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My First Prayer

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My personal first spiritual experience was my first weight loss in OA. I came in because of desperation and rage. My family was crazy (so was I), and I had nowhere else to go. I had just been on a fast of water and diet soda, but when I weighed myself, I had gained ten pounds. I felt empty and desolate—what had I done wrong? A woman mentioned OA, so I called her. As usual, I wanted what I wanted immediately, so I called and called desperately as I gained weight more and more during the holidays. In January, I

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