“The Sparkler” by Weight Watchers Member Mary Brady


This was passed along to me by Mary’s leader. I wanted to share it with all of you. Happy Independence Day!


Wednesday, July 04, 2012

by Weight Watchers member Mary Brady


Last Thursday at our Weight Watchers meeting, our leader Lisa gave everyone a sparkler to light on the 4th of July. I was like, “Ooooooooooooo a sparkler!” My eyes lit up. I loved sparklers as a child. I still do as an adult. I know…I know…I was a excited. In the midst of all of this.I vaguely heard Lisa asking us to use it as a symbol that reflected our independence from being overweight  and wave it around on the 4th as a celebration for being on a path to a healthier life style. I heard that….but my mind was smiling at the thought of the darkness lit up with the sparks and me waving it around and writing the night’s darkness with bright images of nothingness.

I treasured that sparkler all week long…waiting for tonight to light it.

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Introducing Chef Isabella to askflorine.com!

Those of you who are lucky enough to know Chef Isabella will be thrilled to know that you now have more ways to connect with her!

For those of you who are saying “Chef who?!,” let me explain. Isabella Nicoletti is a talented Italian chef who has been working carefully and tirelessly to create delicious, healthful meals that fit seamlessly into a Weight Watchers lifestyle ever since I scooped her out of an Ann Arbor restaurant.

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