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I Can Do This

I wrote this letter to myself sometime in the past to help me stop bingeing. I would like to share it with Lifeline.


Before I Take That First Bite

Ahhhh, I feel like I’m white knuckling a roller coaster right now and all over eating something. For some reason I just cannot get getting some frozen yogurt out of my head! 237 more words

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