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The Dinosaurs Did It
Experimenting with the paleo diet, she found herself drinking again
I had almost five years of sobriety when the thought occurred to me that it might be okay to take a drink; that enough time had passed to give it a try. I was away from home attending a conference for work and having a nice dinner in my hotel. Some months earlier, I had read an article about paleo-style diets. The author had been a problem drinker, but since switching to a more healthy diet free of complex carbohydrates he claimed he could have one or two drinks with no cravings. He said he no longer had the desire or need to drink multiple drinks! As I ordered dinner, I pondered the...
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