logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Coach_Merna, BadSyntax, mycurlyhair, Jack Thomas, Burkat_8
58082 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,082 Registered Members
417 Forums
117,154 Topics
832,960 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 270
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 141
Mona - Astronomy 100
Deanna - New Age 51
Angie 44
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 40
Korie - California/Yoga Editor 27
Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor 24
Angela - Drama Movies 16
Ireca - Romance Movies 13
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#799332 - 01/06/13 03:16 PM Biggest Loser Season 14 Episode 1
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 21604
The Biggest Loser is back, Gillian is back! What do you think? What are your impressions of this first episode?

I love that they are helping address childhood obesity. That is such an important issue.

I'm wondering about Bob's quote that "our children will now not outlive our parents". I think he meant that the kids will die at an earlier age than the parents do. I don't think he meant the kids will die BEFORE the parents do.

I'm also iffy about Jillian refusing to work with people as they hit walls. A good coach finds way to motivate their team. She seemed more interested in simply ditching team members when they faced issues.
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum

Top
#800020 - 01/10/13 06:37 PM Re: Biggest Loser Season 14 Episode 1 [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Jilly Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 02/26/03
Posts: 14392
Loc: Verde Valley, AZ
Jillian seemed harder on people than in the past, but i still love her. I'd say she was in trouble with this group from the get-go, however, and I wonder if the producers planned that?

I think Nikki needed to go home, though, and get therapy (as she said she would). They should not have cast someone with a current or recent eating disorder for TBL. I think dealing with that is out of their league.

I felt badly for TC, though.

I loved seeing Jillian jump into Bob's arms on the set. Those two have a neat friendship.

Top
#801521 - 01/18/13 08:16 AM Re: Biggest Loser Season 14 Episode 1 [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 21604
Jilly -

I imagine people change as they age, and with her having kids now I wonder if that has played into the mix. Maybe when she sees what kids are able to do she's less tolerant of adults who say "I can't do it".

I suppose I say this a *bit* tongue in cheek, but every single person on the show has an eating disorder. They all have issues with eating. Many of them have admitted to binging and purging. So I don't think the producers can exclude that. It's part of what they are there to fix.
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum

Top

Moderator:  Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Women's Colleges of California
by Angela - Drama Movies
California
Today at 09:43 AM
A Yoga Sequence for Abs
by Korie - California/Yoga Editor
Yoga
Today at 09:26 AM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Korie - California/Yoga Editor
Inspiration
Today at 09:16 AM
Teen Psychological Thriller Question
by Nancy Roussy
Mystery Books
Today at 09:12 AM
Brown Sheep Yarn
by Korie - California/Yoga Editor
Knitting
Today at 09:10 AM
Murder She Wrote
by Nancy Roussy
Mystery Books
Today at 07:42 AM
3 Avocado Food Hacks for Sandwich Meals
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Sandwiches
Today at 07:29 AM
POLL: How do you feel about the music in church?
by Angie
Christian Living
Today at 06:29 AM
What Did You Write Today?
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Fiction Writing
Today at 06:07 AM
Numerology for Today
by Deanna - New Age
New Age
Today at 04:33 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Nancy Roussy), 69 Guests and 8 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.