Tree

Goal: Feel better about myself, Run a faster marathon, Reduce body fat

Quick Facts

Favorite Health Food: Spinach

Favorite Sinful Food: Chocolate

My Preferred Method of Exercise: walking/running

My Approach to Weight Loss: Eat healthy, Add more workouts

My Weight Loss Program: I don't follow a program

My Diet Plan: I don't follow a plan

Fitness/Exercise Apps: I don't use any apps

Fitness Devices: FitBit

DietBet Winnings: $330.77

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TIME PERIOD: All 60-Days 30-Days
Unofficial Weigh-InVerified Weigh-InDietBet Runner-UpDietBet WinnerRound WinnerRound Runner-Up
+0.9% Since last weigh-in+1.5 lbs
+0.9% 1-Month Change+1.5 lbs
-2.3% Lifetime Change-4 lbs

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I HATE SET POINTS!
by - 01/27/2016 5:52AM

I guessed I shout it loud enough. AHHHH the dreaded set point.  Three weeks into a healthy lefstyle,... Read More ›

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Rochelle C.

UHG - I feel like an expert "yo-yo" diet/exerciser myself! TOO MANY TIMES. Thanks for encouragement! I shall not let the damn scale defeat me! :D
Two Weeks in Joined a second Game
by - 01/17/2016 11:43AM

I had a great two weeks.  I lost the required 4% in just two weeks.  Of course, what you gain fast, ... Read More ›

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Dearbhla M.

I did the exact same thing, I'm in the other game with you too :D :D

JJ

Such a great idea! Doing the same amount of work for even more winnings! What games are you in? Congratulations!
Week One a Success!
by - 01/11/2016 10:04AM

For me, week one is always the hardest.  It is the time my body has to readjust to better quality wo... Read More ›

A Great Week
by - 01/08/2016 5:23AM

I have overcome and learned to deal with stress.  Good thing because this work week was stressful. I... Read More ›

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Marcie

Nicely said! And I couldn't agree more. Glad you had a great week!
Dumbfounded
by - 01/04/2016 4:02AM

How can I work out every day, do two 24 hour ultradistance events, one marathon and still gain over ... Read More ›

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Marcie

Wine is a sabotager! I have the same challenge - I call wine stooopid juice because it typically leads me down a bad path of snacking and not watching portions!

SaSelina

I am with you. I am in a all out war with the Fork. My exercise is not the issue as I am a Zumba instructor and avid gym rat. I'm with you.
Two steps forward, One Step back.
by - 03/09/2015 10:03AM

I lost my last diet bet.  I worked really hard but having having to lose 6.5 pounds in a month when ... Read More ›

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Val

Way to go Tree! I am struggling with the same issues but have lost more games than I've won! Still cheaper than a diet programme like Weight Watchers and gym. I am doing 5ks even one 7k...amazing that you can run a marathon. You are doing great! Maybe you can gradually reward yourself with new clothes on sale or even at a good thrift shop!
Hardest Diet Bet Yet
by - 02/15/2015 7:32AM

As I get closer to my tareget weight 4% a month is hard. I workd out a minimum of 90 minutes a day, ... Read More ›

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Tree

With a background in the medical field and a 25 ultra-distance runner, I know the quirky issues with food intake and building muscle. The math is simple though. If I want to win (very goal driven) I have to perform. Thanks for the encouragement! Best of luck to you Mary K and JerriH.

Tree

25+ years of running :-)
dietbet 8 Complete YEE HA!
by - 02/03/2015 8:46AM

First, it amazes me that I could gain 25 pounds from Oct 1 to Jan 1.  How could I be so STUPID!!!!! ... Read More ›

Making Progress, Feeling Better
by - 01/23/2015 6:30AM

Why is it that us "humans" can't remember how much better they feel when they are fitter and trimmer... Read More ›

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Alayne B.

Thanks for the motivation =) I just need to exercise more thats my problem.

Val

Thanks for your thoughts and tips! I need to be more CONSISTENT: I am good when I'm good and HORRID when I'm bad.
Made it Through Saturday!
by - 01/11/2015 4:46AM

Weekends can be the hardest. Lots of time to sit around,think about food, take a nap, eat, drink and... Read More ›

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Marcie

Keep up the great work!

Lane F.

4oz of wine is a tease!! I have to scrimp and save calories so I can get at least a decent-sized pour - even if it takes 2 weeks - or I'd rather go without! I'm one of those cheaters that once i take one bite, i eat the whole thing! best just not to take that one bite at all!
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