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Day 14, one more week to go! emoticon emoticon

Leannarw, Sounds like you have a plan for eating on Christmas. Enjoy the day with family and friends. You will get thru today. Merry Christmas! emoticon

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12/25/14 12:56 A

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Tomorrow (Christmas) makes me nervous ... I plan to eat sensibly and enjoy the healthy food, enjoy one dessert, and not let it turn into a binge, as I don't want to deny myself sweets altogether.

May we all enjoy Christmas without binging. Rather, enjoy the true meaning and the people we share it with. May your Christmas be blessed with peace, love and joy!

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12/24/14 11:59 P

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Changing-Turtle, you are doing great!!! I bet that bank is starting to look good also!

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12/24/14 5:31 P

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You are doing great keep up the good work

Day 16 I think I am on a roll

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12/24/14 10:08 A

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day 13,

Leeannarw, Thank you! You will get do it this time. This is my second streak. We can do this!

Hope everyone has a great Christmas Eve.

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12/24/14 8:32 A

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Oolala~ I guess I am pretty sane about the employment issue. Helps to have a little money in savings but I haven't been sleeping very well for the past couple weeks and have been struggling more with food again.

Speaking of which, I've eaten things almost daily that I feel are 'bad' foods but haven't truly binged so hanging on like the kitty on a branch at times. I struggle so much about what I should or should not be eating. Seems my mind is still disordered around food but I'm making progress which is good...

Day 13...

Wishing all a sane and peaceful day with food.

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12/24/14 8:13 A

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Merry Christmas eve!

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12/23/14 11:43 P

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Joyce,
Way to go for being on day 12 of your second streak! I've only made it once .. but I WILL get there again!

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Leannarw, you are doing great, glad you are feeling good! Keep up the good job.

Hope everyone is doing great!

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Bren, you are still winning. Just because we feel cruddy for hours after a binge doesn't mean we are failing all that time. We are winning most hours of the day. We just keep inching up the time we are either eating sanely or not eating, and decreasing the time we spend bingeing. The binge time does not define us unless we say so.

Tawney, I've certainly seen thin people eat very little at a dinner out or possibly order something small, but I don't think I've ever seen one order nothing or just a beverage at a social event. They seem to have very little invested in it. The one thing they are very good at doing that I just can't fathom is leaving food that could easily be wrapped up! My eating mentor says even after 13 years, he "can't" leave food on his plate.

Turtle, I've got to get a little bank going!

I don't mean to demoralize anyone, but I am posting this link to emphasize that we don't have to be "on a diet" to be eating reasonably and to disconnect from disordered eating. There is hope for peace and reasonable weight without the bludgeoning of traditional diets, which is what I'd wager were studied. newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/Dieting-D
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Diets don't teach most people to actually be happy and satisfied with less. But we don't have to be on a diet to savor our food and become more in tune with how much is enough- over time. If it takes several years, well, we are right on track.

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Day 15 doing good, putting the money in the bank this morning felt good emoticon

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12/23/14 9:49 A

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...and I fell into the stress of it all and reacted by eating (A LOT!). Boo hiss.

Day 2 though, yay for that.

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Oolala, I really like the idea you presented. I am working through the scenario you mentioned about sipping tea when eating out with friends. To me it is similar to saying "I am on a diet" and can't eat what you are eating. It creates the psychological stress that promotes more disordered eating.

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Everyone is doing so good!!!! Keep up the good job. I feel so much better when I get thru each day. This is my second streak.
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Day 2
Another GOOD day and feeling great! :)

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Bren, Iíd sure agree that letting thoughts of how unpleasant it would be later to overeat crap keep you from eating it, rather than some panicked sense of how BAD you would be to do it, is a huge win. Rationality, when itís real, certainly trumps guilt. In the end, we choose not to binge because it just feels better not to. Over and over.

Hippie, Iím amazed you stay as cool as you do over employment issues. I would be petrified to move and feel dependent on things working out. I had such a terrible time finding my work that even though I have a hard time with it, going through that again feels even scarier, I am realizing that I donít feel very in touch with any sense of luck or beneficence from the world. Iím embarrassed to say that, as I donít like admitting Iím as cowed by supporting myself as I am. I canít seem to drum up the same sense of faith I have that food issues can be overcome. But I sense that you have tapped into something that seems to have worked to reward every risk youíve taken. That is harder to see in my life, but no matter what, in terms of eating, all I have to do right now is have a nice dinner and close the kitchen.

Lyla, isnít a lovely GIFT that bingeing feels so much worse after weíve created some distance from it? We canít know that until weíve gotten through some good days. In my own case, all the white knuckling, which sometimes gets a bad rap, has been worth it. I was never doing it to stay on a diet, though. Just to eat sane meals. And, regarding the funk you felt, wellÖ funk happens. Usually gone after sleep.

