ROB FORD DIET

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Bullied About His Weight

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Monday that he was bullied as a child by kids who made fun of his weight and he urged victims to report bullying to the authorities. Ford made the admission at a city hall...

REBRAND: Is Mayor Ford Ready for a Political Makeover?

If Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was a client of mine how exactly would I rebrand him for success in the next election? In the end, it comes down to one major factor: What is the major brand challenge that is facing Rob Ford and how do we (his fictional Rob Ford rebrand team) overcome that?
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Toronto Mayor's Diet Ends With A 'Twist'

What started out as a highly-hyped campaign to lose 50 pounds has ended with a slight weight loss -- and a sore ankle -- for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Ford, who said he was going to lose the weight by J...

Week 15: When the #$%^ to Fit in a Workout?!

I've decided to make a bold move. I blotted out two hours from my schedule in the middle of the day. I set Outlook for "Out of Office" during these chunks of time and it took about two weeks for everyone who needs to schedule time with me to settle and react. Today I remembered to bring a comb. It's the little things you need to plan for.
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Toronto Mayor Gains Weight, Shuns Press

Toronto's mayor refused to speak to reporters on Tuesday during a very brief photo opportunity outside his office inside City Hall. Rob Ford, who started a public weight loss campaign earlier this ye...

Week 14: It's Only One Pound but I'll Celebrate it

So it occurs to me, how does one celebrate a small achievement like losing a pound? There are always a steady stream of stories about people who continue to endure day after day with so much more pain and suffering. And here I am, some schmuck who -- wooptie doo -- lost one freakin' pound.
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Rob Ford Can't Lose Weight

Rob Ford can't seem to keep his weight below 310 pounds. After skipping last week's weigh-in, Toronto's mayor stepped on the scales Monday to find he had gained 3 lbs. in two weeks. The Mayor now wei...

Week Eight: And Then There was Cake...

I remember eating -- let's not be polite here -- I was STUFFING a second piece of cake in my mouth, drunk out of my skull. "Jesus, that's good!" I exclaimed to the Bar Mitzvah guests. I was literally sliding the whole piece in like it was on a conveyer belt.

Checking Reality Instead of Weight

Last week I threw a conniption fit because baby couldn't have a Cinnabon. That was a fun blog to write but reading it days later I felt pangs of shame. Is this really the worst thing in my life right now that I have to exercise some self-control around my food intake?
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Suffers Diet Setback

Rob Ford's weight loss plan stalled for a second straight week on Monday. After gaining two pounds last week, Toronto's Mayor failed to lose anything this week and may have even gained a bit of weight...