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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:04:17 EST were not gonna take it.report.7.11.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736480 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <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> Attend 9:45 Eastern Standard Time Phone meeting (712-432-5200 pin: 836731#) <BR> Read 100 pages in my VO book <BR> Read program materials <BR> Read 1 VO webpage <BR> Make time with Phil to do my step work <BR> Practice VO exercise <BR> listen ... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:37:12 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.7.10.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735968 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for Program <BR> I am grateful for close friends <BR> I am grateful for Tom <BR> I am grateful for Mom <BR> <BR> "So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things. The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around ... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:20:17 EST into the mystic.report.7.10.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735959 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> listen to speaker file <BR> read program material <BR> practice VO script <BR> read VO book <BR> check out 1 VO page or watch video <BR> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:14:26 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.7.9.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735095 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful for the gift of my life <BR> I am grateful for the gift of recovery <BR> I am grateful for Joh <BR> I am grateful for Eryn and Bailey <BR> I am grateful for the good day yesterday <BR> I am grateful for my sponsors <BR> <BR> Leave the worries of last night to darkness and let the light of motivation and inspiring things take control of your mind and actions. Start a beautiful morning and end up with a successful and blessed day." <BR>... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 06:51:21 EST Poison.report.7.9.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735082 **Food Mentioned** <BR> <BR> Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was not abstinent yesterday. I took my nieces swimming and then got them something at the local dairy bar. <BR> <BR> I had a small milkshake, but I did not plan for it nor did I text my sponsor and let him know what I was having for a snack. <BR> <BR> It is not something that is a trigger food for me, yet the compulsive side of me was afraid I not get permission to have it so I deceptive... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 06:16:36 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.7.8.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734301 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for Jon & Heidi <BR> I am grateful for strong sponsors <BR> I am grateful for Scotty <BR> I am grateful for Anna <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> <BR> "Wherever you are, whatever you're doing, you always have a story to tell in a way that's never been told before. Consider the profound value of that." <BR> Ralph Marston --- Submitted by Seyram Levuvu --- Ghana <BR> <BR> "You dream to be successful everyday, but do ... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 06:23:31 EST can't live without your love and affection.repot.7.8.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734295 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday. <BR> <BR> I have not really been feeling that great lately. I've been feeling stuffed when I eat. I have not been eating more than I put down if anything I eat a little bit less. I am still in a "mood" I have gotten away from my daily program routine, I will get back on track this morning <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after me... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 06:11:10 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.7.7.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733635 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful that his will not mine be done <BR> I am grateful for close friends <BR> I am grateful for strong sponsors <BR> <BR> " In life you have to make decisions; some are easy. Some are difficult - these are the ones that decide who you are." <BR> Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shashank R. --- India <BR> <BR> " Inspire the world with wisdom in each 'thought' and 'endeavor' for... Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:48:50 EST break.stuff.report.7.7.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733565 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I didn't feel like I was abstinent yesterday, but I didn't do anything that I shouldn't have. I am in a horribly bad mood today, I have been for a few days now. Yesterday was a really sad and odd day. I had harmful thoughts most of the day, I went for a drive down to my sisters and kept eying telephone polls and wondering if I could hit it hard enough to not survive the crash, with my luck I would and then be paralyze... Mon, 7 Jul 2014 07:19:31 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.7.4.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731732 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for Jon and his family <BR> I am grateful for Lynn <BR> I am grateful to get my license yesterday <BR> I am grateful for a great road trip yesterday <BR> I am grateful my dreams about eating were only dreams <BR> <BR> <BR> " Consider your own life - how many times a day does some situation pop up that leads to moments of frustration and anxiety? Surrendering your head to you... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 06:20:10 EST Already gone.report.7.4.