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Is anyone using myfitnesspal?

Mar 05, 2016 8:51 PM

Hi all.
I have been gaining weight recently (not med related) and am using myfitnesspal to log my food and exercise so I can see where I never to change things.
I'd like some friends on that app.
So if anyone is using it please add me. My user name is the same in both apps (my log in for work so i wouldn't forget it).

Mar 05, 2016 8:53 PM

Oh wow typos. Sorry.
'Never to' should be 'am able to'

Mar 06, 2016 4:12 AM

I loved using myfitnesspal i had lost 50 lbs in 2013. Unfortunately when i stopped working, because of the fibro, i have gained it back. I will installit on my new phone tomorrow. Send me a friend request i use teepainter on that app too

Mar 06, 2016 11:10 AM

My daughter and I are starting a diet as today I will install it and let you know my user name

Mar 06, 2016 11:30 AM

OK mine is Moparmom77

Mar 06, 2016 11:50 AM

I think this is a great idea, we are a family of pain here, we can all do this together!

Mar 06, 2016 11:52 AM

Auto, send me a request

Mar 06, 2016 11:54 AM

Yay! Thanks ladies. Lets keep each other accountable and motivated. But remember to intake at least 1200cal a day!

Mar 06, 2016 12:20 PM

I am on there I have been using it a while and still trying to figure it all out haha!! I have fibromyalgia so I make sure I walk my son to school everyday to keep myself active and I too have weight gain, although mine is the medication I am on! Once I have got back from the school run I am on the sofa for the rest of the day as the pain is too emence. I just keep wishing that I could lose weight to see if will help my pain levels.

Mar 06, 2016 12:24 PM

Even eating out can be healthy, I am out at Apple bee's and I did thier fitness foot I just forgot to take a double take at the calories lol! It's the salmon with out the artichoke spread

Mar 06, 2016 12:27 PM

I live in the uk so don't have all the eating out spots you do. We have kfc McDonalds Burger King fish and chips or a pub dinner. Just hate being in pain and people telling me that it's all in my head and it's one thing after another.

Mar 06, 2016 12:29 PM

Getting new phone sometime this coming week. Will send you my screen name once I reinstall the program.

Mar 06, 2016 1:20 PM

Polishedmum are you willing to let us know what your user name is so that we can add you as a friend?

Mar 06, 2016 2:02 PM

Mysisterskeeper- tee painter is the persons name....😁

Mar 06, 2016 9:43 PM

Okay, I confess, you can find me there as scaryann1. I've been there since 2012. When I started I was averaging 500-800 calories a day and got up to 305 pounds. I'm proud to say I'm up to 1200-1600 calories a day and am down to 279 pounds.

Mar 07, 2016 9:43 AM

Great job scaryann! Glad you are eating much better.

Mar 07, 2016 12:23 PM

I am such a dummy when it comes to this stuff. I don't know how to organize my thoughts to track all my intake, body info - outside of pain, food journaling, knowing what food has what calories, how many I am supposed to have a day, etc. Is there a dummy outline somewhere?

Mar 07, 2016 12:55 PM

The myfitnesspal will help you with calories and nutrition. You can input your own recipes and it will give you the calories and other nutrients. In other words it does most of the work for you.

When you first set it up it will ask you questions like: What is your current weight? What is your goal weight? What is your level of exercise? How much do you want to gain/lose per week? Then it will give you an idea of how many calories you need to reach that goal.

Is this the kind of information you need? If it's something else you don't understand, I will certainly try to help you out!

Mar 07, 2016 2:00 PM

There is a tutorial in the help menu on the app.
I think the idea is to enter anything you put in your body. It's not exact. Most things i enter are approximations of amounts and usually a different brand since i tend to buy local and they usually don't have the info on the package.

Mar 07, 2016 7:01 PM

Mineis JillAnnUlch anyone who needs friends contact pls. I also need the support. My husband purposely buys bad foods so I DONT gain lose weight! He s afraid he will lose me to someone, and I have noooo will power at all!

Mar 12, 2016 10:41 PM

Hey guys I was wanting to join y'all on this how do we connect on fitness pal

Mar 13, 2016 6:24 AM

My bf is a fitness trainer and, he gives great workouts for me, I'm going to add the app and see if I can't track foods and my exercise. Tysm for suggesting this. You'd think being an Anorexic Recoverer (is that even a word) that id be skinny. Nope, I've got plenty to lose, all I did was slow my metabolism down.

Mar 13, 2016 6:53 AM

Ok so it's amoyen76 because I didn't see username. I can't figure out how to change it, yet.

