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Mad4Chillas 02-06-2014 08:14 PM

90 Day Weight Loss Challenge!
 

Helpppppp! I am needing accountability BIG time for losing weight. I would :heart:LOVE:heart: to start a 90 day challenge and am asking any of you to join with me!

The challenge would begin on Monday February 10th and go until May 12th.

You can use any weight loss method you like (Atkins, South Beach, Medi, HCG, Etc..), all I ask is that you stay active (active on the boards!) through the challenge to let everyone know how you're doing and weigh in every Monday! Feel free to post daily menus, exercise, tips, advice, jokes, etc---anything to keep all of us motivated and moving forward!!!

Please come JOIN me! I am in need of Low Carb Friends and Accountability. Spring will be here soon and I cannot stand to have another Spring/Summer of wearing too tight and unflattering clothes!

Post a profile first and then I will add you to a list and we will get this party started!!


*My Profile*

Name: Mariah
Age: 25
Height: 5'7
Current Weight: 219lb :sad:
90 Day Goal Weight: 159 (60#)
Ultimate Goal Weight: 125#
Method of Weight Loss: Atkin's Induction & Being More Physically Active
Motivation: Get back into my smaller clothes, feel less self conscious in everyday life, and have a flat tummy!


Please, please, please come on in and join me!!! The more the merrier :D

A'smommy 02-07-2014 10:04 AM

Hi Mariah!! I'm definitely in! I really need accountability too. I do really well for a week or two, sometimes not even that, and then everything goes out the window. I hate eating bad. It depresses me that none of my clothes fit, and I feel tired and cranky when I eat bad stuff!! Plus your right, summer and spring are quickly approaching, and I am supposed to be running my first 5k this summer! Its a "rock and glow" 5k! I think it will be fun but I need to get in shape!! Anyways, thank you for starting this!! I'm excited to get started! We can do this!!

My profile:
Name: Lloren
Age: 22
Height: 5'5
Current Weight: 132.5lb
90 Day Goal Weight: 120#
Ultimate Goal Weight: 115#
Method of Weight Loss: Low(er) carb/ Low cal, and cardio 3-4 days a week!
Motivation: Being able to wear the mass amount of smaller, cute clothes that are just sitting in my closet, having more energy, wearing a cute bathing suit this summer, and getting in shape for my first 5k!

Cajungirl200 02-07-2014 10:57 AM

I'm in too!!! We're going on a big family vacation this summer and I don't want to be worn out and sluggish the whole time. I want to enjoy myself and my family! I started this journey for my daughter, who is 1. I had kids later in life but now I find myself struggling to keep up with her. I don't want to be one of those moms who's too tired and depressed to play with her kid. I refuse to make her suffer for my terrible eating habits, which I also don't want to pass on to her.

*My Profile*

Name: Dana
Age: 38 (39 next month)
Height: 5'6
Current Weight: 225lb
90 Day Goal Weight: 195 (30#)
Ultimate Goal Weight: 160
Method of Weight Loss: Atkin's Induction
Motivation: To have the confidence I used to have. To keep up with my 1 year old. To not be so damn tired all the time!! (Low carb has changed my energy level tremendously!!)

DeeBloom 02-07-2014 11:37 AM

Count me in too please...
Name: Dee
Age: 50
Height: 5'4"
Current Weight 180
90 Day Goal 155 (25#)
Ultimate Goal Weight 135
Method of Weight Loss: Atkins
Motivation - Smaller clothes!

Mad4Chillas 02-07-2014 06:51 PM

Yay! Welcome Ladies!! I am soooo glad I have some friends to join in with me. I really need accountability buddies. Any other takers!?! First official weigh in is on Monday (Ie: official starting weight)!

:weigh:

Mad4Chillas 02-07-2014 06:53 PM

Accountability Buddies for 90 Day Weight Loss Challenge!
  • Mad4Chillas *Mariah*-219
  • A’smommy *Lloren*-132.5
  • Cajungirl200 *Dana*-225
  • DeeBloom *Dee*-180

ladyboss7 02-07-2014 08:10 PM

I'm in, I want to play!!! :clap:

This sounds great and I will definitely join in! I find the more plugged in I am here, the better I do. I have struggled with my weight ever since having kids....my baby is going to be 20 in June!! Time to deal with this once and for all. I've tried and failed a number of times to lose this weight.....I've tried and failed with Low Carb! I believe that THIS time around I've finally found the right combination for me....I've learned that I am insanely sensitive to carbs, so I am focusing on high fat and extremely low carb....and it's working!! Since Jan. 1 I've lost 15 pounds!! I need the next 90 days to really count though, my daughter is getting married April 24 and I really want to lose another 50 pounds or more before then if possible!

