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Raw and truthful, Laurie Weaver, of Daily Adventure Tales, gives you an intimate look inside her lifelong battle with compulsive eating and binge eating disorder. Diets and binges, blame and hope, huge and rapid body weight fluctuations, peace and acceptance, guilt and rage. Laurie invites you to share her day to day journey toward better health and self-acceptance, bumps and all. She hopes to be a companion to others who struggle with, and to those who wish to learn more about compulsive overeating.

Raw and truthful, Laurie Weaver, of Daily Adventure Tales, gives you an intimate look inside her lifelong battle with compulsive eating and binge eating disorder. Diets and binges, blame and hope, huge and rapid body weight fluctuations, peace and acceptance, guilt and rage. Laurie invites you to share her day to day journey toward better health and self-acceptance, bumps and all. She hopes to be a companion to others who struggle with, and to those who wish to learn more about compulsive overeating.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Raw and truthful, Laurie Weaver, of Daily Adventure Tales, gives you an intimate look inside her lifelong battle with compulsive eating and binge eating disorder. Diets and binges, blame and hope, huge and rapid body weight fluctuations, peace and acceptance, guilt and rage. Laurie invites you to share her day to day journey toward better health and self-acceptance, bumps and all. She hopes to be a companion to others who struggle with, and to those who wish to learn more about compulsive overeating.

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English


Episodes

Ep 0166 – Being In Tune With Yourself

9/18/2018
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What does it mean to be in tune with yourself? Mark and I have been on an Alaskan cruise. How to overcome failing first in our heads. Greet newest BC Christine from Pennsylvania who is on the bravery report for calling and sharing her story. A comment conversation with BC Linda from Sydney. Thanks to Sue from the U.K. for her thoughtful private message. Thanks to new BC Christine from Pennsylvania for a nice 5-star iTunes review and for supporting the show with virtual coffee.

Duration:00:26:02

Ep 0165 – The Gift of Today

8/16/2018
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It's easy to wish away our lives waiting for the next good thing and missing out on what we have today. BC Dave inspires us with a meaningful quote. BC Mary S. lets us know about a great web site where we can make cards to cheer up kids in the hospital. Thanks for reaching out about our fire safety and for supporting Mark and me. Dawny catches us up and has a victory. Carrie and I have a comment conversation about improving our body image. BC Dave tells us about his Disc Golf Tourney and...

Duration:00:34:24

Ep 0164 – I’m Positive!

7/17/2018
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Positivity is the theme for the day. We greet new BCs Linda and Charliss. BC Carrie shares comments about the mirror exercise from last show. Encouragement from BC Martha who posted about day 11, a very tough day from my past. BC Dave shares his heart. Updates from BCs Jo from the UK and Dawny. Big smooches to Jo for her generous gift. My top 5 tips for creating positive affirmations and 3 samples.

Duration:00:43:22

Ep 0163 – Love Yourself

6/25/2018
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My feet keep me from hiking, but I find a new podcast spot down at the park. Overcoming disordered eating as an Identity. Finding love for ourselves with a cool mirror exercise. Hello to new BCs Martha, Carrie and SAN (AKA Self Acceptance Newbie). Carrie listens to old and new episodes of COD and has questions. It's ok to ask about past shows. Thanks for the financial support and 5-star reviews on iTunes. Mark tells how you can participate. BC Kelly G. touches my heart with her timely...

Duration:00:27:16

Ep 0162 – Struggles of the Heart

5/22/2018
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Life has been a struggle, but I go hiking to find the quiet place to listen to my heart. Afterwards, I ponder why this time on the mountain was so unusually scary for me. Dawny calls to update us and to let me know she was thinking of me on Mother's Day. Mary S. ponders anxiety and wonders if other BCs also struggle with this. Insight Timer provides a free meditation class.

Duration:00:37:15

Ep 0161 – Discover Your Method

4/24/2018
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Zen flows on the mountain as I discover my own method and I wonder, what's yours? I'm grateful to BCs who've been supporting me and the show, like longtime listener Pat and the Amazon shoppers. A new iTunes review from the UK. New BC Danielle from Brisbane gives me some comments to ponder about why it's so difficult to just say 'Thank You.' New BCs Carol and Shona reach out via PM. Dawny comments after last show.

Duration:00:33:58

Ep 0160 – Fearless

3/28/2018
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What's the difference between being brave and being fearless? New BC Elizabeth fearlessly calls the Bravery Hotline. New BC Svetlana shares one of the bravest stories ever. Supportive comments from Dawny, Jo from the UK and Kelly G. Thanks to all who participated in the new version of Fionna's Brave Companion Song, to those who've left great ratings on iTunes, and to those who shared thoughts via Instagram. What are your three words that represent your strength? Laurie reads her Dream Diet...

Duration:00:38:25

Ep 0159 – The Birthday Show

3/13/2018
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My 59th birthday blast is filled with love and friends who care. After meditating during an early morning birthday hike up the mountain to the next to upper Zen spot, I share three words that best show my strengths and ask for yours. Birthday greetings and songs from Mark, Josephine, Mary S. and Jo from the U.K. Birthday comments from BC North. All the freebies I enjoyed on my birthday and how disappointments turned to blessings. A wonderful surprising medley of Happy Birthdays by...

Duration:00:32:17

Ep 0158 – Good-bye Dream, Hello Determination!

3/7/2018
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How do we cope when a cherished dream doesn't happen? Mark and I ponder how to make a positive future despite disappointment. BC Jo from the U.K. responds to our last show with her lovely voice in After Thoughts. Voice Actress, Lorna Duyn shares her talent by voicing a fearless quote by Veronica Roth. BC Dave updates us via comment and shares a great quote from the book he's reading by Brené Brown. Dawny also tells us how her life is going via comment. BC Mary S. lands on the BC Bravery...

