Tag Archives: breaking addictions

Neural Plasticity

There is hope for you. No matter how long you have had the habit it is possible to break out of it. My own addiction to sugar is a case in point. Your habit of thinking the worse of every … Continue reading

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So Little Time

So many stories, so little time to discuss every issue that they raise. First issue is MY¬†relationship and THE relationship between alcohol and sugar. The first time I read the Atkin’s diet book, back around 2003, I noticed that while … Continue reading

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I Am Not Ashamed

This weekend at work a colleague saw me eating a snack cake. He lit into me about how I was violating my diet, and that he wanted to see an article about how it was okay to eat a snack … Continue reading

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My Secret Is Out

“My secret is out, now I can finally quit!” These are the words that go through an addict’s head the second that his secret using or hidden bad behavior is discovered. It doesn’t matter what your addiction is, be it … Continue reading

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The American Treatment Industry

Try to figure out the success rate of a twelve step program for any compulsive disorder, be it drugs, alcohol, sex, gambing, eating. Alcoholics Anonymous, for instance, keeps no records of who is a member, for their privacy of course, … Continue reading

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Sharing a Lucky Streak

I watched a movie from the 80s in which a habitual gambler gets a sure-thing tip on a horse from a friend, he bets the horse and wins. Thing is he has a gambling problem and shouldn’t be betting but … Continue reading

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Ribs, Ribs, Ribs

Nothing is better than a daily diet that includes pork ribs. Kansas City has a couple of the best rib joints in the world. Conveniently for¬†me the best rib joint in a thousand miles is close by, Jack Stack. Yesterday … Continue reading

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