This Challenge ended 6 years ago

About this Challenge:

It's 14 weeks until Christmas so I want to lose 1lb a week - a stone down for the festive season. Feel free to join me :)


Final Challenge Progress Results

MN004581 Total Progress: 23.08 %  (Down 45.0 lb)
mytime Total Progress: 16.59 %  (Down 36.0 lb)
missbadgirl Total Progress: 15.76 %  (Down 41.7 lb)
luvmystella Total Progress: 14.91 %  (Down 28.6 lb)
stormisummer Total Progress: 11.55 %  (Down 27.5 lb)
sunshinejr Total Progress: 9.75 %  (Down 15.8 lb)
FakePlasticLala Total Progress: 9.37 %  (Down 15.5 lb)
big loser Total Progress: 8.58 %  (Down 29.5 lb)
DeenaT Total Progress: 8.11 %  (Down 10.5 lb)
_CC_ Total Progress: 7.52 %  (Down 24.0 lb)
liveandlearn777 Total Progress: 7.14 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
smashgrl Total Progress: 6.33 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
NoelG Total Progress: 6.30 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
krisajones Total Progress: 6.06 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
cindylynnwho Total Progress: 5.80 %  (Down 9.4 lb)
Simavision Total Progress: 5.54 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
ashclark Total Progress: 5.53 %  (Down 10.5 lb)
Maryanne Total Progress: 5.51 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
andnever Total Progress: 5.41 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
RianaZaire Total Progress: 4.76 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
SusanP1621 Total Progress: 4.59 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
Vanillascent Total Progress: 4.57 %  (Down 9.5 lb)
LeslieA Total Progress: 4.35 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
hi_de_mo Total Progress: 4.21 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Big Orr Total Progress: 4.12 %  (Down 13.6 lb)
hakpa Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
ruthersa Total Progress: 3.96 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
Whodoctor Total Progress: 3.73 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
clcespedes Total Progress: 3.71 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
classyj76 Total Progress: 3.66 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
andbree1 Total Progress: 3.52 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
pkchop Total Progress: 3.50 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
vgardi Total Progress: 3.46 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
mamalikey Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
scotts girl Total Progress: 3.31 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
njord_13 Total Progress: 3.26 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
easyquilts Total Progress: 3.26 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
linda22 Total Progress: 3.12 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
dennishay Total Progress: 3.08 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
BooBooKitty Total Progress: 2.99 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
Carmel8sons Total Progress: 2.89 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
ChuckyD Total Progress: 2.89 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
gretje Total Progress: 2.81 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
Dominickai Total Progress: 2.73 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
threeglasgows Total Progress: 2.70 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
sarajane01 Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
gemaann Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
spldbtch Total Progress: 2.57 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
curious_female Total Progress: 2.53 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
chefchristabug Total Progress: 2.50 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
jennteam Total Progress: 2.49 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
lttlangel Total Progress: 2.43 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
Kellym518 Total Progress: 2.42 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
scruggsdw Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
c_luhoo Total Progress: 2.20 %  (Down 4.9 lb)
labrams Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
4sunshines Total Progress: 2.08 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
today Total Progress: 2.03 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
Tambree Total Progress: 2.02 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
luvmygrlz Total Progress: 1.97 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
oliversgoldfish Total Progress: 1.97 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
carol knight Total Progress: 1.95 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
AnnetteN Total Progress: 1.92 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
Suzi161 Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
ally3ally3 Total Progress: 1.84 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
Debra-Lee Total Progress: 1.70 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
princessdropthelbs Total Progress: 1.64 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Racer24 Total Progress: 1.62 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
kpizzelanti Total Progress: 1.61 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
melmi20 Total Progress: 1.58 %  (Down 5.1 lb)
skyler4479 Total Progress: 1.54 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
missvicki Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
onmyway12557 Total Progress: 1.47 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
Jen1beau Total Progress: 1.40 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Honestotaka Total Progress: 1.37 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
shannonvandenberg Total Progress: 1.37 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
fatbutt Total Progress: 1.31 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
renge1 Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Becca2 Total Progress: 1.24 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
lsirrine Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
soozy22 Total Progress: 1.15 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
erinh Total Progress: 1.13 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
changenwomen Total Progress: 1.04 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Dianne Barnard Total Progress: 1.00 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
carladawn Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
crcmoon4 Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
redhead_rugby Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
pupperwupper Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
imfeelingfat Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Down 0.9 lb)
Scott_Jeana Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
lavernelopes Total Progress: 0.64 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
christyatchley Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Beckyboo Total Progress: 0.51 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
tlcfortigers Total Progress: 0.51 %  (Down 0.9 lb)
crayoff Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
msc39lxm Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
Linda J Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
turbojenn Total Progress: 0.34 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
aldrin Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
Jana-2007 Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
repps Total Progress: 0.24 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
ConnieD Total Progress: 0.23 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
MsMary4 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
aturtle Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
nutmegger Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
vdaphnis2 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
SarahBear Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
luluitalia Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
ginajmu Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
jescameron Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Jolynn Total Progress: 0.23 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Pdubbs Total Progress: 0.24 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Crashnph Total Progress: 0.24 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
Rou Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
ButterflyRaven Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
trekkie Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
pjjammy Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
gotchocolate Total Progress: 0.84 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
stoutness Total Progress: 1.39 %  (Up 2.5 lb)
Eveeriff Total Progress: 1.62 %  (Up 2.6 lb)
mag_gi_gie Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
paigmorg Total Progress: 1.78 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
TJOHNS07 Total Progress: 1.84 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
Rowdyshell Total Progress: 1.88 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
dengeriffic610 Total Progress: 2.04 %  (Up 3.2 lb)
taraspet Total Progress: 2.15 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
varsityv1 Total Progress: 2.78 %  (Up 5.8 lb)
trsdos Total Progress: 3.46 %  (Up 7.6 lb)
sararay Total Progress: 3.73 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
mmhmmitsmeghan Total Progress: 5.14 %  (Up 9.0 lb)
fat_sheep Total Progress: 7.36 %  (Up 10.6 lb)
Cupcake23 Total Progress: 8.97 %  (Up 13.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Think about what you want to achieve

