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...ing of this year; my new lifestyle has brought me down to 169 pounds. There may be many excuses for not maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the most common being time; though one should not forget that “Actually, time itself is neutral; it can be used either destructively or constructively” (King, 13). I understand that many feel that maintaining a healthy lifestyle only adds on the stress of college; however maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not adding on to the stressful load of college life, but it acts as an amelioration to college life. As I made the mistake to lose control on something trivial as eating fast food; I now understand that one should not allow something that seems trivial; to corrode the foundation that is our health. Now when my family comes to visit during the Christmas holidays, they will see the son that puts his father’s old beach body to shame.
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