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I am a compulsive overeater, and I have a disease. Over the years, I have often heard that it is cunning, baffling, and powerful. I just started my 43rd year in Overeaters Anonymous, and I would not trade my life today for any other. When I came into program, I immediately got a sponsor and did what she said to do. I had a lot of character defects that kept slapping me in the face, such as defiance, stubbornness, and the need for control, but they lessened over time. I worked and lived in the Principles and Twelve Steps of

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