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After two years of denying I needed OA, I surrendered. Attending my first meeting was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done, but I was desperate and out of ideas. I had reached my goal weight with a commercial weight-loss program a year prior; at first, I thought I’d solved all my problems. But the struggle to keep the weight off was leading me straight to the gates of insanity. The weight was coming back fast, and I realized I was unable to stop it. I’ve been blessed with abstinence since that first OA meeting fourteen months ago. Today

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