SparkPeople 2019 Winter 5% Challenge Community Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=70348 Race to Fascinating Places - 8 Weeks this Winter. Join a supportive team and let's have fun as we lose 5% of our weight, make new friends and improve our health! Start 1/5/2019 SparkPeople 2019 Winter 5% Challenge Community Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=70348 Weigh in Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x71123228 Here are the overall weigh in results for Week One. We lost a total of 481.86 pounds or 6.57%. Remember that these numbers are adjusted for those team members that are in maintenance.. <BR> <BR> SHOOTING STARS lost 65.00 pounds, -.84% <BR> SPIRITED UNDERDOGS lost 60.00 pounds, -.78% <BR> CHAMPIONS lost 49.00 pounds, -.68% <BR> WRJ&amp;Gs lost 39.10 pounds, -.57% <BR> FIRECRACKERS lost 41.50 pounds, -.55% <BR> CLOVERLEAFS lost 41.20 pounds, -.54% <BR> ROWDY REBELS lost 36.50 pounds, -.54% ... Thu, 7 Mar 2019 15:11:54 EST Challenge 6 Rio de Janeiro, Braz 5996 Mi - Me Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70949690 This is for information only. PLEASE POST YOUR RESULTS ON YOUR CHALLENGE TEAM PAGE. And post questions and comments on the discussion thread. Thanks! <BR> <em>432</em> Challenge #6 Saturday, February 9 - Friday, February 15 <em>432</em> <BR> <em>535</em> DESTINATION - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5,996 Miles - Me Time &amp; Cut 100 Calories <BR> <BR> The challenge begins Saturday morning. Exercise &amp; Me Time &amp; Cut 100 Calories done prior to SATURDAY DOES NOT COUNT!!!!! <BR> <BR> Tim... Fri, 8 Feb 2019 00:44:22 EST Week #4 Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70940233 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> Please do not post here! this topic is the Results only. Please post your cheers and well wishes to the following link. <em>304</em> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/<BR>team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x7<BR>0348x70739300 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>742</em> Challenge #4 - Vatican City (5525 miles), Fiber and Healthy New Habit <em>742</em> <BR> <BR> <em>535</em> Air Miles <em>536</em> <BR> 16,286 SPIRITED UNDERDOGS <BR> 15,635 ROWD... Wed, 6 Feb 2019 13:42:54 EST Week #3 Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70940206 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> Please do not post here! this topic is the Results only. Please post your cheers and well wishes to the following link. <em>304</em> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/<BR>team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x7<BR>0348x70739300 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>636</em> Challenge #3 - Sun Peaks, Canada (7005 miles), Healthy New Habit and Nutrition Tracking <em>636</em> <BR> <BR> <em>535</em> Air Miles <em>536</em> <BR> 16,068 SPIRITED UNDER... Wed, 6 Feb 2019 13:36:10 EST Challenge 5 Sedona, USA 6079 Mi - Cut 100 Calories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70901911 This is for information only. PLEASE POST YOUR RESULTS ON YOUR CHALLENGE TEAM PAGE. And post questions and comments on the discussion thread. Thanks! <BR> <em>432</em> Challenge #5 Saturday, February 2 - Friday, February 8 <em>432</em> <BR> <em>535</em> DESTINATION - Sedona Arizona, U.S.A. 6,079 Miles - Cut 100 Calories &amp; Fiber <BR> <BR> The challenge begins Saturday morning. Exercise &amp; Cut 100 Calories &amp; Fiber done prior to SATURDAY DOES NOT COUNT!!!!! <BR> <BR> Sedona is... Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:29:27 EST Week #2 Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70893738 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> Please do not post here! this topic is the Results only. Please post your cheers and well wishes to the following link. <em>304</em> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/<BR>team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x7<BR>0348x70739300 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>645</em> Challenge #2 - Laos (5871 miles), Nutrition Tracking and Water <em>645</em> <BR> <em>535</em> Air Miles <em>536</em> <BR> 16,653 SPIRITED UNDERDOGS <BR> 15,686 ROWDY REBELS... Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:10:27 EST Week #1 Challenge Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70893632 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> Please do not post here! this topic is the Results only. Please post your cheers and well wishes to the following link. <em>304</em> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/<BR>team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x7<BR>0348x70739300 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>706</em> Challenge #1 - Isle of Skye, Scotland (6205 miles) and Water <em>706</em> <BR> <BR> <em>535</em> Air Miles <em>536</em> <BR> 17,063 SPIRITED UNDERDOGS <BR> 16,775 ROWDY REBEL... Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:54:40 EST Challenge 4 Vatican City 5525 Miles & Fiber http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70857854 This is for information only. PLEASE POST YOUR RESULTS ON YOUR CHALLENGE TEAM PAGE. And post questions and comments on the discussion thread. Thanks! <BR> <em>432</em> Challenge #4 Saturday, January 26 - Friday, February 1 <em>432</em> <BR> <em>535</em> DESTINATION - Vatican City 5,525 Miles - Fiber &amp; Nutrition Tracking &amp; Exercise <BR> <BR> The challenge begins Saturday morning. Exercise &amp; Fiber &amp; Healthy Habit done prior to SATURDAY DOES NOT COUNT!!!!! <BR> <BR> Vatica... Thu, 24 Jan 2019 19:02:54 EST Challenge 3 Sun Peaks Canada 7005 Mi & Health Habi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70811705 This is for information only. PLEASE POST YOUR RESULTS ON YOUR CHALLENGE TEAM PAGE. And post questions and comments on the discussion thread. Thanks! <BR> <BR> <em>432</em> Challenge #3 Saturday, January 19 - Friday, January 25 <em>432</em> <BR> <em>535</em> DESTINATION - Sun Peaks, Canada 7,005 Miles - Exercise &amp; Healthy New Habit <BR> <BR> The challenge begins Saturday morning. Exercise &amp; Healthy New Habit &amp; Nutrition Tracking done prior to SATURDAY DOES NOT COUNT!!!!! ... Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:04:45 EST Weekly Landing Bonus Information! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x70348x70772233 Hello 2019 Winter 5% Challengers!!! <BR> <BR> Welcome to the 2019 Winter 5% Challenge ~ the FIRST Challenge of the New Year! <BR> <BR> I hope that you are enjoying your 'travel time' with your fellow team mates and I trust that you are having a GREAT Challenge ~ getting in some exercise and working the LTGL (Living The Good Life) portion(s) of the Challenge. <BR> <BR> I also hope that you are making the most of your 'Challenge Experience' by connecting with your fellow team mates (giving/... Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:37:47 EST Challenge 2 Laos 5,871 Mi & Nutrition Tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70765086 This is for information only. PLEASE POST YOUR RESULTS ON YOUR CHALLENGE TEAM PAGE. And post questions and comments on the discussion thread. Thanks! <BR> <BR> <em>432</em> Challenge #2 Saturday, January 12 - Friday, January 18 <em>432</em> <BR> <em>535</em> DESTINATION - Laos 5,871 Miles - Exercise &amp; Nutrition Tracking <BR> <BR> The challenge begins Saturday morning. Exercise &amp; Nutrition Tracking &amp; Water done prior to SATURDAY DOES NOT COUNT!!!!! <BR> <BR> Laos is one o... Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:32:57 EST 5% Challenge Motivator - IRISHSWEETPEA53 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70755637 In her blog she shares WOW (Words on Wednesday). She says 'When I joined SparkPeople 5 years ago, I knew I was starting on a journey. It would not be a quick trip... Slowly but eventually your actions will pay off.' <BR> <BR> If you enjoy her blog, please hit the 'I like this blog' button. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=6556555 </link> <BR> <BR> Also on her home page, please nominate her for a motivational member! <BR> <BR> Wed, 9 Jan 2019 12:36:41 EST Air Traffic Control: Radar Report http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x70348x70739315 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> Please do not post here! This topic is for the Radar Report only. Please post your cheers and well wishes to the following link. <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> I will post an update here Monday through Thursday <BR> <BR> <link>sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_message<BR>board_thread.asp?board=0x70348x70739300 </link> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fa4def9c-89d8-4ebc-b112-b91af4f63ea2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Challenge 1, 6,205 Miles and Drink Water... Mon, 7 Jan 2019 05:35:31 EST Cheer Crew http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x70348x70739300 <em>321</em> Post cheers here! Please support all teams! Mon, 7 Jan 2019 05:29:10 EST Might have to drop out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x70348x70723635 Ya'll I'm just going to be honest here - I have no clue what is going on. I get the part about logging weight and exercise, but then I see challenges and team points, and something about LTGL, and I am lost. It seems like too many different things going on in too many different threads for me to keep up with. <BR> <BR> I also noticed something about tracking water, and I'll be honest again - I just don't do that. No offense, but I think that's kind of pointless. When I get thirsty, I drin... Fri, 4 Jan 2019 19:56:58 EST Challenge 1 Isle of Skye Scotland 6205 Mi & Water http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70711856 <em>381</em> We've gathered from around the world for the Winter 5% Challenge. Fasten your seat belts, this first week may be a little bumpy. Please be sure to weigh yourself on Saturday, and count your glasses of water each day. If you are a little late in joining your team you will still be able to record this important information. OK ready for take off! <BR> <BR> This is for information only. PLEASE POST YOUR RESULTS ON YOUR CHALLENGE TEAM PAGE. And post questions and comments on the d... Thu, 3 Jan 2019 01:19:09 EST Display 5% Challenge Teams on My Spark Page? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x70348x70675497 Do not post here. This is important instruction for those that need help to show their private teams on their page. <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> **Each team will get bragging rights for each member who displays their 5% Challenge Community Team &amp; their Challenge Team icon on their page. <BR> <BR> Here is how you do it. <BR> <BR> Question - For some reason my Community Team and Challenge Team does not show up on my page. Is there anything I can do to add them? I know I'm on the team bec... Fri, 28 Dec 2018 12:21:03 EST Challenge Theme - Healthy Forever Habits http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33865x70348x70671229 <em>213</em> <em>235</em> I hope you are on your way to the airport soon. We take off on Saturday, January 5th! <BR> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <BR> <em>67</em> Please