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The teenager clearly inherited her mom's good looks and sense of style. They saw that my white blood cell count was off the charts and sent me to the bigger hospital an hour drive away. Thus, Aniston was cast as Rachel Green. From Tuesday until Friday she is laid out on the couch unable move from extreme pain and I have to carry her to the rest room where she can throw up and have diarrhea. We changed jobs, had to sell our house and move.
Thanks for all of the info and this great site with all of the perks. I have seen results in other people and they are amazing. I am super anxious right now and hoping for a different outcome than all others!
I do the best on the weeks that I make a big pot of veggie soup zero points. Also, have lots of good fresh fruit on hand and prep your veggies ahead for easy snacking!! I believe on the Points Plus plan, there are 49 flex points for the week no matter what your weight.
I thought it was 35? This was from a few years ago. Awesome, thanks so much! I do have one question; I am breast feeding my 9 month old. I think I would be fine with the 7 extra, although I just switched from the old system to the new points plus this morning lol. You really want to use all of the points allotted so as not to affect your supply. And one more thing! The points balance for my current and goal weight is the same, how can that be? My goal is only 5 pounds less than I am now, but still… TIA again!
Thank you so so much!! You just saved me a ton of work. I just finished my 3 month subscription with WW. Not while pregnant, of course. This info is going to save me so much time! I have been doing ww for a while and there is some changes coming. I and a lot of members at my meeting think they are changing things for pregnancy. Keep an eye out for the changes.
Is this calculator set on maintaining or losing weight?? Thanks for the free info! I cannot find it for the life of me. I got steel cut oats as it said the regular would be too mushy and now I cannot find the recipe!!!
I dont think they actually had granola in them, but you made the oats in the crock pot and then put them in a pan wax paper lined and baked them. Please oh Please if you know of this recipe please let me know!!!! Ive been doing weight watchers for a couple of months now and I can confirm that the numbers I get from the links posted here are pretty darn close to the ones from weight watchers. A point is off here and there.
Couple of cool things to know though are: Do it at the same time and try to wear the same clothes…or none at all! I guess thats the glory of doing it at home — Most fruits and veges are free ie: Use your judgement I suppose. Weight it and measure it and I mean everything. Little sips and tastes can add up. Have you lost weight on the WW program?
I do not have a problem with the points idea, I just cannot get my weight to budge like everyone else can. I guess it is my being 42 or something, but I gained 20 pounds in a few months and did not do anything to encourage that and now I cannot budge it. Any advice would be appreciated. Sorry, what exactly do you mean by staggering calories?
Yep, that is totally a typo — sorry! Staggering calories has been known to help bust you out of a plateau: Make sure you eat enough protein. Keep an eye on your sodium intake too.
I am 42 also and have noticed that the weight comes off slower that when I was younger. Keep working at it and you will lose the weight!! One of my friends got stuck — took her 6 months to lose 16 lbs. The 2nd 6 months she lost 50lbs. I have done Weight Watchers online for 2 years and am now in maintenance. Just FYI… there is a phenomenal meal planning service that gives you breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and dessert every week with PointsPlus calculated. I use it and recommended it to my friend who is cash crunched.
She loves it too. Website is shrinkingonabudgetmealplan dot com not sure if I can post links here. Can you give me your email address? You said you have a link for the special? Sample meal plan on the site looks really good though.
I would hugely appreciate it if you could do that for me. My email is jillfiredup on yahoo and I just checked. I do have a working link to that special. I am on the WW Point plus and used the calculator as well and it was off. Im not sure if that will help anyone but I have lost 41 points in 6 months on this plan and its awesome!!
I do it online and pay Good luck to all!! Hi this is great! I was hoping you had something for the old weight watchers though? If not I may try this again: Hi, i have never done weight watcher before.. I am slow at understanding.. Lolli, Most of your fruit and veggies are zero points. Then to figure out the points in food you need to know the calories, protein, fiber and carbs in the item.
You put that into the Points Plus Calculator and viola you know how many points in that item. Also, you can google the item to get the nutritional info.
