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That escalated quickly

Alcohol and depression often go hand in hand. But those aren’t the only two to pair up. Depression has many allies. Lack of exercise is a big friend of depression. 1,528 more words


Sharing Solutions

I was talking to a friend yesterday who is in recovery. She mentioned that she goes to very few meetings. Why? Because her home group meetings tend to focus on the using stories, you know, the war stories, the drunk-a-logs, the remember whens. 587 more words


Five Days Free

I have struggled with drug addiction for the past four years.

I was arrested two years ago for DUI, possession, and paraphernalia. This was a huge wake up call for me, and I stayed sober for 11 months, 29 days. 346 more words

Call it what you want it I'm an ALCOHOLIC 

Being an alcoholic (and general addict) is encoded in my DNA. My father grew up with a bar in his basement accompanied by a lack of parental supervision. 1,907 more words


The Employee Forum

Good morning and happy Monday y’all! I know! I know! I know! I know! I know! I hate Mondays to death, but looking at the bright side, I’m still alive and kicking, those are two things to be happy about. 224 more words


One bridge left to cross

The other morning, I ran across a graffiti covered bridge – the second on my regular route. I remember that among the many signs and symbols dressing its rails, it once told all who crossed “I LOVE YOU $OBER.” 436 more words

Hello Recovery

Towards the end of treatment we were asked to write a ‘Hello Recovery’ Letter. I can’t even describe how emotional it was to put this all on paper. 548 more words