OA | Step 2 Work cont’d

This is a continuation of work on Step 2 using Lawrie C's step guide. In this part of Step 2 work he asks that we make 2 plans.  One is a Plan of Eating and the second one is a Plan of Working the Steps. ***************** PLAN OF EATING ***************** 1200 calories per day |... Continue Reading →

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OA Check-In | 04 April 2017

Yesterday was a big test because work was chaotic and hectic and I don't do well with chaotic and hectic.   But, it helped that I pre-planned and had the food I needed to have at work with me at work.  It was still very difficult and it did feel like a bit of white-knuckling... Continue Reading →

OA | Step 2 work

Step 2 "Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity" The first thing Lawrie C's asks us to write is a list of emotional reasons to return to foods we shouldn't be eating and/or emotional reasons to return to eating behaviors that we know we should not be indulging in.... Continue Reading →

OA Check-In | 03 April 2017

Yesterday was good.  It is always easier on the weekends though.  Today I ate breakfast at home, fixed my lunch to bring to work, and filled a bag with healthy snacks to have at work today.  Even with "healthy" snacks I have to learn portion control.   Even though my nutritionist said a healthy snack... Continue Reading →

Grocery Overspending Today

Today I overspent at the grocery store.  I rarely do this.  I recently started OA (Overeaters Anonymous) and met with a nutritionist and she wanted me to add some things to my food plan that I don't usually have so I spent a bit more getting that set up.  ALSO, before starting my step work... Continue Reading →

OA Check-In | 02 April 2017

It is now 12:45 am on 02 April 2017 so this post will be about yesterday even though it seems right now to still be today.  I'm not sure if that just made sense to anyone else but it made sense to me at this moment in time.  🙂 Yesterday (Saturday, the 1st of April)... Continue Reading →

OA Check-In | 01 April 2017

So yesterday was very good up until I arrived at my son's home to babysit my 4 grandkids.  There were two plates of goodies on the counter.  Oh no!  I even brought my food plan snack food and meals and yet there I was picking up a couple almost every time I walked past the... Continue Reading →

OA – Step 1 Work, cont’d

A continuation of earlier Step 1 Work: Figuring out my binge eating behaviors (ingrained & volume issues) Are there particular chewing behaviors you notice? I notice that I enjoy having something to chew when I am working.  It seems to help me stay focused on getting the work done. Do you need to chew all... Continue Reading →

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