Harry Potter book weightloss challenge!
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This is such an amazing idea! I love Harry Potter and breaking it down this way gives me nice mini goals to work towards. Coincidentally it's almost the exact amount of weight that I'd like to lose too.
Since I clocked in at my highest weight last month, I'll start from there.
Start Date: 10/04/2017
Start Weight: 198lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. Need to reach 191lbs.
Week 1  10/04/2017  198lbs  0lbs down  7lbs to go
Week 2  17/04/2017  196lbs  2lbs down  5lbs to go
Week 3  24/04/2017  195.8lbs  2.3lbs down  4.8lbs to go
Week 4  01/05/2017  195.3lbs  2.8lbs down  4.3lbs to go
Week 5  08/05/2017  195.1lbs  3lbs down  4lbs to go
Week 6  15/05/2017  192.4lbs  5.6lbs down  1.4lbs to go
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. Need to reach 183lbs.
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Need to reach 172lbs.
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Need to reach 157 lbs.
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. Need to reach 138lbs.
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. Need to reach 125lbs.
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. Need to reach 112lbs.1 
Love this!! I'm starting this week! How do I add gifs??
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. Target: 198lbs
Week 1  15/5/17  205lb (0lbs)  7lbs to go
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. Target: 190lbs
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Target: 179lbs
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Target: 164lbs
This is just past my long term goal if 169lb so will see how it goes! I'm aiming for 1lb a week to begin with.0 
Hi @stephhcharlenee & welcome!!
To add a gif you just click the Picture icon (next to the black sheet of paper) above the comment box  paste the URL of your chosen gif in and MFP will insert it
Think it only works on the desktop version though, I haven't tried it in Mobile!0 
kristikitter wrote: »Hi @stephhcharlenee & welcome!!
To add a gif you just click the Picture icon (next to the black sheet of paper) above the comment box  paste the URL of your chosen gif in and MFP will insert it
Think it only works on the desktop version though, I haven't tried it in Mobile!
Ahh that makes sense, I'm on tablet so I can't add them! Sucks! Oh well, when ever I use desktop I'll be sure to share Thanks!0 
Is it too late to join? If not, this sounds like fun!
SW: 246 lbs
CW: 229 lbs
I wanna do Order of the Phoenix so I would have to get to 210 lbs ⭐️1 
Restarting this Challenge
Start Date: 5/14/17
Start Weight: 303.4
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7 lbs from your start date. Need to reach lbs 296 lbs.
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8 lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. Need to reach 288 lbs.
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11 lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Need to reach 277 lbs.
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15 lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Need to reach 262 lbs.
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19 lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. Need to reach 243 lbs.
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13 lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. Need to reach 230 lbs.
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13 lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. Need to reach 217 lbs
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I suffer as I crave chocolate cake that is in the kitchen; I'm happy as if I resist it's a mini win!
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Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[X ] Lose 7lbs from 29 Dec 2016. (Goal – 265)
• 29 Dec 2016  SW: 272. Goal  265.
• 1 Jan 2017 – 273.8 (Oops. Wrong Direction!)
• 8 Jan 2017 – 268.8 (3.2 lbs. lost)
• 15 Jan 2017 – 269.4 (+.6 Total Lost 2.6)
• 22 Jan 2017 – 267.4 (2 Total Lost 4.6)
• 29 Jan 2017 – 266.6 (.8 Total Lost 5.4)
• 5 Feb 2017 – 266.0 (.6 Total Lost 6)
• 12 Feb 2017 – 264.4 (1.6 Total 7.6)
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[X ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. (Began 12 Feb 2017 – Goal – 256.4)
• 12 Feb 2017 – SW: 264.4. Goal – 256.4
• 19 Feb 2017 – 263.0 (1.4 Total Lost 9)
• 26 Feb 2017 – 260.0 (3 Total Lost 12.)
• 5 Mar 2017 – 258.8 (1.2 Total 13.2)
• 12 Mar 2017 – 256.8(2 Total 15.2)
• 19 Mar 2017 – 256.6 (.2 Total 15.4)
• 26 Mar 2017 – 254.6 (2 Total 17.4)
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (Began 26 Mar 2017 – Goal – 243.6)
• 26 Mar 2017 – SW: 254.6. Goal – 243.6
• 2 Apr 2017 – 252.2 (2.4 Total – 19.8)
• 9 Apr 2017 – 253.8 (+1.6 Total – 18.2)
• 14 Apr 2017 – 255.6 (+1.8 Total 16.4)
• 21 Apr 2017 – 254.6 (1 Total 17.4)
• 28 Apr 2017 – no weigh in
• 5 May 2017 – 255.2 (+.6 Total – 16.8)
• 12 May 2017 – 253.8 (1.4 Total – 18.2)
• 19 May 2017 – 255.8 (+2 Total 16.2)
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I am restarting this challenge
Starting date: 18/05/2017
Starting weight: 152.8lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.(18/05/2017). Need to get to 145.8lbs for goal
Week 1(18/05/2017)152.8lbs(0lbs)(7lbs left to go)
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge.Need to get to 137.2lbs for goal
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Need to get to 126.2lbs for goal
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Need to get to 111.2lbs for goal0 
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. Target: 198lbs
Week 1  15/5/17  205lb (0lbs)  7lbs to go
Week 2  21/5/17  205lb (2lb)  5lb to go
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. Target: 190lbs
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Target: 179lbs
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Target: 164lbs
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Start Date: 10/04/2017
Start Weight: 198lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[x] Lose 7lbs from your start date. Need to reach 191lbs.
