WISH Away the Pounds -- Fantastic February Challenge -- Everyone Welcome!

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  1. lisah0711

    lisah0711 <font color=red>♥ <font color=royalblue>her Disney

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    Fantastic February here we come!

    Welcome to WISH Away the Pounds--Fantastic February 2013 edition!

    Please read the complete instructions in post 2, and then let me know if you have any questions.
    The philosophy behind our new challenge: small achievable goals. One month at a time, one week at a time, one day at a time, one bite at a time.
    Results will be posted as a % lost (pounds) towards monthly goal.

    Thanks to Rose&Mike for creating our new challenge format which was a great success in January! :thanks:

    Weigh in Days--Weight Loss
    PM Weight to lisah0711
    February 1 (starting weight AND pounds lost goal for month; ex 145, goal 5 pounds)
    February 8
    February 15
    February 22
    February 28 (last chance)

    Weight Loss Goals:
    10%, orange
    25% bright pink
    50% purple
    75% turquoise
    90% red--FINISH STRONG!
    100%WISH green

    Weigh in Days--Maintainers:
    February 1 (pm starting weight, maintain range, and goal for the month; 145, range 141-149, goal 4 weeks)
    February 8
    February 15
    February 22
    February 28 (last chance)

    Maintainer Goals
    25% bright pink
    50% purple
    75% turquoise
    100%WISH green

    Please see list of participants and results in Post #3herehttp://disboards.com/showpost.php?p=47354393&postcount=3
     
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  3. lisah0711

    lisah0711 <font color=red>♥ <font color=royalblue>her Disney

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    Welcome to Fantastic February WISH Away the Pounds-- February 2013 Edition
    Losers and Maintainers welcome!


    Quick overview:
    Weigh in days
    February 1 (starting weight AND pounds lost goal for month; ex 145, goal 5 pounds)
    February 8
    February 15
    February 22
    February 28 (last chance)

    Pm weights to lisah0711

    Coaches for February
    February 1-7 Pamela
    February 8-14 Flossbolna (Magdalene)
    February 15-21 jillbur (Jill)
    February 22-28 50sjayne (Susan)

    Future Hosts:
    March pjlla (Pamela)
    April aares2102 (Amanda)
    May donac (Dona)
    June Flossbolna (Magdalene)

    How the challenge works:
    This is the new and improved challenge that replaces the BL challenges. Like the show has evolved, so have our challenges and this format takes the best of that long standing tradition and makes it even better! ::yes::

    The goal of the new challenge is to meet your weight loss/maintain goals on a monthly basis. Results will be posted as percentages toward goal and your color will change as you approach your goal, similar to the exercise thread on the WISH boards. It is the hope that this new format will encourage some great discussions about weight loss, maintaining, diet, exercise and healthy living!

    It is up to the hostess each month as to whether she wants to have coaches/Question of the day, mini-challenges, etc. It is her month, so she can choose to handle it how she wants.

    Heres how the new challenge will work. It is going to be a monthly individual challenge. Each month is a new start. You are competing against yourself to meet your goals for the month. No one will know your actual weight (unless you share it) except the hostess for the month. NO GOAL IS TOO SMALL.

    Let me repeat: NO GOAL IS TOO SMALL. A loss is a loss is a loss. Your color will change based on your % lost toward goal.

    On February 1st you will pm lisah0711 (hostess for February) your starting weight AND your goal for the month. On Friday February 8, February 15, February 22 and Thursday, February 28 you can pm lisah0711 an updated weight. On Monday nights the thread will be updated with percentage toward goal.

    Here is an example of what the stats will look like.


    Updated January 7, 2013
    Minnie Mouse 25.00 %
    Daisy Duck 12.00 %
    Goofy 0.00 %
    Donald Duck 33.33 %
    Mickey Mouse 40.00 %


    Weight Loss Goals:
    10%, orange
    25% bright pink
    50% purple
    75% turquoise
    90% red--ALMOST THERE!
    100%WISH green

    In this case Goofy, put on a few pounds, but that will be reported as 0%. We are not going to call people out, but just report positive moves towards your goal!

