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The Great Miracle

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Recently, I was asked to write a response to a newcomer’s question: “What can OA offer me?” I suffer from two problems that make me powerless over my compulsive eating: a physical problem and a mental one. Certain foods, ingredients, and eating behaviors trigger me to eat uncontrollably. Many times while eating trigger foods, I tried to will myself to stop eating, but I was unable to do it. I’d just continue to eat. It was like trying to stop blinking my eyes or breathing; my body took over and I could not control myself. It didn’t happen all the time,

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