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The BIG Diet (Or What Happens When You Deprive Yourself of Luscious Delights)--Week #8

First time on “The BIG Diet”? Start here . I’m finally past the halfway point. In five weeks, I’ll eat real food again–granted, I’ll be limited to poached chicken, but, hey, at least it’ll be chewable. Yet, the thought of ingesting solid food scares me, but I’ll think about it later.... I didn’t tell Diane about the fainting episode last week; I don’t need that busybody yanking me from the program just because of a minor dizzy spell. I’ll just have to take extra potassium pills. Thank God my blood work this week didn’t show anything unusual. Yesterday, Shel told me to pick up some milk on the way home from school. Jerk. He knows I’m avoiding places having to do with food. He said, “You can’t avoid grocery stores forever. You might as well start getting used to food shopping because I’m not going to do it forever. Besides, you’ve got to take responsibility for your neuroses.” Spoken like a true Gestalt shrink. I’m too tired to argue with Shel, so I decide to just do it. I should go to 7

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