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Unboxing My Disease

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I’ve been in OA for almost a decade, and I’ve had various levels of recovery. In the last few years, I entered in the deepest, darkest relapse I’d ever experienced. The only thing I can say I did right was to keep coming back. I’ve recently been going through old boxes that have been undisturbed for ten years. They’re all labeled “sentimental stuff.” The boxes have shown me two things about myself: I was never as fat as I thought I was (it brings to mind that saying “I wish I was as fat as I was the first time I

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