Episode 40: Give Me Fat Serenity–Listener Petrina and Overeaters Anonymous

Give Me Fat Serenity–Petrina and Overeaters Anonymous

Petrina was taught when she was young that her body was a problem, so she spent much of her life trying to solve it. That pursuit of thinness led her through incredible personal turmoil and culminated in seven years in the rooms of Overeaters Anonymous. What she found there, though, was not the healing that we think of when we imagine twelve step programs. Today on the show Petrina tells us about how she ended up in OA and the pervasiveness of fatphobia that ultimately prompted her to leave those rooms and find her own healing.


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