Author Archives: Central Colorado OA

HP Helps Me to Not Blame Others

An anonymous member gave us permission to submit her response to this Step 5 question from The Twelve Steps of Overeaters Anonymous Workbook. Question 3: How does my HP help me leave rationalization behind and not blame others? By teaching … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Celebration FUN Service Opportunities

New Year’s Day Celebration Gina is working hard with OA members to create a skit for our brunch. She needs actors for her skit, skit ideas, costumes and scribes. If anyone has left over costumes and/or makeup they are willing … Continue reading

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Recovery Abroad

I recently returned from a lovely experience abroad, which included attending an OA meeting in Amsterdam. It was a bit intimidating since my comprehension of the Dutch language is somewhat limited. I attended with a Dutch friend I had previously … Continue reading

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2015 Colorado State OA Convention Recordings

Beyond Our Wildest Dreams: Manifesting The Promises In Recovery Welcome to the 2015 Colorado State OA Convention Revisited. Here you can listen to the keynotes, workshops and other events that made this year’s OA State Convention so full of recovery … Continue reading

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OA Speakers Series – April 2015

Amy K. shared her experience, strength and hope at our most recent OA Speakers meeting. Listen as she tells her story of what it was like, what happened and what it’s like now. Find out how recovery has opened her … Continue reading

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NYDC Service

Join our New Years Day Celebration (NYDC) Planning Committee! We’ve reserved a space for our New Year’s Day Celebration 2017. Plan now to take part! We’ll be returning to The Vista at Applewood Golf Course January 1st from 11:45 am to … Continue reading

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Recovery reflections….

A member approached me today. She asked if I was available for “sponsoring?” Ugh! All the mixed feeling surfaced again. “Do I have time…do I want to sponsor another person….am I working my program perfectly enough?…etc..” I shared with her … Continue reading

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A Warm Celebration of Recovery (Podcast)

Unity Day 2015 was a warm celebration of members acknowledging the importance of “Unity” in recovery. Two speakers, shared their powerful stories of tenacity and commitment to our Overeaters Anonymous program. They both described the power of the 12 Steps … Continue reading

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Twelfth Step Within

Exciting News for TSW Rita C and Maureen J have stepped up to be co-chairs for the Twelfth Step Within Committee. I am so thrilled for them both! OA events are vital to keeping our fellowship strong and connected! I have … Continue reading

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Why It Works – A Humorous Explanation

The struggle to find abstinence and maintain recovery is often eased with the humor we find in program and our own experience. Why Does OA Work We often wonder why OA works so well. Is it the warmth of the … Continue reading

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