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I've been trying to stay on track but find myself getting off track because i can't remember my calories per meal and i have limited access to the computer for my sparkpeople page. So, yesterday i went back through my food diary and found the most common foods that i eat each week or frequently. I typed up a page with those foods to keep in my written food diary. I don't do the meal planner because of my food allergies such as soy, dairy and wheat. I believe this will help me stay on track.
When you do your list don't forget to write down the serving size. My internet service was down and i had forgotten to write one of my foods serving size down and guessing is not a good idea.
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.
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.
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