You wanna change the world???

The news on any platform feels so overwhelming today. It’s like politics has blended itself in every category of the media as possible, sports, Hollywood and social media. It’s hard to listen and take seriously especially when the “extremist-rant” is followed up by a money advertiser mention about Keri’s Berries. It’s actually quite comical. So I…

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Photo Diary of My Recovery Today

On my birthday I spent the day at the beach with a couple of friends. I did miss being at home with my wife but I did have a relaxing day just being present and mindful of my surroundings. There is something about the beach and the ocean that gives me a sense of serenity and…

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“Do not dwell on the past, or shut the door on it…”

I’m not going to say the wine bottles in the fridge didn’t bother me, but I know for sure that I wasn’t in any danger of drinking them. And it’s funny how I just described what a normal person would consider a “sip” or even a “glass” my addicted mind went straight for “them.” As…

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Read This if You Think Alcoholism is a Choice.

Originally posted on One Day At a Time, This is Enough.:
Hey, friends!  Happy Easter! I hope you all are spending time with your families and enjoying beautiful weather, wherever you are!  For those of you who read my post about me dreading going to my first family function since I started telling people that…

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The New Breakfast of Champions!

Hey guys, hope everyone is doing great right now. I am actually working on cutting back on coffee, being that I drink all day! Here’s a link to my latest podcast, If you ever wondered what Spice, Fake Weed or Synthetic Marijuana is then this is the podcast for you! http://keepingitsober.org/2017/02/keeping-it-sober-podcast-episode-28-synthetic-marijuana/ Jaime

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Moving Forward: What Needs to Happen When the Addiction Treatment is Completed

Originally posted on 800 Recovery Hub Blog:
? Addiction Treatment is Over – Now What? It takes a lot of guts to admit there is a substance abuse problem and begin the difficult path to getting sober and free again. Addiction treatment is a major step, but it’s not the whole process. In fact, the process…

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A Million Reason’s to Use Today

A loud screeching, yet familiar yell woke me up two hours before I was suppose to wake up. “Colt!” she yelled. He jumped the fence at 7am. He’ll come back I thought. But the I heard the bark. Colt has a distinct bark when he has something. So I got out of bed, put on…

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