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OA Is For Me

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OA is for me—and it has been ever since a friend brought me to program in December 1981. People of all shapes and sizes told my story. I found a place where I belong. Despite sometimes feeling like I belong in a subset of OA, due to multiple allergies, afflictions, anxiety, and depression, I belong. I am here because I’m not all there! In OA rooms, I’ve found compassion, humor, acceptance, courage, and love. Losing weight took time, but I lost about 28 kgs (13 pounds). Now, I’m facing a redundancy termination from my full-time job. Transitions are always a

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