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For me, sweets and other foods are like “gateway drugs.” I find that the more I control my eating the more I control the other, more important parts of my life. The line is best summed up as “Discipline in particular leads to discipline in general.” It worked as an exercise in overcoming temptation.

So, as I made cookies by the dozen I could constantly remind myself why I was not going to eat them.