Weight Watchers overhauled its weight-loss plan just over a year ago and is getting mixed reviews. For a story, we'd like to talk with members about their experience, and what they think about the changes. Have they helped you lose weight?
Andrea Weigl, features reporter, writes: I am now into my fourth week back at work. I have to salute any woman who can juggle motherhood, full-time work, breast-feeding and exercise. I haven't been able to do it.
With the new year, we introduce some new members of the Turning the Scales team. They are beginning to share their stories at blogs.news observer.com/turningthescales , and you'll hear more from them here in coming weeks.
Carole Tanzer Miller, features editor, writes: Who couldn't use 50 great tips to help you live a long, happy and healthy life? Writer Sophie Keller has compiled them into a new book titled "How Happy Is Your Health?"
Carole Tanzer Miller, features editor, writes: The scale is back on my side, bouncing comfortably between 136.2 and 138.7. My khakis fit a little looser. I'm breathing easier. Feeling stronger. Life is good.