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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:40:48 EST welcome to the jungle.report.9.30.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789516 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering compulsive over eater and addict, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> <BR> I am up and at it even if I don't want to be <BR> <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Do Daily Readings <BR> Self-Care <BR> Snack <BR> Work <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Attend 9:45 meeting, be of service <BR> Make 2 outreach calls <BR> Make 2 outreach texts <BR> Listen to VO homework <B... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:34:58 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.29.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788820 I am grateful for today <BR> I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent this morning <BR> I am grateful for my fellow 12 step brothers and sisters <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> I am grateful for music <BR> <BR> " Life sometimes gets TEDIOUS; you got to be TOUGH ENOUGH!" <BR> Written in 2011 by Swapnil G. --- India <BR> <BR> <BR> " YOU are the person that can change YOUR life." <BR> Written in 2011 by Sharad Khare --- Canada <BR> <... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:15:23 EST hells bells.report.9.29.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788817 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg, I am a grateful recovering Compulsive OverEater, I am not sure if I was abstinent yesterday or not. I cannot think of an instance where I engaged in behaviors that were unhealthy for me, but I have been slipping and sliding around the last few weeks and my heads all messed up. I wasn’t always slippery with my food I just feel like I am in a car on a snowy road and I am fish tailing all over the place. For those of you who don't live in snow, lets ... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:09:12 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.26.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787170 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful to know gratitude <BR> <BR> <BR> "Being happy does not always need a reason. Just be happy." Written in 2014 by Prince Willis --- Kenya <BR> <BR> <BR> "Yours ears can hear wisdom often. If you stop talking... they can hear wisdom more than often." Written in 2014 by Kevin Hartin --- Iowa <BR> <BR> "What you value and believe in... chisels and forms... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:23:23 EST and justice for all.report.9.26.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787165 Good morning <BR> <BR> my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE and addict I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Send report/gratitude/words <BR> Attend 945 meeting <BR> Work on step home work <BR> Read Daily Readers <BR> Make 2 outreach texts <BR> Make 2 outreach calls <BR> Practice VO stuff <BR> Read 2 pages in VO book <BR> Read 2 pages in BB <BR> Re-Schedule VO work <BR> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:05:53 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.24.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785908 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful for Program <BR> I am grateful for all my 12 step brothers and sisters <BR> I am grateful for Anna's songs <BR> I am grateful for Tracys service with questions <BR> I am grateful for the news <BR> I am grateful for learning <BR> <BR> <BR> "What it takes to command the attention of the world is just to do the ordinary things extraordinarily. Yes! That's just the stuff. Anyway, do you long to command the atte... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:05:48 EST some nights.report.9.24.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785907 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering Compulsive OverEater and Addict, I was abstinent with my food but not sober in another program. <BR> <BR> I had a good day with with my OA program, I had a few temptations here and there, I know its because my other program is out of whack. These 2 addictions have been with me since I was a small child, although they are not intertwined they seem to be closely linked. Then again it could just be when one addiction is in con... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:00:43 EST some nights.report.9.24.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785906 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering Compulsive OverEater and Addict, I was abstinent with my food but not sober in another program. <BR> <BR> I had a good day with with my OA program, I had a few temptations here and there, I know its because my other program is out of whack. These 2 addictions have been with me since I was a small child, although they are not intertwined they seem to be closely linked. Then again it could just be when one addiction is in con... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:00:43 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.23.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785237 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent this morning <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> I am grateful to know gratitude <BR> <BR> <BR> "Life isn't about building walls and hiding behind them. It's about breaking them down and expanding beyond them!" Written in 2010 by Lewis Tilley --- Utah <BR> <BR> <BR> "Don't dwell on the past or the grief you hold within. Push through the tears and love the moment ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:03:21 EST no rest for the wicked.report.9.23.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785234 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering Compulsive Over Eater and Addict, I was not abstinent yesterday. If I am honest with myself its been a few days since I was abstinent. I had been fooling myself that small actions like taking a taste here, or a swallow here was “ok” I was able to do this because my schedule was hectic and I did not make meetings and outreach a priority. When I become lax like that my disease takes full advantage of it, and I go right along ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:58:11 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.19.