Dear Crabby, What do you think about Weight Watchers?

Dear Crabby, What do you think about the Weight Watchers program? I really like the simple point system they have, but my wife tells me that it is not the healthiest option for losing weight. I can usually eat my Mike and Ike's and have ice cream as long as skip dinner and drink only Diet Coke all day, but she says this cannot be good on my system. I figure if I can do this and still lose 10 pounds, what’s the big deal?  Can you help me out here? Sincerely, Candy Boy Dear Candy … [Read more...]

Oakland County among Michigan’s Healthiest Employers

Oakland County is among Michigan’s healthiest employers because of OakFit, the county’s employee wellness initiative. Michigan's Healthiest Employers, which is “a statewide program with a goal of showcasing how companies are using wellness programs to make a positive impact on their employees' lives,” gave Oakland County the top spot in the 1,500-4,999 employees category for Metro Detroit. “Kudos to our H.R. Director Nancy Scarlet and her team,” County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, I Need To Lose Weight!

Dear Crabby, I need to lose 50 pounds, but I just cannot seem to do it. Can you help me? Sincerely, Bob Beefcake Dear Mr. Beefcake, My battle is not with the fat demons that lurk about - I have other areas that need my attention - but I am very close to people who do battle those issues. Let's just pretend that Mrs. Crabby has battled with being overweight and has tried various weight loss programs through the years - purely for the sake of discussion, of course. I imagine if I were … [Read more...]