I’ve never really watched The Biggest Loser. I’ve sat down and watched bits and pieces of shows when I came across it channel surfing, but I’ve never watched a whole episode, let alone a whole season.
Over the summer I’ve become a Jillian Michaels fan. I’ve read a couple of her books, and I own 30 Day Shred (review coming soon). This last Tuesday was the season premiere of The Biggest Loser’s 10th season. I made sure I was there to watch. Let me tell you it definitely brought tears to my eyes seeing all those people so desperate to lose weight, and not able to do it.
I’ve been there! For quite a few years I watched the scales go up and up and up. I tried several different diet plans, and some crazy fad diets. Nothing really worked until I decided I wanted it badly enough.
This spring when I was diagnosed with high blood pressure I decided that was it. I was going to learn to fuel my body and eat healthy. So far it’s been a 6 month journey, but I’m coming up on 50 pounds lost, and I have more energy than I did in my twenties.
I was heartbroken when I saw some of the contestants being cut before they even made it to the Biggest Loser Ranch. How frustrating it must have been for them! I hope they get motivated and lose the weight anyway on their own.
From the previews of next weeks show it sounds like a couple of them may still make it on the show. I think I’m hooked. I’m sure I’ll be tuning in again next Tuesday to see what happens next, and maybe learn a little more about a healthy diet and fitness myself.