Sometimes to get what you want, you have to risk all you’ve got.
For the overweight: wardrobe, couch, cravings, TV.
For the underweight: wardrobe, excessive exercises, peer pressure.
Success depends on mastery of both appearance and reality.
Life is surface, and the art of life involves skating on it well. But, of course, if reality is awful, then appearance will get you only so far. Knowing which context calls for superficiality and which context calls for reality is essential for success in life.