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Let’s be CRYSTAL CLEAR, meth takes you down fast, most don’t survive.

Crystal meth (meth) is the common name for crystal methamphetamine, a strong and highly addictive drug that affects the central nervous system. Has many street names, Tina, ice, glass… it’s a popular party drug. Usually, users smoke crystal meth with … Continue reading

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What If I Can’t Afford Rehab?

Many people in 12-step recovery do not go to rehab. You can go to 12-step meetings and start a recovery program that works for you with a support system. Rehab has become more common as addiction and the overdose rate … Continue reading

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Wonderful Things About Life in Recovery

When you are in recovery from an addiction, your life will change in remarkable ways. It is important to take the time to celebrate these victories that sober living has brought into your life. As you embark on this journey, … Continue reading

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Drinking Too Much…How Much Is Too Much?

There is a fine line between drinking while having a good time and drinking to the point of excess. When you reach the point of excess, you lose control over your drinking, allowing the alcohol to control you. So how … Continue reading

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Staying Sober Through Life Tragedies

When you are in recovery from addiction, even the best of intentions can be derailed in the aftermath of a tragedy. This can include things like the death of a loved one, losing your job or even large-scale tragedies like … Continue reading

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Principles Before Personalities in Recovery

Recovery and the road to sober living is fraught with distractions and obstacles, and sometimes it’s easy to use another person’s personality, living situation, or other concern for your own struggles with staying on track. However, working with a support … Continue reading

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How to Readjust to Life Without Drugs or Alcohol

When you’re working on addiction recovery, one of the biggest challenges is learning to live without drugs or alcohol. Making changes to your daily life and setting healthy goals for yourself can help you overcome this challenge. Keep the following … Continue reading

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My 12 Step Store Valentine Gift Guide 2017

My 12 Step Store Valentine Gift Guide 2017 Your most stylish guide to the top 24 best recovery gifts for him or her living the journey One Day at a Time in recovery. The best way to share your support … Continue reading

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Get What You Want Out of the New Year: Simple Strategies for Sticking to Your Goals

It’s a brand-new year! You have 365 days ahead – you want to make them count.  Things have started off great. You have beaten your addiction and are experiencing sober living. What’s next? Setting resolutions are common in the New … Continue reading

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Creating a Life You Can Love

What’s holding you back? In the past you may have blamed your addiction on keeping you an arm’s length from accomplishing your dreams.  But now that you are in recovery, that excuse is gone. It is time to figure out … Continue reading

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