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Week Recap: Ups and Downs

This whole recovery thing is a definitely a long old journey. I overate a few times this week: I consider myself still fairly firmly in the first stage of Intuitive Eating, which is to give myself unconditional permission to eat, making peace with food and freeing it from judgment. 732 more words


Do not feed the fears

In my therapy, I am learning about abuser loyalty – the keeping of the perpetrator in a central role in our life (even if it is a negative one) and the internalization of abuser values (the messages we had foisted upon us by our abusers). 815 more words

Abuser Loyalty

Intuition vs. Impulse

I read such a fascinating article last night which answered a lot of questions I had about some of my eating behaviours and moving from OA to Intuitive Eating. 477 more words


Ebb & Flow

I’m on day 26 of my abstinence – my longest ever continuous period of abstinence since coming into OA for the first time in August 2013 – and I feel kinda funny about it. 678 more words


Drawn to Scale

Most days, stepping onto the scale is part of my morning routine.  I know that I’m very focused on the number as a measure of my success or lack thereof, depending on what the number reads.   396 more words

General Musings

Gambia: Day 2

Third of the Gambia posts!

I have a lot that I could write about in this entry; I kept coming across things I wanted to mention. 559 more words


Going Against the Current

Fools make fun of guilt, but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation. (‭Proverbs‬ ‭14‬:‭9‬ NLT)

Friends of Earth make sport of children of Heaven who make introspection a habit and holiness a goal.

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