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    Question Keeping personal stats

    Hi!

    A quick question, have you ever tried to track personal stats to get motivated? Tracking things like chocolate bars (or something similar) eaten in a week or so? And if you have, what works best for you to track your data? What tool do you use? Your help would be greatly appreciated

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    Diet: Myfitnesspal
    Height: 5ft4in
    Start Date: 15/02/2014
    Start Weight: 15st3lb
    Current Weight: 13st12lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 36.6
    Current BMI: 33.3
    Goal BMI: 24


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st5lb
    Weight to Lose: 3st12lb
    % Lost 8.92%
    I track everything... every thing I eat, every bit of exercise I do, how many calories I burn, what the change on calories is when I lose weight. I use myfitnesspal to track calories and exercise, but use a diary to put more info in and I have an excel spreadsheet (yes I am a total geek) that I use to track my weight loss and inch loses.

    I find being able to see all that info really keeps me motivated, I am trying not to set goals as if I don't hit them I get a bit pee'ed off and that can make me cheat but its good to look at the info I have tracked and see the weight coming off, knowing that a 1lb loss might be annoying when Ive been extra good, but then I will have a really big loss out of the blue to make up for all the smaller ones, that helps me stay motivated when I have a week or two at 1lb loses.
    My crash diet rehab diary - http://www.minimins.com/weight-loss-...hab-diary.html

    Lost 7 st between Jan 2011 & August 2011, slowly been regaining since then until I regained 6st 7lb, back to lose the gain and with the knowledge of how easy it is to regain determined to never regain again!

    Restart - 15/02/14 - 15 stone 3lbs

    W1 - 3lbs W2 - 2.5lbs W3 - 1.5lbs W4 - 5lbs W5 - 1lb W6 - 1.5lbs (1 stone lost) W7 - 2.5lbs W8 - 2lbs W9 - STS

    Goals
    Get out of 15's (done 1st March)
    Lose 1 stone (done 29th March)
    Get out of 14's (done 12th April)
    Lose 2 stone
    Get out of 13's
    Get out of obese BMI
    Lose 3 stone
    Get out of 12's
    Lose 4 stone
    Get out of 11's
    Get out of overweight BMI
    Lose 5 stone
    Get to target 10 stone

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    Height: 5ft6in
    Start Date: 12/03/2014
    Start Weight: 11st3lb
    Current Weight: 11st2lb
    Goal Weight: 9st6lb
    Goal Date: 01/08/2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 25.3
    Current BMI: 25.2
    Goal BMI: 21.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st1lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st10lb
    % Lost 0.64%
    I track every single thing I eat! When I didn't count my calories, I'd be constantly eating anything I wanted because I didn't have to see on an app how much I'd wasted on chocolate/crisps/sweets. Now I'm tracking, I can limit myself and only eat healthy most days. If I do fancy some chocolate, I will restrict the pieces I have as I find anything more as a waste of calories.


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    Height: 5ft6in
    Start Date: 12/03/2014
    Start Weight: 11st3lb
    Current Weight: 11st2lb
    Goal Weight: 9st6lb
    Goal Date: 01/08/2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 25.3
    Current BMI: 25.2
    Goal BMI: 21.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st1lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st10lb
    % Lost 0.64%
    Also, I use MyNetDiary Pro. It gives me a detailed analysis of my day and my week






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