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26 things I have learned in 26 years of sobriety

On March 21st 2021 I celebrate 26 years of continuous sobriety and I am so full of gratitude for all that length of time in recovery. I have learned so much and I want to capture some of the biggest learnings I have had to date. It is a wonderful exercise to reflect upon. Getting…

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Deeper understanding of recovery

My Name is Damon, I am an alcoholic in recovery.  I was lucky enough to come across the #RecoveryHour at the start of the Covid19 Pandemic in March 2020 when my fellowship zoom meetings were cancelled.  First year of recovery At 11 months sober at that time I had only experienced AA and 12 step…

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Grateful for Lockdown

Hi I’m Krissy, the host for the Women’s Recovery Hour All Inclusive Meeting. Some of you may know off Twitter as @Muddagoose1911. Before this lockdown happened last year I was hosting 5 fellowship meetings a week. I live in a smallish town so the attendance was pretty much the same week in week out. Don’t…

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Zoom it ‘til you can room it!

How many times have you heard statements like this ‘I can’t do the online thing, I am a people person I need the connection’ over the last year? Covid 19 has challenged us to grow in a different way. In a different direction and meet different people. No one could have predicted that we would…

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One addiction, many recoveries.

Mine was alcohol by the gallon any time of the day or night. Oblivion was welcome. I sought it like a heat seeking missile. If it could numb, take the edge off and stop me from having to own the mess my life was it was imbibed as quickly as I could get it into…

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Pathways to recovery

How many pathways are there to recovery? The answer is many, many, many pathways. There is no one size fits all or one answer but you may find what one or two or three things that works for you. And what is a pathway? Quite simply it is a way to access supports that help…