Category Archives: Celebrate Recovery

What Are You Downloading Into Your Life?

I have been busy processing my life and where it is headed in my recovery. Now more than ever I have to stick to the program of recovery. Stress can be a cause of relapse. I should be happy but … Continue reading

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Nothing In Life Comes Easy

The following entry was written in 2008 in a notebook I just found…… Nothing in life comes easy. There has to be some pain in life so that you may have compassion for others just like you. This is just … Continue reading

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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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Denial Of Pain

When I am in physical pain, I lash out at everyone and anyone in my path of self destruction. Pain has no filter. It just comes out as…….hurt people want to hurt people. I want to scream and yell “Can’t … Continue reading

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Brush It Off

Brushing off addiction. I have a dirty little secret. Hidden deep within the passages of my brain. ¬†The monster is killing me….breaking me down. Something happened last week to cause the anger monster come out. Yelling and screaming. Being lied … 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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