Guidelines:
Spend time just thinking about your goals and visualising them.
91% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 08 Oct 08 by jescameron
"I started working out so no weight loss is a good thing?? (Muscle gain ..."
Successful: 08 Oct 08 by cindylynnwho
"Yes. My original goal was to be 140 by Christmas. I don't know if I am ..."
Successful: 08 Oct 08 by chefchristabug
"I am journaling everyday."
Successful: 08 Oct 08 by Simavision
"Daily on Fat Secret"


Weeks 2 to 3

Think about how you feel when you eat.

Guidelines:
Does eating healthily make you feel healthier? Really notice the differences so that you will stay motivated.
89% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 15 Oct 08 by liveandlearn777
"I noticed now that I am not eating so much with sugar in it that I am not ..."
Successful: 15 Oct 08 by Simavision
"Yes! No guilt with eating healthy! Well I have been working on no guilt ..."
Successful: 15 Oct 08 by chefchristabug
"I am still concentrating on eating slower and trying to stop before I feel ..."
Failed: 13 Oct 08 by aldrin
"This was a busy week for me which led me to not eat right."


Weeks 3 to 4

Spend extra time in the supermarket

Guidelines:
Look for different healthy foods that can help you to vary your diet.
78% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Oct 08 by Simavision
"As I commented before. We spend extra planning the trip to the superma ..."
Successful: 22 Oct 08 by stormisummer
"I always read the labels when choosing items... I'm teaching my family ..."
Successful: 19 Oct 08 by luvmystella
"I spent extra long in the supermarket yesterday and I found some new t ..."
Successful: 17 Oct 08 by luvmygrlz
"I've been doing better at planning lunches a day or two ahead of time so ..."


