Editors note: Below are two world service contributions from OA members in support of our Strategic Plan. In August 1999, I was desperate and obese. I was still pleasant at work but not at home. I had reached the point where I couldn’t stop eating but the food was no longer satisfying, so I had nothing to live for. A thought (from God?) came: “Why don’t you go back to OA?” I went back to meetings, knowing I’d die if I ever left again. I found a strong message of recovery by working the Steps, and I got a strong

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