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The word “abstinence” comes from “abstain,” which means “to refrain from.” Since we cannot completely refrain from eating, we have to figure out a food plan that meets our nutritional needs but does not include trigger foods or things we’re addicted to. “Keep it simple” is the best advice anyone has given me when it comes to my food plan. My food plan lets me know if I am abstinent or not. If my food plan meets the requirements stated above and I eat accordingly, I am abstinent. If I need to change something I’ve planned, I need to check with someone

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