The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Roger Brockshus
The Hartley Writing Group 

Fat Chance

 

May 14, 2020

I have never been obese, at least in my own estimation. There have been times, however, when I put on extra weight, often showing up on my stomach and thighs. This usually happens in the winter when I'm less active.

Early one spring when I was about 14, it was pointed out to me by my grandfather that I was getting a bit chubby. That bothered me some, so I decided to go on a diet. I would eliminate sweets from my snacks and replace them with fruit. The other meals would be normal, but without the huge second helpings I had been known to take. Also, I would spend more time walking or riding m...



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