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Sunday, May 22, 2011

I discovered for myself that I can make SparkPeople work for me by dedicating an hour a week on Sunday by reading and records-keeping. I honestly don't have time to do everything daily (or nightly, in my case). I can record glucose as my 7 day average each week, my weight each week, and I'll use the date back-button to record exercise for each day. I tend to gather lots of little scraps of paper in my purse, but I date and time them so I know what goes where. Now that my One Weigh class is meeting only every 2 weeks, and will soon end, I need something to help me keep on track. So today is day one. emoticon
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  • BBJC66
    I have the same problem with everyday tracking, good luck woth your new start. Hope it goes well.
    1982 days ago
    It doesn't matter how often you utilize the tools, but that you DO use them. I understand not having the time daily to do the updates, I have 3 kids and am very busy with work, volunteering and social activities that take up alot of my time. I pre-plan my meals (portion size, calorie count, fat grams and repeat meals often) I exercise 6 days a week and I log my food as I'm eating on my cell phone. Once a week, I do my weigh-ins, check-ins, etc. So trust me when I tell ya, I understand. Be proud of yourself for using SP, even if just once a week, at least you're taking steps towards better health!
    1982 days ago
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