“Remember to look at yourself and notice your progress, not your failings. Remember to smile!”


“There’s a certain thrill to be had in quick, massive weight loss. Especially initially. Don’t get too caught up in that feeling: slow and steady wins the race – and keeps it off.”

“Pretending you didn’t eat that cookie isn’t going to change that you did, in fact, eat that cookie. Cheating is fine once in a while, but be mindful of the consequences. Lying about it, especially to yourself, is not going to get you where you want to go.”