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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

HOLY TRINITY: BINGE, PURGE, REPEAT

Here's spiritual food for thought.

There's a faith-based diet program out there that has some people singing its praises while others are not so quick to convert.


It seems the Weigh Down Workshop, designed by nutritionist Gwen Shamblin, looks to lessons in the Bible to help over-eaters conquer their food-to-mouth addictions and slim down.

Some former fatties claim it's a miracle, and some say it's nothing more than a legalistic cult that starves and guilts faithful followers into thinking they will lose their salvation if they eat one bite more than God allows.


With obesity running rampant (OK not running, but walking slowly), who cares how someone loses weight. The Bible, as compared to other religious doctrines, might just have the skinny on helping those believers who can't stop stuffing their pie-holes.

I mean, look how fat Buddha is.

On second thought, realization = salvation:


("The Eye of God" photo was taken by NASA Hubble Space Telescope)

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7 Comments:

Anonymous dmc said...

I believe it can work, its all in your mind. The will power to do something.

Wed Aug 08, 04:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know of faith belief diets that worked. I did not want to spend the money on the books.

Wed Aug 08, 04:43:00 PM  
Anonymous ronald mcdonald said...

if all you ate was fish, berries and nuts or fasted like Jesus, you'd be thin too.

Wed Aug 08, 05:14:00 PM  
Anonymous Pete said...

It's mind over matter. You don't mind,it don't matter!
It sounds rather like a slimy attempt to prey on the insecure and rake in the bucks.
6 loaves of bread and 6 fish to feed hundreds of people in the desert,sure you'll lose weight.

Pass me that creme brulee,sweetheart.

Wed Aug 08, 08:18:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Forget the creme brulee,
I take the ice cream sundae with
an extra cherry on top!!!

Wed Aug 08, 08:20:00 PM  
Anonymous proofreader said...

Do you think Jesus asked his disciples:"Does this loin cloth make me look fat?"

Wed Aug 08, 11:07:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with Pete, creme brulee is da bomb!

Thu Aug 09, 12:37:00 PM  

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