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The Difference That Satisfies

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Sometimes it’s quite hard to see the difference between a plan of eating, which says what I’m going to eat and in what quantity, and a diet, which also says what I’m going to eat and in what quantity. For me, the difference is about purpose and how I feel about it. In the old days, the diets I went on required hyper-vigilance and strict control—by me. Diets seemed to require constant willpower; I got tired of all that effort and found myself thinking about food all the time. I’d think about the food I wasn’t eating and start to lust after

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