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Think about joining BL24 and get the year off to a fun start!

Saturday, December 28, 2013

I'm very excited to be starting the New Year with two challenges that have proven so helpful to me in the past that I can hardly wait for the new rounds to begin. I take part in both the 5% Challenge, as a Casual Traveller , and the Biggest Loser Challenge as a Powerful Prism Panther!

This Panther team still has some vacancies so if you are reasonably close to goal, or have been there before (like me, and want to get back there!) think about joining us. Although named after the television programme the Challenge does not require a 24 hour commitment to gym, diet and deprivation! PARTICIPATION is the name of the game not perfection and Panthers in this Den are asked to do what they can to create a healthy lifestyle for themselves within the constraints of daily life. And it's a fun means of gaining motivation and the momentum to keep up good habits! Plus, lots of help and support from fellow Panthers who all understand the ups and downs that we all experience. Panthers of this ilk are found throughout the world, emoticon we have no trouble managing different time-zones and we all have similar goals - health, happiness and the pursuit of weight loss!

To join us you need to register for BL24 (link below) and choose to belong to the Panther team.
Here is an extract from the Powerful Prism Panthers' description:

Are you working on those last few pesky pounds, or maybe even ARE at your goal weight? Are you ready to make your new food and fitness habits part of a permanent, healthy lifestyle? If so, the Panthers Team wants you!

We Powerful Prism Panthers, are a friendly, supportive group that celebrates all types of victories -- on the scale and off! Because we are the BLC’s maintenance group, several members have been here for many rounds and always welcome new Spark friends to support and urge on to the finish line of long-term healthful living.

Are you willing to participate in discussions on topics such as, “How do I get those last pounds off? How am I gonna stop losing without gaining, or without getting too small? How do I find, and achieve, balance?” Are you willing to participate in fun team and BLC-wide challenges that promote a healthy lifestyle? If you are saying, “YES!,” then our team is for you!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SABLENESS 1/8/2014 8:42AM

    Super! Good luck on your new teams. I joined some new ones to start the New Year too. Going strong in 2014. emoticon

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NAVYMOM133 1/3/2014 12:01PM

    The team sounds terrific, Penny. I actually followed the link and realized after looking at all the "things to do" that I see I need to start small again. I think I would be overwhelmed by the need to track team points and post on time and chat in the team. I am coming back to Spark and need to focus on the basics first.
Where did any time go? So frustrating but I have to get real with myself. While I would love to be part of an encouraging team, I am not there yet.

I am tracking today and am heading up to ride my bike! Today is emoticon

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LADY_MARIANA 12/30/2013 1:38PM

    That's a great description! It is my goal to someday be a Panther--right now I am not even close to being quite that trim and slim, so I am captain of the Violet Virtuosos. It is a helpful challenge!

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FEARLESSNOW 12/29/2013 12:13PM

    Nice to see a blog from you. Good luck!

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GOANNA2 12/29/2013 6:49AM

    Good luck Penny. emoticon

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LYNMEINDERS 12/29/2013 4:04AM

    Woohoo...go Penny...
Am doing the winter 5% and also a Beyond the Scale challenge....will give the BLC a miss this time round

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WENDYJM4 12/29/2013 3:25AM

    nowhere near that Penny. emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 12/29/2013 3:04AM

    Good luck!

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1CRAZYDOG 12/28/2013 10:27PM

    Have to pass @ present. Sorry1

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SUSIEPH1 12/28/2013 7:57PM

    Maybe next time love, Hope you and Peter are doing ok .. Love Susie xx emoticon

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SIRIUS2014 12/28/2013 6:30PM

    Thanks for posting. I'm going there now!

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PAULALALALA 12/28/2013 6:15PM

    emoticon emoticon Wonderful description of the Panthers team!

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