Category Archive: STEP 1 DISCUSSION

We admitted we were powerless over food—that our lives had become unmanageable.

Oct 08

12 STEP – STEP 1 MY EXPERIENCE

Step 1 is about willingness and surrender – The WILLINGNESS to see that I had a problem (food). The willingness to see that the problem had taken over my life (24/7 food obsession). The willingness to see that no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t get a handle on this problem (diet after diet, …

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Oct 02

TAKING STEP 1, PART 2, MY LIFE IS UNMANAGEABLE

Taking Step 1, Part 2, My Life had Become Unmanageable Step 1, admitting I was powerless over food, that my life had become unmanageable, was a 3 part process for me. Step 1, the Pre-step (see my Post Let’s Begin the Recovery), I first had to become aware of the fact that I had a …

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Sep 15

TAKING STEP 1, PART 1 – BEING POWERLESS

Taking Step 1, Part One – Admitting I was powerless over food Before I could start working the 12 Steps, I had to figure out that I had a problem and what that problem was – I was/am a compulsive overeater/anorexic/bulimic/food addict – whew! See my Post LET’S BEGIN THE RECOVERY – STEP 1.  At …

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Aug 28

LET’S BEGIN THE RECOVERY – STEP 1

STEP 1 We admitted we were powerless over alcohol (food for me) — that our lives had become unmanageable. My take on Step 1 – there is a pre-Step to Step 1 and that is that you have to know you have a problem before you can admit you are powerless over it. I distinctly …

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