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Anyone use this and want to work together?


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#1 Krunchie29

Posted 25 October 2012 - 10:47 AM

I need to stop eating so much and start moving more!

put on far too much weight, dam emotional eating!!

I am trying to use My fitness Pal so just wanted to see if there was anyone else out there using the app or website and wanted to share support!!

#2 spersephone

Posted 25 October 2012 - 10:51 AM

I use it, and sometimes post on the boards, but I'm not out seeking friends like they all seem to be.  I also talk on the CalorieKing.com.au forums too.  The tools are all out there for us to use, and free!

#3 cstar

Posted 25 October 2012 - 12:23 PM

Hi,

I actually started using it about 1 week ago, both DH and I.  It's helping so far, I have lost 1 kilo and my DH alittle more.  It really helps jotting down how much you eat and how many calories you consume everyday, it's making us stop eating more than we need and especially at night!

The only problem I find is when searching for the food I've eaten, we eat home cooked food all the time, and maybe eat out on a weekend twice a month, it seems to come up with brand food, but I choose the closest option.

Anyway, would love to stick around here and help each other out.

Good Luck


#4 lewis

Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:52 PM

Add me as a friend, I am lewis350. I am currently maintaining my weight after loosing 10.5kg in 4 months using MFP

Edited by lewis, 25 October 2012 - 01:53 PM.


#5 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 25 October 2012 - 06:04 PM

you can add me too if you want original.gif im mummabear91

ive lost 3.4kg so far, but am doing it quite slowly. i like mfp to track how im eating and the users i have as friends are always reallly encouraging original.gif

#6 snortle

Posted 25 October 2012 - 06:22 PM

Edit

Edited by snortle, 10 January 2013 - 05:12 PM.


#7 Krunchie29

Posted 26 October 2012 - 11:55 AM

thanks ladies, have added those who gave me user names.

Mine is krunchie29, same as here!



#8 Let_it_Rain

Posted 26 October 2012 - 12:00 PM

Mine is winterdanceshere. Feel free to add. I use it to track food and exercise, but I avoid scales.

#9 MegzG

Posted 26 October 2012 - 12:02 PM

hi i'm megz85g
feel free to add me

#10 cstar

Posted 26 October 2012 - 12:03 PM

QUOTE (snortle @ 25/10/2012, 06:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You can add me too original.gif


I've lost 7kgs using MFP so far, I'm a big fan.

Cstar - there is an option where you can add a recipe. You enter all the quantities of the ingredients you use and it calculates the calories per serve its really usefull for me as I also do a lot of cooking from scratch.



Thank you I will do this

#11 kimmy176

Posted 27 October 2012 - 03:22 PM

I have been using it daily for the past month. My user name is kimmy176 and am happy to be added (just a pop a message to say you're from EB).

#12 *Lilami*

Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:45 PM

Please add me too guys, Im looking for as much support as i can! DizzyLizzy84 is me biggrin.gif

#13 *~~Jess~~*

Posted 30 October 2012 - 07:40 AM

Feel free to add me, I'm JessL_1985.

#14 smarty~pants

Posted 30 October 2012 - 02:46 PM

you can add me too - I'm emmagem76 I've lost 12.4kgs

#15 jacksdream

Posted 30 October 2012 - 02:49 PM

Feel free to add me too. I'm no_more_junk over there. I've been tracking for 8 weeks and have lost 9.1kg so far. Looking at another 4-5kg hopefully original.gif

#16 Shanski

Posted 30 October 2012 - 03:05 PM

Hi you can add me - shanski01

I have lost 17.3kg so far using MFP

I love the barcode reader on the iPhone - so handy when at the supermarket trying to decide between two different brands.

I also cook a lot from scratch and I find it easier to add recipes on my iPhone than on the PC.



#17 WiseEyes

Posted 30 October 2012 - 03:11 PM

Hi you can add me too if you like, Ive lost 7 kilos in 8 weeks so far and hoping to keep going
my name on there is Wiseeyes

#18 Ange

Posted 30 October 2012 - 07:12 PM

I've just signed up! You can add me, Lns25 original.gif Fingers crossed I can lose 5kgs by Christmas!

Didn't help going to the movies today and eating a choc top AND popcorn! LOL

#19 Ange

Posted 31 October 2012 - 03:11 PM

Thanks to those who have added me! original.gif It's great to read everyone's food diary - it gives me ideas for my next days meal plan!

#20 :ButterBall:

Posted 31 October 2012 - 09:40 PM

Hi everyone

I just joined today - my un is arohz I think but butterball would have been a great choice ;) could you add me please too? Not sure how to do yet lol

I'm abit confused about the input - output thing.
How many calories are you guys on?

Anyway today because I added exercise it added extra calories for me to have but what I don't get is does that mean I should eat more? Or just be happier because I will lose more?

Is the cal they give you designed for you to lose weight without excercise? As in that's a bit less then your body uses a day?
I'm confused!!

#21 Ange

Posted 01 November 2012 - 11:51 AM

butterball, I think from memory when I popped in my weight/height etc, it asked me if I wanted to lose weight/maintain/gain and how many weeks I wanted to do it over. So for me, mine are set at weight loss. You also choose how active you are.

#22 :ButterBall:

Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:29 PM

Thanks for the info ange.

I is adding you ALL because have worked out how to do it and I'm sick of wasting my calories on mangoes.
Need some food inspiration people!!

#23 lewis

Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:23 AM

New Endomondo all sport challenge for November http://www.endomondo.com/challenges/7453687 come and join all welcome.......


#24 Krunchie29

Posted 02 November 2012 - 02:10 PM

access denied

#25 lewis

Posted 02 November 2012 - 02:44 PM

sign up on endomondo and then come back in here with your user name and i will add you to the november challenge.




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