This Challenge ended 8 years ago

About this Challenge:

Do you start a diet on Monday and by Friday night you forget about? Take this Challenge and stick through the weekend!

Final Challenge Progress Results

kami brenneman Total Progress: 9.71 %  (Down 20.0 lb)
cowgirlholly Total Progress: 7.65 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
nvrquit0383 Total Progress: 5.59 %  (Down 9.4 lb)
Schmennifer Total Progress: 5.54 %  (Down 9.2 lb)
shan17 Total Progress: 5.41 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
monique816 Total Progress: 5.37 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
macfan101 Total Progress: 5.00 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
shadowprincess Total Progress: 4.42 %  (Down 8.6 lb)
jmnachman Total Progress: 4.31 %  (Down 5.6 lb)
stuckinthevalley Total Progress: 3.35 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
DEVILWOACAUZ Total Progress: 3.31 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
raving_liberal Total Progress: 3.16 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Karla5 Total Progress: 2.95 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Huckleberry222 Total Progress: 2.81 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
FakePlasticLala Total Progress: 2.79 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
rana1300 Total Progress: 2.78 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
loriarussell Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
ryuonline Total Progress: 2.49 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
rero79 Total Progress: 2.35 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
spyd4r Total Progress: 2.09 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
camerotoo Total Progress: 2.04 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
runnerrun Total Progress: 1.96 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
30poundstogo Total Progress: 1.81 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
Chrisjea Total Progress: 1.75 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Aviadele Total Progress: 1.65 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
jhixon Total Progress: 1.44 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
amdemmer Total Progress: 1.12 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
cparker Total Progress: 1.05 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Teri46 Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
myeeyore1981 Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
astraea82 Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
BONNIE_21 Total Progress: 0.66 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
DanaDowning Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Gata1982 Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
MusicMom123 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
fpunk Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
dm_lytle Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Up 2.4 lb)
D2na Total Progress: 2.63 %  (Up 4.6 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 5

Start an eating plan of your choice!

If you are on a eating plan or going to start one, just pick one! Make sure its a healthy one!
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Jun 09 by D2na
"weight watchers... for me it is so much more freedom"
Successful: 15 Jun 09 by DanaDowning
"Switched to Atkins on Saturday"
Successful: 28 May 09 by Aviadele
"My plan has been to cook more of my meals at home. I am slowly succeeding ..."

Weeks 1 to 5

Exercise 30 minutes daily!

All eating plans should have some exercise. YOu can not lose weight and get healthy without physical activity. Begin some kind of exercise for 30 minutes per day 4-6 days a week.
65% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Jun 09 by jhixon
"some days I exercised more"
Successful: 19 Jun 09 by dm_lytle
"I will work on the church, clean stalls, swim, and walk this week. "
Successful: 19 Jun 09 by D2na
"I get more than 2 hours exercise every day"
Successful: 08 Jun 09 by shan17
"except for the days I've been sick"

Weeks 1 to 5

Drink lots of water!

Drink WATER, WATER, WATER! It will helo you lose weight and make you feel great!
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Jun 09 by jhixon
"I drank water every day, but maybe not quite as much as I should have"
Successful: 19 Jun 09 by D2na
"its all I drink"
Successful: 18 Jun 09 by rero79
"Hd my first soda last week after 7 weeks without. Not drinking a soda ..."
Successful: 16 Jun 09 by cowgirlholly
"Slosh Slosh"

Weeks 1 to 5

Get active on the weekends.

I know weekends are suppose to be for reast at least thats what some people think. But stay active. I find that when i walk outside or take the kids to the park i am not hungry because i am busy. You dont have to do extreme exercise just do something!
77% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Jun 09 by jhixon
"I walked everyday, but sunday, I dont walk, but garden etc"
Successful: 19 Jun 09 by dm_lytle
"All I did was active. I didn't hardly sit except about 1am to do my Bible ..."
Successful: 19 Jun 09 by D2na
"trying not to sit around and do nothing.. but move in the yard or around ..."
Successful: 13 Jun 09 by FakePlasticLala
"Went running this morning."

Weeks 1 to 5

Get motivated!

Pick something you are working for. A trip, a pair of jeans or a special occasion and write it down and work for it. Reward yourself at the end of your challenges and accomplishments.
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 19 Jun 09 by jhixon
"I am trying to get my 10% loss, I will keep working for that"
Successful: 19 Jun 09 by dm_lytle
"A pair of pants I wore last year, I want to fit back in them. "
Successful: 19 Jun 09 by D2na
"working for being healthy when school starts up again!"
Failed: 15 Jun 09 by DanaDowning
"I am not motivated yet! But its coming!"

Weeks 1 to 5

Encourage other people!

To me this site is here to help people stay motivated and encouraged. Take a few minutes to read someones journal and comment them on how they are doing. I know that when i do this i get some great replies back that help me stay focused. Helping others acheive their goals will help you achieve yours!
73% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 19 Jun 09 by D2na
"still working on myself, I can not find my self encouraging others when ..."
Failed: 15 Jun 09 by DanaDowning
"I was not online enough to encourage people"
Successful: 13 Jun 09 by FakePlasticLala
"Going to help my mom out starting this week."
Failed: 05 Jun 09 by rana1300
"I wrestled with some old demons this week. I think I licked them but the ..."

Latest Challenge Posts

Good job everyone! YOu are almost there. I know i started this challenge and i am so proud to see everyone that has lost and stuck through it, i am sorry i have not been on much and been active in eve ...
by DanaDowning on 13 Jun 09 11:28 AM
So far, so good. This challenge is helping b/c I weigh Friday for it, then Monday for others, so that means I MUST STICK THROUGH THE WEEKEND for sure this way. Thanks for setting his one up. We all ...
by jcbag97 on 02 Jun 09 07:22 PM
Sunday Reports!
I did absolutely horrible Sunday. I had twice as many points as I should. John had a fire call for mutual aid which means that another town had a fire that they could not get under control and needed ...
by dm_lytle on 18 May 09 08:18 PM
I forgot to say hi and the weekend is almost over!! I'm Holly, mother of 2 boys, ages 4 and 7. I'm a yo yo dieter I guess. I'm constantly losing and slowly regaining all the time. But in ...
by cowgirlholly on 17 May 09 10:14 PM
Saturday Reports!
I have done great this weekend. A lot better than the past weekends. I have ate more calories than i wanted to but i have stayed way under my points, kept busy and drank lots of water!
by DanaDowning on 17 May 09 05:24 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Saturday 20 June 2009.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 19 Jun 09
duration: 5 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 56
privacy: Public
administrators: DanaDowning
created: 10 May 2009

All Mini-challenges:

1. Start an eating plan of your choice! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
2. Exercise 30 minutes daily! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
3. Drink lots of water! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
4. Get active on the weekends. ( weeks 1 to 5 )
5. Get motivated! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
6. Encourage other people! ( weeks 1 to 5 )

Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 5:

All Participants 1.86 %  (Down 174.3 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.63 %  (Down 153.0 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 1.26 %  (Down 118.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 1.02 %  (Down 95.9 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.56 %  (Down 52.8 lb)

Latest Photos

Easter 09
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