Leann, congrats on taking Brenís advice and on getting back to it. Compassion works better than whipping, in the long run.

Turtle, how did the raisins work? Iím at the point at which warm bread with a smear of almond butter and chopped fruit is more satisfying overall than a Danish. MOST of the time.

Tawney, I love eggnog. Boy, is it easy to overdo. Iím thinking to take some to an event so I can have a reasonable amount in company and leave the rest.

DLP, feel free to use the thread more like a chat thread. I tracked my days in the beginning, but honestly, I was just more concerned with reducing the number of days I bonged at first. For months, 20-22 BF days a month was a huge success to me. But this thread has been so supportive and reliable that I often suggest the chat idea. I donít want to mess with a good thing by trying to switch it over. However, some members have sometimes had daily check ins by the month (December, January, etc.). Any member is welcome to start one of those. They can be hard to keep going, and thatís the beauty of this thread. Itís been going for more than five years! But you should use what bolsters you, not defeats you. If feeling the pressure of 21 days doesnít help, see if you can get around it here or on another thread. Weíre on your side!

Still having that vague feeling that I binged even though I just ate my reasonable meals. But I'm mulling over something I read on a site for ending compulsive eating. The eating coach said that intuitive eating (not what i'm trying to do)) was never meant to be eat ONLY when hungry and stop before full. It means use your intuition to know what is right for the situation. When you'r'e out to eat with friends and not very hungry, sipping tea with them may NOT be the best tactic for the situation. But it takes time and likely, mistakes, to learn. The bottom line is to refuse to get all riled about it. It's the self-recrimination that is the center of the disorder.

Anyway, hunger or not, time for a moderate dinner. emoticon


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I'm not sure whether the 21 day streak helps me or not. I find when I have either too many or too few days binge free that alone drives me to overeat.

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Day 15

Eating less food today - no binge but extra - as in rum/eggnog - things are going amazingly well!

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Day 1 - success!

BREN, thank you for your encouraging word, it WAS a good day!

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I have not binged but have found my hand reaching for candy on daily basics, going to nip that in the bud. I think I will go back to my eating a few raisins mixed with the mixed nuts I have after dinner, only 1/4 cup each.

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12/21/14 10:53 A

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Day 7

LEANNA- don't be too hard on yourself. This ENTIRE week leading up to the holiday seems to be exploding with stress and food pushers. Let alone the gigantic amount of food porn advertising at every turn. I'm really struggling too...
Hugs! Today will be better for you. I can feel it!

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Binged :(

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Yeah Bren I know the feeling, my last few binges made me so physically sick that now it's a huge deterrent. My body seems to have lost the ability to "handle" a binge without having pretty agonizing physical repercussions, much worse than back when I was bingeing a few times a week.

Trying to shake off a funk, no idea where it's coming from, would blame PMS but it's not time for that.

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Day 12 doing good

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12/20/14 11:42 A

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Bren~ emoticon emoticon emoticon

Nothing tastes as good as being healthy feels.

Love begins within.

Namaste

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Day 6 and something neat happened last night...

I did indulge in holiday treats, BUT didn't binge because I knew that the sugar and chemicals would make me feel really rotten later on. I actually wanted to avoid the sugar high and deep sugar lows that would come later on if I was not able to stop myself. I reminded myself of how nasty I felt the last time I binged. How uncomfortable I was last week. I made sure it was fresh in my memory. And WOWSERS it was the perfect deterrent I needed. I stopped. Hurrah.

So today I don't feel disgusting. I don't feel horrendously bloated. I don't have a sugar hangover. Big success last night if you ask me.

Happy weekend guys!
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Bren~ Thanks...hope you have a great today!

Joyce~ Neat. Sorry about your hubby's strokes!

Interview went well yesterday. Going to try to make the gym today and do stuff around here. Woke up early today and finally fell back to sleep...lots on my mind. Going tomorrow to take another look at the RV and have money for a deposit...

Today is day 9...
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Wishing all a sane and peaceful day with food.

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Day 9,

Hippychic, that sounds like fun. We had bought a RV and went on a few trips, I loved it. Then Bobby had his strokes so, we haven't been able to go out for a few years, I will probably trade it in for a smaller size. I loved being out on the road.

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Day 11 keeping busy in the evening is my goal for tonight and staying out of the Christmas candy

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Day 5. Trying not to throw my iPad here, since my post yesterday (filled with shout-outs to you all) seemingly got lost in a spark black hole?? OY!
Well, I was sending you all some big squishy love, even if I can't remember the individual notes to my team members. Sorry!

