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Gut Check

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Before I came home to OA, it didn’t take much to send me to the food. While stress and other emotions were obvious reasons for me to bury myself in junk food, other feelings— physical ones like being tired or in pain—also gave me all the excuses I needed to overeat. I had no spiritual life either, so I only had my own willpower to drive me, and believe me, that was exhausting! Now, I am more than two years abstinent and have worked my way through the Twelve Steps twice in an organized fashion. I doubt I’ll ever learn

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