While Lizard Brian was going through boot camp for the United States Marines, he had to focus on: following the rules, keeping out of trouble, learning all he could to survive during warfare,
We had been married a short period of time. We lived deep in the mountains in a shack which we had converted into a quaint cottage.
Do you remember the saying: ‘He saw the writing on the wall?” Last week I was listening to a pastor on TV, while doing some house cleaning. The pastor explained that the saying comes from the incident of King Belshazzar’s banquet, when he was serving drink to his guests in Holy goblets.
Two Christmases ago was my first day in "The Gown" at Recovery Point of Huntington, W.V. The gown represents where we came from, how we got there, and what it is like now. It also represents successfully completing the program. "12 stepping".
Thoughts from a Lizard Doctor Who Cares (director of a city health department in the U.S.A.)
It is important to establish control for the well-being of your family unit
Christmas is around the bend. For many it is time to get back in credit card debt, something like dads who have to create giant credit card balances annually during family summer vacation. Christmas expenses are accrued because
When I was a little girl I used to sit on the front steps. They were made of wood and there were three of them. I sat on the middle step facing the front door and stuck my legs literally under the house. That way in my childish imagination, that top step converted into my piano.
After over two years of fighting to save myself from myself; and all that time trying to get sober and get my life on the right track for me and my daughter; today proved all that hard work and dedication does pay off.
Did I attract to my drug of choice because I was Codependent and needed numbing to face life? I can now see that I was Codependent first and substance addicted after. If I had not gotten help for my repeated self sabotaging choice of partners,
Here in the United States of America, November is Gratitude Month within the rooms of 12 Step meetings. This is because it is related to Thanksgiving being in the 11th month of the year and the cultivated art of gratitude is practiced
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