Welcome to WISH Away the PoundsOutstanding October! Whether you are new to these threads or are a return visitor everyone is welcome! Please read the complete instructions in post 2, and then let me know if you have any questions. The philosophy behind our 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 based on % lost (pounds) towards monthly goal. Thanks to Rose&Mike for creating our new challenge format which has been a great success since January! And thank you to all the previous hosts, coaches and participants who have kept the challenge going since then. Weigh in Days--Weight Loss PM Weight to lisah0711 October 1st (Tues) (date, starting weight AND pounds lost goal for month; for example 10/1/13 165, goal 5 pounds) October 4th(Fri) October 11th (Fri) October 18 (Fri) October 25 (Fri) October 31(Thurs) last chance!! Weight Loss Goals: 10%, orange 25% bright pink 50% purple 75% turquoise 90% red--FINISH STRONG! 100%WISH green We also have a challenge for maintainers. Folks who have made their goal and are facing the struggles and triumphs of maintaining the healthy lifestyle they worked so hard for. Because, of course, we all want to be maintainers some day! Weigh in Days--Maintainers: PM Weight to lisah0711 October 1 (pm starting weight, maintenance range, and goal for the month; i.e. 145, range 141-149, goal 4 weeks) Weigh-in days as above Maintainer Goals 25% bright pink 50% purple 75% turquoise 100%WISH green Please see list of participants and results in post #4 Please see list of coaches for this challenge in post #3.