This Challenge ended 5 years ago

About this Challenge:

open to anyone who want to lose 30 lbs in 3 months the healthiest way possible!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Izareenah Total Progress: 11.75 %  (Down 24.2 lb)
Lois-Rivera Total Progress: 10.81 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
bfd129 Total Progress: 10.40 %  (Down 28.6 lb)
Amegan Total Progress: 10.23 %  (Down 22.0 lb)
zeenooooooooo11 Total Progress: 10.13 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
Stina_buca Total Progress: 9.86 %  (Down 17.2 lb)
anneannahs Total Progress: 9.70 %  (Down 16.2 lb)
Born to Dance Total Progress: 9.61 %  (Down 17.3 lb)
bebehugs Total Progress: 9.38 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
Azulesasperjas Total Progress: 9.37 %  (Down 24.4 lb)
sreid4 Total Progress: 8.70 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
sshabayek Total Progress: 8.40 %  (Down 14.8 lb)
snommist Total Progress: 8.37 %  (Down 17.0 lb)
Fire4752 Total Progress: 7.93 %  (Down 17.2 lb)
Zoomski Total Progress: 7.77 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
Alibby12 Total Progress: 7.71 %  (Down 14.7 lb)
fat brat Total Progress: 7.69 %  (Down 19.0 lb)
RobynnErdman Total Progress: 7.58 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
Razzle_n_dazzle Total Progress: 7.28 %  (Down 13.2 lb)
pianofever Total Progress: 7.25 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
dlois Total Progress: 7.11 %  (Down 17.0 lb)
DSpring Total Progress: 6.96 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Prissipants Total Progress: 6.51 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
eburganjr Total Progress: 6.50 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
Kriss77 Total Progress: 5.93 %  (Down 14.8 lb)
julie95580 Total Progress: 5.63 %  (Down 11.4 lb)
lynette1322 Total Progress: 5.46 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
susanlynn1966 Total Progress: 5.11 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
hnybnch80 Total Progress: 5.03 %  (Down 14.5 lb)
Trac1 Total Progress: 4.89 %  (Down 12.6 lb)
OneFlyChick Total Progress: 4.71 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Kesha80 Total Progress: 4.66 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
Chloedt Total Progress: 4.62 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
aloha2all Total Progress: 4.48 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
lamd1225 Total Progress: 4.35 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
Nrach11 Total Progress: 4.17 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Fate Total Progress: 4.08 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
blusterydesert Total Progress: 4.04 %  (Down 7.1 lb)
roseykitty Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
redsmith6 Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
webbylovesfood Total Progress: 3.99 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Vandygirl Total Progress: 3.97 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
Humeiras mum Total Progress: 3.97 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
Lizz82 Total Progress: 3.92 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
HerStrawberri Total Progress: 3.92 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
angelica1992 Total Progress: 3.63 %  (Down 5.3 lb)
kapope Total Progress: 3.57 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Bama214 Total Progress: 3.47 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
artistgrl Total Progress: 3.44 %  (Down 7.1 lb)
Stufankchyan Total Progress: 3.41 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
OscarP Total Progress: 3.26 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Future Mrs M Total Progress: 3.18 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
nycsweet Total Progress: 3.09 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
msteiger Total Progress: 3.01 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
lizann1967 Total Progress: 2.99 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
speshalkid Total Progress: 2.99 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
CantMissMommy Total Progress: 2.98 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
lily3p Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
rmcolvin Total Progress: 2.84 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
pkress Total Progress: 2.84 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
CCDiva Total Progress: 2.83 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
LisaMGray Total Progress: 2.73 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
FaDu48 Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
psalms3115 Total Progress: 2.66 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
MikeMillard Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
getitoffkeepitoff Total Progress: 2.56 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
jerseystar921 Total Progress: 2.56 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
nazy434 Total Progress: 2.44 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
gettingridofitforever Total Progress: 2.42 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
jyohe Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
jetgemini Total Progress: 2.31 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
magpie867 Total Progress: 2.30 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
alesia welch Total Progress: 2.23 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Kamab Total Progress: 2.14 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
batman4ever Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
MommyYvonne Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
MzDroma Total Progress: 2.08 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
rayon75 Total Progress: 2.05 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
China1012 Total Progress: 2.04 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
1stepatatime Total Progress: 2.03 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
jcbapp Total Progress: 1.99 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
curvy28 Total Progress: 1.99 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
GroovyDeus Total Progress: 1.97 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
lizbennet Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
faber Total Progress: 1.91 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
skinyamy Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
CiscoRamirez Total Progress: 1.88 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
thenug Total Progress: 1.88 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
coocoojuju Total Progress: 1.88 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Crible Total Progress: 1.87 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Teganda Total Progress: 1.76 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
okgolfer07 Total Progress: 1.71 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Ivie38 Total Progress: 1.69 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
Ruthy84 Total Progress: 1.69 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
prasas Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
