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Walking Through the Feelings

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I joined OA about five years ago, when I’d lost all hope of knowing happiness or having a purpose. I had been in program twenty-five years earlier, but the lessons learned had all but faded away. I did remember, however, that I had lost weight and felt a sense of happiness, and I wanted that feeling to return. My second time around brought me in touch with a sponsor very quickly. She took my hand and gently reintroduced me to the program. I began using a food plan and working the Steps. This time, I found a deeper appreciation and

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