Yes Please INTRODUCE YOURSELF Here! Let's Get to Know You!

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  • azhkrgrl
    azhkrgrl Posts: 507 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? My 4th I think.


    What do you like to do for fun? Hike, travel, read, listen to podcast, garden

    What major city do you live in or near? State? Madison, WI

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? Lose body fat & weight, strength train & improve my flexibility.

    How would your pet or friend describe you? Regimented but fun

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. Fall Challenge

    What is your favorite TV show? I do not watch much TV but enjoyed Jack Ryan

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Clean house

    What always cheers you up? My husband, my dog, a good chat with a loved one.

    2 fun things about you?My family is a mini UN & English is not my first languag

    Anything else you would like to share? No
  • Kurtize
    Kurtize Posts: 6,037 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? Too many to count

    What do you like to do for fun? Play computer games, regular games, go out with friends

    What major city do you live in or near? State? Right now Lindale TX, after DEC 22, Amarillo TX

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? Keep eating healthy, exercise regularly and enjoy life

    How would your pet or friend describe you? Loyal, honest and trustworthy and funny

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. Packing part of the bedroom

    What is your favorite TV show? I have a number, mostly old ones

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Exercise

    What always cheers you up? Music

    2 fun things about you? I can be funny, enjoying being around people and making them feel good

    Anything else you would like to share?
  • Evamutt
    Evamutt Posts: 2,431 Member
    edited December 2023
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? 2 plus the in between one

    What do you like to do for fun? take my dogs out, read, cook, volunteer at a no kill animal shelter

    What major city do you live in or near? State? central California so Pacific time zone

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? I'm in maintenance so I would like to get to the lower end & lose 5-6 more lbs also get more cardio in(I already walk a lot) & up my strength training

    How would your pet or friend describe you? I'm calm & quiet & like to keep busy, keep moving

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. finished cleaning the car, finished reading a book

    What is your favorite TV show? Call the Midwife, Endeavor & more. I love British TV

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? be outside walking, hiking, swimming

  • bookieNJ
    bookieNJ Posts: 3,932 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? a bunch-i honestly don't know. did a couple years of them on spark people.

    What do you like to do for fun? read, walk, exercise, do book challenges.

    What major city do you live in or near? State? 45 west of NYC

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? get my weight under control, get my snacking under control

    How would your pet or friend describe you? loyal, chatty, attentive

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. the dishes? from lunch

    What is your favorite TV show? Amazing Race, the Today show?

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? exercise!

    What always cheers you up? talking to friends

    2 fun things about you? I like to plan and do book challenges! I like to suggest books to friends that I know who are big readers

    Anything else you would like to share?
  • Lopeyp
    Lopeyp Posts: 1,357 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? Lots :)

    What do you like to do for fun? I love working on my family ancestry, gardening, reading

    What major city do you live in or near? State? Boston

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? I want to lose weight

    How would your pet or friend describe you? Very loyal and not a quitter

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. A puzzle.

    What is your favorite TV show? Too many to name but love Ghosts, Will Trent, and Vera

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Exercise!

    What always cheers you up? Playing with my cats

    2 fun things about you? I live on the same street that I grew up on and I once joined a Guinness World Book of Records challenge for the most people dressed as Lucy Ricardo (I Love Lucy)

    Anything else you would like to share? I have been struggling to remain consistent in many things. I am grateful for these challenges to keep me engaged.
  • roxyxana
    roxyxana Posts: 200 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? 2

    What do you like to do for fun? Read, listen to podcasts, dance, spend time with family and friends.

    What major city do you live in or near? State? Toronto, ON Canada

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? Exercise more and cut down on sugar

    How would your pet or friend describe you? Outgoing, funny, loud.

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. 1st semester of school

    What is your favorite TV show? Right now it is “The Godfather of Harlem”

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Exercise

    What always cheers you up? Spending time with my husband and kids

    2 fun things about you? Good sense of humor and love to make people enjoy themselves

    Anything else you would like to share? I just learned that even though life is always busy, it is very important to make time for your health. I love that this group provides this opportunity and it helps with keeping us accountable.
  • Dpecora653
    Dpecora653 Posts: 4,096 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done?
    Lots, started them on Spark and continued here when Spark shut down.

    What do you like to do for fun?
    Try new recipes, Read, Exercise, listen to podcasts, dance, spend time with my husband and family, Learn new things.

    What major city do you live in or near? State?
    Just outside of Charlotte, NC in Tega Cay, SC

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season?
    Adjust and find healthy changes to my eating and exercising that helps with my hypothyroidism and blood pressure.

    How would your pet or friend describe you?
    Quiet, passionate, loving

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can.
    Reading Fallen by Karin Slaughter ( great read!)

    What is your favorite TV show?
    I don't have one. I rarely watch TV and when I do it is usually to have the news on.