    Minnie Mouse had a starting weight of 110 with a goal of 4 pounds. At her weigh in she reported a weight of 109 with a percentage loss of 25%.

    Your color will change based on your % loss. If you gain, your percentage will decrease, and your color will change, but no one will know your weight except the hostess. Only your % loss toward goal will be reported. Negative percentages will not be reported

    Participants (other than the hostess) will not know your pound lost goal or actual weight unless you choose to share it with them.

    Maintainers will set a goal for the month of number of weeks they would like to stay in maintain range (+/- 4 pounds).
    They will weigh in on the first day of the month and then on each of the weekends. Their results will be reported as percentages along with their goal.

    For example:
    Pluto 1/4 25%.

    Pluto has a goal of maintaining all four weeks. He put on 1 pound at the first weigh in, but is in his maintain range.

    Maintainer Goals
    25% bright pink
    50% purple
    75% turquoise
    100%WISH green

    It really is pretty simple. Remember, no one will see your weight or pound loss goal except the hostess unless you choose to share it.

    Percentage loss will be updated once a week. If you miss sending in your weight over the weekend, no big deal, just send an update the following weekend. Please understand that this is a volunteer job and the hostess will only be updating once a week.

    Hopefully I have answered all of your questions.

    Good luck! I look forward to seeing everyone meet their healthy living goals!
     
  4. lisah0711

    lisah0711 <font color=red>♥ <font color=royalblue>her Disney

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    FINAL RESULTS

    Weight Loss Participants:
    3Gsandme 32%
    4HOLIDAYS 58%
    50sjayne 117%
    akhaloha 57%
    amready2go 10%
    araes2102 83%
    BernardandMissBianca 104%
    cclovesdis 44%
    Desiree 104%
    DisFam95 88%
    dismagiclover 80%
    Eliza32 114%
    fitgirl36 38%
    Flossbolna 50%
    goofyfigment 36%
    Greenfield1984 100%
    iheartjuppy 92%
    jillbur 60%
    liesel 0%
    lisah0711 0%
    MaryPoppins 60%
    mikamah 103%
    momofdjc 40%
    NightAngelX 100%
    njcarita 100%
    nocomment711 18%
    penguin1102 30%
    pix13dust 163%
    plutobaby 33%
    quicklabs 113%
    Rose&Mike 50%
    sskem96 43%
    tiki23 55%
    TheMysteryMachine 100%
    tinkerbye 40%

    Maintainer Participants
    myweegirls 4/4
     
  5. lisah0711

    lisah0711 <font color=red>♥ <font color=royalblue>her Disney

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    Welcome! We are still chatting away and finishing strong in the January thread for now. :goodvibes
     
  6. pix13dust

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    I'm in! Thanks so much for hosting this month :)
     
  7. pjlla

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    I'm here to reserve my seat!.........P
     
  8. PlutoBaby

    PlutoBaby Treat stress like a dog;pee on it and walk away.

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    Ooh! Ooh! Me too!!!:hyper: Me too!!:hyper2:
     
  9. Desiree

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    I'm in also! Thank you all SO MUCH for doing these! I love that they are broken down by month!
     
  10. Quicklabs

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    Thanks for hosting.
     
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    lisah0711 <font color=red>♥ <font color=royalblue>her Disney

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    I'm going to have the list of participants and results in Post #3 because I am having a hard time editing that long first post and I'm afraid of getting a visit from the poof fairy! :rotfl:
     
  13. Eliza32

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    I'm in too please. had really good fun with the January thread.
     
  14. mikamah

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    I'm in too!!! Thank you Lisa for hosting the challenge this month!!:flower3:
     
  15. nocomment711

    nocomment711 Ces Soirees-La

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    I'm in too!!!
     
  16. Greenfield1984

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    I'm in for February! Hope to make my goal again and hope to have a little more time to actually partcipate in discussions.
     
  17. tarzansmom

    tarzansmom I would rather be at Walt Disney World!

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    araes2102 Mouseketeer

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    Me too! :banana:
     
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    Im in for feb too
     
  20. Mary•Poppins

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    I am in Lisa! Thank you so much for doing this!:flower3:
     
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    I'm in.
     

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