Drinking in Recovery

Drinking in Recovery

You like drinking, you’re the life of the party and everyone is always happy to see you while greeting you with a drink. After all, when you’re happy, most others around you are happy as well! But lately, it’s been challenging. You’ve been going overboard a little more often than you’d like to admit. Maybe your loved ones are tired of taking care of you every time you get sick. You’re headache is gone and you’re still a little foggy a few days after the party. You’ve been working diligently to get your…continue reading →
2017 and YOU KNOW IT: How to ACTUALLY Do What You Already Know

2017 and YOU KNOW IT: How to ACTUALLY Do What You Already Know

It’s ten days into the new year and I’ve caught myself saying “I know that” more times than I’d actually like to admit. It happens all the time, at times, almost inevitably. Do you catch yourself saying it, either to yourself, your family, coworkers, to your friends or likely all of them? “I know that.” At one point I was quite the snot nosed kid. I spent the majority of my life in my own little world. Regardless of what anyone said, I always “knew”that. Many times I did, but the proof was…continue reading →
Excessive Behaviors: “I Don’t Have Any of Those..”

Excessive Behaviors: “I Don’t Have Any of Those..”

Excessive behaviors. “I don’t have any of those” is usually the first thing that would come out of the general public’s mouth. It’s no surprise that a prideful anyone would want to admit that to the next person. If you’re not obviously under the influence of whatever it might be, visibly overweight or bleeding, it’s likely that no one besides your partner or closest relative knows about it. Maybe you do have that one coworker that covers up for you when you walk in late and hung-over. Maybe you tell yourself that it’s…continue reading →