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I came into the OA program after being in treatment. I was an insane compulsive overeater, anorexic, and bulimic. I took diet pills, narcotics, and alcohol to the limits of insanity and self-harm to control my compulsion for food. I was in rehab, two psychiatric units, and OA for four years before I understood this program. I have maintained abstinence for three years and four months, one day at a time, using a 3-0-1 food plan. My weight is steady at around 55 kg (121 lbs), size 10. My weight used to range from 7.5 stone (48 kg, 105 lbs)

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