This Challenge ended a year ago

About this Challenge:

Here's a short challenge to eat healthy, satisfying salads for dinner for 3 nights starting after Mother's Day celebrations.

Final Challenge Progress Results

debrashear Total Progress: 2.50 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
AllieLittles Total Progress: 2.21 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
bkels Total Progress: 1.93 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
pete m Total Progress: 1.77 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
mcims Total Progress: 1.76 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Wendsong Total Progress: 1.58 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
joogie Total Progress: 1.45 %  (Down 2.7 lb)
Laura268 Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
MsKitten Total Progress: 0.91 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Tamaralynn0480 Total Progress: 0.84 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
tuppence64 Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
pemberly england Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Lizzygracemusic Total Progress: 0.67 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
marilou0511 Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
SELouisiana Total Progress: 0.51 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
jlwalton Total Progress: 0.49 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
bwlgirl Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
slimeminem Total Progress: 0.12 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
ericam16 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Muppetsmom Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Lfreas Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
meant2befit Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
steinhardtmom Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Vickiauntmick Total Progress: 0.08 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
Dandilee Total Progress: 0.12 %  (Up 0.3 lb)
SisterJ Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
fairfield59 Total Progress: 0.31 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
bexladie Total Progress: 0.38 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
BBrennan67 Total Progress: 0.59 %  (Up 1.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Days 1 to 3

Prepare a healthy, satisfying salad for dinner.

Guidelines:
If adding meat or seafood, keep portion to 5oz or less per meal.
92% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 16 May 13 by marilou0511
"Bokchoy, tomato, onions"
Successful: 16 May 13 by bkels
"My salad recipe for the day: coursley chopped two types of lettuce, sp ..."
Successful: 16 May 13 by Vickiauntmick
"My salad was huge"
Successful: 16 May 13 by Tamaralynn0480
"Steak salad. Sliced steak thinly and put on salad of spinach, romaine, ..."


Days 1 to 3

Use Low Fat or Light Salad Dressing

Guidelines:
Keep serving size small unless you are using only lemon juice, red/white wine or balsamic vinegar as your dressing. Calorie examples for a 2 Tbsp Serving: Light Ranch=80 cal; Light Thousand Island=60 cal; Light Balsamic Dressing=45 cal.
87% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 16 May 13 by marilou0511
"Lemon, S&P"
Successful: 16 May 13 by bkels
"1 and a half tablespoons low fat italian."
Successful: 16 May 13 by Vickiauntmick
"I cut back on oil and salt and used more cider vinegar"
Successful: 16 May 13 by Tamaralynn0480
"1tbsp of the Japanese dressing I posted"


Days 1 to 3

Eat fruit before each meal (if not added in the salad recipe)

Guidelines:
Eating fruit before meals helps in the overall caloric control. Also, eating fruit on an empty stomach helps in the quick absorption of the fruit's nutrients.
64% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 16 May 13 by Vickiauntmick
"I eat fruit all day and cant stomach eating more right before dinner, I ..."
Failed: 16 May 13 by Tamaralynn0480
"Opted out of fruit this time.... but I had a bowl of lipton chicken noodle ..."
Successful: 15 May 13 by meant2befit
"Apple"
Successful: 14 May 13 by jlwalton
"apple"


Days 1 to 3

Water Water Water

Guidelines:
Add one more cup (8oz) of water to what you normally drink each day unless you've already reached your daily water goal, then congratulations!
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 16 May 13 by bkels
"I found out I drink more water when I am using one of my 32 oz nalgene ..."
Successful: 16 May 13 by Vickiauntmick
"I stayed very concious of my water this week!"


Days 1 to 3

Stretch Stretch Stretch

Guidelines:
Warm your muscles every hour by stretching different parts of your body each hour.
53% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 16 May 13 by Vickiauntmick
"I stretched some, but not every hour"
Failed: 15 May 13 by meant2befit
"Stretched...but not every hour!"
Failed: 14 May 13 by Lfreas
"doesn't even cross my mind to do this"


Latest Challenge Posts

Share Your Favorite Salad Recipe Here
I think we should do this challenge 2 times a month at least. It was very good, and short, and do-able.
by Vickiauntmick on 20 May 13 02:54 PM
:cry: may have to opt out last day on this one
Thanks. I was able to make it after all (,thank you Advil Sinus and Cold!!) but had soup on the side lol. Ate and collapsed in bed to sleep for 10 hours. Then woke up another pound lighter ;-)
by Tamaralynn0480 on 16 May 13 06:59 AM
Not quite a Salad but...
I was thinking 'hmm.. salmon & pineapple' and thought it sounded weird but I googled it and there are a zillion recipes for it ~ will be making it with quinoa for dinner. Low cal & healthy ...
by FullaBella on 15 May 13 03:50 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Friday 17 May 2013.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 16 May 13
duration: 3 Days
reporting: Daily
participants: 132
privacy: Public
administrators: marilou0511
created: 05 May 2013

All Mini-challenges:

1. Prepare a healthy, satisfying salad for dinner. ( days 1 to 3 )
2. Use Low Fat or Light Salad Dressing ( days 1 to 3 )
3. Eat fruit before each meal (if not added in the salad recipe) ( days 1 to 3 )
4. Water Water Water ( days 1 to 3 )
5. Stretch Stretch Stretch ( days 1 to 3 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The day to day running total weight lost

Day 3:

All Participants 0.14 %  (Down 36.1 lb)

Day 2:

All Participants 0.07 %  (Down 17.8 lb)

Day 1:

All Participants 0.02 %  (Down 5.4 lb)

Latest Photos



Me 5/14/13 at 232 pounds
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Me in 2004- and I thought I was fat then...
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Oriental salad :)
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Night 1 Dinner
by meant2befit
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