Betting on health – At her heaviest, Sara Lugger weighed 342 pounds. At 5 feet 9 inches tall, she had a BMI of 50.
Betting on health – A few days after her 34th birthday, Lugger realized that reaching 350 pounds would be "unacceptable." She made a pact with herself to make healthier choices.
Betting on health – Lugger joined DietBetter.com and started betting that she could lose weight. At first, she wagered the minimum of $5; eventually she was betting $50 she'd reach her goal.