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The Handrails Out of Hell

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As an abstinent compulsive eater since May 1993 with a 100-pound (45 kg) weight loss, I love to read things that remind me of where I came from: “If willingness is the key to unlock the gates of hell, it is action that opens those doors so that we may walk freely among the living” (Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th ed., p. 317). The funny thing about hell on earth is that since I had abused food to deal with life for so long, I didn’t even feel the heat anymore! My life was unacceptable, but food made it survivable. Today, I don’t

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