This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

This is a challenge to those of you that want to dig deep and push yourself to lose weight and look great!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Domino489 Total Progress: 10.43 %  (Down 19.6 lb)
RaeBee Total Progress: 9.52 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
Crissy30 Total Progress: 8.16 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
cntykids Total Progress: 8.15 %  (Down 17.0 lb)
mebjul8 Total Progress: 8.15 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
wolfgirl83 Total Progress: 7.73 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
Ljr64 Total Progress: 7.48 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
Yvonne19 Total Progress: 7.35 %  (Down 16.6 lb)
parker121654 Total Progress: 6.90 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
KitanaOR Total Progress: 6.48 %  (Down 15.2 lb)
kalokeri Total Progress: 6.29 %  (Down 9.7 lb)
160to115pounds Total Progress: 6.25 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
kellyshoulddothis Total Progress: 5.88 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
BG157 Total Progress: 5.56 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
DaisyElla Total Progress: 5.42 %  (Down 11.4 lb)
RandyBoBandy Total Progress: 5.28 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
WinterSun Total Progress: 4.96 %  (Down 9.6 lb)
chris312 Total Progress: 4.73 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Rimbaud810 Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
AAWM Total Progress: 3.76 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
catmomma Total Progress: 3.76 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
atodd66 Total Progress: 3.75 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
Spin55 Total Progress: 3.67 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
aphrodite14141 Total Progress: 3.04 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
gnat824 Total Progress: 3.01 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
SethisSly Total Progress: 3.00 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
myrna1950 Total Progress: 2.92 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
solobrain Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
AMAYAJESSICA Total Progress: 2.55 %  (Down 4.7 lb)
ccana Total Progress: 2.48 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
jennypierce Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
KobieKleyn Total Progress: 2.33 %  (Down 3.7 lb)
CBsunshineRN Total Progress: 2.05 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
mommyhastatts Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
bleslie1983 Total Progress: 1.91 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
Sharon Odland Total Progress: 1.82 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
nclilya Total Progress: 1.69 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
Melodie82 Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
fjn1961 Total Progress: 1.21 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
whenpigsfly Total Progress: 1.21 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
mountaineergirl77 Total Progress: 1.13 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
georgeorwell Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
Foji Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Tiffne621t Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
Roxysanchez Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Twilightchik Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
poohbear67 Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
sbaur Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
millerst Total Progress: 0.29 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
trophy1229 Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
sam05 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Destiny242 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
DrRandyFlanagan Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
apple201111 Total Progress: 0.30 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
lostforever1 Total Progress: 0.35 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
michema Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
shaza2011june Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
fatboy4life Total Progress: 0.82 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
flowerpups Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
Altimus Total Progress: 1.28 %  (Up 4.4 lb)
4bladams Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Up 4.5 lb)
DestinySeeker Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Up 3.1 lb)
juneybugg Total Progress: 2.40 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
carolnyu Total Progress: 2.90 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
ckarg18 Total Progress: 5.31 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
slotoo Total Progress: 7.08 %  (Up 12.2 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

Eat Healthy Foods

Guidelines:
Ensure you don't eat any fast food or unhealthy snacks.
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 Jul 11 by solobrain
"Mostly"
Failed: 15 Jul 11 by bleslie1983
"I'm (responsibly) eating out once a week with friends, family or co-wo ..."
Failed: 08 Jul 11 by michema
"Ate pretty good but need to do better with fruits and veggies."
Successful: 07 Jul 11 by Sharon Odland
"Celery & Mimi Light Baby Bell"


Weeks 1 to 12

Record everything you eat

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the food you consumed.
69% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 05 Sep 11 by atodd66
"Didn't record everything while on vacation"
Successful: 26 Jul 11 by solobrain
"On good days I did!"


Weeks 1 to 12

Be strong in the face of high calorie temptations

Guidelines:
Avoid all high calorie treats and snacks.
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 26 Jul 11 by solobrain
"Last night was restaurant night and I fudged a little bit"
Failed: 08 Jul 11 by michema
"Did not succeed on 2 days...but for the most part was able to overcome ..."
Successful: 07 Jul 11 by Sharon Odland
"Didn't eat any of kids jelly beans "


Weeks 1 to 12

Make exercise a regular part of your day

Guidelines:
Do at least 20 minutes of exercise? (any exercise that gets your heart pumping).
59% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 22 Aug 11 by Rimbaud810
"I was on vacation."
Successful: 26 Jul 11 by solobrain
"6 days a week!"
Failed: 15 Jul 11 by bleslie1983
"I don't know if it's the blazing heat we've been experiencing, but I h ..."
Successful: 08 Jul 11 by michema
"20 minutes 5 days this week :)"


Weeks 1 to 12

Try to drink more water

Guidelines:
Try to drink at least 8-10 8oz glasses of water a day.
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 22 Aug 11 by Rimbaud810
"Couldn't use a bathroom every two minutes so I cut back."
Successful: 26 Jul 11 by solobrain
"Still need more water"
Successful: 08 Jul 11 by michema
"Yes, but still not enough with this heat...I should be drinking more water ..."
Successful: 07 Jul 11 by Sharon Odland
"Propel Zero is helping"


Weeks 1 to 12

Try to cut out all sugary drinks.

Guidelines:
Any sugary drinks are loaded with empty calories and provide no nutrion. Instead try ice water with lemon juice in it.
84% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

Frappuccino nut like me?
Love Starbucks! Hate the calories! So, I created my own at-home Frapp; 8 oz nonfat milk, instant coffee, Hershey's unsweetened cocoa, splenda, ice, blend it up and top with light whipped cream or use ...
by solobrain on 13 Jul 11 09:06 PM
New Here
Same here. I am 5'2 and 135, I want to get to 115. We can do this. I fell way off the wagon last couple of days but tomorrows a new day.
by pinkhammergirl on 04 Jul 11 10:24 PM
Challenge Accepted
I really need this to be a success! Being diagnosed with a poor bill of health and having two young kids is not cool! Will power will be the key here as I seem to have no self control and even though ...
by fatboy4life on 03 Jul 11 11:34 PM
HEY EVERYONE.
Hey there! I'm a newbie here too but been on the Atkins diet for 6 weeks now - this week I began exercising. So far, I have lost 16 lbs. I started at 160, currently weigh in at 144, and my goal weight ...
by 160to115pounds on 03 Jul 11 09:17 AM
On My Way
Hi Kate - Did you know that exercise can double how quickly one loses weight? Also, it makes you feel better about yourself and brings about body awareness. I highly recommend you start slow - rent some ...
by 160to115pounds on 03 Jul 11 09:12 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 27 September 2011.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 26 Sep 11
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 118
privacy: Public
administrators: Twilightchik
created: 24 June 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Eat Healthy Foods ( weeks 1 to 12 )
2. Record everything you eat ( weeks 1 to 12 )
3. Be strong in the face of high calorie temptations ( weeks 1 to 12 )
4. Make exercise a regular part of your day ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Try to drink more water ( weeks 1 to 12 )
6. Try to cut out all sugary drinks. ( weeks 1 to 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.38 %  (Down 335.6 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.33 %  (Down 322.0 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.31 %  (Down 317.3 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.21 %  (Down 292.6 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.17 %  (Down 283.8 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.07 %  (Down 258.5 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.02 %  (Down 247.2 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.02 %  (Down 246.3 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.91 %  (Down 220.9 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.75 %  (Down 183.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.44 %  (Down 106.5 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.23 %  (Down 57.0 lb)

Latest Photos



246 Pounds
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Before (current) Photo
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Before Picture at weight 162
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