Bulimic, Restrictor, Agnostic Freethinker living with BPD

Hi. I’m Claire, compulsive overeater (COE), bulimic, restrictor, agnostic freethinker and living with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) (-emotionally unstable personality disorder). ~~When I first came to program I did feel different and marginalized. I was reluctant to disclose my beliefs and neurodiversity due to fear of judgement that I had so often experienced – I…

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Interview with Monica S – Let’s talk about Diversity.

Monica is the Chair of the PIPO committee of OA Foot Steps, the Co-Chair of Unity with Diversity at World Services, and a WSBC delegate. Q: What Is the Goal and aspirations of the PIPO unity with Diversity?  A: The mission is to attract & draw in, compulsive eaters to OA, and to attract people…

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Question of the Day

“How do you find support with mental health disorders or neurodiversity (bipolar, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety, ADHD, sensory processing disorders, depression, etc…)? How and when have you disclosed your disorder to fellows in OA., and/or how and when have you disclosed that you are a member of OA in a mental health groups? How does it…

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I Can’t Play a Symphony alone!

Last month I returned to a city across the country. While listening to the overture backstage, I waited for the symphony to begin. I watched the fluid movements of my colleagues perform the delicate and different movements onstage. Their lifetime of attention, discipline and service was enabling sublime music-making that lifted my soul. I exhaled…

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Upcoming Elections

I would like to talk on behalf of Traditions One and Two. Beginning in April of 1946, in the  Grapevine, Bill Wilson began to expound on what he called “The Twelve Points to Assure our Future’’. These became known as the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous, and eventually, our own adopted Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous….

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