remember - Wherever we travel it’s a lovely summer day and we are physically fit and have ease of mobility. <BR> <BR> Note: in all travels we are environmentally sensitive and are not harming the habitat. <BR> <BR> <em>432</em> <em... Thu, 27 Dec 2018 17:47:31 EST Challenge Theme - Healthy Forever Habits http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70671219 <em>213</em> <em>235</em> I hope you are on your way to the airport soon. We take off on Saturday, January 5th! <BR> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <em>432</em> <BR> <em>67</em> Please remember - Wherever we travel it’s a lovely summer day and we are physically fit and have ease of mobility. <BR> <BR> Note: in all travels we are environmentally sensitive and are not harming the habitat. <BR> <BR> <em>432</em> <em... Thu, 27 Dec 2018 17:45:33 EST 14 - Light Your Fire! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70669096 Motivational Quotes/Mantras <BR> <BR> Prepare yourself for success by having the words that will move you to action and keep you on track for the 8 Weeks of the 5% Challenge. <BR> <BR> What can you tell yourself every morning that will give you a sense of purpose for your day? <BR> <BR> What can you tell yourself when you are thinking of skipping a walk or a workout? <BR> <BR> Is there something you can tell yourself when you are reaching for that second helping or that cookie? <BR> <B... Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:33:16 EST What to do to Receive a Team Assignment: Read Only http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70668700 <em>227</em> Please do not post here <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> Once the first round of invitations are sent, the teams are unbalanced in number. In order to balance the teams, new members are added as they join and are added in the order they post to the remaining sign-up thread. If you are requesting a team please post to the thread below. <BR> <BR> Members who signed up before the first round and are waiting to receive their invitation are added as the team numbers balance. Again, this i... Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:05:03 EST 13 - Before Picture http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70663833 <em>192</em> <em>55</em> <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> We have done activities to help track our progress. Let's do one more for a Non-Scale Victory (NSV) - take a before picture this week and if you like you post it on your page. At the end of the challenge take another picture so you can see the difference 5% makes. Thinking of that future picture can help you visualize your success. <BR> <BR> Save the outfit so you can wear it in your AFTER picture! <BR> <BR> If you are catching up ... Wed, 26 Dec 2018 11:27:05 EST 12 - Know Your Numbers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70650255 <em>189</em> It is important that you know your 5% Challenge goals. Please do the calculations and you can update when the challenge starts. <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> First day of the 5% Challenge: Saturday, January 5th weigh in (record weight on your team page) <BR> <BR> Last weigh in for the 5% Challenge: Saturday, March 2nd <BR> <BR> A) How many pounds will you lose to achieve your 5% weight loss? <BR> <BR> To calculate your 5% (example): <BR> <BR> Current weight X .05 = ________ ... Sun, 23 Dec 2018 10:33:55 EST 11 - Tracking Your Progress With Measurements http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70647189 Body measurements can be a useful way to track your progress. Many times you'll see a loss of inches even if the scale isn't moving. These are important Non-Scale Victories (NSV). To ensure accuracy, measure in exactly the same place and under the same conditions each time. Here are some instructions and tips to help you. <BR> <BR> How to Take Body Measurements <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=1281 </link> <BR> <BR> Then record your Measurements... Sat, 22 Dec 2018 18:00:10 EST 10 - FYI What Spark Defines as Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70627472 It might surprise you to know that playing Wii, playing an instrument, painting, heavy cleaning, playing with the kids, darts, acting, officiating at a sporting event are included! Look for things you may already be doing that you are not including in your exercise. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calorie<BR>s_burned_list.asp </link> <BR> <BR> Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas - Limitless Options for Aerobic Exercise <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_art... Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:07:58 EST 9 - Strategize http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70619310 Note - the 'Sorting Post on Top' button? Click it to 'Sorting First Post on Top' to make it easier to read the countdown activities. <BR> <BR> List your 3 reasons/excuses on why your lifestyle (diets and exercise) plans have not been well executed in the past. Write a strategy for each one to keep yourself on track for 8 weeks. Let's learn from our past behaviors and make this our best Challenge ever! <BR> <BR> What have you learned along the way that has really helped you? <BR> <BR> <e... Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:31:08 EST 5% Challenge Motivator - RAYLINSTEPHENS http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70619296 Today Linda posted 'RAYLINSTEPHENS is officially down to the last 5 lbs! OMG!!' <BR> <BR> As she says - The 5% Challenge works if you work it. <BR> <BR> Please stop by her page or blog and cheer her on! