Home Tools & Concepts Thanks for Sharing

Thanks for Sharing

1 min read
2
I haven’t written for Lifeline in a while, but today life got in my way. At least food didn’t, eh? But it tried to. Yes, even with fifteen years of recovery, the thoughts still sometimes make a plausible case for indulging. The Big Book says, “We are without defense against the first drink” (Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th ed., p. 24), and defense must come from a Higher Power. Last month I dropped my husband off at the sports arena for his part-time job. I planned to return two hours later to attend the football game. As soon as I pulled away,

To continue reading this story, subscribe or log in below. For US$23, subscribers get one year of access to new Lifeline stories published ten times per year, plus our complete archive of hundreds of stories published since January 2016.

Existing Users Log In
   
New User Registration
*Required field
  • Reworking the Basics

    How did I get to the point of isolation? I binged; I ate to numb myself from my problems a…
  • Group Project

    Having a spiritual awakening meant admitting my need for other people. Before OA, I was co…
  • Forgetting or Accepting

    Sometimes, I have resentment about being in this program. I say the Serenity Prayer daily,…
Load More Related Articles
  • Shorthand Process

    A time eventually came in Overeaters Anonymous when I realized I no longer felt impossible…
  • Reworking the Basics

    How did I get to the point of isolation? I binged; I ate to numb myself from my problems a…
  • Willing Change

    I rely on the Principle of Step Six, “willingness,” one day at a time. I am willing to: ta…
Load More By admin
  • Group Project

    Having a spiritual awakening meant admitting my need for other people. Before OA, I was co…
  • Call, Read, Write, Share

    I was sitting at my kitchen counter doing job-related work. I’d been struggling with food,…
  • Real Magic

    I am contemplating the last workbook question of the Twelfth Step: “What is the message I …
Load More In Tools & Concepts
Comments are closed.

Check Also

Shorthand Process

A time eventually came in Overeaters Anonymous when I realized I no longer felt impossible…