You made plans. You wrote down goals. You were ready to finally make it happen this time. Things went well for a while, but then somehow you ended up sitting in front of the TV eating an entire bag of chips and then wondering why you needed to loosen your belt a notch or two the next day. No, your pants didn't shrink in the dryer. What probably did happen is, like 95 percent of people who try to get in shape, you ended up right back to your old self -- maybe even a few pounds heavier. However, just because it's common doesn't make it inevitable, and you can get back on track and headed toward your goals again. But, you're going to need to know these three facts first.