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Perseverance, Even When

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When I got into program, I weighed about 240 pounds (109 kg), well over my target weight of 190 pounds (86 kg). I was bingeing and drinking too much alcohol, plus I was mildly depressed. I thought my spiritual life was okay, but really it was a cycle of small peaks and deep valleys. I’d get some abstinence, but then lose it, and this went on for about four years. I’m glad I kept at it, though, because I finally got a good run of abstinence forty days ago, and it has everything to do with the spiritual Principle of

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