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For Poor Oprah

It's time for Oprah to trade her personal trainer for Peertrainer and revel in a guilt-free ice cream cone!

Wed. Sep 27, 9:06pm

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Perhaps Oprah pays her personal trainer to keep her on track.......perhaps she knows that she can't stop at one ice cream cone.....and prefers to avoid such things all together.

I don't think Oprah is suffering one bit........

Wednesday, September 27, 2006, 9:21 PM

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I tend to agree with the OP -- just because she is rich and can afford to have this guy follow her around doesn't mean that's the best way to lose weight. It's the solution she has found, but it might not be the best solution. Considering the ups and downs in her weight, perhaps she needs to cultivate less extreme attitudes about food.

Thursday, September 28, 2006, 6:47 AM

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I TOTALLY agree. I mean, she calls potatoes and bread "poison," but she LOVES them! That alone explains the ups and downs in her weight. Just because she's rich, people, doesn't mean she doesn't deserve empathy!

Thursday, September 28, 2006, 8:32 AM

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I'm from South Africa, and what she has done in my country makes her a hero in my eyes. I think some people will always try knock her... they're either jealous of her wealth and success, or they're threatened by the fact that she's turned her life around and is "growing" spiritually all the time. My fiance detests her, but we just agree to disagree. And I think she deserves empathy and compassion, just like any other decent person on the planet.

Thursday, September 28, 2006, 9:47 AM

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Famous does not equal right.

Oprah's famous. She's done some great things, and helped some people. she's entertained many. Good for her!

This doesn't mean that she knows anything about how to diet or how to keep weight off/ make a lifestyle change (that seems sadly obvious).

She can subscribe to any number of fad diets, call potatoes poison or try to live off the rays of the sun if that's what makes her happy.

I think it's irresponsible of her to publicize her latest fad diet or trainer or whatever- she's not a doctor, she's not a personal trainer, and she's never met 99.999% of the people she's telling that "this one works!"

She can do what she wants to her own body- that's her right.

But just because she's got acccess to print radio and TV doesn't mean that she knows any better than anyone else what works.

Given her track record, it might be fair to say that she knows LESS than many "regular folks" how to maintain a lifestyle change.

my 2 cents.

Thursday, September 28, 2006, 11:50 AM

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