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Down 39 lbs today! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=6548050 </link> <BR> <BR> If you enjoyed her blog, please hit the 'I like this blog' button Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:28:17 EST 8 - Triggers & Red Light Foods http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70615865 With Christmas looming this is a great topic. <BR> <BR> Time to figure out what triggers you to overeat, defined as eating and drinking more calories than you need, causing you to gain weight. <BR> <BR> For the purpose of this activity, a Trigger Food is defined as the one that gets you off course; you are not truly hungry yet you are eating and eating! A Trigger Situation is where you are, who you are with and what you are doing when this happens. Example – you are home alone, watching ... Sun, 16 Dec 2018 20:14:27 EST 7 - Motivation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70599360 Note - the 'Sorting Post on Top' button? Click it to 'Sorting First Post on Top' to make it easier to read the countdown activities. <BR> <BR> Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. - Jim Ryun <BR> <BR> Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will you be able to do in the future with a slimmer healthier body? And list all the OTHER things that you... Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:38:47 EST 6 - Win Tomorrow Check List http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70584538 Plan for success - do your homework today so you succeed tomorrow. Take a few minutes today to make your lunch for tomorrow, update your schedule and do a few things so you have time to take care of yourself and don't feel rushed. If you do not already have a list/routine please use this one or make up your own. <BR> <BR> Prepare you own WIN tomorrow checklist to help you plan for success the next day. <BR> <BR> Get water bottles ready <BR> Have healthy snacks ready <BR> Plan 3 good meals ... Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:04:50 EST Delete http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70584532 <em>227</em> Delete Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:03:18 EST 5 - Win Today Check List http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70576455 With the change of season, it is easier to make lifestyle changes. Put some thought into your goals and plan to make it a happy and healthy season. Build good habits, you are worth it. Motivation is what get you started, habit is what keeps you going. <BR> <BR> Are you random on how you get things done? Does time get away from you and workouts are missed and meals are sketchy? Get out of the time waster, bad habit rut. Today is the start of your path to fitness and weight loss. Set goa... Sun, 9 Dec 2018 11:57:00 EST 4 – Update Your Page http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70572530 This is a fun activity, updating your Spark Page. This is your time to shine - tell us about yourself, add pictures of you, your hobbies, pets, etc. For new Sparkers this will really get you Sparking. <BR> <BR> When's the last time you updated your information? Please look at your Spark Page; time has a way of slipping by and goals, progress and even programs change. Will new teammates and team leaders get an accurate picture of who you are and where you're at? Feeling stuck in a rut or in ... Sat, 8 Dec 2018 19:33:25 EST 3 - Healthy Eating & Nutrition Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70569421 <em>249</em> 5% Challenge will be Saturday October 6, 2018. <BR> <BR> Did you notice the 'Sorting Post on Top' button? Click it to 'Sorting First Post on Top' to make it easier to read the countdown activities and read comments in chronological order. <BR> <BR> It’s time to decide what diet you can follow for 8 weeks. Your diet will determine what you eat and how much. There are many to choose from - Spark, South Beach, Weight Watchers, American Heart Association, Diabetes Diet, Dr. Oz,... Sat, 8 Dec 2018 01:07:24 EST Casual Travelers please http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70563880 Sign me up! Pretty sure I posted incorrectly but I don't totally understand how this works sorry Fri, 7 Dec 2018 07:16:47 EST 2 - Exercise Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70558723 Do these countdown assignments as they fit into your schedule. Use this time to set goals and plan for a successful winter challenge. Be ready Day 1 to put your good intentions into good actions, but you can start today! <BR> <BR> Make this challenge one you will remember as a turning point in your life, when you decided to put your good intentions into actions for a healthier lifestyle. Look for ways to improve your health, feel better about yourself, and get launched with a running start. ... Thu, 6 Dec 2018 13:37:24 EST 1 - Information & Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70550135 <em>229</em> &amp; <em>523</em> Welcome 5% Challengers new and returning. The countdown to the Challenge is so exciting as we gather together and get ready for take-off. <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> 5% Challenge will be Saturday January 5, 2019 <BR> <BR> This is not a Self Fulfilling Prophecy, but today your weight is likely the lowest it will be for the rest of the year UNLESS you take immediate action. Events like Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year's, parties, etc. are all occasions where we... Wed, 5 Dec 2018 11:39:00 EST Send Love to FRENCHIFAL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70542456 I am glad to see our friend FRENCHIFAL is