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731729 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg, I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Had horrible using dreams last night, thankfully I woke up and I am still abstinent, I will be on guard today <BR> <BR> Action Plan <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> Attend an online meeting <BR> Read program literature <BR> Check out a VO website <BR> Read in my VO book ... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 06:13:15 EST low life living the high life.report.7.3.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731040 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> <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> <BR> Call Phil <BR> <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> <BR> Make 2 outreach calls <BR> <BR> Do 9:45 phone meeting, be of service & share <BR> <BR> Read at least 15 minutes in my VO book <BR> <BR> Check out 1 VO page <BR> <BR> Work on sales script for work <BR> <BR> write emai... Thu, 3 Jul 2014 05:13:03 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.7.2.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730297 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for HP <BR> I am grateful for the lake day yesterday <BR> I am grateful that I know gratitude <BR> I am grateful for Jon and his family <BR> I am grateful for Lynn <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> <BR> "I've learned not to hate, not to blame, not to envy and not to criticize but to appreciate what god has in store for me. " <BR> Copyright © 2010 Zino Kua <BR> I've personally experienced it and now it turns my lif... Wed, 2 Jul 2014 06:13:49 EST enter sandman.7.2.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730291 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> I had a pretty decent yesterday, I am going to take the same actions today that I did yesterday <BR> <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> <BR> Call Phil <BR> <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> <BR> Make 2 outreach calls <BR> <BR> Do 9:45 phone meeting, be of service & share <BR> <BR> **Go see about volun... Wed, 2 Jul 2014 06:05:57 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.7.1.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729568 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for my HP love and guidance in my life <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for the great people I have to reach out too <BR> I am grateful for Jon <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> <BR> <BR> " Experience on paper matters, but not always. It is you who has to decide where and what you want to be in life. When we are running for success, dreams, we don't need to worry about materialistic th... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 06:05:33 EST Donkey.report.7.1.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729565 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful, recovering COE I was abstinent yesterday. Not much to say this morning, yesterday was a decent enough day, I have been staying up late and not sleeping well, the heat also does not agree with me; however I am getting done what I need to with the assistance of my HP <BR> <BR> The deeper into recovery I get the small my world seems here. So many people around me are locked in battles with their own demons. Many are having a "Good" time a... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 05:59:37 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.30.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728777 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for strong sponsorship <BR> I am grateful for my fellow 12 step/loopie/spark brothers and sisters <BR> I am grateful to know gratitude <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> I am grateful for Mike <BR> I am grateful for Chris <BR> I am grateful for Jon and his family <BR> <BR> " Too many people spend their lives looking back at what could have happened. Most of the time people regret what they... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:11:41 EST perfect.report.6.30.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728770 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was not abstinent yesterday. <BR> <BR> I let myself get a little too comfortable and wrapped up in what was going on. It was very warm here yesterday and I was grumpy most of the day. I did not feel like eating my full lunch due to the heat so I only ate a portion. This caught up with me later on in the day and I had more to eat, had I just texted my sponsor and let him know what I was doing it would have been alrigh... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 05:58:13 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.28.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727721 I am grateful for this beautiful day <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for my VO Coach <BR> I am grateful for a great VO session <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> <BR> " When you are desperate for success, the forces of nature will conspire with you to succeed." Author Unknown --- Submitted by Swapnil P. --- India <BR> <BR> " If you reach out to the world with all that you have, like a star, you can never be hidden no matter where you are."... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:07:33 EST Mr Jones.report.6.28.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727714 Good morning, my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> I was very happy to share with my sponsor yesterday about 15# weight release I had recently. I had been holding on to about 10# for the better part of a year now, up and down, up and down. Finally when I started taking the right actions and following program/suggestion/my HP plan things have started to change. I know we are not about weight loss or diet and calories, but this is showing me that... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:57:59 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.27.