*My Profile*

Name: Tammy
Age: 47
Height: 5'3
Current Weight: 222
90 Day Goal Weight: 170 (-50)
Ultimate Goal Weight: 130#
Method of Weight Loss: Nutritional Ketosis (High fat / extreme LC)
Motivation: Look better in my daughters wedding pics

Cajungirl200 02-08-2014 05:03 AM

I'm all for the Monday weigh in!!! I have my nephew's birthday party today so I'll be put to the test--cake, sandwiches, chips and dip. There are some things I can eat like meatballs so I'll just stick with that.
See you all Monday :)

pcorra47 02-08-2014 08:21 AM

Ready for Challenge
 
Hi,

"Mad4Chillas"' thank you for starting this challenge and getting me out of my cyber hole. Long term lurker here who needs some accountability. I am ready for the challenge. "ladyboss7" my baby weight from my 26 and 27 year olds needs to come off as well. :)

I have been low carbing on and off for several years. No more "off". I have finally accepted that this WOE makes me feel better and is a lifestyle not a diet. I am a slow loser.

I have been strict since 1/4/14 and have only lost 6 lbs. I am focusing on feeling better and not on the number of #'s lost or the number on the scale as that would probably set me up for failure. Hopefully this mindset will follow me through. Good luck to all .

*My Profile*

Name: Pamela
Age: 56
Height: 5'0
Current Weight: 162lb
90 Day Goal Weight: 150 (12#)
Ultimate Goal Weight: 130#
Method of Weight Loss: Atkin's Induction & Being More Physically Active
Motivation: This is a lifestyle change and not a diet. I want to feel good, feel sexy, feel successful and in control

icaniwill1 02-08-2014 10:27 AM

Please count me in too.
I desperately need to be accountable.
I started on the 1st of July, 2013, @ 227.4lbs. By 1st December I was 160lbs. Only problem is, I have allowed the success I've had thus far, to make me over confident. Xmas did not help it was like a chocolate and cookies Olympics at the office. I have carried the age old bad habit into the new year, I eat cookies, and other things that don't help at all, whenever I feel like and its stopping me from moving forward with the weight loss...I've gained and lost the same 10lbs so many times since December.
I want to get to 125lbs.

Profile

Name- Icaniwill1
Age- 52
Current weight- 155.8lbs
Height- 5ft 1.5ins (bummed I have shrunk from my all time height of 5ft 2ins)
90 day goal- 125lbs
Method - Own plan-- Lowish carb from mostly leafy greens-
moderate fat mostly - (mufa-olive oil and such) lean protein from mostly seafood
and poultry.
Walk at least 4.5miles daily (I love walking) most days I do
twice that.
Motivation - I have found low-ish carb easy and quite sustainable and
would love to sustain the success I've achieved.

jeaniem 02-08-2014 10:30 AM

:hiya: I'd like to join.

*My Profile*

Name: Jeanie
Age: 52
Height: 5'1-ish
Current Weight: 146lb
90 Day Goal Weight: 135
Ultimate Goal Weight: 120-130??
Method of Weight Loss: Protein Power 30 carbs a day, 75-100 grams protein,
Motivation: For starters to not have my belly in the way when tie my shoes:o

mcchimento 02-08-2014 11:13 AM

I want in!!!

I started on 1/12/2104 and am down 16 lbs today. I really need to lose the weight to take the pressure off of a hernia that I got last year from being too fat and my back being too weak from all this excess weight.

*My Profile*

Name: Cathy
Age: 51 - soon to be 52 on 2/14/2014
Height: 5'6"
Current Weight: 245.8 lbs.
90 Day Goal Weight: 220.0 lbs (25 lbs.)
Ultimate Goal Weight: 140 lbs.
Method of Weight Loss: Combination low carb - count total carbs, stay under 20g a day, higher fat (use olive oil first, coconut oil then butter) protein from leaner cuts of meat, seafood and poultry, lots of salad
Motivation: To be stronger and healthier. To see my grand daughter grow up!!

