Category Archives: Step 1

ES&F 12 Steps In 1 Hour Sessions

Hi Everyone!   The new workshop is off to a strong start.  There were 23 participants who attended this meeting this week and took the first step! A solid step one is essential to recovery!   A wonderful question was … Continue reading

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General Thoughts on Getting Newcomers Started

Hi Everyone! Since we briefly discussed how to sponsor, I thought I would post this on the blog from the handout that we read this past Sunday. General Thoughts on Getting Newcomers Started Set a time to talk or meet. … Continue reading

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Stools & Bottles — Day 19 Nineteenth Daily Reminder —

I received this in an email. I thought it could be a nice addition to our discussion on surrender.  The quote below is from the book Stools & Bottles. This book was written by the same author as The Little Red … Continue reading

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Developing a Food Plan

Developing a Food Plan Today, during our meeting, we also discussed developing a food plan and how to sponsor. The information that I shared came from a wonderful handout on how to sponsor that I found on line. This is … Continue reading

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Summary Of Our Meeting Last Week On Surrender

Hi Everyone! Thank you for your participation and sharing during our meeting this week. The telephone conference numbers for our group are: Telephone conference number: (712) 775-7031 Access Code: 397-681-282 Playback recording number is: (712) 775-7029 Access Code: 397-681-282# Playback reference number: … Continue reading

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Summary Of Our Meeting This Week

Hi Everyone! Thank you for your participation and sharing during our meeting this week. The telephone conference numbers for our group are: Telephone conference number: (712) 775-7031 Access Code: 397-681-282 Playback recording number is: (712) 775-7029 Access Code: 397-681-282# Playback reference number: … Continue reading

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Surrender — What does it mean?

Hi Everyone! After our meeting this week, Aidel mentioned an article by Dr. Tiebout about surrender and its role in recovery from addiction. For those who many not already know, Dr. Tiebot was one of the earliest supporters of AA … Continue reading

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