Hold the Stuffing

Hold the Stuffing

Celebrate health and wellness this holiday season with Health Plus Hold the Stuffing! Choose from 3 options (or choose all) depending on your health and wellness goals. With any option you could win PRIZES!

Option One - Weight Maintenance during the Holidays

How it Works 

  • Submit an initial weigh-in prior to Thanksgiving (November 9th-23rd)
    • Participants will also receive a Wellness Bingo Card to celebrate good health during the holidays (see Option Two below)
  • VUMC: Submit a final weigh-in January 2nd-13th
  • VU: Submit a final weigh-in December 26th-31st

Earn Rewards

  • Maintain your weight (gain no more than 2 pounds) to be entered into a prize drawing.
  • Prize Drawing: Those who meet the goal will be entered into a prize drawing
    • 2 Grand Prize winners will receive an Amazon eGift card for $150
    • 20 Runner-up winners will receive an Amazon eGift card for $25

How to submit your weigh-ins

  • Self Report: If you have access to a scale, you can securely submit your weight with Redcap
  • In person: Visit one of our in person locations
  • Hold the Stuffing Comes to You: Contact Health Plus to schedule a weigh-in for your department
    • Vanderbilt locations with a weight scale can receive a Hold the Stuffing toolkit for your department to stay connected to the fun. For more information email health.plus@vumc.org or call 615-343-8943.
  • Weigh with Higi: Use a weight measurement taken at any Higi station (on or off campus) to weigh in for Hold the Stuffing! Just follow these 3 steps
    • Log in to the Health & Wellness Information Portal to connect your Higi account
    • Click on "Connect to Higi" and follow instructions to allow Higi to send Health Plus your weight and blood pressure. If you are a new Higi user, you will need to create a Higi account.
    • Weigh in at a Higi station between November 9th-23rd and again December 26th-31st. Higi stations on campus located inside Courtyard Café and Sarratt Student Center. Confirm you want your Higi weight measurements included Hold the Stuffing.

Hold the Stuffing Weight Maintenance Challenge is a program designed to support you in maintaining weight over the holiday season. According to the CDC, excess weight is correlated with increased disease risk.

 

Option Two - Play Health Plus Wellness Bingo over the Holidays

 

Engage in daily healthy activities over the Holidays! Participants will track their healthy activities on a BINGO card by crossing out squares for each activity completed for a chance to earn prizes. Play by yourself, or engage with co-workers, family, and friends to stay healthy over the holidays! Register and download your Health Plus Wellness Bingo card starting November 21 to join the fun!

How to Play

  • Choose between 24 activities to improve health and wellness over the holiday season
  • Type an “X” on the line of each activity completed
  • The Health Plus logo in the center is a free activity square
  • Follow the links provided for activities to complete when applicable
  • Remember to save your progress after each activity completed

How to win 

  • Complete 5 in-a-row for BINGO to gain 1 prize drawing entry, and/or Complete 15 out of 25 activity squares total to gain 1 prize drawing entry
  • Up to 2 prize drawing entries can be earned
  • Attach and email completed card to health.plus@vumc.org
  • VUMC: Deadline to submit card is January 6
  • VU: Deadline to submit card is December 31
  • 20 winners drawn will receive an Amazon eGift Card! Only faculty, staff, and postdocs at VU and VUMC are eligible to win.

Option Three - Step for the Holidays Step Challenge

  • Register to join the challenge starting November 21
  • Track your steps December 1st - 31st for a chance to earn prizes!
  • VUMC: Deadline to submit card is January 6
  • VU: Deadline to submit card is December 31
  • 20 winners drawn will receive an Amazon eGift Card! Only faculty, staff, and postdocs at VU and VUMC are eligible to win.