I posted earlier about changing the start of my week to Monday even though I weigh in on Saturdays. I wanted to report back that it ended up working out really well. I am swapping FitPoints before Weekly SmartPoints with a goal to not eat my Weekly SmartPoints most weeks, but feeling free to eat my FitPoints that are above my baseline.
I ended the week with all of my Weekly SmartPoints and 1 FitPoint left that I could have swapped. I earned 48 FitPoints, of which 28 could be swapped for food. I ate 27 of my FitPoints. In a way, of course, that is the same as simply eating 27 of my 28 Weekly SmartPoints and none of my FitPoints.
But, I see it differently. To eat those 27 FitPoints I had to earn enough FitPoints over my baseline that would allow me to swap FitPoints for food. For me, the first 3 FitPoints I earn are my baseline and can’t be swapped for food. There is no doubt that I was more diligent about earning FitPoints knowing I was swapping them first. [Read more…]