This Challenge ended 7 years ago

About this Challenge:

This is going to take place in 4 sections over ~8 months. We can lose weight w/exercise+diet and keep it off!

Final Challenge Progress Results

Melissa0123 Total Progress: 15.63 %  (Down 26.6 lb)
Mom2ThreeQTs Total Progress: 14.39 %  (Down 22.7 lb)
SmartyMommy Total Progress: 14.20 %  (Down 23.0 lb)
Erosina Total Progress: 6.05 %  (Down 11.6 lb)
3rdtimesacharm Total Progress: 4.49 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
bella611 Total Progress: 3.95 %  (Down 9.4 lb)
nadiegirl Total Progress: 3.89 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
naefish Total Progress: 3.55 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
candiland85 Total Progress: 3.55 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
justjenny Total Progress: 3.44 %  (Down 8.5 lb)
BetterThanMe Total Progress: 3.24 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Debrick Total Progress: 3.10 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
likeanapple Total Progress: 3.02 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
carlawaltz Total Progress: 2.89 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Lillian1955 Total Progress: 2.83 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
paisley1015 Total Progress: 2.78 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Krafty73 Total Progress: 2.68 %  (Down 4.3 lb)
fluffynotfat Total Progress: 2.61 %  (Down 6.8 lb)
curlysue89 Total Progress: 2.56 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
tkmlac Total Progress: 2.45 %  (Down 4.2 lb)
Leslie1974 Total Progress: 2.18 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
Brielle Marie Total Progress: 2.16 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
gismusicelle Total Progress: 1.95 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
perikate Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
vackerman Total Progress: 1.53 %  (Down 4.1 lb)
suefel Total Progress: 1.49 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
hzl Total Progress: 1.26 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
cszman Total Progress: 1.15 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
clwdet Total Progress: 1.08 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Basketrn Total Progress: 1.02 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
starlight849 Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
nancyt Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
jstein Total Progress: 0.67 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Mister Beets Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
sherylyp Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
DKSorensen Total Progress: 0.30 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
3orange1blue Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
EbonySparkles Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Dianne Warner Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
staciejung Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
100poundz2health Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Kman24 Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
batsu Total Progress: 0.64 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
Savina Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
pammmely Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
Bantum Total Progress: 1.40 %  (Up 2.6 lb)
Mo Dickson Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Up 2.6 lb)
juliakim Total Progress: 1.47 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
korakdot Total Progress: 1.61 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
nicurnmom Total Progress: 2.48 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
kaf2233 Total Progress: 2.54 %  (Up 6.8 lb)
Geek Girl Total Progress: 2.60 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
Cerie Total Progress: 2.76 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
haleyram Total Progress: 3.29 %  (Up 6.4 lb)
Eliana Total Progress: 3.54 %  (Up 5.6 lb)
Meshel Total Progress: 5.35 %  (Up 6.8 lb)
Dianchik Total Progress: 9.86 %  (Up 16.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Be strong in the face of high calorie temptations

Guidelines:
Avoid all high calorie treats and snacks.
67% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 29 Nov 10 by tkmlac
"I had pumpkin pie. And a little too much Martinelli's."
Failed: 28 Nov 10 by Savina
"Pie & sweet potatoes & eggnog lattes. All my holiday favs. Did not seem ..."
Successful: 22 Nov 10 by SmartyMommy
"Since I've been doing this I've refused all ice cream, cookies, donuts, ..."


Weeks 1 to 3

Record everything you eat

Guidelines:
Keep a record of all the food you consumed.
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 06 Dec 10 by fluffynotfat
"Had a weekend where I nibbled all weekend, but no real meals - hard to ..."
Failed: 30 Nov 10 by nicurnmom
"Just no motivation ....HELP!!"
Failed: 29 Nov 10 by jstein
"Missed Thanksgiving. Couldn't keep track, but I tried not to overeat!!"
Successful: 22 Nov 10 by hzl
"I didn't record food for my birthday weekend, but I recorded everything ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

Eat your fruits and veggies!

Guidelines:
Have a serving of fruits/vegetables at lunch and dinner and if you can, for snacks!
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 31 Jan 11 by jstein
"I always keep veggies nearby"
Successful: 13 Jan 11 by Mo Dickson
"Keep at it"
Successful: 12 Jan 11 by Meshel
"Just got done with a BANANA!"


Weeks 1 to 12

Mix Exercise and Good Diet

Guidelines:
Try to work out 5 of 7 days of your week and aim for about 1500 calories a day to create that necessary deficit!
65% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 31 Jan 11 by jstein
"Post holidays/moving/school starting again has made this a challenge. ..."
Failed: 21 Jan 11 by vackerman
"Only averaging 3 days a week right now in exercise. Hoping to get on the ..."
Successful: 13 Jan 11 by Mo Dickson
"It is working. Don't Get frustrated"
Failed: 23 Nov 10 by Eliana
"Exercise is what I need to work on. I'm not consistent enough."


Weeks 4 to 5

Curb Your Appetite, Drink Water!

Guidelines:
Have an 8oz glass of water before every snack/meal to help fill your stomach!
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Dec 10 by jstein
"Been drinking lots of tea and water. "


Weeks 5 to 6

Eat Healthy Foods

Guidelines:
Ensure you don't eat any fast food or unhealthy snacks.
68% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 20 Dec 10 by jstein
"No fast food but lots of bad snacks. "
Failed: 14 Dec 10 by Meshel
"Still working on."


Weeks 6 to 8

Start the New Year with a new habit

Guidelines:
Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day to jump start the new year and your metabolism.
56% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 09 Jan 11 by jstein
"closer to 4 days a week... but better than before!"
Successful: 08 Jan 11 by Erosina
"I love my elliptical."


Weeks 10 to 11

Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food

Guidelines:
Do something special (only you need to know) for yourself.
81% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 31 Jan 11 by jstein
"I painted my nails... it makes me feel pretty!"
Successful: 21 Jan 11 by vackerman
"Bought myself a cool new purse today."


Latest Challenge Posts

Each day is a NEW day...
I'm glad too!
by SmartyMommy on 01 Dec 10 10:11 PM
Getting Started...
Everyone is doing a great job!!! Keep up the good work!!!
by jstein on 18 Nov 10 12:19 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 08 February 2011.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 07 Feb 11
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 94
privacy: Public
administrators: jstein
created: 06 November 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Be strong in the face of high calorie temptations ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Record everything you eat ( weeks 1 to 3 )
3. Eat your fruits and veggies! ( weeks 1 to 12 )
4. Mix Exercise and Good Diet ( weeks 1 to 12 )
5. Curb Your Appetite, Drink Water! ( weeks 4 to 5 )
6. Eat Healthy Foods ( weeks 5 to 6 )
7. Start the New Year with a new habit ( weeks 6 to 8 )
8. Do something special for yourself that doesn't involve food ( weeks 10 to 11 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 0.85 %  (Down 148.0 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 0.73 %  (Down 127.2 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 0.66 %  (Down 113.7 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 0.57 %  (Down 99.7 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.63 %  (Down 109.1 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.54 %  (Down 93.9 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.66 %  (Down 115.3 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.61 %  (Down 106.6 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.58 %  (Down 100.7 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.41 %  (Down 71.8 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.31 %  (Down 54.2 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.30 %  (Down 52.6 lb)

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