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I didn’t really have a ‘horizontal’ relationship with God before my ‘change in life’ in 1993. My concept of Him was more based on fear of reprisal than a loving ally. I turned to food when I needed a ‘buddy’. Even though excess food resulted in morbid obesity, I saw it as a solution. The …

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Nothing like a colonoscopy to throw a curve ball at your best efforts to stick with a food plan that doesn’t include sugar. The only item I could find with any natural calorie density was unsweetened apple juice. Paired with chicken broth, diet soda, sugar-free jello and frozen pops, my plan got me up to …

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I was thinking about the holidays this morning and the traditions we all celebrate with family and friends; so much of it centered around food for me. My well-intentioned diet probably fell by the wayside with just that one bite of Halloween candy. I’d be in free-for-all eating until Thanksgiving. Then I could start my …

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I started my ‘last diet’ on May 15, 1993. It is the day that the light bulbs came on for me, an awareness that I was using excess food to ignore the problems in my life. Food gave me a false sense of being okay. Whenever I would start to feel overwhelmed by my life …

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