Showing posts from 2011

New Year's Eve ritual

A part of AA I don't often connect with

Progress and the slippery slope

Letting go of the outcome...even on my birthday

Being in my body 1

Better boundaries, fewer rules

taking care of yourself vs. taking care of someone else

Another damn insight

Being with Ones just like me

Worried about not worrying about my weight

Getting a grip on your mind

Being in the presence of grief and fear

Illness, depression, and doing what you need

Laughter, donkeys, and exceptions

Missing drugs and alcohol

More on possibility

Upgrading our personalities

Can it just be okay to need fixing?

The meaninglessness of addiction

Rat trap vs. freedom


Working on learning to be in my body

Attachment disorder and overeating

12 desserts a day, ice cream 16/7, and HP

Duelling voices

Feminism didn't save me from the culture

Unsolicited advice

Not wanting to be who I was

A challenge to my recovery from chronic concerns

Weight loss and men

Defining recovery

More thoughts on Dave Ellis's ideas

Hard to get excited about chronic concerns

A lovely version of the 12 steps for all of us

Moving from should to want

Lessons in desire and responsibility

A reminder of my past

Feeding my inner Dalmatian

Fasting from vigilance

What do I want? Part II

Looking for a compelling vision

My work, my life

Old memories, old cravings

Is real relaxation possible for someone like me?

The body whisperer

confirming what I know.

Who's in charge of this show anyway?

Setting down our burdens

A timely discussion from

A new light on a familiar idea

What are we running from?

A great poem

Dichotomies I am living with