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  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/11/2016 9:43:11 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Remember that the Lord will shape the back to bear the burden placed upon it." —Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • Clarity and Slogans

    10/11/2016 7:03:22 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    One of the biggest changes I have noticed in myself in the last 27 days, of abstinence from overeating, is clear thinking. Many people describe ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Prayer

    10/10/2016 6:37:53 PM, by JLAMING263

    Richard G. Scott Prayer is a supernal gift of our Father in Heaven to every soul.... Read more

  • happy thanksgiving!

    10/10/2016 3:32:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    to all who celebrate it, happy thanksgiving! hope that everyone has an incredible day! my daughter says hi to all. all of the birds say cheep,che... Read more

  • Balance is Hard

    10/10/2016 9:48:38 AM, by GINGERLY4

    In January of this year, I was hired as a full time teacher. I went from being an assistant who got to walk away at the end of the day, to the t... Read more

  • No More Slippery Slopes!

    10/10/2016 7:08:30 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Last night, I had a phone call with my sponsor. We went over the Step 3 questions. At the end, she asked me, "Have you made a decision to turn ... Read more

  • Flooded Thoughts...

    10/9/2016 7:20:59 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I awoke this morning from a very vivid dream that I believe had been going on for an hour or two. I dreamt that I was in my old church. There w... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/8/2016 8:46:24 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Patience in affliction and suffering describes the life of Christ, the great exemplar. In moments of great suffering and pain which transpired i... Read more

  • Living... Losing... Learning...

    10/8/2016 7:44:59 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I had a good day at work yesterday...gotta love Fridays! I'm still on plan. When I eat out, I check the menu for the "light" section. So I can... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/7/2016 9:30:40 AM, by JLAMING263

    "In our lives we experience trials, but if we are ambitious for Christ, we can focus on Him and feel joy even in the midst of them. Our Redeemer ... Read more

  • Finding the Good!

    10/7/2016 6:55:15 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I have started Step 4 with OA..."Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves." A lot of people are afraid of this step and procra... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    10/6/2016 1:05:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had another job interview this morning, for a full time position. tomorrow morning, i will be talking with a different place regarding a comple... Read more

  • SPOILER...Righteousness

    10/6/2016 9:12:48 AM, by JLAMING263

    Richard G. Scott A consistent, righteous life produces an inner power and strength that can be permanently resistant to the eroding influence o... Read more

  • Plan B Day

    10/6/2016 7:22:52 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was a "curve ball" day...didn't go as originally planned. I was getting ready to leave for work when my daughter called and asked if I... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/5/2016 8:48:57 AM, by JLAMING263

    "How, then, can we claim that joy? We can start by “looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith” [Hebrews 12:2] “in every thought” [D... Read more

  • 3 Weeks on Plan!

    10/5/2016 7:26:15 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today, will complete 3 weeks in...21 days of abstinence from compulsive overeating/emotional overeating/binge eating. It's hard to believe my la... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    10/4/2016 6:00:03 PM, by JLAMING263

    Henry B. Eyring You show your trust in Him when you listen with the intent to learn and repent and then you go and do whatever He asks.... Read more

  • a busy day

    10/4/2016 3:25:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had one job interview today that looks very promising, i have two interviews tomorrow. i had just missed out on a temporary job by one day. tha... Read more

  • The Comfort Zone

    10/4/2016 7:34:31 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday, I worked from home in the morning so that the oil guy could come and deliver oil and the furnace guy could come and check our furnace ... Read more

  • it's monday

    10/3/2016 10:27:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is now well underway. i do have a job interview tomorrow morning and i need to go to the other place to register. so my day will be spe... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/3/2016 9:31:03 AM, by JLAMING263

    "May our light so shine that we glorify our Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, whose name is the only name under heaven whereby we might ... Read more

  • Moving Forward

    10/3/2016 8:13:02 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I had my third meeting with my sponsor last night. She is very kind and understanding and insightful. It is still hard for me to call her. We ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/2/2016 8:21:52 PM, by JLAMING263

    "One of the remarkable characteristics of young wild sunflowers, in addition to growing in soil that is not hospitable, is how the young flower b... Read more

  • what a day

    10/2/2016 2:01:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i enjoyed the movie yesterday! she really likes it. i liked it,too. today she is spending some time with one of her friends from ... Read more

  • Good but Challenging Day!

    10/2/2016 8:18:10 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Had a good day off yesterday. DH and I went out to lunch and then went thrifting. We got some good buys. Then, we went over to his mom's house... Read more

  • Husband's Discectomy Surgery

    10/1/2016 4:13:15 PM, by ALNEAGLE

    My husband had his surgery on Thursday morning and it went well. We had to be there bright and early for pre-op lab work and prep. They took hi... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/1/2016 9:56:59 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Remember that the Lord will shape the back to bear the burden placed upon it." —Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • Happy Saturday!

    10/1/2016 8:40:05 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Another "on track" day has passed. Yay! Friday was pretty good. I got kind of tired at work but I just kept "doing the next right thing" until... Read more

  • I cannot believe I actually did that

    9/30/2016 9:20:41 PM, by WINACHST

    i had some yard work to do so I put on my headphones, loaded my cd walkman with Chris Tomlin's Love Ran Red and went out and worked in the yard a... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    9/30/2016 5:43:55 PM, by JLAMING263

    "The winds and the waves shall obey thy will: Peace, be still, peace, be still."... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/30/2016 2:00:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is almost done. on the weekend, my daughter and i are going to the movies. she is really looking forward to it and so am i. all of t... Read more

  • Sharing and Staying On Plan

    9/30/2016 7:27:15 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Had a good talk with my OA sponsor last night. I went through the workbook and shared my answers to the questions in Chapter 1. We got part-way... Read more

  • Where I am today

    9/29/2016 12:04:40 PM, by SPARKLES

    Where I am today. NOT feeling hopeless, but at the moment, honestly - immobile. I am going to work on my health and weight again - soon - not a... Read more

  • a nice day

    9/29/2016 10:43:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    i got to hear from a good friend of mine yesterday morning. my daughter has two field trips coming up in october. one will be to the zoo that she... Read more

  • SPOILER...Atonement

    9/29/2016 8:53:17 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Acknowledge and face your weaknesses, but don’t be immobilized by them, because some of them will be your companions until you depart this earth... Read more

  • Base Camp

    9/29/2016 6:22:25 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday I completed two weeks of eating on plan! Yay! In the morning, I started to get that "shakey" feeling again. It's very hard to descri... Read more

  • a lovely day

    9/28/2016 2:52:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter wants to see a movie that is coming out this weekend. it is the first movie she has shown some interest in that is not to do with har... Read more

  • SPOILER...Prayer

    9/28/2016 9:57:54 AM, by JLAMING263

    Larry R. Lawrence We need to ask the Lord for directions along the way. We have to ask some difficult questions, like 'What do I need to change... Read more

  • New Me Emerging

    9/28/2016 7:22:19 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today will wrap up 2 weeks of solid abstinence with my eating...no binges...no overeating. It seems like it went really fast. Time goes fast th... Read more

  • SPOILER...Repent

    9/27/2016 3:38:30 PM, by JLAMING263

    Henry B. Eyring However difficult our circumstances, we can repent. ... Read more

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