Be Proud of the new You!

Recovery takes courage to accomplish it in the first place. Overcoming all the pain and self-doubt about many things, for me it was mostly; was I worth it, could I do it and how do I start over? I most definitely was worth it. So are you. Our past can no longer discern who weContinue reading “Be Proud of the new You!”

Faith in a Higher Power

In the rooms of both AA and NA we hear that finding Faith in a Higher Power is important, that thru this spiritual relationship you will find the courage and strength to move forward in your recovery even with the unknown infront of you. This is very true for most, a blind Faith to continueContinue reading “Faith in a Higher Power”

Stigma of addiction 

Don’t be ashamed of myself for what I went through? I wasn’t sure how I was going to do that an yes it is much easier said than done.  The long term stigma attached to addiction is often hard to overcome, many of us believe that there is no going back to the world orContinue reading “Stigma of addiction “

Grateful recovering Addict

I have crawled, run and fell down many times over the years finding my recovery path. But the results were so worth the struggles to get here. Please just keep going forward and trust in yourself and your worth, recovery isn’t just putting down drugs or alcohol it’s about, being “OK” with who you areContinue reading “Grateful recovering Addict”

Freed from it’s grasp

Recovery, freed me from the grip of addiction. It gave me a new soul and start in life. My old self but a distant memory of horror’s my mind no longer wants or needs to remember. That place in time which brought me terrible pain, self-inflicted pain I must admit, see after that first tripContinue reading “Freed from it’s grasp”

Repentance

Repentance is a daunting thing, something that seems almost impossible to achieve for those of us who have walked the road of truly evil things. How do we find the strength to let go of those things that haunt our souls? How do we let in the healing strength to be redeemed first from ourselvesContinue reading “Repentance”

Back from the Edge

Day’s I agonized over the direction that my life was heading, those fleeting moment’s between the place I was, when reality took hold of my sense’s for that ever brief second and I could see what I had reduced my life to and the ugly it held all around me, both internally and physically. TheContinue reading “Back from the Edge”

One Last Time !!!

Addiction is so sneaky and cruel, as we move towards recovery dreaming of all the good things we once again hope to enjoy, that internal struggle faintly calls to us. We have managed to put a few days or weeks together and found a new job, a place to live that feels so good toContinue reading “One Last Time !!!”