The first step is admitting you have a problem. Judging by the empty wrappers and semi-melted tootsie rolls that are stuck to old pennies in my pocket, I think that's clear. But what is the first step, really? This isn't about another diet. It is actually about quitting and kicking the sugar habit before I am melting it in a spoon with a low grade fever in a dark corner of the basement. So, I figured that I would 12 step myself according to the classic 12 step program. This is in no way a funny poke at the millions who have done this program themselves, I really want to know how to quit!
Step 1:Admit we were powerless over the addiction —that our lives had become unmanageable.