Why You Might Not Maintain Your Weight Goal


Yesterday I published a quiz that linked readers’ personalities with their approach to weight reduction. Some personality styles may make weight maintenance more challenging than others. Here is a pie chart showing Red – people motivated by goals and Yellow – people motivating by fun represented the majority of the outcomes. That can help explain […]

What Do Your Meds Do to Your Weight?


If weight management isn’t enough of a struggle, those who need to take  prescription medications are discovering that they can cause weight gain. People who are trying to lose weight and are taking meds to treat a condition may find it extremely challenging to make progress. One notorious medication for weight gain is Deltasone (prednisone). […]

What Are You Drinking? What’s it doing to/for you?


Weight Watchers of Maine and Northeast Coca Cola Bottling Co. teamed up to help you understand what you’re drinking and how it affects your health and weight. FREE PRESENTATION Tuesday, April 28 at 6pm at the Weight Watchers South Portland Center. 241 Running Hill Road, South Portland (Across from the Target Shopping Plaza) Special guest, […]

Lose Weight Like A Celebrity! Surround Yourself With Personal Trainers for Free!


This blog is a repeat of an earlier blog with a slight editorial twist Celebrities have it easy when it comes to losing weight. They have personal trainers and probably their movie studios foot the bill. We know trainers can make a big difference. You can have personal trainers for free too. Their names are […]

After Weight Loss Surgery What Comes Next?


Weight loss surgery is an effective tool to help get obesity under control. It’s a tool; it’s not cheating. It’s a tool; it’s not an admission of laziness or weakness. It’s a tool; it doesn’t fix everything magically. It’s a tool and it’s surgery, major surgery, and therefore nothing to take lightly. Surgery can help […]

What Would You Weigh If You Never Gave Up?


This isn’t specifically about Weight Watchers, but as a Weight Watchers leader there were many times that I watched a member lose 30 pounds. During that same time, that same member also gained 40 pounds. When the member finally became so discouraged she quit, she weighed more than when she started.  People experience that phenomenon with any […]