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My psychologist recommended I go an OA meeting, but it took three months before I actually set foot through the door. I told him I didn’t think I could give up sugar and didn’t believe in god, so OA wouldn’t work for me. He laughed and told me that was the addict speaking. It took me those three months of bingeing to finally admit to myself I needed to try something new. I also had to talk my mother into attending with me so I didn’t have to be alone in my newness. Since I didn’t believe in god in

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