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You do Jenny Craig - I'm Doing Jackie ChenYou do Jenny Craig - I'm Doing Jackie Chen
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2010
Every girl is better looking when she doesn’t feel fat. That said, my 2010 diet of choice is the green tea diet I read about in Woman's World Magazine. The gal in the photo lost 7 pounds and 12 inches in a week without giving up her favorite foods. The new diet requires the equivalent of 9 cups of green tea a day and a stack of 'Depends' if you’re on the road. Some combo of green tea and a green tea supplement seems more prudent.
I’m to aim for a 900 mg daily dose of ‘catechins’ the active ingredient. According to the article, one cup of green tea = 100mg of ‘catechins’ thus 9 cups = 900-mg. Hmm. I sped over to my local GNC.
At GNC I analyzed the green tea pills, the green tea extract in the dropper and Jackie Chan’s XTRAGREEN beverage mix with 8X more anti-oxidants than regular green tea. Three ‘Jackie Chan’s’ a day = 900 polyphenols and 300 mg EGCG. Sold!
Two ‘Jackie Chan’s’ in - I decided to soft scrub my kitchen counter.
Two hours later I won the Soft Scrub Kitchen Counter Olympics. I also did two bathrooms, six loads of laundry, and took silver polish to the tarnished champagne bucket given in tribute to my late Father 27 years ago. Whew!
Holy Green Tea! No wonder Jackie Chan’s unstoppable in those action movies. Mind you- I wasn’t feeling hyper at all - just extra energetic and sparked by the impressive evidence that green tea suppresses hunger, boosts metabolism,increases fat burning ,helps block fat storage and lowers levels of stress hormones linked to belly fat. I just wasn’t sure if three ‘Jackie Chan’s were enough if it’s all about the ‘catechins”? I emailed the Jackie Chan people and they wrote back asap that one cup of XtraGreen tea has as much vitamin as 8-16 teabags...however, it is just one serving of tea per tube in every other way, which still confuses me about whether I’m getting enough of those ‘catechins’. For now, my routine is 3 Jackie Chan’s and 3 cups of green tea using two tea bags each time. I ’m so busy trying to keep track of my tea totals I don’t really have time to eat. Aha! Now I understand how this works.
Debbie Nigro is a multi-faceted, business and broadcasting entrepreneur. Nigro’s expertise is in the areas of creating compelling and humorous sponsor friendly content, blogging, online video, radio, podcasting, television, publishing, speaking engagements, television shopping, new product launches, program creation, breakthrough public relations concepts, news media awareness, multi-media sponsorships, and “unique” strategic introductions and alliances
Debbie Nigro is the founder of Still A Babe.com a humorousblog/newsletter/podcast aimed at women 40+, She is one of the founding partners of First Wives World, LLC, and its “Chief Executive Girlfriend” for the 30 million divorced women in the U.S. on FirstWivesWorld.com.
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Brunette to Phony Blond advice to Kim KardashianBrunette to Phony Blond advice to Kim Kardashian
SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2009
In my 20's and 30's I had the same dark hair as Kim Kardashian. Now she has the same color hair as me- phony blond. Ok so mine's layered over some gray - so what?
Point is, I know what it’s like to go from brunette to blond and I need to tell Kim a few things.
Kim honey, In the first few weeks when you pass a mirror you will 'jump' thinking some strange broad broke into your house. This will pass. The men who lusted after you as a brunette are in mourning now, however a new pool of guys who love blonds will begin hitting on you. This will amuse you. You're gonna have to watch it with the sunroof in your car doll, as it's possible to change a entire shade of blond between the driveway and the deli. A convertible ride can take you up two shades.
Your famous backside is at risk of flattening out! Keeping those highlights fresh with all that hair requires long hours planted in a chair. Maybe you can stand? Oh yeah and it's gonna cost you a fortune. If that's ever a problem I'll hook you up with my professional hairstylist daughter Alexis and get you the family discount.
