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Recovery Adenture

Recovery Adventure I have been contemplating the words “Each day that we live well, we are well” (The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, p. 106), and how this works in my life. I have noted that the fleeting moments of well-being, serenity and sanity give me th Read more...

Oh is One Syllable

Driving to my OA meeting this morning, I felt a sense of calm about this past week. An authority figure had made an inappropriate comment, and I spoke my truth without becoming belligerent, without thinking obsessively about the situation afterward, without gossiping, and without stuffing d Read more...

No Paper Needed

Coming up on my second year in OA recovery, I read the Lifeline Article Alert asking for stories about character defects. I immediately thought I didn’t have anything interesting or perfect to share about my character defects. Then I remembered I had experienced a traumatic event related to my S Read more...