Hitting Bottom: High Ones, Low Ones, and Choosing One

By marilynldavis

Many people have tried to recover and hit yet another lower bottom because they keep trying unsuccessful methods.  If this has happened to you, then this bottom can be the last if you do things differently.
 
I’ve always thought that the quote from Israelmore Ayivor speaks to all the ways we’ve tried to overcome our addiction on our own, and haven’t been successful. “You need to GIVE UP on methods that always give you wrong results. No matter how committed you are with a wrong formula, it always gives a wrong answer. Give up!” 

Thursday Truths: Andrea C.

By marilynldavis

My name is Andrea. My clean date is 3/29/10.   Early Rejections and Emotional Voids   I was born in 1980 to a single mother. I was not her first child; my sister is three years older than me and has always taken care of me like a second mother. My grandparents were well off…

Thursday Truths: David G.

By marilynldavis

Treating David’s addiction as a primary diagnosis was not the way forward for him. Stopping the use was relatively easy compared to finding the underlying issue on why he did what he did.

Addiction is the Problem – Not the Recovery Road

By marilynldavis

By: Bill Weiss   Addiction – Always a Dead End Road ____ Addiction has become one of the most prevalent issues in our country. Accidental drug overdose is now one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Last year more people died due to a drug-related overdose than the entire Vietnam War.…