Bits and Bites, September 2017
|THE MORE TOTAL OUR SURRENDER,
THE MORE FULLY REALIZED OUR
FREEDOM FROM FOOD OBSESSION.
-- Our Invitation to You (Ovreaters Anonymous, Third Edition, p 3)
|I don't have to
until I am
-- Voices of Recovery (p.252)
|Expectations are premeditated resentments.
-- OA slogan
| We deserve Better than the worst we can stand.
-- Heard at the Twin Rocks Serenity Retreat
-- Intergroup Scoop Newsletter, April 2002
|31 languages other than
English are used at registered OA meetings.
Afrikaans Arabic Danish Dutch Estonian Finnish
French German Greek Hebrew Hindi Hungarian
Icelandic Italian Japanese Korean Latvian Lithuanian
Luxembourgish Maltese Mandarin Norwegian
Persian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian
Slovenian Spanish Swedish Ukrainian
meetings worldwide are
either multilingual or held in languages other
|HANDY REASONS NOT TO
I won't know anybody there.
I might know somebody there.
I've had a great week -- who needs it?
I've had a rotten week -- who feels up to it?
I'm embarrassed; people will see I've gained weight.
I'm losing weight on my own; why would I need to go?
The weather's awful. It's too icky to go out.
The weather's beautiful. Who wants to stay indoors?
That meeting's too large. I feel lost.
That meeting's too small. I feel conspicuous.
I haven't been to a meeting in ages.
I've been going to meetings for ages.
I might see a reflection of myself in somebody I don't like.
Send a bit or bite of recovery inspiration to email@example.com-- Lifeline - A Meeting on the Go magazine, September 2017
Overeaters Anonymous, Inc.