Human beings aren’t destined to become alcohol users or abusers–or so it might seem–but the annals of human history are punctuated with stories of man’s struggle with the substance. Our ancestors, ancient hominids, discovered that imbibing water containing rotten fruit produced an intoxicating effect and subsequently taught themselves how to control alcohol production by intentionally catalyzing fermentation. Anthropologists can only speculate as to why primitive man would promote the production and ...Continue Reading →
“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first fifty-five minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I knew the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.” ~ Albert Einstein
Footprints In Recovery
The Imperatives for Residents
1) Be Responsible:
You are, or are becoming, physically free of mind-altering chemicals and chemical dependency. The first imperative in recovery is Abstinence. You don’t drink ...
Checking-In at the Footprints In Recovery Rehab Center
Edward Bulwer-Lytton said, “The easiest person to deceive is oneself.” Residents of the Footprints In Recovery Program for rehabilitation from substance abuse and alcoholism quickly realize how prolonged addiction, substance abuse, and chemical dependency affects the mental and emotional aspects of the personality, and how irrational thinking and emotions run-riot have contributed to the destructive cycle of addiction.
Mornings at the Rehab
Every morning begins the same at the Footprints recovery house. Residents begin the ...Continue Reading →
Great day for beach clean up The sun is shining and God is good to all of us here.
This week we are focusing on the things that motivate us to change in our lives.
The old saying goes you go to rehab because of a nudge (by someone) a grudge (with someone) or by te judge (ordered).
Its amazing how we motivate ourselves to do so many things that ...Continue Reading →
Wow– March—– In like a lion and hopefully out like a lamb.
Another beautiful day here at the beach in the Outer Banks of NC
Art class went very well with Ms Stephanie. She is amazing and helps so many with her Art and expression.
Looking forward to gym at the YMCA today and some collage posters and photographs this week.
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Another gorgeous day here….Sunny and warming up as the clock continues to tick away.
We all went bowling last night and laughed til our sunburn ached more.
Great meetings and meeting newcomers has been a blessing to everyone.
Tonight we have started a new AA meeting that is an open meeting at the sober house next door and the guys are running with joy to have to sponsor it.
Today were finished group and looking forward to getting out to enjoy the day ...Continue Reading →