Had to re-blog this post.
It’s poignant. Touching. Moving. .
I want to call my mom. Right now. God, I miss her. I miss her daily, but some days my kids say or do something, I see something, I cook something, I think of something…. and I just want to talk to her. Well, that’s not exactly it. I want her to talk back.
Jean Nidetch died today. She was the founder of Weight Watchers. In a time where many moms didn’t work, here was a woman who needed help, tried every diet in the book and hid Mallomars in her laundry. She saw a need to share. She saw a need that others had to share. And from this living room of sharing, a company was built and millions of people all over the world were able to change their life for the better.
I grew up with her in my house. Not really IN my house, but my…
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