Is sugar bad for you or just an addictive drug?

“Every aspect of their metabolic health got better, with no change in calories,” said study author Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco.  “This study definitively shows that sugar is metabolically harmful not because of its calories or its effects on weight.  Rather, sugar is metabolically harmful because it’s sugar.”

via HealthDay, 2015-10-27

Maybe both…

WW drops ActiveLink

Wow WW has really dropped the ball on this one.  First of all, they don’t sell the fitbit one which is the closest to the activelink in functionality, and the cost is more than twice what the activelink was.  I guess that since there won’t be a monthly charge, and they’re giving a 25% discount on fitbits they do carry they think this is OK.

I really don’t want to have to wear one more thing on my wrist.  I already wear an Apple watch, and a RoadID.  I want to wear my tracker around my neck, out of the way, not my wrist.

Really Weight Watchers, how about some consideration for the customer here?

You can do it

Look into the future
who do I see?
A strong and health person,
looking back at me.

Moving so easily
eating healthy too.
Wearing smaller sizes
new lifestyle, tried and true!

Energized and active
feeling “in my prime.”
A me I thought I’d never see,
was waiting all this time.

Author unknown, shared at my 2014-10-28 Weight Watchers meeting.

Fat is something you have, not something you are

Fat isn’t a dirty word.  It is descriptive.  But it doesn’t describe a person.  Fat is something you have, not something you are.  To make someone feel unworthy and ashamed because of an aspect of their appearance, and assume things about their personality and behaviours due to this is frankly absurd.

From Telegraph

Glad I have less of it, and am less of it recently.

If sitting is the new smoking, then sugar is the n…

If sitting is the new smoking, then sugar is the new crack cocaine.

Can Weight Watchers Work for you

WW Before and after 250 to 170

Absolutely!. With the change I lifestyle, I lost 80 Pounds.  Going from 251.8 pounds in January 2013 to 171 in June 2014.

One year

After my weigh-in on Thursday, where I was up .2 pounds, my total weight loss for the year staring 2013-01-29 is 65.6 pounds.  This stubborn fat seems the hardest to lose, the cooperative fat just seemed to melt off.  Only 12.2 pounds to go to get to my goal weight of 174 pounds.

Gonna be hard this weekend though, since I’m hanging out with the gang of idiots, and the cabin is stuffed with junk food.