This Challenge ended a year ago

About this Challenge:

The year is almost over & we have New Years resolutions to keep. Time to buddy up and finish this journey once & for all.

Final Challenge Progress Results

vikeenan Total Progress: 9.14 %  (Down 21.9 lb)
aandw1000 Total Progress: 7.77 %  (Down 13.6 lb)
gwaryette Total Progress: 6.45 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
14Goal Total Progress: 6.16 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
Laughingboy75 Total Progress: 5.64 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
PontJieBoTTeR Total Progress: 5.41 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
sarah_cook2007 Total Progress: 4.79 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
Rgold34 Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
HerStrawberri Total Progress: 4.31 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
Dakota10 Total Progress: 4.17 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
TallGirl25 Total Progress: 3.80 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
broldan70 Total Progress: 3.41 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
Mauwyi Total Progress: 3.32 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
cgallichon Total Progress: 3.27 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
simplypretentious Total Progress: 3.21 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
MFD1979 Total Progress: 3.18 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
plowboy8 Total Progress: 3.15 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
cryan251 Total Progress: 2.60 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
rmsaeger Total Progress: 2.40 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
JJisFit4AA Total Progress: 1.95 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
Mary Vicens Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
babyjean Total Progress: 1.81 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
LMCacioli Total Progress: 1.70 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
BBWMAX Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
DeedleDi Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Jody411 Total Progress: 1.59 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
KelseyRenae Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
esther reid Total Progress: 1.35 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
abazan Total Progress: 1.15 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
ktomtom Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
LadyZa Total Progress: 1.10 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
mamakhadi Total Progress: 1.06 %  (Down 2.3 lb)
Rubie-sue Total Progress: 0.84 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
rondakay62 Total Progress: 0.82 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
sanetm Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Terrinore Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Kountzri Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
GETMOODY Total Progress: 0.57 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
mikes4215 Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Whitney Reid Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
havenesque Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
lilrunner Total Progress: 0.30 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
Kimberlie12 Total Progress: 0.21 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
redbaron Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
ladonna09 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Control Total Progress: 0.07 %  (Up 0.1 lb)
JL-D Total Progress: 0.31 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
comics Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Clydefish Total Progress: 0.62 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
demomof2 Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Up 1.6 lb)
99nascar99 Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Mom2Boxers Total Progress: 0.98 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
tahoeguy29 Total Progress: 1.04 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
crazylady33 Total Progress: 1.29 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
thisonesforme Total Progress: 1.45 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
amehaffey Total Progress: 1.48 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
kc81 Total Progress: 1.65 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
keriannlewis Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
Baileyrose85 Total Progress: 1.85 %  (Up 3.3 lb)
DDR Superstar Total Progress: 2.79 %  (Up 4.6 lb)
juneybugg Total Progress: 3.23 %  (Up 4.7 lb)
acannon01 Total Progress: 3.45 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
Elsy Broce Total Progress: 4.48 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
threeglasgows Total Progress: 6.12 %  (Up 10.5 lb)
ProjectDropHoodie Total Progress: 6.74 %  (Up 11.8 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Hi, my name is..

Guidelines:
Introduce yourself on the Challenge Forum. Let us know who you are, why you are losing weight and what's your motivation. You could also add things like how old you are, how much weight you're trying to lose and stuff about your life (kids, martial status, etc)
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 07 Oct 12 by demomof2
"will do it later today"
Successful: 06 Oct 12 by GETMOODY
"Hi, my name is Shannon. Lost 3 lbs this week and still chgging along. I'm ..."


Week 1

Find a Buddy

Guidelines:
This buddy could be on this site (which is always helpful) or someone you know. The idea is to have a support system. Share frusterations, tips and anything else that will be helpful.
63% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 07 Oct 12 by demomof2
"lots of friends at the gym"
Successful: 06 Oct 12 by GETMOODY
"Found a few Fat Secret Buddies this week. I hope I've been as much a help ..."
Failed: 04 Oct 12 by JJisFit4AA
"I'm actively seeking a buddy now"


Week 1

Have a Goal

Guidelines:
Make a goal of where you want to be in 12 weeks. Be realistic but also make sure you push yourself. Once you have the overall goal, make 2 smaller goals to hit within the 12 weeks. Where do I want to be on 10/29 & 11/26?
77% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 07 Oct 12 by rmsaeger
"Be at 193 on 10/29. Be at 189 on 11/26. Be at 186 on 12/15. "
Successful: 07 Oct 12 by demomof2
"213(-6 lbs)"
Successful: 06 Oct 12 by GETMOODY
"Hope to be close to 150 by Christmas"
Failed: 04 Oct 12 by JJisFit4AA
"I have about 10lbs to lose in 12 weeks, I don't have short term goals yet. "


Weeks 1 to 12

Record all of your Food (Good or Bad)

Guidelines:
Begin tracking your food. This could be the one thing that could determine how successful you are. Awareness is key and if you aren't aware of what you're taking in then how do you know where you're going wrong?
61% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 16 Dec 12 by demomof2
"still sick"
Successful: 13 Nov 12 by Mauwyi
"I eat considerably less food now and totally avoid sugar. My secret weapon ..."
Failed: 12 Oct 12 by JJisFit4AA
"I tracked about 75% of my food. I will work to improve this stat next week."


