* * * February challenge and wannabe club * * *

No Snacks, no sweets, no seconds. Except on Days that start with S. Too simple for you? Simple is why it works. Look here for questions, introductions, support, success stories.

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* * * February challenge and wannabe club * * *

Post by ~reneew » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:27 am

* * * I'm issuing a challenge for you to have the best month that you can... or if you wannabe in the 21 day club, go 21 days straight with no reds on your habitcal * * *


- This is for those enthusiastic people and for those that need encouragement and accountability. After all, the world can see this. :wink: We will keep tabs on eachother.
- your personal "best" is defined however you wish.
- *Remember* to only post once at the top and edit that first post all month.
- Please re-read that last one, some people don't get it.
- after February 3rd we will continue posting at the bottom for encouragement and fun.
- The "wannabe" part is for those enthusiastic people that want to go 21 days straight to get into the 21 (day) club, whether it's your first time or you're a repeater.
- good luck and have fun with it!
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Post by ~reneew » Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:27 am

I'm in!

I had 3 reds :oops: in January, and I went a bit wild every darn weekend :? so I definitely have room to improve. :roll: I really wanna be a repeater to the 21 day club just to get my good habits going again, so that's my goal for now. If I can't, I'll just do my best.

I really get alot out of the challenges, thanks guys!!!!

February

1 :mrgreen: and day 5. It'll be good I just know it!
2 :mrgreen:
3 :mrgreen: I kept it green even though it's our 20th anniversary today. :shock:
4 :oops: it's just an average Thursday and WAMO! Where did that come from??? And it would have been day 8.
5 :mrgreen:
6 :wink: S day
7 :wink: S day
8 :mrgreen:
9 :mrgreen:
10 :mrgreen:
11 :mrgreen:
12 :mrgreen:
13 :wink: S day
14 :wink: S day
15 :mrgreen:
16 :mrgreen:
17 :mrgreen:
18 :oops:
19 :mrgreen:
20 :wink: s day
21 :wink: s day
22 :mrgreen:
23 :wink: s day
24 :mrgreen: a bit iffy, but legally green
25 :mrgreen:
26 :mrgreen: I'm calling it early, I know
27 :wink: s day
28 :wink: s day
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Post by Jammin' Jan » Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:23 am

let's try this again...next month.
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I'm in!

Post by Elspeth » Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:23 am

I'm in!

Hi everyone. I'm new here. I've been No-Sing since last Monday, Jan. 18 and have had all green N days (plus two yellow S days) on my Habitcal. My immediate goal is to make the 21 club, which I hope to do on Feb. 7. My goal for February is to continue to follow the plan with hopefully no red days.

I really love filling in the color on the Habitcal. It helps keep me motivated. I think checking in here will be extra reinforcement and accountability. :D

Thanks to all of you for your encouraging examples!

February

1 Success
2 Success
3 Success
4 Success
5 Success
6 S Day
7 S Day This will be Day 21!
8 Success Day 1 of my next 21 days
9 Success
10 Success
11 Scheduled non-weekend S Day
12 Success
13 S Day
14 S Day
15 Success
16 Success
17 Ash Wednesday--Planned fast
18 Success
19 Success
20 S Day
21 S Day
22 Success
23 Failure :(
24 Failure Determined to make the last two N-days of February a success!
25
26
27 S Day
28 S Day
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Post by clarinetgal » Fri Jan 29, 2010 6:20 am

I'm going to back out for now. I have too much going on, and I don't have time to keep up with a check in right now. My eating isn't going too badly, though.
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Post by staceylc » Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:30 pm

I would like to join this! I am new to No S'ing and would really like the accountability!

February
1 :D
2 :D
3 :D
4 :D
5
6 S Day
7 S Day
8
9
10
11
12
13 S Day
14 S Day
15
16
17 Ash Wednesday--Lent Begins
18
19
20 S Day
21 S Day
22
23
24
25
26
27 S Day
28 S Day

I am a wannabe!! I want to join the 21 club!

Stacey :D :D
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Post by kccc » Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:51 pm

I'm in.

