SparkPeople The ~Indygirl Journey Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=71346 Get healthier at any size with ~Indygirl and NewSparkDebbie! Please keep topics on point, and upbeat so that we can all focus on our goals. 200, 300, 400, 500 lbs... We are in it together! SparkPeople The ~Indygirl Journey Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=71346 New SUMMER GAME! Summer things A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x75784252 Air (fresh on the beach) Wed, 26 May 2021 07:57:22 EST NEW Summer Activities A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x75784177 Asking travel directions when my GPS gets me lost Wed, 26 May 2021 07:42:28 EST NEW- FAVORITE DIET FRIENDLY INDULGENCES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x75661351 Watermelon- if left with one, I could literally eat it all day and have it gone by night. Lots of water and not a lot of calories. Mon, 3 May 2021 22:31:18 EST THE TURTLE CLUB- Slowest Losers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x75661317 This is the place for slow losers to go to gain momentum. Mon, 3 May 2021 22:25:43 EST NEW Where do You Want To Travel? 1 per post http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x75628706 New York to see Central Park in the Spring or Fall Wed, 28 Apr 2021 06:59:38 EST NEW Favorite HOBBIES/ 1 per post http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x75628648 I like rescuing animals, rabbits in particular Wed, 28 Apr 2021 06:47:12 EST Best Weight Loss Tips You Have/ 1 per post http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x75628633 Drink low cal beverages in a pretty glass, with an umbrella even, before you decide to eat. <BR> <BR> Try googling “infused water” recipes Wed, 28 Apr 2021 06:44:28 EST NEW Upbeat Playlist Songs/Bands A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x75628613 Aerosmith <BR> Wed, 28 Apr 2021 06:36:55 EST NEW Who is from Indiana and what city? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x75628608 I’m from Indiana- Fishers Wed, 28 Apr 2021 06:35:14 EST *New* Change a letter/ Create a new word http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x75539440 Tree Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:12:03 EST *New* EMOTIONAL EATING VENTING POST http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x75539424 Vent your emotions here and prevent your next emotional eating cycle. We are listening and do care. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:07:53 EST *New* Spring/ Summer FOODS & RECIPES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x75539413 Mason Jar Salads come in all flavors and are very convenient! Google for more info Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:05:38 EST *New* Spring/Summer Shape Up A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x75539407 A walk in the park Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:03:39 EST *New* Spring A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x75539396 Apple Blossoms Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:01:30 EST *New* Spring/ Summer Plans & Projects? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x75539390 What are your Spring/ Summer plans and projects? Mon, 12 Apr 2021 07:59:55 EST *New* What is your SUPER POWER? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x75539375 I help people Mon, 12 Apr 2021 07:57:05 EST Nutrition tracker won't work http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x75419240 Is any one else having trouble with the nutrition tracker. If I check what I eat then I can't check anything else. A pop up comes up and says wait or cancel. I have waited for over a hour and it still won't track. If you press cancel it will snap the page. I have checked with my cable company and they said that the speed of the computer is accurate. SP is the only site it happens on. Mon, 22 Mar 2021 11:22:10 EST What is Your Happy Weight Range? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x75172694 Hmmmm. I’m not sure yet Sun, 7 Feb 2021 04:36:06 EST Steps/ Miles/ Minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x75172692 2 Miles Sun, 7 Feb 2021 04:34:11 EST Great Ideas for Protein, Fruits, Veggies! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x75172691 What ideas do you have? Sun, 7 Feb 2021 04:32:17 EST *New Eating Challenge* http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x75172690 What plan do you want to follow? <BR> <BR> How are you going to succeed this time? <BR> What healthy habits are you going to focus on? Sun, 7 Feb 2021 04:29:06 EST *MEAL PREP IDEAS* http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x75172682 How and what are some meal prepping ideas Sun, 7 Feb 2021 04:25:02 EST Where Do You Want to Vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x75172671 New York! Sun, 7 Feb 2021 04:21:23 EST Favorite Light Holiday Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74776253 I like making cakes with diet soda to eliminate the eggs and oil and their calories. The result is a very moist cake! Sun, 29 Nov 2020 07:02:44 EST What Topic Do YOU Want to See? