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My Fitness Pal... 500 Days and Counting...

Okay Pam, its been 500 days of food logging on Myfitness pal. Can you tell us how it all started? I was introduced to myfitnesspal.com by Caryn during fit camp.  I had never heard of the site nor had I ever really counted calories.  I’ve tried pretty much every diet out there but oddly enough I never tried counting calories and moving more.  I think I was always searching for a quicker easier way.  When educating us about this app Caryn said “if you bite it you write it”.  Well that little phrase stuck with me and really has helped me stay accountable. 
Your first goal was to log for 365 days. How hard was it to make it to that goal? Initially, I found logging everything to be quite cumbersome.  But the more I did it the more it became a habit and I began to have a growing awareness about/appreciation of how many calories I was ingesting in a day.  When you commit to honestly logging everything you eat it can be shocking as to what your “normal” food intake consisted of.  Those who kno…