This Challenge ended 8 years ago

About this Challenge:

Let's all commit to follow our food and exercise plans, to be much healthier and happier by the holidays.

Final Challenge Progress Results

Naiomy Total Progress: 10.84%  (Down 19.4 lb)
HCB Total Progress: 8.13%  (Down 16.2 lb)
crabby Kat Total Progress: 7.98%  (Down 11.8 lb)
triaby Total Progress: 7.50%  (Down 13.2 lb)
Sandra de Aquino Total Progress: 7.14%  (Down 11.0 lb)
skwhite Total Progress: 6.10%  (Down 11.5 lb)
flagchic Total Progress: 5.76%  (Down 12.0 lb)
fatoldlady Total Progress: 5.75%  (Down 15.4 lb)
ShyGuy Total Progress: 5.45%  (Down 15.0 lb)
BuffyBear Total Progress: 3.85%  (Down 6.0 lb)
Eringiffin Total Progress: 3.83%  (Down 9.4 lb)
joelae Total Progress: 3.83%  (Down 7.7 lb)
yduj57 Total Progress: 3.77%  (Down 10.6 lb)
cryan251 Total Progress: 3.76%  (Down 8.2 lb)
Gigi39 Total Progress: 3.71%  (Down 7.0 lb)
jessabridge4444 Total Progress: 3.16%  (Down 6.4 lb)
jenjackson69 Total Progress: 2.90%  (Down 6.8 lb)
Heidijoy Total Progress: 2.82%  (Down 5.7 lb)
ppphhhttt Total Progress: 2.79%  (Down 6.0 lb)
stumpfollb Total Progress: 2.67%  (Down 4.0 lb)
karbear45 Total Progress: 2.59%  (Down 5.0 lb)
gg-girl Total Progress: 2.34%  (Down 3.6 lb)
Lizzie983 Total Progress: 2.17%  (Down 2.9 lb)
cindylynnwho Total Progress: 1.97%  (Down 2.6 lb)
Shrinking Sonya Total Progress: 1.92%  (Down 7.0 lb)
sazy Total Progress: 1.51%  (Down 2.9 lb)
Mom2Boxers Total Progress: 1.45%  (Down 3.0 lb)
UK cats Total Progress: 1.32%  (Down 2.0 lb)
wiener4 Total Progress: 1.25%  (Down 2.0 lb)
Quasimoda Total Progress: 1.24%  (Down 1.5 lb)
janebennett Total Progress: 1.19%  (Down 2.0 lb)
DebbieRhodes1960 Total Progress: 1.02%  (Down 1.3 lb)
Kariena Total Progress: 0.80%  (Down 1.3 lb)
notfast Total Progress: 0.74%  (Down 1.4 lb)
Jennifer Rodriquez Total Progress: 0.69%  (Down 2.0 lb)
jsfantome Total Progress: 0.64%  (Down 1.0 lb)
Johanne Total Progress: 0.18%  (Down 0.4 lb)
BarbC516 Total Progress: 0.13%  (Down 0.3 lb)
Suzi161 Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
pam-u-la Total Progress: 0.16%  (Up 0.2 lb)
NutBugs1 Total Progress: 0.17%  (Up 0.5 lb)
mamacarol Total Progress: 1.12%  (Up 3.2 lb)
teskandar Total Progress: 1.23%  (Up 2.1 lb)
9462597 Total Progress: 1.72%  (Up 3.8 lb)
Rheta12 Total Progress: 2.00%  (Up 4.0 lb)
cocobutt Total Progress: 2.03%  (Up 3.4 lb)
ctlss Total Progress: 3.66%  (Up 7.0 lb)
wichitaks Total Progress: 4.04%  (Up 8.6 lb)
RubyRedSox Total Progress: 7.96%  (Up 9.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

Start a thankfulness diary, if you haven't already.

Every morning, wake up to a new day and think about all the things in your life you are thankful for and write them down. It can be the exact same things every day. You just have to remind yourself, daily, that wonderful things exist in your life.
79% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 26 Oct 12 by jessabridge4444
"Been Slacking"
Successful: 25 Oct 12 by Eringiffin
"Back on track for the thankfulness diary."
Failed: 13 Oct 12 by yduj57
"Sort of yes and no. Thinking daily about what I have to be thankful for ..."
Successful: 07 Sep 12 by janebennett
"I am trying to do this on my drive to work each morning which does make ..."

