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Step Seven - with humility

Step Seven – Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

Toward the end of June last year, I came through the OA doors with some skepticism and resistance, but it melted as I started working the Steps.

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Overeaters Anonymous

Act as if

Act as if I am secure in trust, faith, and hope.

Act as if I accept my powerlessness over

The depression that fades my mother to a ghost of herself, 346 more words

The Value of Abstinence

As an accountant, I began pondering the value of abstinence. The opportunity cost of breaking abstinence is profound. I lose the opportunity to be present for myself, friends, family, Spirit and fellowship. 623 more words


The book that changed my life almost 3 weeks ago is Brain Over Binge by Kathryn Hansen. One of the many revelations that struck me is that when I was sixteen and went on my first diet and had my first binge several months later I was setting up a pattern that would last fourty years. 184 more words


I'll Get Fat

As I discover my path on my new journey to no bingeing (go here 8 Days Ago: A Miracle  if this is your first post of mine you are reading) 449 more words


Meals as Prayer

My meal is a prayer. Meals are no longer a weapon I use to abuse and punish others and myself. Most often I plan my own meals, and from the time I start to choose what I will prepare, the loving thoughts start to form in my mind. 257 more words

OA Member Story

baby steps

The big “news” is that I’ve found three support group meetings that I might be able to attend. First off, I want to clarify that I work third shift, so my schedule is: awake about 7pm to 11am (work midnight to 8:30 am) and I sleep 11am-7pm. 626 more words