100 lb. Club - Memorial Day Challenge?

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04-02-2003, 01:28 AM
I know we've got the Easter Challenge going, but since Easter is so late this year, I was wondering if we'd like to have an overlapping challenge going on.

Any thoughts or takers?

04-02-2003, 02:18 AM
When is memorial day? Easter is less then 3 weeks away could we start the challenge then?


04-02-2003, 03:11 AM
Sounds good. It's May 25th, so it would be just over a month long. Just something to be thinking about perhaps :)

04-02-2003, 11:20 AM
I'm totally down for a challenge. If only I could stop eating! I mean, this weekend was a total eating disaster that can be summed up in two two-word phrases: Cheesecake Factory and Burger King. What was I thinking!

Memorial Day sounds like a great time to get those beach bodies in gear, ladies!

04-02-2003, 11:39 PM
I'm in for it. I have almost reached my Easter goal, so I could come up with a Memorial Day goal. Just let me know!


04-03-2003, 12:38 AM
Bella-I'm in the same spot, I met my Easter goal yesterday, and passed it by a pound.

How about this. Let's just start it now, and whoever's ready to jump in can, and those who would like to wait til Easter can join later.

So...if you'd like to join the challenge now, what's your goal?

Mine is to be 240 by Memorial Day. That's 20 pounds away, and it's 8 weeks away. I think I can...I think I can...I think I can...

04-16-2003, 11:46 AM
I am soooo not making the Easter Goal, so I came looking for this thread. I would like to be @ 280 by Memorial Day.

Inca's Momma
04-16-2003, 12:04 PM
Being that I just finally started eating healthy again I'm gonna shoot for 300.

04-16-2003, 12:33 PM
I know this is late, but I'm ALL for it.... I need a good challenge.... I haven't jumped in on any challenges yet, so I'm gonna do this one..... ok so Memorial Day is about 5 weeks away now I think, so my goal is going to be 275 by then...... *cross fingers* hehe.... I think I can....no no no... I mean I KNOW I CAN!!!!!!!! That would be a loss of 12 pounds for me.... (I think.... ) hehe

Goddess Jessica
04-16-2003, 01:44 PM
My birthday is Memorial Day weekend and I need to lose 10 pounds by then or I will just cry!

Help help help!

04-16-2003, 02:04 PM
Since I haven't made any goals yet (but I'm holding out hope for Easter!), I will say that I want to be 225 by Memorial Day.

04-16-2003, 11:27 PM
On Mamorial weekend, I'll be married for 7 years, WOW!

My goal is just to stay on program. I would also like to be at or lower then 269lbs!


04-17-2003, 10:15 AM
I think I'll set a Memorial Day goal of 236 (that would be an eight pound loss). Eight pounds in five weeks should be doable :crossed:
Congrats Daners for surpassing your Easter goal! You're my hero :)

04-17-2003, 01:09 PM
Let's see here. I think I will set my goal at 262. I am at 276 right now so that is 14 lbs. It is a pretty lofty goal for me (since I lose weight slowly due to PCOS), but I am going for it! Since my June 5th goal is 260, that will get me closer.

I have to say that these challenges really do it for me! Thanks for having them!

SW/CW/5-5 Goal/MemGoal/6-5 goal/Huge Goal/Final Goal

04-17-2003, 05:14 PM
I think I will just extend my Easter Goal to Memorial Day. My sons 6th Birthday is on May 28th so I will have to work hard and keep my mind on the task at hand. I want to be at 275 which is 7 pounds off. I hope I can do it.

Sugar Pie
04-18-2003, 11:16 AM
I just love that y'all have these challenges, they are such a wonderful idea :) I'm excited as this will be my first one. I would love to be 15 lbs. lighter by Memorial Day. That would be a loss of approx. 5 pounds a week and would put me at 220 lbs. and as a result would make me a very, very happy girl :D!!!

04-18-2003, 01:11 PM
Haven't done a challenge in a long time, but I'm feeling strong right now. I'll see how this one goes.

I'm at 292 now. I would like to be down to 285 by Memorial Day. That's 7 lbs. I think I can...I think I can...I think I can...

306/292/285 by Memorial Day

04-18-2003, 07:46 PM
I'd be happy with 5 poounds, anything after the way my weight has platued. When is Memorial day? Sometime in May I gather.

04-18-2003, 08:07 PM
Memorial Day is May 26 this year. Sorry I forget that we've got folks from all around the world here. So it's now 38 days away.

04-19-2003, 01:40 AM
I'm in too!
I just made my easter goal today (whew it was a close call!)I'm at 235 now so I'll set my Memrial Day goal for 225.

04-19-2003, 07:04 PM
I think I'll join in on this one too, I would like to see 370 by then... not too big of a goal, but for me, enough of a challenge :)

04-20-2003, 01:25 AM
If you all don't mind I'd like to join in on this challenge, this will be my first one. So I just weighed myself and I'm at 231 so I would like to be down to 220. 11 pounds shouldn't be too bad. :crossed:


Good luck everybody!!!!!

