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I thought there was something wrong with me as I was quite active and ate healthily - no sweets, pop or fast food: WHY WAS I SO BIG?

I wrote a food diary each day - it looked ok to me. WRONG! What a shock when I began putting EVERYTHING I ate into the SP Food Tracker. That slice of cheese, that handful of nuts... And even worse - that pint of cider / glass of wine! It all added up.

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Even if I have a bad day where I do end up ordering pizza, seeing the sky-high calorie intake really spurs me on not to give in next time.
- Submitted by DINAHSAW 11/28/2011 in Staying Positive | 5 Comments
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SAZZYJT 12/16/2011 7:48:00 PM

    This is my first day, and wow when I put in my food for the tracker it was a big reality check! This website is so inspirational. emoticon
DDESERTDDAWN 12/9/2011 1:09:00 PM

    Tracking food AND fitness for me are essential. I can look over and see what works and what simply doesn't.

Good Spark!
KRISTYANNE7 12/6/2011 6:31:00 PM

    That is so true! I exercised 16 hours a week through my younger teenage years and couldn't understand why I was 100 pounds overweight. My thoughts of food were so skewed. If only I knew then what I know now!
BEMORESTUBBORN 11/28/2011 4:08:00 PM

    It's amazing, isn't it? That's why I use the Tracker daily - even after six years in maintenance. It is just too easy to fool myself into thinking I'm not eating "all that much." That is also the reason why I measure and weigh food, too.
MIPALADY23 11/28/2011 12:36:00 PM

    Don't forget being honest with your portion sizes!!! BIG difference!

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