Day Twenty-Three…

Today was the day I made Slow Cooker Clam Chowder. My sister was right, she usually is, it was delicious and very hearty:

For me, being successful on Weight Watchers means portion control, variety, and planning ahead. This is what it looks like:

Now pardon me while I get up on my soapbox, but I have a bone to pick with Snyder’s of Hanover  Clearly it says there are “about” eight servings per bag, and in reality, that means there are only six full servings. The last serving isn’t even a half serving. These are great pretzels and I am likely to buy them again, but all the same, it’s annoying. These are pricy pretzels and I buy them as a way to treat myself:

Weight Watchers is inadvertently turning me into, what Malcolm Gladwell calls, a Maven in his book The Tipping Point. A Maven is a helpful person who connects others to information. The only way I can hope to get to goal is to learn all I can and build some strong community around me. So thank you for reading

We can change ourselves, our lives, we can help each other. I’d like to leave you with these words of wisdom from Malcolm Gladwell. They are the truth all we have to do is look for opportunities and believe in ourselves:

The Tipping Point


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