 3 Sep 2013 11:08:47 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for August '13 Sorry I'm Late guys... <BR> I had a wonderful Gender Reveal Party yesterday with the help of my family. <BR> ~It's a BOY!!! <BR> ~It's a BOY!!! <BR> ~It's a BOY!!! Fri, 2 Aug 2013 13:51:14 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for July '13 Sorry I'm late guys :P Thu, 4 Jul 2013 06:00:25 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today June '13 The Doc told me I'd be feeling "fluttering" soon. So I anxiously awaited and I wasn't disappointed! My eyes shot open from a sound sleep... the baby literally stood straight up in my belly. LOL The baby has been nothing short of rambunctious ever since! He does so many laps we've taken to calling him Michael Phelps :D Swimming and playing the drums; those are the clearest talents our little one has manifested so far in the womb. I told Jimmy this has gotta be all of his sides fault. His famil... Thu, 30 May 2013 22:19:12 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today May '13 I can't believe it's May!!! I hope everyone is having as lovely weather as we are in Buffalo NY <em>126</em> Thu, 2 May 2013 07:28:06 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today April '13 ~A New Month!!!! Mon, 1 Apr 2013 15:38:37 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today March '13 ~I'm gonna have a BABY!!!! Fri, 1 Mar 2013 04:43:26 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today Feb 13' I'm sorry I'm late with this post! Tue, 5 Feb 2013 09:11:02 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today Jan '13 A New Year! Yeah!!!! Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:32:41 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today - Dec '12 Getting ready for a new month :D Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:19:47 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today - Nov '12 A New Month! Thu, 1 Nov 2012 11:40:26 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today - Oct '12 ~The wayward tenant returned and moved her belongings out so we don't have to go through eviction proceedings and store her things. <BR> <BR> ~My appetite is tame. <BR> <BR> ~I found cough medicine that actually suppressed this virulent cough (Delsym 30mg) <BR> <BR> ~I remembered at the last possible minute to post this link! <BR> <BR> <em>214</em> Mon, 1 Oct 2012 14:36:07 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today - Sept '12 September's almost here! Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:48:18 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today - August 2012 A New Month! Mon, 30 Jul 2012 08:14:18 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today - July 2012 Getting ready for the new month and a fresh start! Fri, 29 Jun 2012 18:58:51 EST New to the team I am new to the team and wanted to stop in and say "hi". This seems like it is going to be a great team to be a part of! Sun, 24 Jun 2012 23:02:16 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today - June 2012 A New Month! Thu, 31 May 2012 10:46:30 EST Comments and Concerns: Post miscellanious topics on this thread. Sun, 13 May 2012 09:05:41 EST What songs inspire happiness? One of my favorites is "The Remedy" by Jason Mraz Mon, 7 May 2012 15:44:11 EST Any Ideas? Please feel free to suggest any ideas you have for improving this spark team forum. Challenges, ways to get new members, ways to encourage communication, etc... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:47:34 EST What Brings you Here? How did you find us and what do you hope to gain from the group experience? <BR> I just stumbled across the group while browsing and I'm so happy I did. <BR> <BR> 1.) I use this group to cheer me up when I'm feeling down. Reading everone's posts always puts a smile on my face. <BR> <BR> 2.) I use this group to keep me focused on the positive. I find myself spotting nice things I could use for my list through out the day. <BR> <BR> 3.) I use this group to memorialize joyous moments. I go... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:36:05 EST 3 Things I am thankful for - May 2012 Getting this thread ready for next week! Mon, 23 Apr 2012 18:39:48 EST What Am I Thankful for Today APRIL 2012 I know it is belated but never too late! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Thanks for: <BR> <BR> Meeting goals <BR> <BR> Losing weight <BR> <BR> Just started skipping again and looving it!!! Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:33:00 EST What Am I Thankful for Today MARCH 2012 MY BROTHER <BR> HIS LIFE <BR> THANKFUL TO GOD FOR GIVING ME A WONDERFUL BROTHER!!! <BR> <BR> I'm fortunate, and I'm glad <BR> I got you for my brother; <BR> Even if I had the chance, <BR> I wouldn't pick another. Sun, 11 Mar 2012 13:30:11 EST What Am I Thankful for Today FEBRUARY 2012 See you all here on Wednesday February 1, 2012 <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> What are you Thankful for? <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I changed it to What I Am Thankful for Today instead of 3 Things because sometimes we are Thankful for more than 3 Things a day. <BR> <BR> <BR> I am Thankful for this team!!! <BR> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 04:52:37 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today January 2012 See you tomorrow.....Happy New Year's Day!! <em>411</em> <em>412</em> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 03:21:07 EST Things I'm Thankful for Today During the HOLIDAY'S <em>446</em> See you tomorrow! <em>446</em> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:16:43 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today November 2011 I didn't see a topic so I added it. I hope that is ok. <BR> <BR> November for me is all about relationships. It's the month of Thanksgiving and a time when my family used to get together. <BR> <BR> I'm thankful for family, Thanksgiving, and good memories. Tue, 1 Nov 2011 10:32:58 EST 3 Things I Am Thankful for Today October 2011 <em>147</em> See you here tomorrow! <em>465</em> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:03:28 EST Sorry for blowing up the team stream! Hi Everyone! <BR> <BR> I have been in this team a long time but just decided to use the sparkteams more effectively. My name is Mary and I am 27 years old. I am going to lose 100 pounds. I look forward to meeting you all and hope you have success in weight loss this week! Tue, 13 Sep 2011 11:05:53 EST my three things today Continued Motivation <BR> Successfully cutting back on caffeine <BR> Great weather for walking outside Tue, 13 Sep 2011 11:02:53 EST 3 things im thankful for today my son,my friends and facebook <em>248</em> Wed, 7 Sep 2011 15:38:12 EST I am thankful for you! Greetings All, <BR> I am thankful I decided to spend a little extra time on SP and was brought here! My name is taraji and I am looking forward to being a member of this team. <BR> <BR> With so much insanity today, it is refreshing to be a part of this team to reflect and give thanks that reminds us of what is important. <BR> <BR> til we meet~ <BR> peace n blessings <BR> taraji <BR> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:48:50 EST 3 Things I Am Thankful for Today September 2011 See you tomorrow! <em>43</em> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 21:27:13 EST 3 things im thankful for today Im Thankful for GODS Garden ( our community garden) at church 500# of produce this year, My cats Rudy and Bob and the Sun rising this Morning. ( its awesome) <em>36</em> Tue, 16 Aug 2011 08:50:22 EST Im new to this and learning! Hi all, im