ladybancroft Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
aubbrizzle Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Ktrnsellers Total Progress: 1.64 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
jamina1 Total Progress: 1.62 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
mora123456 Total Progress: 1.57 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
swallace517 Total Progress: 1.55 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Kara Atherton Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
sinnan Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
Ebru222 Total Progress: 1.35 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
annhoumand Total Progress: 1.28 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
ashishvandanasharma Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
Num4nock Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
lambofgod2690 Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
idrs659 Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
MTrevino Total Progress: 1.20 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
CherylAlexis Total Progress: 1.18 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
MrBigGame Total Progress: 1.17 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
AngelG1973 Total Progress: 1.16 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Rabode Total Progress: 1.13 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
Ms.Lass Total Progress: 1.11 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
jschneiderx Total Progress: 1.10 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
ifey Total Progress: 1.03 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
DMS5 Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
The Frizz Total Progress: 0.99 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
KellyStottlemyer Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
rectors Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
CristalW809 Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Down 2.1 lb)
daugie73 Total Progress: 0.91 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Ms Steph Total Progress: 0.91 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
swaner3 Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Down 1.7 lb)
backto150 Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
akmattern Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
vertkingjones Total Progress: 0.67 %  (Down 1.7 lb)
Jennifer418 Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
Myree Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
capilgrim Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
kballard4 Total Progress: 0.60 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Miavon Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
bkcabrera Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
dlceder Total Progress: 0.48 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
dirk1998 Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
jbkinker Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Briarose Total Progress: 0.44 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
zainyzoo Total Progress: 0.44 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
VAMILLER17 Total Progress: 0.43 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Nate008 Total Progress: 0.43 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
nhient Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
AMAYAJESSICA Total Progress: 0.33 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
erinjennie Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Lisa Kay Total Progress: 0.30 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
utwhee Total Progress: 0.26 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
texaschampion Total Progress: 0.24 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
lisalizawill Total Progress: 0.22 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
katre Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
JohEdw44 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
webguy Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
sturnq Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
TrenaLynn Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
ioanab Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Kimmer331 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
BerthaB Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Anna32D Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Nyisia Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
slstocksdale Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
zsophie77 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
stickin-with-it Total Progress: 0.04 %  (Up 0.1 lb)
skylady195 Total Progress: 0.08 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
brhipps Total Progress: 0.21 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
cncnj Total Progress: 0.21 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
Lv2Hike17 Total Progress: 0.22 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
pandaluck Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
angelica p Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Egibbs000 Total Progress: 0.44 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
scott9002ca Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Curlybee2 Total Progress: 0.64 %  (Up 1.1 lb)
Nini7 Total Progress: 0.80 %  (Up 1.3 lb)
Kevin K Total Progress: 0.99 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
slstev Total Progress: 1.11 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
leusher Total Progress: 1.26 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
Seewray Total Progress: 1.29 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Penelope86 Total Progress: 1.35 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
gquiros1 Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
Moongold81 Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
Kylina Total Progress: 1.77 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
little2much Total Progress: 1.84 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
ielati Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Up 5.2 lb)
tanderson Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Up 3.5 lb)
RMJVeg Total Progress: 1.99 %  (Up 4.2 lb)
mikkosixx Total Progress: 2.14 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
TinaGis Total Progress: 2.15 %  (Up 4.5 lb)
30lbs Total Progress: 2.23 %  (Up 3.8 lb)
animofosho Total Progress: 2.41 %  (Up 3.6 lb)
lb125 Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
Gertrude865 Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
sharonstar Total Progress: 3.03 %  (Up 6.4 lb)
bebeautiful Total Progress: 3.05 %  (Up 4.6 lb)
GingerWine09 Total Progress: 3.35 %  (Up 5.1 lb)
jborunda Total Progress: 3.54 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
tamaramarie Total Progress: 4.43 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
diBailey Total Progress: 6.29 %  (Up 11.0 lb)
A_Little_Bit_Fluffy Total Progress: 6.32 %  (Up 11.0 lb)
gojules Total Progress: 6.78 %  (Up 13.8 lb)
Michelleb12 Total Progress: 9.18 %  (Up 15.6 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

