Rob Ford Weight Loss

Man's STUNNING Weight Loss Photo Uses 'Rob Ford For Scale'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Living

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 Dufferi...

SPOTTED: Rob Ford Sweatin' It Out

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Politics

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 thos...

Ford Clearly Believes Losing Weight Will Fix EVERYTHING

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

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 admit...

Toronto Mayor's Diet Ends With A 'Twist'

CBC | Posted 08.18.2012 | Canada Politics

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. ...

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

The Fat Diaries | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada Living
The Fat Diaries

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.

Week 13: The Number That Haunts Me Like a Cheeseburger

The Fat Diaries | Posted 06.23.2012 | Canada Living
The Fat Diaries

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?

Checking Reality Instead of Weight

The Fat Diaries | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada
The Fat Diaries

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?

Week Five: These Numbers Mean Nil

The Fat Diaries | Posted 04.20.2012 | Canada
The Fat Diaries

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.

Fat Chance Rob Ford, Diets Don't Work

Arya M. Sharma, MD | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada
Arya M. Sharma, MD

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.

Week Two: The Devil is a Margarita

The Fat Diaries | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada
The Fat Diaries

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.