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Old 02-04-2014, 01:47 PM
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I've lost 16.2 pounds so far on Weight Watchers.
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Old 02-04-2014, 05:07 PM
 
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I have lost about 50 lbs. on WW. I have 25 more to go. I joined in 2011. Good luck and congrats!
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Old 02-06-2014, 11:08 AM
 
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Congrats you guys!
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Old 02-13-2014, 03:02 PM
 
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I just joined WW online and am trying to navigate their system. Doesn't seem very "user friendly" but maybe it's just a learning curve for me.

I've never done WW, so am interested to see how this will work. I need to lose at least 50lbs.

It's great to hear others doing so well on it. Is anyone else doing it online?
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Old 02-13-2014, 06:28 PM
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I have lost about 50 lbs. on WW. I have 25 more to go. I joined in 2011. Good luck and congrats!
Awesome!
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Old 02-13-2014, 08:07 PM
 
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Worthless in the long term- five years out.
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Old 02-14-2014, 07:18 PM
 
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The online system is a pain in the butt and is very poorly designed. It ain't you, it's the system! My wife is a lifetime member but she still has to navigate the phone tree to get her vouchers processed. She is down 30 pounds and keeping it down for 2 years now.
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Old 02-14-2014, 08:20 PM
 
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i'm glad it works for some....though i think one could do it on their own for free. aside from the support groups, it all boils down to calorie restriction, no?
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Old 02-16-2014, 07:14 AM
 
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i'm glad it works for some....though i think one could do it on their own for free. aside from the support groups, it all boils down to calorie restriction, no?
No it's not the same. I lost weight on WW and got lazy trying to do it on my own. First of all, they hold you accountable because you get weighed weekly. Many times I wanted a doughnut at work, but resisted because I knew I was getting weighed in 2 days, lol. Also the points system is easier than calories for some reason, it makes you feel like you get more food. The requirement of writing food down (every bite) I found easy to stick with when I was a member, but got lazy with when I stopped going. That was probably the most helpful part of the whole plan for me, and kept me the most accountable.
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Old 02-16-2014, 08:03 PM
 
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[quote=ocnjgirl;33495130]No it's not the same. I lost weight on WW and got lazy trying to do it on my own. First of all, they hold you accountable because you get weighed weekly. Many times I wanted a doughnut at work, but resisted because I knew I was getting weighed in 2 days, lol. Also the points system is easier than calories for some reason, it makes you feel like you get more food. The requirement of writing food down (every bite) I found easy to stick with when I was a member, but got lazy with when I stopped going. That was probably the most helpful part of the whole plan for me, and kept me the most accountable.[/QUOTE



WW makes their money because people depend on the program to keep their eating in check. They have no incentive to get you to do it on your own.
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