Duration:00:36:04

Ep 0157 – Peace With Decisions

2/27/2018
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How can we find peace with our decisions? Big Xs and Os to BC Josephine for her one of a kind gift. Thanks to Mary S. and Kelly G. for their virtual coffee and to BCs for social support. BC Mary S. shares her word of the year. BC Kat from S. Jersey goes on the bravery report for her courageous decision. Quotes that Dawny lives by. Mark supports my birthday wish. New BCs Kelly G. and Miranda. Comment conversations with BC Dave, Sue from the U.K. and me about Dave's brave authenticity in his...

Duration:00:45:28

Ep 0156 – Smile! It’s Our 4th Anniversary

2/3/2018
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Celebrate 4 years of sharing together on COD. The power of smiling. In After Thoughts, I ponder gratitude and disappointment. BCs Jo from the U.K. and Josephine send their good wishes and bravery. While wearing my BRAVE tiara, a special 55th birthday gift from BC Suz, I ask the BCs for a special birthday gift for my 59th. Mark shares a quote that enhances his word of the year. Supportive and thoughtful comments from BCs Dave, Dawny, Jo from the U.K., Sue from the U.K. and Josephine. Sue...

Duration:00:36:13

Ep 0155 – Hope and Acceptance

1/22/2018
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I hope to develop more acceptance. After Thoughts and focus words for the year with Josephine and Mark, who also responds to your kind words from last show. How to send your After Thoughts in. Welcome new BCs Martha from the UK and Patty. Comment conversation between Hayley and Josephine about perfectionism and depression. Dawny shares her thoughts. Inspirational quotes read by BCs Dave and Kat from South Jersey. I have fun with music. Hear the Brave Companion Song Fionna wrote for the...

Duration:00:44:04

Ep 0154 – Friends Who Care and All We’ve Shared

1/12/2018
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A story from my past makes me ponder compassion. Mary S. asks me a deep question for After Thoughts. Dawny gives Mark some props and has a great idea for focusing on the new year. BC Dave and his wife, BC Kathleen are on the Bravery Sports Report for ignoring their fears and playing Disc Golf in a tournament. Supportive comments from BC Suz and BC Dave. BC Josephine lands on the Bravery Report for lending her voice to our new feature, Inspirational Quotes. My friend, voice actor Hayley Mix...

Duration:00:47:17

Ep 0153 – Express Yourself

1/4/2018
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Time to change for the new year. New music, a new attitude and a new feature, called After Thoughts. Thanks to all of the BCs and Mark for participating in the holiday 2017 show. Our newest BC is Sarah from New York. Her blog, Mindfully Sarah is featured. Enjoy our new song, Circle by Hartley in its entirety.

Duration:00:35:24

Ep 0152 – Holiday Show 2017

12/31/2017
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Holiday greetings from BCs old and new, including Cheryl, Dawny, Voice Actor Ginny Hayes, Mary S., Fionna and her son Alden, and most of my voice acting friend, Eddie L. Fauria's, talented family. A special excerpt of 'A Christmas Carol' recorded by a group of my voice acting friends at our holiday party at soundBox:LA, the professional studio where we work out. Dawny shares some new holiday Foolish fun, Mark and I talk about our unexpected Christmas at Disneyland and our resident...

Duration:00:22:57

Ep 0151 – Shine Brightly

12/16/2017
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I’m back down to the podcast rock as it’s confirmed, I have a pretty crumby case of Plantar Fasciitis which means no hiking for now. But today’s show will be all about finding the bright side. I let go of success and embrace experience. We greet our newest BC, Patty O., who posted on Daily Adventure Tales. Thanks Amazon shoppers and BC Mary S. for the virtual coffee. I read a blog post inspired by Dawny's comment then I’ll BRAVELY share the tough love BC Dave gave me after. Comments by...

Duration:00:35:06

Ep 0150 – The Bravery of Dave and a New Magic Word

11/27/2017
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Learn the power of a new magic word Mark and I have been using lately. We welcome our newest BC Jeanette M and give a special shout-out to the ladies of Jenn Hand's 'The Normal Eaters Club'. BC Dave wins the BIG HEART award for encouragement and ultimate bravery as he shares his personal ghost story from day 148. BC Jo shares encouragement. Dawny updates us about her house and life. Our old friend, Sue from the U.K. shares fantastic news as well as some challenges with her grief. BC...

Duration:00:32:08

Ep 0149 – Bonus – Mindful on the Mountain

11/12/2017
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I thank our Veterans for their service then muse about the unexpected benefits of mindfulness.

Duration:00:22:07

Ep 0148 – Busting Your Own Ghosts and Mark Comes Clean

10/31/2017
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Happy Halloween everyone! In honor of the day I wrestle with letting go of some of my personal ghosts and turn my most dreaded body part into my new super power. We meet our three newest brave companions, Maria S, Sunny from Taiwan and new BC Kathy C. BC Dave shares his and his wife, BC Kathleen’s experiences with Disc Golf on the BC Bravery Sports report. Dave also weighs in via comments on his thoughts about body image, after my Oprah reaction on day 144. BC Jo sends Dawny and me her...

Duration:00:40:06

Ep 0147 – Celebrate Who We Are Now

10/19/2017
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Back on the podcast rock after recovery from my skin cancer procedure, I ponder the value of an aging body and what it has to teach us. Dawny checks in with a life update and some much needed support for me after my last emotionally draining show. Thanks to BCs Mary S and Cynthia from the Netherlands for their support via Instagram. Dawny’s latest Foolish Fun in honor of the Fall season.

Duration:00:22:43