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We buried Bibs today. He was almost 20 years old. Bibs helped me with my OA program in death and in life. Alive, he opened me to the insanity of my anger at his being a cat, insistent about being fed on his schedule, not mine. Writing about my anger, I discovered I was angry about my own food plan. It turned out that when I’d eliminated dairy from my food plan, I’d lost too much weight too fast, and my dieting reflex was triggered. This gave rise to cravings, so I was angry about my own hunger and need

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