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Focus on the Message

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When I first came to OA, I was a very complicated person (by my own doing) who responded to uncertainty, frustration, resentment, and fear by overeating. At my very first meeting, however, the OA message was delivered right on target, with two of the four members present sharing succinctly how they got over compulsive overeating. By their visible appearance, all of them seemed to have done it. Even though their stories were different, the message was still pure: how they used the Tools and Steps to change their lives. My ego can so easily get me off track, sharing my

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