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Comparing apples and junk food

Comparing apples and junk foodThe DRS Walking around at work today, I had an apple in my hand, and I thought to myself: “Wow, I used to struggle so much with simply get up and eat! Now I have an apple, and that’s pretty healthy. Or so they say.” Getting myself to eat healthy is […]

Head spinning

Head spinningThe DRS When I was using and drinking, the spins were usual and to be expected. The substances were the culprits that made me more prone to losing things, forgetting others and needing to pretend that it was others’ faults for my general state of confusion. Nowadays, it is a little different. Nowadays, I […]

Too much recovery?

Too much recovery?ForeBrain Porn In some fellowships of recovery, there is some shame associated to a lack of participation. In others, there is shame associated to a lack of time spent outside of the allotted meeting times. All in all, there is always something to be shamed about or for. As shame is a big […]

Old journals and memories

Old journals and memoriesForeBrain Porn I was looking through my parents’ basement earlier today for a notebook that wasn’t too used so that I could start writing down: – 3 goals for the day – organize my weekly schedule – write down ideas – etc, you get the point… (I got the idea from this […]

The eyes of others

The eyes of othersForeBrain Porn Although it is getting better, I often find that my chest, shoulders and core tense up as I am walking around where I live. I never knew what it was due to, but now I know that it has to do with my thinking. When I was a kid, I […]

After Burn, or Emotional Hangover

After Burn, or Emotional HangoverForeBrain Porn On the road to recovery there are often times where feelings come out of nowhere and the triggers seem to be as benign as breathing and looking at a floor tile. A lot of those times can come temporarily repressed feelings. It has happened on more than one occasion […]

Reacting to failure

Reacting to failureForeBrain Porn Last night I wrote an exam that I didn’t study for, and as I wrote it I knew that I didn’t know what I was doing. I knew that I had to study, I had a whole long weekend to do so, and sometimes, I just can’t bring myself to do […]

Textpectations – a positive spin

Textpectations – a positive spinForeBrain Porn So here I am, second morning in a row, expecting, or anticipating a text from this person I like talking to. I don’t receive one. I am basing this on a principle I might have invented and no one else is aware of, but it basically goes “I shan’t […]

Trusting your gut

Trusting your gutForeBrain Porn Trusting one’s own gut is such a hard thing to do. Especially after years of substance abuse. The mental addiction turns into a physical ailment of necessity as the body needs the substances to function even remotely well. I find it hard sometimes to understand what people mean when they say: […]

2 spaghettis & relationships

2 spaghettis & relationships ForeBrain Porn I heard a great analogy a few days ago and I thought it would be worth sharing with you. I am sure a lot of you will be able to relate to it from either perspective. Have you ever been in a relationship, either it be romantic or platonic? The […]

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