Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    DINAHGIRL   13,914
SparkPoints
10,000-14,999 SparkPoints
 
 
WW v. Sparkpeople

Sunday, May 22, 2011

I've been on Weight Watchers since the first of February and have lost an average of about a half-pound a week. Agonizingly slow! I only had a couple of weeks when I gained, and a few weeks when there was no change. I like the program a lot, but there are things about SP that I like better. I like to see all the nutrients -- particularly sodium and potassium. I like the fact that only members can see the blogs and forums. This is not true on WW -- it's open to the world, and of course, to trolls and spammers. So I guess I'll continue to go back and forth between the two.

Meanwhile, the past few weeks I've not done well on my "good health guidelines." I need to get back to planning my food, planning meals for the week, and making sure I am getting enough vegetables. These will be my goals this week.
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BABYBEE 5/24/2011 4:28PM

    I have been with Sparkpeople several years and on and of WW online as well. I seemed to do better with WW because I felt more accountable (paying $$). In a year I lost 26 pounds-logged in my food and exercise faithfully. Did not participate in forums due to mentioned problems.
Yesterday I canecelled my WW membership and will concentrate on logging my food in Sparkpeopel. My exercise regimen has become habit at this point and I have learned the importance of food tracking. If I see where I can't continue to lose I'll rejoin WW-just a psychological thing I guess. Money should not make a difference but somehow in the past it seems to have been a good motivator!!!
Wishing u the best!!! I know u will succeed! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
JACKIE4019 5/22/2011 4:30PM

    I don't think it has to be WW "VS" SparkPeople. I think they complement each other. My biggest problem with WW is the cost. You can't beat FREE.

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.
 


Other Entries by DINAHGIRL