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Compulsive Overeating: My Story

This blog post has been simmering within me for … ever, probably.  It is a very difficult one to write and requires a great deal of courage on my part in sharing this part of myself with you all.   1,147 more words

Emotional

Day 90

In Kundalini yoga it is said that if you practice something every day for 90 days straight it will establish a new habit in your conscious and subconscious mind based on the effect of the kriya or mantra. 174 more words

Sober

Today is March 5, 2015. I am alive and well.

I’m going to share my work with the 12 step from my 12 step program. I hope that I am not losing readers because of focusing at times on the spiritual. 411 more words

The Human Connection

In early recovery, I walked into a 12 step meeting and saw people laughing, hugging, embracing each other in a completely natural human way.  The human connection often begins with touch.   629 more words

Day 70

This is becoming quite a pile of days. Trying to pull my thoughts together to describe what day 70 feels like. I’ve been sticking with my daily writing and boy oh boy are the thoughts flowing out, tumbling and stumbling over one another. 910 more words

Alcohol

Competition.

I’m a competitive guy. Sort of. I like to be right. I like to win. I hope I’m a gracious winner. I get excited when I perform well, and I like to tell people about it. 557 more words

Sobriety

PAWS, Coffee Shops, and Superman

I’ve written about Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) and how it can last anywhere from six months to two years. Lord, I’m hoping for the former. I’m still quite in the thick of it, but it comes and goes. 580 more words

Alcoholism