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Bill W.

Palm Beach County, Florida
Hi, My name is Bill. I?m an alcoholic, addict and codependent. My sobriety date is September... Full Bio
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Willpower

by Bill Willpower, the idea that we can do things just because we want to, is magical thinking and has no place in recovery.  No one is...

Recovery Can Scare The Bejeezus Out Of You!

by Bill Recovery can be really scary when we suddenly discover that we’re becoming someone else.  We know how to be addicts.  We know...

The Long Way Home

Sometimes, I admit, I wish I could just turn my face to the wall, fall asleep for three months and wake up to learn how everything turned...

Social Agreements In Recovery

Although we’re not usually aware of it, the world runs on social agreements.  Red lights don’t stop cars.  They stop because our society...

K.I.S.S. (Relax a little, too)

Sometimes we make recovery more complicated than it needs to be.  As addicts, we’re accustomed to instant gratification from our acting...

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Jan 01 2009 by ewenome
My name is Jamey P. I am definitely an addict. My new clean date is Oct. 14 2008. Alcohol is a drug.  I am experiencing some health problems today and there is a great deal of physical pain. I was honest with the doctor about my addiction. Always honest with lawyers, clergy, and doctors. Of course he prescribed a non-narcotic pain reliever. This is of no affect. I have talked with my sponsor about this and i have read related articles in The Basic Text. Opiates were my drug of choice and I have a low threshold of pain. Given my recent relapse, I feel that i should stay on the non-narcotic path but the pain is increasing which has a ripple effect in that my blood pressure goes up, icant work with the pain and I am straight up B#*%!. Do you have any suggestions concerning alternative medicine. I am currently going through testing for breast cancer. Thanks Bill W.
 
Sep 19 2008 by Bill W.
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