a newbie and im learning how to do this.Im thankful i found this site. I am thankful today for beautiful weather ,good weather and most of all GOD <em>345</em> Mon, 15 Aug 2011 09:39:47 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today. August, 2011 This starts on Monday August 1, 2011. <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun, 31 Jul 2011 21:28:59 EST Clean Funnies Hillary Clinton died and went to heaven. As she stood in front of Saint Peter at the Pearly Gates, she saw a huge wall of clocks behind him. She asked, "What are all those clocks?" <BR> <BR> Saint Peter answered, "Those are Lie-Clocks. Everyone on Earth has a Lie-Clock. <BR> Every time you lie, the hands on your clock will move. <BR> <BR> "Oh," said Hillary, "whose clock is that?" <BR> <BR> "That's Mother Teresa's. The hands have never moved indicating that she never told a lie." <BR> <BR... Mon, 11 Jul 2011 23:21:06 EST Prayer Room <em>458</em> Prayer request?? Come here. Thu, 7 Jul 2011 02:20:56 EST Daily Chat Room This is a place where we can come to chat, just ask a question or whatever. Hope to see you here if just to let us know how you are doing. <BR> <BR> Bring your coffee or tea and come on in! <BR> <BR> <em>106</em> <em>297</em> <em>271</em> Thu, 7 Jul 2011 02:19:03 EST Things That You are Thankful for A - Z A - air conditioning <em>198</em> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 21:07:21 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today. July 2011 This starts on Friday July 1, 2011. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 20:27:42 EST Any 4th of July Plans ??? We have a big cookout, entertainment for the kids, a Christian Concert and Fireworks at our Church each year. It is absolutely AWESOME!!! <BR> <em>232</em> <em>283</em> <em>195</em> <em>288</em> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 20:25:29 EST Looking for new team leader Same info as in the e-mail sent out earlier this week. Just wanted to post here just in case there are members who do not access their sparkmail <BR> <BR> *********************************** <BR> <BR> Due to a change in schedule, I will not be able to devote as much time on Spark and need to cut back on my leadership positions. When I took over leadership of the team about 6 months ago, I had hoped that our leader would have returned soon but it appears they are no longer on spark. <BR> ... Fri, 10 Jun 2011 22:02:22 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today. June 2011 For each new morning with its light, <BR> For rest and shelter of the night, <BR> For health and food, for love and friends, <BR> For everything Thy goodness sends. <BR> ~Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> Wed, 1 Jun 2011 09:57:11 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today. May 2011 Somehow it is May already. Time is a-flying! I found a couple of great quotes to start us off. Have a blesed and thankful month! <BR> <BR> "There is always, always, always something to be thankful for." <BR> ~ Author Unknown <BR> <BR> “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” <BR> ~Henry Ward Beecher <BR> <BR> Sun, 1 May 2011 08:46:52 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today. April 2011 “Real life isn’t always going to be perfect or go our way, but the recurring acknowledgement of what is working in our lives can help us not only to survive but surmount our difficulties.” <BR> <BR> — Sarah Ban Breathnach <BR> <BR> What a great quote! What 3 things or more:-) are you grateful for today? <BR> <BR> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 16:41:40 EST Doing any gardening this spring? It is spring! Do you plan on doing any gardening--flower? vegetable? both? <BR> <em>125</em> <em>126</em> <em>267</em> <em>258</em> Sat, 26 Mar 2011 11:12:04 EST 3 Things I am grateful for Today. March 2011 <em>224</em> <em>304</em> Tue, 1 Mar 2011 12:24:48 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today: February 2011 It's February. Keep giving thanks. <BR> <BR> "Gratitude is the best attitude." ~Author Unknown <BR> <BR> "If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get." ~Frank A. Clark <BR> Tue, 1 Feb 2011 10:23:58 EST January Weight Loss -- How did you do? So it's the end of January. Did you meet your weight loss goals for January? Did you have other non-scale accomplishments? <BR> <BR> Sun, 30 Jan 2011 19:08:44 EST When is your birthday? Tell us when your birthday is so we can celebrate with you & gift you with spark goodies <BR> <BR> <em>44</em> <em>179</em> <em>107</em> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:27:26 EST Week 3: How are you doing on your Resolutions?? We are in the 3rd week of the year. How are you doing on your resolutions? <BR> <BR> <em>411</em> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:19:14 EST New Year Challenges Have you joined a Spark Challenge for the New Year? Many teams have New Year Challenges so if you are are on several teams like me, you may be overwhelmed. <BR> <BR> SO instead of adding one more here, I thought we could just say which challenge or challenges we have joined, what team and what the challenge is. <BR> <BR> <em>411</em> <em>249</em> <em>306</em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 10:24:03 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today: January 2011 “Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” -Margaret Cousins <BR> <BR> This is the quote I found to kick off our gratitude habit for 2011. It is my hope that as are you looking back on 2010 you have had much to be thankful for--everything considered. <BR> <BR> Wishing you a Happy and THANKFUL New Year! <BR> <BR> <em>411</em> <em>30</em> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 20:08:57 EST Challenge: 33 Things I am Thankful for in 2010 Today's healthy reflection is about taking inventory of your gifts and blessings so I thought I'd give us a year-end challenge. LIST 33 Things--in your journal, or blog or anywhere else you please--YOU ARE GRATEFUL FOR IN 2010. <BR> <BR> And if you are feeling really froggy and time allows, why not go for 66 Things or even 99! <BR> <BR> Feel free to return and tell us how far you got. <em>30</em> Thu, 30 Dec 2010 12:43:34 EST 3 New Year's Resolutions With just a few days left till the new year, you are probably in the process of making your resolutions OR maybe you are finished. <BR> <BR> What are your resolutions? <BR> <em>249</em> Sun, 26 Dec 2010 14:07:35 EST How many pounds did you lose in 2010? And just for fun. A half gallon weighs 3 pounds--SO how many half gallons did you lose?? <BR> <BR> I lost 32 pounds. SO, I lost 10 half gallons! Sadly, I have regained a couple of those half gallons back. BUT, I am working on it!! <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 13:30:54 EST 3 Good Habits You started in 2010 There is a saying about how we make our habits and then our habits make us. Our habits (good or bad) are a big part of who we are and how we live. <BR> <BR> What 3 good habits did you start in 2010? <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 20:25:53 EST 3 Favorite Holiday Foods, drinks or recipes Aahh the holidays with all the delicious foods, drinks and treats. What are your 3 favorites?