Goals:
Maintain No-S (no reds!)
Maintain exercise (at least at current minimal level, adapted for PT... maintaining the habit for later.)
Solidify "reasonable bedtime" habit from last month
New: Meditate 5 days a week. Journaling counts as meditation. Five minutes of meditation also counts, no matter how "badly done." :)

As you can tell, I believe in setting goals so low that my internal reaction is "well, of course I can do THAT." Usually, that works out to just-enough-challenge once I try to maintain over time. There's plenty of time to raise the bar once the baseline habit is in place.

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Post by Aleria » Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:24 pm

I'm in. I've technically been doing No-S since the second week in January but I haven't been marking it down. I'm hoping that keeping a record will help me keep on track, though I only went off it once or twice.
1st - Success!
2nd - Success!
3rd - Success! was really tempted to eat some chocolate but had hot cocoa made with soy milk instead.
4th - Success!
5th - Technically Fail I didn't eat very much lunch due to a messed up schedule, but I really didn't want to go into my Latin exam with a grumbly tummy so I had a snack, but I could've considered it part of my lunch. I'm just being strict with myself.
6th - S-Day
7th - S-Day - Didn't go crazy this weekend, plus I did a lot of walking. Yay for missing the last bus home >.<
8th - Success!
9th - Success!
10th - Success!
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Post by mimi » Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:28 pm

I'm in! January wasn't so great for me, but February will be better. Inch by inch, life's a cinch!

February
1 - green
2 - green

3 - green
4 - green
5 - green

6 S Day
7 S Day

8 - green
9 - success!
10 - success!

11
12
13 S Day
14 S Day

15
16
17
18
19
20 S Day
21 S Day

22
23
24
25
26
27 S Day
28 S Day
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Post by Izbiz » Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:20 pm

I'll give it a go!

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Post by LoriLifts » Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:46 pm

It's time to quit being wishy washy get 21 days done!

February
1 Success
2 Success
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
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21
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Post by StrawberryRoan » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:14 am

I'm in.

I just want to get back on track. That's my goal.

Feb 1 on track
Feb 2 on track
Feb 3 on track
Feb 4 on track
Feb 5 on track
Feb 6 S day - stayed on track
Feb 7 S day - did okay
Feb 8 on track
Feb 9 on track
Feb10 slightly off track
Feb11 really off track
Feb12
Feb13
Feb14
Feb15
Feb16
Feb17
Feb18
Feb19
Feb20
Feb21
Feb22
Feb23
Feb24
Feb25
Feb26
Feb27
Feb28
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Post by mrsj » Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:44 am

I'm very definately in!!!! I want to earn another green sparkly for my bracelet.

Feb 01, Day 07 for 21 Day Club: :D Green. 8200 steps on pedometer and I'm still alive!
Feb 02, Day 08 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. 5200 steps.
Feb 03, Day 09 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. 5123 steps, most through
deep snow.
Feb 04, Day 10 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. 5525 steps.
Feb 05, Day 11 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Forgot to wear pedometer.
Feb 06, Day 12 for 21 Day Club: :D Yellow.
Feb 07, Day 13 for 21 Day Club: :D Yellow

Feb 08: I AM NOW ADDING A MODIFICATION TO MY PERFECT FEBRUARY
I WILL SHOVELGLOVE EVERY MORNING 6 DAYS A WEEK.

Feb 08, Day 14 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. 6000 steps. Shovelglove 10 reps of each move.
Feb 09, Day 15 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. 6150 steps. Shovelglove.
Feb 10, Day 16 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. :oops: 3000 steps. Fell asleep all afternoon in sofa. Shovelglove: :) Green
Feb 11, day 17 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green. Don't wear pedometer as many of my steps don't register. It's so icy out that I have to take baby steps.
Feb 12, Day 18 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 13, Day 19 for 21 Day Club: :D Yellow Shovel: Green
Feb 14, Day 20 for 21 Day Club: :D Yellow Shovel: Day off
Feb 15, Day 21 for 21 Day Club: :D :D :D (Green) Shovel: Green
Feb 16, Day 01 For 21 Day Club: a Yellow day as it is the day before Lent and I follow Lent. Shovel: Green. Added 5 reps.
Feb 17, Day 02 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 18, Day 03 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 19, Day 04 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 20, Day 04 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 21, Day 05 for 21 Day Club: :D Yellow. Shovel: DAY OFF!
Feb 22, Day 06 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 23, Day 07 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 24, Day 08 for 21 Day Club: :D Green. Shovel: Green.
Feb 25,Day 09 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 26, Day 10 for 21 Day Club: :) Green. Shovel: Green
Feb 27, Day 11 for 21 Day Club: :( Picked up a bug and feel awful. No shovel as I feel like I'll vomit if I'm not very careful.
Feb 28, Day 12 for 21 Day Club: :( Same. At least I'm not stuffing my face.
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Post by JR » Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:08 pm

