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Recovery is Hard…But Addiction is Harder To the addict, can I ask you a few questions? *How hard is it to find drugs sometimes? *How hard is it to “meet up” with people or get in contact with them, especially when you are going through withdrawal? *How bad can...

Truth Hurts This is to the addict who reaches out for help, the one who keeps asking for help: Addicts have a particular mindset that makes them want to get help and go through recovery on their own terms.  Look at this comparison: just like how the...

Your Way Isn’t Working! To the addict: Are you ways and how you do things working? Are your choices bringing about positive solutions? Are your choices leading you down the right path in life? Do you think the freedom you think you have over your life is really true freedom?...

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall Addict, who do you see when you look at yourself in the mirror? I know what I saw when I was in my addiction… A loser drug addict A bunch of broken pieces of a person Hopeless and Helpless Unimportant and Worthless I felt like an Ugly...

On My Heart Like A Tattoo…   This past week I had my first session of beginning my arm sleeve tattoo...

10 Reasons Why Beginning a Relationship Will Sabotage Your Recovery Before coming into Teen Challenge to start my recovery from addiction, I had been in and out of relationships and I was married for a short time in my past. I didn’t know what it was...

“But what if I fail?” “Oh, But Darling…” “What if you Fly?” -Erin Hanson This quote really spoke to me a little while back and God has tattooed it on my heart.  It’s inspiring because I am afraid to fail but God is calling us to fly! As an addict,...

8 Ways You Are Heading Towards Relapse 1 Making small compromises 2 Having a negative attitude 3 Avoiding family members, friends, loved ones 4 Going back to old, unhealthy and negative relationships 5 Having different personalities towards different crowds 6 Keeping secrets and hiding things from loved ones 7 Having a different,...

Five Activities Being single can be hard during the holidays but… Being single AND SOBER can be even harder and a challenge for many people like me! *Can I tell you a little holiday secret? It’s so possible to have the best holidays as a sober single with God...