This Challenge ended 2 years ago

About this Challenge:

Lets have fun. 12 mini challenges to make it easier to diet over the holiday. Some prizes to liven things up.

Final Challenge Progress Results

time2try Total Progress: 17.14 %  (Down 30.0 lb)
georgeorwell Total Progress: 5.40 %  (Down 11.1 lb)
MacSassy98 Total Progress: 4.88 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
Queenwiggles Total Progress: 4.31 %  (Down 8.2 lb)
threeglasgows Total Progress: 4.02 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
bfd129 Total Progress: 3.84 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
hobo1219 Total Progress: 3.54 %  (Down 7.8 lb)
Marlene1952 Total Progress: 3.23 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
kspoonmore Total Progress: 3.21 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
j3nny_18 Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
tanzam Total Progress: 2.72 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
mandilovescheese Total Progress: 2.68 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
jbig912 Total Progress: 2.68 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Ginas0309 Total Progress: 2.59 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
Helen777 Total Progress: 2.50 %  (Down 4.3 lb)
cerrie311 Total Progress: 2.26 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
lpender Total Progress: 2.09 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
SuzanneJ Total Progress: 1.91 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
canusa3 Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Dragonfly53 Total Progress: 1.87 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
mommy42 Total Progress: 1.77 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
shauname Total Progress: 1.59 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
teristarling Total Progress: 1.30 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Cassie3488 Total Progress: 1.10 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
rudawg7890 Total Progress: 1.01 %  (Down 1.9 lb)
jessastre Total Progress: 0.99 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
kserratt Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Dark_angel2011 Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
saminole21 Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Cietje Total Progress: 0.68 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
keilh01 Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
reneezeitler Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
Uneeknitter Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
mariez Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
asagohan Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
alicehwang Total Progress: 0.19 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
alexa007 Total Progress: 0.29 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
MsTammi Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
fishtown52 Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
RubyRedSox Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
crappieraider Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Up 2.5 lb)
Barambo Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
Pine Vallet Rita Total Progress: 5.94 %  (Up 8.8 lb)
Kellc28 Total Progress: 8.28 %  (Up 13.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 4

12 Days of Journaling

Guidelines:
Journal Everything you eat for 12 days. We all know that you think twice about accepting treats if you have to count the calories.
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"did not journal too much been trying to avoid this site because of how ..."
Successful: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"I record everyyyything!"
Successful: 16 Dec 11 by mommy42
"I find myself not wanting to eat when i am doing this. like i am ashamed ..."
Successful: 16 Dec 11 by jbig912
"I AM NOT ONE HUNDRED PERCENT WRITING BUT I AM KEEPIN UP WITH MY CALORIES ..."


Weeks 1 to 4

11 Days of Helping Friends

Guidelines:
Post to the forum, chat with friends, ask questions, post a recipe, help others...be active for 11 days of this challenge. It helps to stay connected.
77% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Dec 11 by RubyRedSox
"Been glad to help when asked:)"
Failed: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"was not active and have not been active til i start back up tomorrow"
Successful: 23 Dec 11 by SuzanneJ
"Posted in Forums of 2 groups"
Failed: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"I haven't been as active as normal because of my crazy schedule..I promise ..."


Weeks 1 to 4

10 Days of Staying Active

Guidelines:
Everything counts as long as it burned more than 200 calories. Shopping, housework, walking, driving, the gym. The only catch is it must be continuous until you burn 200 calories. Record this in your fatsecret diet calendar under 'exercise'
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 30 Dec 11 by RubyRedSox
"I'm sure I do burn 200 but I don't note it all."
Failed: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"not yet but will be doing that today til i move and long after to reach ..."
Successful: 23 Dec 11 by SuzanneJ
"8 hours of driving - 5 hours of shopping - I'm beat lol"
Successful: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"5 days minimum..50 minutes of cardio and 15-20 minutes of weights!"


Weeks 2 to 4

9 Days of Saying No

Guidelines:
Keep a record in your fatsecret diary of saying no to one treat, or second helping, or 'extra'. Just say no to one thing a day.
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"i have done that so far and will continue to do that "
Successful: 23 Dec 11 by SuzanneJ
"Turned down cookies and a midnight snack"
Successful: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"I have been saying NO constantly to holiday sweets and snacks at the bank. ..."


Weeks 2 to 4

8 Days of Exercise

Guidelines:
Try to exercise for 30 minutes for 8 days over the next 3 weeks.
78% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Dec 11 by georgeorwell
"this is one I love pop in a movie and hit the treadmill"
Successful: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"i will do that today on to the rest of my life "
Failed: 23 Dec 11 by SuzanneJ
"Shopping counts!"
Successful: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"5 days minimum..50 minutes of cardio and 15-20 minutes of weights!"