The higher the fiber and protein the lower the points value. Hi carbs raise the points value. Hope that helps you!! I just found this on Pinterest, and I am sooooo happy! I was just thinking about how in the world I was going to come up with the money to join Weight Watchers. Thank you so much for doing this.
What am I doing wrong? Everytime I enter a food into the points calculater the points part reads NaN. Thank you so much for posting this!!! I actually pay for the service and your calculators are significantly off.
Thank u so much for this! I too am a full time breastfeeding mama of 2 and although I have lost 52lbs already w hard work and nursing, I still have about 30lbs until I am at my healthiest weight. I am hoping this program will help get m there. Can anyone tell me how to calculate the number of daily points if I am on maintenance using the plan?
Just please be mindful of not depriving yourself. I just wanted to report my friend has been doing Weight Watchers simply by using tools found on this post. She just could not afford doing Weight Watchers online right now. I double checked her PointsPlus with my online tools and the PointsPlus she was given matched what the calculator said. She has already lost 7 pounds. It is shrinking on a budget. My problem is that i realy like sweetys, and i cant stop snacking: My recommendation would be to check out some of the links above like SkinnyTaste and the like.
Um, I need help with the second link to calculating the points of your food. What info do you enter here? Is it food label info? If so, how do you get the points of chicken, pork, etc? I would really like to lose about 15lbs just for health reasons. Thanks for your help. Yes, you enter the food label info into the food point calculator. For foods without a label like meats, fruit, etc.
I knew that as long as I made healthy choices, I was on plan. The points were more of a jumping off point: Googling something is never my first thought!!! Guess my age is showing! Does anyone have a list of all kinds of foods, their point value and serving size? I did ww along time ago and their books of food really helped.
Does anyone have access to the charts we would use to keep track of our daily and weekly intake, also the weigh on charts? Thank you so much for this info! I joined WW last year and lost 26 lbs in 5 months. I then got pregnant with my 2nd babe and had to stop. I know how it all works but needed to know the extra points for breastfeeding.
She is still nursing pretty full time but she does get formula and has currently started on rice cereal. I am going to start with the 7 points and add the other if needed. I wanted to let those know who are looking into this that it is all pretty accurate. I found when I was on the system last year and attending meetings I was still eating what I normally ate but was eating less and the weight started to come off. I entered my info on the link Ashley provided, it gave me 26 points.
But again, portion control as well as moving more, you will see a difference in the scale! Would you happen to have a link or something with the recipe builder.
I make this killer granola and want to know how many points it will cost me! Not sure I can give it up just yet: I really appreciate this page. Hopefully reading these comments will keep me encouraged.
I cant afford weight watchers and I thought I could do this by myself but Im extremely inconsistant when dieting and working out. You can so do it! I had success twice with WW many years ago and would love to do it again but have a couple of questions please.
I checked and my points are 39 per day but another link on here said 26 for daily target what is that? Also how do you know how many points the foods are for example a cup of mashed pot or a chicken breast etc.
Thank you for any help you could provide. I wanted to ask if you know of a place that has a free recipe builder that will either calculate the points plus value, or provide you with the combined nutritional info so you can then find the points plus value?
I googled, and this is what I came up with: I would always just calculate each ingredient separately, then add them together: It is so customizable and the options are endless.
FYI — I have nothing to do with the company. I just love the software. I can use in a day etc…I much prefer to have a set amount of numbers to work with…easy peasy!!! Sue, There is a website which you can access on your smartphone browser namely: I use it all the time and I think you will find it useful! Thanks for sharing as I just had my 2nd baby and cannot afford the program. I calculated my points based on the old program and it is How can iI find out how much would it be now with the new program.
Is this even possible at all? Also, if I follow the older version with the older point system, is the points for the food now the same? When I was on the program, is used this nifty site when eating out. I just bookmarked it on my smartphone.
I just started last week and have not seen any changes as of yet: I have been going over my daily allowance but use the extra points from exercising to go back to my allowance… Thoughts? You can do it: If you have an iPad there are some great apps for free or very inexpensive that will do all that for you, they even have scanners to scan bar codes that give you the points right at the store before you even buy the food, that has been truly valuable.
