Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Day 1 on Weight Watchers
I joined the Weight Watchers program yesterday. It works on a points system - all food has an allocated point value - and I'm allowed to eat 20 points per day. Veggies have 0 points, so can eat as much of that as I like. Fruit has a very low point value. Nuts are high, eeeek! I like this plan, as it's really very balanced, and easy to do when preparing food for the whole family.
I will attend weekly meetings, where I will get weighed, and the groupleader does a little motivational talk. I signed up for 12 weeks.
Last year I lost weight very slowly doing it on my own - but at least I did lose. However, I picked more than half of it up during December! Sob sob. So hard to lose the damn weight, and then so easy to pick it up again - not fair!
Hopefully the WW program will educate me again about thinking about what I'm eating, why I'm eating, whether I really need it, etc. And knowing that I have to report to somebody each week and that I've paid for it is extra motivation!
I want to aim to exercise 5 times a week for an hour each time. I'm trying to incorporate some running into my cardio - but I'm very unfit at this stage!
I want to stop wasting money on weight loss supplements. These things really don't work. It really comes down to eating a lil bit less and moving a lil bit more!
Here's to shedding these kg's!