Sorry to hear you're not liking the vibe of the 300+ forum- I've never come across the 'poor me' discussions myself, but it's a shame you've been put off, as there are some amazing people and discussions in there!
Getting on well with mfp. Finding it has a few more NZ based food items without me needing to scan barcodes, which is nice!
How's things going for you? I'm heading into a strict June, where I'm going to challenge myself a bit more than I have been, which should be interesting!