Weeks 1 to 12

Follow your chosen food plan.

One thing we have all learned is that we are all so different. Whatever food plan you have chosen, recommit each morning to trying to follow it. If you fall off one day, don't beat yourself up. Just recommit the next day.
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 13 Aug 12 by Jennifer Rodriquez
"I have had a hard week..."

Weeks 1 to 12

Follow your chosen exercise plan.

Once again, we are all different and starting from different places. For some of us, just walking 10 minutes is a challenge. Start wherever you are and try to improve on that each week over the twelve week span.
72% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Oct 12 by HCB
"Not as well as last week since my Achilles tendon is sore."
Successful: 13 Aug 12 by Jennifer Rodriquez
"I joined a gym on Friday "
Successful: 08 Aug 12 by BarbC516
"Started walking the dog. "
Successful: 07 Aug 12 by Rheta12
"Beautiful morning for walking!"

Weeks 1 to 12


Plan to visit buddies and journal at least three times a week. That connection and support is very valuable, for you AND your buddies.
84% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 29 Oct 12 by crabby Kat
"I don't think I visited my buddies enough"
Successful: 25 Oct 12 by Eringiffin
"Made sure to reconnect with FS buddies I haven't kept up with lately."
Failed: 13 Oct 12 by yduj57
"Not having the time to visit FS as much these days. :("
Successful: 14 Aug 12 by 9462597
"This is new for me. "

Weeks 1 to 12

Love yourself.

We all need to improve, obviously, or we wouldn't be here. You will find that success is so much easier if you love yourself as you are now, if you value yourself as you are now. Positive talk inside your own head is the most valuable tool for succeeding at anything. For most of us, that includes weight loss and improved health. Remember to give yourself pep talks frequently.
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Oct 12 by HCB
"Feeling so much better with the weight off me."
Failed: 25 Oct 12 by Eringiffin
"Struggling with issues of frustration with myself for not doing the things ..."
Successful: 14 Aug 12 by 9462597
"Trying not to dwell on the past. "

Latest Challenge Posts

Last Weigh In.... OCTOBER 29th.
So - October 29th - I'm giving it all I've got. This was such a great Challenge - don't want to blow it at the very end. Will stay tuned if you do another.
by BuffyBear on 24 Oct 12 01:32 PM
Operation Weekend Watch
I agree with you Buffy - the few times I have thought about going overboard....I think of my commitment here and stop right at this moment.....
by triaby on 16 Sep 12 02:57 PM
Woo Hoo! That is saying something, isn't it?
by Mom2Boxers on 08 Sep 12 10:50 AM
Our challenge has started!
I like your post here and immediately related to needing a boost in the mental/mind. How true that is! ...and you are exactly right about FatSecret.. this does keep me on track and the encouragement is ...
by ColourMeFabulous on 18 Aug 12 04:20 PM
Everyone is Losing so far... Beautiful!
I just looked at everyone's progress today and those that logged in their weight today showed a loss ... 100%!!!! :) Talk about exciting!!!! WTG Buddies!!!! ;)
by Mom2Boxers on 10 Aug 12 09:39 AM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 30 October 2012.

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

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 29 Oct 12
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 64
privacy: Public
administrators: Johanne
created: 31 July 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Start a thankfulness diary, if you haven't already. ( weeks 1 to 12 )
2. Follow your chosen food plan. ( weeks 1 to 12 )
3. Follow your chosen exercise plan. ( weeks 1 to 12 )
4. Reconnect. ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Love yourself. ( weeks 1 to 12 )

Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.67%  (Down 203.8 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.57%  (Down 191.1 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.43%  (Down 174.1 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.27%  (Down 154.8 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.16%  (Down 141.2 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.99%  (Down 121.1 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.95%  (Down 115.6 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.84%  (Down 102.5 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.64%  (Down 77.5 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.52%  (Down 63.2 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.38%  (Down 46.6 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.21%  (Down 25.3 lb)

Latest Photos

End of Challenge photo
by HCB

the old me, before FS
by crabby Kat
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my new workout clothes
by crabby Kat
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Beau is very happy to be home
by crabby Kat
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