Writer and self-professed Oprah-lover Caissie St. Onge recently wrote a Facebook post about her thoughts on Oprah Winfrey's new role as spokesperson for Weight Watchers.

Listen. I want to tell you something very long. I love Oprah. Long-time Oprah-lover over here. And I am glad for her...

Posted by Caissie St. Onge on Thursday, January 7, 2016

She describes sitting in bed on New Year's Day, watching Oprah's new Weight Watchers commercial and having an epiphany: 

Oprah is arguably the most accomplished, admired, able person in the world. . . . So, if Oprah can’t do permanent lifelong weight loss, maybe it can’t be done . . . And that sucks. But it is also incredibly freeing if you, like me, have thought about your weight so many times throughout every day of your life that it becomes as maddening and distracting as if you’d stowed a beating tell-tale heart beneath your floorboards.