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TOPIC:   Turn Holiday Challenges into a "Holiday Challenge" 


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SHARK59
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11/13/08 1:27 P

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OK - we have several challengers. Let's come up with some fun ideas for beating the holidays.
Any input would be appreciated.

I will let someone else suggest a good activity for the Friday after Thanksgiving - besides walking to the local mall at 5am to get in line for the doorbuster specials.

But Thanksgiving morning may represent an opportune time for exercise - it is in my house. I am thinking of giving thanks for my newly more fit body by hitting the treadmill for a double sized dose of aerobic exercise. Thinking that the pain at the end will help me resist temptation later in the day.

Other ideas appreciated.

Shark

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11/12/08 10:56 A

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SHARK59
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11/12/08 10:52 A

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190 this morning - now 7 pounds to lose by 1/2/09.

Darn Cheerios.

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REDNECKFEMINIST
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11/11/08 6:36 P

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I am in!

Trishwitch

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11/11/08 2:30 P

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I've moved this thread into the first sticky of the challenges on our team board. Post your progress there! It's just a few weeks. We can all do this! THanks Shark! Hope you don't mind I hijacked your thread.
I moved J2T also

Edited by: GEMSTONE1952 at: 11/11/2008 (14:38)
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11/11/08 11:35 A

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GOOD I'M IN WILL ADD THIS TO MY PERSONAL HOLIDAY CHALLENGE TO DROP 30-LBS BY THE END OF THE YEAR. I START OCTOBER 1 BUT I ONLY WEIGHT-IN MONTHLY. emoticon AT THIS TIME IS 164-LBS. THANKS AND BEST OF LUCKS.

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SHARK59
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OK - I have been reading all over Spark about what people are going to do to "survive" the holidays.

This is the first holiday season since my lifestyle change and I think we should adopt a different approach. How can I take advantage of the time off, the time with friends and family and use it to further my lifestyle (aka lose 5 pounds)?

188.4 this morning - January 2, 2009 183.0.

Nice little short term goal - 6 weeks - 5.4 pounds.

Plus I can spread the Spark to all of my friends and family.

What do you think team? Anybody willing to join the Holiday Challenge?

Shark

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