But I HAVE heard gossip about meetings before. And in-patient detox, too, where supposedly trust is everything. It's been from someone who's relapsed.
And I'm not even ready to be recognized by other addicts.
how the heck do you post a question on this site
Hey, where are ya this morning to tell me what day I'm on??
There's no football today is there;)
Good morning glam queen lol It must be day 9 for you cause it's 10 for me.No football today,just appts. with dentist and shrink lol.Did you have a good weekend? When is your sis coming?
sorry for some of the bad grammer and mis spelling
i have to do a better jodb at that,
i want to talk about he steps, since you mentioned them.
step one, acceptance, accept the truth ,we are addicts
we use to live and live to use, even when we put down the drugs we still have our addictive personalities, we subsatute the drugs for , money, sex, shopping, gambling. relationships. ect
the 1st step is a confrontation with the truth.
we are powerless over our reactions to people,places and things.
our life is unmanagable, this has to do wih our life and the life it is referring to is the life inside us, not outside.
we can't manage what go's on inside us , our feelings , our reactions, our thoughts. manage means controll , we don't do well trying to controll our thoughts, feelings and reactions.
we learn to accept them in the 1st step , practicing
acceptance bare's the fruiy of hope , the oppisite is denial.
denial we all have experence with it., my father used to say to me what is wrong with you, and i would argue with him and scream and shout , theres nothing wrong with me.
then later in the middle of the night i would be laying awake in my bed and i would say to myself ,WHATS WRONG WITH ME..
when we accept life the way it is and accept the truth about ourselves, we lay the ground work for a strong begining
twards the road to recovery.
the serenty prayer used to be called the acceptance prayer.
as addicts we are not ogood with acceptace, we want to change our reality, so we use drugs to change it, we are running from reality when we use , when we should be acceptaning it and
making decisions to make it bettter based on principles like
honesty , openmindedness, willinness, faith, commitment.
anthony demello wrote a book called awareness, and it is good , it is all about acceptance..
OMG, it's tomorrow. I had kinda put it outta my mind, but I am going to have to get busy today. (putting away the good silver,etc.) At least I don't have any drugs to hide;-)
Oh, my neck hurts just thinking about it!!!