My One Way Ticket on the Struggle Bus

An odd name for a post, I know, but how many of you have felt like that before? You left for your journey(whatever it may be) with an amazing destination in mind, and instead you somehow accidentally purchased a ticket for the struggle bus.  A ticket that offers no refunds and you must complete the journey through to the end.

This might be a little over dramatic (I am a theatre girl, after all), but seriously, this is how I’ve been feeling about life lately.  Like I’m on this bus and I somehow can’t find that button that indicates to the driver that I want to get off at the next stop. Read more

Confessions of A Weight Watchers Lifetime Member: It’s STILL Tough

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A year ago on November 18th I went to my Weight Watchers center in Park Ridge, IL, weighed in, and much to my delight I hit my magic number, my goal weight that I had been striving for since I can’t remember when: 135!  There was a little celebration during the meeting where I was awarded my “goal” star charm to do with as I pleased (for a time I put it on a chain and wore it around my neck until it started to tarnish).  Now, I just had to maintain this weight within range (5 lbs under or 2 lbs above) for 6 weeks and then I would officially have accomplished my ultimate weight loss goal of becoming a Lifetime Member of Weight Watchers.

6 weeks later, I did.

Now, with a year’s worth of weight maintenance experience under my belt, after working for Weight Watchers for almost a year, and after several whirlwind life changes I am hear to tell you this: It does NOT get any easier!

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