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So it’s been a few days since I really blogged here on tumblr…started IOP last week. Today was my 4th session.
I left the first day feeling somewhat disappointed. Like the reality of what the classes were didn’t match my expectations…imagine that, right? Majority of the women there are only…
— wouldn’t we all (via recovery101radio)
if you have come to that point in your sobriety where you can laugh about your addiction and take things lightly, you need to check out this hilarious article:
7 Things You Don’t Realize About Addition (Until You Quit) from Cracked.com
the author has struggled with alcoholism and has been…
True Story!!! and we remember them, LOL
article from psychcentral.com
Once you have made a change, how do you maintain it? What is the difference between a lapse and a relapse? How can you recognize when a relapse is likely?
A lifestyle change is not easy to make or maintain. Lapses (a one-time return to addictive behavior) and relapses (a return to an addictive lifestyle) do occur. Some people relapse several times before new behavior becomes a regular part of their lives. Thus, it is important to learn about and use relapse prevention techniques. Before discussing prevention, it is useful to understand the nature of relapse.
article from drugalcoholaddictionrecovery.com
Staying sober can be challenging under the most “normal” circumstances, but when routines are interrupted and stress levels are increased, avoiding alcohol or drugs can be exponentially more difficult.
For some in recovery, the holiday season is a particularly trying time. Financial pressures, family stress, and the dramatic increase in social gatherings can tempt even the most resolute individuals. Though every person has specific strategies that enable them to pursue lifelong sobriety, the following are five common-sense tips that can help you remain relapse-free throughout the holiday season:
Service isn’t limited to those in recovery. It extends to anyone in need & it ma not seem like much bust sometimes just being there and offering an ear to listen w/ or a shoulder to cry on can mean as much to some one as taking them threw the steps…
A friend of a friend passed away this morning… He died in his sleep in the bed of a treatment center. He was 23yrs. young, struggling w/ addiction & alcoholism. It’s sad 2 know that he couldn’t find soberity and/or wasn’t ready to walk the spiritual path we must walk 2 live a clean & sober life.
Happy Thanksgiving to all my followers from all the rooms around the world!
it’s not a b way 2 live…
You know sometimes I think I dismiss the fact where I was in my life a few years ago and not truly realize what I’ve actually accomplished with my life. What I have done and where I’m going; sometimes it just feels like I’m running a marathon on a treadmill but in reality I know Im not, and I know…