This Challenge ended 4 years ago

About this Challenge:

This is not a challenge -- it's a striving for motivation to continue a lifestyle change or a weekly boost.

Final Challenge Progress Results

redgirl1974 Total Progress: 14.36%  (Down 28.0 lb)
losinit1655 Total Progress: 13.64%  (Down 24.0 lb)
kclab Total Progress: 7.81%  (Down 13.2 lb)
laurieslife Total Progress: 6.17%  (Down 14.0 lb)
reneejenifer Total Progress: 5.69%  (Down 7.0 lb)
katiemont Total Progress: 4.73%  (Down 11.2 lb)
heidij123 Total Progress: 4.68%  (Down 8.0 lb)
Sugar Waffle Total Progress: 3.87%  (Down 6.3 lb)
FatSwatter Total Progress: 3.62%  (Down 7.6 lb)
stay_heathy Total Progress: 3.26%  (Down 7.0 lb)
shepal51 Total Progress: 2.73%  (Down 5.6 lb)
Ms Elizabeth Total Progress: 2.71%  (Down 5.1 lb)
AliceD66 Total Progress: 2.70%  (Down 4.0 lb)
bethom2005 Total Progress: 2.48%  (Down 6.6 lb)
TK4130 Total Progress: 2.30%  (Down 3.3 lb)
TNGM Total Progress: 2.27%  (Down 6.6 lb)
ctomlnsn Total Progress: 1.93%  (Down 4.0 lb)
craftykathy1602 Total Progress: 1.15%  (Down 1.3 lb)
eclipsesolaire Total Progress: 0.65%  (Down 1.0 lb)
glen Total Progress: 0.53%  (Down 1.0 lb)
jparlett Total Progress: 0.13%  (Down 0.2 lb)
Horseshu1 Total Progress: 0.00%  (Steady 0 lb)
monamona1 Total Progress: 0.40%  (Up 1.0 lb)
ADayatatimegirl Total Progress: 0.93%  (Up 2.4 lb)
Maria Paz Total Progress: 1.00%  (Up 2.0 lb)
aunttrudy Total Progress: 1.30%  (Up 2.0 lb)
Lizettezapata Total Progress: 2.01%  (Up 4.4 lb)
monicabroussard Total Progress: 2.47%  (Up 7.2 lb)
MightyFull Total Progress: 2.93%  (Up 6.8 lb)
4bladams Total Progress: 3.36%  (Up 9.4 lb)
reginarichards Total Progress: 4.45%  (Up 15.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

Goals

Guidelines:
Occasionally ask: "What is the connection between what I want most in life and anything I plan to do today?" - Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 15 by Horseshu1
"I have managed to balance those things that I want most in life - fun and ..."
Successful: 24 Aug 15 by reginarichards
"Did good."


Weeks 2 to 12

Daily Reminders

Guidelines:
"What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it." ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939, translated from French by Lewis Galantière
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 15 by Horseshu1
"Have taken one step at a time to wean off medication and take care of ..."
Failed: 24 Aug 15 by reginarichards
"This week, food-wise I failed. Work-wise I soared."


Weeks 3 to 12

Reflect

Guidelines:
"Now that it's all over, what did you really do yesterday that's worth mentioning?" ~Coleman Cox
84% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 15 by monicabroussard
"I had a birthday on the 10"
Successful: 20 Oct 15 by Horseshu1
"I finished some big projects."
Failed: 24 Aug 15 by reginarichards
"Again failed food, rocked work."


Weeks 4 to 12

Set yourself up for Success

Guidelines:
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. ~Jonathan Kozel
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 15 by monicabroussard
"I need to weight 145 pounds. My small goal is to loose 25 pounds by Ja ..."
Successful: 19 Oct 15 by heidij123
"My favourite of these 12."
Failed: 24 Aug 15 by reginarichards
"Third week: Half and half. Failed food first half, did reasonably well ..."


Weeks 5 to 12

Today Matters

Guidelines:
"There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day." ~Alexander Woollcott
94% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 15 by Horseshu1
"Everyday is full and meaningful."


Weeks 6 to 12

Reminders

Guidelines:
"Folks who tell you, 'Putting it off won't make it any easier,' presume there's a point where you plan to stop putting it off." - robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com
89% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 15 by monicabroussard
"Don't put it off"
Successful: 20 Oct 15 by Horseshu1
"See #3"


Weeks 7 to 12

Daily Choices

Guidelines:
"We have a choice every day — to act on yesterday's good intentions or get an early start on tomorrow's regrets. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com
91% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 15 by Horseshu1
"Daily"


Weeks 8 to 12

Keep Trying

Guidelines:
"You do not have the right to quit trying. (The universe wobbles when you do.) You have the right to quit Toxic People. (They're contagious.)" ~Dr. SunWolf, professorsunwolf.com
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 9 to 12

Small Changes

Guidelines:
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." ~Robert Louis Stevenson
92% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 10 to 12

False Promises

Guidelines:
"To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing." - Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1876
90% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 11 to 12

Priorities

Guidelines:
"You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. and the way to do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good.' - Stephen Covey
84% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Oct 15 by Horseshu1
"I have honed my "no"."


Week 12

The Path

Guidelines:
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. ~Henry Miller, The Books in My Life
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 21 Oct 15 by MightyFull
"Funny how there are times in my week (particularly closer to the weigh ..."
Successful: 20 Oct 15 by Horseshu1
"I am still on a path of my life and enjoying the slower pace and taking ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

Thanks for including me
Welcome! I'm relatively new, too. But everyone I had contact on this page seems very nice and supportive. It's a good place to try, succeed, fail and learn! :)
by IngaViolet on 30 Jul 15 04:22 PM
hi
hello, French fries!! Good luck to us both.
by Sharebearz on 29 Jul 15 02:23 PM
Food for thought!
Just read through all of the statements in one go, now my brain hurts! Looking forward to contemplating them all one by one. Week 12 could be a toughie! Thanks for setting up this not-challenge! (Oh, but ...
by heidij123 on 22 Jul 15 03:58 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Thursday 22 October 2015.

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

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 21 Oct 15
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 48
privacy: Public
administrators: MightyFull
created: 22 July 2015

All Mini-challenges:

1. Goals ( weeks 1 to 12 )
2. Daily Reminders ( weeks 2 to 12 )
3. Reflect ( weeks 3 to 12 )
4. Set yourself up for Success ( weeks 4 to 12 )
5. Today Matters ( weeks 5 to 12 )
6. Reminders ( weeks 6 to 12 )
7. Daily Choices ( weeks 7 to 12 )
8. Keep Trying ( weeks 8 to 12 )
9. Small Changes ( weeks 9 to 12 )
10. False Promises ( weeks 10 to 12 )
11. Priorities ( weeks 11 to 12 )
12. The Path ( week 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.17%  (Down 114.8 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.31%  (Down 127.9 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.25%  (Down 122.1 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.12%  (Down 110.0 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.01%  (Down 98.9 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.86%  (Down 84.7 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.96%  (Down 94.5 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.89%  (Down 87.4 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.78%  (Down 76.0 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.68%  (Down 66.2 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.50%  (Down 48.7 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.23%  (Down 22.9 lb)

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