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Imperfect, Upward Climb

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The strength and hope that my Higher Power and Overeaters Anonymous give me are gifts greater than the physical changes I longed to see when I first came into the program. But I haven’t always known these tremendous gifts. Like a hamster running on a wheel, my compulsive overeating, food and dieting obsessions, and bulimia kept me running from the all the good and bad in my life. I started at age 4, when I had my first binge on a cereal that was rarely allowed in the house. At age 10, I told friends I couldn’t try out for

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