Showing posts from May, 2016

Food for Thought Thursday, May 5th

I was going through my blogs on Bloglovin' and ran across a blog post from Coffee Cake and Cardio entitled Focused on the Wrong Thing.  I have to say that I was a little blown away and it felt like she was in my head.  Although I have not been working with a behavioral nutritionist, I can definitely relate to what she is saying for sure.  

I have been doing Weight Watchers for a number of years and, honestly, I should have hit goal a number of years ago.  I managed to successfully lose over 40 lbs on Weight Watchers when I first joined, but with the stress of job changes and planning a wedding, I re-gained my weight.  I know that when I was a small child (and I do mean small since I was wearing toddler size clothing when I started school) my focus was not on food for comfort.  Unfortunately, between my second grade and third grade year, everything changed.  I am not overly fond of change but my school district decided to close my school down.  Even as a young child, I became extrao…

Weight Loss Wednesday, May 4th

I recently saw this article pop up on FaceBook about The Biggest Loser on the NYTimes webpage entitled After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight.  Honestly, Danny Cahill was one of my favorite contestants ever.  I hate that he has gained back his weight, but it honestly explains a lot about several of the previous contestants and their weight gain.  I then read the Snack Girl blog about the study.  I have to say I agree with Lisa's statement: "Society also has a long way to go to accept people of different sizes."   As a whole, society tends to frown or look down at those who have weight issues.  From time to time, even I have found myself passing a judgment against people who are bigger than myself.  It is something that I struggle with and I get frustrated with myself for judging anyone even in my head.  

For me, this is a big reminder to myself not to beat myself up over regaining my weight.  I lost between 40 and 50 lbs. before on Weight Watchers…