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I don’t remember how I heard about OA, but I do know it wasn’t from any of the many medical or support professionals I went to for help. During my thirty years as a compulsive overeater, I never heard about OA from any doctor, nurse, therapist, plastic surgeon, nutritionist, dietician, eating-disorders charity, or acupuncturist . . . and the list goes on. But I am very lucky; I found my way here eventually and have been blessed with five years of abstinence. I’m maintaining a weight loss of 75 pounds (34 kgs). Now I’m gaining some experience doing professional outreach. My

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