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782744 I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful to be sober today <BR> I am grateful for the love and support of the fellowship <BR> I am grateful for the opportunities I am getting at work <BR> <BR> <BR> "Don't follow your dreams. Lead them!" <BR> Author Unknown --- Submitted by Erin Gray --- Maryland <BR> <BR> <BR> "Every man must walk his own path. It is good to get advice from others but what may have work for that person may not work for you. Lear... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:19:12 EST burn it to the ground.report.9.19.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782741 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering Compulsive Over Eater and addict I was abstinent yesterday. I am doing alright in the grand scheme of things, pain and temptations are running rampant <BR> <BR> Food and sex have always been my 2 main addictions, working to maintain sobriety in both of those is challenging to say the least. At times I feel like I am going to explode from the battle raging inside of me. <BR> <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> He... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:13:02 EST report.9.18.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782095 My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering compulsive over eater and addict I was sober yesterday. <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Do self-care <BR> Shower & Dress <BR> Do Voice Exercises <BR> Call Phil <BR> Submit Meal Plan <BR> Send report/gratitude-words <BR> Make at least 2 out-reach calls <BR> Make at least 2 out-reach texts <BR> Attend 9:45 meeting, be of service <BR> Attend Noon time meeting, be of service <BR> Work on SAA homework <BR> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:24:33 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.17.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781401 I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for my support <BR> I am grateful for meetings today <BR> <BR> "I was wrong when I said nothing could change your priorities in life. Now I know that love is the feeling that can change your priorities. So in order to avoid any confusion, choose what you love as your priority or else love your priorities." <BR> Written by Vishal Gupta --- U.A.E. <BR> <BR> "In order to live ... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:42:09 EST a troubled man.report.9.17.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781395 Good morning <BR> <BR> My names Greg I am a grateful recovering Compulsive Over Eater and addict. I was abstinent yesterday, but I felt like it was just barely. I felt compulsive and rushed when I was eating. I have been just generally feeling unwell as of late, been having some new pain. I have released a few pounds, my blood sugar has been pretty darn good so I am not sure what is causing it. I need to get in touch with my NPC that I see, I am not very confident about it though. Ver... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:32:21 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.16.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780772 I am so grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am so grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for the life saving 12 step program <BR> I am grateful for Phil always being there when I need him <BR> I am grateful for James love and guidance, my HP always seems to help him say what I need to hear <BR> I am grateful for Anna and her friendship <BR> I am grateful for my fellow loopies and the love and support they give me. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> " Prayer is an invisible tool which is wielded i... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:55:58 EST wicked game.report.9.16.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780769 Good morning <BR> <BR> my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE and addict, I was sober yesterday. <BR> <BR> I think I got up on the wrong side of my new bed this morning, life is throwing some curve balls at me this AM and I am rather grumpy. I was sober yesterday, the temptation and cravings were strong, I white knuckled it. <BR> <BR> I have found that structure and routine are paramount to my recovery, when I follow a routione my day seems to go better than when I don’t'. Weeken... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:47:19 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.15.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780060 I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful to be sober <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for Jon <BR> I am grateful for my fellow 12step brothers/sisters and travelers on the road to health <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> " Live each day as if it's the first day of your life. You have to learn, achieve, know, gain, understand and live up to."Written in 2011 by Vikki Kumar --- India <BR> <BR> " Don't let anyone's perception of you dictate your destiny."Written in 2012 b... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:55:22 EST every breath you take.report.9.15.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780056 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE and addict I was abstinent/sober yesterday <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Health Self-Care <BR> Submit Meal Plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before and after meals <BR> Text Phil before and after meals/snacks <BR> Make 2 out reach texts <BR> Make 2 out reach calls <BR> Attend a meeting <BR> Practice my Voice Over Scripts <BR> Do my Voice Over Exercises <BR> Locate my Voice Over Book <BR> Read 2 pages in the Bi... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:49:24 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.13.