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  • I am grateful for, 12/26

    12/26/2014 4:10:19 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they push me to consider my actions. 2. going, because we needed each other. 3. getting the steps in, because it was te... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/25

    12/26/2014 2:53:33 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they add magic to life. 2. angels, because they are everywhere, if we expect them. 3. learning experiences, because the... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/24

    12/24/2014 12:47:39 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are beautiful. 2. getting steps in, because for a little while I was in the lead. 3. sleep, because it recharges. ... Read more

  • If everything were right, we'd be in jail

    12/24/2014 9:36:08 AM, by VTRICIA

    This is something Wash says on Firefly. His wife Zoe says the captain's all tense and something isn't right, and he replies "Honey, we're crooks... Read more

  • faith

    12/24/2014 7:08:43 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I am so grateful I believe in God. The devil tried to enter my life today. I had to tell myself DON'T let him in. Don't let him see you react to ... Read more

  • freedom from food

    12/24/2014 6:42:12 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Good Morning.... I read so many painful stories on this group. Can I share my story? What I see is... Addiction is robbing so many of you of the ... Read more

  • happy dance

    12/23/2014 12:58:12 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Woot woot! My scale now consistently starts with the number '2' instead of a '3'. Been way over 300 lbs for so long that I forgot there were ot... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/23

    12/23/2014 9:55:26 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they know what they need. 2. support, because i have it. 3. hours, because my paycheck likes it. 4. our sitter, becau... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/22

    12/22/2014 9:59:42 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are good kids. 2. going, because we've needed it. 3. getting my steps in, because it could have been different. ... Read more

  • never give up

    12/21/2014 10:06:18 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I have been on WW over 5 years. My total loss is 160 pounds. I am struggling lately to see a loss on the scale. I won't give up. I make decisions... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/21

    12/21/2014 1:10:17 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are becoming. 2. getting up, because we have things to do. 3. stretching, because my calves feel better. 4. gett... Read more

  • Worse or better?

    12/20/2014 5:50:40 PM, by VTRICIA

    One strange thing I had noticed since I have lost weight is that I get headaches about once a month, which I don't remember happening as often be... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/20

    12/20/2014 9:53:38 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they give me an excuse to play. 2. getting some shopping done, because it's time. 3. returning some things, because it ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/19

    12/19/2014 12:14:52 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me to be present. 2. getting our tree, because it's getting to be time. 3. getting a run in, because i did ... Read more

  • Thought for the Day

    12/19/2014 9:58:18 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Fear is only an illusion. It is the illusion that creates the feeling of separateness - the false sense of isolation that exists only in your ima... Read more

  • SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED

    12/19/2014 4:13:39 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I woke up full of hurt,anger and hate,i have been praying over it and doing all that i know how to do and going to meetings and doctors but it is... Read more

  • Life is a journey, enjoy it.

    12/19/2014 12:24:43 AM, by OLDEROWL

    Too many of us make our happiness conditioned upon achieving a desired goal or dream. This is partly due to seeing all those ads that present va... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/18

    12/18/2014 1:23:12 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are kind. 2. letting it go, because it's not mine to control. 3. honest conversations, because it is real. 4. gr... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/17

    12/17/2014 9:54:17 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are forgiving. 2. downtime, because my brain needs it. 3. education opportunities, because growth is good. 4. he... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/16

    12/16/2014 9:54:01 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are innocent. 2. a good conference, because it moves me towards the next step. 3. getting a run in, because it hel... Read more

  • The blind men and the elephant

    12/16/2014 8:51:00 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I enjoyed John Godfrey Saxe's ( 1816-1887) version of the famous Indian legend: It was six men of Indostan, To learning much inclined, W... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/15

    12/15/2014 10:31:42 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they keep me aware of my influence. 2. getting up, because sleeping would have been so easy. 3. text, because it is gre... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/14

    12/14/2014 12:57:32 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they need to be close to me. 2. sleep, because it is precious. 3. nights when my hips don't ache, because solid sleep i... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/13

    12/13/2014 1:03:43 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are my family. 2. saying no, because over extension is a precarious trail. 3. getting steps in, because it helps. ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/12

    12/12/2014 9:07:37 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me smile. 2. getting to a meeting, because it was good. 3. getting a walk in, because it was good. 4. my fr... Read more

  • Pass the Butter . . . please."

    12/12/2014 3:56:34 PM, by IMNOTSTOPPIN

    M sister in law shared this article about margarine vs. butter today on FB. I'd heard that margarine was originally manufactured to feed turkeys.... Read more

  • Thought for the day

    12/12/2014 12:33:46 PM, by DYANNE4293

    The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. --Swedish proverb During our illness, we hurt others. We hurt ourselves. We... Read more

  • 2 years of maintenance: The Why

    12/12/2014 11:56:44 AM, by VTRICIA

    This is a symbolic day, moving from the 80%-96% likelihood of regain to 50%. One thing I've wondered throughout this is whether the change is in... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/11

    12/12/2014 3:45:39 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they need they're momma when they don't feel good. 2. being able to give, because it feels good. 3. being able to stay ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/10

    12/11/2014 1:45:13 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me the importance of limits. 2. new exposures, because they open the mind. 3. being a regular, because it's... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/9

    12/10/2014 3:52:07 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they keep my immune system on it's toes. 2. not throwing up at work, because that would have been bad. 3. my people hel... Read more

  • alone

    12/9/2014 1:46:53 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    have no family that will take me in or help me,i found out today my daughters moving a girl into my moms room so cuz she has no family,a stranger... Read more

  • Today's Thought from Hazelden

    12/9/2014 9:23:58 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Today's thought from Hazelden Is: Anticipate the good so that you may enjoy it. --Ethiopian Proverb Newcomer I'm getting closer to 90 days - I'... Read more

  • food was a old friend no more

    12/9/2014 5:25:56 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Last night I had a lot of emotions I was repressing and it turned into a numbing anger. Before I realized I was going down that road (which often... Read more

  • my blessing for you

    12/9/2014 5:13:51 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    For each and everyone of you that is having a tough time, pain or issues of any kind, I wish to say to you that your not alone and loved. I wish ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/8

    12/9/2014 1:03:47 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me to be gentle. 2. getting some mandatory ed stuff done, because it brings everything back into deadline. ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/7

    12/8/2014 12:57:40 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they help me grow. 2. making the christmas party, because it was fun. 3. theresa working for me, because i could take t... Read more

  • pass it forward

    12/7/2014 6:05:49 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I AM CHALLENGING THAT EVERYONE TAKE A FEW MOMENTS TO PONDER WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU AND DO AN ACT OF KINDNESS STARTING TODAY UNTIL AT LEAST CHRISTMA... Read more

  • OA WORKS

    12/7/2014 9:33:10 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    You do not have to follow a specific food plan to recover in OA. The goal of OA is to abstain from compulsive overeating, and a food plan helps t... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/6

    12/7/2014 2:13:03 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they buffer stupid adult schtuff. 2. our first Santa pics done, because it was better than last year's. 3. hours on the... Read more

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