week 1 challenge is to track everything you eat every day all week

Guidelines:
NO CHEATING! track everything you eat! (or drink)! remember if you bite it ... write it!
58% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 23 Feb 12 by bfd129
"i didnt track for 3 days after surgery"
Successful: 29 Jan 12 by speshalkid
"easy peasy. not keeping up with it though. but at least i keep a mental ..."
Failed: 24 Jan 12 by rmcolvin
"I never looked at the weekly goals:("
Failed: 12 Jan 12 by Briarose
"I forgot to log in at the end of each day"


Weeks 2 to 12

drink enought water! .... 6 - 8 glasses a day!

Guidelines:
drink at least 6 - 8 glasses of water every day
72% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Feb 12 by bfd129
"i can always drink more"
Successful: 29 Jan 12 by speshalkid
"i always drink a lot of water"
Failed: 25 Jan 12 by jschneiderx
"I never think about water. I've got to get it into my routine somehow."
Successful: 24 Jan 12 by rmcolvin
"cut out caffeine completely"


Weeks 3 to 12

add some extra exercise ....

Guidelines:
make sure you add an extra 30 minutes of activity daily starting this week
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 12 Feb 12 by bfd129
"I did well for a few weeks but have really slacked in this area."
Failed: 29 Jan 12 by speshalkid
"not every day, only some days."
Successful: 24 Jan 12 by rmcolvin
"not a lot but did try and be more active"
Successful: 16 Jan 12 by sshabayek
"Third week I was doing just fine with the extra exercise... but now I ..."


Weeks 4 to 12

reduce your sodium intake

Guidelines:
cut back on how much sodium you have in your diet ... try to reduce it by at least 10%
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Feb 12 by bfd129
"no salt added to my foods "
Successful: 29 Jan 12 by speshalkid
"been working on this for a while"


Weeks 5 to 12

dont drink your calories!

Guidelines:
cut out all sugar in your drinks ... no juices, pops, coffee or tea with added sugar ...
72% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Feb 12 by bfd129
"Have had no sugary drinks and 1 cup of coffee in the mornings"
Failed: 29 Jan 12 by speshalkid
"occasional orange juice and pop. does beer count? "
Failed: 25 Jan 12 by jschneiderx
"Still too much beer/wine during week."
Successful: 24 Jan 12 by rmcolvin
"cut out caffeine."


Weeks 6 to 7

cut carbs by 25%

Guidelines:
1. reduce your carbs BY 25% this week try cutting back on your carbs ... less breads, pastas, etc cut your carb intake by 25% for the week
67% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 16 Jan 12 by sshabayek
"Holidays"


Weeks 7 to 12

Be strong in the face of high calorie temptations

Guidelines:
Avoid all high calorie treats and snacks.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Feb 12 by bfd129
"very hard the past few days for the temptations"
Failed: 29 Jan 12 by speshalkid
"i always allow myself to have a treat now and again"
Successful: 25 Jan 12 by jschneiderx
"Snacks is not problem. Late night is, plus beer."
Failed: 24 Jan 12 by rmcolvin
"pasta with wine sauce!!! UGH!!"


