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When I first came into recovery, I was told that I’d have to completely change how I think about food and dieting. That baffled me: How do I change thoughts that just come into my head? And what do I change them to? Five years later and 50 pounds (23 kg) lighter, I understand. Today I know I’m not responsible for every first thought that pops into my head, but I am responsible for my second thoughts and whether they take me forward into recovery or back into addiction. I was a compulsive dieter for forty years. I lost weight

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