sharon b.

I have chronic spinal issues—3 herniated disks, spinal stenosis, and arthritis. I was unable to walk for 6 months last year. I knew I had to change.

Quick Facts

Favorite Health Food: artichokes and avocados!

Favorite Sinful Food: Fried food—onion rings, dim sum

My Preferred Method of Exercise: Hiking!

My Approach to Weight Loss: Eat as much as possible while still losing

DietBet Winnings: $1,952.36

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TIME PERIOD: All 60-Days 30-Days
Unofficial Weigh-InVerified Weigh-InDietBet Runner-UpDietBet WinnerRound WinnerRound Runner-Up
-2.3% Since last weigh-in
-4.1% 1-Month Change
-9.7% Lifetime Change

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Alyssa L.

07/26/2021 5:12AM in Fatgirlfedup's Summer Startup
What are the typical payouts for a group of this size? Like around $50-60?

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Jodi

I think the most I’ve ever made was $47

sharon b.

It REALLY depends on how everyone else does. I’ve had as little as $37 and also over $60.

Dee

07/26/2021 4:24AM in Fatgirlfedup's Summer Startup
This was hard! I like the accountability but doing the 6 month and monthly bet Simultaneously is a lot of work! I made it, just waiting for them to verify.

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Alyssa L.

Congrats! That’s a huge accomplishment

Dee

Yes Sharon, that’s my struggle. It’s definitely harder to get the pounds off this far into the game. And then you also have to worry about if you’re losing too much. It’s challenging trying to be successful, you want to lose and win but not lose and get disqualified!

Alyssa L.

07/25/2021 8:03AM in Fatgirlfedup's Summer Startup
If anyone is 1-2 lbs away from goal, might I suggest running a 5K outside in this heat

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sharon b.

Lol! Summer is the only time I can get my butt moving early before it heats up!

Lisa M.

I just ran/walked 5.25 mi. It was so awful. So hot outside.

Amber

07/24/2021 1:25AM in Fatgirlfedup's Summer Startup
Congrats to everyone who wins this bet! I am stepping away as we are going to a family vacation at Virginia Beach for an entire week— I am going to enjoy my time with family and friends and eat some not so great food and have adult beverages LOL! I knew when I joined this bet the time wouldn’t match up that worked for me, but in the mean time I’ve been working on myself since January and I’m down 60lbs from 255 to 195. When I get back from vacation I’ll dust myself off and start new! I have plenty of guilt of not working out and not eating right already but I know 1 week of vacation will not make me gain 60lbs back. :) I will see you all the next round! I still lost 6lbs on this bet though woooo! Good luck all

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kirazcats

Have a fantastic time!!!

sharon b.

That’s amazing! I started about where you did, and am nowhere close to where you are now, but am still happy to be down

Steve C.

07/23/2021 8:54AM in Fired Up February Transformer - Win A Solo Stove Firepit!
  • On a different note, added sweet Princess Bella to the family! Been helpful keeping us active, burning up some of that puppy energy! Get those walks in!! 😎

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Debbie R.

So Cute... Welcome Princess Bella!

sharon b.

Sooo cute!!

Lexi

07/22/2021 1:23PM in Fatgirlfedup's Summer Startup
  • Took advantage of the nice weather we had (even though it was pretty humid) and went for a walk with my husband today! Love the non scale victory that we can move together and keep active aswell as feeling confident enough to wear longer shorts! How did you move today?

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sharon b.

I took a friend and her 4 kids to the zoo on the nicest day we’ve had in a month! Those boys definitely make you move, much more than my 21-year-old daughter! My feet and joints are achey, but I got in over 15000 steps today.

Sarah R.

I ran this morning. Had to spend about 5 hours in the car so glad I got my run in beforehand!

Steve C.

07/20/2021 4:58PM in Fired Up February Transformer - Win A Solo Stove Firepit!
  • Dang Tuesdays!

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sharon b.

My husband turned 50 yesterday. He got a cake at the beginning of the week, middle of the week, and 2 cakes yesterday! I’m dead.

Lauren

07/17/2021 5:01PM in Fired Up February Transformer - Win A Solo Stove Firepit!
Congrats to everyone left!! Looks looks most people made the minimum 6%. I did a bit of quick maths on the final round payout if all 493 us left make it. Just as a bit of motivation for all of us, i really hope I share the final pot with every single one of you.

$45,360-25% (dietbets cut) =$34,020
$34,020 /493=$69 each.
If you won every round your total will be $219!

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sharon b.

You too, Lauren. Mine was a little over 2 weeks ago, and it’s had a profound impact on our family, as she was an only. She was given to us after an abusive situation and was totally broken. We only had her 5 1/2 years, but at least they were her best!

Dee

While winning money is great, I do this for the accountability. I look at it as them holding my money for me while I work hard to get rid of this weight. Either way that’s more than I would get in interest if the money was just sitting in the bank. It’s the motivation for me! Thanks for the calculation Lauren!!

Lauren

07/15/2021 3:41PM in Fired Up February Transformer - Win A Solo Stove Firepit!
Wow, approved so quickly! This was a super hard month. All my other transformers I've breezed through, losing all my weight early enough to not stress. this one is so hard this time.

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Lauren

  • Like this! Ha, thanks Sharon, it was a huge revelation when someone else showed me in another game. The traditional photos are best for your own tracking, but this works in a pinch.

Anna O.

Haha I have some funny ones too - my mirror doesn't catch me entirely so I am always kind of squatting on my scale to get my whole head/face in it.

sharon b.

07/02/2021 6:30AM in Fatgirlfedup's Summer Startup
Had an awesome start to this bet. My cat died and I drank a bottle + of wine.

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sharon b.

Thanks. I dragged myself out for a walk today. Drinking and eating crap definitely doesn’t make me feel better, so tomorrow I’ll make better choices!

Ash

My heart hurts for you Sharon! I’m glad to see you were able to go for a walk You will get through this! So sorry! Sending you lots of love!
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