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Excuses, Excuses...

Think back to when you were drinking. What thoughts did you have that helped to “justify” your addiction and acquisition of alcohol? At first I could literally argue with myself and try to convince myself that it was OK to buy that case of beer. 675 more words

Alcoholism

Day 82

These 100 days are zipping along. Only 18 days to go? I remember staring at my blogging sidebar in January when I started this, determined to keep going until I saw a second month in my archives, then a third. 167 more words

100 Day Challenge

Random Thoughts- The Recovery Afterwards

In early sobriety, I’m talking days in, when can’t imagine life without using and drinking. Just the idea of life without,  baffles and scares us. That’s because we are imagining life without drugs and alcohol with the “addict us” in mind. 30 more words

Addiction

Staying in the moment, always learning

I love being a student.

I’m spending time this week in a 2 day math workshop. I’m really enjoying the shift in roles. Thinking about why I do what I do in the classroom is good for my students. 149 more words

Gratitude

Grocery Store Observation

My son and I went to the grocery store recently.  I noticed that in addition to the huge liquor department, they had wine scattered about the store.   72 more words

Sobriety

Simple lessons

You ever have one of those days when you don’t want to tackle something whether it be a task to complete or even a conversation. 302 more words