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I spent the past three years mostly unhappy. I lost both my parents, my second marriage failed, and my children had issues with the separation. I avoided any intimate relationships and, in spite of three years of therapy, still didn’t have a firm idea about why. I also hit my all-time-high weight of 285 pounds (129 kg). I was bingeing two or three times a day, and I was abusing one of my diabetes medications to keep my blood sugar from skyrocketing while I binged. I’ve never considered myself a religious person, but one day I decided to go to

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