It occurred to me this past week, that the level of intolerance is rising within the recovery community at
I was diagnosed with Anxiety Disorder in 1994 in the seventh year of my recovery from addiction, by a specialist
A little of my STEP 1: once I start using, I can’t stop or control my using. Using controls me.
Some as precious and spectacular as rubies some as ominous and treacherous as fools gold whether dark or
“Anxiety looms and you think: This is why I drank. Sadness washes up: This is why I drank. Rage surfaces,
There was a time when my recovery was confined to 12 step meetings in my own home group in my
As I sit here, now aged forty two, and think about my life, many emotions flood my heart. There are
Despite my white knuckling, I have somehow managed to get fourteen months free of drinking and drugging under my belt.
My body is ravaged My soul is torn I have smothered my spirit My mind is clouded My heart full
In 1971, two events occurred that changed my life forever: I got married and I became a typesetter. There was