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779006 I am grateful for my Higher Powers love in my life <BR> I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent for another the last 24 hours <BR> I am grateful my sloppy behavior has taught me I need to be on point and vigilent ALWAYS <BR> I am grateful for my co-worker helping make my moms birthday present special <BR> I am grateful things at home are better and we are communicating more <BR> I am grateful for program people <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> " Your mind will push you... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:32:26 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.13.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779005 I am grateful for my Higher Powers love in my life <BR> I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent for another the last 24 hours <BR> I am grateful my sloppy behavior has taught me I need to be on point and vigilent ALWAYS <BR> I am grateful for my co-worker helping make my moms birthday present special <BR> I am grateful things at home are better and we are communicating more <BR> I am grateful for program people <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> " Your mind will push you... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:31:38 EST peace of mind.report.9.13.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779001 <BR> Good morning <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering Compulsive over eater and addict. I was sloppy for the 2nd day in a row but I was abstinent. <BR> <BR> I could feel the control slowly slipping between my fingers, not that I think “IM” in control, I know that I am not. But by not doing as much for my program as I should I could feel myself drifting away, when I do that things start to slide. <BR> <BR> I started my day off right with prayer, I will work to get a meeting i... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:23:17 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.12.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778376 I am grateful for my Higher Powers love in my life <BR> <BR> I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> <BR> I am grateful for the love of my fellow 12 steppers and travelers on the road to better health <BR> <BR> I am grateful for everyone who has reached out to share their ESH <BR> <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> I am grateful to be able to give mom something she likes for her birthday <BR> <BR> <BR> "Believe and trust your imagination and v... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:02:40 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.12.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778375 I am grateful for my Higher Powers love in my life <BR> <BR> I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> <BR> I am grateful for the love of my fellow 12 steppers and travelers on the road to better health <BR> <BR> I am grateful for everyone who has reached out to share their ESH <BR> <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> I am grateful to be able to give mom something she likes for her birthday <BR> <BR> <BR> "Believe and trust your imagination and v... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:01:36 EST walk this way.report.9.12.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778370 Good Morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful, recovering Compulsive Over eater and Addict. Despite being a little bit sloppy I was abstinent yesterday. <BR> <BR> I was truthful with my sponsor about my behavior and he said it was sloppy and not something I can be doing all the time. <BR> <BR> I am learning quickly that the tools of the program are, well I will say just shy of a requirement in my opinion. Daily meetings, phone calls, being of service, writing, being in the books... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:54:08 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.11.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777705 I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful for the gift of prayer <BR> I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful for my telephone meetings <BR> I am grateful for the fellowship I get from other 12 steppers <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> I am grateful for the early start I got today. <BR> <BR> " I turn your negative thoughts and discouraging comments about me into a positive action and from it I yield a good result; thank you so much, I pray for your well being."... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:32:17 EST Mr know it all.report.9.11.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777702 <BR> Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg, I am a grateful recovering COE and addict. I was sober across the board yesterday <BR> <BR> I had some moments of temptation where I picked up a condiment sitting next to me and I was going to have a “taste” There was no particular reason the urge just hit me, I picked it up and thought what the heck am I doing, the 2nd time it happened I didn't touch it, after that I took it downstairs and put it away where it belonged. The lesson I learned... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:25:14 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.10.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777025 I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> <BR> I am grateful for this day <BR> <BR> I am grateful for the guidance I got last night <BR> <BR> I am grateful to be free of my compulsions yesterday <BR> <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> <BR> " Allow truth, honesty and compassion to become your faithful travel guides on life's uncertain journey to fame and fortune." Copyright © Joseph P. Martino <BR> <BR> <BR> " You failed? Congratulations! Surprised? People are never successful by birth. ... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:31:23 EST the joker.report.9.10.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777023 Good morning <BR> <BR> my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit Meal Plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Make 2 outreach calls <BR> Make 2 outreach texts <BR> Attend phone meeting <BR> Work on step homework for both programs <BR> Listen to two voice over artists <BR> Listen to News Casters <BR> Read 2 pages in VO book <BR> Practice Scripts for Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:25:52 EST my grat-words.9.9.