This Challenge ended 4 years ago

About this Challenge:

You must have the perseverance to see some ups and downs and still go forward. Losing 15 is better than gaining 20.

Final Challenge Progress Results

thehorrorgirl Total Progress: 36.92 %  (Down 48.0 lb)
vinnyv11 Total Progress: 11.99 %  (Down 26.6 lb)
SantaCruz Total Progress: 11.98 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
RroseSelavy Total Progress: 11.58 %  (Down 23.6 lb)
davidivad Total Progress: 10.84 %  (Down 24.8 lb)
moradik1 Total Progress: 8.94 %  (Down 27.0 lb)
lskj Total Progress: 8.60 %  (Down 24.0 lb)
jennybean616 Total Progress: 8.42 %  (Down 13.2 lb)
noodle0726 Total Progress: 7.79 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
philly_phenom Total Progress: 7.79 %  (Down 18.2 lb)
Sherri2 Total Progress: 7.34 %  (Down 13.4 lb)
cinsyn Total Progress: 7.25 %  (Down 14.5 lb)
Keiserinna Total Progress: 7.19 %  (Down 12.1 lb)
annamaria234 Total Progress: 6.70 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
kbross Total Progress: 6.67 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
GilmoreGirl Total Progress: 6.42 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
kool43 Total Progress: 6.40 %  (Down 15.4 lb)
umorice Total Progress: 5.93 %  (Down 8.6 lb)
joanna514 Total Progress: 5.76 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
underscore Total Progress: 5.68 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
ctlss Total Progress: 5.60 %  (Down 11.5 lb)
TheMrsLadyBirdJohnson Total Progress: 5.44 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
caroline0315 Total Progress: 5.40 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
AileenAnderson Total Progress: 5.26 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
deetermined Total Progress: 5.23 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
mtnhkraz Total Progress: 5.19 %  (Down 13.2 lb)
nrepin Total Progress: 4.97 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
ahijar Total Progress: 4.92 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
crystalprz Total Progress: 4.72 %  (Down 9.6 lb)
aimbriggs Total Progress: 4.32 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Mental Total Progress: 4.24 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
AshleySM Total Progress: 4.19 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
MrsRoberson Total Progress: 4.06 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
artsygirl1 Total Progress: 4.00 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
kmartin Total Progress: 3.93 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
mflores08 Total Progress: 3.93 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
gregthegroove Total Progress: 3.93 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
OTD Total Progress: 3.89 %  (Down 8.4 lb)
Jupiterlee Total Progress: 3.75 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
cdresor Total Progress: 3.74 %  (Down 7.7 lb)
moll-ee Total Progress: 3.72 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
Parker28 Total Progress: 3.72 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
simplykrys Total Progress: 3.45 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
fat and fit Total Progress: 3.39 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
Motor Cycle Chick Total Progress: 3.20 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
whale3 Total Progress: 3.11 %  (Down 9.4 lb)
SpringN2Summer Total Progress: 2.89 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
samstern Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
soontobehandsome Total Progress: 2.55 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
shawnd1965 Total Progress: 2.52 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
ryssa lynn Total Progress: 2.51 %  (Down 5.3 lb)
sailormoon Total Progress: 2.50 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Cyberpaisa Total Progress: 2.44 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
lovestocook Total Progress: 2.39 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Big Laze Total Progress: 2.38 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
jejone18 Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
texeverlasting Total Progress: 2.26 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
sherylyp Total Progress: 2.16 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
monicams Total Progress: 2.16 %  (Down 5.1 lb)
NessaS117 Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
johnnymac01 Total Progress: 2.06 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Emmamia1981 Total Progress: 1.94 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
marlakay3 Total Progress: 1.92 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
MrsTofu Total Progress: 1.89 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Solalvar3005 Total Progress: 1.78 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
JackieS Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
laihazel Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Mey Total Progress: 1.46 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
sunflower24 Total Progress: 1.39 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
bonitaboriqua Total Progress: 1.36 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
scatherine Total Progress: 1.35 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
kridstinsz Total Progress: 1.34 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
SoxTeacher Total Progress: 1.19 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Simavision Total Progress: 1.18 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
JDinFL Total Progress: 1.16 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Fine2008 Total Progress: 1.07 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
RoxC217 Total Progress: 1.04 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Gen71 Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Jen_005 Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
mamorris2 Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
shugga39 Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
georgeorwell Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.7 lb)
karenes Total Progress: 0.80 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Coele Total Progress: 0.80 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Golfcentric Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
promise_26 Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
jigsawpzl Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
rebelchelle Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
MamaofDeuce Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Jmcnot10 Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
bananna Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Bertrand Total Progress: 0.44 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
NicoleNolan Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
klbarcaskey Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
queeneb Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
EricaC0125 Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
acm44 Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
rebecca319 Total Progress: 0.10 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
kruscher Total Progress: 0.08 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
likeanapple Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
demomof2 Total Progress: 0.28 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
seahorse Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
RikuHearts Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
amandabeth Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Up 1.6 lb)
karen karen bo barren Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Raider657 Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
StacieAnn1 Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Up 1.3 lb)
butum Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
julieb84 Total Progress: 0.75 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Chicoigu Total Progress: 0.82 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
Star_Glow Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
ThinMomof2 Total Progress: 0.88 %  (Up 1.6 lb)
saltydog01 Total Progress: 0.93 %  (Up 2.6 lb)
Arabella262 Total Progress: 1.11 %  (Up 2.6 lb)
Ashleye0884 Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
busterlover Total Progress: 1.30 %  (Up 2.8 lb)
esmeqw Total Progress: 1.37 %  (Up 2.5 lb)
Faith Walker Total Progress: 1.45 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
mamacarol Total Progress: 1.45 %  (Up 4.2 lb)
NoSeriously Total Progress: 1.55 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
kdw1103 Total Progress: 2.49 %  (Up 4.5 lb)
Geo_likes_cookies Total Progress: 2.64 %  (Up 5.5 lb)
dovemaster57 Total Progress: 2.78 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
carlosmatosxp Total Progress: 2.81 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
andre.vellori Total Progress: 4.63 %  (Up 10.1 lb)
luv2cycle3 Total Progress: 7.68 %  (Up 11.9 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

