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I am so grateful for OA. It’s September 12, 2017, and I have thirty-nine days of abstinence after being in program since January 21, 2017. I will never forget that date: it’s eight days after my mom passed away due to her disease of drug addiction. Her death marked a turning point in my compulsive overeating. What was once a hunch, getting more and more obvious bit by bit, suddenly became a punch to the gut. It’s what I did to survive the week following her death, but I knew the buck had to stop here. For years, after getting

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