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776330 I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful for the gift of prayer <BR> I am grateful for this day I have been given <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> I am grateful for my co-workers <BR> I am grateful for the lessons I have learned <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> I am grateful for Dorilla <BR> <BR> <BR> "What you value and believe in... chisels and forms your character." <BR> Written in 2014 by Brianna Gazvoda --- Pennsylvania <BR> <BR> <BR> "I've been knocked down many times, ... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:59:44 EST Hold on Loosely.report.9.9.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776322 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering Compulsive Over Eater. I was sloppy today and not abstinent. I actually feel pretty good about that today. Not that I am happy I was not abstinent, but because I learned something and with reaffirmation from my sponsors I know it to be true. <BR> <BR> I cannot be trusted when it comes to dishing out food. If its a bowl of broccoli yes I can be trusted because I don't like it *chuckles* but when it comes to something I lik... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:47:39 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.8.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775634 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent this morning <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful to feel good this morning <BR> I am grateful for all my 12 step brothers and sisters <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> " I believe everything happens for a reason. If something happens that I don't necessarily agree with or I'm unhappy with, I'll just remind myself to stay positive and trust that things will happen the way they should." Author Unknown ... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 07:10:46 EST New York.report.9.8.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775618 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg, I am a grateful recovering COE, I was not abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Sometimes its hard to include the word grateful in that sentence because I do not "feel" grateful when I am writing it. <BR> <BR> Sometimes I have to look words up to remind myself exactly what they mean, this morning I looked up recovery and the following is what it said <BR> <BR> Recovery <BR> <BR> 1. an act of recovering <BR> <BR> 2.the regaining of or possibility of <BR> ... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:48:38 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.5.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773756 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful for peace this morning <BR> I am grateful to wake up abstinent <BR> I am grateful for the phone meetings <BR> I am grateful for the resources I have to reach out to people <BR> <BR> "One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity." <BR> Albert Schweitzer --- Submitted by George Wachirah --- Kenya <BR> <BR> <BR> "Cherish every day. Yes, laugh, sing, p... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 06:10:38 EST turn the page.report.9.5.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773752 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg, I am a grateful recovering COE, I was not abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> I am still struggling hard with my other program and that bled into my OA program. I had extra food over what my meal plan called for, it was a scoop here or an extra wrap there, the bottom line is that it's not what I planned for. <BR> <BR> My goal for today is to sit down and meditate, pray, and seek answers as to whats driving my behavior. Sitting here now I am not sure what... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 06:02:30 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.4.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773116 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for my 12step/Spark friends <BR> I am grateful for Chris <BR> I am grateful for Jon & Heidi <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> <BR> "Many a times "Acceptance" in relationships leads to peace and harmony, while "Expectation" leads to conflict and dissatisfaction." Written in 2014 by D.M. --- India <BR> <BR> <BR> Whenever you have negative, disgruntled and belligerent individuals around you, leave them for now and... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:08:59 EST wake me when SEPT ends.report.9.4.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773110 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg, I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent with my food yesterday, I am still struggling badly with another program I have, and that leaves me with feelings of shame. <BR> <BR> I am not putting program at the top of my priority list. There are days I am not able to make a meeting, then there are some days like yesterday when I could have attened but I let someone else come before it. I will attend the phone meeting this morning and not let othe... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:03:26 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.3.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772364 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful to be honest about my food plan for today <BR> I am grateful for my sponsors <BR> I am grateful for Jon and his family <BR> I am grateful for Mark <BR> <BR> <BR> "The most wonderful taste of serenity is found by the love you create for yourself, and those around you." <BR> Written in 2013 by Joseph Torres --- Pennsylvania <BR> <BR> <BR> "Happiness is a choice you make when you all... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:06:30 EST heres to us.report.9.3.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772362 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit Meal Plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/afer meals <BR> Make 2 outreach calls <BR> Make 2 outreach texts <BR> Attend 9:45 meeting, be of service <BR> Read OA daily readers <BR> Read 2 pages in 12/12 <BR> Listen to VO session and practice script <BR> Read Chapter in VO book <BR> Check out VO website, listen t... