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Posts Tagged ‘alcoholism’

Craig Ferguson – One of the Best Videos for Recovery I Have Seen

Have you seen this video of Craig Ferguson, late night talk show host on CBS, where he discussed his problem with alcoholism and some of his story? It is FULL of wisdom, and at the same time fun to watch, which is really hard to do given the topic. I can honestly say that anyone trying to recover needs to watch this video. It does a great job of helping you realize you are normal […]

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Oran Canfield – The Only Way Out is Through

Listen to Oran Canfield, son of New York Times bestselling author Jack Canfield, share the fascinating story of his life and his dark descent into the world of addiction to heroin. His story is incredibly unique, from growing up as a circus performer and juggler to being student body president of his high school to experiencing his first acid trip with famous musician Jerry Garcia’s daughter. As an adult his story was primarily centered on […]

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Terry's Sobriety Story – Operation Iraqi Freedom Vet Shares

Listen to Terry share his story of alcoholism growing up in the poorest suburb in the United States, struggling with failed marriages, infidelity and post traumatic stress disorder.  His last drink came on December 4th, 2009 and he is confident that his old life is behind him and his new, healthy life, career and renewed relationships with family and friends will ensure he never drinks again. Please be patient as this may take a few […]

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Alcoholism Movies Reviewed

Over the years there have been many alcoholism movies released that have played an important role in me recognizing my alcoholic tendencies. As I was nearing the end of my extended college career a movie was released that in many ways had a significant impact in my life. It was becoming more and more clear to me and those close to me that I had an issue with alcohol and around this time the movie […]

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Shopaholics vs. Alcoholics

The Holiday Season is Officially Here Today I spent a better part of the afternoon at the outlet mall in Castle Rock, Colorado and was reminded of the upcoming holiday shopping season. Overall it wasn’t too crowded, but it had that Christmas season feel with the white lights on the evergreen trees, the Christmas gift lists on our minds and the conversations coming back to the family and extended family travel plans over the holidays. […]

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Fear and Loathing in Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous! Those two words instilled a deep sense of fear and failure in me for most of my adult years. Fear of what pain I might experience going to one of these meetings. Failure because for me I considered going to AA as my very last ditch effort to get sober, which means I failed A LOT to get to that first meeting. So it is hard to believe that today I find AA […]

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