Now if only someone would come up with an electronic tracker that is free life would be so awesome!!! It tracks your daily, weekly and activity points. You can even search foods and their pp values on there and look for restaurants. I was bouncing between three different android apps trying to keep it all together. My thumbs also thank you: Hi I would also like to get a pp value for foods. Is there an app I can purchase. Can I down load it on to my PC?
Or does it have to be on downloaded on to a phone. What about the additional 49 points each week? I worked for WW for 18 years. It works great, if you stick to it! I too lost 60lbs in on WW, I had all the supplies and I knew someone that went to the meetings, so she bought me the calculator, however, that was for the regular pts.
WW is such a great program!! So, when figuring out how many Points Plus you are allowed daily, do you put in your current weight or do you put in your target weight? You enter your current weight.
With each 10 pounds you lose, reconfigure your daily Points Plus allowance: I have a couple of questions though!
Now if you work out then do you get extra points for working off so many calories? Now the only way to caculate the food is with the points calculator right? For instance if I had small spinch salad and turkey burger for lunch how do i know how many points that was all together? Once again thanks so much: Yes, you do get activity points for working out. Also, for calculating points in recipes, I would always calculate the point value of each ingredient, then tally them up.
Hi Ashley, How do you calculate homemade items. I just made some vegetable beef soup? Also how do you go about figuring out points on earned and what type of things does that include.
I calculate home made foods by first calculating the individual ingredients, then totaling them all up at the end: I have a question on the points calculator do I put in my current weight or my goal weight? Thank you sooo much for posting! I am super excited! I am confused on one thing though. I used the calculator above and it says I need 39 points a day.
I used a calculator from another website WW calculator claim and It says I need 32 a day. I would like to do it the right way. I was on WW in and my daily points allowance for my same weight was 24points according to your calculations I should be eating 27points?? Why is their a major difference now? When the plan changed to Points Plus, the daily targets went up, so did many points values especially higher carb foods.
The new plan gently pushes you in the direction of making more healthy and satisfying choices. Mine went from 21 to There is an actual calculator that you could buy through Weight Watchers, or possibly eBay or Amazon. Just gotta search around: You can find a location close to you on weightwatchers. As a life time member of weight watchers there are some things that you need to know before embarking on this journey without the help of the weight watcher staff.
The daily point value that you are supposed to eat is not acurate. The minimum daily point value for everyone regardless of the amount of weight to loose is No one should be eating less than 26 points per day. You need to make sure you have 2 tsp of healthy oils as well and eat from the 4 food groups every day plus lots of water.
Weight Watchers is an awesome program that helps you loose weight the healthy, safe way. I recommend it for everyone and you can eat everything you want just calculate the point values. Its not a diet but a life style. Good luck on your journey! Thank you so much for posting these tools!
I lost 30lbs on weight watchers a couple of years ago and am excited to get started again! Do you happen to know of a recipe builder like tool so that you can put in a recipe and find the point value? Calorie count will let you build a recipe and give you the nutritional info, which you can then enter into the points calculator.
Some that do have points are potatoes, corn, peas…. Comment if you have other questions. Without that , how would you know how much to eat a day? Happy to find your site. A few years back I lost with the old Points system by just following through online resources and some friends. I wanted to find out about Points Plus and you gave me the info. I am currently doing WW online and have lost 40 lbs in 6 months. Was worried about not having access to the restaraunts, calculater, etc.
YOU are a lifesaver. You do get 49 extra points each week to use as you see fit. And exercise, exercise, exercise! Thanks so very much for posting this. I usually follow the meal plan fairly closely, but I was concerned I would miss the tools when I went out to eat and when I occasionally choose a different meal. These tools will fill in that gap nicely. I will also say that, based on what I have seen with online tools over the past year, these tools suggested in this article are accurate for the most part.
It was wierd because at first I heard this girl screaming, then I realized that I was the one screaming and I was screaming because I was in agony. The pain I was in before the surgery which was a 10 on a scale was nothing compared to the agony I was in at that moment. I was completely aware of everything that was happening around me, but for some reason I could not open my eyes or move any part of my body.
