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Day In and Day Out

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I was “struck abstinent” on April 20, 2016. I used to think being struck abstinent meant it was permanent, but it isn’t. I work very hard to maintain my abstinence. Abstinence for me means eating three meals plus two snacks daily, with no sugar, fast food, or anything from my “red light” list. This is my action plan: On Sundays, I decide what recipes to cook. I make a list, go shopping, and cook most or all of my food for the week. Then, I pre-portion it and put some in the fridge and some in the freezer. Next, I

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