Things that worked so well for however long a period of time may not always work as well. They may need tweaking. They may need adjusting.
There is something pretty awesome, at least to me, about wowing people in a way that leaves them speechless.
If you are a smoker, taking drugs, drinking alcohol, even sex crazed…you can give all those things up and be in recovery and live…when you are an overeater, you cannot simply say that you are never going to eat again.