1. You start weighing everything. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Yourself. Your cereal. Your slice of bread. Anything for those extra points. 2. You realise your portion sizes were waaaaay off before you joined. imgur.com The first time you measure out your usual mountain of pasta and find out that it's nearly your entire points allowance in one go is a dark day. 3. You experience complete JOY when you find out something you like isn't that high in points. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Television You can eat TWO instead! 4. You find a whole new world of recipe blogs and Weight Watchers Instagram accounts. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Instagram used to be for photos of boozy nights out; now you can spend a whole evening liking other people's progress pictures and finding recipe ideas. 5. You get immense pleasure when you see how many Fit Points you earned for a gym visit. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Focus Features Running becomes more bearable when it translates into pizza points. 6. People on Connect know more about you than your friends and family. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com It's Weight Watchers' version of Instagram and Twitter all in one, and only people with the app can see it so it's a lot more private. OVERSHARE AWAY! 7. Food shopping takes way longer because you're scanning every barcode with your Weight Watchers app. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. Pictures You don't even want to buy half of the stuff, you're just nosy about how many points it has. 8. You grab snacks by the basketful. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You feel like you're being judged for having an entire basket of chocolate biscuits, but they're Weight Watchers biscuits and they wouldn't like you when you're hangry. 9. You try to save all of your weekly points for the weekend. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBCUniversal Hard, but so worth it. 10. You feel complete rage when a recipe doesn't turn out the way it did in the book. handletheheat.com / buzzfeed.com Jane at the group meeting said it tastes just like a Chinese takeaway! Jane is a filthy liar. 11. The rivalry between people who follow the new plan and those who long for the old one is better than any soap opera. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC Points Plus, Smart Points, No Count days… some people swear by the old plan and you'll have to take their book from their cold, stubborn hands. 12. You wear the lightest clothes possible to weigh in. Flickr: catdonmit / Creative Commons Every little helps, indeed. You'd strip down to your pants if it were acceptable. 13. And you sometimes don't eat all day before going to weigh-in. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF The CW You know you shouldn't do it, but you convince yourself it makes a difference. 14. You become the master of arty food photos. Flickr: breaux / Creative Commons You spent ages making that healthy dinner, so you make damn sure it looks good. 15. You learn that bodies are weird and unreliable. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Television Some weeks you hardly stick to plan and lose 3lb, other weeks you're strict and gain?! How does that work? 16. You're pretty sure you could beat Rachel Riley and Carol Vorderman at maths now. Virgin Produced / Relativity / Via media.giphy.com You're a whizz at calculating points in your head. Practice makes perfect! 17. You spend ages changing the quantities on the app to make the points better... View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via media.giphy.com "One slice for 3, or two slices for 5?" 18. ...even if that means sometimes bending the truth to your group leader or to a loved one. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo / Via media.giphy.com Sometimes you just need chocolate. 19. How you feel about your progress changes on a day-to-day basis. Maritsa Patrinos / BuzzFeed One day you feel amazing and like the plan is the best thing ever, the next you wonder why you bother and you feel like everything looks terrible. 20. You rage when people lose more than you even though they had four takeaways. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox "IT'S NOT FAIR, I only had a few chips…and a multipack of crisps." 21. You'll spend hours trying to create healthier versions of your favourite fast food. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF New Line Cinema / Via media.giphy.com A Weight Watchers tortilla wrap, chopped tomatoes, reduced-fat cheese… It's just not the same, but it'll have to do. 22. You get unreasonably excited about any new Weight Watchers item. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Some people get excited about new books or a new film. You get excited about new crisps. 23. You realise that Oprah is all of us. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF CBS Television Distribution She's the spokeswoman for Weight Watchers, and you relate so hard. 24. Sometimes you'll feel like giving up, but it'll be worth it in the end. Mackenzie Kruvant / BuzzFeed Cheesy, but true.