Today’s a new day , I don’t need to use today. Yesterday was the second time going to the class portion of my recovery program. The subject for this class again being alcoholism and the effects on
family members. This class probably isn’t designed for me but I will take away what helps me and leave the rest. I do participate as much as possible and more than other members in this group.
This roller coaster of feelings has got to be the most exhausting part of recovery, as I can see why curtain people fail. This addiction monster is a very sneaky thing, as it uses your own mind , memory’s , needs and wants against you. The last few days have been very stressful due to feelings coming from the past , as I am having trouble fighting them off. It is getting better finally but wow what a ride I have been on.
The things I want to do , I cant seem to get going as the future is not in view. I would like to plan for a couple of things a little down the road but it may be a waste as I’m not sure whats there for me. It’s very aggravating at times , as this fuels anxiety by itself . I’m not really sure if I could plan to visit somebody two months away, as maybe I wouldn’t be able to attend. It’s this anxiety that also fuels the addiction monsters vicious appetite for destruction. It’s so easy to lose hope for some too easy , as for me I have people who care and love me , that I may call for support. I feel good……
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The Surprising Truth About Addiction
More people quit addictions than maintain them, and they do so on their own. People succeed when they recognize that the addiction interferes with something they value—and when they develop the confidence that they can change.
- Roller-Coaster (freshchallengescoaching.wordpress.com)
- Drug Roller Coaster…
A cycle of using amphetamines or caffeine to feel more awake after a night of drinking, then later using alcohol to feel tired and go back to bed at night, then popping uppers in the morning again, etc etc etc. Dangerous due to the countering effects on the heart and bra