(Which of course you will indulge in moderation!!):-) <BR> <BR> Mine <BR> <BR> ~Glazed ham <BR> ~Chapati and mung beans (traditional holiday dish from Kenya) <BR> ~ Eggnog custard pie(even though I know I should stay as far away from it as possible:-) ) <BR> <BR> <em>445</em> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 13:34:14 EST 3 BIG Things I am thankful for this year As we near the end of the year, what are 3 really BIG Things/ blessings you are grateful for? <BR> <BR> You can also respond in a blog if you so wish. Feel free to leave us a note here so we can stop by your page. <BR> <BR> Blessings, Thu, 9 Dec 2010 16:16:10 EST How much do you want to lose in December? And How? With the holidays upon us, losing weight or maintaining our weight loss can be challenging. <BR> <BR> What is your weight loss goal this month? Lose a few pounds? Maintain? Tell us how you plan to meet your goal--it can be as simple as portion control, 30 minute exercise or more elaborate :-) <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> <em>311</em> <em>274</em> <em>301</em> <em>91</em> <em>34</em> Fri, 3 Dec 2010 13:16:26 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today. December 2010 For each new morning with its light, <BR> For rest and shelter of the night, <BR> For health and food, for love and friends, <BR> For everything Thy Goodness sends. <BR> ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> I came across this lovely poem this morning and thought it would be a great start to our gratitude thread for this month. May your December be filled with much to be thankful for! <BR> <BR> Wed, 1 Dec 2010 09:39:16 EST Emoticon Your Mood. How are your feeling. Emoticon Your Mood. Wed, 10 Nov 2010 10:47:55 EST Give a Spark Goodie Game Just for the fun of it, give a spark goodie to whoever posted before you on this thread and then post something here to keep the game going. <BR> <BR> <em>30</em> Wed, 3 Nov 2010 23:02:43 EST New Month! What are your goals for November? This thread is a spin-off from one of our older threads. Tell us what your goals--weight loss or otherwise--for November are. <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> Mon, 1 Nov 2010 10:26:19 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today. November 2010 “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward <BR> <BR> What are you thankful for today? Mon, 1 Nov 2010 09:40:00 EST OUR TEAM LEADER? Where is she? Do we have an assistant? Our leader has been tagged inactive, lets say a prayer and hope someone can find out if she is fine. Who is willing to step up? We need a leader in the mean time. Sun, 10 Oct 2010 16:48:40 EST HIGHEST WHEEL SPIN FOR OCTOBER 2010(EMOTICON!) <em>109</em> <em>109</em> <em>109</em> <em>109</em> <em>109</em> Tue, 5 Oct 2010 14:14:46 EST 3 THINGS I AM THANKFUL FOR OCTOBER 2010 NEW TALENTS I AM DISCOVERING <BR> NEW OPPORTUNITIES <BR> FRIENDS WHO ARE THERE ALWAYS Tue, 5 Oct 2010 13:56:09 EST My Top 3 I am thankful that I have the means to start taking better care of myself. <BR> <BR> I am thankful for beautiful healthy children. <BR> <BR> I am thankful for a husband that supports me. Sat, 25 Sep 2010 17:10:21 EST September, 2010 Thankful for: Cooler weather in the Kenosha area. <BR> <BR> My daughter living nearby. <BR> <BR> A good haircut this morning. Wed, 1 Sep 2010 13:49:49 EST wheel spin/ highest on the wheel for Aug. 2/10 Sat, 7 Aug 2010 00:59:10 EST Things I am Thankful For Today First and foremost I am thankful for my salvation through Jesus Christ, My Lord and Savior. Second, I am thankful that I still have my Mom. She is 81 yrs. old. <BR> Not only is she my Mom, but she is my best friend. I am thankful for my immediate family and my extended church family. I am also thankful for this website and all the support. <em>43</em> <em>43</em> Mon, 2 Aug 2010 15:14:38 EST 2010 Wheel Spin/Highest on wheel for July 5/10 only the 7/7. Wed, 7 Jul 2010 10:52:58 EST 3Things I am Thankful for Today. July 2010. A new month <BR> warm weather <BR> gettingback to working out Fri, 2 Jul 2010 00:51:24 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today - May 2010 I have sweet mom <BR> it's a beautiful sunny day <BR> I got to sleep in today and may actually be able to relax today instead of working all day! Sun, 9 May 2010 09:37:43 EST BURN THE CALORIES ...GREAT READ FROM REAL AGE Hi all, thought I'd share this with y'all! <BR> <BR><BR>ng-way-to-burn-more-calories Mon, 19 Apr 2010 02:06:39 EST March 2010 Wheel spin/Highest on the Wheel Where we can post our results. Mon, 1 Mar 2010 00:11:34 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today March 2010 I am posting this now so I am Marching on to March. Mon, 1 Mar 2010 00:07:40 EST SP wheel 5 and 10...:) Sun, 21 Feb 2010 12:29:47 EST Oops wrong place Oops Tue, 19 Jan 2010 21:49:15 EST Thanks Hi, My name is Carrie and I am thankful to my Friend Darlene for telling me about sparkpeople. Thankful for this new team. I hope to find my way on here. Mon, 18 Jan 2010 10:01:55 EST I'm New ;0) Happy New Year * Happy New You Greetings everyone! <BR> <BR> <BR> I am thankful for seeing another day let alone seeing a new year <em>104</em> <BR> I am thankful to know the Lord is the Head of my Life <BR> I am thankful that I have a roof over my head despite some challenges. <em>41</em> <BR> <BR> I look forward to connecting with you! <BR> (((BAM))) Blessings And Miracles to all of you and your loved ones!! Mon, 4 Jan 2010 06:47:52 EST 2010 Wheel spin/highest on wheel 1/4 <BR> 4/20 <BR> 2/20 Sun, 3 Jan 2010 13:22:26 EST 2010 3 Thing I am Thankful today! I am late posting the new thread. I am going to keep it for two month insted of one and see how long it get. Pat <BR> <BR> taking care of myself <BR> knowing I can't do it all <BR> and this too shall pass Sun, 3 Jan 2010 13:19:48 EST How are you doing in 2010? I have been checking in and spinning but not posting much seem I fighting a cold. I been eat well drinking my water taking my med and vit and getting penty of sleep. Hope to be up to posting soon. Pat Sun, 3 Jan 2010 13:15:02 EST New Sparker/New to Team Hi! I am a mom, wife, and to be a healthy role model. I like the idea of focusing on the positive and what I am thankful for rather than focusing on the negative glad this group was started. Wed, 23 Dec 2009 09:58:14 EST Wheel spin/highest on wheel for Dec. 09 5/5 12/4 <BR> 5/5 12/2 <BR> 4/5 <BR> Fri, 4 Dec 2009 23:16:38 EST 3 things -ans to a prayer a daughter to pray with <BR> <BR> -memories of the best dog in the world <BR> <BR> -time ,two love and repair and build Fri, 4 Dec 2009 00:12:08 EST Wheel Spin/Highest on Wheel 5/5 Tue, 1 Dec 2009 01:16:11 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today for Dec 2009 Posting this early <BR> finishing my posting <BR> feeling much less pain <BR> Tue, 1 Dec 2009 01:13:33 EST Wheel spin/Highest number on wheel for November. 