Hi I'm in too!

Only problem is we are going away on 17 Feb for three weeks on a road trip to South Island, so I may not be able to post regularly, or indeed be good! But I'll do my best.

February
1 - Success
2 - Success Weekly weigh in this morning, the SAME as last week, had hoped for a little loss as I have been so good. Oh well, onwards and upwards - I mean downwards!
3 - Success
4 - Success
5 - Success
6 - S Day Had a moderate S Day, went to a BBQ, great.
7 - S Day Had more nibbles while cooking, plus peanuts with a drink and home-grown strawberries and icecream after supper, yum!
8 - Success Feeling fat and bloated and relieved to be back on an N day.
9 - Success
Very disappointed I have gained .3kg / 1 lb since last week.
10 - Success
11 - Failure Can't believe I did it, had seconds at lunch, an extra slice of bread, marge and half pnb and half honey. Even while I was doing it I knew it was wrong, but I just wanted it so badly! However, counting from when I started on 21 January I have had a perfect 21 days. Anyway, I have to start again now.
12 - Success
13 - S Day Entertained at home, lovely BBQ carefully organised for an S Day!
14 - S Day
15 - Success
Off on our holidays tomorrow, so probably won't be able to post, but will do my best! Wish me luck!
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Post by Starla » Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:46 am

I'm in. My January was all green, and the challenge helped when things got tough - thanks, renee!

My February goal: Vanilla No-S with no NWS days, and walking on my treadmill five days/week.

1 Green
2 Green
3 Green
4 Green
5 Green
6 S Day
7 S Day
Exercise: 3 days out of 7 FAILURE
8
9
10
11
12
13 S Day
14 S Day
Exercise
15
16
17
18
19
20 S Day
21 S Day
Exercise:
22
23
24
25
26
27 S Day
28 S Day
Exercise:
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Post by ~hf » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:35 am

I'll give it a go...again, and this time *will* work out better! I have some goals in mind but decided this year to get away from making resolutions. For now, I'll start by improving my No S compliance, doing 10 - 14 minutes of exercise and enforcing Electric Cinderella.


Feb 1 day 3 success! I'm only tracking No S since it's my only official effort right now.
Feb 2 day 4 success! but boy, was I tempted...
Feb 3 fail I had a really stressful day and since I haven't learned how to properly deal...well, I blew it. :-(
Feb 4 fail today was even worse that yesterday...
Feb 5 fail stupid move but since I had already blown most of the week and there was only one day till the weekend...ugh.
Feb 6 S day
Feb 7 S day kids are out of school tomorrow but I'll still call it an N day.
Feb 8
Feb 9
Feb10
Feb11
Feb12
Feb13
Feb14
Feb15
Feb16
Feb17
Feb18
Feb19
Feb20
Feb21
Feb22
Feb23
Feb24
Feb25
Feb26
Feb27
Feb28
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Post by ShannahR » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:39 pm

