“Honey, you want to eat pizza and be fat?” Coy said. “Fine. I choose not to.”
Or, he said, you find ways to make better selections. One slice of pizza and a trip to the salad bar is much better than cramming half a pie in your mouth, he said.
“If you’re thrown into a cage with a tiger, you better learn how to live with it or you’re gonna get eaten,” he said.
• Erin Shultz is the Kokomo Tribune Life & Style editor. She may be reached at 765-454-8587 or firstname.lastname@example.org.