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How to Start a Weight Loss Journal

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Welcome to the Healthy Weight loss journaling forum!

Journaling is a great way to keep track of your weight loss progress.

To start your own weight loss journal in the group, follow these simple steps:

1. Click the "Add a post" button or click this link to start a new post in this forum.

2. Title your journal: Call it "[Your Name]'s Weight Loss Journal or something more creative.

3. Start posting! Introduce yourself, share how much weight you want to lose or what healthy changes you want to make to your life, and write about what you want to get out of journaling.

4. Return to this post each day to update your journal and keep track of your progress. Just reply to your original post to keep your journal fresh and updated. Be sure to check out the comments that other moms are making on your journal, too.

5. Keep up with your journal for your chance to participate in our group's fun journaling challenges, journaling awards, and more.

Any questions? Feel free to ask them in the replies below!

by on Feb. 16, 2011 at 5:08 PM
Replies (41-50):
kvwkdw
by on Jul. 6, 2012 at 3:23 PM

How do you stay motivated? I am not good at keeping track of anythin or sticking with anything and I really want to loose weight and stay motivated doing it.

isismoon3
by on Aug. 9, 2012 at 5:44 PM

I should have started one of these at the beginning of this summer diet - would have been nice to chart all my progress to keep that momentum going!  I guess it's never to late to start!

Thanks for sharing - going to start one!!

mommabear1717
by on Dec. 4, 2012 at 12:09 AM

having a weight loss journal really helps me to stay strong 

19890912
by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:12 AM

I AM SOOOOOO IN THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!ready or not here i come,i seriously need this so guys please help were you can im kinda new to the whole thing.........THNKS

3mom627
by on Jan. 6, 2013 at 5:58 PM
I just started. I know this helps from Weight Watchers.
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proudmother5946
by on Jan. 6, 2013 at 9:00 PM
I'm going to start tomorrow. I'll do an official weigh in, do the measurements and record everything! Question? How often should you weigh yourself?
I have also bought a weightwatchers cookbook full of yummy recipes.
My daughter and I haven't had fast food in two weeks now, yah!!!!
PetulaW
by on Jan. 15, 2013 at 2:07 PM

Starting late, but I'm going to give it a go.

aj2011
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 4:26 AM

going to give this a try... hoping it'll work for me...

leslie2516
by on Jan. 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Good Morning Ladies, Im new, very new. and I have no idea what im doing. So where is the journal MY journal...I feel stoopid  thanks  leslie

74Angel443
by on Jan. 27, 2013 at 5:35 PM


if you have an iphone or a smart phone, you can download the App called MyFitnessPal
You can put in the foods that you ate, the water intake, and the exercises and workouts that you did.
Its great. It also counts the calories for you, if you need or want to do that.
 

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