Category Archives: Weight Watchers

The “Northwestern game” run

To clarify, for those who don’t follow IU basketball: The Indiana Hoosiers recently upset No. 3 Wisconsin, only to turn around their next game and stink it up — at home — against a team with a losing record. It’s … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers store provides weigh-in flexibility

After nearly three years of weight-loss maintenance, I’ve never missed a monthly Weight Watchers weigh-in — and I’ve never NOT made my goal weight. But I wasn’t thrilled to realize that the end of the month was coming up and … Continue reading

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Losing weight on vacation

My parents have been going to Marco Island, Fla., for more than 25 years, but on this year’s trip they did something they’ve never done before: They took along the bathroom scale. At first my mom thought it was a … Continue reading

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Chilly chili run in the woods

Approaching bison territory during Saturday’s Chilly Chili Run, I was all set to take the short route back to the camp lodge at Oubache State Park. All that sheer ice on the trail was really getting to me, along with … Continue reading

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WWI Week 3: How to ‘treat’ a gain

How do you “treat” yourself after a gain on weigh-on day? Not with a single-serve slice of Edwards Key Lime Pie*, that’s for sure! After Colleen and I both posted small gains this week — teammates Traci and Grandpa lost … Continue reading

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1-point pepperoni pizza

The magic number with turkey pepperoni is three slices. It’s the perfect amount for a snack-sized pizza, and it’s as much as you can get away with for zero Weight Watchers points. Add one more, and you’ve got to take … Continue reading

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The 3-point ‘Dragon Dog’

Here’s another nomination for my “dragon sandwiches” collection, a list of extremely low-calorie sandwiches that don’t really have anything at all to do with The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, other than it stirred up my imagination as to how … Continue reading

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The zero-point breakfast sandwich

Checking out points totals of fast food breakfast sandwiches at Weight Watchers Tuesday morning, Mom was  disappointed that her favorite McDonald’s biscuit cheese biscuit is 14 points, and some of the other variations she likes aren’t much less. I suggested she try the Subway egg-white sandwiches, … Continue reading

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Shifting my weight-loss focus

Though it’s far too odd to publish anywhere other than this blog, if I wanted to lose weight right now — and I do want to drop a couple of pounds, actually, because I’ve slacked off a bit after the … Continue reading

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Nutrient-spiked banana pudding

With its milk and fruit base, banana pudding pretty much starts out as an “A list” dessert, and if you downshift to sugar-free pudding mix and fat free whipped topping the numbers get even more favorable. But in a recent … Continue reading

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