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Attractive Basics

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The first OA meeting I attended had all the elements of a strong meeting, and it still does seventeen years later. I continue to attend the Saturday morning Back to Basics meeting in Oakland, California, with about forty other compulsive eaters. We study one Step and its corresponding Tradition for an entire month, and each week, we read from OA-approved literature or hear a speaker. The readings and sharing never get old for me, even after all these years; my understanding of the Steps and Traditions only gets deeper. The Traditions provide a strong foundation for the health of our

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