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Turning to the Tools

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When being judged negatively for belonging to OA, I have experienced the same emotions that I used to reactively eat over. But using the Tools of the program has helped me stay in the solution. Reading Conference-approved literature, writing, telephoning a sponsor and other members, receiving phone calls from sponsees, attending meetings, doing service, and having an action plan has helped remind me of recovery and allowed me to avoid damaging myself with compulsive overeating. With some time to distance myself from the emotional sting of being judged for belonging to OA, it has been possible to gain perspective on situations

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