I did want to make sure to tell HIPPIE good luck for the new job and YOWZA for giving the ring. That's HUGE news! Thanks for sharing.

JOL and TURTLE- I can't seem to send little thank you notes to you both for being so supportive of my zany idea to invite the inlaws over while I'm in hospital. Pretend I sent you massive goodie bouquets, ok? : )))

OOLALA- great advice (again). Umm, we need to see this ugly sweater of yours and judge for ourselves!

Happy Friday guys,
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Day 8, Hope everyone is having a great day!

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Lyla~ Hope you're feeling better!

Leann~ Hang in there!

Oolala~ Nice words...again.

Jol~ Enjoy your trip!

Had the interview yesterday...we'll see how that pans out. I have another interview today at another chiropractor's office as the receptionist. Did one massage yesterday and have 3 scheduled for next week.

Don't remember if I mentioned that we are looking to purchase an RV and go full timing in it when our lease is up on our place this Spring. Exciting adventures ahead!!!

I think I'm feeling a bit anxious about the change, though, and yesterday woke up scared and cried a bit. Last night it was all I had to resist the urge to go buy a cheese pizza and eat the whole thing so fiancť wouldn't know. I came home and had a reasonable dinner instead.

I gave her her ring last night!

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Hi all, I'll be gone after today for two weeks. Probably won't check in here, but maybe the hour commitments thread. I hope everyone has a great holiday (Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, and others)! I look forward to being back here in the New Year, fighting those binge urges. emoticon to all

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Leeann, it can be a hard call. Do we have something else to "tide us over" or wait through the peak of the urge? The urges cannot kill us or even harm us in any significant way, but they can feel SO...intolerable! Yet they are absolutely tolerable, though tiring and very unpleasant. Consider next time having a beverage that feels a little...rich? For me, a mocha with stevia has often been enough, and no chewing. Chewing for me is what can trip the wire.

Lack of sleep can reduce our willpower, but it's also been shown that self-talk can bolster it.

Our principal hosted a beautiful luncheon for us yesterday. I had taken a free day on Wednesday because the PTS[tudent]A every year hosts a dessert table and it's a chance for me to eat around others. I did have some alone, too, but enjoyed the experience. It was a bit tempting to go back for seconds or have the brownie dessert at the lunch today, but really, haven't I had tons of brownies in my life and will have them again? I did actually approach the buffet again but a colleague laughingly said, "Don't do it!" He knew exactly what I was going through, and I was glad to hear it. I would have gotten too full and undermined my simple guideline, which is a very fair one that allows me lots of pleasure. Why muddy the waters? I don't have to be on a diet to eat in a way that supports my vitality.

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I binged today.

I learned something from that binge, or at least the reason for it. I had a horrible night's sleep and it really caused me to want sweets and carbs today. Now I need to figure out WHAT to do next time it happens and don't have the opportunity to rest. Because I'm doing NoS I tried to keep putting it off but felt so weak. I think I should have gone ahead and eaten (something healthy) even though it wasn't time instead of giving into the junk.

Tomorrow is a new day to get it right.

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Took a free day yesterday in honor of Teachers' Dessert Day, sponsored by our PTA. Got my fill and enjoyed it. Our principal hosted a buffet luncheon today of roasted beef and pork, steamed veggies, whipped sweet potatoes, salad, rolls, and brownies. Not many schools have such fare. I ate very reasonably. I normally don't take seconds but did walk back to the buffet table. A colleague joked, "Don't do it!" Some might have been offended, but I was glad to hear the words, and know they were offered in fun, not judgement. I walked away and am so glad now. I kept to my guidelines AND am not stuffed.

Lost the ugly sweater contest, though. But got a lot of admiration for the basted on tinsel garland and stuffed bear semi-strangled with simulated lights, among other delights. emoticon

For anyone who needs to hear it, it really is worth it to hang on through those seemingly excruciating urges to eat unreasonably. Hope you have a general plan for a delicious meal coming up to look forward to and wait for. And what tastes delicious can change over time. Legitimate, reasonable hunger is the best sauce!

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Day 10 doing good, more money in my no binge/no trigger foods bought bank emoticon emoticon

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**Finished Day #16 Working on Day #17!

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"1 sets of back exercises daily and 2 squats per day" (minimum is a squat and 1-2 others) Daily reward is to get a cute emoticon here. 4 day reward is $5 towards a larger gift

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I have work today and then we are off to the spa to celebrate Christmas ads our grandson's birthday with our kids and grand kids .We are getting excited about it. I have to work today and finish off a few things, take Blue to the kennel and then we will leave first thing tomorrow morning.
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Had my telephone interview with the chiropractors office yesterday...going in for an in person interview tomorrow. The position is a PT massage therapist...have to see how they want to pay, etc...

