A favorite OA phrase of mine is “willing to go to any length” (Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th ed., p. 58). Practicing this has helped me stay abstinent, which for me is not eating foods with refined sugar listed in the first four ingredients, for twenty one and a half years. For me, this phrase means: Attending at least two OA meetings per week. I usually help set up or stay after to talk to newcomers. Working with a sponsor. Being rigorously honest with my sponsor and home group. Asking for help to stay abstinent, make decisions, and manage time. Planning my

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