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I was given gifts today, the gifts of patience and acceptance. About a week ago, I threw out my back playing volleyball at a picnic. It was painful, so I took some precautionary measures regarding my recovery, and I made careful choices so I did not overeat. After my meal, I committed to my husband that I would not eat anything for the rest of the night, because I could imagine grazing on leftovers to distract myself from the pain. I figured I wouldn’t have to live with the pain for long. Unfortunately, it worsened throughout the week. When I

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