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Death of a People Pleaser...

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Death of a People Pleaser...

I miss a lot of things every day of my life. It's so very exhausting! Like missing socializing. But the ways that I socialized were killing me in the process. I thought that if I accommodated what others felt was "cool" to fit in, I was cool too. But boy was I was wrong. If I didn't get high, if I didn't bring drugs or do them, then I was the biggest outcast in what was supposed to be "my realm." And that isn't reality. Those situations were just defeating any part of myself that allowed people who truly cared about...

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Are There Drugs in This?

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Are There Drugs in This?

My immune system was shot when I first got clean. First I suffered from drug induced Tourette’s Syndrome, because of the dopamine drop of all the drugs I was on. My damn face wouldn’t stop twitching! It looked like little mini facial seizures and tics that would spread into my arms. Dopamine drops can be a bitch! But, hey… drugs are bad, right? On top of my addiction I was obese, but that didn’t last long. When I got clean I became anorexic and pretty soon it hurt to eat. I lost 115 pounds in 11 months. Lucky me! I...

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In early Recovery I felt Ugly, but Today I am Empowered!

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In early Recovery I felt Ugly, but Today I am Empowered!

In early recovery I felt ugly. I didn’t know who I truly was and I was still trying to figure that out. All I had ever known since the age of thirteen was abusing my body and the bodies of those around me. It turned me into this monster on top of even more raging ...

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Alcoholic Beer vs. Non Alcoholic Beer?

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Alcoholic Beer vs. Non Alcoholic Beer?

Is non alcoholic beer dangerous for a recovering addict? What if that addict lives with a loved one who keeps non-alcoholic beer in the house? Yes, Extremely Dangerous! Are you a loved one of a recovering addict? Do you ever wonder if you can keep beer or liquor in the house? Well, firstly liquor is a straight no-no! Don’t ...

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When my mom found out I did Drugs you’ll never guess what she did!

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When my mom found out I did Drugs you’ll never guess what she did!

It started with the day my son came hobbling up the stairs looking like he had been struck by a lightning bolt! He was running a fever of almost 105 degrees Fahrenheit and clearly something was wrong. I was in the motions of taking him to the emergency room as he laid in misery of ...

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