Why is it all I have to do is SAY the words 'new challenge' and the scales jumps in the WRONG direction???
I know why ... I ran out of salad fixings and fresh veggies and have had carbs in the evenings...going to the grocery store tomorrow....
SW: (Starting weight) = 238 CW: (Current weight) = 222 (lost 10 lbs in July) GW: (for the month of August) = 215
Weigh in Dates: 8/1 - 222 8/8 223.4 ... NOT the right direction!!!! 8/15 8/22 8/31
Total weight lost:
Fitness Minutes: (5,391)
8/7/12 1:06 P
Hi everyone- hope you are all doing well. I'm on my first week of using the Body by Vi shakes. I debated over a year on doing it and finally decided to try it and see if it's as good as it's hyped up to be. Made it to an aerobics class last night that kicked my butt. I felt great afterwards!
Fitness Minutes: (13,424)
1,086 8/7/12 11:13 A
I will join this challenge as well,,,,, I am a little late but I like a challenge anyways! so count me in,,,,,,,, I weigh 210 but will weigh 205 by the end of August! Yeah!!!!
SW: 225 lbs (Since I joined Sparks but originally was 250 lbs) CW: 210 lbs GW: 205 lbs
Fitness Minutes: (20,449)
236 8/6/12 4:54 P
All right, 5 pounds for August. Here we go!
My current weight is 198lbs, so my goal is to reach 193lbs by the end of August.
I'll be traveling and visiting family for a couple weeks this month, so it'll be a challenge to stay on track, because I won't be in my home environment or normal routine. BUT with a little planning and mindfulness I know I can stick to my healthy lifestyle and reach my August goal!
Hello people. Rooky sparkpeople user here. I'm the younger and more flakey and taller sister of BogusAnnie :)
March 2012 Start weight: 224 yes, I am a slooooow starter! (Sept 2011 start weight was 235)
August start weight: 222.6
I will jump for joy to lose 5 pounds in August. I have been spinning my wheels since March.
Fitness Minutes: (71,834)
8/6/12 1:32 P
I haven't checked the scale for a few days...and I'm scared! I made some high sugar choices this weekend. I'm telling myself "Please, please, please, please, please don't let it have been enough to make the scale go up."
Fitness Minutes: (725)
8/6/12 1:30 P
Hi all, I'm new to SparkPeople. After losing 50 lbs on the OLD weight watchers program (about 10 years ago) and trying and failing multiple times on their newer programs, I decided to try this. I am now 40 and know it will probably be a different experience and more difficult than when I was younger. I want to change and need to change and am setting a small goal of losing 5 lbs. by the end of August. Best wishes to you all in achieving your goals!
Well I weigh in on Saturdays for another challenge and after not enough exercise and anight of mindless eating because I had not eaten during the day....My scales was still down a half pound this morning so I am hopeful I'll have a 'real loss' by the 8th ....we shall see.
Let's see how many total pounds we can lose in August. Aim for 5, then let us know at month's end what your total is.
Here's what you do:
SW: (Starting weight) 198 CW: (Current weight) 169 GW: (for the month of August) 160-162
Weigh in Dates: 8/1 169 8/8 8/15 8/22 8/31
Total weight lost:
Just for fun: What is one thing you have been wanting to do when you have lost enough weight? Maybe find someone to go out on a date with?
Oh - and once you post on here, you are IN! No need to wait for a response or join another thread or anything like that. Just post, find someone to encourage, maybe find a few new friends, and have a great month!!
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