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Old 03-11-2009, 08:28 AM   #1
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Smile 5 Pound Challenge #54

Here we go! Time for challenge #54!

Everyone is welcome, hop in at any time. We're out to lose 5 pounds. No matter where you're at in your weight loss, it's helpful to break down your loss into small goals like these.

Here's what to do:
Just post your SW (starting weight) as of today, your CW (current weight) which is whenever you weigh in and your GW (goal weight) which is five pounds down from the day you joined in.

Weigh in whenever you like and come tell us about it! You can weigh in as often as you like - some of us do it everyday, some once or twice a week.

The first one to hit five pounds lost gets to start the next thread!

Good luck everyone!

My starting stats...

Sw: 239
Gw: 234

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Old 03-11-2009, 08:35 AM   #2
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AWESOME Barb!!! That is so fantastic! You really are an inspiration!
Woops got so caught up in Barbs success, I forgot to post my goal!

I went the wrong way last time, I am making a U-turn! Good luck everyone

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Old 03-11-2009, 10:44 AM   #3
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S/C/G: 218/181.5/130

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Yeah I found it early this time. LOL!!!!

SW: 195.5
GW: 190.5 (Exciting!!!)
Memorial Day Challenge:

My Birthday Challange:
16.5 of 44 pounds lost

My Ultimate Goal:

REACHED: Mini Goal 1: ONEderland by 02.25.09 Mini Goal 2: Lean Green Machine Challenge Mini Goal 3: No longer "obese" by 03.21.09 Mini Goal 4: CC Easter Challenge

Mini Goal 5: Memorial Day Challenge Mini Goal 6: Lose 44 lbs by 06.30.09 (My birthday)

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Old 03-11-2009, 10:48 AM   #4
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I'm here...

Starting Date: 4-2-14
Starting Weight: 302.6 Pounds

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Old 03-11-2009, 10:50 AM   #5
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Location: West Bloomfield, MI
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S/C/G: 192/187/150

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I'm so in! I went the wrong way last time too! Eek!!!

CW: 181 (However, I'm bloated)
Wedding Goal (5/22):

Running won't kill you. You'll pass out first!
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:07 PM   #6
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S/C/G: 300/Ticker/150

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Barb on the 5 lbs and on the 101 lbs. You go girl

I am in

SW - 287.5
GW - 282.5


February Challenge
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:17 PM   #7
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Congrats Barb!

SW: 137.5
CW: 137.5
GW: 132.5
Started 4/14/08 LINK TO PROGRESS PICS 1/1/2009
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:52 PM   #8
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Congratulations BarbPA- on the 5 lb challenge and on 100 lbs lost. You're an inspiration!

SW/CW- 255
GW- 250

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Old 03-11-2009, 01:49 PM   #9
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Awesome job Barb! Go girl!

SW: 271.4
CW: 271.4 (YAY down 3 lbs from yesterday!!!!!!)
GW: 266.4
Mommy to 2 cute boys, Wife to 1 sexy man!

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Old 03-11-2009, 01:53 PM   #10
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thanks barb great idea. I was having one of those days where i was losing motivation, thinking holy crap..."i have to lose almost 90 pounds, i'll never do it, i've been trying for years with no results".

for some reason i saw your post and thought "hey, 5 pounds...who can't lose 5 pounds?"


SW: 244
CW: 235
GW: 230

June 4th - July 4th: 10 lbs down

June 4th - Dec 4th: 50 lbs down

June 2012 - June 2013: 75 lbs down
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Old 03-11-2009, 02:17 PM   #11
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Barb- Way to go. You are doing just awesome. You caught me on a low day. Shucks. Or, is that a good thing???

SW- 195
CW- 195
GW- 190 Don't think it's possible to get there before mid-cycle gain. But close, hopefully.
Doing it this time, Mindy!!

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Old 03-11-2009, 02:27 PM   #12
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Thanks Everyone!

Calisa - Welcome! Glad you found us. I can't take any credit for the idea...but I'll take credit for winning the last one...which is why I got to start this one. That's the prize to the first person losing 5 pounds. Well...that along with lots of pats on the back.

Bradley's mom - Great loss! Yay! I think Twish likely meant here SW and CW are the same today.

Back to work...
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:31 PM   #13
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Height: 5'7"



SW: 205
CW: 205

Good Luck everyone...Here we go!
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Old 03-11-2009, 05:15 PM   #14
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Height: 5'6"



SW 219.2
GW 214.2
I need to walk! walk! walk! ~I am over being sick now and can breath outta my nose again so Now I can Get on with it.

BARB YOU DEFINETLY DESERVED TO WIN THE LAST WON~YOU WORK SO HARD AND MADE A HUGE GOAL~I AM SO VERY PROUD OF YOU.....I have been bragging about you to everyone here in OHIO~You should see how much weight this awesome lady from PA has lost~They are proboly sick of hearing me LOL! Anyways~If they wasn't sick Of me before They will be now!hahahahahahahahaha

One For every 10 Pounds Lost:

~~~~~~~ I Am A Calorie Counter & Proud Of It~~~~~~~
Click Below to see My Goal Pics Size 22 to size 2 http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/goal...ml#post3626190
Started my weight loss journey on 11-11-08

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Old 03-11-2009, 05:30 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by bradleys mom View Post
I am confused about your CW and GW??
it was a typo... it happens.
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