Weeks 8 to 9

recipe makeover

Guidelines:
take your favorite recipe and make it healthier! we would love you to share your recipe too (if possible)
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Jan 12 by speshalkid
"been working on this for a while too"


Weeks 9 to 10

fast food free week!

Guidelines:
cut out all fast food this week!
72% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Feb 12 by bfd129
"I havnt had fast food for months. If I am out and have to eat I get a ..."
Failed: 07 Feb 12 by pianofever
"Ordered carefully. Stayed low cal."


Weeks 10 to 11

almost done ... boost your exercise this week

Guidelines:
boost your daily exercise up another 15 minutes this week ... plus do one extra cardio workout this week
61% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 11 to 12

try a new veggie ...

Guidelines:
add a new veggie try a new veggie prepared in a healthy way - something you have never tried before. let us know what you try!
47% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 12

be proud of yourself this week

Guidelines:
take a minute and reward yourself (without food) then journal what you did that you are proud of and what you could improve on!
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 Feb 12 by CCDiva
"Went shopping for some new clothes."


Latest Challenge Posts

TIPS for Portion Sizes and Food Choices
I know some of these are ridiculously obvious, but it's easy to forget about these when your busy. Please add if you have more tips! :idea: Use childrens utensils and dishes when serving yourself ...
by anneannahs on 30 Dec 11 01:48 PM
Food Diary is really helping. I think I was eating enough for 3 people before I started.
Thanks ladies for the answers! I hope you are having a great week. Previously, I have not eaten popcorn. I always liked potato chips. Now out of nessessity, I have tried popcorn again and really like ...
by anneannahs on 30 Dec 11 01:30 PM
welcome
Yes, we can, I am so glad I have joined this challenge and thanks Donna for creating it... I have never sticked to a diet plan so long and this challenge is changing my life...
by sshabayek on 26 Dec 11 04:34 AM
Chugging along
Lost 8 lbs in three days, but had to adjust my rdi, for a slower weight loss :(and ended up overeating today, not my best day. But i'm not discouraged, going to continue my aggressive workouts, and ...
by Do4my2 on 09 Dec 11 12:02 AM
SO Proud of Myself!
Wow, that is impressive! Chocolate is my main weakness. It's hard to go a day without it though I've been limiting myself. I'll be having cake this weekend though since it's my boyf ...
by Moongold81 on 08 Dec 11 09:48 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 28 February 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 27 Feb 12
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 422
privacy: Public
administrators: stickin-with-it
NotGivingUp72
created: 27 November 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. week 1 challenge is to track everything you eat every day all week ( weeks 1 to 12 )
2. drink enought water! .... 6 - 8 glasses a day! ( weeks 2 to 12 )
3. add some extra exercise .... ( weeks 3 to 12 )
4. reduce your sodium intake ( weeks 4 to 12 )
5. dont drink your calories! ( weeks 5 to 12 )
6. cut carbs by 25% ( weeks 6 to 7 )
7. Be strong in the face of high calorie temptations ( weeks 7 to 12 )
8. recipe makeover ( weeks 8 to 9 )
9. fast food free week! ( weeks 9 to 10 )
10. almost done ... boost your exercise this week ( weeks 10 to 11 )
11. try a new veggie ... ( weeks 11 to 12 )
12. be proud of yourself this week ( week 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 0.96 %  (Down 803.3 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 0.89 %  (Down 744.1 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 0.84 %  (Down 700.0 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 0.74 %  (Down 619.8 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.68 %  (Down 566.0 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.61 %  (Down 503.9 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.52 %  (Down 432.2 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.44 %  (Down 363.7 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.39 %  (Down 323.9 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.37 %  (Down 309.4 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.29 %  (Down 240.3 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.18 %  (Down 148.5 lb)

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