This Challenge ended 4 years ago

About this Challenge:

For 69 days, I challenge you to rid yourself of the "extras" in life and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Final Challenge Progress Results

TheBake Total Progress: 10.85 %  (Down 25.2 lb)
ceceps Total Progress: 7.15 %  (Down 14.8 lb)
oceanroses Total Progress: 6.06 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
Aeroconn Total Progress: 5.48 %  (Down 23.0 lb)
charmy98 Total Progress: 5.18 %  (Down 12.4 lb)
patty-w Total Progress: 4.93 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
Johanne Total Progress: 4.86 %  (Down 11.8 lb)
ThinEd Total Progress: 4.45 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Kati Nicholson Total Progress: 4.37 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
hottagain Total Progress: 3.88 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
Multiplicity1 Total Progress: 3.70 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
KatieKnight Total Progress: 3.62 %  (Down 9.8 lb)
angelheart712 Total Progress: 3.32 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
SturgeonQueen Total Progress: 2.95 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
xalepos Total Progress: 2.10 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
fitnessholic_caitlyn Total Progress: 1.97 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Katirae Total Progress: 1.92 %  (Down 2.7 lb)
Lisa Online Total Progress: 1.29 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Bmonjaras Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Beliana Total Progress: 0.96 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
fitnblnde5 Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
crazykatz Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
Carmel8sons Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
futureRD1 Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
KaitlynC Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
thecoach Total Progress: 0.31 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
HealthyBabs Total Progress: 0.39 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
quilter1024 Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
rahamburg Total Progress: 1.44 %  (Up 2.4 lb)
Tiffannie Total Progress: 1.50 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
Ceebee Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
kitkat57 Total Progress: 3.18 %  (Up 5.5 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Drink 8 glasses, or 64 fl. oz of water a day

Guidelines:
Make sure you drink 8 full glasses of water a day
91% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 01 Nov 10 by TheBake
"I think I missed one day of drinking all my water."
Successful: 25 Oct 10 by KaitlynC
"It was definitely a challenge, that is for sure!"
Successful: 23 Oct 10 by rahamburg
"drank all my water"


Weeks 2 to 3

Do something for some one else

Guidelines:
Everyday, do some thing special for some one else in your life. It could be as simple as a compliment or a heartfelt letter.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Nov 10 by xalepos
"Well, I'm not sure if this is a truly good deed by most standards, but ..."
Successful: 28 Oct 10 by angelheart712
"I babysat my 4 month old grandson overnight so that my daughter could go ..."


Weeks 3 to 4

Cut out the unnecessary snacks daily

Guidelines:
Reduce the handfuls of snacks everyday
62% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 15 Nov 10 by TheBake
"I don't 'snack' in a bad way, but I do have snacks everyday, whether it's ..."
Failed: 14 Nov 10 by oceanroses
"Sadly, this week I was seduced by chocolate pralines that my friend made ..."


Weeks 4 to 5

Keep purchases to necessities

Guidelines:
Only make needed purchases such as food, water, gas, and child needs this week.
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Nov 10 by Lisa Online
"For the past 3 months things have been very tight financially but I am ..."
Failed: 19 Nov 10 by ceceps
"Nope, I couldn't do it. I bought some glitter to finish some Christmas ..."
Successful: 18 Nov 10 by xalepos
"For myself, but I portion out my Christmas gift buying on a weekly basis ..."
Failed: 11 Nov 10 by Katirae
"I have been sick, and I treated myself to cuddly new footie pajamas. :( "


Weeks 5 to 6

Go the extra mile

Guidelines:
Push through and kick up your workouts a notch this week
59% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 29 Nov 10 by TheBake
"with the cleanse, I couldn't make the gym Thursday, like usual."
Failed: 22 Nov 10 by SturgeonQueen
"Honestly, my workouts have been subpar. I'm extremely busy with work and ..."
Successful: 19 Nov 10 by ceceps
"I have made a lot of progress at my water workout classes. I started 7 ..."


