SparkPeople Days of Our Lives Team Messageboard This is place where any and everyone who has an interest in the soap opera "Days of Our Lives" can come together and talk any and all the drama that's going on. SparkPeople Days of Our Lives Team Messageboard Message Removed Message Removed Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:32:53 EST Long Time Days Fan <em>12</em> Hi There! <BR> <BR> I just came across this SparkTeam today and wanted to join in. I've grown up watching this show on and off through the years! <BR> <BR> I tape the shows so I can zip through all the boring parts:) <BR> <BR> It'll be fun talking about the show with you all. <BR> <BR> Dusty Mon, 21 Nov 2011 12:41:35 EST Do you remember the original Nicholas Alamain? The actor's name is Erik von Detten. Well, he is definitely ALL grown up! Check him out... <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Sun, 20 Nov 2011 17:09:20 EST Is DOL going off the air? They keep bringing old people back just for a bit and I was wondering if they were going off the air soon? (Hope not!) Mon, 10 Oct 2011 09:11:34 EST Newbie from FL Hi! My name is Dana, I'm 46 years old and have 100 lbs to lose. I'm in the education profession and have a beautiful 12 yr old son who is the light of my life. Days of Our Lives started in 1965, the year I was born, and I think I've been watching it ever since. It is the only soap I watch. Looking forward to getting to know everyone in this group! Sat, 23 Jul 2011 17:13:05 EST Is anyone else tired of Carly Manning? I am SOOOOOOO tired of Carly's character - what is the best and creative way to get rid of her? Fri, 22 Jul 2011 14:15:43 EST Hello! I'm new to this team! Hi! I'm so excited to find a Days of Our Lives SparkTeam! Who knew!? I went into the search to search for who's coming and going and found you. I love Days and SparkPeople so this will be a fun team to be a part of! <BR> Thanks for starting the team!! <BR> <em>334</em> Thu, 14 Jul 2011 09:03:18 EST Salonella causes Recall of Skippy Peanut Butter <link><BR>lth-food_safety/ </link> <BR> <BR> Bacteria found in batches of Skippy peanut butter has prompted a recall in 16 states. <BR> <BR> Unilever issued a press release stating that Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread are being recalled in several states because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. <BR> <BR> No illnesses to date have been reported related to the recall, the ... Mon, 7 Mar 2011 10:57:38 EST Tainted food sickens 48 million each year,says CDC WASHINGTON— Foodborne illnesses kill <BR> 3,000 Americans every year and make 48 <BR> million sick, and most are never identified, U.S. <BR> health officials reported on Wednesday as <BR> Congress prepared a major food safety <BR> overhaul. <BR> <BR> Norovirus is by far the most common disease- <BR> causing germ, accounting for 5.5 million <BR> infections a year, or 58 percent of diagnosed <BR> illnesses, the federal Centers for Disease <BR> Control and Prevention said. <BR> <BR> S... Wed, 15 Dec 2010 22:29:51 EST Best Guy for Sami Here is a test to take to see who is the best guy for Sami. Mine came up Rafe. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>best-guy-sami/ </link> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 20:46:54 EST Coming up on Days Sami reacts to Gabi singing Rafe’s lullaby to Sydney. <BR> <BR> Carly wonders if Bo has had a change of heart. <BR> <BR> Thursday July 8: <BR> <BR> Sami and EJ take the kids to the lake. <BR> <BR> Chloe receives a visit from Vivian. Chloe realizes she has been manipulated by Vivi. <BR> <BR> Nicole discovers that EJ was behind Sydney’s kidnapping when she breaks into the mansion <BR> <BR> Friday July 9: <BR> <BR> Carly tells Chloe she will keep her secret pending a paternity test. <BR>... Wed, 7 Jul 2010 16:20:47 EST Frances Reid Memorial Brunch Days of Our Lives actors from the past and present will gather together at the Frances Reid Memorial Brunch to celebrate the life of the beloved actress, Frances Reid, who portrayed matriarch Alice Horton on the show and passed away on February 3, 2010. Jason Cook (ex-Shawn), Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy), Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), and Peggy McCay (Caroline) are scheduled to appear at this event. Members of Frances's family will also appear along with more names of actors t... Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:29:36 EST Shawn Christian in Secrets of the Mountain Days of Our Lives star Shawn Christian (Daniel) will appear in the action-packed, NBC TV movie Secrets of the Mountain on Friday, April 16 at 8 p.m. ET. <BR> <BR> The movie focuses on single mom Dana James, a public defender who takes her three kids to visit a mountain cabin they inherited from Uncle Henry, played by Barry Bostwick. Dana receives word that someone is interested in buying the mountain cabin, and the family soon finds themselves embarking on an adventure of a lifetime which wi... Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:09:37 EST Soap Cruise Fourth Voyage Announced After three successful years, Celebrity Events Group is thrilled to announce the Soap Cruise Fourth Voyage, which will sail Thursday, January 27 until Monday, January 31, 2011. The cruise will depart from Miami, Florida, then make stops in Key West, Florida and Cozumel, Mexico. Stars from Days of our Lives who are scheduled to board include Brandon Beemer (ex-Shawn), Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe), Galen Gering (Rafe), Eric Martsolf (Brady), and James Scott (E.J.) <BR> <BR> Activities aboard the fun-... Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:06:27 EST Alison Sweeney to Appear in Dalton, Georgia Celebrity mom, host of The Biggest Loser, and Days of Our Lives star Alison Sweeney (Sami) will be making a special guest appearance at the Ladies Night Out event on Thursday, April 22. This event takes place from 4 until 9 p.m. at the Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center, located at 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road in Dalton, Georgia. Alison will be signing autographs and be on stage for the fashion show. <BR> <BR> This Ladies Night Out event offers women an evening of food, drink, fun, fash... Sat, 3 Apr 2010 23:38:30 EST April Birthdays It's a brand new month and several Days of Our Lives stars from the past and present are celebrating birthdays in April, including: <BR> <BR> April 5, 1971: Krista Allen (ex-Billie Reed) <BR> April 6, 1948: Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy Wesley) <BR> April 8, 1984: Kirsten Storms (ex-Isabella "Belle" Black) <BR> April 9, 1971: Austin Peck (ex-Austin Reed) <BR> April 14, 1932: John Clarke (ex-Mickey Horton) <BR> April 16, 2003: Alina Foley (ex-Claire Brady) <BR> April 17, 1978: Lindsay Hartley (Aria... Sat, 3 Apr 2010 23:36:21 EST What Should Happen Next for Nicole? Welcome back Nicole! Life in Salem just hasn't been the same without her. It was great to see the tougher side of Nicole in prison and to see her finally remember who took Sydney. Knowing the way Nicole schemes and blackmails to get what she wants, she'll manage to get out of prison, thanks to Anna. What are you hoping she does next once she's out? Take a moment to vote. <BR> <BR> I hope she steals Brady away from Arianna. <BR> <BR> I hope she finds out what E.J. did, blackmails him, and ma... Sat, 20 Mar 2010 22:18:34 EST Many Happy Returns! Soap Opera Digest is reporting that several beloved DAYS actors from the past are returning for Alice Horton's farewell, and some of them will appear in a few episodes rather than just a one-day guest appearance. The list of actors includes: Jaime Lyn Bauer (Laura Horton), Christie Clark (Carrie Brady Reed), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton), Maree Cheatham (Marie Horton), Roark Critchlow (Dr. Mike Horton), Patsy Pease (Kimberly Brady), Lisa Trusel (Melissa Horton), Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady Jo... Sat, 20 Mar 2010 22:13:15 EST Matthew Ashford in North American Tour of Mamma Mi Former Days of Our Lives star Matthew Asford (ex-Jack Devereaux) is currently touring North America starring in the Broadway hit musical Mamma Mia! From now until the end of June, the beloved actor will be touring in Roanoke, Virginia; Jacksonville, Florida; Miami, Florida; Columbia, South Carolina; Knoxville, Tennessee; University Park, Pennsylvania; Syracuse, New York; Scranton, Pennsylvania; and in Toronto, Ontario. Check out the Upcoming Personal Appearances page for more details. <BR> <... Sat, 20 Mar 2010 22:10:08 EST Days Of Our Lives Renewed Through 2010-11 Season NBC has picked up hit daytime drama “Days of our Lives” for its 45th season, keeping the long-running show on the network through the 2010-11 television season, it was announced today by Marc Graboff, Chairman, NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios. <BR> <BR> ‘Days of our Lives’ continues to be a favorite of the daytime audience and we are thrilled to keep it going through its 45th season,” said Graboff. “‘Days’ has shown year-to-year increases in key female demographics and remains ... Sat, 20 Mar 2010 00:02:20 EST Huge Food Recall Search: Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP) product recalls <BR> <BR> The FDA announced that HVP manufactured by Basic Food Flavors has been recalled, and an estimated 10,000 products are affected by this recall. Hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) is a flavor enhancer commonly used in processed foods. <BR> <BR> HVP is found in snack foods such as potato chips and pretzels. It's also used in dry mixes for chip dips, gravy, au jus and marinades. HVP is also used in frozen foods (such as taquit... Wed, 17 Mar 2010 00:09:51 EST Arleen Sorkin Returns to DAYS Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Arleen Sorkin is returning to the show for a brief run in May as Calliope. The actress reportedly emailed Leann Hunley (Anna) and said, "You have to work with me. My brain is Teflon." She reported to the set on Monday, March 8. <BR> <BR> Longtime DAYS fans recall that Sorkin played the wacky fashion designer Calliope Jones Bradford from 1984 until 1990 and made brief returns in 1992 and in 2006. She first arrived in Salem and worked for Liz Curtis in her c... Sat, 13 Mar 2010 21:00:23 EST Drake Hogestyn Cast on Reality Bytes Former beloved Days of Our Lives star Drake Hogestyn, who played the unforgetable John Black from 1986 until January 2009, has been cast in the new web series Reality Bytes as Jerry Parker. The series is being produced by General Hospital star Tristan Rogers, who also plays Trevor Rains. Hogestyn's son Ben has also been cast as Jacob Kaplan. Other actors joining the cast of Reality Bytes include One Life to Live actress Tonja Walker, Suzanne Neidland, and Jered Allan. <BR> <BR> Reality Bytes... Sat, 13 Mar 2010 20:47:25 EST Meet some of the stars from Days of Our Lives! Samantha's Friends Charity Event Update <BR> <BR> If you want a chance to meet some of the stars from Days of Our Lives, Samantha's Friends will be hosting a charity event called Breakfast Wth Samantha's Friends on Saturday, June 5 at Henry's Hat near Universal Studios. Henry's Hat is a restaurant and bar owned by A.J. Gilbert and wife Martha Madison (ex-Belle). <BR> <BR> Actors scheduled to attend include the following: Molly Burnett (Melanie), Crystal Chappell (Carly), Shawn Christian (Da... Sat, 13 Mar 2010 19:52:38 EST March Birthdays A number of DAYS stars from the past and present celebrate birthdays this month, including the following: <BR> <BR> March 1, 1978: Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric Brady) <BR> March 1, 1949: Andrew Masset (ex-Larry Welch) <BR> March 1, 1937: Jed Allan (ex-Don Craig) <BR> March 7, 1961: Mary Beth Evans (ex-Dr. Kayla Brady Johnson) <BR> March 9, 1949: Jamie Lyn Bauer (ex-Laura Horton) <BR> March 9, 1935: Joseph Gallison (ex-Dr. Neil Curtis) <BR> March 9, 1953: Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts DiMera) <BR> Ma... Sat, 6 Mar 2010 23:06:50 EST John Callahan Returns to DAYS as Dr. Baker Soap Opera Digest is reporting that John Callahan is reprising his role on Days of Our Lives as Dr. Richard Baker. This time, however, he'll be crossing paths with another character. His first airdate is Thursday, April 22. <BR> <BR> Fans recall that Nicole manipulated baby broker and gambling addict Dr. Baker into switching Mia and Sami's babies. From that point on, he blackmailed Nicole into handing over more money in exchange for keeping her miscarriage and baby switching ordeal a secret.... Sat, 6 Mar 2010 23:01:57 EST Is Bo leaving Salem!?! Sorry, I just wanted to try my hand at writing an attention grabbing headline. Here's the real story... <BR> <BR> According to the March 9, 2010 issue of Soap Opera Digest, Daytime Emmy nominee Peter Reckell (Bo) will be sidelined for approximately one month, even though he's right in the middle of a frontburner storyline with Hope and Carly. A setsider quotes that "he was in danger of going over his guarantee of episodes and they didn't want to pay him more." Bo will reportedly leave town ... Sun, 28 Feb 2010 00:08:52 EST 2010 Daytime Emmy Pre-nominees The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced on Friday, February 26 the pre-nominees for the 2010 Daytime Emmy Awards. A preliminary ballot containing six performer categories was assigned to registered peer voters from the NATAS and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with the full list of actors considered from each show. The candidates who received the highest number of votes in each category made the list of pre-nominees. Here are the list of DAYS stars who m... Sat, 27 Feb 2010 23:56:29 EST John Aniston Guest Stars on Cold Case Days of Our Lives star John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) will guest star on CBS's Cold Case this Sunday, November 1 at 10 p.m. ET, according to a CBS press release. In this episode, the team looks into the 1944 murder of the top pilot from the WASP program, a pioneering group of civilian women who volunteered to fly non-combat missions during World War II for the U.S. Army Air Force. The beloved DAYS vet will play a World War II Army Air Force Veteran on the episode titled "WASP." <BR> <BR> Col... Sat, 20 Feb 2010 21:18:17 EST Jessica Tuck Joins the Cast of DAYS Soap Opera Digest is reporting that actress Jessica Tuck is joining the cast on Days of Our Lives as Chad's mother. She is best known to soap fans as Megan Gordon Harrison on One Life to Live, a role which won the hearts of many viewers and garnered her a Daytime Emmy nomination in 1992 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. <BR> <BR> In addition to her role on One Life to Live, Tuck has also made appearances on a number of TV series, including HBO's True Blood, Cold Case, Saving Gr... Sat, 20 Feb 2010 21:09:30 EST Austin Peck in The Irish Curse Former DAYS star Austin Peck, who portrayed boxer-turned-business-executive Austin Reed from 1995 until 2002 and again from 2005 until 2006, will star in Martin Casella's play The Irish Curse. This comedy centers on a group of Irish-American men who meet every Wednesday night at a support group for men with "tiny shortcomings." This play tackles the male obsession with masculinity, sex, and body image as it poses the question on the minds of many men: "Do I measure up to the next guy?" <BR> ... Sat, 20 Feb 2010 21:05:31 EST Leann Hunley to Appear on NCIS Days of Our Lives star Leann Hunley (Anna) will make a guest appearance on CBS's NCIS, according to TV Guide Magazine. The Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress will play Joann in an 80's flashback set. Award-winning actress Gena Rowlands, who Leann bears a striking resemblance to, will play the present-day Joann. <BR> <BR> In this episode, Joann is the former mother-in-law of Mark Harmon's character Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, and there is bad blood between Joann and Gibbs. Joann is very... Sat, 13 Feb 2010 17:58:49 EST Charles Shaughnessy on Jeopardy! Former Days of Our Lives star Charles Shaughnessy (ex-Shane Donovan) will appear on Jeopardy! Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Thursday, February 18. Charles will be competing with Chris Matthews and David Duchovny as they compete to raise funds for their special causes. Charles will be playing for his charity, the 1736 Family Crisis Center. He was the Jeopardy! celebrity champion back in 1995 and defeated David Duchovny, Noah Wylie, and Lynn Redgrave, winning $30,000 for charity. <BR> ... Sat, 13 Feb 2010 17:54:44 EST Will Days Do A Funeral for Alice Horton? I was very upset to hear about France Reid death. I loved her on Days! I can remember watching her on Days when I was little. I remember my Great Aunt Jane watching Days Of Our Lives. She was the only original cast member on the air I think. Well....Maggie has been on there forever too. <BR> <BR> But I want Days to have a funeral for Alice Horton! So she can be barred by Tom Horton on the show! I was too young to remember his death. I was just a kid. I just remember that he really did die in... Wed, 10 Feb 2010 18:55:25 EST February Birthdays It's hard to believe we are already done with January, which means a new month of birthdays for DAYS stars from the past and present. Those celebrating birthdays during the month of February include: <BR> <BR> February 2, 1962: Michael T. Weiss (ex-Dr. Michael Horton) <BR> February 7, 1973: Victor Webster (ex-Nicholas Alamain) <BR> February 9, 1985: Rachel Melvin (ex-Chelsea Brady) <BR> February 9, 1955: Charles Shaughnessy (ex-Shane Donovan) <BR> February 13, 1971: Galen Gering (Rafael "Raf... Sun, 7 Feb 2010 00:55:58 EST Days of Our Lives Winter Olympics Pre-Emption As many of you already know, the XXI Winter Olympics will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from Friday, February 12 until Sunday, February 28. What does that mean for Days of Our Lives? The show will be pre-empted on Monday, February 15, so no need to set your DVRs. Rest assured, since no episodes will be missed and you'll soon be able to find out what happened after Philip and Melanie's wedding. Please be sure to check your local listings to ensure that DAYS airs in it's reg... Sun, 7 Feb 2010 00:42:59 EST Peggy McCay to Appear on Cold Case Daytime Emmy nominee Peggy McCay (Caroline) will make a guest appearance on the Sunday, February 21 episode of CBS's Cold Case, according to Soap Opera Digest and a CBS press release. McCay will play a fellow circus performer named Zelda Panay in the episode "Metamorphosis." In this episode, the team investigates the 1971 death of a teenaged circus aerialist whose mid-act fall may have been the result of foul play. Former DAYS star Joe Penny, who briefly portrayed Martino Vitali in May 2008, ... Sun, 7 Feb 2010 00:28:31 EST 'Days of Our Lives' star Frances Reid dies at 95 NEW YORK - NBC says Frances Reid, who played matriarch Alice Horton on "Days of Our Lives" for four decades, has died in Los Angeles. She was 95. <BR> <BR> The network says Reid died Wednesday, February 3, 2010. <BR> <BR> She was among the original cast of the daytime soap opera, which premiered in 1965. Reid starred opposite Macdonald Carey, who played her husband until his death in 1994. <BR> <BR> Her final appearance as a regular was in 2007. <BR> <BR> Reid made appearances on episodic... Sat, 6 Feb 2010 00:29:07 EST 2010 DAYS Casting News Arianne Zucker (Nicole) posted on Monday, January 25 on Twitter that it was her first day back in Salem, so apparently she's done with her maternity leave and back at work. <BR> <BR> Soap Opera Digest reports that not only is Arianne Zucker (Nicole) back from maternity leave, but her onscreen mom Valerie Wildman (Fay) returned to the set on Monday, January 25. Both actresses will air in March. Sun, 31 Jan 2010 02:04:53 EST Days of Our Lives 2010 Cast Photos Take a look at some new Days of Our Lives cast photos for 2010, including new ones of Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress Leann Hunley, who returned in December 2009 as Anna DiMera, Sydney's kidnapper. The new Will Horton, Chandler Massey, is also included in the photo gallery along with Gabriela Rodriguez (Gabi), Taylor Spreitler (Mia), Casey Deidrick (Chad), Mark Hapka (Nathan), Shawn Christian (Daniel), and Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe). Enter the photo gallery and enjoy! <BR> <BR> <link>daysofo... Sun, 31 Jan 2010 02:01:03 EST Baby Sydney O my gosh! I was surprised to find out that EJ was behind it the whole time. But when will this Sydney baby nape end? I'm getting tired of this story now. Tue, 26 Jan 2010 19:38:37 EST Alison Sweeney to Appear on Mercy Celebrity mom, host of The Biggest Loser, and Days of Our Lives star Alison Sweeney (Sami) is scheduled to appear on an upcoming March episode of NBC's Mercy, according to EW. Alison will play a bus crash victim with minor injuries. The doctors soon discover that she has shrapnel in her brain, which will cause her to act out of character. <BR> <BR> Mercy is a drama which revolves around the life of Nurse Veronica Callahan and the staff of Mercy Hospital. The NBC drama airs Wednesday nights a... Sat, 23 Jan 2010 21:13:02 EST Charles Shaughnessy to Guest Star on CSI: NY Former Days of Our Lives star Charles Shaughnessy (ex-Shane Donovan) will make a guest appearance on CSI: NY, according to the actor's official Facebook page and a CBS press release. The episode "Sanguine Love" is scheduled to air on Wednesday, February 3 at 10 p.m. ET. Charles will play Mr. Christensen, the father of a young woman found dead in Central Park. Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress and General Hospital alum Finola Hughes will play Mrs. Christensen, the victim's mother. <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 23 Jan 2010 21:10:59 EST Rock the Soap Cruise 2 The Second Annual Rock the Soap Cruise has been announced, and Bob Guiney, former star ABC's The Bachelor, will host the cruise just as he did last year. Wally Kurth (Justin), Eric Martsolf (Brady), and former DAYS star Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady, Rick, B&B) are among the daytime stars who will be going on this cruise. <BR> <BR> The cruise will depart from Long Beach, California on Friday, April 9 and travel to to Ensenada, Mexico, then return on Monday, April 12. Soap fans aboard this cruise wil... Sat, 23 Jan 2010 20:58:47 EST Crystal Chappell to Appear on The Bonnie Hunt Show Days of Our Lives star Crystal Chappell (Carly), who is also the executive producer of the Web series Venice, will be appearing on The Bonnie Hunt Show Monday, January 25. The actress posted a photo on Facebook and praised the lovely group of people she met on the show. She also posted the following on Twitter: <BR> <BR> thank u @BonnieHuntShow for making me feel so welcome and loving these fans! You're true class! Big fan Bonnie! <BR> <BR> Although Crystal's character of Carly might be the... Sat, 23 Jan 2010 20:49:16 EST Lisa Rinna to Star in Harry Loves Lisa Television personality, entrepreneur, author, and former Days of Our Lives star Lisa Rinna (ex-Billie Reed), along with her husband Harry Hamlin, will be featured in an original six-episode reality "docu-soap" called Harry Loves Lisa, according to a The Hollywood Reporter and other sources. TV Land announced that it will host the series, which will focus on the "opposites attract" relationship between Rinna and Hamlin as they raise their two daughters, maintain a household, and navigate throu... Sat, 16 Jan 2010 19:20:04 EST Darin Brooks Returns to DAYS Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor Darin Brooks is returning to Days of Our Lives as Max Brady for a couple of episodes in March. Max will return from London to check in on sister Melanie. The last time Max was seen in Salem was on July 6, 2009 before he departed for London to be with Chelsea. <BR> <BR> Now that many of us know the truth about Melanie and who her mother is, it's surprising to realize that Max and his adoptive brother Frankie are BOTH blood ... Sat, 16 Jan 2010 19:13:30 EST Mary Beth Evans to Appear on Nip/Tuck and... Former beloved DAYS star Mary Beth Evans (ex-Kayla) will appear on an upcoming episode of the FX hit series Nip/Tuck, according to her official website. She is scheduled to appear on the Wednesday, February 10 episode called "Christian Troy II," so mark your calendars for that date. <BR> <BR> Nip/Tuck stars Dylan Walsh and Julian McMahon as two plastic surgeons running a partnership and leading dysfunctional lives. The hit show has been on since 2003 and is currently in it's final season. <B... Sun, 10 Jan 2010 01:23:02 EST Days of Our Lives Inks Partnership with Sourcebook According to Publishers Weekly, Days of Our Lives, in conjunction with Corday Productions and Sony Pictures Consumer Products, will produce fiction and nonfiction titles based on the long-running NBC show. DAYS recently made the publishing partnership with Sourcebooks. <BR> <BR> May 2010 is the scheduled release date for the first title by Days of Our Lives Publications, called The Days of Our Lives: The Untold Story of One Family's Dream and the True History of Days of Our Lives. It is writ... Sun, 10 Jan 2010 01:17:51 EST Meet Nadia Bjorlin and Shawn Christian & Enter... Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) and Shawn Christian (Daniel) are teaming up with Art Van Furniture stores and Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV Channel 4 to help Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries - Genesis House III. The actors will be making personal appearances and signing autographs on Saturday, January 16 and on Sunday, January 17 in order to celebrate the campaign and draw attention to Art Van Furniture's cause of donating mattresses and furniture to the Genesis House III, which provides temporary housin... Sun, 10 Jan 2010 01:14:40 EST 2010 DAYS Casting News (Possible ** SPOILERS! **) COMING: <BR> <BR> The January 12, 2010 issue of Soap Opera Weekly revealed that Lisa Trusel is returning to the show for two episodes as Melissa, Nathan's mom and Mickey and Maggie's adopted daughter. Longtime DAYS fans recall that Trusel portrayed Melissa Anderson Jannings from 1982 until 1988, and made brief returns to the show in 1994, 1996, and in 2002. Melissa was romantically paired with Pete Jannings, played by Michael Leon, and the couple became a hit with fans back in the 80s. Lisa ... Sat, 2 Jan 2010 19:48:04 EST January Birthdays It's hard to believe 2010 is already here, and that means beloved DAYS stars from the past and present are celebrating birthdays during the month of January, including the following: <BR> <BR> January 2, 1987: Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson) <BR> January 3, 1968: Shannon Sturges (ex-Molly Brinker) <BR> January 4, 1965: Ric Hearst (ex-Scott Banning) <BR> January 14, 1979: James Scott (E.J. DiMera) <BR> January 21, 1968: Charlotte Ross (ex-Eve Donovan) <BR> January 22, 1962: Robert Mai... Sat, 2 Jan 2010 19:44:19 EST Charles Shaughnessy in "The Wishing Well" Former Days of Our Lives star Charles Shaughnessy (ex-Shane Donovan) will costar in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie The Wishing Well, which premieres on Saturday, January 9 at 9 p.m. ET, according to a Hallmark Channel press release. <BR> <BR> The Wishing Well focuses on a young journalist named Cynthia, played by Jordan Ladd, who is sent from New York City to Slow Creek, Illinois to write about the town's wishing well. In this time-twisting story about finding answers in the most unexpe... Sat, 2 Jan 2010 19:41:39 EST ** SPOILER! ** A death in Salem! Maggie decides to spend more time with her husband Mickey in the new year and prepares to go on a cruise with him. However, when she goes upstairs to pack, she discovers that her beloved Mickey is dead. Hope is downstairs chatting away and is the first person Maggie tells. <BR> <BR> In the aftermath of Mickey's death, this will kick off another story with Maggie. The January 12, 2010 issue of Soap Opera Digest states that Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) called the original Mickey, John Clarke, to t... Sat, 2 Jan 2010 19:38:31 EST Y&R hires Stephen Nichols Soap veteran Stephen Nichols has been tapped to play Tucker McCall. <BR> <BR> Nichols is a long-time soap opera veteran. The actor got his start in daytime in 1985 on Days of our Lives. To many viewers he will also be known as "Patch." Nichols remained with Days of our Lives through 1990, when he left to pursue other opportunities. In 1992, he appeared briefly on Santa Barbara. In 1996, Nichols began a six-year stint on ABC's General Hospital. Nichols eventually landed back on DAYS, a return... Sat, 26 Dec 2009 19:29:46 EST Arianne Zucker Welcomes Daughter Isabella Soap stars Arianne Zucker and Kyle Lowder are first-time parents, having welcomed daughter Isabella on Monday, December 7th. <BR> <BR> Baby girl arrived via c-section and slightly ahead of schedule, for Arianne had given a due date of December 16th. According to CBS Soaps In Depth the couple have been telling friends that Isabella takes after Kyle. <BR> <BR> The pregnancy was announced in June. <BR> <BR> Kyle, 29, and Arianne, 35, met on the set of Days of Our Lives in 2000 and were marrie... Sat, 26 Dec 2009 19:06:04 EST End of DAYS For...(**S POILER!**) Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Bryan Dattilo (Lucas) is out and has already taped his last episode. His contract expires in February 2010, and the show opted not to renew it. No official word yet as to what his exit storyline will be. <BR> <BR> Fans recall that Bryan first joined the cast of DAYS back in 1993 as Lucas Roberts, who was thrust into a quadrangle with Carrie, Austin, and Sami. Bryan was off the canvas for a year in 2001 after Lucas was badly burned in the fire at the Kiriak... Sat, 26 Dec 2009 18:48:15 EST Alison Sweeney Speaks Out on... (**SPOILER!**) Days of Our Lives star Alison Sweeney (Sami) opened up to Soap Opera Digest about the recent departure of her co-star and friend Bryan Dattilo (Lucas). She has made it known that she's very upset about the decision, and apparently didn't even know they shot their last scenes together. Not only did she post on Twitter that she was "seriously devastated," but she told Digest the following: <BR> <BR> "I am so upset, not just for me, and the cast, crew and DAYS fans who will miss him tremendousl... Sat, 26 Dec 2009 18:35:47 EST Will Horton Recast! Will Horton Recast: Dylan Patton Out, Chandler Massey In <BR> <BR> Soap Opera Digest is reporting that the role of Will Horton is being recast. Dylan Patton, who has portrayed Will since February of this year, has been let go and is being replaced by Chandler Massey. An insider tells Digest that "They needed to make a change with the story coming up." <BR> <BR> Dylan Patton is the fifth actor to play Will Horton, Lucas and Sami's son. Will went by the surname of Roberts until Lucas changed ... Sat, 12 Dec 2009 18:43:15 EST Ashley Benson (ex-Abby) Cast in new ABC pilot Former DAYS star Ashley Benson (ex-Abby) is joining the cast of the ABC Family pilot Pretty Little Liars, according to The Hollywood Reporter and her official website. The show is based on author Sara Shepard's teen series of novels, which revolve around four teenage girls who receive mysterious text messages. Ashley plays the role of Hannah. The former DAYS star posted on her official forum November 23 that she would be filming the pilot in Vancouver, Canada for three weeks. <BR> <BR> Melro... Sat, 12 Dec 2009 18:40:00 EST You'll never guess who has Sydney! **SPOILER** Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress Leann Hunley is returning to DAYS for a few episodes as Anna DiMera. The show has been keeping her return a secret, and shockingly enough, Anna will be revealed as Sydney's kidnapper. Anna was the woman who was pushing Sydney in her stroller on Thursday, December 10, then we saw the back of Anna on Friday, December 11. Viewers will get to see her face again on Friday, December 18. <BR> <BR> As the actress explains to Dige... Sat, 12 Dec 2009 18:34:58 EST December Birthdays It's already December, and several DAYS stars are celebrating this month, including the beloved Frances Reid, (Alice Horton), who is sorely missed on the show. Those stars celebrating in December include: <BR> <BR> December 9, 1914: Frances Reid (Alice Horton) <BR> <BR> December 12, 1946: Gloria Loring (ex-Liz Chandler Curtis) <BR> <BR> December 13, 1973: Christie Clark (ex-Carrie Brady Roberts Reed) <BR> <BR> December 15, 1945: Thaao Penghlis (ex-Andre/Anthony "Tony" DiMera) <BR> <B... Sat, 5 Dec 2009 18:18:44 EST Check out this Days website! I thought some of you might enjoy checking this out. It is