A Success, Even Without Winning

In October I heard that there was to be a “bet on yourself” contest in November.  The premise was that you would pay a certain amount of money and bet that you could lose 4 percent of your body weight in 28 days.  I did not bet very much because I did not have very much that I could afford to lose. I planned to accomplish the goal so I would not be losing the money.On the starting day I went to the fitness center and was weighed on some very fancy scales that measured all kinds of things.  It turned out that I needed to lose 12.07 pounds in the four weeks. I was off and running.
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