Thoughts on Commitment in Recovery

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Commitment in anything is a funny concept. Something about dedicating yourself to something wholly can be terrifying, ask anyone who has ever had cold feet the weeks or night before their wedding! I had cold feet before I was married, not because I was worried about spending the rest of my life with him but

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There is no end to the pose

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Today I was in yoga class and the teacher said “There is no end to the pose”. In my recovery I was always looking for the end. When will this process be over. When I gained x number of pounds? When I was symptom free for x amount of time? When I was happy with

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Thoughts on Emotional Connection in Recovery

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I have a really big feeling that I have written about this topic before (here it is!), but there is just so much to say, I’m going to do it again. For the longest time I thought that I didn’t feel emotion like other people. I had very little attachment to people and I felt

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Year and a Half Symptom Free

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A number of people have asked me lately, “how are you surviving”? When they start listing the reasons I should have completely collapsed in the last year and a half, I really can’t say why I’m still standing. -          My husband lost his job, leaving us struggling for stability and financial ease. He was jobless

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