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Love Would Restore Me

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“Came to believe . . .” I came to meetings and I came to believe many things. I came to believe there were people like me who had this same problem and found a solution. I came to believe that whatever I’d been trying wasn’t working and probably never would work. I came to believe I could try to the best of my ability to do what recovering members of Overeaters Anonymous had done before me to find recovery. “a Power greater than myself . . .” I’d always been a woman of faith with a strong belief in God.

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