T-Minus One Month . . .

The “Weigh Out” period opens on Monday, April 27, and anyone currently registered can have their final weight taken starting on April 27. The absolute last day to have your final weight taken is Saturday, May 9.  If you are able to visit a weighing location on May 9, then you can go on any […]

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Saturday is the Last Day!

February 28 is this Saturday.  If you or someone you know has not yet registered, then please visit our Registration page and find the closest weighing location from your work or from your home.  Make plans to sign up and join the 2,000+ people who have already entered. Everyone that has already registered has taken […]

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Double Your Impact

If you accepted our challenge, then we want you to challenge someone to accept our challenge with you. You are being invited to help us double our total.  Recruit someone you know who has not yet joined Lighten Up East Texas.  The entry period for Lighten Up East Texas is open through February 28. View […]

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. . . and still counting.  Over one thousand five hundred people from across East Texas have accepted the challenge to lose at least 5% of their starting weight and enjoy a healthier version of themselves in 2015. Way to go, East Texas! Now, we ask for your help.  We want to double our numbers […]


New Weighing Locations

Lighten Up East Texas continues to spread across the region.  Our staff has created new entry locations! This Saturday, anyone living in the Diana and Ore City area can register at the New Hope Baptist Church. Beginning next week, persons in Mount Pleasant can register at Northeast Texas Community College. Please help us spread word […]

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LUET is on Facebook . . .

Have you visited our Facebook page?  New content is posted daily, and important updates about the weight loss challenge are listed at Facebook.com/LightenUpEastTexas. Remember to “Like” our page and “Share” our page with your friends and family.  Help us register 5,000 East Texans before the end of February and motivate your network to join Lighten […]


Week One . . .

Lighten Up East Texas 2015 began last weekend at Broadway Square Mall, where nearly 500 people accepted our challenge.  People all over East Texas have also registered at our weighing locations established in over 20 counties. It is not too late to sign up!  View our “Registration” page, and learn where you can direct the […]


Tools for Success

Participants on Lighten Up East Texas are encouraged to consume nutritious meals and to follow an exercise regimen that will best fit your daily schedule and your lifestyle.  Two tools that are readily available are the FitCity 5-2-1-0 Program and the NuVal Nutrition Scoring System. Learn more about both by reading this past Saturday’s article […]

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Come out and join us today at Broadway Square Mall.  Post a selfie or take a pic of your weight loss team and post your photos on your social media accounts using the hashtag #LUETKickoff2015


24 Hours and counting . . .

Tomorrow is the official launch date for Lighten Up East Texas at the Broadway Square Mall in Tyler.  Everyone who registers at the mall on Friday evening or on Saturday afternoon will receive a free drawstring backpack, a personal wallet-sized weight tracker card, and a Door Prize Entry Card.  Our door prizes include: 10-$50 Brookshire […]