I asked my husband if he wanted to follow the Engine 2 Diet with me. He said only if it includes a McDonald’s #2 breakfast each day. (It doesn’t). I said, “I’m going to grow up big and strong like a firefighter, and you’re not.” He wouldn’t change his mind. I reminded him that people who use the buddy system for diet and exercise usually have a better time of it. He’s now very still and quiet, hoping that I won’t notice him sitting there, facing me. Okay, then, I’m on my own.