Scaling Back

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I am in withdrawal after giving up the bathroom scale. After a year and a half of program, of going to meetings and working the Steps with a sponsor, I have finally succumbed to my sponsor’s suggestion (and experience I’ve heard from other members) to put the scale away. For an OA member who is practicing abstinence and losing weight, the scale can become a new addiction. Oh, the joy of losing! I step on the scale and see the number drop another pound or two more! After I run, will it be even lower? One OA member called this “the

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