Readers cheer on Fittest Loser contestants

Posted3/26/2012 6:00 AM

Bonnie looks forward to reading about the Fittest Loser's progress every Monday in Health & Fitness. She will receive a one-month membership to Curves. She offers these tips:

• Write down your goals, keep them in your mind's eye and return to them often, particularly when the inevitable slip-ups occur and you feel as if you might slide right back down that mountain.


• Give up your control over food and just live.

• Let go of the negative and make room to bring in the positive.

• Be in the present and an active participant in your life.

• Believe in yourself.

• Embrace change.

• Stay focused!

Her favorite inspiring quote:

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." -- Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher

Do you have words of encouragement or a practical tip to offer our Fittest Losers? Email it to If your submission is selected for publication, you'll receive a prize.

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