This was really fun last month! I'm ready to try again
February
1 :D Totally stressed out today! Only habit kept me going.
2 :D
3 :D Monthly weigh in Lbs change/time on NoS: -5/01mo Yipee!! 8)
4 :D Easily managed 2 meals eaten out!
5 :D
6 S Day :D This wasn't a great S-day but you can't fail on S days and I did better on Sunday.
7 S Day :D S day treat: wild blueberry tart
8 :D
9 :D
10 :D Snow day but kept it to three slightly larger than usual meals
11 :D
12 :D Stayed away from snacks at the dissertation defense party!
13 S Day :D Nice dinner out with finace
14 S Day :D Baked two loaves of sourdough and one whole grain flaxseed bread
15 :D /dinner=S-event :D
16 :D
17 :D I have been fighting the urge to weigh myself, my monthly weigh-in isn't for 2 more weeks! I've got to think of something good to distract my self with. Weekend should help.
18 :oops: I went out to eat with my fiance and he ordered french fries which came before the meal. I was starving and ended up eating the fries even though I knew I shouldn't and I ate way more than I would have put on one plate. The tummy ache I had all last night was quite enough punishment already so I'm not going to beat myself up about it. I just need to be more careful when I go to restuaurants hungry! Goal for S-days: Keep it reasonable!
19 :D
20 S Day :D S-day treat: Dogoba dark chocolate, blueberries and lavendar bar
21 S Day :D S-day treat: Apple strudel
22 :D I can't believe February is almost over! :shock:
23 :D
24 :D I even made it through a party with only 1 plate! Definately a confidence builder.
25 :D
26 Let it snow, let it snow!
27 S Day
28 S Day
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Post by lelovelady » Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:34 pm

Count me in! January was my very first month, and I successfully made it into the 21 club!

This month, I'd like to stay with my good progress, and have a month with only greens and yellows. Today's my Birthday, so there will be one additional S day sometime early this month ... I'm still sick so I'm pretty sure it won't be today.

February 1st: green
2nd: green
3rd: red red red darned stupid yogurt pretzels and darned stupid me. I wasn't paying attention and had stuffed them in my mouth before I realized what I was doing. The rest are going in the garbage and to heck with wasting food.
4th: green
5th:
Saturday 6th: S Day
Sunday 7th: S Day
8th:
9th:
10th:
11th:
12th:
Saturday 13th: S Day
Sunday 14th: S Day
Monday 15th: Board Meeting - S Day
16th:
17th:
18th:
19th:
Saturday 20th: S Day
Sunday 21st: S Day
22nd:
23rd:
24th:
25th:
26th:
Saturday 27th: S Day
Sunday 28th: S Day

Good luck to everyone!

Laura L.
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Post by Izbiz » Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:59 pm

Feb 1 :?: do 4 dried apricots count as a snack? If that's the case, I've stuffed up already!

1 Failed
2 Success
3 Success
4 Success
5 Success
6 Saturday
7Sunday
8 Success
9 Success
10 Success
11Success
12Failed really cross about it, too. Had silly little chinese snack food at daughter's chinese festival at school. Stupid.
13 Saturday
14 Sunday
15 Staying with mother being fed waaay too much, too many snacks, homemade cake, fruit tart with cream, G&T, nuts, crisps, double helpings lasagne...
16 Still with mother worst of it is, she's a retired nutritionist - and I couldn't tell her what I was doing because I knew she'd laugh....so I just called them S days...
17 Failed Could have called it an S day because of travelling home, but called it N then stuffed up with mini chocolate rolls and belgium chocolates Christmas present we've just collected from Mother's.
18 Success At last...it's good to be home. Dare not weigh myself after the Festival of Food over the long weekend...
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Post by ShannahR » Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:54 pm

I suppose it depends on if you are doing any mods. For vanilla no S if you ate them and they weren't on the plate you called breakfast, lunch or dinner then I'd say yes. Something like this happened to me the second day I was No Sing. I drank half of a lemonade snapple without thinking about it and then later realized it was a sweet :oops: . I just noted it down on my HabitCal as a failure and didn't stress about it because it was minor. I think it was a good experience though because I've stayed away from sugary drinks since then!
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Post by ShannahR » Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:46 pm

@becauseIcan
What is electric cinderella? Maybe you talked about this before but I missed it.
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Post by ~reneew » Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:52 pm

I was wondering about that electric cinderella too.
I guess this doesn't work unless you actually do it.
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Post by lelovelady » Wed Feb 03, 2010 9:45 pm

Is there any chance we can get this topic, and the 21 day wanna be club topic stickied so they stick at the top? The wanna be club wouldn't need to be changed at all, and the monthly challenge would only need to be swapped out once a month ... it shouldn't be too terribly hard?

