Recovery in the workplace certainly has its challenges for me. I’m the receptionist for a big organization with a large lobby area. Constantly, lunch spreads and snacks are placed right in front of my desk area. Having to see and smell these items, which are usually off my food plan, can make workplace abstinence a real battlefield for me. I have learned it’s all about preparation and interpretation. To prepare, I always bring my own food; I never let myself think I can have a little of this or that from the company’s spread today. I’ve made it a black-and-white

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