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Old 26 April 2015, 06:44 PM
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Default Fear and Self-Loathing in America

Not sure whether this is where this belongs, but the most recent thread in here was about weight:

Fear and Self-Loathing in America

and an excerpt from the book (which I haven't read, at least not yet):

http://parade.com/392518/parade/exer...harriet-brown/

I don't know any way to prove it, but I strongly suspect that I'm one of the people in this category:

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I probably wound up fatter than I would have been if Id never dieted in the first place.
Certainly I didn't stop gaining yet more weight until I stopped dieting.
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