by Lorraine Bartlett / Lorna Barrett / L.L. Bartlett
which I learned from a Ted talk, you lose by exhaling CO2, unfortunately--eating less and doing more is also part of that equation. Rats) are still gone.
I have been PINING to bake. NO WAY. You gained SIX Pounds by pounding chocolate!!! You know what six pounds looks like?
I will say that because of the guilt (and boy, was there a LOT OF IT), I hopped right back on the diet and have lost those six pounds. (Whew! I was really sweating that.) That tells you the power of the Zero Point Weight Watchers diet. (Of course, it gets pretty boring, but ...)
But there's the spectre of WEIGHT GAIN. So ... I haven't done anything. I mentioned it on my Facebook Group page and one of my readers told me, "Life is short. Bake the cake."
Yeah, but ... WEIGHT GAIN!!!
And then my brother called me the other day and said, "Hey, Dr. X's husband dropped dead." Back back in February, she told me about him. That she nagged her husband to exercise more ... and now he was gone. Hmmm. Did he pass because he exercised too much, or did she nag him too much?
Life is short.
If he'd had a chance just before the last minute, would he have said, "I shouldn't have had that bagel for breakfast" or cake, or a cookie .. or a one pound box of Russell Stover.
“At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one
more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal.
You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a
I'm betting she would say, "Have a piece of cake, Lorraine."
Life is short. Cake can be a treat ... (and I'm planning on freezing most of that cake and/or muffins ... so I'm not tempted). And ... Zero Points Weight Watchers has worked for me.
Would you bake the cake?