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  • Feelingtude list, 5/3:

    5/4/2015 1:59:21 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. i am grateful for my babies, because they cling really good. 2. i am grateful for getting it started by myself, because i totally nailed it.... Read more

  • Touched my heart & wanted to share

    5/3/2015 8:00:27 PM, by DRADISCH

    “Dare to Be When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully. When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light. W... Read more

  • Plateau. Game changer and taking action.

    5/3/2015 9:49:13 AM, by ESCHOENAUDIT

    Good morning. Today's weekly weigh in was just as I expected it to be. After having lost 23 pounds over the previous 4 or 5 weeks I lost ... Read more

  • Feelingtude list, 5/2

    5/3/2015 1:52:14 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because then are beautiful. 2. forgiveness, because it is healing. 3. amends, because they are healing. 4. walks, because the... Read more

  • Tomorrow is weekly weigh-in

    5/2/2015 10:16:37 AM, by ESCHOENAUDIT

    I had a few bad meals this week plus one day where I was only able to get a short workout in versus the 2-3 I get on a more frequent basis. On W... Read more

  • Hello There!

    5/2/2015 3:16:40 AM, by POETICJUSTUS

    Happy May! I haven't blogged in a while but I have more time on my hands now that I'm not in school! I hope all is well. I so thank you all for y... Read more

  • Feelingtude list, 5/1

    5/2/2015 1:59:31 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. i am grateful for my babies, because they make me look at things objectively. 2. getting my steps in, because it would have been easy to let... Read more

  • be happy

    5/1/2015 7:36:40 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    trying not to let my depression demons get me...but it is really hard.though i wanted to just sit home and cry.i went out and had a good time.i k... Read more

  • Why Was I So Worried?

    5/1/2015 5:35:49 PM, by BAYBOY6385

    it's me Tony with the "UPDATE" on my initial visit with my new d... Read more

  • Got back to it

    5/1/2015 7:42:53 AM, by ESCHOENAUDIT

    After having a not so great Wednesday with respect to nutrition and fitness I got right back to my program on Thursday. Although a few people to... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 4/30

    5/1/2015 2:00:58 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they bring into focus what I take for granted. 2. buggie having a good day at dance, because it's good to see her doing b... Read more

  • Thankful

    4/30/2015 8:27:26 AM, by ESCHOENAUDIT

    I didn't have the best fitness or nutrition day yesterday. I was only able to get in one of my usual three walks. I ate bad at dinner as well. ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 4/29

    4/30/2015 3:36:23 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are fun. 2. year round farmers market, because they have some awesome things there. 3. one more computer charting ... Read more

  • Secrets and Lies

    4/29/2015 7:06:47 PM, by DRADISCH

    Behind the Secrets and Lies When I think back twenty years to the day I stopped drinking it makes me see more clearly the path I was on. ... Read more

  • safe place to spill

    4/29/2015 3:20:17 PM, by CANNIE50

    I've been thinking a lot about friendship lately. I am a person blessed with good friendships, both here and in my daily life. At some point in m... Read more

  • Scale problems

    4/29/2015 2:36:52 PM, by FAER33

    Last year I lost the amount I wanted to and now I'm back up 30 lbs. I had a good routine for wiegh ins I wanted to share. In the morning I would ... Read more


    4/29/2015 10:33:18 AM, by MAESTRAPLANK12

    I remember the day I hit rock bottom. It was September 27,2011 I bottome... Read more


    4/29/2015 8:08:28 AM, by ESCHOENAUDIT

    Today I will take the action to further my recovery and improve my health. For me that means actively working my program, exercising, and ma... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 4/28

    4/29/2015 1:43:52 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me get outside of my head. 2. internet, because it allows me to easily do research. 3. forgiveness, because m... Read more

  • Willingess

    4/28/2015 9:53:07 AM, by ESCHOENAUDIT

    Good morning! To me this program is all about willingess. We have to be willing to take the positive action each and every day to reach our hea... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 4/27

    4/27/2015 9:58:36 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they give the best hugs. 2. for getting the baby, because l&d old have been more than i cared to del with today. 3. fir... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 4/26

    4/27/2015 3:51:18 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because of their own innate wisdom. 2. getting everything put together for my candida cleanse, because it needs to happen. 3. m... Read more

  • pain and loss

    4/26/2015 10:35:54 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    PAIN AND LOSS Really struggling tonight. Bawling my eyes out. Just want someone to hold but I have no one. I've been in a toxic abusive marriage ... Read more

  • I Will Be Okay, Right?

    4/24/2015 4:38:35 PM, by BAYBOY6385

    my Spark Friends. I hope all is swell in your neck of the woods! Once again, I sit alone in front of my computer wondering. Yeah,... Read more

  • I Will Be Okay, Right?

    4/24/2015 4:38:34 PM, by BAYBOY6385

    my Spark Friends. I hope all is swell in your neck of the woods! Once again, I sit alone in front of my computer wondering. Yeah,... Read more

  • What touched my heart Today

    4/23/2015 1:41:22 PM, by DRADISCH

    After doing a little reading , I came across an AA Meditation, that just reached out to my soul. I felt the need to share it. Meditation... Read more

  • hopeful

    4/23/2015 10:49:02 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    i have not had a 5 dollar bill since feb,as my assistance from the state and government is pending!!!! i cant pay my rent ,get meds or buy my own... Read more

  • angry

    4/23/2015 9:54:46 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    The Real Me : I am feeling angry and full of rage this morning.Now that I left my abuser no one in the real world outside of these groups wants t... Read more

  • trash

    4/22/2015 7:08:20 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    feeling frustrated: this is really bothering me so i need advise please.I live with my landlady and she does my trash.she only has a trashcan i... Read more

  • Hawaii 2-oh- two

    4/22/2015 7:02:47 PM, by CANNIE50

    My husband's old friend is getting married in Hawaii, in June, and he booked us a trip (and then told me about it but that is a different story, ... Read more

  • my story

    4/22/2015 4:04:30 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I've been writing again for the past couple of days and I realized something so simple today that I can't believe that I didn't realize before...... Read more


    4/22/2015 11:06:12 AM, by MAESTRAPLANK12

    I have so many songs that have helped and are helping me, but these are m... Read more


    4/21/2015 7:40:46 AM, by MAESTRAPLANK12

    1. HONESTY ... Read more

  • missing you

    4/21/2015 4:06:37 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I want him to know that I am the one who is done with him. I am the one who is choosing to kick him to the curb and I am the one who is choosing ... Read more


    4/20/2015 10:58:13 PM, by MAESTRAPLANK12

    All of us who share these steps and who complete them on a never ending cy... Read more

  • Me and the shelf

    4/20/2015 12:46:54 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    I have this project or renovating my guestroom and turning it into a room that I can rent out to university students. It has its own entrance, th... Read more

  • not really?

    4/19/2015 1:09:47 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    so sick of the abuse!!!!! when will i ever learn??i was invited last week for a cookout with my grandkids and i could not wait,now this morning m... Read more

  • o.k. when?

    4/19/2015 11:45:17 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    venting: I find when i get upset lately I get very angry and when i do i might think of over-eating like i use to do,so i vent instead!!!! what h... Read more

  • Letting go and letting God...

    4/19/2015 12:53:51 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    "What if" – I said to my OA-pal the other day – "What if this is what my higher power thinks is suitable for me. If HP wanted me to become ab... Read more

  • ouch

    4/18/2015 10:58:50 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    OUCH..... I am so grateful to be part a recovery group. Feeling very lonely today and haven't been able to connect with any of my local support ... Read more

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