FREE ‘D!!! or The Big Trap…

FREE ‘D !!!  A Recovery Plan Chapter titles Introduction 1. Fear and Anger 2. Trust and Hope 3. One Of The Good Guys! 4. Stepping Stones and the Fight! 5. The Therapists Couch 6. Family Affair 7. Transcendental Meditation 8. A Smokey Room Brawl 9. Other Pitfalls in the Rooms 10. Spirituality 11. A RisingContinue reading “FREE ‘D!!! or The Big Trap…”

Author Interview !! with off the record blog

First off, tell me about yourself?I am a mom of two; my daughter has two boys and one girl. My son has two girls and they all are the light that warms my heart daily even when I am unable to see them.  I love gardening around the house I bought 4 years ago, aContinue reading “Author Interview !! with off the record blog”

Addiction is patient

Addiction is patient and cunning, waiting for us to be vulnerable, hurting or tired of the fight. These time’s are when we must be on guard to protect our recovery, these are the times when r meetings, sponsor, and new recovery frnds r most important. These are the times when asking for help is criticalContinue reading “Addiction is patient”

Live for today ❣

Living in the day is truly a Gift… I wake each day with a thankful heart that today is another chance to make a difference in my life as well as the lives of others, family, friends and maybe even someone new. It’s a opportunity to smile brightly and trust in the serenity that surroundsContinue reading “Live for today ❣”

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”