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Paganism and A.A.: The First Step

Step One: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.

Step One is a paradox for me. On one level, it is the simplest, least threatening and most self-evident of the steps, and on another level, it is terrifying and oppressive. 1,681 more words

Personal Growth

check and check.

Do I need to simply do things, and not necessarily tough things, in order to be validated?  And does cleaning the garage count?  I mean, there’s definitely a surge of satisfaction that accompanies accomplishment, but isn’t making a list and checking things off it a form of control?  260 more words

The Twelve Steps

Web Series in Production

A couple of months ago, one of my childhood best friends, Nick Duska, moved to NYC. It just so happened that his apartment hunt landed him 4 blocks from me. 142 more words

In The Works

Reflections on Recovery: Day 10

This is my first post on this blog. I am hoping to set this up as reflections on my recovery process.   I struggle with addiction among another mental health issue.   946 more words


I’m emotionally dependent on David Duchovny’s hair.

David Duchovny

Day One.

My university place is set for next September so to keep myself busy till then I have decided to gift the world with a collection of… 42 more words

toys in the addict.

Trust me, these bored games are far beyond your standard massive recall.  Mainly because they’re homemade.  Authentic crazy brain activity reminiscent of the turn of the second millennium.  223 more words

12 The Hard Way