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Harry Potter book weightloss challenge!
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Heyheather2711 wrote: »I want to join, but I don't exactly understand the rules, could someone explain it to me please? I love Harry Potter, I am currently listening to audiobook of the series, and I amonk six
Basically it's a series of mini targets worked out by adding the total number pages in each book together.3 
Since I am beginning with the first Harry Potter  the US version  has 309 pages. I would assume that is to have a 12 pound loss before moving onto the next book. As the first book, is my favorite  I hope I don't linger long  LOL
Current weight 203.2 January 24, 20173 
Totally need to start this! Though I feel like I should use the US page #'s since I'm in the US. I'm only aiming to lose 35lbs, so I'm adding numbers together till I get to a single digit number. If I didn't I'd never get to the end!
Starting 1/24/17
SW: 210
Sorcerer's Stone has 309 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from your start date. (207lbs)
Chamber of Secrets has 341 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the SS challenge. (199lbs)
Prisoner of Azkaban has 435 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (196lbs)
Goblet of Fire has 743 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 14, added again: 5.
[ ] Lose 5lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. (191lbs)
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. (185lbs)
HalfBlood Prince has 652 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13, added again: 4.
[ ] Lose 4lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. (181lbs)
Deathly Hallows also has 759 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 21, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. (178lbs)
Then I'll only have 3 left! LOVE this idea! Feel free to add me if anyone needs help with motivation (goodness knows I could use some )2 
Starting Philosopher's stone challenge
SW. 252
GW: 2452 
I love this...I'm in...philosophers stone 7 lbs
SW 166.2
GW 159.22 
I'm starting the Philosopher's Stone challenge from today  7lbs loss to go.(22/11/16)
SW: 152.2lbs(22/11/16) PS Challenge goal weight: 145.2lbs
 CS Challenge goal weight: 137.2lbs
 POA Challenge goal weight: 126.2lbs
 GOF Challenge goal weight: 111.2lbs (only because this is the nearest one to my goal weight)
Week 1(24/11/16)152.2lbs(0lbs)(7lbs left to go)
Week 2(01/12/16)150.2lbs(2lbs)(5lbs left to go)
Week 3(08/12/16)151lbs(+0.8lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
Week 4(15/12/16)151lbs(0lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
Week 5(22/12/16)150.6lbs(0.4lbs)(5.4lbs left to go)
Week 6(29/12/16)151lbs(+0.4lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
Week 7(05/01/17)150.8lbs(0.2lbs)(5.6lbs left to go)
Week 8(12/01/17)149.4lbs(1.4lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
Week 9(19/01/17)149.4lbs(0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
Week 10(26/01/17)147.8lbs(1.6lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)2 
Update at the end of the week rather than the beginning because I lost the thread
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[x] 144lbs by Monday 23rd January.
Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[x] 143lbs by Tuesday 31st January.
Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
[x] 142lbs by Saturday 11th February.
Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
[ ] 141lbs by Sunday 26th February.
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] 140lbs by Friday 17th March.
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] 139lbs by Monday 3rd April.
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] 138lbs by Sunday 16th April.
The Tales of Beedle the Bard has 180 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 9.
[ ] 137lbs by Tuesday 25th April.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay has 304 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] 136lbs by Tuesday 2nd May.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has 352 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 10.
[ ] 135lbs by Friday 12th May.0 
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your 29 Dec 2016.
• 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)
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Starting 1/24/17
SW: 210
Sorcerer's Stone has 309 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from your start date. (207lbs)
1/24/17  210
1/31/17  208.2  only 1.2 left to go!
Chamber of Secrets has 341 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the SS challenge. (199lbs)
Prisoner of Azkaban has 435 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (196lbs)
Goblet of Fire has 743 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 14, added again: 5.
[ ] Lose 5lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. (191lbs)
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. (185lbs)
HalfBlood Prince has 652 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13, added again: 4.
[ ] Lose 4lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. (181lbs)
Deathly Hallows also has 759 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 21, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. (178lbs)
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My progress posting marker.
Philosopher's Stone: Need to get to 229 for goal.
12/4: 236.5
blah blah...
1/23: 234.4...5.4 (getting there)!
1/30: 237....oh good grief! Thats it...time for drastic measures! 8 pounds 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 221.
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 210.
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 195.
Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
[ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. Need to get to 176.
HalfBlood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. Need to get to 163.
Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
[ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. Need to get to 150.
The Tales of Beedle the Bard has 180 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 9.
[ ] Get to 141 for goal
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay has 304 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Get to 134 for goal.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has 352 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 10.
