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Leap of Faith

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Having come to OA weighing 330 pounds (150 kg) at age 38, I just wanted to look normal and be thin. When I finally plunged into the program after watching from the sidelines for six months, I chose a sponsor who had a large weight loss, which was what I wanted. We focused on a daily schedule, a workable food plan, weight loss, and thirty days of writings. It worked! I was on that pink cloud and thought I’d found my answer. When it came to avoiding my binge foods, however, I white-knuckled and was anything but “happy, joyous, and

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