Ice Cream Makes You Happy (Until it Doesn’t)

Wouldn’t it be great if the messages that we’re bombarded with everyday encouraged us to make healthy choices instead of so blatantly sabotaging our efforts? For all of us who are using HealthyWage challenges to lose weight, happiness is being re-framed. In the past we may have defined joy as coming from the momentary pleasure…

Member Turns 50, Gives Herself a Big Gift—Way to Go, Patti!

And making healthy eating choices helped her husband get fit too. “I joined the BMI Challenge after a girlfriend had registered and told me about it.  I was facing my 50th birthday this year, and decided it was now or never for the weight to come off.  Challenging myself by betting on myself to lose…

Congratulations to the Winners of the Chicago Matchup! Great job!!

Meet the winners of “The Chicago Matchup”—the regional, 3-month weight-loss contest that recently awarded top-performing individual and corporate teams with a total of $18,000 in cash prizes. The first, second and third place teams of 5 lost more than 400 pounds collectively, with the hundreds of competition participants losing more than 5,000 pounds collectively.  Senior…