a website called DaysTalk and it is a project started by husband and wife team Amy and James Plouf. What I love is that they tweet about Days on Twitter! It's awesome!! <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Sat, 5 Dec 2009 18:11:22 EST Molly Casey Dance Off Ah, the things you can find on Twitter. Ali Sweeney sent this out. It's great! <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Thu, 19 Nov 2009 23:49:37 EST Weekly Episode Recaps Week Ending November 6 <BR> <BR> Sami confronted Mia about her claim that she did not know Sydney's father. <BR> <BR> Victor walked in on a close moment between Kate and Stefano. <BR> <BR> Mia was forced to tell Will that Chad may not be Sydney's father. <BR> <BR> Distraught Chad sought advice from Sami. <BR> <BR> Stefano gave Kate a diamond necklace as a wedding gift. <BR> <BR> Rafe realized he needed DNA samples to prove a baby switch occurred. <BR> <BR> Will broke up with Mia ... Sun, 15 Nov 2009 19:14:37 EST Comings and Goings - Nov. 7, 2009 Coming: <BR> <BR> Roy Jackson portrays Tim on Friday, December 18. <BR> <BR> Isaiaha Mustafah portrays a Cleveland cop on Wedneday, December 2 and on Friday, December 4. <BR> <BR> Candice Patton portrays Jill on Wednesday, December 2. <BR> <BR> Valerie Wildman is returning to the show as Fay Walker, Nicole's mother. The actress posted this news on her official website. <BR> <BR> Update: Valerie Wildman will return to DAYS for a few episodes as Fay Walker beginning Monday, November 30, as... Sat, 7 Nov 2009 21:31:29 EST November Birthdays Days of Our Lives stars from the past and present celebrating a birthday this month include the following: <BR> <BR> November 3, 1930: Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) <BR> November 3, 1983: Shayna Rose (ex-Stephanie Johnson) <BR> November 7, 1967: Julie Pinson (ex-Billie Reed) <BR> November 12, 1982: Heather Lauren Olsen (ex-Jan Spears) <BR> November 14, 1974: Matt Cedeno (ex-Brandon Walker) <BR> November 24, 1950: Roscoe Born (ex-Trent Robbins) <BR> <BR> Happy Birthday to all of our November ... Sat, 7 Nov 2009 21:22:59 EST Crystal Chappell & Peter Reckell Online Media Chat A number of online media reporters and I had the opporunity to listen and participate in a group chat with Days of Our Lives stars Crystal Chappell and Peter Reckell (Carly and Bo) on November 2, 2009. The two talented actors discuss their complex characters, their current storyline, the challenges of playing Bo and Carly, and much more. Read what they had to say: <BR> <link><BR>ws/a/CrystalandPeterchat.htm </link> Sat, 7 Nov 2009 21:22:20 EST Comings and Goings... Shelby Young (Kinsey) makes a return to Salem, soon. <BR> <BR> * Ari Zuker will go maternity leave before Thanksgiving and will return 7 weeks later. Read more about this, her pregnancy and Nicole, her alter ego, in an interview with Arianne Zuker. <BR> . <BR> <BR> * Gabriela Rodriguez will be playing Rafe and Ari's younger sister. She'll return home for Thanksgiving this November. <BR> <BR> * Many have asked if Bryan Dattilo is leaving the show. He's not. He's just offscreen while Lucas i... Wed, 28 Oct 2009 06:49:47 EST Alison Sweeney on Ellen Celebrity mom, host of the The Biggest Loser, and DAYS's own Alison Sweeney (Sami) will be appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, October 14. Many viewers recall when Alison visited Ellen's show in May and brought her adorable daughter Megan. Ellen will find out all the cute things that has happened since then and talk about the inspirational show The Biggest Loser, as many fans are aware that this season has the heaviest contestant to date. <BR> <BR> Please check your local lis... Sat, 10 Oct 2009 23:53:10 EST October Birthdays October 4, 1942: Christopher Stone (ex-Dr. William "Bill" Horton), (died October 20, 1995) <BR> October 7, 1978: Trevor Donovan (ex-Jeremy Horton) <BR> October 14, 1956: Arleen Sorkin (ex-Calliope Jones Bradford) <BR> October 15, 1958: Renee Jones (Dr. Alexandra "Lexie" Carver) <BR> October 15, 1973: Paul Logan: (ex-Glen Reiber) <BR> October 19, 1991: Christopher Gerse (ex-Will Roberts Horton) <BR> October 23, 1993: Taylor Spreitler (Mia McCormick) <BR> October 24, 1970: Steven Wilder (ex-Jac... Sun, 4 Oct 2009 23:50:22 EST Day of Days NBC Video NBC has released a brief 'Day of Days' video, in which some of the cast members briefly talk about the awesome experience to meet fans at the event at CityWalk Universal Studios in Hollywood. <BR> <BR> Just a reminder, in that the 2nd Annual 'Day of Days' event is just a few weeks away, so make plans to attend this exciting event on Saturday, November 7. All the DAYS cast members are expected to attend. Enjoy the video! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>clips/day-of-d... Sun, 4 Oct 2009 23:45:54 EST "E.J." and "Nicole" on The Bonnie Hunt Show Tune in to The Bonnie Hunt Show on Monday, October 5 to see DAYS stars James Scott (E.J.) and Arianne Zucker (Nicole) stop by to help Bonnie announce an exciting opportunity for viewers. <BR> <BR> Just like last year, one lucky fan of The Bonnie Hunt Show will win a trip to Los Angeles to be a "Bonnie Hunt" correspondent at the 2nd Annual 'Day of Days' event at CityWalk Hollywood at Universal Studios on Saturday, November 7. The lucky winner will have the exciting opportunity to interview th... Sun, 4 Oct 2009 23:43:16 EST New from Florida Hi, I have been watching Days for years. I love to read spoilers and get in on the scoop before anyone else. <BR> I live in Vero Beach, Fl with my husband and my mom recently moved in with us. She is 93, today. <BR> My husband and I are both retired and love it. Thu, 1 Oct 2009 23:09:41 EST Austin Peck Stars in "The Bluetooth Virgin" Former DAYS star Austin Peck, who portrayed boxer-turned-business-executive Austin Reed from 1995 until 2002 and again from 2005 until 2006, has a starring role in the new independent film entitled The Bluetooth Virgin, which opens at select theaters in New York and Los Angeles on Friday, September 25. <BR> <BR> In the film, Austin portrays an aspiring screenwriter named Sam, who, as the actor explains to Soap Opera Digest, is "writing this very provocative, esoteric, avant-garde script call... Mon, 28 Sep 2009 01:00:17 EST Casey Deidrick Blogs About His Storyline Newcomer Casey Deidrick (Chad) has an NBC blog and has posted about his upcoming storyline, in which Chad learns that he and Mia had a baby. He discusses taping a number of episodes which he calls "Hell Week." Not only did the talented young actor have a lot of dialogue, but his emotionally demanding scenes required him to put himself into the shoes of a teen father. Casey also mentions the alarming teen pregnancy rate in the United States and the huge impact of being a teen father and not ev... Mon, 28 Sep 2009 00:58:26 EST New To The Team My name is Brandy. I live in Georgia. I'm 24 and I have watched Days of Our Lives for as long as I can remember with my mother. She got me into the soap opera. I have been hooked ever sense. <BR> <BR> As far as my diet here...... <BR> <BR> Nutrition <BR> I am on a Fiber Diet. I try to eat one fruit and one vegetable a day. I make sure I have a good breakfast before I go into work. I have a snack at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. 10am is like a Special K bar, oatmeal cream pie, just something little... Fri, 18 Sep 2009 18:32:02 EST Soap Stars LIVE & unscripted I wish this was coming to somewhere near me! I think this sounds so cool! <BR> Meet, Greet and Be Entertained by Daytime Television’s Biggest Stars! <BR> <BR> Soap Fans...Get ready for an experience of a lifetime! Enjoy two days of total soap-star immersion at Detroit’s historic Masonic Temple Theatre with 14 of your favorite actors from All My Children, One Life to Live, General Hospital, Young and the Restless and Days of Our Lives. Plus a special guest star performance by Michigan’s own,... Fri, 11 Sep 2009 23:40:00 EST Days FAQs <link><BR>/Days_FAQs.htm </link> <BR> <BR> Here you will find a list of questions commonly asked by fans regarding "Days of Our Lives," such as: <BR> <BR> Songs Played on DAYS (6) <BR> What Happened to Baby Pocket? <BR> Who Was Eric Peters? <BR> Who Was Bobby "B.B." Bateman? <BR> Wondering who Bobby "B.B" Bateman was? His name was mentioned in the credits at the end of the January 25, 2008 DAYS Episode. <BR> What Happened to Tek Kramer? <BR> Was Drake H... Sat, 5 Sep 2009 22:08:16 EST September Birthdays Several beloved DAYS stars from the past and present are celebrating birthdays during the month of September. Happy Birthday to the following stars: <BR> <BR> - September 1, 1956: Philece Sampler (ex-Renee Dumonde) <BR> - September 4, 1978: Aaron Van Wagner (ex-Jason Welles) <BR> - September 5, 1964: Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) <BR> - September 7, 1947: William Utay (ex-Dr. Willhelm Rolf) <BR> - September 13, 1980: Jason Cook (ex-Shawn Douglas Brady) <BR> - September 18, 1983: Annie B... Sat, 5 Sep 2009 21:14:19 EST Alison Sweeney Partners with California Raisins Celebrity mom, host of NBC's The Biggest Loser, and Days of Our Lives star Alison Sweeney (Sami) has recently partnered with California Raisins in order to raise awareness for Feeding America's childhood hunger initiatives, including the Backpack Program. <BR> <BR> Alison says in a press release: "As a mom, I recognize the importance proper nutrition plays in the overal health and well-being of young children. That's why I'm proud to partner with California Raisins in its efforts to raise a... Sat, 29 Aug 2009 22:57:26 EST 5th Annual Shop Like a Soap Star Tour Bryan Dattilo (Lucas) and Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady, Rick, B&B) are two stars who will be participating in the 5th Annual Shop Like a Soap Star tour, presented by Soap Opera Digest. The 2009 Wal-Mart tour will kick off on Saturday, September 26 just outside of Chicago. Daytime Emmy nominee and former DAYS star Kyle Lowder will be meeting fans and signing autographs at the Wal-Mart Supercenter, which is located at 6800 West Route 34 in Plano, Illinois. <BR> <BR> Bryan Dattilo will be greeting fa... Sat, 29 Aug 2009 22:55:42 EST Watch Full Episodes of 'Days of Our Lives' Online As of August 10, 2009, Days of Our Lives fans will never have to worry about missing their favorite episode of DAYS, since the official NBC site is now streaming full episodes of the long-running daytime soap. Fans will now be able to watch the past 10 episodes of DAYS. <BR> <BR> Beginning Tuesday, August 11 at 3 a.m. ET, the previous day's episode will be available. This is great news, since fans will no longer have to worry about missing an episode due to work or other committments and wil... Sat, 15 Aug 2009 23:09:48 EST Rachel Melvin to Star in 'Seven Deadly Sins' Former DAYS star Rachel Melvin (ex-Chelsea Brady) has not only landed a role on the NBC hit series Heroes, but the Emmy-nominated actress will also begin production on a new Lifetime Movie Network four-hour miniseries entitled Seven Deadly Sins. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cable network has given the green light to begin production on the miniseries later this month and is slated for a 2010 premiere. The miniseries is based on Robin Wasserman's Seven Deadly Sins series of novels,... Sat, 15 Aug 2009 22:38:04 EST Kristen Renton in 'Sons of Anarchy' According to Hollywood The Write Way, former DAYS star Kristen Renton (ex-Morgan Hollingsworth) has landed a role on the FX series Sons of Anarchy. This time, Kristen will portray a character which is a far cry from good girl Morgan. She'll play a no-nonsense porn star named Ima. <BR> <BR> Sons of Anarchy illustrates the life and times of a California-based outlaw motorcyle gang. The motorcyle club confronts threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. The s... Sat, 15 Aug 2009 22:34:21 EST WOW! More casting news! (*** SPOILER ALERT ****) Soap Opera Digest has confirmed that fan favorite Louise Sorel is returning to DAYS in the fall as Vivian Alamain. The devious but delightful Vivian Alamain is scheduled to hit Salem in late September, before Dr. Carly Manning returns. <BR> <BR> As fans may recall, Louise portrayed unforgettable scheming villainess Vivian Alamain from 1992-2000. She provided some much needed comic relief during her tenure at DAYS and earned five Soap Opera Digest awards for Outstanding Villainess, Outstandin... Sun, 2 Aug 2009 19:26:47 EST Blake Berris Filming New Movie Daytime Emmy nominee Blake Berris (ex-Nick Fallon) may have been let go from the show, but he's not without work. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the talented former DAYS star has recently begun filiming the new movie entitled Mafiosa, slated for release in 2010. <BR> <BR> Mafiosa is currently being filmed in Orlando, Florida, and is a cryptic mob thriller about the daughter of a murdered Army officer who is pitted against on organized crime family. Blake portrays a character by the name... Sun, 2 Aug 2009 19:20:31 EST More Summer 2009 Promotional Photos Twelve new summer promotional photos have recently been released by NBC, including new ones of Shawn Christian and Nadia Bjorlin (Daniel and Chloe), Shelley Hennig, (Stephanie), Eric Martsolf (Brady) and Casey Deidrick (Chad). These have been added to the Summer Promotional Shoot Photos, so enter the gallery and enjoy! <link><BR>leries/ig/DAYS-2009-Summer-Photos/Nico<BR>le-and-E-J.htm </link> Sun, 2 Aug 2009 12:30:33 EST The Good Ole Days, (Back in time) <link> </link> <BR> <BR> Reconnect with other old episodes, and old Characters! You can search forever on youtube, so many old clips. I loved going back in time! <BR> <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> (watch all the flash back episodes, they are great! You'll see many old Characters) <BR> <BR> Stephano & Vivian <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> Nick Fallons parents. Do you rememb... Sat, 1 Aug 2009 18:24:29 EST Casting News **** WARNING: SPOILERS **** Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Felisha Terrell (Arianna) has been let go and is being replaced by former Passions star Lindsay Hartley. Lindsay will report to the set of DAYS as the new Arianna Hernandez on Thursday, July 23, so we should probably expect to see her first airdate sometime in late August. <BR> <BR> Many fans of the now defunct NBC daytime soap Passions may recall that Lindsay portrayed Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald and played Eric Martsolf's (Brady) love interest, Ethan Winth... Sat, 25 Jul 2009 19:38:48 EST It's a . . . girl for Arianne Zucker! <BR> <BR> Although their first child isn't expected to arrive until December of this year, DAYS actress Arianne Zucker (Nicole) and husband Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady) recently found out that they are having a girl. Arianne's Emmy nominated actor husband posted the news on the popular social networking site, Twitter, Monday, July 20: <BR> <BR> "It's a ...girl! No, Ari didn't give birth yet, just found out the gender. Daddy's feeling a little lightheaded. <BR> <BR> As p... Sat, 25 Jul 2009 19:34:03 EST Leann Hunley to Appear on Law & Order SVU If you're missing Daytime Emmy-winning actress Leann Hunley (ex-Anna DiMera), you'll be able to catch her on the second episode of the new season of NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. According to various reports, the lovely Leann will guest star as the crazy ex-wife of Eric McCormack, who is perhaps best known for his Emmy-winning role on Will & Grace. <BR> <BR> Longtime fans may recall that Leann portrayed Anna Fredericks Brady DiMera from 1982 until 1986, then returned in June of 2... Sat, 25 Jul 2009 19:30:06 EST Eric Winter in "The Ugly Truth" If you're missing Eric Winter (ex-Rex Brady) on DAYS, you can catch the gorgeous star in the new upcoming movie entitled The Ugly Truth, which premieres in theaters on Friday, July 24. The highly anticipated comedy stars Katherine Heigl as Abby Richter, a morning show producer whose search for Mr. Perfect has left her hopelessly single. Gerard Butler portrays Mike Chadway, a hardcore TV personality who promises to spill the ugly truth on what makes men and women tick. Eric portrays a smart an... Sun, 12 Jul 2009 01:44:54 EST Days of Our Lives 2009 Summer Promotional Shoot The entire 'Days of Our Lives' cast took time on the afternoon of June 15, 2009 at Johnny Carson Park for a DAYS