After giving birth to my sixth child, I realized I was obese. I had always dieted away my postpartum fat, but this time I was obsessed with food, and no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t keep the weight off for more than a few weeks. I weighed over 170 pounds (77 kg). My Higher Power helped me find my first OA meeting in October 2014. I live in a rural community in Israel, where the nearest meeting is an hour’s drive away. I started making the grueling journey through morning traffic every Monday. Because I could only start

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