Mary C

I have put on about fifty pounds since my wedding/having three kids and my activity level is almost nonexistent. I know I will feel better at a healthier weight and activity level. Since I'm a competitive person, I thought dietbet might work for me

Quick Facts

Favorite Health Food: seafood

Favorite Sinful Food: cheese

My Preferred Method of Exercise: Walking/hiking

My Approach to Weight Loss: track food and activity using iphone app

My Weight Loss Program: Weight Watchers

My Diet Plan: I don't follow a plan

Fitness/Exercise Apps: Map My Fitness, MyFitnessPal, Weight Watchers

Fitness Devices: I don't use a device

DietBet Winnings: $498.77

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TIME PERIOD: All 60-Days 30-Days
Unofficial Weigh-InVerified Weigh-InDietBet Runner-UpDietBet WinnerRound WinnerRound Runner-Up
-1% Since last weigh-in-2.5 lbs
-1% 1-Month Change-2.5 lbs
-1.2% Lifetime Change-3 lbs

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Reason #3: the great outdoors
by - 11/04/2014 2:57PM

I love the outdoors.  I used to do quite a lot of hiking, camping, mountain climbing, canoeing, snow... Read More ›


You can do it, Mary! I was just in Estes Park, Colorado where we have a condo and I came back losing 3 lbs.! I know what you mean, though, being fit to enjoy the whole thing makes it effortless, while carrying a few extra pounds makes it more of a chore. You'll get there! Keep it up!


You can do it Mary! I saw your comment on my post. Keep up the good work - joining this diet bet should be just the thing you needed to get things under way!
Reason #2: Family photos
by - 10/26/2014 5:12AM

I'm usually the person behind the camera, or the person hiding behind the child that I'm holding.  W... Read More ›

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Phil S.

Hahaha - mmmm, cheese..., that cracked me up.
I'm much older than you are, and I used to feel the same way - but I don't any more. I look back at family photos and wonder if I was even there!
I love to see my friends in their photos, when they themselves think they don't look perfect, I think they look just fine. Get in your photos no matter where you are in the journey! Your friends and your kids will thank you someday - and you may even thank yourself! :-)


I totally get the picture dilemma! I used to put myself down, and every time I gained I wished I could look like I did in the previous picture! I actually stopped taking photos and now looking back wish I didn't avoid them. :-( I missed out on a lot of opportunities to capture a nice event.

Your blog reminded me about the way I feel about photos. I also want to not be nervous or hate photos of myself anymore! Your blog helped me pull through a craving of Halloween Candy by reminding. We can do this! just one choice at a time.