Category Archive: Diet and Exercise

To Lose Weight, Hang With the Winners

When I decided it was time to lose weight, I thought first of how I had quit drinking alcohol. I thought about hanging with the winners. As I pulled out onto the Atlanta Highway on Labor Day in 2002 while driving to the treatment center for the first time, I said out loud, “Do whatever …

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The Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Weight Loss

From what I’ve seen, most people who want to lose weight skip the necessary steps to be successful. Based on my experience, and on the experience of people who have been successful at losing weight and maintaining the loss, there are a few conditions that are necessary. They are also sufficient.¬†The vast majority¬†of the people …

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