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I could not be prouder of firefighter Dana McLean who has lost almost 100 pounds

In honor of today being National Firefighters Day, I thought it was appropriate for me to republish Dana McLean’s motivational weight loss story. By now, it’s very possible he’s lost 100 pounds and possibly a few more. You are the man, Dana! When Weight Watchers of Maine launched its Fit to Rescue ME program in […]

What to do when the scale drives you crazy

Scale paranoia isn’t rare. Lots of sane, sensible, confident people fall apart at the idea of stepping on the scale. That metal contraption on the bathroom floor is just waiting to wreck their day, maybe their week, perhaps their life! I can’t argue that it’s not discouraging to cut back on how much you eat […]

Things you might not know about weight loss

If you have been struggling with your weight for years you probably think you know everything there is to know about weight loss. Here are somethings you may not know about weight loss. Weight loss is still calories in and calories out. Yes, that’s a simplification, but after all the other factors and considerations about […]

I hate counting Weight Watchers SmartPoints

Weight Watchers introduced a new program, Beyond the Scale, featuring a food plan, SmartPoints, a year ago. The scientific and medical communities love it. It’s even been approved by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a way to manage pre diabetes. It steers users towards food choices that are better for them and evidence-proven […]

Try the I love to eat diet

I love eating. It’s my favorite thing to do. Eating is good. People who love to eat are normal. I don’t get along very well with people who don’t like eating. I don’t think they’re trustworthy! There is no need to apologize for loving to eat. There’s no need to apologize for loving rich foods […]

How to lose weight and save money

Weight loss is an expensive proposition. You have to buy expensive food that nobody else in the household can eat. Dieting can make your food bill more than double. Then there is the expense of a gym membership or buying expensive home gym equipment. “Too expensive” is often a reason why somebody doesn’t want to lose weight, but […]

Who thinks weight loss surgery is cheating

If you’re extremely overweight, it seems like no matter what you do you will have mean and ignorant people making unkind judgements about you. Some people think it’s okay to point, stare, and even snap pictures with phones of overweight people. If that’s not bad enough, the same overweight person can lose weight and be […]