Acceptance is the answer…Ouch.
When I hear the word “acceptance”, I think about Coach Ham, yellow squash and this little thing we deal with called, LIFE. Last night I was lamenting beautifully to my Sponsor about my day. I was explaining to him the many trials and tribulations that lay ahead of me… and how, if ever, anyone would […]
Dr. Oz: The FLAB card, what’s in your wallet?
F-L-A-B (Frustrated – Lonely – Anxious – Bored) Yesterday on ‘The Dr. Oz Show’ the famed health guru and friend of Oprah asked TV land, “Are you addicted to food?”. “Why yes, yes I am”, I replied back emphatically. The focus of the show was on three women who thought, but he knew, they were addicted […]
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous report 15% increase in membership
Enhanced Online News published an article about FA (Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous) reporting a major increase in membership in the past year. They report a 15% increase to be exact… If they were in the business of sales, business would be good! Hmmm, I wonder…. have people finally come to understand that food addictions […]
My reflection in the looking glass
I awoke this morning with the pressing reminder about an assignment I was given. Well, that’s not correct… Sponsors, don’t issue out assignments or homework, they offer up suggestions. It was suggested to me that I write down any occurring thoughts that I might be having. You see… First, let me warn you that I’m […]
Sunday lunch with Ashley Judd
Ask yourself, “What are you contributing to the group?” – Ashley Judd Several weeks ago, I had the great pleasure of having Sunday lunch with The McCarty family and Ashley Judd. Now, I have worked with A LOT of celebrities… they’re all the same, and all that IT implies. When Karen asked if I wanted to have […]
Tennie McCarty appears on Dr. Oz
“Addiction is the only disease that says, you do not have it!” – Tennie McCarty Click on image to watch the clip Is food controlling your life? Do you feel out of control? Meet someone with a food addiction and find out what it takes to break the cycle.
Resentments Part One
It occurred to me, in between shots, that maybe I shouldn’t be so hard on my parents anymore. I mean, we all make mistakes, right? My friends and I were bar hopping in West Hollywood celebrating my 27th birthday, fun was expected and excessive drinking required. Ahhh, I still remember that old Irish Gaelic drinking song my friends sang […]
But, I can’t afford treatment!
“I can’t take the time away from work… I’ve got kids, my insurance won’t cover it. I’m not rich” Hmmmm, likely excuse. First thing first, stop complaining! Second thing, get your sorry no good, lying (all addicts lie), cheating, excuse making and not willing to make sacrifices SELF to a meeting. When you get to […]