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: 24 Jun 10 by MrsTofu
"Rearranged my room."
Successful: 24 Jun 10 by SpringN2Summer
"Bought a water cooler for home since I hate the tap water. "
Successful: 24 Jun 10 by Chicoigu
"Exercise TV and watching Life"
Successful: 24 Jun 10 by Sherri2
"Quilting group"


Weeks 2 to 3

Make exercise a regular part of your day

Guidelines:
Do at least 20 minutes of exercise? (any exercise that gets your heart pumping).
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 Jul 10 by texeverlasting
"Anyone else doing Jillian's 30 day shred or yoga beatdown?? YIKES!"
Failed: 28 Jun 10 by deetermined
"Only 4 days this week -too much work"
Failed: 27 Jun 10 by TheMrsLadyBirdJohnson
"I haven't been doing so great. But I am determined to get back on track!!!"
Failed: 26 Jun 10 by demomof2
"need to get regular exercise, even if just walking the dog. "


Weeks 3 to 4

Write your story

Guidelines:
Write your story in your journal as a way of giving back to the FS community. You will be helping others by showing us how you have come this far.
59% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 03 Jul 10 by mtnhkraz
"I try to journal every week."
Failed: 30 Jun 10 by underscore
"i think i'd have to write a book to pass this challenge. lol."
Failed: 26 Jun 10 by demomof2
"home computer is down, so not able to check in regularly. Will try to ..."
Successful: 25 Jun 10 by Simavision
"I often journal just not much in the last few weeks."


Weeks 4 to 5

Don't eat past 8PM

Guidelines:
Water is fine. So is a small piece of fruit if you need to take medication that has to be taken with food.
47% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 14 Jul 10 by ctlss
"Summertime is so hard for me to eat that early. We are a late noight ..."
Failed: 13 Jul 10 by Motor Cycle Chick
"Never really been one to do so."
Failed: 12 Jul 10 by GilmoreGirl
"I almost always eat past 8 on the weekends, but through the week I stick ..."
Failed: 11 Jul 10 by luv2cycle3
"for the past month i have not exercised nor have i watched what i ate. ..."


Weeks 5 to 6

Laugh and enjoy yourself

Guidelines:
Read some funny jokes online and remember to be happy in the process of getting to where you will be even happier
93% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Jul 10 by annamaria234
"Spending time camping and hanging out with family & friends. Always a good ..."
Successful: 19 Jul 10 by TheMrsLadyBirdJohnson
"Although I do need to keep my head up a bit higher through the tough t ..."
Successful: 13 Jul 10 by Motor Cycle Chick
"Life is very good, praise the Lord!"
Successful: 10 Jul 10 by cdresor
"I always laugh and enjoy myself ;-)"


Weeks 6 to 7

Spread the love

Guidelines:
Tell at least one new person per day about FS. You will see the difference in how you feel inside and so will your body. Body, mind and soul.
64% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Jul 10 by annamaria234
"Having a work challange using FS."


