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Shipwreck Survivor

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When I was growing up, I had a lot of emotions to deal with. I never learned good coping skills, so I handled situations by eating over them. I buried feelings that were too much for me. It was either eat or go crazy, so I ate. I like to compare my experience with a shipwreck. At first, I went merrily along on my steamship. Then disaster struck. The ship was taking on water, and the bilge pumps were overloaded. The ship was going to sink! It was every person for him- or herself. Put on your life preservers! During

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