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I’m grateful to be abstinent, by the grace of God and the power of the Twelve Steps, for twenty-one years and five months. I’ve lost about 55 pounds (25 kg), and I’m blessed to be at goal weight. Reading Lifeline expands my recovery and helps me see my recovery from a different perspective. Sometimes, I get stuck in my self-centered thinking, whether it’s based on health concerns, self-pity, or pride. When I read Lifeline, I get out of that kind of thinking, and my thoughts shift toward gratitude, humility, and honesty. Lifeline confirms the importance of practicing the Twelve Steps. It

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