I used weight watchers in the old days, it was much easier then, than now.. We have weight watchers in Denmark, but I like the Danish Weight Consultants better as the calories both on the core plan and maintaince are counted for you.
I know what I have to eat and from what catagories and on maintaince don't have to weigh my food or write it up as the system is so simple. It also falls within the calorie ranges at sparks and very rarely does huge differences in the recommended values for cals, protein fat etc...
You have so much milk, protein, bread products, fat and oil rations, vegetables and fruits. All divided up in meal suggestions and can be swapped around to include seasonal eating situations.
I have lost weight the past two christmas and do not feel deprived of anything. Just have to put the exercise in if I want my extras. Great weeks can see me eating over and about the recommended amounts and now I have taken up running I am 17 pounds under my goal weight without undereating...I eat 2,200 + plus calories, so am thrilled with the results.
Alot of success I put down to keeping going to the meetings for the pep talks, I have got alot of feed back for others that they get alot of idea's how I deal with stuff.
One of my new friends eats alot and can't cope with 3 meals a day, so I suggested she divide her days ration up into 5 small portions, and her smile last week described a success at weigh in. She lost 2˝lb in one week.. Another lady said if we had not talked on the street a single time she would have got discouraged and stopped. I like helping people get the same success as I have, it makes stick to it so much easier...
Edited by: RENA1965 at: 4/25/2008 (15:12)
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