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When I sat in my first OA meeting in February 1990, I weighed 215 pounds (98 kg). I could not stop eating, and three-quarters of all my mental energy was devoted to food: eating it, not eating it, getting it, hiding what I was eating, obsessing over what I thought you were thinking about my eating and weight. I hated my body, I hated myself, and I felt like a failure. I knew I would never, ever be able to do without the foods that so many of you said you abstained from effortlessly. Sitting in an OA meeting today, I

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