BENEFITS OF SOBRIETY

Justin in Recovery
May 23, 2020

What I Gained and Lost During My Recovery

A full recovery from drug addiction is a journey, and I have gained and lost, quite a bit through it all. I have written before that my ability to leave addiction behind had more to do with my commitment to becoming a better person than it was about removing drugs and alcohol from my life.

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Justin in Sobriety
May 20, 2020

The Importance of Supportive Friendships in Recovery

I started to reach out to a couple of old friends of mine letting them know I had a new number and something awesome happened. Not only did these friends respond, but they were excited to be speaking to me and to hear my story.

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Justin in Recovery
May 14, 2020

My Mornings: Now and Then

I am sure you have heard the saying “did you wake up on the wrong side of the bed?”, a common phrase associated with a grumpy person. In my experience there is truth to the concept, the way a day starts off can often be a precursor to how the rest of that day will go.

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Justin in Sobriety
January 27, 2020

The Freedom of Having Fun and Living Again

My co-workers and I have turned bowling into a weekly event, complete with friendly trash talk and some pretty entertaining gamesmanship. I was on the wrong end of the scorecard this past week after guaranteeing a victory.

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