Tag Archives: Weight Watchers

A year without Weight Watchers

Running and Weight Watchers helped me lose 90 pounds in 2010. After I met my goal, I continued weekly weigh-ins for a few months before cutting back to once a month – a regimen I maintained through December 2013. In … Continue reading

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Adapting to a front-loaded food day

When I used to count Weight Watchers points, I’d get really nervous if I used up most of my points by noon. (And it happened A LOT, let me tell you!) Over time I developed some tools to help me … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Frozen Key Lime Pie

This is a recipe my mom had from many years ago that she dug up when she and I began attending Weight Watchers together in January 2010. It was a nice low-cal treat, with 197 calories for a 1/8 slice … Continue reading

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What does it mean to “eat clean?”

What does it mean to “eat clean?” I saw that on the cover of a magazine at the orthodontist’s office the other day, and when I flipped to the article it was just a collection of some vegetarian dishes from … Continue reading

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Focused vs. unfocused hunger

Why is it that on some days hunger can make me feel focused, while on other days it can make me feel stressed and out of control? I think it has to do with whether hunger is part of my … Continue reading

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A Weight Watchers wake-up call

Looking to take off some extra “baggage” put on over the weekend, I decided to break out my old Weight Watchers book, complete with its falling-apart paper slide-rule of a “points calculator.” Toward the end of my 90-pound weight loss … Continue reading

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More snacks that ‘don’t count’

Last week I was talking about zero-point snacks I use to get around the BLT rule in Weight Watchers. Well, I did some brainstorming on that topic for this week’s newspaper column and came up with eight more, plus a … Continue reading

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Getting around the BLT rule in Weight Watchers

Colleen was asking me the other day whether I’d stopped “counting” BLTs, which raised a perpetual conundrum among those of us who count Weight Watchers points: If you follow the BLT rule of recording every “bite, lick or taste” as … 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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3 summer ice cream cone price war discoveries

Naturally, the summer ice cream cone price war between McDonald’s and Burger King induced us to attempt a taste test. I loved the idea of holding one cone in each hand, alternating licks. Unfortunately, we never came up with a … Continue reading

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