30 Day Challenge
ay 1: What are your current stats? Explain how many calories you will be eating every day and what exercise you will be doing during The ShrinkingBeauty 30 Day Challenge.
154lbs (11 stone) 5ft 3 inches. OVERWEIGHT. I will be eating around 500 calories a day, on days where I work out more I will be eating more and not starving myself.
Day 2: How many pounds do you HOPE to lose by the end of The ShrinkingBeauty 30 Day Challenge? How many pounds do you EXPECT you’ll lose?
In the first month I hope to loose up to 12lbs, I expect to loose around 7lbs.
Day 3: What is your ultimate goal weight that you have set for yourself? Why have you chosen that number?
My UGW is 126lbs (9 stone). i’ve chosen this number as I feel I will be comfortable at this weight but I feel I will probably want to loose more when I reach 126lbs.
Day 4: Will you be losing weight in a healthy way or in an unhealthy way? Explain why.
An unhealthy way at first - to see results. I will be limiting my calorie intake and exercising every day for a month.
Day 5: Besides losing weight, what else do you hope to accomplish by completing The ShrinkingBeauty 30 Day Challenge?
More confidence in myself.
Day 6: Why do you want to lose weight? What is the main reason?
Day 7: (Wow! You have made it a week!) Are you insecure about your body? If yes, which area(s) in particular? If no, explain why you want to change it then.
Day 8: What motivates you the most when trying to lose weight? Ex: a special event coming up, thinspo, old pictures of yourself etc.
Day 9: Post a picture of you or of someone else that motivates you to lose weight. What features do you like about this person’s body? Why does this picture motivate you?
Day 10: What was your lowest weight and what was your highest weight? How did you feel at each weight?
Day 11: What is your favorite junk food and why? Now, find the nutritional information for that junk food (preferably online so that you don’t actually have to see the food) and list: the number of servings, the amount of calories, the total fat, the amount of sodium, the total carbs and the grams of sugar. Think about how unhealthy that junk food is and share why you want to stop eating it.
Day 12: What is your favorite healthy food and why? Now find the nutritional information for that food and list: the number of servings, the amount of calories, the total fat (if any), the amount of sodium (if any), the total carbs (if any), and the grams of sugar (if any). Think about how good that food is for you and compare it to the junk food you listed on day 11.
Day 13: What is your favorite exercise to do? Explain why.
Day 14: What is your least favorite exercise to do? Explain why. Now come up with ways you could make that exercise more fun! Ex: running - for every mile you run you get to buy yourself a small reward.
Day 15: (You have made it 2 week! Congrats!) What kind of clothes do you wear when you are at your heaviest weight? Explain why and how you feel in them. Day
16: What kind of clothes do you wear when you are at your thinnest weight? (if you have never been there, what kind WOULD you wear?) Explain why and how you feel (or assume you would feel) in them.
Day 17: Does anyone know that you are trying to lose weight? If so, what do they think about it? Are they supportive or non-supportive? How does that make you feel?
Day 18: When you picture yourself reaching your ultimate goal weight, what do you picture? Explain where you are, what you are doing, how you are feeling and what you are wearing.
Day 19: How long have you wanted to lose weight and how long have you been trying?
Day 20: Have you ever begun a diet and failed? If so, why do you think that you failed? What caused you to give up and not reach your goal? If not, wow congratulations! You’re a boss! Proudly brag about your having never failed a diet ;)
Day 21: Have you ever lost weight before and succeeded at reaching your goals? If so, why do you think that you succeeded? What was it that finally changed making it so that you succeeded?
Day 22: (Week 3! You are so close to the end!) Have you ever lost weight and then gained it back? If so, when did this happen, how much did you lose and how much did you gain? Why did that happen? What caused you to fall off the band wagon and re-gain the weight you had lost?
Day 23: What will be your favorite part about reaching your goal weight? Ex: wearing a swim suit, showing off to others, buying new clothes.
Day 24: Has anyone ever called you fat, too thin or said anything negative about your weight? If so, what did they say, who was it (no names - just friend, family member, BF or GF)? How did that make you feel? Did it discourage you from changing your weight or motivate you to change it?
Day 25: How many times a day do you think about losing weight? Do feel as though it consumes a lot of your thoughts? If so, why do you think that is? What events led to it becoming an obsession? If not, how often do you think about it?
Day 26: What is your greatest weakness when dieting? Ex: eating out, eating in the evening, eating while watching TV etc. How have you controlled this during the challenge and how do you plan on continuing to control it for life?
Day 27: Is there a certain special event that you are trying to lose weight for? Ex: summer, a wedding, a vacation etc. If so, why do you want to lose weight for it?
Day 28: How important is it to you to reach your ultimate goal weight? Why is it important to you?
Day 29: You’ve practically made it to the end of this fast, how do you feel? What are you most proud of that you did (or didn’t do) during this challenge? What have you learned during this challenge? What did you find most challenging? What are some new goals you have set for the future?
Day 30: CONGRATULATIONS! You did it!! What are your current stats NOW? Share your thoughts about this challenge and if you are feeling brave, post your before and after pictures :)