Back at my house, I carefully unfolded a brand-new placemat and a matching cloth napkin. Suddenly, I remembered a young waif of a woman from the meeting who said, "I know I'm not much, but I'm all I think about." As I continued setting the table for one, I glimpsed the reverse logic: The more worthy I become to myself, the more valuable I could be to others. But as they say in the program, "One step at a time." For now, just sticking to my food plan is a big deal. And I pray not to be left alone with a bowl of pasta.
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