Finally, all your old makeup is going to look like a Halloween party on your face, so maybe you can offset the cost of your new blond hair by buying all new softer makeup here on E.L.F. In fact, the girlfriends here reading this who have gone from brunette to blond should probably give Kim some new blond make-up tips here. The girlfriends reading this whose phony blond is now over gray should come join me over at StillABabe.com.
Attitude is Everything!
Debbie Nigro is a multi-faceted, business and broadcasting entrepreneur and visionary who has spent the past twenty years building unique business opportunities in untapped niche markets.
Nigro’s expertise is in the areas of creating compelling and humorous sponsor friendly content, blogging, online video, radio, podcasting, television, publishing, speaking engagements, television shopping, new product launches, program creation, breakthrough public relations concepts, news media awareness, multi-media sponsorships, and “unique” strategic introductions and alliances.
Debbie Nigro is the founder of Still A Babe.com a humorousblog/newsletter/podcast aimed at women 40+, She is also one of the founding partners of First Wives World, LLC, and its “Chief Executive Girlfriend” for the 30 million divorced women in the U.S. on FirstWivesWorld.com.
Ms. Nigro was the winner of the prestigious ‘Best Nationally Syndicated Talk Show of The Year Award”, three years in a row from the American Women in Radio & Television and made the list of the Top 100 Radio Talk Show Hosts more than once. Ms. Nigro also wrote “The Working Mom On The Run Manual aka What the Heck Happened To My Life?” and held a smash hit book tour at 7-Eleven stores around the country. Ms.Nigro also created a line of “Working Mom On The Run” loungewear that was a best –seller on The Home Shopping Network.
Nigro is a sought after business advisor known for her consistently fresh-thinking. Nigro is happily single and lives in New Rochelle, N.Y. with her fabulous 21 year old daughter Alexis. Debbie Nigro@mac.com.
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Still A Babe - It's An Attitude - by Debbie NigroStill A Babe - It's An Attitude - by Debbie Nigro
SUNDAY, JULY 05, 2009
Hello Gorgeous! I’m Debbie Nigro and I am getting younger and better looking everyday. Can’t wait for tomorrow! I’m excited to be here on e.l.f. to join the fun with all the ‘young’ beauties to spread the word that “there’s no expiration date on sexy”! Whew! Good to know eh?
I ‘m an entrepreneur who writes a blog/newsletter called “Still A Babe” - It’s an attitude! and yeah yeah Ok , maybe a couple of products. (wink)
We ageless girls need a whole bunch of stuff to tackle, wrestle, and coerce the natural look these days, and when I saw that e.l.f. had much of that stuff at ridiculously inexpensive prices, I figured I’d better get in touch with them.
Instead, fate put e.l.f. in touch with me. Fate arranged for Ted Rubin , e.l.f.’s marketing guru to be sitting next to me at a table in a restaurant in NYC a week after I discovered e.l.f. online.
When I looked at Ted’s business card, I flipped my ageless lid, as I was right in the middle of referring to e.l.f. in a power point, that I was sharing with a business associate. Isn’t fate a riot?
The fateful result is that I am here getting a chance to share some fun ageless attitude with you gals. I will now introduce my other naïve girlfriends to products here because I know they’re spending too much money on products elsewhere.
Ah, the wisdom of the ageless.
Debbie Nigro has spent the past twenty years applying her creative talents building unique start-up business opportunities, spotting trends and untapped niche markets, and developing successful concepts and content that drive revenue. Debbie is the founder of Still A Babe.com a blog/newsletter/podcast aimed at women 40+,currently the largest segment of the population with the most disposable income. She is also one of the founding partners of First Wives World, LLC, and its “Chief Executive Girlfriend”. Her vision, strategic relationships and instincts grow the business side, and her humorous “tell it like it is” videos, posts and blogs inspire and entertain an ever-growing following of the potential 30 million women in the U.S. who can relate to divorce on www.firstwivesworld.com. She is also a consultant to producers of “The First Wives Club Musical,” which is scheduled to premier on Broadway in 2009.
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