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I have been maintaining my abstinence through illness, one day at a time, for the past eighteen months, and I am so grateful to other abstinent fellows who had shared with me, prior to my diagnosis, that they faced chronic health conditions. I thought it was a miracle they were abstinent despite their ill health. Then I was diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, and now, I am living that same miracle. As I write this, I’m four years and four months abstinent from compulsive overeating, which is a miracle in itself. I credit this to following the program as

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