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9/12/13 4:12 P

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I generally just use them as a structure (recommend calories, protein, etc. per meal). However, when I get bored of different foods, I use follow it; mostly just for breakfast and lunch.

Pros - you don't have to think through a whole lot and you can use the system to make substitutions

Cons - it can be a little boring. It is the same formula with the same choices every day - no casseroles or what not to liven it up. I also wish it had a breakfast for dinner option because my family loves that.

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9/12/13 11:11 A

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I have never used the menu plan...

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9/12/13 8:42 A

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I have used the meal plans. I love them the fact I don't eat cottage cheese so I can sub it for something else. I got lazy to be honest. Between that & not having the time, which I need to make. Maybe that's something I will do this weekend, sit down & use my meal plan to plan the meals for my family instead of me scrambling in the store trying to figure out what we're having.

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9/12/13 8:06 A

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I never have used the menu plans. I am sort of a picky eater - so frequently I didn't care for the offered food choices OR the alternates to those choices. I did get very good at creating my own healthy meals though. Not sure why I have allowed myself to get so far away from that ability. But the weight gain proves that it happened!

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9/12/13 5:46 A

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I used to use them as a structure point. Meaning I many not have had what they posted but if you go into the tracker they will have other options along the same lines. Just got away from doing that as I got away from a lot of other things.

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9/11/13 9:30 P

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I know a lot of us use the food tracker....But how many do, or have in the past, used the meal plans? If you have - what's the best thing about it? And if you tried and don't use them anymore - why didn't you like them?

Behold the turtle, he only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.

Baby Steps will get you to the same place as giant leaps as long as you are going in the right direction!!




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