Type 2 Diabetes and food addiction?

Type 2 Diabetes and food addiction?

Wow, I can’t believe we are already well into December!! Time just seems to keep flying by. We just completed an amazing month of recovery in Vancouver! We kicked off the month with an ACORN Alumni Relapse Prevention Weekend, which was fantastic! Ten alumni joined Phil and me for a weekend of learning about relapse warning… Continue Reading

Tips for an Abstinent Thanksgiving

Dear Friends, Thanksgiving Day, as celebrated in North America, is traditionally a time to gather with family and friends to give thanks for our many blessings.  In the United States, Thanksgiving is on the fourth Thursday of November; and in Canada, it is the second Monday in October. (Do you know which other world country… Continue Reading

28 Days of Recovery in Vancouver

Hello, I am sitting in the group room at Sugar Free Place in Bradenton, Florida.  It’s 9:00 Saturday morning, and we just finished gentle breakfast on the first morning of a Primary Intensive.  It is quiet and peaceful as all the participants are working on their first assignments and preparing for our first group which starts… Continue Reading

Summer Freedom…an oxymoron? Not anymore!

Summer Freedom…an oxymoron? Not anymore!

“Summer freedom”–I’m not sure if prior to my recovery I would have included those two words in the same sentence and really meant them. Summer means sunshine, warmth, outdoor fun, beautiful flowers filling the air with exquisite scents, daylight lasting until after 9 p.m., swim suits, shorts and tank tops.  For me, before recovery, my “summer freedom” equaled… Continue Reading

The Fat & the Furious by S. Ajlouni, Amman, Jordan

The Fat & the Furious by S. Ajlouni, Amman, Jordan

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month In recognition of Men’s Health Awareness Month http://www.menshealthmonth.org/ we are pleased to highlight the story of Sachir “Rocky” from Amman, Jordan. Sachir began his recovery journey in Jordan where he discovered that he was addicted to certain foods. Rocky weighed almost 400 pounds following seemingly endless attempts to lose weight through… Continue Reading

Women’s Health Month

Women’s Health Month

June and July Events Space is available in the new Living In Recovery Program. Week 2 begins Sunday, June 11th. Call the ACORN office to register.  941-378-2122 Monsey, New York!   Bradenton, Florida!   Bristol, Vermont!  ACORN is offering several events in the next few weeks in several locations. Start your summer with Abstinence and Recovery. We are… Continue Reading