Weeks 6 to 7

Try something new

Guidelines:
This week, try a new food or exercise
91% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 06 Dec 10 by HealthyBabs
"I tried a new food this week. Ezekiel's 4:9 flax with my morning greek ..."
Successful: 06 Dec 10 by TheBake
"I tried too many new things, food-wise."
Successful: 03 Dec 10 by oceanroses
"Ice-Cycling..."
Successful: 27 Nov 10 by charmy98
"Mixed Berry Cobbler it was delicious!"


Weeks 7 to 8

Give Yourself Peace

Guidelines:
Give yourself some peace and quiet time this week. Turn the cell and computer off, and take some time to relax and cut out the rest of the world.
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 Dec 10 by TheBake
"yoga definitely helps with this!"
Successful: 03 Dec 10 by xalepos
"Well technically I lost my phone over Thanksgiving, so it was forced upon ..."


Weeks 8 to 9

Eat At Home this Week

Guidelines:
Go grocery shopping and only eat from home this week. Bring home made meals to work. No eating out whatsoever.
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 20 Dec 10 by TheBake
"A few meals were from Subway."
Successful: 15 Dec 10 by xalepos
"I'm so finicky, that it's almost a given I make my own food!"


Weeks 9 to 10

Celebrate with those around you

Guidelines:
Celebrate your new healthy life with the people that matter most to you! Take some time to prioritize your life for the new year.
95% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 27 Dec 10 by oceanroses
"Celebrated with almost everyone I love or even like."
Successful: 27 Dec 10 by TheBake
"A little too much celebrating, if I may say so."


Latest Challenge Posts

Can you believe we are on weeks 6-7 already?
And to think this was going to be such a good challenge for me, turns out it actually IS a challenge! I think I've failed every one of the mini challenges! This week included! I didn't look to ...
by TheBake on 08 Dec 10 07:36 AM
Week 3
I make sure snacks are a part of my day, but I'm also generally careful about what I'm snacking on. I try to log my daily intake of food for the day first thing in the morning (with the exception ...
by TheBake on 06 Nov 10 10:08 AM
Week 2
Awww so sweet! You not only helped a friend out in a time of need, but you got some exercise in as well! Nice work! Its moments like these that friends remember, and then hopefully they reciprocate the ...
by KaitlynC on 31 Oct 10 11:46 PM
64 oz of water Mini Challenge
95% success rate? You guys are awesome! Keep it up! Keep it up! Remember that water flushes out the by products of fat breakdown, prevents headaches and fatigue, reduces hunger, and keeps your skin hy ...
by KaitlynC on 26 Oct 10 12:01 AM
Awesome Challenge Idea
Again, Kaitlyn... thank you! And thanks to my buddies for joining! Glad to see you here!
by TheBake on 20 Oct 10 06:28 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 28 December 2010.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 27 Dec 10
duration: 10 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 37
privacy: Public
administrators: KaitlynC
created: 16 October 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Drink 8 glasses, or 64 fl. oz of water a day ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Do something for some one else ( weeks 2 to 3 )
3. Cut out the unnecessary snacks daily ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Keep purchases to necessities ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Go the extra mile ( weeks 5 to 6 )
6. Try something new ( weeks 6 to 7 )
7. Give Yourself Peace ( weeks 7 to 8 )
8. Eat At Home this Week ( weeks 8 to 9 )
9. Celebrate with those around you ( weeks 9 to 10 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 10:

All Participants 2.21 %  (Down 155.7 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 2.34 %  (Down 165.1 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 2.08 %  (Down 147.0 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.88 %  (Down 133.0 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.78 %  (Down 125.6 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.66 %  (Down 117.1 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.31 %  (Down 92.6 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.97 %  (Down 68.4 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.79 %  (Down 55.9 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.50 %  (Down 35.1 lb)

Latest Photos



Reaching for the Blue Line by LOL...Lisa online
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My 21 year old who inspired me to join F.S.
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30th Reunion!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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