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I avoid Alanon and OA despite knowing I could benefit from them. Apparently I'm waiting to get uncomfortable enough that I'm willing to do something about it. MORE  

Nancy Pelosi Is Powerless Over Chocolate

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The Speaker of the House admits to a major compulsion for chocolate—but she hasn't hit bottom. MORE  

Managing An Eating Disorder

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I’d happily abandoned drugs and alcohol. Then my eating disorder started eating me up. MORE  

Why Food Addiction Is Deadlier Than Drinking

By John Kiernan

Overeating is often seen as a trifling addiction to addicts. Our author—who's both a food addict and an alcoholic—isn't quite so sure. MORE  

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