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Starting a 30 Day d?TERRA Cleanse and Restore

Oh my gosh you guys I am SO sick of feeling crappy and I know that it’s my own fault. I am starting a 30 day d?TERRA Cleanse to reboot! I feel sluggish and bloated because frankly I have been paying NO attention to the foods I am eating. I’ve been going willy nilly here and there […] The post Starting a 30 Day d?TERRA Cleanse and Restore appeared first on Sober Julie.

i have a choice

With a brain that says “I’d like to be sober, I don’t want to give up alcohol, I’d like to be sober, I don’t want to change anything about my life to help make this happen, oh I should probably quit now, why is this so hard when I don’t really drink very much, perhaps […]

What to Do When Your Partner Has a Substance Abuse Issue

By Marsha Vannicelli, PhD   Perhaps, you are the partner of an individual whose drinking or drug use is affecting your relationship.  You may find yourself feeling, at times, that you are in a complicated downward spiral – the more painful the couple dynamics, the more the substance abuser uses, and the more he or … Continued

Prescription weight-loss medication helps with opiate addiction recovery, study confirms

A prescription weight-loss pill decreases the urge to use opiates such as oxycodone, new research confirms. The researchers found that the drug, lorcaserin, reduced the use and craving for the opioid oxycodone in preclinical studies...

Pharmacies should proactively offer naloxone to all patients who meet evidence-based criteria

Pharmacies should proactively offer naloxone, a drug that blocks or reverses the effects of overdose, to patients taking opioid medications through universal opt-out strategies in an effort to get the life-saving drug into the hands of more people who need it, according to a new study.

Donald Trump and Addictive Behaviors, Part II

Donald Trump's behavior in the aftermath of defeat is even more worrying than his bullying and gloating in victory.

Study Finds Substance Abuse Significantly Increases Suicide Risk Among Veterans

A recent study conducted by the University of Michigan and the Department of Veteran Affairs has found that veterans with substance abuse problems are more likely to commit suicide than veterans who are not suffering from an addiction. The study, which was recently published in the journal Addiction, involved 4.4 million veterans and was conducted … Continued

Waterscape Condo Rental Florida – Fantastic Resort

Travelling with 2 kids at different stages of life can be a challenge…now imagine travelling with 6 kids ranging from 11 to 17. Well, that’s what we decided to take on as our ‘2017 Winter-Escape Challenge this year. We were on a mission...Show More Summary

The Peril of Ignoring Personality in Politics and Society

People differ in their basic outlooks, personalities, and performance. While much social and psychological research supports this point of view, we ignore it -- disastrously.

Older Women – Is It Ever Too Late for Recovery?

I’ll say it – one of the most vilified demographics is the older woman. Especially if she dares to be sexual, current or aggressive in business. I recently read a blog by a 20 something who admonished women over the age of 40 for wearing hoop earrings. Show More Summary

Who Are You Without Your Drug of Choice?

Addiction is the ultimate identity thief. It doesn’t set up false bank accounts or hack your email – it steals your identity from within. Spinning in a cycle of chemical dependency, those battling with drugs and alcohol often don’t realize one important truth: Your true identity is buried beneath the substance abuse. Haley’s a great example. She entered...

Audio: Magic Potion (part 1)

This is Sober Podcast Episode #182 for my weekly sober podcast series. There is no magic potion. you can spend $100 on vitamins if you like. You can read one book and then be disappointed that it doesn’t solve all of your problems. To be sober, we need to apply an attitude of ‘layers of […]

Socialising is good

Hi everybody, Just dropping in to say hi and tell you that socialising is good. Thank you all for your comments, hugs and wise words. I went out for dinner yesterday with 2 good friends and received some real beautiful … Continue reading ?

Thursday Celebration Roundup

Happy Day 50 to Doodle! Happy Day 50 to Hernoodlyness! Happy Day 50 to Jacci2! Happy Day 50 to Honeybadger! Happy Day 50 to Martha C! Happy Day 50 to SoberSparkles! Happy Day 50 to MrsWooly! Happy Day 100 to PeaceableJ! Happy Day 100 to Mindful Monica! Happy Day 180 to Rachele! Happy Day 180 […]

I’m Solitary Sober… What Kind of Sober are You?

I guess, if I were being honest, I’d have to say I am the kind of person who enjoys being alone in a remote cabin in the woods. I am writing from one now. If you met me, you would not think of me as some solitary, grizzly gal. I shave my legs, I carry on lively […] The post I’m Solitary Sober… What Kind of Sober are You? appeared first on Waking Up The Ghost.

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