I've joined up with this facebook challenge of a Biggest Loser theme. It's fun. I've never watched the show and haven't really "meant to" but when an "old" friend (meaning I'm old and she was in 4H way after me but remembers me--UGG, those kill you, right?! in a good way) invited me to the challenge, I said OK. $20 for the chance to win $500? And all in the name of losing weight healthfully. OK, sign me up, here's my cash.
Last week I was 15 out of 60 some-odd people but I'm still not in the top 15 for the challenge. Still, it's been fun and has kept me on track on more than one occasion. So, some part of it is working.
Within the group, they started a book club of sorts, to read "together" a book called "The 90-Day Fitness Challenge" by Phil and Amy Pargman. They are a couple who were on the show and lost a bunch of weight and have since started a business of going around and teaching other people what they learned from being on the show. It's an easy read. I can't say I'm not enjoying it but it's also a lot of what I've read before. They live by their "