Monthly Archives: October 2015

Once a drink ago, it was Halloween

I live in a neighborhood full of happy people. Happy, amazing people with spouses and children of all ages. When I moved into this neighborhood, my son was only 4 months old. Our first Halloween, 1 year later was very … Continue reading

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It Really Is That Intense – Part II – The Starter Pack

Wow. Did you really think I hit the punchbowl that young? Look at that face of earnest concentration to get all that punch in the cup. Look at the left hand holding me up straight so as not to lose … Continue reading

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It Really is That Intense – Part I – Name That Feeling

77 Days in and I am pretty content with a hint of anxiety. I have a lot of road ahead of me. I have been dwelling a lot on my past. Specifically in my New York City years. I was … Continue reading

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Spiritual corruption and AA is not WHAT?

I am tasting my drinks right now. I am back at the Turks and Caicos floating around a giant pool slurping on a Rum & Diet Coke. Slurp. Slurp. So refreshing. I am feeling so good. So relaxed. Slurrrrrrrp. <insert … Continue reading

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Why Self-Care Is So Important to Recovery

Be open to approaching things differently and you’ll learn to avoid unnecessary discomfort. Practice self-care and you’ll find new ways to console yourself when needed. Source: Why Self-Care Is So Important to Recovery

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Cravings of the cyclical kind, not the chocolaty kind. (AA Discussed; Doctor’s note)

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Cravings of the cyclical kind, not the chocolaty kind. (AA Discussed; Doctor’s note)

Question came up in group reading the other night. What are your cravings? What do they look like? I actually had forgotten (forgetters) what they were like. We were reading the doctor’s note and it speaks about the alcoholics cyclical repeats / … Continue reading

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