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Peaceful and Active

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I am 91 years old and enjoying a fairly active, peaceful life because of OA. I joined OA at the age of 51, after struggling with my weight since childhood. I’d always dieted but immediately regained the weight. I was a degreed registered nurse who knew a lot about food and diets, but that didn’t help. Since childhood, I had sneaked and stolen food, especially sweets. I’d buy chocolates with my weekly allowance and eat most of them. By the time my mother got home from work, I’d be sick, so she’d make me drink warm soda water until I

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