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726864 I am grateful for the gift of this beautiful day <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> I am grateful for a great day yesterday <BR> I am grateful to be grateful <BR> <BR> " When you fail, you learn. When you learn, you succeed." <BR> Written in 2008 by Shiva Kumar --- India <BR> <BR> " Happiness is not about having or not having problems. Everyone has problems but not everyone is unhappy!" <BR> Wri... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 06:48:40 EST born free.report.6.27.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726858 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> I am beat today I went to bed extremely late last night and I am paying the price for it. I did get to spend some time at the lake with great company. I failed to accomplish a lot on my POA yesterday, I am going to correct that today by getting things done early to help ensure they get done. <BR> <BR> Yesterday I did: <BR> <BR> *Pray <BR> *Submit meal plan <BR> *Call Phil <BR> *Pray ... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 06:39:31 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.26.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726118 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 by the grace of my HP <BR> I am grateful for the 9:45 phone meeting <BR> I am grateful for new friends <BR> I am grateful for Lynn <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> I am grateful for the help I received this week <BR> I am grateful to be of service <BR> <BR> " We learn from people smarter than ourselves. When you discover that you're the smartest person in the room... ... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:02:12 EST something to remind you.report.6.26.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726110 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg, I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday. <BR> <BR> Had a good day <BR> <BR> *I did a phone meeting & was of service at meeting, <BR> *talked to folks on the phone <BR> *read program literature <BR> *read my VO book <BR> *practice my voice work <BR> *stuck to my meal plan <BR> *called my sponsor <BR> *prayed before/after meals <BR> *texted my sponsor before/after meals <BR> <BR> <BR> Today’s Plan of Action includes most of the thi... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 06:55:23 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.25.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725373 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 by the grace of my HP <BR> I am grateful for the 9:45 phone meeting <BR> <BR> "We are all the same - we laugh, cry, love and die. We are brothers and sisters here - time to act like family to each other." <BR> Written in 2014 by Marlene Blaszczyk --- Michigan <BR> <BR> <BR> "May today bring you the joy that escaped from your reach yesterday; the focus to strive for a be... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 06:40:50 EST home sweet home.report.6.25.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725368 Good morning my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE I Was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Had a great phone meeting yesterday at 9:45 Ill provide the info if anyone wants to join in. <BR> <BR> 712-432-5200 836731# Mon 09:45 AM For Today <BR> <BR> 712-432-5200 836731# Tue 09:45 AM For Today <BR> <BR> 712-432-5200 836731# Wed 09:45 AM For Today <BR> <BR> 712-432-5200 836731# Thu 09:45 AM For Today <BR> <BR> 712-432-5200 836731# Sat 09:45 AM For Today <BR> <BR> 712-432-520... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 06:32:44 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.24.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724623 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful for a loving HP <BR> I am grateful for abstinence <BR> I am grateful for the ride with Chris yesterday <BR> I am grateful for Trish <BR> I am grateful for Mom <BR> I am grateful for the pets <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> I am grateful for my vehicle <BR> <BR> Relationships are so much like having a job. The bottom line is: if you don't show up for work you won't get paid. If you are constantly late you'll get written up. Eventual... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:28:10 EST wasted years.6.24.15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724619 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday. <BR> <BR> Not much going on yesterday or this morning so far. I have been feeling a bit down as of late, mild depression I guess. Its no where near where it used to be. I had a therapy appointment yesterday and the therapist said some people just have cycles where it comes and goes. I have to admit that is a bit depressing (ha ha) I guess I thought I was "cured" which is silly I know, I have ju... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:19:42 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.23.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723815 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful for abstinence <BR> I am grateful for a HP in my life <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for Scotty <BR> I am grateful for yesterday’s meeting <BR> I am grateful for the connection in program <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> <BR> " Take a look at those two open hands of yours. They are tools with which to serve, make friends, and reach out for the best in life. Open hands open the way to achievement. Put them to ... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 03:24:19 EST landing in london.report.6.23.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723813 <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Had a pretty decent weekend, I didn't get as much accomplished as I would have like but I cannot change that, all I can do is work on fixing it. <BR> <BR> Had a GREAT skype meeting yesterday, I am very grateful for everyone who attended. <BR> <BR> Plan of action <BR> <BR> start my day with prayer <BR> submit meal plan <BR> call Phil <BR> pray before/after meals <BR> text phil before/after meals <BR> ... