Stars and Stripes stripes.com 08 Jan, 2021 17:15 am

Faithful friends: The same 10 pounds

Faithful friends: The same 10 pounds
Like many Americans, I resolve to lose weight every New Year. The semantics of my annual pledges may vary — “get fit,” “eat healthy,” “fit into my jeans and still be able to breathe” — and my success rate has been highly unstable. But my motivation is always the same: Rid myself of that stubborn 10 pounds of flab that has haunted me since my mid-20s.

Low-fat diets, otherwise known as “Self-induced agony”; 2.Low-carb diets, otherwise known as “A good excuse to eat bacon”; 3.Subscription diets, otherwise known as “Weight loss for suckers;” and 4.Fad diets, otherwise known as “Yeah, right, and the Cleveland Browns will win the Super Bowl.

Faithful friends: The same 10 pounds Like many Americans, I resolve to lose weight every New Year.” Of course, exercise was always incorporated into my New Year attempts to drop pounds.

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