5 Wonderful Things About Being A Sober Woman

2017-12-06T03:04:49+00:00December 15th, 2017|Recovery|

Meet Faith, A Grateful Addict Who’s Recovering From the Disease of “More” My name is Faith R. and I am a grateful recovering addict. I’m from Colorado Springs, Colorado. My clean date is December 12, 2010. Many people will tell you they are a recovering alcoholic, or that they are recovering from cocaine addiction, or that they are a grateful recovering heroin addict. Me? I am recovering from the disease of more. When I was [...]

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Pros and Cons: What it’s Like Living In A State Where Marijuana Is Legal?

2018-10-05T00:01:46+00:00December 12th, 2017|Addiction Information|

Recreational Marijuana Use is Widely Accepted And Legal in Colorado Believe it or not, marijuana was once demonized in the United States and thought of as a highly dangerous drug that brought about consequences like that of cocaine or heroin. All you have to do is watch the 1936 cult classic film Reefer Madness and you will get an understanding of how Americans once perceived the use of marijuana. We’ve come a long way since [...]

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Overdose Warning: The Dangers of Combining Gabapentin and Opioids

2017-12-06T02:31:11+00:00December 9th, 2017|Addiction Information|

Gabapentin and Opioids Make National Headlines    Opioids have gotten a lot of press coverage lately. Why? Because President Donald Trump finally declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency in the United States. It took tens of thousands of Americans dying from an opioid overdose before the federal government finally sat up and took notice. But, thankfully, people in power are taking action and seeking a solution to the problem of opioid addiction [...]

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Cheers! Four Things To Love About The Holidays Now That You’re In Recovery

2017-12-06T02:22:06+00:00December 6th, 2017|Recovery|

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like A Sober Holiday The holidays will be here before you know it, and you’re probably already preparing for the upcoming festivities. You’re just finishing up the Thanksgiving leftovers, but people are already decking the halls and getting ready to do the jingle bell rock. Pretty soon, everybody will be whistling their favorite carols, hanging stockings by the chimney with care, and putting out the menorah. Yes, it’s beginning [...]

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5 Ways to Incorporate Self Care Into Your Everyday Routine

2017-12-06T02:15:14+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Recovery|

Let's start off by defining what self care really is.  Self care is not just spoiling yourself or living with a “treat yourself” motto.  Authentic self care is looking out for your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health.  It is doing what we need to do in order to be an all around healthy and well person. 1. Give yourself time to wake up and start your day. We’ve [...]

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