Weeks 7 to 8

Make exercise a regular part of your day

Guidelines:
Do at least 20 minutes of exercise? (any exercise that gets your heart pumping).
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 05 Aug 10 by annamaria234
"I do not do 20 min a day but I am doing about 30 every other day."
Successful: 05 Aug 10 by Sherri2
"Walking 35-40 minutes every day and Wii FitPlus. "
Successful: 30 Jul 10 by demomof2
"at least walked the dog every day(40 mins), most days went to the YMCA ..."
Failed: 30 Jul 10 by samstern
"rainy weather and storms affected about 6 days"


Weeks 8 to 9

Cut the cord on those energy drinks

Guidelines:
More H2o and less sugar. Can you dig it?
92% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Aug 10 by demomof2
"never drink energy drinks, but still need to drink more water"
Successful: 09 Aug 10 by OTD
"I drink almost a gallon a day of H2O normally."
Successful: 05 Aug 10 by annamaria234
"I dont drink energy drinks but I have increased my water intake."


Weeks 9 to 10

Talk to your bff

Guidelines:
Tell your best friend forever why losing weight is so important to you. A true BFF is preferred since they will encourage you.
65% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 10 to 11

Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food

Guidelines:
Do something special (only you need to know) for yourself.
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 26 Aug 10 by fat and fit
"too busy to pay attention."
Successful: 25 Aug 10 by SantaCruz
"Bought some clothes in a smaller size!!"
Successful: 25 Aug 10 by Fine2008
"Went to New York"
Failed: 20 Aug 10 by Chicoigu
"I am focusing on regular exercise, which I've done for the last 3 weeks ..."


Week 12

Record everything you eat

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the food you consumed.
54% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Aug 10 by demomof2
"good job recording all food this week, and it shows in the 3.5 lb weight ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

gaining not losing
This is quite common when someone exercises more. You are building muscle which weighs more than fat but it is more dense and if you start measuring yourself you may notice that while your weight goes ...
by bree133 on 18 Jul 10 06:09 PM
Need a fun at home exercise
I don't usually like techno music, but its better than that sad melancholic, romantic music I usually listen to. Try http://www.technobase.fm/wmpla... If that doesn' work, just go to youtube ...
by soontobehandsome on 22 Jun 10 05:16 AM
Excited about this challenge!
Hi. I have been yo-yo-ing again since the beginning of the year, so I have got to REALLY step it up. My goal is to workout 5 times a week(currently I do 3-4 sometimes more) and start swimming instead ...
by demomof2 on 14 Jun 10 01:33 PM
I can do this by being accountable to myself
first step.. starting! you can do this. it may seem awfully formidable at times, but you can achieve your goal. Don't worry if it seems to take time to lose the weight.. tortoise wins the race in ...
by karen karen bo barren on 11 Jun 10 03:12 PM
Help and Encouragement
Another good thing to add to your diet is fiber. I recommend Fiber One Cereal. That brand also makes granola bars and many other products and they def contain the most fiber. But don't forget to drink ...
by Monikaa on 10 Jun 10 08:38 PM

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This challenge ended on Friday 03 September 2010.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 02 Sep 10
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 214
privacy: Public
administrators: soontobehandsome
created: 03 June 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Make exercise a regular part of your day ( weeks 2 to 3 )
3. Write your story ( weeks 3 to 4 )
4. Don't eat past 8PM ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Laugh and enjoy yourself ( weeks 5 to 6 )
6. Spread the love ( weeks 6 to 7 )
7. Make exercise a regular part of your day ( weeks 7 to 8 )
8. Cut the cord on those energy drinks ( weeks 8 to 9 )
9. Talk to your bff ( weeks 9 to 10 )
10. Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food ( weeks 10 to 11 )
11. Record everything you eat ( week 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.55 %  (Down 649.6 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.51 %  (Down 634.2 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.50 %  (Down 627.4 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.49 %  (Down 625.7 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.45 %  (Down 610.0 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 1.34 %  (Down 562.6 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.24 %  (Down 519.7 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.09 %  (Down 458.0 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.95 %  (Down 400.6 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.70 %  (Down 292.7 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.53 %  (Down 224.2 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.30 %  (Down 126.0 lb)

Latest Photos



I thought that the black color makes me thin (83kg)
by Keiserinna
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it looks like i have no neck definately time 2 lose weight
by Carol1980
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1/2010 and I've gained 20 pounds since!
by Nancy Pantsy
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I don't like this pic either.
by jamielee11
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