An important aspect in the recovery process for any individual is in establishing a bottom line; identifying the behaviors which you will no longer take part in. It’s a limit that you set for yourself for the best chance of maintaining your sobriety.
The U.S. National Weight Control Registry, which tracks the habits of some 5,000 successful maintainers, cites a study showing only a fifth of dieters with a history of obesity sustain a loss of 10% of their body weight for a year or more.” (Time, 2007). Why is that? Why do some of the winners from The Biggest Loser regain their weight?