Home Recovery Day by Day

Day by Day

1 min read
1

I was having an early-morning text chat with a girlfriend when the conversation turned to her feeling overwhelmed by her weight. She was stuck in her compulsion, and she knew I used to be stuck, too, but had found an answer. She knew I was in program and had seen the physical, emotional, and mental changes I was experiencing. She kept asking me why the pro-gram worked and was having a hard time understanding. (I remember that place!) Finally, she said, “What keeps you abstinent? What keeps you from being overwhelmed by rigidity or overwhelmed by the urge to binge?

This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.

Existing Users Log In
   
New User Registration
*Required field
  • Totally Immersed

    My first Unity Day was in February, 2010. I had just started attending meetings, but I had…
  • I Am Home

    Isolation and hope stand out to me today, in part because of the Voices of Recovery readin…
  • Trust—Tried and True

    Just what are “trusted servants?” We read Tradition Two every week in our meeting. It stat…
Load More Related Articles
  • New Language

    Two years ago today, I took a plane to Brisbane, Australia, with two bags and a lot of dre…
  • Truly Empowering

    I have been a proud member of OA for more than thirty years; I’ve had many relapses and al…
  • How Great It Was

    I mostly attend business assemblies and rarely get to the recovery events, but this time i…
Load More By admin
  • Unity: An OA Love Poem

    I love the spirit within each of you. I love the endless kindness and understanding. I lov…
  • I Am Home

    Isolation and hope stand out to me today, in part because of the Voices of Recovery readin…
  • Birthday Share

    As I celebrate my twentieth birthday of abstinent recovery in OA, I am filled with gratitu…
Load More In Recovery
Comments are closed.

Check Also

New Language

Two years ago today, I took a plane to Brisbane, Australia, with two bags and a lot of dre…