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WW Week One is History

Friday, February 22, 2013

After looking at the scale last month and realizing that I have gained what I had worked so hard to lose - I succumbed to the last resort to lose weight. I joined Weight Watchers. WW had helped my mom and sister lose weight in the past but I always said NO to joining. I always convinced myself that I knew how to eat and didn't need to go weekly to hear some women talk about their "Success Stories" and get weighed in. Well, I joined last week and in one week on WW I lost 4 whopping pounds! I am ecstatic! I actually committed myself to going weekly and getting weighed and sticking around for the meeting afterward. I have learned MANY things in only 2 sessions about how to snack correctly and learned tricks about portion sizes. My only regret is that it's taken so long for me to join! I love the fact that I must be held accountable for stepping on that dreaded scale! I am allotted a certain number of Points each day and I must stick to those Point values...which I have faithfully! The coolest thing about WW is the app that is available on smart phones. It is awesome! I enter in all of my food/drink intake on this app and it is really cool! It also has a calculator which can give me the # of Points in any given food item. It even has a barcode scanner which I use when I do my grocery shopping which gives out the Points in any given item! Really amazing!

I just had to write a quick blog about this journey that I am on and I just hope that I keep up with my tracking and losing the weight!

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BAKER1009 3/1/2013 12:31PM

    I'm glad you joined WW and are finding success with it!
There is nothing wrong with seeking out a little help in life. Remember, those who seek help are stronger than those that sit confused!
Or something like that...I just made that up, LOL!

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I*AM*BLESSED 2/22/2013 3:52PM

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 2/22/2013 1:04PM

    That's awesome, congratulations!

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MOMMASLILGUNNY 2/22/2013 12:12PM

    There is an even easier way to track with the WW app too. You can take a pic of your food. It calculates the points from that!

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CAPECODLIGHT 2/22/2013 12:09PM

    Good for you! My sister and niece have had excellent success with WW. My sister goes back for a "tune-up" as a lifetime member every once in a while if she gains a few pounds. So, she nips it in the bud before she really slides.

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