This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

Lets make healthy choices through the holidays so we dont have that New Years regret!

Final Challenge Progress Results

mrs_jones Total Progress: 13.33 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
KIMDorey Total Progress: 10.74 %  (Down 19.5 lb)
gamesaq Total Progress: 10.19 %  (Down 21.0 lb)
tharding Total Progress: 10.11 %  (Down 18.0 lb)
TheBake Total Progress: 10.00 %  (Down 23.0 lb)
jmart90 Total Progress: 8.47 %  (Down 12.4 lb)
checkmate57 Total Progress: 5.67 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
snarebear Total Progress: 5.53 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
sophie99 Total Progress: 5.40 %  (Down 14.5 lb)
bharding Total Progress: 5.25 %  (Down 13.9 lb)
Kendi728 Total Progress: 4.94 %  (Down 9.5 lb)
faithfulkris Total Progress: 4.85 %  (Down 11.5 lb)
Myree67 Total Progress: 4.71 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
SuzanneJ Total Progress: 4.67 %  (Down 7.9 lb)
want2lose100 Total Progress: 4.56 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
Sharonsparkle Total Progress: 4.40 %  (Down 9.2 lb)
marci1414 Total Progress: 4.21 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
foodisevil Total Progress: 4.21 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
konacowboy Total Progress: 4.14 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
D5949 Total Progress: 4.09 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
Johanne Total Progress: 4.08 %  (Down 9.8 lb)
naefish Total Progress: 3.98 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
barbieq13 Total Progress: 3.88 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
gibsonngracie Total Progress: 3.47 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
LauPug1 Total Progress: 3.41 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
Cindy Thompson Total Progress: 3.35 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Sandy701 Total Progress: 3.21 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
KatieKnight Total Progress: 3.08 %  (Down 8.3 lb)
lucasjason Total Progress: 3.00 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
kikbaknrelax Total Progress: 2.98 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
ulga2038 Total Progress: 2.79 %  (Down 4.3 lb)
vackerman Total Progress: 2.65 %  (Down 7.2 lb)
chipsandhips Total Progress: 2.64 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
SassyLassy6979 Total Progress: 2.47 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
1EffJef Total Progress: 2.40 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Jbeenz23 Total Progress: 2.36 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
Juanuchis Total Progress: 2.32 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
Brooke2713 Total Progress: 2.11 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
RroseSelavy Total Progress: 2.11 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
Krissbo Total Progress: 2.11 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Ninette Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
foreverdieter Total Progress: 1.99 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Becka-boo Total Progress: 1.96 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
zMouseHeart Total Progress: 1.95 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
alienvampire Total Progress: 1.75 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
at348am Total Progress: 1.72 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
roo_lane Total Progress: 1.62 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
Savvy89 Total Progress: 1.59 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
bren10 Total Progress: 1.59 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
brenda hill Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
jsfantome Total Progress: 1.42 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
perikate Total Progress: 1.24 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
marciabar Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
militaryman Total Progress: 1.18 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
GirthyGirl Total Progress: 1.09 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Jpsfunkymojo Total Progress: 1.04 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
MissHolden Total Progress: 0.99 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
jltaylor Total Progress: 0.89 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
LCAnderson Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Lorelei88 Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
amamccann Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
LotusSong Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
hriccabona Total Progress: 0.80 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
crazykatz Total Progress: 0.80 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
doug0964 Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Karen-RN Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
xalepos Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
rachelm2982 Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
paisley1015 Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
fat and fit Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
tiahui Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
heatherleanne Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
desifink Total Progress: 0.48 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
JTMsMommy Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
tara4781 Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
bigmamajojo Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
noos2mee2 Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
pookiiie Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
jen53 Total Progress: 0.30 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
ctlss Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
mac447 Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
ghayers Total Progress: 0.23 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
sirronsc Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Matt55 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
slimnfit Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
ihateyourskittles Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
fraulein Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Beth7Cam Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
johng103 Total Progress: 0.16 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
faial Total Progress: 0.31 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
mortonpixie Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
HealthyBabs Total Progress: 0.39 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Mandy0513 Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
aratner Total Progress: 0.74 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
skinnymini85 Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
Ceebee Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
SistahSexy Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
Rosae21 Total Progress: 1.03 %  (Up 1.6 lb)
krichard2870 Total Progress: 1.04 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
Carmel8sons Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
ALee1968 Total Progress: 1.58 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
korakdot Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Up 2.6 lb)
pcolestock Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Up 4.6 lb)
gabbyndan Total Progress: 2.60 %  (Up 4.2 lb)
monroefaye Total Progress: 3.31 %  (Up 6.6 lb)
Kattgirls Total Progress: 3.86 %  (Up 5.8 lb)
Kristaisme Total Progress: 5.13 %  (Up 10.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Say NO to that Halloween candy!

Guidelines:
Avoid the candy and give out health snacks for Halloween.
79% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 11 Nov 10 by D5949
"no candy in the house so no eating it"
Failed: 11 Nov 10 by hriccabona
"I actually had about 5 pieces total..It was PMS week:("
Failed: 11 Nov 10 by lucasjason
"I had 1 candy bar =("
Successful: 11 Nov 10 by Beth7Cam
"Our candy is still here. I took it out of the bowl where it had been since ..."


Weeks 1 to 9

Start or stick to your exercise routine.

