A dietitian explains how the care she delivered was improved once she understood that addictive processes can apply to problems with food. She says the addiction can be broken with the OA program and its Plan of Eating Tool.
A listing of OA literature titles and where to find them. Reprinted from Overeaters Anonymous, Third Edition.
“I knew I had huge self-will…” says one member who came in broken after trying to work the program her own way. But she was also desperate and willing, and her willingness led to progress, and her progress eventually, and inevitably, led her to her dream of “a peaceful and serene life.”
Literature is one of our nine Tools of Recovery, but what if an OA member struggles with literacy? Here are suggestions to support these members in their recovery.
Have you relapsed into compulsive eating or compulsive food behaviors? This video can help you understand how you got here. It will point you toward the next right thing you can do to get back to recovery.
A simple (but not easy) note of gratitude for all who contribute to Lifeline.
Naomi expresses how valuable it is to her recovery to hear the recovery stories of other OA members.
”I let it flow from my heart, and God is my cowriter,” says C.D. Indeed, writing is a powerful OA Tool.
Troy relates how portable Lifeline is and how it helps him stay in the solution while waiting for medical appointments.
Cynthia explains how the different perspectives in Lifeline can broaden one’s recovery and offer opportunities to give service.