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Renewed Humility, New Peace

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I am a returning member, back in OA after many relapses over the past fourteen years. Earlier this year, after almost a year of abstinent recovery and losing two thirds of the weight I need to lose for my health, I began experiencing painful and disturbing digestive symptoms. It took months for doctors to diagnose the trouble, and in the meantime, I was struggling and fearful. One doctor suggested my diet might be making my symptoms worse, but the foods they suggested I eat instead were some of my binge foods. I struggled with alternating panic and hopelessness every day.

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