I remember my last binge very clearly. I called my local OA office that night, and I will never forget the woman I spoke to and how glad I was to speak to an actual person. A few days later, she took me to my first meeting. Since that day (more than ten years ago), through the grace of God, OA, and the Twelve Steps, I haven’t had to turn to bingeing, purging, or starving. My life has gotten much bigger, and I am grateful. My life depends on working my program, so I do not want to go one

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