Tag Archives: courage

Doing The Hard Things

Lately I have been doing the hard things. Things in life that are so overwhelming. Things that only I can do. I have ignored my recovery to do the hard things……..College. Going to college has been a challenging fight. I … Continue reading

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Recovery Is Doing Whatever It Takes

Recovery is necessary for your survival. It is the clean air you breathe. It is your life’s resource. In order to recover, you have to do whatever it takes. A recovering alcoholic told me recently that his mother did not … Continue reading

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What Does Self Care Look Like?

Self care has to be healthy behaviors. I recently had a college professor tell me that I needed to take care of myself. I bought myself an assistive writing device that would help me in college. Going to college at … Continue reading

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Do You Remember?

Do you remember the day you made the decision to change? Change is one of the hardest things to do. It takes courage to change. The fear of change may cause anxiety within you. In order to change bad habits … Continue reading

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Not Again

At a recent Celebrate Recovery meeting, the leader told me not to bring up an incident in my life again. She said ” because we already went through that step.” I now realize that she never went through the required … Continue reading

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The Courage To Take A Risk

<strong>Last year I banned myself off the local casinos in my state where I live. I just felt that gambling wasn’t worth feeling the agony of defeat. But for some odd ball reason, I decided to spend a few hours … Continue reading

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