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Not So Ridiculous

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I’ve been recovering in Overeaters Anonymous for more than thirty five years. I came to OA as a teen, having been bulimic for several years and unable to be truthful with myself. I felt I was unable to survive on the structured plan of eating available in OA at the time, so I left. I returned in 1980, pitifully and incomprehensibly demoralized. I was at a healthy body weight, but only because I’d lost 38 pounds (17 kg) through extreme bulimia. I had recently remarried but was emotionally, physically, and spiritually devastated. My story scared me, and I was afraid to

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