By Dr. Brian McDonough

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By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Now it is getting serious. It is June and summer is upon us. If you haven’t lost that weight you wanted to lose all of that talk about losing weight and preparing for bathing suit season is just that – talk. The time has come.

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You might be asking what kind of doctor is this? Berating me for not getting in shape.
Actually I am doing just the opposite.

There is no doubt that we all use tricks to get us to be healthier. This is not a bad idea. If bathing suit season helps motivate you it is fine. But when you don’t reach the goal, you have to be calm.

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Remember that diet is a lifelong process, not a quick hit like the advertisers will tell you. It is june but you can keep working to your goal. This is not about one week of vacation, it is a lifelong process.