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A kid’s point of view: Another 2 pounds lost!

My weight loss is going well. I lost another 2 pounds this week, for a total of 9!!! That’s not as much as my brother, who’s lost something like 12 pounds in two weeks. But I think Maddie and I … Continue reading

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66.5 pounds vaporized in contest

We lost a total of 66.5 pounds in our 6-week family weight-loss contest – an average of 8.3 pounds per person or 16.6 pounds per two-person team. In the team competition,  Colleen and I just barely edged Ben and Mason, … Continue reading

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Pig virus strikes weight-loss teams

Sunday was the first weigh-in for our family weight-loss contest. All eight contestants lost weight  – and then promptly switched into pigout mode. Ben and my nephew Mason, whose two-person team is currently tied for the lead with Colleen and … Continue reading

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A kids’ point of view: Victory!!!

By Colleen, age 10 So you know already that I won the family weight loss contest. Slim Fast helped a lot. Even though my total loss was not very much (6.4 pounds in five weeks) I’m happy with what I … Continue reading

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The pretend weight-loss contest

I’ve been hassling my dad about the shortcomings of the family weight-loss contest he initiated a few weeks ago. For one thing, no one could remember what the start and end dates were because nobody had posted any standings until … Continue reading

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WWI: And the results are in…

Our weight-loss team, the Fitness Protection Program, came in 7th out of 72 teams in Wells Weighs In with an official loss of 7.54 percent. The winning team, Waist Not Want Not, dropped an amazing 17.61 percent. Those four people, whoever … Continue reading

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WWI Week 10: Colleen makes her move

Given the green light to use the cardio equipment at the Y, six months ahead of the usual age 11 requirement, Colleen worked out four days in a row this week and wound up with a 3-pound loss after being … Continue reading

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WWI Week 9: The scavenger in action

By the time Colleen and I get to the Indiana Pancake House after our team’s Thursday morning weigh-in, Traci’s already digging into her five-egg sausage omelet. With her spring break trip just hours away, Traci needs to eat and run. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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10 miles forward, 6 ounces back

The good news: Colleen successfully completed her running challenge, logging 10 miles in one week. The not-so-good news: The extra running didn’t translate into a loss at the scale. In fact, she wound up with a 6-ounce gain. Still, it … Continue reading

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