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649848 tn?1534633700

Summer Weight Loss Challenge

Who’s ready for bikini time??  Certainly, not I……………..

With just 6 weeks before the first day of summer, this seems like a good time to start a new challenge, to get “fit and fine”, for the bikini, bathing suit, sundress, shorts and tank top, or whatever your favorite dress code is for summer.  

Oh, and let’s not forget that we’ll be healthier for losing those excess pounds!!

I, personally, have too much weight to lose, to think of getting into a bathing suit of any kind, this summer; I might opt for shorts and tank top …….. at any rate, it’s long past time for me to get busy and get the weight off.  

SO – in order to get as “fit and fine” as I can, and knowing that small goals aren’t so daunting, I’m committing to losing no less than 1 pound/week for the next 6 weeks – that’s from now till June 21st, which is the first day of summer.

“Only 6 pounds”, you say?……. well, that will be 6 pounds less than I weigh today, and if I am real diligent, maybe I can lose more; AND losing 6 pounds just might be the encouragement I need to keep going to lose the rest of the weight I need to lose….

I’m challenging every one of you to “meet or beat” my goal.  

All you have to do to join in, is make a commitment to lose at least 1 pound/week.  Can’t be *that* hard, right??  Hmmmmmm, we’ll see about that!!  LOL

So here we go; just post below that you want to join, then start by losing (weight, that is).  We will use our Sunday Weigh In thread to keep track of progress. For those not familiar with the Sunday Weigh In – this is a post that I do each week (on Sunday…. lol), in which we post our weight loss for the previous week, “brag” about our successes, talk about whatever problems we might have encountered, what we might do to change things, encourage those having problems staying on course, etc……….. Watch for it – I post it every Sunday morning, with the title “Sunday Weigh In (date)”.  

Everyone is welcome to post on the weigh in thread, whether or not you choose to join this challenge.

Are you ready??   LET’S “WIN” BY LOSING (weight, that is)……………….
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1666434 tn?1325262350
Here is the link to the new weigh-in that was just posted on Sunday if anyone wants to put in their updates :D

http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Weight-Loss--Dieting/Sunday-Weigh-In---June-26--2011/show/1545713?personal_page_id=2138176
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1680047 tn?1468911829
i would like to join this challenge i would like to be down a 100 lbs by next year good luck to all
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1716293 tn?1309465350
So i want to join...but i would like to start this sunday?? its my nephews 3rd bday this wkend and i just would like to feel alittle comfortable by my neices 2nd birthday july 27th and atleast back to 130 in august!...
I've cut down alot on soda and i've been drinking water&cranberry juice (its my fav.) i've been trying to cut down majorly on RedBull too.
I'll hopefully be starting water arobics
i hope that works and at home yoga and walking in the evenings...
oh&definately not eating greasy fast foods. :) wish me luck!
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1666434 tn?1325262350
Ashamed Clown hope you feel better soon and can get back on your feet :D

Welcome kaithsandy, glad to have you with us on this challenge!
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I would also like to join this challenge.
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1666434 tn?1325262350
You know there was a time when I didn't have weights either and I used heavy food cans or filled water jugs to lift and tone with.  I know it sounds funny but it worked and it was accessible to me at the time.  Hope your ankle gets better, no more playing around on the treadmill! lol
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