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cthompson01 08-19-2010 11:12 PM

Stopped Weight Watchers today.
 
Hello:

As the title says, I stopped the Weight Watchers program today. I lost about 60 pounds on the program over the past 2+ years. Problem is I have been 5lbs away from my goal weight of 165 for a few months. So, I'm going to use Fit Day for a while and see what happens.

Antiquelover52 08-20-2010 04:07 PM

I also am a veteran Weight Watcher. It just got too expensive. I had been going for several years and lost 108#. I am now going to TOPS and I love it!
Candy

elljak 08-20-2010 04:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cthompson01 (Post 19115)
Hello:

As the title says, I stopped the Weight Watchers program today. I lost about 60 pounds on the program over the past 2+ years. Problem is I have been 5lbs away from my goal weight of 165 for a few months. So, I'm going to use Fit Day for a while and see what happens.

I am stopping my WW today too. I lost weight well with WW 20 years ago, but that was when they told you what to eat and how much rather than giving you a free reign! The free reign obviously does not work for me!!! Its not working and after joining Fitday I am shocked to see how much fat I am eating and how little protein. This last week I have upped my protein intake and lowered my fat intake, and its weigh in tonight so I'll see how I have done.

Deanna0404 08-20-2010 05:21 PM

I found a meeting close by to my house and I am going to try it out - I can use all the support I can get - I had never heard of it before your post, so thank you!

Regarding TOPS!

Barryman9000 08-21-2010 04:35 PM

WW
 
I did WW years ago, lost about 20Lbs then put it back on. I just couldn't curb the cravings, and although I lost weight I didn't really lose fat - I just lost "weight."

I usually recommend everyone read "Good Calories, Bad Calories." The author addresses a lot of issues, including why people don't end up losing that last bit of weight regardless of caloric intake or exercise. I bet you can find it at the library. I did.

Foodjunkiegirl 09-01-2010 02:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Deanna0404 (Post 19160)
I found a meeting close by to my house and I am going to try it out - I can use all the support I can get - I had never heard of it before your post, so thank you!

Regarding TOPS!

What is TOPS? I quit WW about 8 months ago. I got tired of paying 40.00 a month to hear the same advice over and over again. Sure, the motivation was nice, but in the end I gained back all the weight because WW didn't do much to help me with my emotional eating. I decided to take my 40.00 a month and spend it on a gym membership. So far, I'm using it.

cozycataloger 09-03-2010 03:46 PM

WW never really worked for me. Everytime I tried it, I'd lose 15 lbs., then my entire body went nuts. Instead of blood sugar, A1C and blood pressure going down, they went up! I also had horrible gastro-intestinal issue (you don't want to know).

I went off, gained back the 15 lbs I lost plus 25. Then last summer, after a lot of research, I tried Akins. Within a month, all my sympotoms cleared up. I didn't stick with it (looking for a new job, moving, etc.) but just this past month I joined Fitday, read "Protien Power" (seems to upset people less than Akins) and joined a gym.

Here's to hope!

carrenross 09-03-2010 04:29 PM

T.o.p.s.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Foodjunkiegirl (Post 20014)
What is TOPS? I quit WW about 8 months ago. I got tired of paying 40.00 a month to hear the same advice over and over again. Sure, the motivation was nice, but in the end I gained back all the weight because WW didn't do much to help me with my emotional eating. I decided to take my 40.00 a month and spend it on a gym membership. So far, I'm using it.

FGJ: If memory serves me right, TOPS stands for Take Off Pounds Sensibly. It usually is a group of people who do just what we are here, encouraging each other. I went to one about 25 years ago, so I am fuzzy about if you weigh in there or not. Maybe someone else can elaborate more.
The group I belonged to was fun and we shared ideas, did games and sometimes crafts. I remember once I made a costume and went dressed as a Daffodil...shiver...I can still see that big ol' yellow flower petal head piece I made. I am SO glad that it was before digital, camera phones and Facebook. LOL

Jmiller0212 09-03-2010 11:07 PM

I've also been on WW, off & on, and a true believer, for20 yrs. I've gained and sot numerous times over this period of time to the point that my metabolism is now non-existent.
I just heard about, & started, HCG, which at first glance appears, crazy, until u read all the material, pros & cons. I'm loving it so far, dropped 9 lbs in 6 days. I'm hopeful this could be the answer for me.
Good luck!

AuroraA 09-05-2010 05:33 AM

WW
 
WW is great if you follow it correctly.
As another said, it is too lenient. It is too easy to use up your points eating junk.

I was ALWAYS hungry! But if followed right, it is good for some people.


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