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WHO Won our 5% Challenge?

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Well, it depends on whom you ask! emoticon

Neither one of us lost 5% (not a surprise), but we decided the winner would be whomever lost the HIGHEST percentage.

We got up and both stripped to our birthday suits: I lost 3.5 pounds for 2.26% emoticon

TC lost 2 pounds for 1.2% emoticon

But then he said, "You know my body doesn't work like that. I have to have my coffee first and (ahem) let nature take its course. Then I will be lighter."

WELL, NATURE DIDN'T TAKE ITS COURSE AND since we had to leave for the fitness center, I declared myself the winner of the $200 prize. emoticon emoticon emoticon

We worked out (Cardio PowerPump). Then we went to the city trail and did another 4.5 miles of walking with a few intervals. Next was the grocery store, the post office, and home.

Nature apparently took its course, and he called me into the bathroom where he was again in his birthday suit, on the scale: HE was down an ADDITIONAL TWO POUNDS! I KID YOU NOT!!!!(Now I am totally, irrevocably convinced that my husband is full of SH*T. I have the proof!)

So with the additional 2 pounds his percentage is 2.4%. So now HE'S claiming victory and crowing about the benefits of his Pie Diet!

The only difference in what we did this morning was he drank one bottle of water and I drank 2. The full bottles weigh 1.6 pounds, so if I add that to my weight loss...well, you see this gets kind of silly.

So, who do YOU think won?

I'm thinking of calling a mistrial and having a re-weigh in tomorrow. And if he can't make "nature move" before we weigh in, that should be HIS problem!!

I'm sorry if this is TMI. But this is serious. I had plans for that $200!!!!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:

    What a hoot!! Next time you have a challenge you will have to set a Time for the weigh in. You won fair and square, congrats.

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AJDOVER1 3/21/2013 1:38PM

    emoticon for you!

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RESIPSA625 3/20/2013 4:45PM

    If the arrangement was that the official weigh in was to occur Tuesday morning, then his getting on Mother Nature's bad side is his problem and you clearly won! The scale is merely the impartial judge. Congrats on what I see as a clear victory!

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SUGAR0814 3/19/2013 11:46PM

    I think you won! emoticon

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ID_VANDAL 3/19/2013 6:33PM

    I agree with Kricket4 - way too funny!!!

When you step on the scale of the biggest loser - THAT is the weight. Therefore it's my thoughtful judgment that the first weigh in in the one that matters. You both agreed to it at the time.

Funny blog - but the $200 is yours and that is my final answer!



PS - Congrats on the huge weight loss!! Great job.

Comment edited on: 3/19/2013 6:33:48 PM

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BOOKAPHILE 3/19/2013 6:07PM

    ARGH! Set a TIME you both agree on for a final weigh-in and don't allow post weigh-in entries. OR... split the prize because you both worked hard and can't agree who won.

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LAURELSPARK 3/19/2013 4:57PM

    Your house sounds like my house!


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MYTHMYTH 3/19/2013 3:45PM

    emoticon You definitely won!

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HAWAIIBOUND713 3/19/2013 3:42PM


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    I think you won. It's not your fault that "nature" didn't take it's course before weigh-in. And weighing after all the workouts isn't fair unless you agreed to weigh again right then too.

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MEADSBAY 3/19/2013 3:06PM

    IMHO- YOU won it fair and square!
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SLENDERELLA61 3/19/2013 3:05PM

    Congrats to both of you!! You are both WINNERS in my book! -Marsha

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KENDRACARROLL 3/19/2013 2:24PM

    This is hilarious :)
You guys are so cute!!

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