Isa comes from a family with many different addictions, including food addiction. She shares strong recollections of food and body images obsessions starting in early childhood and continuing through adolescence. “I would have done anything to be thin,” she says, but she binge ate her way to 242 pounds (110 kg).

She joined OA at age 23, and even though she was much younger than everyone else, she knew right away that she had found the right place. Today she maintains a weight loss of 100 pounds (45 kg).