This Challenge ended 11 years ago

About this Challenge:

Trying to drop 25 lbs by New Years (6 weeks). Just think how good you'll feel the first day of 2009!

Final Challenge Progress Results

cvgddss Total Progress: 5.26%  (Down 10.0 lb)
katesunshine Total Progress: 4.56%  (Down 7.1 lb)
tat84 Total Progress: 4.42%  (Down 9.2 lb)
luvmystella Total Progress: 4.40%  (Down 7.6 lb)
dedesdelight Total Progress: 3.55%  (Down 11.0 lb)
debbra Total Progress: 2.69%  (Down 4.5 lb)
tabithahulett Total Progress: 2.50%  (Down 5.0 lb)
khoyt Total Progress: 2.43%  (Down 5.0 lb)
Babs71 Total Progress: 1.66%  (Down 3.0 lb)
nursec87 Total Progress: 1.32%  (Down 3.5 lb)
Shelly-1 Total Progress: 1.29%  (Down 2.2 lb)
blanca1962 Total Progress: 0.79%  (Down 2.0 lb)
Angellette420 Total Progress: 0.78%  (Down 2.0 lb)
Thick2Thin Total Progress: 0.56%  (Down 1.2 lb)
Soccercutieky Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
shantastic Total Progress: 0.53%  (Up 1.0 lb)
shuttabug Total Progress: 0.75%  (Up 1.5 lb)
BONNIE_21 Total Progress: 1.27%  (Up 2.0 lb)
skaadi Total Progress: 3.21%  (Up 5.0 lb)
Sarnia Total Progress: 3.23%  (Up 6.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Week 1 Challenge

Get at least 20 minutes of consecutive cardio/aerobic activity just 1 time this week. An aerobic video, dancing, a brisk walk (and being almost winter, it will probably be quite brisk!) Just 1 time this week
76% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 28 Nov 08 by dedesdelight
"See #1"
Failed: 25 Nov 08 by nursec87
"i wouldnt call it a full 20 mins but ive come close now this is were im ..."
Successful: 24 Nov 08 by Soccercutieky
"Jogged on the treadmill for 30 minutes but I am going to try and do it ..."

Weeks 1 to 6

Exercise As Possible or Random Acts of Fitness

Try to squeeze in exercise, even just a few minutes as often throughout the day as you can. Crunches while watching tv, or squats while folding laundry (just random examples)throw in anything anytime it crosses your mind. It all adds up
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Dec 08 by dedesdelight
"Cleaned house, bedroom and son's room"
Successful: 25 Nov 08 by nursec87
"I tryed to run up the stairs in stead taking the elevator parked further ..."
Successful: 24 Nov 08 by Soccercutieky
"I found the crunches while watching tv to be alot easier for me. "

Weeks 1 to 6

Drink 10, 8 oz glasses of water daily.

Anytime you feel hungry down a glass of cold water and wait 10 minutes, if still hungry try another. You will feel so much better when well hydrated.
58% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 02 Jan 09 by debbra
"I drank a lot of water, but I forgot to count. So it might not have been ..."
Failed: 25 Nov 08 by nursec87
"I always came close but never was that able to finish all 10 i got as far ..."
Failed: 24 Nov 08 by Soccercutieky
"I have definately been trying to do the 10 glasses but I always seen to ..."

Weeks 1 to 6

Eat 3 smaller Meals and up to 3 Snacks Daily

EX: Breakfast, Mid morn-snack, Lunch, Mid afternoon snack, Dinner, Bedtime snack. If you are susceptible to night time grazing make a designated time that you will not eat after, I know this helps me when will power is hard to find. Try to pre-plan out your meals and snacks to keep from going overboard when hunger hits, this can help too.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Nov 08 by nursec87
"i sometimes found myself only eatting 3 meals or a healthy snack in be ..."
Successful: 24 Nov 08 by Soccercutieky
"I have been doing very well with just eating the 3 meals and the snacks ..."

Week 4

Sweat it Off!

At least 20 minutes of Cardio (brisk walking/jogging, aerobics, kick-boxing, etc...) every day this week
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Dec 08 by dedesdelight
"working around the house I sweat like a pig "

Latest Challenge Posts

2 weeks almost down!
Hello Everyone! I wanted to write this at the end of week 1 but our computer has been down. Congrats on almost 2 weeks! Thank Goodness Thanksgiving is over and we still have 3ish weeks until christmas ...
by katesunshine on 03 Dec 08 10:22 AM
Welcome All!
We're in this together. We can do it. Through the tough times, the parties, the sweets, we'll stick together and post and share. We'll do it. We'll weather this storm. I'm so ...
by debbra on 22 Nov 08 02:01 AM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Saturday 03 January 2009.

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

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 02 Jan 09
duration: 6 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 33
privacy: Public
administrators: katesunshine
created: 20 November 2008

All Mini-challenges:

1. Week 1 Challenge ( week 1 )
2. Exercise As Possible or Random Acts of Fitness ( weeks 1 to 6 )
3. Drink 10, 8 oz glasses of water daily. ( weeks 1 to 6 )
4. Eat 3 smaller Meals and up to 3 Snacks Daily ( weeks 1 to 6 )
5. Sweat it Off! ( week 4 )

Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 6:

All Participants 0.87%  (Down 57.8 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 1.22%  (Down 80.6 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 1.03%  (Down 68.4 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.92%  (Down 61.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.54%  (Down 35.8 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.41%  (Down 27.2 lb)

Latest Photos

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