Wanda’s Rules for Weight Loss: Rule #8 Always Eat Dessert

What is the point of all this bitter if you’re going to deny yourself the sweet? I was raised in a household where dinner was only over after dessert was served. I am a big fan of dessert. I believe in it and can honestly say that if dessert were a religion I would pay…

Wanda’s Rules for Weight Loss: Rule #4 Slow and Steady

Quick weight loss schemes are like one night stands. I have never taken the grapefruit challenge. Nor have I ever consumed lemon water laced with cayenne pepper for seven days straight. I haven’t taken the soup challenge or the subway diet. I don’t want a ‘cookie’ meal. Nor am I interested in drinking my dinner,…

Wanda’s Rules for Weight Loss: Rule #3 Tell the Truth

Little white lies will rest on your thighs. We all cheat on diets. It’s a universal fact. We all do it. Sneaking a cookie. Stealing away with a cup of ice cream. Claiming that single flight of stair climb as ‘exercise.’ It is inevitable that when you embark on a journey to lose weight you…

Weight Watchers Drop-out Works to Redeem Herself

I have lost 25 pounds six times over six years not including the one year where I lost 30. Each time I believed I was dieting for the ‘right’ reasons. I believed that ‘this time I’m going for the goal.’ Each time I lost the weight and I put it back on plus a few…