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Holiday Tools

I am a grateful compulsive overeater, abstinent since I walked through the doors of OA fourteen years ago. Thank you, God!

I am maintaining a 33–35 pound (15–16 kg) weight loss, one day at a time. 512 more words

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Whole30 Thanksgiving Recipes

I am on week 3 of Whole30! I end on the day before Thanksgiving. But I feel so great I am going to do another round! 2,606 more words

A Recovery Tale

Once, there was a Being, our Friend, shining brightly. It frolicked and played, reveled and mourned. It lived – pulsing light from its Inner Source. 775 more words

Tweaks to Tame Cravings

Life can be stressful, overwhelming and suck the joy right out of us at times.  It feels like my core belief is that food will bring comfort and soothe stress. 343 more words



IDEA Day – International Day for Experiencing Abstinence: the Coquitlam meeting is hosting a workshop on The Difference between Abstinence and a Plan of Eating on Saturday, November 18th from 10 am until 2 pm at the…

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Ask-It Basket - Service

Q. How can we encourage members to do service? Many take the view that they can’t do service before they recover!

When we first come into Overeaters Anonymous, we want recovery to be about us; then our sponsor mentions service.

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Loner No Longer

“I never have to be alone again . . .”

It was June 1989: I was powerless over food and my life was unmanage- able. I had just lost forty pounds (18 kg) again and quickly gained ten pounds (5 kg) back. 443 more words

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