Week 1  10/04/2017  198lbs  0lbs down  7lbs to go
Week 2  17/04/2017  196lbs  2lbs down  5lbs to go
Week 3  24/04/2017  195.8lbs  2.3lbs down  4.8lbs to go
Week 4  01/05/2017  195.3lbs  2.8lbs down  4.3lbs to go
Week 5  08/05/2017  195.1lbs  3lbs down  4lbs to go
Week 6  15/05/2017  192.4lbs  5.6lbs down  1.4lbs to go
Week 7  22/05/2017  190lbs  8lbs down  0lbs to go!
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. Need to reach 183lbs.
Week 7  22/05/2017  190lbs  1lbs down  7lbs to go
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Need to reach 172lbs.
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Need to reach 157 lbs.
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. Need to reach 138lbs.
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. Need to reach 125lbs.
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. Need to reach 112lbs.2 
I love this idea! Hope you dont mind me joining in.
I'm currently having a run through of the audio books and prepping for my studio tour so spotting this is perfect timing!
Philosopher's Stone
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.
SW 190lb1 
Start date: 4/16/17  SW: 314.4  CGW: 228
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[X] Lose 7lbs from your start date. GW: 307  Completed 5/14/17 at 303.4 4/23/17  310.6
 4/30/17  308.2
 5/07/17  308.2
 5/14/17  303.4
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. GW: 295.4 5/21/17  297.8
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. GW: 284
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. GW: 269
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. GW: 250
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. GW: 237
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. GW: 2241 
Can I join this challenge? I started on May 2.
Start date: 5/2/17  SW: 256  CGW: 170
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.
* 5/9/17 251.2
* 5/16/17 249.2
* 5/23/17 249.2
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge.
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge.
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge.
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge.
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge.
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge.1 
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. Target: 198lbs
Week 1  15/5/17  205lb (0lbs)  7lbs to go
Week 2  21/5/17  203 (2lb)  5lb to go
Week 2.5  24/5/17  198.8 (4lb)  1lb to go
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. Target: 190lbs
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Target: 179lbs
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Target: 164lbs
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I have to admit I have never read any of the Harry Potter books. However I was meaning to for a long time so maybe this is a good opportunity. I'll go to the library tomorrow and get a copy!
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. 139 lbs ➝ 132 lbs.
⋆ 25/05/17  139 lbs2 
Restarting yet again.
Starting date: 25/05/2017
Starting weight: 155lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.(25/05/2017). Need to get to 148lbs for goal
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge.Need to get to 140lbs for goal
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Need to get to 129lbs for goal
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Need to get to 114lbs for goal1 
Friday weigh in time 
Philosopher's Stone SW: 190lb (23May2017)
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. (target: 183lb)
26May17: 188.2lb (1.8lb lost)
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I am in!
Last weigh in was 180.8 but I am weighing in later today so I'll update this Goal is 127lbs. I've lost about 45.
^ I have always been annoyed by this.
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Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[X ] Lose 7lbs from 29 Dec 2016. (Goal – 265)
• 29 Dec 2016  SW: 272. Goal  265.
• 1 Jan 2017 – 273.8 (Oops. Wrong Direction!)
• 8 Jan 2017 – 268.8 (3.2 lbs. lost)
• 15 Jan 2017 – 269.4 (+.6 Total Lost 2.6)
• 22 Jan 2017 – 267.4 (2 Total Lost 4.6)
• 29 Jan 2017 – 266.6 (.8 Total Lost 5.4)
• 5 Feb 2017 – 266.0 (.6 Total Lost 6)
• 12 Feb 2017 – 264.4 (1.6 Total 7.6)
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[X ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. (Began 12 Feb 2017 – Goal – 256.4)
• 12 Feb 2017 – SW: 264.4. Goal – 256.4
• 19 Feb 2017 – 263.0 (1.4 Total Lost 9)
• 26 Feb 2017 – 260.0 (3 Total Lost 12.)
• 5 Mar 2017 – 258.8 (1.2 Total 13.2)
• 12 Mar 2017 – 256.8(2 Total 15.2)
• 19 Mar 2017 – 256.6 (.2 Total 15.4)
• 26 Mar 2017 – 254.6 (2 Total 17.4)
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (Began 26 Mar 2017 – Goal – 243.6)
• 26 Mar 2017 – SW: 254.6. Goal – 243.6
• 2 Apr 2017 – 252.2 (2.4 Total – 19.8)
• 9 Apr 2017 – 253.8 (+1.6 Total – 18.2)
• 14 Apr 2017 – 255.6 (+1.8 Total 16.4)
• 21 Apr 2017 – 254.6 (1 Total 17.4)
• 28 Apr 2017 – no weigh in
• 5 May 2017 – 255.2 (+.6 Total – 16.8)
• 12 May 2017 – 253.8 (1.4 Total – 18.2)
• 19 May 2017 – 255.8 (+2 Total 16.2)
• 26 May 2017 – 255.0 (.8 Total 17)
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