Weeks 2 to 4

7 Days of Dieting

Guidelines:
Stay on your diet faithfully for 7 days.
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 28 Dec 11 by Queenwiggles
"Gave myself a pass for X-mas."
Successful: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"i will today unless i change my diet wont til i need to though so today ..."
Successful: 23 Dec 11 by SuzanneJ
"I stayed on Atkins today. "
Failed: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"Not just yet. :)"


Weeks 2 to 4

6 Cleansing Days

Guidelines:
Stay away from pop, coffee, beer, wine, etc for 6 days between Dec 15 and Jan 1
45% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 06 Jan 12 by MacSassy98
"Started Jan. 1"
Failed: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"i stayed away from all that til this weekend at my grandmas had to drink ..."
Successful: 23 Dec 11 by SuzanneJ
"I survived today again :D"
Failed: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"AHHH! I cannot give up my beer and wine..but I do track it and make sure ..."


Weeks 2 to 4

5 Golden Treat Free Days

Guidelines:
Try to go 5 days between Dec 23 and Jan1 without any treats
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"starting today since i had treats yesterday and all weekend i will be ..."
Failed: 23 Dec 11 by SuzanneJ
"failed - I had whipped cream on my latte"
Successful: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"(we aren't there yet!)"


Weeks 2 to 4

4 Guilt Free Days

Guidelines:
Can you say no to one special dish or treat, each time you go to a party or dinner?
94% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"this weekend i did not so idk when the next party i will go to is don't ..."
Successful: 23 Dec 11 by SuzanneJ
"I turned down a turtle candy offered to me - one of my favs. "
Successful: 20 Dec 11 by mandilovescheese
"I have passed on all sweets and treats at parties...say a prayer that I ..."


Week 3

3 Candy Free Days

Guidelines:
Say no to sweets or sweet drinks, or high calorie treats this week
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"starting today i can say no to all that i believe i can"


Weeks 3 to 4

2 Healthy Meals

Guidelines:
Stay home and cook a healthy meal
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 27 Dec 11 by Cassie3488
"i can cook a few measl this week and maybe next week too"


Week 4

1 Plan to Get Back On Track

Guidelines:
Let's support each other and post our ideas for getting back on track. Post Every day in your diet calendar and in the forum to help everyone get back on track
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 06 Jan 12 by georgeorwell
"I"


Latest Challenge Posts

Ready for Christmas?
How is your christmas preparations going? I've finished shopping. Tomorrow is baking. Then I hope to be ready. An evening watching Scrooge, a Christmas day with family, and everything is perfect....
by SuzanneJ on 23 Dec 11 11:10 PM
WE ALL lost 110 lb!!
I just noticed that it is Dec 21 and our combined weight loss is 110lb - Great going!
by SuzanneJ on 21 Dec 11 09:11 AM
12 Days of Christmas Challenge
Looks like we have a great group in this challenge. I've watched the weigh ins. It looks like we are going great guns, green, lots of green on the challenge pages. :D
by SuzanneJ on 15 Dec 11 05:43 PM
how do I check in
Hi If you go to your 'weigh in' page, all your challenges appear if you scroll down. For a challenge like this just weigh in daily :D Just don't get discouraged if you fluxuate in your ...
by SuzanneJ on 15 Dec 11 05:42 PM
succeeding.
I try that. Actually, I knew one person whose whole (successful) diet was drinking a bottle of water 30 minutes before eating. I have done the water thing. I've also done the meal replacement shake ...
by SuzanneJ on 15 Dec 11 05:40 PM

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This challenge ended on Saturday 07 January 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 06 Jan 12
duration: 4 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 91
privacy: Public
administrators: SuzanneJ
created: 03 December 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. 12 Days of Journaling ( weeks 1 to 4 )
2. 11 Days of Helping Friends ( weeks 1 to 4 )
3. 10 Days of Staying Active ( weeks 1 to 4 )
4. 9 Days of Saying No ( weeks 2 to 4 )
5. 8 Days of Exercise ( weeks 2 to 4 )
6. 7 Days of Dieting ( weeks 2 to 4 )
7. 6 Cleansing Days ( weeks 2 to 4 )
8. 5 Golden Treat Free Days ( weeks 2 to 4 )
9. 4 Guilt Free Days ( weeks 2 to 4 )
10. 3 Candy Free Days ( week 3 )
11. 2 Healthy Meals ( weeks 3 to 4 )
12. 1 Plan to Get Back On Track ( week 4 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 4:

All Participants 0.79 %  (Down 131.2 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.78 %  (Down 129.3 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.71 %  (Down 119.0 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.51 %  (Down 85.2 lb)

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