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I came into OA on May 31, 2013, fearful, bitter, angry, resentful, and worried about everything. When the Twelve Steps were read at my first meeting, I heard the First Step and thought, “How could this group of people possibly know me?” My life was unmanageable. I was on family leave to provide constant care to my husband. I was eating myself to death since I was bitter, angry, and lonely—and any other excuse I could come up with to eat everything in sight. At the first meeting, I told the group I would stop bingeing, and with the help

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