summer promotional shoot. The park is conveniently located across the street from the NBC Burbank studios. For the first time in years, the DAYS cast assembled for a cast photo as well. <BR> <link><BR>leries/ig/DAYS-2009-Summer-Photos/Nico<BR>le-and-E-J.htm </link> Sun, 12 Jul 2009 01:42:39 EST New to the team Hi there, I saw this team and thought I would join. I love, love, love Days Of Our Lives. I have watched it most of my life. My mother watched ever since I can remember and still does. So I have seen it since I was a child. I watch it now almost every day! <BR> <BR> Tue, 30 Jun 2009 12:06:30 EST Casting news - 06/27/2009 ** POSSIBLE SPOILERS ** Don't look for Daytime Emmy winner Judi Evans (ex-Bonnie/ex-Adrienne) to show up on DAYS anytime soon. Looks like Justin Kiriakis will be returning to Salem in August without Adrienne, since Judi has landed a role on As the World Turns, according to Soap Opera Digest. No details are available as to which character she'll portray. Judi will be reunited with former DAYS co-stars Austin Peck (ex-Austin) and Julie Pinson (ex-Billie). Her first airdate is scheduled for Wednesday, August 26. <BR> ... Sat, 27 Jun 2009 20:07:01 EST Second Annual Day of Days Fan Event More information about this year's 'Day of Days' event has been released. This year's fun-filled fan event will take place on Saturday, November 7 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at CityWalk Hollywood at Universal Studios. Just like last year, this year's event is also free for loyal fans of DAYS and will include cast autograph signings, special presentations, and much more! Here is a rundown of the tentative schedule for the day: <BR> <BR> 10:00-10:15 - 'Day of Days' Introduction <BR> 10:30-12:3... Sat, 27 Jun 2009 20:04:14 EST Interview with mother of "Baby Grace" twins *** POSSIBLE SPOILER INFO INCLUDED *** <BR> <BR> Phone Interview Conducted on June 18, 2009 <BR> By Gwen Morett <BR> <BR> I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with Lauren O’Connor, mother of twins Ailish and Julia, who recently played baby Grace. Lauren was actually gracious and understanding enough to take time to speak with me a second time, since my first recording with her didn’t take. She talks about being on set with them, the heartfelt storyline with baby Grace, the set teacher wh... Sat, 27 Jun 2009 19:20:10 EST Peter Reckell in Street Dreams Now you can catch Peter Reckell (Bo) on the big screen in the new skateboarding movie entitled Street Dreams, which was released in select theaters on Friday, June 12. Written by professional skater Rob Dyrdek, the movie revolves around skateboarder Derrick Cabrera, who must overcome many obstacles before he can run away from home and follow his dream to the Tampa Am contest in the hopes of getting noticed for his talent. <BR> Not only did Rob Dyrdek write Street Dreams, but he also stars in... Sun, 21 Jun 2009 01:08:33 EST Molly Burnett to Appear in True Blood Molly Burnett (Melanie) is set to appear in the second episode in Season 2 of the HBO series True Blood, according to reports. Molly will be playing the part of Amanda, a young Christian girl who plays in an all-female Christian band. The episode is entitled "Keep This Party Going." <BR> True Blood takes place in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana and revolves around a telepathic waitress named Sookie Stackhouse, played by Anna Paquin. Sookie is open-minded about the integration of vampi... Sun, 21 Jun 2009 01:06:53 EST Arianne Zucker News Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Arianne Zucker (Nicole) and husband Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady, Rick, B&B) are expecting their first child in December. Does this mean that Nicole will also end up pregnant? Well, Executive Producer Ken Corday confirms that Arianne's pregnancy will not be written into the show. Thus, we can expect to see Nicole sporting some loose-fitting clothes possibly accompanied by large purses in the coming months. As many fans are aware, Arianne met real-life husband Kyl... Sun, 21 Jun 2009 01:03:53 EST Two Daytime Vets Return to DAYS (Carly Manning &.. Daytime Emmy winner and former DAYS star Crystal Chappell is returning to her role as Dr. Carly Manning, a.k.a. Katerina Von Leuschner, in September, as reported by TV Guide Magazine. Just four days after the news about Chappell was released, Soap Opera Digest reported that another Daytime Emmy winner, Wally Kurth, was returning to his former role on DAYS as Justin Kiriakis. With the drastic cast changes the show has experienced this year, news of two familiar faces from the past reprising th... Sun, 21 Jun 2009 01:01:53 EST DAYS Partners With InStyleBelly Days of Our Lives has recently partnered with InStyleBelly, an upscale maternity consignment boutique that focuses on designer maternity clothes for the stylish mother-to-be. The show has donated gently-used maternity wear, which is now available for purchase exclusively at InStyleBelly. These stylish maternity clothes have been worn by characters such as Sami Brady which you might recognize. Sami is of course portrayed by the lovely and talented Alison Sweeney. Proceeds from the maternity we... Sat, 13 Jun 2009 19:52:05 EST Rachel Melvin Cast on Heroes (possible SPOILER) I love this since I love Heroes!! <BR> <BR> ***************************** <BR> <BR> According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rachel Melvin (Chelsea) has landed a guest-starring role with the potential to recur on Season 4 of NBC's Heroes. The Emmy-nominated actress will play Annie, who will share sleeping quarters and possibly more with Claire Bennet, played by Hayden Panettiere. <BR> <BR> Heroes is a television drama series which revolves around individuals who mysteriously develop superhuma... Sat, 13 Jun 2009 19:40:54 EST Wow! More DAYS Casting News ****SPOILER**** I was really surprised to read the first one!! <BR> <BR> TV Guide Magazine is reporting that Daytime Emmy Award-winner Crystal Chappell is returning to the show as Dr. Carly Manning, AKA Katerina von Leuschner. As long-time DAYS fans recall, the lovely actress portrayed Carly from June 1990 until October 1993. Incidentally, she is married to former co-star Michael Sabatino (ex-Lawrence Alamain). Crystal has portrayed Olivia Spencer on CBS's Guiding Light since 1999. She begins taping in Sept... Sat, 13 Jun 2009 19:38:08 EST newbie from Iowa Hi! I thought I should join this team as I watch DOOL religiously every day. I purposefully take my lunch hour when it is on. Before my "lifestyle change", I would watch Days & eat mindlessly. Now, I watch Days at the gym while on the exercise bike or treadmill. :) <BR> <BR> Look forward to knowing you all! <BR> Claudia <em>231</em> Wed, 10 Jun 2009 15:43:27 EST Victor Webster in New LMN Movies Former DAYS star Victor Webster (ex-Nicholas Alamain) will co-star in two new Lifetime Movie Network films entitled Killer Hair and Hostile Makeover this summer. Killer Hair stars Maggie Lawson as Lacey Smithsonian, a Washington D.C. fashion reporter who stumbles upon murders that have taken place at her friend's hair salon. She uses her fashion sense to try and get to the bottom of the murders while trying to stay out of the ego-driven newspaper crime reporter's way. Victor portrays Vic Dono... Sat, 30 May 2009 19:13:46 EST Former DAYS Star Shayna Rose on Nickelodeon Steve and Kayla Johnson's former onscreen daughter has a new role in the preschool-friendly show called The JumpArounds, which will premiere this summer on Nickelodeon. The live-action comedy centers on four best friends who are part of a fictional band called "The JumpArounds" who love to sing and dance. The musical series is geared towards teaching preschoolers about music appreciation and how to express their feelings and emotions through movement, music, and song. <BR> <BR> Shayna Rose ... Sat, 30 May 2009 19:11:32 EST DAYS Casting News (possible SPOILER info) Coming: <BR> <BR> Remember Pete and Melissa from the 80s? Well, apparently they have a son named Nathan, who will be portrayed by newcomer Mark Hapka this summer. Nathan, a first-year intern at University Hospital, will move in with his grandparents Mickey and Maggie this summer and cross paths with Melanie. <BR> <BR> Another newcomer by the name of Casey Jon Deidrick will portay Chad, Mia's ex-boyfriend this summer. Chad is unaware that Mia was even pregnant. <BR> <BR> Brie Gabrielle appe... Sat, 23 May 2009 21:40:36 EST Spoilers Monday April 20: <BR> <BR> Stephanie says, "Did you hear that?" Philip turns his head, "Is somebody there?" We see Signor Masi aim his gun at Philip. Signor Masi shoots Philip in the chest and Philip lies in a pool of blood. Stephanie screams, horrified. "Somebody help me!" <BR> <BR> Lexi is upset when she learns Philip has been shot. She tells EJ, who stares with a stony face. <BR> Brady tells Melanie, "I know, for better or for worse, that wedding was meant to be." <BR> <BR> Nicole asks ... Mon, 20 Apr 2009 18:51:37 EST Interview with Alison Sweeney I thought this was interesting and that others might enjoy reading it: <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ws/a/AlisonSweeneyInterview.htm </link> Sun, 12 Apr 2009 20:20:18 EST Spoilers Phil is pretty quick to point out that Mel had nothing to do <BR> with the worm at Titan. Meanwhile, she is about to try to win <BR> him back to her side, against the DiMeras. Interesting ... <BR> <BR> Victor warns Kate that if she ever tells Lucas of Chloe's <BR> affair, he will surely turn on her. Thus far, however, Kate <BR> has not taken any of Vic's good advice ... <BR> Tue, 17 Mar 2009 10:58:15 EST Watch out <BR> <BR> The DiMera clan blames the Kiriakis clan for Tony's death. <BR> Phillip must defend his actions. <BR> Sister Theresa is approached by the DiMeras! <BR> Kate has thoughts of murder on her mind, but just how far <BR> Will she go? Mon, 16 Mar 2009 07:20:21 EST Spring time comings This spring: <BR> <BR> Someone gets married. <BR> <BR> A death rocks Salem. <BR> <BR> A family goes to war. <BR> <BR> A new police member sticks around Salem. <BR> <BR> A secret is out and someone is shunned! Sat, 14 Mar 2009 08:58:00 EST Spoilers Bo cannot make heads or tails of that strange vision which <BR> Soon has Hope under the sheets with Roman. Might it have <BR> Something to do with wrath of Stefano again? (after all, in the past Stefano had Princess Gina (Hope) seduce the then programmed <BR> John on his yacht!) <BR> Lucas refuses to annul his new marriage despite a plea <BR> From mommy dearest. <BR> Someone tries to kill Phillip! <BR> Brady has an epiphany! Sat, 14 Mar 2009 08:56:37 EST Days of Our Lives Event!!! Please forward this email to anyone you think would be interested in donating or attending this event. Thank you for all your help and support. <BR> <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>-- <BR> Last year I went to a wonderful charity event that was hosted by Samantha for young people challenged by a catastrophic illness gain their independence with the assistance of a service canine. <BR> <BR> The next event is a Charity Fundraiser Gala,Brunch and Show, scheduled for Sunday... Mon, 2 Mar 2009 08:25:13 EST 5 for 25 Challenge!!! 5 for 25 Challenge <BR> <BR> Some people might not know, but Women's History Day and International Woman Day takes place in March. In this challenge, we're going to combine that with our goal of trying to lose weight. <BR> <BR> For this challenge, in order to win, all you have to do is post some achievement that a woman has done whether its Joan of Arc or your mother or just encourage others on the team to lose weight or both. There is a prize in this challenge. You can either get something... Sun, 1 Mar 2009 14:06:26 EST MAI again... sorry... I am sorry I haven't been more active in the group for the last coup;le of weeks but we have been going through some severe family problems here... <BR> <BR> I am not sure if I was in this group last November when I posted that someone had come into our house and taken the kids PS2 and about 50.00 in cash out of our rainy day fund...(I bought the boys a new one for Christmas with my child support money...) <BR> <BR> But with that said...On Friday the 13th, my hubby and I went out to eat f... Wed, 18 Feb 2009 02:14:07 EST Win a Cruise With Your Favorite Soap Stars If you would like to be a part of Rock the Soap cruise and hang out with your favorite soap stars, here's your chance! From now until February 25, you can enter for a chance to win four days aboard the Rock the Soap cruise, which is presented by SOAPnet and hosted by Bob Guiney. As previously reported, DAYS's Bryan Dattilo (Lucas) will be among the soap stars on board for this fun-filled cruise, which will take place on Friday, March 20 until Monday, March 23. <BR> <BR> Winner of this conte... Sat, 14 Feb 2009 23:09:02 EST Rachel Melvin Leaving DAYS Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Rachel Melvin has decided not to renew her contract when it ends this spring and will be leaving her role as Chelsea Brady. The role will reportedly not be recast and the door will remain open for her return if she chooses. Word is that the show will find Max another love interest. <BR> <BR> The Emmy-nominated actress took over the role of Chelsea Benson from previous portrayer Mandy Musgrave in 2005. Chelsea would later change her last name to Brady upon... Sat, 14 Feb 2009 22:53:34 EST Former DAYS Actor in Broadway Play Former DAYS star Michael T. Weiss (ex-Dr. Mike Horton) will be co-starring in the Broadway play Impressionism at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City beginning in March. The love story is about an international photojournalist and a New York gallery owner who have an unexpected intimate encounter which leads them to realize that there is quite an art to repairing broken lives. <BR> <BR> Impressionism also stars Tony Award winners Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen, was written by Michael ... Sat, 14 Feb 2009 22:50:19 EST Fun info... Here is some fun info for those of you who are interested: <BR> <BR> March, 2009 <BR> <BR> Murder, mystery and soap stars - live! <BR> Joseph Mascolo (Stefano) will host the Soap Opera Themed Murder Mystery Cruise on Holland America Line&#65533;s ms Veendam! The mystery will unfold over a week, while passengers sail from Tampa, FL to Key West, FL; Belize City, Belize; Santo Toman De Casilla, Guatemala; and Costa Maya, Mexico. While investigating "whodunit", guests will also be treated to g... Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:36:37 EST Sami and Rafe.. Sweeney seems to be enjoying her scenes with Galen Gering, who plays her body guard Rafe Hernandez. <BR> <BR> “Working with Galen is so much fun. I love the newness of it, and that there is no history of any variety with this character. After 16 years in Salem, Sami has baggage with everyone. So, the Sami/Rafe dynamic is a fun new twist for me. He is a talented actor, who certainly isn't hard to look at,” she said.