When you reach your goal or get close to it and trim down, it isn't easy adjusting to a new body image. Like others who have lost a lot of weight, I was confronted with a core issue -- standing up for myself.
I will continue to frequent this restaurant, because overall I consider it a very nice place that has always treated me well. But next time I am asked if I want fries or a cookie to go with my sandwich, without hesitation, I will say, "No thank you."
How many of us haven't yet figured out that broccoli is generally a better choice than a Big Mac? The challenge for most isn't in knowing what we should do to lose weight, but rather in actually doing it.