This Challenge ended 6 years ago

About this Challenge:

Turn off the TV, drink, & slow down the chow down. Enjoy your meals.

Final Challenge Progress Results

ellean Total Progress: 5.11 %  (Down 9.7 lb)
rdss60 Total Progress: 4.35 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
dangerrr Total Progress: 2.86 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
lovergirl654 Total Progress: 2.55 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
ickabee Total Progress: 2.22 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
0190 Total Progress: 2.15 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
dannifatso Total Progress: 1.92 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
Leah Slagle Total Progress: 1.51 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
gfrank1 Total Progress: 1.50 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Eclectic1 Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
P Patch Total Progress: 0.84 %  (Down 2.1 lb)
ScoobySnacks Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Napoholic Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
bradsmith Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
dang2 Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
HelenMae Total Progress: 0.40 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
granniemedic1 Total Progress: 0.37 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
skinnyerin77 Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
lishalu Total Progress: 0.13 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
89nano Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
mich916 Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Myas Journey Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
KelseyRenae Total Progress: 0.82 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
rmabarrera Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
zanismith Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Up 2.5 lb)
BComingSlim Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Up 3.5 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 4

Turn off the TV

Guidelines:
No TV during meal times. Enjoy the people around you, or just enjoy the good food you're eating.
64% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 11 May 12 by Leah Slagle
"New habit started and I am really enjoying listing to music instead of ..."
Successful: 09 May 12 by HelenMae
"My son actually sat down with me tonight and we ate a wonderful Cheese ..."


Weeks 1 to 4

Slow Down the Chow Down

Guidelines:
Eating is one of the greatest pleasures in life. Chew your food, don't scarf it! Put your fork down between bites. I know you're hungry, but it tastes better when you pause to enjoy the flava.
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 09 May 12 by HelenMae
"This will be my focus ... I need to slow down, just sit and enjoy my food."


Weeks 1 to 4

Drink During Meals

Guidelines:
Get your 8oz (or more) serving of water as you eat. Occasionally drink or sip between bites.
90% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 4

Eat Well

Guidelines:
Plan your meals & snacks to avoid eating empty calories or eating excessively. Busy individuals can prepare meals in advance. Carry your own portioned healthy snacks; fruit & veggies, hummus, cheese sticks... The more you eat well, the better real food tastes!
84% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 26 May 12 by BComingSlim
"Husband was in hospital for 7 days. I ate on the run or not at all. Th ..."
Successful: 09 May 12 by HelenMae
"I went for a walk after dinner to avoid extra time on my hands where I ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

Keep up the good work!
Great work, everyone. I know this is a challenging challenge. Nearly everyone is successful in mini-challenges #1-3. Awesome! Mini-challenge # 4, eat well, is tough! There are days when I don't plan ...
by dangerrr on 29 May 12 04:55 PM
Checked that site wiki mindful eating
i'm sorry to hear about your dog. i hope everything is better. that's really awful. congratulations, fabulous, fabulous, fabulous. it's all practice. keep up the great work! peace & ...
by dangerrr on 11 May 12 09:44 PM
challenging challenge
wow. i never realized how difficult it is to make the time to enjoy my food, put down the fork, and chew. mornings and snackin' are the most difficult. i usually get up around 5.30, exercise, get ...
by dangerrr on 10 May 12 01:20 PM
tried it last night
awesome. it really does work! it takes work to change old habits. i'm proud of you! check out this wiki: - How to Eat Properlyhttp://www.wikihow.com/Eat-Properly
by dangerrr on 08 May 12 11:56 PM
Welcome! Thanks for joining the Enjoy Food Challenge!
Thank you all for your posts & progress. I'm really glad everyone is enjoying this challenge! It's a pleasure to be aware of the food, surroundings, and those around us. It's part of slow ...
by dangerrr on 08 May 12 05:09 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 05 June 2012.

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

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 04 Jun 12
duration: 4 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 53
privacy: Public
administrators: dangerrr
created: 27 April 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Turn off the TV ( weeks 1 to 4 )
2. Slow Down the Chow Down ( weeks 1 to 4 )
3. Drink During Meals ( weeks 1 to 4 )
4. Eat Well ( weeks 1 to 4 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 4:

All Participants 0.43 %  (Down 43.0 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.33 %  (Down 33.3 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.20 %  (Down 20.4 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.13 %  (Down 13.4 lb)

Latest Photos



My boyfriend of 28 years and myself in Nevada
by Leah Slagle
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