Big Book: To Wives

Big Book: To Wives Oct 10, 2014 Despite being a man, one of my favorite sections of the Big Book is Chapter 8: To Wives. I have never understood why this section is not mentioned more in standard meeting formats, especially in meetings with lots of Old Timers who have...

Medical Marijuana Recall

Medical Marijuana Recall May 8, 2014 Canada recently experienced the world’s first medical marijuana recall last month. The details are incredibly sketchy. All that was said by the company was that it was voluntarily recalling a batch that affected 63 users,...

Addiction Emergencies

Addiction Emergencies May 3, 2014 Our daily lives often have us braving addiction emergencies, but how do we get through them? What can we do to ensure our best chances of staying clean and sober day in and day out? These are some very good starting points. Know Your...

Recovery Doldrums: Staying Out of the Trap

Recovery Doldrums: Staying Out of the Trap May 1, 2014 It happens in every person’s recovery if they stick around long enough: the recovery doldrums. God-Reliance, Not Self-Reliance “No human power can relieve us of our alcoholism”…So why do we think...

Legal Marijuana Stopping Drug Cartels?

Mental and Physical Addiction Are Same Oct 09, 2014 There is a lot of chatter online about legal marijuana stopping drug cartels in Mexico after years of violence. It has been one of the mainstays of the effort to get marijuana legalized, but is it really true? Not...

Powdered Alcohol: 4 Reasons It Sucks

Powdered Alcohol: 4 Reasons It Sucks Oct 12, 2014 Powdered alcohol was the hot new thing on the internet for about a week before it suddenly vanished. The FDA rescinded its approval for Palcohol—a commercially available product that brought powdered alcohol into the...