Sacramento Valley Intergroup of Overeaters Anonymous

Effie Yeaw

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Stepping through the Holidays -- HP’s Holiday Card

I’d like to share a love note Higher Power gave me withTIPS for staying abstinent and sane during the holidays. Dear One, thanks for getting in touch! Please know this: Nothing you could think, say, or do could make me love or respect you less. If you’re in the food, you’re separating  ..

Step 11 Study - The Sum of One and One

At a recent meeting, the topic for sharing was “What Step has been most meaningful in your recovery?” As you can imagine, a dozen members presented a dozen different responses. I will share my answer with you. If I were to be accused of two-stepping, I hope that my evidence would point to St ..

Step 10 Study - Story at Ten

Tenth Step inventory is one day of my story. Any harms have I done? Did I help anyone? Judged others, “If only . . .?” Offered hope to the lonely? To old grudges cling? Or self-pity’s song sing? My duties remiss in? Did I talk more or listen? Take more than I neede ..