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I am a compulsive eater, bulimic, and anorexic, and I have found a home in OA. I came through the doors in April 2001 at age 19, weighing 90 pounds (41 kg) at 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm). I didn’t come to OA because of my low body weight; I came because I could not stop bingeing. My head told me I was overweight and that just needed to control my food to have the life I wanted. You listened to me and welcomed me with open arms, despite the insanity of my thinking. Even when you could not

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