Category: How I Stopped Drinking

Pain, Split-Second decisions and My Addict Voice

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Yesterday I threw my back out. This morning, after performing the complicated gymnastic maneuver that it takes for me to get out of bed, I was making coffee and feeling quite literally like I’d been kicked in the back by an elephant and a little voice popped into my head whispering  A Cigarette would make

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It’s up to You

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A life like this You don’t want to miss a single second Happy moments beckon  By choosing to be free and present You can really lessen “Sleeping ” through the good timesyou could otherwise miss  A kind word or gesture, Shared memories,a first kiss It could be a wedding,a play not attended a heart not mendedAs you were far too hungover To make the

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Surf the Urge

When thoughts turn to cravings And you’re thinking of caving Remember you have a life worth saving  You think it’s fine I’ll just have oneOr two at the most Then the fcuk it switch goesAnd your resolve is toast Try and surf the urgeWith curiosity, and distraction Cravings are annoying thoughts But they’re temporary, not compulsory And don’t require action  Try

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Family Legacy

When did the party cease to be?Fun times,laughs,friends with me  There came a time I crossed a line That linethat was to change my life A life that was sadwhen I care to admit A child so scared who didn’t fit Family secrets never told Parents slowly growing old  A mother tornand broken inside The loss of a childthat she chose to

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