More Hacks for losing weight or Weight Watchers/WW!

One of the most important parts of my weight loss was due to not drinking soda! It was really sad that I had to give up my soda, and I didn’t even use diet soda. A friend knew someone who was on ww and was following the program but was not losing any weight. As soon as they stopped drinking diet soda, they started losing again.  When I moved and when I was in school, I would drink a coke here a lot more than right now.

I do make my own chai tea latte it is the same as in Starbucks. One trick that makes me feel like I am at Starbucks is I recycle the cups and lids. They come out great in the dishwasher or just hand wash them.  But other than that, I really try and drink water. After years of drinking almost just water, I love the taste! I also tried some Chrystal Light – and I noticed it had a lot of sodium in it!  Be careful of anything other than water.  I also have to take medication, and I saw if I don’t drink a lot or I feel really sick.

The other thing is measuring is so important is measuring. I didn’t realize how much Chai Tea was in my cup. Once I started measuring – I was pretty sad.  Less caffeine! I still use measuring cups, but there are some other weight watchers/WW, or I track bites use a scale.  They say it is actually more accurate and will give you either more or less than the measuring cups. I have noticed I do drop some of my precious chai tea or milk out of my measuring cup, but it’s so small I don’t replace it.

God made each of us so differently, which means one person might be able to drink diet soda and crystal light without any problems.  I noticed when I drink the lemonade Chrystal Light; I wasn’t losing any weight. So try and figure out what works best for you and your body that God created.

#hack #gamechangers #ww #weightwatchershack #measure #water #nodietsoda #nosoda #weareallmadedifferentbyGod #Jesus

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Still Losing Weight Even with Cheating! Weight Watchers or WW Hack!

So- I want to say I would most likely be at my goal weight if I hadn’t been cheating with the amount of food I eat. I am super thankful for the weight I have lost. Technically I will be at goal with another 3.2 pounds. Then a super goal will be at 13.2 pounds.

I do keep praying that Jesus helps me! Give me self-control, and sometimes it works. It is a gift God gave us. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 NIV

But there are days like today that I have decided to cheat, and that is ok. No one is perfect, and that is why God is the ambassador of grace. I hold tight onto God’s grace because the world we live in is not our home and can be so tough.

But the days that I keep on track, I use an app called I track bites the app and website are so similar to Weight Watchers or WW. Each day you put in the points. Also, you can scan a barcode and add the food that way. Just be careful – I have noticed the wrong number of points come up. I have always used the free app, but there is the plus app that you can pay, but all the time I have used the app I never have signed up for the plus.

#weightwatchers #hackingweightwatcher #itrackbites #losingweight #cheating #Jesushelpme

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Losing 20 plus pounds on Weight Watchers or WW!

It’s been a while! I finally decided to try and lose some more weight and a few I had gain!! I also decided to watch a lot of YouTubers – try Weight Watchers again – or WW as it is now called.

WW is now a green, blue, or purple plan that a person can choose which program they want to do. So, I tried the green program but shortly found out it is not the same program I used it to initially lose 20 pounds. That program is smart points and fits me so well. Here is the calculator I use now, which is free!

I also saw that Weight Watchers had fired thousands of employees with a Zoom call, and I thought they should have found a different way to fire employees. The employees stated their side was muted, and they were not allowed to speak. It gave me a bad taste in my mouth since WW is supposed to be a company about relationships. I know they had to downsize, but there had to be a better way.

Here is an article detailing the layoffs at Weight Watchers.

I also have followed other Weight Watcher success stories or almost their stories on YouTube, which is so inspiring! See Mindy Mom is one who is on maintenance and will do different videos throughout the week! Here is one of her latest videos.

All of this has allowed me to get to my lowest weight in YEARS! I am 4.4 away from my goal weight and 14.4 away from my lowest weight ever! It’s fantastic since I have gone through menopause and never thought I would have been below a certain weight! I have lost a total of 21.2 pounds using the original Weight Watchers smart points.

I am super thankful that God has encouraged me through other WW members who have done it or are doing it!

#ww #weightwatchers #losingweight #goals

Latest Article at Mustard Seed Sentinel – Dealing with the Corona Virus When You Have a Chronic Illness

Hey everyone!

I hope no one is exposed to the Corona Virus – these are the steps I am taking since I have a Chronic Illness.  Not panicking is also a way I am dealing with the possibility of being exposed!

#coronavirus #chronicillness

Mustard Seed Sentinel – Hacking Life – Dealing with the Corona Virus When You Have a Chronic Illness

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Hacking Life Journal Article – When Depression Continues Getting Worse

Hey everyone!

I hope everyone is doing well!  I am going to school and it takes so much of my time!

My depression is deeper and I write about it during my last article with Mustard Seed Sentinel.

Does anyone else feel more depressed in the winter?


#depression #helpmejesus #anxiety

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Lastest Article with Mustard Seed Sentinel – Hacking Life – How to Get Through Life Storms

Hey Everyone!

Here is my latest article with Mustard Seed Sentinel!  How to Get Through Life Storms!

Hacking Life: How to Get Through Life Storms

How do you get through life storms that can come at any time?

#howtogetthroughstorms #jesushelpme #jesus

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Wow! New Decade!

Wow – today is the start of a new decade!  I have been quiet for the last few weeks due to having tooth issues.  I started feeling better but I found another abscess…ugh.

It is still exciting to start a new decade!

Due to the Huntington gene, I feel overwhelmed that my life won’t be as long as another person. This makes me make decisions that look crazy but my body has been showing signs of HD.  I know that Jesus continues to encourage me that He is right there with me.  I am so thankful that God allowed me to move to Oklahoma City – I told one of my friends He gave me encouragement that I am not dead yet.

I hope everyone lives like they have been given a horrible diagnosis! It makes me draw closer to God.

I hope everyone has a great new decade!  Here to 2020!

#newyear2020 #wednesdaywisdom #newyear #huntingtongene #letskeepmoving #hope #jesus

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Starbucks BOGO every Thursday in December!!!

Starbucks is having BOGO every THURSDAY in December!  That is today plus two more Thursdays!!!!

Get your caffeine to get through the rest of this busy season!!! Bring a friend to give caffeine to!!

#Christmas #MerryChristmas #Jesus #starbucks #bogo #starbucksbogo

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Krispy Kreme Dozen Donuts for $1 – today only!!

Today only 12/12 Krispy Kreme is selling a dozen original donuts for $1!!! Go get your sugar buzz on!


#discounts #jesus #Christmas #krispykreme #merrychristmas

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