This Challenge ended 11 months ago

About this Challenge:

My kids want to go to Lego Land in May. I have to be able to fit on the rides. That means at least 20 pounds.

Final Challenge Progress Results

NutBugs1 Total Progress: 5.41 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
fudia Total Progress: 4.04 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
jesswannabethin Total Progress: 2.00 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Modest Health Total Progress: 0.90 %  (Down 1.8 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Write an encouraging note

Guidelines:
Take a moment and write at least one encouraging note for everyone on our challenge.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 10

Exercise regularly

Guidelines:
The goal is to exercise 45 minutes a day 4+ days a week. This will help in being able to loose the weight to fit on the rides as well as to be able to walk all day long!
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 05 May 13 by NutBugs1
"Last week I really blew it, but back on track today!"


Weeks 1 to 10

Eat 1500 calories or less a day

Guidelines:
This is not just about calories but to also eliminate the sweets and junk food so as to keep the 1500 or less calories healthful!
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 10

Cut back on eating out

Guidelines:
With this the eat out allowance is 2X a week. If you are like me, I eat out at least 4-5X a week. I want to cut that back to 1-2X only!
28% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 05 May 13 by NutBugs1
"I did not realize how hard this one was going to be for me. Keep trying ..."


Week 2

Find a picture

Guidelines:
Find a picture this week of yourself at a weight you once were. This could be bigger then you are now to encourage yourself to stay the course or of an old pic of when you were smaller to give you a goal. Post it on the mirror of the bathroom or on the fridge.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Mar 13 by NutBugs1
"It is hanging in my pantry as of now!"


Week 3

More encouraging words

Guidelines:
This week continue posting encouraging words for our other participants, but now is a time to get a post it note and post a few encouraging words to yourself around the house and your work space. Remember you are beautiful no matter what size you are!
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 02 Apr 13 by NutBugs1
"My computer was up and down and up and down all week, so I did not get ..."


Week 4

Exercise anyone???

Guidelines:
OK, how is that exercise going? We are on week 4 now and have we slacked off? Time to pick yourself back up and maybe change it up this week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 6

Getting lazy with the cooking

Guidelines:
We are now at 6 weeks. Only 4 more to go! But are you finding that cooking is getting boring and you are starting to eat out more? STOP!!!! Go to the book store or library and get a new cookbook. Pre-plan you menu for the week and choose easy things to cook. Keep it up, we are almost there!
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Apr 13 by NutBugs1
"Not a problem. I cook everyday except this weekend."


Week 7

Add 10 minutes

Guidelines:
OK, so we have been doing good so far? Well, time to kick it up a notch. Your challenge this week is to add 10 minute to whatever exercise you are doing.
0% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 05 May 13 by NutBugs1
"No, because of the hip problems and the need for the hip replacement, 45 ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

Bad Day
I am craving sweets all day and I blew it! I had a doughnut and part of a slurpee. Uugghh! Hate it when I crash and burn like this. I am still craving!!!!
by NutBugs1 on 04 Apr 13 08:29 PM
Success
Any experience can be transformed into something of value. Everything depends on the way you look at things. You cannot have the success without the failures.
by NutBugs1 on 02 Apr 13 12:52 PM
Blew chunks
Even though I did not go over my calorie intake today, I blew it. We were running so late after class due to a traffic accident my kids were begging me to stop and get dinner. I only had $7.00 in my p ...
by NutBugs1 on 19 Mar 13 10:56 PM
Mini Challenges
Sounds good! I was the same way until I became a vegetarian. Now the carbs I eat (c\vegetable, fruit and whole grains) don;t effect me the same way. When I eat white bread or ice cream etc, I can feel ...
by NutBugs1 on 19 Mar 13 01:36 PM
Lets get ready to roll
I agree! In the last few months I have really been cleaning out the cupboards of all processed food. But I got to get my hubby on board with the no chip thing!!! Have a great week and keep smiling!
by NutBugs1 on 17 Mar 13 07:48 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Monday 27 May 2013.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 26 May 13
duration: 10 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 5
privacy: Public
administrators: NutBugs1
created: 15 March 2013

All Mini-challenges:

1. Write an encouraging note ( week 1 )
2. Exercise regularly ( weeks 1 to 10 )
3. Eat 1500 calories or less a day ( weeks 1 to 10 )
4. Cut back on eating out ( weeks 1 to 10 )
5. Find a picture ( week 2 )
6. More encouraging words ( week 3 )
7. Exercise anyone??? ( week 4 )
8. Calorie count ( week 5 )
9. Getting lazy with the cooking ( week 6 )
10. Add 10 minutes ( week 7 )
11. More healthy choices ( week 8 )
12. Almost there ( week 9 )
13. GOAL ( week 10 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 10:

All Participants 2.61 %  (Down 31.8 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 2.61 %  (Down 31.8 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 2.61 %  (Down 31.8 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 2.59 %  (Down 31.6 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 1.98 %  (Down 24.1 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.93 %  (Down 23.6 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.93 %  (Down 23.6 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 1.36 %  (Down 16.6 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.66 %  (Down 8.1 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.38 %  (Down 4.6 lb)

Latest Photos



Ready to fit on those tiny rides?
by NutBugs1
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