Another Accomplishment

Well I guess disasters can fuel solutions!

We now have over 3000 members on our Back to Smartpoints™ group and now we have a new website:

We are so excited! We are able to stay in touch and help each other.

Our group Return to 30 Beyond the Scale is growing!

It’s always so nice to find like minded people. In the world of Weight Watchers it really helps when you have the support of your peers. Something has happened recently with the Weight Watcher plan that has thrown many of its members a curve ball. They changed the plan on us and for many it’s not working. Without getting into detail I just want to say that a beautiful group was born out of this debacle. We have a website

So much as happened since I last posted

Hi folks:

First of all,  I don’t have my Apple Watch, I have a Gear Sport which works amazingly.

2nd of all, I am now at about 137.7 pounds, give or take a few .5. Slow but sure.

Third of all,  I did not like the new Freestyle plan on Weight Watchers and I’ve decided to go back to Smartpoints.

Long story short, FS was too restrictive to me. I like carbs, I like to go to restaurants!

Smartpoints always worked for me, it felt like second nature!

You get into a routine. Not so with Freestyle. I think how WW dropped the ball is taking away the 7 points from your day. That really put a dent in things.

So many feel the same way I do! It’s amazing! I’m glad that on Connect we support each other no matter what plan we do.

Back Down to 137.7

People who have been on WW for sometime now can attest to this: the reason we have a hashtag #NSV which means non scale victory is because many victories are beyond the scale.  If you keep on going and doing what you are supposed to be doing: tracking, drinking water, making sure you are eating the right foods, you will see results. Today the scale was nice to me….I’ve been able to stay in the high 130’s which took forever to get to. I’m blessed that I have been making progress. My goal is about 129 or so, little by little it will happen.

.2 and I’ll take it.

I think WW is the only place where you’ll celebrate losing .2 of a pound.

Because we know that slow and steady wins the race

I have 6 lbs to go to goal but I’m really pushing for the low end of the BMI scale or 129 which ever comes first.


Just keep swimming! LOL

So Many New Folks on WW…this is for you

There has to be a specific event in your brain that makes WW work for the long haul. That thing is determination! WW is not something to try then leave or just play around with. I like to say it’s a “weigh” of life! If you want to be thin for the rest of your life…this is it baby!

Its really common sense…tracking…eating the right foods…saying no to the wrong ones…portion control. Exercise…drinking water…all works together. What really puts it all together is connect! We support and inspire one another.

Learning How To Choose

As you stay on the plan…you get very wise about choices. And that’s a good thing. Your days of shoveling in junk and any food that comes down the pike are over.

Your body knows what it needs. And you learn to be attentive to that.

Over A Year And a Half Now

I’ve been with Weight Watchers since January 2016. It was the best decision for me. Not only am I healthier, happier, more confident about how I look…but I just truly enjoy the discipline and control over what I eat. I’ve lost 43 pounds and being a size 8 is mind boggling. I had been size 16 for so long! When I turned 60 I decided: time to get off that chub! I’m shooting for another 20 pounds but I’m sticking with this for life. What’s awesome about this program is it’s portable lol…you take it with you anywhere! It’s just a “weigh of life”.

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