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Base Camp
Thursday, September 29, 2016      10 comments

Yesterday I completed two weeks of eating on plan! Yay! In the morning, I started to get that "shakey" feeling again. It's very hard to describe. It's not hunger and I'm not physically shaking...I'm maybe anxious. I'm really not sure what t... Read more
New Me Emerging
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      11 comments

Today will wrap up 2 weeks of solid abstinence with my eating...no binges...no overeating. It seems like it went really fast. Time goes fast these days. Since I have a calorie-range goal of 1200-1300, I've been trying to keep my meals at ... Read more
12 Days In...It's Working!
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      9 comments

Yesterday was another day on plan. Yay! The days just keep piling up. I now have 12 days binge-free/on plan/eating in range. My compulsive overeating is being kept at bay! Hooray! It's such a miracle. After months of struggling to get... Read more
My Brick House and The Pit
Monday, September 26, 2016      10 comments

I've always thought that, if I could just ask myself the right questions, I could do a kind of self therapy to get at my eating problems. But I was never sure what those questions should be. I've tried a few times to figure this out and do thi... Read more
10 Good Days...Such a Relief!!!!
Sunday, September 25, 2016      9 comments

10 days abstinent from the actions of compulsive overeating...ahhhh...it feels good...freeing. Yesterday, we went to the Applefest. It was okay. We got kind of hot. Where is fall? Great thing was we had DS with us...and two GD's (babysit... Read more
Star Trek Analogy
Saturday, September 24, 2016      9 comments

It's Saturday! And Day 10 for me on OA. 9 days of abstinence are behind me. I've stayed with my Plan of Eating each day. I've attended a LOT of online meetings. It really helps because I do not feel alone in my addiction and recovery when I... Read more
Shakey Day
Friday, September 23, 2016      7 comments

So, apparently completing a week on plan and moving into week 2 is a bumpy area of the road. I did it...but I felt "shakey" all day. I wasn't physically shaking...but inside in my calmness of spirit, I felt shakey. Sorry, it's hard to describ... Read more
One Full Week...On Plan!
Thursday, September 22, 2016      11 comments

Yesterday was another unusual day. I went to work, attended a staff meeting, got my flu shot, and then my DD called. My GD had gotten sick at the sitters and she wanted to know if I could go pick her up. I had worked some extra hours on Monda... Read more
Overcoming Danger Zones
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      11 comments

Yesterday was another good day of abstinence. I ate my 3 meals only. Stayed in my calorie range. I had two major challenges. The first one came after lunch, I was helping a coworker with her account and it was off. It took us a couple of ho... Read more
What a Day!
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      16 comments

So nothing went as planned yesterday. So, apparently, the learning curriculum for yesterday was, learn how to handle things being turned upside down. Only being on my 5th day of OA, it seemed like a pretty advanced lesson! I left for wo... Read more
Fall Festival, Good Service
Monday, September 19, 2016      13 comments

I had another good day on plan. We went to the local farm and attended their Fall Festival. It was fun. The GD's enjoyed the different activities...scooters, bouncy blob, tractor pull, and hayslide. DD found a Scentsy burner she was wanting ... Read more
Success & Planning
Sunday, September 18, 2016      12 comments

I had a successful visit with my daughter's family and attending the birthday party yesterday. Hooray! We were there from 1:30 til 10 pm. So I ate the things I had planned for the party. Then, when we were still there at supper time (my othe... Read more
OA...24 hours in...party ahead
Saturday, September 17, 2016      8 comments

I completed 24 hours in "abstinence." Abstinence in OA is defined as abstaining from anything outside of your eating plan. My eating plan is to eat 3 meals a day and stay in a 1200-1300 calorie range. Every OA member chooses their own eating ... Read more
OA...A New Beginning
Friday, September 16, 2016      17 comments

I worked from home yesterday. I like working from home because it is less stressful...however, I am free to eat with no one seeing me or judging me. And I did. By about noon, I was stuffed. In my head, I really want to find the key to stoppi... Read more
Back Home to the ET Plan
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      9 comments

I'm coming off a week of being "off track" for the most part. We visited Josh over the weekend. I ate and ate and drank diet cola's the whole time. This morning, I have a food hangover. One of the most disturbing things about the weekend was... Read more

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