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Old 04-29-2018, 05:09 PM   #1  
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Smile May Weight Loss Challenge

Make it happen in May!

Join the May Weight Loss Challenge to set your goal, track it, and meet it -- with the help of a supportive and encouraging group. All the goals will be compiled into a list. As each goal is met during the month, it gets turned RED in celebration.

For your exercise goals, don't miss the May Exercise Challenge thread.

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Old 04-29-2018, 05:33 PM   #2  
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Thank you for starting the next thread for us, gardenerjoy!


Last month, I lowered my usual goal of 10 lbs to 8 lbs, and I ended up only losing 3 lbs for the whole month. While I am tempted to drop my goal even further to 5-6 lbs for the month, I really want to try to hit the 175lb range, so I'm going to stick with last month's goal of 8 lbs to see if I can manage to do it this time around. Fingers crossed! I have a trip back home coming up in July, and I'd like to see if I can pick my momentum back up before heading home to see people I haven't seen in almost 6 years...not to mention that I will likely gain a little weight while I'm there with all the delicious food available, so I need to lose what I can before I go!


Best of luck to everyone in May!


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April 30th Weigh-In: 183.4
Month Goal Weight: 175.4
May 31st Weigh-In: 175.4
Total Month Weight Loss: 8.0 lbs.


Week One
01: 183.2
02: 182.4
03: 181.8
04: 181.6
05: NWI.
06: 182.8
07: 183.2
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Total Loss for Week One: -0.2 lbs.

Week Two
08: 183.0
09: 182.2 - TOM.
10: 181.8 - TOM.
11: 180.8 - TOM.
12: 179.0 - TOM.
13: 179.0 - TOM.
14: 179.4
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End of Week One: 183.2
Total Loss for Week Two: 3.8 lbs.

Week Three
15: 179.8
16: 178.8
17: 179.0
18: 178.4
19: 177.8
20: 177.8
21: 176.4
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End of Week Two: 179.4
Total Loss for Week Three: 3.0 lbs.

Week Four
22: 176.6
23: 175.4
24: 176.0
25: NWI.
26: 175.6
27: 175.4
28: 175.4
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End of Week Three: 176.4
Total Loss for Week Four: 1.0 lb.

Final Days
29: 176.4
30: 175.8
31: 175.4
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End of Week Four: 175.4
Total Loss for Final Days: 0 lbs.


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Old 04-29-2018, 06:51 PM   #3  
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Ok, this month I should get to the target I set for Maintenance which was middle of normal BMI for me.
At this point i'm not completely sure what I want to do: it's all been pretty easy, so do I want to lose another couple of kg whilst i'm in the zone? I think I do, but shall I do it following the same rules as I have been? Or shall I do it by easing off a bit so that the loss is slower and helps me transition to Maintenance (I don't really know what maintenance looks like anyway, so some work needed there). Hmmm. I think i'll go:

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Old 04-30-2018, 01:05 AM   #4  
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I'm going to try to increase my exercise.
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Old 04-30-2018, 09:53 AM   #5  
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I'm in for May! My goal is 6 pounds. I will update tomorrow with my official starting weight.

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Old 04-30-2018, 10:28 AM   #6  
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Hi,

Im 132.2 today and will count this as my starting weight. My goal for May is to lose 6lbs.
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Old 04-30-2018, 10:34 AM   #7  
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I'm in for May! My goal is 6 pounds. My starting weight is 171 lbs.
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Old 04-30-2018, 11:39 AM   #8  
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Hi I'm new and hoping to join the may weight loss challenge in very close to my goal only 8-10 more pounds to go
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Old 04-30-2018, 01:43 PM   #9  
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My goal for this month is 6 pounds.

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April 30th Weigh-In: 161.8
Month Goal Weight: 155.8
May 31st Weigh-In:
Total Month Weight Loss:


Week One
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Total Loss for Week One:

Week Two
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End of Week One:
Total Loss for Week Two:

Week Three
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End of Week Two:
Total Loss for Week Three:

Week Four
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End of Week Three:
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Final Days
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Total Loss for Final Days:

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Old 04-30-2018, 02:44 PM   #10  
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My goal is 5 pounds from today's weight. (Technically this goal is 2.8 pounds from my low this month, so doable for me, I think. I hope. )
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SW 126
CW 126
TW 122
May 1st : 125.8

I've been at this weight for a few days ever since I got back from my camping trip last Thursday, so think i'm still adjusting to the dehydration back then, and it's hopefully a 'proper' weight by now that I can move on from...!

Good to see a nice number of May Challengee's signed up!

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Old 04-30-2018, 07:27 PM   #12  
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Gonna stick to my 8 lb goal for this month!

April 30th Weigh-In: 258.6
Month Goal Weight: 250.6
May 31st Weigh-In: 252.9
Total Month Weight Loss:-5.7


Week One
01: 257.9
02: 259.7
03: 259.9
04: 257.3
05: 259.9
06: 259.7
07: 258.4
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Total Loss for Week One: -.2

Week Two
08: 257.3
09: 257.3
10: 257.9
11: 257.9
12: ?
13: 256.8
14: 255.7
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End of Week One: 258.4
Total Loss for Week Two: -2.7

Week Three
15: 254
16: 255.7
17: 256
18: 257.1
19: 255.7
20: 254.4
21: 254.4
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End of Week Two: 255.7
Total Loss for Week Three:-1.3

Week Four
22: 254.2 TOM
23: 254 TOM
24: 253.5 TOM
25: 252.4 TOM
26: 252.9 TOM
27: 251.3
28: 251.1
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End of Week Three: 254.4
Total Loss for Week Four:-3.3

Final Days
29: 251.1
30: 252.6
31: 252.9
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End of Week Four: 251.1
Total Loss for Final Days:+1.8

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Old 05-01-2018, 08:03 AM   #13  
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Good morning all!

May goal 4 pounds

I'm back, you would think I would learn these challenges keep me in line.
I think I have a little water weight from the weekend, we'll see how it goes.
ophelia you're doing great!!

5/1-144.6
5/2-144.5
5/3-143.3

5/16-142.5

5/23-142.1

5/31-142.8 so close to 2 pounds lost, can't complain about that.

Hope everyone has a wonderful day congrats to all, looking forward to the June challenge
Happy May

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Old 05-01-2018, 08:55 AM   #14  
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Hey guys!! gardenerjoy Thank you again!!

I ended up having a horrible 3 day stretch and gained 8 lbs. when it was over. I am not sure how I want to list my goal because I know at least 5 lbs. is water weight and will be gone soon...

I think I will start out with this format and then when I get back to 161.8 I will track the other way. My goal this month will be 4 lbs (ending at 158.4)


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GW: 157.8
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Old 05-01-2018, 09:26 AM   #15  
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May goal: 97.4 kgs (-1 kg)

1: 98.4 kgs
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