Category Archives: Members Share

Listen to 2018 New Years Day Celebration Speaker

2018 New Years Day Celebration Speaker (download) This year’s NYD event was another great opportunity to hear about stories of Recovery like this one. Find out more about meetings across the city of Denver and mark your calendar for New … Continue reading

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Hope In Loss

May the miracle of my experience, bring you hope! Two weeks ago, I just lost my little dog. His name was Dexter and he was 16 years old. Except for losing my late husband, I am devastated beyond measure, experiencing … Continue reading

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2017 Fall Assembly/Convention (Click Continue reading to hear audio files from Each Session!)

Convention Opening Plus Panel (Friday Night) Region 3 Chair Step 3 (Saturday Morning) Seeking a Spiritual Solution Steps 4 and 5 Sweet Surrender: Giving Over , Not Giving Up Steps 6 and 7 Keeping the Peace: Action Plan (How to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Listen to: 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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Recovery on Higher Ground – The 2014 State Convention

What a weekend we had in Frisco, Colorado; celebrating camaraderie, hope, strength and experience. For those who attended, it was a “feast of recovery.” Aspiring to live on “higher ground” allowed for an atmosphere of humility. People seemed hungry for … Continue reading

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