Monthly Archives: February 2015

Don’t Be a Grinch – Serve With Love

My daughter’s wisdom astounds me. I was driving her to school the other day and we began talking about this new game her brother helped her download on the computer. It was one of those rare moments that my children … Continue reading

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Practice, not Master, These Principles in All Our Affairs

I have recently been thinking about Step 12: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to (alcoholics, addicts, others), and to practice these principles in all our affairs. It reminds … Continue reading

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Accountability, Recovery and My FitBit

For Valentine’s Day this year, my husband and I decided to let each other pick out our own gifts. We went shopping together and paid for each other’s new purchases. His was a new pair of Dr. Scholl’s gel inserts. … Continue reading

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Recovery Taught Me What Therapy Couldn’t

Nearly everyone I’ve met in recovery has some experience with a psychiatrist, psychologist, therapist, counselor or mental health professional. Coincidence? I think not. I lump myself into that group because over the span of my 40 something years, I’ve had more visits to … Continue reading

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7 Sneaky Symptoms of Depression

The term “depression” gets tossed around quite casually in today’s world. But clinical depression, also called major depressive disorder or major depression, is a mental illness caused by a chemical imbalance. We’ve all felt down or sad at one time or another and … Continue reading

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Are You Mad at the Person or the Illness?

I was recently speaking with a friend about forgiveness. She was hanging onto a big, bad resentment toward someone who had repeatedly hurt her over the years. The problem was, she wasn’t sure if she had a right to be … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons We REALLY Wear the B**** Face

Okay, this post might get me in trouble. Not because I’m going to say anything offensive, although I might. But because I’m going to let you in on a big secret that very few women have ever revealed. I’m about to … Continue reading

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