[ ] Technically this is 124...too low for me I think...if I make 130 I will be happy
I like the idea of adding other Potter universe books to keep me going to goal! Thanks @tolkienite !
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As it's the first of the month, here's am update based on this morning's weigh in.
Start Date will be 1st Jan 2017
Start Weight: 210lbs
PS: 2107 = 203 Achieved 1/2/17
CoS: 2038 = 195 aiming for 15/3/17
PoA: 19511 = 184
GoF: 18415 = 169
OotP:16919 = 150
HbP: 15013 = 137
DH: 13713 = 1241 
This is amazing. I am sad I am just now finding it!
If I go from 1/1, my starting weight was 201.3. So... with my current weight of 193.6 I have completed the PS challenge! YESS I am rewarding myself by going to Universal this weekend and treating myself to butterbeer, strawberry peanut butter icecream, and all the cornish pasties!
Next goal: CoS goal weight: 186.3
Yay!4 
SW: 216
PS Goal: 209  COMPLETE
CoS Goal: 201  6 more to go
CW: 207
Have a wonderful week everyone!
Truth
(PoA Goal: 190  GoF Goal: 175  OotP Goal: 156  HBP Goal: 143
Reevaluate here as this is close to my goal weight
DH Goal: 130)2 
I'm starting the Philosopher's Stone challenge from today  7lbs loss to go.(22/11/16)
SW: 152.2lbs(22/11/16) PS Challenge goal weight: 145.2lbs
 CS Challenge goal weight: 137.2lbs
 POA Challenge goal weight: 126.2lbs
 GOF Challenge goal weight: 111.2lbs (only because this is the nearest one to my goal weight)
Philosopher's stone challenge
Week 1(24/11/16)152.2lbs(0lbs)(7lbs left to go)
Week 2(01/12/16)150.2lbs(2lbs)(5lbs left to go)
Week 3(08/12/16)151lbs(+0.8lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
Week 4(15/12/16)151lbs(0lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
Week 5(22/12/16)150.6lbs(0.4lbs)(5.4lbs left to go)
Week 6(29/12/16)151lbs(+0.4lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
Week 7(05/01/17)150.8lbs(0.2lbs)(5.6lbs left to go)
Week 8(12/01/17)149.4lbs(1.4lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
Week 9(19/01/17)149.4lbs(0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
Week 10(26/01/17)147.8lbs(1.6lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)
Week 11(02/02/17)147.8lbs(0lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)2 
I think this is the best challenge I've ever seen! LOL I am IN!
PS: 340.2  7= 333.2
CoS: 333.2  8= 325.2
PoA: 325.2  11= 314.2
GoF: 314.2  15= 299.2
OotP: 299.2  19= 280.2
HbP: 280.2  13= 267.2
DH: 267.2  13= 254.2
TBB: 254.2  9= 245.2
FB: 245.2  7= 238.2
HPCC: 238.2  10= 228.2
TOTAL LOSS AT END OF CHALLENGE: 112lbs
Current LOSS: 10.2lbs
Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
Lose 7lbs from your start date.
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.
The Tales of Beedle the Bard has 180 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 9.
[ ] Lose 9lbs from the completion of the DH challenge.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay has 304 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from the completion of the TBB challenge.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has 352 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 10.
[ ] Lose 10lbs from the completion of the FBB challenge.
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Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
[ ] Lose 7lbs from your 29 Dec 2016.
• 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)
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PS: 340.2  7= 333.2
CoS: 333.2  8= 325.2
PoA: 325.2  11= 314.2
GoF: 314.2  15= 299.2
OotP: 299.2  19= 280.2
HbP: 280.2  13= 267.2
DH: 267.2  13= 254.2
TBB: 254.2  9= 245.2
FB: 245.2  7= 238.2
HPCC: 238.2  10= 228.2
TOTAL LOSS AT END OF CHALLENGE: 112lbs
Current LOSS: 12.2lbs1 
tarting 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)
1/24/17  210
1/31/17  208.2  only 1.2 left to go!
2/7/17  205.6  whoop whoop! Extra 1.4 there! Waiting to start CoS until a friend catches up :) will adjust that goal once we start it!
Chamber of Secrets has 341 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
[ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the SS challenge. (199lbs)
Prisoner of Azkaban has 435 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (196lbs)
Goblet of Fire has 743 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 14, added again: 5.
[ ] Lose 5lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. (191lbs)
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. (185lbs)
HalfBlood Prince has 652 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13, added again: 4.
[ ] Lose 4lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. (181lbs)
Deathly Hallows also has 759 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 21, added again: 3.
[ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. (178lbs)0
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