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:00:46 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.2.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771632 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful for my life <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for my sponsors <BR> I am grateful for phone meetings <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> I am grateful for my freedom <BR> <BR> "Stand up to your fears! You'll find they haven't half the weight you thought they had!" Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jeannie Watts --- Colorado <BR> <BR> <BR> "To begin where you are is often an overlooked step i... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:23:08 EST not over you.report.9.2.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771626 Good morning <BR> <BR> my name is Greg I am a grateful, recovering COE I was abstinent with my food yesterday <BR> <BR> I continue to struggle with aspects of another of my programs which throws my entire world out of whack. I was abstinent however it was a not a peaceful and serene abstinence, I hung on by my fingertips. <BR> <BR> I did attend a phone meeting, my first in a week or more. The longer I stay away from phone meetings the less helpful they seem, however as soon as I attend o... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:17:08 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.9.1.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770996 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for Higher Power <BR> I am grateful my mom <BR> I am grateful for my home <BR> <BR> "Find something deep inside you that will propel you in doing something meaningful for you. Dig deep down for that love, anger, hate, or whatever it takes to prove to yourself that you had it in you all along. It can be done." Written in 2014 by Dr. Maloney Hunter-Lowe --- Virginia <BR> <BR> <BR> "There is nothing written, but what... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:28:38 EST happy labor day.report.9.1.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770992 Good morning <BR> <BR> my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Make 2 outreach calls <BR> Make 2 outreach texts <BR> Read OA Daily Readers <BR> Read 2 pages in BB <BR> Read 2 pages in 12/12 to continue step work <BR> Listen to past news cast <BR> Read VO Blog <BR> Listen to professional news casters <BR> Prep radio show for... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:21:51 EST my grat-words.8.29.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769147 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful to know my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful for Phil <BR> I am grateful for James <BR> I am grateful for Chris <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent & sober this morning <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> I am grateful that I know gratitude <BR> <BR> <BR> " Live each day as if it's the first day of your life. You have to learn, achieve, know, gain, understand and live up to." <BR> Written in 2011 by Vikki Kumar --- India <BR> <BR> <BR... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:14:19 EST blue on black.report..29.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769144 Good morning <BR> <BR> my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> For the first day in a while I was 100% sober across the board, it was challenging especially at the end of the day but it felt good to fall asleep whole instead of fractured. <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Make 2 outreach calls <BR> Make 2 outreach texts <BR> Attend 9:45... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:07:03 EST I was wrong.report.8.28.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5768517 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful, recovering COE and I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit Meal Plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Make 4 outreach calls <BR> Make 4 outreach texts <BR> Start next chapter of 12/12 for step work <BR> Read Daily Readers <BR> Read Chapter in VO Book <BR> Listen to session <BR> Listen to news from 7/19 <BR> Listen to wbz news casters <BR> practice ... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:35:30 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.8.27.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767839 am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful to have gratitude <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for Anna and my other 12step family <BR> I am grateful for my strong sponsors <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> I am grateful for my home <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> "There is nothing written, but what you picture in your mind, that says that is too late to start over: Clarity in what we want, trust in ourselves, faith in... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:10:53 EST one thing.report.8.27.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767837 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful, recovering COE and I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Not a bad day in all, I am still not feeling well and I am getting sick and tired of being sick and tired. I am taking my meds as I am supposed too. I am trying to stay as hydrated as I can, get as much sleep as I can, and take other actions to help keep myself physically healthy. Yet certain health issues still plague me, and I do not believe they are weight related. <BR> <BR>... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:05:19 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.8.25.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766468 <BR> I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful to be at peace this morning <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent this morning <BR> I am grateful for the step work Ill be doing soon <BR> <BR> <BR> " Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable." <BR> Theodore N. Vail <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> " To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything." <BR> Joa... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:20:02 EST