the saturday skinny

The Saturday Skinny: Don't fear celebrations when trying to lose weight

While Kool and the Gang’s megahit “Celebration” is often a favorite tune at parties, for those battling weight, celebrating can be a slippery slope to putting on ...

The Saturday Skinny: Forget the weight loss ads and focus on yourself to make positive lifestyle changes

I’m sure you’ve received an e-mail or seen an advertisement claiming you can lose inches and pounds with little or no effort. The old saying, “If it sounds too go ...

The Saturday Skinny: Forget willpower, just make healthy choices to lose weight

This has been a week of meetings held in restaurants, a family gathering at a buffet and Celebration of Life for a friend lost to cancer. Through it all, I managed to stay focused ...

The Saturday Skinny: Hard work pays off on the scale when trying to lose weight

On Saturday, I attended a black-tie fundraiser for a local community college. This was a very public debut of the “new me,” so to speak. Some of these people haven&rsqu ...

The Saturday Skinny: How to stay motivated to lose weight

A little more than a year ago, losing 100 pounds seemed like a daunting, and nearly impossible, task. As someone who had tried diet plans, pills, gimmicks, shakes and just about ev ...