Tag Archives: Weight Watchers

How To Diet Without Screwing Up Your Daughter

In the battle of the bulge, my biggest roadblock isn’t carbs, booze or sugar—it’s my three-year-old daughter.  I’m desperately afraid of dieting in front of her, lest I mess up her body image for life.  According to a University of Florida study, “Daughters’ perceptions of their bodies and subsequent eating and dieting behaviors have been […]

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Will I Ever Be Able to Button This Jacket?

You’d think my wedding day would be motivation enough to finish losing the baby weight. After all, my first dress fitting is just three months away (!!!) and the designer made me promise I’d be at my goal size by then. But lately, I’d been trying to reach that goal by “thinking thin,” which I […]

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Mama’s First Bake Sale

Major milestone!  (Mine, not hers.) Our first preschool fundraiser, and I was excited to make something for the bake sale.  I ruled out actually baking, because I’m on Weight Watchers and I thought the smell of cookies or brownies rising in the oven might kill me.  I decided on chocolate dipped pretzels with sprinkles because […]

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My Toddler is Making Me Fat

Call me a hypocrite.  No, it’s okay, I can take it.  I write about how we need to be kind to ourselves and never trash talk our weight in front of our kids.  And then I go and use the F word on myself.  Loophole: Viv can’t read yet.  So until she can, I’m just […]

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Wedding Dress Success?

While Dave and I try to conceive a sibling for Viv, we are half-assedly planning our 2014 wedding.  Though both of us are super excited for the big day, as parents of a toddler we are way too tired and distracted to actually arrange anything.  (Advantage: Marriage Before Carriage.) However, since my mom is visiting […]

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