Spring Assembly/Convention 2016

Reaching Out Our Hands in Abilene, Texas OA Region III Spring Business Assembly and Recovery Convention Sponsored by Big Country Intergroup April 15 — 17, 2016 Hilton Garden Inn Abilene 4449 Ridgemont Drive Abilene, Texas, 79606 ReachingOutOurHands-brochure Online Registration

By | September 21st, 2015|Articles, Assemblies, Datebook, Recovery|Comments Off on Spring Assembly/Convention 2016

Unity with Diversity Question of the Month

JUNE: How do we welcome members such as anorexics, bulimics or those who have had weight-loss procedures? Do we welcome OA members in relapse as authentically as we welcome newcomers or any other members?  

By | August 6th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Unity with Diversity Question of the Month

More Audio from the Assembly/Cruise

The audio recordings on the cruise are a real disappointment in that they are difficult to hear, irritating to listen to, and sometimes just simply not clear enough to understand. The problem for the most part was background noise. The meditations on Monday and Saturday were in a chapel on the top deck. Engine noise [...]

By | April 4th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on More Audio from the Assembly/Cruise

Elena M, Saturday Evening’s Speaker

Believe me, the webmaster GREATLY regrets the operator error in this recording. First I told Elena she would not need to use the lectern which was about she same height she is, that the microphone would pick it up, then I felt inclined to move the microphone to get a better feed. That lasts only the [...]

By | March 22nd, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Elena M, Saturday Evening’s Speaker

Sail into Recovery with Region 3

Whether you get on the cruise ship tomorrow or not, you can go with us. Some of the recordings will not be up until after the cruise is over, but here is our fearless leader, Roni B, telling her story last night at the Assembly.

By | March 21st, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Sail into Recovery with Region 3

Applications for Region 3 Vice Chair Due

Dear Trusted R3 Servants, During our spring assembly in Webster we will be electing a Vice Chair who will serve until the fall assembly in Albuquerque on Sep. 26. According to our Bylaws Article VII (H):  "Upon the vacancy of a Steering Committee position, the Chairperson shall appoint an Interim Steering Committee member to serve until [...]

By | January 23rd, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Applications for Region 3 Vice Chair Due

Get OA News Here!

Hello, A Step Ahead, First Quarter, 2015, is now available as a free download on Here is the link: The issue is jam-packed with nine pages of OA news, announcements, and articles by OA trustees and members. Please let members, groups, and service boards know the new A Step Ahead is available to [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Get OA News Here!

And We Have a Winner!

The Win-a-Free-Cruise drawing was held on December 6, 2014, in Austin, Texas, and the lucky winner is Sherry J from Tyrone, Georgia. We appreciate everyone's support of Region 3. If you didn't win, there's still time to make your reservation. Join us for seven days of Recovery at Sea with Region 3!  

By | December 10th, 2014|Articles|Comments Off on And We Have a Winner!

Register Now for the Cruise and Assembly

You'll need to not only get your passport and cruise reservation, but to participate in the OA Convention onboard, you'll need to register. The form for that is here: 2015 Cruise Registration only. If you are an Intergroup Rep and will be attending assembly, you may register for both together with this form: Cruise Assembly Flyer_2015. There [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|Articles|Comments Off on Register Now for the Cruise and Assembly

Overeaters Anonymous, 3rd edition

OA’s third edition of the beloved Brown Book includes forty never-before-published stories by members from around the world, the complete text of “Our Invitation to You”, the founder’s story, and a new foreword by an eating disorder treatment professional with a new appendix to help readers understand the importance of using the plan of eating [...]

By | October 12th, 2014|Articles|Comments Off on Overeaters Anonymous, 3rd edition