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Dirty Words in Recovery

Acceptance and expectations–two dirty words we hear a lot in the rooms of recovery. Both embody concepts most of us are quite uncomfortable with. We don’t want to accept the way things are, instead we want things to be the … Continue reading

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The Future in my Past

I always wondered what happened to a man I met at a Trailways bus station over forty years ago. I was thirteen at the time and I was running away from home again. This was in the seventies and it … Continue reading

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Powerlessness

I am powerless over many things… Alcohol Playmates and playgrounds. I am powerless over nicotine and caffeine cheesecake and cheese doodles. I’m powerless over sugar and bread, and sometimes even the voices in my head. Once my monkey brain has … Continue reading

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