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Old 07-21-2010, 04:28 AM   #46
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I'm sooo glad I found this! I would like to lose 35-40 pounds by Halloween. Would be awesome to feel so much lighter and sexier as I'm dressing up as Ms. Lovette.
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Old 07-21-2010, 07:59 AM   #47
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Ooh, count me in as well! I am really glad I found this because I was thinking I needed to kick things up a notch a make a firm short-term goal. So thanks for the idea!

Can I still play if I only weigh myself twice a month? I don't like weighing in more than that.

Here's my goal: I want to lose 20 lbs. by Halloween, bringing my total weight loss to 56 lbs. That sounds like a reasonable, attainable goal.

So excited! :jump:
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Old 07-21-2010, 12:16 PM   #48
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Welcome everyone!

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Old 07-21-2010, 12:32 PM   #49
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Hi everyone, I'd like to join the challenge! I guess I'd like to lose 10 kg by Halloween -- 22 lbs. Currently I am 161.8 so that would put me right in the 130s. I haven't been in the 130s in 6000 years so that would be magical.

My other goal is to run a 5k on October 30th. Originally I hoped to do a half marathon but I fell behind on my training so instead I'll do the 5k. You can wear costumes! I love Halloween.
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Old 07-22-2010, 12:17 AM   #50
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I lovvve the posting our halloween pix idea! I'll definitely contribute

Love that baseball costume Rhythm! Very cute.

I don't know what I want to dress as yet... but I've been looking, everything's just so cute! I can't make up my mind! :-)
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Old 07-22-2010, 01:13 AM   #51
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Hi everyone! I'm new here too, and just saw this. I would love to join the challenge! Halloween is my favorite holiday, and I'd love to wear a cute costume this year. My goal will be to lose 20lbs. I also want to be able to run my first 10k by then. It's actually on the 24th of October, but I think it's close enough to put it in my goals, right?!
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Old 07-22-2010, 02:19 AM   #52
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Halloween is my favorite holiday, as well.

Thanks to everyone here, the support and inspiration I feel is strong and wonderful! Today I weighed myself, and I've lost 4 pounds! I'm so excited!
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Hi everybody! I'd like to join

My goal is to lose 25 lbs by Halloween, as well as to exercise at least 3x a week.
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Old 07-22-2010, 08:28 PM   #54
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Boo...I found out my scale was off by 5lbs when my mom got weighed at WW and set our scale to theirs. I really only lost 5lbs
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Old 07-23-2010, 02:33 PM   #55
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5lbs is still awesome. I read somewhere that losing more than 4 or 5 lbs a week may be unhealthy, so you're doing great!
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Old 07-23-2010, 04:31 PM   #56
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Brand new, but this sounds like a fantastic challenge! I'd love to be 210 by Halloween, and be able to wear my jerkin again. Guess that puts my goal at: Lose 26 pounds.
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Old 07-23-2010, 09:51 PM   #57
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Old 07-24-2010, 08:12 PM   #58
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Today I asked a friend how much he thinks I weigh, just to make him squirm. I wouldn't normally ask people questions like that, but he's very honest, almost to a fault. His answer was 130 lbs. I giggled and told him his perception was off etc and he went on to say I'm no twig but I'm definitely not fat. So I told him I used to be 240 lbs and he was shocked.

He totally made my day.
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Old 07-24-2010, 08:19 PM   #59
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UPDATE:

Don't know if we starting but I'll go ahead and post and if I'm doing it wrong just let me know and I'll change it. Good luck, everyone!

7-25: 264.3
8-1:
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8-15:
8-22:
8-29:
9-5:
9-11:
9-18:
9-25:
10-2:
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Old 07-25-2010, 01:31 PM   #60
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I'm so excited that this is starting! Good luck, everyone...we can do this

7/25: 198.0
8/1: 193.4
8/5: Weighing in a little early....191.4!
8/15: 186.6
8/22: 188.0 I ate terribly this week. I'm actually thrilled/shocked that I'm only up by a pound and a half...back to clean eating today. Sigh.
8/29: Forgot to weigh in, sorry!
9/5: 184.0...finally, the numbers are on their way back down
9/12: 182.0
9/19: Rawrrr my WI's are so inconsistent...
9/26: 180.0! This better be in the 170's by next week, haha.
10/3:
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