Many people still hoping to lose weight and stop smoking this year

Two women take on their resolutions

Royal Palm Beach - "I've lost about forty to fifty pounds," said Tiffany Mattes, who works out at Fit Destiny gym in Royal Palm Beach.

After having three kids, Mattes was overwhelmed by the number on the scale.

"I just woke up and realized I didn't want to be fat anymore, I didn't like how I looked, I didn't want my husband to lose interest in me," said Mattes.

Over the last year and a half, Mattes started training at Fit Destiny with owner and trainer Brandon Sellnow.

It was her New Year's resolution. Sellnow tells his clients to start slow with realistic goals.

"Don't fixate on an image that isn't attainable, we want to get the best version of you," said Sellnow.

Last year, Tiffany couldn't imagine making it this far.

"I've been smoking for fifteen years," said Jessica Volloro.

Jessica decided to quit smoking at the stroke of midnight this New Year's Eve. Why? Jessica and her six year old son Julian made a deal. If Mommy quits smoking then this picky eater will eat healthier foods.

Both Tiffany and Jessica say they are putting an end to the yearly resolution roller coaster.

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