With the baseball just around the corner, I’m reminded of a story by Tommy Lasorda, the great Dodger manager, as he described his battle to overcome bad habits.
“I took a pack of cigarettes from my pocket, stared at it and said, “Who’s stronger, you or me?” The answer was me. I stopped smoking.
Then I took a vodka martini and said to it, “Who’s stronger, you or me?” Again the answer was me. I quit drinking.
Then I went on a diet. I looked at a big plate of linguine with clam sauce and said, “Who’s stronger, you or me?” Continue reading