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Bob D. Part 2 – Recovered 867

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Call Recovered About Acceptance

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MONDAY Night, the Recovery Topic is “Acceptance”
 
Acceptance is one of the most important tools in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. There are many things that are out of your control, but if you can accept that everything is the way it’s supposed to be at all times, you can truly attain inner peace. This is often easier said than done. If you’re like most alcoholics and addicts, you want what you want when you want it. You want to be in charge of your own life and maybe even the lives of those around you. You want to get your own way, and you may get pretty upset or unsettled when you don’t.
Let’s talk about this solution.  Tap Speakpipe (preferred because the sound quality is excellent.  Use this method especially if you are outside the Unites States) or call 1-734-288-7510 and answer the following question(s):
What does acceptance look like today?
Do you struggle today regarding desired outcomes?
What are you trying to accept today?
What tools, steps, prayers, slogans, traditions, are you using?
Do you use the serenity prayer?
What is your experience with the prayer?
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Step 1 – Recovered 866.output – Recovered 866

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We admitted we couldn’t lick alcohol with our own remaining
resources, and so we accepted the further fact that
dependence upon a Higher Power (if only our A.A. group)
could do this impossible job. The moment we were
able to accept these facts fully, our release from the alcohol
compulsion had begun.

For most of us, this pair of acceptances had required a lot of
exertion to achieve. Our whole treasured philosophy of self sufficiency
had to be cast aside. This had NOT been done with
sheer will power; it came instead as the result of developing
the willingness to accept these new facts of living.
We neither ran nor fought. But accept we did. And then we
began to be free.

What are your initial thoughts on this
reading from As Bill Sees it?

What does being powerless mean to you?
What was your experience with admitting powerlessness over alcohol when you first came in?
How are you powerless over alcohol today?

Is there a difference between admitting and accepting?

What does freedom mean to you?
When you accepted you were powerless over alcohol and that you needed a higher power, did that give you freedom?
Are you free today?
What holds you back from freedom today?

What does self sufficiency mean to you?
When is it good?
When is it bad?
Did you suffer from self sufficiency?

Phone Calls

Joe K

Clyde

Mike from FLA

The Recovered podcast is for the new person in recovery. What would you say to that person about this topic,
Step 1

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Bob D Part 1 – Recovered 865

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Our generous Recovered Podcast Community allows us to be self supporting and not rely on outside contributions.  If you would like to join us, there are two ways.

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Bob B Part 2 – Recovered 863

150 150 Mark S

Our generous Recovered Podcast Community allows us to be self supporting and not rely on outside contributions.  If you would like to join us, there are two ways.

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Call Recovered About Step 1

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Tuesday night, the Recovery Topic is “Step 1”
 
We admitted we couldn’t lick alcohol with our own remaining resources, and so we accepted the further fact that dependence upon a Higher Power (if only our A.A. group) could do this hitherto impossible job. The moment we were able to accept these facts fully, our release from the alcohol compulsion had begun.
For most of us, this pair of acceptances had required a lot of exertion to achieve. Our whole treasured philosophy of self sufficiency had to be cast aside. This had not been done with sheer will power; it came instead as the result of developing the willingness to accept these new facts of living. We neither ran nor fought. But accept we did. And then we began to be free.
Let’s talk about this solution.  Tap Speakpipe (preferred because the sound quality is excellent.  Use this method especially if you are outside the Unites States) or call 1-734-288-7510 and answer the following question(s):
What was your experience with admitting powerlessness over alcohol when you first came in?
How are you powerless over alcohol today?
Recovered Podcast is live online every Tuesday at 6:30 pm EST as we record the show.  Join the fun and be part of the show.
If you would like to listen to the live stream of the show, just tap Recovered Chat and Live Stream.  We give away an Amazon gift card each week, you could win if you join us on Tuesdays.  
 
Click on our Show Notes we will use Tuesday night.

