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life in recovery, truth
Sunday, July 24, 2016      7 comments

Reality hits me in the face. So, earlier this week, I went to my OA meeting, and a person there shared some things that set wrong with me. I know that not everyone I will meet in my recovery life is as educated about addiction in a book way as I... Read more
life in recovery, it is what it is.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      6 comments

7/20. Life in recovery; It is what it is, learning step three. Today was the day of the big doctor appointment, the day where I was to learn the test results and come up with a plan. I was hoping that today was the day where I would get a pat... Read more
life in recovery, it is what it is.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      1 comments

7/20. Life in recovery; It is what it is, learning step three. Today was the day of the big doctor appointment, the day where I was to learn the test results and come up with a plan. I was hoping that today was the day where I would get a pat... Read more
life in recovery, step 2.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      2 comments

AS I awake today, I pray the awakening thoughts. Pray that I be divorced from self pity, and dishonesty, and self seeking motives. I can employ my brain, knowing that God gave it to me to use, I pray that I use my talents for good, I think ab... Read more
life in recovery; anxiety and the 4th of July.
Monday, July 04, 2016      2 comments

July 4th the Lord wants us to be at peace, and the closer we are to Him, the more peaceful we feel. Peace is a good indicator that our actions are pleasing to Him. On the other hand, a persistent lack of peace typically indicates that the Lord... Read more
Life in recovery, more on step one.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      3 comments

I am working my way through the Step Guide, and continue to read and ponder Step One. I am coming to terms with my addiction. Step One; that I am powerless over from addiction to food, and my life has become unmanageable. One of the questions... Read more
life in recovery, relapse
Saturday, June 25, 2016      2 comments

Life in recovery, relapse Sometimes, what seem like hardships in our lives are the greatest blessings — we only need to change our perspective. In Isaiah we read: “We are the clay, you are the potter.” God is our potter, shaping and making us ... Read more
Life in recovery, Family gatherings.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      6 comments

Life in recovery; family gatherings. Last week, I avoided a social gathering because I couldn’t be around food choices and alcohol and be sane. This week, I have to attend a family gathering where there will be food choices and alcohol and l... Read more
Step One.
Saturday, June 18, 2016      4 comments

Abstinence, recovery, step one. I declared myself food sober, paleo November 15, and fell harder. Looking back at the journal entries makes me sad. Why can I not follow through with a plan? Last week, I went to my first OA meeting as an ... Read more
why do I blog?
Thursday, June 02, 2016      2 comments

Why do I blog? I am reading a book about boundaries, that psycho babble term for interpersonal definition between oneself and the world. All my adult life I have been told I have bad boundaries, and it’s been the topic of discussion of much t... Read more
May to June...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      0 comments

May goal wrap up, looking at June. Ended weight . - My plan was to continue the downward trend, but I went up and down, and finally stayed the same, mainly for the cheating. I resolve to track my cheating better, to get a handle on when and... Read more
Rounding up May.
Saturday, May 28, 2016      2 comments

May 28, 2016 I do not fit any patterns, so say the experts. Yesterday, I had my round of specialty doctor appointments. See, the first of May was Bloomsday, which was marvelous, and I walked 10 miles at a 24 minute mile. The Tuesday after Blo... Read more
MAY!
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      4 comments

I finished April, with my Son's track meet. I am posting a picture, he threw the school record in Hammer, 125 feet. He then dropped me off at my hotel a... Read more
it's time for the number round up
Friday, April 29, 2016      1 comments

I have a fasting bllod draw today, and the then the follow up appointment on may 3 with my primary doc. The deal was, when I went off my two horrid meds ( cholestrol and an injection med for blood sugar) that my numbers would stay good for the ... Read more
Marching into Spring goals.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      1 comments

Start weight 281. - 5% weight loss since 1/6/2016. My plan to continue the downward trend. 1) Meal plan: modified Whole 30, I am not so vigilant about hidden sugars, like bacon cured with sugar, and some honey in a recipe. No dairy, No grai... Read more

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