This may be the best before-and-after weight loss picture we've ever seen. Matthew Wong, a telecommunications worker who lives in Toronto's Dufferin and Davenport area, became a viral hit after he pos...
CBC cameras caught Toronto Mayor Rob Ford working out at city hall on Wednesday night. We have to say, we're impressed at how fast he can kick those knees up while jogging. Like this article? Follow...
Rob Ford thinks everything will work out fine — if he can just lose enough weight. The Toronto mayor has been working out pretty hard since admitting in November to smoking crack cocaine in a "drunken...
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...
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.
This morning I got on the scale expecting to show my blog peeps a seriously fantastico number. I stepped on the scale and closed my eyes. The entire blog that I wanted to write suddenly flashed before my eyes. And then I opened my eyes and I saw -- OH C'MON! Seriously?
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?
Last Monday I weighed in at 234.4 and by Wednesday, I was at 231.6. Yes! A three-pound drop! By Friday I weighed myself and saw -- gasp! -- 237.4! I had gained six pounds! Christ on a stick, what happened? These numbers hold no true value when taken out of context.
That margarita would've been a gateway drug straight to the chips, the salty chips a gateway to the spicy salsa (tongue: "hot, hot, hot"), and that would've recapitulated us right back to the ice-cold margarita. Each gulp fantastically starting the cycle again. Nope. No margarita for Fat Boy.
Though Toronto's mayor has lost 16 pounds in week two of his program, dieting only helps short-term. When treatment stops, the weight comes back -- always -- there are few (if any) known exceptions to this rule of nature. Cutting back calories and increasing activity addresses the symptoms of obesity -- not its causes.