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74776244 Name 1 topic per post Sun, 29 Nov 2020 07:00:00 EST January Jumpstart! Who is in? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x74776220 Track Food. <BR> Track Exercise. <BR> Track Water. <BR> <BR> I’ll post more later if anyone is interested. Sun, 29 Nov 2020 06:52:29 EST Change 1 Letter/ Make a New Word http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x74776207 Face Sun, 29 Nov 2020 06:48:19 EST Self-Care A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74776197 Abandoning things from your calendar that are not necessary Sun, 29 Nov 2020 06:45:42 EST Fruits And Veggie Topics http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74776192 How do you get them in? <BR> Favorite recipes? <BR> Favorite choices? <BR> Ideas? <BR> Tips? Sun, 29 Nov 2020 06:44:47 EST Water Challenges💦 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74776188 4 in a jug ready to go Sun, 29 Nov 2020 06:42:49 EST STEPS/MILES/I EXERCISED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x74776182 I’m walking today Sun, 29 Nov 2020 06:40:20 EST Paint a picture with words/ poetry/story/ short http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x74757410 Lighting crashes <BR> Thunder booms <BR> Cross the field <BR> Darkness looms <BR> Electricity crackles <BR> Crisp the air <BR> Lightning sizzles <BR> Bolts and flares <BR> I see majestic clouds <BR> Up high <BR> Moving fast <BR> They sail right by <BR> Leaves are dancing <BR> In the wind <BR> The rain falls hard <BR> Like it won’t end <BR> The cold front chills <BR> But I’m inside <BR> My porch all safe <BR> Wondrous storm outside. <BR> <BR> Beth Donovan <BR> Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:36:59 EST Stupid Things People Do That Annoy You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x74757330 Take pets in restaurants and let them poop Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:25:24 EST What Makes It Easier For You? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74757318 When people cheer me on, compliment me. I feel good and can keep going Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:23:35 EST Today I will_____. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x74757300 Exercise Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:21:43 EST Your Christmas Dream List To Santa A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x74757293 A vacation in New York Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:20:24 EST Holiday Fun A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74757282 Asking Santa Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:18:21 EST 2021 Weight/ Plan Ideas and Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x74757274 I want to get to the low 200s by the end of 2021. <BR> <BR> My plan is to do more active things by engaging in Yes.Fit and eating more fruits, vegetables and protein.... drinking more water and tracking. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:17:12 EST FaceBook? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x74661832 Do you have Facebook? How can people connect with you? <BR> <BR> facebook.com/indygirl101 Sun, 8 Nov 2020 05:25:27 EST 2020 Holiday Season Partner Up http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x74661827 Need an accountability partner through the holiday season? Partner up here! Sun, 8 Nov 2020 05:21:51 EST Your Weight Loss Tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74562480 Tracking Rules! Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:41:08 EST Story Time- one word per post to make a story http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x74562470 Once Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:39:05 EST 2020 Weight Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x74562459 I want to reach 235 Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:37:57 EST My WHYS- 1 why per post http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74562454 To travel Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:37:07 EST I want to________ in 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74562447 Go to New York Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:35:51 EST Fall Food Picks A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74562439 🍎 Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:34:48 EST Fall Activities A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74562437 Apple 🍎 Picking Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:34:16 EST A Vacation I Want To Take: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74162233 1 place per post Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:45:34 EST Facebook? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74162222 I’m on it. You can look me up under indygirl101 Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:43:34 EST What is the #1 Way You Lose Weight? