Updated: February 02, 2012

At my last photo shoot, I started talking with the hair and make-up artist and was shocked to learn that she'd recently lost 70 pounds herself! I immediately started peppering her with questions about how she did it. She said she ate lots of salads from Trader Joe's (which is within walking distance of her house) and followed the guidelines in the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred DVD. I really felt inspired by her-it was fun to talk about our struggles and hear her insight about what I'm going through. One tip she gave me was that whenever I'm tempted to hit the drive-thru, I should remember that I can throw together a salad at home in the same amount of time (as long as I've already gone to the store). And I'll be so much happier afterwards because I filled up on healthy veggies instead of a fat-laden cheeseburger and fries. Our conversation made me realize that even when my column is over, I'll be able to always share my best tips with other women who want to slim down.

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Anonymous
August 31, 2018
Fantastic news, well done you! White jeans brilliant! It is an amazing feeling isn’t it? I am down 6lb and 3inches from my waist and this is week 4 for me, but people are already saying how good I look and I am into size 12 (UK size) trousers. thanks to the 2-week diet, watch the video here: => https://the2weekdietnow.com