I felt the doctors swing me from the operating table to the stretcher. That made the pain even worse. I screamed in agony as the doctors wheeled me over to the recovery room.
When I got to the recovery room, I started coughing a hacking cough that nearly ripped opened my stitches. When the nurse finally gave me morphine, the pain subsided, I was able to open my eyes, and I could move again Thank God I was not paralyzed. It was a slow recovery. My wounds took about 6 weeks to recoveer. I was benched for the rest of my track season which sucked because I had just been cleared to return to track after a 6-month injury. I also became sickly after the surgery.
I got frequent colds, and I was constantly fatigued. I thank God that I lived to tell this story. I asked him what did he eat and did he need to use the bathroom. This went on all night. I described his pain to the ER doctors that he felt like a worm with 1, teeth was eating away at his stomach.
We was told to go home get clear liquids, and it will clear up with in a few hours. I went home, got him some clear liguids and watched over him. I watched my baby suffer. They immediatly took him in and after running alot of test and taking blood, they discovered his appendix had ruptured sometime within 24 hours.
When they opened him up the toxic was so bad that they couldnt close his stomach, and he stopped breathing, and was on life support for 10 days. All of this was 8 days before his 19 birthday. I was told to make final arraingments because he wasnt breathing.
But thank God for his Grace and Mercy, he saw it fit and in his will to give me my baby back. We just celebrated his 20th birthday, because his 19th he was on life support. I wouldnt wish this on anyone.
But thank God for having the final say. I am still recovering from my ruptured appendix. It could kill you. Exactly one month ago today I felt pain on the right side of my belly like none other I had ever experienced before. I was having my period and thought that maybe I was experiencing some form of cramping that I had yet to come to know in this lifetime.
No sleep came to me as I moaned through the night. The next day my partner and I decide I needed to go to Urgent Care. Make our way there at about 2: I wonder if my appendix would have ruptured if I had been seen by a doctor 36 hours earlier? Knowing what I know now I would go straight to the ER and bi-pass all the rest that only seemed to keep me from getting the help I needed.
I had to have drains put in a week after surgery due to infections in the place where my appendix once was and one on my uterus. Recently About 3 months ago. I started feeling the pains as well. After about 2 days of these pains, I went to the hospital. They took my blood sample, the doctor poked around. And then prescribed me expensive pills to buy, and told me to come back in 2 weeks for an x-ray.
So next day I get up and walk to get these pills at local pharmacy. I went home and took these pills and was not feeling any better the next day. And decided that Its time to go back to the hospital. Which case I was asked to take blood samples, and a different doctor telling me I had High white blood cell count.
And then preformed x-ray on me. The Doctor told me, I had a build up of alot of Feces, And then I felt pretty embarrassed that i was filled with feces.. So he prescribed me a laxative, which then I went to the doctors and got a laxative.
He told me in 5 days I should be better… 5 days later.. I went back to see yet another different doctor. I told her that im pooping, but im not pooping enough to get better. So she gave me a stronger prescription of laxative to get. Then In a few days I should feel better.. I go back to the hospital. And then A new doctor, Poked me, and pulled her hand away really quick at my right stomach she asked me if that hurt, and i said yes.
She comes back about 30 minutes later and tells me I have ruptured appendix start me on IV treatment. So for 2 weeks I was admitted. Then Released without any surger…. And even to this day, Its still in me, and Im scared. My specialist has been on holidays this and that and just waiting to see him is awful.
It aches but it isnt a strong aching feeling just that it kinda aches. And my poop has not been the same since, and with blood in it, which my specialist knows now.
So im still really upset that, there really is no ambition anymore to help me. I hope i dont have permanent damage,. Wow, that sounds extremely dangerous. My fiances uncle just died in his early 40s from his appendix rupturing. I had no clue that this was such a serious complication. He was in pain for a while and like most men, he shrugged it off as him straining a muscle. By then the damage had been done.
