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CARTOON3 SparkPoints: (36,232)
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5/14/14 5:29 P

I remember to write down what I ate if I am away from my computer.

EELPIE Posts: 2,700
5/14/14 4:32 P

Oh, ok. emoticon

SHERYLDS Posts: 17,319
5/14/14 3:33 P

LIFENPROGRESS...whatever helps you get to where you want to be. go for it

PBAILEY06 SparkPoints: (38,511)
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5/14/14 3:26 P

I had forgotten about that show and where they put everything on the table from the week! It was horrifying. I remember one time where everything was the same color: like the color of tortillas. Not a vegetable in site, and most everything had been fried.

LIFENPROGRESS SparkPoints: (114,733)
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5/14/14 2:41 P

UMBILICAL: What do you mean "small" ? I don't understand your comment.

LIFENPROGRESS SparkPoints: (114,733)
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5/14/14 2:38 P

Yes, I do track my meals here. But when I'm out to eat, I can't access SP. That's why i take the pics. emoticon

ETHELMERZ Posts: 19,292
5/14/14 2:37 P

If just watching what I eat ain't enough, I'm not going to obsess further with photo taking. Carry a little note book with you to jot it down. Think "LIFETIME:" and will you be willing to do that for the rest of your lifetime, whatever you do to watch your portions.

UMBILICAL Posts: 12,786
5/14/14 2:00 P


GARDYLOO Posts: 118
5/14/14 1:51 P

I think that sounds like an excellent idea. It reminds me of a weight loss TV show in the UK where they lay out on a table everything the person has eaten for a week (while they were tracking them), and it always seems to drive the point home to actually look at it all.

EELPIE Posts: 2,700
5/14/14 1:15 P

Do you track your food here? I just ask because it's a great way to see exactly how much you ate per day; how many calories, carbs, fat, protein, sodium, etc. you ate per day/per week.

5/14/14 1:01 P

I like that idea!

PBAILEY06 SparkPoints: (38,511)
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5/14/14 12:23 P

I've heard of programs where clients send in the picture and the registered dietitian reviews it and provides feedback.

LIFENPROGRESS SparkPoints: (114,733)
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5/14/14 12:22 P

I've started taking pictures of the food when I eat out. It helps me recall EXACTLY what I ate and the portions I chose. emoticon

Keeps me honest, too! emoticon

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