prioritizing her health and planning for a successful Winter 5% Challenge. She recently lost her beloved mother and now has time to focus on herself. <BR> <BR> In her blog she says - Weight is a side effect of how we live our lives. We might not be able to control it, but we can control what we choose to eat, whether we exercise, and weight loss is a predictable result of making healthier choices... my health won't magically improve without some work... Tue, 4 Dec 2018 12:39:26 EST 5% Challenge Motivator - DIANEDOESSMILES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70537091 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/02050f77-2f2d-4081-b760-3e4efb3b5cd1.png">Gone 128 lbs thanks to 5% Challenge!! <BR> <BR> At the 288 pounds I used my power chair 97% of the time. I was at one point on 16 meds from antidepressantS, narcotics, muscle relaxers, sleep, high blood pressure and oh my!! Breakfast was a whoopie pie with pills as the main part. <BR> <BR> As you read at the start its been 8 years and I just hit my goal during the Fall 5% Challenge. <BR> <BR> <l... Mon, 3 Dec 2018 19:41:22 EST 5% Challenge Motivator - WARRIORSUE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33783x70348x70528336 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a90ab19e-893b-4ffd-8089-abdb07cbee99.png">She shares her experiences taking on a healthier lifestyle. As she says, "I never would have known that all I needed to get started was one tiny decision" <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=6546161 </link> <BR> <BR> If you enjoyed her blog, please hit the 'I like this blog' button Sun, 2 Dec 2018 10:58:50 EST Required Reading: Rules Summary http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x70348x70521133 <em>227</em> <em>303</em> Do not post here for any reason. This is a read-only post with a brief outline of the rules to stay active. <BR> <BR> Rules in brief: <BR> <BR> 1) post points to the Weekly Living the Good Life Challenges <BR> 2) post exercise minutes <BR> 3) do Weekly Weigh-Ins. <BR> <BR> Please consider this before choosing to join the 5% Challenge and be ready to commit to this Challenge for 8 weeks. If you decide this challenge isn't a good fit for you, please let us k... Sat, 1 Dec 2018 08:12:38 EST Weight Warriors http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490181 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:22:45 EST Walkers, Runners, Joggers & Gadgeteers (WRJ&G) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490178 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:22:15 EST Teddy Bears http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490175 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:21:46 EST Starfish http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490171 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:21:22 EST Spirited Under Dawgs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490168 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:20:48 EST Shooting Stars http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490166 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:20:25 EST Rowdy Rebels http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490164 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:19:57 EST Firecrackers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490161 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:19:39 EST Determined Daisies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490159 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:19:05 EST Cloverleafs Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490157 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:18:44 EST Champions in the Kitchen http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490154 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:18:18 EST Casual Travelers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490150 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:17:53 EST The Awesome A Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490146 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:17:15 EST Any Team is Great! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490141 We will do our best to honor your wishes but need to balance the number of people on our teams. Members are assigned in the order they sign up. <BR> <BR> No chatting here please! <em>304</em> Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:16:39 EST READ How to Pick YOUR Team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=33782x70348x70490128 <em>227</em> Team choice is closed. You will be assigned to a team. Do not post here. <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> <em>303</em> PLEASE DO NOT start new topics to keep it easy for everyone to find information about the challenge. Only Team Leaders start new topics. <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> DO NOT POST HERE - INFORMATION ONLY if you have questions please post them on Buzz Around the Airport. <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> ***ATTENTION*** Please do not sign up for a friend. ONLY ONE POST per ... Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:13:32 EST 3 Things to Be Happy About Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x70348x70490109 saw my friends at church today <BR> lovely long drive to dog school <BR> time to relax Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:05:57 EST Top 3 To Do List http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x70348x70490106 early to bed <BR> plan for a successful tomorrow <BR> win at cards tonight.... maybe Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:04:48 EST