Dieting Is No Laughing Matter…Or Is It?

Posted on February 27th, 2015 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Here is some offbeat wisdom in the never-ending battle of the bulge.

“I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.” (Ka-boom!) ~Joe E. Lewis, vaudeville legend


“Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass is equal to a huge amount of energy, which explains why, as Einstein himself so eloquently put it in a famous 1939 speech to the Physics Department at Princeton: “You have to exercise for a week to work off the thigh fat from a single Snickers.”  ~Dave Barry, humorist




“Stressed spelled backwards is desserts.  Coincidence?  I think not!”  ~Anon.


“The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor.”  ~Anon.


“You can’t lose weight by talking about it.  You have to keep your mouth shut.”  ~Anon


“The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books – how not to eat what you’ve just learned how to cook.”  ~Andy Rooney




“I’ve been on a diet for two weeks and all I’ve lost is two weeks.” ~Totie Fields, comedien

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