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Different Perspectives

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In 1994, I hit bottom. Food no longer filled the hole in my soul. A sense of hopelessness and futility was constantly with me. I had reached what was my heaviest weight of 335 pounds (152 kg) and doubled my size in just four years. I was a graduate assistant working as a tutor at my university’s writing lab. One day, a coworker took me aside and told me of a solution she had discovered that helped her with food issues: Overeaters Anonymous. She confided that she was a recovering anorexic. That was the first I’d heard of OA, and

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