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I hate food tracking
I find that as long as I remember only I'm seeing it I'm a bit more honest about what I list, lol
Tracking my food has been a big help to me.
Makes a huge difference. Thanks.
Can anyone reccomend an cellphone Application that doesnt require wifi? I am in a low cell zone 4 days per week and cant track half of the time
For the last 46 years, I've alternated between tracking and not tracking. When tracking, I find myself inclined to skip a poor choice because I would have to log it. Nobody looks at my log but I would know. Also there is the matter of ice cream. I 'need' it in the evening. While logging, I discovered that if I had it in the afternoon, I would still want it at night. On vacation, getting fruit or some other meal finisher, I often skipped the ice cream. That hasn't transferred to home.
I like the SP food tracker.
Tracking has been my goal since I started with SP. Works for me. Thanks for sharing.
I do forget little things now and then, but the tracking I've been doing is helping me be more aware of what I need to add ..ie protein, fiber, carbs, and fats, etc. I'm now trying to get them but I'm not losing weight much. I don't gain, but...maybe I am missing something. I'm eating a bit less in calories per day than it's suggested, and maybe I eat the wrong kind of calories. This article has helped me figure what I may be missing...how I feel before and after, getting onto the tracking before I forget, etc. Thank you for those reminders....
this is great!! I have a hard time sticking with food tracking because I do get too caught up in details. It's the nerd in me I guess. I will also try writing down how I felt about eating before/after the meal.
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