Thursday, March 31, 2011

Workplace making you fat? There's an app for that...

 Apparently, in my office it is not possible to hold a meeting that does not involve food. Information can not be digested unless it is digested with something high fat and sugary. In my workplace every office is encouraged to have a bowl of sweets available just in case someone needs a little pick me up. If you know me at all....you know I have no will power...none...at all.



God forbid you have something healthy at one of these meetings!!  You do not want to be "that girl" who brings in carrots sticks and makes everyone who is eating a doughnut feel bad!


 Trust me....I've been that girl.





Since I have started my new job, 7 months ago, I have gained 7 pounds. I have also utilized this blog to complain about it.....sorry about that!
I promise, my loyal readers, no more fat talk. WHY???? There's an app for that.


IPhone has an app called "lose it". It is a food journal app that lets you put in your goal weight, counts calories, and counts various nutrients such as sodium, fat, carbs, etc. What I like about this app is that it also accounts for calories burned during exercise. It has hundreds of food already programmed in and has everything from store brand food to specific restaurant items. It is very easy to use. I dont' know why I have put off using it for so long....I guess I was hoping for the weight loss fairy to come and magically suck away these 7 pounds without me even realizing it. Well Virgina....there is no Santa Claus. I have got to put on my big girl panties and take care of business myself.  No whining, no complaining.

6 comments:

Pepe Le Pew said...

Does it account for calories burned while laying on the couch eating Lucky Charms straight from the box?

Oh wait, it has to factor in the fact that I only eat the marshmallows and leave the rest in the box.

If it did that, then that's an app I could really endorse.

Nikki Kendall said...

Ooooooh...those ARE magically delicious!

Diplo_Daddy said...

Okay, I really like carrot sticks and all that is healthy.

But I also enjoy eating sweets, too. I must admit though, I’ve never come across such an app. But nowadays, they have an app for just about anything and everything. It’s truly amazing how technology (the iPhone) has changed all of our lives.

Jess @ Blonde Ponytail said...

First, I need to get an iphone (in one month!!)

2nd, I need a treadmill desk

3rd, from your posted pics, you look great!!

Nikki Kendall said...

A treadmill desk would be awesome!! You make me blush :)

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