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x74162208 Taking care to eat organic Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:40:51 EST Role Play Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x74162174 Make up a character and pretend. They can be anyone. Stay in character and talk to each other and let’s make a fun story! Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:35:19 EST August Weight Loss Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x74162163 The goal for The week of the 10th is to eat 5 Veggies a day Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:32:11 EST I Stopped a Binge By: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74162129 Blogging Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:26:52 EST Instead of Emotional Eating A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74162121 Appropriate Anger - feel the feels Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:25:50 EST Fall Foods A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x74162103 Apples Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:24:00 EST Fall Fun A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x74162091 Apple Bobbing Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:22:43 EST Quarantine A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x74162083 Avoiding people Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:21:17 EST STEPS/ MILES/ MINUTES http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x74162072 Put your exercise stats here Sun, 9 Aug 2020 20:18:15 EST Summer Goal til Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73997129 What is your goal? <BR> <BR> Mine is to lose 10 pounds Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:46:19 EST My introduction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x73890559 I am a 63 year old Texan. I live in Athens, Texas. Retired school teacher, currently a library director for public library. I have a wonderful husband and the sweetest son possible. I have 1 crazy dog and 1 crazy cat. I'm here to try to find my way back to a life. Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:31:26 EST May-7/4 BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73700181 From Now (Whenever you are reading this) until the Fourth of July, we are going to have a NEW BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE! <BR> <BR> Win in one of 4 Categories! <BR> 1) Lose the most weight <BR> 2) Lose the most inches (bust, waist, hips, thighs arms) <BR> 3) Log the most water <BR> 4) Log the most exercise time <BR> <BR> There will be 1 winner chosen in each category unless there is a tie- in that case, both will win. <BR> <BR> The prize in each category is a 3 Session Personal Coaching Packa... Wed, 20 May 2020 07:15:09 EST Very disappointed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73678920 I'm very disappointed. Beth invited us to a Zoom meeting with SparkGuy. It is starting right now. But I never received the Zoom link, even though I responded with my email address, as requested. I can't join the meeting without the link. It's just like in high school when I wasn't allowed to be part of the In-Crowd. Sat, 16 May 2020 13:07:36 EST Mood in Emoticons Only http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73539865 😳 Wed, 22 Apr 2020 22:58:57 EST New: Fad Diets You’ve Tried http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x73539396 One fad diet per post Wed, 22 Apr 2020 21:32:45 EST New! FITBIT USERS UNITE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73526059 Who here uses Fitbit? <BR> <BR> I do! My email to invite me to be your friend is indygirl101@icloud.com Mon, 20 Apr 2020 12:20:46 EST New: STREAKS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73478170 What STREAK do you want to create? A STREAK is a series of days of doing something. For instance, tracking food for 5 days, you might post Tracking Day 5 Sun, 12 Apr 2020 00:36:25 EST New: Spark Team Meeting via Zoom http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x73457094 I’m doing a Spark Team meeting via Zoom On Saturday April 25 at 1 PM EASTERN TIME. <BR> <BR> Let me know if you are interested and spark mail me your email address so that I can send you the invitation. <BR> <BR> The invitation is all you need to get in. You do not need a Zoom account. Wed, 8 Apr 2020 06:57:32 EST New: I Need Support or Page Love http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73457059 Say whether you need support or page love. Page love is support posts on your page- comments. Support is that you have a particular issue. Please describe and we will try to help. Wed, 8 Apr 2020 06:51:01 EST New: What is on your Exercise Playlist? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73457040 List one song per post Wed, 8 Apr 2020 06:47:47 EST New: Emotions- What causes your last eating bout http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x73457025 Hmmm. I really think it was just complacency. My husband wanted ice cream so I ate it too Wed, 8 Apr 2020 06:42:47 EST What Food Plan are You Considering and Why? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x73457013 Less Processed- because I get less cravings and less hunger Wed, 8 Apr 2020 06:40:42 EST New: A-Z Truths http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73456990 Apple a day does not keep the doctor away Wed, 8 Apr 2020 06:36:03 EST New APRIL BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73456973 Be one of the top 3 losers of April and win a free 1 hour phone coaching session with me worth $100. <BR> <BR> United States and Canada can participate. <BR> <BR> I will announce winners on May 1. Wed, 8 Apr 2020 06:32:58 EST At home exercise ideas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x73367850 Yoga Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:57:36 EST Your Favorite Weight Loss Saying... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73367846 What saying motivates you? Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:56:42 EST Humor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73367827 Tell your clean joke or post a funny here! Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:53:10 EST Things to do in quarantine a-z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73367820 Adapt to new technology Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:50:42 EST Social Distancing Playlist Songs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73367813 Don’t Stand So Close to Me by the Police Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:49:16 EST Topic: What is YOUR Weight Loss Plan? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x73221654 I’m going more natural, less processed and tracking. I drink water and do as much active stuff as I can being disabled. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 01:23:57 EST Healthy Habits a-z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73041573 Arranging your kitchen for success Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:30:26 EST Ask ~Indygirl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73041557 Ask ~Indygirl anything. I’m an open book to help you weather storms. Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:27:56 EST Your Story http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x73041555 Tell your Journey Story here Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:26:40 EST New Topic: My Excitement Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73034715 What are you happy or excited about today? Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:34:43 EST Workout Cleanup & Creation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x73034711 What equipment do you have for workouts? <BR> Do you use it? <BR> Should you trade it in for something you will use? <BR> What do you need? <BR> Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:32:34 EST Fitness Ideas: What Are Your Go To’s http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x73034709 I usually create my own exercises or use a Desk Cycle or House Walk. Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:29:46 EST Make a Spark Pal! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x73034689 Who wants more Sparkfriends or to make deeper connections? Post here what you want. Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:18:35 EST New Topic: What is your Passion? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x73034684 My passion, really, is writing and coaching. The more creative the writing is, the better. I LOVE helping people with all of my being. Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:16:51 EST Promise to self: I will _______ today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73017688 I will bike today. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:43:06 EST NEW! 10 Pound Challenge 2- Let’s Go http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x73017651 The first 5 people to lose 10 pounds WIN! <BR> <BR> Winners get a FREE hour long private phone coaching session with me. <BR> <BR> Starting weight and weigh in once per week. Starts as soon as you see the post. <BR> <BR> *This is NOT a sales session. This is a true private coaching session all about you! I will not mention buying/selling if you don’t. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:38:08 EST FITBIT Friends http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x72920333 Do you want friends to challenge you to get healthier on your FITBIT? Mon, 6 Jan 2020 13:26:18 EST Apple Watch Friends http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x72920331 Do you want friends to challenge you to get healthier on your Apple Watch? Mon, 6 Jan 2020 13:25:32 EST January Challenge- Exercise Snacks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x72920320 Do 5-10 minutes or more of exercise and post what you did. Mon, 6 Jan 2020 13:23:18 EST Closet Clean Out and Exchange http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x72920241 I’m organizing a Closet Cleaning and Exchange here. We are all entering different sizes. Let’s see about getting our old clothes going to a new home! Post what you have/ What you are looking for. Sparkmail each other with contact details. Mon, 6 Jan 2020 13:08:21 EST Coaching