Shelly w.

get back to pre-cancer diagnosis weight when I liked the way i looked and felt.

Quick Facts

Favorite Health Food: salad with lots of ingredients

Favorite Sinful Food: pizza and chocolate

My Preferred Method of Exercise: zumba with friends

My Approach to Weight Loss: intentional eating and exercise

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Jenn and Kandice

11/24/2020 10:23PM in $200 IN BONUS PRIZES! COMMIT TO FIT!
  • Happy Thanksgiving to all those celebrating on Thursday. What's something you're thankful for that you've experienced in your health journey or just in your life in general? It's been such a stressful year. I've found that focusing on what's good really helps me find more happiness in my life as we wade through these hard times.

    *I hope you all are doing well. Keep going strong! You've got this team! :)

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Shelly w.

I'm thankful I can find the blessings through all this. More family time, resilient children, virtual visits allowed by insurance for medical and mental health, ability to be outside at distance with walking buddy, seeing scale reduce and ability to do more without having to drive to appointments for work through zoom, Google meet, webex, etc. Angels on earth helping people in need.. and seeing that daily. So much good that has developed will change what everything looks like on the other side of all this mess. :grin:

Lita M.

Gunna learn a TikTok dance tonight as my activity!

Picktritionist

10/21/2020 8:48PM in Fall Fat Fighters!
Low calorie snack ideas! Post yours below!

-plain popcorn
-sugar free jellO
-red bell pepper chopped up (it’s sweet!)
-eat chicken instead of beef! (Lower cals)
-drink fat free milk instead of 2% or whole
-oatmeal with stevia and cinnamon
-apple or Orange (filling and low cal)

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Shelly w.

Rice cake with pb2 and a few dark chocolate chips

Judi M

roasted almonds.

DietBet

11/19/2020 6:36AM in $200 IN BONUS PRIZES! COMMIT TO FIT!

It's that time of the week when we announce the 25 recipients of the $200 Instacart gift card. You’ll receive an email from us with details, so be on the lookout. Want a chance to get a prize next week? Become a member today! Without further ado...


Animonamalisa, anouk dBrittany, Claire BDani MFabienne S, Gidget, Ginny LHila, Jamie RJeff JJon RJose PJosh, Karina HKim B, Manda R, Melinda RNatalie A, Nicole LRebelRakeShannonSheila Z, Tiffany S and Valentina!


Next week’s prize: The Mirror home workout system. Train in your home with a digital personal trainer guiding you through. 3 players get this prize. 



 

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Shelly w.

This would be awesome!!! Like you have a pasional work out partner! Anyone have this? Do you like?

Jenn and Kandice

I agree. This would be awesome to have!

Shelly w.

11/16/2020 6:49AM in $200 IN BONUS PRIZES! COMMIT TO FIT!
Okay, here's one of my biggest challenges..I do really well during the week but weekends are a struggle if the kids want to eat out, my husband offers a drink after a really hard week or one of the kids makes brownies...etc .. one discretion i say.... then something else and I say I'll do extra exercise.... but too many and I gain .5lbs or more during the weekend. Then I'll spend the week losing what i gained but if I was stronger I could be ahead in the"losing battle" .... they say get the temptations out of the house.... but with 5 kids that are trim and fit and a husband that isn't ready to shape up they shouldn't have to do without some sweets because I can't say no. I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings when they think of me to bring home a favorite. Any and all prayers and suggestions welcome!!

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Jenn and Kandice

It helps me to think in moderation. I allow myself a little so I don't forever crave the sweets I love and then binge on them later. Moderation has really helped me keep my eating under control and tweak my diet when I need to.
You've got this Shelly! :)

ree m.

I have a similar problem. My husband is all about the weekend and he equates this with cheat food and drinks. He is a marathon runner... so it’s fine for him. But it does a number on me. The thing that helps me remember (when I listen to my inner voice) is that when this dinner ends or this day or event... I’m going to be more happy about making better choices every time.
Good luck! You got this!!!!

Jenn and Kandice

11/12/2020 10:51PM in $200 IN BONUS PRIZES! COMMIT TO FIT!
  • Please click on (comment) under this post when you complete the Water Challenge and report in there!

    We are off to a great start!!!

    Okay guys, Friday is the last day of our Water Challenge! Please comment below this post when you finish the challenge. You have until 12 PM PST on Saturday to report in. We will have our drawing shortly after that on Saturday for the $10 Amazon gift card!

    Challenge reminder: Drink at least 64 oz. of water a day, Wednesday through Friday!

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Chelsea B.

I did it!

Jenn and Kandice

Awesome job you guys! Great start to the game! :)

Shelly w.

