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Go all in!!! Do what successful recovering people did. It worked.

 

We must give up our plan for our recovery. We do not know how to get sober and clean on our own. Millions have tried. Do what the millions of successful people in recovery did.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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We are now free from the chains of addiction.

 

We have been lifted from the dark world of addiction. We can go anywhere we choose and do anything we want. All we have to do is avoid the poison.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Recovery from addiction/alcoholism is about getting 'right' with ourselves. No more guilt or behaviors that create guilt.

 

Self esteem comes back as we begin to live in a way in which God, self and family approves.

Addiction takes a second stage and now we can enjoy this gift of life.

 

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Drug Cravings leave us when we ask for release and are willing to make amends.

 

This is an amazing discovery. It is true. Ask me how I know.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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The harm done when drug/alcohol affected has to be repaired.

 

Recovery entails making up for our mistakes when drinking. Then we are free to go and do whatever we choose. We are no longer held in captive by our guilt, sadness, grief and anger generated when actively addicted. We become free men and women.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Abstinence from our addictive bondage is but the beginning. It begins the Journey.

 

There is work to do to reverse the harm done to self and others. The good news is that it is doable. There is hope if you try!

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Step One is the beginning. It begins the journey and come first.

 

Write the specific problems that resulted from abusing drugs and/or alcohol. Write one example of how the problem overtook you.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Addiction progressively get worse. Recovery progressively gets better.

 

We must work for our recovery. The work entails a humbling yet empowering journey of spiritual (first), emotion mental and physical growth.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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I was misinformed about addiction. Doc Pete

 

Getting sober and clean involved unlearning many things that I had learned growing up. For instance, I had to forget the ads that said that alcohol is cool and that glamorizing drugs makes for a great movie and that movie entertainers are cute when they get intoxicated, get in fights and go to jail and that the girls in the beer commercials love the guys who are drinking...

Take time to learn accurate information about social drinking, abusive drinking and addictive drinking.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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There are problems other than alcohol and drugs. Abstinence is but the beginning.

 

In recovery, we clean up the harm we have done and grow to be the person we can be.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Strike while the iron is hot. Get sober/clean while you are motivated.

 

This adage is especially valid with drug/alcohol treatment. Don't wait for something else to occur before you decide to get sober and clean. Take action NOW!

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Drinking/drug consequences are often disguised. Did you mess up when high?

 

Problems with drinking are minimized. Be healthy enough to see the problems and get help from those who are sober and clean.

 

Be humble enough to get help. You deserve your joy and happiness like anyone else. Bring your dreams to recovery meetings!

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Ask "What's good for my recovery?" Then pray for intuitive thoughts.

 

Be humble enough not to trust an abused mind. Give yourself time to settle down. Trust people who have been sober for years, are doing well and still work on themselves by helping others.

 

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins                        

 

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Protect your recovery. Place intellect over emotion. I/E

Do not drink to spite another. Deal with the irritation. You can resolve your angst, not another's.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Holiday Recovery from Doc Pete.

 

Once sober and clean, do more recovery actions to stay sober and clean, not less. If something works this good, do more of it.

 

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Addiction Re-direction. Holiday Relapse isn't fatal. Don't give up!

 

Surrender. Stop fighting. Find what you were doing wrong and correct it!

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Addiction Recovery Holiday Redirection - Recovery is Mercy!

Merry Christmas!

Think of giving to your family by being considerate of them.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Addiction Recovery Holiday Redirection - Recovery is a Gift!!!

 

Give your family your sober Christmas.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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