Sunday, May 22, 2011

Season 4 Challenge 1

Before I tell you the challenges, I have an exciting announcement!

The winner of this season (4) will get an extra prize!
My good friend Bryn, from Black Hat Media, has offered the winner a photo-shoot! So next time Helena is out here, we'll all go together and get some sister shots taken, and the winner will get some extra portraits! How exciting is that?!?

Now... It's time for our first weekly challenges! Are you ready for it?

In case you are new:

Each week we are given two challenges. These challenges will start on Sunday and go through the following Saturday.

At the end of the week, we will each write a post explaining our experiences with the challenges.

BE HONEST. If you failed the challenge, tell us why. If you rocked it, tell us how. Most importantly, tell us how you feel about it.

This week's challenges

Physical: Take a walk everyday this week. Inside, outside, at the gym or even in place while watching TV! It doesn't matter how you do it, but take a walk everyday this week for at least fifteen minutes. Take a friend, spouse or go alone.  Just have fun and enjoy the (hopefully) nice weather!

Emotional: Write a "Why I matter" letter to yourself. Anytime this week write yourself a letter about why you matter, it can be a list of things or a traditional letter; write it however you want! Be genuine and put it someplace safe where you can read it whenever you're feeling down.

Good luck! I can't wait to hear how you did.
And since we didn't have a challenge last week, on your day to blog this week tell us all something that motivates you AND tell us a new recipe you're going to use with your diet!



Annie, age 29

About Annie

With everything I am responsible for at home, my ridiculous work schedule and my health problems, it makes it hard to keep working out on the front burner. But when I heard about this blog, I thought 'why not!'. I'm excited to get started and hopefully I won't die of exhaustion when this is all over!

Heléna, age 26

About Helena

I can't fit into my clothes! After getting married and being forced to eat my own cooking, I started gaining weight. The desk job didn't really help. I gained 30 lbs in the past year, and I can really feel it when I try to get dressed in the morning. I am really good at starting diet and exercise programs; but really bad at finishing them. And that's all about to change...

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