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The Only Thing Left

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I am very grateful for OA’s Sixth Tradition. When I came into the rooms, I was angry and wanted to blame outside people, places, and things. I had operated most of my life using that reasoning. If I started a particular weight-loss program and it didn’t work, I could simply blame that program: “No wonder I’m still fat; their program is structured for me to fail!” Making excuses had always been my way to handle reality. The fact was I could not comprehend why I couldn’t stop eating. My blaming methods all changed when I joined OA. At first, I

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