(Allison Sweeney) Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:29:17 EST Will New Will to be played by Dylan Michael Patton, who is about Mia's age! <BR> Wed, 11 Feb 2009 09:47:36 EST Hot Mia the teen mom who is sweet but smart enough to sense she should be checking up on Nicole and her baby! <BR> Maggie the meddler was a hoot when on the same day she ordered Dan <BR> and Chloe to end their affair, then turned to Steph to grill her on her relationship with Phil! <BR> The snow outside. Very pretty when Salemites are outdoors nowadays. <BR> The assassin is gone, which means no more drawn out fight scenes. Yay! <BR> Chelsea and Max are about to get things off the ground! Too cute... Wed, 11 Feb 2009 09:46:44 EST Interesting! MEL <BR> You and Stephanie broke up. <BR> PHIL <BR> Yup <BR> MEL <BR> Over what <BR> PHIL <BR> You Mon, 9 Feb 2009 10:35:37 EST Bo & Hope to Appear on The Bonnie Hunt Show Be sure to tune in to The Bonnie Hunt Show on Monday, February 9 when Peter Reckell and Kristian Alfonso (Bo and Hope) make an appearance and chat with Bonnie. The two beloved superstars of DAYS will discuss what it's like working together for 25 years, what happened when they met for the first time all those years ago, and the various hairstyles over the years. Additionally, Peter will also reveal an upcoming storyline which has Bo looking at Hope in a different light. Kristian will also don... Sun, 8 Feb 2009 18:46:49 EST Stephen Nichols and Mary Beth Evans Fired From DAY According to Soap Opera Digest, Stephen Nichols and Mary Beth Evans (Steve and Kayla) have both been let go from the show. As shocking as it sounds, this popular supercouple who are consistently ranked as favorite actor, favorite actress, and favorite couple in Soap Opera Digest week after week will no longer be on our screens. Word is that Stephen and Mary Beth will not even be getting any type of exit story. The characters will continue to be mentioned occasionally even though they won't b... Sat, 7 Feb 2009 18:35:30 EST Thaao Penghlis News Word has been spreading all over the Internet this week that Emmy nominee Thaao Penghlis (Tony / ex-Andre) has been let go from DAYS. Apparently this is indeed true, as the beloved actor himself posted on Monday, February 2 in his official guestbook. Sat, 7 Feb 2009 18:34:14 EST Marlena and John's exit - What did you think? This past week saw Marlena and John leave Salem.....perhaps for good. (Since Deidre Hall and Drake Hogestyn have been let go.) Over the last 2 weeks, NBC has promoted their reunion .... for me, I was left disappointed. After all these 2 characters have been through, I expected more than 1 episode of them reunited before heading off to Europe for John's continuing treatment. I don't think the writers did them justice. <BR> <BR> What did you think? Sat, 24 Jan 2009 15:27:20 EST I'm New Hi I'm Ravyn. I'm new to Spark People & I hope that with Spark People & other's insight, I will be able to stay motivated & reach my goal! "CARBS" are definitely my problem. Five years ago I reached my WEIGHT GOAL (which at that time was 108 lbs.) & I felt great!!!...I maintained that weight for 2 years...Then I unbelievably gained it ALL back plus +++ more...The weight gain has mostly been in this past year & I feel so down & unhealthy! I really never thought it was possible for me to gain i... Sat, 24 Jan 2009 09:35:41 EST Not today Days will be pre-empted Tuesday January 20 due to USA Presidential Inauguration. <em>24</em> Tue, 20 Jan 2009 07:37:06 EST Kinda off topic.. Seen any good movies? Well I have a little time and would like to catch up on my movies but I do not have time to see a whole bunch of duds so I am up for some suggestions? <BR> Sun, 18 Jan 2009 21:16:14 EST Who do you fast forward through? I fast forward through Dr. Dan. He walks around with his mouth open breathing hard. I am amazed that they would jump into bed with someone they don't even know. He just bugs me! <BR> Now, EJ I go in slow motion to enjoy every moment! Sun, 18 Jan 2009 19:52:35 EST Newbie From Kentucky Hi my name is Jo Ann and I'm from Kentucky. I'm new to the team, but not to Days. I have been watching it since the day I was born, and that was 28 years ago (soon 29 lol). I look forward to chatting with you all about Days, and our successes and struggles as we battle weightloss. Take care. Wed, 7 Jan 2009 11:11:25 EST Soap Opera Mania On Tour! This looks cool!! I hope it comes to Sacramento! <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> "If your day revolves around watching your favorite daytime SOAP…hold on to your remote control…SOAP OPERA Mania is traveling throughout the U.S. These unique events allow you, the fans, a chance to get to know your favorite hunk or heroine up close and in person—with special activities planned throughout the day give you time to rub elbows and see these celebrities in a... Sat, 20 Dec 2008 20:20:31 EST Best Sport Bras for.... Anybody know where I can find the best sport bra?? I am rather large chested and when I try to jog in cheap bras, I still bounce and flop. I end up spending more time adjusting myself than getting to workout. <BR> <BR> I wear a 38D bra and since having 3 boys and nursing all 3 (and a little gravity) I sag. So with cheap bras I have to put in, push up, pull out and constantly adjust. So I am usually spending more time doing that than getting my head and body ready for my workout. Plus I w... Sun, 7 Dec 2008 11:30:02 EST Newbie from Alaska Hello All!! <BR> <BR> I am so excited I found this page. I am a hard core Days fan. My fav's are Sami & Belle, however no longer on show :( <BR> <BR> I am about to be 27, from Alaska. I have been watching days for 14 year or so. Still love the old stuff better than the new stuff but I am still addicted. I DVR every day and watch at home while I nurse my boy. <BR> <BR> I am the proud mom of 4. If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask. I am here to loose my baby weight from m... Mon, 20 Oct 2008 21:11:22 EST Want to meet some of the Cast from Days Visit for more information. They have a great charity event every year in Florida and some of the cast from Days go and show there support. If you decide to go or even want to donate some money e-mail Samantha at and tell them Gresly sent you. Thanks. Tue, 14 Oct 2008 09:34:12 EST Nicole Days was so good at the end on Friday!! I want Nicole to be with EJ so bad. She deserves someone. Sat, 11 Oct 2008 12:45:27 EST Thank you all..... ....For all your advice and wisdom. About me taking Me time... <BR> Well, I am going to get my "me" time. I did not ask hubby, I told him that every Friday I wanted to do something...I wanted my say in what we do or don't do together but only on Fridays! <BR> So Friday the kids are off and I am off and we are all going to the mountains for a long hike. I love nature and when I am out there for very long period of time I feel relaxed, refreshed, and reenergized. I feel balanced again. ... Wed, 1 Oct 2008 21:14:10 EST Sorry I have been so down lately BUT.... <BR> ...I have been pretty down lately. I have so much stress going on right now that I am broke out from head to toe with some sort of rash. Whenever I get upset, I gets worse. Plus I have been hurting in my chest and not opening my mouth to hubby about it. I go to the allergist Thursday to get the pricks to find out what I am having a reaction to and then I go back to my regular doc to have him look at my chest and see why it is hurting but I think I know...STRESS. <BR> <BR> Plus I am tr... Sun, 28 Sep 2008 01:53:00 EST New gal Hello everyone. My name is Susan and I am married with one son. We live in Tennessee. I used to watch Days all the time then quit and now I have recently gotten hooked again. Tue, 16 Sep 2008 16:01:38 EST General Show Discussion? I was just wondering if there was a general thread to talk about the show. I introduced myself a week or two ago, and we've been talking about the show in the Introductions thread. Just wondering if there's an actual thread dedicated to just show talk. <BR> <BR> I was saying that I hoped Will would come back soon and that it would come out that he shot EJ, not Lucas. It would be just like Lucas to cover for him, and then Sami would feel like crap after finding out that Lucas was just sacr... Mon, 15 Sep 2008 00:49:25 EST How are you doing on your Team Goals doing? Discuss anything about and related to your team goals here. <BR> <BR> Monique Mon, 1 Sep 2008 02:01:56 EST Video of Allison Sweeney sharing her baby news... ...with The Biggest Loser teams. Very sweet!! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>o/#mea=269858 </link> Sat, 9 Aug 2008 21:45:13 EST still me Hi everyone! I just wanted to let everyone know that I have changed my user name. It use to be REBECCAHC2323 but lately I have been in a real rut and thought it was time to change things up a little starting with my name. Thu, 31 Jul 2008 18:27:49 EST Newbie Hi, I am Amy, I'm 28 years old and have been on SP since January and lost a few pounds but wanting to be on here to live a healthier lifestyle. I've been watching Days since I was 18 and totally addicted to it, I have to DVR all my episodes because of work but love to rush home after the gym and catch up what I missed. Looking forward to meeting you all. Thu, 31 Jul 2008 11:01:33 EST Hi....I'm a newbie Well I'm new to this website, but definitely not to Days Of Our Lives. My name is Raquel and I'm 28. I've lost 20 pounds of my 50 pound goal weight and going one day at a time. I've been watching Days since I was a teenager. I LOVE it!! I really like that there are spoilers on here!! Good luck to everyone's weight loss goals!! Thu, 24 Jul 2008 21:15:30 EST You might want to check this out... A friend of mine just started a new team. It is called 'making ME a priority'. It is all about learning to put yourself first. Hope you all will check it out. You can visit my sparkpage to get to the team link easier. <BR> Becky Wed, 23 Jul 2008 13:29:50 EST Blast Past Your Energy Crash BLAST PAST YOUR ENERGY CRASH <BR> Hate that 3:00 p.m. slump? We’ve gone straight to leading experts to find out how you can combat it. <BR> <BR> It happens every day without fail: Around 3:00 p.m., you feel so lethargic that you crave a couch where you can curl up and take a snooze. You’ve thought about sauntering over to the vending machine to grab a candy bar – a sugar rush might give you kick in the pants – but you’re way too committed to clean eating and your active lifestyle so you kno... Mon, 21 Jul 2008 02:49:55 EST 100 WAYS TO BURN CALORIES 100 WAYS TO BURN CALORIES <BR> <BR> Getting lean, tight, healthy and sexy doesn’t have to be an act of deprivation and boredom. With these Oxygen options, dropping unwanted pounds has never been easier or more fun. <BR> <BR> 1. TAKE IT OUTSIDE <BR> Because of the changing terrain, exercising in the great outdoors burns more calories than same activity indoors. So lace up your shoes or strap on your Rollerblades to explore the twists, turns and winding roads of your ‘hood. <BR> <BR> 2. AF... Mon, 21 Jul 2008 02:39:53 EST BEAUTY MUST-HAVES BEAUTY MUST-HAVES <BR> <BR> Loose and Luscious <BR> <BR> You always hydrate your body during a workout but what about your lips? It’s high time you start making sure those lips are sealed. <BR> <BR> 1. Softer, Smoother <BR> MAC’s Lip Conditioner is an emollient balm that repairs lips with almond oil, avocado extract, wheat germ oil, shea butter and vitamins A and E. $14.50; <BR> <BR> 2. Prevent Damage <BR> Protect your lips all day long with Softlips Lip Protectant. Deli... Mon, 21 Jul 2008 02:33:35 EST KICK THIS, PICK THAT KICK THIS, PICK THAT <BR> <BR> Kick: Sugar Candy. Don’t give in to the office vending machine. This snack will give you quick energy, but the crash on the other side isn’t worth it. <BR> <BR> Pick: Pineapple. Sweet and delicious, pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain, which is associated with faster healing and reduced inflammation. Also, try fruits that contain vitamin C, which plays a beneficial role in joint conditions that contribute to osteoarthritis. <BR> ----------------- <... Mon, 21 Jul 2008 02:26:18 EST YOUR GUIDE TO PICKING A PERSONAL TRAINER YOUR GUIDE TO PICKING A PERSONAL TRAINER <BR> <BR> A bad personal trainer can put in need of surgery, while a good one can set you up to be strong and flexible into old age. Take these tips and you’ll make the healthiest choice in the gym. <BR> <BR> DO……………. <BR> LOOK FOR FOCUS. Keep an eye on how distracted the personal trainers in your gym are – if they spend more time looking around or chatting, choose a different trainer, one who pays attention to their client’s needs. <BR> <BR> TEST... Mon, 21 Jul 2008 02:06:52 EST TOP 5 WAYS TO BREAK THROUGH AN EXERCISE PLATEAU TOP 5 WAYS TO BREAK THROUGH AN EXERCISE PLATEAU <BR> <BR> If you train long enough you will inevitably encounter a plateau—you feel like you are working harder than ever but you simply aren’t seeing the results on the scale or in the gym. This is extremely frustrating and discouraging, but fret not; here are five easy ways to blast through your plateau. <BR> <BR> TAKE A BREAK. Take a week off from your regular routine and instead grab your friends for a game of beach volleyball, or strap o... Mon, 21 Jul 2008 02:04:01 EST 9 MUST-HAVE VITAMINS You’ve intensified your workouts to build a formidable body. Now you need to know how to keep it. Here’s the scoop. <BR> <BR> A diet that’s rich in vitamins is a key component of good health for highly active, weight-training women. “Exercise in itself doesn’t significantly increase your vitamin needs,” says sports nutritionist Nancy Clark, RD, author of Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 4th edition (Human Kinetics, 2008), “but it does increase your caloric needs.” And that’s the rub... Mon, 21 Jul 2008 00:46:53 EST Hottest of the Hotties Hottest of the Hotties according to <BR> <BR> General Hospital's Kelly Monaco (Sam) came in at number 1! <BR> 2. The Young and the Restless' Michelle Stafford (Phyllis) <BR> 3. Days of Our Lives' Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) <BR> 4. Bold and the Beautiful's Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) <BR> 5. All My Children's Rebecca Budig (Greenlee) <BR> 6. Guiding Light's Gina Tognoni (Dinah) <BR> 7. GH's Sarah Brown (Claudia) <BR> 8. Days' Arianne Zuker (Nicole) <BR> 9. Y&R's Sharon Case (Sharon... Fri, 18 Jul 2008 02:46:08 EST Lean Pocket Recalled Nestle has recalled 200,000 pounds of Lean Pockets Spinach Artichoke Chicken sandwiches because there could be pieces of plastic in the mix. Two people reported being injured. <BR> <BR> Per WebMD news: <BR> The recall only includes 9-ounce boxes of "Lean Pockets Spinach Artichoke Chicken -- 2 sandwiches." Printed on the side of each box is a "Best Before" date of "Nov 2009" followed by a package code beginning "8144 544616." Also printed on the side of the package is the establishment number... Wed, 16 Jul 2008 04:17:09 EST A Few Spark Starters Wrong forum. Fri, 11 Jul 2008 00:35:48 EST Hi I am new to the Days Group! Hello everyone! I am new to the days group and was encouraged to introduce myself.. So here I am! <BR> <BR> I am 47 years old. Started watching Days of our lives in 1977. (gosh 31 years now) On the show Julie had a stove blow up and it burnt her face really bad.. I had really personal reasons for watching the show. Well then along comes Bo and Hope.. Been hooked ever since.. SMILE! I just love the show I record it when I can't watch it. Just so you know... I do have a life! LOL! <BR> ... Sat, 28 Jun 2008 18:17:15 EST A Dose Of Your Own Medicine A Dose Of Your Own Medicine: Five drug breakthroughs especially for women <BR> <BR> Pharmaceutical discoveries happen all the time---and not just in Pete Doherty's bathroom. But all those cutting-edge drugs you see advertised on TV or in Internet pop-up ads aren't necessarily fantastic news for you. The fact is, many of the newet meds out there were created to treat conditions that commonly---or predominantly---affect men (Viagra knockoffs, anyone?). That's partly because the fairer sex has... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 02:18:00 EST Avoid Diet Roadblocks Avoid Diet Roadblocks <BR> <BR> 10 surprising reasons why you aren't losing when you should be--and what you can do about it <BR> <BR> If losing weight were simple, Spanx would be just a screen name in an S&M chat room. But dieting is complicated: There are even ways to screw up without realizing it. For instance, who would ever think that working out in the A.M. or cranking the AC might be the reason you're not slimming down? Luckily, once you've I.D.'d these flubs, fixing them is nowhere ... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 02:15:09 EST Come On In, The Tech Is Fine Waterproof gadgets for the wet and wired <BR> <BR> The days of bodyshielding your iPod, GPS, or camcorder from the nearest splash are long gone. Waterproof tech has become the norm as active lifestyles on land and sea demand products that keep up. And though a first glance at the price tag may leave you whiteknuckling your wallet, each item--packed with more features than the average gadget--is worth the investment. Because even if you're not a serious rafter or wake boarder, you can't argue... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 02:13:09 EST Life Stinks Life Stinks <BR> <BR> Cut your nose a break with these six odor zappers <BR> <BR> THINK ABOUT HOW YOU FEEL when you smell the mint from a freshly muddled mojito (ahhhhhh). Now consider the state of your psyche when you catch a whiff if your hasn't been-unpacked-in-a-week gym bag (#$%&!). Scientists studying the tango between odor and emotions have figured out that scent is closely linked to memories and stress levels. That's enough to motivate us to put the kibosh on P.U. Here's how to bani... