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The Slippers and the Strugglers

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I am a recovering compulsive overeater, and I’ve been in the rooms for more than forty-two years. Twice I had spurts of freedom from the compulsion to overeat—the longest was two years. I lost 100 pounds (45 kg) initially and have kept off 80 pounds (36 kg) for more than fifteen years, which is a miracle in itself. I’m still 5 pounds (2 kg) from my goal. I’m going on 83 years old but feel like I’m 60. I’m grateful for all the times I slipped and was able to get up again with the first three Steps: I can’t; God

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