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All The Good Things

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Before OA, I was not the person I wanted to be. I wanted to be a good daughter, a good sister, a good friend, a good girlfriend, and a good worker, but I was unable to be any of those. I blotted out feelings of shame by focusing on food and weight. “If I can just get to my goal weight,” I’d imagine, “everything else will work out.” Little did I know that by focusing on food and weight, I was blocking out 1) feelings that could have guided me, 2) recognition that it was me that had to change,

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