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The New Brown Book is Here!

Featuring forty never-before-published stories of recovery written by OA members from around the globe, the new Brown Book, Overeaters Anonymous, Third Edition, is now available in print from the OA bookstore and in e-book format from popular retailers. 93 more words

Overeaters Anonymous

Little Steps

Reconnecting my spirit is not an instantaneous thing.  I don’t want to cop to being an instant gratification type of person, but sometimes patience with the process is not my strongest suit.   233 more words

General Musings

Recovery's Three Legged Stool

In the OA rooms, we talked about recovery being like a three legged stool.  You need to work on all three legs in order to be in balance – physical, emotional/mental, and spiritual. 926 more words

General Musings

Step 1, To Let Go

My commitment to writing has really went in the toilet.  It’s good though to see that my inability to stay on task is often the direct result of Rob going in the hospital.   483 more words


easier to blame the disorder

Again, I haven’t been blogging much, but I plan to write in here everyday this week, only because…accountability? It’s cathartic? It’s my own free self-therapy. 355 more words


Rock Bottom

When I was a little girl my dad went away.  I have no idea if it was for 2-days, 2-weeks or 2-months.  I was just a kid and at that point in my life I was more consumed with survival, while other kids my aged played in the streets.   1,394 more words


I'm new here - continued.....

Step 1 inventory continued…

1.Have I excelled at my job or gotten by? I would say I’ve excelled. I’m proud of my past jobs and my current one. 940 more words