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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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The Power Of Reaching Out

There is power in reaching out for help. I have been undergoing a difficult season in my life. Dealing with medical issues and going to college at the same time. Last week a Professor had to point out that what … 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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God The Pilot

Sometimes life’s flight plans change. I never thought that one day I would walk away from a 17 year nursing career. But I did. I never thought that after 8 years I would be so close to starting a new … Continue reading

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Dealing With Rejection

There may be times in your recovery that you may have to deal with rejection. Don’t take this too personally. Lack of trust may be the cause of the rejection. Loved ones are afraid of you slipping back into your … Continue reading

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Romans 7:18-21

The following bible verse is from The Life Recovery Bible by Tyndale House Publishing. Romans 7:18-20 And I know that nothing good lives in me, that is in my sinful nature. I want to do what is right, but I … Continue reading

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