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It was Saturday night, and I was on my own. I was driving home to have my dinner, but I was accompanied by plenty of thoughts about food and finding a way to have just a little something sweet. After I got home and ate, I brushed my teeth and left my house to meet some friends at a social gathering. I knew there would be food, and I knew none of it would be appropriate for me to eat since I’d already had dinner. I was offered food repeatedly, including dessert, but something or someone said, “No thank you.”

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