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 03:18:29 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.22.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723311 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for Mike <BR> I am grateful for the lessons I have learned I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> "May today bring you the joy that escaped from your reach yesterday; the focus to strive for a better tomorrow; the motivation to live victoriously today." <BR> Written in 2014 by Janice Harris --- Florida <BR> <BR> "Just imagine for a day that you do not know anything, that what you believe c... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:18:11 EST send me an angel.report.6.22.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723302 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Not much to report it was a decent enough day, had a great session with my voice coach, he says that although I have a long way to go he hears improvement <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit Meal Plan <BR> Surrender and stick to the play <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Make outreach calls <BR> Attend Phone meeting <BR... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:01:45 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.21.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722634 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for my sponsors <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for Mike <BR> I am grateful for Myra <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> " Instead of saying, 'This is what you said', just say, 'This is what I understood'. It avoids many misunderstandings and fights in relationships." <BR> Author Unknown --- Submitted by Ravi Chandra --- India <BR> <BR> <BR> " Always remember to tell the ones you love that you... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:02:19 EST 1973.report.6.21.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722614 Good morning <BR> <BR> my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday. <BR> <BR> Had a decent enough day, got a couple of great calls in with some people that have strong recovery. I was not able to get a meeting in but I will today. <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> Surrender and follow my HP'S plan for me today by following my plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Reach out to ... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:28:21 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.20.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721855 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my life <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for phone meetings <BR> I am grateful for the gift of sharing <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> <BR> " The more you fear the more it shall be! The more you dare the more it shall not be!" Written in 2014 by Vikki Kumar --- India <BR> <BR> <BR> " There can be no Positive result from a Negative attitude. Think Positive. Live Positive." Written in ... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:28:40 EST same old lang syne.report.6.20.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721851 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Not much to say, I did a phone meeting yesterday, that's 2 days in a row I am working it into my everyday routine like it should be and I am making sure its a priority. <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit Meal Plan <BR> Surrender and stick to the play <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Make outreach calls <BR> Attend Pho... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:09:06 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.19.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721143 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for Mike <BR> I am grateful for the lessons I have learned <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> "Forgiving those who hurt us is key to our personal peace." <BR> Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sher Muhammad ---Pakistan <BR> <BR> "It is not necessary that tears must fall when you are sad and lips must smile when you are happy. Sometimes life catches us in certain situations when we s... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:06:25 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.19.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721141 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for Mike <BR> I am grateful for the lessons I have learned <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> "Forgiving those who hurt us is key to our personal peace." <BR> Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sher Muhammad ---Pakistan <BR> <BR> "It is not necessary that tears must fall when you are sad and lips must smile when you are happy. Sometimes life catches us in certain situations when we s... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:04:08 EST cold.report.6.19.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721134 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit Meal Plan <BR> Surrender to my HP Will and follow the plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before and after meals <BR> Text Phil before and after meals <BR> Make out reach calls on the phone <BR> Attend a phone or skype meeting <BR> read program material <BR> read in my VO book <BR> practice my VO scripts <BR> check out 1 website on VO Thu, 19 Jun 2014 06:59:44 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.18.