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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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Think Forward To Fifty Years From Now

In fifty years, I might be dead. Yes, dead. I do not think I will make it to 100 years old. I want to live a recovered life. Yesterday I knelt down for one hour and talked to a 100 … Continue reading

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A Place Called Home

Last night was unbelievable. I drove out of state to a new meeting I found through the CR web site ( see link below). I typed in my zip code and chose a meeting at least fifty miles away from … Continue reading

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What’s Your Recovery Vision?

What does your recovery vision look like? If you have been keeping a recovery journal, your words are the keys to your recovery vision. You may have heard the words vision board or treasure mapping. On a piece of a … Continue reading

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The Incident That Led Me To Celebrate Recovery

I wrote about the “incident” in my last blog post. Even before I went back to surgery I knew there was something radically wrong with the function of my arm. The surgeon asked me if I could move my fingers. … 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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