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 01:58:19 EST The Diet Decoder The Diet Decoder <BR> <BR> Confused by conflicting advice? Follow our guide to instant enlightenment. <BR> <BR> Weight-Loss Advice is not one-size-fits-all--the same plan that helped a friend drop 10 lbs could make your belly expand like Jiffy Pop. "A diet will only work for you if it meshe easily with your lifestyle," says Lisa Drayer, M.A., R.D., one of WH's nutrition advisors. Everything from how often you break a sweat to when you have a snack attack can affect whether you have a slimm... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 01:57:14 EST Do the Goo: Real fruit that won't self-destruct in Fruit may be nature's candy-but its packaging needs a lot of work. From tough kiwis to tender blueberries, the goods seldom survive the thrashing they take inside the average handbag. Even fruit cradled in a bowl on the counter can within days look as if it ran afoul of Naomi Campbell. No wonder we have a hard time getting our nutritionist-recommended five servings a day. The solution: a new food genre we like to call "fruit goo." While the real thing is always better, the following products ... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 01:49:09 EST Kick the Can Surrender your straws: Drinking one or more soft drinks (diet or regular) per day increases your obesity risk, reports a study in Circulation. Researchers surveyed 6,000 people about their pop consumption over 4 years. They found that swigging one or more 12-ounce servings of soda--of any kind--per day increased subjects' risk of obesity by 31 percent. The sweeteners in both diet and regular may spark a taste for additional sweets. Plus, both dark- and light-colored drinks contain high levels... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 01:39:33 EST Nutrient Alert Research in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reports: Foods high in choline may increase risk of colorectal polyps, which can lead to colon cancer. Researchers found that women who consumed the nutrient, found mainly in animal products, in high amounts (about 383 million grams per day) had a 45 percent greater risk of developing polyps than those who ate the least (261 milligrams or less per day). Choline helps cells grow, so higher levels may speed the growth of cancer cells, exp... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 01:35:48 EST Spot Spotter Banish the bagel and end breakouts: Cutting high-glycemic-index carbs--such as pasta and baked goods--can reduce acne, reports a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers found that men following a low-GI diet--eating complex carbs like whole-wheat bread and fruit--had 20 percent fewer acne lesions after 12 weeks than those eating a diet rich in high-GI carbs. Because they're digested quickly, high-GI carb cause blood-sugar spikes that produce insulin. Excess insulin th... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 01:33:10 EST Sweat the Small Stuff Don't dread those dirty dishes: Low-intensity activities can decrease diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk, report a Diabetes Care study. Researchers found that spending more than 8 hours a day on sedentary activities, such as sitting at a desk, raised subjects' blood sugar by 3 percent. But spending about 6 hours a day doing light activities, such as washing dishes, lowered levels 3 percent. Research has shown that a sustained blood-sugar increase of 13 percent ups the risk of cardiovasc... Fri, 27 Jun 2008 01:32:27 EST What the heck!?! Okay, so what was the deal yesterday with the big Midol endorsement!?! Is Days doing so bad in the ratings that they have to do product endorsements during the show now? What's next, Philip and Daniel at the gym and one of them busts out with "Do you ever suffer from jock itch?"???? Or maybe Stephanie asking Kayla, "Mom, do you ever get that not-so-fresh feeling?". Sat, 21 Jun 2008 13:55:49 EST when, how, and often should you weigh in? I have tryed to do the weigh in thing on a daily both with just the underwear on and they after the restroom call, after the shower, and even naked right after the shower, and I seem to find that I have no chance to loose the weight in the past. I then tryed to do the weigh in once or twice a week getting disappointed with the results then too. <BR> Is there anyone out there that can give advise on the weigh in blues that I have been dealing with over the several months? <BR> I just joinded... Sat, 21 Jun 2008 11:04:04 EST Drop Trousers Size Drop Trousers Size <BR> <BR> Eat and shed: Whole grains can shrink belly fat, reports a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. One group of obese subjects ate an average of five daily servings of only refined grains, such as white rice, bread, and pasta, for 12 weeks; the second ate a similar number of servings of whole grains for the same period. All the subjects cut 500 calories from their daily diets. Participants lost an average of 8 to 11 lb, but refinded-grain eaters lost... Wed, 18 Jun 2008 17:17:37 EST Fitness Gear: The Right Stuff When it comes to fitness gear, fads have an annoying way of trumping function (witness: that thigh gizmo in your closet). But in your quest for fun-filled weekend--and a double-take bod--you need stuff that performs day in and day out. So we asked 200 WH readers what types of gear (from water bottles to golf clubs) are most essential to their active lifestyles, then compiled the top 10 and tracked down the best new item in each category. Invest in these must-have--we promise they'll never end... Wed, 18 Jun 2008 17:13:37 EST Health: Pads & Insoles Give your feet a little more cuhion for their pushin' <BR> <BR> BEST FOR Sky-High Heels <BR> Ball-of-foot cushions <BR> What To Look For: A thin gel or foam cushion that covers the entire area around the ball of your foot and ideally reaches all the way back to the middle of your arch. <BR> We Liked: Dr. Scholl's for Her Ball-Of-Foot cushions ($7.20,, which generously support the front of your foot. <BR> Tester says "The balls of my feet are usually pretty sore by the end of... Wed, 18 Jun 2008 17:12:08 EST 50 Ways to Look Super in 50 seconds or Less!!! 1. Ditch Under-Eye Bags <BR> Surgery to lift your lids? Nah. Just brush on a rich, satiny shade like topaz or amethyst, then blend into the crease. Dark colors create depth, distracting from bags (light, sparkly colors exaggerate the problem). L'oreal Hip Bright Shadow Duos in Showy and Reckless are perfect. ($7, <BR> <BR> 2. Get Your Skin Glowing <BR> You don't need to see an entire episode of My Super Sweet 16 to appreciate its absurdity. Same goes for glycolic peels--even a... Wed, 18 Jun 2008 17:05:57 EST SAVING FACE Defy gravity: Women who consumed the most vitamin C and linoleic acid had the youngest-looking skin among 40- to 74-year-olds, reports The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vitamin C helps the body synthesize collagen, which keeps skin firm, while linoleic acid, an essential fatty acid, prevents dryness and inflammation, says study co-author Andrew Mayes, Ph.D. Slow down time: Chow oranges and broccoli for vitamin C; eat a handful of walnuts or Brazil nuts and cook with sunflower or saf... Fri, 13 Jun 2008 14:20:35 EST Spread the Love Spread the Love <BR> <BR> Butter substitutes will save you calories, no doubt about it. But will a smear of a butter wannabe cut it on a steaming hot blueberry muffin or a freshly flipped flapjack? The surprising answer is yes. These satisfying impostors use ingredients such as olive oil and yogurt to create a creamy illusion that will please even die-hard buttah addicts. <BR> <BR> 1. Smart Balance Omega Plus Buttery Spread. <BR> The closest thing to the real McCoy. Made with cholesterol-... Fri, 13 Jun 2008 13:58:03 EST Some really tricked-out bathroom scales Step On It: Treat Yourself to a Tricked-Out New Scale <BR> <BR> Turns out your reviled bathroom scale is a WMD in the battle of the bulge. A recent study of 314 dieters found that those who weighed in daily were less likely to regain. Here are five models you’ll be happy to use—almost. <BR> <BR> IF YOU DIG FORM OVER FUNCTION <BR> 1. NewLine Wooden Platform Electronic Bathroom Scale SBB0806 <BR> Follow our logic: If it looks good, you’ll keep it in sight. If it’s in sight, you’ll use it. Th... Fri, 13 Jun 2008 13:49:53 EST Strip Away Stress Strip Away Stress <BR> <BR> You eat well, train regularly, heck, you even floss - it's all about being healthier. But that stress you're toting is pulling you down the health meter. We've got 10 simple ways for active women like you to grab control of the wheel and keep your life from going off the map. Stress, as you know, can manifest itself in ugly ways. Along with contributing to an increased risk for heart disease as you age and decreasing your immune functioning, it can wreak havoc on ... Thu, 12 Jun 2008 04:10:57 EST Beauty Must-Haves / Oxygen-Au gust-2008 Going Clean <BR> <BR> Here are eight products to help you live a cleaner lifestyle. Now, just remember to eat clean too. <BR> <BR> 1. Face Off <BR> You can cleanse and tone in one simple step with the skin soothing Pure Calmille by Yves Rocher. $11, <BR> <BR> 2. Spin Class <BR> Crest SpinBrush Swirl has an ergonomic handle and gives you that just-seen-the-dentist clean feel. $5, <BR> <BR> 3. Gunk-Free Hair <BR> After a sweaty session at the gym, refresh with ... Wed, 11 Jun 2008 23:45:34 EST 60 Seconds to Better Health 60 Seconds to Better Health <BR> <BR> WORK OUT WISELY <BR> <BR> 1. Say "Hi" to High Noon <BR> For productivity, midday may be the best time to work out. Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University in England studied 210 workers who took part in on-site exercise programs. After exercising (mostly during their lunch hours), the employees were better able to manage their time, meet deadlines and interact with colleagues. Types of workouts ranged from aerobics to stretching, and participants... Wed, 11 Jun 2008 22:10:32 EST Why Strength Train? Why Strength Train? <BR> <BR> Strength training builds muscle, we know, but why is that so important? <BR> <BR> STRENGTHENS BONES. In order to increase bone density and decrease your risk of osteoporosis you need to impose a stress on them, and it needs to be more than simply walking. <BR> <BR> CONTROLS BODY FAT. Muscle burns more calories than fat at rest thereby increasing your resting metabolic rate. So the more muscle you build through weight training the more calories you burn, min... Wed, 11 Jun 2008 22:02:54 EST total points for the day 60 for 6/1 Mon, 2 Jun 2008 18:04:10 EST What exercise equipment do you have/use? I have: <BR> <BR> Resistance Band <BR> Dumbbells <BR> Exercise Ball <BR> Jump Rope <BR> Pedometer <BR> Medicine Ball <BR> Heart Rate Monitor <BR> ----------------------- <BR> <BR> I actually use the HRM, Medicine Ball, and Dumbbells. I'm trying to use the Pedometer a lot more now. Sun, 1 Jun 2008 19:04:55 EST Suggestions for SparkTeam Leaders Group........ For those of you that don't know, we Team Leaders have a group that is only for us to make suggestions about things we would like to see added. If anyone has any suggestions, that don't have access to that team which is private. Then you can post them here, and every Saturday.....I post it to the Sparkteam Leaders group. <BR> <BR> ~~You've just been sparked. <BR> <BR> KALH7338 Thu, 29 May 2008 21:02:32 EST 25 Diet Mistakes 25 Diet Mistakes: <BR> <BR> You train, you eat, you sleep, you repeat. So why the plateau? Why the stalled progress? Believe it or not, there are several common blunders that even fit women make when it comes to eating - mistakes that could be holding you back too. But, you can solve them. <BR> <BR> If you're stuck and can't figure out the dead end of your fitness goals, see if you can correct any nutrition mishaps. Don't freak though; it's unlikely you're doing all 25! Remember this: jus... Sun, 11 May 2008 03:03:46 EST Suggestions for Team Goals!! For those who don't already know, our Team Goals for the month of May are listed as follows: <BR> <BR> Drink 8 cups of water a day <BR> Pick 2 days to strength train per week <BR> Welcome 3 new members in the introduction thread per week on SparkPeople <BR> Weign in and blog 1 time per week <BR> Do @ least 20 minutes of exercise per day or 600 minutes of exercise for the total month of May. <BR> <BR> That's just for the month of May....if anyone has any suggestions or your need help tracki... Thu, 8 May 2008 01:41:56 EST Interesting "spoiler" There will be a Days of Our Lives reunion of sorts when Jason Cook (formerly Shawn Brady on DOOL) originates a new role and interacts with Kirsten Storms' character, Maxie. (Kirsten Storms used to play Belle on DOOL.) <BR> <BR> Cook's character's name hasn't yet been released, but he will play a doctor who comes to Port Charles with a secret past (is there any other kind?). His first airdate is in June and we're told that the good (or bad!) doctor will interact with Maxie Jones soon after a... Fri, 25 Apr 2008 16:28:35 EST New Team Feature!!!! We're launching a new Team feature this week that is very exciting and could become an important part of your SparkTeam. <BR> <BR> Team Goals is a new feature to help SparkTeam members work together to accomplish common goals. Basically, Team Leaders will be able to set goals for the Team (both on an individual level and a Team level) and members can choose whether or not they'd like to participate. If they decide to participate, the goal will show up on their Other Goals page for them to t... Tue, 22 Apr 2008 18:08:59 EST don't forget Jullian will be on Days today. Tue, 22 Apr 2008 08:21:01 EST Addicted to Days for over 40 years, Food longer I am married for 40 years with one married daughter, 3 cats and 1 bird. I have been overweight since I stopped smoking 35 years ago and gradually put on more weight with each crisis. The latest was when my daughter had our first grandson on Jan 1, 2008 and he lived for 13 days. He was born at 30 weeks and had major cardiac problems. Since them I had my good days and my bad but one thing that helps me get through is 'Days'. I feel as if I am in the middle of Salem and know all of the char... Thu, 10 Apr 2008 22:36:08 EST Jillian from the Biggest Loser On April 22, Jillian from the biggest loser is suppose to be on Days. Fri, 4 Apr 2008 14:51:44 EST Meet, Greet, and Extend a Hand Challenge 5.......10......15......GO!!!! <BR> <BR> Hi, everyone. Welcome to our new challenge that is schedule to go from April 6th to May 31st. This challenge hopefully proves to be fun for everybody but more importantly encouraging people to commit or recommit to the SparkPeople experience. We all fall sometimes due to various reasons, you just to have to keep moving it along. Maybe we can help each other tweak one another's diets. <BR> <BR> In this challenge, I want everyone to try their best to ... Sat, 29 Mar 2008 17:39:03 EST Best Foods/Worst Foods Hi, everyone. Hope everything is doing well on their weight loss. <BR> <BR> Anyhoo, this is a thread for everyone to post some of the best/worst foods you've ever acquainted yourself with. <BR> <BR> Nice Article.....Check out the author's website too. <BR> <link><BR>on_articles.asp?id=994 </link> <BR> <BR> Another Good Article: <BR> 85 Tips & Strategies for Dining Out: <BR> <link><BR>on_articles.asp?id=544 </link> ... Fri, 28 Mar 2008 13:58:33 EST Best Foods/Worst Foods Mistake Error Thu, 27 Mar 2008 23:36:15 EST Best Foods Ignore post. Made a mistake. Thu, 27 Mar 2008 22:51:55 EST Best Foods Ignore Post. Thu, 27 Mar 2008 22:51:36 EST Best Foods Ignore Post. Thu, 27 Mar 2008 22:51:08 EST new member Hi my name is Beth and I need all the help I can trying to loose weight,keeping up with my kids.Everyday is a new day and I try to do as much as I can for exercise and now I have started everyday when I watch Days of our lives to do leg lifts just sitting in the chair or I have bands I hook to a door. I look forward to meeting everyone. Wed, 12 Mar 2008 10:44:19 EST New Spoilers!