First of all, I'm throwing up a brag worthy picture. The one on the left was taken St. Pat's day 2012. The on the right just a year later. Doing this made me feel so much better in a time where I felt like I haven't been losing as much as I wanted lately.
ANYWAY, As I've eluded to in previous posts I've had some dissatisfaction with Weight Watchers. I know the program works. I also really appreciate the sense of community and encouragement you get from attending meetings. In addition I know I'm not really working the program. I haven't counted points in weeks,
I find the whole "counting points" taxing. Then I have the while counting of the activity points as well. I know this is based off of the while calorie consumed vs. calorie burned. I'm just thinking it really should be THAT simple. I don't want to have to bring a calculator to the store with me. I don't want to figure out how well I can talk while working out in order to calculate activity points (I've literally sang a few bars of a song while running). I just want to know what is going in and what I'm working off.
In addition to that I also think it is too expensive. It is over $40 a month to attend a half an hour meeting and stand on a scale. There are days where I have to bring Bell and I just go and weigh in and leave. My Fittness Pal is free and I'm considering buying a FitBit to track calories burned (plus they sync). It is a one time purchase of $60.
All in all I think I've made my decision. I have one more week paid for of WW so I will obviously be attending. But I after I am almost positive I will be making the change to calorie counting.
With this change I think I will be doing a cleanse. The Advocare Cleanse to be exact. I have done it before (well I did the complete 24 Day Challenge) and had decent results, but I want to give it 110% this time. I'm hoping this will give me the boost and reboot I need to make the transition. And also help with my motivation. I am really looking forward to starting something new.
Anyone made the change from counting points to counting calories or vice versa? I know there was a round of cleanses lately, anyone have any advice?
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