04-20-2003, 02:30 PM
well, this may be a little steep but i'd love to see 199. that's 13 pounds but... i want to be in ONEderland!!

04-20-2003, 06:06 PM
I've never done a challenge here either...I'm definitely game! Let's see, by Memorial Day I would like to be 225. I'm 230 right now so that's a five pound loss. Doesn't sound like a huge amount, but I've been exercising a lot and making muscle (I hope!). I don't want to set the bar too high!


Memorial Day Goal - 225

04-21-2003, 07:58 PM
I'd like to lose five pounds - that would put me at 208. I'd really like to set it lower but I've been plateauing so long that 208 looks like a mountain right now.

04-21-2003, 09:22 PM
Well, I'm 14.6 away from my goal, not totally undoable, but will be a long haul if I'm going to make it. We've got five weeks to go!

05-02-2003, 03:11 PM
I thought I'd dig this old thread back up since it's May 2, and now I'm ready to commit to a challenge. (i'm not good at long-term commitments) With that said, I want to go for a huge one this month. (actually, not by memorial day, but by memorial week, if you will, LOL-may 30) I want to see 6lbs gone. That will bring me in at 190, which is a loss of 20% of my total starting weight.

[I decided to measure my losses in 10% increments, so the first was from 234 to 211 (at 211 I joined weight watchers) and then from there to 190. my ultimate goal is 171, and then, depending on my size then, I may continue to 154 (where I am usually about an 8--the smallest size I could be without looking crazy). but that's talking sooooo long term. can you guys tell i'm bored at work? I've been posting so much!]

05-02-2003, 03:16 PM
i've moved mine to actually be a gradaution goal. i gradaute june 15th, and my weigh in will be on the 10th that week. still shooting for onederland.

05-02-2003, 09:30 PM
Well, with last week's gain, I'm 15 away from my original goal, so I'm going to knock 5 of that and shoot for 245, which is 10 pounds from here. Good luck all!

05-05-2003, 11:20 AM
3 pounds away from my goal, I think I'm going to make it. Whew!!!!

05-05-2003, 11:35 AM
Four pounds away from my Memorial Day goal. I'm hopeful that I'll make this one; if I do, it will be the first one I've made :)

05-09-2003, 01:21 PM
3 weeks away!!!!! I can sooooo do this!

05-09-2003, 01:37 PM
Ack... I didn't have a Memorial Day goal. I guess I missed that thread along the way while I was gone. But I would say that my M.D. goal would be to have settled in to this low-carb stuff. It sure is challenging!!!! LOL!

05-12-2003, 04:12 PM
1 pound away from my goal. WOOHOO!!

05-12-2003, 04:26 PM
I'll never make what I had originally planned but that's ok because I quit smoking 2 weeks ago and I'm happy just maintaining thru it all. Maybe I'll be better situated for our next challenge, what will that be July 4th?

05-17-2003, 08:49 AM
Since I just came back to this site yesterday and only have over a week I will make it an easy goal-two pounds. I know, not very challenging but it will be nice to say I reached it and then it will be on to the next challenge-July 4th I guess?? :D
MD goal=228

05-17-2003, 01:58 PM
I did it, I did it!!!!! :D :D :D :D

05-18-2003, 10:48 AM
Such A Pretty Face- You met your goal already? That's wonderful. Go celebrate in a non food way-my favorite is a new shirt or nail polish, something like that!

I have lost a half pound since coming back here, I feel I will make my tiny MD goal!

313/229.5/228 MD goal

05-18-2003, 01:58 PM
Congratulations, SAPF! Way to go!

05-19-2003, 10:34 AM
Congratulations SAPF! I think I've made mine, too. I'll have to wait until Thursday (my weigh-in day) to make sure that I didn't gain any back though.

05-26-2003, 05:48 PM
Well, I made my Memorail Day goal!!!! I not only made it, I surpassed it by 2 pounds!!!! YAY. I almost didn't thibk I was going to make it. That was fun!!!

05-26-2003, 08:23 PM
Yay to you, Jen. And surpassing, even!

I missed my goal of 208 by two pounds ending up at 210. But that does mean I lost a few so I'm happy. And I'm double happy I got past that long plateau.

05-27-2003, 11:11 AM
Congrats SAPF & Jen for making your goals! And congrats anagram for breaking through your plateau! I actually made this goal, too. The first one I've made :)

05-27-2003, 11:13 AM
Congratulations everyone for making these goals!

05-27-2003, 11:07 PM
Congratulations for those of you who made goal! SERIOUSLY, be proud of your selves!!!!!!!
Any takers on the 4th of July goal? (See the thread on the main board:D:D:D) Good Luck! -Apryl

05-31-2003, 07:41 AM
I know I am late posting this but it's been crazy here. My wedding is tommorow. We are having a mini honeymoon Sunday and Monday then our honeymoon cruise is June 8th! I was 1/2 pound over my Memorial Day goal but that is OK. I really haven't been watching it at all. I plan to get back on track after the honeymoon and the moving in together is over with. We are moving into a new house together, so the craziness won't end for a while it seems!!