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I am a grateful, recovering anorexic, exercise bulimic, and food addict. I have four wonderful years of abstinence. I came to OA in 1996, and by 2002 I thought I had graduated. I stopped going to meetings, making my calls, and writing down my food. I suffered through two years of relapse—starving my body, mind, and spirit—and came back in 2004. The relapse would have taken my life if I had not known about OA. Coming back from relapse was one of the toughest things I have ever done. My willingness was low, but I picked up the phone and called

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