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My Life with Food

“In OA we are encouraged to take a good look at our compulsive eating, obesity, and the self-destructive things we have done to avoid obesity – the dieting, starving, over-exercising, or purging.” Here is a first-step inventory of my compulsive eating history. 909 more words


Adult Children of Alcoholics: Step One (Powerlessness Questions 1-5)

1. How is powerlessness different than helplessness?

Powerlessness is a lack of control. I am powerless over others and the past. I was powerless over my family’s dysfunction, my father’s alcoholism and my mother’s co-dependence. 533 more words


AA: Step One

Step One:  We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and that our lives had become unmanageable.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions

“Few indeed were those who, so assailed, had ever won through in singlehanded combat.”   ~ p22…

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“We admitted that we were powerless over depression and that our life was unmanageable.”

Granted this is not the most happiest of thoughts to read as we get going this day.  494 more words

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Meditation Fitness Mondays Step One: The Plan

Today was a good day. To start off my meditation fitness mondays, I make it a point to go to bed early on sunday, wake up early on monday and get at least 30 minutes of cardio in! 884 more words

12 Steps- Week 6

Don’t think I’e given up just yet. Last week was a week full of new twists and turns and surprises, and well time got away from me, and this week has been the same, just not as good. 502 more words

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Third Day of Sobriety

Usually, even the worst of us can stay off the drink for a day or two if we are seriously motivated by the adequate amount of force and calamity. 655 more words