Weeks 4 to 5

Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food

Guidelines:
Do something special (only you need to know) for yourself.
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Oct 08 by missbadgirl
"i've bought some weight to make more sport, and a new mp3"
Successful: 29 Oct 08 by Simavision
"I have decided to go out and hit an SCA event. I get to fence on Saturday. ..."
Successful: 29 Oct 08 by sunshinejr
"i have gotten my hair cut, and I have got my nails done"
Successful: 29 Oct 08 by stormisummer
"Yep, got this one down!"


Weeks 5 to 6

Write it down

Guidelines:
Not just your food, but keep a thought journal this week too.
67% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 05 Nov 08 by cindylynnwho
"see my journal, I am doing a very good job!"
Successful: 05 Nov 08 by Simavision
"I journal daily"
Successful: 04 Nov 08 by mamalikey
"Food diaries are so good, but so hard!"
Failed: 03 Nov 08 by Dianne Barnard
"No, I haven't even looked at the site and i gained 7 pounds in the last ..."


Weeks 6 to 7

Be strong in the face of high calorie temptations

Guidelines:
Avoid all high calorie treats and snacks and find low calorie versions that taste just as good!
58% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Nov 08 by Simavision
"Skipped the cake on Sat. :) Only one piece of pizza and opted for a lot ..."
Successful: 11 Nov 08 by big loser
"I had cravings and I had water instead!"
Successful: 11 Nov 08 by stormisummer
"There are always parties and potlucks at my office, I bring lunch and eat ..."
Failed: 04 Nov 08 by mamalikey
"Vacation and birthday. Sigh."


Weeks 7 to 8

Christmas Shopping!

Guidelines:
It's time to make a start - lots of power walking around the shops and use those bags as weights!
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Nov 08 by stormisummer
"Fiscally challenged, no shopping, but walked and carried a shotgun for ..."
Failed: 19 Nov 08 by luvmystella
"Haven't dona any Christmas shopping yet"
Successful: 19 Nov 08 by Simavision
"Almost done shopping. My family exchanges at Thanksgiving because that ..."
Failed: 16 Nov 08 by sararay
"I wasn't feeling good this week."


Weeks 8 to 9

Forward planning

Guidelines:
Time to start planning the festivities. Start to plan your food strategy for over the holidays.
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 Nov 08 by stormisummer
"Planning on Oven Roasted Trukey with Rosemary!!!"
Successful: 26 Nov 08 by cindylynnwho
"Yep. I am just going to eat small portions of the things I want. I know ..."
Successful: 26 Nov 08 by Simavision
"Yeah have been doing that for other challenges and the Holiday Cruise to ..."


Weeks 9 to 10

Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food

Guidelines:
Do something special for yourself - you're special enough to have this challenge twice :)
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 03 Dec 08 by stormisummer
"My best friend and boyfriend sent me on Wednesday to have my nails, hair ..."
Successful: 03 Dec 08 by Simavision
"Spent time with my husband just snuggling and talking. Also family time ..."
Successful: 25 Nov 08 by big loser
"I bought myself a new wallet."


Weeks 10 to 11

Plan your meals for this week

Guidelines:
Time gets precious heading towards the big week! Spend some time with your recipe book this week.
74% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 10 Dec 08 by stormisummer
"Typically eat and plan the same things every day. I've been in the Atkins ..."
Successful: 10 Dec 08 by Simavision
"I have been planning to a certain extent since I started this site in ..."


Weeks 11 to 12

The final push

Guidelines:
Really try to hit that goal as we head towards the Christmas holidays!
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 17 Dec 08 by cindylynnwho
"no, I've been naughty! I need to visit the site more often!"
Successful: 17 Dec 08 by luvmystella
"I surpassed a lb per week! YIPPEE"
Successful: 17 Dec 08 by stormisummer
"Last Diet Cheat day for this challenge is planned for December 25th.. One ..."
Failed: 14 Dec 08 by ChuckyD
"I am a Falure! Can't keep my mouth closed!"


