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Gearing Up for Recovery

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I began using the Tools of Recovery before I even knew they were the Tools. It started with the Tool of meetings: I attended my first one, then my second. As I listened to others’ shares, I kept hearing, “Find a sponsor.” When I made the decision to jump in, I found a sponsor (a second Tool) who had what I wanted: peace, joy, and program experience. My sponsor asked me to telephone her (another Tool), and from there, we established a plan of eating (yet another Tool) that I could live with while I made changes in my choices. Once

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