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Mini Challenge: 10lbs down by Valentines Day? <3

PigHerderPigHerder Posts: 91Member Member Posts: 91Member Member
Inspired by @HaleCry and her lovely 10lb-by-New-Year thread, here's a new challenge: Lose 10lbs by 14th February.

Who want's in? Check in with your progress whenever you like. :)

I'll start: I'm 170.5 today. So aiming for 160.5 in roughly 8 weeks. That seems doable for me given I still have 43lbs to lose!
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  • BMcC9BMcC9 Posts: 2,059Member Member Posts: 2,059Member Member
    PigHerder wrote: »
    Love the sensible people on this post. <3

    So here's a disclaimer: If 10lbs in 8.5 weeks (c.1.2lbs a week) seems unrealistic for you based on your current weight (i.e. you don't have much to lose) or your preferred rate of loss, then don't feel you can't join in. Just pick a target that makes sense for your situation! :smile:

    I want to be fine-tuning a maintenance zone by Valentines Day. For me, that would a 4 lb range with a maximum top edge of 139. Once I am there, I may decide to make 135 the MIDDLE instead of the bottom .... or even the top edge. At 60 yrs old, shooting for the dead-centre (despite an average bone frame - neither robust nor fine-boned) of the BMI range for my height - 124.4 - is just not realistic any more.

    As of today - 144.6

    If anyone would like to also check in more frequently on a complimentary "Just Keep Moving" Exercise short-term challenge thread between now and New Years Eve, come on over and see me at https://community.myfitnesspal.com/en/discussion/10707982/holiday-motivation-pump-it-up#latest

    Any suggestions on how to title a complimentary mini-challenge that would run parallel to yours all the way through Valentines Day?
  • Running2FitRunning2Fit Posts: 710Member Member Posts: 710Member Member
    I’ll join!

    Highest Weight: 190
    Current Weight: 149.4
    Challenge Goal: 139.4
    Ultimate Goal: 120
  • jo_nzjo_nz Posts: 246Member Member Posts: 246Member Member
    Well, my 10lb in 10 weeks for new year seems to be falling short, so I am keen to join here and keep going.

    Current weight 146
    Goal weight 140
    Ultimate goal 120
  • Shannongr29Shannongr29 Posts: 1,796Member, Premium Member Posts: 1,796Member, Premium Member
    Ill join but 6-8 is a healthier and more obtainable goal for me.
  • Catina81Catina81 Posts: 1Member, Premium Member Posts: 1Member, Premium Member
    I will join as well! I need a little extra motivation
  • hclay25hclay25 Posts: 32Member Member Posts: 32Member Member
    I’m interested!
  • takemetosingapore2019takemetosingapore2019 Posts: 40Member Member Posts: 40Member Member
    I’m in 😄
  • dani741dani741 Posts: 12Member, Premium Member Posts: 12Member, Premium Member
    I would like to try this, to have a Goal. I’ve not been successful @ weight loss.. I’ll
    Give this a try. Starting Wt. 174 ...
  • LeslieMedicLeslieMedic Posts: 2Member Member Posts: 2Member Member
    Ok. I’m in. Highest weight was 155 when I restarted this app this year. I’m down 3.5 with some overhaul of my activity and some changes in my diet including daily logs where I try to be super honest because I learn where my issues lie (beer, snacks, and coffee treats.). I’ll weigh in tomorrow, guessing I’m still in the lower 150’s so I’d be thrilled with 140 but I’ll be specific to 10 lbs when I weigh in. Thanks for being “in the same boat” because this struggle is real!!!
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