He also had his stomach pumped from the puss that formed in it. After two weeks of being in the hospital,the worse news comes on Monday, Labor Day just the other day , that our beloved, favorite uncle had passed away. They beleive he had went into cardiac arrest probably found him when they were doing rounds. I figured that since he made it into the hospital that he would eventually be fine.
After reading all the stories, I realize how serious this really is. Wish I knew this before and was able to communicate it to him long before the rupture. Woulda, shoulda, coulda never changed the course of history…. Harlem USA…You will be missed terribly and you are loved! Wednesday we brought her to the ER due to severe stomach cramps… diagnosis was stomach flu and specifically not appendicitis.
From Tuesday until Friday she is laid out on the couch unable move from extreme pain and I have to carry her to the rest room where she can throw up and have diarrhea. It kills me now looking back at what she endured. So on Friday we take her to a different doctor and just like the other stories on here: IV, CT scan and they find the ruptured appendix. This is my little girl! I just hope all goes well from here on out.
It started first though, with me burping uncontrollably to a point where I was feeling frustrated and tired. Overall it was a scary incident cause the tremendous pain, diagnosis and surgery were all done under 24 hours.
It all goes o show how fast things change. So good luck to all, and stay safe. I found this site looking up this problem because my doctor told me after pressing down on that part of my stomach, that if it started hurting esp. Hard to believe you can be taken away from your family suddenly for something that many of us -and certainly i, would have ignored as something else.
I was there for something else but i guess he noticed it was inflamed. My mom and i have decided to go in early tomorrow. Hope i get taken care and everything goes well.
My son is 33yrs old and like most of you suffered with serious stomach pain. He thought the pain was stomach poisoning and treated the simptoms with various over the counter medications. His CT Scan showed his appendics was intact. When he was finally taken to surgery at After surgery we were informed the appendix had burst.
I am reading this blog to find out what we can expect in the days to come. I am so thankful my wonderful son is alive and doing better by the hour.
From this point forward I will trust my Lord and Savior that my son will recover and lead a productive full life. Prayers and best wishes to you all. I was taken to the ER and was told I had a blockage in my left kidney. They put stints in it and performed surgery. Two weeks after all of that with my kidney, I started to feel sick. My stomach got HUGE! I went to the ER again and they asked me if I was pregnant!! They took CT scans and found out my appendix has ruptured 5 days ago and it was encapsulated.
The anti-biotics I was on from my kidney surgery saved me. My appendix is still in me. Should I go to a different doctor for a different opinion or is it safer to keep my appendix in me?
Will it rupture again? Thank you and God Bless. I woud say go to a different doctor. I went through the same thing a couple years ago, but mine was ruptured for two weeks and they did have to cut me open. I thought I had the flu. After a week straight of vomiting I went to a walk in clinic. They said it was the flu and sent me home! The next day I was half dead and had a fever of a hundred and four. Finally, at 6 pm they got me into surgery, saying it would only be an hour to an hour and a half, it ended up being almost four hours.
I had an abcess the size of a grapefruit in my abdomen, pertonitis infection of the lining of the stomach , and was septic. I was in the hospital for eleven days. I had early pnumonia and had to have a tube inserted through my nose to my stomach to get rid of all the nasty infection.
The surgeon said its amazing I lived. A lot of people have gone through so much pain, I hope you all are able to figure out your health problems. I was had pain through out my stomach and due to this I didnt just feel pain on my side. At first i thought it was gas pain or food posioning. I took some tums and tried to go to sleep. Then i started vomiting. The pain would not go away and then increased as the night went on.
I vomitted about three times during the day. I finally could not take the constant annoying pain and woke my husband. I went to the er at 12 midnight. After being seen and CT scan was done — by this time it was 3: I just had surgery on saturday. I prayed that my appendix didnt rupture because i knew the comlications that would follow. Good news after surgery I asked my husband if it prayer ruptured and he said no. I was so happy. The power of prayer does work. I pray that you all get better soon and have a speedy recovery.
Between Mar and Early Sep the pain got so bad I just wanted to die as the doctors just kept ignoring me as if I was making it up. Mine was inflammed on a friday, burst sunday and I was unaware of this for 5 days..
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