Easing Back onto the Weight Loss Road

Just write down what you eat. Don't worrying about counting calories or points - just record your food! Think of it as "taking your foot off the gas."

Serious but avoidable automobile accidents happen when a driver goes off the road a little and overcorrects. The brake-slamming and swift jerk to get back onto the road, combined with the different surfaces of the shoulder and the pavement causes many drivers to lose control. The car may fly all the way across the right […]

2 Steps to Living Slimmer in a Fat Land!

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Our environment is so conducive to becoming obese that a new term has been created to describe it – Obesogenic. It’s especially difficult to keep weight at a healthy level if you have any “thrifty genes,” AKA obesity genes. While the cries to “clean up the environment” to support leaner, healthier living keep getting louder, the […]

I Hate Counting Weight Watchers Points

"Ack!!! Are you KIDDING me?  That piece of cake was 13 points and I only get 26 for a whole day?"

Points or PointsPlus® - whatever you call ‘em, I don’t like ‘em. I actually hate Weight Watchers points. I hate counting them and I hate even thinking about them. I hate them because I hate limits and I hate precision. There! So now it’s out. Jackie Conn, general manager of Weight Watchers of Maine hates points. And, no, […]

Does Obesity Research Offer New Excuses to Keep Us Fat?

"It's not my fault. My job and family rob me of my sleep!"

As the general manager of a science-based commercial weight management service ( as opposed to a gimmicky marketing-based diet company) I am kept up-to-date on the latest scientific research that helps to solve the puzzle that is how to achieve sustainable weight management.  I shared some of that research in my blogs, 5 Things That […]

Are Fat People Stupid Too?

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When I was fat I felt stupid. I chalked it up to fatty haters who jumped to conclusions about my intellect based on my body weight. It seemed as though when I opened my mouth to speak I got the kind of expression that said, “Nobody wants to hear your stupid, fat opinion. You’re dumb […]

Is it Okay to Judge a Person by His Weight?

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This is for anybody who thinks minding my weight or anybody’s besides their own is their business. I won’t mince words here. I’m saying exactly what I think. My weight is my business; your weight is your business. Neither of us have the right to make anybody else’s weight our business. Okay, one exception: if […]

Take the Quiz: Are You Too Fat?

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It’s hard to know what’s too fat and what’s okay. We get so many mixed messages from the media.  It’s not just a simple numbers formula as some health experts would have you think. It’s not a matter of whether or not you have a hot beach body either. Everybody seems to have an opinion, but […]

In Search of the Safe, Effective Diet Pill!

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I am neither a doctor nor a scientist, but I do consider myself a qualified expert in weight management. I have more than 40 years of personal weight management history and have worked for the leading commercial weight management company for more than 20 years. In this time, I’ve learned a lot about what works, […]

The Truth About Carbs and Belly Fat

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Before you read this blog, test yourself on your carb knowledge. How Evil are Carbs? Surprised? If you thought that carbs made you fat, you’re right and you’re wrong. Calories you don’t need for energy as fuel for body processes in the amounts that you consume them make you fat. If all of your calories come […]