Back on WW
Thursday, January 13, 2011
After some careful thought, I decided to rejoin Weight Watchers. I love the Spark site but found I needed more food structure so I decided to rejoin. Plus as a former member I was very curious about the new plan and how the point work. I know WW works so I was anxious to get that boost. To help keep my sanity, I'm doing the online version only. I did enjoy the meetings but it became too much to have to get the meetings every week. It became a chore instead of something that I could enjoy just for me. I also realized that even with the discount my employer set up with WW it is cheaper for me to do the online program. So far so good. I joined last week and had my first weigh-in today and lost 5.4. I've done WW off and on for 15 years so I'm blown by how many points daily and extra points are now allowed on the new plan. I'm still doing my Spark though. I love the challenges and potential to gain points by logging and education so I'm maintaining a presence on both sites. One major advantage of Spark is the ability to track things like sodium and potassium. As someone with hypertension it is important to see how much of each I am taking in. That in itself is enough reason to keep logging on Spark but I love the challenges as well.
I'm going to have to change my evening mindset because I find that now that I'm online in the evenings on both sites I'm more inclined to snack and of course I'm not hungry but I want to eat and have given in to the idea of eating. Gotta find a better strategy. I haven't been sleeping well the last week either so that hasn't helped. Oh well, what do they say-knowing is half the battle? The fact that I'm aware is a step. Gotta keep up this good work and remember my goal of reaching my goal weight by my 40th!