28. April 2012 14:45
There was an article in the most recent New York Times Magazine talking about people from across different continents and cultures consistently under judging their own weight if they are overweight.
In a large study in Mexico out of 3,622 young men and women, when asked to estimate their body size b... [More]
4. April 2011 19:37
My husband has hit his goal and weight and then some! I'm so proud of him. According to Jenny Craig's scale he has lost 36 pounds. It has been so nice eating healthy and exercising when you have someone to do it with! Not to mention, that has caused us to eat out a lot less b... [More]
12. February 2011 19:47
Sometimes I have flashbacks to the days when I battled bulemia. They will just randomly pop in my head and a pang of saddness will come over me. I felt so alone and angry with my body during college. Years of being teased had piled up until I felt helpless. Working out twice ... [More]
11. February 2011 14:42
What are the benefits of green tea? Many of the sites explored discussed that green tea helps fight cancer. It decreases the growth of cancer cells. There must be something to it since the Chinese have been drinking it for thousands of years. I also read that it hel... [More]
6. May 2010 22:16
The comparison that people do of pregnant women is UNREAL! No wonder I'm so paranoid about not gaining too much weight, or looking too big. It's people in our society that certainly give moms-to-be a complex! Another teacher at my school is due in two weeks. She looks great -... [More]
24. February 2010 17:19
Children can be so mean to one another. What kids say when they are so young to each other can actually stick with a person forever. I can remember one summer having a crush on another boy down the street from me. I was best friends with his sister so we played together a lot. &nbs... [More]
22. November 2009 21:00
I was thinking back to previous holidays and I have another "overweight" memory to share. In high school and college we would go to my Dad's family an hour away. He has eight brothers and sisters and needless, to say, the amount of food at family gatherings is CRAZY! ... [More]
12. August 2009 21:09
You may think that once you start weight that the people around you will be genuinely excited for you. WRONG.
I had a goal weight that I was dedicated to reaching with Jenny Craig. As I was upon my last 10 pounds people started to be openly critical with me. At work I would br... [More]
6. August 2009 21:06
A glimpse into one of my own "horror" weight stories...I was fresh out of college and had just landed my first teaching job. I had happened to graduate in December and luckily enough gotten a job in January at an inner-city charter school. It was extremely diverse and a w... [More]
29. July 2009 21:09
What should I do if I'm still hungry?
Truthfully, the first two weeks I began Jenny Craig I was STARVING! I was so used to eating larger portions that my stomach and brain had a difficult time adjusting. I got the most hungry (and still do!) from lunch to dinner. &nb... [More]