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An AA used HALT to learn more about who he really was
I woke up this morning laughing. Why? Because of HALT. Not the traditional use of the acronym, but a new one! Here it is:
H for hungry
I remember so clearly the role hunger played in my first 30 days (and all of my days since). I became the "goodie getter" for one of my meetings. Of course it was most important that i get just the right and perfect goodie to please all of my new family members. "People pleaser" was my first name. So I had to taste all of the goodies before purchase. The result? i gained 30 pounds during my first 30 days. How's that for...
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