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Ready for the Journey

I am a 58-year-old male. I have been on the “diet yo-yo” five or six times in my life. Each time, I lost weight and kept it off for about a year; then I gained it back plus more. 447 more words

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What Hasn't Changed?

Spring of 2015 was the turning point. I had to get my x of food no matter the cost. I maxed out my credit card, took from savings, ate in secrecy, and filled crevices of the house and car with my stash. 517 more words

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New Twelve Step Study Guide!

Imagine working all Twelve Steps in just fifteen weeks!

Now it is possible with OA’s new Twelve Step Workshop and Study Guide, which features everything you need, including scripts for workshop leaders,  145 more words

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Peace and Food

I stood in the middle of the living room as my mother pinned my new jeans to hem them. (I was about to enter the seventh grade.) The front door opened, and a neighbor walked in. 458 more words

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Mission Control...

Visualize the images of “mission control” that you might have seen as part of any space shuttle launches or a scene from the movie Apollo 13… 705 more words

Daily Meditations

“Meditation is our way of quieting our minds so we can get better acquainted with this Higher Power of ours. As with prayer, there is no one right way to practice meditation; in fact, most of us vary our practices from time to time. 176 more words

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Day 2 of Sugar-free September

Hi, I’m Moira.  I’m an overeater and sugarholic.

Friends.  People who care.  My weight has been an issue for a very long time.  Many friends have expressed concern for my health over the years.  129 more words