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
wabbithung, RugGirl, MichaellWaugh, Sandra Figg, Lienkie
58105 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,105 Registered Members
417 Forums
117,348 Topics
834,901 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 394
Nancy Roussy 327
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 186
Mona - Astronomy 94
freekundli 45
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 35
Deanna - New Age 29
Angie 25
Debbie-SpiritualityEditor 13
Angela - Drama Movies 12
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: 21699
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: 21699
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
Astronomy On This Day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
1 second ago
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Inspiration
Yesterday at 09:27 PM
What did you dream about last night?
by Angie
Dreams
Yesterday at 01:29 PM
M1 Crab Nebula
by Nancy Roussy
Astronomy
Yesterday at 01:24 PM
Autumn Equinox 2016
by Angie
Astronomy
Yesterday at 11:35 AM
Genealogy Round-Table
by Angie
Genealogy
Yesterday at 11:11 AM
Gaia - the first thousand days
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Yesterday at 10:59 AM
Brighter Living - What will You do today?
by Deanna - New Age
New Age
Yesterday at 06:04 AM
What sci fi/fantasy movie to you watch over & over
by Deanna - New Age
Sci Fi/Fantasy Movies
Yesterday at 06:01 AM
Star Trek Into Darkness Movie Review
by Deanna - New Age
Action Movies
Yesterday at 05:57 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 (Mona - Astronomy), 34 Guests and 4 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.