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Monthly Archives: September 2010
Weight Watchers and I go back about seven years. We were first introduced when I was 21 years old and eager to please. Upon our first date, I was hooked and willing to do whatever it took to make our relationship work. I … Continue reading
Since I’ll be officially (re)starting Weight Watchers tomorrow, I thought it might be good to put in writing the myriad reasons I want to lose weight. Then, whenever my willpower is lagging and I’m questioning why I’m even trying when … Continue reading
A few months ago, I really felt like I’d hit my lowest point. I was sure I’d never be able to lose weight because I just didn’t possess the strength, the motivation or the willpower to get through 100 pounds … Continue reading
Whenever I’d hear Weight Watchers say that you can eat whatever you want–just in moderation–I’d roll my eyes. Sure, you can eat fettucini alfredo–if you only want half a serving and to starve for the rest of the day. But … Continue reading
We’ve all heard the advice to eat off a salad plate instead of a dinner plate and use smaller glasses for high-calorie drinks like juice. Yesterday morning, I decided to see just what a difference size makes. I measured out one … Continue reading
If I were to use one word to describe my typical Saturday morning activities, I’d say “relaxing.” In this case, it is a euphemeism for “sloth-like.” From about 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., you would typically find me reading on the couch … Continue reading
The American Library Association’s Banned Books Week begins tomorrow. As a former English major, this subject is near and dear to my heart. In my opinion, the banned books are usually the ones most worth reading. Consider some of the … Continue reading
How cool is this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SbXgQqbOoU Way to go, Ben! You are truly inspirational. For more on Ben: http://bendoeslife.tumblr.com/ Quote (from the video): If you want to do it, all you have to do is do it.