By Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY
Jean Nidetch, the founder of Weight Watchers International, was once a housewife who weighed more than 200 pounds. She slimmed down to 142 pounds in 1962 and has never been heavy again.
Now, at 86, she lives in a retirement community in Parkland, Fla., and has written her autobiography, The Jean Nidetch Story.
She says she never dreamed that her weight-loss experience would lead to a successful international company that would help millions trim down.
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At 327 pounds, 46-year-old George met the woman of his dreams and was ready to change his life. One year later, Batch is more than 100 pounds thinner. He dumped the plump by walking on the treadmill.
How amazing! George changed his life one step at a time by walking. "Walking to fitness: Weight-loss success story," by Armetta Landrum at the Myrtle Beach Sun News writes, this inspirational story about George and his quest to changes his life.
"I couldn't walk outside," he said. "There were too many distractions. I'd start and then stop talk to people along the way. I wasn't getting anything...