Fear – Recovered 864

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When people give up abusing alcohol and drugs it does not mean that their trials in life are over. They are still going to have to deal with the ups and downs of life just like everyone else. The only difference will be that they won’t be hiding from reality or making things worse through substance abuse. One of the things that people in recovery are almost certain to face is fear. It is unavoidable. Those who are emotionally sober are no longer interested in hiding from fear. Their focus is on learning to manage it effectively.

 

Your first thoughts on fear?

Where do you want to start?

 

Before program, what were you afraid of?

How did you react?

How did you cope?

 

In early sobriety, what were you fearful of?

How did recovery help?

What did you learn about fear and early recovery?

 

Today, what are you afraid of?

How are you using the program?

 

What tools of the program help you with fear?

 

Most of us have a fear we are going to lose something

Or we have

A fear that we won’t get what we want.

What is your battle

 

Can fear be good?

When is it bad?

 

What can your fears tell you about yourself?

Phone Calls

 

Alex

 

Joe

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Bob B Part 1 – Recovered 861

150 150 Mark S

Our generous Recovered Podcast Community allows us to be self supporting and not rely on outside contributions.  If you would like to join us, there are two ways.

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Call Recovered About Fear

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Monday night, the Recovery Topic is “Fear.”
 
When people give up abusing alcohol and drugs it does not mean that their trials in life are over. They are still going to have to deal with the ups and downs of life just like everyone else. The only difference will be that they won’t be hiding from reality or making things worse through substance abuse. One of the things that people in recovery are almost certain to face is fear. It is unavoidable. Those who are emotionally sober are no longer interested in hiding from fear. Their focus is on learning to manage it effectively.
Let’s talk about this solution.  Tap Speakpipe (preferred because the sound quality is excellent.  Use this method especially if you are outside the Unites States) or call 1-734-288-7510 and answer the following question(s):
Before program, what were you afraid of?
In early sobriety, what were you fearful of?
How did recovery help?
What is a healthy fear?
Today, what are you afraid of?
How are you using the program?
What tools of the program help you with fear?
Recovered Podcast is live online every Tuesday at 6:30 pm EST as we record the show.  Join the fun and be part of the show.
If you would like to listen to the live stream of the show, just tap Recovered Chat and Live Stream.  We give away an Amazon gift card each week, you could win if you join us on Tuesdays.  
 
Click on our Show Notes we will use Tuesday night.

Recovery and Your Job – Recovered 862

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If you are new, if you are struggling with addiction, you are not alone. Addiction is more common than normal people think:

Actually, Sixteen percent of the US population meet the clinical definition for addiction. This figure includes people who are addicted to alcohol, illegal drugs and prescription medications.

Despite the fact that this chronic disease affects people of both genders, every race, different age groups, employment sectors, ethnic groups, religious affiliations and more, there’s still a stigma associated with addiction. Many addicts wonder whether it’s okay to share with employers their need for treatment or share that they have undergone a treatment program in the past.

This is what we are going to talk about today,
We are going to talk about
Recovery and Your Job.

Did you have a job when you decided you needed recovery?
Did you tell your employer that you needed help before you actually went to your first meeting?
Why or why not?

Did anybody at your work know you had a drinking problem before you went into recovery?
Did you get support from coworkers?
How did you get support from coworkers?

When you were in early recovery, did you tell anyone at work?
How did that go?

Were you afraid of losing your job because you were in recovery?

When should you tell a coworker that you are in recovery?
Why should you keep it a secret from your coworkers?

Was anybody at your work in recovery when you started program?

If someone asked you about recovery at work, what would you say?
What would you do?
What would you not do?

Did anybody at work notice that you stopped drinking?

Can you lose your job if you go to rehab?
If you had to, how would you tell your boss that you’re an alcoholic?
What tools do you use as an alcoholic in a workplace?

If you thought a coworker was having problems with alcohol, would you bring up the subject of recovery?
How would you do this?

Phone Calls

Mike from Fla
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Mandy
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Michell
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Alex
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Justin
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The Recovered podcast is for the new person in recovery. What would you say to that person about this topic,
Recovery and Your Job

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