Tag Archives: holidays and addiction

Dear Friend

I may be clean and sober for nine years now, but alcoholism and addiction is alive and well in my family. I’m sick of it and I want it to go away, but I have to deal with it AGAIN … Continue reading

Posted in 12step | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I’m only happy when it rains

It’s a rainy, foggy day and although I like the rain, today’s rain is reflecting my dark and somber mood.  I had all these plans to be productive today but somehow I let my mood take over, simply relenting to … Continue reading

Posted in 12step | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hellidays II

We’ve heard it before that people in recovery have it especially hard during the holidays.  Everything from bad memories associated with drinking/using, to seeing loved ones out of control, to having to resist those urges to partake in a little … Continue reading

Posted in 12step | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hellidays…are they over yet?

I’ve been very lax in my blogging lately due to the demands of the holiday season.  Oh yes the holidays…such a challenging time of year for us in recovery.  I sometimes like to refer to the holidays as the “hellidays” … Continue reading

Posted in 12step | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment