Tag Archives: hope

The Moment

When did you realize that enough was enough? What was the defining moment?  Your rock bottom was the moment that you knew something had to change. I can compare my rock bottom to jumping off a cliff without a safety … Continue reading

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Just Do The Hard Things

Life is all about doing the hard things. It is about saying go when your body wants to say no. The addict has no problem saying yes to whatever makes him feel good. But once in recovery it’s hard to … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Being

The joy of being……human. I can honestly say that my addiction has sapped all the joy out of my life. Having peace and joy in life can be difficult. Finding joy after addiction can be difficult. Take each moment one … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Being

The gift of being…….human. I love to people watch. Lately I have not liked  what I have been seeing and experiencing. Last month I had a college student tell me “I am not like that.” She then proceeded to act … Continue reading

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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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Reviewing The Gifts Of Recovery

It is hard to believe how fast this year has gone by. This past year has been a roller coaster ride in my recovery. I still struggle with issues but for the most part I consider my recovery a work … 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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