Weeks 1 to 12

Within 2 Hours of Bedtime = No Food

Guidelines:
Give your body time from now on to digest your food. No more late night eating! If you are within 2 hours of going to bed, try your hardest to stay away from that food. You'll be glad you did.
36% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 16 Dec 12 by demomof2
"This is a real problem for me, although I've been working on it"
Failed: 13 Nov 12 by Mauwyi
"Not always easy at it was my downfall right from the beginning (I used ..."
Failed: 12 Oct 12 by JJisFit4AA
"I get home after 8:00 pm most evenings. I will find lighter foods to eat ..."
Failed: 11 Oct 12 by amehaffey
"Failed yesterday. Ate late."


Weeks 1 to 12

Water = 64oz a day

Guidelines:
Drink at least 64oz of water a day. If you have more salty foods one day, increase your water by 8-16oz.
64% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 16 Dec 12 by demomof2
"drank more since I was sick, but still not enough"
Failed: 16 Oct 12 by Mom2Boxers
"Been hard to get in that much but I am drinking a lot more every day."
Successful: 12 Oct 12 by JJisFit4AA
"I'm good at drinking water"


Weeks 1 to 12

Keep a Journal..

Guidelines:
VENT! Get it out! You are frusterated.. we all are and it's not going to be easy. Take the time to talk about how things are going.
36% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 12 by GETMOODY
"Actually, I chose to talk to a buddy about my diet instead. We try to help ..."
Failed: 12 Oct 12 by JJisFit4AA
"I don't really have anyone to share my diet woes with on Fatsecret or in ..."


Weeks 2 to 6

Find Something to do to Keep you Active

Guidelines:
Get moving.. go for a walk, a run, a bike ride.. anything. You don't have to feel like you're dying doing it (some people have restricitions) but try to walk at a slow pace for at least 30 mins; 2-3 times a week.
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Oct 12 by JJisFit4AA
"Exercise is my saving grace. I met my exercise goals this week in spite ..."


Weeks 2 to 12

Eating Right..

Guidelines:
Follow your diet to the "T". Each diet is different so I won't be more specific than that. You know what you should or shouldn't be doing and if not.. ASK!
55% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 16 Dec 12 by demomof2
"not sure about points, and didn't exercise at all all week because I'm ..."
Successful: 13 Nov 12 by Mauwyi
"I have more energy now that I eat healthier. I feel lighter too"
Failed: 12 Nov 12 by sanetm
"Not on diet until January 2013"
Failed: 12 Oct 12 by JJisFit4AA
"Much room for improvement here"


Weeks 6 to 12

Time to pick it up..

Guidelines:
Walk at least 1 hour; 2-3 times a week.
63% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 16 Dec 12 by demomof2
"no exercise"
Successful: 13 Nov 12 by Mauwyi
"I do cardio (40mins) 5 days a week."


Latest Challenge Posts

Hello!!!
Good luck
by honeybee britt on 18 Nov 12 06:18 PM
Getting off the Crazy Train
Hello again JJIS...I remember you from last year. I have the same problem...not a huge person, but I do not have a healthy BMI and am so TIRED of losing the same ten lbs every year just to put it back ...
by zumbachic on 18 Oct 12 08:27 AM
Trying to stay on track
I know what you mean, it seems the holiday eating has started early this year here at work and at get-togethers with friends!
by JJisFit4AA on 11 Oct 12 08:30 AM
Hi, my name is
Shacancan, I am losing weight short term to pass a weigh in for the miltiary and long term to be healthier, happier, and more active. I just got married a little over a month ago, and we also just moved ...
by shacancan on 05 Oct 12 12:32 AM
Hi My Name Is..
Yes! I've rebooted as of October 1st. It's now the 4th and so far so good. I find it most out to cut out the alcohol....but new habits will take over soon. Best of luck to you on your journey! ...
by havenesque on 04 Oct 12 06:15 PM

Recent Challenge Participant Activity

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Monday 24 December 2012.

The posting of Topics and Photos, and Participation in this challenge is available to All fatsecret Participants.

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 23 Dec 12
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 109
privacy: Public
created: 13 September 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Hi, my name is.. ( week 1 )
2. Find a Buddy ( week 1 )
3. Have a Goal ( week 1 )
4. Record all of your Food (Good or Bad) ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Within 2 Hours of Bedtime = No Food ( weeks 1 to 12 )
6. Water = 64oz a day ( weeks 1 to 12 )
7. Keep a Journal.. ( weeks 1 to 12 )
8. Find Something to do to Keep you Active ( weeks 2 to 6 )
9. Eating Right.. ( weeks 2 to 12 )
10. Time to pick it up.. ( weeks 6 to 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 0.72 %  (Down 152.8 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 0.72 %  (Down 153.5 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 0.67 %  (Down 143.2 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 0.72 %  (Down 153.7 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.76 %  (Down 160.7 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.82 %  (Down 174.0 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.76 %  (Down 162.3 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.70 %  (Down 149.3 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.65 %  (Down 138.1 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.59 %  (Down 125.5 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.50 %  (Down 105.4 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.32 %  (Down 69.1 lb)

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