propoints, weight watchers

In Which Tracy Rejoins Weight Watchers

It Finally Happened.

I was lucky enough to have a little extra money at the end of this month, so what did I do with it?

I’ll tell you what my body and brain were wanting to do with it, post-The New You trial: I wanted to go and buy a whole load of junk food and pig out. I’m annoyed with myself, because I wanted, once I was finished with The New You Plan, to continue the ketosis, and be okay with not feeling hungry between meals.

I thought that one day of eating food wouldn’t be that bad.

Oy. Sometimes I think I’ll never learn.

That’s why I actually let the smart part of my brain override the stupid part of my brain for once. I was sitting in front of my computer, and I did what I should have done a long time ago:

I logged onto Weight Watchers‘ website. And I signed up for the Monthly Pass (which, if you’re unfamiliar with the Weight Watchers’ system, is the way of paying monthly so you can attend any class without having to pay at the class, but you can only get weighed at one meeting a week) which gives me access to meetings and the app and all.

Now, the app’s lovely… sort of. You can scan in an item and sometimes it’ll be in the database. But the actual database needs serious updating. MyFitnessPal’s database is effing awesome. Weight Watchers’? Not so much.

But the point is that I’m going to be going to meetings again. I’m going to get weighed on a proper scale every Monday evening again.

(If you see a serious, serious increase on Monday night, please be aware of two things: I normally weigh in first thing in the morning without having eaten anything and I normally weigh in naked; and post-The New You Plan, I’ve probably regained everything due to not following guidelines for coming off of a VLC Diet properly…

That said, I’m looking forward to getting back to meetings. My tracking’s been iffy this week, as we’ve been missing a few details for trackable items – one of the problems with the ProPoints plan is that it completely ignores calories, and some of the older books ONLY give calories and fat, THANKS FOR THAT, WEIGHT WATCHERS – so while I’m still within ProPoints because of weeklies, and I don’t know what I weighed last week, I guess we’ll have to see how it goes, from Monday onwards.

It’ll be interesting, to say the least, especially considering how it went when I first started on the ProPoints plan.

Annoyingly, I know that my body works best on a low-carb, high-protein plan. >:/

Dear body: please pay attention to what works for you. Thanks.