Chris is a well-known figure in the world of politics. He served as the 55th governor of New Jersey and has a track record of winning most of the elections he participated in. However, as he’s getting older, Chris Christie has faced some health challenges.
One significant health issue for Chris is his weight. Throughout his political career, many people noticed that he was overweight. But when he turned fifty, his weight continued to increase, and his overall health began to decline.
This weight problem started affecting not only his personal life but also his political career. Some critics even called him “ridiculous” and “irresponsible” for considering running for office.
However, there’s good news! Chris has taken steps to address his health issues. This American politician and former federal prosecutor has made significant progress in improving his health.
In recent months, Chris has successfully shed a considerable amount of weight. Let’s dive into his journey of weight loss and learn more about the positive changes he’s made to lead a healthier life.
How did Chris Lose Weight?
When Christie decided to finally shed some pounds, he was confused about how to do it.
As you can see there are dozens of weight loss methods. And even a politician can get confused by such things.
So he met his personal doctor who recommended he should undergo weight loss surgery.
He has undergone a “Lap-Band” procedure, in which a silicone band is placed under the stomach to limit food consumption. It doesn’t leave much space for food. In this way, it discourages overeating.
This procedure has really made a huge difference for Chris. In just over a couple of months, the famous politician has successfully lost 85 Pounds.
When his rivals were pointing out his weight loss as his effort to run for the presidency, Christie made the situation clear by saying that he lost weight just for “his family”.
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Chris’ Comments on his Weight Loss
When The New York Times asked Chris about his weight loss’s impact on his politics, Chris replied, “Whatever size I happen to be when I have to make decisions about what to do next in my career, I doubt that will play any role or effect in what I decide to do” .
He seems to be very optimistic after he has taken control of his health and has lost a noticeable amount of weight.
Chris’ Reply to His Critics
Christie replied to the criticism over his private life as “You know, people in public life have the same concerns that people in private life have. Just because I have a public office doesn’t mean that my feelings about my family and my concerns about their future are any different than yours or anybody.”
Chris Tested Positive for Covid-19
During the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the USA, Chris tested positive for Covid-19 on October 3, 2020.
However, the good news is that he recovered very quickly and was discharged on October 10.
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Even though Chris is a famous and busy politician he gives equal time to his family as he does to his career.
Christie’s decision to undergo weight loss surgery proves how much he cares about his life with his family. Especially with his wife, Mary Pat Foster, whom he married in 1986.