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Old 07-09-2010, 04:18 PM   #1
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I wish I could take credit for this idea, but it's not mine at all. I noticed two other people on 3FC doing this very same thing, and I thought it to be a very brilliant idea, and a great way to make the time go by.

The idea is simple: You read a book for every pound you're looking to lose. So if you're trying to lose 10lbs, you'd have to read 10 books. It sounds like oodles of fun, and I want to give it a shot. Anyone can jump in and keep their own tallies if they want!

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Starting weight: 147lbs
Goal weight: 99lbs

GREEN means book was completed!
BLUE means in process of being read!

-1lbs (146): How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends - Don Gabor
-2lbs (145): Robin Hood - J. Walker McSpadden [unabridged]
-3lbs (144): How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds - Nicholas Boothman
-4lbs (143): The Pocket Dalai Lama - Mary Craig
-5lbs (142): Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind - Shunryu Suzuki
-6lbs (141): Who is the Buddha? - Sangharak****a
-7lbs (140): The Cartoon History of the United States - Larry Gonick
-8lbs (139): The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make - Sean Covey
-9lbs (138): 30/30 Thirty American Stories from the Last Thirty Years - Shreve, Nguyen
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Old 07-12-2010, 12:47 PM   #2
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This sounds like a fun challenge but a book per pound may be too much for me with my schedule right now. However I will give it a whirl since I am backed up on my reading. If you don't mind I will do a book every 3 lbs.

I will try to start this week. I am only going to list one book and then pick as I go. I have started the first book twice and never finished. I don't like taking the book anywhere as I would hate for it to get beat up. I bought it from the Jane Austen House museum in England two years ago. I will just start where I left off as I remember what happened last having read the first part twice.

-3 lbs (161): Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen
-6 lbs (158):
-9 lbs (155):
-12 lbs (152):
-15 lbs (149):
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Old 07-13-2010, 02:34 AM   #3
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*drools* I love books about as much as I love baking lol....
262.5 - Pillars of Creation by Terry Goodkind
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Old 07-18-2010, 11:43 PM   #4
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Never posted in this forum before...but--fun! I love reading but I haven't done much this summer since my kids are out of school. I have a few I need to finish right now so I hope it's okay to start with those.

168--The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (currently reading)
167--The Purity Myth (currently reading)
166--Fast Food Nation (on my nightstand)
165--The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner (on my nightstand, and don't judge me)
164--Eat, Pray, Love (on my nightstand)
163--The Sacredness of Questioning Everything (on my wish list)
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158--
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151--
150--

**I am really having a hard time reading right now with kids being home from school. We go year round here, though, so August 2nd I should be able to catch up!
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Old 07-19-2010, 12:07 AM   #5
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Cool. Deal.

Im going to go for the 1 book:3 lb ratio.

SW: 187
GW:148

Green Current Book (read in order)
Red Current Weight

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Old 07-20-2010, 05:16 PM   #6
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Ok I'm in!
I'm going for a 1 book for every 5 pounds.
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