Heath & Wellness

Get ready to lose it in 2008.

December 11, 2007

Nora2000_3 The holidays are here. Oh, the food, the egg nog, the parties. Oh, the tight-fitting clothes. Oh, the New Year’s Resolutions to lose those holiday pounds. Been there, done that.

For most of my life, I was a yo-yo dieter. Lose it, gain it, lose it, find it, find more of it. You know how that goes. (That’s me to the right a few years ago.) Like so many others, I struggled with weight my entire life, until a few years ago when I made a decision to change not just my diet, but my way of life. It’s worked. I’ve lost about 65 pounds and have been able to keep it off. You can, too. You just need to make the decision to do it.

Here’s what I suggest. Enjoy the holiday season. Then, make the decision to change things in 2008. Then, as the saying goes . . . just do it.

Need some motivation? Check out the story in this month’s ABA Journal about Mark Leventhal, the D.C. attorney who has gone from overweight attorney to personal trainer. Click here to visit the ABA Journal online.

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