Our First Tradition states, “Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon OA unity.” To be part of this whole, to belong, my piece of the puzzle is service. The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous states: “We need daily opportunities to be of service to other compulsive overeaters, opportunities which the OA group provides” (p. 110). Service, for me, is a most important part of this wonderful OA puzzle. Our program grows when we each give service. Thankfully, we have different talents (gifts); we are financial wizards or artists or orators. In my years in

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