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Clean Clothes, Balanced Life

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OA has improved how I look, and not just with weight loss. I look better in my clothes now that they’re not covered in food and drink stains. When I was eating compulsively, I was reckless. I ate as much as I could as often as I could. I wasn’t careful or dainty, so I sure didn’t eat like a lady. I wasn’t concerned about other people or any conversation or whether the setting was special or mundane; I just ate. I was obsessed. My attention was entirely on the food, and the state of my clothes showed it. I

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