5/5 Great way to start the month. Sun, 1 Nov 2009 01:18:20 EST 3 Thing I am Thankful for Today for November. That I am in less pain. <BR> That I could change the thread early <BR> Looking forward to this month. Sun, 1 Nov 2009 01:16:20 EST Wheel spin/Highest number on wheel for October. It great to be alive <BR> 3/10 Fri, 2 Oct 2009 03:01:15 EST 3 Thing I am Thankful for Today for October. That I am feeling less pain in back <BR> that when I fell early this week I did <BR> not break any thing. <BR> That doing my exercises helped my lower back work better and not break. Fri, 2 Oct 2009 02:57:46 EST Glad I found you Hello fellow team mates. I was look around the SP teams and I was so happy I found you. One of the things I don't want to lose during my weight lose journey is my sense of gratitude. <BR> <BR> In advance - thanks, for your assistance while I reach for my goals. Wed, 23 Sep 2009 03:45:49 EST Hello All I'm new My name is Krista, I am so very thankful today that my pathology report on cervical polyp came back negative for cancer. Thankful for my new grandson, William (2 weeks old) and for my beautiful son (9years) and daughter (11 years). Looking forward to getting to know you all! Fri, 18 Sep 2009 00:56:17 EST Wheel Spin/Highest on wheel for Sept. only three days late <BR> 4/5, 1/3, today 2/5 <BR> <BR> <BR> Have a great day. <BR> Thu, 3 Sep 2009 10:23:41 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today for Sept. I am getting ready for next month <BR> Mon, 31 Aug 2009 23:30:04 EST Hello! I am thankful for so many things in my life! I have a journal that has space for 5 things to be grateful for each day. I haven't used it for awhile, but I have just joined this community and it will be fun to share with all of you on this team. I am hoping to make some on-line friends while I am on my journey. Right now the three things I am grateful for are the 3 pounds that I lost this last week! <BR> <BR> Jen Fri, 21 Aug 2009 12:19:57 EST Wheel Spin/Highest on wheel for August 1/5 Sun, 2 Aug 2009 00:42:13 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today for August. Ok Here is the august thread for your list of thankfulness. <BR> Sun, 2 Aug 2009 00:33:13 EST Any Sparkrecipe that you would recommend? Are there any recipes on that you found. Do you use sparkrecipe? Have you sent any to sparkrecipes? Sun, 19 Jul 2009 17:17:59 EST change one letter letter and then change to better. <BR> ok the word is <BR> smile <BR> Sun, 19 Jul 2009 17:08:27 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today for July meds for my ear infection. <BR> catching up with things <BR> lost 15 lb since last dr visit. Thu, 2 Jul 2009 23:10:57 EST Wheel spin/highest on the wheel for July 5/5 7/1 Thu, 2 Jul 2009 22:33:35 EST I'm new to the team and am thankful for: 1. God <BR> 2. my family <BR> 3. the endless possibilities life has to offer <em>67</em> Wed, 17 Jun 2009 23:15:33 EST 3 Things That I am thankful for today First and foremost I am thankful for God sending His Son to die on the cross for our sins. <BR> Second, I am thankful for my family. <BR> Third, I am thankful for my church and my extended <BR> church family. <em>41</em> Mon, 15 Jun 2009 21:16:48 EST Hi I'm new!! Hi everyone! My name is Janet, I seen this site and thought how I take the simple things for granted. I need to be more aware and give thanks for what I have. <BR> <BR> I just took up walking about three months ago and I found out I really love to do it! I wish I would of done it a lot sooner in my life. <BR> <BR> I hope to meet some of you on the site and I hope that everyone has a wonderful day today! Janet <BR> Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:06:56 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today for June That I am able to set up this Thread <BR> Doing it early <BR> willingness Mon, 1 Jun 2009 01:37:05 EST Wheel Spin/Highest #on the Wheel for June 3/20 Mon, 1 Jun 2009 01:34:12 EST Hi I'm new and I'm grateful to join this team... 2.I'm grateful to you, Unsure, for dropping by my page and welcoming me so warmly <BR> 3. I'm grateful for the fact that so far today, I haven't eaten anything in the kitchen. <BR> frenchie <em>213</em> Sun, 24 May 2009 11:32:20 EST Wheel Spin/Highest on the Wheel for May 3/5 Have a great day. Fri, 1 May 2009 01:20:14 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today. May 2009 That May is Here. <BR> New Month is starting. <BR> Together WE can do this. <BR> Fri, 1 May 2009 01:17:33 EST The Glad Game How many of us remember or watched the movie Pollyanna. I was reading an article today and they mention the game she play to be see joy in life. <BR> <BR> Pollyanna lost her missionary parents in an automobile accident. She was taken in by her austere and uber-proper, maiden Aunt Polly, who was rich, rich, rich. However, 'mean' Aunt Polly was, she did take Pollyanna on shopping sprees (Aunt Polly didn't want the town folk to see her in her missionary rags). The central theme of the story wa... Mon, 6 Apr 2009 09:35:32 EST Wheel spin/Highest on the Wheel for April. 2/5 Wed, 1 Apr 2009 02:03:31 EST Wheel spin/Highest on the Wheel for April. 2/5 Wed, 1 Apr 2009 02:02:21 EST 3 Thinnngs I am Thankful today for April. That I was able to set up this thread, early. <BR> I am getting things done. <BR> doing better each day. Wed, 1 Apr 2009 01:59:45 EST I'm janice0505 Hi! I am Janice. I am 47 years old; married to a wonderful husband and two adult boys 21 and 24 living outside of the home. I am a spiritual person. I love to read spiritual books, do cross-stitching, doing my first quilt. I am a quiet person, but like to keep myself busy. I am struggling with my weight as I think it is because of no modivation whatsoever. Love to eat! Since I am babysitting a border collie, God granted me this so I could boost myself in walking which I am doing twice ... Tue, 31 Mar 2009 09:17:27 EST Daily Quotes I am hope I can keep this up. If you have one you would like to add,feel free. Thu, 12 Mar 2009 14:17:08 EST Wheel Spin/Highest # on the Wheel for March. 10/10 Sun, 1 Mar 2009 16:14:24 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today March Thread Good Food <BR> enough rest <BR> getting thing done Sun, 1 Mar 2009 16:12:40 EST Facebook Do any friends want to meet at Facebook to deepen friendships / overlap? I have enjoyed having some SPARK friends over on FB for that reason---and because others' status messages sometimes say, "Out for powerwalk" or such :) Tue, 24 Feb 2009 13:53:22 EST Hi I am so thankful I found this team. I'll admit I'm joining for purely selfish reason. I need to be reminded of things to be thankful everyday. Tue, 17 Feb 2009 18:22:16 EST Introduction Hello, to all. My name is Sandra. I am 59 years old. <BR> I joined SparkPeople in Nov. 08. My goals are to be 50 lbs. lighter by November, 09 and to maintain an <BR> excercise program. I love this site and the SparkTeams that I have joined. There are three things that I am thankful for today. First, I am thankful for my salvation through Jesus Christ my Lord. Second, I am thankful for my family and their <BR> well being. Thirdly, I am thankful for my church <BR> family who mean so much to m... Sun, 8 Feb 2009 22:08:24 EST Wheel spin/ Highest on the wheel for February post what you get on your wheel and the highest number on the wheel. Hope to see you are post here. Sun, 1 Feb 2009 00:26:51 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today for February This one is set up for February. Come one come all and post here. Sun, 1 Feb 2009 00:16:30 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today January 2009 warm House <BR> good food <BR> Great Team Thu, 1 Jan 2009 01:09:51 EST Wheel Spin Point/Highest on the Wheel January 2009 25/25 Wonder way to Start the Year. Thu, 1 Jan 2009 01:06:14 EST Relay for life I have started a team in memory of my husband. If you would like to know more or to see our team home page, please take a look at my home page here on Spark people. <BR> <BR> Thank you. Tue, 30 Dec 2008 23:04:11 EST Wheel spin points/Highest on the Wheel December 4/20 Tue, 2 Dec 2008 00:11:34 EST How is your water and fruit/veggie doing? I am staying on track with my food and drinkng water. I inproving my exercises Tue, 2 Dec 2008 00:04:13 EST Wheel spin/highest on wheel 4/20 Mon, 1 Dec 2008 23:59:41 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today December Thread Snow waiter to December to come. <BR> ate within my food range <BR> Drank my water Mon, 1 Dec 2008 23:58:14 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for today - December For today, 1st day of December, I am thankful that <BR> I can see the growth in my self-esteem; <BR> <BR> New friends; <BR> <BR> A warm, compassionate, and insightful Therapist Mon, 1 Dec 2008 19:50:32 EST New girl on the team Hello! My name is Teresa. I'm 34, married to a wonderful man & we have two kids. Paige is almost 11 & Zachary is 5. I saw this team & thought it looked like one I would love to be part of. I'm looking forward to getting to know everyone. <em>213</em> Tue, 25 Nov 2008 09:02:18 EST Nov. 2nd :) 1. The sunshine and nice fall weather! <BR> 2. My family and friends <BR> 3. This possible new relationship...yay for new beginnings! :) <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day! Sun, 2 Nov 2008 10:58:29 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today for November Good Food <BR> warm Clothes <BR> warm House Sun, 2 Nov 2008 01:25:10 EST Wheel spin Points/highest on wheel for Novenber. 