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Worldwide Wonder

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I came into OA twenty-nine years ago, weighing over 171 pounds (78 kg). I had stopped weighing three months before, but I was wearing a size 20–22. (Today I wear a size 6–8.) My world was very small, but as I got involved with service in the program, I heard that OA was worldwide. The World Service Conventions have been a great part of my world expanding. I got to see that OA really is worldwide at my first Convention. It was 1990 in New Orleans, and the theme was “Recovery and All That Jazz.” I was in awe, seeing all the people and the

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