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My first OA meeting was during the summer of 2012, following more than forty years of dieting, starving, bingeing, purging, abusing laxatives, and compulsively exercising. After a lifetime of yo-yo dieting and periods of extreme anorexia, my weight had once again ballooned, rising to 220 pounds (100 kg). Since childhood, food and the number on the scale had been my only sense of a Higher Power. Miraculously, abstinence came within the first few months of attending meetings. With the help of a loving sponsor and Step work, weight was miraculously released from my body. I have now maintained a weight

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