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!! Max receives his sentencing <BR> Philip discovers incriminating information about Chloe <BR> EJ and Sami are questioned by an immigration agent <BR> Shawn and Belle reaffirm their vows <BR> Week of March 10th: <BR> Bo prepares to say good-bye to his family <BR> Chelsea drowns her sorrows Sat, 1 Mar 2008 21:46:19 EST Ava's Daddy Wonder if it is Ford Decker or the Alamine's Thu, 28 Feb 2008 15:14:05 EST most depressing Valentine's episode ever! Did anyone else find today's episode beyond depressing for Valentines's Day? Thu, 14 Feb 2008 14:14:58 EST Days Writers Fired Hogan Scheffer, who was brought in last year to take over as head writer, has been fired along with many to most of the writers under him, who have been on strike since November. Currently the show is being written by "scab" writers, writers which will cross the picket lines. Recently Hogan Scheffer's name along with the other writer's names fell off the credits for the show. <BR> <BR> Tom Cassiello, one of the writers who was fired, has been posting about the drama on his myspace page. You ... Sun, 10 Feb 2008 03:41:10 EST Hi! I am so excited to have gotten that wonderful thing called a "DVR" with my satellite!! I have been watching Days with my grandmother and mother since late 60's! My mother recently passed away but my grandmother and I still keep up! It has been a bonding thing throughout the years :-). I had not watched it for the past few years due to working and raising my boys but I really look forward to watching my Days now at night! <BR> <BR> Theresa Sat, 9 Feb 2008 17:30:23 EST Weekly previews-( (Spoilers) Preview for the Week of <BR> February 4, 2008 <BR> <BR> Steve and Kayla show up in Ireland with Grandpa Shawn. Colleen summons everyone to her room. Bo lays into her about keeping Grandpa Shawn in the dark, but she says she couldn't risk Stefano finding her. John knocks Marlena against a wall and pulls out his knife. Is he going to kill Colleen?! Belle and Shawn live in the moment, relishing having Claire back. Sami visits Lucas and he tells her that he confessed! Sami leaves in tears. Lexie... Sat, 2 Feb 2008 00:29:36 EST Writers Strike Some Marvelous Deals <BR> Writers Strike Some Marvelous Deals by Natalie Finn <BR> <BR> Even while trying to reach a consensus, the Writers Guild of America continues to strike out on its own. <BR> <BR> Over the past two days, the WGA has added to its arsenal of like-minded production companies, announcing interim deals with Lionsgate, Marvel Studios and RKO Pictures, meaning the purveyors of Weeds and Mad Men, Iron Man and, back in the day, Citizen Kane and It's a Wonderful Life, are apparently on board with... Sat, 26 Jan 2008 16:23:22 EST Save Days of Our Lives Petition Found this petition on another site. It's a petition to keep DOOL on TV. Anybody interested click on the following link: <BR> <link><BR>ool </link> <BR> <BR> Since 1965, televisions have been turned on to view a half hour and soon an hour of daytime drama. For over 41 years, fans of all different ages from all over the world have tuned in to Days Of Our Lives. Some of us have been fans from the very beginning in 1965, some of us are more recently becom... Sat, 19 Jan 2008 18:09:48 EST National Body Challenge 2008 Hi, everybody. This is the yearly Discovery Health Body challenge that I sometimes participate in. To anybody that wants to participate the link is below. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>hallenge/national-body-challenge.html </link> <BR> <BR> You can take advantage of FREE registration benefits! <BR> <BR> * An 8-week membership to Bally Total Fitness* <BR> * An 8 week trial membership to Podfitness for workout motivation on your MP3 player <BR> * Custo... Wed, 16 Jan 2008 01:26:23 EST Lucas & Will What do you think of this. Do you think that maybe Will shot EJ and Lucas knows and that is the reason Will was sent away and Lucas confessed to protect him. Wed, 9 Jan 2008 13:29:47 EST SP Problems? Yesterday I started having problems with this site. I was unable to access "Favorites" on the food tracker. Then I was unable to use the Food Calculator. I've tried logging off, re-booting, and logging back on. Na-da. Now this morning all my food from yesterday is just GONE!, and I cannot find my "teams"! The only way I got here is through my e-mails!!! I'm not even sure if this will post!!! <BR> I've contacted the SP Help desk, and will again today. I was just wonder if any of you are havin... Wed, 9 Jan 2008 07:05:29 EST Does anyone else hate Phillip? OMG!!! He needs a good ass whoopin! Seriously...he is so hard headed and pushy and determined to get what he wants....I just hate him, lol! He needs to move on with his life and leave Shawn, Belle, and Claire alone! Tue, 8 Jan 2008 15:36:43 EST new member I joined Spark yesterday, and was excited to find this team. I love Days!! I started watching it with my aunt when I was about 11 or 12. That was back in the days of Doug and Julie. I'm really looking forward to talking about the show with all of you!! Fri, 4 Jan 2008 20:34:09 EST New to Spark How great to find this site and to find a Days group!! I just joined Spark yesterday, and have had a great time surfing the much great information and nice people!! I've been watching days since the 70's, the Doug and Julie days. My favorite characters are the Dimeras (Stefano in particular) and Bo and Hope. I hope to get to know all of you soon and look forward to talking about life in Salem w/you. <BR> <BR> Donna Fri, 4 Jan 2008 20:11:09 EST New Member Hi I am Amy, 34 and ready to get the weight off that I gained while pregnant 7 years ago. <BR> <BR> I have been a member with spark for about 3 months. I have lost about 20 lbs and then gained 6 back over the holidays. Definately time to get back on track. <BR> <BR> I am soo happy that I found a group that likes Days as much as I do. Fri, 4 Jan 2008 08:45:06 EST 2008 Previews -- SPOILER ALERT!! As reported in Soap Opera Digest... <BR> <BR> The Vendetta <BR> At the end of January, the exciting culmination of this story will play out in Ireland. There will be some amazing reveals and surprise endings. Sat, 29 Dec 2007 23:42:53 EST one more time... Reply with what character is next to your sign, let us know if it fits or not?.... <BR> This will be good since there are a lot of new members to get to know better! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> CAPRICORN - The Go-Getter <BR> <BR> Patient and wise. Practical and rigid. Ambitious. Tends to be good-looking. Humorous and funny. Can be a bit shy and reserved. Often pessimists. Capricorns tend to act before they think and can be unfriendly at times. Hold grudges. Like competition. Get what they want... Wed, 28 Nov 2007 05:02:27 EST Blood Good morning everybody! Today is my day to donate blood, so I thought I would encourage everybody who CAN to do so. It doesn't take much time, doesn't hurt, and DOES SAVE LIVES! I've only been doing this for a few years, and am already over the 4 gallon mark! At some places, they give you your cholesterol total, so you get something for it! My hubby donates too, so we schedule it just before lunch time and I get him to take me to someplace nice afterward. It is my one chance to have s... Thu, 18 Oct 2007 07:10:10 EST Find your tree... OKAY- I found this and thought it would be a good time to find out a bit more about all our team members exspecially since we have some new members on board **LOL** <BR> You know the drill-find your birthdate and your tree and then check to see if it fits you and let us know?...... <BR> <BR> <BR> *Dec 23 to Jan 01 - Apple Tree <BR> *Jan 01 to Jan 11 - Fir Tree <BR> *Jan 12 to Jan 24 - Elm Tree <BR> *Jan 25 to Feb 03 - Cypress Tree <BR> *Feb 04 to Feb 08 - Poplar Tree <BR> *Feb 09 to ... Tue, 25 Sep 2007 23:00:40 EST In search of the "perfect" recipe.... I apologize if this becomes repetative to anyone who is on more than one team with me, but I intend to place this on all my teams to stretch my question as far as it will go. <BR> <BR> We are having a baby shower for a friend of mine October 13th, with a Halloween theme. I have offered to make the cake (in an attempt to make it something I can enjoy, and not feel bad about eating). <BR> <BR> This is a "jack and jill" baby shower at a sports bar. The cakes will be decorated like jack o lan... Mon, 24 Sep 2007 09:49:35 EST 8% for 80 Challenge I know its a long read but be patient with me!!! <BR> <BR> Well, everybody. It's time for another challenge and hopefully it's as enjoyable as the last one. This challenge will be focused on the months of September and October and will take a little from the previous challenge. <BR> <BR> For the check-in weeks for September, due to the fact that it is National Food Safety Education Month, try as much as possible for September to make sure you planned what you eat. Basically take control of... Fri, 24 Aug 2007 15:53:51 EST Which month is yours? Find the month that you were born in and see if the info applies to you?! Then let us know so we can all understand each other better! <BR> **********Here it goes:******************* <BR> <BR> January <BR> Stubborn and hard-hearted. Ambitious and serious. Loves to teach and be taught. Always looking at people's flaws and weaknesses. Likes to criticize. Hardworking and productive. Smart, neat and organized. Sensitive and has deep thoughts. <BR> Knows how to make others happy. Quiet unless... Thu, 23 Aug 2007 23:39:51 EST *****Weigh In***** Well, this is the thread where everyone can tell the other person about their progress and you can also request help from other members on weight loss. <BR> <BR> It doesn't matter if your progress is measured by weight loss, inches, or just a change in the way you live, you can post it here. <BR> <BR> Best of luck to everyone!! Peace Out!! Wed, 22 Aug 2007 16:34:35 EST "I Wanna Be A Soap Star" Reality Show For those not aware, this season on the reality show the winner will win a 13 week role on "Days of Our Lives" and the winner will, for the first time, be chosen by the audience! <BR> <BR> Hogan Sheffer (head writer) and Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady Johnson) are judges in the competition along with daytime manager Michael Bruno. Cameron Matheson from AMC is the host. <BR> <BR> Tonight's premier episode mainly served to introduce the audition process, the narrowing down of contestants and fi... Fri, 17 Aug 2007 01:15:30 EST Article on Alli IT'S HERE-a drugstore weight-loss pill with enough research behind it to earn a nod from the FDA. Alli (rhymes with pie), a lower-dose, OTC version of the obesity drug Orlistat, hit shelves with much hype in June. But while the pills may help your slim-down cause, they're hardly a cure-all for your dieting woes. Alli can only supplement--not replace--a healthy diet and exercise, and to uncover your abs, you risk suffering some unsavory side effects. So before you shell out $45 to $55 for a st... Fri, 10 Aug 2007 22:42:49 EST Interesting information from Women's Health Mag I just thought this was some pretty neat information or just interesting facts from the above mention magazine I subscribe to. <BR> <BR> The Average Woman (AW) Facts: SHOPTALK "And yet we still have nothing to wear" <BR> <BR> Hours the AW spends shopping a year: 385 <BR> <BR> -In her lifetime: 2 years, 9 months <BR> <BR> % of women who say they'd take a daylong shopping spree over sex with the man of their dreams: 58 <BR> <BR> Day the AW is most likely to hit stores: Saturday <BR> <BR>... Fri, 13 Jul 2007 02:31:31 EST Whose Your Favorite.. .......... Celebrity Couple: <BR> TV Show: <BR> Grocery Store: <BR> Clothing Store: <BR> Online Store: <BR> Movie: <BR> Song: <BR> Actor: <BR> Actress: <BR> Food: <BR> Ice-Cream Flavor: <BR> Feature in a Man: Sun, 8 Jul 2007 01:46:42 EST Grocery/Eating Thread I have two different requests: <BR> <BR> What are you preferred liquors/wines to drink? <BR> <BR> What is the best source of fiber in your diet? Since I'm looking for more sources. Sat, 7 Jul 2007 03:37:51 EST Login Points!! So what number did you hit today? <BR> <BR> 1 out of 5 today for me. Sat, 7 Jul 2007 02:48:27 EST Platueing!!!! <em>198</em> I have been on a plateau for a couple of weeks now!! anyone else out there going through the same thing? Any advice on what to add to my workout? Diet? Any advice on how to maintain the frustration!! <BR> Help!! <BR> <em>12</em> Bert Mon, 2 Jul 2007 01:02:33 EST Veggie Booty snack food recalled A popular snack food sold nationwide is being recalled because of concerns about contamination. <BR> <BR> All lots and sizes of Veggie Booty Snack Food are being recalled, the company said, following a report of 51 cases of salmonella poisoning that may be associated with the product. <BR> <BR> Georgine Hertzwig of Robert's American Gourmet in Sea Cliff, New York, said the company acted after the Food and Drug Administration contacted them about the illnesses in 17 states. <BR> <BR> Salmon... Sat, 30 Jun 2007 20:50:40 EST FDA rebuffs call for aspartame probe A U.S. consumer group called for an urgent Food and Drug Administration review of the safety of aspartame on Monday, but the FDA said there was no immediate need to do so despite a new study showing the sweetener may cause cancer. <BR> <BR> Italian researchers published a new study last week that showed aspartame -- widely used in soft drinks -- might cause leukemia, lymphoma and breast cancer in rats. <BR> <BR> "This is the second study by the same lab showing that aspartame causes cancer ... Sat, 30 Jun 2007 20:49:41 EST DOOL Family Tree My roommate really just starting watching the show with me recently and every now and then a question will come up "so that is his and who's daughter?" so I was just trying to be nice and make him a family tree of everyone on the show only to realize either I'm going to have to get a huge piece of paper for all the lines or I'm going to have to design a new kind of family tree. Funny the things you don't think about until you start writing them. Like Billie and Bo and step siblings, yet they ... Thu, 28 Jun 2007 23:38:57 EST History of Characters STEFANO DIMERA <BR> <BR> <BR> The DiMera family was a powerful 'business' family located in the Mediterranean. In 1982, the seventh son of the seventh son, Stefano DiMera, first relocated his family and their operations from Europe to Salem. <BR> <BR> He was first introduced introduced to audiences as the disarming and somewhat sinister friend of Lee DuMonde. His arrival was spurred by and attempt to find his son, Tony. At that time, Tony was having an affair with Renee DuMonde. Things hit... Thu, 28 Jun 2007 12:58:11 EST Information on the Main Characters John Black <BR> ----------- <BR> Other Names <BR> Forrest Alamain (birth name) <BR> The Pawn (from 1985 to 1986) <BR> Roman Brady (from 1986 to 1991) <BR> John Stevens (name known as in Switzerland) <BR> Father John Black (fake priest name) <BR> <BR> Marital Status <BR> Married (Marlena Evans, December 2006 to present) <BR> <BR> Past Marriages <BR> Marlena Evans (invalid) <BR> Isabella Toscano (one son; dissolved by her death) <BR> Susan Banks (invalid) <BR> <BR> Children <BR> Brady Black ... Thu, 28 Jun 2007 10:31:55 EST 5 for 50 Challenge 5 for 50 Challenge <BR> <BR> Some people might not know, but July is social wellness month. In this challenge, we're going to combine that with our goal of trying to lose weight. <BR> <BR> For this challenge, in order to win, all you have to do is learn to be a healthier person while encouraging others to do the same. The thing in this challenge that is different from previous challenges is that their is a $50 prize. For the person who loses the most weight, which has to be above 5 lbs, the... Thu, 28 Jun 2007 03:35:32 EST NOT INTRODUCTION FORUM BUT CHALLENGE FORUM!!! This is just to let everybody know that this is not an introduction forum since we've already started one a while ago, but this will be the forum where challenges and related items are posted. <BR> <BR> If you need help in a challenge, whether its with weight loss or you want to recommend a idea for a future challenge, then post it here. <BR> <BR> <BR> Please don't post anything else in this thread!! <BR> Thu, 28 Jun 2007 03:33:08 EST Off-Topic: The issue of the new drug Alli Who thinks that they would willing to take the new drug recently approved by the FDA? I've heard one of the side-effects is lose-bowels, but the day the drug was released, many stores still sold out of the drug? <BR> <BR> Would you all take it? <BR> <BR><BR>l/living/17415954.htm Tue, 26 Jun 2007 12:10:11 EST Little bits of comedy lately I know this show has always been famous for the ocasional oneliner but has anyone else noticed a little more comedy being added here and there lately. <BR> <BR> First there was Sami and the Doctor with <BR> "you your that doctor, you're suppose to be dead, they burried you" <BR> <BR> "It didn't take" <BR> <BR> and then the one from Lucas the other day where he is checking up on the cop. <BR> "Blonde hair, blue eyes, good looking, should be on a soap" <BR> <BR> I love it, and it's still n... Sat, 23 Jun 2007 23:41:55 EST What is up with the New Stephanie? Am I the only one who is noticing that not only did they change the actress who plays Stephanie, but they COMPLETELY overhauled her character? It's bothersome to me, because I can still remember vividly the original red-head, desperate for her "daddy" to remember her and her mother, "desperate" for them to be a family. Now with this new actress comes a whole new character - one that frankly, I'm having even more trouble relating to and liking. She's a total jerk to Steve, very giggly - can... Wed, 20 Jun 2007 10:29:41 EST Favorite Couple Who is your all time favorite couple? <BR> I have to say that I have seen some great loves and some even greater hates in the time that I have spent watching Days and my vote goes for= 1st choice=Chole and Brady! Boy it is hard to choose from but that match was special because it brought out two gifted people who were misunderstood. 