Admitting I’m powerless over food, and my life is unmanageable.

Last updated: May 2022

Hi all,

New here. I’m in the 12-Step program with some sobriety.

I’ve had type 2 diabetes for about a decade and have controlled it off and on. I know the risks and medical issues. I’ve been to the ER 3 times for poorly controlled BS. I’ve had horrible infections get worse, including emergency surgery for Fournier’s Gangrene (I don’t recommend it).

I “fix” with food. I soothe with food. I am powerless over it. After my last ER visit, which included an airlift, I recognized that I’m addicted to food. I wondered if there was a diabetic’s anonymous, and that search led me here.

Together, we can do, what we could not do alone.”

I want to feel better and not lose anymore body parts.

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