From October through December, I used to engage in an eating frenzy that appeared to have no end. I absolutely could not comprehend that a Higher Power of any kind would be interested in my food issues, and my feelings of unworthiness and shame continued unabated. I just endured the process, as if it was a project I had to finish. When at last I got into recovery, somewhere along the line I heard a saying: “Any holiday is just another twenty-four hours.” What an eye-opener. It would take time for me to fully absorb this new information, but at

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