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house?
    Exercise

    What always cheers you up?
    Thinking about my family and friends and revisiting special moments

    2 fun things about you?
    I can be very silly- especially with my grandkids, and I am a diehard romantic

    Anything else you would like to share?
    I love helping people-especially those who have no support systems. Making people feel cared for is so important.
  • christyc1256
    christyc1256 Posts: 5,276 Member
    edited December 2023
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done?
    This will be my first

    What do you like to do for fun?
    I read a lot, I am doing my first book challenge this year. Otherwise still trying to find what I like to do :smile:

    What major city do you live in or near? State?
    Alberta - Canada

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season?
    I have been in maintenance for a while but a couple pounds have sneaked back on - I would like to lose those

    How would your pet or friend describe you?
    I never know the answer to this - loyal, mama bear-ish I guess

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can.
    I just finished the book 'Magpie Murders' tonight

    What is your favorite TV show?
    Anything with David Tennant

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house?
    Clean house

    What always cheers you up?
    My kiddo and my dogs

    Anything else you would like to share?
    Looking forward to this challenge!
  • itladyee
    itladyee Posts: 4,359 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done?

    I think this is my 7th challenge


    What do you like to do for fun?

    Play games, watch movies


    What major city do you live in or near? State?

    near Chicago


    What are you health/fitness goals for this season?

    Establish a consistent schedule/plan. Not focusing on the numbers but on the actions.


    How would your pet or friend describe you?

    Right now... a little crazy! (overwhelmed)


    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can.

    Moving!!


    What is your favorite TV show?

    Jeopardy, Press Your Luck


    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house?

    Exercise


    What always cheers you up?

    Puppies


    2 fun things about you?

    I love to travel
    I love technology


    Anything else you would like to share?
    Just finished a rough few months.
    Lost my dog (14 yr) in July.
    Lost my sister (75 yr) in September
    Sold my house 3700 sq ft (10 yr) in September
    Moved in November into a 2 bed apartment

  • Grannysue91
    Grannysue91 Posts: 4,921 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? I started in 2010 with the challenges, but I'm not sure about how many. Maybe around 52

    What do you like to do for fun? I like to go to see movies, read books, and play games on the computer.

    What major city do you live in or near? State? I live North of Memphis. About 40 miles I live in Tennessee.

    What are your health/fitness goals for this season? I need to lose between 30 and 35 pounds so I am working on getting my weight loss going again. I need to do strength training and work on getting more inches of also.

    How would your pet or friend describe you? My pets know how much I love them. My friends know that I am crazy and that I love to do fun things. I'm laid back and easy going.

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. Cleaning my living room and putting up the Christmas decorations.

    What is your favorite TV show? Yellowstone

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Clean house

    What always cheers you up? Chocolate



    2 fun things about you? I have 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. I love being a mama to my two fur babies.



    Anything else you would like to share? I have been in remission for 8 1/2 years. I had breast cancer. May 29th is my alive day.
  • Ceilie1
    Ceilie1 Posts: 1,656 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done?
    Not sure how many. I started challenges when S P shut their doors to some of us and I came here.

    What do you like to do for fun?
    Enjoy visiting with Family and Friends.

    What major city do you live in or near? State?
    Live near Kingston, Ontario,Canada

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season?
    Staying active outside,walking or snow shoeing if the snow stays.Bad weather walk inside on the treadmill,use the elliptical.And DO MY Weights ( trend to neglect that work out!)

    How would your pet or friend describe you?
    Fun,loyal, dependable.non judgemental.

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can.
    Getting the house ready for Christmas and my husband's 80th birthday this week end.

    What is your favorite TV show?
    Love the NCIS shows and Blue bloods.Holiday movies.

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house?
    Exercise.

    What always cheers you up?
    Music,and family

    2 fun things about you?
    Enjoy playing with my grand daughter.

    Anything else interesting you would like to share. A cancer survivor for 29 years this Jan.
    Anything else you would like to share?
  • jadepearl
    jadepearl Posts: 3,113 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? My 1st was the 2021 Fall 5% Challenge Community

    What do you like to do for fun? Reading and spending time with my family.

    What major city do you live in or near? State? Adelaide, South Australia, AUSTRALIA

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? To lose weight and get down to my GW.

    How would your pet or friend describe you? To strict on myself but loyal to friends and family.

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. Finished reading my latest novel.

    What is your favorite TV show? Anything to do with forensic

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Kill 2 birds with 1 stone - exercising while cleaning house.

    What always cheers you up? My 2 kids.

    2 fun things about you? Anything to do with nature, I am in.

    Anything else you would like to share? I am a mother of 2 teenagers and hubby & I have been running our own cafe for more than 10 years.
  • Golfma4
    Golfma4 Posts: 959 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? Several since 2011

    What do you like to do for fun? Reading, computer games and spending time with family.

    What major city do you live in or near? State? Winston Salem, NC

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? Would love to lose the 5%

    How would your pet or friend describe you? Loyal

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. Finished Christmas decorating.

    What is your favorite TV show? The Voice

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Exercise

    What always cheers you up? My daughter and 2 yr old grandson

    2 fun things about you? I love being outdoors, love meeting new people!