Mar 13, 2016 8:28 AM

Hi New, I just woke up and saw your message! I replied to your other post, but forgot to ask you if you had set up an account yet. LOL There is both a website and an app that you can use. I personally use both. The web site is myfitnesspal.com and the name of the Android app is myfitnesspal. I'm not sure if there is an apple app or not. (See how I am) LOL They sync with each other extremely well, just as well as this one does.

There are a lot of options there that you can use. You can keep track not only of any foods you eat, but also any exercising you do. They also have a forum too. I have a post in the forum "EMTWL (Eat More To Weigh Less)

I was going through a very depressing week when I stopped losing weight and was trying to up my calories from 1500 to 1700 and it was soooo hard! Now after hitting that number for three days in a row, I'm starving! LOL.

Anyway, I've been there for years, Once you get your username post it here and I'll friend you, or you can search for me and friend me, I'm ScaryAnn1 there too. :)

Mar 13, 2016 9:32 AM

Hi... I'm newfibrogirl there. I've got the app..I had it once and deleted it since I've got other pedometer apps on my phone but I'm trying to be more active so I'll try it again.

Mar 13, 2016 9:54 AM

I think I will join you all in the my fitness pal world. I have to get the app to start.

Mar 13, 2016 11:42 AM

Had to reset my phone and lost it. Will reinstall. Been gaining due to meds and pain. Need to get back on track.

Mar 13, 2016 11:49 AM

My fitness pal user name is coffeeboss2016

Mar 13, 2016 12:44 PM

New are you sure you have the right app? I cant find you but i was able to send a request to onebulletpoint. Myfitnesspal all one word, the icon is blue with the under Armor logo and what looks like someone dancing

Mar 13, 2016 3:08 PM

Yes thsts the one I have. I'm still trying..

Mar 13, 2016 3:13 PM

Tee painter which one are u I looked for u and got a long list.

Mar 13, 2016 3:28 PM

Very weird that it wont work. Do you have permissions set so that people can find you by your user name? Im still getting invalid username messages when i look for you

Mar 13, 2016 3:29 PM

Yes..I just changed the settings.. To everyone

Mar 13, 2016 3:33 PM

Okay, I think I may have figured it out! There are two apps, both very similar in looks. One is "Map My Fitness Workout Trainer" and the other app is "Calorie Counter - MyFitnessPal" The icons are very, very similar. The two apps don't seem to talk to each other. The one we are having success finding each other on is the "Calorie Counter - MyFitnessPal"

Mar 13, 2016 3:35 PM

Im still getting invalid user when i search for you. Are there any capitals?

Mar 13, 2016 3:43 PM

I just downloaded.. Trying to navigate this app to find a search for friends

Mar 13, 2016 3:50 PM

I found you! And sent you a friend request. :)

Mar 13, 2016 4:14 PM

Ok..great finally got somewhere feel free to add me guys.

Mar 14, 2016 4:49 AM

I use it. scrossy1983. Good for tracking what you eat. You take more care in what you eat because it's written down and you can see where you are going wrong.

Mar 14, 2016 5:26 AM

I've been a Myfitnesspal, gal since 2013. I love it!! It keeps me honest and in check with my weight and eating habits!!
Since October 2012 I have lost 90 lbs in all! Started using the app in '13 and it kept me honest. I can't say enough about it!
Add me please!!! My name is ironically
Pizzaday, lol

Mar 14, 2016 10:07 AM

Sleeping I'll see if I can find you

Mar 14, 2016 10:22 AM

Does anyone have the premium??

Mar 14, 2016 10:59 AM

I don't, there's no way I could afford $10 a month.

Mar 14, 2016 12:57 PM

I dont pay for apps ever.
Unless you are going super hard core there is no reason to get the premium, most things are just a guesstimate on the nutritional values anyway. And personally i have absorption issues so without knowing the exacts on that there is no point in tracking all the micronutrients. Just my opinion.

Mar 15, 2016 4:01 AM

If anyone didn't already add me, it's amoyen76. Wish I could change that.

Mar 15, 2016 6:51 AM

Onebulletpoint, I did look into changing username there. They allow you to change your username once and only once. I'm not sure though if you have to be on the computer to do it though. I was on the computer when I thought to check.

Mar 15, 2016 10:11 AM

I use it to keep track of my food. At this point my body kicks me badly when i try to do any kind of workout. I am dphant on myfitnesspal.

Mar 15, 2016 2:12 PM

Figured out how to add people, so had a mental ten minutes trying to find and adding everyone. Haha. My hubby eats crap all the time... But he's a binman so works it off all day. And I have to cook it for him. Lazy git

Mar 15, 2016 2:22 PM

TeePainter is my user name online. My fitness pal is available as an app, online or linkef thru facebook.

Mar 15, 2016 3:43 PM

Onebullet have uu added me yet

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