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Post by ~reneew » Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:25 pm

That's up to Reinhard. I don't mind, but he'd need to switch it every month for it to be effective in checking out eachother's easily.



Feel free to bump it up any time!
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Post by ~hf » Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:26 am

ShannahR wrote:@becauseIcan
What is electric cinderella? Maybe you talked about this before but I missed it.
I found it somewhere else here on the Everyday systems website. I guess it's actually called "the Cinderella Electric Curfew"...

http://www.everydaysystems.com/group/12.html

I have a real problem with staying up way to late, usually 2 or 3a.m. and I have kids to get up with in the morning and get off to school. In the past I've tried to fool myself that I'm a night owl - I'm not. I just watch too much TV, and to be honest, I love it when the house is soooo quiet. Anyway, I'm doing really well with it - in bed around 10 or so and lights off by 11. It's quickly becoming a habit and I feels great!

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Post by ~reneew » Wed Feb 10, 2010 5:24 pm

Most of us are doing great. Keep going!!! I saw a bunch of us wrote down "lent starts" on the 17th. I think we should all encourage eachother especially during lent. I love this group! :lol:
I guess this doesn't work unless you actually do it.
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Post by ~reneew » Fri Feb 12, 2010 3:18 pm

clarinetgal...



Happy belated birthday to you,
Happy belated birthday to you,
Happy belated birthday dear clarinetgal,
Happy belated birthday to you... ooooo!
I guess this doesn't work unless you actually do it.
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Post by Elspeth » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:34 pm

Most of us are doing great. Keep going!!! I saw a bunch of us wrote down "lent starts" on the 17th. I think we should all encourage eachother especially during lent.
I like this idea of encouraging those who are observing Lent. In my tradition (Episcopalian), Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are fast days (one full meal late in the day only). We are also supposed to abstain from meat on Wednesdays and Fridays during Lent. I intend to observe these practices.

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Post by clarinetgal » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:26 am

Thanks, Reneew! :D

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Post by ~reneew » Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:59 pm

only 12 days left of February... how are we all?
I guess this doesn't work unless you actually do it.
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Post by kccc » Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:22 pm

My flu at the beginning of the month derailed me from my meditation intention. (Doing okay on No-S basics... except for a few over-the-top S days.)

I'm going to start again at Lent. I know meditation isn't "giving up something for Lent" (which is how most traditions that I know of practice Lent), but it seems like a move toward balance. And that's how I see Lent. It's usually translated as giving up things that have become too prominent in your life, but adding needed things seems equally appropriate to me.

So... here we go again!

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Post by Elspeth » Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:30 pm

KCCC, that makes sense to me. In our church's tradition, the three practices of Lent are fasting, almsgiving, and prayer. They are connected in that fasting from something (food, alcohol, TV, internet, or whatever) frees up either time that can then be spent in prayer and/or money that can be donated to those in need. It seems like your increased meditation time is very much a Lenten practice.

Good luck with it!

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Post by oolala53 » Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:01 am

I posted this in another wanna-be thread, so sorry if you see it again. Today marks 7 weeks of No S-ing and I'm feeling good. 'Course I've stuck to other plans that had me thinking I could do it forever and I was never gonna go back to my old ways before. But it's been awhile, so I'm going to enjoy this.
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There is no S better than Vanilla No S.

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Post by ShannahR » Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:07 pm

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Post by ~reneew » Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:45 pm

So, do we want another challenge in March? Who's ready???
February was way too short.
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I guess this doesn't work unless you actually do it.
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Post by oolala53 » Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:53 pm

I am completeing 8 weeks today. Are you saying we should start a March challenge after the weekend? If I keep this up, I will post on the 21-day thread next week, too.
Count plates, not calories. 10 years "during"
Age 67
SBMI Jan/10-30.8
1/12-26.8
3/13-24.9 +/- 8-lb. 3 yrs
9/17 22.8 (but more fluctuation)
3/18 22.2
2 yrs flux
6/21 22

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Post by ~reneew » Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:37 pm

I've started the March challenge!!!!! go check it out!
I guess this doesn't work unless you actually do it.
Please pray for me

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