5/5 11/2 <BR> 2/10 11/1 Sun, 2 Nov 2008 01:20:38 EST Hello Hi all - I'm new to this team - been on Spark about a month. I found this group on another persons Spark Page. This is a great thing...we often forget to think about how blessed we are, take everything for granted. Thanks for letting me join. Sun, 19 Oct 2008 23:27:56 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today for October the teams I belond to <BR> the teams I lead or co-lead <BR> the Wed, 1 Oct 2008 01:54:55 EST Wheel spin Points/highest on wheel for October This is the new thread for October. I do this for all the dial up people on this team. Take care and God Bless. Wed, 1 Oct 2008 01:49:02 EST Wheel spin Points/highest on wheel September Today 5 over 10 Sun, 7 Sep 2008 12:26:36 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today September This team <BR> Sparkpeople <BR> all my cyber friends Sat, 6 Sep 2008 22:49:01 EST Just joined the team Hello - I am hoping this becomes a new good habit for me - starting the day with gratitude, and sharing it with all of you! Today I am thankful for my singing voice, and the joy and camaraderie I experienced last nite with fellow singers; I am thankful for new friend in my building; I am thankful for these two strong legs that allow me to <BR> walk all over the city! I believe the more you focus on the positive, the more your Spirit will be at peace. Mon, 18 Aug 2008 12:47:22 EST Wheel Spin Points/ Highest # on Wheel for August Today I got 5/10 <BR> <BR> Have a great day everyone Fri, 1 Aug 2008 02:41:10 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today August this team <BR> sparkpeople <BR> and my weight loss Fri, 1 Aug 2008 02:36:20 EST Changes to your Sparkpages Don't know is you know about This So I am Posting it here. <BR> <BR> We're happy to announce the launch of two often-requested enhancements to the SparkPage photo gallery. <BR> <BR> 1) You can now add up to 50 photos to your gallery, up from 25. <BR> <BR> 2) You can now also change the order of your photos. Go to Edit SparkPage, the click Edit My Photo Gallery. You can then put your mouse on any photo to move it around the page, and click Save at the bottom left when you are finished. ... Sat, 26 Jul 2008 20:59:09 EST 3 things Surviving another busy weekend at the racetrack! <BR> My grandson is 6 months old! <BR> Gods love for me! Mon, 7 Jul 2008 12:12:22 EST Update your Spark Page. When Did you change your sparkpeople page? If it been awhie Take a look at it and see if there are things that could be undated. <BR> <BR> If you been around sparkpeople for over 6 months. Are there things that are on your spark page that use have all ready reach that huddle. Have you lost some weight and not changed you ticker. Habit you achived and still list as needing to do. Any thing that you improved on that you didn't think to even list as want to do on goal page. going to sleep easi... Sun, 6 Jul 2008 02:30:53 EST Question About Fruit and Veggie.Recipes I set this thread up, so if we had any questions about the recipes that were posted we could ask them here. Leave the recipes threads easier to follow. Thu, 3 Jul 2008 08:02:18 EST Veggie Recipes Only Let's start posting Your Recipes. Thu, 3 Jul 2008 07:52:59 EST Fruit Recipes Come and post your recipes for fruits. Remember we want healthy ones. ONLY RECIPES HERE! Thu, 3 Jul 2008 07:43:49 EST I am thankful for I got to see my grandson sleeping this morning, such a precious sight! <BR> My 20 yr old daughter told me she loves me, actions here lately have shown to be the opposite! <BR> My husband defused an argument this morning before it turned ugly between us! Tue, 1 Jul 2008 12:20:03 EST Wheel Spin Points/Highest # on Wheel for July. I do this for the people who have dial up. Tue, 1 Jul 2008 01:36:33 EST 3 Things I am Thankful for Today July thread I set this up now so I wouldn't forget. Tue, 1 Jul 2008 00:45:57 EST Three Things I am thankful for I am thankful God allowed me to see another day. <BR> I am thankful I have a loving husband. <BR> I am thankful for my Mom, my 2 daughters & my precious grandson! Mon, 30 Jun 2008 17:59:18 EST What benefit do you get from making this list? When I first heard about the grateful journal, I thought--that won't do anything more than improve my consistency for journaling. I was soooo wrong. <BR> <BR> Writing 3 things initially constantly drifted to the big things that of course, we are all grateful for. You know. Love, kids, parents, husband/wife, life, health, happiness, etc. But then something happened. <BR> <BR> What happened is that I began looking for the little things for which to be grateful. Suddenly I found myself ea... Sun, 29 Jun 2008 22:11:05 EST Honny, I'm hoooooome!!! Hi, I'm Sylvia from Minnesota. <BR> <BR> I like the idea of this group. Chronic negativity is a dangerous mindset - we hand over our power with it to outside forces and relinquish all control of our lives and our destiny. Seems like a terrible waste to me. <BR> <BR> Something as simple as reminding ourselves of three good things every day can turn that around. So sign me up! Tue, 24 Jun 2008 20:13:44 EST Perspective How often do I forget to be thankful? <BR> <BR> I go through my day grumbling because I hurt, forgetting three years ago I couldn't walk. <BR> <BR> For the joy of aching leg muscles and joints from walking all day yesterday ,,,I'm thankful. <BR> <BR> The rent is due, the phone bills due, the car payments due, and the prescriptions need filled. <BR> <BR> For being postal five days a week and being able to pay these things ,,, I'm thankful. <BR> <BR> The music is to loud, the fridge is bar... Sun, 15 Jun 2008 13:38:15 EST ENCOURAGING WORDS for the DAY Encouraging Words <BR> <BR> Sunday 6/15/2008 <BR> <BR> Don’t worry about anything, instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. <BR> <BR> ~ Philippians 4:6, NLT <BR> <BR> Sun, 15 Jun 2008 12:57:43 EST Wheel Spin Points/Highest # on Wheel for June 3/5 Sun, 1 Jun 2008 20:27:40 EST Three Things I am Thankful for Today for June Here is the new thread to post for June Please join us. I do this for the dail up People. Come on team let use this new thread. <BR> Sun, 1 Jun 2008 02:04:11 EST Thankful for you! I'm so glad to find such a positive place! I have so much to be thankful for and yet seem to lose sight of that on a daily basis. <BR> <BR> As the Veggie Tales characters teach my kids: <BR> <BR> "A thankful heart is a happy heart!" <BR> <BR> I know I need to start living that too. Sat, 3 May 2008 06:26:08 EST Wheel Spin Points/Highest # on Wheel Starting May 4/25 Thu, 1 May 2008 01:27:16 EST "3 Things I am Thankful for today" May's Posting! SparkPeople, Teams, and Members. <BR> All the improvement to Spark Pages and the tech who are making them <BR> Not giving up before you reach your goals. <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 1 May 2008 01:22:54 EST