Cue the Billy Holiday song lyric, her plaintive sound, "Why not take all of me?" Can you hear it? Too young to know Billie Holiday? Ok, then. What about Coldplay's "Fix You"?That's the tone and the lyric "I'll try to fix you" ain't bad either. Today's podcast is titled, "Why not take less of me" or updated to today's music, "I'll try to fix myself" because that's what I concluded after looking at hundreds of before and after photos of ladies and gents who have lost weight and post their before and after photos on social media channels. Despite being photos, they all sound to me like plaintive love songs sung by Miss B or Coldplay with a single, haunting refrain, "Why not take less of me?" or "I'll try to fix myself".
Welcome. This is Pat Coakley and episode 36 of the weekly edition of my daily blog www.artofthediet.com.
Is it just me or is there something we need to discuss about "before and after" photos?
Well, if it's just me, stay with me and see if you may have something to cont