People in recovery may have damaged their bodies during their drinking or drugging careers. It may be helpful to know the warning signs of stroke – especially in older age groups. A stroke happens when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot (ischemic stroke) or ruptures …∞
Stress recovery For most people in today’s world, stress is a fact of life. In recovery it is especially true and can be a cause of relapse to drinking or drugging. Although it is impossible to eliminate all stress from daily life, it is possible to control the effect that stress has on the body …∞
Some people, known as co-dependents, act to protect the alcoholic or attempt to make the drugging stop in ways that at first seem to disable the drinking. But, paradoxically, the effect on the addict is the opposite. What usually happens is more drinking. Enabling can take several forms, such as; Avoiding and shielding: Any behavior …∞
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Top 10 Women’s Sexual Fantasies Women in recovery may identify with some of these fantasies. Others may have experienced them in their drinking / drugging days. Every woman on earth has fantasized about some explicit sexual fantasy that she may or may not have been too ashamed to talk about. Whether it’s your girlfriend or …∞
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When drinking or drugging one has sex, uses sex and does sex for various OK or not so OK reasons.
Recovery from alcoholism/addiction increases sexuality and desire.
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Ten Roadblocks to Creative Success To stay competitive in the work world today, you must use your imagination and creativity. These innate gifts have the potential to give us an edge in business and life, yet we are often blocked and fail to accomplish the projects we intend to finish. People in recovery from alcoholism, …∞
The Promises of Alcohol and Drug Addiction If we are casual with this phase of our development, we will be drunk before we are halfway through. We are going to know a new imprisonment and a new misery. We will relive the past and won’t be able to shut the door on it. We will …∞