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720369 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful for my Higher Power <BR> I am grateful for the good day yesterday <BR> I am grateful for abstinence <BR> I am grateful for Myra <BR> I am grateful for Mom <BR> <BR> <BR> " The way you see me today is not going to be the way you will see me tomorrow because there is a victory to be won!" <BR> Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nephawe Mbavhalelo --- South Africa <BR> <BR> <BR> " There will always be a time and a place for you to shine... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 06:32:21 EST California Girls.report.6.18.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720366 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday. <BR> Not much to report I had a decent enough day, I did not get a meeting in as I was on the road, but I will fix that today. When I get home I will select a phone or Skype meeting to attend. <BR> <BR> Its funny how life works sometimes. There is a little market down the street from my house that I frequent a lot. There was a guy there I used to say hello to every time I was in the store, real... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 06:27:41 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.17.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719583 I am grateful I woke up this morning <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for the great meeting yesterday <BR> I am grateful for strong sponsorship <BR> I am grateful for my job <BR> I am grateful for my home <BR> I am grateful for mom <BR> <BR> <BR> " There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." <BR> Victor Hugo --- Submitted by Colin Stubbings --- United Kingdom <BR> <BR> <BR> " Never alter yourself in order for someon... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 06:19:30 EST Save yourself.report.6.17.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719577 Good morning <BR> <BR> my name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday. <BR> <BR> I had a pretty good day, got much accomplished. I was able to attend a Skype meeting so I am happy about that, I am moving more towards getting meetings and phone calls into my day. <BR> <BR> I did not get my Voice Over work done so I will focus on that behind my program work today <BR> <BR> Plan of Action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> Surrender to my HP will and follo... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 06:08:13 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.16.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718864 I am grateful for the gift of this day <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for program <BR> I am grateful for Scott <BR> I am grateful to know gratitude <BR> I am grateful for the friends in my life <BR> I am grateful for Mom <BR> I am grateful mom is ok <BR> <BR> <BR> " No matter what anyone has told you, I know the truth. You are perfect in all your imperfections and the things you think are wrong with you, they make you who you are. So there, beautiful, even the worst t... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 06:09:06 EST Awake.report.6.16.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718860 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE (compulsive over eater) , I was abstinent yesterday <BR> <BR> I had a pretty decent day overall, didn't get much accomplished I did get a meeting in and made at least one phone call. Speaking of the meeting we had a GREAT skype meeting. Its usually only a few of us in attendance but <BR> there is some GREAT recovery being shared, it doesn't matter how many people are there only the ESH (experience, strength, hope) being... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 06:04:20 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.15.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718342 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful for program and abstinence <BR> I am grateful for my family <BR> I am grateful for my HP <BR> I am grateful for Mike <BR> <BR> " Conquer yourself, understand your emotions, build your character and you will be on the road to excellence." Written in 2009 by Md Rujhan Saim --- Malaysia <BR> <BR> " When the grass looks greener on the other side, it's time to fertilize your own lawn." Written in 2001 by Vicki Matafeo --- Utah <BR> <BR> <BR> " The... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:50:24 EST wild wild life.report.6.15.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718334 Good morning <BR> <BR> My name is Greg I am a grateful recovering COE, I was abstinent yesterday. <BR> <BR> Not much to say today, had a great day spending time with my sister and her family, got to spend alot of time with my nephew <BR> <BR> Plan of action <BR> <BR> Pray <BR> Submit meal plan <BR> Surrender to my HP and stick to the plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Moderate a meeting <BR> Reach out to others by phone <BR> Read Progra... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:42:47 EST my gratitude-words of encouragement.6.14.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717731 I am grateful for this day <BR> I am grateful to be abstinent <BR> I am grateful for my HP'S guidance in my life <BR> I am grateful to know gratitude <BR> I am grateful for lifes painful lessons <BR> <BR> <BR> " Let no man pull you low enough to hate him." <BR> Martin Luther King, Jr. <BR> <BR> <BR> " Cultivate patience first, in spite of your several qualities, because the divine time is waiting for you." Written in 2009 by Satyendra Nath Chatterjee --- India <BR> <BR> <BR> " I am only... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:44:50 EST story of my life.report.6.14.14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717725 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> Surrender to my HP Will for me, I do this by following the plan <BR> Call Phil <BR> Pray before/after meals <BR> Text Phil before/after meals <BR> Reach out to others via phone <BR> attend a phone or f2f meeting <BR> read program material <BR> practice my voice over (read copy, read my book, read websites) Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:38:48 EST