Phone Meetings

Phone Meetings phone number 605-472-5736
and access code 983099#


Preventing and Recovering from Relapse

Day: Tuesday
Time: 8:00 pm eastern | 7:00 pm central | 6:00 pm mountain | 5:00 pm Pacific
Topic: We will read, discuss & share on reading Chapter 12 Food Addiction: The Body Knows and Chapter 12 From the First Bite

Please mute your phone by pressing *6 when you enter the meeting. The mute button on your individual telephone may not be sufficient to mute you when you are in the meeting. If you want to share at some point in the meeting, then press *6 and ask the leader.

Literature: Food Addiction: The Body Knows; From the First Bite.


Healing Day By Day

Day: Wednesday
Time: 8:00 pm eastern | 7:00 pm central | 6:00 pm mountain | 5:00 pm Pacific
Topic: We will read, discuss & share on reading from Healing Day by Day – Daily Affirmations by Kay Sheppard.

Please mute your phone by pressing *6 when you enter the meeting. The mute button on your individual telephone may not be sufficient to mute you when you are in the meeting. If you want to share at some point in the meeting, then press *6 and ask the leader.

Literature: Healing Day by Day – Daily Affirmations by Kay Sheppard.


Recovery Basics – for Beginners and Long-Timers Alike

Day: Thursday
Time: 8:00 pm eastern | 7:00 pm central | 6:00 pm mountain | 5:00 pm Pacific

Please mute your phone by pressing *6 when you enter the meeting. The mute button on your individual telephone may not be sufficient to mute you when you are in the meeting. If you want to share at some point in the meeting, then press *6 and ask the leader.

Thirteen Week Topic Rotation, to be cycled through 4 times per calendar year:

Week 1: Benefits of Recovery
Week 2: Powerlessness
Week 3: Dealing with Feelings
Week 4: Avoiding Relapse – Staying Abstinent No Matter What
Week 5: The 12 Steps
Week 6: Absolutely Abstinent Cookbook Q&A
Read and discuss the Q&A Section of the cookbook.

Week 7: Change Everything: Grow or Go
Week 8: Our Spiritual Connection– the Payoff of the 12 Steps –The Promises
Week 9: Slogans
Week 10: Lies the Disease Tells Us & Awfulizing Abstinence
Week 11: Volume is an Addictive Substance
Week 12: Poisonous Foods and Thoughts
Week 13: Trying vs. Doing

Suggested References:
Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th Edition (The Big Book)
Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous
Food Addiction: The Body Knows (Kay Sheppard)
From the First Bite: A Complete Guide to Recovery from Food Addiction (Kay Sheppard)
Food Addiction: Healing Day by Day, Daily Affirmations (Kay Sheppard)
Absolutely Abstinent! Recipes for Recovery (Kay Sheppard)


“From the First Bite”

Day: Saturday
Time: 12 noon on the east coast (9:00 a.m. on the west coast)

Please mute your phone by pressing *6 when you enter the meeting. The mute button on your individual telephone may not be sufficient to mute you when you are in the meeting. If you want to share at some point in the meeting, then press *6 and ask the leader.

Please have your book From the First Bite available so you can help with the readings.
You will be asked to announce yourself, but please don’t, as the meeting may already be underway.


Food Addiction: “The Body Knows”

Day: Sunday
Time: 12 noon on the east coast (9:00 a.m. on the west coast)
Topic: Focus on Food Addiction: The Body Knows.

Please mute your phone by pressing *6 when you enter the meeting. The mute button on your individual telephone may not be sufficient to mute you when you are in the meeting. If you want to share at some point in the meeting, then press *6 and ask the leader.

Please have your book The Body Knows available so you can help with the readings.