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cave woman in control

In February 2013 a friend introduced me to the Paleo diet, she had success in not only dropping weight, but also in feeling much better. March 1, 2013 I committed myself to following the Paleo diet and I loved everything about it; real whole foods, delicious home cooking, high cacao percentage dark chocolate, and there were no set limits about how much to eat. 222 more words


Abstinence and a Plan of Eating

Workshop Summary from the North Shore Marathon

In 2013, World Service Office (WSO) conducted a census survey of OA members.  Two of the findings from that survey indicated that, among the over 60,000 OA members, there was a lack of abstinence and a lack of working all 12 steps.  550 more words


New! Five Year Recovery Journal is Now Available

The Five Year Recovery Journal: One Sentence a Day, One Day at a Time is now available for purchase. This journal can be used for all types of addictions and for those who suffer from multiple addictions. 46 more words

Debtor's Anonymous

why can't I be an alcoholic or drug addict?

Why can’t I be an alcoholic or a drug addict?!

It would be easier to give up alcohol and drugs!
People would be more understanding if I was an alcoholic or drug addict! 531 more words


Lifeline Lending Library

Lifeline Lending Library I made by covering box with scrapbook paper. Our meeting also decided to encourage folks to leave Lifeline (magazine by Overeaters Anonymous) in their doctor’s office.


Will I vanish with abstinence?

Will I disappear,
a hollow woman
devoid of defect?
Will I disintegrate ,
a ghost a binges past?
Will Blubber Bloated Girl…
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"The Naming"

(Italicized stanza to be sung in a sing song voice)

Dark thing,

Moon shadow,

Denial, Defeat, Death

Reside inside thee.

Hiding in thy opaque. 124 more words