2nd=shane and kim! <BR> <em>12</em> Bert Sat, 16 Jun 2007 01:18:28 EST Who do you think is the hunkest? Past or Present? My all time favorite is Orfesis (I don't know how to spell his name) He kidnapped Marlena yrs ago, he was tall dark and handsome! <BR> <BR> <em>12</em> Bert Thu, 7 Jun 2007 02:45:00 EST Days of Our Lives June Challenge New Challenge for June <BR> I got this challenge from another team I'm on. I thought it was a pretty fun challenge, so I brought it over here. <BR> <BR> Current Weight: <BR> Goal Weight; <BR> <BR> POINTS <BR> <BR> 64 ozs. water 0/7 { 1 point a day} <BR> 2 fruits 0/7 { 1 point per day} <BR> 2 veggies 0/7 { 1 point per day} <BR> 2 Dairy 0/7 { 1 point per day} <BR> Multivitamin 0/14{ 2 points per day} <BR> Weight Loss 0/0 { 1 point per lb.} <BR> Week 1 Mini Challenge <BR> 5 extra m... Wed, 6 Jun 2007 11:38:13 EST I AM NEW I loves Days of our lives <BR> I watched it when I was little & nothing changed <BR> smile Wed, 30 May 2007 18:15:08 EST Current Information About Days of Our Lives Actors Shayna Rose (ex Stephanie) appeared as a serving wench on May 3rd's episode of "Ugly Betty." You will be able to watch the re-run on tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Heather Lindell (Ex Jan) is currently appearing on "As The World Turns" <BR> <BR> From Nancy <BR> Annie Burgstede (Willow) is appearing in TV public service announcements for the Arizona Meth Project, which raises awareness about Meth use. <BR> <BR> @Courtesy of Fri, 4 May 2007 02:08:47 EST Check-In For Sami's Challenge Format of Check-In: <BR> Austin Reed Week <BR> 04/29/07: <BR> Lucas Roberts Week <BR> 05/06/07: <BR> Franco Kelly Week <BR> 05/13/07: <BR> Brandon Walker Week <BR> 05/20/07: <BR> William Roberts Week <BR> 05/27/07: <BR> Roman Brady Week <BR> 06/03/07: <BR> <BR> THE TEAMS ARE: <BR> For the 1st team, both have vacation restraints so I know they won't be checking in every check point. <BR> <BR> CARYLAN2 <BR> ILOVEROSES <BR> <BR> TJB1536 <BR> SNAPHAPPY_34 <BR> <BR> *BETHIE* <BR> NAMIBIA574... Sun, 29 Apr 2007 11:07:21 EST Information about Upcoming Challenge Hi, everyone, this is Namibia, the team leader of Days of Our Lives. <BR> <BR> In celebration of Sami's or Alison Sweeney impending debut as the new host of The Biggest Loser, I'm proposing to hold a challenge to see who can be the biggest loser. This challenge will go from April 29 to June 3 with the first check in date being April 29 which is on a Sunday. The following check-in dates will also be on a Sunday until we reach June 3. <BR> <BR> Since this challenge theme is focused around Sam... Tue, 24 Apr 2007 14:13:13 EST 5 Things About Yourself Thread This is just a fun little thread for everybody. Of course I'll start it off. <BR> <BR> 1. I'm working on my 3rd college. <BR> 2. I enjoy Sami's fashion sense on DOOL. <BR> 3. I'm a control freak/perfectionist. <BR> 4. I'm against having children <BR> 5. My favorite food is slightly burned Chicken & Dumplings. <BR> Thu, 12 Apr 2007 15:02:44 EST video of Allison Sweeney falling on her butt I found this today. Allison falls right after Carmen Elektra falls and gets helped up. It's kind of funny. <BR> <BR><BR>armen-eats-runway/ Fri, 16 Mar 2007 15:33:51 EST All Recaps from 2/5 HAS MOVED TO History & Recaps & Actor/Actresses Info FORUM!!! Mon, 5 Feb 2007 20:39:20 EST Recap for 2/2 Kate and Sami meet with a TV producer and director about Sami appearing on their show "Heroes Among Us." Sami sells them on the idea, with Kate's help. Later though we learn that Kate paid the two men off and the whole thing is a set-up to expose Sami as a lie. <BR> <BR> EJ meets with Lucas at his place to talk about the job. Lucas has changed his mind and is not taking it after all. EJ tries to convince him to take it, saying he should think about his and Sami's future, especially if they p... Sat, 3 Feb 2007 15:48:35 EST Comings and Goings of Actors Comings <BR> ------------------------------ <BR> Yes that is Kayle Brown (former Michael Hudson, AW) who has been playing Dr. Berman at Salem University Hospital. <BR> <BR> The role of Connor Lockhart has been cast and the part has gone to Noah Segan. Connor debuts on January 8th. <BR> <BR> new According to an interview with Matt Ashford (ex Jack Deveraux) in The Bradenton Herald, Matt is set to reprise the role of Jack Deveraux. No official announcement has yet been made, no other informa... Fri, 2 Feb 2007 16:18:20 EST Recap for 2/1 Nick and Chelsea fly to Toronto. On the plane they take a quiz in a bridal magazine and start questioning one another about their love life. Chelsea finds out Nick isn't a virgin and wants to know who his one and only is. <BR> <BR> At the safe house, Shawn and Belle discuss what to do next. Belle compares Shawn to her father, but he feels he's nothing like John. Later the house is raided by the cops. In order to let Belle and Claire get away, Shawn distracts the cops by staying behind and pl... Thu, 1 Feb 2007 19:51:43 EST Recap 1/31 In Canada, Claire is teething and Shawn goes to get her some medicine. Two guys at the safe house are being drunk and playing loud music, which soon brings the cops. The cops can't get in and leave, but Belle worries they may be back. <BR> <BR> Nick and Chelsea drive to the airport, only to realize they are being followed by Phillip and Willow. Nick makes a detour at Maggie's to pick up something. They head to the airport and while Chelsea stalls Phillip with small talk, Nick plants somethin... Wed, 31 Jan 2007 23:12:09 EST Recap for 1/30 Phillip pays Max a visit at the garage and tries to bribe him with a new car in exchange for where Shawn and Belle are. Max won't give him the info though. Later abby shows up to see Max. She informs him that she's quitting to go to school full time. He's shocked, but they share a goodbye hug and promise to see one another around. <BR> <BR> At Chez Rouge, Willow shows up to see Hope, who is with Maggie. She tells Hope she's pregnant, showing her a note from her doctor as proof. She swears th... Wed, 31 Jan 2007 23:05:22 EST Recap for 1/29 Max and Mimi take the bones to Roman. Mimi explains where she found them, but that Bonnie and Connor aren't giving up answers. She asks before he questionings them to do a DNA test on the bones. Roman agrees. Later Mimi tells Max what she didn't tell Roman, the bones may be her fathers. Mimi needs answers and Max says he'll be here for her. <BR> <BR> Shawn calls the payphone at the pub and Chelsea answers. She tells Shawn she'll get Bo and bring him to the pub. Back in Canada, Shawn and Bell... Mon, 29 Jan 2007 21:09:03 EST I got to meet Ali! (Sami) There was an event at a casino here in town with Ali (Sami) where she signed autograpghs, took pictures, did a question session then called the first 3 games of bingo. It was sooo fun! I got my picture taken with her (as you can see in my avatar) and took a few more. I added another one on my SparkPage besides the one that's my avatar. She was really, nice and made sure I got my picture taken with her! I got 2 autographs: the pictures they were handing out plus my book! It was so cool to meet... Mon, 29 Jan 2007 17:00:06 EST Recap for 1/26 In Canada, Belle and Shawn hide out in a safe house until they can figure what to do. They realize they need money, Belle considers selling her ring. Shawn decides to call home. <BR> <BR> Nick's boss at the hospital is looking for a new assistant, asking Nick if he has any ideas. Nick has a terrible nightmare about Chelsea busting him. Meanwhile at the pub, Chelsea and Abby talk, Abby has decided to go to school full time. Nick later shows up and lies to Chelsea, saying nothing is available ... Sat, 27 Jan 2007 16:41:07 EST Recap for 1/25 Mimi comes home and finds Connor and Bonnie acting suspicious. She does some digging only to find the bones they buried in the back yard. She demands answers. Connor admits they are dad's. She wants to know what happened. Connor doesn't know and Bonnie won't say. Mimi gives her mom till the morning otherwise she will tell Roman everything. <BR> <BR> At the pub, Chelsea keeps pushing Abby to go to school full time, it will be fun and they can forget all about Shane Patton and Max Brady. Meanw... Fri, 26 Jan 2007 14:07:54 EST Recap for 1/24 Steve continues driving Shawn, Belle and Claire to Canada. He has episodes while doing so, which scare Shawn and Belle. The cops soon show up and Steve goes nuts. He has Shawn take the wheel while he throws boxes from the truck at the cops. He then tells them not to stop and jumps out of the car! They make it to Canada. <BR> <BR> At the station, Phillip shows up and accuses Roman of letting Shawn and Belle get away. Roman refuses to be called dirty by Phillip, who he accuses of being dirty.... Fri, 26 Jan 2007 14:06:18 EST Recap for 1/23 Steve returns home with EJ's travel visa, which will force him to return to the US. Kayla isn't happy with Steve over his lies. They have a heart to heart about honesty. Later Shawn calls Steve for help getting to Canada, Steve agrees. <BR> <BR> Mimi is at Max's place when Phillip shows up. He becomes nasty, ties her up and locks her in a trunk to get the truth from her about where Belle and Shawn are. Later after being rescued by Max, Mimi and Max get passionate with one another. <BR> <BR>... Mon, 22 Jan 2007 19:43:13 EST Recap for 1/19 Sami, Lucas, and Will are getting prepared to go the award ceremony. At the ceremony, they keep congratulating Sami. Roman presents the award to Sami @ the ceremony. Sami gives a thank you speech, thanking Lucas for giving her the strength to save his life and giving her another chance @ life. <BR> <BR> At the ceremony, Chelsea thinks Sami is a lucky person to go from zero to a hero in such a short time. Kate assures her that their is basically not much to Sami. Chelsea wants a loving famil... Fri, 19 Jan 2007 19:22:58 EST Recap for 1/18 At the pub, Roman asks Bo if he can go to Mexico City in order to find EJ, but Bo can’t because of the baby and the situation with Shawn. Also at the pub, Stephanie and Kayla are hanging out because Stephanie’s flight has been delayed. Stephanie pushes Kayla to have another baby with Steve, but Kayla feels because of Steve’s memory issues it’s not a good time. <BR> <BR> At the Inn, Steve has flashbacks of having shock treatment and he begins breaking stuff in the suite. Later Bo shows up and... Thu, 18 Jan 2007 22:53:36 EST Recap for 1/17 Stephanie visits with her dad and shares a goodbye with him. He tells her to never lose her spirit, she encourages him to embrace his a bit more. After she leaves, Steve has another episode. <BR> <BR> Bo meets with Kayla and asks her for help with Shawn. He's afraid Shawn will do something rash and he's not returning his calls. He asks Kayla to call Shawn and offer to be there for him. She does as he asks, offering to help Shawn no questions asked. <BR> <BR> Shawn visits with Belle at the... Wed, 17 Jan 2007 23:54:14 EST Recap for 1/16 Sami shows up at the hospital and talks with her mom. She apologizes again for how she treated John. She also talks with John telling him that he always loved her like a daughter and she loves him. Sami leaves and Marlena continues to try and make up her mind on how to care for John. She looks at her coin from Italy and promises not to give up on John. She sets the coin on a table and it vanishes. <BR> <BR> Kate visits with Lucas, who is being discharged. She tries to convince him that Sami ... Tue, 16 Jan 2007 23:24:48 EST Recap for 1/15 This is simply a rundown of what happen today: <BR> <BR> @The Court <BR> Phillip gets temporary custody of Claire @ least for the next 90 days. Shawn & Belle are ordered to take parenting classes. Marlena, Bo, Hope, Mimi, Max and eventually Kate are @ the court together. Mimi and Max confront Kate about the kidnapping. Kate says she had nothing to do with that. While there, Bo gets in trouble with the social worker because he took Claire out of her arms. She goes get a cop, she gets Claire ... Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:00:15 EST Recap for 1/12 Abe and Lexie go to the morgue and are told the bones were apparently stolen, possibly by a teenage boy who was here the night before. A sketch artist is sent in to make a drawing of the suspect. <BR> <BR> At their place, Bonnie and Connor decide to hide the bones in the basement until nightfall, then they will bury them in the backyard. Abe drops by to see Mimi, which has Bonnie nervous. Bonnie says Mimi is at Max's. Abe leaves, but both he and Lexie note that Bonnie seemed to almost be try... Fri, 12 Jan 2007 15:07:29 EST A Site For Reading? Someone told me once about a website that allows you to read what's going on instead of watching the show. At the moment that would be better for me to do, so does anyone know what that site is? I have no clue what's been going on for about the past five months, and I miss the show. I'd love to try and get caught up!!! Fri, 12 Jan 2007 12:23:59 EST New Members--- -Introduce Yourself Here HI everyone, I'm the creator of this group and I hope this can be a fun, comfortable place where we can talk about Days of Our Lives while losing those extra pounds. <BR> <BR> As for personal information, I'm a 23-year old college student in the South who actually started out recording DOOL and Passions for my mother while she was gone but now I watched them for myself. :) My favorite characters are Sami and EJ. I really don't have a least favorite. The most interesting storyline to me righ... Fri, 12 Jan 2007 04:27:29 EST Spoilers!!!! John wakes up! <BR> <BR> Shawn makes up with Mimi and Max, and gets his old job back. <BR> <BR> 'Someone' takes photos of Mimi and Claire as they go for a walk. <BR> <BR> Shawn and Belle soon find out who Beverly Healey is and what she wants! She comes to them to take Claire away as Victor gains temporary custody of Claire. <BR> <BR> Sami finds out that she's pregnant and this puts a damper on her happy wedding plans… yes, wedding plans! She and Lucas will plan to wed. <BR> <BR> Conner g... Fri, 12 Jan 2007 04:01:40 EST Recap for 1/11 Roman takes Marlena home. Feeling a bit more relaxed, she admits that despite the second round of tests, she believes John is awake inside his comatose body. When Roman questions this, Marlena tells him she can feel his presence. Roman says if she believes it, then he does, too. He then tells her to get some rest on the couch. She falls asleep, beckoning John to come to her. The wind whips up, awakening Marlena, and sure enough, she hears John's voice coming from the balcony. Marlena follows ... Fri, 12 Jan 2007 03:26:36 EST Little Information on the Main Characters John Black <BR> ----------- <BR> Other Names <BR> Forrest Alamain (birth name) <BR> The Pawn (from 1985 to 1986) <BR> Roman Brady (from 1986 to 1991) <BR> John Stevens (name known as in Switzerland) <BR> Father John Black (fake priest name) <BR> <BR> Marital Status <BR> Engaged (Marlena Evans) <BR> <BR> Children <BR> Brady Black (son; with Isabella) <BR> Belle Black (daughter; with Marlena) <BR> Claire Kiriakis (granddaughter) <BR> <BR> <BR> Bo Brady <BR> ---------- <BR> Other Names: <... Fri, 12 Jan 2007 03:22:03 EST