Guidelines:
Continue your workouts despite the holiday rushes.
72% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Dec 10 by Beth7Cam
"Harder to do with the stress of the holiday week, but doing my besdt"
Successful: 27 Dec 10 by TheBake
"Surprisingly enough."
Failed: 25 Dec 10 by fat and fit
"out of routine "
Failed: 22 Dec 10 by jmart90
"recovering from ectopic pregnancy surgery "


Weeks 3 to 4

Look for healthy recipes for Thanksgiving

Guidelines:
Start planning for the feast by finding healthy recipes that fit into your diet.
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Nov 10 by KIMDorey
"walnut ginger pumpkin pie."
Successful: 24 Nov 10 by barbieq13
"Tried different recipes out for buttnernut squash(instead of yams) no ..."
Successful: 23 Nov 10 by hriccabona
"Yes..already planned out HOW much and of what I can eat that day. I am ..."
Failed: 22 Nov 10 by TheBake
"Canadian Thanksgiving is over!"


Weeks 5 to 6

Make healthy choices at the Feast Table.

Guidelines:
Try to avoid the pie, cranberry sauce candied yams. Use your healthy recipes and if you indulge, do it in moderation.
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 09 Dec 10 by LauPug1
"Ate only my Atkins friendly foods. No Cheating at all. I've been over ..."
Successful: 09 Dec 10 by Beth7Cam
"Feeling satisfied, not feewling deprived, making better choices"
Successful: 08 Dec 10 by Kendi728
"stuck to small portions of potatoes, and mainly turkey, no gravy!"
Successful: 29 Nov 10 by TheBake
"not applicable this week - not Thanksgiving for me. (and I was doing a ..."


Weeks 5 to 9

No Nibbling!

Guidelines:
Nibbling can kill your day. Make a meal, sit down and eat it.
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 27 Dec 10 by TheBake
"Some meals were about nibbling - which got me into trouble."
Failed: 25 Dec 10 by fat and fit
"I am an eternal nibbler."
Successful: 03 Dec 10 by xalepos
"I actually eat mini meals through the day and think that "nibbling" as ..."


Weeks 6 to 8

Make Healthy choices at parties.

Guidelines:
Office potlucks can kill our diets. Plan ahead and make a healthy recipe for the parties and gatherings. Limit your portions at the parties and avoid the baked goodies.
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 21 Dec 10 by LauPug1
"At sewing circle, passed all the deserts. Just the thought of eating ..."
Failed: 20 Dec 10 by TheBake
"There weren't very many healthy choices to choose from, however, my eating ..."
Failed: 16 Dec 10 by hriccabona
"half and half, but soo much temptation"
Successful: 09 Dec 10 by Cindy Thompson
"No cake at my son-in-laws birthday. It was at Chuckie Cheese. He is 30 ..."


Weeks 8 to 9

Don't overdo the alcohol.

Guidelines:
Christmas and New Years Eve are well known for champagne, wine and eggnog. Be aware of how much you consume and don't go overboard. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! HAPPY BEAUTIFUL YOU!
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Dec 10 by Beth7Cam
"I can't drink due to medication, so I choose sparkling cider or grape ..."
Successful: 28 Dec 10 by hriccabona
"some wine, but food was the main culprit."
Successful: 27 Dec 10 by TheBake
"Yesterday was the most I've drank in a long time - two large glasses of ..."
Successful: 25 Dec 10 by fat and fit
"food is actually my addiction, alcohol? not at all."


Latest Challenge Posts

Turkey day is my challenge
Drink a lot of water before you eat, and while you eat. That will reduce the amount of food you can eat and you will still feel full. Berries and whipped cream (whip it yourself) are an Atkins friendly ...
by SuzanneJ on 16 Nov 10 07:40 AM
New here Learning this site
Thanks for the correction, ppphhhttt. I haven't actually found the need to get stevia yet, so now I'll be on the lookout when I DO need some! :)
by TheBake on 06 Nov 10 09:59 AM
QUIT HOLDING ONTO THE TREADMILL!!!!
And if you say anything to try to help, you look like a fool cuz, "if you know so much, why do you look like THAT?" There is a young girl at my gym that literally runs like a girl and I so just ...
by barbieq13 on 04 Nov 10 12:51 PM
What Are You Giving Out For Halloween?
I gave out fruit gummies (still pretty close, but atleast there is fruit) but the hubby picked up packages of cookies. I wanted nutragrain bars! He tried...
by barbieq13 on 01 Nov 10 12:49 PM
sweet stuff
No problem with candy....they were passing it out at work yesterday. I just popped a sugar free breath mint, I can take the candy and cakes and whatnot that show up in breakroom on the weekends, but if ...
by marciabar on 31 Oct 10 07:09 AM

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 30 Dec 10
duration: 9 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 142
privacy: Public
administrators: barbieq13
created: 18 October 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Say NO to that Halloween candy! ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Start or stick to your exercise routine. ( weeks 1 to 9 )
3. Look for healthy recipes for Thanksgiving ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Make healthy choices at the Feast Table. ( weeks 5 to 6 )
5. No Nibbling! ( weeks 5 to 9 )
6. Make Healthy choices at parties. ( weeks 6 to 8 )
7. Don't overdo the alcohol. ( weeks 8 to 9 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 9:

All Participants 1.47 %  (Down 413.8 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.45 %  (Down 408.7 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.36 %  (Down 383.4 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.20 %  (Down 339.9 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.01 %  (Down 284.2 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.94 %  (Down 264.7 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.72 %  (Down 204.3 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.52 %  (Down 147.0 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.18 %  (Down 51.9 lb)

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