Day 6...
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**Finished Day #15 Working on Day #16!

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"Exercise for 4 days, walk on treadmill at least 30 min for 1 day, 40 min for 1 day, 45 min 1 day, and 60 min 1 day - can be spread out, one or two can be a walk with DH and dogs instead of treadmill" Daily reward is to get a cute emoticon here. 4 day reward is $5 towards a bigger gift...
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"3 times to YMCA over the days (12/14/14 - 12/19/14) . Doesn't matter when or what I do, but if I physically get there 5 times I'll get my reward." Reward for each time is to get a cute emoticon here. 5 day reward is $5 towards a larger gift.
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"5 Quickfire exercises or YMCA resistance each day, plus stability ball for back" Daily reward is to get a cute emoticon here. 4 day reward is $5 towards a bigger gift.
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"1 sets of back exercises daily and 2 squats per day" (minimum is a squat and 1-2 others) Daily reward is to get a cute emoticon here. 4 day reward is $5 towards a larger gift
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"70 stairs steps per day, don't have to be consecutive" Daily reward is to get a cute emoticon here. 4 day reward is $5 towards a larger gift .
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Ugh, my posts haven't been sticking here, our days now. Maybe it's the recent spark site upgrades? Hmmm
Anyhoo, I'm on day 3. Bit of a blow up this last weekend,

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Didn't make it, though I've done worse.

I went to a sing-a-long of the Messiah. Man, there is not much that compares with standing in the middle of a group of people singing the Hallelujah chorus. We in the audience couldn't actually hear the featured chorale that well. I knew a woman in the chorale and she said they couldn't hear us! But it sure sounds wonderful.

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Day 9 and feeling good about avoiding the temptations. (NoS makes it so much easier!)

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PAQTEQ~ Hang in there...Starting over is great! The alternative would be to hang out in that space of a binge and stay there...we can do better than that!! emoticon

I have a telephone interview with a Chiropractor's office today for a position as a PT massage therapist/chiro assistant...yay!

Day 5...
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Edited by: HIPPIECHIC68 at: 12/16/2014 (12:17)
Nothing tastes as good as being healthy feels.

Love begins within.

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Day 2 #BingeFree

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Bren, I'd venture to say that all bingers have done something similar. We're famous for continuing to eat when it only makes us feel worse. And continuing when we've already blown it is just plain normal, remember? It's called the what-the-hell effect. All habit, and all reversible.

Didn't get my exercise in. Can't seem to get enough sleep. And it's finally getting to be SoCAl winter. I know, I know, kid stuff for those on the east coast, but it's all relative.

Day 6? 7? not sure, but the weekend and today for sure.

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My hubby did it to me again last night this time he woke me up in the middle of the night to make him a PB&J. He can do this himself. I had 1/2 a PB&J with out thinking. In the morning I had a stern talk with him. Hopefully it sinks in. I had done so well with sane eating all day and do not have to have myself woke up in the middle of the night to eat. I am not hungry in the middle of the night. If he dose this again I will throw out the PB& J and not replace it!!!!!!



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Thank you for the welcome.

I managed to eat during meal and snacktimes, although a snack turned into a binge and I was overlyfull the rest of the day :( Just eating during mealtimes felt restrictive. My brain had some wild food thoughts. Feeling better this morning. Will try more today. I guess this would be another day 1 although I am not sure I want to count.

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Tawney~ Doing great!

Bren~ I have been in that spot numerous time...might as well go all out since I blew it...this too can be worked on and you will be able to start fresh and not go to that place. Silly minds we have.

Snowed a little here yesterday. We are looking at an RV and thinking of taking to the road come Spring...we'll decide by mid week if we're going to do it...exciting thoughts!!

So, I finished Streak #4 and am on Day 4 of another...
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**Finished Day #13 Working on Day #14!

**12/15 -- Today is hectic, I'm going to add a day to all my 4DWs.



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Day 1. Binge Came out of nowhere, and I wasn't prepared emotionally. What a bummer.
This might sound completely bonkers to some, but I'm hoping I am not the only emo eater who has ever done something this ridiculous:
I was fine all day with food.
Ate something at dinner that had Gorgonzola on it. My tummy was quite unhappy immediately (eeks! Moo-cow dairy), and I was pretty gassy and burp-y. Ok fine, right? But no, I proceeded to eat a bunch of sugar and junk after that, as if some twisted broken part of my emotions said, 'hey lady, that dairy was no-bueno, so you might as well earn an even larger tummy ache with foods you like the taste of!'
??? My wonky mindset....ugh.

Hoping you all have a sane day with food. I'm hoping the same for myself!
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