Monthly Archives: June 2016

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Working the Steps–Step Two

12 Step Work 2

by Christina Fisanick Greer, Ph.D. For so many people in contemporary western culture, step two work can be incredibly challenging. Many of us believe that perhaps SOMETHING is out there greater than us, but we don’t really know what. More troubling, we have…

Of Outhouses and Humiliation

Of Outhouses and Humiliation

by Christina Fisanick Greer, Ph.D. I take a deep breath and squat, my skin barely touching the seat of the outhouse toilet. I pee as fast as possible, wipe, and toss. I nearly break into a run fleeing the small, reeking confines of…

Working the Steps–Step One

12 Step Work 1

Most people familiar with addiction of any kind know about Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 Steps. Those steps have been modified more than a dozen times for other addictions as well, including food addiction. I have worked through the steps–a series of questions…

The Importance of Balanced Nutrition: Guest Post

The Importance

While I am a dietitian, I was not always a nutritious eater. Growing up, we had a garden and I did love my vegetables. However, aside from daily salads, I had my fair share of packaged processed snacks, sodas, and candy. I never…

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Christina Fisanick Greer, Ph.D. is a writing professor and published author. Her goals are to help as many people in recovery as possible through writing and creativity. Christina can be reached at clfisanick@aol.com.

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Optimistic Food Addict

OptimisticFoodAddict.com is a website devoted to supporting recovery from Food Addiction and Binge Eating Disorder. Christina Greeer, Ph.D., the founder and editor of this site, is not a physician but a writer and food addict who aims to help all.