I am a 21-year-old college student and a recovering anorexic, bulimic, and compulsive eater. I’ve been in OA for almost a year and recently got a sponsor to help me work the Twelve Steps. I’ve been in treatment for my eating disorders and that is where I discovered OA. I wrote a poem about my recovery, and my sponsor suggested I send it to Lifeline. Thank you for this opportunity. Living my life in my eating disorder Is a slow and painful death. The consequences take a while to show, Leading to the path of last breath. As a 14-year-old

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