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Thought for the Day--April 28, 2011: Weight Watchers, Diets in General, and Writing Every Day

There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a [keyboard] and open a vein. --Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith I started this site on January 10, one week after I restarted Weight Watchers (almost four months after I started my healthy life style). I had heard about the new PointsPlus and 0 points fruit and thought it was worth another try. After three months, I'm still here and going strong! Yes, as the above image reveals, I'm a Lifetime Member; my first stint with Weight Watchers started in 1973, which obviously dates me (LOL). I lost 43 pounds and made it to Lifetime status within six months, but I hadn't really changed my relationship with food. I still viewed "diet" as a temporary state, that once "the diet" was over, I could eat whatever I wanted. The old WW diet didn't help much; it was a draconian regimen, requiring at least 10 ounces of hard-core protein a day, very little bread, no potatoes or pasta, and a required servi

Got 0? So What the Heck Does That Mean? (Thought for the Day--February 15, 2011)

Embrace foods that are 0 points on the Weight Watchers PointsPlus* program. Even if you're not on the Weight Watchers' Program, you can be confident that these foods, especially all fruits and 0-points vegetables, will feed your body and soul right. From time to time, I plan to feature 0-points foods and show how they can be a yummy and healthy part of your regular diet, for you don't have to be on a weight-loss diet to enjoy these miracle foods. _______________________________ *PointsPoints is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers . The Webmaster is a member of Weight Watchers but is not commercially affiliated with Weight Watchers International.

Thought for the Day--January 26, 2011: Veggies and Fruits

Try to eat more vegetables and fruits--on Weight Watchers, most vegetables and all non-processed fruits are free of PointsPlus. These foods are surprisingly good and filling--and no one ever got fat from eating too many bananas or apples. Besides, you will discover that your appetite will exhibit a natural suppressant when it comes to whole foods. Embracing your palette is not all about chocolate, ice cream, and cake, but the whole rainbow of choices.

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