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One Thing Changed

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I have not always had a weight problem, but I’ve always had the disease of compulsive overeating. Before age 13, the disease did not show up on my body, because I was using the fuel to grow. But it was definitely at work between my ears, manifesting mentally through my obsession with sweets and other binge foods and spiritually through feelings of not belonging and arrogant inferiority. Childhood memories stand out: feeling like I never fit in, being different, standing on the outside looking in, never feeling good enough, thinking that if they knew me they wouldn’t love me, and

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