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Ending the Residual Battle

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The knowledge of Step One is that I am truly powerless over food. To admit this deeply within myself took three years! In my yoga class, I learned not to use my momentum to force a pose. Instead, I learned to take my time and build a strong foundation, grow into the pose up to my maximum ability, and then hold the pose for as long as I could. In OA, I’d been using the momentum of my willpower to try to thrust myself into abstinence. In my heart, I hadn’t built a strong foundation by admitting and accepting powerlessness,

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