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Feeling A Part Of

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I resisted doing service—the same way I’d once resisted writing out a food plan for the day. And I hated the slogan “service is slimming,” which some members chanted during the reading of the Tools in meetings. But my program was faltering in all areas: physical, emotional, and spiritual. I was forgetting all the important parts of the program, forgetting to use all the Tools, forgetting the feeling of being a part of the group. Instead, I felt apart from the group. Something had to change so I could get back my abstinence. I had become willing to read my

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