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Understand, Appreciate, Implement, Reflect

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I came to understand abstinence initially by doing what I saw other recovering OA members doing. This included: weighing and measuring food; following a food plan created by a registered dietician who tailored it for my body’s needs; avoiding sugar and wheat products; doing OA outreach phone calls; attending meetings; doing service; reading OA and AA literature; journaling daily; studying and practicing the Principles of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions to the best of my ability; and experiencing spiritual practices regularly to make conscious connection with a loving Higher Power of my understanding. In time, I gained a better

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