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I could relate so much to “OA Is Ready When You Are” (September 2018), especially these parts: “Just because I’m not thin does not mean I’m not abstinent or that the program isn’t working.” “I think it’s a mistake to focus too much on physical recovery.” “Before OA, I was crazy and unbalanced.” “I thought the rest of the world saw someone fat, unattractive, unworthy, unacceptable. Today I know that’s not what the world saw. I never was that person. No one is that person. Those thoughts were created and fueled by my own inability to accept myself.” “I don’t

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