This is a chat and get know our team mates This thread was requested by one of our team member. So if you like to use it Please do. Wed, 30 Apr 2008 21:22:34 EST hello introducing myself to you. i joined sp about 1month ago and have found lots of support. <BR> <BR> 3 things i am thankful for today (4-23-08) the me time i had today, my children and their wittiness, and peace. <BR> Wed, 23 Apr 2008 21:07:59 EST What a great idea! Hello! I'm relatively new to SP and have been checking things out for a few weeks. This is the first team I've joined. I really like the idea of being part of a team of people who take the time to share things to be grateful for each day. This also seems to be the best way to reach any goal - focusing on the positive steps toward reaching that goal, not dwelling on the negative choices, which only leads to discouragement. <BR> <BR> Thanks for the chance to join your team! <BR> <BR> <... Sun, 20 Apr 2008 01:11:51 EST April 13th - three things I am thankful for today Energy <BR> Laundry getting done <BR> 2-3 meals planned and cooked to begin the week with <em>241</em> Sun, 13 Apr 2008 11:15:08 EST April 3 Things I am thankful for today I had the strengh to put my dog down, he had bone cancer. <BR> I am not eating over it and feeling the lost <BR> puting one foot in front of the other. <BR> Tue, 1 Apr 2008 22:59:43 EST Three things I am thankful for today The first thunderstorm of spring. <BR> My two incredible daughters. <BR> My wonderful Mom who has been so supportive through my illness and surgery. Mon, 31 Mar 2008 11:11:28 EST 3 things I'm thankful for My boyfriend <BR> My girls <BR> The fact that my first attempt at dying my hair turned out much better than I anticipated:) Sun, 30 Mar 2008 18:45:43 EST Three things I am thankful for today Finding Spark People <BR> The sunshine:) <BR> Feeling better after surgery Fri, 28 Mar 2008 11:29:28 EST New to the team:) Hello everyone! My name is Jody, and I'm new to this team. I'm really enjoying meeting people on SP! This past year has been a difficult one for me, and I didn't realize until this week how much I needed to feel connected to people who are so positive! It's like a breath of fresh air! I'm currently recovering from a hysterectomy, which I had last Wednesday, and I have recently been diagnosed with diabetes. I'm a single mom of two wonderful girls (ages 9 and 11). I work full-time, go to... Fri, 28 Mar 2008 11:25:14 EST The Power of Words The Power Of Words <BR> <BR> A group of frogs were traveling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit. All the other frogs gathered around the pit. When they saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as good as dead. The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jump up out of the pit with all of their might. The other frogs kept telling them to stop, that they were as good as dead. Finally, one of the frogs took heed to what the other frogs were sayin... Tue, 4 Mar 2008 12:49:31 EST Ride the Bike with God!! BIKE RIDE WITH GOD <BR> <BR> When I first met Christ it seemed as though life was rather like a bike ride. <BR> <BR> But it was a tandem bike, and I noticed that Christ was in the back helping me pedal. <BR> <BR> I don't know just when it was that He suggested we change places, but life has not been the same since. When I had control, I knew the way, <BR> it was rather boring, but was the shortest distance between two points. <BR> <BR> But when He took the lead, He k... Mon, 3 Mar 2008 18:26:40 EST beware: a little sad but thankful Greetings, I am in a funk yet the Universe/God led me to this team perhaps to discover that I do have the right to be thankful... I am fighting for my acceptance of worthiness... So I am using this forum to be ACCOUNTABLE to myself and the Universe... <BR> <BR> I am thankful that I am able to move my body inspite of my desire to simply stay in a state of 'non-movement'. <BR> <BR> I am thankful that I will be able to connect to people today for it will remind me that peace only occurs with p... Sat, 1 Mar 2008 16:34:42 EST You are special to me..I have a message for you. Copy the below link and paste in your web browser. You will find a wonderful message about how much you are loved. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Did you enjoy it?? Blessings, Chargail Sat, 1 Mar 2008 11:45:34 EST March 3 Things I am thankful for today Spring will be coming soon(I hope). <BR> Spark teams <BR> hubby gettomg over his cold. Sat, 1 Mar 2008 00:33:44 EST Feb 20...3 things I am thankful for <BR> <BR> a nice evening out to dinner with my husband. <BR> a restful night's sleep. <BR> a smooth morning at work. Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:03:18 EST Feb 19...3 things... I am so thankful for: <BR> <BR> another year of life (today is my b'day) <BR> <BR> my home (even though it is crowded right now and needs work) <BR> <BR> my husband (the love of my life) <BR> <BR> Tue, 19 Feb 2008 02:29:12 EST Feb. 17 ...Three things... I am thankful for <BR> <BR> my improved health <BR> my family <BR> my husband <BR> <BR> God bless all of you. Sun, 17 Feb 2008 14:35:04 EST February 3 Things I am Thankful for Today I know I am jumping the gun better to be a little early. Keeping up with things and wanting too. Thu, 31 Jan 2008 23:49:05 EST I'm pleased I found you. I've been using SP for 2 weeks and just starting to explore other teams. I think this team sounds great. I am often low and one thing I do is on my way to work is remind myself to find things I am thankful and reflect on them later. <BR> <BR> I live in Christchurch New Zealand and am thankful for the support and love my family shower on me. <BR> For a job I love and reading a good book. <em>41</em> Sat, 19 Jan 2008 04:34:25 EST Hello I just joined this week. I like the idea of joining this team to start the gratitude habit again. <BR> <BR> Today I'm thankful for my job, the beautiful weather, and co-workers I really enjoy. Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:47:16 EST Wheel Spin Points for Today 2008 5/5 Today 1/3 Thu, 3 Jan 2008 20:40:34 EST January 3 Things I am Thankful For Feeling Good this morning! <BR> Family members want to make changes. <BR> It's a New Year filled with possibilities! Tue, 1 Jan 2008 11:59:36 EST 3 things I am thankful for today -I woke up in a good mood, even if I have to work a extra weekend. <BR> -I no longer take Ibumetin for aches and pains in my joints since I lost weight. <BR> -My faith to get through difficult times. <BR> cheers <BR> Rena Fri, 21 Dec 2007 23:46:01 EST Hello people I love sparkpeople, I only wish I found it 3 years back. It has been hard lossing weight alone. There is a homepage for, but no others from my area whom want contact over the usual weekly meeting. <BR> When you loss 176lbs, you go up in this project with heart and soul. Because for me thats the only way you loss so much weight alone and get the job done. <BR> 3 things I am very thankful are: <BR> -My stubborn nature to suceed against all the usual odds. <BR> -Goin... Fri, 21 Dec 2007 04:33:00 EST New I joined this team because I like to stay positive by reminding myself what I am thankful for. This team will help reinforce my committment to doing that. <BR> Today I am thankful for having a supportive family, for SparkPeople and for New Possibilities Mon, 10 Dec 2007 00:16:45 EST Today's Spin Points 4 points out of 20 Fri, 7 Dec 2007 14:57:36 EST Decenber - three things I'm thankful for today oven <BR> oranges <BR> one day <BR> Sat, 1 Dec 2007 21:11:05 EST I just joined Hello everyone. I just joined SP about 4 days ago, but for the 2nd time (last time, switched to dial up, and wasn't able to use it anymore, it's too slow!), but just now found this group. I hope to learn to be more thankful, as I start thanking God every day for realizing all the things that I DO have. Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:35:53 EST November - 3 thinkgs I am thankful for going dancing tonight <BR> nice morning at home <BR> tickets for Cowboy Celtic Fri, 2 Nov 2007 18:17:05 EST October Thread 3 Things I am thankful for today. On Oct 1 start using this thread. Sun, 30 Sep 2007 21:44:14 EST Diet funny My Mom sent this to me. I hope it doesn't offend any blondes. I'm sorry a head of time if it does. <BR> <BR> A young blonde woman was terribly overweight, so her doctor put her on a diet. <BR> "I want you to eat regularly for 2 days, then skip a day, eat regularly for 2 days, then skip a day. Repeat this procedure for 2 weeks. The next time I see you, you'll have lost at least 5 pounds." <BR> <BR> When the blonde returned, she shocked the doctor. She had lost nearly 20 pounds. <BR> ... Fri, 21 Sep 2007 19:55:03 EST September Forum "3 Things I am thankful for Today. This is the new thread for Sept. Let's start posting here. Sat, 1 Sep 2007 23:20:07 EST Hey, friends I just joined SP and and I decided to join this team. I have been overweight ever since 12 -13 years old. I have decided to try and do something about it. If you have time just drop me a little note. Wed, 8 Aug 2007 15:03:19 EST August Forum "3 Things I Am Thankful For Today" This is the new thread for all to post on sorry I am late setting it up. <BR> Sat, 4 Aug 2007 00:07:57 EST Hi Everyone! Hi Everyone! I'm Tera. I'm 27 years old. I live in Springfield, MO. I have PCOS and Type 2 diabetes. I am married. It will be 4 years on Aug. 16th. We have one Spoiled rotten cat, named Casey. We don't have any kids yet because I have infertility problems due to PCOS. <BR> <BR> I have been over weight since I was 13 years old. I am tired of being overweight! I started eating healthier and started walking at least an hour a day and have lost 15 pounds in the last 2 months. <BR> <BR> I love... Sun, 15 Jul 2007 14:50:53 EST Do You Need Help W ith Anything? If you need help with anything let us know, I know this gruop would help if you ask. Let us know so we can help you. Fri, 13 Jul 2007 12:54:51 EST Spin Point today Started July ! This a the new thread to post your spin points. Join me in posting them here. Sun, 1 Jul 2007 16:28:39 EST July Forum "3 Things I Am Thankful For Today" This is the new forum for July to post your Gratitude daily. Sorry about being late in posting it but I have to let others have time on the Internet. <BR> <BR> Sun, 1 Jul 2007 16:18:01 EST Forever Grateful It's my choice. I can focus on all the negativity in the world around me, or I can count my blessings and put the emphasis on what a wonderful life I have in spite of its numerous challenges. I choose to look for the good and praise the One who has put it there. <BR> <BR> Today I am thankful for a house to myself, 10.5 pounds lost, and lots of sunshine! <BR> <BR> Linda Sun, 1 Jul 2007 09:29:46 EST Happy Father's Day to All Fathers of this Team What Makes A Dad <BR> <BR> God took the strength of a mountain, The majesty of a tree, <BR> The warmth of a summer sun, The calm of a quiet sea, <BR> The generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of night, <BR> The wisdom of the ages, The power of the eagle's flight, <BR> The joy of a morning in spring, The faith of a mustard seed, <BR> The patience of eternity, The depth of a family need, <BR> Then God combined these qualities, When there was nothing more to add, <BR> He knew His maste... Fri, 15 Jun 2007 21:49:06 EST Are You Eating Your Fruit and Veggie? Do you eat at least 5 a day of fruit and veggie? <BR> If yes, what are you eating. If no, why not? Fri, 15 Jun 2007 14:40:07 EST yesterday three things I was (and still am) thankful for <BR> 1. my mom... she's wonderful!! <BR> 2. getting an unexpected scholarship (woohoo tuition money!!!) <BR> 3. making new friends at work Thu, 7 Jun 2007 02:34:39 EST June 3 Things I am thankful for today Group Forum This the new Group Forum. <BR> <BR> Health inproving <BR> warm day with lite rain <BR> God's Strengh to keep doing what I need to do <BR> Fri, 1 Jun 2007 01:25:59 EST Today's 3 Things Today, I am thankful for my body - that it can move, it can digest, that it is lovely, just like all of yours! <BR> <BR> <em>184</em> Thu, 24 May 2007 10:16:10 EST Motivations Thoughts Motivations for Weight Loss <BR> M-make short term goals <BR> O-out with the negative thoughts <BR> T-think of why you want it <BR> I-imagine how you will feel <BR> V-visualize the future you <BR> A-acknowledge your successes <BR> T-treat yourself with respect <BR> I-investigate new ideas and foods <BR> O-observe your healthy lifestyle <BR> N-never give up and never give in <BR> S- supporting one another. <BR> <BR> Spiritangel posted this on another thread hope you enjoy it. <BR... Mon, 21 May 2007 01:08:00 EST AreYou Getting All You Water In? I know this is a difficult for many I aim for 8 glasses. So how are all of you doing with your water. Thu, 10 May 2007 15:53:04 EST Have You Stayed in Your Food Range? Ok I know it hard to admit. But if we don't, how do we intend to lose this excess. Wed, 9 May 2007 16:04:52 EST Did you drink you water today? Are you drinking your 8 glasses of water each day? If not how close are you? Wed, 9 May 2007 15:19:29 EST May 3 things I am thankful for I posted athis thread to help the dial up people and to help all post on one thread instead may each day. Tue, 1 May 2007 04:00:04 EST New attitude Today I woke up with a new attitude. I am going to turn my weight lost over to the Lord and stop trying to handle this myself. I know that with the Lord's help I can do all things. Fri, 27 Apr 2007 10:03:10 EST saying hello Hi everyone <BR> newish S[ark member but brand new 3 things member.. what a wonderful idea to take time to celebrate the good things in our life.. all too often it seems like the bad things rule how we feel. <BR> <BR> today I am thankful for the inspiration that Sparkpeople provides, the support that the forums offer and the discovery that my essay grade is better than expected. <BR> <BR> Wishing you all a pleasant day that brings your goal one step closer... Fri, 20 Apr 2007 08:56:12 EST 3 things I am grateful for today My breath <BR> <BR> Being loved <BR> <BR> Generosity Sat, 14 Apr 2007 09:08:50 EST I AM THANKFUL Today I am thankful for the word of God. Because it says I can be, I will be. <BR> <BR> I am also thankful for my children who give me a reason to get up every morning. <BR> <BR> I am thankful for grace, for even when I fall short, I know that I can start again. Sat, 14 Apr 2007 04:12:57 EST Today's gratitude... Spring Break <BR> A working car <BR> Family <BR> Good health Wed, 4 Apr 2007 13:00:42 EST Welcome new member and please introduc yourself Hi I am Pat{unsure) and I thought It might be nice if we introduces our self. so here goes. Pat, Wife Mother, and Grandmother and in 98 I had a car accident and came home in a wheerchair, I am walking now with cane and have diffcultly doing many things, but I am learning to adapt to this new lifestyle. I am so thankful to be alive and able to do more things <BR> as I relearn to adjust to my disability. I feel that we all can do this together and hope you will keep up and win this battle. Hope... Mon, 2 Apr 2007 19:51:31 EST happy to find you to hang out with & feel grateful I'm very new to Sparkpeople (about 2 weeks now), and jumping on the message boards took me awhile to try. I'm