Mad4Chillas 02-08-2014 05:11 PM

Welcome everyone!!! :welcome: I'm glad our challenge has grown! I was so afraid Id be alone and I am for sure needing support! I know we are all going to be looking fabulous come the end of this challenge!! I'm officially starting tomorrow (back on plan 100%) because this weekend has already been no good, but after that I am on and ready to commit! :friends:

People so far (In alphabetical order :))

  • A’smommy *Lloren*-132.5
  • Cajungirl200 *Dana*-225
  • DeeBloom *Dee*-180
  • IcanIwill1-155.8
  • Jeaniem *Jeanie*-146
  • Ladyboss7 *Tammy*-222
  • Mad4Chillas *Mariah* -219
  • Mcchimento *Cathy*-245.8
  • Pcorra47 *Pamela*-162



AmyP 02-09-2014 07:05 AM

I'd like to join in also!! I have been on and off low carb/paleo eating for years..now I am working on making this my lifestyle. I lose weight so slow, it is very frustrating. Hoping some support will keep me on the straight and narrow!

Name: Amy
Age: 39
Height: 5'10
Current Weight: 255 (I think...I will get a true starting weight tomorrow..)
90 Day Goal Weight: 235 (20# off)
Ultimate Goal Weight: Below 200 and go from there
Method of Weight Loss: General low carb/ketogenic
Motivation: To not be so dang fat :)

A'smommy 02-09-2014 11:11 AM

I am so excited! I am officially starting 100% tomorrow also! I'm right there with you Mariah! This weekend hasn't gone so good food-wise, but I'm excited to have accountability buddies with this challenge! I will be sure to post my Monday morning weigh in numbers tomorrow! :)

icaniwill1 02-09-2014 02:12 PM

Its already having an effect on me.
I wanted to eat 'off-piste' today and thought about weigh in tomorrow and demurred.
I am so looking forward to tomorrow's official starting whistle, we will have so much fun doing this guys.

My name is Rob.
short for Robertta.

ladyboss7 02-09-2014 03:33 PM

I am looking forward to this!! I've been on track and on plan since 1/1/14....I just find that I do so much better and stay focused when I'm more involved and connected here.....we're going to have an AWESOME time together and meet some amazing goals! :kicking:

Sammi 02-09-2014 03:53 PM

I would love to join too! I have been on Atkins Induction since July and so far am down 40 pounds. I still have quite a bit more to go and posting my weight every Monday will make me accountable. Since the holidays it has been so hard to stay focused. I need to get my mojo back.

Profile

Name- Sammi
Age- 59
Current weight- 220.8
Height- 5'3"
90 day goal- 190
Ultimate Goal Weight- 140
Method - Atkins Induction, also walking two miles a day
Motivation - To be healthy and fully enjoy life. I would love to walk into a store and have the clothes fit.

vella_marie 02-09-2014 05:54 PM

Hey everyone. I am already in a couple other challenges, but I think the more the better. Keeps me accountable.

*My Profile*

Name: LaVella
Age: 26
Height: 5'4
Current Weight: 313.2 lbs
90 Day Goal Weight: hmmmm well I am not really basing on weight but I would say maybe 260-270.
Ultimate Goal Weight: 130-150ish
Method of Weight Loss: High fat/ low carb
Motivation: I want my life back. I don't want to be held back.

Mad4Chillas 02-09-2014 06:27 PM

Welcome AmyP, Sammi and Vella Marie!! Glad to have you!!! I shall add you to our buddy list :D

Team Roster:

• A’smommy *Lloren*-132.5
• AmyP *Amy*-255
• Cajungirl200 *Dana*-225
• DeeBloom *Dee*-180
• IcanIwill1*Rob*-155.8
• Jeaniem *Jeanie*-146
• Ladyboss7 *Tammy*-222
• Mad4Chillas *Mariah* -219
• Mcchimento *Cathy*-245.8
• Pcorra47 *Pamela*-162
• Sammi *Sammi*-220.8
• Vella Marie *Lavella*-313.2

Mad4Chillas 02-09-2014 06:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by A'smommy (Post 16793375)
I am so excited! I am officially starting 100% tomorrow also! I'm right there with you Mariah! This weekend hasn't gone so good food-wise, but I'm excited to have accountability buddies with this challenge! I will be sure to post my Monday morning weigh in numbers tomorrow! :)

I need to start full force tomorrow! I went out to Brunch with my best girl friends and the caramel roll got hold of me :o

Quote:

Originally Posted by icaniwill1 (Post 16793609)
Its already having an effect on me.
I wanted to eat 'off-piste' today and thought about weigh in tomorrow and demurred.
I am so looking forward to tomorrow's official starting whistle, we will have so much fun doing this guys.

