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I am grateful for sixteen years and six months of abstinence, by the grace of God and this Fellowship. It is a gift to serve as a sponsor and see sponsees go through the Twelve Steps to find abstinent, sane lives. Sponsoring helps me take the focus off my problems (a divorce, move, and new job), which could lead to self-pity or fear, and instead puts the focus onto the solution: the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. In a recent email to my sponsor, I said I felt fat and wondered if I should be eating less. She

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