Category Archives: 12 step progam

Made A Decision

Made a decision to not drive myself mentally ill by non recovering individuals. I struggle with depression………Gasp! But don’t we all somehow suffer from depression. Addiction suppresses and depresses our ability to think rationally. The struggle is oh so real. … Continue reading

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Follow Up On Being Sensitive To Others

I went to first service yesterday. This gave me plenty of time to make sure that the greeters knew to look out for this young couple for me. I only showed one person a picture of them. Yes, they let … Continue reading

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HALT

Halt=Hungry Angry Lonely Tired. I learned this years ago in a twelve step program. This is a mini self inventory for me. Am I hungry for the wrong things? ¬†Right now yes. I am thinking that my anger is leading … Continue reading

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You’ll Find The Answer……

I went to a church event last night and left feeling offended by a very famous author. I asked him a question and he responded by saying ” Buy my book on deliverance.” Thanks but no thanks. It was almost … Continue reading

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Trying Not To Judge

Two weeks ago a signed up to go to another Celebrate Recovery meeting. A few days ago I received and email listing the date and location of the meeting. What I didn’t like was that I could see every individual’s … Continue reading

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A Sense Of Belonging

After the addiction, there comes a sense of wanting to be normal again. You will never be normal again. Recovery does that to you. Your life will change little by little. The sense of belonging turns into a longing for … 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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