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New Beginning

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When I came back to OA in 2005, I was in yet another relapse, with much weight gain, physical misery, and emotional and spiritual hopelessness. Though I sat at meetings, I kept bingeing and feeling like I just couldn’t recover anymore. My thoughts kept telling me that this was too hard, that I didn’t deserve recovery, and that I was too afraid to change. One member of my group suggested I attend the convention. I signed up, but was afraid because I wasn’t abstinent and felt so fat and alone. That weekend, I heard my story from the keynote speaker

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