Harry Potter book weightloss challenge!
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Saving this challenge, I asked for the first one or two books for my birthday since I haven't read them since I was a kid and this seems pretty interesting1

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
 5/28/17  296.8
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 
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 lbs
⋆ 29/05/17  138 lbs1 
Oh, oh, oh! I wanna join in!
SW 05/29  294 lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.
7 lbs to go
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.
Well, then...
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Start date: 5/2/17  SW: 256  CGW: 170
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[x] Lose 7lbs from your start date. GW: 249
* 5/9/17  251.2
* 5/16/17  249.2
* 5/23/17  249.2
* 5/30/17  246.6
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. GW: 241
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. GW: 230
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. GW: 215
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. GW: 196
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. GW: 183
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. GW: 1701 
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  203lb (2lb)  5lb to go
Week 2.5  24/5/17  198.8lb (4lb)  1lb to go
Week 3  30/5/17  199lb (+0.2lb)  1lb to go *had weekend off at festival eating everything and drinking alcohol*
Me this weekend although I'm pleased that I pretty much still maintained!
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 am in. Good idea!
PS challenge starts today!
Edited to add: going to start reading the books  both my kids love them.2 
This sounds like fun... I don't have that much weight to lose though. Maybe I can figure out an alternative lifting challenge along this theme... like adding that much weight to my squat or something.2

SW 294 lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.
06/01  292 lbs
5 lbs to go
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.
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Philosopher's Stone SW: 190lb (23May2017)
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. (target: 183lb)
26May17: 188.2lb (1.8lb lost)
02Jun17: 188.2lb (1.8lb lost)
Not a successful week, although I did a mountain climb last weekend so had lots of gain after  inflammation, water retention, eating lots of jelly babies and many celebratory ciders! I've also missed both rugby training sessions seeing as I couldn't walk1 
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)
• 2 Jun 2017 – 255.8 (+.8 Total – 16.2)
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Restarting yet again why does my body do this.
Starting date: 01/06/2017
Starting weight: 155.8lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.(01/06/2017). Need to get to 148.8lbs 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 140.8lbs 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 129.8lbs 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 114.8lbs for goal0 
SW: 319.6 GW: 145
(PS Goal  312.6)
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.
• June 3  319.60 
Start date: 5/2/17  SW: 256  CGW: 170
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[x] Lose 7lbs from your start date. GW: 249
* 5/9/17  251.2
* 5/16/17  249.2
* 5/23/17  249.2
* 5/30/17  246.6
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. GW: 241
* 6/6/17  244.2
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. GW: 230
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. GW: 215
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. GW: 196
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. GW: 183
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. GW: 1700 
SW 294 lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.
06/01  292 lbs
06/06  290 lbs
3 lbs to go
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.0 
Starting 1/24/17
SW: 210
Sorcerer's Stone has 309 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
[X] Lose 3lbs from your start date. (207lbs) Completed 2/7/17 (205.6)
Chamber of Secrets has 341 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[X] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the SS challenge. (197.6lbs) Completed 4/26/17
Prisoner of Azkaban has 435 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (194.4lbs)
6/7/17  202.2 (+4.8) 7.8 left to go...
Goblet of Fire has 743 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 14, added again: 5.
[ ] Lose 5lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. (189.6lbs)
Order of the Phoenix has 870 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15, added again: 6.
[ ] Lose 6lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. (183.6lbs)
HalfBlood Prince has 652 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13, added again: 4.
[ ] Lose 4lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. (179.6lbs)
Deathly Hallows also has 759 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 21, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. (176.6lbs)0 
Starting 6/5/17
SW : 286
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. (279)
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. (272)
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (260)
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. (245)
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. (226)
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. (213)
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. (200)
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PHILOSOPHER'S STONE CHALLENGE
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.
Starting weight: 162 lbs.
Target: 155 lbs.
7 lbs to go!
P.s.: Lucius Malfoy is all I need in life.1 
Philosopher's Stone SW: 190lb (23May2017)
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. (target: 183lb)
26May17: 188.2lb (1.8lb lost)
02Jun17: 188.2lb (1.8lb lost)
09Jun17 187.0lb (3lb lost)0 
I'd love to join from today, 09/06/17
Currently 233lb, I have already lost 11lb. I have 93lb to lose so almost spot on if I complete all 7 challenges!
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. Goal 226lb.
11/06/17: ?
18/06/17: ?
25/06/17: ?
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. Goal 218lb.
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Goal 207lb.
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Goal 192lb.
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. Goal 173lb.
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. Goal 160lb.
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. Goal 147lb. Leaving me with 7lb to lose to target!
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