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I am a compulsive overeater. While not every day of my thirty-nine years in OA has been an abstinent day, for many years now, I’ve been gratefully recovering and maintaining a healthy weight. Being a teacher by profession has led me to watch for ways to boil things down to their simplest form. I look for little tricks to help me remember what’s most important. For example, I experimented with ways to use my action plan Tool early in the morning for success throughout the day. Success, for me, is thinking, speaking, and acting in ways that my Higher Power

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