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Are you aware of the average amount of calories that you consume a day? Or don't care?

I do not count calories, but I keep track overall how much I eat a day.....Get relax on weekends, I eat what I like!

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Monica655

Asked by Monica655 at 10:49 AM on Nov. 5, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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  • I joined jillianmichaels.com and started tracking it. It is AMAZING how quickly they add up.
    TALuke

    Answer by TALuke at 10:51 AM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • i do , it became something normal to me now
    caramelH

    Answer by caramelH at 10:56 AM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • i keep ttrack of points im on WW
    Mommy2JoshNJake

    Answer by Mommy2JoshNJake at 10:56 AM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • I don't really care. I try to eat healthy food, eat real meals (not just fast food, or microwave meals), cook a variety of things, and splurge occasionally on the "fun" foods so that I'm happy and don't feel like I'm missing out on anything.
    Reenieredhead

    Answer by Reenieredhead at 11:57 AM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • I count my cals daily through bodybugg.com. I've lost 57 lbs and 46" off my body doing this for less than a year. I am in maintenance mode now...I hit my goal weight and clothing size within 9 months.
    mcginnisc

    Answer by mcginnisc at 3:37 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • i dont keep a written track but i keep a mental track...recalling what i had for lunch so i know how many cals i can have for dinner, that kinda thing. i use to keep stricter tabs on it but im pregnant now so i have a little leeway.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 8:18 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • i am not aware..but..i am in the process of starting..i have a meeting at a gym thats opening up here, and theyre gonna help me figure all this kinda stuff out..im excited to start losing weight :)
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 9:10 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • Yes. If you know how many calories you're consuming it's much easier to keep yourself in control. I try to eat 5 meals a day consuming about 300 calories at each meal.
    Syphon

    Answer by Syphon at 7:07 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • I don't keep track of my calorie intake. I eat healthy, well balanced meals, exercise and I am not gaining any unwanted weight so I think I am doing pretty good.
    marchar2002

    Answer by marchar2002 at 12:00 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I tracked my calories for about a week to see where I was at. It gave me perspective and insight into what foods were putting me over the top. Now I know I am within my acceptable caloric intake and try to maintain without thinking about it too much.
    BluDog

    Answer by BluDog at 9:55 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

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