The last few weeks, I have been in a funk. No, I haven't thought about using. No, I haven't doubted being sober. Yet, I wasn't happy. I felt hopeless and lost in recovery. It was almost as if I was in a deep depression. Nothing seemed to work right. I didn't want to do any work or even write which always calms me down. I didn't want to do a damn thing. Honestly, if I didn't have my little … [Read more...] about Feeling Lost In Recovery Is A Blessing In Disguise
Am I gay? The term "gay for the stay" is prison related but, it happens quite often during active drug addiction. Let me explain. There is a huge difference between being a drug addict in the suburbs or country compared to being a drug addict in the big city. I know this from personal experience. In the city, women are much more extreme and it's a whole different world for an addict. Or … [Read more...] about Same-Sex Relationship In Active Addiction?
This is a guest post by an extremely inspirational and powerful woman. From the first time, I found myself on jameemaree.com, I was mesmerized. Her style of writing is genuine and she speaks from the heart. Not to mention, we share a similar passion for empowering women. This story is the first in a new series being featured on Maintaining Miracles titled Love in Addiction. The author tells … [Read more...] about Love in Addiction: In Love With An Addict
I love quotes and sayings especially inspirational quotes for recovery. Recovery is a journey that transforms your entire life and person. You feel great, look great, and grow into a proud, sober individual. Completely different from who you were in active addiction. If you are having trouble adjusting to recovery, do not worry. Many people feel uncomfortable at first, we are adapting to a new … [Read more...] about Inspirational Quotes For Recovery
Affirmations play a big role in the success of our lives, careers, relationships, and so on. It's my belief that they are essential to addiction recovery. Once in recovery, you have a new life, a new thought process, and you are a new person. Think about it like this. You get a thought in your mind and eventually you take action on that thought. Positive affirmations are what connects the thought … [Read more...] about Positive Affirmations for Women in Recovery
It's that time of the year again, Mother's Day. A day when we celebrate the most important woman in our world, MOM. Now, you can get mom a card, flowers, plants, or even jewelry. Yet, what if you want to get mom something really special. Something that will bring tears of joy to her eyes. If your mom is in addiction recovery which surprisingly many moms are, becoming sober … [Read more...] about The Best Gift For Mom