Cyndy, compulsive eater, and Meg, food and sugar addict, host this workshop on Step Twelve: “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these Steps, we tried to carry this message to compulsive overeaters and to practice these principles in all our affairs.” This workshop includes great shares about the value of giving service.
Stephanie, an abstinent compulsive overeater, and Nancy, a gratefully recovering and abstinent compulsive eater, host this workshop on OA’s Fourth Step: “Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.”
ane. That’s the word Charles uses to describe his relationship with food before OA. He went to his first OA meeting only to support a friend, but he did not recognize his own problem. Years later, when he could no longer control his weight, a growing sense of hopelessness made Charles ready to hear OA’s message.
Bob was already in shape and at a healthy weight but learned in OA that his exercise habits masked a food addiction. He describes how OA gave him a safe place to find recovery and build a productive life.
OA invites DIVERSITY and promotes UNITY. In this episode, one OA member describes recovery from anorexia, bulimia, overexercising, and purging with laxatives and another OA member relies on virtual OA meetings to maintain a 100-pound weight loss.
OA invites DIVERSITY and promotes UNITY. In this episode, one OA member describes a vicious cycle of eating and exercising coupled with low self-esteem and the changes that came with OA recovery.