Intervention: Show Number: Whatever!

So I’ve been watching recorded shows of, “Intervention” and it never fails. The person decides to get help, (trigger tear jerking music), then swept away to some resort in a “galaxy” far, far, away! Seconds later, they do like a 90 day follow up interview where the person is so so so thankful for their…

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If you stay sober long enough, you will run into yourself

I walked in the room, and could not believe who I saw!

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5 things to help you stay sober…

Five things that helped me stay sober in early sobriety: One of the challenging parts of our journey in recovery is when we find ourselves “days in” sobriety. Our bodies and minds are in a physical and mental shock. We have a tornado of thoughts and emotions spinning off in our mind pushing us to…

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Keeping it Sober

Hello and welcome everyone, I am so excited today! I have an amazing story to share with you! First allow me to thank everyone was has been following my blog for the past two years. I started this blog in 2013 when I got out of treatment for the third time! If anything just for…

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Keeping it Sober

Honestly, I still get daily resentments every time I pass the neighborhood bar. KIS, j

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Purpose in Recovery

   Maybe this is it, sitting here in the middle of the South Texas Hill Country journaling about my recovery. In a state of mindfulness and awake, listening to the birds around me. The wind. The calm. The coffee. KIR, J

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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. As the days of sobriety slowly grow around us, we change. And eventually their…

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In the mind…

I woke with my mind scrambled a bit. A little more than usual. I can’t wait to get into work, where things make sense. Can’t wait to get back to “Detox.” KIR, J

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10-1-14 Sobriety, blogging and my third cup.

So the fall breeze settles in like a jump shooter finding his rhythm on the court. Well, not really. Its still pretty hot and humid outside. The cool days will be in and out however the memories are still with me as if my last drunk and drug were yesterday. October is my favorite month…

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