Amy Fortier

“Get the body you deserve!”

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I saw a commercial for a weight loss product that exclaimed, “Get the body you deserve!”

Truth be told, I have exactly the body I deserve – if by deserve you mean “To have earned or merited.”

Is it the body I want? Not 100%.

The thing is, I do just enough to maintain where I am – which is about 10 – 15 pounds overweight depending on the chart you look at.  I know I eat too much and I work out mostly to support my eating habit. If I actually did what I need to do to deserve the body I want I’d eat less and work out more.

“Deserve” can also mean “to be worthy to have.” In that sense of the word, heck yeah I deserve the body I want. And so do you. Now we just have to earn it.

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