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I’m an addicted people pleaser. I don’t want to make anyone upset, inconvenience them, start a conflict, or rock the boat. My drive to get along has caused me to lose my voice. I’ve made some headway, but I have a ways to go. Recently, I realized how it has hurt my recovery. A few weeks ago, I went through a major struggle—you could say I went into battle with my anorexia. During this time, I waffled about whether to stay in OA or turn to my restricting skills to lose the extra weight I was carrying. The amazing part

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