Archive | January 2015

My Top 10 List as to why Dating a recovering Addict is better!

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  1. We have no problem admitting our faults and imperfections, and unlike those who haven’t admitted it, we’re actually doing something our problems.
  2. You can always count on having a DD when you go out with us
  3. We’ll never be the one accused of stealing your last beer/drink from the fridge
  4. When we throw a party, we always bring too much food, have too much fun and never leave a mess of empty cans and bottles lying around.
  5. We’re usually not broke because we didn’t spend all our money the night before partying
  6. While the general population comes into work Monday hung over, we’re the ones being OVER productive.
  7. We have friends, REAL friends that actually care about our well-being and not just what they can get from us or vice versa.
  8. We work a 12 step program aimed at making use better people. It’s not just about being clean and…

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A year in review, the life of a recovering addict. The good the bad the ugly and beautiful

Crazy Awful Beautiful Life

This time last year i was pretty broken. I was in a place so dark that even imagining where i am today was impossible and unthinkable. I not once thought i’d be where i am right right now. I was so emotionally, and spiritually bankrupt and ashamed, resentful and hurt with who i’d become that i had truly given up on life and i had lost the will to live. Today i am 356 days clean. Longest i have ever been clean in my life. I haven’t touched a drink or drug since January 13th 2014. When i decided to put myself into treatment i just wanted the pain to stop. I never expected to get the gifts I’d gotten so far from being in recovery. It’s amazing how much life can change when you simply want it too bad enough. And i wanted it REAL bad. When i stepped…

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