I hear people all the time say they are going to skip breakfast, and even lunch, to “save their appetite” for a big meal or party later in the day. In my opinion, that’s a big mistake.
Restricting all day leads to binge eating all night, and no good comes from that.
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I take the first bite. I swallow with emphasis, as if taking cough syrup or a potion I know will bring me some uncertain future. My body reacts. It is craving this food. This energy. My mind scorns my body, wishing there could be more control, wishing there could be some
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