slowing building my community, and I found you through a post from Louloub. For a couple of years now I have had a practice of sitting down every morning and writing in a little journal: "Today I am grateful for . . ." and writing 5 things. I've done a lot of spiritual dabbling in my life, but this is definitely the most fruitful one ever. And here is a whole group of you doing th... Thu, 29 Mar 2007 01:03:54 EST 3 things im gratefull for today today im grateful for the word of god to guide us . im thankfull for my husband and family #3 im thankfull for a blessing i just received this afternoon that i was fretting about,susan Sat, 24 Mar 2007 17:58:05 EST 3 Things I am thankful for today 1.Brandon <BR> 2.Sparkpeople <BR> 3.My health Thu, 15 Mar 2007 12:27:52 EST PLEASE PRAY PLEASE GO TO MY PAGE AND READ..."GRANDSON GOING BACK TO ALASKA." <BR> THANK YOU ALL. Thu, 15 Mar 2007 11:50:22 EST Hello Hi, I am new to this team and I think that it is great. I feel like we are always focusing on the bad things that aren't going right in our lives. We never actually stop and thing about the good things. So, hello everyone! <em>213</em> Wed, 7 Mar 2007 12:20:47 EST Hello, I am new too! I saw this teamon one of my friends Teams list. Looks like agood way to stay grateful and grounded. <BR> I am looking for ward to posting my 3 things I am grateful for! Sat, 3 Mar 2007 10:15:05 EST points until next trophy 904 Tue, 27 Feb 2007 21:49:14 EST hello, I'm new . . . :) This is a good idea for a group. <BR> <BR> Today I'm thankful for: <BR> <BR> 1) the privilege of prayer <BR> 2) God's faithfulness and kindnesses in listening to me. <BR> 3) friends. Now, I should pick up the phone and call a few!!! <em>224</em> Mon, 26 Feb 2007 14:55:15 EST spin points today I started this thread for each of you to come each day and post the number you get from your wheel spin each day. Yes, it silly but we all need some sillyness in aour life. And if you don't feel like you have any other thing to be thankful for at least you can tell us what your spin was. and we need to post each and every day and at least you can post about your spin and remember to do it each day. something to be positive to each day. Pat Wed, 14 Feb 2007 19:18:03 EST Which Spark Teams do you recommend? Since I found this awesome team from a recommendation from one of my other teams, I hoped the same would hold true here. <BR> <BR> It is neat how much you can learn about each other just by seeing the teams that they are on. <BR> <BR> My Teams: <BR> 40 Something's <BR> Border Collies Rule <BR> Dog Agility Enthusiasts <BR> Dog Lovers <BR> Dog Motivators <BR> Dog Sports <BR> MIXED MUTT DOG HOUSE <BR> Rat Terrier Moms & Dads <BR> Small Dogs, Big Hearts <BR> You're Not The Only O... Mon, 5 Feb 2007 17:30:24 EST Hello, new to this site My name is Michelle. I am so glad I found this site. My friends and I get together once a month and share whats good and whats bad. Lately it seems like I just keep getting the negative news. Thanks for having such a hopeful and inspiring board for us. <BR> <BR> I look forward to visiting every morning and starting my day here on a positive note. <BR> <BR> Good luck in all of your weightloss goals, be it for self esteem, health realted issues, or just because you want to. I wish each... Mon, 5 Feb 2007 16:29:06 EST Hello! Hi there, <BR> I am Donia, 27, wife to Chris, mommy to Drew and Jill and live in SC. <BR> <BR> 3 things I am thankful for today would be, <BR> <BR> 1.My husband and kids <BR> 2.Flowers <BR> 3.Ability to stay home with my kids Wed, 17 Jan 2007 16:21:02 EST Fast food film Hi Attitude of Gratitude folks, <BR> <BR> I'm just making the rounds of the teams I've joined, and letting you know that "Supersize Me" will be broadcast this week. <BR> <BR> It's an award winning DOCUMENTARY about a young man who vowed to eat nothing but McDonald's food for 30 days and nights. It covers health topics, school lunches, and political lobbying by the food industry. <BR> <BR> You may want to set your VCR or TiVo, since it's on at Midnight (Central Time) on the MSNBC channel. Mon, 15 Jan 2007 15:19:48 EST Hi There! I Just Joined :) Wow! What a great idea for a team! I'm very excited about the positive-ness here! <BR> <BR> For today, I'm thankful: <BR> #1: I have enough calories left to have chinese food for dinner <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> #2: I have a job where I can sit at my desk and listen to AC/DC when I want to jam out and get stuff done <em>36</em> <BR> <BR> #3: I just joined this team to help me keep a positive outlook in day-to-day life! <em>67</em> Wed, 10 Jan 2007 16:43:00 EST Hello, new to the site!!!! Hello!!!! <BR> What a great way to start each day by being thankful. It takes the focus off of ourselves. Well I am thankful for a new year to accomplish goals and to also enjoy the journey getting there. I'm thankful for being able to breathe, and for the progress that I am accomplishing w/ the help of the one and only true physician (God). Looking forward to getting to know all of you!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Sat, 6 Jan 2007 21:03:57 EST Thankful in the New Year A new year and a new start. <BR> Good health <BR> Sparks People encouragement Mon, 1 Jan 2007 08:57:08 EST Hello Hello everyone, <BR> <BR> I joined SP a couple days ago. I joined this team because we often focus on the things that are going wrong in our lives until we forget what we have to be thankful for. <BR> <BR> 3 Things that I am thankful for today: <BR> <BR> 1. God <BR> 2. Family <BR> 3. Living to see another New Year Sun, 31 Dec 2006 17:21:29 EST New here <em>213</em> Hi everyone i just joined this team and wanted to introduce myself. I am 34,married ,have by-polor. I think this concept is a fantastic one . Everyone needs to remind themselves of the good are my first three. <BR> #1 my hubby <BR> #2 my parents <BR> #3 being well for a bit over a year. Sat, 23 Dec 2006 17:35:20 EST Holidays I am grateful for family at the holidays <BR> <BR> For mild temperatures <BR> <BR> and the ability to help others in need Wed, 20 Dec 2006 09:11:08 EST 3 Things I'm Thankful for Today (1) That my recent surgery was sucessful. <BR> (2) That recovery is progressing rapidly. <BR> (3) That my town has great YMCAs Thu, 7 Dec 2006 22:02:31 EST Three things I'm thankful for today 1. When having a bad day, that it only takes a moment for it to change, I'm thankful for hope:)) <BR> 2. music <BR> 3. Dancing :)) Wed, 6 Dec 2006 14:24:04 EST Can I take a day off once in a while? Yor N Is it ok to take a day off once in a while? <BR> I am tallying yes's or no's <em>199</em> Sun, 3 Dec 2006 23:24:05 EST winter I am grateful for my roof, my odd family, and having a job o complain about. Sat, 2 Dec 2006 23:12:25 EST My 3 things right now <em>211</em> <BR> 1. I have a frind who keeps my candy for me. So I don´t overeat. Then I visit him and he serves tea and a few peaces of candy or licorice. <BR> 2.Today I´v waited untill now going on the computer. <BR> 3 <BR> . Yesterday evening i did boxing so now I´m proud and feel in good shape. <BR> Love Lise Tue, 28 Nov 2006 15:55:17 EST December 2006 - 3 things I am thankful for We start using this thread on December 1 - thanks everyone!! Mon, 27 Nov 2006 17:30:10 EST I'm Thankful for My Family, My Heath, & Grace & Mercy <em>253</em> Mon, 27 Nov 2006 13:54:49 EST I am thankfull today for 3 things * Beautiful weather, sun shining in November. <BR> ** Being able to stick on the goals. <BR> *** Have a wonderfull friend always with me. <BR> <BR> Everyone have a wonderfull day. <BR> <BR> Ayfer Mon, 27 Nov 2006 01:54:41 EST