Hi Desertsooner! Glad you've joined us. The second "sticky topic" on this team has links to a lot of helpful things and you will probably find what you're looking for there. Also, a lot of us "hang out" in the first "sticky topic". Come join us there and post, post post! We love hearing from new people; your ideas and thoughts are invaluable. There seem to be only a few who post regularly, but I/we would love it if everyone would post. Will look for you there.
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Pounds lost: 18.8
Fitness Minutes: (0) Posts: 1 12/27/12 1:47 P
I am new to this forum. I have fought the weight battle all my life and I want to finally win it! I have been a WW member several times...and was doing great until they changed to the PointsPlus program. all progress stopped and I even began to gain! The "science" they espoused did not make any sense.
Anyway, I want to go back to the Momentum format of WW but cannot find my old calculator. Any suggestions?
Fitness Minutes: (55,606) Posts: 2,394 9/25/12 2:33 P
Andrea, I work for WW and am currently doing the Simply filling technique (new name for the old Core plan). I like it. If I were you, I would use your old material. It works well and you will do great on it. If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
Weight loss is a long obedience in the right direction.
current weight: 161.4
Fitness Minutes: (32,189) Posts: 1,361 9/24/12 1:09 P
I believe some of the other ladies (Lori?) use that site. I really like myfitnesspal, and found it similar to WW it was easy. I lost 30 lbs on momentum. Weight loss stopped immediately after nov 29 2010 which is when WW rolled out PP. I didn't take me long to figure out it was a broken program and not for me. I have lost 35 more since then. I have been plateaued for about a year. 15-20 to go. I know it will happen.
current weight: 161.2
Fitness Minutes: (275) Posts: 2 9/24/12 12:11 P
My gentle advise Andrea is DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON PP!!!!!. If you have your old materials and momentum or whichever system worked for you, go for it. Lori has a topic of all the links to help find any old plans that may help. You will get a lot of support here. join in on the main discussion board. I have gone completely away from WW, tracking calories on myfitnesspal.com. I also sometimes double track here. I love SP for the support here and the wealth of valuable information that can help you make this a lifestyle change not a diet.
current weight: 161.2
Fitness Minutes: (275) Posts: 2 9/24/12 10:04 A
Hello, I am a newbie to this group and have been with weight watchers who works and I have previously lost weight on. Well I am starting back and want to do the old plan, but wanted to know if it would be wise to stick with the old points in my old book, or purchase a new book on the Point Plus plan? Please help? Noticing that the points for food have changed and not sure of what to do?
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