" Well, yeah, she said, "but I also lost eighty pounds...."
"wow!" I say. Did you follow some sort of program?"
She shook her head and expelled wise words about lifestyle, making decisions about how she wanted to live her life, and the reality that none of us is likely to actually follow a program for the rest of our lives.
I nodded excitedly and threw my arms around her - so pleased was I to hear someone preaching the sensible gospel of eating in response to the body's needs, and learning to trust its intrinsic wisdom.
Then I went home and ate the leftover Christmas candy.