12 Triggers of Christmas

The 12 Triggers of Christmas With the stress of the holidays in full swing, we thought it would be appropriate to post a light-hearted spoof on the 12 Days of Christmas. Here are some of the triggers you may experience and the “recovery way” to approach them. Here goes.  Hopefully you can relate. Or, actually,…

Struggling with Body Image

This discussion topic about Struggling with Body Image is from one of our friends in recovery, Alicia.  Thanks to Alicia for contributing to the women’s group discussion and for the time she put into collecting her thoughts about recovery.  If you’re interested in sharing a discussion topic, please reach out to me here. This isn’t…

Gratitude in Recovery

When I first started coming to meetings and people would talk about being grateful for this trial in their lives, it made me puke in my mouth a little.  I would feel anger flash over me before waves of shame. “I am not ever going to get there,” I thought. With Thanksgiving coming up this…