Corner- Your Place For Help http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x72813234 Do you have a question, a topic, or an issue that you need help with? Be sure to follow up for my answers. Tue, 17 Dec 2019 06:54:25 EST 2020 Goal & How Will You Reach it http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x72773116 This year, my goal is to lose 12-24 pounds. I’m making a progress not perfection goal with my weight. My fitness goal is to do 10 plus minutes of fitness daily. I’ll do these goals by drinking some special smoothies I make for breakfast, taking vitamins, increasing nutrition, &amp; keeping my exercise equipment out and ready to go. Mon, 9 Dec 2019 09:00:12 EST 2020 Kitchen Clean Up Project http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x72773071 For the new year- let’s get our kitchens and pantries cleaned out. We can start December or January. <BR> <BR> What is an obstacle in your kitchen? <BR> What do you need for successful weight loss in your kitchen? Mon, 9 Dec 2019 08:54:17 EST Exercise Snacking- What Did You Do Today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x72415676 “Exercise snacking refers to “fun-sized” portions of exercise that fit into a day instead of what you may have traditionally thought of as exercise.” <BR> <BR> I read an article about exercise snacking and it motivated the socks off of me! I’ve been preaching something is better than nothing and small bouts of exercise since the beginning of my journey. Nothing hit me like the term “exercise snacking.” <BR> <BR> Snacks are things you may not notice adding calories in the mo... Mon, 7 Oct 2019 12:12:53 EST Behaviors/ Foods/ Mentalities to ADD A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x72304032 Adding things into our lives Is the key to success. As we focus on the Behoviors, Foods, Mentalities... that we want to add to our lives, we feel good. We build a foundation. <BR> <BR> Taking things out generally creates a hole and a feeling of deprivation. <BR> <BR> Wed, 18 Sep 2019 04:43:46 EST The ~Indyisms/ New Ones Being Posted http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x72272345 These are things I journaled- lessons learned- through my weight loss journey. Let me know your thoughts. Thu, 12 Sep 2019 06:56:33 EST Daily Habit Pick: Just For Today... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x72272327 Pick one Daily Habit Today and post it here. Stick to it- Just For Today! Thu, 12 Sep 2019 06:50:44 EST Cravings: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x72256095 What is your worst craving? I’ll give you advice on what will help you curb it! Mon, 9 Sep 2019 10:51:16 EST Confessional- Forgive Yourself Here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x72233319 Post your slip ups here and then move on! Thu, 5 Sep 2019 12:21:24 EST Official Journey Weigh Ins http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34316x71346x72233196 Rules by Example: <BR> <BR> Post Weight: 257 <BR> <BR> Post 3 Healthy Habits You Will Focus on This Month: <BR> <BR> 1) Add fruits and veggies <BR> 2) Add more water <BR> 3) Add more exercise <BR> <BR> Taking things away or saying no or not makes you feel depressed and deprived and usually backfires. <BR> <BR> Focusing on healthy habits is a better way to lose weight than watching the scale and it actually works! <BR> <BR> You have to change your mind to change your body. <BR> <BR>... Thu, 5 Sep 2019 11:56:49 EST Healthy or Less Healthy Choice Day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34315x71346x72233190 So far Healthy Thu, 5 Sep 2019 11:55:31 EST Steps/Miles/ or Minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=34314x71346x72233185 This post is for if you measure steps, miles or minutes of exercise. <BR> <BR> Example: 10 minutes walking <BR> 1000 steps walking <BR> 20 minutes running <BR> 10 minutes stretching/ cleaning/yoga <BR> <BR> Anything that gets you up and moving when you normally wouldn’t COUNTS! <BR> <BR> Get calorie counts for ANYTHING on calorie lab dot com. Thu, 5 Sep 2019 11:54:03 EST What is something unusual about you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x72230232 I can sing in Spanish with a British accent. Thu, 5 Sep 2019 00:13:45 EST Virtual Exercise Buddy Sign Up http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x71346x72230225 Virtual Exercise Buddy= Someone who will commit to exercising and chatting with you via phone so you don’t have to exercise alone or checking in with you to be accountability partners. <BR> <BR> I do need a Virtual Exercise Buddy. I prefer someone to talk and walk with. Thu, 5 Sep 2019 00:11:30 EST The Journey Journal Post: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x72230217 Today I watched portions very carefully but I did not track. Thu, 5 Sep 2019 00:08:53 EST What is your goal this week? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x71346x72230214 Even though I eventually want to weight in the 100s, my after surgery weight was 259😭. I’m down to 252. My first goal is 225 weight wise. <BR> <BR> Thu, 5 Sep 2019 00:07:39 EST