Putting my food into an app was the last straw.
That practice (and getting to my highest weight, anyway) made me give up dieting and apps (also a diet) for good.
As in, I couldn’t take another minute of it.
I love to eat and take great delight in food. It felt viscerally...
The downside of dieting (using a deprivation-based system to lose weight) is the subsequent regain. It's heartbreaking and predictable, especially for those who use calorie-counting or food-tracking apps.
If you’re stuck between the apps and steady weight gain, read on.