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Following HP’s Path

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New Year’s resolutions are magical thinking: Tomorrow I’ll lose weight, quit overeating, exercise, eat only low-fat, or only fat, or only whatever else is the fad of the day. By July I’ll lose 100 pounds (45 kg), life will be perfect, and other insane fantasies. An action plan is sanity: Today I’ll follow a food plan, exercise, and use the Tools and Steps of program. I don’t have to worry about tomorrow because tomorrow will soon become today. If I use the Tools and the Steps one day at a time, I’ll recover from compulsive overeating and stay in recovery.

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