Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Oh No She Di-int!

The last few weeks I've started tracking my food and workouts using My Fitness Pal.  I've tried using it a few years ago and didn't really like it.  After using Spark for a while, I found one thing I like better about MFP.  When I work out, they add those calories to my daily calories that I can eat.  With Spark, I just go over a ton when I have my long runs and it makes me feel like I ate too much.

My Fitness Pal

Another thing I like better is the barcode scanner.  With Spark, everything I would try to scan was something I would have to enter all the information for.  MFP seems to have a larger data base.  Everything I've scanned so far has already been entered by someone.

At the end of each day, when everything is entered, I like that it will tell me how much I will weigh in 5 weeks if I continue on the same track.  It's just interesting to see.


So, for now, I am on the MFP train.  I hope it lasts and I start losing some weight!  My user name is jnbrigs if you want to add me as a friend!

On another sort of related front, tonight after work, I said no to peanut M&M's, because I knew that I was already over my calories for the day. Yay me!

Here's to a great rest of the week!

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