I reject the rules of American society

I reject the rules of American society

Somewhere along the line I decided my parents maybe were not the perfect teachers, nor the most intelligent, most loving, most beautiful people in the world.
As I had held belief in parental perfection as absolute truth, I was crushed to find I they may have had faults. I was so angry and hurt by the knowledge of their humanness that I decided they appeared to have more serious faults than most others. These childhood condemnations lead me to lose faith in all established systems and a rebellious spirit became my constant companion.
The first thing I heard in my recovery program was your resentments will kill you. Then in Al Anon I heard “It doesn't matter, doesn't matter, and doesn’t matter.” I knew I was on to something. The fact that every little detail of life was not my business gave me a new idea that forgiveness of others was possible. These revelations lead me to begin to understand self forgiveness was recommended. As I took in these earth shaking concepts they showed me the way I had been thinking was way off. I was promised I'd find peace if I could change my mind.
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I reject the rules of American society 

A large portion of my spare time is spent maintaining my spiritual condition. I go to work and I go to meetings, or to my church. I talk on the phone to people who are not using and who want to help me in my recovery; I listen to peaceful music so I can have some meditation. Good food, the decorations in my clean house, exercise like walking my dog on trails I like, this kind of stuff keeps me together. I find my way out of continuing to do things that I don't like. I don’t take part in actions that upset me. Taking care of business doesn't have to include suffering. There is a solution. 

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My well being is of top priority. Doing what is important to me in a way that I can feel good about myself makes it possible for me to stay clean. Being mindful of other people’s feelings is a part of recovery too. Do no harm. Be polite.
Living our lives trying to make others happy is often one of the key ingredients in the addictive process. This is the selfish part of the program. While recovery is about being of service, and learning how to give; it is also about taking care of yourself so you have something to give. We must always replenish the well. We can't give away something we haven't got. Being of service is not about being a martyr. Stretching beyond our comfort zone is how we grow. There are many paradoxes in the program we must be willing to be a little uncomfortable and try new things, but then find a way to be comfortable in this new action. We can be of service without trying to be who other people want us to be. My adjusted attitude can make what was once impossible very doable. We must find a way to be kind to ourselves and others.
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Addicted to pain pills how can I quit?


Addicted to pain pills how can I quit?


Letter from a client that beat their addiction to pain pills. 

I always liked pain medication. When I went to the dentists office I always left with pain pills. I didn't need them and then I would take 6 every hour and not the 1 every 6 hours as prescribed. I didn't think it was a problem because when I ran out of the pain meds I'd stop.

I’d stop until the next dentist visit. I now know this was a form of denial. This went on for years, any chance I had to get pain pills from a doctor for what I thought were a legitimate reasons.  I’d get them then take them way too fast but when they were gone I wouldn't seek more. I was ok.. I thought?.

I play golf and I met a guy who was a friend of a friend. We hit it off and started to play golf together often. My friend had been wounded in Vietnam. I discovered that he was getting pain pills every month from the VA. He kept several in his pocket at all times. Knowing this put me on alert. He started giving me pills on the golf course.

This was how it went wrong. He gave me pills in the beginning but later he wanted money. Before long I was paying him hundreds each week to supply my addiction. I tried to stop on my own. I tried to kick it with suboxone but could not do it alone and my life spiralled out of control. I spent thousands of dollars, wrecked cars  and got looked up in a psych ward twice  I was suicidal, I'd lost all hope, my life was in shambles and I couldnt stop using, the withdrawal was a living nightmare, I would get so sick and to stop the pain I used again.

All along I had been going to AA meetings with no success. On a saturday morning in August my family armed with an interventionist showed up in my living room. The next day I was on a plane to treatment. I arrived and with a medical detox I got off the pain meds. After ninety days of treatment I was alive again. I was excited to meet the world when just 3 short months prior I was ready to end my life. With the help of an intervention and residential treatment I have a life today. These days life is good. I work, I'm active in recovery and I have purpose in life. Today I feel whole.

Addicted to pain pills how did I quit? By seeking help.

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You need not sink into grave doubts and dark brooding.
The 9th step of the 12-step programs is to make amends 

Step 9. - Made direct amends to such people, wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

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The multi-faceted gem that is our sweet sadness 

When viewed from another angle

So easily becomes the light that's refracted


Victory over addiction 

shines a light on those you would help 
No matter what has happened in your life experience; Getting clean and sober in recovery will give you the opportunity to make the situation better. Many addicts or alcoholics say that by going to detox and rehab followed by 12-step involvement 
feel they have been rocketed into the 4th dimension 
(where solutions fall into place like dominos) 

Death
Abandonment
Violence 
Child endangerment 
Infidelity  
Sexual addiction 
Chronic lies 
Disastrous Disrespect  
Debt 
Ruined Businesses 
Reputation Damage
Embarrassment
Elder Abuse
Illness
Bodily Injuries 

These emotional horrors and all of the rest can be put behind you. 
You can start anew. 
Suffering becomes optional in recovery

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I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I fall in.
I am lost. I am helpless.
It isn't my fault.
It takes forever to find a way out.
I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. 
I pretend that I don't see it.
I fall in again.
I can't believe I am in this same place.
But, it isn't my fault.
It still takes a long time to get out.
I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
see it is there.
I still fall in ... it's a habit ... but, my eyes are open.
I know where I am.
It is my fault.
I get out immediately.
I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I walk around it.
I walk down another street.
7/2/2016   Tags:  sidewalk of life, Wayne Dyer, life story
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