My name is Rob.
short for Robertta.

Thats awesome Rob! Good for you! For once I am looking forward to the weigh-in as Im hoping it will be the last time I see the scale as high as it is right now!

Quote:

Originally Posted by ladyboss7 (Post 16793706)
I am looking forward to this!! I've been on track and on plan since 1/1/14....I just find that I do so much better and stay focused when I'm more involved and connected here.....we're going to have an AWESOME time together and meet some amazing goals! :kicking:

I am the same way! The more active on the boards here, the more I am accountable and then I tend to stay on plan more and lose better :)

ladyboss7 02-09-2014 06:30 PM

LaVella, hey sweetie, good to see you here......we're going to rock this 90 day challenge!!!:high5:

Mad4Chillas 02-09-2014 06:41 PM

Hmm tried to post a picture but didnt work...

Cajungirl200 02-09-2014 07:33 PM

Oh my goodness ladies! This challenge has come not a minute too soon. Had my nephew's birthday party this weekend. I actually thought i did pretty good. Stuck with meatballs even though they were in bbq sauce. I chose the ones not drenched in it. No cake, no cookies, no sandwiches, just meatballs!! Got home today and Bam!! Out of ketosis!
Oh well, tomorrow is a new day and fresh start. Here's to a successful 90 days for us all!!

icaniwill1 02-10-2014 12:51 AM

Hi guys.
Its here.....drum roll please.
Our epoch adventure has begun.
Our fun filled, joy fuelled, exciting D-day is finally here.
I am ready...all weekend I was like a Kid with a few days to go before a disney trip.
I wanted to inhale some cheese and crackers (and I don't do few of those, I inhale the whole 8oz pack, with at least 3ozs of cheese, plus sugar laden chutney, for starters (....I know you guys get the picture)

Thanks to our challenge, I instead had a delicious, seafood medley with Kale, my dessert was coffee and cream to which I added a lil' vanilla bean paste...divine.

This morning my weight is - 154lbs

I wish us all the best.

Rob

A'smommy 02-10-2014 05:36 AM

Good morning everyone!!
My weight jumped back up due to bad eating over the weekend but that's only going to motivate me more for this challenge!

My official starting weight is: 134.5 lbs!

Good luck to everyone! :) Lets do this!

AmyP 02-10-2014 07:41 AM

Good morning everyone! Starting weight for me is 257..gross!!! That is higher than it has been lately, I am very bloated. :( On Friday I had ended a 21 day "eat on plan" plan..ended it with a visit to the chinese buffet. Fool. Anyhoo...bad decision!! Needless to say, this challenge has had good timing for me!

Do any of you calorie or carb track? I did for a while, but have not lately..just keeping carbs really low. I may need to track..I don't wanna.

Cajungirl200 02-10-2014 07:48 AM

And we're off and running!!! Are we ready guys??!! Lol! So I gained 1/2 pound over the weekend so my starting weight is 226.2.
I'm so ready for this challenge!! Looking forward to the next 3 months. Yay!!

icaniwill1 02-10-2014 08:27 AM

Welcome everybody....I hope your day is going great.
My late lunch is a very satisfying Chicken broth with a handful of diced up chicken breast and a cup of crunchy steamed broccoli. It hit the spot. very satisfying.

AmyP, I make sure I know what the calorie and carb value in my meals/snacks are.
I cook from scratch, and the USDA site Foods List,has been very helpful.
Also because I mostly eat lean protein, and leafy green veg, there isn't much latitude to go astray on those. So on a meal by meal basis, I don't count but I have a fairly good idea due to the type of stuff I tend to cook anyway.

Mad4Chillas 02-10-2014 09:42 AM

Good Morning everyone and happy first day of our 90 day challenge! I was naughty this weekend and was up 1# from my starting but thats alright. Down from here!!!

Weigh in so far:
  • A’sMommy….134.5#
  • Amyp….257#
  • CajunGirl200….226.2#
  • Icaniwill1….154#
  • Mad4chillas….220#


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