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Until I Could

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I am grateful to have been accepted in OA as a person who is not overweight and is a lesbian. My eating disorder began at age 14, when I became aware of my sexual orientation. The thought of being gay was so reprehensible to me that I began hiding myself from myself; I created a distraction by obsessing about food and weight. I didn’t eat all day, binged at night, and purged with exercise. Of course, my disease progressed over the years, but my sexual orientation did not change. For a short few months in the next eighteen years, I

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