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Changes on the Inside

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Before I came to OA, my life looked pretty good from the outside: I had a job, friends, and a normal body weight. But inside, I was often fearful. I was disconnected from others, and I felt inadequate. I engaged in various compulsive food behaviors. Over the years my compulsive eating had gone up and down, but it was always a secret, always done in isolation. I realized my relationship with food was not healthy, and when I found my way to OA I was so thankful to find other people who isolated and binged like I did. Seeing others be

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