    Anything else you would like to share? I am married and we have a son and daughter who are married and 3 grandson. We just found out on Thanksgiving that one grandson became engaged and we know and love his fiance.
  • HeevenleeRose
    HeevenleeRose Posts: 66 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? not sure I was on here a long time ago and had to step away due to being very sick

    What do you like to do for fun? gamming,

    What major city do you live in or near? State? Lake Charles Louisiana

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? Start losing and feeling better

    How would your pet or friend describe you? Loving

    What is the last thing you finished? getting me back starting again

    What is your favorite TV show? It changes depending on my mood lol

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? exercise

    What always cheers you up? my babies my dogs

    2 fun things about you? doxie mom, and I volunteer, known as the t shirt lady

    Anything else you would like to share? No
  • francescopelandlucas
    francescopelandlucas Posts: 1,026 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? Too many to remember

    What do you like to do for fun? line dancing

    What major city do you live in or near? State? Birmingham, AL

    What are your health/fitness goals for this season? More energy, lost 10 pounds

    How would your pet or friend describe you? Kind

    What is the last thing you finished? 5 day fast for inflammation (just finished yesterday and lost 6 lbs!)

    What is your favorite TV show? Right now, reruns of Frasier

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Exercise

    What always cheers you up? grandchildren

    2 fun things about you? Grands call me Sugar Pie, I was born in Bermuda

    Anything else you would like to share? No
  • deniners2
    deniners2 Posts: 875 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done?
    4-5

    What do you like to do for fun?
    Eat 🙄😂. Okay, listen to the Bible, walk, run, watch movies & shows.

    What major city do you live in or near? State?
    NM

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season?
    Get back to regular workouts & discipline.

    How would your pet or friend describe you?
    Big & scary.

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can.
    It wasn’t the last thing, but I’m really proud of a huge project I did at work.

    What is your favorite TV show?
    So hard…Downton Abbey, Wooster & Jeeves, The Chosen, Little House on the Prairie. Many UK police procedurals.

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house?
    Depends on the day.

    What always cheers you up?
    The children God lent us.

    2 fun things about you?
    My social insecurity makes me say goofy stuff. I like to play music loudly.

    Anything else you would like to share?
  • garnesl17
    garnesl17 Posts: 92 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? - This will be my first

    What do you like to do for fun? - I love to hike.

    What major city do you live in or near? State? I live in Arizona - equal distance between Phoenix and Flagstaff.

    What are your health/fitness goals for this season? I would love to get to my goal weight and build strength.

    How would your pet or friend describe you? That is a hard one!

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. I finished a book - pretty quickly too.

    What is your favorite TV show? - No particular one - I watch a lot of British detective shows.

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? Exercise if it is outside. Otherwise I might as well clean the house.

    What always cheers you up? My husband.

    2 fun things about you? I love to play any kind of card game and I enjoy birdwatching.

    Anything else you would like to share? I am excited for this upcoming challenge!
  • Patti241
    Patti241 Posts: 4,317 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? This is about my 8th challenge

    What do you like to do for fun? read, crochet
    What major city do you live in or near? State? Fredericksburg, VA
    What are you health/fitness goals for this season? My fitness goals are to get a lot exercise in at the gym.

    How would your pet or friend describe you? Big hearted and kind

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can. reading a book

    What is your favorite TV show? I like judge judy

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house? clean house and exercise

    What always cheers you up? a good joke

    2 fun things about you? I like to shop and play games on computer

    Anything else you would like to share?
  • 2122DJC
    2122DJC Posts: 97 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done?
    Several with Sparkpeople, but just one so far with MFP.

    What do you like to do for fun?
    I love genealogy, so anything to do with that. I just recently signed up to be a volunteer librarian at our local society.

    What major city do you live in or near? State?
    Calgary, Alberta

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season?
    To continue losing weight

    How would your pet or friend describe you?
    Crazy, I talk and bark with my dogs
    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can.

    What is your favorite TV show?
    Right now Ally McBeal, I'm binge watching.

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house?
    Exercise

    What always cheers you up?
    Making new friends

    2 fun things about you?
    I'm retired so now I can do anything I want, when I want.

    Anything else you would like to share?
    Recently widowed and sometimes it's hard to let go.
  • walkintofit
    walkintofit Posts: 3,752 Member
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    How many 5% Challenges have you done? I think around 54, started at Sparkpeople 2010-2011

    What do you like to do for fun? walk, hike, kayaking, reading

    What major city do you live in or near? State?Twin Falls Idaho

    What are you health/fitness goals for this season?keep on moving

    How would your pet or friend describe you?loyal, considerate

    What is the last thing you finished? Give it a name if you can.dinner, lol

    What is your favorite TV show?Yellowstone, Survivor

    Would you rather exercise, wash a car or clean house?exercise

    What always cheers you up?chocolate, baby animals

    2 fun things about you?likes jokes, fishing

    Anything else you would like to share? Learning the new normal of life