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A friend of mine shared a blog on her Facebook page the other day. The blogger is on WordPress at cannebodyhearme.wordpress.com, and she flat-out blew me away. 985 more words

Remembering The Pain

As I’ve mentioned in the past, a vital part of recovery is humility, and the refusal to become complacent. I’m now on my 9th day of abstinence, and for the most part I’m feeling pretty good. 1,371 more words


Day one

Didn’t anticipate I’d struggle on day one…and I didn’t!

Have had a slight craving this evening, but managed to keep busy and it’s nearly time for bed. 107 more words

Overeaters anonymous

This morning I went to an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.

I have been to a few meetings before, over a year ago. I was very unsure about it, as people refer to a higher power. 265 more words

Feeling scared

I have planned to start the abstinence Monday 13th April (Yes, that horrible cliché of starting on a Monday, when in reality any day is fine!) 270 more words

Freedom From Shame

I still have my reservations about the strictness of the food plan I’m on, and how counterintuitive it seems. I mean literally counterintuitive: rather than listening to my internal body cues about when to eat, what to eat, and when to stop eating – something I worked on for a few weeks which had very tangible benefits – I eat a specified and measured amount, at measured times. 524 more words


That Spacey Feeling

I’ve had an amazingly beautiful day so far. I floated in the crystal blue ocean (a feeling I’ve been craving for weeks, which I think may well be one of the very best feelings there is) and enjoyed two delicious meals with my family. 494 more words