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Overeater's Anonymous hosts Recovery Road Show

Jan. 06, 2009 @ 08:33 PM

HUNTINGTON -- Mountain State Overeater's Anonymous is having a special event Saturday, Jan. 10.

The Recovery Road Show, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Marshall University's Newman Center, 1605 5th Ave.

If you are unhappy because you overeat, or if you overeat because you are unhappy, Overeater's Anonymous may be able to help you break the cycle. OA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope, in order to solve their common problem of compulsive overeating.

The OA program is based on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. They use the same steps, traditions and literature alcoholics use to stop drinking.

OA is not a diet and calories club. There are no dues or fees for membership. There are no weigh-ins. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively.

If you think you may have a problem with food, but are not sure, check the following list: Do you sneak and hide food, continue to overeat in the face of medical issues brought on by poor eating habits, binge periodically and then follow up with purging, deny overeating despite hard evidence to the contrary, spend money on excess food even when it is budgeted for other things, are obsessed with dieting, are never satisfied with your weight, feel humiliated about your lack of control, or just feel that food is the enemy?

Lunch will be available. For more information, call 304-710-0200 or 304-697-4259 or e-mail OAsuccessinWV@yahoo.com.

If you are unable to attend the Recovery Road Show, call about available meetings in the Tri-State.



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