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Glimmer of Hope

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It was December, and I had hit my bottom. My despair and anguish were monumental and unrelenting. I had tried every conceivable diet, weight-loss scheme, pill, and quick fix, and nothing had worked. I know now that I had not addressed the real, underlying issue: I was a compulsive eater. I felt there was no hope left. At that moment, a still small voice inside me told me to check out the OA website. There I found a list of questions that, if answered “Yes,” were good indicators of an issue with compulsive eating. I checked every box. That night

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