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Sheila7 05-28-2011 12:35 AM

90 day OA
Hello! Anyone doing the 90 day OA? That is the OA on the food plan. Today I am on day 5. I did this once before and lost almost 70 lbs, so I am looking forward to the weight loss.... I do LOVE the peace I feel when I follow the plan.

Anyone else doing this?


abbysue715 05-28-2011 06:20 PM

I have never heard of a specific oa food plan. What does it all consist of? Id be interested in trying it!

dannyb 05-29-2011 07:01 AM

I looked it up; the OA National Group does not have a food plan. There is a California group that is affiliated w/ OA that put together its own food plan. Maybe other groups follow it as well. But, to be part of OA, one can follow any food plan that they wish.

Sheila7 05-30-2011 12:32 AM

OA ninety day meetings are specifics within OA. If you go to the oa.org website and look at the telephone meetings and select the OA 90 day meetings and hop on one of those you will meet many others using this food plan. It is similar to the grey sheet. you can google grey sheet food plan too, but w/ OA food plan the main things are no flour, no sugar and no nutrisweet. I also weigh and measure all of my food. It really is freedom cuz I plan what I eat each day and eat what I plan. No binging, overeating or guess work involved. I got my food plan from this site: www.fulloffaith.com I also use the tools of the plan this time around which includes 3 outreach calls per day. Very inspiring!

FAA (Food addicts anonymous) is also similar.


dannyb 05-30-2011 06:17 PM

thanks for the info, Sheila! Glad to hear that it's working for you.

I have an OA brochure that I got when I went to my first F2F meeting; it lists several food plans that one can chose to follow. Is that what you mean by the Gray Sheet?

Sheila7 05-30-2011 09:37 PM

The Grey Sheet was formulated I think in the 1970's. It is a very old OA food plan. I found it good, but I needed a grain, thus switched to OA 90 Day. I don't do F2F meetings although I would LOVE to, there are just not many around here. I do a lot of phone meetings, usually one a day. It was a lil hard in the beginning, no sugar or flour, but I have adjusted now. :)

dannyb 05-31-2011 09:33 PM

Isn't it amazing how the cravings for the flour and the sugar go away after a couple of days?

Sheila7 06-01-2011 10:11 PM

TOTALLY and then fruit is such a treat once again!!!

OA90 06-07-2011 11:44 PM

Sample of success stories:

Phone Meetings:
55003 Monday 7:00 am ‘For Today’ 605-475-5950 79822# Greg B. 1-650-823-0960 / pst
55089 Tuesday 6:30 am Speaker 712-432-8773 45698# Esther 1-647-209-5300 / est
55001 Tuesday 5:00 pm Speaker 712-432-5200 803299# Marcie 1-303-805-1881 / mst
55018 Wednesday 10:00 am Speaker 218-936-4700 105047# Leanne 1-727-738-0377 / est
55014 Wednesday 4:30 pm Speaker 712-775-7100 897214# Jody 1-215-725-7219 / est
55129 Wednesday 5:00 pm Literature 712-432-5200 987420# Kristy 1-859-321-4891 / est
55085 Wednesday 5:30 pm Men's mtg 712-432-0600 267533# Cliff 1-214-549-9299/ cst
55216 Thursday 1:00 AM Big Book 712-432-3973 795658# Sirkie 97226507145 Israel
55002 Thursday 5:00 pm Speaker 319-279-1000 135103# Lori 1-210-829-4195 / cst
55157 Friday 6:00 am Speaker New # 559-726-1300 New #: 156173# Lorenzo 1-408-759-2617 /pst Skype: Freeconferencecallhd.5597261300 Pin: 156173#
55044 Friday 3:00 pm Speaker 218-548-2828 4673# Francine 1-413-822-4141 /est
55229 Friday 7:30 pm AA Big Book & AA 12x12 Study 712-432-3900 301187# Mary R. 1-408-645-9451/pst New phone meeting - California/ F2F* & phone
55023 Saturday 5:00 am ‘For Today’ 712-432-5200 6320348# Phyllis 1-309-585-2292 /cst
55062 Saturday 7:00-8:15 am Tools 213-342-3000 155901# Mandy 1-303-915-6188 /mst
55204 Saturday 12 noon Speaker 712-432-3900 301187# Mary R. 1-408-645-9451/pst California/ F2F* & phone
55021 Sunday 5:00 am Big Book 712-432-5200 6320348# Sue 1-859-420-0522 / est
55167 Sunday 5:30 am Men's mtg 712-432-0600 267533# Doug 1-317-371-5026 / est
55012 Sunday 5:00 pm Speaker 712-775-7100 897214# Cheryl 1-972-239-5241 / cst Dallas,TX/ F2F* & phone

Sheila7 03-31-2012 11:03 PM

I am back to OA 90 and have 33 days of abstinence! This is the longest I have gone w/out a single cheat! I feel so relieved of binging today! I really do not even think about food anymore between meals.

mrslosingit 04-01-2012 09:29 PM

are you talking about oa or how/oa.i don't like being told what to eat

Sheila7 04-20-2012 06:51 PM

OA 90 is similar to OA HOW. Today I have 52 days of abstinence and the miracle is I have absolutely NO cravings whatsoever! :) I have lost 12 lbs and I feel incredible.

For me I do like food plans because for me being a food addict I need boundaries. :)

It doesn't work for everyone.

Jen415 04-26-2012 08:24 PM

OA does not endorse any particular way of eating, even though there are suggested meal plans. One person's abstinence is not identical to the next.

It has taken me the past three months to develop a food plan that works for me, thanks to my sponsor and a nutritionist. If you have a sponsor, ask him/her for help with a food plan.

Sheila7 06-16-2012 11:25 PM

I have made it to 107 days now! I feel amazing!!

OA90 07-18-2012 04:28 AM

Congrats ... so proud of you! :carrot:
Will you be sharing on phone meeting? :D Would love to hear your ESH. :hug:


Originally Posted by Sheila7 (Post 4373785)
I have made it to 107 days now! I feel amazing!!

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