My daughter Rebecca, age 12, and I were in the kitchen serving ourselves extra large portions of dessert when we had the following conversation:
Me: I love dessert, especially if it is chocolate!
Rebecca: Me too!
Me: Eating is my hobby!
Rebecca: Eating is my life. I couldn’t live without food. I love to eat.
At that point, there was a pause as I had a flashback to when she was a toddler and eating was the least favorite activity in her life. She hated to eat. She even hated the sight and...