The Huffington Post Help Us Defy The Odds With These 8 Tips

We've all read the bleak statistics: Study after study drills home the fact that less than 5 percent of folks who shed pounds are able to keep them off.

Yet, some do defy the odds.

Like Sandie Leonard, whose extraordinary journey I chronicled earlier this year. At that time, she and I had been working together for six months and she'd hit memorable milestones. Now, looking back over a full year, there are many new lessons to share and high points to reflect on at we celebrate this special anniversary. Perhaps there are some pearls of wisdom you can take to heart and apply to your own journey. Let's first look at what a difference a year can make. Read More...

Brittany Giles