All people are made alike of

All people are made alike –
of bones and flesh and dinner –
Only the dinners are different.
~Gertrude Louise CheneyETW

Reality check you can never ever use

Reality check:  you can never, ever, use weight loss to solve problems that are not related to your weight.  At your goal weight or not, you still have to live with yourself and deal with your problems.  You will still have the same husband, the same job, the same kids, and the same life.  Losing weight is not a cure for life.  ~Phillip C. McGraw, The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom, 2003

Ive been on a constant diet for

I’ve been on a constant diet for the last two decades.  I’ve lost a total of 789 pounds.  By all accounts, I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.  ~Erma BombeckWL; COCI

Inside some of us is a thin

Inside some of us is a thin person struggling to get out, but they can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake.  ~Author Unknown

When friends tell you how awesome look

When friends tell you how awesome you look, drop the "I still have more to go" crap.  You worked hard and you deserve the compliment!  ~Jillian Michaelstwitter.com/JillianMichaels/status/2309959372

I go up and down the scale

I go up and down the scale so often that if they ever perform an autopsy on me they’ll find me like a strip of bacon – a streak of lean and a streak of fat.  ~Texas GuinanETW

I have gained and lost the same

I have gained and lost the same ten pounds so many times over and over again my cellulite must have déjà vu.  ~Jane WagnerNEMYL

I feel about airplanes the way diets

I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.  ~Jean Kerr, "Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall," The Snake Has All the Lines, 1958

In the middle ages they had guillotines

In the Middle Ages, they had guillotines, stretch racks, whips and chains.  Nowadays, we have a much more effective torture device called the bathroom scale.  ~Stephen PhillipsETW

Albert einstein who discovered that a tiny

Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass is equal to a huge amount of energy, which explains why, as Einstein himself so eloquently put it in a famous 1939 speech to the Physics Department at Princeton, "You have to exercise for a week to work off the thigh fat from a single Snickers."  ~Dave Barry, Dave Barry Turns 50CCQ

To promise not to do a thing

To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.  ~Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1876, ch. 22; CTO

If i had been around when rubens

If I had been around when Rubens was painting, I would have been revered as a fabulous model.  Kate Moss?  Well, she would have been the paintbrush.  ~Dawn French

Were the country that has more food

We’re the country that has more food to eat than any other country in the world, and with more diets to keep us from eating it.  ~Author Unknown