Monthly Archives: May 2016

Finding Our Voices

I cannot help but find my voice once again. I need to speak up when I am hurt by the actions of others. I need to be given the opportunity to express my hurts and hang ups to those closest … Continue reading

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Trusting Yourself

Trust and recovery can take time. I have been working on issues of trusting others lately. Regaining trust can be difficult especially if you are the loved one of the addict. I recently texted these words “Proceed with caution.” She … Continue reading

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The Breakthrough

I suffer from PTSD caused not from war but from a personal trauma that only a small number of other individuals have ever experienced. I did not cause it. It found me. One single moment left a scar so deep … Continue reading

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Restraining Negative Emotions

How you react to certain negative situations is totally up to you. You can either act or react. Lately I have been reacting to certain situations negatively. I know what is causing my behavior.. ¬†physical pain. It is not an … Continue reading

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Dealing With Unacceptable Behavior

Dealing with unacceptable behavior can be difficult. It has been a thorn in my side lately. Jabbing and taunting me. Bringing me to the edge of yelling in a fit of rage. I refuse to go backwards in my recovery. … Continue reading

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The Footwork Of Recovery

Doing the footwork in recovery is not an easy task to do. But the results are well worth it. Getting rid of addictive thoughts and behaviors is indeed one of the most hardest things to do. Individuals who are not … Continue reading

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The Prayer Warrior

Are you a prayer worrier or a prayer warrior? Sometime tonight I will go out of state to a CR meeting. It has been awhile since I have been there. I need to recharge my recovery batteries. The last 16 … Continue reading

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