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Goodbye Blood Clots! Hello, Recovery.

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Goodbye Blood Clots! Hello, Recovery.

Because of my addiction to substances—amongst other things—my liver has never really been too great until recent years. I’ve gone through talks with doctors who’ve mentioned things like liver transplants, and put myself at risk for hepatitis C and AIDS by sharing needles. My liver has been inflamed and I’ve never drank enough water, at the right foods, or took care of myself until I found recovery. It was always booze, needles, and fast food joints on top of smoking and garbage into my system… But what struck me the hardest, and most painful, was blood clots going through the...

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How to Live High on Life!

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How to Live High on Life!

I walked around feeling sort of groggy this morning. I was a bit depressed and sad that I actually slept in a bit passed what I'd wanted to. But the worst part about it was that I was on top of the world last night! I even told my mom, “When I run I feel so much better than I ever did getting high! My body feels so… perfect!” It’s true though. And I never used to be like this. I tended to be more of a weight lifter, and yeah, I got a good pump on and put a...

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Mistakes are Necessary in order to Succeed!

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Mistakes are Necessary in order to Succeed!

Mistakes are easy to come by but they are what make us human; more than a life of perfection would. I can remember times I’ve had my whole family crying because of a mistake I’ve made, and maybe some of you are in that situation now. But, without mistakes we’d have no judgement on our senses. We’d have no morality towards the right and the wrong. We would simply be obedient to a life of failure with no room to improve. Without mistakes, we would have no starting point for a better life. We would not know what this “better”...

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I don’t get paid $$ for this!

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I don’t get paid $$ for this!

It’s true, I don’t get paid a single dime for any of this. What is this you’re asking? Recovery, duh! And yeah, I really don’t get paid a single dime to be better. Although, I would be lying if I said I didn’t get paid at all…  I get paid in so many other things than money for working on my recovery. Are you starting to see the correlation? I “work” for my recovery, but I don’t get “paid” for it in money. If you can’t see it, here’s a breakdown ya’ll.  I get paid in a healthy atmosphere around...

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What my Recovery is Like today.

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What my Recovery is Like today.

Today, I woke up without a pain in my gut. There was no need to get up and race out the door. I could eat my breakfast with ease and there was an exuberant taste to all of the things I could enjoy. It was pure bliss. My breakfast had a hint of hearty meats and some nutritious carbs. There was a full range of healthy health going on and I didn’t regret it. I had no mental anguish and my mind was full of crisp thoughts right after my morning low-caffeine tea. Today in my recovery I could simply...

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