Latest Challenge Posts

WHOOO!!
wow! we are AWESOME!!! :)
by cindylynnwho on 18 Oct 08 07:54 AM
Are we weighing in today or on OCTOBER 1st??
Thanks Sara :)
by oliversgoldfish on 26 Sep 08 02:23 PM
Kilograms
It's in your signature settings. If you go to "My Fatsecret" on your right there will be links to different profile/account settings. Go to your signature and there is a check box for your ...
by Simavision on 26 Sep 08 05:22 AM
sowhat is that we do in this challenge
Well, if you complete the mini challenge and come in with a loss then you are successful.
by oliversgoldfish on 25 Sep 08 03:15 PM
Thank you!
Hi everyone. I'm looking forward to this challenge because it will help keep me focused on this journey.
by emtifahp on 25 Sep 08 09:33 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Thursday 18 December 2008.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 17 Dec 08
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 177
teams: Santa's Reindeer
Santa's Helpers
privacy: Public
administrators: oliversgoldfish
created: 14 September 2008

All Mini-challenges:

1. Think about what you want to achieve ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Think about how you feel when you eat. ( weeks 2 to 3 )
3. Spend extra time in the supermarket ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Write it down ( weeks 5 to 6 )
6. Be strong in the face of high calorie temptations ( weeks 6 to 7 )
7. Christmas Shopping! ( weeks 7 to 8 )
8. Forward planning ( weeks 8 to 9 )
9. Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food ( weeks 9 to 10 )
10. Plan your meals for this week ( weeks 10 to 11 )
11. The final push ( weeks 11 to 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Teams 1.89 %  (Down 647.2 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 2.00 %  (Down 353.1 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.76 %  (Down 294.1 lb)
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Week 11:

All Teams 1.79 %  (Down 615.5 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 1.90 %  (Down 335.0 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.68 %  (Down 280.5 lb)
view week 11 details

Week 10:

All Teams 1.71 %  (Down 585.4 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 1.82 %  (Down 321.7 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.58 %  (Down 263.7 lb)
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Week 9:

All Teams 1.70 %  (Down 585.0 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 1.72 %  (Down 302.9 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.69 %  (Down 282.1 lb)
view week 9 details

Week 8:

All Teams 1.61 %  (Down 551.0 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 1.60 %  (Down 281.4 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.62 %  (Down 269.6 lb)
view week 8 details

Week 7:

All Teams 1.44 %  (Down 494.4 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 1.42 %  (Down 249.9 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.47 %  (Down 244.5 lb)
view week 7 details

Week 6:

All Teams 1.35 %  (Down 462.1 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 1.37 %  (Down 242.2 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.32 %  (Down 219.9 lb)
view week 6 details

Week 5:

All Teams 1.27 %  (Down 435.0 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 1.23 %  (Down 216.9 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.31 %  (Down 218.1 lb)
view week 5 details

Week 4:

All Teams 1.08 %  (Down 369.8 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 1.04 %  (Down 182.5 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.12 %  (Down 187.3 lb)
view week 4 details

Week 3:

All Teams 0.89 %  (Down 304.1 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 0.72 %  (Down 127.4 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 1.06 %  (Down 176.6 lb)
view week 3 details

Week 2:

All Teams 0.74 %  (Down 254.0 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 0.63 %  (Down 110.9 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 0.86 %  (Down 143.1 lb)
view week 2 details

Week 1:

All Teams 0.53 %  (Down 182.5 lb)
 Santa's Reindeer 0.47 %  (Down 83.6 lb)
 Santa's Helpers 0.59 %  (Down 98.9 lb)
view week 1 details

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