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100 Pounds Released

The scale this morning at the doctor’s office confirmed my suspicion that I have released 100 pounds since beginning OA in September 2014. To have released so much with so little stress and anxiety is simply a miracle. 462 more words

The last time. Again.

Tonight I drove to Tesco and bought a four pack of donuts. I sat in my car and I ate them all. Then I drove home. 443 more words


Free Cookies

No more food bans.  I’m finished with their flimsy pretense of protection.  It’s like crawling into a tent to shield yourself from a lightning storm.  You’re as vulnerable as a vole naked in a meadow, but you choose to believe that half millimeter of nylon will hold back the sky. 1,250 more words

Not a night owl or a vampire, just a sugar addict.

I used to think I was a night owl. I loved to stay up into the wee hours of the morning. I kept what people call the vampire hours. 750 more words


Let's not spread it around like germs

It is hot here in Kentucky. For the past few days, it has been in the nineties, but the heat index has it feel like 100-105 degrees. 1,309 more words


90 Days

For the first time since entering the OA rooms nearly 2 years ago, I have 90 days of abstinence. I feel so blessed and grateful for the abstinence. 218 more words

The Secret to Change | Geneen Roth

A reporter interviewed me recently about what people can do to end their obsession with food.   “Do you still binge?” she asked.

“No,” I answered. 1,223 more words