Eating Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa – SIGNS, SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, & TREATMENT

Recovering from and Understanding eating disorders Eating disorders are serious and widespread conditions that cause both physical and emotional damage. Contrary to popular belief, eating disorders are not really about food or weight, but rather attempts to control or avoid emotional and stress-related issues. While people with eating disorders usually try to hide the problem, there are warning signs you can watch for. Early treatment makes recovery easier, so talk to your friend or family … [Read more...]

Story as an ‘Over-Eater’, Recovery in Michigan

Double Dipper (The story of an OVER- EATER)     "I have to tell you. I am not a double dipper. Although, as horrible as this may sound, when I lost my OA [Overeaters Anonymous] abstinence, I went down to the local discount liquor place and set out to become an alcoholic. I stupidly thought I could switch addictions. In my mind, being an alcoholic was somehow better. I never thought all alcoholics were thin nor had eating problems. Boy, was I ever wrong! I … [Read more...]

12 STEPS to Recovery – WOMEN, Amazing Journey!

"The Twelve-Step Program" Twelve Steps were first published in the book, Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men/Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism in 1939. The method was then adapted and became the foundation of other 12 Step Programs. As summarized by the American Psychological Association, the process involves the following: admitting that one cannot control one's addiction or compulsion; recognizing a greater power that … [Read more...]

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