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Welcome to the DDF Weight Loss Challenge!

Want to win against your DDF debating nemesis?
Put your money where your mouth is. Compete against other members to lose the greatest percentage of excess bodyfat  over the course of 1 month. The biggest loser wins the entire pot!


NEW CHALLENGE STARTING AFTER PESACH!

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EXPIRED CHALLENGE:

The challenge officially starsts Monday 12/28/15 and ends on Monday 1/25/16.

To Join: Send $20 via paypal to DDFWeightLossChallenge@gmail.com, PM @wayfe when you've done so and you're in!

Daily Weigh-in: Each morning members will update the wiki by recording the changes in weight as well as the total amount lost.
Weight Loss % Calculator https://www.fitwatch.com/calculator/weight-loss-percentage

Rules: Members found frequenting this thread will be immediately disqualified: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=21151.0;topicseen
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Members:
wayfe-          weighed 1/25/16 - lost 4.43%

Ephcc90

ygygold -        weighed 1/25 - Lost 3.24%

ShlockDoc -   weighed 1/4/16 - lost 1.8%

Ergel -            weighed 1/26/16 - lost 3.7%

Super Speed- weighed 1/4/16 - lost 1.7%

Mordyk -        weighed 1/25/16 - lost 3.6%

Venilla -        Weighed 1/25/16 - lost 7.41%

Sammy82 -    weighed 1/25/16 - lost 4.76%

ryg -               weighed 1/5/16 - lost 1.5%
« Last edited by grodnoking on April 10, 2016, 03:03:31 PM »

Poll

How should we measure the weight loss?

% of loss of the excess weight over a BMI of 20 or 25 for women
5 (20%)
% of body weight lost
20 (80%)

Total Members Voted: 25

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #280 on: January 06, 2016, 11:58:45 AM »
I'm frustrated. After a few days of great losses the scale isn't moving. It's gone up in fact and seems to have parked itself at a very unsatisfactory number. I'm doing something wrong.

But I'm more determined than I've ever been before. Maybe it's just the time. Maybe it's your support. Maybe I'm doing it for my little baby. I'm not going to give up.

So we're tweaking and tuning and trying to find the right path. I'm thinking that in my excitement to diet I've overzealously cut out too many carbs. The program I'm following "The Slow Carb Diet" calls for a helping of carby (and fiber-y) legumes for at least 2 of the 3 meals a day. And I've completely ignored legumes so far. Truthfully, I've been feeling sated on just protein, fats and veggies- but then again my system is messed up. I already knew that.

So I'm adding some hearty lentils to a stew for dinner tonight (into the crock pot- so easy!). I'll sprinkle some peas onto my lunch steak, and hope, hope that it'll change things. Because I'm not throwing in the towel.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #281 on: January 06, 2016, 12:17:54 PM »
Go wayfe go. Go wayfe go.

Thanks! I mean it.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #282 on: January 06, 2016, 12:32:43 PM »
I like vanilla but my name is Venilla.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #283 on: January 06, 2016, 01:27:39 PM »
So my lunch. I actually feel like it was too much and I had to force myself to eat it all... But I guess time will tell.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #284 on: January 06, 2016, 01:31:28 PM »
So my lunch. I actually feel like it was too much and I had to force myself to eat it all... But I guess time will tell
Yum. Looks great!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #285 on: January 06, 2016, 01:50:24 PM »
Steak for lunch, that's some diet!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #286 on: January 06, 2016, 01:57:14 PM »

Steak for lunch, that's some diet!

Welcome to this thread and to 2016.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #287 on: January 06, 2016, 02:02:37 PM »
Lol
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #288 on: January 06, 2016, 02:17:56 PM »
Welcome to this thread and to 2016.

I'm in 2016, and I'm counting calories, guess I'm old fashioned
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #289 on: January 06, 2016, 02:29:42 PM »

I'm in 2016, and I'm counting calories, guess I'm old fashioned

Yes you are.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #290 on: January 06, 2016, 02:29:52 PM »
Welcome to 2016.
Wehn obesity is a bigger problem than ever. Hmmmmmmm
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DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #291 on: January 06, 2016, 02:35:03 PM »
Wehn obesity is a bigger problem than ever. Hmmmmmmm

For so many of the reasons discussed in all the articles and documents I link to.

And maybe it's because the conventional diets just aren't working.

Yes, I know studies can be flawed. But they're definitely more objective than one single human mind's opinion.
« Last Edit: January 06, 2016, 02:38:40 PM by wayfe »
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #292 on: January 11, 2016, 11:38:15 AM »
It's that time of the week again. Please update the WIKI.

Now it's my turn to cry. I lost almost 0 this week. :'(
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #293 on: January 11, 2016, 12:15:43 PM »
It's that time of the week again. Please update the WIKI.

Now it's my turn to cry. I lost almost 0 this week. :'(

I think many of us are in the same boat... Maybe it's something about week 2 when your body gets used to the new diet.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #294 on: January 11, 2016, 01:34:04 PM »
Week 2 is always the hardest week.

Source:  Every season of The Biggest Loser.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #295 on: January 13, 2016, 10:49:06 AM »
This thread is too quiet lately and many members didn't weigh. We gotta make some noise!

Are you guys still on the program?
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #296 on: January 13, 2016, 11:12:14 AM »
This thread is too quiet lately and many members didn't weigh. We gotta make some noise!

Are you guys still on the program?

Sure we are!! IIRC two of the members are traveling so they are not to be found anywhere, but we are (somewhat) active on whatsapp.

To update you on the latest:
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Whats a good oats and grain type of cereal that is low in calories?

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #297 on: January 13, 2016, 11:19:01 AM »
Sure we are!! IIRC two of the members are traveling so they are not to be found anywhere, but we are (somewhat) active on whatsapp.

To update you on the latest:
LOL. still did not get my answer. i remember someone once gave me this type of cereal out of a large clear bag. i just don't remember any other details
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #298 on: January 13, 2016, 11:38:55 AM »
LOL. still did not get my answer. i remember someone once gave me this type of cereal out of a large clear bag. i just don't remember any other details

Low carb or low calorie?

BTW @Vanilla, you're not missing out on anything. Most of the time we only post screenshots of our weights. Sometimes I whine about cheating on the diet, I'm looking for support (that doesn't arrive ::)), or Sammy82 tells us about his nutritionist that doesn't allow exercise!

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #299 on: January 13, 2016, 11:40:24 AM »
Low carb or low calorie?
to be honest i dont even know. all i remember it was healthy and delicious. now trying to figure out the rest ::)
#TYH