11/11/2020 9:55AM in $200 IN BONUS PRIZES! FALL FITNESS!
I'm trying to stay motivated as I didn't even come close to winning. I know why and its not all under my control with medicine changes, okay.. and some mini candy bars. Lol. I'm going to just keep at it. Be more intentional. Be more active and eat even more intentional...yes.. and stay away from the minis!. I still lost some so with that focus I'll try again and keep being healthier. Winners enjoy my share! Do something non caloric but rewarding for a job well done! It's hard to keep the scale going in the right direction. Good for you all!! Have a very blessed holiday season! .

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Jenn and Kandice

Awesome plan of action! Way to not give up on yourself Shelly! You can do this! I wish you the continued best. :)

Lorelei

Ugh there with you! Good outlook though. Best of luck! :)

Jenn and Kandice

11/10/2020 10:09PM in $200 IN BONUS PRIZES! COMMIT TO FIT!
  • Welcome everyone, so happy to have you all here with us!

    I like to do weekly challenges as part of our game, it helps to keep the game more interesting and motivating. (Optional of course)

    The First Challenge is a mini one: The Water Challenge!

    Here is the requirement if you want to participate:
    Drink at least 64 oz. of water a day, Wednesday through Friday. Of course, you should keep it up after that, but we are highlighting hydration this week!

    *Water is such a vital and important part of everyone's health, and an integral part of any diet. Not only does it help cleanse your body of toxins, but it aids in weight loss and reduces water retention. Please feel free to drink more than 64 oz. in a day, especially if you are perspiring much at all. Ideally, you should be drinking half your body weight in ounces of water each day, but that much isn't required for this challenge.

    I will ask at the end of this week, starting on Friday, if you completed the challenge. You will need to report in on that post if you did complete the challenge to be entered into our first drawing. You will have until 12:00 PM PST on Saturday to report in. I will then put all the players who completed this week's challenge into our drawing for a $10 Amazon gift card that same day!

    And one suggestion, but not part of the challenge: Please introduce yourself and share your goals! I think it helps the group get to know each other and creates a way for each player to establish some accountability. Accountability with weight loss is essential! Let us know where you are on your weight loss/fitness journey, and what your short/long term goals are! Just for fun let us know where you are from. I live in Southern Utah.

    Let's get going!!!

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Sean B.

Hi. I am currently is Northeast Texas. My ultimate goal is to lose 60-70 lbs... but I want to do it at a sustainable pace.

Juju

Hello, I’m June from Canton, Michigan. This is my first dietbet challenge. Just completed my first stepbet challenge.

Jenn and Kandice

11/03/2020 10:56PM in $200 IN BONUS PRIZES! FALL FITNESS!
  • We're getting close to the end of this challenge. You guys have been accomplishing so many amazing things. Push hard to the end; you've got this team! :)
    So I was wondering, how often do you like to weigh yourself when you're actively trying to lose weight or even maintain? For me, I like to weigh-in every day, it helps me tweak what I need to along the way and helps keep me focused. But for other people that doesn't work as well.
    What helps you stay on course the best?

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Stefanie B.

I step on the scale every morning, helps keep me focused. Though it does get frustrating sometimes.

Jenn and Kandice

Way to keep moving forward you guys. Thank you for mentioning the app. It sounds super helpful.

Shelly w.

10/26/2020 5:06AM in Fall Fat Fighters!
Do you still need to weigh in if you don't make weight? I've made weight my previous diet bets so i always wanted to. Thank you for hosting. This is a good motivator I just can't battle over meds they are working to balance after thyroidectomy. But I'll get there. Like you said progress is progress.

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Celia

Yes you can they encourage you to do so

Jessica A.

10/26/2020 2:30AM in $200 IN BONUS PRIZES! FALL FITNESS!
Going vegetarian for the week to see if I can kickstart some weight loss- I’ve never gone fully veggie before so wish me luck!

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Janine J.

One of my favorite meals (and always requested when we had potlucks/events) is a roasted veggie dish. I would roast some potatoes and butternut squash along with onions on one pan (don't substitute the butternut squash it is what makes the dish). And a 2nd pan of veggies- I always use grape tomatoes, peppers, onions then add in whatever - green beans, asparagus, etc. Use parchment paper and a bit of olive oil on the veggies. Do not add salt. Once roasted take out of the oven/off the grill and immediately add minced garlic and feta cheese. The garlic and feta will sear into the veggies. The feta has enough salt that you should not add salt when cooking. It is soooo good. And if you don't add the feta, do salt the veggies when roasting.

Honey

Good luck! I personally don’t care for meat. I’ve just always been that way. I often eat around the meat on my plate. I need to cut out starches myself. Let us know how you do!
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