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Breaking 365 Chains

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I was looking for a diet. But what I’ve gotten is so much more. What’s different about my life today? The more appropriate question is, what’s the same? At this moment in time one year ago, I found program—or rather, program found me. Since then, I’ve lost about 40 pounds (18 kg), quit one job and started another, and I’m going back to school to pursue a lifelong dream. I haven’t binged; I haven’t compulsively overeaten. I haven’t had to ask myself “Why did you do that, again?” or had to beg, pray, and plead, “Please let this just stop!

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